Friday, September 23, 2011

Celebrating Autumn With Baker's Twine Accents


Congratulations to:
Laura P
 
 
Laura wins the
Ultimate Color Sampler Pack from
 
 
 
 

It is Day Three of....


It has been such an inspirational week seeing
all of the creativity from our design team using
the best baker's twine on the planet!
I am so honored to be the
Design Team Coordinator for this team
and am blown away by the
amazing creativity of each designer.

If you've come to my blog by way of
then you are in the right spot!
If not, it's just one hop back to get started
at the beginning.

You'll want to make sure to start at the
beginning of our hop because not only do I have
a giveaway for you here, but there is
one fantabulous giveaway 
valued at over $160
when you complete the hop.

I kept my projects very Clean and Simple for you
to show how easily you can use our baker's twine
for just the right dimensional accent.

I love that this card fits the newest challenge over at


where we are celebrating our 100th Challenge!!!


On both of my cards, I used the brand new
'Acorn' Die & Stamp Set from Lil' Inker Designs.


Cappuccino & Caribbean are the colors I chose
to accent these cards.


Giveaway now closed
See the winner at the
beginning of this post 

Now....for the giveaway on MY blog..


Leave a comment on my blog and
you could win
the Ultimate Color Sampler Pack!
All 14 of our beautiful colors!
(a $25 retail value)
Of course, I always love new followers
and would love to have you follow me here
at The Open Window.
That's it!!  That is all you have to do!

To win the Ultimate Bundle 
worth over $160
make sure you start the hop at 
Day One
(there are only 3 days and a total of 19 blogs)
leave a comment on each blog
and you just might win!!!


Here is a list of stops on today's hop:


Thank you so much for stopping by
The Open Window and for supporting
our designers at The Twinery.
We love our customers!!!


Project Recipe: 
Designer Paper:  from Imaginisce
Ink: 'Tuxedo Black' from Memento
Tools:  'Acorn' Die & Stamp Set by Lil' Inker Designs
Big Shot, Fiskars Corner Rounder punch
Embellishments:  Pearls by Recollections,
'Caribbean & Cappuccino' baker's twine from The Twinery

 

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cappuccino and colour said...

these are just adorable Julie! really lovely cards.

Something Special said...

Well this bundle of twine would be a fabulous something to win! i will do this blog hop, starting now!

Jennifer Roach said...

What a great idea to accent the die cut. Thanks for the inspiration.

Karen said...

I love how just adding the twine gives such a simple concept a great "bang"

Jenny said...

Super cute! Love how the twine makes the card really pop.

Ujjwal said...

Such lovely cards! You always manage to come up with something awesome :)

quilt4fun2 said...

Your simple cards are cool and crisp like a fall day...I like the clean lines and the twine dimension also. Nice job!
quilt 4 fun 2 at hot mail dot com

Miranda said...

You have great cards made! Clean and simple.

Stacey said...

clean, simple and CUTE. Love, love that acorn! I never would have thought of something like that! Thanks for the chance to win!!

Kelly said...

love the outlining! clever way to use the twine!

christian said...

Cute ideas - Caribbean! Unexpected for Fall and so cute!!

Javablustamper said...

Hey lady! You ROCK! I LOVE your creation!! SO, so clever! Thanks for such a WONDERFUL HOP! Have an AWESOME day!


ENJOY LIFE~Javablustamper/Jacquie

beckyjune said...

LOVE the twine! I really like how you outlined the shape with twine. I'll have to try that sometime.

Okigirl2013 said...

Really cute cards. Love the way you used the acorn :)
mmj_mjj@yahoo.com

Margie said...

I love how you outlined the acorn with the twine-great idea!

mommyabbytommy said...

I love the sweet acorn card.

Kelly Sas said...

Another great card Julie!

Emily Keaton said...

The Caribbean twine makes an awesome outline on that second card. Fabulous ideas here!

Annette said...

awesome cards...love how you outlined the acorn with twine... clever idea...
thanks for sharing.. Happy Friday

Leann said...

Love the cards!! This has been fun... Sure hope to win me some twine! chefl@swbell.net

Miriam Prantner said...

Love the caribbean, and unexpected touch of color. Thanks!

Cathy Fong said...

love those acorns!! how cute!!

Holly said...

Love both the acorn cards. The twine makes it pop! Love love love it!

Holly

hollyshobbie at gmail dot com

*Alison* said...

