Double Tailed Bow

Hi there blog friends!!!  I’m so excited because I have a new bow to share made using my Peg Bow Maker!!!  This was originally one of those things that went wrong and I kept looking at it and really, really liked it.  After a couple of days of testing it out, I figured out how to make it consistently and can share it with you on a video.  Now it’s an elegant, decadent looking bow, but then you’re not surprised, are you?  Okay, so I pulled together a quick sample card to show you what the bow looks like.

About the card…I dug out this round medallion originally made by K and Company.  Of course it was something I hoarded, until it was no longer current and I had completely forgotten about it – why do I do that??!!?   I’ll list it in my recipe but you probably cannot find these medallions.  Heck it was so old that the resin had yellowed — in fact, I had to distress the matching paper with Antique Linen Distress Ink.   But, it perfectly matched the ribbon I wanted to use to make the sample card, lol. This is a 5″ x 7″ card that I included two matted layers.  I glued on the medallion, added the bow and at the bottom, my sentiment by Quietfire Design (a new one) called The Doors We Open and Close.  How true is that?

Stamps: Quietfire DesignThe Doors We Open and Close
Paper:  K and Company, Strathmore Acrylic, Bazzill
Ink: Stormy Sky Distress Ink, Antique Line Distress Ink
Accessories: Martha Stewart Photo Punch, K & Company Medallion, Ribbon

After a year online, this video was retired. I spent a year perfecting the bows and techniques and remade all the videos into a collection I’m really proud of. This particular bow is now tied very differently after I refined the technique. The collection can be found on the DVD that accompanies the professional looking version of the bowmaker – HERE.

This was a fun make today – time goes fast when I have the music on.  I was up early and me and my ipod were in concert in the studio this morning, lol – oh, and we were hot!!  In fact, Rascal Flatts and I messed up a couple of sheets of pricey cardstock this morning because we got carried away.  It’s a little know fact that I sing all the time.  I’m sure for some people it’s horrible, but I can’t help it – my husband must have learned how to tune me out because he never said anything.  I am that lady in the car next to you who is definitely singing and bopping and the only way I’d be embarrassed is if you heard me.   To this day I don’t know how people walk around with head sets on, listening to music, without having to tap their feet or sing?  And I listen to everything…in the studio it’s Rascal Flatts or Journey, in the car it’s Casting Crowns, in the house it’s Usher or Michael Buble, in the shower it’s . . . well, you get the picture.  Every where music, every kind of music. 

So who or what are you singing today?

I have some low key candy I’m going to give out today if you are brave enough to leave a comment and tell me us :-)  I have some 12×12 sheets of double sided dreamy Prima paper (10 of them I think) that will go out to one winner.  I’ll pull a random name on Friday, how about that?

  • Lisa N - MNMarch 16, 2011 - 10:00 am

    “Got the World on String, Sittin’ on a Rainbow” – Rod Stewart from his latest CD. Love it!! Thanks Becca.ReplyCancel

  • Naomi ArmentaMarch 16, 2011 - 10:00 am

    I woke up with this morning with a song in my head and had it “singing” in my mind all the way to drop off my middle schooler…thinking, “I sure home I can get this out of my head by the time I get home.” And now, that you ask this question, I can’t remember! Mind over matter – guess it works! Have a great day, Becca!ReplyCancel

  • WandaMarch 16, 2011 - 10:05 am

    I love your cards!! You are one of the most creative individuals whose postings I look forward to as an inspiration. Your bows are so adorable and they truly add that special touch to all of your cards. What if you don’t have
    access to a peg board that you’ve designed? What would be the next best option in order to create what you’ve done? Can’t wait to see your next posting! Mahalo!!ReplyCancel

  • Pam HMarch 16, 2011 - 10:10 am

    An interesting bow idea. I love the way everything blends together. Most mornings I am singing in my head (wouldn’t dare sing it aloud though cause I am surrounded by all male family members) are the hymns that have been sung in church the previous Sunday. Our church has a wonderful song leader who really lets his love of the Lord shine. It gets me thru many a time dealing with my husband and sons. Heehee! Thanks Becca for all that you do.ReplyCancel

  • DarlaMarch 16, 2011 - 10:13 am

    My favorite song to sing and listen to right now is “What it Means to be Loved” by Mark Schultz! LOVE it! Becca, all your bows are just so gorgeous!!ReplyCancel

  • MelindaMarch 16, 2011 - 10:13 am

    Lovely card! While driving my niece to preschool this morning I was listening to Laurie Berkner’s CD. Love her music & so fun to sing along to. :) Then after I dropper her off I changed cds & started listening to The Who. What a great way to start the day – googleheads & pinball wizards. :)ReplyCancel

  • Elaine AllenMarch 16, 2011 - 10:14 am

    Hi Becca –

    Oh I love this card! The sentiment is just so wonderful and your bow, yummy! And as for music, I see you are a kindred spirit, my husband unfortunately is not as sweet as your husband was. When I sing at home (all the time) he loves to come downstairs and say “Are you feeling alright dear, I thought I heard you groaning?” Comedian!!
    This morning on the way into the office, in the pouring rain, I was singing along with Bruno Mar’s “Grenade” . Heck, I was bouncing around in the car, seat dancing (you know, when your body bops and sways with your butt in on the car seat – LOL)? I happened to be at a stop light at a very dramatic moment in the song and I was acting out the song, when I glanced over and saw a man watching me and laughing. Well I’m glad I made his day – LOL!

    Elaine AllenReplyCancel

  • Karen PhillipsMarch 16, 2011 - 10:17 am

    I have been humming Faith of Our Fathers for 3 days…I guess I am in mourning for Japan…I come to you blog for my daily dose of inspiration an spiritual uplift…You always supply it!

    Thank you for all you are, all do and all you share…ReplyCancel

  • Susan BMarch 16, 2011 - 10:21 am

    The new CD by Taylor Swift and a little Jack Johnson sprinkled in the random selector. Love the new bow!ReplyCancel

  • MarianMarch 16, 2011 - 10:22 am

    LOVE the card and LOVE the bow!
    I love all kinds of music. I too love to sing in the car (when alone lol) and couldn’t care less who sees me. I have taken a sudden liking to Country music which surprised me because I didn’t like it in the past. I can turn on anything and enjoy.ReplyCancel

  • ColleenB.March 16, 2011 - 10:23 am

    Beautiful card once again Becca
    Woke up this morning and sun was shining so had Good Day Sunshine by the Beatles in my head all morning.

    Good day sunshine
    Good day sunshine
    Good day sunshine

    I need to laugh, and when the sun is out
    I’ve got something I can laugh about
    I feel good, in a special way
    I’m in love and it’s a sunny day

    Good day sunshine
    Good day sunshine
    Good day sunshine

    We take a walk, the sun is shining down
    Burns my feet as they touch the ground

    Good day sunshine
    Good day sunshine
    Good day sunshine

    Then we lie beneath a shady tree
    I love her and she’s loving me
    She feels good, she know she’s looking fine
    I’m so proud to know that she is mine

    Good day sunshine
    Good day sunshine
    Good day sunshine
    Good day sunshine
    Good day sunshine
    Good day sunshine
    Good day sunshine
    Good day sunshineReplyCancel

  • OlgaMarch 16, 2011 - 10:23 am

    I’m in love with your new bow, Becca! Sitting tight wating for the video :-) Oh, I’m generally not a singing person, it’s a very, very rare occasion when I’d start following the lines of a song; mostly when I hear some dear to my heart 80-s disco songs :-)ReplyCancel

  • Diane MacDonaldMarch 16, 2011 - 10:25 am

    Love your card today! As always, your work is magnificent! Love what you do with ribbon.
    Can’t sing today, have laryngitis thanks to a nasty cold bug… however, I can listen to my favorite pianist Floyd Cramer or his grandson, Jason Coleman. At least that will make the creative juices flowing today.ReplyCancel

  • Valerie MartinMarch 16, 2011 - 10:26 am

    Oh I am so glad that I am not the ONLY one who BEE BOPS in the car!!! I drive a Mini Van and I am always toting my 3 girls around and as you can imagine there is PLENTY of WHINE so I turn the radio up…My CD player is broken and it is an old van so an MP3 is not easily adaptable so I crank our local Christian Radio up…(Although I LOVE the 80’s too) Lately it seem like Franchessca Battestelli ??? gets me acting the silliest in the van…I am sure that people around me just think I am crazy…Or talking on the phone (which I do not do while driving) I never see anyone else “jammin” in their cars so I always feel awkward…but I LOVE music too much to not move to it…

  • RubyMarch 16, 2011 - 10:26 am

    Its funny you asked this question, because this morning Celine Dion was on the Today Show and her song “Its all Coming Back to Me Now” is stuck in my head… I really love that song!ReplyCancel

  • Mary JaneMarch 16, 2011 - 10:27 am

    Our choir is starting to work on Easter hymns, and I find myself walking around singng them. They are so inspiring – and your blog comments certainly do help as well. Thank you.ReplyCancel

  • Donna RMarch 16, 2011 - 10:27 am

    Since I am at work all day we usually listen to the radio and the song that always brings a smile to my face is “What’s Love Got to do With It” by Tina Turner. My son used to ride his big wheel to the top of the driveway at his grandparents’ house and then race as fast as he could down the drive way singing that at the top of his lungs. That memory never fails to bring a smile to my face! Thanks for the memory and the inspiration! Have a blessed day!ReplyCancel

  • Elaine H.March 16, 2011 - 10:27 am

    Becca, that is a great bow. I deem you the BOW QUEEN for sure. I have never seen a bow like that before. Your cards are so classy.ReplyCancel

  • Betty GoodsonMarch 16, 2011 - 10:28 am

    How lovely. A new bow that I probably can’t tie, I’m sooooo bow challenged. Yours are alway elegant. I almost always add ribbon somewhere but not nearly as creative as yours. I sing in my car, or when I’m home alone, which is not so oftern. If I watch an old musical, which I did this week, a song will get stuck in my head, and I’ll sing it until something replaces it. We sing in our Sunday Bible Class and sometimes a song will be with me all week from there also. I don’t think you can be unhappy while you’re singing so it’s good therapy.ReplyCancel

  • Cheryl LMarch 16, 2011 - 10:28 am

    This card is beautiful (as all your cards are) and the bow is stunning! I wish I could tie the sashes on my daughter’s dresses like that. Thank you for the video tutorials and for all the blog posts. I’m inspired every time I visit. Amazing Paper Grace has become my favorite “paper blog”!ReplyCancel

