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5.26.2010

Embellish Magazine Blog Hop





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*




Embellish Blog

Ryann Salamon

Tessa Wise

Charlene Austin

Renee Van Stralen

Lori Roop

Julie Campbell

Sara Martina Parker

Tammy Fite

Heather Pulvirenti

Regan D'Agostino

Emily Niehaus

Maile Belles

Tiffany Johnson

Anya Schrier

Leigh Ann Baird

Amy Rohl

Mariana Grigsby

Kelly Marie Alvarez

Michelle Woerner

Tina Fussell

Maureen Plut

Brenda Weaver

Julie Lacey

Ashley Cannon Newell

Clear & Simple Stamps

Embellish Blog


Thank you to all of our sponsors, designers, and subscribers who have supported us on this great adventure!



Instructions

  1. 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.
  2. Stamp vintage post card image on white cardstock and add distress ink. Cut out and add crinkly stained ribbon and twine/button treatment.
  3. Pop postcard off card front.
  4. Die cut large scalloped circles from kraft colored tissue paper, crinkle, stain and add button treatment.
  5. Add poofy flowers to card front.
  6. Stamp sentiment on postcard.
  7. Add vintage red trim.

Supplies

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

79 comments:

Maureen said...

gorgeous, Ashley!!! I am hooked on that crinkly ribbon now too !! LOL Thank-you for the amazing opportunity to design and be a part of your incredible publication...it's been fun to hang out with all you talented designers :) A big thrill for me :)

Luana said...

all of your work is so amazing and inspiring....thanks so much!

Heather P. said...

This is soooooo pretty, Ash!

Mona L. Pendleton said...

Gorgeous card Ashley! That aqua ribbon & red rhinestones really pop right off the card!

Lorna said...

I'm an avid lurker on your blog and just love your style! Very very pretty cards each and every time...thank you for the inspiration!

sarahmartina said...

Great commercial, great sponsors, great card, great hop! :) Love it all!

gladyschia2010 said...

love your cards! gorgeous card as always! tFS!

AMIT said...

Your card is really good.

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Kelly said...

I love the crinkly ribbon -- what a fun way to add texture!

Monika Reeck said...

Ooh wooow I love your crinkly ribbon too and love your flower too ooh my your card is STUNNING Ashley...Love this!!

Adit Creation said...

Nice blog it is maintained good and also have good post about Web Design and Graphic Web Design.

Erin (Homemade Cards by Erin) said...

That card is a work of art, wow!

Laura O'Donnell said...

such a fun mix of product on your card, Ashley!

Lynn said...

Ashley,
Thanks so much for the inspiration! Love all of the wonderful details! I appreciate the opportunity to win too!

Laurie said...

This is so beautiful! I love the ribbon on the postcard! You are amazing with this vintage look!

Mary Anne / MA54K said...

This is my first time visiting your blog and I am leaving wanting more! You have amazing creations and I will now be visiting daily. Beautiful card for the hop!

Leigh Ann Baird said...

Oh my...your card is beyond gorgeous! I can't wait to see the ribbon tutorial! Thanks so much for all your hard work in bringing us the fabulousness that is Embellish!

Angel said...

Wow! Such a beautiful card!

jan said...

Wouldn't know about the Embellish Blog hop and new publication without you Ashley! You always have great projects, thanks for sharing!

Cammie said...

I LOVE every detail of this card! I don't often leave a comment, but I do visit daily. Thank you for all the inspiration and tips you share!

GabrielaD said...

How cute! I love all the detail.

Wow.

Tammy said...

Gorgeous!!! Guess I "need" some crinkly ribbon!!! :-)

Emily (stampingout on SCS) said...

What a gorgeous vintage creation, Ashley! Love this! :)

Christina said...

So beautiful! I am loving the wrinkled ribbon and those gorgeous buttons!

Brenda said...

You've got so many amazing details going on here, from the fab crinkly ribbon to the flower embellishments and the sweet button and trim. Love it!
Thanks for allowing me to be a part of Embellish magazine and for organizing a fun blog hop!
I love the commercial!

Amy Rohl said...

Completely gorgeous, Ashley!

Thanks again for the invite to hop!

Cassie_lu said...

amazing project with the crinkly ribbon.

Julie said...

Gorgeous card, Ashley! The hop seems to be going so well! What a great response so far! Thank you for including me in your awesome publication! :)

Sylvia said...

Beautiful cards! I have not been to your blog before, but love looking at the challenge cards in the magazine! Congratulations on your online magazine!

Kathy Martin said...

Love your card and all those fabulous trims! :)

havingfunwithpaper said...

loving all your designs and yes wrinkle ribbon is addicting and very easy to make:)

Mariana Grigsby said...

