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Saturday, May 1, 2010

"Really Reasonable Ribbon" blog hop and some candy!!!

This candy is now closed.


Hello again!
Welcome to the "Really Reasonable Ribbon" blog hop!

If you are looking for the "Prairie Fairy" and "The Paper Temptress" blog hop, scroll down to the next post.
(but come back here when you are done!)
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This is the second hop of the day that I am involved in. Boy have I been a busy girl!  :)
If you came here from Kerri's beautiful  blog, you are in the right place!
If you just stumbled in, head on over to Bonnie's "Really Reasonable Ribbon Ramblings" blog to read the rules and start at the beginning. She is giving away an awesome assortment of ribbons that you won't want to miss a chance at!
This hop is to celebrate "National Scrapbook Day" and to announce their new design team! 
Guess what......I am one of the lucky girls to have been chosen to be on it!!!! Wooohooo!
When I say lucky, I mean lucky! Just look at my May DT kit! There are about 60 yards of beautiful ribbons, buttons and my brand new favorite crafting tool, the Bow-Easy. I feel spoiled rotten but can't wait to see what Bonnie sends me next month! tehehehe!

Have you ever seen prettier organza? I think not! LOL!

I had such trouble trying to figure out which of my beautiful new ribbons to use for this hop! So....I used several! 
Remember, you can click on any picture to enlarge for a better view.
 
The bows were all tied with the Bow-easy so they are all exactly the same size.
The ribbons I used are:

Sheer Iridescent Parrot GreenSheer Iridescent Peach, and Sheer Iridescent Light Blue

The stamp is by Penny Black and is called "Garden Poems"
I kept the card mostly white to focus on the flowers and that pretty pretty ribbon. Just added a touch of color with some crazy stitching and a little sponging on the sentiment. I embossed the background cardstock with my Cuttlebug and folder, added a sparky rhinestone to the bow and a couple of glitter brads on the sentiment. I think these would be considered CAS (Clean and Simple) cards.


I am entering this card in the following challenges:
Stamptacular Sunday ~ "Sew Special"
Cupcake Craft ~ "Don't be Square"
Paper Play ~ "Pretty Pastels

I am also giving away some comment candy for one lucky person who comments on either blog hop that I have going on. It is a big set of pretty glitters, a couple of jars of shaped glitters and lots and lot of ribbons.

To win, you must be, or become a follower and comment on one or both blog hops. Both gets you 2 chances. Want a third chance? Put a picture of my candy on your sidebar with a link back to my blog then come back here and let me know you have done it. ;)

Thanks so much for hopping by and playing along with us!

Now head on over to your next stop @ Cheryl's blog to see her Sweet Designs! 

Hugs,
True :D

68 comments:

Cheryl Walker said...

Awww True you cards are Beautiful hun!!!I love the colors you used! I love all your cards, and LOVE ALL THAT RIBBON!!! WOW!

Im sooo excited to be part of the RRR DT and I know we are all going to have fun working together!!! Cant wait to see what else you create with your RRR!! :)

Hugs,
Cheryl

Iwona Palamountain (Chupa) said...

Hehe True, I see you've got a thing for organza, girl!! :D I love it too - in fact, everything called ribbon is good enough for me :P
Wonderful, innovative projects - love them!!

Katie said...

Congratulations on the DT! What a pretty set of cards. I really like how you used the ribbon.

Kelli B said...

Terrific cards! I love the CAS and the bows- I love my bow easy too! congrats on the DT appointment. TFS

angelique (anlou) said...

really pretty organza, i love it and how you just it, im hopping allong, hugs angelqiue

Moni said...

WAw great organza ribbons and love your cards. Candy is so great! Thanks for the chance! Hugs;moni

Margreet said...

Congrats on your DT......I'm your follower and follower of both blog hops too!
Love all your 'simple' cards...you can use them for multiple purposes...enjoy the bunch of ribbons!
xxx Margreet

Susan said...

I can see why you were chosen to be part of the team. These cards are STUNNING!
Congrats :)
Susan

Larisa said...

True, the cards are so beautiful! I love your blog and your nice and sincere posts!
Very nice candy0 Thanks for one more chance to win the necessary things ))I linked it on sidabar http://larisa-raznosti.blogspot.com/ Hugs. Larisa.

HildeM said...

Congratulations :)
I love your cards! Thanks for giving me the chance to win. I'm also a follower of your blog.

Hugs, Hilde

Ujjwal said...

