Sunday, April 23, 2017

Happy Anniversary

Hi there ribbon lovers.  Bonnie here today sharing a pretty anniversary card I made for my sister-in-law and brother-in-law showcasing some pretty ribbon, embellishments and mulberry flowers from Really Reasonable Ribbon.
Since I was using some Distress Ink papers that I had already made, this was a pretty quick card to put together.  I cut my background die and layered it on the Distress Ink paper and then added a brown and navy blue layer with a final layer of natural mulberry paper at the bottom..  I then wrapped a piece of Navy Diamond Satin Ribbon across the center and topped that with Natural Burlap String.  This panel was then attached to a 5-1/2" square navy blue card base that was topped with a piece of my Distress Ink paper.

My sentiment was stamped and die cut and layered again on brown and navy cardstock with a final layer of natural mulberry paper at the bottom.  The sentiment was attached to the card front with 3D Foam Tabs.  
I added three Chrysanthemums from the Mixed Earth Tone Chrysanthemum Assortment under my sentiment.  I curled the wire around a needle tool before I added them.  These chrysanthemums some in a variety of colors and are a great addition to any project.
My pretty bi-color bow was created on my Bow-it-All V3.0 Tool using Turftan Brown and Capri Blue Delicate Stitched Satin Ribbon.

For a video tutorial on how I made this pretty bow, please click HERE.
Thanks so much for stopping by today.  For more information on the other products on my card, please visit my Make Time to Craft Blog.

~ Bonnie ~

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Little Birdie Loves You All Occaion Greeting Card by Ginny

Hey there Peeps! I'm dropping in this morning to share a sweet greeting card that's perfect for just about any occasion with a simple greeting, gorgeous bird images, altered chipboard and of course ribbon trims from Really Reasonable Ribbon.
This color combination is really on trend but I'm keeping the vintage vibe going with the large floral background and details like the pearl headed pins.
This bow is created with Chevron Striped Twill in Pink topped off with Ivory Burlap String. I've also added some Magnolia flowers for added depth.
 The altered chipboard bird cage is extra girly with the curvy lines and helps to separate the busy patterns. 
Okay that's all for me. Wishing everyone a happy and productive day : ) G

Friday, April 21, 2017

Really Reasonable Ribbon Challenge #162 - Put a Bow on it Theme


Hello everyone! It's time for a new challenge here at Really Reasonable Ribbon. Please scroll down to the next post for the winners of the last challenge.


The theme for Challenge #162 is 'Put a Bow on it' with ribbon or trim.
Create a card, layout, multi media piece, tag, ATC, hair bow, you name it. Just be sure to follow the theme above and use ribbon, lace or trim somewhere on your project.
  
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Here is a little inspiration from our design team for challenge #162 to get you started.  All of the sample projects feature ribbon from Really Reasonable Ribbon.



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Now, let's see your 'Put a Bow on it' creations! 
We will be selecting our top three favorite projects to feature, so stop back on May 5th to see our picks along with our next challenge theme. 

Here's what you need to do:
* Create a new project using the posted theme. A layout, card, ATC, home decor item, hair bow, or anything you can think of provided it fits the weekly theme.
* You may enter up to 6 projects, but you're asked to provide newly designed projects. No back-linking please.
* All projects must also include some sort of ribbon, lace or trim.
* A maximum of 6 entries per person per challenge please.
* Post your project on your blog or an online gallery (using code RRR162) and link it here with the Inlinkz tool below. Please provide a direct link to your post, not an entire blog.
* You have until Wednesday May 3rd at 11:59 PM Eastern time to enter your projects. Thanks so much for playing and good luck.
 
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Really Reasonable Ribbon Challenge #161 Winners!



Challenge #161 was lots of fun with our Flowers theme. 
We saw a wide variety of wonderful projects this time around. Many thanks to all who participated.

Our top three picks for Challenge #161 in no particular order are:

Congratulations to our top 3 for a job well done. Grab your "I made the RRR Top 3" badge (located on the right column of the blog, near the bottom) and display it with pride. You ladies did a fantastic job!

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Thanks again to everyone who played along with us on our Flowers themed Challenge.  I hope to see you all back again for Challenge #162 which is now up and running.


~ Bonnie Garby ~

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Always Better With Ribbons

Like all of you, I SO enjoy making cards.  I especially love digging in to my stash and using older supplies as I did for these three cards today.  But to be perfectly honest, my cards are always SO much better with ribbons and trims; and Really Reasonable Ribbon has the PERFECT ribbons and trims for every project.
All three of these cards use lots of cute October Afternoon patterned papers, stickers, etc., but each card was "made even better" with some of my favorite trims and Embellishments from Really Reasonable Ribbon.  My first card uses a length of Pink Center Stitch Burlap, and Teal Baker's Twine.
It's easy to see how these two fun trims really give this card great dimension and just add SO much to a really simple design.  Really Reasonable Ribbon carries 44 styles/colors of Baker's Twine, and at just ten cents ($0.10/yd.), it's a very inexpensive trim with SO many possibilities.  You're sure to find the perfect color for your next project.
My second card (above) uses three patterned papers, a rubber charm, and half of a Cherry Lynn Designs doily die-cut.  This card was decorated, again using just two Really Reasonable Ribbon trims.  I used a length of 1.5" Black Gingham Ribbon and some Peppermint Baker's Twine.
This ADORABLE Peppermint Baker's Twine combines the colors white, pink and red.  It's SO cute, and is a great trim for Valentine's Day, Christmas, or as with this card...just about any time.  I also added a White Flatback Pearl to the bottom of my card.  These sweet White Flatback Pearls come in FIVE sizes, and are such a cute little accent.
The last card I'm sharing today uses just one patterned paper.  Look how much pizzazz this sweet trim I ran across my card adds to its overall design.  It's our 3/4 Pink Chevron Striped Twill and this fun trim comes in 11 different colors (in this width).  Yup, Really Reasonable Ribbon truly has it all!!
This third card has a Blingy Metal Rhinestone Ribbon Slide on the 3/4 Pink Chevron Striped Twill.  I also added a little bow with Red Solid Bakers Twine and Cotton Candy Baker's Twine.  I topped that with some Red Open End Roses and Two-Toned Ivory and Pink Open End Roses, a 35mm Green Leaf and a 30mm Two-Toned Leaf.   Lots of great "Spring Blooms" on this card.

Before I run off, I want to remind you that there's a FUN CHALLENGE at Really Reasonable Ribbon, as well as LOTS of great inspiration every day on the RRR Blog, and SO many amazing products in the Really Reasonable Ribbon Store.  You won't want to miss a thing.  Thanks for stopping by!

Wishing blessings on you all,

Karen



Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Love You a Bushel Layout

Hello Ribbon Lovers!  
I am sharing my recent scrapbook layout using gorgeous ribbon from Really Reasonable Ribbon.
I used one of my favorite ribbons, the Sheer Iridescent Champagne Ribbon to make a bow.  Then I applied Tattered Angels Glimmer Mist to antique the gorgeous Trellis Rose.  Once dried I added Stickles to add more glimmer.

The ribbon and flower added a soft delicate touch to this layout.  
Wishing you a creative day.  

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Really Reasonable Ribbon April Blog Hop Winner!


This is the second post of the day. Be sure to scroll down to see the beautiful project that Judy 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 April 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.

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Congratulations Esther Asbury!

1. Esther Asbury4/13/17, 2:44 PM
One of my favorite summer time "activities" is going to a little ice cream shop on Saturday nights and getting a hand - dipped Hershey's waffle cone!


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 ~