Welcome to May Arts Week

Welcome to May Arts Week on the Paper Crafter’s Library Blog!  We’re so excited to partnering with May Arts to showcase their stunning ribbons. I don’t know about you, but here at Paper Crafter’s Library we’re ribbon lovers – you’ll find ribbon on almost all of our projects – which is why we’re so thrilled to have May Arts as an Invited Sponsor. You haven’t seen ribbon until you’ve seen May Arts Ribbon – they offer a multitude of different colors and styles of ribbon to suit any preference and taste –  and all of it, top quality!

Every day this week we’ll be sharing fantastic projects featuring May Arts ribbons created by both the May Arts Design Team as well as the Paper Crafter’s Library Designers/Educators. At the end of this week, two lucky winners will receive their choice of FOUR rolls of ribbon from the May Arts website. One winner will be drawn from all the comments left either here on the Paper Crafter’s Library blog or the Paper Crafter’s Library Facebook page , and one winner will be drawn from all the comments left either on the May Arts Blog or the May Arts Facebook Page. Remember, each comment you leave is one entry, so be sure to visit every day not only for the great project ideas, but also to enter your name into our give-away.

About May Arts

May Arts Ribbon was founded in the early 1980’s in Riverside, Connecticut. The original products were high-end silk flowers imported from Taiwan, which were decorated using quality ribbons. The decorative ribbons proved so popular among customers that the business gradually evolved into a dedicated ribbon wholesaler. 

As a family-owned and operated business, May Arts began a long-standing tradition of quality, affordability and exceptional customer service. We are dedicated to carrying on this same tradition by offering high quality products at competitive prices. Our friendly, knowledgeable staff is always happy to answer your questions or to assist you in placing your order. 

May Arts carries a wide selection of quality ribbons to choose from; such as grosgrain, silk, satin, burlap and a variety of prints and patterns. All inventory is held in stock, so we can ship orders out right away—typically the same day.
Where to Buy May Arts Ribbons

The May Arts website is their wholesale site for online and brink and mortar retailers.  We’ve linked to it so that you can easily view their entire product line in one place.  There are numerous places where you can purchase May Arts Ribbons including many local scrapbook stores as well as online stores. Two of the online stores that carry the biggest selections that we are aware of include Amazon, who carry the complete May Arts Ribbon Line (plus you can qualify for free shipping).  Click on the link we provided and it will take you to our May Arts Ribbon Search Results. To find a particular ribbon, go to the May Arts website, find the name of the ribbon and color and then enter that into your Amazon search results.  Please note that through Amazon you’re buying by the roll.  Most other online and local scrapbook stores sell May Arts Ribbon by the yard.  One of the online stores that carries a great selection is Ribbon Carousel.

May Arts Design Team Project

To start off the week, we have May Arts Designer Charlene Driggs.   You will find her project below, but first here is a little bit about Charlene:

Charlene DriggsHi!  My name is Charlene Driggs.  My husband and I live in the Tropical South with our little Havanese, Bentley.  We have two grown sons, one lovely daughter-in-law and 2 adorable (of course!) grandchildren.

My favorite paper art projects are gift sets.  I love to take ordinary everyday items and turn them into something beautiful using papers, ink, lush ribbons and other embellishments.  My style would probably be considered eclectic as I enjoy a variety of styles.  My current favorites are Clean and Simple (CAS) and romantic vintage.

I am humbled and honored to be a part of the amazing May Arts Design Team,and the Rubbernecker Stamps and the Sparkle N Sprinkle Design Teams.

 

Thrifty Gifting Altered Notebooks

As the Prima Ribbonista at May Arts Ribbon,  I’m so honored to be sharing with you today on the Paper Crafter’s Library blog.  I love all things crafty but my main love is paper crafting. Whether it’s altering an existing product or starting one from scratch, it’s all good.  I also love to save money on my paper crafting hobby (habit!) whenever I can.

