Tuesday, May 2, 2017

America the Beautiful Card

I don’t know what it is about the red, white and blue color combination, but it just seems to ‘sing’ on every project.  This month the Really Reasonable Ribbon May Ribbon Club Assortment is all about red, white and blue and I’m having a blast with these ribbons!

This month we have a great special!  
Customers in the US can join our Monthly Ribbon Club and begin with the April and May Assortments for the low price of $17.00!

Customer outside the US, see website for pricing details.

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The April assortment has 9 styles and a total of 17 yards of ribbon and trim.  The May assortment has 9 styles and a total of 18 yards of ribbon.  Each monthly assortment is a holiday or color themed assortment of ribbon.  What a fun way to build your ribbon stash and try new ribbon styles.

Really Reasonable Ribbon also carries a fabulous line of Mulberry Flowers that are perfect for all your crafty creations.  Head on over and take a look at all the different flower options that are available.  The flowers I used today below my sentiment panel are 15 and 20mm Open Roses in red, white and blue.

My background paper was created using Distress Inks in Festive Berry and Faded Jeans.  I applied it to my paper with a foam applicator and spritzed it with water to create the mottled effect.  The beautiful lattice background was made with a die from Cheery Lynn Designs.

My pretty bi-color double-loop bow was made on my Bow-it-All V3.0 using two styles from the May Ribbon Club Assortment.  I also used some additional ribbon from the assortment to wrap around the middle of my card under the sentiment panel.  My bow was embellished with a pretty 8 mm Flat Back Pearl.
 
For a video tutorial on how to make this beautiful bow, please click HERE.
I’m entering my card in the following challenges:
613 Avenue Create #196 – Anything Goes
Word Art Wednesday #280/281 – Anything Goes
Open Roses
White Mulberry Paper

 

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Thursday, April 13, 2017

Really Reasonable Ribbon April Blog Hop

 Welcome to the Really Reasonable Ribbon April 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.
 
This month the Really Reasonable Ribbon Monthly Ribbon Club Assortment features a beautiful mix of aqua and coral ribbon. 

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The April Ribbon Club Assortment is an Aqua and Coral Ribbon Mix that contains 9 styles and a total of 18 yards of ribbon.  Each monthly assortment is a holiday or color themed assortment of ribbon.  What a fun way to build your ribbon stash and try new ribbon styles.

So, I have a lot going on here.  Where to start….

As you may have noticed, I’ve been on a kick with the distress ink background papers.  You can see that here.  I didn’t have paper in exactly the color I wanted, so I made some!

My dies are all from Cheery Lynn Designs.  My card base is 5-1/2″ square and then I just built my layers.  You can pretty much see what I did from the photos.  My flower was shaped with a foam pad and stylus for a little dimension and then assembled.  It was finished off with a 12mm Dotted Wave Rhinestone.  I’ve also embellished the corners of the card with 8mm White Flat Back Pearls.  Really Reasonable Ribbon now carries a large variety of pretty Embellishments at really reasonable prices.

My beautiful bi-color double-loop bow was created on my Bow-it-All V3.0 using two of the 5/8″ ribbons from the April Ribbon Club Assortment.

For a video tutorial on how I created this bow, please click HERE.I’m entering my card in the following challenges:
613 Avenue Create #196 – Anything Goes
Word Art Wednesday #278/279 – Anything Goes
Crafting by Designs – Girls or Flowers
Crafty Creations #339 – Anything Goes
Creative Moments #115 – Anything Goes
Inspiration Destination #126 – Anything Goes
Scrapy Land #63 – Anything Goes
Stinkin’ Inkers #1 – Showers of Flowers
TTCRD – Anything Goes
Jo’s Scrap Shack FFC #183 – Anything Goes
Always Fun Challenges #1 – Anything Goes
Crafting from the Heart #154 – Anything Goes
Use Your Stuff #259 – Flowers

Now for my headband of the month:
This headband was created on a 1/2″ White Plastic Headband using the two 3/8″ printed satin ribbons from the  April Ribbon Club Assortment.  

