I made this card for my Grandmother's birthday in November. She is my grandmother but I call her Peri. I chose lots of purple colours because she likes purple and so do I. It is Lavender Lace and Almost Amethyst. The stamp set I used is called Petal Prints, and I chose the flower that looks like lavender. I stamped the outline bit and then the other part. Mum said it didn't matter if I didn't line it up perfectly. I stamped Birthday Wishes (from Sincere Salutations) in Elegant Eggplant ink. I wanted some purple ribbon, but there wasn't the colour I wanted, so Mum showed me how to make my own coloured ribbon by using White Taffeta ribbon and colouring it in with markers. I didn't want the ribbon to be just one colour, so I asked her if I could make it rainbow, and she said OK so I coloured one edge in Almost Amethyst, and then the middle in Lavender Lace and then the other edge in Elegant Eggplant. I think it looks pretty. Peri liked my card and I hope you do too (leave me some comments please!)
Mum says there are only 2 more days to buy the markers individually so you can make ribbon like this too.
from Amy Y
Well done Amy! What a lovely card. I'm sure Peri loved it. What a great idea to colour the ribbon - I'm going to have to try it. Thanks for showing us your card!ReplyDelete
You made a terrific card Amy, well done. Haven't thought to do that with ribbon so will show all my customers.ReplyDelete
What a beautiful card Amy, i just love the colours you have used..I like what you have done with the ribbon, i must try that myself.ReplyDelete
I love your rainbow ribbon too. What a great idea. Your card is beautiful - I must show my sister as purple is her favourite colour too. Thanks for sharing your ideas!ReplyDelete
Your card is gorgeous Amy. Purple has always been one of my favourite colours, and I just love how you coloured the ribbon. I must try it too! Thanks for sharing.ReplyDelete
Amy, this is beautiful and I love what you have done with the ribbon. Thank you for sharingReplyDelete
I love purple too, so I think is my favourite of your cards so far. Very pretty.
This is such a beautiful card Amy.ReplyDelete
Thanks for sharing it with us.
Beautiful, Amy! You're well on your way to becoming a fabulous Stampin' Up! demonstrator yourself! Cheers from Texas!ReplyDelete
Way to go Amy! I love this card -- simple and elegant and all the colors your grandmother loves!ReplyDelete
This is a gorgeous card Amy - I love how you have coloured the ribbon, must give it a try :-)ReplyDelete
Great job Amy,ReplyDelete
You have chosen my favourite colours also. It is a very pretty card, are you available for classes next year????????
I was thinking...wait? Amy? Who's Amy? LOL I thought I was on someone else's blog haha.
The card is just amazing!!! So so soooo pretty :)
....and you're only 11!! I just can't believe it Amy!! Well done :)ReplyDelete
Gorgeous card Amy! I love your rainbow ribbon!ReplyDelete
WOW Amy, I love your card and the ribbon is very clever.ReplyDelete
Beautiful card Amy! What a wonderful teacher your Mum must be, because you are simply fabulous!ReplyDelete
What a very pretty card Amy - I'm sure Peri was thrilled to receive it. The colours are really beautiful and the coloured ribbon adds that special touch. I hope you share more of your cards with us - you obviously have your mother's creative genes!ReplyDelete
Amy, your card is beautiful! Very elegant and simple, and the ribbon is so pretty. You have certainly inherited the creative gene from your Mum! NikiReplyDelete