Julie, these are such a cute idea.. I love that you wrapped the acorn with twine.. so fun! and the bright color is such a cute touch to fall..hugs

jengd said...

Love those acorns- so simple and cute!

Vanessa Middleton said...

Julie, I just completed the Lil' Inkers blog hop and love the difference in your cards with the added twine!!!

Khristen said...

Love the acorn cards so very much...the twine outline is a great touch, something I've been doing a lot lately. TFS!

Jen_H said...

Very adorable. I love both cards! TFS and for the chance to win!
~~Jen H~~

Tina said...

Oh My I think I feel in love with the Caribbean colour...Awesome cards ladies

Erin (Homemade Cards by Erin) said...

Fun that you've used patterned paper for those fabulous acorns.

Basslady said...

a brilliant and wonderful idea!

love the clean but very striking look!

hugs and kisses from germany,
silvi xoxo

Chrissy said...

I love your little acorn die stamp! I really like the effect just lining something with twine adds. It's just the perfect "something".

Darla said...

Great cards! Gotta LOVE what twine can do for a project!

Patty Chalas said...

very cute!

TFS

cappucino es my fav

v said...

Adorable sweet cards, Julie! I love that you use kraft paper as well:) The twine is so darling!

~Vanessa W

Basiljen said...

These are lovely!

Mary D said...

First time I've been to your site, I found many exciting ideas. Thank you for sharing and giving us a chance to win twinery.

Sue said...

LOVE both of your cards. So clean and simple, but such a HUGE statement.

Thanks for the opportunity to win.

Lizscraps said...

LOVING those acorns -- so very cute..here's hoping that random.org will pick me teehee.

Alisa said...

I love the addition of the twine and both of your cards. Thanks for the inspiration!

ak337@mchsi.com

LauraP said...

This has been such a great week! Thanks for the inspiration!
lauraprenkert@yahoo.com

Clare G said...

Really wonderful cards!

carrie said...

What a great and simple idea! Thanks!

Rona said...

Love it with both colours!

Cheryl Leong said...

those are cute!
thanks for sharing!

cheryl131091@yahoo.com

ShellyJ said...

how cute are your acorns! :)

Shauna K said...

such cute card!! love the twine outline- so fun!

Eva said...

another fun acorn card, too cute!!! A great way to start out on the first day of Autumn.
Eva :0)
evascrapslife(at)gmail(dot)com
http://evasscrapsncards.blogspot.com
I have a giveaway on my blog

Amy Coose said...

Such cute cards, thanks for the chance to win.

shannon said...

love the acorns!

Nancy L. said...

love the idea of the outline!

Linh C. said...

Cute cute acorns!

Kerys said...

Such a cute card! Love the twine around the acorn and the papers you used. Thanks for the inspiration :-) x

Nickery said...

Such a cute idea!

loving3boys1girl said...

Cute cards! Clean and simple! My favorite!

~Tracy

c.darwin said...

Really like the idea of outlining with twine. Gives a great pop of dimension and color.

Tracy said...

I love the simplicity of the cards. You have captured fall in a sweet way. I love the mandarin twine and hoping to try your idea out with it. Thanks for sharing.

Roberta said...

So simple yet lovey! Great Job! Thanks for sharing!

Nicole ~ The Diva said...

Really cute card. Thanks for the giveaway.

Nicole B

coco_ceboo AT yahoo DOT com

Sarah said...

So cute! I love the paper you used, too- just perfect!

marla said...

Very nice clean and simple cards. Thanks for sharing!!

Chris D. said...

Love these cards Julie! They are so adorable! Thanks for the chance to win! cdring@comcast.net

Teresa Godines #6857 said...

Love the acorn and how you used the twine to make it pop. Thanks for sharing.

Lindsey said...

You are the queen of these acorns, Julie! And I mean that as a compliment. :P I love these beautiful cards with the patterned papers and CAS designs.

littlen said...

adorable cards. love the simplicity. tfs.
littlen44 at gmail dot com

Kelly M said...

Love your cards, so simple and fun!

Lisa Petrella said...

Happy FALL, Julie! These cards are so festive and cute! LOVE that Caribbean colored twine!! YUM!

shpatel2 said...

That Caribbean twine looks beautiful!

mamawcindy said...