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 April Ribbon Club Assortment
Dies:  Cheery Lynn Designs B871 Bohemian Word Set, B862 Mehndi Botanicals 1, DL327 Mandala Doily 2
Ink:  Distress Dried Marigold, Tattered Rose, Abandoned Coral, Worn Lipstick, Tumbled Glass, Peacock Feathers, Evergreen Bough, Bundled Sage, Mowed Lawn, Pine Needles
Adhesives: Stick It Adhesive SheetsScotch Advanced Tape Glider, Designer Dries Clear Adhesive GlueE6000
Zutter Bow-it-All V3.0
Zutter 9-in-1 Tool
White Mulberry Paper

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Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Just Living is Not Enough…

Hi ribbon lovers.  Today I’m sharing a pretty all-occasion card that I made using some of the ribbons from the April Ribbon Club Assortment and some Mulberry Flowers from Really Reasonable Ribbon.

I may have mentioned this before, but I really LOVE the Aqua and Coral color combination in the April Ribbon Club Assortment!!
Not a member yet?

The April Ribbon Club Assortment is an Aqua and Coral Ribbon Mix that contains 9 styles and a total of 18 yards of ribbon.  Each monthly assortment is a holiday or color themed assortment of ribbon.  What a fun way to build your ribbon stash and try new ribbon styles.

Be sure to stop back tomorrow and ‘blog hop’ along with us while the design team showcases this pretty ribbon assortment. 

I realized that I tend to always go to the 5/8″ ribbon widths for my bows because that’s the width that I favor.  BUT, the 3/8″ ribbons make a lovely bow as well, right?

I’ve been on a handmade rose making kick lately using dies from Cheery Lynn Designs and pretty colored papers that I made with distress inks.  It’s always fun to tuck in some smaller pre-made flowers too.  I supplemented my handmade roses with some White Aster Daisy Stem Flowers from Really Reasonable Ribbon for this card .  I think it adds a pretty touch.

My pretty bi-color double-loop bow was created on my Bow-it-All V3.0 Tool using two of the 3/8″ printed satin ribbons from the April Ribbon Club Assortment.

For a video tutorial on how I created this beautiful bow, please click HERE.

I’m entering my card in the following challenges:
613 Avenue Create #196 – Anything Goes with optional Spring
Word Art Wednesday #278/279 – Anything Goes
A Bit More Time to Craft #41 – Anything Goes
A Perfect Time to Craft #4 – Anything Goes
Scrapy Land #63 – Anything Goes
Always Fun Challenges #1 – Anything Goes
Artistic Inspirations #176 – Anything Goes
Crafting from the Heart #154 – Anything Goes
Use Your Stuff #259 – Flowers
Come and Get it Challenges – In the Garden
Penny Black – April Spring Theme
My Time to Craft #343 – No Design Paper
Creates and Makes #10 – Anything Goes w/Optional Springtime
Die Cuttin’ Divas #312 – Easter or Spring
Stinkin’ Inkers #1 -Showers of Flowers
TTCRD – Anything Goes

Supplies
Ribbon:  Really Reasonable Ribbon April Ribbon Club Assortment
Stamp:  Quietfire Design #6044 Living is Not Enough
Dies:  Cheery Lynn Designs M7 Oval Classic, XM7 Oval, B435 Tea Rose Small, B436 Tea Rose Medium
Ink: VersaFine Onyx Black; Distress Dried Marigold, Tattered Rose, Abandoned Coral, Worn Lipstick, Tumbled Glass, Peacock Feathers, Evergreen Bough, Bundled Sage, Mowed Lawn, Pine Needles
Stencil:  Crafter’s Workshop Template Flower Frenzy
Adhesives: Scotch Advanced Tape Glider, Designer Dries Clear Adhesive GlueE6000
Clarity Stencil Brush Set
Zutter Bow-it-All V3.0

 

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