Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Black Friday at Paper Temptress

Yep starting Black Friday on Wednesday here at 

PaperTemptress and it is lasting until Sunday at midnight PT 

time….EVERYTHING (that isn’t already on sale) is 25% off 

EVERYTHING.  Wow is all I can say, plus all ribbon 

including the May Art ribbon is already 40% off and all 

Hambly Studio overlays, screenprints, and stickers are 

already 60% off so a great time to add amazing cardstock, 

ribbon, and more to your stash!  

So head on over and take a look.....Paper Temptress

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Christmas Gift Box

Hi everyone….I’ve created a gift box….usingPaper Temptress card stockolive,white,and kraft along with recollection DP from Michael’s….the image is Nina May from Paper Cupcake and I colored them with my spetrum noir markers….added a little dollie and one of my handmade crochet flowers and Paper Temptress white and gold ribbon….I also attach a little red ribbon too….

Monday, November 12, 2012

Paper Cupcake Challenge

On Paper Cupcakes challenge there'e a new freebie (be sure you pick yours up..simple adorable!!!) and you are to use it on this weeks challenge....and the challenge is to make a card using the freebie image by Nina May...and to use one or more snowflakes somewhere on the card....easy......
Here I've played with some of mine distress inks....I stamp the tree image and emboss it with black ink...then I added crackle paint (picket fence) for the snow....color and cut my image out and pop dot it up ...added my cricut cut snowflake to the top with some tulle and ribbon....
I'm making some tags to put on my Christmas package to give that extra touch....
So come on over and play with us this's a lot of fun....

Saturday, November 10, 2012

Spirit of Christmas

"In the eyes of children, we find the joy of Christmas. In their hearts, we find its meaning."

As joyous as Christmas is for most families, for some, their holidays are filled with worry, medical treatments and tests, and pain -- for their child must be hospitalized or she or he needs long-term care rather than being home with their families. 

For these kids, Santa doesn't slip down a chimney but rather, often comes in the guise of community volunteers who help make the season bright.  

  Now, have I inspired you to make and donate your own banner or a Christmas card or two to the I Feel the Love Project?  I hope so!  Because if you will, you'll be entered into a drawing to win my:

Super-Fantastic Gift Basket
Throughout the month of December, I'll be adding crafty goodness to this basket so that it will be over-flowing and ripe and ready for under your tree. I'll be picking the winner on Christmas Eve, announcing the winner on Christmas Day, and if you win, you'll have the basket in your hands by New Year's Day!! 
Stay tuned to the CardMonkey blog over the next few weeks leading up to the drawing, as I'll be posting the contents of the basket as they mount. 
 OK, so to win the GRAND PRIZE (all continents are welcome!), here's what you must do:
1.  Be a follower of the CardMonkey blog and tell me in your comment how I can contact you.
2.  Leave a comment telling me what you plan to make and send to the IFTL project by their deadline, December 10.  Then do it!  Go to for mailing information for your card or banner.  Your card or banner MUST be received by Madison by the deadline to be eligible to win the GRAND prize!  
NOT READY FOR PRIME TIME??  You can still win great blog candy just by being here and commenting on as many banner makers' blogs over the course of the next three days.  
Since we have more than 50 banner makers today, tomorrow and Monday, I'll be picking 5 blogs at random, and then one random comment from that Blog site, for that commenter to win one of five great prizes, which are:
  1. Susan Bermudez, Independent Consultant for Creative Memories, donating a $20 gift certificate for Creative Memories products from her catalog (
  2. Scrappin' Madge: $25 Gift Certificate to The Scrappin Lounge Shoppe (
  3. Fresh Brewed Designs: Two prizes - One prize is a rubber stamp, Item #497 "Cutie Pie Ice Skating" (, and the other is a $15 Digital Stamp gift card.
  4. The Paper Temptress ( - Owner Patricia Dunbar will donate a $25 Gift Certificate to her online store, the Paper Temptress.
  5. The Pinque Peacock ( - Owners Jessica Shelton will donate a gift certificate to her NEW store (products are being added daily -- watch as she grows!)
  6. In addition, Close to My Heart Independent Consultant Lucy Kelleher will award a $20 gift certificate to a randomly-selected hopper who visits her blog ( and/or Facebook page ( and posts a comment about the banner blog hop!
P.S. -- Be sure to check out as many blogs as you can, as several will be providing their own blog candy with their own requirements.  If I catch them along the way, I'll add them to this list, as a shout out of gratitude, and also so you don't miss out on some sweet candy(canes!)... I just might have a prize here too!!!! (HINT....HINT)

