Friday, March 20, 2015

New Challenge on the RRR Blog - Bright Spring Colors theme

Hi there.  It's time for another fun challenge over at the Really Reasonable Ribbon Blog

This time we have a Bright Spring Colors Theme and don't forget to add ribbons or trims to your project.
I find it ironic that I'm posting a fun Spring-type card on the first day of Spring while it's snowing outside my window.  We have 4-6 inches predicted.  I sure hope they are wrong - I'm so over the snow for this year!

My card was inspired by the colorful March Ribbon Club assortment and I used two of the ribbon styles from this assortment on my card.

This Spring Rainbow Ribbon Club assortment contains 9 ribbon styles and a total of 17 yards of ribbon and trim.  Why not join today?!!  What a fun way to build your ribbon stash so you always have the perfect ribbon for any project.

My beautiful double-loop bow was created on my Bow-it-all V2.0.  This tool will help you make beautiful bows every time!  To view all my Bow-it-All video tutorials, visit my YouTube channel.

This card has been entered in the following challenges:

I hope you'll head over to the Really Reasonable Ribbon Blog and play along with our challenge.  Any type of project is welcome.

Thanks for stopping by!

Stamps: JustRite Stampers Grand Birthday Sentiments
Dies:  Cheery Lynn Designs Shasta Daisy and Mini Fanciful Flourishes;  Spellbinders Classic Rectangle small and large
Embossing folder:  Spellbinders
Design Paper: Recollections
Ink:  Memento Tuxedo Black and Dandelion
Adhesives:  Scotch ATG, Designer Dries Clear Glue, E-6000
Other:  Bow-it-All V2.0, 8mm Half-pearls

Friday, March 13, 2015

Really Reasonable Ribbon March Blog Hop

Welcome to the RRR March Blog Hop.

If you arrived here from Amber's blog, you are on the right track. If not, why not head back to the RRR Blog and start from the beginning so you don't miss any of the terrific projects.

This month the Really Reasonable Ribbon Monthly Ribbon Club Assortment is a beautiful, bright spring rainbow. I just love all the fabulous colors. Isn't it yummy??!

Not a member of Ribbon Club?  JOIN TODAY and begin with this beautiful assortment.  What a fun way to build your ribbon stash.

This is such a versatile assortment.  You can use all the colors together for a great rainbow effect, or you can get a wide variety of looks by using them individually or in groups of two.

I started with a Clean and Simple card using three of the ribbon styles.This beautiful bow was made on my Bow-it-All V2.0.  To view all my Bow-it-All Videos, please visit my YouTube Channel.

I'm entering the card above in the following challenges:

Then I tried a Vintage style card.  This is not a comfortable style for me, but once in a while it works.  I love the look but I can never really pull it off as well as I want.  I think I'm too much of a clean, straight line kinda girl.....

I didn't want to disappoint the woven ribbon headband fans, so I have two styles below.  Don't be afraid to experiment with printed ribbons.  Sometimes combinations you would not want to pair up look great together!

If you want to give woven ribbon headbands a try, this is the one to start with.  You can find a video tutorial HERE.

You can view my video tutorial for this chevron woven ribbon headband HERE.

Thanks so much for stopping by today.  Your next stop is Karen's fabulous blog.

I would love for you to leave a comment before you go.

Saturday, March 7, 2015

I am so Lucky.......

Happy Saturday everyone!  We are heading full speed in to the middle of March, so I better get my St. Paddy's cards posted.  I was never a huge fan of green, but lately I'm diggin' it.

This card was created for the Cheery Lynn Designs Doily themed challenge.  This Alpine Flourish Doily is one of my favorites!

I've created some pretty Sweet William flowers in green tones.  I love this flower because it works for all seasons.  Just change the colors to reflect the season or holiday you want. 

If you want to see you I created these flowers, I have a video tutorial HERE.

I've finished the card off with my signature Double-Loop Double-Layer Bow created on my Bow-it-All V2.0 using Emerald Green Delicate Stitched Satin from Really Reasonable Ribbon.

For a video tutorial on how I created this bow, please click HERE.
Thanks for stopping by!

Dies:  Cheery Lynn Designs Alpine Flourish Doily, Sweet William Strip, Ivy Strip; Spellbinders A2 Matting Basics
Digital Stamp:  Create with TLC
Ink:  Memento Cottage Ivy
Adhestive:  Scotch ATG, Designer Dries Clear Glue, E6000
Other:  Bow-it-All V2.0, White Mulberry Paper, 6 & 8 mm half pearls

Friday, March 6, 2015

Flowers & Ribbon Themed Challenge over at the Really Reasonable Ribbon Blog

Hi there.  It's time for another fun challenge over at the Really Reasonable Ribbon Blog

This time we have a Flowers and Ribbon Theme to get in the mood for Spring.  I welcome any small sign of Spring outside my window!

I tried to go a little CAS (Clean and Simple) today using a sketch from Mojo Monday.

My beautiful double-loop double-layer bow was made using my Bow-it-All V2.0 and some beautiful Delicate Stitched Satin in Tropic from the Really Reasonable Ribbon March Ribbon Club Assortment

 To view my tutorial on how to create this beautiful bow, please click HERE.

This card has been entered in the following challenges:

I hope you'll head over to the Really Reasonable Ribbon Blog and play along with our challenge.  Any type of project is welcome.

Thanks for stopping by!

Ribbon:  Really Reasonable Ribbon March Ribbon Club assortment
Stamps:  JustRite Stampers Hugs and Kisses Sentiments
Dies:  Spellbinder Standard Circles Small and Large, Cheery Lynn Designs Tea Rose Medium
Embossing Folder:  M-Bossabilites EL-005
Paper: Recollections Home Basics Paper Pad
Ink:  VersaFine Onyx Black
Adhesdives:  Scotch ATG, Designer Dries Clear, E-6000
Other:  Bow-it-All V2.0

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Chocolate Treats for All - New Challenge at Party Time Tuesdays

It's time for another fun challenge over at the Party Time Tuesdays Challenge Blog.  This is a monthly Anything Goes Challenge Blog and we'd love to have you come over and join the fun.

I'm trying to keep up with my Copic practice, so I colored up this sweet girl for Easter.  I too *heart* chocolate!!  I made a couple little double-loop bows using 5/8" Tulip Diamond Satin from Really Reasonable Ribbon to embellish a bit.  They were created on my Bow-it-All Tool.  To view my how-to videos for the Bow-it-All, please visit my YouTube channel.

I'm entering my card in the following challenges:
Clear it Out Challenge Blog - March Anything Goes   my stash items are the my cardstockand stamps

NOTE:  There is a BIG SALE going on over at Really Reasonable Ribbon through Friday 3/6/15.  Head over to the Really Reasonable Ribbon Blog for more info and to pick up the sale codes.

Digital Stamp:  Whimsie Doodles
Sentiment stamp:  Just Rite Stampers Hugs and Kisses Sentiments
Dies:  Spellbinders A2 Matting Basics A & B
Embossing Folder:  The Paper Studio
Ink:  Memento Espresso Truffle
Copics:  hair - E50, E53, E55, E57
dress - RV000, RV00, RV02
trim, boots - V12, V15, V17
chocolate bunnt - E25, E27, E29
skin - E000, E00, E11
lace and hightlights - C0, BG000