Ribbon has a way of making a card stand out -- or so it seems to me. I saw a card at: http://www.debbimoore.co.uk that had ribbon LACED instead of simply tied off into a bow. I was like "WOW! That is so cool!!!" So I tried my hand at lifting the card.
It was definitely NOT as simple as it appeared! I must have sat for hours trying to make the laces the right length -- and because I used lined paper, I had to make sure the paper was straight! (Definitely would be a good idea to work with floral or plain paper with the first try, 'cause then mistakes would not be so noticeable -- and you would actually get a general idea of what you have to do).
I'm completely happy with the final result though -- it may have taken some time, but it was worth it! :)