Friday, April 13, 2012

Really Reasonable Ribbon April Blog Hop!



The April Really Reasonable Ribbon Blog Hop is extra special this month! We are teaming up with the girls over at The Rubber Cafe for twice the fun! Start your hop at The Rubber Cafe Blog, and then visit all the designers, ending with the RRR Blog!

There will be two prizes offered on the blog hop – one on the RRR blog and one on The Rubber CafĂ© Blog.  Prizes winners will be selected randomly from comments.

You should be coming to my blog from the blog of my "real life" friend, Karen (By Design), who is also doing this hop as part of the Rubber Cafe team! Karen and I have been friends for about 6 years. We live near each other and are  both part of a crafty group which gets together monthly. This is Karen's first DT and first hop...so make sure to leave her some love!

Check out the RRR April Ribbon Club! Lots of spring colors!


Here is the card I made for the hop, using the amazing Rubber Cafe stamps and luscious RRR ribbons!


I stamped the Grater Floral stamp in brown ink and colored it with Copic markers. I like this stamp because you can color the flowers in colors to make it work for three of the four seasons! I colored mine with soft, spring colors, to match the ribbon. The sentiment is also a Rubber Cafe stamp, called Fabulous Phrases.


I used ribbons from the RRR April Ribbon Club to create my rolled roses. I use Glubers and Beacon Fabri-tac glue to make my roses. With some types of ribbon, the Glubers dots are not enough adhesive to hold the roses together.


I added a pearl to the center of each rose, and then tiny pearls to my sentiment block.

Happy spring! And enjoy the hop!

Next, hop over to Michelle's Blog (Inspiration Blooms).

If you get lost, here is the Blog Hop List:

The Rubber Cafe Blog
Trudy
Judy
Irit
Bonnie
Rita
Heidi
Cherry
Misty
Renea
Dawn
Karen
Gloria  -YOU ARE HERE!
Michelle
Jan
Tesa
Emily
Kristine
Jeanne
Natt
Corri
Michele
Cheryl
Really Reasonable Ribbon Blog


Supply List:
Cardstock: American Crafts Charcoal; Copic Xpress It White
Designer paper: My Mind's Eye Miss Caroline Dolled Up
Stamps: The Rubber Cafe Grater Floral, Fabulous Phrases
Ink: Clearsnap: Colorbox Graphic 45 Decades Photogenic; Colorbox Archival Mudslide; Colorbox Fluid Chalk Ice Blue; Copic markers
Ribbon: Really Reasonable Ribbon April Ribbon Club
Pearls: Want2Scrap
Die cutting system: Spellbinders: Grand Calibur; Big Scalloped Circles LG, Standard Circles SM, Labels Eighteen
Adhesive: Cosmo Cricket Glubers; Beacon Fabri-tac; Scotch 3M tape, foam tape

50 comments:

reneabouquets said...

Beautiful stamping and fabulous flowers!

Karen T said...

Love your card Gloria! - looks great with the new Blog layout too! :)

MicheleC said...

So pretty and those flowers are adorable!

TesaB said...

Yay! I knew you'd do something absolutely stunning and you sure did! :) FAb flowers and wonderful colors. Love your new blog look too!!!!

Dawn's Craft Place said...

Love your flowers and great design.
The blog is looking good sweetie

Kristine Reynolds said...

Fabulous card! Love those ribbon flowers!

Dee in N.H. said...

Love it!!! Fabulous flowers and I just love that cheese grater with the flowers coming out!

Denise said...

OHhhhh...more ribbon flowers! I...must...try...this!!!! Love the card! So very pretty!!

Jan Hennings said...

love your ribbon flowers!

Rita Barakat said...

Beautiful! I can't get over how perfect your ribbon flowers look! mine never look that way! lol!

Natt Smith said...

Pretty card ! I gotha make some rosette like that. They look really cute !

Natt Smith said...

Pretty card ! I gotha make some rosette like that. They look really cute !

Divinity said...

wow! your card is gorgeous! love love love those rosettes!!! :) so pretty :)

Divinity said...

btw, is there a tutorial for making these rosettes??? i'd like to try some myself....

http://scrap-n-patch.blogspot.ca

thanks :)
divinity

Rosalee said...

Beautiful Rosette's. Love the sentiment too. TFS
Hugs, Rosalee

Natalie said...

Love the rolled roses! Beautiful! Super sweet stamp and your coloring is a delight!!

Sassy said...

What a great Spring card! So beautiful ... card and ribbon flowers!

lharnish said...

Love the ribbon roses. A great entry in the blog hop :-)

AmyJ said...

What a great card. I love the colors you chose to use and the flowers are so pretty.

Teresa Godines #6857 said...

Beautiful card. I love that image.

Regena said...

Love ur card! those roses are stunning!!

Miranda said...

Beautiful! Love the grater! The ribbon flowers are awesome.
Miranda :)
www.nanasscrapspot.com

Caryn S said...

The card is lovely and the ribbon roses just complete it!

efj said...

I Love Love Love making cards. This was a beautiful card. Thank you for sharing your talent with us.

Char said...

Pretty card and I especially LOVE the ribbon roses that you made. I have to find a tut to show how to make those!!

Glamour said...

Rolled ribbon flowers I love them!

kristacheryl said...

LOVE IT!!!!!!!!!1

Becky Dunham said...

What a lovely card Gloria! I love your ribbon roses! And that stamp is so cute and versatile!

Rose said...

super pretty!!! love the rolled blooms :)

Cheryl Walker said...

Awww Gloria your flowers are Beautiful hun!!! I love your card, you did a beautiful job on all the details!!!
Hugs,
Cheryl

Debbie said...

Beautiful card! Love the flowers!

christi said...

cute ribbon flowers. i love the retro look of your cards today.

Laraine R said...

Beautiful card!

Imogene said...

Your card is so pretty!!!I love the colors!!!
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Rebecca Mosher said...

Love the ribbon flowers, the whole card is beautiful :)

Jacquie Southas said...

beautiful flowers Gloria & the detailed photos are AMAZING!

Bonnie said...

Your card is beautiful Gloria and I LOVE your rolled ribbon roses. I really like that Rubber Cafe stamp too. I missed that one the first time. Might have to do some more shopping!!

Holly AKA KopyKat said...

love love love those ribbon flowers! So cute.

Rhonda Miller said...

What a lovely card. Those ribbon flowers are great. TFS.

Sherri said...

pretty card

Sharon said...

I really love this card. Wouldn't it be great or is it grate, to get it in the mail?

Michele from MS said...

Another beautiful project Gloria!! I really must learn how to make those ribbon flowers! Thanks so much for sharing msmith38652@gmail.com
http://michelescraftroom.blogspot.com/

pepper75 said...

This is great and something that I could see myself doing. Thank you for the great insripation for my next card!!

Sue D said...

So pretty--great stamping and love the ribbon flowers.

April said...

I love your card! The ribbon roses adds so much! Great job!

Melissa M said...

very pretty card! Love the ribbon roses (mine don't turn out so well, need more practice)

Scrappy Rat said...

I'm pretty sure that's the first time I've ever seen a grater on a stamp! :) Cute card!

Vail said...

Very pretty' love the ribbon flowers.

Monica said...

gorgeous stamping.. love it

Jaylon Neot said...

It is really lovely card which you share above. Those ribbon flowers are excellent. This flowers such a perfect for the card. I impressed by that.

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