10 Minute Color Challenge Card

Color Challenge

It’s Friday again and time for the 10 Minute Challenge.  To be quite truthful, I put off doing the challenge today for as long as I could.  Don’t get me wrong, I enjoy the 10 minute challenges, I just dreaded using the colors we were given to work with today.  I just don’t work well with any of these colors, I never seem to be able to come up with anything I like with them.  It was the challenge though, so . . . .

Here we go!

Alrighty, 8:30 P.M. and we’re ready to go!

Fresh Cuts stamp set

I’m afraid my running wasn’t quite as fast as normal today.  I shouldn’t have waited until evening, when I’d be so tired!  Oh well, I ran to the paper cutter with my cardstock, turned my Sage Shadow through the Big Shot with a Texturz Plate and then back to my table to stamp Fresh Cuts in Creamy Caramel onto Barely Banana cardstock.  Whew!

Ticket Corner Punch

I did a little sponging around the edges with Creamy Caramel, stamped on some Cameo Coral, punched with the Ticket Corner Punch and layered the pieces together.

Dying Whisper White Satin Ribbon

This next part was a bit time consuming.  I decided to dye some Whisper White Satin Ribbon in three of the colors.  It wasn’t hard, I just used sponge daubers and an ink pad to rub color onto the ribbons.  When I was done I rubbed them down with a paper towel to take off any access ink.

Dyed Satin Ribbon

Here are the ribbons I dyed.  There are two pieces in Cameo Coral, one in Barely Banana and one in Sage Shadow.

Time to reveal

Uh oh, I’m afraid I went over this time.  Oops!  Must have been because of the time of day!  That’s has to be it!  Alright, should I show you the card?

Finished Card

Here’ it is.  I made some loops with the ribbon and put them together with one of our Chocolate Chip Epoxy Brads.  I’m going to miss these brads with the end of the Occasions Mini Catalog!

Close up

Here’s a close up.  I don’t like the fact that the ribbons look so bright compared to the cardstocks but I do like the look of a layered bow with the brads.  Overall, I’d say this certainly isn’t one of my favorite cards but considering the colors and the amount of time I had, I guess it works.

Satin Ribbon Bow

Here’s a quick close up of the ribbon.  So, what do you think?  Do you like it?  Thank you for stopping by!


  1. Sorry you didn’t like the colors this week but your card turned out just lovely and I really like how you did for you layered ribbon.
    Thanks for participating in the challenge.

  2. I love the colors you used! Very attractive with your choice of stamp. I now want to try the same techniques mentioned. Enjoyed your info. Thank you.

  3. You and me both! I was not very comfortable with the colors either. I love how you brought everything together, Becky.

  4. Lovely card ..love the dyed ribbon and the stacking up of the ribbon..

  5. Love the satin ribbon bow. Every time I try to open the brads that big they break! This one was quite a challenge but you made it work! Great Job. TFS

  6. Well Becky you would of never been able to tell that you were having issues with these colours, cause you did a GREAT job!
    This was a hard challenge – Thanks Sis he he 🙂
    but I think for me that is the best part of challenges makes me go outside the box, and you DID a SUPER GREAT Card with this challenge soooooooooooooo congrats to YOU!
    Way to go!

  7. Ooooo, delicious colors (sorry!). I’m amazed that you could do all the other steps and still dye ribbon in that short a time. Nice job, Becky.

  8. Great card, Becky. You used the colors nicely, and your time as well.

  9. Lovely card Becky! I should use that stamp set more! Love the dyed ribbon…you are so clever!

    Lesley 🙂

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