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Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Simple Red, White and Blue Ornaments or Ribbon Embellishments

I'll be decorating my little feather tree for the summer holidays soon and whipped up a couple super simple Ribbon Ornaments, they'd be cute embellishments for barrettes or napkin rings too. I found the Air Force buttons on clearance at Walmart many years ago and think they're perfect for this project! The only thing I may add is a little fine gold glitter to the outer edge of the button-I do love me some bling:@)
There really aren't any directions here folks: just cut the ribbon and fold one edge over, either glue or sew together. Add any fun buttons and sequins you have, either glue or sew on. I added a little fishing line to hang them on my tree.
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 Have a happy day:@)

13 comments:

  1. Cute idea, Lynn! I know you're so ready for your Summer tree and your BBQ season. Happy sunshine and warm breezes are my wishes for you.

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  2. really cute! i like patriotic. (born on the 4th of july)

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  3. Great minds think alike. I've got patriotic summer decor on my brain/blog today too! Love those buttons!

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  4. I love the attention to details in these.

    Mersad
    Mersad Donko Photography

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  5. Love both of these ribbons, but the Air Force button one speaks to me a little louder since Hubby is an Air Force vet. Very nice!

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  6. Wonderful for the 4th. Blessings, Catherine

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  7. Very patriotic and the perfect size for your feather tree.
    Sam

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    1. Just found your blog came for one topic and stayed for many. :) Need some help can you tell me how to print your recipes. I can't find the icon for the printer on your page. Thanks so much!

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  9. Lynn, I LOVE these ribbons especially with the buttons added! Were you in the Air Force during those years? I am thinking perhaps you were but I never knew that. I have had good luck decorating buttons with paint pens, even adding a little very fine glitter to the wet paint and if you get a fine tip one you can really do little details. Linda

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  10. Lynn, I just saw Linda's comment above, thank you for your service! I love the idea of the ribbons used for or with napkin rings :)

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  11. I love your patriotic ornaments, Lynn! I'm glad you mentioned the bit about napkin rings because that gives me some ideas for summer holiday tables. :) I remember you were in the Air Force because you were stationed in England for awhile, weren't you? Thank you for your service to all of us! Have a wonderful weekend!!

    Hugs,

    Denise at Forest Manor

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