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Judy Hayes

How to Create a Denim and Ribbon Box Topper

Hello crafty friends! Today, I have a Denim and Ribbon Box Topper to show you. It may look hard but it’s quite easy to make.

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To make the Denim and Ribbon medallion, start with 10ʺ each of scallop edge ribbon from Denim Ribbons and sheer ribbon from Texture Ribbons.

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Fold the sheer ribbon off center lengthwise and place the denim ribbon along folded edge. With a needle and piece of Girlie Grunge Twine, make running stitches along edge through all layers.

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Pull twine to gather ribbons and knot ends. Leave opening in center slightly smaller than button.

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Apply piece of Extreme Double-Sided Tape ¼ʺ to ribbon ends.

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Fasten together to form seam.

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Tie twine in button holes.  Apply 1 or 2 DODZ™ Adhesive Dots XL to back of button.  Press onto ribbons medallion.

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Cut piece of sheer ribbon and knot in center. Gather several loops of twine

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Place another DODZ™ Adhesive Dots XL on back of button.

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Press twine onto DODZ™ Adhesive Dots XL.

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Add another DODZ™ Adhesive Dots XL. Press knot of sheer ribbon onto it.

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Add another DODZ™ Adhesive Dots XL to fasten to box top.

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Cover top of box with light color tape from Girlie Grunge Tissue Tape Ash and Oak.

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Wrap Extreme Double-Sided Tape ½ʺ around edge of box top. Fasten Denim Ribbons to tape. Tuck end under and fasten with small piece of Extreme Double-Sided Tape.

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Make small card from Kraft card stock.  Add piece of tissue tape.  Write or stamp message.  Punch hole in corner and tie around Denim and Ribbon Topper.

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Ready to add a gift for someone special!

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I hope I’ve inspired you to try this technique.  For a different look, try this technique with Lace Ribbons in place of Denim Ribbons.  This would be cute as hair bow as well. Simply sew it to a hair clip.

Thanks so much for visiting!
Happy Crafting!
Judy

Supplies by
Donna Salazar with Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L®:
Denim Ribbons
Dodz XL
Girlie Grunge Tissue Tape Ash and Oak
Texture Ribbons
Girlie Grunge Twine
Home Hobby by Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L®:
Extreme Double-Sided Tape ¼ʺ
Extreme Double-Sided Tape ½ʺ

Other Supplies:
Button, Paper Mache Box, Kraft Cardstock, Brown Marker