Monday, July 25, 2016

Winking Owls..

Hi guys!  Happy Monday!  Cherry here to share a couple of cards today! 
  All about things that go bump in the night....
Winking owls and wide eyed jack o's all good!  I used burnt rust seam binding from Really Reasonable Ribbon to embellish....
and a little bit of black licorice twine.  I added in my buttons and layers using 3d foam tabs for dimension.  And that was that....what do you think?

Are you ready for Fall?  I am if I can make holiday cards but keep the sunshine!  Well folks, that is it for me always thanks for visiting the RRR blog!  hugs, cherry

Sunday, July 24, 2016

Another Birthday & More Gorgeous Than Ever

Hello everyone and Happy Sunday to all! Cheryl here today, and I am sharing a card created for Really Reasonable Ribbon using the Beautiful Shimmer Satin Ribbon.  LOVE this ribbon from RRR store, and there are LOTS of shades of this beautiful Satin to choose from.

On my card I chose to use the Shimmer Satin in Light Orchid.  I also used some White 1.5" Silky Crush ribbon, and then the some Bakers Twine.

Flowers are cut with JustRite flower dies, then dusted with dusty concord distress ink. I then used the Glass Flower technique on these.

For the leaves I used Really Reasonable Ribbon's 30mm green leaves, and dusted those with StampinUp! Kiwi Kiss ink.
My sentiment was stamped in the dusty concord distress ink as well, and then I airbrushed around it using copic BV00. The button I used is an OLD wood button.

I hope you enjoyed my post for today!!!
Thank you for stopping by!
hugs to all,

Saturday, July 23, 2016

Deluxe Checkerboard Woven Ribbon Headband Tutorial

Hi friends.  This is Bonnie from Make Time to Craft back again and today we are taking the Basic Checkerboard Woven Ribbon Headband one step further for a new 'deluxe' look using ribbon and headbands from Really Reasonable Ribbon.
My color palette for this headband came from the lovely July 2016 Ribbon Club Assortment from Really Reasonable Ribbon which is filled with beautiful pink and purple ribbon styles.  This time the headband is created using 1/4" Grosgrain Ribbon and a 3/4" White Plastic Headband.

Not a member of the RRR Monthly Ribbon Club yet?
Hop over and subscribe today!
The July assortments contain 9 styles and a total of 18 yards of ribbon of ribbon.  Each monthly shipment is a color or holiday themed collection of ribbon.  What a fun way to build your ribbon stash and try new ribbon styles.

This unique new woven ribbon headband variation builds on what you learned with the Basic Checkerboard Woven Ribbon Headband.  Master this headband variation and you will be the envy of your friends!

This is a unique woven ribbon headband that I have not seem anywhere before.  It's a little trickier to manipulate the ends, but if you follow my suggestions on the video below and practice a little, you will be very pleased with the results.  I created a few different color samples of this great woven ribbon headband but the possibilities are endless! 

Deluxe Checkerboard Woven Ribbon Headband Video Tutorial
To view this video on YouTube, please click HERE.
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I created my deluxe woven ribbon checkerboard headband and then embellished it with this simple double-loop bow created on my Bow-it-All V3.0 with the hyacinth lattice print satin ribbon from the RRR July Ribbon Club Assortment.

For a video tutorial on how to create this simple and beautiful bow, please click HERE.
Thanks so much for stopping by today.  I hope you love this unique new woven ribbon headband variation.

~ Bonnie ~

Friday, July 22, 2016

RRR 4-Day Summer SALE at Really Reasonable Ribbon!!

This post will remain on the top until Friday, 7/22.  Please scroll down so you don't miss the new daily project post.
We're rolling in with a BIG 4-Day SALE here at Really Reasonable Ribbon. 

 Now through midnight Eastern Time  on Friday, 7/22/16 we have a terrific SALE going on. The more you buy, the more you save!! Please use the applicable code found below in the promotional code area on the first page at checkout.

The codes are good now through midnight Eastern time on Friday 7/22/16. 
(Sale code is not valid on prior orders, ribbon club subscriptions, ribbon club gift subscriptions, or special order items).

Order subtotals from $10.00 to $39.99 SAVE 10% using code SUMMER10
Order subtotals $40 and up SAVE 15% using code SUMMER15

The sale code is good on everything including SALE items. Did you know we stock a wide variety of Scor-Tape? Take advantage of our sale and stock up on this great product. Don't forget to take a look at our fun decorative bags that are deeply discounted and LAST CALL.

Our holiday styles are rolling in, so order now for the BEST selection!

Christmas ribbon styles

We also have a HUGE selection of Mulberry Flowers from Wild Orchid Crafts

Are you a member of our Monthly Ribbon Club yet? If not, enroll today and we'll give you the discount on your first assortment.
(All future shipments will be billed at full price.)
This July Assortment contains 9 styles and a total of 18 yards of ribbon. What a terrific way to build your ribbon stash so you always have the perfect ribbon for any project! We also have gift subscriptions available if you are looking for a fun gift for a crafty friend.

