Monday, February 20, 2017

Paper Mache House With Really Reasonable Ribbon

Welcome by today, friends.  I'm grateful that you've stopped by as I share this sweet little paper mache house that I painted with cream paint, covered in vintage sheet music and glitter-covered vintage buttons and trimmed with several FABULOUS products from Really Reasonable Ribbon.  The first trim I added was the sweet Debra Natural Crochet Lace that I ran all the way around the top of the house base and also at the top of the door frame.  On each of the peaks on the front of the house, I added a Trellis Rose from the Trellis Roses Mixed Pinks Collection.
All along the path outside this sweet little house as well around the window, I hot glued more glittered buttons, a few Silver Rhinestones (currently out of stock, but there are other similar rhinestones in stock), some 11mm White Heart-Shaped Flatback Imitation Pearl Beads, and several pink, ivory and blue Miniature Sweetheart Blossoms.  They all look so sweet along the garden path.
On the side of the roof, I added a big bow using lengths of both Cream Seam Binding, Pink Aster Seam Binding and Solid Natural Baker's Twine.  There's just something SO soft and lovely about Seam Binding bows, and Really Reasonable Ribbon offers you 43 colors at just $1.50 for a 5-yard length.  You will never regret buying Seam's GORGEOUS!!
I love how easy it was to decorate my paper mache house using simple supplies to cover it, and then decorating it with my Really Reasonable Ribbon trims, flowers, and Embellishments.  I love how it turned out, and I'd be happy to answer any questions you might have.  Thanks for stopping by to take a look.
Don't forget about the FUN CHALLENGE taking place now on the RRR Blog.  We love having you play along with us.  Really Reasonable Ribbon wants to be your number once source for all ribbons, trims and more.  You can ALL their fabulous products here at Really Reasonable Ribbon.
Thanks again for visiting.  Have a blessed week,

I'm playing along here:

Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge - Simon Says "Fantastic Florals" - I used lots of flowers on the house and around the garden path.


  1. WOW!!! Karen, I am simply blown away by this stunning make of yours! Gorgeous work, so many stunning details! BRAVO!
    Paper Talk with Samra

  2. Oh MY GOSH.. I love this project. I love the different laces, ribbons, buttons, just everything about this project is just too sweet. this would be so fun to display in my house. Very creative.

  3. This is amazing, Karen. Such talent and patience you have.

  4. So gorgeous Karen! Fabulous papers and embellishments!


  5. What an exquisite project Karen - this is so beautiful!

  6. Wow!Wow!Wow! this is lovely, Karen! and, Yes, one can never go wrong with seam binding!

  7. Karen, your "paper crafter's version of a gingerbread house" is so charming an clever! Hats off to you for this creative idea that you executed so very beautifully! I am sure this was a fun project for you to complete!

  8. What a stunning project - wow, what a fabulous take on this week's floral challenge.
    Thanks for playing along at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge.
    Caryn xxx

  9. Hi Karen, thank you for your sweet comment on my blog.
    I buy cheese cloth at different places such as Home Depot, Target and Joann's. I randomly sprayed some dylusions ink spray in bubblegum pink onto a piece of cheese cloth, then just twisted it around to create a triple bow and tied it with a piece of lace ribbon that was also died with that same spray ink.
    I had that piece just laying around and I finally got a purpose for it :) I like the way it turned out.
    Have a great day!
    Paper Talk with Samra


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