Introducing …………. Pretty Peacock with Mint Macaron

Pretty Peacock is the third of the 5 new Stampin’ UP!  in-colors for this year, I have done a little experiencing with some of the other colors in the SU family and have paired it with some Mint Macaron and the scrummy Copper Foil, which in all honesty was the starting point for my card today.  I had a piece left from another project, the surface was a little scuffed so I ran it thru the BIG SHOT with the Country Floral Embossing Folder and I fell in love!

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Mastering Ribbon # 3 ~ Double Bow

Stampin’ UP! has the most amazing selection of ribbons and trims ranging from twine  up to 5/8 inch wide and the selection of textures and colors that coordinate with other products makes it so easy to decorate cards and other paper crafting projects.  I often find myself looking at my ribbons and trims first for inspiration when starting the design on a project.

Today’s video shares my way of tying a double looped bow – by that I mean each bow has 4 loops ~ two on each side, and two tails.  So pretty and luxurious! Continue reading