Gift giving is fun but it can also be costly, so when I’m out at the craft or department stores, I’m always on the lookout for things that can be altered.  I picked up a supply of plain notebooks a while ago.  I love to keep these in my stash ready to be altered for thrifty gift giving.  Using a few beautiful papers, some embellishments and gorgeous May Arts Ribbons, I’m going to show you how you can turn this:

May Arts Week Day 1

Into this:

May Arts Day 1

There are many adhesives available for this type of paper craft however; I like to use Tombow Mono- Multi because it allows me a few extra seconds to move my papers around to make sure they’re straight.   I chose the soft paper line called 5th Avenue by Melissa Francis.  I love the soft vintage color pallet in this paper pack.

I like to gather an assortment of ribbons, embellishments and letters together as I tend to create as I go rather than having an exact plan.  I try to pick up embellishments whenever I see them on clearance even if I don’t have a plan to use them right away as I’ve found they always get used or shared with a friend.

I chose May Arts 5/8” Crochet Lace (361-58-10), ¾” Velvet in a lush soft pink (PV-34-17), 3/8” Black Velvet Ric Rac

(WR10 ) and for the flower, I used May Arts 3” Black Bias wide Cut Satin (KK10) to compliment these papers beautifully.

To create the flower, I used a pattern by Pins and Needles, May Arts 3” Bias Cut Satin and a candle to curl the edges.  I simply followed the directions using the provided pattern, and then added a few pink beads from my collection for the center.

 May Arts Day 1

After creating my flower, I cut and measured my papers, then attached them to the notebook front using Tombow Mono-Multi.   Next, I layered May Arts Crochet Lace, Pink Velvet and Black Ric Rac ribbons using strong double sided tape over the seam created by the two papers I chose.  A strip of narrow double sided tape and some string pearls from my stash covers the top seam.  The flower was attached using Crystal Effects as I want to make sure it doesn’t come off during use.  A metal lock and Key by Dear Lizzy/American Crafts adds another touch of pink to the color scheme.

The Grunge letters by Tim Holtz (picked up at a local overstock store for $2.99!) were pressed into a black ink pad then attached with double sided tape.  For the pen, I just rolled up a narrow strip of the designer paper and shoved it into the pen barrel.

That’s it!  A useful, elegant, gift thanks to May Arts Ribbon.  Thanks for joining me at Paper Crafter’s Library.  I hope you’ve been inspired to create your own “Thrifty Gifts”!  You can find Charlene here: Charlene Driggs, May Arts Ribbon Prima Ribbonista

Paper Crafter’s Library Designer Projects

Now, below you can see some projects created by yours truly (Andrea – Creative Director & Founder of Paper Crafter’s Library) and Tracy- Senior Educator/Designer here at Paper Crafter’s Library.

In the card below I used some of the gorgeous May Arts Chevron Patterned Yellow Ribbon (called Twill/Stripes) as an accent to Prima’s Sun Kiss Collection which I used to create the card shown below.  We’ve filmed a free video tutorial on how to create the card which you can watch below.

Download the pdf handout here

You can watch a video on how to create this Sweet card here.

In the card below Tracy uses May Art’s Baker’s Twine to create the tail on her kite.

There is a video tutorial and handout for this project available to our Paper Crafter’s Library members.

So there you have it! Day 1 of our celebration of May Arts! Be sure to stay tuned for tomorrow’s post with more great projects and another free video tutorial!

A Bit About Paper Crafter’s Library

The world of paper crafting is HUGE! Whether you are a beginner, or you’ve been creating for years, the sheer number of different products, tools, techniques and project ideas can be overwhelmingAfter spending 6 years helping thousands of paper crafters around the world become more successful in the creative space through her series of kits, digital tutorials and online classes, Andrea Walford began looking for a new approach to education. In 2011 she launched Paper Crafter’s Library – the first, and still to this day, only website that provides an all-in-one learning solution for paper crafters. With almost 800 videos currently in their library and 4-5 new videos added each week, Paper Crafter’s Library offers comprehensive training on products, tools, techniques, and project ideas. From beginner through to advanced, whether your interest is in stamping, card making, scrapbooking, creating 3D items or altered art – you’ll find all the resources you need to navigate the world of paper crafting in ONE place, organized and indexed so that it’s quick and easy to find.

