Framed scene 4 + ribbon borders


I have another framed scene for you today, this time it’s a night time cityscape. I tell ya, I’m having a whale of a time creating cut files, I have some border designs for threading ribbon through for you today, One is a plain border and the other two have scalloped edges, I hope you like them :)

I started my image by masking the cityscape and the moon (I printed the image again on printer paper, cut out the area I wanted to mask and stuck in place with re-positionable tape) then sponging the sky with various distress inks. I removed the masking paper and coloured the buildings with copics then applied some sakura stardust pen to the little stars to add some sparkle. I cut the scallop looped ribbon border and threaded my organza ribbon trough it and followed card patterns sketch for my card layout.

ribbon border card

Here is your digi:

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framed scene 4

Here is your cut file – file formats included are ai, dxf, GSD, pdf & svg:

(click on the link below the image to download)

ribbon borders 1

Ribbon Borders 1 Digital Cutting Files by Bird

33 thoughts on “Framed scene 4 + ribbon borders

  1. Chris

    Just discovered you site, love it thanks so much for all that you share,I’ve saved a couple of your cut files and will have fun playing with them, thanks again xxm

  2. Tracy

    What a great card! Love that city scene and the colors here. So glad you could join us on Card Patterns this week!

  3. Margarita

    Hi, I’m new at card making and your blog has helped me a lot !! thank you for all your posts, regards from México.

  4. rozz

    Hi Bird,

    Love your ribbon borders!

    Coud you please tell me…which cutting machine do you have, and what weight of card did you use for your borders?

    Thanks for sharing hun! xx

    1. Bird Post author

      I have a CraftRobo which is the British name for Silhouette and as for the card stock I’m not sure what weight that particular cardstock was but I normally cut card from 160 to 280gsm which I think is about 110 to 190lbs depending on whether it’s a matting layer or card base.

      Hope this helps :)

  5. Sam

    Thanks for Dena’s Stamping Corner for linking your blog!

    WOW thank you for sharing your lovely art work with us. I had to borrow your beautiful clouds and will link back any work I do with them.

    Gonna stay and check out a few more bits before I go!


    Sam x

  6. Kristii

    What a wonderful card!! Love the ribbon and the scene you created is fabulous!! Thanks for joining in the fun at Card Patterns this week!!!

  7. LisaR

    Fabulous creation, great scene and LO. Thanks for sharing the cutting files! Happy crafting.

  8. Marla

    Your card is so pretty and it really sets the city scape perfectly. Thank you for the image and the cut ribbon border files.

  9. Regan

    Thank you for the free cityscape image! :) Your card is gorgeous! Love the sponged sky!!! The layout and bow are also fabulous! Thanks again!

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