Here is the Hop line up for Saturday, November 10:
  1. Ellen ♥ CardMonkey -
  2. Jessica -
  3. Lezlye -
  4. Edwina -
  5. Jenny -
  6. Shawnee -
  7. Scrappin Madge -
  8. Jeannie D. -
  9. Jessica E.~
  10. Kimi ~ 
  11. Janet ~
  12. Theresa Neubaum ~
  13. Khrista -
  14. An'Jenic -
  15. Jennifer R -
  16. Gloria W.

Thursday, November 8, 2012

RRR Pre-Holiday No Calorie BLOG CANDY!

This post will remain on top until the drawing on 12/8. Please scroll down for the new daily posts.
We are truly blessed here at Really Reasonable Ribbon with some wonderful customers. 
As a thank you we are offering this fun Blog Candy giveaway shown below (valued at over $75) as a treat for one lucky reader this holiday season. 
 RRR Pre-Holiday BLOG CANDY Prize

All of the items in this prize assortment can be found on the Really Reasonable Ribbon website. Along with our huge selection of ribbon and trims, you can also find lots of great adhesive items, the Scor-Buddy Mini Scoring tablet, and many great embellishments. Be sure to stop over at our website today and take a look around.
How do you sign up for a chance to win this great prize?
We'd love to have you do one or more of the following:
  • Become a follower. We LOVE having you come by and our followers help us out in so many ways.
  • 'Like' Really Reasonable Ribbon on Facebook.
  • Grab our 'I love RRR' badge and display it on your blog (it's located near the top of the right column).
  • Tell your friends about us and our giveaway. Blog about it, twitter it, facebook it or just tell a friend.  Happy customers are our best advertisement!
 In order to be entered in the drawing, please use the Inlinkz tool at the bottom of this blog post and enter the appropriate information. (The drawing will be made using the entries from the Inlinkz list only, not the comments.)
The Blogoversary Giveaway will be opened until 11:59 PM EST on Friday, 12/7. The winner will be announced on this blog on Saturday, 12/8. We will select the winner randomly from the list of entries from the Inlinkz tool below.  
RRR will ship prizes to any location.  Prizes are offered and shipped in good faith and proof of shipping will be available, but we cannot be responsible for shipments that are lost or damaged in transit. 
Be sure to check back on 12/8 to see if you are our lucky winner. Good Luck to all!

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

The Cuttlebug Spot Challenge

I'm playing over on  The Cuttlebug Spot...their  challenge is "Leaves/Fall"..
Here's what I used:

Cricut- Mothers Day Bouquet
DCWV- The Luxury Stack
Distress ink- Wild Honey and Walnut Stain
Lindys Stamp Gang Sprays- Gator Gunbo
                                            Yellow Rose of Texas
                                            Canna Lily Burnt Orange

Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Fall Spirit

Ribbon Carousel is having a challenge...."Giving Thanks/Fall" must used twine or ribbon....

I've used DCWV Four Season for my leaves...fancy tags 2....twine ribbon and ribbon....sentiment is computer generate....I also used MS lacy edge....and swiss dots folder....

Winter Wonderland

I'm playing over at Really Reasonable Ribbon and the challenge is Winter Holiday....
 Here's what I've used:
+Cuttlebug folder- Baby Breath
+Diamond Dust
+Cricut- Christmas Cartridge
+Sherr Ribbon
+Distress Crakle paint-picket fence (bottom of card)
+I Am Roses- R3-15
+Stamps- Theresa Momber-Very Merry Christmas