Be sure to sign up for our free email newsletter which features weekly video tutorials. For more information about Paper Crafter’s Library and how we can help you take your paper crafting to the next level, check out the Benefits of Becoming a Member.

May Arts Ribbon Give-Away

To enter to win 4 rolls of May Arts Ribbon of your choice, please leave your comment below. Also, be sure to stop by the May Arts Blog when you see the Paper Crafter’s Library post published for another chance to win, and tell them Paper Crafter’s Library sent you! Winner will be announced on Friday!

245 replies on “Welcome to May Arts Week”

  1. Beautiful! Great start to the week. I’m excited to see what’s next! Love May Arts ribbon, too!

  2. Beautiful creations . I love your card. This is going to be a fun filled week. TFS.

  3. When I opened the blog today, I felt like I had hit the JACKPOT! There is so much inspiration here and it is only Monday. First there is Charlene’s gorgeous notebook. I love how you altered the notebook, Charlene. It would be ideal for keeping track of ideas, inspirational moments, etc. Then I learn that the week is dedicated to May Arts. Whoo,hooo! I love their great selection of ribbon! If that isn’t enough inspiration, there is Andrea’s card. Andrea, your card is sooo sweet! The “yellow” pearls really pulled the card together. Great idea to color them to match the card and I love how you used both sides of the bracket. It is a simple tip, but one we all often overlook. Finally, there is Tracy’s beautiful card. It is so inspiring. l love the use of the twine as the kite string and the embossed clouds. I think we are all in for a great week here at PCL! Thanks for an inspiring Monday.

  4. This is going to be fun. I’ve just realized the wonderful value of journals and you’ve posted some beautiful inspiration. All of these projects are great. I can’t wait to see tomorrow’s!

  5. woohoo May Arts…so excited to see this today…and a familiar face…totally a fan of Charlene’s…she is so amazing…Love all the inspiration here today…great video…thanks for sharing..

  6. Everything I see is so inspiring. Now that we are having a rainy week, I am going to be able to use some of these ideas. I can hardly wait to get started. Thanks.

  7. It all looks so lovely! I can’t wait untill I get the chance to do some crafting this week, what an inspirational start of the week! Awesome!

  8. Really excited about this collaboration week! You can never have enough ribbon! Love the altered notebooks and the video is great. Thanks!

  9. I certainly hope that I win. May Arts has such pretty ribbons, as you know. Your cards look so nice using their ribbons.

  10. What a great team you make. I’m looking forward to getting to know your site better.

  11. Beautiful card, great tutorial, wow I really love those colors. Yes, May Arts has beautiful ribbons, I look to them for those ribbons to give just the right touch to my cards and projects!

  12. Another great sponsor for a whole week of projects — “yippy skippy!”, as my sibs and I used to say. I happened to open Tracy’s Makeover Monday project first and fell in love with the May Arts vine ribbon, so came back over to the blog hoping to find a direct link to it. I was beyond pleasantly surprised to see you were celebrating a week of May Arts! What a great collaboration. I’m looking forward to lots of fun projects. I really like the notebook and the card. Thanks for rounding up and sharing some of the great talent you find beyond the very talented people at PCL.

  13. I feel in love with May arts ribbon today when I watched a video on your site today. I love them.

  14. May Arts is new to me but I was thrilled with Tracy’s ribbon flower card and now these projects. Can’t wait to see what other projects you have highlighting May Arts. Thank you for the opportunity to be entered in the drawing for ribbon.

  15. I love using ribbons on my pages and cards I make. I am known to put a few on gifts to, to pretty them up! good luck to everyone and liek Peg says thank you for the opportunity to enter the ribbon draw

  16. May Arts ribbon has always been one of my fave ribbon lines!!! Love the altered journal tutorial…beautiful card. Thanks for the chance. Smiles.

