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Revision: 51808
at October 5, 2011 00:55 by michaelx

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<p class="ribbon">
    <strong class="ribbon-content">Everybody loves ribbons</strong>

.ribbon {
  font-size: 16px !important;
  /* This ribbon is based on a 16px font side and a 24px vertical rhythm. I've used em's to position each element for scalability. If you want to use a different font size you may have to play with the position of the ribbon elements */
  position: relative;
  background: #ba89b6;
  color: #fff;
  text-align: center;
  padding: 1em 2em; /* Adjust to suit */
  margin: 0 0 3em; /* Based on 24px vertical rhythm. 48px bottom margin - normally 24 but the ribbon 'graphics' take up 24px themselves so we double it. */
.ribbon:before, .ribbon:after {
  content: "";
  position: absolute;
  display: block;
  bottom: -1em;
  border: 1.5em solid #986794;
  z-index: -1;
.ribbon:before {
  left: -2em;
  border-right-width: 1.5em;
  border-left-color: transparent;
.ribbon:after {
  right: -2em;
  border-left-width: 1.5em;
  border-right-color: transparent;
.ribbon .ribbon-content:before, .ribbon .ribbon-content:after {
  content: "";
  position: absolute;
  display: block;
  border-style: solid;
  border-color: #804f7c transparent transparent transparent;
  bottom: -1em;
.ribbon .ribbon-content:before {
  left: 0;
  border-width: 1em 0 0 1em;
.ribbon .ribbon-content:after {
  right: 0;
  border-width: 1em 1em 0 0;

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Pure CSS 3D ribbon

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