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Sunday, January 13, 2013

Really Reasonable Ribbon's January Blog Hop and My New Inky Antics Stamp and Paper Release!


Hi everyone!
Welcome to another...

If you are here from the Really Reasonable Ribbon's Ramblings blog, you are in the right place! If you just happened onto my blog, head back there to start from the beginning.  You don't want to miss a thing!
Besides the hop, I have something else fun going on. I have 6 brand new Inky Antics stamp sets and a new paper line debuting this weekend in Anaheim, CA at CHA! 


Not a ribbon club member? CLICK HERE to see how to get a beautiful set of assorted ribbons delivered to your mailbox every month! :)

For my first card, I chose to use the solid pink satin ribbon from the set with images and sentiments from my #11155MC Swirly Bird Inky Antics Clear Stamp Set, and my #IA-PAC0003 "Everything's Coming Up Roses" designer paper.


I colored the images with Prismacolor Pencils and gamsol, then added the little white dots with a Sakura Gelly Roll pen.


The cardstocks are all from Discount Card Stock ant the Sage Green Pearls are from Want2Scrap.


I popped up parts of the birds using a different technique than I usually use. Here are a few pictures to show how I did it.

                                        



For my second card, I used the iridescent white ribbon from the set.
I just love how it sparkles so I added lots of sparkle to my card to match.
The cardstock again is from Discount Card Stock and the Purple Rhinestones from Want2Scrap.
I created the swirly background paper by embossing some brilliant White cardstock, inking the raised areas with yellow ink, then adding some Art Glitter over that.


The stamp set I used for this one is my #11159MC Sunshine and Flowers clear set from Inky Antics.
These stamp sets will be available tomorrow at Inky Antics.
Here is a picture my friend Bunny sent of my Swirly Spring board on display in Anaheim, California at the Craft and Hobby Association convention this weekend. 



There are 2 blogaversaries going on now that you might be interested in. :)
One is my very own 4th blogaversary and I am giving away an awesome prize package sponsored by my favorite companies. CLICK HERE to see how you can enter.
The other is Really Reasonable Ribbon's 3 year blogaversary.
Bonnie is giving away $100.00 worth of gift certificates!

CLICK HERE to enter that one. :)
Your next stop on the hop is sweet Judy's joyful blog.


Thanks for dropping by! 

36 comments:

Judy Rozema said...

I adore those birds and the beautiful colors on them!! Super sweet flowers too! So happy for you and your designs at CHA!

Allie Gower said...

I must have the birds! Gorgeous card, amazing stamps.

Marti Wills said...

just gorgeous! your cha board is awesome! love those bird stamps - haven't checked out inky antics in years - perhaps i should!

Jennifer Scull said...

those swirly little birds are just as sweet as can be! and your cards are adorable!
I was just over at the Inky Antics blog looking at the fun sneak peeks! so much fun! :)

Desire Fourie said...

Beautiful creations once again. Both are lovely fresh designs.
Hugs
Desíre
{Doing Life – my personal blog}

Sue D said...

Wonderful ribbons to go with your new stamps sets and papers. I like the dimension and the white dots on the birds and the glittery embossed background on the second card.

Bonnie said...

Gorgeous cards True! I love the new stamp sets and the pink/green color combo on your first card makes me swoon!!

Pattie J. said...

What gorgeous creations. I love the sparkle on the birds, and the color combo. the flowers are a super sunshine. Beautifully colored and fantastic bows.

Makeesia Smith said...

I just love all the colors in your cards,I really love the two kissing birds.Awesome

Makeesia Smith said...

I just love all the colors in your cards,I really love the two kissing birds.Awesome

2amscrapper said...

RRR blog hop: love your color combo of pink and green and the lovely double bow. Helene

Jessica Strider said...

Amazing cards. I found you through the RRR hop, but I'll definitely be hanging around. :)

Teresa said...

adorable cards, love those birds!

Teresa said...

adorable cards, love those birds!

Teresa said...

adorable cards, love those birds!

Teresa said...

adorable cards, love those birds!

Teresa said...

adorable cards, love those birds!

Teresa said...

adorable cards, love those birds!

Teresa said...

adorable cards, love those birds!

Carol S said...

Your cards are adorable! Love the coloring!

contadinak said...

love these cards, trudi! your bows are masterful and the colors make me happy! - vivian

Jennifer said...

These are both so beautiful! I love how you added dimension to the birds and the sun behind the flowers is wonderful!

Julie Odil said...

I love both cards,but especially the bird one. Thanks for sharing how you made it.

Kris B said...

Super cute cards, True! Love the images and colors you used on both. Thanks for sharing!

Caryn S said...

What great projects! Love your enhancement of the embossing on the second card and the paper piecing technique you used on the birds in the first card is one of my favorites! How pleased you must be to see your items displayed at CHA. Congratulations!

Karen Letchworth said...

Two gorgeous cards, and your bows are amazing. Thanks for inspiring me and participating in this fun hop. I just adore RRR and love playing in the challenges, so I appreciate the chance to win some amazing ribbon on this blog hop. have a blessed week!
Karen Letchworth
www.karen-mycuprunnethover.blogspot.com

Jill said...

Beautiful cards. I love the birds, and the bows that you made. Thank you so much for sharing with us.

marg0006 said...

All your cards are so pretty with the cute stamps.

marg0006 at verion dot net

Edwina said...

I love your cards. They are beautiful! I love the 1st one the best. i love the cute birds and the colors you used. Your bows on both cards are gorgeous. Edwina Brown

Karen (karey2005) said...

Wow, beautiful cards!

Sandi McLean said...

The birds are adorable! Lovin this month's ribbon kit..hope CHA went well!

Shea said...

Very cute, sweet cards. Love the birdies and how you popped up their little wings. Also the flowers and how you inked the swirl embossing folder. Very lovely cards!

Jennifer said...

Oh, True!

What pretty cards!!! :) I love pink & green-great color combo!

Thanks for sharing!

Crafty hugs,

Jennifer
partridgelu at yahoo dot com

Ullis said...

The birds are just so sweet! Thanks for sharing!

Cheryl Walker said...

Awww Trudy, your cards are absolutely beautiful hun!!! LOVE the birds, they are darling!!!

hugs,
Cheryl

scrappin2babygirls said...

beautiful cards tfs
-jamie
babyblueangel_30@yahoo.com