  17. Beautiful projects and the May Arts Ribbon on them fit so perfectly! Thanks for the chance to win some RIBBON!
    R – real
    I – inspirations
    B – blossom
    B – beneath
    O – our
    N – natural beauty

  18. Wow!! I am amazed how you took that designer paper and made such a beautiful card. The chevron ribbon really helped to give the card character. Your talents are wonderful and I do plan to join soon.
    Thanks for your work.

  19. I am a ribbon addict and these ribbons are amazing and so beautiful, thanks for the ideas. 🙂

  20. Love the card, and I also am a person that loves to use ribbon on my cards. My husband tells me that I have enough ribbon to open store. I have been hearing about May Arts on our Presidents blog for OWH, that was the first I heard of it. Love to win some of that ribbon.

  21. Awesome card. Love the chevron ribbon from May Arts. TFS Hugs n’ Stuff, Lynne

  22. I would be thrilled to win the ribbon set! I to use ribbon almost on every card.
    Linda

  23. Beautiful projects. Will be exciting to see what wonderful inspirational projects you have the rest of the week!

  24. I don’t think a girl can ever have to much ribbon. I have five large plastic bins that I hold my ribbon in (by colors). I would be happy to add more ofn Maya Arts beautiful ribbon to my collection.

  25. I’m just starting to realize how much you can do with ribbon and how nicely it can finish off a card.

  26. I’d never heard of May Arts before until today when I wanted to know what the rose on the card was from. Love what I saw on your site. Thank you for the tutorial of the card with the rose and button. Simple yet elegant. Thank you

  27. Pretty card, like the soft colors you used and the ribbon is perfect. Thanks for the video.

  28. Very cute card, love the May Arts ribbon, Twill/Strips. Can’t wait to see some more designs from them. I’d love to win the ribbon. Looking forward to tomorrow’s video.

  29. What a great combination: Paper Crafters’ Library and May Arts ribbons! Should be an exciting, technique- filled week. Thanks for organizing this!
    Ann

  30. Very pretty card. Love the summery look and feel and the ribbon is a wonderful accent, along with the flower and button. Looking forward to the videos to come. TFS

  31. Wonderful project, thank you for sharing it and the tutorial also the chance to win.

  32. Wonderful cards and projects. I love many types of ribbon but May Arts is my favorite!

  33. You’ve led me to yet another great resource for my greeting card and papercrafting projects. Looking forward to a week of inspiration.

  34. Wow, what fabulous ribbon! Thanks for showing us these wonderful projects! I can think of so many ways to use this ribbon in paper-crafting as well as sewing for my grand-daughters. Thanks.

  35. Gorgeous ribbons! I am really looking forward to all the great ribbon ideas you will be sharing with us this week. It sure would be great to win those four rolls of ribbon too.

  36. Great projects! I love May Arts ribbon 🙂 Thanks for the chance to win!
    Jenny

  37. May Arts Ribbon are some of the best for variety and value…love them. Thanks for a chance to win and the great projects.

  38. I hoard ribbons. This will feed my addiction nicely. 😉 Thank you for all the lovely inspirations!

  39. Like the spring look of the card and helpful hints on your video. Thanks for inspiring us!

  40. It’s only Monday and I’m excited to see what the rest of the week brings. I love May Arts Ribbon. I didn’t realize what one could do with journals. I like this idea very much. Since I’ve been a member of Paper Crafter’s, I have learned so much about so many different products out there that I knew nothing about. I can’t wait to see what tomorrow brings. Thank you Paper Crafter’s and May Arts for sharing.

  41. I AM IN LOVE!!! The card you’ve made is BEAUTIFUL! Plus that altered notebook…DIVINE!!! Thanks for sharing!

  42. Love love love. Thank u for sharing. The ribbon is amazing, I truly love ribbon. Thanks for a chance to win

  43. Oh, I do love ribbons in every form, flowers, hair bows or just a pretty bow on a card. Polka dotted ones are my favorite. I can’t wait to see the projects that you have created.

