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Monday, 3 June 2013

Ribbon and /or lace at make My Monday

Hi everyone it's time for another challenge at Make My Monday 
and it's my turn to be the host. and I would like to see  
Ribbon and/or lace 
on your projects. So let your girly side free or not :o)
Here's mine, hope you like it
 The image is from IndigoBlu stamped with Versamark onto a vellum wrap and heat embossed with white detail EP. the flowers and leaves were decoupaged after being coloured with Whispers Stroke pens.

The pink square card is also used as a wrap around  an A5 white card which has been embossed top and bottom. behind the pink card wrap is a simple greeting and another image stamped in DI Picked Raspberry.

 The embossing  folded was placed over the folded white card which meant the lovely pattern appeared on both sides of the card...  front side embossed, back part debossed.
 ( I was gonna say backside! which can't be right lol )




I've wrapped the first ribbon layer around the torn velum, then folded another layer three times, securing each fold with a small amount of glue before adding the hat pins and the glittery yarn
 I used the same ribbon and yarn under the single flower embellishment and attached to the Stamping all day tag.

I've other photos showing the embossing on the inside and the wrap at the back where I've added stick on lace to disguise the glue under the vellum wrap but I decided, enough is enough!
Thank you for visiting me here in the "making room" I look forward to seeing your ribbon ans lace projects.
 xx Suzi B xx

Edited: later that same day! :)






 There were things about this card I wasn't all that happy with. one being the glittery yarn... I've now changed it to bakers twine.... still not sure.
 I might havre to do a second version of this card to but right all the things that are niggling me. That's what happens when things "just grow"






 
 

Challenges
Cardandscrap Use flowers
Hobby Cutz Challenge:  Flowers/Roses
Stamping Sensations: Summer Blooms

14 comments:

Astrid Maclean said...

Such a pretty card and I love how you have used the poppy stamp, stunning!!

brenda said...

Your card looks so soft and delicate using the vellum Suzi and really pretty.

Thank you so much for joining in our Summer Blooms theme at Stamping Sensations challenge.

B x

majsan said...

Very original and pretty. It looked so cas, and then I noticed all the detailes and read what you have done and used.. Amazing!
Stunning work!
Thank you for sharing Smith us at Card and scrap, and good luck. Maria

Brenda Brown said...

A fabulous design Suzi, the flowers on parchment are so effective and I love that you have torn it. The contrast of the white and pink works so well and I like the glittery yarn you chose to use.
Have a good week.
hugs {brenda} x0x

Mynnette said...

This is absolutely beautiful, Suzi! LOVE the beautiful pink and the use of the vellum is inspired! HUGS and hope you have a great week! :)

PS: LOVE your garden clock/bird house! It's a shame no birds stay there. :(

pinky said...

Your card is just beautiful. Thanks for joining us at Stamping Sensations.
Pinky

Fandhmum said...

Gorgeous card, I'm loving the yarn,
Rosie x

Fliss said...

You've really made that floral image look different Suzi. An amazing effect with the vellum and so pretty.
Hugs, Fliss xx

Hjørdis said...

Very good idea, and beutiful Card !
Thank you for joining us at Card and scraps challenge..
Hjørdis DT :0)

unni's scrappeboble said...

Skikkelig flott da :)
Tusen takk for at du deltar på utfordringen vår :)

Unni
Card and Scrap

craftimamma said...

The card is beautiful Sue and although I like the baker's twine my preference is for the pretty glittery yarn. I love the decoupaged vellum flowers and leaves and the way you folded the ribbon. The embossing on the base card is beautiful too.

BTW love your bird house/clock!

Hugs
Lesley Xx

Christine B. said...

A beautiful and unusual card. Very, very pretty using the vellum, and those lovely stamped and decoupaged vellum flowers. A gorgeous card. Hugs x ChrisB

Sally H said...

A beautiful card, Suzi! great colour and love the vellum over that rose card. Thanks so much for sharing it with us at Stamping sensations for our summer blooms month and good luck!

Francesca said...

great card , thanks for joining us at Stamping sensatons this month and good luck!

Hugs
Francesca