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Best of The Prima Ribbonistas Blog Week – Day 4

Welcome to Day 4 of The Best of the Prima Ribbonistas Week!    If you are just joining us, we are highlighting the work of the May Arts Prima Ribbonistas over the past year.  This is a great chance to review some of the best projects we've had from this team and maybe even find a few you missed the first time around.  So, let's be sure to show these ladies some love as the 2011-2012 design team winds down to an end. 

If you missed any of the days this week, be sure to check them out too!


We have another 3 very fabulous ladies to celebrate today, so let's get started!

I've included 3 projects that were some of my faves for May Arts! It's been such a great year, I had lots of projects I loved!

The Graphic 45 ornament was a fun way to stretch what a ribbon can do (fraying the metallic ribbon).

The Stampendous card I like because it shows what a cool detail embroidery with ribbon can have on a project.

The button pillow was such a cute way to add a little love to a room! And who doesn't love May Arts burlap string?!
I would love to hear what projects by the design team were the favorites by the readers!


Working with May Arts ribbon is such a pleasure because all the ribbons are so luxurious and beautiful! I enjoyed every single tutorial I've created for May Arts, but if I have to choose my top 3 it would be these:

A canvas tote with a painterly cardboard bird, burlap ribbon ruffles, blingy charms, and a penholder! This is one of my all time favorite projects that I created for May Arts because it's brimming over with all my favorite things! And it's the perfect place to stash a journal and make art or write on the go!

More burlap & bling! Layered flowers with sparkly centers are my favorite handmade embellishments. I love journals and books, and a pretty wrap like this makes them even more special. I've always dreamed of seeing my work in print, and this project was just featured in the 2nd edition of PAGES magazine! So it's definitely one of my top favorites!

As you can see, I love pairing the rustic beauty of burlap with a bit of sparkle! I think these adorable peat pots glammed up with ribbon and glitter would be perfect for a bridal or shower or wedding!


Recipe Book

Sisters Layout

One Year Layout


Now…of course there's a giveaway to go along with this very special week!   On Friday, I will select one person to win 3 rolls of May Arts Ribbonyour choice!  All you have to do to enter to win is post plenty of comments every day this week! 

Now let's get plenty of Prima Ribbonista love posted!  :-)


-The Ribbon Lady




  1. Cynthia

    Thank you Jen, Kimberly, and Candy for all of your fabulous work!

  2. Kathy P

    Awesome projects!  You have given us such wonderful inspiration through your work…thanksso much!

  3. Denise J

    Wow, Love all your projects. Great inspirations, thank you.

  4. Mary C. Nasser

    Loving Kimberly Jones' canvas tote with painterly cardboard bird, burlap ribbon ruffles, blingy charms, and penholder!

  5. Charlotte Zweigoron

    Hey, Ribbon Lady!  Not going to be easy to find more talent like this…  I loved everything but I do have a favorite and it is the Christmas ornament by Jen.  Can't wait for the winner announcement.  Someone is going to be a very happy crafter thanks to your generousity!!

  6. Samantha

    Holy cow, what beautiful projects!  Wow.

  7. Christina

    Love the Christmas ornament and the canvas tote! 

  8. Monika/buzsy

    Such neat ideas. It's amazing how many different ways you can use ribbon. Awesome samples ladies!

  9. Annette Allen

    wow…Love all these amazing ideas…that pillow by Jen is so adorable…totally love it all…thanks for sharing.

  10. Charlene

    Another great trip through even more awesome projects.  You rock, ladies!!

  11. KimberlyMarie

    LOVE it all!!  So pretty!!

  12. Sue D

    Very creative projects!

  13. SuZeQ

    So far this week … I'm loving these projects.  A lot!

  14. Melinda Wilson

    These are gorgeous projects this week. Thanks for sharing.

  15. LucyA

    Great projects as usual! The canvas tote is my fave 🙂

  16. Linda R

    It always amazes me….such beautiful uses for ribbon….the ornament, the layouts, the book….Wow!  Very creative ladies using very beautiful ribbons!

  17. Maureen Hayes

    These ladies are all so talented and I enjoyed seeing what their favorite projects were.  Thanks for the chance to win some of your yummy ribbon!

  18. karenladd

    All of the projects are so different and yet so wonderful! That canvas tote is my favorite!

  19. rush

    wonderful bunch of talent.  thank you for sharing.

  20. Holly E

    Beautiful and creative projects!!

  21. Kristie Maynard

    Love todays picks!  Another fabulous day of projects.  These ladies are amazing!

  22. Margie Visnick

    I love all of the projects-especially that fun ornie!

  23. Bethany Becker

    More amazing projects. Love them all!

  24. Kristen Row

    I love the tote! The colors are great and its a really neat idea. I might have to try n make my own now. All of these projects are great!

  25. Lisa L. ( Lisa's Creative Niche)

    wow!!! These are amazing!  I love that ornament and the votive is so cool!  Great new ideas! Thanks!

  26. erin

    They're all so fabulous, but the heart pillow has my fav vote.

  27. Karen L K

    Great projects ladies. I love that you share them because there is such a variety of different things you have done with ribbon shown.

  28. Ashley N Newell

    WOW!  These projects are all awesome!  I can see why they would become favorites!

  29. sharon gullikson

    The canvas tote is really great. It has so many gorgeous details—I hope that it holds up over time. I would use it to store some craft goodies if I werre to make one. So nice.

  30. B. Poteraj

    Wow, those are some crafty, talented ladies. I really like the button pillow.

  31. Solveig M

    Love all of These projects! The button pillow is so cute!

  32. Dee

    again so many amazing projects! I love the pillow with the button-heart!

  33. Miriam Prantner

    Some great projects! Especially love the button pillow and recipe book!

  34. Amy E.

    There is so much inspiration here!  I'm off to craft now!

  35. Emily H

    Wow Jen! You have some talent! These are fab projects!!

  36. Lisa Rea

    Great stuff – the layouts and ornament are my favs!
    Lisa – Scrappy Distractions

  37. Angie Hall

    Lots of neat projects-from lovely LOs to home decor to a great card. Thanks for a chance to win.

  38. Marilia Lopes

    All beautiful!
    The pad buttons enchanted me!


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