Really Reasonable Ribbon August Blog Hop

Welcome to the Really Reasonable Ribbon August Blog Hop.

If you arrived here from Cheryl’s blog, you are on the right track. If not, why not head back to the RRR Blog and start from the beginning so you don’t miss any of the terrific projects.  Be sure to comment on the post on the RRR Blog for a chance to win your own August Ribbon Club Assortment.

This month the Really Reasonable Ribbon Monthly Ribbon Club Assortment is all about autumn.  Don’t you just love creating with beautiful autumn colors?!!

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The August Ribbon Club Assortment contains 9 styles and a total of 17 yards of ribbon.  Each monthly assortment is a color or holiday themed ribbon collection.  What a fun way to build your ribbon stash and try new ribbon styles.
 

This month I created a beautiful autumn themed greeting card full of gorgeous realistic looking leaves.  I just LOVE the pretty Distress Ink and Distress Oxide Ink paper that I created for the leaves.  I also used some Distress Glaze on the leaves to give them just a hint of shine.  So much fun!

Cheery Lynn Dies used:
B901 Acorns and Leaves 
DL280 Royal Scandinavian Doily
LPC1 Square Pierce & Cut Tool Lge Silver

My card is topped off with a pretty bi-color bow created on my Bow-it-All V3.0 Tool using two of the ribbons from the August Ribbon Club Assortment from Really Reasonable Ribbon and the center was topped with an Antique Bronze Steampunk Metal Gear Embellishment.  I also added a double layer of pretty ribbons across the center of the card under the sentiment.

For a video tutorial on how to create this pretty bow, please click HERE.I’m entering my card in the following challenges:
613 Avenue Create #212 – ATG 
Word Art Wednesday #346/347 – ATG 
The Corrosive Challenge #8 – ATG 
Creative Fingers #151 – ATG 
Crafting with an Attitude #43 – ATG 
Crafting by Designs – Aug ATG 
Crafty Creations #372 – ATG 
Creative Moments #150 – ATG 
PDE #32 – ATG 
Scrapy Land #95 – ATG with dies they sell 
Creates and makes #23 – ATG 
TTCRD – ATG

Now for my headband of the month:
This headband was created on a 1/2″ White Plastic Headband using the one of the 3/8″ printed grosgrain ribbons from the August Ribbon Club Assortment along with Tangerine and Kiwi Solid Grosgrain to complement the print.

For a video tutorial on how to create this headband, please click HERE.

Thanks so much for stopping by today.  Your next stop is Karen’s fabulous blog.
 

I would love for you to leave a comment before you go.

Supplies
Ribbon:  Really Reasonable Ribbon August Ribbon Club Assortment , Natural Burlap String
Digital Sentiment:  Create with TLC
Dies:  Cheery Lynn Designs (see list and links above)
Ink:   Distress Inks
Tim Holtz Distress Micro Glaze
Bow-it-All V3.0
Zutter 9-in-1 Tool
Adhesives:  Stick It Adhesive SheetsScotch Advanced Tape GliderDesigner Dries Clear AdhesiveE6000, 3D Thin Foam Tabs
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19 thoughts on “Really Reasonable Ribbon August Blog Hop”

  1. I love how you added a thinner ribbon to the green ribbon across the center of your beautiful card. Love all the pretty layers, the leaves & acorns, and as always, your sweet double bow. The headband is so gorgeous; love the printed grosgrain ribbon.

  2. Thank you for sharing your beautiFALL card with us at Through The Craft Room Door; so full of lovely textures, colors and details.

  3. Bonnie – I always like seeing the headbands you create – they are awesome – love my Bow-It-All as well – now that fall collection of ribbons – well that is the best ever and your card is stunning with the fabulous layout and the autumn embellishments – Fall is my favorite season! It is beautiful here in Michigan when the leaves turn – thanks for the hop and for showing us your lovely art work – have a blessed week

  4. This headband looks amazing! I think I would have popped that acorn with foam tape for a little more depth on this Fall card. LOVE how you’ve colored/inked the leaves…very attractive and eye catching.

  5. Bonnie what a gorgeous Fall card! I love that acorn and the shading on the leaves. Also your new little bow is sweet! I think the ribbons for this month take you from Summer’s end right into Fall. Your headband is pretty as well love the pattern tfs.

  6. Your card is just beautiful! I love the mulberry paper between the layers. It reminds me of the first frosty morning in the autumn the way you have fringed it out so dainty. The leaves look amazing with the inky distress. The pretty ribbons are the perfect accents.
    Cute little headband for some lucky little lady. How cute for a special fall occasion.
    Thank you so much for sharing your lovely work! 🙂

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