With either ribbon or paper borders, you'll be replacing the bow with a sentiment for your focal point.
And a corner accent will balance out the card, leaving lots of room to see the pretty patterned papers you've chosen.
Two thin borders of a coordinating decorator paper from that same set are crossed near the top to create the "ribbon" on a package. Over their crossing is a hand-stamped phrase.
I cut out a flower from an additional sheet of patterned paper for the corner embellishment and added purple gems as the center of each flower.
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