Tuesday, May 1, 2012

{Ribbon Carousel} Happy 1st Birthday!

***If you are looking for my YNS Blog Hop post, please scroll down***

Today is a very special day for a dear friend (whom I've never met in person, but I consider a friend just the same) Corinna. Today is the very first birthday of her fabulous company, the Ribbon Carousel!! I'm not even sure how I first found the RC (I like to say that like I am talking about that show The OC- which I thought was the lamest thing going, but my brother was hooked on...) The RC is much cooler, trust me. Anyhow- the minute I found this quaint little online store (p.s. it's grown leaps and bounds since I first stumbled upon it- kinda like a real live baby does) I knew that it was somewhere I'd be frequently transferring funds to, via paypal;) The service is top notch, the product superb, and the prices..well, lets just say you better be wearing your undies, cuz your pants will be blown clean off! I love this company...and did I mention Corinna and her design team are some of the funniest, most supportive, close-knit bunch of ribbon freaks on the block? Well, they are. You can take that one to the bank! And thats why I was so honored when Miss Thang herself asked me to join this highly insane and utterly enjoyable group of donkeys (and that is a term of endearment with these gals;). I am on the RC, baby! So in kicking off this milestone birthday celebration, as well as my rise off the bench and onto the field, the RC DT are having a SUPER SURPRISE BIRTHDAY Blog Hop!!! Corinna has no idea her herd has been conspiring to pull this off....SURPRISE! I hope you are anyway, my friend:):) Congrats on your first year, and may there be many more years of success and friendship in your future! You are a true gem and you deserve the best in life:) Cheers (and yes, I am going to have a glass of wine in your honor, once I get the kids on the school bus;)!!

Here is your card, which will be arriving at your mailbox in the near future:) But, as always, my procrastination is award winning!


This is my first card with Gorguss stamps! Here I've used Forget Me Not, and coloured her with copics, sponging and sewing along as I went. The ribbon and twine are from....wait for it.....the Ribbon Carousel!!! I've used my new favorite Brown Jute Twine and a new goodie from my April Club Kit, the cream two-tone shear satin:) Delish!



And here is the inside, with more twine! I didn't add a sentiment, as I thought that the DP strip kind of spoke for itself:) If you can't quite see it, it says 'the secret to having it all....is knowing you already do' which I think is pretty darned insightful for deigner paper;)



19 comments:

Danielle Daws said...

Ooooh! I love how you've used this stamp! It's one of my favourites. GORGEOUS!

Jackie Pedro said...

Hi Jenny! I just had to stop by and OOOHHHH and AAAAHHHH over this GORGEOUS coloring and beautiful card! Have a great day!

wendy said...

Whow this is stunning ! ...what a great card!

Katie Skiff said...

So stinking cute!! I love your coloring!!

Andrea Ewen said...

Wow, Jenny...you have mad coloring skills, too! Wow! (Oh, I already said that...)I adore those rich, elegant looking papers and your image coordinates perfectly with all that shading and blending! Welcome to the crew, my dear...can't wait to bring on the fun with y'all...(and I'm from the North!) ♥

scrappingnana said...

Wow, this is gorgeous. Love your coloring of the image and the papers and that twine. TFS

Dharla's Boutique said...

again...speechless! <3

Jodi Collins aka Kharmagirl said...

SHUT the front door! This is RI-DONK-ulous girlie! AMAZING coloring....LOVE LOVE LOVE!

Kim O'Connell said...

WHO THE HELL DO YOU THINK YOU ARE?! Wendy Ramlahkan! Knock it off! This is BEYOND amazing! I can't stop staring at it! You are the bomb digggity bomb!

Suzanne said...

I love Kim's comment, LOL! But it is Gorjuss....where can I find those stamps, between you and Danielle I have to get some!

Corinna McGregor Barth said...

Oh my goodness gracious!! First of all, it's about damn time you got off the bench girl and earned your keep! We are so honored to have you, I mean seriously, this is an amazing card just for starters! You have been a loyal and supportive friend from the beginning and I am so glad you've joined our whacky group! Thanks for the beautiful artwork, lovely words and for always being my one stop entertainment! :D

Elaine said...

Jenny what a gorgeous creation, both inside and out well done the colours are fabulous Hugs Elaine

Debbie Carriere said...

Jenny, my friend, this is GORGEOUS!!!! Your coloring is awesome!!!! Love being called a ribbon freak, you donkey - LOL :)

Viji Siddharth said...

Wow! Amazing coloring! Love your card!

Wendy said...

Oh My. I LOOOVVVVEEEE this card.

Julie Robinson said...

what a sweet card! Your coloring is incredible!

Savannah O'Gwynn said...

BEAUTIFUL inside and out! LOVE your coloring--wow! AMAZED actually!

Melissa E. said...

I came for the YNS blog hop, but I just had to stop and comment on this card. It is stunning! Wonderful job with the coloring!!

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