Saturday, May 6, 2017

Happy Mother’s Day

[For the Jo’s Scrap Shack Blog Hop, please click HERE.]

Hi friends.  Mother’s Day in the US is only a couple weeks away, so I’m sharing a pretty card that would make any Mom smile.  It features some of my favorite dies from Cheery Lynn Designs and gorgeous ribbon and embellishments from Really Reasonable Ribbon.

I created my background paper with Distress Oxide inks.  I cut the Lattice 2 die on Stick It Adhesive backed white cardstock and adhered it to the top third of the card.  Under that I added the Sweetheart edger lace and I topped it with some 3/8″ Delphinium Double-faced Satin Ribbon to hide the seam where it all joins.

I printed my digital sentiment and cut it using the Oval dies and then matted using more of the oval dies.  I created some additional layers and it’s then all assembled on a 4-1/4″ x 5-1/2″ card base.

My pretty roses were made with the tea rose dies in small and medium.  I used alternating layers of dark purple cardstock and leftover Distress Oxide background paper.  I added some interest by stamping the petal layers with an old script background stamp.  I shaped the petals with a stylus and foam pad before assembling the flowers.  Once done they were added to my card under the sentiment panel.
 
Cheery Lynn Dies used:

My card was finished off with a pretty bi-color bow made on my Bow-it-All V3.0 Tool using 5/8″ Delphinium and Turquoise Delicate Stitched Satin Ribbon from Really Reasonable Ribbon.  I topped the bow off with a pretty 14mm White flower pearl embellishment.  I’ve also added three purple 10mm Round Flatback Resin pieces to the bottom of the card.

For a video tutorial on how to create this pretty bi-color bow, please click HERE.

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Friday, May 5, 2017

Really Reasonable Ribbon Mother’s Day Themed Challenge

[For the Jo’s Scrap Shack Blog Hop, please click HERE.]
Hi there.  It’s time for another fun challenge over at the Really Reasonable Ribbon Blog.
 
This time we have a Mother’s Day Theme and don’t forget to add ribbons or trims to your project.

 I created my pretty background paper with Distress Inks.  I covered the background paper with the French Lattice Die from Cheery Lynn Designs.  I stamped my sentiment and then cut it out with the Oval Classic Stacker die and matted with the XM7 Oval Die.

I ran a layered strip of ribbon using Shocking Pink Delicate Stitched Satin Ribbon and Pink and Green Confetti Dot Grosgrain Ribbon under the sentiment panel.  I embellished under the sentiment with a variety of Mulberry Flowers from Really Reasonable Ribbon.  There is a wide variety of offerings and you can always find the perfect flower for any project!

 My bow was created on my Bow-it-All V3.0 Tool using 5/8″ Shocking Pink and Sherbet Delicate Stitched Satin Ribbon from Really Reasonable Ribbon.

For a video tutorial on how to make this pretty bi-color bow, please click HERE.

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!
 
Supplies:
Stamps:  Just Rite Stampers Large Oval Celebration set
Ink:  VersaFine Onyx Black ; Distress Ink Spun Sugar, Worn Lipstick, Picked Raspberry, Seedless Preserves
Sponge daubers
Spray bottle
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Friday, May 6, 2016

New Monochromatic Challenge this week at Really Reasonable Ribbon

It’s time for another fun challenge over at the Really Reasonable Ribbon Blog
This time we have a Monochromatic Theme and don’t forget to add ribbons or trims to your project.
I cheated a little and added just a touch of green – sshhhh – don’t tell!
My beautiful bi-color double-loop bow was made using Grape and Regal Purple 5/8″ Delicate Stitched Satin Ribbon from Really Reasonable Ribbon and it was created using my Bow-it-All Tool.  I also layered a piece of 3/8″ Purple/Green Chevron Striped Grosgrain Ribbon over a piece of 5/8″ Regal Purple Delicate Stitched Satin through the middle of the card under the sentiment to add just a little peek of additional color.
For a video tutorial on how to make this beautiful bow, please click HERE.
Cheery Lynn Dies used:

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!

Supplies:
Stamps: Just Rite Clear Hugs & Kisses Sentiments
Dies:  Cheery Lynn Designs (see list above)
Adhesives:  Stick It, Scotch ATG, Designer Dries Clear Glue, E6000
White Mulberry Paper – mulberrypaperandmore.com
Ink:  Memento Grape Jelly
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