Thursday, July 8, 2010
Going Rustic with Really Reasonable Ribbons!
I have a lovely project to share with you today using a really cool ribbon from Really Reasonable Ribbons. Often times, I think of ribbons as being formal or cute - but not usually rustic. This new jute ribbon comes in different widths and colors, and is just perfect to use with a country type image such as this one from Stampavie.
To keep the ribbon from unraveling, I wrapped Scor-tape to the back of my cardstock, and placed the ribbon down before cutting it. It works perfectly!
I colored my cutie girl with copics, but then used some ultra fine Flower Soft in toffee to ground the image. The edges were highly distressed with distress inks in Frayed Burlap.
Did you notice that gorgeous corner punch that I used to frame my stamp? It is a 4-in-1 punch from Kreaxions. You will hear me talking about these punches alot! Not just because I am on their DT, but because these are very versatile punches that have plates that you slide in to change the punch. They are so cool! If you want to see them in action, check out this video.
Speaking of videos, last week I posted a video on Really Reasonable Ribbon Ramblings on how to use the Bow Easy. I never ended up posting it on my blog (duh!), so here it is now!
Create4Fun - sketch
Crafty Pad - Animal Fun
Quirky Crafts - ribbon
Design Dollies Color Challenge - orange, green, yellow, white
Design Dollies Element challenge - inspired by song - Wide Open Spaces by the Dixie Chicks
Incy Wincy - punches
Think Ink - Sewing
Wild Flower Wednesday - grunge