  44. Mays Arts is my favorite ribbon. It is soooo gorgeous. Thanks for the chance to win some.

  45. May Arts ribbons are beautiful,. and the effect and texture that ribbon adds really gives ones project a special touch.

  46. Oh my, what an exciting week. I love May Art ribbon and a chance to win is awesome. Thanks.

  47. I am TOTALLY BLOWN away with all the ideas! Now my mind’s working overtime and my mouth drooling! 🙂 Wish I could come visit and play over the ocean……..thanks bunches!

  48. May Arts ribbons are beautiful. I loved how you used the chevron ribbon with a border design behind it. That really makes it stand out. Thanks for this opportunity.

  49. I can’t wait to get started!!! So much inspiration here and such lovely projects!!! Keep the great ideas coming!

  50. Loved your tutorial! Those extra little features just add the right touch. I so appreciate being introduced to new products on your tutorials and blogs. It really helps the novice creator in each of us.

    Keep up the GREAT work,
    Linda

  51. Nice way to start the week, I’m addicted to ribbon , it’s amazing how ribbons
    Can make things look beautiful.

  52. Thanks for the project idea, and looking forward to the whole week. T’would be great to win some of the beautiful ribbon.

  53. Love ribbon but haven’t tried May Art Ribbon, but do like what I have seen here today.

  54. What absolutely gorgeous ribbons. Loved the card and I am looking forward to another great week of projects with May Arts beautiful ribbons. Ribbons certainly add some “oomf” to a project!!

  55. Like you all there, i also love love ribbon and would love to have the May Arts ribbon they all are so beautiful!!! I love the card Andrea love the flower and how you tuck the button under flower and colored the pearls..tysm for the videos love them

  56. What an exciting week! I can’t wait to see what you have in store for us each day to learn, plus the giveaways – FANTASTIC! Thanks so much for a wonderful site full of resources.

  57. Loved the tutorial, ribbons really finish a project! Thanks for the awesome ideas.

  58. What a sweet, sweet card. I am new to May Arts ribbon, but see that it could easily become an addiction! Lovely colors and beautiful patterns…
    Thanks so much for the opportunity to win.

  59. Awesome card the ribbon gave this whimsicle card a contemporary edge thanx for the video

  60. Andrea, I’m new to card making so I have a lot to learn and I find your vedio’s so helpful. I love the “Sweet” card that you showed us. I love vintage looking creations and this was just lovely. Thank you for teaching me all your techniques for making lovely cards to give to my friends and family. Next I want to make the notebooks for my niece’s for Chirtiams gifts. Thank you for showing the May Arts ribbon. I love using ribbon on my cards and find the quality of this ribbon outstanding. Just so lovely. Thank you again for teaching me all the new techniques.

  61. Wow, beautiful ribbon! I have some note books that I wanted to embellish and now I know what to do with them! Thanks for the inspiration and chance to win!

  62. Wow! What a great start to what I am sure is going to be a wonderful week! The card is beautiful. I absolutely love May Arts Ribbon and look forward to the other posts this week!

  63. Wow! That’s a ton of gorgeous ribbon! Love the card where you used the May Arts Chevron Patterned Yellow ribbon! Absolutely beautiful! Thanks for sharing all the wonderful projects & tips!

  64. Beautiful projects! I’ve never heard of May Arts before but I sure like what I’ve seen. Beautiful ribbon! Can’t wait to see what the rest of the week will bring!

  65. You have truly inspired me to be more creative with ribbon in both my card making and scrapbooking projects!
    Thank you for the great ideas!

  66. Great Notebook idea.
    I have never used May Arts Ribbons but have only read good things about them.
    Will need to see if they deliver to Australia.

