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Friday, July 13, 2012

Really Reasonable Ribbon & CardMaker "Summertime" Blog Hop!


Hi everyone!
Welcome to what I am sure will be an AWESOME blog hop!

The Really Reasonable Ribbon girls, and the CardMaker magazine blog girls have all teamed up to share some summertime inspiration with you. I am blessed to work on both teams with these wonderful ladies!

If you are here from the CardMaker blog, you are in the right place. If you just happened on to my blog, you will want to head back to the CardMaker blog where it all starts.  Make sure and leave comments along the way because Bonnie from Really Reasonable Ribbon will be giving away several prizes to hoppers who comment. They will be picked at random from random blogs, so the more you comment, the greater your chances of wining one of them!

If you like what you see, I invite you to become followers of both the Really Reasonable Ribbon blog and the CardMaker blog so you can keep up with what all of my amazing friends create for your inspiration. :)

We were asked to use the Really Reasonable Ribbon' July Ribbon Club set to create a "Summertime" project. That was a breeze with these pretty ribbons! :)


Two things that remind me of summer are picnics and lazy day activities like flying a kite. I based my card off of this pretty designer paper with a picnic blanket and kites.


I simply trimmed down the 6x6 paper and attached it to my card base. Then I created a kite from coordinating designer paper (scored with my Scor-pal), bakers twine,  and cake pop sticks. I used four different ribbons from the set to make the tail extra pretty!

Here's a closer look at the kite so you can see how 3 dimensional it is. :)


Your next stop on the hop is sweet Linda's blog.

Other Card Supplies
Scor-Pal and Scor-tape
Inky Antics - #11026MC Cupcake Birdy (sentiment)
Want2Scrap - White Finesse Pearls Swirls and White Pearls
Webster's Pages "Sunday Picnic and Every Day Poetry" stack
Spellbinder's Oval and Scalloped Oval Nestabilities
Terri Sproul's Jewel Effects Mixers and 3D Crystal Effects from Sakura Hobby Craft
GlueArts self adhesive squares
ColorBox cat's eyes

Remember to increase your chances of winning a prize from Really Reasonable Ribbon by leaving a comment! ;)  :)



59 comments:

Crafty Kitten said...

Wow Trudy this is fabulous. Love how you used the ribbons on the kite tail.
xxx

~♥~The Navy Wife~♥~ said...

Trudy this is fantastic! Love the kite and the tail is super! What a great idea!

Cheryl Hutcherson said...

This is so cute! What a great idea!

Linda said...

Cute card! Love how you used the ribbon.

jessica said...

What a super fun card!! Love all the ribbon and the beautiful kite!
TFS
Jessica
chick-n-scrap.blogspot.com
eschfamily@yahoo.com

Pearl said...

Beautiful cheerful card!
Pearl x

Lora Brinkman said...

I LOVE the kite!!! It's so fun.

Tess Davis said...

Fabulous summer card!! Love your kite!!!

tampatha said...

Trudy this is fabulous! What a great inspiration card!I just love your kite!

Sue D said...

Great kite card and the ribbons are so cute for the tail.

Bonnie said...

Love love love your kite card and the fun ribbon tails. Too cool!!!

Patti J said...

Great card, True! Thanks for sharing :)

PaperPixie said...

That kite is definitely an inspiration! Love how dimensional this entire card is, from the scored kite to the ribbons and the bits of bling. Gorgeous!

Carolyn King said...

Awww...that's a great kite card---esp love the ribbon tails!

Debbie said...

Adorable card! Love the bright colors!

Colleen Schaan said...

GREAT kite! Super cool way to use the ribbon!

Toneisha B. said...

Beautiful card! Love the way you chose to use the ribbon.

Kim M said...

Great card! Love the kite. The ribbons are so pretty!

sandee said...

Cute little tail on the kite! waving hi from the hills of North Carolina :)

Rebecca/Sydney's Sentiments said...

This is adorable. I love how you used the ribbon.

Debby said...

The card looks like a fun day at the beach, flying kites!

Sharon Roselli said...

Great summer card! love the ribbon tail for your kite!

Gloria Stengel said...

That is so cute, I got all giddy! Great job!

Leah Ann Gast said...

You are so creative! Love your kite card...hugs! Leah Ann

Kimberly Crawford said...

CUTE, True! Just love this! :)

Robin said...

This is so creative! I love the kite. I may just have to borrow this idea. Hugs, Robin

Jess said...

Such a cute card! TFS!

Miranda said...

Beautiful!
Miranda :)
www.nanasscrapspot.com

heaven4333 said...

That is a great idea, love the colors and the kite is too cute!
I may have to scraplift this idea.
If I should win anything plz contact me at heaven4333@comcast.net
Thanks! Kathy

Caryn S said...

Awesome card! I love that 3D kite and the contrasting ribbons.

Noreen said...

What a clever idea - a kite is perfect for summer!

Noreen
http://craftyjournal.com

Lucy said...

I've had some of those cake sticks in my stash of "I'll find a use for this someday" stuff for years. Thanks for the great idea. This card screams summer and windy days at the beach for kite flying.

Sherry Butcher said...

Love the ribbons on the kite tail, so cute.

seau said...

What a fun card, I love the ribbon treament on the tail. YTS.

FrancineB said...

Very cool card. Love the 3D kite.

MsMad said...

love your Kite card.something I would like to try.
Barbara Bird
mdstrwbery@aol.com

Dawn's Craft Place said...

0h how fun true! Love the kite design.

Mimi said...

Really cute! Love this idea!

TFS

mimi2trentdrew.blogspot.com

Jill said...

I just love that kite, and I love how you used the ribbon on the tail. Really beautiful.

Denny said...

You always come up with the best ideas, Tru :D! I am always looking forward to your projects.

Carol said...

Love the kite idea! Brings back lots of childhood memories! TFS

Linda R. said...

Great card...really love the kite and the color combination is just perfect. Your ribbon tail is just the right touch!

Unknown said...

The cake pop sticks are perfect for the kite! they make it look so professional and polished!

A kite on a blanket is such a wonderful idea for a July
card, Thank you for sharing with us!

Carolen (no idea why my name has disappeared from Google!)

Ravengirl said...

Oh my! Ribbon tails on the kite are a very clever way to showcase that fabulous RRR!

buglvr2010 said...

I love your kite! So fun!

Regena said...

Cute card! Love how you used the ribbon!!

Auntie Em said...

Your card is so fresh and sweet. I love the ribbon tails on the kite and the pearl swirls for the breezes.
Love it! :)

Kathy said...

WOW!! Love the kite!! great project, awesome ribbon. thank you kathy, www.kathysdouble-k-krafts.blogspot.com

Heidi Blankenship said...

Fantastic card Trudy!! I love how you made the kite and used the ribbons for the tail! Very pretty paper too!

Kimberly said...

love the kite!!! excellent use of the ribbon

Denise Foor said...

How cute is that? Love your design. Thanks for the inspiration.

Indy said...

What a fun, colorful card!

Martha said...

I love your card. What a clever idea for the kite. I am hooked on ribbon and love ordering from Really Reasonable Ribbon. Thanks for your idea.

Martha

Amy Jones #8546 said...

Very adorable card. Love your ideas.

city said...

nice posting.. thanks for sharing.

Judy Rozema said...

Ahhhh! Kite flying! This is the sweetest summery design! Love the way you used the ribbon! Adorable card~!

efj said...

Love the kite!! I have to try that!! Thanks for sharing!!

Iris said...

Beautiful card. Love the ribbons on the kite's tail. Iris

AuntieM said...

What a cute BD card. Love the dimensional kite and the ribbons are such a cute touch. What fun.