Today, we have a fun blog hop for all of our fans, readers, members, and subscribers! We have some great designers who are featured in Embellish Magazine's Premiere Issue who have created some awesome projects to share with you today. We are really excited about our first issue and its success and we hop you will celebrate with us this weekend.
Exclusive Crinkly Stained Ribbon Tutorial is now available to Embellish Magazine members and subscribers! If you have access to view the magazine, then you will have access to this great new tutorial! Embellish Magazine members and subscribers, please click here and login to access the video. If you get lost, go to the “Dashboard” and it will be the first posting under the “News” section.
If you are not already a member or subscriber, you can easily obtain access here.
Make sure you hop around to each designer and leave a comment on every blog. There will be prizes awarded to blog hoppers who leave a comment. There will be 10 winners of various prizes, including twine samplers, crinkly stained ribbon, Embellish Magazine subscriptions, Lawn Fawn stamps, and as an added surprise bonus a Clear and Simple Stamps gift certificate.
The blog hop will be open through Monday, May 31, 2010 at 5:00 pm EST. Winners will be announced on this blog on Tuesday as well as the selected 'mystery' designer's blogs.
The blogs will be chosen at random as will the winners, so make sure you leave some 'love' on each designer's blog for your chance to win the following:
5 persons will win a subscription to Embellish Magazine
2 persons will win a twine sampler
2 persons will win crinkly stained ribbon
2 persons will win Lawn Fawn stamps
1 person will win a $25 Clear and Simple Stamps gift certificate
*Make sure you stop by CSS blog for your chance to win*
Thank you to all of our sponsors, designers, and subscribers who have supported us on this great adventure!
- Trim white cardstock block and stamp grid pattern in red ink. Add distress ink to the edges and adhere to a 5.5 square card base.
- Stamp vintage post card image on white cardstock and add distress ink. Cut out and add crinkly stained ribbon and twine/button treatment.
- Pop postcard off card front.
- Die cut large scalloped circles from kraft colored tissue paper, crinkle, stain and add button treatment.
- Add poofy flowers to card front.
- Stamp sentiment on postcard.
- Add vintage red trim.
Stamps :: Waltzingmouse Stamps - blessed by you (sentiment), off beat backgrounds (grid background); Unity - vintage postcard
Ink :: PTI - pure poppy; SU! - chocolate chip; Ranger - vintage photo, old paper, tea dye
Cardstock :: PTI - dark chocolate, white
Embellishments :: Craft Supply - crinkly stained ribbon, tissue paper; Jenni Bowlin - buttons; KaiserCraft - red rhinestones (placed on buttons); May Arts - twine; Webster's Pages - red trim
Tools :: Spellbinders™ - wizard, big scalloped circle sm nestabilities (S4-250); ranger - blending tool