  67. I just love ribbon!!!!! Beautiful projects and its just monday. I can’t wait to see what the rest of the week bring.

  68. I have learned 2 new ideas today to use ribbon. Love that. Can’t wait for the rest of the week. I shop at the May Arts Ribbon outlet in Hagerstown, MD. You would not believe how much fun you can have there!.

  69. i just sit here dreaming about having that ribbon display in my craft room…thanks for all you do.

  70. I am loving Paper Crafter’s Library. Thanks for all your wonderful inspirational ideas. Thanks for this week’s contest, too. I am keeping my fingers crossed 🙂

  71. I love adding ribbon to my cards and i got some really neat ideas here! thanks for sharing them with us!

  72. Thanks so much for this opportunity and tutorial–Love the Sweet card design and also love May Arts ribbon!

  73. I love May Arts Ribbon so much. Winning some would be awesome. Love your card and the notebook!

  74. Great card. I have really been enjoying being a member of this great blog and Paper Crafters’ Library. Thanks for the chance to win.

  75. The projects are awesome! This is going to be great week for me because ribbon is my favorite embellishment! PCL is a great place to be inspired. Thanks to you all!

  76. Wow… great tutorial, and I just love May Arts ribbon… I always go by just to ooh! and ahh! I even purchase some at times! My problem is that its hard to chose which one to purchase.

  77. The May Arts ribbon is beautiful! How come I have never seen it before? The altered notebooks are
    such a great idea for gifts. Thanks for all the new ideas!

  78. I love the May Arts ribbons , and have learned much from watching the Paper Crafters’ blog. Thank you for the opportunity to win some wonderful ribbon.

  79. Andrea, wonderful card. I am a blue and yellow person, actually I just love color. Thanks for the chance to win, I don’t have May Arts ribbon yet …..hint ….

  80. I love May Arts ribbon! It is so beautiful and easy to work with. There is so much to choose from – that is the only problem with it. Great project!

  81. Thank you for the opportunity to win the ribbon. I’ve never used ribbon in any of my scrapbooking and it would be nice to try it. Your designs are so beautiful.

  82. Oh, my! This week is going to be a FUN ride 🙂 No project is complete without some ribbon, IMHO, and the May Arts ribbon is simply scrumptious! But is winning a blessing or a curse… to have to choose only 4!?!? 😛

  83. Wow, jackpot week! Love, love, love ribbon and May Arts makes incredible ribbons. Will be looking forward to all the videos this week. At the end of the week there will be 2 very happy people.
    R/

  84. Beautiful projects and inspirations. Love the ribbons too. Thanks for the chance to win
    Loly Borda

  85. Great projects! I know this week is going to be fun, and lots of fabulous projects coming our way! Paper Crafter’s Library and May Arts… fabulous combination!
    DeniseB

  86. As always you have great ideas to share with us! This is a wonderful surprise – when you team up with May Arts and help showcase their beautiful ribbons. Too bad we can’t also buy the ribbons through you…that would be fabulous!!!
    Can’t wait to see more creative ideas every day this week!!!

  87. May Arts Ribbons……ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhh!!!! I love her ribbons, I would like to lay in a big pile of her ribbon and just feel all the textures. The prettiest ribbons ever!!! With an opportunity to win 4 rolls of ribbon, is like heaven on earth. Im so excited to think that I have a 1 in a million chance to win the prettiest ribbon ever!!!!! Fingers crossed
    And the cute card and the altered note book is so adorable and it’s all because of a ribbon by May Arts!!!!!

  88. Wheeeee! Two of my favorite blogs working together with some of my favorite products for an entire week!

  89. I love May Arts ribbon & always grab what I can @ a couple of independent stampin stores near me. I love your website & videos. Thanks!

  90. Wow, I am new to May Arts ribbon, but I am already in love with it. Its so beautiful and versatile. I dont think there is a project you can not use it on.
    Thanks for the chance to win some.

  91. Monday was wonderful! I can hardly wait to see what you have for the remainder of the week. Although I’ve never used May Arts ribbon, I certainly will look for it now.

