It doesn't show up well in the photo, but I paper pierced the edges of the Cocoa cardstock mat next to the Colonial White images piece and then tore the outside edges for some texture. The "ribbon" running behind the stamped images is actually scrap Cocoa cardstock (but the bow is really ribbon).
Because the CTMH B&T Duos are cardstock weight with patterns on both sides, I lined the inside message area with Colonial White cardstock.
At 13 (or any age!), it is sometimes hard to love who you are,