Monday, June 17, 2013

May Arts Nautical Craft Challenge

I threw my hat in over at May Arts for the June craft challenge and I was lucky enough to have been selected.  I am super excited and really honored to be amongst all of the ladies, 20 of them, selected this month.
Here are the beautiful ribbons we had to select from, you could pick up to 4.
ribbon collage My project is a printers tray.  I have been collecting photos, shells and sand from one of my absolute favorite beaches in Malibu where my dearest friend has a house.   Our time spent there is always special and I wanted to make him a gift as a remembrance of all the amazing times we have had there.
These are the ribbons I chose: Burlap Cord SP10; Solid with Diagonal Stripes 424-18-03;  Metallic Chain Cord 348-14-30;  Woven Chevron Stripes 443-58-01
I unraveled the burlap cord and knotted my own little fishing net, I was really shocked at how easily it came together.  The other ribbons speak for themselves!!  I also used a few pieces from an Um Wow Studio embellishment kit, Beach Combing and layered chip banners.
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A couple more close ups…
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All 20 entries are posted over on the May Arts blog and you have an opportunity to vote for your favorite and win some GORGEOUS ribbon.  Pop over and check out all of the beautiful entries.
Wish me LUCK!!!


  1. Great, great project Michele! I love all the shells, love your details, and you used the ribbon you got beautifully!

  2. Beautiful project, Michele! You always WOW me:)