Monthly Archives: August 2010

Kid Apron

Lately my little man has been doing more messy crafts, like coloring… I know it’s not the worst, but still SO messy. I was thinking hoping, “Oh it will just come out in the wash.” That is until I saw this cute idea from Melissa on The Polka Dot Chair. She made this really cute […]

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Ribbon Covered Snap Clips

As you all know, I am not one loves to wear hair accessories. But I am trying to do better! And I admit, it’s getting more fun. I normally pull my bangs back with bobby pins; how boring is that? I decided to spruce things up a bit, but not too much, and I went […]

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Do you ever feel like something in the world does NOT want you to finish a project? I am starting to feel that way with this Frenchy Bag by Amy Butler. It was my last project to finish before I allowed myself to make another order. I was also excited to have it, since I […]

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Ribbon Flower

I had my nieces over for a girls night and we crafted for most of it! It’s good to start them young. We made a bunch of flowers using fabric and ribbons, but this one was so cute that I had to share. We used a tutorial from Get Your Craft On and ours turned […]

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Hooded Towel

I saw this ribbon on The Ribbon Retreat – Anchors Away and I knew the PERFECT project for it! Since it’s summer, we’ve been spending many fun days at the pool. I was amazed to see some really crafty moms (or moms who can afford such cute stuff!) making hooded towels. Before this blog, I […]

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Tie Applique Onesie

Isn’t it absolutely the cutest thing you’ve ever seen???? My friend was pregnant about a month ago and she didn’t know what she was having. I thought if she has a girl, for sure I can make her lots of cute bows, but if she has a boy… hmm… what do I make? I came […]

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Nursery Valence

I bought my son’s crib set from Wal-Mart back when we were living in an apartment that I couldn’t decorate… matching curtains and valences didn’t even cross my mind! Finding matching curtains was going to be hard, but a matching valence that complemented the patterns on the crib set was going to be near impossible. […]

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Petticoat Posy Wins!

I am actually pretty glad the Petticoat Posy won. I have never been one to wear hair accessories so it’s asking a lot if it’s pretty big. I know so many people can pull off the huge flower, but I am going to have to work towards it. The Rosette Headband was cute, but huge! […]

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Barcelona Skirt Hair Accessories

I have two new hair accessories to show to you all. I have all this left over fabric from making the Barcelona Skirt that I knew I needed to make more stuff! First, here is my Rosette Headband. I LOVE how it turned out. I used the left over fabric, Green Peonies in the Pop […]

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Wholesale Site

The Ribbon Retreat Wholesale has a new look!!! It also has a lot of new features like expedited shipping and international shipping right there when you order! There is also tons of new ribbon available on the site. If you’re one who orders from the Wholesale site a lot, you’re going to love it! So […]

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