This is the actual image I'm using laid
sideways to fit on the page so you can see it.
Make your image for your background ribbon. It will need
to be a least 10 px wide then as tall as your page. Mine
is 10px wide by 900px tall.
Now click on "Page" at the top of VSD and then in the properties box
on the right click on image and browse to your image you made for
your background ribbon. Now click on "Settings" at the top of VSD
then "Background fill Properties" then "Use Image". Now browse to
the same image you used for your page background.
Here's the part of the image
that makes the ribbon