Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Hope


Welcome to the Really Reasonable Ribbon July Blog Hop! If you arrived here from Ginny's blog, you are in the right place! If you just happened along, be sure to start at the beginning at the RRR Blog (I am the fourth stop, so you don't have far back to go!) so you don't miss out on the awesome projects, fun news, and a prize from Really Reasonable Ribbon!
Our hop goes live at 6:30 AM Central.

Each 13th of the month it's the Really Reasonable Ribbon blog hop where we highlight the Ribbon Club! I LOVE Bonnie's choices for the July ribbon club package. If you really love ribbon and would like to have a wonderful assortment of ribbons sent to you automatically each month, just join the Really Reasonable Ribbon Club! Monthly ribbon club assortments are selected and pre-packed to reflect a specific theme, color, or holiday season. The assortments vary from month to month, but an average assortment has 5-9 different ribbon styles and consists of 10-15 yards of ribbon.  You will love it! Take a peek:
The color combo in the Club package this month is one of my favorite color combinations. Pink and purple ROCK! Pink is my favorite color!! But -- I decided to stretch myself and NOT make a pink card (those will come later in the month!) and show one from a new technique I learned this past weekend in Texas.
I used the beautiful 3/8" Diamond Hyacinth Ribbon in the July Club package and created a double looped bow with my Bow-it-All for my CAS design. The goose and sentiment (Watercolor Words/SU!) were stamped in Memento Tuxedo Black ink. I outlined parts of the goose with an Elegant Writer Pen, and then added water with an aqua brush. As you pull the color out, it turns blue and then light pink - all from adding a little black pen! I love this technique! 
I jazzed up the background a little with marbled paper and a little strip of Dazzling Diamonds Paper (both SU!) under the main panel.

Now off to Cheryl's blog, where you will have a feast for the eyes!

Thanks for stopping by today!

20 comments:

  1. Like the CAS w/ style of this creation w/ the ribbon added, coloring & framing.
    Have a Bee-utiful day!
    Melissa
    "Sunshine HoneyBee"

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  2. You used one of my favorite SU images on this pretty, pretty card! Way to rock the purple, Judy!

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  3. Fantastic card Judy and this technique is something I'm going to have to try. I just love the look. Thanks so much for sharing how you did it.

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  4. Love how you colored this. Very beautiful card. Hugs

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  5. Hey Judy - the ribbon and bow in purple is fabulous and I love to see a HOPE card - we all need HOPE to keep us going no matter the circumstance - TFS

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  6. I love the muted colors with the purple accent trim. It's always fun seeing everyone's creations and use of the Ribbon Club Assortment.
    Blessings,
    Karen
    www.karen-mycurunnethover.blogspot.com

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  7. That's an awesome Hope sentiment! Love the purple ribbon.

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  8. I love this card! I must say I respect your restraint from using pink. Pink is my favorite color as well so Bravo for going outside your comfort zone Judy tfs.

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  9. Beautiful card. I love the image that you used, and the ribbon works wonderfully with it. Thanks for sharing with us.

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  10. Very lovely card. I like the image it's just gorgeous with the background you created. The purple ribbon is really beautiful with the black, gray and white.

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  11. The clear ribbon color tones goes so well with the silver based card.

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  12. Such a wonderful card! Love the gorgeous ribbon!
    Have a blessed day,
    Migdalia
    Crafting With Creative M

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  13. Gorgeous purple ribbon sets of this lovely peaceful scene!

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  14. Very nice card and the ribbon really pops on it. Thanks for sharing.

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  15. Great card I love your jazzed up the background and the double bow is perfect. thanks for sharing,

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  16. Hi Judy!
    I came by to take a closer look at your pink and purple card for the challenge that started today, but I don't see that one. I love that cute sentiment. Your cards are always adorable, and I really hope that you will swing by and link up with us at Word Art Wednesday. I always love having you play along. Have a blessed week!
    Karen, your RRR teamie
    www.wordartwednesday.blogspot.com

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  17. Love the stamp image, very pretty card! Love the purple ribbon you chose! tjigo

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  18. So pretty! Love the watercolor look! And welcome to RRR again!! So happy you are back!!

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