Monthly Archives: April 2012

How to Make a Growth Chart

Hi! I my name is Kristi. I am a stay-at-home mother to two wonderful little ladies. In my “spare time” I find that I can’t help but create. I write about my sewing, crafting, cooking, baking, and life at Bowl of Cherrys. Growing up, I can clearly remember marking our heights on the edge of […]

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Runway Shortie Tutorial

Hi! It’s Autumn here, from itsalwaysautumn, where I blog about photography, sewing, cooking, books, scrapbooking, and crafts. I’m excited to be here at The Ribbon Retreat with a tutorial for the fabulous Runway Shortie. I love the look of jumpers/rompers/shorties that I keep seeing on the runway, but there is no way I could ever […]

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Ruffle Purse Tutorial

Hello again!!! I’m Kaysi from Keeping it Simple. Today I going to share how I made this fun Ruffle Purse using The Ribbon Retreat’s awesome fabric! I used the super cute fabric, Joyful Garden by Studio E and a Grey Kitty 14″ Zipper. Both of which you can find at The Ribbon Retreat. Clicking the […]

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Giveaway Winners!

Happy Monday! We had a wonderful response to our giveaway, and we had 427 entries! So do you want to know who won? The winner of our 1st Place prize – Butterscotch and Roses Little Fattie, Meadow Friends-Girl Fattie, Cupcake Confections Ribbon Mix, Spring Blooms Ribbon Mix, Island Blue Buttercup Flower, Wild Orchid/Ivory Buttercup Flower, […]

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Nautical – Beach Inspired Wreath

Hello my name is Cheri and my blog is Its So Very Cheri. I post projects, remodeling tutorials, recipes, I am writing our Story one chapter at a time–Empty Arms, Broken Hearts… I have 2 weekly parties and showcase other bloggers projects that WOW me -every Saturday. I have another blog The Diy Club. We […]

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“Making a House a Home” Pillow

There are many different variations of a home pillow, and what makes them unique is you decide what to decorate your pillow with.  I will show you how to make these two home pillows, but the possibilities are endless.  Please note these pillows are not perfect, and there will be fraying with use.  These pillows […]

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Holiday Ribbon Wreath Tutorial

This post is by Bird from Bird’s Party Blog. Bird’s blog is full of amazing tutorials, awesome party ideas, and so much more! Holiday Ribbon Wreath Tutorial Materials Needed: * 21cm (8 inch) diameter polystyrene ring * Scissors * Small Metal Pins * 12 yards of 1 1/2″ Green Wired Polka Dot Ribbon * 12 […]

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Happy Monday everyone! Today we are celebrating our NEW LOOK! Do you love it as much as we do? Our friend Kim from 733 Design did an amazing job! If you are looking for blog design, she is amazing! Click the link to see more of her work! Now on to the giveaway! We have […]

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Korker Ribbon Video Tutorial

Have you always wondered how to make Korker Ribbon? Did you know it is super easy? Learn how to make Korker Ribbon in our new video! Click the links to purchase Ribbon and Korker supplies. We also have great written instructions on How to Make Korker Ribbon. To see more of our video tutorials, visit […]

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Button Hair Clip Tutorial

Last fall I ordered several button jars from the Ribbon Retreat to create some Christmas crafts. I started playing around with some of the buttons and came up with this cute idea. The button jars at The Ribbon Retreat are 5 oz. of beautifully coordinated buttons for only $5.99! Button Hair Clip Tutorial Supplies: Buttons […]

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