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Stenciling on Ribbon

Hello ribbony friends! DeeDee here today with a technique/tips n tricks video on stenciling your ribbon. Grab your favorite stencils/masks, some paint, a nice thick delicious May Arts ribbon, and watch:

I ended up using the Berry colored 1.5 inch Twill (with the Dreamweaver Tapestry stencil) on the following card:

Stenciling on Ribbon

After I had the ribbon stenciled, I used some white cardstock to make a card base. I splattered a little bit of Merlot Memories Mist (which incidentally matches the ribbon PERFECLTY!) on the background. I layered the card with ribbon, a few staples, some diecut leaves and glittery black alphas.

Stenciling on Ribbon

One thing I adore about stenciling ribbon, is how uniquely different it can be, super customizable to whatever you’re working on. The second thing I adore is how much of a PUNCH it packs on this card. I literally added a SMIDGE of layering on top, and it’s still a great card I have confidence in mailing. I could easily crank out 100 of these in an hour or two if I stenciled a roll of ribbon and let it dry beforehand. Do you have a favorite stencil pattern you might use on your ribbon? Or color combo?

Thanks for joining me today!

By DeeDee Catron

 

 

Other Supplies Used:

  • DreamWeaver Stencils: Tapestry Stencil, Merlot Memories Mist
  • White cardstock
  • 7 Dots Studio Nature Walk Collection
  • My Mind’s Eye brad, staples
  • Pink Paislee Alphas

 

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  1. Lucy E.

    Great video! This looks so cool! It would be a quick way to dress up holiday cards.

    Reply
  2. Carol Mc

    Great technique. I’ll be giving it a try.

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  3. TracyM #6773

    COOL technique and tutorial – THANK YOU DeeDee!!!

    Reply
  4. Pam Hornschu

    Wonderful use of the Dreamweaver Damask stencil on ribbon!

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  5. Scrappin' Diva - Cindy B

    Lovely card DeeDee. Very striking and yet so easy to do!

    Reply
  6. Charlene

    Now that is seriously cool! So going to try this!

    Reply
  7. Heather Thompson

    very awesome idea!!! i will be trying this one.

    Reply

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