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Saturday, October 13, 2012

Really Reasonable Ribbon's October Blog Hop! :)


Hi everyone, and welcome to our October...


If you are here from the Really Reasonable Ribbons Ramblings blog, you are in the right place. If you just happened upon my blog, you will want to go back there and start from the beginning. :)

The girls have all prepared projects to share using the October Ribbon Club assortment. It is full of fun Christmas/Winter prints as well as some solids and lace.


Not a ribbon club member yet? CLICK HERE to get details on how you can get a pretty surprise assortment of ribbons in your mail box every month. :)

Once again, I had trouble deciding which to use so I made three cards. If you are like me, you have so many Christmas cards to make, that you just have to make them quick and easy. One way to add a little extra something is to use a printed ribbon. I didn't even put a bow on theses since they will be mailed and I was afraid it might be too bulky for standard postage. (Normally it doesn't bother me a bit to pay a little extra postage, but as many Christmas cards as we send out, extra postage would really add up quick.


I just used Brilliant White, Really Red, and Forest Green cardstock form Discount Card Stock, (no designer paper) to let the ribbon shine. The colors coordinate perfectly! The cardstock was embossed with Spellbinder's - Holly Ribbon embossing folder.

Isn't it amazing what a little 5" strip of ribbon can do to pretty up a card?

The pearls are from Want2Scrap.
What stamp did I use you ask? :)
Mine!  :) 
I illustrated six sets of "Punny Christmas Critters" for Inky Antics.
This one is #11125MC "Punny Christmas Cows".
(Just copy and past "Punny Christmas Critters" into the search box at the top of the Inky Antics page and click "GO" to see all of the sets.)

Make sure and leave comments along the way to increase your chances of winning this wonderful prize from Really Reasonable Ribbon!

 Your next step on the hop is sweet Linda's blog. Bet she has something AWESOME to share with you!

Happy hopping!

36 comments:

Judy Rozema said...

Those cows are just the cutest!! You are so talented, True!!

Dawn's Craft Place said...

These are cute as can be...love quick cards when we know we will need them.

Rosalee said...

Such cute cards. Love the sweet image and sentiment. Great embossing too.
Hugs, Rosalee

Ginger said...

How stinkin' cute! I love these!

Bonnie said...

I love your cards Trudy. Your cow digi's are sooo cute!!

Robin said...

These are so cute. I know what you mean about the postage adding up. Great prize too. Hugs, Robin

Sue D said...

I like your quick and easy cards. Adorable cows and the ribbon is perfect over the embossed background.

Jane said...

What fun card!
Jane x

Nikki said...

What Punny Cards :) hugs Nikki C

Cheryl Walker said...

Awww Trudy love your cards hun, and the cows are too cute!!
Hugs,
Cheryl

TLady said...

SOOOOO ADORABLE!!!!!!!!! LOVE all the color choices of your cards!!!!!! You did a FABULOUS JOB in creating these!!!!!! HOW MUCH FUN would these be to send???? What a SURPRISE people would get when they open the envelope! :) NICE ADDITION with the GORGEOUS RIBBON!!!!!!!!

DonnaSue said...

Perfect for cow lovers!

Mary said...

Awesome!Love them all...Cute cows...The ribbon is very pretty...

Julie Odil said...

Cute, cute, cute! Love the cows!

christi said...

love your cute cows and cards!

KC Inspired said...

I sometimes forget the simple techniques are so powerful like your embossing folder on plain CS. The ribbon does have center stage.

I love your cows! You are so talented!! Congrats!

Mimi said...

I love cows and those are the cutest!

www.mimi2trentdrew.blogspot.com

Darlene L said...

Love the cows, what cute cards

Snoopy said...

All three of them are gorgeous, True! I really like the background embossing too. Thanks so much for the chance to win these ribbons!

Hugs,
Snoopy :D
Snoopy's Homemade Fun

Noreen said...

Those cows are so cute!

Noreen
http://craftyjournal.com

tina said...

There are so adorable!


Tina
aurathentic@gmail.com

Rosalind Eddy said...

I love a card that makes me smile as soon as I see it.
Thanks

Allison Cope Israels said...

How stinkin' MOOvalous is that! Fabulous Trudy!

Holly AKA KopyKat said...

These are all so super cute!

Lynne said...

Your talent shows thru even on a silly Christmas card.

Sharka said...

Oh I absolutely love both YOUR stamp and cards!!! I must have these stamps as I am a painter and one of my favourite subjects to paint are cows. These are too cute for words...TFS :)

Kadie said...

Love the cows and the sayings! What a great non-traditional Christmas card! :)

Denise Bryant said...

Fun set of cards! I love the cute cows and all the ribbons!
DeniseB

Cherry's Jubilee said...

cute cute cute...love that sentimentt...

Flo S. said...

Your cows are the cutest. Love your cards with the ribbons.

Jill said...

Your cards are just moo cute...lol! Thank you so much for sharing with us.

Valerie said...

These are fun and cute! I like the textured backgrounds! Cute stamp!

marg0006 said...

The cows are so funny and cute.

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marg0006 said...

The cows are so funny and cute.

marg0006 at verizon dot net

efj said...

So cute!!! Thank you for sharing!!

JennyH said...

These cards are great, a simple design, cute pic and pretty ribbon - perfect : )