Loved your pretty cards!!
and thanks for offering such a delicious candy!!

Congratulations for the DT post!!

kmassman said...

Boy, you are right, that May kit is awesome!!! Your cards are so pretty! Thanks for sharing and congrats!

Chris said...

Beautiful cards and ribbons!

debb said...

True, your cards are beautiful! Love that stamp! And I do believe I have ribbon envy- those ribbons are beautiful!!!

mommy2lou said...

I just love your use of color in ALL your projects! This card is so charming.
I love this card and your Bird-Day Hi entry at Stamptacular Sunday Challenge! Your creations are true works of art..please be sure to come back again, I can not wait to see your next entries!!!

Debs said...

OMG I just love these cards, what a great idea to do the same but colored different. I really like the ribbon and how it all blends with each card and your coloring is awsome. Great creating
xxx

paperscissors said...

i am in love with ribbon but you are right that is the most beautiful organza i have ever seen. i love the irridescent quality! congrats on the dt! i am looking forward to discovering more uses for ribbon. i will be posting to my sidebar! thanks for being part of this bloghop that i found out by being one of your followers forever or since i first found your blog, lol!

Trisha said...

I absolutely love these cards-the ribbons make them look so soft! XX Trisha

Jen said...

Wow, your cards are FABulous and love how you made the same LO in different colors! I'm loving that green ribbon with the gold edge...yummy!
I am already a follower, and I have posted your blog candy on my sidebar. Thanks for the chance, and congrats on your new DT...how fun!

Rhonda Miller said...

Wow, these are beautiful cards. I love the ribbons. TFS.

MrsETaylor said...

How FLIPPING fantastic True. Talk about a beautiful card set. You are so appreciated and we thank you so much for being a part of the team. Great work and looking forward to an amazing 6 months.

Toodles
Erika

Beautiful Greetings said...

Congrats on the DT True! I have been buying from RRR for years and just LOVE them! Your cards are just gorgeous as usual. I am also advertising your candy on my sidebar!

Cor* said...

OMG so much to say here! I clicked on your blog and thought 'hey this lady looks familiar' Then I realized after reading of the PF blog hop, that you are part of the PT DT! (but I'll leave that comment for the PF image card)

BOW-EASY.....sounds like I'm gonna have to get this little tool! Your cards.....ALL your cards are fantastic! Love the bows! Congrats on your new position with RRR.

Vicki Dutcher said...

What an awesome set of cards! That ribbon just puts them over the top! Excellent!

beadz said...

True, all of your cards turned out fabulous! I love that you posted the pic of all of your ribbon for the month (we should have all done that!) I think I will be getting some of that organza the next go round.
hugs,
Gini

connie said...

Beautiful cards! I need one of those Bow-EAsy! I am already a follower of your blog.

Monica said...

Congratulations! Real nice candy! And beautiful cards!

Cassie said...

Nice to meet you True!
Love your blog!!!
Your cards are super cute!!!
=)

BonnieRose said...

Congratulations... love your creations!

Cassie_lu said...

great job on the project

Rozzella said...

Trudy, your cards are BEAUTIFUL!! And I think I need me that Bow Easy, lol!

Karen said...

Beautiful Work

Amber said...

Such beautiful cards Trudy! So excited to be on this DT with you!
Hugs
Amber

Debbie said...

Beautiful cards! Gotta get me the bow easy!

Misseke said...

Congrats on the DT.

Love the bow and great idea !!!

I've been bloghoppin' for reasonable ribbon and became a follower ;)

scrappychick said...

Love your blog....I just became a follower and I am leaving a comment on here for the blog hop......I am a member of Really Reasonable Ribbon also and I just love their ribbons!!

Leslie Owens

Sarah said...

holy glittery gorgeousness!

your cards are beautiful! congrats on the dt. im following

lkamphuis said...

wow - they look fabulous - just love the cards and that ribbon looks perfect!

Bonnie B said...

Beautiful cards True and I love your blog. You are one busy woman.

Gloria said...

Congrat's True on your DT Assignment...they couldn't have made a better choice!! Lovin all the ribbons!

GuikemaM said...

I think I'm going to have to get a Bow Easy, right? I needed an idea for teacher gifts for the end of the year and I think I just found it. Thank you for the inspiration and ideas.

Pinque said...

wow that is awesome I saw a video on you tube about bow easy would love to have one and spruce up my work! Thanks for the great blog hop and chance to win fab candy!

karen In Houston said...

