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Raspberry Suite #5

Another color challenge...I thought this would be easy, but I found myself staring and rearranging for an hour and a half.  Silly.  I think I get stuck in a layout rut sometimes, and my brain has a hard time digging itself out.  I am happy with this final product, though.  I do not have any Smoky Shadow ink or paper from PTI yet, so I sponged some black cardstock with white ink.  I also used Versafine Onyx ink for the handle, but I stamped it off once.  Clever me.

In a brief a-ha moment, I decided to loop the ribbon differently, and I like how it turned out.  I just put a little adhesive in between the loopy things and stuck them down.  (Mono runner--it holds the ribbon better than Mono Multi glue).  I haven't ever tried sewing on cards like many of you have, so this is my version.

Paper: PTI White, SU Pixie Pink, unknown cheapy black
Ink: PTI Fresh Snow, SU Pixie Pink, Versafine Onyx
Stamps: PTI Polka Dot Basics, Scattered Showers
Other: PTI Raspberry Fizz satin ribbon
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  1. love it cheryl, it is soo cute. i love the ribbon treatment too!

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  2. You did a great job with the challenge - I had a tough time with it as well - and it doesn't seem that bad. It's totally deceiving! and love the fun ribbon treatment!

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  3. Love the card! How clever of you to use black and stamp it off once to make gray! :)

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  4. I'm really loving the ribbon folds. I'm going to have to try that. I can imagine it with a button at the beginning of loops too... you're inspiring me here.

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  5. What a great way to get creative and inventive with your stash to come up with some gray!! I LOVE the ribbon folds! :>

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  6. Cheryl your card is DARLING!! Great job on the challenge!

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  7. Very clever, indeed! You did a wonderful job not only on the challenge but also on creating a beautiful card.

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  8. Very nicely done with the color challenge! Pretty card!

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  9. Way cute! I love what you did with the ribbon.

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  10. Cute card ! Simple, but elegant !

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  11. Super cute loopy thing! I am so boring with ribbon, I always just tie a bow...way to think outside the box!

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