  92. JUST GETTING MY FEET WET MAKING CARDS, I THINK I’M GOING TO LIKE THIS HOBBY, YOU GIVE A LOT OF INSPIRATION, THANKS

  93. I have never heard of May Art Ribbon before but I really like the satin and lace. The satin ribbons have beautiful colors!

  94. wow what a great way to start the week. Loved all the projects so excited to see May Arts ribbon with a chance to win some.Thank you so much!.

  95. All my cards feature ribbons and I love to see new ideas on how to craft ribbons in a new way so I just adore the inspiration you are providing. Thank you so much.

  96. GORGEOUS start to the week…can’t imagine how you are going to top today’s projects! Just adored the Altered Notebook and that gorgeous black bloom!!

  97. You guys are the best with giveaways! Beautiful projects that you share also!

  98. Oh NO! This is so bad for my ribbon addiction…lol. Looking forward to more inspiration this week.

  99. Wow! Love the give-away! I also feel like a card isn’t done until it showcases some beautiful ribbon! Love the notebook re-do, and the card is beautiful with the stunning chevron ribbon too!

  100. love the idea of having a special “stash” for last minute gifts..thanks for sharing

  101. I really like this card. The Chevron ribbon adds a great touch. Who doesn’t like a give-a-way. Thanks.

  102. What fun to have this introduction to May Arts! I love the projects presented here and the beautiful card tutorial. Love the ribbon and the die cut edging used for the card…every element is just beautiful. Each project on this post is delightful…so much inspiration. What a fun week!

  103. Such a beautiful “Sweet Card” absolutely love your creation and excellant video:)

  104. Beautiful card and I love that chevron ribbon. Can’t wait for all the projects this week!!!

  105. What a fantastic prize. So easy to win–watch, learn, try. This is a beautiful card and a very nicely done video.

  106. Beautiful ribbon, cards and projects,going to be an inspiring week.Look forward to each day.Thanks for the chance to win the lovely ribbon.

  107. I was not familiar with May Art products; they are absolutely beautiful. I will definitely be using them in the future. I hope I will be the lucky winner for this giveaway.
    Thanks

  108. So looking forward to this week blog hop. So much great inspiration! Thanks for a chance to win!

  109. thank you for this video. You describe the card techniques wonderfully. I love followng you and seeing all the products. Thanks again.

  110. Thanks again for the opportunity to learn a new technique, and also for a chance to win some ribbon. I enjoy all your videos and always need inspiration from others, as I sometimes have an empty brain when it’s time to come with a card, etc. Excited to try May Art ribbon.

  111. Oh I just love this card. Can’t wait to make one. Thanks for the great videos and also the chance to win some beautiful ribbon. Have a great day!

  112. I simply LOVE May Arts Ribbons!! Great for any project large or small. The altered notebook is a great gift idea for any new bride! I love the “Sweet” card too, is that a rub on or sticker, anyway I just love cards too! Great projects and tutorials keep them all coming!! I wouldn’t mind owning a set of pretty ribbons from May Arts!! Thanks for letting me join in today and a chance to win!!

  113. I love all the projects but the chevron ribbon is the highlight for me today.
    Thanks for all the inspiration!

  114. I love ribbons, use them on almost all of my projects. Thanks for the info on where to get the May Arts as we do not have a local outlet. And again another great project, thanks for inspiring all of us.

  115. Love ribbons. would love to add some of these to my next project. I make journals and the ribbons are a great addition. Thanks for the chance to get some of these.

  116. Andrea, I just love watching your videos! You explain everything so clearly, and watching you line everything up so perfectly is so helpful-reminds me to use every tip I can remember to get things looking professional! The notebook cover is also inspiring -I’m afraid I tend to be a hoarder of treasures I find – have to make more effort to use the lovely things I collect! The ribbon choices also look awesome- so glad you post these wonderful ideas!

  117. Great looking projects and what inspiration … have to figure a way to leave work early to try an idea. I am addicted to card making and to ribbon. A person just can’t have enough ribbon in their closet 😉

  118. Loved the card and the altered notebook.I have a ribbon fetish and always looking at more.Hadn’t heard of May Arts ribbon,thank you for the chance to win.

