This beautiful paper is from the Painted Seasons Paper Pack, one of the free choices with a $50 order during Sale-A-Bration. I choose to make it a birthday card, but you could make this card work for all kinds of occasions.
Card Base: Cut Pool Party 8 ½ X 11 paper in half width wise. You now have two pieces 8 ½ X 5 ½ . Fold one of the pieces in half lengthwise for your card front. The card front now measures 4 ¼ X 5 ½.
Card Mat: Cut Blushing Bride paper 4 X 5 1/4
Card Front: Cut Painted Seasons paper 3 7/8 X 5 1/8
Cut ribbon 5 1/2 inches
Adhere ribbon across bottom portion of card front.
Adhere Card Front to Card Mat. Adhere these to card base.
Stamp sentiment with Pool Party ink on Whisper White paper. Punch out with Story Label Punch.
Cut out 3rd largest oval in Stitched Shapes from Blushing Bride paper. Adhere oval over ribbon. Attach punched sentiment on oval with dimensionals.