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Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Hello ~ Balloon Butterfly by Pinkydoll

Morning Everyone!

A new card to share with you today.
I made it just for fun as I adore this cute image from ppinkydolls.


The image is ppinkydolls' Balloon Butterfly by Chrishanthi.
I water colored the image with Distress Ink pads except the hair which
was colored with black Prismacolor pencil.


I top stitched and distressed all paper edges and dotted my pearl pen here and there.

Designer papers ~ Maja Design Coffee in the Arbor Collection
Dies ~ Go Kreate, Magnolia, and Tim Holtz
Sentiment ~ Stampin'Up

The following embellishments are available at The Ribbon Girl:
Ivory organza rose/pearl ribbon, natural button twine, 
Darjeeling pink blossom mixture, Darjeeling mini pink blossom mixture,
white Gutermann top stitching thread, 3mm white s/a flat back pearls,
teardrop pin wheel, 6mm sticky tape.


Thanks so much for stopping by and wish you a lovely day!

Hugs,
Katie

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Sunday, September 7, 2014

Gamer Boy ~ Use Ribbon at The Ribbon Girl

Happy Sunday Everyone!
Hope you all have had a great weekend so far.

We have a new card challenge for you today at The Ribbon Girl.
The theme is a very easy one ~ Use ribbon.

I made a birthday card for my son who  turned 16 earlier this week.
He loves Pokemon games and Pikachu is his favorite character.

The image I used is Gamer from Saturated Canary.
Krista had given me the approval to replace the swords 
with a Pikachu image in the poster.


Gamer

I've colored the gamer boy with black and grey Prismacolor pencils.


The following embellishments are available at The Ribbon Girl Shop:
Ivory Jute mesh ribbon, 15mm black/cream rustic gingham ribbon,
blue and black tiny Ric Rac ribbon, aqua Dewdrops,
3mm blue s/a flat back pearls, 6mm sticky tape.

Designer papers are some old Basic Grey paper from my stash.
Dies used are from Go Kreate, La La Land Crafts, and Sizzix.
Sentiments and punches are from Stampin'Up.


I hope my card has inspired you to create a card with ribbons.
We would love to have you share your project with us at The Ribbon Girl.

Thanks so much for stopping by.
Have a wonderful week and happy crafting!

Hugs,
Katie

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Monday, September 1, 2014

Sweet Lilith

Hello Everyone and Happy September 1st!

Can't believe July and August went in a flash; where did the time go?
Not sure if the kids will be back to school this week or not as there has been an
ongoing labor dispute between the teacher's union and the Ministry since June.
I will keep my fingers cross and hope they settle soon.

Recently I discovered ppinkydolls by Chrishanthi digi stamps
and fell in love with her art instantly. You can read about her bio here.

I made a card with fall color theme using a digi  stamp called Lilith


INSTANT DOWNLOAD Digital Digi Stamps..by Chrishanthi's art,Lilith.

I have use MS Words to change the brightness and contrast setting to lighten the
shading in the digi file, then printed the image on Canson 98lb mixmedia paper.

The image was water colored with Distress Ink pads except the hair
which was done in black Prismacolor pencil.


DPs ~ Maja Design Walking in the Forrest Collection
Dies ~ Go Kreate, Memory Box, Magnolia, and Spellbinders.

The following embellishments are available at The Ribbon Girl Shop:
18mm Katherine ivory scallop cluny lace, 28mm Gloria ivory cluny lace,
38mm vintage blue fluted edge sheer ribbon, white Gutermann top stitching thread,
Darjeeling grey/blue blossom flowers, Darjeeling mini grey/blue blossom flowers,
 3mm blue s/a flat back pearls, 5mm flat back ivory flower bead string,
3mm and 6mm sticky tapes.



Thanks so much for stopping by and hope you enjoy this visit.
Have a great week!

Hugs,
Katie

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Sunday, August 31, 2014

Tilda and Bridesmaid ~ Charming at The Ribbon Girl

Happy Sunday Everyone!
Hope you are doing well and having fun crafting.

It is time for our Magnolia Only Challenge at The Ribbon Girl.
The theme is ~ Use charm.
We would love it if you can join in the fun creating with us.

I made a wedding card using Tilda and Bridesmaid as my DT inspiration.
The card was commissioned by a coworker for her niece's wedding.


As usual, I colored the image with Distress Ink pads.
I dusted some glitters and top stitched the paper edges here and there.


DPs: Maja Design Coffee in the Arbour Collection
Dies and sentiment punch: Magnolia, Spellbinders, and SU.

The following embellishments are available at The Ribbon Girl Shop:
12mm Donna creamy ivory vintage lace, 25mm Deborah ivory lace,
8mm Rebecca ivory lace, 38mm vintage ivory fluted edge sheer ribbon,
WOC 10mm and 20mm pale pink open roses, ivory pearl and crystal branch,
15mm sparkle ivory/lemon rose, K&G beaded ivory/cream berries,
3mm white flat back s/a pearls, 3mm ivory flat back s/a pearls,
5mm ivory flat back s/a pearls, white Gutermann top stitching thread.


Thanks so much for stopping by and wish you a wonderful week!

Hugs,
Katie 

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Friday, August 29, 2014

Glitter Ribbon Giveaway at The Ribbon Girl FB

Morning friends!
Just a quick post to let you know a
Glitter Ribbon Giveaway on The Ribbon Girl Facebook Page
a metre of each of eight new 10mm glitter velvet ribbons for you.  


All you need to do is like and share the post on The Ribbon Girl Facebook Page.
 A winner will be picked at random and announced on Saturday 30th August.

Good luck!!!

Hugs,
Katie 

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Butterfly Baby

Hi Everyone!

