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Friday, March 26, 2010

Circles, Squares, Ribbon & Sentiment Mini Tutorial

A while back I discovered a blog called 365 Cards. Each day they post a challenge and ask people to participate. It really is a great way to get your creative thoughts going. I had a bit of insomnia this morning, so decided to take the challenge. They did ask for a 5 x 5 card. Since I didn't have a 5 x 5 envelope to match, I did change the card size. The challenge was to use 3 circles, 2 squares, ribbon and sentiment.

Stampin' Up! Products Used:
Taken With Teal Classic Ink: item #103257
Whisper White Card Stock, item #100730
Pumpkin Pie 1/4" Grosgrain Ribbon, item #109030 (2 pieces 4" each)
1 3/4" Circle Paper Punch: item #112004
1 3/8" Square Paper Punch: item #103375
Welcome Neighbor Designer Series Paper, item #118401 (only available until 3/31/2010)
Whimsical Words Stamp Set, item #118386 - wood mount OR #119119 - clear mount (only avaible until 3/31/2010)
Well Scripted, item #117072 - wood mount OR item #118601 - clear mount (only available until April 30, 2010.

1. Create your card base.
2. Punch out 3 circles and 2 squares
3. Attach circles using SNAIL adhesive.
4. Tie ribbons on the two squares.
5. Using Dimensionals, attach squares to the card
6. Stamp sentiment using Taken With Teal
7. Sign the back of your card

Wasn't that quick and easy. Hope you will try this challenge too.

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TesaB said...

What a great take on the recipe! Beautiful colors and the knots are the perfect finish!

kay said...

Very unique card! I like the colors you used :) BTW, thanks for stopping by and leaving a comment in my blog :)

Melanie said...

Beautiful card - love how you used your ribbon on this!

Gramma said...

Simply wonderful card... I have bow envy!

Anonymous said...

Great job with the recipe, is looks delicious!!!

Anonymous said...

i love the way the shapes and patterns flows off from one to another .. a little ripple that makes it a lively card... love the sentiment n ribbons too :)

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