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May 27, 2010

Say it with...Ribbon - Annabelle Stamps

Hi! - How has your week been?  Mine has been pretty quiet (thankfully) after the busyness of the last couple of weeks I'm enjoying the slower pace this week has offered.

This week the Annabelle challenge is:  Say it with...Ribbon.  I must say this presented a bit of a challenge for me.  First off I wanted to use some of the ribbon that Andrea carries in the Annabelle Store but the only colors I have right now are from her "pink" line.  So I had to pick out paper that would work well with pink ribbon.  Next up was what to do with it other then just tying a bow.  I so wanted to do that really cool looking pleated ribbon style but quite frankly I'm challenged with a sewing machine so I nixed that idea.  Next up I tried knotting my ribbon but didn't like the way that looked.  Then I tried tying little pieces of thread around parts of the ribbon, which looked okay but the knots kept coming untied so I gave that idea up as well.  Finally I settled on "loops" of ribbon and also the tied bow.  What do you know, I actually liked this idea!So what do you think?

Card Details:  Card Stock: Pink Passion, Teal, River Rock, Whisper White (SU)
Stamp Set:  Flowers With Love (Annabelle Stamps)
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black, Pink Passion, River Rock
Other:  Hot Pink Satin Ribbon (Annabelle Stamps)
Designer Paper - Cosmo Cricket - DeLovely
Moroccan Screen Embossing Folder, Pink Jewel

Don't forget to check out the other DT members blogs (Listed on my sidebar) and see how they used ribbon on their creations.

Also you still have a week left to enter the current Annabelle Sketch challenge where a  PRIZE is up for grabs. 

New Stamps Coming soon as well!!!


  1. Your card is fab Ida!! Lucky you to have a quieter week!

  2. I Love your card Ida! The paper looks as though it matches perfectly, and loops look fantastic!
    Have a great weekend :)

  3. Oh Ida your card is HOT!!! Love the colours together.
    Have you tried laying down a strip of strong tape and bunching up the ribbon over the tape? It's a different look......... worth a try. Have a great week end!

  4. As I was commenting on the BC post, I saw this. Love the colors and your ribbon tabs along the bottom! TFS!

  5. This is lovely...I so like the color mix and the ribbon across the bottom is a brill idea!

  6. Ida, I love the colours on your card! They are so fun and they just POP! Gorgeous.

  7. Gorgeous card Ida! Love the paper you used and I love your looped ribbon border, it's sooooooooooooooooo pretty, LOVE it!
    Have a wonderful weekend!
    Kylie X

  8. this is a great card ida-love the ribbo ntabs you made-I just made a card with ribbon cnady-I used fabric glue-it works great-I am also challenged with a sewing machine (lol)

  9. Ida, you are so creative! I love your idea with the ribbon loops! What a gorgeous card you made!