May Arts Ribbon

Create this wreath by ribbon wrapping two different size embroidery hoops together

You all know about So You Think You Can Crafty, right? Just picture SYTY Dance, except I only have moves with my hands, mad crafty moves. I’ve joined in for Season 18, and the competition is in week 2. Now to make things fair, I can’t tell you which project is mine (if you’ve been following my […]

Sweet Love Hot Air Balloon

Love is in the air, can you feel it? I’d be lying if I didn’t say I mostly feel the -20 degrees and the snow blowing in my face first, but as February quickly approaches the little red cinnamon hearts will call my name and I’ll be set for Valentines Day! Today the May Arts […]

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Have you got your Christmas gift wrapping under way? I’m about half way through (thanks to this blog post). Today the May Arts Ribbon Design team has put together a whole hop worth of Christmas gift wrapping ideas! As you all probably know I have hoards of May Arts Ribbon, yes hoards, so at the holidays […]

Ribbon wrapped cookie jars from the dollar store

Do you give Christmas Baking gifts? Honestly I seldom do because I’m so crazy busy with catering this time of year. But when I do get the chance to whip up some yummy cookies or a tasty nuts and bolts snack I love to package them up really cute! Swing by the dollar store and grab […]

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I have a tiny obsession with Enamel Wear Vintage Dishes. I love the gloss sheen of the enamel, the color combinations, and the random dents and chips that tell a story of days gone by. I have a few pieces I cherish that I have displayed in my kitchen hutch , but I wanted some to use for my holiday […]

Fluffy Christmas wreath made from Dollarstore dusters

Last year my friend Lucy from Craftberrry Bush  (who’s style I think is the bomb.com, I actually think I want to be her when I grow up) had the most fabulous idea for a Christmas wreath. She asked her readers if her idea was Brilliant or Crazy, and she got a big huge, both hands in the air BRILLIANT from my […]

Michaels Wood Veneer Spring Banner

 The weather around here has finally taken a turn, I think its officially spring! Unfortunately our house is still freezing so we still have the wood stove burning, and the bugs are here already… but its Spring- I’ll take it! I know it’s a bit late to share this wood veneer spring banner, (in most normal regions […]

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Ya’ll know this past weekend I went to the SNAP conference in Utah. It was SOoooo much fun! I haven’t recovered yet, I still have jet leg, my suitcase is starring at me waiting to be unpacked, but I had to share one of the fun things I participated in at the conference, called Snap Sisters. […]

Interactive business card back

Hello new friend! Perhaps you’re an old friend, just give me a second, you’ll understand what this is all about.  If you’ve just met me at SNAP and my business card is what brought you here, I’m very pleased to meet you!  If you’ve landed on my page you’ve probably opened your little envelope and wondering […]

Puzzle necklace for Autisum Awareness

Each year on April 2 May Arts Ribbon and their team supports International Autism Awareness Day. The symbol for Autism Awareness is the puzzle piece, so this year we were asked to create a project using one. Have a look at the  the Ribbon Lamp Shade I made this day last year. Why Puzzle Pieces? […]

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If you’re following on Instagram you probably seen two things- 1. A sneak shot for todays post, and 2. the awesome time I had this past weekend at Crop and Create, AH-mazing weekend! Thanks for the best weekend in a long time, and a wave hello to all the new friends I met and old […]

Embossed brush script project life cards

  Yayy!! I love blog hops, but you know what I don’t love… US customs. Yep, they really put the poop in party pooper. You see, the goods I was supposed to share with you guys today didn’t exactly make it here all in one piece.  They actually showed up in multiple pieces, all wrapped […]

Valentines treat bags painted by your child

I wanted to share this special way we’re gifting our yummy chocolate treats to our friends, family, and teachers this Valentine’s Day. My kids LOVE to paint, so I created this little craft as a double whammy. The kids get to paint and the recipient gets a swell piece of artwork in gift bag form! […]

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