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Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Thinking of you doesn't have to be blue!

OK...apparently I'm on some crazy rhyming kick as I write these. Stop me if it makes you nuts - LOL! My blog posts are written quite a ways in advance, so I'm hopeful that this rhyming thing won't last forever!

A lot of times, when you're thinking of someone, you're "blue" or sad because you miss them. Today, I decided you didn't need to be "blue" when thinking of someone, you could think of them with COLOUR!

Check it out:

I was inspired to use these colours when I was putting together a ribbon share for one of my customers. What's a ribbon share? A way to get ALL the ribbons without having to buy ALL of them! You get a couple of yards of each colour to play with. When you decide which ones you REALLY like, you can then order full rolls from me. :)

I shared the colour combo with Elizabeth and she agreed to use it for this week's challenge.

I started off with a base of Blackberry Bliss and added a layer of Designer Series Paper from the Park Lane DSP Pack. That was followed by a piece of Pear Pizzazz and Melon Mambo around which I tied a length of Melon Mambo ⅛" Taffeta Ribbon. The sentiment was stamped in Blackberry Bliss Ink onto a piece of Whisper White Cardstock. One end was tucked under the ribbon.

And the inside:

Can you tell what I did? I found a spot on the paper that had a flower sort of on it's own. I took out my craft knife and cut around it leaving it attached to the DSP. I was then able to tuck in the Whisper White Cardstock. I haven't taken my craft knife out in ages and it was SO much fun!

Don't forget to check out what the rest of the divas have been up to here.

What do you think?

STAMPS: Four You
INK: Blackberry Bliss
PAPERS: Whisper White, Pear Pizzazz, Melon Mambo and Blackberry Bliss Cardstock; Park Lane DSP
ACCESSORIES: Ribbon, Craft Knife, Stampin' Dimensionals

Happy Stampin'!

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