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Scrapbooking Hearts: Not Just For Valentine’s Day

Scrapbooking Hearts: Not Just For Valentine's Day

Hello ribbon fans! It’s Karen H., and today I am going back to the papercraft that really hooked my heart as a mom – scrapbooking! Now don’t get me wrong – I love all things paper, fabric and ribbon but when I really need a pic-me-up, scrapbooking pictures of my little family always makes me smile!

This was a simple little layout that I created of my oldest daughter when she was a wee one snuggling with the first stuffie I ever purchased for her. It’s very basic in terms of shapes, and I think the ribbon additions really steal the product show on this one. I have a lot of favorite ribbons at The Ribbon Resource, but my all time winner has always been the Twill Chevron Stripes collection! This ¾” Twill/Chevron in pink (382-34-17) was a perfect pink to bring the dark and light in the paper together.

Scrapbooking Hearts: Not Just For Valentine's Day

And by looping it back on itself and then attaching it to the paper with an adhesive dot, this easy technique adds a pop of texture to the layout (or any paper craft for that matter).

I also decided to add another layer to the layout with different fun ribbon – the ¾” Pink Satin Hearts (AX-17). Now, you might think that this ribbon is only good for Valentine’s Day, but the simple, satiny design has actually made it’s way onto a number of my projects. Use one or use a whole row of them. And given the great size, they work on everything from tags to cards to home décor!

Scrapbooking Hearts: Not Just For Valentine's Day

So there you have it – whether you scrapbook or not, these two ribbons as great ones for your collection…ummmm…I mean supplies! Thanks for stopping by!

Scrapbooking Hearts: Not Just For Valentine's Day

By Karen Hanson


Ribbon used:


Other Supplies used:

  • DCWV paper
  • Glue dots
  • Black pen
  • Adhesive jewel dots


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