I Can Tie A Bow!

Good Morning!

What a wonderful day!  I can tie a bow!  Oh I am going to be tying bows on everything I make for awhile!  If you look back at my blog and my projects, you will notice a lack of bows.  I put ribbon on some of my cards, I make flowers out of bows, but I never could tie a bow.  Well ladies, look at the card I made today!

Woo Hoo!  A bow!  I went to 3GirlJam Blog Hop and I decided to buy their bow maker.  I thought why not.  It was very inexpensive only $5.99 plus $1.95 shipping.  I have bought other bow makers before, the kind that lie flat, I haven't been able to get the hang of them.  This was the very first bow I made.  I did use a YouTube Video, if you would like to see that click HERE.  This is what the bow maker looks like.

The ribbon I used is 3 Girl Jam too.  I would like to say that I am not affiliated with 3 Girl Jam in any way.  I am not their sales person or on their design team, I just really, really like this product....oh and I am entering this card into their very first blog challenge butterflies and bows.  If you would like to enter click  HERE.

The digital stamp is from Fresh Brewed Designs and it is called Fairy Sweet Gardner.  Fresh Brewed Designs is having a challenge on their Challenge Blog called HOT, HOT, HOT.  I am also entering this card into that challenge.  I used a Copic Coloring Technique called "Thick Layers" where I really saturated the digital stamp with lots of colors to make them "pop" off the page.  I hope the colors of the digital stamp and the two colors of ribbon make it "hot".

My, my, I sure am chatty lately, my blogs have been running very long...sorry bout that!

Recipe for card
Fresh Brewed Digital Stamp
Copic Markers
3GirlJam Ribbon
BoBunny Country Garden Collection
Bazzill Orange

http://3girljamchallenge.blogspot.com/ - Butterflies & Bows
http://freshbreweddesigns.blogspot.com/ - Hot, Hot, Hot


  1. Beautiful card...I LOVE your coloring and the colors! Thanks so much for joining 3 Girl JAM!

  2. Adorable card, Chriss. And, congrats on the bow making - I know they can be a pain sometimes. I use a hairlifter(like tying a fork bow only you have a greater size choice).

  3. You go, "Bow-girl"! Now I expect to see bows on EVERYTHING! This is so adorable!
    I was looking through your blog and found Decorate to Celebrate! What a great challenge blog. I entered Jaxon's box for the baby shower challenge! Thanks so much!
    Oh, I almost forgot...I'm taking my first Copic class Sept. 10th. WIsh me luck. I only hope I can do as well as you someday!

    1. Cissy,

      I am so glad to hear you are taking a Copic Class! You will get addicted! Don't forget to come to my blog hop that day, I am giving away a photo box!


  4. Congrats..I can't tie a bow either. Won a bow maker not received it yet. Love the card as always but the bow really adds to it. That image is too darn cute.

    Hugs Nana
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  5. Wonderful card Chriss, and a FABULOUS bow!!! Isn't it funny how the little things in life make us so happy! LOL! I use a Bow-Easy (flat kind) and if I didn't have that, I'd never, ever be able to tie a bow!
    Love your card and have fun with the bow maker!

  6. congrats on mastering the bow! your card is adorable! love the colors! thank you for joining us at fresh brewed designs :)

  7. What a great card! love the bow...that bow maker ROCKS!!!
    TFS and playing along with 3 Girl Jam!

  8. Your card is adorable and your bow is FAB!! Yeah bow maker! I got the same one from 3 Girl Jam, and love it too. Have been very successful in tying bows so easily and you certainly can't beat the price! Great job, Chriss!

  9. I like it when you are chatty :)) I feel like I am very chatty at times :D heheh!! I enjoyed reading your post. I have been using different sized forks as my bow maker, HAHAHAHAH!!! but have not made bows in a while! Not pretty and even ones at least. Your card is so fun, happy and I love those hot colors!!!

    Thanks for playing along at Freshly Brewed Challenges!

  10. Gorgeous card Chriss! Your coloring is awesome and matches the ribbon perfectly. Thank you for all the kind words! 3GJ loves you! Thanks for linking up your project!


  11. Isn't this a wonderful gadget. I was on 3 Girl Jams first design team, and I applied because I LOVE her products!!! I won some ribbon during a blog hop, and I was hooked. Julie is a wonderful person too:) But your card looks great, and congrats on the bow;)

  12. Great card Chris's! And your bow is just beautiful!! thanks for joining us at 3GJ!

    Many blessings,

  13. Your card is AWESOME!!Lovely Image!Very Sweet!I am not there yet with the Copic markers...hopefully someday I will!TFS
    Have a lovely day!

  14. Your card is so bright and cheerful. ... . and yay for easy bows, whipped up fast!

  15. Chriss, you are rocking those Copics girl. Love this card. I really like the intertwined Harvest Ribbons you used. And thanks for the awesome 3GJ shout out. It is always great to spread the love a product, even if you aren't a DT member or affiliated in any way. Let's people know how scrumptious the product really is!
    Thanks for joining the first challenge at 3 Girl JAM!
    Jessica S
    3GJ DT

  16. Oh yea those bows look awesome! Love your coloring as well!! Thanks for playing along at 3GJ!!

    Precious Hugs
    3 Girl JAM DT Member

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