  • Kathy RobitailleMarch 16, 2011 - 10:28 am

    Lovely card Becca! Isn’t it great that you were able to use that wonderful medallion? With its yellowed lustre, it really does take on that “old world” feel. Stunning! Thanks again for your inspiration~ hugs kathyReplyCancel

  • DonnaMarch 16, 2011 - 10:29 am

    It’s a bit dreary here today. When my husband complains about the weather, I always respond to him by saying “The Lord made this day just like he makes the beautiful sunshiney ones!” So today I’ve got STUCK in my mind the song, “This is the Day . . . . This is the Day . . . That the Lord hath made . . . that the Lord hath made . . . (If I could insert some little musical notes at this point, I would! LOL!).ReplyCancel

  • peacefulgardensMarch 16, 2011 - 10:29 am

    You cease to amaze me with the most beautiful works each day. Thank you Becca for all the sharing you do and for the beautiful creativity.ReplyCancel

  • AnnetteMarch 16, 2011 - 10:30 am

    Right now I am on a Beatles kick. I always have them playing on my iPod, know all the words to their songs and I sing in the house, on my walks, making cards and driving! My voice isn’t so great, in fact my kids used to says to me, “no song Mommy” when I tried to sing to them as toddlers! Oh well, it brings me joy and I just can’t help it!
    I love your cards! So gentle and pretty – thanks for the chance to win!ReplyCancel

  • LauraMarch 16, 2011 - 10:30 am

    This morning I’ve been humming “Walkin on Sunshine”, it was such a nice day I walked with my little one to school!ReplyCancel

  • Mary H.March 16, 2011 - 10:30 am

    Hey Becca, I must be showing my age, I didn’t know ANY of the groups you mentioned listening to!!!I listen to oldie-goldie rock from the ’60’s (Roy Orbison, Glen Campbell, et al). I like having the music on when I’m alone as well, in the house, in the car, etc. And LOVE the card. Very elegant…blue & white always is a good classic, isn’t it? Will be looking forward to the new tutorial. Love THEM almost as much as the cards you do!!! Thanks a bunch for sharing your talent with us folks who follow your blog. Blessings.ReplyCancel

  • Pam GlennMarch 16, 2011 - 10:32 am

    Becca, Your cards are just beautiful. Unfortunately, I can’t find the directions on how to make your new very pretty bow. Can you give me some directions on where to find tutorial?ReplyCancel

  • Donna DMarch 16, 2011 - 10:32 am

    Oh Becca, love the new bow! I enjoy all different types of music depending on what I’m doing. To create cards or to clean I prefer any type of soft, instrumental, classical music. It really soothes me and I can accomplish so much! Other times I like a wide variety of styles…ReplyCancel

  • Peggy LeeMarch 16, 2011 - 10:33 am

    Hey Becca,

    Love your cards. Looking forward to the video.

    I love music and have loaded alot onto my computer in my stamp room. I have my top 25 favorites that I usually play. It’s a big variety so I don’t get bored. As far as singing out loud…well, I was damaged in 6th grade by a boy named Lee. He stopped the class and told the teacher I was singing flat. Can you believe that. I was so excited too because we were practicing for our Christmas service. Needless to say I mouthed the songs from then on. I still sing in my head though! Lee can’t take that away from me!!!!!ReplyCancel

  • Tami BMarch 16, 2011 - 10:33 am

    Another beautiful card, and I’m so glad to know you hoard. Your bow tutorials have helped me so much. Thank you for inspiring & teaching us so much.
    I’m with you on loving music. I have it on all the time, all kinds, but I sing so badly I embarrass myself when it’s just me so I try to just keep it to a hum.ReplyCancel

  • DebraKMarch 16, 2011 - 10:33 am

    “I feel good!” da da da da da da dat da…in the shower…my fur babies looking at me like I am nuts…I don’t know all the words so there is a lot of ‘da da dat da’ in there… love these colors in your card today…!ReplyCancel

  • Nancy S.March 16, 2011 - 10:33 am

    Unfortunately, unless I have something else turned on, what seems to stay in my head are the stupid jingles from commercials. Right now I’m hearing the tune from the Ford commercial with all the unicyclists spinning umbrellas around the new car. Dum da dum da dum dum pah dum pah dum. Dum da dum da dum dum pah dum pah dum….ReplyCancel

  • Marla H.March 16, 2011 - 10:36 am

    What a beautiful bow and card. i am really a type of person that likes peace and quiet. The only time I will have music on is in the car and I dont really sing to it unless it is a song that I really like which would be a country music singer. My kids LOVE music and are always plugged into some kind of music it seems.ReplyCancel

  • Barbara WilsonMarch 16, 2011 - 10:36 am

    Wonderful card, want to see the video. I agree I don’t know how people can hear music and not nod, sway or tap their feet. But I can’t sing even tho I do. Even my grandchildren will say quit singing grandma.ReplyCancel

  • Charlene DahlbergMarch 16, 2011 - 10:37 am

    HI Becca
    OOOOhhh I am so glad you are sharing this gorgeous bow -cant’ wait to try it.

    I am another car dancer- well singing too – all the time – in the car- in the house – in the grocery store ( dancing too) in Michael’s –anywhere — music is good for the soul!! Some of my family members( daughter) would be happy not to hear it but I do it anyway!!ReplyCancel

  • gltinnolaMarch 16, 2011 - 10:37 am

    Hey Becca,

    I share your sentiments on singing and music everywhere, all the time. I have a gazillion songs on my computer and I play them all day while I’m at work. The radio’s always on in the car and I sing constantly all throughout the day. My husband says to me all the time that he can’t believe I know the words to so many songs, but I do and if I don’t I find the lyrics on my computer. I hate to hear anyone sing the wrong words to song, particularly one of my favs. I sing so much I can’t tell you what song it is. Just know that there’s always music in my heart and a song on my lips!

    Have a great day and thanks for the new bow video.ReplyCancel

  • Marge (mer)March 16, 2011 - 10:37 am

    WOW, another gorgeous bow — I have “bow envy” — LOL! I too hoard things until they’re totally outdated — I do not know why?!!!
    I’m always singing anything country, but really like all sorts of music. It’s truly one of the most wonderful gifts God gave us, as is the sweet bird singing just outside my window now — small joys!!! ;-)ReplyCancel

  • Mrs. HamMarch 16, 2011 - 10:38 am

    Another gorgeous card. I love the bow, can’t wait to see the video and try it out. What am I singing right now? Stairway To Heaven by The O’Jays.ReplyCancel

  • Mary AnnMarch 16, 2011 - 10:41 am

    Hi Becca! I sing all the time too. I’m sure I make some people smile when they look in their rear view window and see me belting out my song! I listen to mostly country, and I love the female artists like Carrie Underwood and Martina McBride. But right now my favorite CD in my car is my Disney CD. I love the songs on their from Pocaontas, Beauty in the Beast and Little Mermaid!

    Oh and by the way….I have a couple of those medallions too that I’ve been hoarding. They are SOOooooo-so pretty. I’m sure I picked them up at Michael’s at one point in a clearance bin! I’m saving them for something special — I just haven’t come across that “special” occasion yet! LOL!!ReplyCancel

  • EdnaMarch 16, 2011 - 10:41 am

    Singing only to myself as have an awful voice. I don’t even sing in church. I like the oldies. Have the CD player going in my work room when I’m there and the car when we or I are in it. Almost any oldies, but love the
    B Gees.

    Love your double tailed bow and anxious to see the video of it. Pretty card with the bow also. Edna B.ReplyCancel

  • linda dekkerMarch 16, 2011 - 10:41 am

    What a beautiful card and the bow is sooooo beautiful. I love it. I sing all day long and what I am singing……… songs I sing them always all the year round. My family and friends say I am crazy.
    hugs lindaReplyCancel

  • RebekkaMarch 16, 2011 - 10:43 am

    This is a stunning bow Becca!
    I sing all the time, While on the computer commenting I have my radio on singing as I am typing, music for creating cards, music and singing when I am at work, there they tell me not to sing so loud :)ReplyCancel

  • Michele JohnsonMarch 16, 2011 - 10:52 am

    I could totally relate to singing in the car. Besides church, that is probably the only other place I sing out loud – and sing I do! My car rides consist mostly of hymns. Something about the sound of an organ draws my heart and spirit into “Just a Closer Walk With Thee.”ReplyCancel

  • Pat KinserMarch 16, 2011 - 10:52 am

    Good morning Becca on this fine sunshiny day! I love the big band era of music. My Dad listened to this music all the time so I grew up on it. My comfort music is smooth jazz. Love to work listening to itunes smooth jazz stations. Here, in Oklahoma, we have a lot of country western. I like the more “modern” country western in the car. The love ballads from the 80’s were some of my favorite songs. I guess if I had to pick a most favorite it would be any song by Michael Buble or Celine Dion.

    Hugs xoxoxoReplyCancel

  • f lynn rushMarch 16, 2011 - 10:53 am

    i’ m singing Rufus Wainwright Perform the Leonard Cohen Classic ‘Hallelujah’.ReplyCancel

  • Lori mMarch 16, 2011 - 10:55 am

    Gorgeous new bow! I’m very adaptable to most any music and songs.ReplyCancel

  • Beverly HubbardMarch 16, 2011 - 10:55 am

    Dear Becca,

    I love everything you do. So beautiful. Friend made me your bow maker
    and am really having fun. Look forward for your emails each day. BevReplyCancel

  • Heather CMarch 16, 2011 - 10:55 am

    Ahhh Becca,
    Don’t Stop Believin’ – Journey is probably my all time favorite song. Good to know we have some of the same taste in music! I love Usher as well. And if you really want to know something weird, I woke up on Saturday morning with “We’re off to see the Wizard, the wonderful Wizard of Oz” stuck in my head and then I went to Michael’s and wouldn’t ya know it, I was searching for some pictures for my sister and came across one of The Wizard of Oz, craaazy right!!
    Love your new bow, you are Amazing!

