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Thursday, May 13, 2010

Really Reasonable Ribbon Blog Hop with my very first Magnolia!

Hello, and welcome to another installation of the Really Reasonable Ribbon Blog hop!
We had so much fun with our first hop a few weeks ago, introducing the new Design Team, that we wanted to do another one. Actually, we have decided to do one on the 13th of every month! Each month, the winner of the draw will receive the "Ribbon of The Month" package from RRR.

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.

OK...it's official...I have colored my very first Magnolia image! A friend gave this one to me quite awhile back and I never inked it up. Shame on me! I have redeemed myself now though! LOL!

I look back at my last several (dozen) cards and see a pattern. I LOVE ribbons and bows and love to use them....a lot!
I challenged myself to not use  ribbons or bows on this card. Bad timing for a Really Reasonable Ribbon blog hop you say!!  I think not!!!! They have a wonderful assortment of other items too. On this card I used their .25 cents a yard "Light Pink Mini Ric Rac"  and my new all time favorite trim... "Moss Green Leaves".

Busted! I caught you looking for the leaf trim...didn't I? I forgot to tell you that my favorite way to use it is all cut up!
It makes wonderful shimmery leaves for flowers! And at only .80 cents a yard, it makes a lot inexpensive leaf accents!

This is the first time I have used flowers from "Wild Orchid Crafts" and I LOVE them!
The card base is Bazzill Salt Swiss Dots. The rest of the CS and the DP are "Stampin'Up".
The image was colored with Copics and paper pieced.

I am entering this card in the following challenges:
Fun With Shapes ~ "Pastel Inks"
Stamp Something ~ "Birthday Somethings" (Explanation...My camera pooped out on me before I got to shoot the inside. I will try to load a picture later. The inside sentiment reads "I hope you are surrounded by the ones you love and all things beautiful on your  birthday!"
Cupcake Craft ~ "Buttons"
Sweet Stampin ~ "Color Combo"
The Pink Elephant ~ "Yellow, Designer Paper, and Buttons"
Roses on Paper ~ "Pink, Yellow, and Orange
Kaboodle ~ "Spring"
My Time to Craft ~ "Tooo Cute"
Creative Card Crew ~ this "Sketch"

Paper Play ~"Stamp/digi with some bling!

Thanks again for checking in on me! I would love it if you took a second or two to spread a little comment lovin' my way!

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

True :D


Beautiful Greetings said...

Adorable True! I love how you used the leaf trim. I have that trim and have never used it that way!
You should also enter your card at thepixiecottage.blogspot.com. The sketches are really similar. :)

Iwona Palamountain (Chupa) said...

Bright, cheerful, sweet and perfectly made! Such a gem, True! :D

jonaks said...

loved your tilda card!

Liz Weber said...

Ooh la la True your card is devine! I so love the colour scheme and the gorgeous flowers and the ric rac looks terrific. I have a wee love of ribbon and bows so can imagine it was hard to NOT use any but you did good! Loving the gorgeous colours on your little girl TFS!

Pam said...

Scrumptious colors in this card, and you did a beautiful job coloring Tilda! I love the flowers and the stitching detail.
Hugs to you,

Cheryl Walker said...

Beautiful job True, I love all the details youve added to this!!! Love the colors tooo!

Hope you have a lovely day hun!

Kelly Massman said...

Cute card! The ric rac IS cute on this!!

Krista said...

Wowee, this is absolutely gorgeous! Your colouring is fabulous! Love your layout and all your pretty embellishments!
Thanks for playing along this week at TPE!

Katie said...

Super sweet image and love the flowers and leaves!
Thanks for playing in The Pixie Cottage this week :)

Jill said...

Really gorgeous card! Thanks for joining in Kaboodledoodles this week. Jill

MrsETaylor said...

your coloring makes me speechless. Do you know how hard that is to achieve????

Love it True

Stempeltiger said...

WOW! Such a gorgeous card True!
Love the sweet image, the beautiful colouring and the little buttons.

Thanks for sharing it with us at Fun with Shapes and more.

Enjoy the day.
Hugs, Swantje

Bonnie Garby - Reasonable Ribbon said...

