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There once was a frame with such sad emptiness that it yearned for a beautiful ribbon to save it from the hollow inside. All the surrounding frames are filled with pictures of my family from years gone by but the center would not hold the chicken wire as I was hoping. So onto the innovation… …

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Hello ribbony friends! DeeDee here today with a technique/tips n tricks video on stenciling your ribbon. Grab your favorite stencils/masks, some paint, a nice thick delicious May Arts ribbon, and watch: I ended up using the Berry colored 1.5 inch Twill (with the Dreamweaver Tapestry stencil) on the following card: After I had the ribbon …

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I want to take a moment before I make my announcement and thank each and every one of our finalists.  Every year this decision seems to get harder and harder because of all of your immense talent.  And I am truly honored to have had such a difficult decision to make.  This may sound like …

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Pretty Paper Clips

I’m one of those office supply lovers who doesn’t work in an office. With that being said, there are two criteria’s to this. One, they must be cheap and two, they must look cute. Today I’m sharing a quick and cute way to jazz up your paperclips and non-office related ways of using them.   …

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Easy to Make Stamped Elastic Hair Bands

Hello ribbon lovers!!! This is Court from Court’s Crafts here to show you some hair bands that I stamped on!    Does this count as a mixed media project!?!    I stamped…on elastic ribbon… and put it on my babies’ heads!  I thought I would just put them on Charlotte (4 months) but Emmaline INSISTED …

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I love velvet! There’s something special about the rich texture and color that just makes me happy. Years ago, I belonged to a craft group where we learned to emboss velvet using an iron and foam stamps. I wondered if that technique would work with our gorgeous May Arts Velvet ribbon as well, so I …

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