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Ribbon Cupcake Cards

Take any 1.5″ or 2″ (or larger) grosgrain ribbon, some small dies and you can create your own unique applique-style party invitations, cards or tags!

Ribbon Cupcake Cards

I experimented a couple of ways to best do this without allowing too much fraying of the ribbon. If you have a Xyron Sticker Maker, slide a length of ribbon through, peel off the top film and then place the ribbon (with the backing) with the die onto your die-cutting machine. I rolled mine through several times. It may be necessary to use a pair of micro-tip scissors to cut away some of the shape that doesn’t cut all of the way through.

Ribbon Cupcake Cards

Gently peel the ribbon die-cut from the sticker backing and adhere to the background paper. If you don’t have a Xyron Sticker Maker, follow the same steps above and then apply a fabric glue to the back of the ribbon die-cut.

Ribbon Cupcake Cards

If you want more dimension to your applique, you can also cut a piece of felt with the same die and then mount the die-cut ribbon piece to the top!

 By Shellye McDaniel

 

 

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Other Supplies Used:

  • Core’dinatons– Aqua Dot Paper
  • Doodlebug Design- Pink flower paper
  • Sizzix- Dies
  • Xyron– 3″ Sticker Maker

 

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  1. Virginia Fynes

    Super cute and unique way to use ribbon!

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  2. TracyM #6773

    SUPER CUTE cards Shellye – what a CLEVER technique and FUN way to use ribbons – THANK YOU for the inspiration!!!

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  3. Georgia Cressman

    A very clever and cute use for ribbon….beautifully done!

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