Just goes to show what a tiny little bit of Twine Can do. Love It!!! And that really Cute paper.
Having such a Great time hoping and seeing everyone's creations.
Thank You for the chance to win.
I'm already a follower. :0)
cindymarshall63 at hotmail dot com

Jeanne J said...

I love that cute acorn and how the twine forms the little stem at the top. Very cute!> The blog hop was great - thanks for the ideas and the chance to win some great twine.

karahoward said...

What a simple but great way to liven up all the dies that I have!! Thanks

Rhonda Miller said...

Wow, your cards are great. I love the acorn. TFS.

Stephanie said...

super cute cards Julie! I love how you used the twine to outline the acorns, it works perfectly for the tops! :)

craftaholic said...

Very cute and simple card!! Love the Idea!!


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ilovetonkinese2 at hotmail dot com
Rexann♥

Randi said...

Your cards are great! I love the colors and the pearl embellishment!

Lisa said...

Fun blog hop....love twine on cards! :)

Nitasha said...

Cards are supercute! You ladies are rockin' the Twine!

ngj9600 at yahoo dot com

Steph @ Crafting in the Rain said...

Such a cute card--hoping to win!

Jennifer said...

Love how the twine just makes the acorn pop!

Tenia Nelson said...

What wonderful cards Miss Julie Ranae!!!

canadian_liner said...

Hi Julie,
Like your little acorn. Did you use anything special to glue down the Twine? Thanks for all the inspiration this week.

{VICKI} said...

great projects
great hop

Sue McRae said...

Those acorns are the cutest!

cardcreationsnz said...

Love your use of acorns on each card. Great way of adding twine.

Donna said...

What a great card! I am loving the hop. I have never used twine before. Now I am getting some ideas and will have to buy some.

gracie said...

love the card! thanks for such a great idea!
gmcalleja@gmail.com

Lillian Child said...

What a fun week it's been. And to end it with this adorable acorn card! SWEET!

kristen said...

SUPER cute!!!! Love the way the sentiment is stamped sideways!

Maria (Маруся) said...

Beautiful card!

Thank you for three days of fun!

Tracy said...

I love the carribean colored twine around the acorn!

Tracy
owlbecraftin.blogspot.com
owlbecraftin at gmail dot com

Tenny Kusuma said...

LOVE the simplicity of your card. They're beautiful. TFS.
Tenny.

Donna Phelan said...

Your acorns are just darlin'. Love the CAS look myself. TFS!! Oh and the Carribean really looks nice on the kraft card stock!

Kim H said...

I love how clean and simple the cards are with that pop of twine. I love the caribbean trim around the bluebird, adorable. Thank you for sharing.

Beth said...

I love your clean and simple fall cards, the acorn is so cute.

Thanks for the hop and the chance to win some awesome twine.

Adrienne said...

So cute and amazing. I've been inspired this week with all these projects!

Carmen said...

Cute card, clever use of the twine!

callyannc said...

Cute cards! I love the colors you used! TFS CallyAnn
http://callyanncraftycreations.blogspot.com

Jingle said...

Super cute cards! I love them!

Tammy V said...

Cutest acorns ever!

monica brown said...

LOVING the acorns! So cute. Thanks for the giveaway! : )

Sarah said...

Adorable cards! great use of the twine!

Sarah said...

Adorable cards! great use of the twine!

Sarah said...

Adorable cards! great use of the twine!

Isha said...

Gorgeous card Julie. Love the twine idea. I am so excited about my Twine project in the next PC magazine:)
Thanks for the 3 days of unlimited fun n inspiration.

Cynthia B. said...

Way to multitask and meet all these challenges! Caribbean just happens to be my favorite color of Twinery twine ('course, I haven't tried them all yet! Time will tell.) Thanks for sharing your fun cards with us. :)

THE HOOSIER STAMPER said...

Very cute how you outlined the acorn, cute card!

Glenda J said...

Great colours! Love this cute card!

Valerie said...

Your right!!! The Twine does give it the right amount of dimension!!!
Blessings,
Valerie Martin
jeffnval@hotmail.com

Marianne - Fiskateer #6701 said...

Your clean and simple look is fabulous! Also, I really like the name of your blog. I don't always notice the names of blogs, but yours really caught my attention.

Stephanie said...

I loved all the projects in the hop. Thanks for sharing!

stephantics at gmail dot com
onceuponapaper.blogspot.com

KimberlyRae said...

