Sunday, August 18, 2013

The Ribbon Girl Colour Challenge....August

Hi folks...the third Sunday of the month means it's time for you to head over to The Ribbon Girl Blog for this month's colour challenge...crikey it hardly seems any time since the last one...it's that old time flies thing again but there you go...time and tide wait for no man and the colour chosen for this month is...
RED
and don't those cherries look absolutely yummy 
I decided to go with my favourite fruit...Summer would not be the same without delicious strawberries...also a chance to play with one of the new stamps that arrived from Penny Black...Homemade and the cute Jam Jar Cards and Die Cut Jam Jar Labels from Craftwork Cards and there's nothing more delicious than a pot of homemade strawberry jam...
Venetian Red Seam Binding...Hemp Twine and this gorgeous flower from the Chantilly Blooms Burgundy Set...
and of course the colour RED always reminds me of Christmas and another favourite Penny Black stamp...Nature's Best
and Tim's gorgeous Festive Berries Distress Ink Pad which just so happens to be a perfect match for the delicious Venetian Red Seam Binding and with a little help from the blending tool...this cute robin was done in no time...
 and I couldn't resist a little inky fun with the Ivory Resin Flatback Roses either...
you may have noticed that the card is not my usual 6" x 6" square...well we had a little accidente requiring a bit of chopping...after all the colouring and cutting out of holly leaves...no way was I starting all over again.
As always there is a fabulous prize up for grabs
from our lovely chums at Lili Of The Valley
and the 
so time for you to join in the fun....pop over and check out the gorgeous inspiration this month from my fellow teamies and I'll be back tomorrow to share some pics from my fun day at The Papeterie yesterday in the company of the Melt Pot and lots of crafty chums.
Hugs Kath xxx

23 comments:

Jane said...

2 stunning red cards Kath. The jam pot is really clever x

Glennis said...

Love them both - I often wondered what size your cards were!

PharmacyMichele said...

Both lovely cards, especially the Robin.

Michele.

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Love that jam pot and your Christmas card is fab too, what a great robin

Rita said...

Good Morning Kath. Gosh, what a beautiful array of cards. I love that Robin Redbreast. Enjoy your Day. Hugs Rita xxx

Joanne Summers said...

Good Morning, Beautiful cards as ever, Red my favourite colour. x

Ribbon Girl said...

Two lovely cards, and I could just eat some strawberry jam!! mary x

May said...

Hi Kath, Two Gorgeous Red themed cards, That Penny Black Stamp is Perfect...Hugs May x x x

vickiscraft said...

Beautiful cards Kath, I do those mice! ;)

vickiscraft said...

I did mean to say "love those mice! ;)

Christine B. said...

Hi Kath love your jam shaped card and it's so cute little mice.
Your robin one is beautiful too. Have a good day love and hugs x ChrisB

Paula Pascual said...

Gorgeous!

judkajudi said...

Gorgeous, gorgeous!! One for each card. Love red and you have used it well!!!!!!

Lin said...

SO GLAD I stopped today, Kath!! (the gingham made me do it :)) Love both of these happy cards, but the sweet bird on the holly stole my heart! Thank you for your inspiration always!

Alexandra said...

Both lovely cards Kath,the wee mice are cute & I can't believe we're so fast approaching Christmas already.
hugs from Alexandra xx

Redanne said...

Hi Kath, both cards are beautiful, I love your use of red and the gingham is fabulous on the jar. Hugs, Anne x

Stella said...

Love your cards today Kath. Using my Nature's Best stamp on some of my Christmas cards this year. Will colour some with blending.X

Barbara said...

Both of these are gorgeous! The jam jar is so cute and I love the robin and the holly! I've started on my Christmas cards and it's really not too early. Love the inspiration I get from your blog!

rachel said...

two fabulous cards Kath - I really love that jam pot idea - so very clever xx

Paper Junkie said...

This would be such a lovely card to give WITH a pot of jam! The only problem is that I only make raspberry jam, (with frozen fruit) - fresh strawberries would never make it into a pot.... Great to see the natures best robin again. I had such fun making cards with this stamp the Christmas before last - time to give him another airing. Thanks for all your inspirational samples Kath. X

trish said...

Hi Kath, lovely card to go with a pressie of home made jam and love the Christmas card, the red ribbon is gorgeous. Thanks for a great demo on Saturday afternoon at the Papeterie with your melt pot, I really enjoyed using one for the first time. Nice to chat to the other girls, not forgetting the lovely gent and his wife who were over the moon watching you...Trish

Craftin Suzie (Susan Flynn) said...

Wow these are gorgeous Kath love them both! Susan x

Karen Petitt said...

Absolutely beautiful! Lovely use of red, they are both so lush Karen x

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