Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Ribbon Carousel Challenge...Sweet 'n Sassy Stamps

Thank you for playing along with all of us last week!  Can you believe we are already into April?!  April is going to bring some changes to the Ribbon Carousel Challenge blog, and we will share all of that with you as the month goes on and we begin our birthday countdown!  For today, we are ready to play. 
This week’s challenge is all about Springtime!  Go ahead, give a good stretch of those weary legs! Let’s see all the pretty spring colors and/or images that make us think of springtime! 

I've been using the Ribbon Carousel's 1.5" Ivory Wired Net Ribbon lately...the great thing about it (besides how it looks) is that it stays exactly where you put it. I think it also adds a beautiful, muted shabby look to a card or project. I've also included some May Arts silk ribbon that hopefully we'll be able to purchase in Corinna's store soon. (Fingers crossed!)

Our sponsor this week is Sweet N Sassy Stamps.
The prize offered up by Sweet N Sassy Stamps is 3 Digital Stamps of your choice!
Your creation can be anything from cards, quilts, sewn items, paper crafts, paintings! *** Be sure to have ribbon, bakers twine, jute twine, lace, thread (basically anything that comes on a spool). ***

We'd love for you to join us this week! Here are the details:
  • Make your NEW creation following the ribbon carousel challenge of the week. Any submissions made prior to the challenge date will be deleted. Be sure to include some type of ribbon, twine, hemp, lace....basically, anything that comes on a spool.
  • Load your creation up onto your blog or a public viewing forum like Splitcoast Stampers, (use the keyword RCC47) with a direct link back to THIS post. Including the challenge graphic isn’t a requirement, but sure is appreciated! (A participant of our very first challenge didn’t link back or mention our challenge and couldn’t be named Top Spool, so don’t let that happen to you!)
  • Link up your creation using the Inlinkz button at the bottom of this post. Your image may take a little while to pop up, but don’t worry, it will appear shortly.
  • Come back the Friday after the challenge ends to see if YOU are a Top Spool! 

Stamps: Egg-stra Special (Verve Stamps)
Paper: 5th Avenue dp (Melissa Frances), Kraft, Vintage Cream
Ink: Versafine Onyx Black, Antique Linen & Vintage Photo distress inks (Ranger)
Accessories: 1.5" Ivory Wired Net Ribbon (Ribbon Carousel), Ivory Silk Ribbon (May Arts), Quinn Flourish die (memory box), paper distresser, dauber, dimensionals, needle & thread, paper flower (Kaisercraft), flowers from a pick, Lacey circle Nestability (Spellbinders), pearls
Size: 4 1/4" X 5 1/2"
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  1. Another fab card Andrea :) Love that netting ribbon - must have!! Gorgeous vintage combo of pinks and blues and love the tattered edges. Px

  2. Love the distressed edges and that Verve butterfly is precious on the sentiment panel. Gorgeous use of the ribbon too :)

  3. Love all the soft spring colors!! Netted ribbon is wonderful along with sentiment and the Verve butterfly!!!

  4. Wow! Love these colors and the whole doggone thing! Such sweet pastels and girlie stuff...

  5. LOOOOOOVE! Andrea--I've missed stopping by your blog! I am hoping to have more time this weekend/early next week...I have got to catch up!

    LOVE this photo and card--you make shabby/chic/elegance/vintage look so easy! LOOOOOOVE:)

    ps...I got a SUPER amazing card from you two weeks ago! LOOOOOOVE it! Your coloring amazes me! I am hanging it up in my studio and using it as inspiration! :) HUGS! LOVE YA!

  6. Hi Andrea,
    A gorgeous card and so romantic looking. I love it so much I just had to pin it on my Pinterest board Favourite cards of the day.
    All the best Linda

  7. Delightfully shabby! The layout makes this look like a cross, which is really cool and inspirational.

  8. As you will be able to tell, I am doing some catching up!!! Stunning!!!


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