Wednesday, 20 April 2011

Amber's Crafts & Stuffs #6 Ribbons & Bow's


At Amber's Crafts & Stuff this week we are challenged to get out our ribbon and/or bows. Great challenge eh!! I know you all love your ribbons so come and join us here, and take a look at the inspiration from the rest of the design team.  

As you can plainly see, I through everything at this card. I turned up my pink girly girl meter and just went to town. The picture below show the bottom layer of the easel..a plain piece of card that swivels out on a brad...so plenty of room to write on. I saw this idea on Chocolate Crafts & Bears, Carol uses this a lot with her shaped easel cards and you can see an example here.  Her blog is quite inspiring so give yourself a treat and take a visit 
 The Image I used is again a Sugar Nellie Adorable, she's called Grace and no doubt you've seen her about other blogs..she's very popular.
Promarkers used..
Amethyst & Orchid; Ice Grey 1; Pastel & Rose pink, Carnation, Blossom, Dusky Rose & Cerise;
Tan & Vanilla for Skin;
Terracotta, Cinnamon & Cocoa for Hair.
Ci
I actually tied my bows free hand...but I tied them the same way you do using a bow maker - I think they turned out pretty much the same. I cant' remember where I saw the tutorial for adding ribbon around an image...I'm ashamed to say ...but I stuck it down with double sided and then put another circle behind it too to hold it all properly in place. 

 I have paper candy (as the packet calls it) all around the lower layer...they are like fake brads. I used quite a few die cuts on this didn't I !!
The sentiment is from a vellum quote book, and I dismantled an embellishment to use the little hugs and kisses charms...threading them through the bow on a swirled wire. 


My Receipe...
Image - Sugar Nellie
Colourants - Promarkers
Ribbons - Joycraft
Card Candy - Craftworks Cards 
Embossing Folder - Sizzex
Button Brad - V&A Hondoverian Epoxy Brads
Charms, Gems, Sentiment  - Stash
DP's - Craft Creations

I'd Like to Join in the Following challenges :-
Going Grey With Scrap Creations ... Use A Digital Image
Cupcake Crafts ... Lots Of Layers
House Of Gilli .. Stripes & Bling
The Stamp Fairy ... For the Girls with a Sentiment
Card Cupids ... Pastels
Paper Sundaes ... Texture
Crafts & Me ... Pink & Sweet
I Love Promarkers ... (I really, really do) Anything Goes
Simon Says Stamp ... Emboss It 


19 comments:

Stacey G.- 2 Craf-t-4u said...

Oooh- Aaahh! So girly and so pretty Linda! Love all the girly details! Great easel card, love the diecuts and the ruffled ribbon!

dj1952 said...

You should have use some pink on the card. LOL It really is gorgeous, and all of the ribbon and details you added are great. I keep trying to remember to get some of the paper candy, they look great. I really like the idea of the swing-away base to have a place to leave your sentiments. Hugs, dj

Dorcas said...

You're doing great with these easel cards , Lin! And nice coloring too.:-) I love those paper candies too. I haven't seen them here but a blogging buddy in Ireland sent me a package, I love em, especially when its too late to add an eyelet! lol

Ulina /Apricot Bubbles said...

How cute is that?!!! All these colour shades of pink and purple - ohh, sooo pretty!
The ruffled ribbon really adds a lot to the card!
And I love how you coloured the girl!
Hugs,
Uli

may-chu said...

so pretty! I love all the layers and the colors.
May xx

Tine said...

Hi Lindy. Great card shape and very pretty girly colours. I like the ruffled ribbon. Very creative. Thanks for joining us at I ♥ Promarkers.
Tine :)

xxxtglxxx said...

Oh this is just a dream :) Stunning easel card, its just outstanding! Gorgeous image and wonderfully coloured. I love your card candy and all the dies, bows and bling. :)

Thanks so much for joining us at I ♥ promarkers this week.

hugs

xxalisonxx

Liza said...

Gorgeous work, I love all the layers. Thanks for joining us this week at CCC.

Liza x

Nannieflash said...

Hi Linda, wow what stunning colour choice, and I love your image and the card easel design. with hugs Shirleyxxxx

Catherine said...

Thank you for joining us at Cupcake Craft this week with such a beautiful card ! Good luck !

Angie Kay said...

Always love the great job you do I left you an award on my blog keep up the good work

Saskia said...

Lovely to see your work at Card Cupids, thanks!!

Greetings, Saskia
(guest designer)

WeirdCat said...

This is very pretty, lovely colours, thank you for joining us at I ♥ Promarkers this week
Ruth x

sandra's crafty corner said...

loving the shape hunni, and yep she is gorgeous
thanks for playing along at creative craft challenges and good luck xxx

Emma H said...

Super girly and super cute! Thanks for joining us at Stamp Fairy this week!

Jacqueline said...

great layout and nice use of pastel colours. Thanks for playing along at Card Cupids.
Hugs. Jacqueline

Yone said...

Lovely Round Shape Easel Card ! Tks for joining us this week at House of GILLI ! Hugs, Yone

my crafting creations said...

Super cute easel card. Momo sent me ( now a follower ) and I havent been blogging long. I only have one project posted so far but feel free to stop by and take a look around.

Happy Crafing,
Kim
http://mycraftingcreations.com

Sheree said...

Gorgeous!! You cant appreciate the details unless you click on the picture... You have put so much into this card and your colouring is fabulous!!

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