Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Cards Blog Challeng: Buttons

Sorry I was so quiet this weekend. I did make a lot of progress, but not on anything I can share just yet. ;o) So the challenge this week over on the Cards Blog is to use buttons, at least 5, the more the merrier. Now I snuck in there just at 5. I'm telling you, I tried to fit more in there, but it just kept throwing it off balance. So I left well enough alone.

I created the wreath using a wide ribbon and using my ruching technique. I found a little variation however...instead of doing a running stitch straight down the middle of the ribbon, I did it in a zig zag from side to side. What do you think? I was really happy with how it turned out. I added some buttons and a bow to the wreath, and a sentiment in a vintage font.

Here's a close up of that wreath so you can see the detail in that ribbon. Dreamy I tell ya, just dreamy.

As always, thanks for looking!

Project Supplies

Stamps: Stampin' Up! Greetings Galore
Ink: Papertrey Ink in Vintage Cream
Buttons: Papertrey Ink; Stampin' Up!
Cardstock:Stampin' Up! Kraft, Real Red; Papertrey Ink Vintage Cream
Ribbon: American Crafts
Other: Stampin' Up! scallop border punch, Sakura Gelly Roll pen, corner rounder


  1. Dawn, this is just too pretty! Very polished! Love it!

  2. ummmm hel-loooo pretty ruched ribbon wreath! I just adore your style Dawn!

  3. I think it's great!! I love your ribbon wreath!

  4. ok, that ribbon wreath is wonderful, dawn!

  5. I love this card with the ribbon wreath. neat, neat.

  6. BEAUTIFUL! I made a wreath with buttons for this challenge, but it's not nearly as pretty as this one. The ribbon looks amazing!


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