Make Ribbon Pillows for the Holidays

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How about creating a beautiful ribbon pillow by weaving together beautiful holiday ribbons? It makes for lovely décor or even a special gift. Anyone who knows me well knows that pillows are one of my favorite accessories, any time of the year.  I think holiday pillows are particularly festive – especially when they are hand-made…

Kid’s Flag T-Shirt from Rick Rack and Ribbon

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Perfect for all the summer holidays, this flag T-shirt can be worn with pride.  Pride in the good ol’ U.S.A. and pride in yourself for making it! Of all the summer red, white and blue T-shirts we’ve made, this one is the most challenging because the pieces are so small.  I used the tiny sized…

Create Colorful Ribbon Tassels with Beaded Tops

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Tassels are a fun accessory to add to lamps, dresser drawer knobs, armoires, etc., but they can be so expensive. Solve that by making them yourself! Many years ago, when we were just getting started in television, Matt and I did a segment called Coffee Break Crafts.  Basically, the segment was about me teaching Matt how to…

Make a Pocketed Ribbon Message Board

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Message boards are all the rage with the busy lives we lead, so make yours pretty with ribbons that accent your decor and colors that make you happy! I think we can all agree that for something to function properly, it has to be organized.  I know I have to clean up my office between projects…

Create a 4th of July Ribbon Bouquet Centerpiece

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Looking for a dramatic centerpiece for this year’s 4th of July celebration?  Try this ribbon bouquet and create your own fireworks! This adorable little ribbon bouquet centerpiece can be on a dining table or even just set on your outdoor coffee table to spread the holiday cheer.  The ribbon flowers take just a few minutes to…

How to Make a Perfect Bow Every Time

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Whether it’s a bow for a gift, a wreath, a floral arrangement or your daughter’s hair, this easy method of making bows will make you an expert in no time! Many years ago, my mother taught me how to make bows and they consistently turn out so beautifully that I’ve had to make bows for everyone I know…

Use Ribbon to Make Pretty Pinecone Ornaments

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Use up leftover ribbon or grab several spools of gorgeous Christmas ribbon and create one of a kind ornaments for your tree this year. This ornament is one of my favorites to make.  It has a very classy appearance when finished and doesn’t look home made.  It would be a lovely hostess gift if you’re…

Make an Indoor Wreath from Flannel and Ribbon

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Indoor wreaths work over headboards, on pantry doors, bath and bedroom doors, even as artwork on the wall. Believe it or not, many of the projects that we make for shows or specials don’t make it into the show at all. Well, this “any season” wreath was one of those projects! It was also lost…

Ribbon Top Boxes as Accessories or Gifts

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Sure they are gorgeous as accessories in your home, stacked, tucked in a bookcase, or placed on a coffee table, but consider them as gifts as well since they are functional and beautiful. I believe this is about the third ribbon top box I have made. I don’t remember where I saw it first, but…