Gorgeous card Ashley! That ribbon and those flowers are amazing!

Charlene Austin said...

Fun fun fun!! Each and every blog participant had such an amazing entry. Thanks so much for planning this great hop!! Loved it!

Sally said...

Over the top! Love the red edging and the rhinestones on the buttons.

Vera W. Yates (Ling) said...

Ashely, as always your project always look so stunning! And congrats on the premiere of the magazine!

LeAnne said...

That crinkly ribbon is fun, but your tutorial blanked out on me....I hope I can get it to work again later, because I love this effect. Good job on the mag, it's great! So is your card!

Steph Zerbe said...

Simply gorgeous card! Love the postage stamps and all the distressing. And the video rocks! Well done! It make a great representation of your emag! Just awesome!

terra said...

You make the most amazing cards. I love the ribbon it really adds to the cards. Thanks for the giveaways.

catherinedewaal said...

Wow!!! The ribbon and flowers are amazing. Thanks for sharing!

Shaz Wall said...

The red trim is just AWE-Worthy! I love the
of this card.

Nancy L. said...

your card is beautiful! always such an inspiration!

Corrina said...

Wow! This is amazing.

Hobbs Ohana said...

Your card is beautiful as ALWAYS! What nice goodies and what talent!

anya said...

Amazing card Ashley! There is so much depth and texture - I just love it! The video tutorial is fantastic, too, thank you for sharing that!

Ayana Posadas said...

Fantastic card, Ashley!!!
Always so inspiring!

Kelly Massman said...

Beautiful!

Agata said...

Gorgeous! Love the flowers!

BonnieRose said...

U are a rock star.. love that wrinkled ribbon!

Karen B. said...

Fantastic layout and design, perfectly aged.

Jennifer Rzasa said...

I always love the texture and dimension you add to your cards!

The Mize of Texas said...

Cute card! Have loved both of your most recent posts.

sara said...

Love the stamp sets!

trinharrieta said...

Gorgeous, Ashley!

Staci said...

I love how you are so talented across the spectrum. You do clean and simple well, and shabby well too! Cute card!

Lisette said...

I love your shabby chic style.

Helen F. said...

So so beautiful, Ashley! Love your ribbons and bows :o)

jackielwatson said...

Awesome card, just love it, love it

gail said...

I love everything about this card --it is absolutely gorgeous. So much great texture-- I just want to touch it. Outstanding!!

Suz said...

wasn't sure if I left comment on right post Love all your cards & may have went down too far ooohhing & ahhhing

Tracy Ross said...

This is an amazing give away! I can't wait to do the crinkly ribbon! Thanks for sharing!!!

Amylucimar said...

OKAY! im getting in my car right now and driving to my mom's house. why? cause that card is so pretty it makes me wanna slap my momma WOW!

Erika's Cupboard said...

Fantastic card as always. Do you EVER make anything other than perfect? LOL Wonderful job.

jo said...

Love your style! This is fabulous! :)

Taheerah (*LittleMissT*) said...

Congratulations on your first issue Ashley, I think I'll be becoming one of your subscribers very soon! Thanks for the hop and the opportunity to win too!

Laura.K said...

Wow. Wow. Wow. LOVELY. so beautiful. I love it.

Be(e) said...

Love your card, Ashley!! So much inspiration all tucked into one little card! Amazing work!!

Chloe said...

Ashley... you have done such a great job with Embellish mag... the moment I saw the first issue for sale, and for so cheap, I just jumped at the chance to be inspired. Thanks for an inspiring publication! Love your card here too!

Brenda Ponder said...

Wow that card is amazing! And you have done such a great job with the magazine, thank you!

suzARTe said...

this hop has been fantastic. Will definitely be visiting all the blogs again when I have more time. thanks so much for all the inspiration and I always enjoy all your beautiful cards

Jess said...

Bold and beautiful! Love it!

ileana said...

what a gorgeous card! Love the flowers!! the red bling in their centers are great

Diana B said...

Love the "modern" vintage look of your card(s) you really have a great style!

youiesmom said...

Love the look of your card. Just beautiful!!!

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Traveling Mama said...

Ashley! The commercial is AWESOME!!! I love your design too!! Hugs!

Stamping Cafe said...

WOW, this is totally gorgeous!! Love it!!

mdog said...

I love it!! Thanks

Mags said...

wooo... I love the vintage look. That teal color is something I want to do in my bathroom. So clean looking. Great Job!

Lynne Phelps said...

Love that crinkly ribbon, and those buttons are fabulous! I'm a huge Waltzingmouse fan. Love how all the elements on this card pull together!

Michelle said...

Oh my goodness.This is gorgeous!!

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