Friday, November 20, 2015

Christmas + Ribbon with Crafting with Dragonflies

This fortnight at Crafting with Dragonflies our theme is Christmas + Ribbon. I raided my ribbon stash to make the tree; the star-studded ribbon is actually pieces of a collar my dog Walt wore when he was just a tiny puppy 10 years ago! I used a modified version of the Ribbon Frame Technique for the border.

Be sure to check out the gorgeous cards by my Crafting with Dragonflies teamies.

The backing papers are pre-glittered Core'Dinations cardstocks. Mom gifted me the metallic doiles; I cut down a gold one for the tree stump. The gold star is a patch, and I added some sequins & beads with Glossy Accents.

Inspiration/Challenges:
Crafty Gals Corner: Use Scraps (scrap ribbon & paper)
Simon Says Stamp: Christmas (2nd entry)
A Snowflakes Promise: Winter or Christmas Theme
The 12 Months of Christmas Link Up: Sparkle, sparkle everywhere (FT/2nd entry)
WordArt Wednesdays: Anything Goes


Thank you for visiting, and hope you'll join us at Crafting with Dragonflies,

6 comments:

Jingle said...

What a fun and creative way to build a tree! Very cute card! Thanks so much for playing along with us over at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge Blog!

Carole Robb Bisson said...

A beautiful ribbon frame and tree. Thank you so much for taking time to post your very creative art with us this week at Word Art Wednesday in our 210th AG challenge! Blessings, Carole

Wynn Walton said...

What a clever idea CG creating the tree from ribbon.....didn't think of that even tho I've been thinking of making ribbon trees......didn't make the leap to the challenge.....my brain doesn't seem to like exercise these days lol. I hope you're nearly finished those Christmas cards. Don't they become a chore as you're getting nearer the posting date!!! Wynn x

Lisa Mensing said...

Very pretty! Thanks for playing along at Crafty Gals Corner. Lisa DT

Susan Hogan said...

Love the recycling of the puppy collar!Great use of ribbon to create the tree and the border looks so effective too.

Sharon said...

Too cute! a great idea! Thanks for joining us at The 12 Months of Christmas Link Up
Hugs
Sharon xx