Sharon has a whopper of a challenge for us this week! See what she says below, and why I had a hard time with it!
August 13 - ssnotime152 - Ribbon Scraps - Waste not, want not! I think we all save even the tiniest of our ribbon scraps, right? I know I do. Today's challenge is to use ribbon scraps on our card or project. You may use as many as you want, just make sure it's a scrap, a small piece. You can do whatever you want with them, but let's just make use of some of these little bits of prettiness!!! This will be fun!!!
Should be easy, right? Only thing is I don't *have* any ribbon scraps. None, not a one. When I tie a ribbon around a card element, I leave the ribbon on the spool or bobbin and use only what I absolutely need for my bow--the only waste is at the most 1" and I throw them away! So I had to fake it by adding that little piece of Kraft ribbon on my bow. I know, it's lame, but I love how the card turned out despite it's lameness ;-)
I'm using a Crafty Secrets Summertime Journal Note, which can be found at Sharon's store here (scroll down to about 1/4th of the way from the bottom of this page) for my image. The second element down is the bottom part of the Journal Note, so there was no waste with it--can I count that, LOL? My layout is this week's SCS Sketch #293. Patterned paper is from Cosmo Cricket's Garden Variety and the scalloped border was done with MFT's Small Scalloped Border Die-namics die.
So, now it's your turn. Come along and play and take us up on the challenge--we'd love to see what you come up with. If you do, be sure to leave the link to your project on Sharon's blog using Mr. Linky. Please use the keyword ssnotime152 if you upload to a public forum. Don't forget to check out Sharon's fabulous sample and also the great designs from the Stamp Simply team and leave 'em some love!
Charlene Driggs - August Guest Designer
A J Otto
Deb Neerman--not playing tonight--feel better Deb!!!
Thanks for dropping in! I always love it when you do!
Paper: Fossil MFT; Riding Hood Red (SU!); Garden Variety 6 x 6 pad (Cosmo Cricket)
Ink: Antique Linen Distress Ink (Ranger)
Accessories/tools: Cuttlebug (Provocraft); Small Scalloped Border Die-namics die (MFT); Kraft ribbon (SU!); button, twine (PTI); twill; sewing machine