You know you have it -- that exorbitant ribbon stash and you're just not quite sure what to do with it. Obviously you won't part with it as ribbon is practically a girl's best friend! While you're at it, you may as well add to that stash because with today's steal, the Sew Ribbon by We R Memory Keepers, your ribbon will have a whole new meaning of love. And if the Sew Ribbon weren't enough to have your heart palpitating with excitement, today's guest blogger, the infinitely talented and highly published Roree Rumph, will have you weak in the knees with her amazing creations.
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Hey everyone! Roree here, and today I have some cards to share with you that I created with the We R Memory Keepers Sew Ribbon. This is a really fun and easy tool to use and it is perfect for cards (which I love to make.)
First off are a couple of cards I made using the Sew Ribbon Weave.
I created a stem for the flower using the Sew Ribbon Green Ribbon. I added a few brads in the spaces between the ribbon, looped a piece of ribbon, and tucked it behind the laced ribbon for a leaf.
Using the same Sew Ribbon Weave, I made a quick and easy card with a rainbow of ribbon-stitched lines.
This card ‘pops’ with all of the rows of colorful ribbon.
For the next card, I used the Sew Ribbon Shoelace.
I made a frame around my card with the orange ribbon. To create the frame, I place the Sew Ribbon along the top and bottom of the card and punched. For the sides, I flipped the paper over to punch. It kept the ribbon slanting in the same direction.
For the next two cards I used the Sew Ribbon Leaf. This one was my favorite!
For the first card, I created a patterned background with the aqua ribbon. I punched two rows together, and I added some large brads to the center of each pair.
I really love how this one turned out!
Here is my last card:
Instead of starting and stopping the threading at the edges, I started threading the ribbon at the inside from the front, reached it around the back, and finished threading it on the other side. This allowed me to finish by tying the ends together in a bow.
It seems like the options are endless with these fun tools, and I can’t wait to try it out on more projects. Thanks so much for letting me share my cards with you today. Have a great day!
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Wow. Now that I've finished picking up my jaw off of the keyboard I'd like to thank you so much Roree for being our guest blogger today. Your cards are outstanding and you truly make me want to put everything aside, toss the boy a box of Cheerios and get my crafty on. :)
Don't forget to be sharing your Monday Card Madness creations for a chance to win a monthly drawing for a little scrappy goodness. This week's "sketch" is to base a card creation off of any one of Roree's cards, and include ribbon. Be sure to have any of the March card sketches created and posted somewhere on line then linked to one of the March Monday Card Madness blog postings by Friday, March 30th at 11:59 PM MST for your chance to win.
If you want another chance to cash in on our weekly prizes here at ScrapbookSteals.com, then be sure to join us in our Mid Week Mojo! Every Wednesday. :)
Check in tomorrow for yet another great crafty tutorial on How To'sday!