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Thursday, January 5, 2012

My CardMaker Magazine Blog Post and Comment Candy!

Hi Everyone!

Today was my turn to blog about one of my favorite tools or products on our CardMaker Magazine blog.

I would LOVE for you to head over there and check it out.
Here is a teeny tiny sneak peek at the project I am going to be sharing with you there.

Because my favorite product post is about ribbon, I asked Bonnie from Really Reasonable Ribbon, if she would like to sponsor my post with some blog candy, and she graciously said yes.
This is the January Ribbon of the Month club assortment. Isn't it yummy? ;)

For a chance to win it, all you need to do is pop over to our CardMaker Magazine blog, take a peek at my card, then come back to here and leave a little love in the form of a comment.
I will draw a winner on 1/14/2012.
 BTW...I would love to know what your favorite style of ribbon is!
I have been on the RRR design team for almost 2 years now and am always blown away by the value and beauty of the Ribbon Club assortments. I love to be surprised every month when I open up my RRR package! 

I would also like to invite you to head over to the Really Reasonable Ribbons Ramblings blog to sign up for the wonderful set of  "2nd Blogaversary Candy" that Bonnie is giving away.
Just look at all of these goodies! :)

Thanks so much for dropping by today! :)


CLM-cindylu2u said...

Trudy your card was beautiful and the use of scrap ribbon is fabulous!!

Maryann said...

Your card is absolutely gorgeous. I just love ribbons just as much as you, and can just never get enough. I don´t think I´m creating many things during the year, that doesn´t have ribbons in it in some way, and it can just be used in so many ways. I just loves all kinds of lace and romantic ribbons, but most kinds of ribons is actually to find in my stash, as I love everything LOL. These January ribbons are really gorgeous, but I´m also totally in awe with these harlekinpatterned ones from RRR, they´re soooooo stunning too.

Stacie (craft-princess) said...

Left you some love over at the other site! Such a great way to use ribbon!

Linda said...

What a beautiful card--with good ideas on how to use more ribbon. I use a lot of grosgrain ribbon but really like all types of ribbon!

Vicki said...

Gorgeous, stunning, full of ribbony wonderfulness. There just aren't words to describe how beautiful your card is. Thanks for sharing your talent with us.

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CheckerBeads said...

Your card was fab as always. I had to laugh- I saw the post on the Cardmaker's blog and clicked to link to the blog and then realized it was you. I already follow you, lol. I love ribbon too... and that assortment is yummy!


Cheryl said...

Your card was so beautiful! How did you adhere all the ribbon to it? I don't really have a favorite style of ribbon, but I tend to like ribbon that isn't too stiff best. Lace ribbon gives my heart an extra beat, too. :)
~Hugs, Cheryl

angelique (anlou) said...

hiya sweetie
i went over there and, i have to say wow, that's so gorgeous hunni
i just love the idea with all the ribbons, well done sweetie
thanks for a chance to win hunni
hugs angelique

debb said...

Trus, your heart card is beautiful! love ALL that you do! My fav style of ribbon is tough! I love ribbon! But I must say I use a lot of grosgrain and twill- works well for masculine cards too- which I seem to need a lot of!

Deonna said...

Your heart card is Stunningly Beautiful! I love all of the ribbonm,the shape and that beautiful Rose. Thanks for sharing your talent.

Lisa Lara said...

I just love your heart card True. Lately I am loving that crinkle ribbon even though I don't own any. Love the look.

Patti J said...

Love your card, True! I think my favorite ribbon to work with is a 5/8" organza. What a statement it makes on a project! Thanks for the chance to win!

Rhonda Miller said...

Your card is gorgeous. I just love the rose and your wall of ribbons. :) I think one of my favorite styles of ribbon is sheer ribbon. I just love the way it blends in with the card and looks so pretty. I also like the frilly stuff. TFS.

Four11Lady said...

Your card is truly FAB! What a great way to use scraps. Although I use a lot of sheer ribbon, I think my fav is the white or cream seambinding that I can custom color to match my card......does that count?:)

Allisa said...

Cute card...I NEED your ribbon wall! My favorite ribbon is a toss up between grosgrain and organdy.

Cheryl said...

Love your card!! My favorite style of ribbon is ruffles!

TeresaK said...

I like all kind of ribbon, but grosgrain is probably one of my favorites! I love your heart card!
Soo pretty!
Happiqueen at aol dot com

Moni said...

Fab ribbons, love them. And fab sneak peak love to see more. Hugs,Moni

Dee in N.H. said...

It's gorgeous True! I just want to touch all that beautiful ribbon!

Marie said...

Gorgeous card, that's a great idea for Valentine cards. My favorite ribbon is satin in any color. Thanks

abusybee - DoubleClick Connections said...

Your card is so pretty! Loved your wall of ribbon! I hoard my ribbon, I really need to start using it! TFS!

Sassy said...

Your heart card rocks ribbon! Awesome!!!

My favorite kind of ribbon? That's tough as I love all ribbon and have drawers full of it. But it is never enough. I love to use the seam binding to make my own colored wrinkly ribbon.

Kathy said...

Love your heart card, True! I left you a comment on Card Maker too! I love ribbon, but don't have any of the seam binding ribbon or the nice quality ribbon like silk or satin...I need to get some that "fall" nicely. I'll have to check out RRR. My favorite ribbon...that's a tough one! I like the sheer ribbons and I like the shinny, vibrant colored ones that have clear, bright colors...if that makes sense...



Kim said...

WOW what a great card! I love it. There are so many ribbon styles it is hard to pick a favorite. Right now, I'm really digging the tiny pom pom ribbon. I also am really into dyeing my own seam tape into colors that match my cardstock.

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Melanie said...

This was a gorgeous project, True, thank you for visiting my blog!

Debc06 said...

Thank you so much Trudy love your projects when I am stuck for motivation I come to your site to look around. Thanks for inspiring me.
The heart card project is great I have quite a bit of scrap ribbon now I can start using them.

Elaine Sauer said...

A great way to use ribbons

Jessica said...

Oh Trudy! Beautiful, BEAUTIFUL! Love your work and big congrats on the Cardmaker 'gig'! They are lucky to have you!

Barbra said...

what a great use of ribbon on a card. I LOVE this idea and will be making a couple like this for family.

Mrs. Jones from the Circus said...

Ahhh Ribbon. How I love thee. I think my favorites are the vintage looking ones that look like crochet doilies.

Thanks for a great give away. (over from CM blog)

Rosalee said...

The idea of the ribbon on your card is fabulous True. I LOVE it! And the rose such a beautiful touch.
Hugs, Rosalee

Denise Bryant said...

Gorgeous card! I love all that scrumptious ribbon!
I love using the silk ribbons. I buy white then dye it to match my project! Fun!