    Hugs, HeatherReplyCancel

  • Yo GlennMarch 16, 2011 - 10:58 am

    Beautiful bow! I was so inspired by your bows that I made my own pegboard and now hardly ever tie a bow strictly by hand. I love to sing whatever is on the iPod, radio, CD (whatever modality I’m listening to), but I’m partial to golden oldies and country. I also love folk songs and children’s songs (so much nostalgia). Anyway, thanks for the tutorial on this bow and all the other ones you have made.ReplyCancel

  • JO WITNEYMarch 16, 2011 - 10:59 am

    Hello Becca, Absolutely love your new bow, what a mind you have. It is so utterly elegant. Can’t wait to try one myself. Would love to be picked for your giveaway. jwReplyCancel

  • Cindy FeekenMarch 16, 2011 - 11:02 am

    Hi Becca, I have to check in every day to see what your creative juices have produced. I’m always knocked off my chair seeing all that you create. You have a special gift, sister, that inspires each of us every day. I have been humming ‘Amazing Grace’ since I saw a program on public TV presented by ‘Celtic Woman’, a very inspirational and angelic sounding group of beautiful young women and their back up orchestra and choir. I believe they are from Ireland, so very appropriate with the holiday just around the corner. I just have to get one of their CDs.
    You are a blessing to me and everyone visiting your site. You have a very special gift.ReplyCancel

  • Sheila - UKMarch 16, 2011 - 11:09 am

    I agree Becca…a truly decadent bow and just so stunning and goes so well on your beautiful card. Love the colours too. How fabulous that you can turn an accident into such a wonderful thing. Thanks so much for the great tutorial.
    Your post made me laugh about your singin too, I’m sure it cant be as bad as mine …I frighten the life out of myself if I sing let alone anyone else! LOL!
    Oh and I’m in love with Michael Buble…I jsut think he is wonderful and I love his voice….by the way I’m old enough to be his mother!! Lol!
    Thanks again Becca and for offering the lovely candy.

    Love Sheila xxReplyCancel

  • Cheri J.March 16, 2011 - 11:10 am

    Paper, did someone say paper, LOL! That card is gorgeous, I bet they bring those medallions back now that you have done this post!

  • KarenMarch 16, 2011 - 11:11 am

    LOL, Becca. I also am a lover of music. I have asked my grandkids how they can go around with earbuds listening to their music without bustin’ a move!!LOL I attracted the attention of an officer of the law recently…I was singing and grooving to Tim McGraws latest tune..”It felt good on my lips” very catchy tune…anyway, I could see out of the corner of my eye this car staying right beside me…I finally looked over and saw it was a police officer:-) So I smiled and waved..he laughed then proceeded to move on:-) My grandkids will no longer go to the market with me because if I hear a song I like & know the words I will sing along:-) I LOVE music..all genres. My son has my love of music and became a recording engineer:-) Thank you dear Becca for sharing so much of yourself with us:-) I only have 1 question….have you ever made an ugly card in your life?????lolReplyCancel

  • Janna SmithMarch 16, 2011 - 11:12 am

    My cousin’s granddaughter loves to watch this video of two frogs singing. Their voices sound REALLY country! That song has been stuck in my head for days!ReplyCancel

  • Sheri RMarch 16, 2011 - 11:15 am

    Becca- With THAT much singing as practice you must be VERY GOOD by now! Doesn’t music just lift your spirits, no matter where you are? And, by the way, thanks for this new bow/tail idea! It is elegant and quite unique.ReplyCancel

  • Rachel BrooksMarch 16, 2011 - 11:18 am

    Beautiful “mistake!” I wish you could do a step by step with photos. I’ve watched the video twice, but when I go down to the craft room I’d really love to have it on paper to avoid errors. Just lovely!ReplyCancel

  • Kim NMarch 16, 2011 - 11:21 am

    I too am a singer and lover of all music types, even commercials. When I enter my craft room and turn on my radio, all troubles disappear!! Also, I love your work, it is always so inspiring. Thank you!!!ReplyCancel

  • alexMarch 16, 2011 - 11:22 am

    Becca your card is just Gorgeous!!! the bow is beautiful and l love the colors you use…Like you i always listen to music and love Journey and Micheal bublé. Thanks for sharing your amazing work with all of us.ReplyCancel

  • CharlotteMarch 16, 2011 - 11:23 am

    Oh, Becca, what a wonderful new bow! I haven’t made my bow maker yet, but it’s on my list of things to get done ASAP. [My husband and I have been traveling a LOT over the past few months, but have just moved to our new permanent location this past weekend — and, are still unpacking boxes.] Thank you for the tutorial.
    As far as music is concerned, I listen to various styles of Christian music — depending on my mood at the time.ReplyCancel

  • DebbieMarch 16, 2011 - 11:26 am

    The bow is beautiful, I love the thick ribboned bow on the card.ReplyCancel

  • ColoradoMarch 16, 2011 - 11:29 am

    Hi Becca! I had to laugh at your singing story. I guess I’m sort of like that too… singing along with my music… and like you I like many different kinds of music. Here’s my “fuuny”… my husband and I have found that Michaels has the best music playing in their stores. Now usually he’s with me as I shop since I’m visually impaired and can’t drive there myself, but once in a while if he has an errand to run, he will leave me there to look on my own and when I’m by myself, I always seem to find myself singing along with the music and then I come to myself and realize there are other people going by who might be listening to me! LOL!! But, to name a few favorites that I enjoy listening to, that would be Elvis, Anne Murray, Celine Dion and many, many others… yeah… I prefer music from times past for the most part… back when there was real music.ReplyCancel

  • JoiMarch 16, 2011 - 11:33 am

    Love your videos & I enjoy listening to Sting while creating, but there are many others that I enjoy depending on my mood.ReplyCancel

  • BernieMarch 16, 2011 - 11:34 am

    OMGosh Love that bow and that organdy bow is so dreamy. Just have to try this. Thanks for another wonderful tutorial.
    Although I always have a song in my heart and in my head I don’t sing out loud unless I am sure there is no one within ear shot. I always think “Make a joyful noise on to the Lord” but I was not blessed with a voice meant for singing and I don’t have the heart to torture anyone with it but when I’m alone like in the car and with the windows up I SING. DH followed me home one day and said he thought I was having a spell. It does feel good to let it out.
    Blessings BernieReplyCancel

  • joan curtisMarch 16, 2011 - 11:38 am

    This week it’s Bill Gaither… we just buried our Step-Dad on Monday so the Gaither music reminds me that we’ll meet again!!!ReplyCancel

  • Judy McMullenMarch 16, 2011 - 11:42 am

    Oh, my goodness, you are amazing, Becca! Love that new bow!! So in your honor and with thanks for His blessing of you I’m singing “Amazing Grace”!!!ReplyCancel

  • Robin PMarch 16, 2011 - 11:43 am

    Love the new bow! Can’t wait to give it a try.

    What am I singing today? I don’t the name of the song, but I first heard it way back when on the Andy Griffith Show. Here are the words:

    You get a line
    I’ll get a pole,

    You get a line
    I’ll get a pole,

    You get a line
    I’ll get a pole
    We’ll go down
    to the fishing hole
    Honey, Baby Mine!ReplyCancel

  • GraceMarch 16, 2011 - 11:44 am

    I’m singing Neil Diamond songs, loudly!–trying to keep awake after a totally sleepless night! Good thing it is spring break! Thanks for sharing the bow–it is very charming and looks pretty easy (with practice, I am sure).ReplyCancel

  • Marilyn BeaumontMarch 16, 2011 - 11:45 am

    I love this Becca. This morning it was Laura Story. Wonderful praise and worship!ReplyCancel

  • Liz S.March 16, 2011 - 11:51 am

    Right now – listening to Don’t you wanna stay by Jason Aldean/Kelly Clarkson. My hubby passed away three years ago Dec. and for some reason this song reminds me of him. It’s a beautiful song. Thanks for the opportunity and as usual, gorgeous card. Thanks for sharing your artwork.ReplyCancel

  • Barbie D.March 16, 2011 - 11:51 am

    Thank you so much Becca for your wonderful tutorials. I love that you show us all the great ways to enhance our cards. Your creativity amazes me. When in my stamp room I always have the radio on to K-LOVE which is a Christian music station so I can listen and sing all the old and new songs.ReplyCancel

  • Liz S.March 16, 2011 - 11:54 am

    Jason Aldean/Kelly Clarkson – Don’t You Wanna Stay. I lost my husband in surgery three years ago Dec. For some reason this song reminds me of him. Thanks for the opportunity to win and as usual, gorgeous card.ReplyCancel

  • LenoriaMarch 16, 2011 - 11:58 am

    I love your bow – and your question about the music makes me laugh! My husband is always teasing me and telling the grandkids “your Nana is in the kitchen dancing again”. I sing and dance to all kinds of stuff but today when I read this it was “Love to Lay You Down” by Conway Twitty. When this song first came out I was young and was singing and did not even think about what it meant (or could even possibly mean). I was in the kitchen with my Mom and all of a sudden when I was walking by singing she swatted me right square on the bottom and said “that is the filthiest song I have ever hear and I don’t want to hear you sing that again!” And all I could say was “what” in a very surprised voice. I have never forgotten the song or what she said – and the memory still makes me grin or even laugh out loud because I know if she was still here she would still probably swat me!ReplyCancel

  • Lynne PhelpsMarch 16, 2011 - 12:00 pm

    The bow is just gorgeous! I would like to make a peg bow maker as it looks easier than my bow-easy. Of course the Bow-Easy has the benefit of being flat so I can bring it along when I stamp with friends!

    What thrilled me today was your comments about singing. I LOVE to sing and I sound TERRIBLE, lol! Luckily (I choose to think of it that way) I now live alone with my two cats. When I start belting out a tune they both come running to wherever I am and sit down to watch the show! They don’t care if I’m flat and they make a great audience, except for their expressions which are more “what on earth is she doing?” than admiration, lol!!!!ReplyCancel

  • Debbie BMarch 16, 2011 - 12:09 pm

    I usually sing old hymns, ones I grew up with. Love Lifted Me (don’t know if that is the real name, just the chorus) is one of my favorites.ReplyCancel

  • Cindy ClevengerMarch 16, 2011 - 12:15 pm

    Good Morning Becca! I love your tutorials because I truly can follow and make sense of what you are teaching. Your voice is calm and assuring to me as well! I run my CD’s over and over it seems but have many and varied tastes as well but recently I have been listening to Sugarland. I like the twang in Jennifer’s voice for some reason it’s a little quirky and that appeals to me. Maybe call it sassy?
    Thanks for sharing with us.

  • PatMarch 16, 2011 - 12:24 pm

    Becca — as usual your bow is simply beautiful. I had some errands to do today so — I listen to the NEW Rascal Flatt CD — love the cut “I won’t let Go.
    Then I switched to Bob Seager, then to Annie Lennox — by this time I was home. Flipped on CD player in house and continued with my CONCERT!!!

