Thursday, July 13, 2017

Really Reasonable Ribbon July Blog Hop

 

Welcome to the July Really Reasonable Ribbon Blog Hop.

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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.
 

This month the Really Reasonable Ribbon Monthly Ribbon Club Assortment is a pretty mix of purple ribbons.

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The July Assortment contains 9 styles and a total of 18 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.

Along with the gorgeous July Ribbon Club Assortment, my card features pretty paper I made using Distress Inks and gorgeous dies from Cheery Lynn Designs.

Cheery Lynn Dies used:
CAFR3 Card Cover Maker #1
B436 Tea Rose Die Medium
B777 Floral Bouquet Kit

My bow was created on my Bow-it-All V3.0 using two of the 5/8″ ribbon styles from the July Ribbon Club Assortment.

For a video tutorial on how to create this pretty bi-color bow, please click HERE.
I’m entering my card in the following challenges:
613 Avenue Create #199 – Anything Goes
Word Art Wednesday #290/291 – Anything Goes
Jo’s Scrap Shack FFC #196 – Anything Goes
Crafting by Design – July Anything Goes
Crafty Creations #345 – Anything Goes
Inspiration Destination #132 – Anything Goes
Mod Squad – Sentiment as Focal Point
Scrapy Land #69 – Anything Goes with dies
City Crafter Challenge #370 – Two Colors Only
TTCRD – Anything Goes
A Bit More Time to Craft #47 – Anything Goes
A Perfect Time to Craft – July Anything Goes
Come and Get it – Make Your Own Background
The Corrosive Challenge #7 – July Anything Goes
Crafting From the Heart #167 – Anything Goes
Crafty Calendar – July Anything Goes
Crafting with Friends #47 – Anything Goes
Creative Fingers #134 – Anything Goes

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 satin ribbons from the July Ribbon Club Assortment along with a piece of white Double-Faced Satin Ribbon.  

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 July Ribbon Club Assortment
Dies:  Cheery Lynn Designs (see list and links above);
My Favorite Things Die-namics Pierced Rectangle STAX Dies
Ink:  Versafine Onyx Black; Distress Ink Shaded Lilac, Dusty Concord, Wilted Violet, Picked Raspberry, Bundled Sage, Mowed Lawn, Pine Needles
Bow-it-All V3.0
Zutter 9-in-1 Tool
Adhesives:  Stick It Adhesive SheetsScotch Advanced Tape GliderDesigner Dries Clear AdhesiveE6000

1/2″ White Plastic Headband  
White Mulberry Paper


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Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Happy Birthday Card in Purple

Hi friends.  Today I have a birthday card to share that I made using some of the gorgeous ribbons from the July Ribbon Club Assortment from Really Reasonable Ribbon.

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The July ‘Perfectly Purple’ Ribbon Club Assortment contains 9 styles and a total of 18 yards of ribbon.  Each monthly assortment is a color or holiday themed mix of ribbon.  What a fun way to build your ribbon stash and try new ribbon styles.

Today I grabbed a Spellbinders die that has been sitting idle on my shelf for years.  Do you have some of these crafty things too??  You just had to have it and then never use it.  It’s a shame.  So, dust off those crafty goodies and USE them.  🙂

This card came together pretty quickly as I let the background die do most of the work.  The purple background paper (and the green accents paper as well) was created using Distress Inks.  I added some pearls to the butterfly to create a body.  Then I stamped my sentiment and mounted it on a tag die.  I layered two of the ribbons from the July Ribbon Club Assortment to use for the sentiment tag.  I adhered the ribbon to the back of the main panel and then backed that with white mulberry paper.

I created a pretty bi-color bow using my Bow-it-All V3.0 using two of the 5/8″ ribbon styles from the assortment.  I topped off the bow with a Heart Shaped Flat Back Pearl Bead.  Once completed, I added it to my card below my sentiment.

 

Supplies:
Ribbon:  Really Reasonable Ribbon July Ribbon Club Assortment
Stamps:  Just Rite Stampers Large Oval Celebrations
Dies:  Spellbinder Butterfly Magic Shapeabilities, Classic Ovals Small and Large, Ribbon Tag Trio 2
Ink:  Memento Tuxedo Black; Distress Shaded Lilac, Wilted Violet, Dusty Concord, Bundled Sage, Mowed Lawn, Pine Needles
11mm Heart Shaped Flat Back Pearl
Bow-it-All V3.0
Adhesives:  Stick It, Scotch ATG, Designer Dries Clear, E6000
White Mulberry Paper

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Friday, July 7, 2017

Really Reasonable Ribbon Challenge #167 – Anything Goes theme

Hi there.  It’s time for another fun challenge over at the Really Reasonable Ribbon Blog.


This time we have an Anything Goes Theme and don’t forget to add ribbons or trims to your project.

For the base of my tag I created a pretty paper using Distress Inks.  I added some additional ink to a scrap of that same paper to make the butterfly paper a bit darker so it would stand out.

I used some pretty 15mm Open Roses for the body of the butterfly and for the butterfly antennae I took a piece of White Spiral Stamen and straightened it out and glued it on top of the cut out.

The sentiment is a great stamp from Quietfire Design.  I added three pretty 10mm Star Flatback Beads above the sentiment.

I took several strands of Burlap String in White, Pink and Light Blue and attached it to the tag through the top hole.  I then topped that with a bow.

My pretty bi-color bow was created on my Bow-it-All V3.0 using two of the 5/8″ width ribbons from the June Ribbon Club Assortment (available through the end of July).

For a video tutorial on how to make this bi-color bow, please click HERE.

I hope you’ll head over to the Really Reasonable Ribbon Blog and play along with our challenge.  Any type of project is welcome.
 
Thanks for stopping by!
 
Supplies:
Stamps: Quietfire Gentle Thoughts
Dies:  Cheery Lynn Designs DL116 Exotic Butterfly MediumSpellbinders Shortie Tags
Adhesives:  Scotch ATG, Designer Dries Clear, E6000
Ink:  Distress Spun Sugar, Worn Lipstick, Tumbled Glass, Broken China, Peacock Feathers, Salty Ocean
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