Thursday 29 June 2017


Morning Everyone

It's time for a new challenge at As You Like It and for this fortnight the theme is to showcase a project using your favourite way to add ribbon (and don't forget to tell us why please).

A totally different type of card from my last one, this is mine for this challenge.  Looking back at my previous cards I don't add ribbon as much as I thought I did!  When there isn't room for a bow I do like to add a strip of ribbon around the card in a matching colour.  I think it adds that little bit "extra" and divides the card up a bit.  I do like to add a bow sometimes too, but often the ribbon can be a little too wide and I always struggle with them or there isn't always room as in this case.

This is for my mum-in-law's birthday in July, she will be 85.  I've sponged Spun Sugar and Victorian Velvet ink onto a piece of white card and added white hammered cardstock on top with a Sizzix Tim Holtz mixed media die cut out.  The birthday word die is Mama Elephant and then ribbon, flowers and pearls have been added.  The 'Happy' and 'Mum' pieces are edged with spun sugar ink and stuck on with foam tape. You can't see it very well, but the dot above the i is heart shaped.

This looks really pretty in real life so I was quite pleased with the way it turned out.  I just hope she likes pink!

If you'd like to pop over to the challenge you'll be able to see the lovely projects made by the rest of the team.

I would like to welcome and thank  Di for becoming my latest follower, the number is going up gradually :).

 I would also like to enter the following challenges:

In the Pink - Special Occasion
Simon Says Weds Challenge - Anything Goes
The Crafty Addicts - Anything Goes
Southern Girls - Ribbon or Twine

I hope you have a good weekend,

Lynne x


  1. So pretty and elegant. Thank you for joining us at The Crafty Addicts. Helen DT

  2. A beautiful card. I love the style. Elaine

  3. Thanks for your comment on the Southern Girls blog Lynne. I've fixed the linky, so you're good to go now. Hugs, Wends xoxo SGC DT

  4. This is beautiful Lynne, lovely pastel colours and fabulous design - such an elegant card, your Mother-in-Law will love it.
    Pauline - Crafting with Cotnob

  5. Stunning card Lynne. Love the colours and the beautiful design with the flowers. Very classy!! Hugs, Carol S.xx

  6. Lynne, this is a very pretty card. I love the softness of the white and light pink and that diecut is gorgeous.

  7. Such a pretty card Lynne and your Mum-in-law will love it xx

  8. Gorgeous card Lynne! It's so elegant and pretty.
    Thanks for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge
    Mandy xx

  9. Gorgeous card, thanks for joining us at In The Pink Challenges xxx Stacey S xxx


Thank you for taking the time to leave a comment, I do love to read them. Lynne x