    Have a GREAT Musical Day!!ReplyCancel

  • SueMarch 16, 2011 - 12:26 pm

    I’m with you, Becca. How can anyone not respond physically to music? I’m singing, swaying, dancing. I’m the other lady in the car next to you belting it out! When we married, my husband said he didn’t like musicals because they weren’t realistic. He said people didn’t just go around singing. Well, he’s changed his mind on both scores. He knows that some people do just go around singing and he likes musicals!ReplyCancel

  • LoyceMarch 16, 2011 - 12:28 pm

    A-mazed by the bow! Kind of like, ” Blin-ded By Li-ight.” A new favorite and an old favorite,ReplyCancel

  • Debby WalkerMarch 16, 2011 - 12:30 pm

    Well, I have been singing since I came out of the womb…one of my fondest memories is singing as a family as we drove from my Grandma’s back home for an hour and a half every Sunday. We sang Hymns to Broadway musicals. I now sing oldies, but goodies and Contemorary Christian….Sanctus Real(sp) is from my Church, they are wonderful! Hugs to you Miss Becca .

  • SuziMarch 16, 2011 - 12:31 pm

    Today is granddaughter day! We are singing “Jesus loves the little chldren,” “Joy, Joy, Joy. . .Down in my Heart,” “This little light of mine,” “Twinkle, twinkle, little star,” “Itsy Bitsy Spider,” etc. :o)ReplyCancel

  • alsmouseMarch 16, 2011 - 12:32 pm

    Lovely bow, such talent you have Becca. Thank you for posting the tutorial, it’s very helpful.
    As for singing, no you don’t want me to. I hum instead. Usually to Ottmar Liebert’s Nouveau Flamenco CD. I adore his music.

  • Nikki BrownMarch 16, 2011 - 12:35 pm

    For me its the new Barry Manilow song Bring On Tomorrow, love the words and they are very meaningful to me at the moment… I too can’t resist singing along to all sorts of music, all very different and I can’t sing but I dont care, I love it…ReplyCancel

  • Gloria WestermanMarch 16, 2011 - 12:38 pm

    Thank you for the tutorial….will have to try this…love the look….
    I have my radio on in my craft room all the time….but I listen to county music… Reba’s new one….”listen to on the Radio”…….I actually get up and start dancing……music makes me happy…..ReplyCancel

  • Linda HessaaMarch 16, 2011 - 12:50 pm

    I’ve been singing along to all my music that is on my IPOD and I like you LOVE to sing!!! Course as awful a singer as I am I have to sing along to something. My DH is always asking me why is that music playing on the computer??? LOL!

    Becca, you just keep getting better…your cards are ALWAYS SOOOOOOOO gorgeous!!!!! Wish I had just a tiny bit of your creativity!!! You are the BEST!!!!ReplyCancel

  • Dianna N.March 16, 2011 - 12:59 pm

    Hi Becca!
    I love that your accidents end up so Beautiful! Wow! If all my accidents ended up as elegant and worthwhile like yours, I think I’d close my eyes and work! Ha! Ha!
    I believe that music gets into your soul just like the other arts do. It brings out creativity that we wouldn’t normally experience. It can be soothing, or inspiring. It can help us focus, and make us braver than we otherwise might be.
    Love your creations! Thank you so very much for sharing!

  • Alicia VinceletteMarch 16, 2011 - 1:00 pm

    I, too, sing all day long or hum. Everyone at work always knows when I’m on my way down the halls.Currently I have been singing a song that my Sweet Adeline’s chorus will be competing with called “If I Give My Heart to You”

    I work at my church so I’m usually humming whatever worship song gets stuck in my head for the week.

    Love your work and thanks for the new bow. Gotta make me a peg board!

    Be blessed,


  • Linda RichMarch 16, 2011 - 1:01 pm

    Too funny! I always sing too. I have to sing a solo at church this Sunday and have been looking for a song to sing. Needless to say, I know that I should have started looking sooner, so I’m going to sing an oldie but a goodie.
    My husband just made me a peg bow maker today. I ‘m really excited because I just love how beautiful your bows are. Thank you for sharing so much of yourself. Have a great day singing your heart out. (“Making a joyful noise unto the Lord”)ReplyCancel

  • DoniMarch 16, 2011 - 1:07 pm

    Hi Becca! I was wondering who that crazy lady in the car next to me was!!
    (Just kidding…I was looking in the mirror at MYSELF!!)
    I’m always singing in my head….rarely out loud…my voice is awful and I know it! BUT, music is a huge part of my life (I play the violin), so I love it!
    Casting Crowns is a fave of mine too…usually in the car!
    The only bad thing about having music go through my head constantly is that whatever I hear last sticks…whether it’s a hymn from church (GOOD), or a commercial from the tv before I go to bed! (BAD)
    I will wake up in the morning with that ditty floating through my head and realized that I’d been mentally humming/singing it over and over all night!!
    Sometimes I even make sure I have hymn going through my head before I fall asleep so that it will be primary in my thoughts….usually works too!
    I love your bow and your bow maker….I think I’m going to have to get the supplies to make one…bows are the perfect ending to any card, and yours especially!
    Thanks so much for giving us such easy to follow directions too…sometimes people try but leave out such things as how to hold the ribbon or snip the ends to keep it easy.
    Blessings to you…I still pray for you!!!

  • Mary JaneMarch 16, 2011 - 1:08 pm

    This being Lent and me working for a church today I am mindful of “let me be with you in your joys and sorrows…”
    Mary JaneReplyCancel

  • Maureen ChandlerMarch 16, 2011 - 1:09 pm

    Hi Becca, I am so glad I discovered your website and I just love your videos! The latest bow is just lovely and I am after my husband to make me one of those wooden bow makers! He is quite handy and I know he’ll do it soon. You are very talented and I am so happy to see what you are sharing! Have a great day!!!ReplyCancel

  • Karen WeddingMarch 16, 2011 - 1:10 pm

    I love listening to Christian music, but I am like you and listen to almost anything. I wake to oldies, listen to country on the way to work, 80’s, 90’s, and current at work (only station I can get in our building), and Christian music on the way home, evenings, and weekends.ReplyCancel

  • Rosie WaldtMarch 16, 2011 - 1:17 pm

    I LOVE your new type of bow!!!!! My husband sang Rosie O’Grady to me at our St. Patrick’s Party last nite (of course, we practiced every day for I don’t know how long) and that’s the song that is going through my mind all morning. Incidently, we had a packed house and the party was a success.ReplyCancel

  • Becky DMarch 16, 2011 - 1:19 pm

    Another beautiful creation Becca – I just love to watch your vids :) I listen to all kinds of music too. I love Taylor Swift, Aerosmith, Led Zepplin, Journey, The Beatles, Shine Down, as well as Never Shout Never (my girls hooked me), Fleetwood Mac, Simon and Garfunkle…. Well, you get the picture. I like most music except for rap and not too much into hip hop. Some hip hop is okay, but not my favorite. My 19 yo son listens to classical in my car and that is fine with me. I also listen to Calvary Satellite Network in my car.

    Thanks for the chance to win a sweet prize. You probably know that I love your blog and enjoy every minute I spend here :)ReplyCancel

  • KathMarch 16, 2011 - 1:20 pm

    Well it is a big big mix that I was singing to. All 5 of my granddaughters are here and we were daning on the Wii.. so from Funkytown to yo gabba gabbaReplyCancel

  • CarolMarch 16, 2011 - 1:25 pm

    I am listening to Pandora on my computer at work and listening to the Hollies right now. Of course I won’t sing at work and chase everyone away, but the feet do tap to the music.ReplyCancel

  • Rebecca ShreveMarch 16, 2011 - 1:39 pm

    Becca, Your bows are always exquisite!! I love to make bows and use them on my cards as well. Can’t wait to watch the video and try this one out.
    At work I listen to itunes, radio, Gospel Hamony Mix. Keeps me happy all day!!
    At home in the craft room, I only have a CD player, so right now I’ve been listening to Yanni. His music is dreamy and I feel very creative with it on.
    Singing? Not anymore. I used to sing in a lot of differnet groups at chuch but had breast cancer 13 years ago and for some reason the chemo affected that part of my body. Through Jesus Christ I overcame cancer so I praise Him for that, and now I sing in the Spirit.

    Thank you for all the God given talent you so willing share with us. I love your creativity and am so glad to have your site. I also love the 31 days feature. Really fun and informative…….:-}

    Enjoy your day,

  • Angela (UK)March 16, 2011 - 1:54 pm

    Beautiful as ever – thanks for sharing with us :) xxReplyCancel

  • TaterMarch 16, 2011 - 2:03 pm

    Just absolutely awesome! Thank you for sharing all of your “how to” videos. I feel as if my cards have been elevated to a new, better level! I also scored some beautiful ribbon on sale and am going to practice this!ReplyCancel

  • LavonneMarch 16, 2011 - 2:04 pm

    Wow Becca! so many great comments! I love to sing along with almost anything. When I’m in the vehicle it’s just the radio since we don’t have a CD player in it. I love a good mix of current and older stuff. On the player at home I’m currently listening to Kutless, Casting Crowns, Newsboys, Jesus Culture and Jeremy Camp. And I DO sing out loud!!! So much fun. Thanks for the fun challenge! :)ReplyCancel

  • Ree DonnellyMarch 16, 2011 - 2:07 pm

    Becca this bow is gorgeous… It’s eye-popping :o) WOW! & Thanks so much for the video… that’s the way I learn best!

