Saturday, February 23, 2013

March Holiday Blog Hop featuring Rumple Ribbons!

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Welcome to the first blog hop featuring the members of the Lovebug Creations Creative Team!  We're featuring projects celebrating the upcoming March Holidays, and we're showing off some of the newest colors of our favorite Rumple Ribbons.

Now, truth be told, I have a lot of ribbons in my stash ... and I seldom used them on my cards, until I was introduced to Rumple Ribbons. I love the Rumple Ribbons' versatility and exploring new ways to use and enjoy putting the Rumple Ribbons on my cards.  And ooooh-la-la, the new colors?  LUSCIOUS!!

My very favorite color (really, of all time) is GREEN LEAVES!   Could it be that peridot is my birthstone?  Or that I'm Irish (at least a smidge)?  Or that my eyes are kinda this color?  Whatever ... love it!  Here's my project, celebrating March 17th's St. Patrick's Day:

I wove a background of Green Leaves Rumple Ribbons onto my green dotted background, first punching ribbon holes using my Sew Ribbon punch. I alternated the solid Green Leaf, with the green leaf-tipped-white. I cut the word frame "OH HAPPY DAY" using a cut file from Silhouette's Online store, and decided I rather like the pun, changing the Oh to an apostrophe'd O' ... such a punster. I accented the letters and lines between the words using a white gel pen.  I next added the clip-on orange hairbow simply because I liked it and had it from my recent Michael's clearance haul. That bow cost $0.02!!
Now, on to the business of a BLOG HOP!  There's of COURSE luscious candy, provided by our sponsor at Lovebug Creations, manufacturer of Rumple Ribbons. Follow and comment on EVERY Blog Hop blog and you get a chance to win 2 of the newly released Rumple Ribbon collections!  The winner will be announced on Monday morning on the Lovebug Creations blog. 

Head on over next to my friend DORCAS who will show you the cutest project!!  In case you get lost along the way, here's the full line-up:

2. Ellen (CardMonkey) -
6. Dawn Carlyle -


Kim Ricketts said...

very creative!

Kim :)

Stephanie Eaken said...

Love how you created this card Ellen! Such a fun technique!!

Tanya said...

WOW!! What a great idea!! I had to look closely to see the ribbon!! Yep, thought it was paper!! Great job my sweet friend!!

Anonymous said...

very smart!!!! I can imagine this in many many colors!

Lovebug Creations said...

I so love this card! The weaving of the ribbon was an amazing idea!!! you are so creative!!! Fabulous job!!!

Bug Hugs,

Anonymous said...

You are something else! What a great way to use the ribbon!!! I love it!!

dawnmercedes said...

Your ribbon ideas are always so clever!! I hope your March is mighty lucky!!

Pamela Lash said...

Ellen, what an inventive way to use our Rumple Ribbon and the whole concept is inspiring for cards! TFS and being a part of the LBC CT!
Mama LoveBug

Unknown said...

Love that card!!

An'Jenic G. said...

Wow such a fun and clever way to use the rumple ribbon. Cute card!!!

Sarah Biswabic said...

Very cute card!

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