What a Fabby idea for that cute lil fall acorn! Love what you did with the twine and on the second one that lil birdie is totally cuteness! Wow!
Thank you and the Twinery for having this blog hop
and such a generous prize.
These last three days have been Full
of I N S P I R A T I O N
and Glee! Weeeeeeeee! Thank you for Sharing!
Blessings,
KimberlyRae
kreationsbykimberlyrae@hotmail.com

Debby said...

Thanks for sharing all the inspiration!

Scrapamum said...

Absolutely adorable!!!! Love the twine colors you used.

LoriM said...

What a clever Idea for your card!
Love it!
Thanks,
LoriM

Fran said...

Love your fall cards. Thanks.

Carla said...

Such a cute card. Thank you so much for sharing.


http://racincrafts.blogspot.com or
racincrafts at aim dot com

KellyG said...

So cute, love those cards!

Deanna said...

What cute cards!

Char said...

That is a great idea. Thanks for sharing and the chance to win.

scrapdiva said...

very adorable!!

Handmade Creations by Stephanie said...

Oh I love these julie such a fun way to use that twine!!!

Lynne said...

Very cute cards - thanks for sharing.

Tammi A. said...

cute card. i love the accent in caribbean.
thanks for the chance to win.

tammi_amata@ameritech.net

barb said...

LOVE!!!! love the twine accent...so pretty! I couldn't comment at the lil' inker blog :(

brenda said...

Love both variations of the card!! Thanks for the chance to win and for the inspiration!

Sue Alger said...

Outlining stamped images with twine. Love this idea. thanks for sharing.

Angie said...

Love the twine around the acorns.

IlianaM said...

Thanks for the chance at a giveaway.

Anna said...

So cute!!! Love it!

Janet Z said...

How adorable!

Kelly Massman said...

Very cute!!! acorns are so fun!

Regina said...

Love it!

Janet said...

great card Julie Ranae

btsoi. said...

Love how you outlined the acorn! It's really cute.

Rona said...

Julie both of these cards are super cute!! Love the patterned paper acorn with the pop of twine!!

Pamela said...

Love your cards! So glad to find your blog thru this hop. I'm now a follower and look forward to your future projects!

ScrapGoo said...

The outlining is so simple and yet such the perfect detail to your adorable acorns!

erinB said...

Thanks for the inspiration!

Katrina said...

EKKKKKKK, I am loving the caribbean acorn!!!! Hugs sweetie!! Katrina

smahrty said...

My fave color has been lemondrop, but i might have to change it to Caribbean!

Cyndi said...

What a cute card. I love the outlining!

Sheri Twing said...

Julie, love your adorable fall cards! Love how you outlined that little acorn!

Lisa R. said...

Love the earthy ness of these cards. Acorns so cute with the twine. TFS joy4umetoo at hotmail dot com

Sue D said...

I like how you used twine around the acorns.

beadz said...

This has been a fabulous hop! REally great inspiration.
hugs,
Gini

Samantha J Designs (Wife2TJ) said...

Adorable cards! Love how you used the twine around the acorns, adorable!!! :-)

TFS :-)

-Sam :-)
SamanthaJDesigns @ hotmail.com

smyiow said...

I love your card! Super, Super cute!!

my-o-scrappin.blogspot.com
smmyiow@gmail.com

Wendy said...

I love acorns, and this has made them even cuter!

Jamie said...

So cute! Love the diecut.

jlieungh23@gmail.com

Janet said...

Love ly cards I love all the new ways to use twine that I have discovered You all are great inspiration!
Big Blog Hugs! *Janet*
http://ladyluvbug.blogspot.com/

Alisha said...

I love this hop, everyone has amazing ideas. This is great and would love to win some twine.
alisha.moorenielsen@gmail.com

Christine America Real said...

I love acorns and these are especially cute!

www.chrissandlou.blogspot.com
america57@comcast.net

Riette said...

These are so nice!! Lovely and easy idea!

NanaBeth said...

Cannot wait to try this-I'm thinking Jack-o-lanterns will look so cute!

Brenda H. said...

Great fall cards...thanks for sharing!
What yummy colorful blog candy...thanks for this chance to win!

Chunyuan said...

lovely card. Thanks for sharing.

Brandi Barbara said...

The twine outlines really are clean and simple! Thank you for sharing your "fabby" fun and inspiring ideas!

McVic said...

love the colors and the paper is super cute!
kacee

barneyn said...