    I’m like you in that I love all types of music… And I sing out loud all the time! Love it!!! Now, my son is home on Spring Break, and we watched “Starsky & Hutch” with Ben Stiller & Owen Wilson together this afternoon. So, I have been singing “Don’t Give Up on Us, Baby” by David Soul (the original “Hutch”) since then…. I know, not the best song but brings me back to the ’70’s for sure!
    Thanks, Becca!ReplyCancel

  • vikiMarch 16, 2011 - 2:12 pm

    All hail the bow queen!!!! That is beautiful! Thanks for sharing it with us. xoxoxoReplyCancel

  • RaquelMarch 16, 2011 - 2:16 pm

    Hi Becca–another beautiful card and bow. I wish my hand would be a gracious as yours handling the ribbon. You just have such a special way of making those bows–I practice-but have not quite gotten it yet. I love to listen to George Strait–he just takes me to another world. But at times I love to hear Oldies–those get me dancing–but have to tone it down when I am cutting or putting tape or glue on my projects. My husband at times will have Christmas music and I will listen and get really inspired. Thank you for all your wonderful ideas.ReplyCancel

  • FernandaMarch 16, 2011 - 2:20 pm

    what a thrilling bow-just magnificant! Thanks for the video. Btw I must’ve missed something-cause I don’t know why all the comments regarding music-what was it? lolReplyCancel

  • Raquel InfanteMarch 16, 2011 - 2:24 pm

    Hi Becca another beautiful bow and card. I wish I could be as gracious as you are with making these bows. I watch your video and I do practice but have not gotten it quite yet. I love to hear George Strait his voice just takes me to another world. Sometimes I will hear oldies and I start dancing–have to be careful though especially when I am cutting or putting tape or glue down on my projects. My husband loves Christmas music and when he has those CD’s going I really get inspired. Thank you so much for all your beautiful ideas. Let’s keep rockin!!!!!!!!!!!!ReplyCancel

  • GerryMarch 16, 2011 - 2:29 pm

    The music that sticks in my head is generally the last anthem the choir sings on Sunday. I listen to classical music just about 24/7, but I like just about every genre (except rap and metallic hard rock). Occasionally, I get nostalgic and have to listen to golden oldies, esp from the 50s. I love your bows and have started using them more often myself.ReplyCancel

  • ElizabethMarch 16, 2011 - 2:47 pm

    Well I convinced my son heading to Purdue that the bow makerr was the perfect engineering project for him to make me for an Easter present! I am soooo excited!ReplyCancel

  • ArleneMarch 16, 2011 - 2:50 pm

    Thank you for another Becca Bits, I love them. Could I ask where you get your ribbon from, they are so pretty.ReplyCancel

  • Kelly SasMarch 16, 2011 - 3:05 pm

    Oh Becca it is such a relief to hear that someone who is normal, yet someone who I respect because she is talented and a christian, sings 24/7!!! I too have a WONDERFUL husband who has NEVER asked me to stop singing or ever said you sing bad. In fact now after 32 years of marriage he is singing more times than not when home! I ALWAYS have a song in my head. I think singing makes me happy, makes me upbeat and when I am down, it picks me up. I can hear one word and I can give you a song with that word in it. I love Name That Tune!ReplyCancel

  • lois skiathitisMarch 16, 2011 - 3:06 pm

    That bow on your card is gorgeous Becca. The card is very pretty. Thanks for the great video. Beautiful work. I listen to the radio most of the time the oldies channel with some new songs thrown in from time to time. As always Becca, TFS!!! :-DReplyCancel

  • Cindy H.March 16, 2011 - 3:06 pm

    Believe it or not, I’ve been singing Aretha Franklin all day (in my head mostly so I don’t scare anyone). I heard Respect on the radio this morning and can’t seem to get it out of my head.
    I love your cards, just wish I could get mine to turn out the same.

  • ChaunMarch 16, 2011 - 3:12 pm

    I was listening to a classic country western station that only plays oldies, and Charlie Pride and I were singing together in the car.ReplyCancel

  • Cindy ClickMarch 16, 2011 - 3:18 pm

    I love this elegant bow. I have to get a peg board made, so I can make these.
    I too, love to listen to music while I am an my craft room. I listen to Pandora, but recently found “Grooveshark” and like it better because you can request the exact artist or song and replay it (you can’t do this on Padora)My range of music is as wide as yours. Everything from country to classical. I love the Canadian Tenors.
    The other day, my 5 yr old grandaughter came over and we made a miniature fairy house. When I asked her what kind of music she wanted to listen too, she sd “fairy music of course, Nindy” (Nindy is what the grandkids call me- its’ between Nanny and Cindy) She loves watching your tutorials. She is home-schooled, so I teach her the arts and crafts curriculum. At 5, she doesn’t ask for crayons, oh no, it’s – ” pass the spellbinders please, or tattered angels, or bone folder. She has the craft lingo down!ReplyCancel

  • Carletta BrockMarch 16, 2011 - 3:26 pm


    I love the old hymns myself, they refresh and uplift my spirit and have such meaning to me.


  • JessicaMarch 16, 2011 - 3:31 pm

    Hey Becca, I’m definately going to have my bofriend make me a peg thingy when he comes back from being a good son. He’s helping his mom while she endures radiation and chemo. He’s been gone almost a month. And I miss him terribly. I don’t know whether he’ll come back here or my mom and I will have to move up there, so he can work and someone will be with both the mom’s while he’s working. Either way, I’ll be having him build me a peg bow maker. Thanks a bunch for all your gorgeous creations!
    Hugs, JessicaReplyCancel

  • Debbie ReavesMarch 16, 2011 - 3:44 pm

    Becca …
    I vote you to be the best bow maker on the internet. You’ve got to be because your bows are A Maz Ing! This is just beautiful and I’m off to try my hand at making one.

    I let a comment back when you first introduced the “Peg” bow maker. I had a friend help me make one and I love it. I think of you and your wondrous talent when I look at it and hope it will make me make better bows and cards.

    Thanks so much for all you do and share with us.

    Take care,

  • Becky GreenMarch 16, 2011 - 3:48 pm

    BLUE & WHITE are one of my FAVORITES!!!!! :) It’s soothing & makes me think of blue & white chinese china!!!! MY FAVORITE!!! LOVE IT!!!! You’re THE BEST, “FRIEND!!!!” :)ReplyCancel

  • Carole (FibreJunky)March 16, 2011 - 3:52 pm

    Wow that bow is beautiful!!! I usually sing just about everywhere, but I don’t have my voice all the way back yet, so singing aloud is kind of out still. In my head, though, I’m singing along with the On The Rocks (University of Oregon a cappella group) version of Bad Romance.ReplyCancel

  • JeneenMarch 16, 2011 - 3:55 pm

    Today’s card is a real stunner! Reminds me of Delft pottery. And such a lovely ribbon bow to accent the card as well. You have such enormous talent, Becca and I am surprised that one of the larger card manufacturers has not engaged you as a designer (I am new to your blog, so if I am wrong, please forgive me).

    Thank you so much for sharing!ReplyCancel

  • lizMarch 16, 2011 - 3:57 pm

    so gald to see the “bow peg in action” now that I see how it works I will have to make one.
    I love all kinds of music , from my age the 80’s to current, we went to a wedding last week and everyone was suprised to see that I knew all the songs and dances to all of them. last year my husband worked out of state and my kids ( 20,21,24,25) moved into their own apartment ( yeah they WERE best of friends ,18 months later they are finding their own places in may lol.) so I was on my own and had much more time to make cards I was blog hopping and listening to everyones music that would come on so my music really started opening up I would stay up all night making cards and singing. I think the type of music Im listening to really decideds what direction my card will take . So glad to see Im not the only one who bopping around in my have a good one Becca and all of u in cyber spaceReplyCancel

  • Jane KMarch 16, 2011 - 4:10 pm

    Beautiful card! And I”m glad I’m not the only one singing in the car!

    Love singing Evanescence, Kelly Clarkson, Madonna, Coldplay, Phantom of the Opera, and the list goes on…..ReplyCancel

  • joan curtisMarch 16, 2011 - 4:10 pm

    This week I’ve been listening to Gaither music. Our step-dad was buried on Monday and listening to the words of the songs reminds me we’ll all be together again one day!ReplyCancel

  • lacyquilterMarch 16, 2011 - 4:22 pm

    I love your beautiful blue and white card – my favorite color combination. I’m a country fan, but I mostly only listen in the car. I actually enjoy the quiet around the house when I’m home alone.ReplyCancel

  • charleneMarch 16, 2011 - 4:22 pm

    I love the new bow, I will try it later my son made one for me! Listened to George Strait and Luther today!!!!!!!ReplyCancel

  • Sabine EdelmannMarch 16, 2011 - 4:30 pm

    Beautiful card and I have to get my husband to make me this bow maker! I actually whistle a lot instead of singing and I like hyms, but also all kinds of Christian music, including my teenage son’s “screamer music”.ReplyCancel

  • Kay MMarch 16, 2011 - 4:34 pm

    I love, love, love your peg bows, so much so that my DH is making me a “peg bow” maker. I enjoy music but since I wear hearing aids, I usually just listen to soft music without words or none at all because a lot of times I am in the basement working and I need to be able to hear if anybody comes in. Love your site – you are such an inspiration!!ReplyCancel

  • Cindy LouMarch 16, 2011 - 4:40 pm

    Love the bow! Between you and your bows and Jerri with her flowers, my craft room is really starting to look very femine! When I am not in the mood to make a card, I make bows or flowers so that when the card mood hits me, I can quickly pull together the items I need and it doesn’t take me hours to do so. Thanks for sharing the newest item ;) As for music, my heart soars when I listen to Herbie Mann’s Jazzill Brazz. Jazz just puts me in such a creative mood. I love to sing as well, but then my concentration is more on the words and song so my creativity suffers just a tad, but when I sing it is to the local Christian music station. thanks again! Blessings !ReplyCancel

  • Kay MMarch 16, 2011 - 4:40 pm

    I like most kinds of music (especially the “oldies”) but don’t always listen to music because I am usually working in my stamping and sewing room in the basement. I wear hearing aids so need to be able to hear if anybody comes in upstairs.

    I love, love, love your bows and my DH is making me a “peg bow” marker! Don’t I have a sweetie!!ReplyCancel

  • bonnie32002March 16, 2011 - 4:45 pm

    I’m one of the nuts who printed out the photo of your homemade bow maker, along with measurements and general instructions.

    I promptly handed it to my husband and asked if he could make me one. Within a week there was bowmaker sitting on my desk.

    Thank you so much for sharing the instuctions for the double-tailed bow. I will be headed off to my desk to give this great look a try!ReplyCancel

  • Sharon BaderMarch 16, 2011 - 4:53 pm

    everyday, you have a beautiful new project to show! i love it! thanks for the chance to win again!ReplyCancel

  • Diane JMarch 16, 2011 - 4:56 pm

    Your card is lovely as always. You are so darn creative!!! I’m not nuts and I’m not old, but I was listening today to Tiny Bubbles by Don Ho. Anyone remember him???ReplyCancel

  • Diane JMarch 16, 2011 - 5:00 pm

    Your card is lovely. You are so creative. I’m not nuts and I’m not old but I was just listening to Tiny Bubbles by Don Ho. Does anyone remember him???ReplyCancel

  • MickieMarch 16, 2011 - 5:04 pm

    I sit so engrossed, watching your videos. That bow looks so easy and so pretty. I am gong to have to make one of those peg bow thingies because I certainly can’t tie one and the little tool I got just does not do the trick for me. Your bows are just beautiful. Beautiful card too!ReplyCancel

  • Rosemarie MenassasMarch 16, 2011 - 5:05 pm

    Today? Definitely Irish music! A bunch of jigs and reels from Appalchia.
    I just adore your work, and especially the bow today. My DH made me a peg board like yours and wow, how easy now to make good bows! Thanks!ReplyCancel

  • JarieMarch 16, 2011 - 5:14 pm

    Great bow Becca. I love good music also, whether is R&B, gospel and some times country. TFS.


