Variations on a Theme!!!


Hello ALL!

Thanks for peeking in for Today’s Card…

…I have something neat to show you!


Remember this Card?


My friend Dixie and I LOVE these nautical Cards!


I decided to pull out ALL my gingham ribbons from my stash…and play!

Here are the results of my playing!


Card #1


Cardstock: Garden Green, Gray Granite, Whisper White

Inks: Garden Green, Gray Granite

Ribbon: 3/8″ Just Jade Gingham tied with Linen Thread

From: Flowers For Every Season Ribbon Combo Pack


Card #2


Cardstock: Cinnamon Cider, Bumble Bee, Whisper White

Inks: Sahara Sand, Crushed Curry

Ribbon: 1/4″ Bumble Bee Gingham Ribbon tied with Linen Thread


Card #3


Cardstock: Real Red, Smoky Slate, Whisper White

Ink: Real Red and Smoky Slate

Ribbon: 1/2″ Smoky Slate Gingham Ribbon tied with Real Red Baker’s Twine,

from the Candy Cane Duo Pack, retired


Card #4


Cardstock: Just Jade, Gray Granite, Whisper White

Inks: Garden Green*, Gray Granite 

*(my Stampin’Up! order for the stamp pads and markers isn’t in yet!)

Ribbon: 3/8″ Just Jade Gingham Ribbon, tied with Linen Thread


Card #5


Cardstock: Night of Navy, Crumb Cake, Whisper White

Inks: Real Red, Crumb Cake

Ribbon: 3/8″ Red Gingham Ribbon (from Walmart!)

tied with Linen Thread 

Card Bases: 8.5″ x 5.5″ scored @ 4.25″ fold in half on the score


bottom mats (largest): 4″ x 5.25″

stamped mat- (next layer up) 3.75″ x 5″

greeting mat 2 3/8″ x 3.75″

greeting rectangle- 2.25″ x 3 5/8″

Inside Whisper White panel- 4″ x 5.25″

(all inside mats were stamped with the same corresponding ink colors as the Card front)

Stamp Sets:

By The Tide- lobster and coral

Bonanza Buddies- greeting


Here is the original card again!


This is my Ultimate favorite, but I do like the others a lot!

Hey! It’ll make a great Gift Set! Off to make a presentation box!

Until the next Post…Blessings to you ALL!

Let me know what you think!