That's so cute! Great blog hop!

nelly dot barney at yahoo dot com

Claire H said...

Oh i love how you have used the twine as an outline. Brilliant idea.
clairehalbert@hotmail.com

Brenda P said...

Cute cards; love the twine!! Thanks a bunch.

Steph said...

So cute! Thanks for the chance to win!

mbchoj said...

Love the card Thanks for allowing me to hop along!
mbchoj at aol dot com

Kathy Mc said...

Julie, both cards are perfect Fall designs using the twine to outline the acorn. Gives them just enough pop, yet CAS. Would love to win the sampler pack of the best twine on the planet! Off to finish the hop.

Brenda said...

Again, lovely simple designs on kraft. Very striking!!

Glora said...

I'm loving the clean and simple cards. They are absolutely BEAUTIFUL and PERFECT too! Hugs- Glora

me(at)glorajean(dot)com

Lori said...

Love how you outlined the acorn with the twine! Can't wait for my set to arrive . . .

Andrea said...

Great idea. I would never have thought of doing that!

Ms.M said...

I was just saying how darling I thought this acorn is! Very cute.

Ms. M
msk1ell(at)gmail(dot)com
Ms.M's Blog
A Teacher's Plan

reatelier said...

I just found your blog over the stamp market place (I 'm not sure). Whatever, love your style.

Christine said...

So cute! cg1483@aol.com

Danielle said...

thanks for the inspiration!!!!
daniellehigginbottom at homtail dot com

Melissa said...

Love your cards, especially the second one!

Deanna said...

Keeping my fingers crossed I can win some of this fabulous twine!

Laura Pryor said...

I really like the idea of the baker's twine as a dimensional accent and a frame around the acorn die!! Great thinking!

Scrapacat said...

So sweet! What a cute little gift set these would make. I hope to get busy tomorrow with all the inspiration you gals have shared.
~ky
scrapacat at yahoo dot com

Sandi said...

I love that caribbean blue twine...awesome card....love the font of the sentiment!

bluecrayons said...

love how you use it to accent your acorn . love your work.


rhelm@tampabay.rr.com

Amyscats said...

The cards are just so darn cute! What a clever idea.
Amyscats
amylfahnestock at gmail dot com

Giovana said...

Love it!! I love Fall and your card is just beautiful!!
Thanks for the chance to win.

Amy said...

LOVE the acorn cards - fabulous idea to outline the cute acorns!!!

Lisa's Creative Niche said...

This is so pretty and I'm happy to be a new follower! Thanks!
Lisa

Rae said...

These clean and simple cards are adorable. Love the twine accent!

Lovely Linda said...

Hi Julie - I have been a follower for some time - your work is always lovely and such fun! Thank you for an opportunity to won some Bakers Twine - it is divine!! Love the new colours especially the cappucino one - YUMBLY! {{{hugs}}}

Kelly Booth said...

WOW...Love your cards and that YUMMY twine!! Hugs....

Mona L. Pendleton said...

Simply darling Julie!

Cristine said...

Love these fall themed cards!

cnighs at yahoo dot com

Monique Leslie The Misfit Crafter said...

Oh this is too cute. I am loving all the ideas this blog hop is giving me.

Ronnie said...

Julie your card is SO SO cute! I love the way you outlined the acorns with bakers twine.

arlsmom aka Lynda said...

cute project!!

Linda Harris said...

Thanks for the simple part. I have never really used twine the way you have shown and love it. Will have to play when i get home.

Carisa said...

oh my goodness,i love your cards!!! so cute with the twine accent. i just used twinery twine for the first time today and i'm hooked. ;)

Tamara said...

What a great giveaway! I am a new follower on this blog! :)
sweetheartcopper at msn dot com

Laura Davis said...

Awesome work & awesome giveaway!!
Hugs
Laura

Julie E said...

Your CAS cards are wonderful! The Twine adds just enough fun :>)

Durfee Family said...

Oh how I love this twine! I used it on my Fall wreath I finished last night! I could always use more! :)

ddurfee4@cox.net

Diane

Jennie said...
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Jennie said...

Sheesh...just realized the time zone difference! Cute cards Julie and been away from the puter most of the day! Love The Twinery and such cute cards...love the outlining with the twine, way cute!

choice said...

Thanks a lot for enjoying this beauty article with me. I am appreciating it very much! by
Revathi

Kim said...

I love how you outlined with the twine--what a great idea!

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