Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Clean & Simple with Summer Starfruit

Our local Hobby Lobby has a half price ribbon sale this week, so I took my swatches of the new Stampin' Up in colors to stock up on ribbon.  I didn't find anything basic - the colors must be too new for Hobby Lobby -  but I did find this wide patterned ribbon...


Merci

To put the focus on the ribbon, I found a great layout at clean&simple's Fall to Layout.  I made a 3 1/4" x 6 1/4" card so the ribbon fit nicely down the center.

The butterfly is Summer Starfruit.  It's an interesting color because on its own it looks goldish, next to green it looks yellowish and next to yellow it looks greenish.
  • Stamps: Clearly Wordsworth Thanks set
  • Paper: Stampin' Up black and Summer Starfruit
  • Ink: black
  • Accessories: Hobby Lobby brand ribbon, square punch to make the banner, Martha Stewart butterfly punch, misc gems

11 comments:

  1. Great ribbon. I have yet to fall in love with Summer Starfruit. I think I just need to find the right color combo! Your card is fantastic with it!

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  2. Very pretty card! I would be SO happy if you joined us at Tuesday Alchemy: http://tuesdayalchemy.blogspot.com - We have a wonderful prize for this week's challenge!
    Cheers,
    Victoria

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  3. What a FABBY ribbon find Kim! Looks great front and center on your pretty card!

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  4. Love your tall layout Kim & the simple, but totally stunning design! :)

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  5. Oooh very pretty ribbon and card. x

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  6. Ooh aah - the ribbon is gorgeous!! I can hardly wait until we get Summer Starfruit in Australia; love it. This is a beautiful card, Kim!

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  7. Love the ribbon and the butterfly is the perfect embellishment to add :0)
    Jenny x

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  8. Beautiful ribbon Kim, I thought that was patterned paper. :)

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  9. I can't wait to get my new in-colours Kim - this one looks gorgeous! You found a great match in that ribbon and I love the layout.

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  10. Wow - that is a gorgeous ribbon! Love how you let it take center stage!!!

    Thanks for your blog visit :)
    Maria

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  11. This is beautiful Kim, what a stunning ribbon, and the butterfly matches perfectly.

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