Showing posts with label Country Living. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Country Living. Show all posts

Monday, May 9, 2011

Ribbon Bookmarks

Remember I found all kinds of wonderful ribbon on my recent outing to the LA Fashion District? I bought them without knowing exactly what I’d use them for but since when does that stop us creative types? NEVER!
Enter “Country Living” with this idea: Charming Bookmarks

Velvet ribbon. I haz.  Charms…I haz them too but I also have a bunch o beads. Zing. Idea!
You need ribbon ( OK that’s obvious but…)
Ribbon Bookmark 1
I cut mine about 10in. You will also need some of these which I found at Michaels:

Ribbon Clamps and a pair of flat nose pliers:
Ribbon,clamp, pliers
You slide the ribbon clamp onto the end of the ribbon and then clamp it on with your pliers. These ribbon clamps have teeth that sink into your ribbon.
Ribbon Clamp
Once the clamps were on, I went to my bead stash and just started playing with different beads and findings. Some on beading wire, others on head pins. Attach to your clamp ends with jump rings.
Beaded Ribbom Bookmarks
Ribbon Bookmarks
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