The One with the CARDS Challenge Card: Lovey Dovey with no Red or Pink

Friday, February 5, 2010

I dropped Joey off at the vet at 7am this morning to get snipped snipped. Poor guy. The vet just called and said he's awake and alert but I could hear him crying in the background. Breaks my heart. It's the law of the jungle I guess. So that's what's going on in the Evans family household today.

My weekly post is up on the CARDS blog and here's my take on the challenge which was to create a lovey dovey card without using red or pink.

Card is 5" square

1) I originally started with a 5 x 7" card base and created a ribbon weaving piece of 4.5" square. But I used some really lumpy/dimensional ribbon and hated the way it looked so I cut off the bottom portion, hence the uneven edge. But that's alright. I'm a fan of imperfections in cardmaking. Adds some interest.
2) I was inspired by the card on this post by Katherine Wong. I love the ribbon weaving technique.
3) I don't know the best way to weave, but I start by adhering the very top end of the vertical ribbon pieces then weave the horizontal pieces into the vertical pieces. That might not make sense...I'm a visual learner so pictures would be better eh?

Supplies: Cardstock, button, ribbons, chipboard letter stickers: American Crafts; Paper cutter, scissors: Fiskars; Adhesive: Helmar


  1. I am in LOVE with this card! So amazing!

  2. This card is beyond gorgeous! I absolutely love it. I could look at it all day!

  3. WHOA! I am in AWE! That card is gorgeous Paige! ;D

  4. Awww...poor lil' guy!! Hope he heals fast!! We are still debating whether to neuter or not.

    As always, love your creativity!!

  5. WOW! that is super cute!!!!

  6. so cute!
    poor Joey, I'm sure he'll be feeling a lot better tomorrow.

  7. So cute!!!! I wanted to do this challenge and didn't make it in time :)

  8. Love the weaving and all the bright colors! It looks really good! :)

  9. This is amazing, love all the yummy ribbon!

  10. Wow - I love this card I got sooo inspired I made my own version - all in pink though...

    want to see? click on the link -

  11. oh.. that's superb! love the weaving paige!

  12. Gorgeous deep colors you used to weave. WOW


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