Most of our orders ship same or next day!
Happy Shopping!!

~ Bonnie ~

Imagine Balloon Greeting Card

Hey there Peeps! Ginny here dropping in to share a card I created with fabby trims from Really Reasonable Ribbon, gold foiling, flowers and die cuts.
These are pretty papers from BoBunny along with the gold foiling.
This gorgeous bow was created with Champaign Striped Chevron Twill, Antique Gold Burlap String, and pretty flowers.
Layers of die cuts  are topped with graphically patterned papers, metal gears and additional flowers.
The focal image here is a hand colored stamp tucked just into a chipboard zipper.
I added the sentiment with a little volume worked in, and finished the card with an additional stamped balloon, berry pick, gold mesh, acrylic film strip and metal clip.

Okay that's all for me. Wishing you all a happy and productive day with lots of time to be creative : ) G

Thursday, July 21, 2016

Paper Mache Trinket Box Tutorial

Hello, all our ribbon-loving friends, and welcome back to the Really Reasonable Ribbon Blog.  Today I (Karen Letchworth) am sharing a quick and easy tutorial for making a treasured Trinket Box for someone special.  I started with one of those cheap little $1 paper mache boxes you can pick up at your local craft store (Michael's, JoAnn, etc.).  I painted the box with black chalkboard paint (two coats), and the top (lid) with cream acrylic paint.  Then, I added a light layer of Mod Podge to the top of the lid and covered it with vintage sheet music.  I trimmed it down into a perfect circle covering the lid.  I used a pink crystal knob that I got in the dollar bins at Michaels and attached it to the top of my trinket box so that the person can easily lift off the lid.
Once I had the box painted and covered the way I wanted it (you can use any colors of paint or papers to cover your box), I wanted to make it really "over-the-top" beautiful and special.  The best way I know to accomplish that is to grab some of my FABULOUS ribbons, trims and flowers from Really Reasonable Ribbon and get busy decorating it.
I used two lengths of Black Seam Binding, two lengths of Baby Pink Seam Binding, a length of Black Burlap String, a bow tied using Cotton Candy Baker's Twine, and a small double bow tied with Black Micro Gingham.  They all look so lovely together, don't they?  For my final touches, I added two Ivory and Pale Pink Open End Roses, one Black Open End Rose, and a 30 mm Green Paper Leave.  I stamped an image in black ink on a small grungy prim tag and attached it with a stick pin.  Pretty simple, huh?
These little trinket boxes make such lovely gifts, and are such a super cost-effective way to give someone a very special, heart-felt hand-made gift they will love and cherish.  I made one for my Mom; and she keeps some jewelry in it, and displays it on her bedroom dresser.   The whole point is to have fun and be creative.  Really Reasonable Ribbon has all the perfect colors of Seam Binding, Burlap String, Baker's Twine, and Mulberry Flowers to help YOU create a trinket box just like this one (or in your favorite color scheme).  I'm always more than happy to answer any questions you might have for me about how I made this box.  Our entire Design Team is here to help answer any questions you might have about using Really Reasonable Ribbons creatively.

Thanks so much for visiting today, and don't forget about our fun CURRENT CHALLENGE taking place now.  We'd love to have you play along with us, and we really enjoy seeing your wonderful creations.  AND.....don't miss out on our CURRENT SALE.  Details are posted on the RRR Facebook Page.

Thanks for stopping by,
Karen Letchworth

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Peace Card

I love working with ribbon from Really Reasonable Ribbon and especially using the stunning July Club Assortment ribbons called "Pink and Purple Collection"  from the Really Reasonable Ribbon on-line store  I am using the 5/8" Lattice Print Satin Ribbon Geranium Pink ribbon from this July Club Assortment.  

5/8" Lattice Print Satin Ribbon Geranium Pink

I couldn't have made these bows without the Zutter Bow It All bow maker at Really Reasonable Ribbon and the wonderful Scor Tape from Really Reasonable Ribbon to attach my ribbon and bow onto the card.  I love using this Scor Tape since I can arrange my bow on this tape as well as remove it a few times and the tape remains sticky.  

Other supplies:
Wee digi Stamp - Peace
Sue Wilson Designs - Pierced Rectangle
La La Land - Heart Banner
Stampin Up card stock
Bazzill card stock

Thank you for stopping by and I always appreciate comments.  Come join the fun with Really Reasonable Ribbon challenges and you might become the next winner.  The Really Reasonable Ribbon design team really appreciates all of your comments as well as seeing your beautiful cards posted on these challenges.  Our design team members have new cards posted each day on the Really Reasonable Ribbon Facebook and Really Reasonable Ribbon Blog of inspiring ways of using these gorgeous ribbons along with the other stunning flowers and supplies to give your card that "WOW!" look.  

Nancy Hill, Design Team
Really Reasonable Ribbon