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Monday, August 22, 2011

"Crisostomo" LO for Kaboodle Doodles with Challenge #81 - Ribbons (7th DT Work)

Kaboodle Doodles Challenge #81 is Ribbons!.  Winner to be drawn randomly with sponsor prize of 3 images from Karber Digital on Tues, Aug. 30, 2011 at US timezone.  Participants have until Sun., Aug. 28, 2011 to link their entries at the Kaboodle Doodles Challenge Blog.

A ribbons challenge should be easy peasy, right?  But I guess I ran out of beautiful ideas for an LO to make.  I wasn't in the mood for a card with ribbons.  And so, I took to creating a simple and practical LO . . . I told myself why not splatter ribbons all over.  Nope, not bows but the ribbons themselves all in bright and shocking colors to me.  I set them against black with a set of 2 photos in mind plus Karber's digi image . . . . viola!  I now have an LO, though not ribbon after ribbon in layers as I originally conceptualized . . . just enough ribbons with in-between spaces for the viewer to be able to breathe-in the sparklingly bright colors. . .  I'd say simpicity and yet an attention-calling LO:
What do you think?  I just finished it off with a prima flower with All About Scrapbooking's chipboard swirls on both sides.  Now, does it merit the adjective . . . a bit of elegance?  errr . . . don't know . . . probably not. lol {wink, wink}


1.  Creative Craft Challenges – Anything but a Card   
2.  Try It On Tuesday – Anything Goes  
3.  Simon Says Stamps Challenge – Food and Drink   
4.  AiFactory – Anything Goes  
5.  Craft Us Crazy Challenge #15 – Anything Goes  
6.  Paper Crafting Journey Challenge #17 – Anything Goes  
7.  Stamp Insanity SISC73 – Anything Goes   
8.  For Your Inspiration (FYI) Challenge #12 – Photo Inspiration   
9. Digi’s With Attitude Challenge #32 – Anything Goes  
10. The Poodles Parlour – Anything Goes   
11. Challenge Up Your Life Challenge #50 – No Pattern Paper   
12. Designed 2 Delight – Anything Goes

13. Paper Playtime Challenge #53 – Anything Goes!  
14. Stamps R Us Challenges – Anything Goes   


  1. Wonderful job working all these challenges into your page - Thanks for playing with us at FYI! Delightful page!

  2. Great layout! Thanks for playing along with us at FYI!

  3. Awesome LO! Love all the ribbon! Thank you very much for joining us this week at the Simon Says Stamp Challenge Blog!


  4. What a sweet page! Thanks for playing with us at Paper Playtime. :) Janis

  5. A wonderful LO. I love the bright ribbons. Thank you for joining us at Creative Craft.
    Nikki x

  6. Absolutely great layout! I like the idea with the ribbon-background! Looks fantastic!
    Thanks so much for joining us at Challenge up your life!

  7. Great layout, love the ribbon, thanks for playing with us at the Papercrafting Journey, good luck, blessings Hilde

  8. This is so great with all the bright ribbons and wonderful layout. Thanks for joining us at Stamps R Us.

  9. wonderful card!!! thanks for joining us at StampInsanity this week!

  10. What a great way to use ribbon. I love this unique layout. Thanks for joining us at FYI.

  11. Wonderful page. Thanks for joining us at FYI.

  12. Great Layout, I love the ribbons. Thanks for joining us at Creative Craft Challenge. Bev x

  13. This is a great LO;) Love the colours and the design on this one as well. You do those sparkly colours so well. Wish it was me;) Hugs Bettina