Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Twine Inlay Heart

{judy} Hello Ribbon Lovers! Today I am sharing a card made with the  
Twine Inlay technique. 
What is that? It's fun and simple and adds a special pizazz to your designs! 
Here are the steps to complete this card:
1. Make a watercolor wash background using watercolor paper.
2. Cut out a die cut shape or word. Stamp sentiment.
3. Lay the die cut layer on your card base, and trace the inside of your shape with a pencil, and add Scor-Tape around the edges.
4. Cut your twine in pieces slightly larger than the shape, and adhere closely together piece by piece (yes this part can be tedious if you have a large die cut, as I did, but I find it relaxing!).
5. Add foam tabs to pop up your card front, and adhere all layers!

I chose the beautiful SILVER METALLIC BAKER'S TWINE, but any twine or a combination of colors will look beautiful! Just be sure to lay the strips as closely together as you can. You can see on the right side of my heart a slight pink tinge. That's my pink cardstock showing through! Shading on my twine without even knowing it! Ha!

I hope you will give this a try! Thanks for stopping by today!

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

RRR January Blog Hop Winner!

This is the second post of the day. Be sure to scroll down to see the beautiful project that Kathy has made for us today.

Thank you so much for hopping along with us this month on the Really Reasonable Ribbon's Ramblings Blog Hop. We had so much fun and we hope you did too!! We'll be hopping on the 13th of each month, so be sure to mark your calendars and join us again next month.

Now, on to our winner who will receive the January Ribbon Club Assortment from Really Reasonable Ribbon.

The winner will have 48 hours to contact me by clicking on the contact button at the top of the blog and sending me your full name and US shipping address.

Here is your random number:
Timestamp: 2017-01-17 12:59:22 UTC

Congratulations Sierra Winters!

To be honest, January is my second least-favorite month because, as a school teacher, it means Christmas break is over. Boo hoo! My favorite thing to do in January is dream of Summer break...LOL
This month's ribbon club is so pretty.

Now if you didn't win, don't worry!! We will be 'hopping' each month so you'll have another chance to win soon! We hope you stop by and visit our blog often.

Be sure to check out our current challenge here. We'd love to have you play along with us. Have a super day!

~ Bonnie Garby ~ 

Red Ribbons and Pink Flamingos and Valentines Day

Hello, Ribbon Lovers!  Some Valentines are deeply romantic.  Others are shabby chic.  There are masculine Valentines and Retro Valentines and Valentines for kids.  And then.....then there are Valentines that make you laugh and those are the ones I love the best! To meet that end, I've combined Red Ribbons with Pink Flamingos in this fun little Valentines Day mini folder.

Is this a hoot or what?  It reminds me of the pink plastic flamingos that flanked the bird bath in my great grandmother's flower bed.  I used to want to pull them up out of the ground and dance with them!  And they didn't even wear fancy black fedoras like this fine feathered friend!    

The January Ribbon Club Assortment is the source for all these fabby ribbons.  I created a tie closure by layering Red Chevron Striped Grosgrain over Red Swirls on White Satin Ribbon.  An itty bitty White Taffeta Bow is used to anchor my red flowers.  And a bold and beautiful 5/8"  Red Satin with Grosgrain Edge double loop bow is the perfect finishing touch.

Want to take a peek inside?

There are two cute little pockets filled to the brim with Valentines Day goodies.

I wrapped my paper spool with Random Heart and Confetti Dots Grosgrain Ribbon and then secured it to the vintage button card with Black Burlap String and a couple of stick pins. 

Although this has a Valentine Vibe, I think it would be a great birthday card or Just Because card or Get Well Soon card.  Whatever it's used for....I think those pink flamingoes are sure to make the recipient smile.

Thanks for stopping by!

Monday, January 16, 2017

Ribbon Striped Valentine's Card

Hello friends! Linsey here today sharing a fun and super easy card that was made featuring ribbons from the January Ribbon Club Assortment-Sweetheart Mix! I happened to make it a Valentine's themed card, but just think of the endless ways you could use your ribbon to make different themed cards of all kinds this way! So simple and it's a great way to show off all those patterned ribbons that sometimes don't get the glory they deserve! Take a peek...
Isn't it fun? I think so! There's no particular "way" to do this--simply start to criss-cross various ribbons back and forth and wrap around card panel. Easy as 1-2-3! And keep in mind that I used the leftover ribbons from which I made my recent Valentine's Banner for the January blog hop, so there's a whole lotta ribbon in the Ribbon Club Assortment and they are truly a great deal!
That's all from me today! Thanks so much for stopping by! Happy Crafting!

Sunday, January 15, 2017

I Love You

Hey RRR peeps!  Got a cute one for you today......YES another Valentine card.  But...but...but....they're so fun to create.  Here she is....full of vibrant pinks....and a whole lot of old school holiday.
 I used Baby pink and lipstick red seam binding and mixed them together. 
 I also added a lovely Wild Orchid Pink Wild Rose.  Lots of layers and older pieces of chipboard that I was er....hoarding.  They found a home today though!  Yeaaaaaaa!

Well folks that is it for me today..............ya'll have a wonderful day.  
Hugs, Cherry

Saturday, January 14, 2017

Live Laugh Love

Hello everyone, and Happy Saturday to you all! Today's card was created for Really Reasonable Ribbon using the Beautiful Shimmer Satin, in Electric Blue.  What a gorgeous color this ribbon is, and it goes perfect with the design papers I used. I LOVE LOVE LOVE this ribbon, and the beautiful glitz it has.
The bow I made is a double bow. I like the fullness of it. I did add a beautiful RRR Embellishment Rhinestone to the center of my bow.

I also wanted to add some Really Reasonable Ribbons Mulberry flowers, as I miss seeing them in bloom. So I added some Sweetheart Blossoms in yellow, orange, and blue to my card. The leaves I used are the green leaves, and everything is hot glued on.

All of the beautiful layers of my card were put together using Really Reasonable Ribbons Scor-Tape , and Foam tabs both can be found here. Design paper & stamps used are from club scraps "color me happy" kit.
Thank you for looking and have a lovely day!
hugs to all,

Friday, January 13, 2017

Really Reasonable Ribbon January Blog Hop

Hello everyone and welcome to another amazing Blog Hop here at the Really Reasonable Ribbon Blog!

Today you will see some great projects using our January Ribbon Club Assortment from our very talented design team. They always come up with some super ideas. 
Isn't this assortment great??  It contains 9 styles and a total of 17 yards or ribbon and lace.  If you aren't already a ribbon club member, why not join us today!  You will get a fun new ribbon assortment shipped automatically each month.

Now let's get hopping and see what our fabulous design team has created this month!

Here is our blog hop list.  If you get lost along the way, hop on back here and we'll get you back on track.

Really Reasonable Ribbon's Ramblings

Now, be sure to leave some love at all the stops along the way. Your comments are most appreciated!

At the end of the hop, comment on this post answering the question below for a chance to win our January Ribbon Club assortment shown below.
Prize is offered to customers with US shipping addresses only.

Our question of the month is:

What is your favorite January activity?

Since I don't do the cold, I think my favorite January activity has to be crafting.  I bet a lot of you agree!

Our winner will be selected from the numbered comments on this post on Tuesday, January 17th. Be sure to check back on Tuesday evening to see if you are our lucky winner.

Thanks so much for hopping with us today. We hope you'll stop by and so some shopping at Really Reasonable Ribbon soon.

~Bonnie Garby~