Saturday 23 May 2015

52CCT - Stash ....

....  Good morning all!  It's been a bit quiet here - still recovering from a fabulous trip to Washington DC and my brain just hasn't got back into the groove!!!  Anyhow, it's time for our Stash challenge at 52 {Christmas} Card Throwdown and Patricia would like us to use ribbon on our cards.  I have a huge selection of ribbon and really don't use it often enough!  Here's my card:

Christmas Tag - photo by Deborah Frings - Deborah's Gems

Stamps: Waltzingmouse - Yonder Star Background, Opera Tags Christmas, Alpine Christmas
Inks: Stampin' Up! - Cucumber Crush, Mint Macaron, Real Red
Dies: Spellbinders/WMS - Opera Tags
Accessories: White Lustre Card; SU Card - Cucumber Crush, Real Red; SU Ribbon - Real Red; Black/White Bakers Twine

I made a tag for my Christmas card.  I used a couple of the new in-colours from Stampin' Up! and paired them with bright red - a very festive combination.  I cut a mat layer of bright green card, and stamped a background pattern in mint green on the white card.  I stamped the tag in green, cut it out with the matching die and added a sentiment in red.  I layered the tag on red card, cut around to leave a thin red border and added a bold red ribbon.  I used dimensional tape to attach the tag to the card.  On the inside of the card I cut a mat layer of red card, stamped a Christmas greeting in green and finished with some mint green snowflakes.

Christmas Tag inside - photo by Deborah Frings - Deborah's Gems

For more inspiration using ribbon on your cards, check out the blog to see what the rest of the team have made.  Have fun!!



Kate said...

Brilliant design Deb. Background looks really awesome too !!!

Fabiola said...

très élégante carte Deborah, sobre et pleine de chic, la touche de rouge lui donne du relief, biz

Tanja said...

love the tag and the pretty background

Patricia Hays said...

The patchwork star background makes a great backdrop for your lovely tag. Gotta love the traditional red, green, and white color scheme! :)

Paper Lily Leaf said...

Gorgeous! I love your tag and the lovely patterned paper! Xx

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