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Shabby Chic Halloween Card

THE Ribbon Reel ~ Challenge #12 – Autumn Elegance.

I really enjoy participating in the card challenges over a the ribbon reel and the challenge for this fortnight is Autumn Elegance with the picture below as inspiration and the criteria set as “Orange, Neutrals and flowers” …

And here is my take on the challenge… it’s a chipboard side easel card

I painted the chipboard with oatmeal coloured acrylic paint, then layered it with a mixture of Muslin and stitched patterned paper and some raffia ruffles 🙂

Supplies List :-

  • Chipboard cut to measure 6″ x 4″
  • Acrylic paint in white and Coffee, blended together
  • Muslin Fabric
  • Oatmeal Raffia Ribbon
  • Paper Doily painted with acrylic paint to match card base
  • Sassafras Lass Sweetly Smitten 6×6 patterned paper
  • Melon Seam Binding and Cream crochet lace from the ribbon reel
  • Mulberry Flowers
  • Chipboard swirl
  • Yellow skeleton leaves
  • Digital Download from Etsy














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When You Stop & Look…

I had so much fun taking part in the Ribbon Reel’s Blog Challenge last week that I’m joining in with the fun again this week…

It’s Challenge #7 “Chantilly Lace” Colour Challenge

Create a card or project inspired by the photo using WHITE OR CREAM, AQUA, PINK and a FLOWER with RIBBON and/or LACE!

Here’s the card I made 🙂

Supplies List:~

  • Cream Cardstock for the Base cut to make a card 5″ x 5″
  • Pink Bazzill Textured Cardstock as Layer #1
  • Echo Park Blue Polkadot Patterned Paper as Layer #2
  • Echo Park Victoria Gardens Patterned Paper & Sentiment
  • Wild Orchid Crafts Mulberry Roses
  • Cardstock Swirl painted in Tea Rose Acrylic Paint, sealed with Sparkle Mod Podge
  • Cream Lace
  • Pink Striped Organic Cotton Ribbon from The Ribbon Reel
  • Dimensional Adhesive, Hot Glue Gun & Scortape
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Thanks so Much!

I made this card today to take part in the Ribbon Reel’s fortnightly Blog Challenge…. I discovered the Ribbon Reel online shop last week whilst on the search for some of my favourite ribbons and trims 🙂

Here is the card that I created…

and this is the sketch that you had to follow

Supplies List used :~

  • Stampin Up Natural Ivory & Grey Cardstock
  • Glitz Design Love Nest Patterned Paper
  • Melissa Frances 5th Avenue Cardstock Diecut Shapes
  • Wild Orchid Crafts Mulberry Flowers & Lace
  • Organic Cotton Blue Striped Ribbon from The Ribbon Reel
  • Technique Tuesday Thanks Stamp
  • Versamagic Agean Blue Chalk Ink
  • Dimensional Adhesive