  • Debbie WMarch 16, 2011 - 5:28 pm

    I love your bow. Thanks for showing how it’s made. I listen to an oldies radio station.ReplyCancel

  • Carol FroehlichMarch 16, 2011 - 5:55 pm

    Love the bow and the tutorial. THANK YOU SO MUCH!

    I am a BIG fan of anything from the 60’s and 70’s, Beatles, Aretha, Smokey, Bee Gees. But then I love Third Day, Casting Crowns, Amy Grant, etc. etc. I definitely sing till my hearts content. :)ReplyCancel

  • Michel EMarch 16, 2011 - 5:58 pm

    I listen to 80s music-Chicago, Air Supply, etc. It’s what I grew up with.ReplyCancel

  • Barbara JayMarch 16, 2011 - 5:59 pm

    Becca you are the “Bow Queen” Thanks for the video too!! I love the card and the Quietfire sentimentReplyCancel

  • Carol FroehlichMarch 16, 2011 - 6:06 pm

    Love the bow and the tutorial. The card is BEAUTIFUL as Always.

    I enjoy a lot of the Christian music, but can’t help singing those old familiar songs of the 60’s and 70’s. The memory was much better for remembering the words back then. :)ReplyCancel

  • MichelleMarch 16, 2011 - 6:13 pm

    This is an especially awesome bow! I too am a music lover! and I love Most types of music. My newest love is the CD Adele 21. I burned it two days ago and have listed to it a dozen times! LOL!ReplyCancel

  • kathy sMarch 16, 2011 - 6:19 pm

    Thank you for sharing your gorgeous bow technique and I am so glad to hear somebody else sings- I thought it was just me- I don’t have a particular favourite but I sing along with whatever is on the radio wherever I am – I get up and the radio is on and the last thing I do before I go to sleep is turn it off, I also listen to CD’s of various songs whatever I happen to grab-country,gospel,modern,musicals,retro it doesn’t matter I listen to it all- I hate silence in this respect -the problem for everyone around me is I think I am tone deaf so they just put up with it now.LOLReplyCancel

  • BARB SMarch 16, 2011 - 6:23 pm

    You are my sunshine – reminds me of BFF..
    Barb S (FL)ReplyCancel

  • DelamaMarch 16, 2011 - 6:46 pm

    I like the card with the bow and the saying you use. And thank you for showing us how you done it with a video. I love your vidoe you do. They help me understand more on how to make it than try to read it. Thank you for sharing.
    Have a great day :)

  • AnneMarch 16, 2011 - 6:52 pm

    Another stunning bow! Thanks so much for the tutorial!

    We’ve just returned from a ballroom dancing class and I have ‘Can you feel the love tonight?’ from the Lion King in my head :o)

    Anne (UK) xReplyCancel

  • JeanneMarch 16, 2011 - 7:02 pm

    Hi Becca, Love your card and the color combo! Love the bow videos! Thank you for all the inspiration you pour out day after day!

    I am a talk radio lover, but I do love to sing, I mostly sing along with my Glee or Mama Mia CDReplyCancel

  • Francie (Montreal)March 16, 2011 - 7:13 pm

    Hey! I like that bow. It just drapes so dreamily. Nice card too. Really nice.

    Music… today was internet music from the early to mid ’50s. Brings back some sweet memories from my childhood. Tomorrow might be Motown or Mozart, Beatles or Bach, El Divo or Rolling Stones. Got to have music in my life.ReplyCancel

  • Catherine from London, UKMarch 16, 2011 - 7:28 pm

    A really lovely card today, Becca. What delicate colours! Could not be sweeter. Thank you.ReplyCancel

  • KayMarch 16, 2011 - 7:33 pm

    My kids groan because everything reminds me of a song, and I break out with strange tunes at inopportune moments. Ah, if we can’t embarass our children, who can we embarass?ReplyCancel

  • RufusMarch 16, 2011 - 7:37 pm

    Love your Double Tailed Bow! Thanks so much for doing the videos, it makes it much simpler to see what it is that you’re doing than single shot pictures. Music…I love music almost anything BUT Rap, I can’t stand Rap. As for singing, nope trust me you do NOT want to hear me sing. I can’t carry a tune in a paper bag! Hum, yes that I can manage, but I can’t sing.

  • Maryellen WebberMarch 16, 2011 - 7:42 pm

    Your card is just beautiful, my favorite colors together! Today I was
    singing in the car while listening to Christian station. It really elevates
    your mood when you sing, don’t you think?

    Thanks for the inspiration Becca! :)ReplyCancel

  • ChristineMarch 16, 2011 - 7:44 pm

    Thank you for instructions for the gorgeous bow!! I love music, too! Chris Tomlin was the star of my iPod today.ReplyCancel

  • Jo4HimMarch 16, 2011 - 7:59 pm

    LOVE your new bow! Thanks for sharing. That’s hilarious that you sing all the time—I do too! Or, hum or whistle. The only problem with humming or whistling is I only hit about every 3rd note, because I’m “singing” in my head. I love gospel music: Gaithers, Guy Penrod, Steve Green, etc.ReplyCancel

  • Beth GrecoMarch 16, 2011 - 8:07 pm

    Lovely card, Fabulous bow and even happier to be singing along! :-) When shopping with my daughter, she’ll give me a little elbow and say “You’re humming again!!” Like you I like alot of different music. Current and long time favourites would be Third Day and NewsBoys. Su fun to see everyone’s favourite.ReplyCancel

  • TeresaMarch 16, 2011 - 8:10 pm

    I knew we were kindred spirits. I sing all of the time, too. My John always laughed at me for it. And our taste in music runs the same – I have everything from Casting Crowns, and Third Day to Rascal Flatts to Journey to Mike Buble’ to Pavarotti to Prince and everything in between. Yesterday, I was walking to 80’s dance music – wow was that fun! lol It depends on my mood. Love, love love – the bow technique and the colors in your card. Have a good one – ” in my Father’s House, big big house, with lots and lots of room. . . “ReplyCancel

  • JaneyMarch 16, 2011 - 8:22 pm

    Gosh, it’s been about 3 days since I’ve turned the computer on – I’ve had “Becca withdrawal” – so I’m glad to be catching up with all the beautiful cards. I love this bow, Becca! Outstanding.

    For my 65th birthday last year, my music teacher daughter burned 5 CD’s and also downloaded the music into my MP3 player – so I have a lot of my favorites in the car and at home. I was listening to Bette Midler “From a Distance” on my way to work this morning – and I been humming – singing – that song all day long….

    Thanks for sharing your talent with us again.


  • christiMarch 16, 2011 - 8:24 pm

    well, i sing along, way out of key. i think i’m stuck mostly in the 70’s. i know more of the real words in the songs of that era. i have been listening to Christian music in the car and sing along to that while suppressing the road rage that is building. that’s a whole other post. as always thanks for sharing with us.ReplyCancel

  • Brenda BowersoxMarch 16, 2011 - 8:26 pm

    Rascal Flatts, Journey, Michael Buble’!! Are you my double? How about The Dobie Brothers, Cream, Black Eyed Peas? I absolutely love Disco!! Don’t tell anyone, LOL. As always thanks so much for sharing your talent. I visit daily and am inspired. Nice to know there is someone else out there that doesn’t want anyone else hear them sing.ReplyCancel

  • Fonda TottenMarch 16, 2011 - 9:05 pm

    Singing to whatever sounds good to me at the time. I love to sing. Especially in the car when I’m on my way to somewhere. Casting Crowns is good, and I like a little Switchfoot too.

    This new bow of yours is absolutely gorgeous! I’m so glad I watched your video, not too difficult…but best of all, I was wondering how you got your ribbons and bows tied so nicely together. Just love the tweezer tip!! Now I know your secret to a stunning bow. Thanks so much for sharing.ReplyCancel

  • Fonda TottenMarch 16, 2011 - 9:10 pm

    I’ve already posted but had to share a little ditty. Anyone out there ever have their kids do this to you?
    Me: singing like a rock star.
    Teenage son: “Hey Mom, who sings that song?”
    Me just dying to show him how cool I am says, ” it’s xxxxx!”
    Him: “Let them.”ReplyCancel

  • Judy AMarch 16, 2011 - 9:30 pm

    Lately I have been singing..How Great Thou Art..but I must
    admit, my cats wish they could tune me out. Their meows
    usually let me know they have had enough. LOL!!!

    Just aside comment, if you will permit me- in regards to
    an item I found that works just like your peg bow.

    At Michaels I found a white 9″ x 1 7/8″ board with 13 sets of holes
    and 5 small dowels. It was with the wooden letters. The dowels are suppose to be inserted into the matching wooden letters to
    spell a name etc and then inserted into the board. (I didn’t get the letters).The cost of the board with the dowels was $1.80 with a 40% off coupon. The regular pricewas $2.99. Thanks!!ReplyCancel

  • SusieMarch 16, 2011 - 9:35 pm

    That was a great tutorial and a fantastic bow! The card was super pretty too.ReplyCancel

  • heaneyMarch 16, 2011 - 9:38 pm

    the only song I sing right now is ..Old Mcdonald Have A Farm…because my 2 years old son loves to hum this song…he only manages “E” “O”…and always pull my hands and sings it in front of me. Thanks for the sweet giveaway and great tip using wood and dovel to tie bow. Gotta run to some toy shop to get this.ReplyCancel

  • Trish VernerMarch 16, 2011 - 9:42 pm

    Thanks Becca for the fab tutorial- you make it seem so easy!
    As for music, I love Amy Grant.
    Trish xReplyCancel

  • L. BrownMarch 16, 2011 - 10:03 pm

    I agree you do make the bows look easy. I am so bow challenged. My favorite music is anything Dvorak. Just love his music.ReplyCancel

  • Christine ArtharsMarch 16, 2011 - 10:04 pm

    Thanks so much Becca that was great Im in bow heaven two down and lots more to go Isn’t it great to have something new to do.You are such a treasure for sharing.Have a great dayReplyCancel

  • Lucy HarperMarch 16, 2011 - 10:05 pm

    Hi Becca, I listen to music when I am making cards and scrapbooking.
    I like traditional country the most, but I also like Josh Groban, hits from
    the 50’s, Nat King Cole etc. I really enjoy your videos, I think your
    ribbons and bows are amazing! You make the most gorgeous cards.ReplyCancel

  • Mary RobersonMarch 16, 2011 - 10:36 pm

    Thanks for the video on your new peg bows (double tail). Also, I too am one of those ladies who is singing and bopping in the car:) As for me, today its been a Beach Boys song I can’t get out of my head… Cocomo.ReplyCancel

  • CyndeMarch 16, 2011 - 10:36 pm

    Love your new soublw tailed bow. Isn’t it funny how we can happen upon something and love it so much, we claim it and do it again.I love that! Such a truly beautiful bow to go with your scrumptious card. The center medallion is beautiful, love that it yellowed and you had to color the paper to match. Looks like it was suppose to be that way all along. Thanks for the video.

