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Ribbon “Punched Through” Technique

February 18th, 2009 · 25 Comments

Ribbon 'Punched Through' Technique

When I got my new Full Heart punch, I knew I wanted to try the “Punched Through” technique from the October/November 2008 issue of the Technique Junkie Newsletter with it. The colors I used on this card are from Kristina Werner’s latest Color Inspiration challenge (#42). Luckily I had three different kinds of Kiwi Kiss ribbon to fill the heart with: dotted ribbon from the Pig Tails Ribbon Originals, 5/8″ striped grosgrain ribbon, and Kiwi Kiss/Very Vanilla satin ribbon.

I punched the heart out of a 2-3/4″ x 2-3/4″ More Mustard square (just slide the paper all the way in and the heart will be nicely centered) and sponged Really Rust ink along the edge of the heart. Then I adhered the ribbons with Sticky Strip to the back of the card stock. This was matted onto Really Rust card stock and I added some piercing along the edges. Pretty late for a Valentine, but I’m sure I can find somebody who will enjoy receiving this card!

Thanks for stopping by!

All supplies by Stampin’ Up!® unless otherwise noted.
Stamps: Holiday Blitz
Paper: Kiwi Kiss, Really Rust, More Mustard, Whisper White, More Mustard Patterns Designer Series Paper (retired)
Ink: Really Rust
Accessories: Full Heart Punch, Heart to Heart Punch, Round Tab Punch, Pig Tails Ribbon Originals, Kiwi Kiss 5/8″ Striped Grosgrain Ribbon, Kiwi Kiss/Very Vanilla Satin Ribbon, Whisper White Organza Ribbon, Crafters’ Tool Kit, Sponge Daubers, Sticky Strip, Stampin’ Dimensionals

Tags: simply delicious

25 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Kelly J // Feb 18, 2009 at 7:11 pm

    Ohmigosh! Your card is just too stinkin’ cute! I haven’t seen this technique before, but I have this punch (and lots of others, but it is SO cute with this one). I will have to CASE your card sometime. Great job on Kristina’s color challenge too!


  • 2 Regina Cornelius // Feb 18, 2009 at 8:49 pm

    i love what you did here! i will have to try that ribbon technique – i love yours!

  • 3 Kenia // Feb 18, 2009 at 10:23 pm

    Thank you for your comment.
    I LOVE your card!

  • 4 Jean // Feb 18, 2009 at 11:00 pm

    I really love this card Vera, these colors together are so striking!

  • 5 Pat (mspfd) // Feb 19, 2009 at 12:54 am

    Awesome card Vera!

  • 6 Donna // Feb 19, 2009 at 1:46 am

    what a great idea very original!

  • 7 Zuzana // Feb 19, 2009 at 7:19 am

    Beautiful card 🙂

  • 8 Chava // Feb 19, 2009 at 9:44 am

    Wow! That’s stunning! Love how you used the punch as well as the vibrant color scheme.

  • 9 Lisa Henke // Feb 19, 2009 at 9:57 am

    this is soooo cool! I love everything about it, Vera. I am CASING this just so you know!

  • 10 Dori // Feb 19, 2009 at 1:29 pm

    Great card. TFS the ribbon technique!

  • 11 Brenda // Feb 19, 2009 at 8:34 pm

    This is so cute! I love the ribbon technique!

  • 12 Kristin Moore // Feb 20, 2009 at 11:33 am

    Oh Vera how cute! I adore this card- the colors are fun and that technique with the ribbon showing through- Wonderful!! I also love the dots (of course!) and the sheer white ribbon and the tiny hearts and just about everything!!

  • 13 Kristin Moore // Feb 20, 2009 at 11:33 am

    Ooh, forgot to tell you that I left you an award on my blog today!

  • 14 Crystal // Feb 20, 2009 at 5:51 pm

    yikes!! This is gorgeous!! ohhhh all the ribbon!! Nice cheery colors too!

  • 15 Ange Kelly // Feb 21, 2009 at 4:04 am

    Wow! Fabulous card!

  • 16 Marisa // Feb 24, 2009 at 9:43 pm

    What a great use of that technique! Cute card…

  • 17 Cindy Major // Feb 24, 2009 at 10:17 pm

    What an awesome card!


  • 18 Karen Sullivan // Feb 24, 2009 at 10:29 pm

    very unique use of ribbon – very creative!

  • 19 Lisa Brown // Feb 24, 2009 at 11:34 pm

    Very cute, Vera! Congrats on top twenty!

  • 20 Anthonette // Feb 25, 2009 at 12:45 am

    I love the ribbon technique. Congrats on Kristina’s Top 20!

  • 21 Catherine // Feb 25, 2009 at 2:45 am

    never seen this technique before but I love it. congrats on making Kristina’a top 20!

  • 22 Amy, Ottawa, Canada // Feb 25, 2009 at 8:02 am

    This is so darling, thanks for sharing all the details!

  • 23 Yali // Feb 26, 2009 at 12:48 pm

    cute and sweet!

  • 24 Donna // Feb 28, 2009 at 11:50 pm

    Another gorgeous card!

  • 25 Alina // Mar 2, 2009 at 4:10 pm

    cute card! and thank you for the technique, can’t wait to try it!