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Chalkboard Art...

A new challenge launches on The Ribbon Girl Blog today and the theme is,  yes you guessed it, Ho Ho Ho!  so we want to see your Christmas projects and it doesn't have to be a card. Check out the Blog for some amazing creations from the rest of the team and the fabulous prizes on offer.

Now onto may card.  I love the latest chalkboard art trend and wanted to somehow incorporate it into my rustic design.   Using some ribbon and embellishments from the Rustic Selection in the Ribbon Girl shop.

I've been saving some chalkboard paper specifically for this project.  The lettering was causing me a problem though.   I thought about using stamps and white ink but, I don't know why, I can never get a good enough impression with a white ink pad.  Yesterday I had a light bulb moment - white rubon stickers!  My chalkboard art started out life like this ...

A pile of odd letters and words soon became Chalkboard Art.  Hope you like it!

I'll let you into a little secret too.  There's going to be a few special Ribbon Girl giveaways during December so be sure to keep checking the blog.

25mm Dark Sage Green/Cream Square Check
Beaded Berries Ivory
13mm Rusty Jingly Bells

Natural and Chocolate Brown Button Twine all from The Ribbon Girl
Papers: Echo Park Happy Days Basic Grey Aspen Frost


  1. Love your chalkboard art Vicky and what a great idea to use rub on stickers. Another thing to add to my 'to try' list. I have so many rub ons that I haven't really found a project for!

    Enjoy the rest of your Sunday.


  2. Vicky this is fabulous, great idea loooove it ♥

  3. What a simply brilliant idea, the rub ons show up so well on the black and no embossing powder accidents either :0)
    Jenny x

  4. fabulous technique and a gorgeous creation - wonderful idea - love it xx

  5. What a fabulous card Vicky, the chalkboard idea was such a good one and the rub-ons look amazing on it and love the amazing bow embellishment. Gorgeous. Hugs, Anne x

  6. I absolutely love it Vicky!! Fantastic, creative and very beautiful.

  7. This is fabulous always, you've come up with another original idea and it's just so unique! I adore it...

    Sorry for my lack of visits over the last few's just been one of those months, lol ~ I've not been too well and there just never seems enough time or energy in the day to do all that I have to do but I hope you are well...
    Love and hugs, Emma xxx

  8. Hi Vicky

    Wow I just love your chalkboard art - its fabulous - what a great idea! Didn't know you could get chalkboard paper.... will have to look out for that!



  9. This is a beauty! I love the idea of the chalk board and the ribbon & bells look fantastic on it.
    Teresa xx

  10. I love the overall design of this rustic card and have to give chalkboard art a go too!


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