  • Harriet in NCMarch 16, 2011 - 10:42 pm

    Thanks for this beautiful new bow, Becca! I always look forward to seeing what new and wonderful cards and ideas you’ve come up with!
    My favorite music is by Josh Groban. I am a certified “Grobanite” and on the board of one of his charities, Grobanites for Africa. If you’re not familiar with his music, give him a listen. He’s most famous for “You Raise Me Up.” He sings in English, Italian, French, Spanish and Portugese and has a new CD out–“illuminations” on which he co-wrote 11 of the 13 songs. He’s very, very talented and has a heart of gold.ReplyCancel

  • Barbara AKA GardenladyMarch 16, 2011 - 10:44 pm

    I have been banned from playing my favorite CD’s in my tahoe. I love to listen to Garth Brooks or Toby Keith but my husband complains to anyone who will listen and so I can only stick them in when he isn’t around! Now that he is retired he is with me all the time! I do listen to my music on my computer though so that is a good thing!

    Love your card and love all your bow tuts! Thanks so much for sharing with us! You rock!!ReplyCancel

  • Angelina WesselsMarch 16, 2011 - 10:55 pm

    Your new bow it very pretty – I just love it! I can’t wait to view the tutorial. I also love your cool little peg bows – what a great tip for some of us who are not so talented with the drill to make your original peg bow maker! About who am I singing these days? I have been listening to the Country Music station and channel on cable TV. I have several new favorites, Dierks Bentley, Sugarland, Lady Antebellum, Kenny Chesney, Rascal Flatts, Reba, and some of the new artists as well. You can’t work or craft without the music! I usually have the music on 24/7 – as I have been known to fall asleep with it on!ReplyCancel

  • GwenMarch 16, 2011 - 11:06 pm

    Love all your dreamy bows, I try making them but they just don’t look as fabulous as yours !!! I haven’t left a comment before but look at your site daily to look at your wonderful works of art !!! You are one talented lady for sure !!!!!!!!!!! Now to watch the video of this fabulous bow. Thanks for providing these video’s to help us on our own projects. I don’t usually sing while I paper craft but love to listen to christian music and speakers while I craft. God bless youReplyCancel

  • LorettaMarch 17, 2011 - 12:16 am

    Swesome bow…love it. I have been rerunning “the Golden City” in my mind a lot lately. I love that song.ReplyCancel

  • NancyMarch 17, 2011 - 12:49 am

    I can’t wait to try this great new bow! I love the card and that bow goes so well with the lovely medallion. You have scored a perfect ten! Thanks for the video, it mades it look easy. As for the music, I usually listen to what my husband has playing.ReplyCancel

  • Karen LinarezMarch 17, 2011 - 12:54 am

    My favorite that I listen to everywhere is…Mandisa! She is awesome, and if you haven’t heard here you’ve got to….I can’t get enough of her music! And, I’m the other one in the car always singing. We would have such a fun concert!ReplyCancel

  • Karen LinarezMarch 17, 2011 - 12:55 am

    oops! typo there…should’ve been her…not here! lolReplyCancel

  • TrishaMarch 17, 2011 - 1:24 am

    Good Morning Becca
    What a grand Bow!!
    A bow this beautiful would make anyone feel extra special even if the card was made from newspaper.
    One of my favorite songs is – Delta Dawn by Tanya Tucker, every time I hum it in my head, it takes me back to being a teenager, which was a long long time ago ;-)
    Thank you for always being such an inspiration to us all.
    Hugs & Smiles

  • TinaHMarch 17, 2011 - 1:43 am

    I love to sing with Michael Franti “Say Hey, I Love You”. My son introduced to me to it, and it is a great pick me up, fun fun song.ReplyCancel

  • MaryannMarch 17, 2011 - 2:59 am

    Oh Becca your bow is sooooo amazing, and I just LOVE it. Thanks god for all your small accidents this way ha ha ha. And your card is amazing too. Also just love that medaillon, so a shame, it´s not available anymore, but will just try and find something else to use like it.
    I always loves to sing too. I know, I have a horrible voice, but I also know, that it´s said, that every bird sings with it´s own beak, so I admit, I sing, when I feel for it. Then my husbond sometimes can come and ask, if there´s anything he can do for me, cause he was afraid, something had gone terribly wrong, since I was moaning soo loud LOL. But at least my grandkids just loves to hear me sing, and often asks me to sing this or that for them ha ha ha. These days it´s a brand new song, I can´t get out of my head, as we had our local contest here in my country this saturday for the Eurovision songcontest, and one of tose has just got into my head soo bad, I can´t get it out again LOL, so I sure hope, it wins in the big contest. I´m sorry I can´t remember the words or the title, but the tune just keeps on and on in my head and I´ve been humming it ever since he he he.
    I hope, you´ll all have a wonderful week ahead with lots of song and music in your lifes, as it makes us to happy persons.ReplyCancel

  • ClelieMarch 17, 2011 - 3:01 am

    I have a very dear little l9 month old friend who has me stuck on Winnie the Pooh songs …mostly Heffalumps and Wuzzles! I find myself singing them as I work, drive and “stand in lines”! :) But mostly, how fun to “sing” them with her! Music has the most amazing ability to raise the spirits and I find myself praising God in songs and hymns more and more.

    Your double tail bow is beautiful! I hope I can learn to do justice to it.ReplyCancel

  • DebbyMarch 17, 2011 - 3:47 am

    Thanks for the tutorial I love your bows and have made my own boy maker. Well sorta, my son cut the wood base, hubby did the dowels and my son also did the sanding. I did the painting and pattern on it.
    As for songs that would be today Lonestar and the song Amazed. I love that song. I also listen to Alan Jackson, love all his music to. Music makes me relax so good therapy along with my stamping and crafting.
    angel hugs

  • SoniaMarch 17, 2011 - 3:51 am

    I love the double tailed bow and will have to try it.You always come up with such great ideas. Thanks for sharing them with us. My music tastes are eclectic. Last month I would have said my favorite music was from Phantom of the Opera as my children were in their high school performance of that wonderful play. All the kids were so amazing- people could not believe they were teens as their voices are so mature. For at least a week afterwards the songs were playing through my mind. At this time I am listening to contemporary Christian music. It can encourage, soothe, and strengthen me. I trust you have a blessed day!ReplyCancel

  • Kathy BohannonMarch 17, 2011 - 4:54 am

    I am singing 23 psalm buy michael olson.. it is a beautiful song! Thank you for all you do and God bless you!ReplyCancel

  • EmmyMarch 17, 2011 - 5:51 am

    I LOVE Chris Tomlin. His songs lift my heart to worship God!! I also sing with my music, but unlike you I get some STRANGE looks…. I often wondered why God made me to love to sing when I can’t carry a tune in a bucket???…..ReplyCancel

  • JudyMarch 17, 2011 - 6:04 am

    Your work is amazing! I always find myself holding my breath when I see your post in my in box and I must say I am never disappointed.
    I very much enjoy Van Morrison, his music transports me to another time and at the same time helps me search deep inside myself. On the other side of the spectrum I enjoy the piano music of David Lantz. Have a great day!ReplyCancel

  • Karen M.March 17, 2011 - 6:36 am

    I just love your bows Becca. I’ve been practicing but they never turn out as pretty as yours! I have music playing all the time. Depending on my mood and what I am doing the music style changes. I love all music but if I had to pick one kind it would be rock-n-roll. Favorite song–Somewhere Over the Rainbow!
    Karen M.ReplyCancel

  • Peggy AllenMarch 17, 2011 - 6:39 am

    Becca, love this video. You are great at making bows and teaching. I can’t wait to get my bow maker made. I went to the home improvement store and of course they don’t sell the corbels I need. Sad to say, I got rid of a pair of these a while back because I didn’t think I would use them. I will keep looking. Thank you for the inspiration. I love Christian music & hymns.
    God bless,

  • shortscrapperMarch 17, 2011 - 7:02 am

    I’ve already got the drill out because I’m finally getting a craft room set up. It’s time I made myself a peg-bow-er to go along with the new craft room. Love the bow and the card! Thanks for all the great cards and tips.ReplyCancel

  • Terry B.March 17, 2011 - 7:05 am

    Hi Becca,
    Wow, you do listen to lots of music.
    I don’t listen to alot of music, but when I do, it’s Christian music. Many times acapella or just an instrument or two. Oh, and I do love instrumental music!
    Take care,ReplyCancel

  • Karen KnegtenMarch 17, 2011 - 7:07 am

    Actually listening to some country music that I have ignored for quite a while! Really love piano instrumentals!ReplyCancel

  • Tanja S.March 17, 2011 - 7:09 am

    I like a lot of Christian songs, I heard a couple of JJ Heller’s songs for the first time recently they are beautiful! I also like Michael Buble and Human Nature.ReplyCancel

  • mom2hMarch 17, 2011 - 7:49 am

    oohhhhhh, dear. Do I have to admit this? My son and I were listening to a “Hank the Cowdog” story CD in the car yesterday, and I have “The Coldweather Cowdog Blues” song stuck in my head. It’s alternating between that and the Mickey Mouse Clubhouse “HOT DOG!” theme song (and dance)!
    I’d better win that paper. It will temper the humiliation. LOL!ReplyCancel

  • Sandra ltbMarch 17, 2011 - 7:50 am

    I have to admit, I have not had enough music in my life lately – there is one grocery store that I frequent that plays music my dad used to play ….. brings back memories …. latest song rattling through my brain from my last trip to the store? … let the little girl dance, let the little girl dance … she never danced before so let her on the floor ….
    okay – I am old!
    thanks for all the fun and inspiration!
    Sandra ltbReplyCancel

  • SusanMarch 17, 2011 - 8:41 am

    Well I would be one of those also who sing all the time and I can’t carry a tune whatso ever!! But I LOVE to sing and do so with great happiness. Right now I singing Reba McEntire’s ‘Turn on the Radio”! Love Love that woman’s voice and songs!!ReplyCancel

  • SusanMarch 17, 2011 - 8:45 am

    I am also one of those who sing all the time. love to sing, but can’t carry a tune! but I sing with great happiness. right now I am singing Reba’s ‘Turn on the Radio’! I love your cards thanks so much for sharing!ReplyCancel

  • DarleneMarch 17, 2011 - 8:59 am

    Thank you so much for always being willing to share your wonderful creations with us. I am such a fan and have learned so much from you.
    God Bless!

