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Friday, March 4, 2016

XOXO

Mom gifted me this gorgeous wired ribbon, and since it looks like little Xs, I paired it with a circle stamp from CAS-ual Stamps (which I recently won from the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge!) to make a "Hugs & Kisses" card.


To make the circles, I inked a white coated cardboard from some packaging with red ink, sprayed it & heated to for a watercolor effect, and coated it with clear embossing powder to set the ink. The circles are cut out with the "Fun Filled Rings" die from Spellbinders Celebra’tions collection. I couldn't find my "xoxo" stamp, so I did it myself with letter stamps. The white panel is popped with foam tape off of the embossed background.


http://freshlymadesketches.blogspot.com/2016/03/freshly-made-sketches-226-sketch-by-rita.html
Inspiration/Challenges:
Crafty Ribbons #145: Monochrome + Ribbon (wired ribbon)
Freshly Made Sketches: Sketch #226
Less Is More: CAS + Wire (wired ribbon)



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8 comments:

Sarah Gray said...

The ribbon 'kisses' look great and the treatment on the circles adds lots of texture too! Really creative. Thanks for sharing with us at Less Is More :)

Esther said...

Oh, this is so clever! I love the theme, the colour and the layout. Fabulous!

Sharon said...

The inking on the circles complements that awesome wired ribbon perfectly. Your hand stamping with letter stamps is great.
Thank you for joining us this week.
Sharon xx
Less is More

Chrissie said...

This is a clever way to use your wired ribbon... great kisses!
Thanks so much
Chrissie
"Less is More"

Barb said...

What a great way to use the ribbon and I love the background paper you made to cut the circles out of.

Jen Brum said...

Love the way you've used the ribbon and the circles! Very pretty! Thanks for joining us this week at Freshly Made Sketches!

Anne said...

What a super make, lots of movement. Love the wire from your mom.
Thank you so much for joining us.
Anne
"Less is More"

Linda Callahan said...

Love your original design! Cool ribbon....pretty pop of color! Glad you joined us at FMS!