Love your cards, fantastic with the sheer ribbons, btw became a follower of your blog and your candy is fantastic would love some of that and the ribbon bow maker, I have got to check that one out, at RRR.

msfreida said...

Well I'm back again! Couldn't let a ribbon blog hop get by me! :) I love how you've used the sheers...sooo airy and perfect for the images! Don't cha just love the Bow Easy? :)
I don't know how in the world you were able to participate in both blog hops, but I'm sooo glad you did! ;)

Marisa said...

Love the flower image on your cards and the lovely ribbons you used. I'm jealous of your May kit LOL! Congrats on the DT position :D

Stampin Mindy said...

These cards are so pretty, I love how you did the ribbon and it's gorgeous ribbon too. Enjoy all those goodies! I cant wait to get mine!

So Happy to be designing with you at RRR!

Hugs, Mindy

Scrapping Mom said...

I am a follower of your blog. I absolutely love your blog and such great candy your are giving away.
Celeste
I posted a picture and a link to your candy on my sidebar.
http://scrappingbutterflymom.blogspot.com/

Terry said...

True your cards are just beautiful..love the ribbons!!! TFS

Hugs,
Terry

Lori said...

Wow!!! That's a haul! I'm drooling over your ribbon - lol! I ADORE your cards. I really like how you kept them clean and simple. It shows off the ribbon and flowers nicely.
Love and hugs ~
Lori

grandmalee said...

WOW! You've been busy! This is absolutely the most gorgeous ribbon I've seen! You've used it so beautifully!

HazelQ said...

Gorgeous ribbons!! I really like how you used them :) thank you for the chance to win.
Hugs
Hazel

Nikki said...

Wow True Beautiful Ribbons they are really sweet
thanks for the chance
hugs Nikki C

Lisa aka Myran said...

I love the ribbons! You can't have to many, can you?! *lol*

Shelly said...

Hi! Your cards are amazing! I love the CAS approach which looks stunning! The colours and bows are fab! Thanks for joining us at Cupcake this week! Hugs Shelly ;)

cathy said...

I really like your CAS cards--they really showcase the pretty ribbon. I signed up to be a follower so please enter me for the blog candy.

latinacreativa said...

True, I love how beautiful those cards came out. I am a card "newbie" and your work is inspiring. Thanks for sharing and for the chance to win some goodies!

~Jeri~ said...

Beautiful cards!! Love that ribbon and can't wait to see what you create with all your DT goodies!

Divinity said...

LOVE LOVE LOVE ribbons!!! and ur cards are so sweet! i love ur style -- simple and sweet! :) thanks for the chance...i'm already a follower..and i've posted on my blog sidebar. :)

mitz said...

this is just ** blog-tastic** how do you say WOW ?? WTG..( became a follower )
mitz_zee@yahoodotcom)

Robbie said...

Your cards are such a perfect combination of cute and beautiful!!! Love that organza ribbon and the way you showed us several different colors! Beautiful work!!

gocanucksgo said...

Hi! Great work on the cards today!!! Love the ribbons (gorgeous!). Thanks for doing such a fantastic giveaway. One can never have enough glitter. Keep up the great work =)

Kerri said...

WOW, True! Your card set is just gorgeous!!! I LOVE your beautiful organza bows, and think I'm going to have to order some organza ribbon LOL! I'm looking forard to working with you at RRR!!!

KarenB said...

My, you've got some gorgeous stuff to play with!! And you've created some amazing cards. Thanks for the heads-up on the blog hop, hope I'm not too late...

Wendy ten Hove said...

Hi True!

The organza you received is great, can't wait to see what you will all make with it! I was looking on your blog for the winner of the CardMaker candy and now I see you are again giving away something, you are just too kind, True! Wow, how fabulously glittery!! Love it, I am still using way too less glitters on my cards, so I hope to make a chance to join in the glittery life! ;-)

Love, Wendy

Debbi said...

Gorgeous cards! I love the colors...and those ribbons are to-die-for!
*smiles*
debbi

Kym Weber said...

Absolutely gorgeous! The CAS is stunning! Love the colors you chose! Beautiful ribbon bows! You've done a spectacular job! Look forward to working with you on the design team!

~Hugs~Kym

Regina said...

Congrats on making the DT! Your cards are always so beautiful! Thanks for the chance to win some goodies. I am already a follower and have posted it on my blog!

Pam said...

Absolutely LOVE these cards! So simple, and so beautiful! Love your coloring and how you have used the ribbons!
Hugs to you,
Pam