Sunday, August 14, 2011

Make it Monday: Custom Copic Striped Ribbon

The most recent Make It Monday video from Nichole Heady is all about making your own custom-striped ribbon using Copic markers. I have to say, Nichole makes this look so easy in her video! And although I've done it once or twice before where I completely colored the ribbon, I found it really difficult to get a crisp, clean stripe when I tried it here. She suggests using grosgrain or satin ribbon, and I was using PTI's satin, so maybe grosgrain would be the best choice. But anyway, after a few tries, I was reasonably happy with the result!


As I mentioned in my last post, I just recently started to acquire some of the Friendship Jar series, so I was eager to use the Hydrangea bouquet from the Summer Fillers. I used Mat Stack 4 for the focal point, with the sentiment coming from Little Labels, the bee from Tag-Its 3, and the flight trail from the Summer Fillers set. I used a strip from Half and Half in versamark on Summer Sunrise cardstock for the striped accent strip under the focal point. The hydrangeas are colored with Copics (mostly from the Raspberry Fizz and Hibiscus Burst collections).


I also added a little dot of Liquid Pearls to the center of each of the flowers.


Thanks for looking, and as always, thanks Nichole for another great MIM challenge!

10 comments:

Marybeth said...

Beautiful card Debbie, you did an amazing job on the coloring. I love all the bright happy colors. Take care.

Lynn Put said...

This is wonderful! I absolutely love the cheerful colors you used as well as your pretty hydrangeas that you've colored perfectly and the striped ribbon for the MIM technique looks fantastic!

Mad for Paper said...

I love all the color you used. The flower looks great on the edge of the die.
TFS
Ang

Leigh said...

I love how you used the Hydrangea stamp on the Mat Stack like that! Fabulous! And great colouring, too!

Jen said...

Oh wow, this is magnificent! I love the ribbon treatment, both the coloring and the positioning. Trés chic! The hydrangeas and that buzzy bee...deeeevine! Smashing card Miss Deb.

Holly Saveur said...

Love both your jarfillers cards..look forward to see more..
the are so much fun to color don't you think?

Kara said...

gorgeous coloring on the flowers!

Carol's Ink Spot said...

Beautiful card! Haven't tried the ribbon technique yet. Yours looks so pretty!

Jingle said...

This is gorgeous!!!

Jen Carter said...

This is so pretty! Great coloring!