Welcome to the Really Reasonable Ribbon October 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 October Ribbon Club Assortment.

This month the Really Reasonable Ribbon Monthly Ribbon Club Assortment is all about Christmas.  

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The October  Ribbon Club Assortment contains 9 styles and a total of 17 yards of ribbon and lace.  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 pretty and sparkly Christmas card. 

Dies used:
Cottage Cutz Joy Nativity die
Cheery Lynn Designs FRM154 Quatrefoil A2 Frame 2 Die Set 
Cheery Lynn Designs XM7 Oval Die Cut
Cheery Lynn Designs M7 Oval Classic Stacker Layers, Small, Silver

I actually purchased the Joy Nativity die last year with the intention of using it for my Christmas cards, but it was a bit too intricate and it would have taken too much time to use it to mass produce 25+ cards.  It’s a lovely die to use for a few special people though.  I layered shimmery silver and gold cardstock for added interest.

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 October Ribbon Club Assortment from Really Reasonable Ribbon and the center was topped with a  12mm Silver Glitter Stardust Rhinestone.  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 fun bow, please click HERE.
I’m entering my card in the following challenges:
613 Avenue Create #214 – ATG 
Word Art Wednesday #356/357- ATG  
Creative Fingers #153 – ATG 
Crafty Catz #433 – ATG 
Jo’s Scrap Shack FFC #255 – ATG 
CRAFT #486 – Christmas 
Crafting with an Attitude #44 – ATG 
Crimbo Crackers #169 – ATG Christmas 
Christmas at Sweet Stampin’ – October Christmas ATG 
Crafty Creations #376 – ATG 
Creative Moments #154 – ATG 
Scrapy Land #99 – ATG with die brands they sell 
A Snowflakes Promise #54 – ATG 
Tuesday Throwdown #413 – ATG 
A Perfect Time to Craft #10 – ATG 
Crafts Galore Encore #56 – ATG 
Dies R Us #106 – ATG with die brands they sell 
Happy Craft Challenge – ATG 
HLS – Oct ATG with dies 
HLS – October Christmas theme 
Just Keep on Creating – Oct ATG  
LTCCB #27 – ATG 
MLCCB #3 – ATG Christmas 
The Merry Christmas Challenge – ATG Christmas 
Always Fun Challenges #79 – ATG 
Artistic Inspirations #208 – ATG 
Crafting from the Heart #223 – ATG 

Now for my headband of the month:
This headband was created on a 1″ White Plastic Headband using the two of the 5/8″ shimmer satin ribbons from the October 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.

12mm Silver Glitter Stardust Rhinestone
White Mulberry Paper with Gold Tinsel

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