Wednesday 21 September 2011

Autumnal ribbon card

Here's another clean and simple card for the Less is More 1000 challenge:

I'm very taken with the way these three colours look together. The ribbons are glued onto Very Vanilla textured card stock which you can't see very clearly, but which I think adds a lot to the design. The texture on this card stock is quite subtle - much more subtle than an embossing folder for example. You can see it better if I zoom in:

The little square is one of my favourite images from the Cute by the Inch hostess set. I love to colour my rubber stamps in different colours before stamping them. I remember the first time I saw this technique I nearly fell off my chair with excitement!

Supplies needed for this card:
Stamps: Cute by the Inch (hostess set)
Ink: Rich Razzleberry, Pumpkin Pie, Old Olive markers
Card stock: Very Vanilla textured card stock
Other: 1/4" grosgrain ribbon in Pumpkin Pie, Rich Razzleberry and Old Olive
You can buy any of these supplies from me and I can have them delivered to your address in the UK. Just send me an email or give me a call on 01280 820593. Click here to view the Last Chance List - full of stamps and accessories, some at up to 40% off! These items are available only while stocks last - and some have sold out already!

Thank you for visiting me today - I really appreciate you spending your time with me. I shall be back tomorrow with Three Minute Thursday and I hope you can join me then.

Happy crafting!


  1. Another beautiful CAS card, Vicky. Love how you pre-coloured your looks fab! Gorgeous ribbons, too:)

  2. Beautiful! Loving your color scheme!!!

  3. Pretty little stamp, super little card!
    Thanks again Vicky.
    "Less is More"

  4. Hello Vicky

    Another fabulous card, I love the little stamped image. Your colours are gorgeous,and your cardss are so me !!!!
    I hope you son is feelinhg better.
    There will be no cards on my blog for a little while.


  5. Gorgeous card Vicky. Love the colours again!! The linen textured effect of the CS is fab!
    Hugs, Victoria ~x~

  6. Really beautiful - Jacqueline xx

  7. Another beautiful little card Vicky, love that colour combo too :O) Viv xx

  8. I think I recognise this little card...I can say it's just as fab IRL :) Love the colour combo Vicky, it's taken pride of place on my mantelpiece :)
    Jenny x

  9. Gorgeous card! I love what you did with the ribbons.


  10. Love the colours together with the ribbon and on your stamp. x

  11. Another super one Vicky
    Thanks again

  12. Love these colors together! That little inchie is so perfect for this!

  13. I LOVE these colors together! So pretty! ;)

  14. What a fabulous color combo!!! LOVE this!!

  15. Like how you can get a big impact from a little image. So glad that I discovered your blog.


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