Cheers for Stampin’ Up!’s Taffeta

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Add a touch of elegance to any project with Stampin' Up!'s Taffeta Ribbon.  It has a luscious sheen and comes in eight delicious colors (all coordinating with Stampin' Up! card stock).  TIP: I love how crisply it cuts with my Paper Snips.  Combined with the Stay Put Bow Technique, it was a quick and pretty accent to this "Stamping 911" card (my category for any card that can be created in 10 minutes or less).

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Today's post was influenced by Saturday's Splitcoast Inspiration challenge, Papyrus En Fleur.  I loved the modern look and colors of the candle box I chose to mirror. 

I inked The Wonderful You flower in Basic Gray and stamped on River Rock card stock.  TIP:  I used a Basic Gray marker for the stemless blossoms (near the top), coloring only the flower so I wouldn't have too many stems.  Markers are fabulous for isolating areas of a stamp.  The image was next layered on Basic Gray Card Stock and a white card base (5" x 5"). 

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The sentiment, inked in Basic Gray and stamped on white, is from Lots of Notes (Sale-A-Bration, no longer available).  I cropped and embossed it with Nestabilities Scalloped Rectangles.  A couple Styled Silver Brads add a little pop.

BAM!!! . . . less than 10 minutes 🙂

Hugs and Pretties . . . . M

Stamp Sets:  Wonderful You, Lots of Notes (Sale-A-Bration)
Paper:  Basic Gray, River Rock, Papertrey White
Ink:  Basic Gray
Cool Tools:  Nestabilities Scalloped Rectangles, Cuttlebug, Crop-A-Dile
The Perfect Touch:  Basic Gray Taffeta Ribbon, Hodgepodge Hardware Brads (Styled Silver, Stampin' Up! Occasions Mini)

4 Comments:

  1. colleen kramer

    Very nice! A color combo I would have not thought much about…but elegant when paired together. I also like to the use of outline stamps on colored background. I tend to do a lot of coloring of images, and forget how nice an outline can look in and of itself. Thanks!

  2. Very elegant card Mary!!!
    God bless
    Giovana

  3. Great card! Gotta love it when you can make a beauty like this in 10 min. or less! love the ribbon too, and the tutorial! 😉

  4. The stay put bow is great!!! Thanks!!! Love your card!!!

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