Thursday, July 27, 2017

Vintage Style Songbird Card with Pockets

Hello, Ribbon Lovers!  It's Kathy here with one more project made with the gorgeous Perfectly Purple Ribbon Mix from the July Ribbon Club Assortment.  I have had more fun this month going through my stash looking for papers to go with these fabulous ribbons.  If you love bird images and vintage style like I do, I think you might enjoy today's Vintage Style Songbird Card.

I love working with taffeta ribbon!  It's very easy to manipulate, and it ties the most gorgeous crisp bows!  With the help of my trusty Zutter Bow it All Tool, I created a 3.5" double loop bow from Hyacinth Taffeta ribbon. Then I tied a 3" double loop bow with Delphinium Crosshatch Satin Ribbon. This was glued on top of the larger bow.  I held it in place while the glue set, and adjusted the tails and loops. 

I found this pretty abalone button in my stash, threaded it with a sliver of lavender paper and finished off the bow cluster.

To give the tag layers a finished look, I added a snippet of the crosshatch ribbon under each of these pretty flat back pearl cabochons.

I love to turn a card into a gift by adding goodie filled pockets to the inside.

This upper pocket contains a little gift card wallet. I created a Delphinium Crosshatch Satin Ribbon closure to keep everything secure.  To hold the ribbon in place, I ran 1/4" Scor-Tape around the wallet from back to front.  Then I glued my image over the ribbon and added a pretty gemstone embellishment

By gluing this small tag just along the bottom edge, I created a little tuck spot for a photo.  The tea bag fits there as well.  The gift card can go into the pocket for safe keeping.

I filled the bottom pocket with a pretty vintage style postcard and a handmade button card.

My papers are a mix of Graphic 45 Place in Time and Secret Garden purple papers.  The gorgeous digital bird and frame images are from Polly's Paper Studio Etsy Shop.

It's not too late to get your own Perfectly Purple Ribbon Mix!  Just sign up for the RRR Monthly Ribbon Club and you'll have it in your crafty little hands in no time!

Thanks for stopping by!

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Turtley Awesome!

Hi friends! Linsey here today sharing a fun summer card that will have any ocean lover swimming with delight! I had a turtely awesome time making it and I hope you like it too!
I got creative with May Arts Green Leaves Trim, making it into green seaweed for this underwater scene. I think it turned out so cute, hehe! The green leaves trim adds some fun texture and dimension without bulk. I always like finding a different way to use my ribbons and trims!
And I hope you found a bit of inspiration in my card today! Thanks so much for stopping by! Happy crafting!

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

A Ladybug Hello

Oh summertime, oh how I love you!!  You are going way too fast for me.  Cherry here at the RRR blog today.  Is summer going to fast for you too?

I have a fun, bright, happy card today.

I used my very favorite seam binding Lipstick Red.  I mixed it with blues, yellows and things that fly...butterflies and lady bugs!!!   Thanks for visiting, Cherry

Monday, July 24, 2017

Vintage Botany Card

 Hello everyone, and Happy Monday to you all! Today's card was created for Really Reasonable Ribbon using their beautiful satins. This one is the Satin with Grosgrain Edge, and it's absolutely gorgeous! I love how easy the bows come together using this ribbon. To see all the Satins please visit the Really Reasonable Ribbon Store here.

To create this card here, I chose to use the new Vintage Botany collection from Club Scrap. So design paper, stamps, and stencils are all from one collection. I knew Really Reasonable Ribbon would have the perfect ribbon to go with this kit, so I chose the satin with grosgrain edge, and it's perfect. RRR also has some other beautiful satins and taffetas that match perfectly. LOVE this!!

Next I colored my image with Copic markers R85 & RV11 for the flowers, then for the greenery I chose YG03 & G99 they worked perfectly! For the center of the big flower I used some Stickles in the color of fruit punch. I have had my Stickles for about 9 1/2 years, and they still work perfectly.

I added sewing with my machine, in a light pink, and then added gel dots in white.

My layers are popped with RRR Foam Squares and the layers were glued together before sewing using a small piece of Scor-Tape, both of these can be found at Really Reasonable Ribbon under adhesives

I hope you enjoyed my post for today, as I enjoyed creating this card to share with you all! Please leave a comment letting me know what you think :)

Hugs to all,

Sunday, July 23, 2017

Seasons Greetings Christmas in July Shaker Tag

Well helloooo there Paper Peeps. Ginny here with another installment of Christmas in July and this time I'm using a garden full of flowers from Really Reasonable Ribbon along with trims of course.
 This is just so cheerful and sweet. I stamped and colored those little images. I do love to color.
Did I mention this is a shaker tag? I'm slightly obsessed with them right now.  Inside are coordinating sequins and Shaved Ice. These little cuties were a bit lost on the busy background pattern so layered in a bit of a snowy border hill for them to stand on.

So. Many. Flowers. isn't the burlap trim a wonderful texture behind the snowflake printed satin?
I added a bit of tinsel trim for extra sparkle and included a twine loop to hang.

Really Reasonable Ribbon~  Tea Rose in Red 40 mm, White Open Roses 15mm, Sweetheart Blossoms in Red, Spiral Stamens in Red, Burlap Center Stitch Red, Snowflakes on Red Satin, Scor-Tape, Tombow 3D Foam Tabs.

Okay that's all for me. Wishing everyone a happy and productive day : ) G

Saturday, July 22, 2017

Gingerbread Christmas Greeting Card

Hey Peeps! I'm back with another Christmas in July greeting card. This is such a cutee card. I love the festive little gingerbread cookie man.
I'm using the Vertical Stripes on Red Satin to coordinate with the candy cane. There's also Red Cherry Blossom Flowers and large red buttons and pearls to create detail.
A little tinsel and a vintage button are last but not least to complete this fun card.

Wishing all of you a happy and productive day with lots of time to be creative : ) G

Friday, July 21, 2017

Really Reasonable Ribbon Challenge #168 - Anything Goes with Ribbon 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 #168 is Anything Goes with Ribbon.
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.

Here is a little inspiration from our design team for challenge #168 to get you started.  All of the sample projects feature ribbon from Really Reasonable Ribbon.


Now, let's see your Anything Goes with Ribbon creations! 
We will be selecting our top three favorite projects to feature, so stop back on August 4th 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 RRR168) 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, August 2nd at 11:59 PM Eastern time to enter your projects. Thanks so much for playing and good luck.
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