Saturday, May 24, 2014

May Arts Ribbon Design Team Call

If you are a regular visitor here you know I LOVE May Arts ribbon!!!  So when I saw the Ribbon Ladies post about a call for prima ribbonista, well you know what's next...

design team call

So grab a cup of coffee and have a seat...First I am going to share a brand new project and then a couple of other recent projects all using May Arts ribbon.

My newest ribbony project is this banner.


I started with canvas that I cut into these banners shapes.


I wanted to add color and texture to the canvas so I grabbed a Prima stencil and some mist.

I knew I wanted to use my May Arts eyelet but the white was a bit bright.


So I sprayed it with a Tattered Angels mist in sand.

While those where all drying I grabbed my wood letters...


and painted on a heavy layer of Distress paint in broken china, dried with my heat gun and coated with Distress crackle paint in clear rock candy.

I did some sewing and gluing and cutting of paper to assemble my banner.  Here is one of the flags up close.



May Arts ribbon used:
3 inch metallic gold ribbon
1 inch eyelet trim
3/4 inch twill/chevron stripes ribbon
Burlap string

And here are some other projects:









This post is round one of the call.  I hope you will be seeing a round 2 post in the near future!!
Wish me luck!!

2 comments:

  1. Gorgeous banner, Michele! You combined so many of my favorite things on it! Canvas, eyelet, broken china stain..... Love it!

    Your projects are all gorgeous and professional looking! I really hope she sees that and we get to see you in the next round and in the finals! Good luck!

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  2. Good luck! Your banner is great, but my favorite is the layout with your nieces peeking out from the fence.

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