  • DarleneMarch 17, 2011 - 9:01 am

    Thank you so much for always being willing to share your wonderful creations with us. I am such a fan and have learned so much from you.
    Oh, This morning I am singing along with Sugarland. Fun!
    God Bless!

  • DeniceMarch 17, 2011 - 9:23 am

    Love the Rod Stewart song, ” The Rhythm of My Heart”, Beautiful irish sound to it for today’s special theme.ReplyCancel

  • Debbie MeijerMarch 17, 2011 - 9:34 am

    Hi Becca! Thank you for this wonderful video tutorial. Love it, and i will definitely try this one!
    I love to listen to all kinds of music. In my country (Netherlands) we have the top40, which is a list of the most populair music from last week and i love to listen to that. :)ReplyCancel

  • LisaMarch 17, 2011 - 9:35 am

    Well, the ivory works not matter how you got there! Just goes to say, everything improves with age…
    I am currently listening to, with my sweet 14 year old son, whatever is on American Idol- oldies, R&B, pop… just fun, fun, fun.ReplyCancel

  • Mary LouMarch 17, 2011 - 10:06 am

    Right now I’m listening to “Stuck in the Middle with You”. I love singing along to songs of the 70s and 80s. I also love your bow tutorial. I had my husband help me make a peg bow maker. We used three different size bits and dowels. I just need to sand it smooth and start practicing the art.ReplyCancel

  • Marlena M.March 17, 2011 - 10:26 am

    I really like Britt Nicole…my daughters are pre-teen and teen, and she speaks to them. She also speaks to the teen in me that never grew up. Oh, if I had only known the Lord then like I know Him now. With Him and Britt, I feel my “inner-girl” would have been so much more at peace. I am grateful He opened my eyes, even if it wasn’t until I was 29! Better late than never!
    I love your insight, projects, and general outlook. You have an elegance that is not seen so much in this day and age. :)ReplyCancel

  • MarisaMarch 17, 2011 - 10:26 am

    I am singing songs from the Wizard of Oz musical the school put on. It was simply fabulous and Ease on Down the Road is the current one bouncing around in my head :) Great video :)ReplyCancel

  • FaithMarch 17, 2011 - 10:46 am

    Your creations help to spread the Word in such an elegant way. Thank you so much for your big heart and sharing your Gifts.ReplyCancel

  • Karol HallMarch 17, 2011 - 11:05 am

    I love your bow. I have a peg bow that my husband made me many years ago, not as nice looking as yours but it does the trick. I am going to give this a try.
    Today I am going to be listening to Celtic Thunder’s new CD “Heritage”. And yes singing along to it. My cat usually leaves the room when I start singing.
    Thank you again for your great crafting and spiritual inspirations.

  • BettyMarch 17, 2011 - 11:13 am

    Gorgeous card Becca! That is one beautiful bow! Thank you so much for your wonderful tutorials! I have Bruno Mars “Just the Way You Are” running through my head – love that song! Thanks for the chance to win!ReplyCancel

  • CherylMarch 17, 2011 - 12:19 pm

    Wonderful idea for a double bow. Thanks for the tutorial. Thought you might get a chuckle from knowing that I use your tutorials for short exercise periods during the day. I work from home and when I need a break, I click on one of your tutorials and get on my step machine and exercise while I learn from you! See all the good your tutorials are doing! :)ReplyCancel

  • Norma Jean RahnMarch 17, 2011 - 2:54 pm

    Wow, I have spent the entire day looking at all the wonderful artwork by the designers and members of “Our Daily Bread Designs” thanks for the wonderful tutorial! You are a fantastic teacher! I signed up to become a member after I completed the hop, I looked at the wonderful stamps and offerings on your store front, and watched your slideshow on the gallery pages! The element that stood out on your cards were the beautiful bows you tie! I am overwhelmed at their beauty! Thanks so very much for sharing your talent with us. God Bless You and your family Becca. I will be coming back often. I don’t know anybody that lives near me that makes cards but have found so many talented artists in the Blog-a-sphere and you ladies are at the TOP of my list!ReplyCancel

  • Pat JandacekMarch 17, 2011 - 4:46 pm

    I rarely sing out loud, not even in Church, but music is always running through my head. Usually it’s what I’ve heard last, though ZipADeeDooDah crops up every once in a while out of the blue. I saw Song of the South when i was very young and moviegoing was an infrequent occasion for me. I just loved the ‘bluebird on my shoulder.’ That scene with Uncle Remus walking down the road is about all I remember of the movie and it will probably never be shown again in today’s world. I can’t even tell you what the gist of the moral was. Overall, though, I’m awed by the wonderful lyrics to music that have been created…what poets the lyricists are. I guess I admire music too much to ruin a good thing by singing out loud. LOLReplyCancel

  • HeyGirlyMarch 17, 2011 - 6:08 pm

    I love to listen to anything by Terry MacAlmon. His music is so soothing to my soul. It helps me to drown out the “noise” of the world. I am currently listening to his “The Sound of Heaven” cd.

    Your bows are amazing!ReplyCancel

  • HeyGirlyMarch 17, 2011 - 6:09 pm

    Becca: I love to listen to anything by Terry MacAlmon. His music is so soothing to my soul. It helps me to drown out the “noise” of the world. I am currently listening to his “The Sound of Heaven” cd.

    Your bows are amazing!ReplyCancel

  • Kathy FrieszMarch 17, 2011 - 7:57 pm

    I love Willie Nelson … anything Country. Living in North Dakota, in the heartland of America, surrounded by wheat fields and ranches, country music is what we hear whenever we tune into any radio station, and it soon grows on you.ReplyCancel

  • Kathy ThomasMarch 17, 2011 - 8:07 pm

    After listening to my DH play the guitar while 2 of my granddaughters sang walking in the sunshine yesterday, it’s been in my head all day!ReplyCancel

  • FMMarch 17, 2011 - 8:09 pm

    I love this bow! The card is beautiful. I like to sing anything Country, myself! Josh Turner is one of my favorites!ReplyCancel

  • Michelle ~ daydreams505March 17, 2011 - 8:18 pm

    First, what a beautiful bow and awesome tutorial. As for music, I loved Journey when I was in high school and I still love them. Sammy Hagar is what I listen to when I have “attitude” and currently my favorite song by Casting Crowns is East to West…. that song helps heal my soul. :)ReplyCancel

  • Jeannie HaferMarch 17, 2011 - 8:36 pm

    I watched your tutorial over and over on making a peg bow. I finally mastered the bow, but not the dowel stand, yet! I was snowed in when I was trying to learn to tie the bow. I had to improvise, so I used two clothes pins clamped to a box. It was not as secure as the dowels would be, but it worked. These bows are so pretty.

    I love your site and have it in my favorites. Your cards are beautiful and I love the inspirational quotes you have. Looking at your blog is one of the high lights of my day!ReplyCancel

  • Gwen HowardMarch 17, 2011 - 8:51 pm

    Becca I just made your new bow and I love it. I didn’t have the dowel stand yet so I asked my husband if he would make me one. He looked at yours and your instructions and made mine. He was so impressed with your handy work particularly with the fact that you offset one peg hole by an inch and a half! Thanks so much for your tutorial.ReplyCancel

  • ChinnuMarch 17, 2011 - 9:48 pm

    Dear Becca,
    I love this elegant card and the scrumptious (spelling?) bow…. I’m a bit intimidated by the thought of trying to make it though!

    For music – I simply looooooooooove all kinds of music – country, bluegrass, pop, rock, R&B … my iPod is my constant companion when I’m stamping! One of my all-time favorites are Alison Krauss and Union Station…love her voice, their music and can’t wait for their new CD to come out in April!ReplyCancel

  • kit LMarch 17, 2011 - 10:08 pm

    The bow is quite interestingly. I’ll have to give it a try. As to music, I only get to hear Elmo these days. It’s amazing how many one word songs he can sing. All with the same music.ReplyCancel

  • Stephanie WMarch 18, 2011 - 12:01 am

    My absolute favorite music to listen to is my husband playing his arrangements of hymns on the piano. He mixes lots of runs, scales, arpeggios & chords into gorgeous arrangements that I never tire of hearing.

    I bought the supplies to have my husband make the peg bow board. Now to get it made. Hopefully this weekend. :) Off to watch your tutorial.ReplyCancel

  • Suzanne E.C.March 18, 2011 - 3:24 am

    Thanks for sharing your double bow tutorial! I usually sing along to old time gospel music but today I have “Elmo wants to be a chicken, Elmo wants to be a duck, click, cluck, cluck!” stuck in my head!ReplyCancel

  • Karen KnegtenMarch 18, 2011 - 4:39 pm

    Becca- I so appreciated this tutorial- well, all of yours!!! I had made a ribbon holder a few years back- a piece of wood with a 3′ dowel rod stuck in. I ended up not using it for long for it’s intended purpose, but I saved it. Yeah- I drilled a few more holes, cut the dowel into pieces and made a double bow. I turned out beautifully, even though the only wide ribbon I had on hand was wired. The result was perfect and I used it on a gift box. If you want to see the box I made, look up tlgirl353 on SCS. Thanks you so so much!ReplyCancel

  • WenchieMarch 19, 2011 - 5:46 am

    Love the new bow!! You are so good at it! I don’t sing . . . last time I sang my cat bit me in the face! For real! LOLReplyCancel

  • Angela (UK)March 20, 2011 - 5:54 am

    Thanks so much for your video, will definitely give this a try :) xReplyCancel

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  • Judy HMarch 29, 2011 - 4:37 pm

    I’ve been singing the primary song “I trying to be like Jesus”, it’s on a cd that I liston to in the car. I guess I’m going to have to see if I can drill straight and make myself a peg board for bows. I have a hand drill left from Girl Scout leader days so I’ll see how it goes. While watching the tutorial I realized why my fingernails are always broken. Why don’t I dig out my tweezers, it makes things so much easier.ReplyCancel