  119. Love the altered note book idea. Will definitely make some for Christmas gifts. Andrea’s card is gorgeous too!

  120. Lovely! I love ribbon and use it all of the time. It is rare that one of my cards or projects doesn’t have some!

  121. Just took a look at the May Arts Ribbon website. Oh my, it’s fabulous!! If I were to win your giveaway, I don’t know how I could possibly decide on only four ribbons!! Thank you for introducing me to them! And, as always, thank you for your inspiration!!! Love your stuff!

  122. I always enjoy your projects. Thanks for the videos, such a help!
    WOW, the ribbon is beautiful. I too love ribbon to add to my cards and other projects.
    Thanks Andrea!

  123. Beautiful card. May Arts rocks. Thanks for the opportunity to win and for all your inspirational ideas.

  124. Love the card, and as always your video tutorial and PDF instructions are fantastic. May Arts has such beautiful ribbons, almost too many from which to choose. The ribbon added so much to the altered notebook, what a great gift idea. And the kite card would make a great birthday card for a child, big or small.

  125. I am soooooooo excited. I saw a few of the ribbons today and was just thinking about how to find them. Thank you for the info can’t wait to go to Amazon and see more.

  126. Oh ya, ribbon-ribbon, who’s got the mostest ribbon!!!! Ribbon is like shoes, you can never have too much, and I want that ribbon cabinet and all the ribbon in it!!! I know, it isn’t the prize but a girl can dream. I’ve had this page on my desktop 2 days just looking again and again at the designs and all that ribbon — absolutely beautiful!!

  127. What beautiful ribbon! I love the altered book idea, using the ribbon made it more special

  128. The altered notebook is very nice and those are some very pretty ribbons. Sure would love to win some of that ribbon.

  129. What beautiful projects to start off the week! I love using ribbons in my crafting projects, they just dress everything up and turn paper into something elegant.

  130. What a tutorial. I learnt so much. Use both sides of your die cut never waste now , how to make those tags pop. Love the texture the ribbon gave and the colour. Your rule of thirds on this card. (used twice). Diamonds and pearls do mix. Smashing site and great info . Love you loads . I’ll be back

  131. Your card is lovely and those ribbons are just yummy! I love using ribbon on my cards! Thanks so much for the chance to win!

  132. Looking forward to seeing the new projects each day. TIA for sharing them all with us.

  133. Thank you soooo much for providing resources to purchase these products. I LOVE LOVE LOVE their ribbon line but have been unable to find a source for them locally. I am off to search Amazon and Ribbon Carousel. Doing a HUGE Happy Dance!!!!

  134. Gorgeous! Yellow is my favorite color and this is a great way to use that in a really pretty card. The ribbon adds just the right touch and I’d love to have some to use on my projects! Thanks very much for the chance to win some of this beautiful ribbon.

  135. May Arts has some of the best ribbons with so many options available. Andrea & Tracy have done a fabulous job of showcasing lots of different ones in their Papercrafters Library. Thanks so much for the chance to win May Arts ribbon!

  136. great projects. thank you for the tutorial. thank you for sharing. rush88888 at gmail dot com

  137. I love using ribbon on my cards! I especially love the yellow chevron ribbon you used in the video above.

  138. What a fabulous treat for ribbon lovers everywhere! thanks for the opportunity to be a winner.

  139. Oh I would love to try that kite card it is super cute. Who wouldn’t love to open their mail and get that!?

  140. I have not heard of May Arts Ribbon till now and it is lovely! The ribbon put just the right finishing touch on the cards and the notebook. A great idea for a homemade gift. Thank you for sharing your expertise!

  141. I love using ribbon on my cards and this is beautiful. Hope I win some. Thanks for sharing your creative talents!

  142. Would love to win the beautiful collection of May Arts ribbons, thanks for the chance they are awesome.

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