Saturday, August 11, 2012

Just Us Girls #149 - Technique Challenge and Pretty Palette #68

Hi everyone!  I'm hosting this week's Just Us Girls Technique Challenge.  I chose to challenge everyone to use up your ribbon scraps.  I have a jar full of colorful ribbon scraps and I do use them, but I have so many I really need to use them up more!

This card is also for the Pretty Palette challenge.  I love the richness of these colors!

 This is what I came up with for this challenge.  I chose to use the Seas the Day cut file from My Time Made Easy.  I cut it out of cream cardstock then adhered the chocolate, saffron, and red grosgrain ribbons to the back, covering up the openings.  I love the way this looks!  I added a piece of chocolate chip cardstock for the pole and a put another ribbon scrap on top for the flag.  The button adds some interest.  I sponged some clouds and I wished I would have added a horizon.  Looking at it now, I realized that what was missing!  Lastly, I drew in some birds with a fine point marker.  The red pattern paper is a retired SU one called Cerise.  The sentiment is from MTME called Sign It
 

To see more designs from the JUGs design team, check out these blogs.

JUGs blog
Elise Durenberger
Lynn Mangan
Maria Levine
Marisa Ritzen
Vicki Dutcher
Jen Wills, August Guest Designer

To see more designs from the Pretty Palette design team, take a peek at these blogs.

MTME blog
Jackie Randolph
Mary Vogel
Romaine Rancier

Thanks for stopping by today!  Have a great weekend!


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5 comments:

Pia S said...

What a creative use of ribbon! The design is absolutely fabulous!

Maria Levine said...

So cool! Great cut file that ribbon looks wonderful as a sailboat!

Vicki Dutcher said...

Awesome use of ribbon! Fun, fun card~

papercraftnut said...

Gorgeous card Lisa! I love the how you used your ribbon scraps and your cloudy sky is perfect!

Marisa said...

Beyond cute, Lisa!!! Just love the texture the ribbon adds to the sailboat!! Wonderful creation of the clouds too. You rocked this challenge!

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