Saturday, August 21, 2010

Thoughts for the Day






I had a thought yesterday!

Surprised?


It actually began when I was blurfing. Really Reasonable Ribbon Ramblings is one of my Check This Out blogs.... I have to see what creativity is going on there. Well, check this out! I just loved Susan's ruffled ribbon, and her tutorial looked easy enough, so I thought I'd give it a try.


Here's my first attempt at Ruffled Ribbon:






It won't be my last!

This was so much fun - and easy! I will definitely be ruffling ribbon again!


By the way, in case you haven't noticed, Stampin' UP! Cherry Cobbler is quickly becoming one of my MOST favorite colors!



Sentiment: Stampin' UP! Whimsical Words
Ink: Versafine Black
Cardstock: Stampin' UP! Black, Cherry Cobbler, Handsome Hunger, and Metallic Gold
Embellishments: Cuttlebug Embossing Plate (Swiss Dots), WFR fabric ribbon, and two black brads

8 comments:

Bonnie - Really Reasonable Ribbon said...

Great card Jeanette, and the ruffles came out really good! You'd never know it was your first attempt!! Now, for your second attempt, why don't you grab some Aloha themed colors and join our current Really Reasonable Ribbon Challenge!! :)

April said...

LOL - I like Bonnie's way of thinking....
Your card is great and I am going to have to check out the tutorial b/c I love the look!!

Cheryl said...

Very cute! The ribbon turned out great.

MiamiKel said...

What a beautiful! Reminds me of a little Irish kilt! (the ribbon, lol!) LOVE the card - swiss dots still remains my fave! Love, lovely card - so elegant! Will be sure to check out the tutorial - thanks for the head's up, creative friend! x0x0

Laurie said...

Great card! I love the ribbon and those colors are gorgeous!

Imke said...

Jeanette, i like the colors, they are absolutely fantastic ! Great card.

Susan Dupre said...

Jeanette, your ruffled ribbon turned out awesome!! I agree - a little kilt indeed! I am so honored that you were inspired by my tutorial! :)

djones said...

Beautiful. Love the colors and layout. Great job on the ribbon ruffling. Will have to try this.

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