A quick post to share a new card with you, another black and white colored image.
I hope I have not bored you with my recent monochromatic images.
I am just having fun coloring with black/grey color pencils!


The image is Butterfly Baby from Saturated Canary.
I adore her eyes and delicate look.

I highlighted the background with a touch of Distress Ink
and dotted pearl pen here and there.

DP: Maja Design Sofiero Collection
Dies: Go Kreate, Joy Craft, Magnolia, Memory Box, Spellbinders


The following embellishments are available at The Ribbon Girl Shop:
38mm white Phoebe Guipure lace, 32 mm Eva antique white cluny lace,
WOC 10mm pale pink open rose, 30mm lilac wild rose,
lilac/white 2-tone cherry blossom flower.


I hope you like this card and wish you a lovely day/evening.

Hugs,
Katie 

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Thursday, August 7, 2014

Sunflower Sprite

Hello Everyone!

Before I get into today's post, I'd like to welcome my new followers and
thanks you for your lovely comments and continuous support.
Your support inspires my creativity!

I've seen so many beautiful creations using Aurora Wings images in the blogland.  
I must admit I am intimidated by the intricacy of Mitzi's artwork.
Coloring these images seems like a great challenge. 

The sunflower sprite image is currently a bonus at Aurora Wings Challenge Blog.
You can find it here for a free download.


I had fun coloring this sprite with my grey and black color pencils.


Design paper: Maja Design Coffee in the Arbour Collection
Dies: Go Kreate, and Magnolia DooHickey

The following embellishments are available at The Ribbon Girl Shop:
16 mm Lyra white Guipure lace, 8 mm Rebecca ivory cluny lace,
40 mm white mulberry daisy flower, 3 mm white flatback s/a pearls.


Thanks so much for stopping by and have a nice day.

Hugs,
Katie 

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Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Make a Wish ~ SC Pixie Dust Fairy

Morning Everyone!

Just a quick post to share a new card with you today.



The card features a digi image by Saturated Canary exclusive to 
the Alyce Keegan (AKA Kit and Clowder) 3000 followers celebration.
If you have not seen Alyce's fabulous work, hop over to her blog and/or
join her FB group. She offers several awesome online coloring classes.


I have colored my copy of this beautiful fairy with grey and black color pencils.
I am drawn to color SC images in grey and black scale recently.
I think I will continue this trend for a while.

I frantaged around the image and top stitched all paper edges.
Designer paper is from the new Maja Design Coffee in the Arbour collection.
Dies and punch are from Go Kreate, Marianne Design, Magnolia and SU.


The following embellishments are available at The Ribbon Girl Shop:
Natural button twine, 25mm pale grey faux Hessian ribbon,
13mm Olivia cluny lace, Darjeeling grey/blue flower,
Darjeeling grey/blue and pink mini mixture blossom,
white Gutermann top stitching thread,
3mm blue s/a flat-back pearls.

Thanks so much for stopping by and have a lovely week.

Hugs,
Katie 

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Sunday, August 3, 2014

Bikini and Burgers ~ Anything but Square at The Ribbon Girl

Morning bloggers!
Time sure flies, we are into August already.
Hope you are enjoying your summer wherever you are.

It is the 1st Sunday of the month, we have a new card challenge
for you at The Ribbon Girl Challenge Blog.
The theme is ~ Anything but a square!

For my DT creation, I made a shaped card using a digi stamp
called Bikini and Burgers from Saturated Canary.


The image was colored with black Prismacolor color pencil only.
I did a few Saturated Canary images in black and white
while I was on vacation. I quite like the sketch look.
Maybe, I will continue this trend for my SC collections.


The following embellishments are available at The Ribbon Girl Shop:
Blueberry Blue and Cherry Red Divine Baker's twines,
38mm vintage blue fluted sheer ribbon, 10mm red/cream check ribbon,
WOC 40mm white daisy flower, wooden star button.
(I covered the star button with Ranger's Ruby Slipper stickles)

Dies : Go Kreate, Magnolia, La La Land Crafts, Marianne
DP: 6x6 Maja Design Life By The Sea collection
Sentiments: Stampin'Up


Thanks so much for stopping by and hope you enjoy this visit.
You can see all the beautiful DT inspirations here.
We would love it if can join in the fun creating.

Until next time, hugs,
Katie

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Sunday, July 27, 2014

Tilda with Rooster ~ Tag It at The Ribbon Girl

Happy Sunday everyone and welcome to my blog!

Long time no see.
I've been absent from the blogland due to family vacation.
We had a lovely time at The Big Island, Hawaii.
It seems I need an extra week to recuperate from my vacation :^)

Today, I have a new DT card to share with you.
I've made it for the Magnolia Only Challenge at The Ribbon Girl Blog.
The theme this week is ~ Make a tag.

The tag mimics a barn house. I dry embossed the base cardstock
and barn doors with woodgrain embossing folder and ran some


white chalk ink over the raised area for more dimension.


The stamps I used are Tilda with Cock-a-Doodle-Doo The Rooster
and Little Birds from Magnolia.
I water colored the images with Distress Ink pads and
added shabby white frantage around Tilda.


The following embellishments are available at The Ribbon Girl Shop:
13mm Olivia white cluny lace, organza/pearl white looped trim,
blue, baby pink, and pale lemon sweetheart blossoms,
natural button twine, blue tiny Ric Rac ribbon.

DPs: Magnolia
Dies: Magnolia, Memory Box, and SU
The chicken wire chipboard is from Dusty Attic.


You can see all the beautiful DT creations at The Ribbon Girl Blog.
We would love it if you can join in the fun creating and win great prizes.

Thanks so much for stopping by and have a lovely day!

Hugs,
Katie 

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