Super card True!! Love the way you used the leaves. It's just beautiful!!

Faye said...

Such a beautiful card, thanks for sharing it with us at Kaboodles. x

Anne said...

A beautiful card in great colors!Thanks for playing with us at the Pixie Cottage this week!

Hugs, Anne

Faye said...

Did I mention how much I love your card?! Thanks for sharing at Sweet Stampin. x

~Denise Lynn~ said...

Beautiful card True! Love the image and colors and beautiful details! Thanks so much for joining in at Stamp Something this week, hope to see you back again soon. :) And thanks for joining in at The Pixie Cottage too! :)

Nadell said...

Hi Trues,

very cute! Love the details and the soft colours. Thanks for joining us at shapes and more.

Hugs Nadell

Misseke said...

Lovely card - great idea with the leaves ;)

Kerri said...

This is just gorgeous, True!!! I love your sweet Tilda image, and the way you used the leaf ribbon! Fab idea :) I'm going to have to check out those roses!

Gloria Westerman said...

This is so pretty.....Love your coloring...great job....

CraftyC said...

Beautiful card. Tilda looks lovely!

The Crafty Den said...

Hi True, what a fab card. Love the image and your papers are gorgeous. Thanks for joining us at cupcake craft challenge this week. Hugs, Denise x

Liza said...

Great work, I love the design. Thanks for joining us at CCC.

Liza x

Vik said...

Love all of the card's details!!! This is soooo cute!!!

Cor* said...

This is beautiful. I wish the first time I colored my only Magnolia stamp it looked like this....but me and her face, we had a fight-lol- This card is fab and definitely NOW I want to buy the leafy green ribbon!

Davi said...

Very pretty...great job on the tilda. Thanks for playing along at the Pixie Cottage.

Cassie_lu said...

wonderful card and color choices

beadz said...

True, this is just lovely! Welcome to the world of Tilda - they get addicting to color!

Lisa Hjulberg said...

True, you always make the most beautiful cards, and this is no exception! I love the sweet image and all those beautiful roses! Thanks so much for playing with us at The Pink Elephant!

Amber said...

True your card is beautiful! Love how you colored your Magnolia : ) And I love the stitching and colors.

Iris said...

Gorgeous card True! Thanks for playing with us at ROP.


hayward69 said...

Oh wow how gorgeous is this card. I love the dp you have used with that brilliant sewing. You have coloured in the image lovely and just adore those roses.

Thanks for joining us on Sweet Stampin Challenge BLog.

Jayne xx

Kym Weber said...

Wow! Stunning card! Fabulous use of the leaves ribbon! Absolutely gorgeous card! Awesome sewing!


Chris said...


Tanya Rudd said...

Thank you for joining us at The Pixie Cottage this week. A very pretty card.

Thea said...

The card is precious! I really love the leaf ribbon. Will have to look for some somewhere..

Pat said...

Stunning card, gorgeous image, flowers and papers. Thanks for joining in at MTTC this week.

Pat xx

Denise said...

Great card True! Love the colors!!

Cheryl said...

wow this is just stunning the detail colurs everything,
thanks for joining us at the pixie cottage hope to see you again soon love hugs cheryl xxxxxxx

Pieces of Home Designs said...

Just beautiful! I love how you colored this Magnolia cutie!

Lilacanglia said...

Thanks for joining in at Kaboodle Doodles this week,

Pauline C said...

Beautiful card True and great use of the sketch. Love your colouring and stitching. Thanks for joining in the Creative Card Crew Challenge this time.
Pauline x

Rosanne said...

This is just beautiful! Thanks for joining us at Little Red Wagon.

artish said...

fab color combo! love the pearl sprigs and pink dimensional embellishments. thank you for sharing at the pixie cottage.

Deanna said...

Dee - LRW

Denise @ kc242 said...

Hey True! What a cute card. Love your embellishments! Thanks so much for joining us this week at The Pixie Cottage.
Pixie Cottage DT

My Creative Outlet by Janna said...

Absolutely gorgeous! Thanks so much for playing with our sketch at CCC!

Janna :)