Wednesday, April 6, 2022

Celebrate Spring With Really Reasonable Ribbon

Welcome by today, everyone, and thanks for visiting me.  It's always a treat to have you stop by my blog.  Today I'm sharing a sweet card that was completely inspired by my super talented friend, Esther of Shoregirls Creations.  When I saw her super sweet no-line card, I think my jaw hit the floor.  While I knew I could never recreate anything even close to what Esther had created, I did know that I wanted to at least take a whack at it.  And of course, I knew that Really Reasonable Ribbon would help me give it some special touches.
I started with black cardstock and white watercolor paper.  ALL the stamps I used are from Sweet 'n Sassy Stamps including their Singing Praises Stamp Set and Going Postal Stamp Set.  I love them both and I was excited to pull them out again to make this card.  I stamped all the images and dirtied the edges using Black Soot, Hickory Smoke and Burlap Tim Holtz Oxide Inks.
The finishing touches to my card are all from Really Reasonable Ribbon and they include the Natural Burlap String that I wrapped under and around the bird/flowers, as well as the bow I tied at the bottom.  The bow was created using some Peach Seam Binding that I cut into narrow strips and tied into a bow.  It also includes a bit more of the (bundled) Natural Burlap String and a Moss Green Open Rose.  I added a small hang tag onto which I stamped the word JOY, and it's hung from a Pear- Shaped Rusty Paperclip from our Embellishment Section.
You can always find lots of great ribbons, laces, trims and twines at Really Reasonable Ribbon among many other wonderful things.  They carry AdhesivesHair Accessories, Embellishments, Mulberry Flowers and SO much more.  OH.....and don't forget to join us on the 13th for our AWESOME Blog Hop where you'll have a chance to win our beautiful Ribbon Club Assortment.  Have a blessed and creative week, everyone.

I'm linking my card to these FUN challenges that I love:

Mod Squad Challenge - Anything Goes

Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge - Simon Says "Easter/Spring"

Allsorts Challenge Blog - Any "Real" Animal - I used a bird

Pammie's Inky Pinkies - Challenge #2214 - Anything Goes - I absolutely LOVE to play along with Pam and the gang at this FUN challenge blog.



  1. Gorgeous, love the soft pastels and pretty bow, beautiful stamp, hugs, Lori m

  2. Very Pretty Karen lovely stamp set. have a Blessed day

  3. Beautiful, delicate colours, thank you for sharing it with us at Allsorts challenge this week.

  4. Karen, you are so sweet with your compliments, and I'm flattered that you cased one of my cards. Your card is absolutely gorgeous, and certainly doesn't take a back seat to mine in any way. I love the burlap branch and of course the pretty ribbon and tag!

  5. Beautifully done in the soft colours, many thanks for sharing and joining in our 'Animals' theme at Allsorts challenge.

    B x

  6. What a beautiful card Karen- love your colours, and the addition of the jute under the flowers is stunning

  7. Gorgeous card with lovely colours.
    Thank you for sharing at Allsorts;-))m

  8. How utterly sweet, that little bird is just beautiful with all the lovely colors. GREAT design too! Lots of fabulous work here, thanks so much for playing along with us for the last time over at the Mod Squad. I am very sad that we are retiring, it has been a great ride. Hope to see you around the web!!
    Judy~ MSC Designer

  9. I love this! I love the soft blending colors and your entire design is awesome! Thanks for sharing your inspiration with us over at PIP Challenges!


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