Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Tuesday Morning Sketches #359 & Cupcake Inspirations #365

Happy day after Independence Day!! 

I hope you play along with us over at Tuesday Morning Sketches # 359 it is a sketch by me.  I feel like a bit of a cave woman trying to create my sketches so they don't look the greatest but our amazing Design Team is so talented they "got it" and really provided a ton of inspiration.  I have a couple of tips below that may help you out. 

We're sponsored by Jennifer Tomasic, a fellow CTMH consultant.  She'll be offering this fun stamp set to the randomly drawn winner.




I'm also entering this one in the Cupcake Inspirations Challenge # 365 - flowers







I was really hoping it wouldn't look like a bikini top - lol.  


So I turned is sideways ;o)  But then I forgot and made my cards the first way - I'm just a dork sometimes!!


Ok and now for my tips....#1 remember that this is a great way to add a button to ruffle ribbon just right and not end up too bulky.  Just pull the ribbon through the loop behind your button before you tie it.  



#2 tip is keep an eye out for free embellishments. . .this ribbon was wrapped around a pair of pajamas I think or maybe some sheets I can't remember, but it sure feels good when you actually use something that would have normally ended up in the trash.


I just tied the knot right in the word. 



Thanks for stopping by, I'm looking forward to seeing what you create this week!

11 comments:

  1. Fantastic sketch! I had fun creating a card with it. I love your cards and tricks with the ribbon are pure genius.

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  2. Cute cards, Patti. Great tips - I, too, love free embellishments! Have a great week.

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  3. However you turn them, they're both adorable! I didn't see a bikini top until I read your post. It made me laugh... Thanks so much for joining the Cupcake Inspiration challenge. Good luck!

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  4. Such pretty cards! Love the flower ribbon! Thank you for joining us at Cupcake Inspirations!

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  5. You are such an overachiever!! ;) I love you sketch and all of these, but the thank you is my favorite! Beautiful cards!!

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  6. Such a great little card. I love how you incorporated our theme of flowers this week through that gorgeous floral ribbon. Thank you for joining us at Cupcake Inspirations.

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  7. Very pretty cards. It was most ambitious of you to create several looks, but they are all absolutely stunning.

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  8. What fun cards! The floral ribbon is a great way to add flowers to a card! So glad you were inspired by this week's flowers challenge at Cupcake Inspirations!
    Debbie, DT Sweetie

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  9. Super cute!!! Thank you for joining us at Cupcake Inspirations, good luck!!! Amy DT

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  10. Buttons and bows beautiful! Wonderful cards! Thank you for sharing your creativity in the Cupcakes Inspiration challenge!
    ~carol

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  11. LOVE these ribbon choices on all your cards. They are simply fabulous. The sketch was a lot of fun, thank you.

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