Saturday, 3 April 2010

Another quick card

Not quite as quick as the last one, but still... This one just involved covering a chipboard semi-circle with a scrap of patterned paper, sticking loops of ribbon around the edge, finding a length of ric-rac and a length of ribbon in co-ordinating colours, and sticking it all onto a card blank. My stock of 'any occasion' cards was briefly looking healthy again! And then I sent some of them to people - oh, well...

11 comments:

Scrappi Sandi said...

This is going to sound really mean...but one of the reasons I fell in love with scrapbooking was that you get to keep your creations!!! I used to put so much effort into cardmaking & then wondered if my work just ended up in someones recycling...or worse!!!!

This card is gorgeous...that ribbon technique is so effective!

Rachel B said...

That is so effective Mel, I love it!

Maria Ontiveros said...

I think this is one of the coolest techniques from Shimelle's class!
Rinda

Gemma* said...

so pretty . . . much too pretty to give away! ;)

Clair said...

I understand where Sandi's coming from, though I think if you're sending your cards to other crafter's they'll appreciate them in way other people just don't. Loving this take on the ribbon technique from class - it's super and just enough space for a greeting :)

Kaz said...

I love this card!! So refreshing from all the full-on cards that are around at the mo! xx

ComfyMom~Stacey said...

That is so simple and pretty!

Lizzie said...

That is a very pretty card. I may have to copy your design...
Thank you for sharing!

Jo's Place said...

What a pretty card, so effective.

Karen said...

I'm loving these cards, Mel.

Jane said...

I love this one - it's gorgeous!!

I can only speak for myself but I have a scrapbook album (the old style) that I stick all my handmade cards that I receive in. I keep them all - I know my MIL keeps ALL the cards that I send her too.

I did once spend a long time hand stitching a Sunbonnet Sue pillow and gave it to someone as a gift - I was really pleased with it too. I went to this persons home one day and could not BELIEVE it when I saw the pillow in the dogs BED :( Turns out this 'friend' did not appreciate hand made gifts at all - she turned out to be the most materialistic person I ever met :( I was so sad as if I had known that I would made the gift for someone who would have appreciated it!!!!