Sweetheart Blog Hop with RRR

RRR Blog Hop January 04

Sweetheart Blog Hop with RRR

Hello Ribbon Lovers! It’s time for another fun blog hop with the Really Reasonable Ribbon design team.  This month we are featuring projects inspired by the fabulous Sweetheart Ribbon Assortment.  This is the January Ribbon Club selection, and it is beautiful.  Take a peek:

Monthly Ribbon Club, Domestic

Don’t you love all those darling hearts, polka dots, chevrons and lace?  This assortment really put me in the mood for creating Valentine projects.  But before we look at what I did, here’s the blog hop order for this month’s hop.  Visit each site along the way, leave a comment on each blog,  and then answer Bonnie’s question of the month at the last stop, and you’ll be entered to win this fabulous ribbon collection.  What a sweetheart of a deal!  If you get lost along the way, you can always return to the RRR blog to get back on track.  If you came here from the RRR blog, then all is well.  Here’s a list with links to all the stops along the way, just in case you need it.

RRR Blog – http://www.reasonableribbon.blogspot.com/


Kathy – http://www.kathybydesign.com/kathy-by-design-news/


Ginny – http://pollyspaper.wordpress.com/

Jessie – http://proverbs31crafter.blogspot.com/


Heather – http://heatherahudson.blogspot.com/

Cherry – http://cherrysjubileehome.blogspot.com/

Bonnie – http://www.maketime2craft.com/

Nicole – http://www.scrapsandstamps.com/

Cheryl – http://sweeetdesignsbycheryl.blogspot.com/

Jenn – http://www.jaxbeanstalks.blogspot.com/

RRR Blog – http://www.reasonableribbon.blogspot.com/

And here’s the Valentine I was inspired to make with these ribbons:

RRR Blog Hop January 03

This 7″ x 5″ card started with a kraft base that was topped with  6 3/4″ x 4 3/4″ pink cardstock.dry embossed a 6 1/2″ x 4 1/2 rectangle of glossy white cardstock and sewed around the perimeter.

I used Scor-Tape to secure the ribbons on the base of the card.  I started with Mixed Pink Hearts Grosgrain Ribbon and then topped that with Candy Hearts Grosgrain ribbon and completed the trio with a strip of the luscious Sally White Crochet Lace.  Using these ribbons at the base of my card not only anchored the design, but added some wonderful color and texture.

RRR Blog Hop January 02

The heart and key were stamped  in Frost White Color Box Archival Ink, then heat embossed with white super fine embossing powder.  These were fussy cut and layered onto the card base  with foam tape.

I love polka dots.  They make me happy!  So when the Mixed Pink Confetti Dots ribbon showed up in my Ribbon Club assortment, I knew I would be using that on this project.  I added it to the top of the card and then wrapped it with Raspberry Baker’s Twine.

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I used my Zutter Bow-it-All tool to tie the sassy bow on top of the key.  (I love this tool…it makes me feel like a bow tying diva instead of a bow tying drop out!)

RRR Blog Hop January 07

I kept the inside simple, with another stamped heart and a lightly stamped panel.  The perfect spot for writing your own personal Valentine greeting.

And, I took the time to decorate the envelope, too.

RRR Blog Hop January 01

Yep.  more polka dots.  Because they make me happy!

Oh ,and check this out, people!  Really Reasonable Ribbon is celebrating their 4 year birthday!  Balloons, confetti…and presents…for YOU!  Bonnie has 3 amazing giveaways posted on the blog along with a video review of an amazing new product from Zutter!  So hop on over to the RRR blog and use the Rafflecopter to sign up to win one of those amazing prizes.  Don’t you love a birthday when you get the presents?

That’s all for me today folks!  Thanks for hopping along in this Sweetheart Blog Hop with RRR.  From here you will pop in for a visit with the fabulous Ginny.  Be sure to visit all the stops along the way, leave a comment and then answer Bonnie’s question of the month to be entered to win this Sweetheart Ribbon assortment!  Thanks for all your kind comments…they make me happy…right down to the tips of my crafty little fingers.  Until next time,



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19 thoughts on “Sweetheart Blog Hop with RRR

  1. Robin

    What a wonderful valentine! Who wouldn’t feel loved by receiving it? I love the heart lock and key and the darling ribbons. This month’s ribbon selection just makes me happy! Robin

  2. Deborah S

    Kathy this is a lovely card/envelope duo for your very favorite Valentine I love the bow treatment too great job!

  3. Judy B

    I love your card! I can tell you really love ribbons by all that you have used on your card. lol I love the fussy cut heart and key. Thanks for sharing a beautiful card with us.

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