Tuesday, June 21, 2011

More Ribbon Girl Fun....

Morning folks....I'm always mega excited when my monthly DT kit pops through the letterbox from The Ribbon Girl....I can't wait to open it and drool over the Ribbon Girl yumminess within and if you're wondering if this is another addiction....got it in one. Ribbon...Lace...Seam Binding...Divine Twine and buttons give me a warm fuzzy feeling and send me into raptures of delight.   Don't worry I'm not going doolally...just telling the world and his wife how much I love The Ribbon Girl goodies and it's time to share some more cards I made with this month's kit.

I decided to try and make flower petals with May Arts Loopy Trim and it was easier than I thought.   Fix one end of the trim to a large Sticky Dot...shape into a petal...fix the other end to the Sticky Dot...trim and fix to card....once you have all the petals in place..cover the Sticky Dot centre with a brad.  The gems came from a Crystal Flourish which I cut up and coloured with Promarkers and don't you just love that gorgeous Cotton Lace.
This card was inspired by my lovely Hero Arts buddy Shari Carroll who did a fabulous watercolour technique using Tim Holtz new Distress Stains...yes inking your stamps with the dauber on the bottle...why didn't I think of that....to watch Shari in action....pop over HERE

finishing off with this gorgeous Pale Pink Organza Sheer Spot Ribbon
and Pale Raspberry Pink Dewdrops

And guess what's arrived in the cubbyhole....yes the Rolled Daisy Die.that Shari featured on her video along with a couple of other must-haves...can't believe I've managed to live so long without these guys..
a big thank you to Tracy from Dies to Die For for sending them supersonic mail to arrive in the cubbyhole the next day and I've had a little die-cutting session stocking up on gorgeous rolled flowers...
made with the yummy felt from....yes you've guessed The Ribbon Girl.
And hey it's Midsummer's Day....well that's a bit of a misnomer if ever there was one..how can it be Midsummer when Summer has barely graced us with it's presence yet....well not in this part of the country for sure...I think I've sussed out the weather...one day nice and dry...the next miserable and wet and today I think is going to be the latter so I'm off to put the kettle on and then look out the rain jacket and boots for our morning stroll.  Today's also the longest day....ENJOY...whatever the weather.  Catch up with you all tomorrow when I'll be sharing what's on my workdesk over at WOYWW
Hugs Kath xxx

19 comments:

Anesha said...

wonderful card and I just love those flowers! Hugs to Buddy and waiting for the photo of the Santa hat. :)

petra,s cards said...

goodmorning kath and buddy, verry gorgeous cards!!! great colours!! and the little flowers are stunning!!!
xx petra

lilyf said...

Beautiful cards Kath and what a great idea making flowers out of the ribbon - very effective how you have done it.

sparklygirl-Tina said...

Hi Kath

Gorgeous, Gorgeous cards - just love your designs...

Also love the felt flowers (drool....) can I ask what machine did you use to die cut them from the felt. I've only got a Cuttlebug do you think it would work with that...???

Big hugs to you and Buddy.

Tina
XXXXX

kathleen said...

Moning Both.Gorgeous cards Kath.Those flowers are great.
Have a good day and enjoy your stroll.
Kathleen x

Lorraine said...

Love your card Kath, love the flower you made from the ribbon. Your new die namics made absolutely gorgeous felt flowers.

Stamping 4 Pleasure said...

Great cards and lovely die cut flowers! You have been having fun haven't you?!

Off to check out that Shari link next!

Hugs, Sandra

weewiccababe said...

absolutely gorgeous cards - can't make up my mind which I like best, love the flower and kraft on the first but love the watercolour effect on the 2nd.
it's merrily drizzling away here too, and poor wee Faith has her sports day in an hour
Debz
x

Tab said...

Oh I love the ribbon girl too....fabulous selection of cards, Kath, love how you have made the flower with the trim :o)....and those felt flowers are yum-o....might NEED those dies, myself LOL....
Hugs Tab xxx

butlersabroad said...

Beautiful cards kath, the first one is truly inspired, making the flower petals from ribbon trim, and I just love the soft colours of the second card.

Hugs
Brenda

Kathleen said...

These are just beatiful cards and your flowers are fabulous, especially love the pink one made for the Ribbon Girl challenge.

Kath x

Kat said...

Stunning cards Kath. Love that watercolour technique. Love those felt flowers you've made with your new dies.

Kat xx

Christine B. said...

Hi Kath, what fabby felt flowers you have made the colours are lovely. Your card is beautiful using the ribbon. See you tomorrow Hugs x ChrisB

Paula said...

The flower on the first with the pink on kraft plus the delectable cotton lace ribbon wins over the second by a whisker for me though I have to say I love that sheer organza polka dot & your striped panel across the boom of that. Felt has been creeping into my awareness too. Hope hope you didn't get too wet.
Paula (PEP)

Erika said...

Great dies Kath and beautiful cards as always. x

The Sticky Elf said...

Gorgeous card Kath and I love those flowers! Thank you for taking the time to visit my blog and comment on my altered art attempt. I couldn't have done it without you.
Nxxx

MaryBeth said...

Gorgeous cards, colors and oh my those flowers are fabulous! Thanks for sharing!

Annette said...

I came over from the blog hop, but saw this and just had to comment. It's lovely, so simple and so elegant and effective. Love it. Annette xx

KraftyKaren said...

Beautiful cards Kath and I am trying to ignore those scrummy dies - love the little felt flowers. I am trying to tell myself that I don't need anymore dies LOL!!!

Karen x

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