Thursday, February 28, 2013

Really Reasonable Ribbon

Hello fellow bloggers: I am so happy to announce that I am the Guest Designer for March here at Really Reasonable Ribbon. I am excited and honored to be working with the beautiful products at RRR and this awesome bunch of ladies! Thanks so much Bonnie for this opportunity. We have a "Show me the Green Challenge" going on over at the Really Reasonable Ribbon blog starting March 1 !! All you have to do is create something green in color and add some ribbon!! Some of you will know that I just returned from Costa Rica and you guessed it..... my layout is inspired from my Costa Rica photo's. Coredinations, is having a sketch challenge and I love starting a layout with a solid sketch in mind before I start creating my layouts. On this layout I used the Coredinations pack featuring core impressions: Jenni Bowlin, Vintage Brights collection.

 Here are the ribbons that I used from Really Reasonable Ribbon

 Under the selection of Trims & Lace Curly Sparkling Trim, Light green Jumbo Leaves, Parrot green Under the selection of Jute Burlap & Hemp Burlap Woven Ribbon, Olive Under the selection of Other satin styles Satin/Grosgrain, Double Band Orange 
Visit the RRR Blog to see the other entries...and to enter your own project! I will be sharing this layout with the Unity Stamp Co., Friday, Friends with Flair.
Thanks for looking! 

Saturday, February 23, 2013

Susan K Weckesser-My Sweet Earth

Hello fellow bloggers!!! To-day I wanted to share a card I made for Susan K Weckesser's blog. Super talented lady and she is a big Unity Stamp Co. designer!!!! At her blog, My Sweet Earth, she has a challenge going on and of course it is spring like woohoo. *******I so wanted to create spring like, although the mountain of snow we have, with it still cold outside, I really wanted to showcase her cute little snowman stamp...... So, I took 3 colors from the color challenge and made a winter card........ I know, I know you want spring..... I want the cute little snowman. This card also features Clear Snap products. I have used Clear Snap products: Smooch spritz (I mixed ice rink & mossy river). Smooch pearlized ink, siren color and pigment, colorbox alchemy, gold ink. The sentiment of the card reads...." One kind word can warm, 3 winter months". Susan's little snowman can be purchased over at Unity and they have an inspirational sketch challenge going on right now and I have used snow drifts and clouds on my card to follow the sketch design. Check out the sketch challenge at Unity and be sure to visit Susan's challenge as well.

Friday, February 22, 2013

Mojo Monday, with Unity and the Shabby Tea Rm

Hello friends: *update: selected as a shabby tea room, honourable mention. Today, I have been surfing the web, collecting visions of inspiration so that I am prepared for my Really Reasonable Ribbon Guest Design Team month which is coming up this March. I am happy to be part of this team. As a warm up I designed this card showcasing the Unity stamps for the Friday, Friends with Flair challenge. The Unity stamp set showcased here is called Stylin Stars and Heartfelt sentiments. I find that if I have a sketch as my base for any project, I can create freely and my project blossoms much quicker with that inspiration. This week Mojo Monday had a sketch that everyone would love........ Stop by and visit the Shabby Tea Room, they have a great color challenge going on and you will like it... who doesn't love silver? Of course, when you are challenged with specific colors you can always go to Really Reasonable Ribbon for your white seam binding and color the binding to match your color challenge..... Visit the RRR store and just see the beautiful selection of ribbon you can choose from. RRR has a great search field where you can look at their stock by color!!!! I am sharing this card today. The deets are listed below. ** SCS Love Fest Challenge: LOVEFEST2013E Die Crazy ** Cherry Lynn Designs: Challenge # 68 Shaped Card challenge # 38 pretty pastels ooh-la-la-creations sparkle and shine challenge # 124

Friday, February 15, 2013

Just Cards 3D 2013 Volume 1

Publication Happiness Yup, I am back.......... been MIA. I have just returned from a month’s vacation experiencing the local flavor of living in an A-frame bungalow in the Rain forest of Costa Rica..... Just Google Costa Rica and you can have an eye candy journey of what Costa Rica has to offer...swoon!!! This week, brought me Publication Happiness which I just had to share. I had a little item published in the recent release of the Just Cards 3D magazine that I wanted to share with you. Check it out. Here is my photo that I took from home just before I packaged it up and mailed it to Just cards. Here is the photo in the magazine as it appears on page 72. < I am so happy to feature “Flourish With a Bling” as they have been a kind generous company to play with. Check them out on their BLOG. This gift box was a very happy project with me, as everything came together so well. This project features some of my favorite products. Spectra Fix; Tattered Angels; Winsor & Newton Galeria Acrylic mediums, Modelling Paste; Lifestyle Crafts; Quickutz and Flourish with a Bling Please visit these manufactures and see how well their product can truly embellish your creative projects.