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Card with Karelyn's ribbon

Post by lyndaejane on Wed 4 Mar 2015 - 18:22

Just had to get this card made: male friend in Australia, so needs to be sent this weekend.  As we all know, male cards are the most difficult, and even more so when you're not feeling 100%.  But got the idea from a card made with strips of paper: I wasn't sure what I'd do with this ribbon, but it has a 'male' look about it.  One of the many goodies in Karelyn's Secret Santa to me, so well done Karelyn for giving me inspiration!



Just a silver greeting and the lines drawn round the edge (trick picked up from watching Ali Reeve of Stamps Away).

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Post by supergran on Wed 4 Mar 2015 - 20:50

Great card.

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Post by Di Masters on Wed 4 Mar 2015 - 21:05

That's smashing, great for a chaps card.

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Post by cb on Wed 4 Mar 2015 - 21:16

A great idea Lynda.

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Post by thriftycrafter on Thu 5 Mar 2015 - 7:29

Pleased to be of service, might have to blah this idea/ sketch it, hope it hasn't added too much weight with the ribbon .

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Re: Card with Karelyn's ribbon

Post by lyndaejane on Thu 5 Mar 2015 - 8:48

Haven't weighed it, Karelyn, but I'm yet to be able to make a card under 10g so am resigned to the 20g postage! Please feel free to copy: might do some more of these myself, but maybe with paper strips for the UK in case it's too thick for Letter rate. Might check it through the slot before I queue up to post it.

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Post by WeirdCat on Thu 5 Mar 2015 - 9:14

Great idea

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Post by Lorraine on Thu 5 Mar 2015 - 12:39

Ooooh, I like that.

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Re: Card with Karelyn's ribbon

Post by lyndaejane on Fri 6 Mar 2015 - 19:26

Card only weighed 14 grammes, and it went through the slot for a Letter rate card, if I wanted to do another one to a UK recipient.

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Post by Scatty on Fri 6 Mar 2015 - 20:05

Lovely

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Post by thriftycrafter on Fri 6 Mar 2015 - 20:57

Result!

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