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May Arts / October Afternoon Weekend Giveaway – Winner!



Wow, what a week!   A big thank you to October Afternoon & to all of our fabulious fans!   We have had so much fun, we just had to give everyone one more chance to win!


The prize:




3 Spools of May Arts Ribbon – Your Choice!


What do you have to do to win?  Comment, comment, comment! 


This week, we have hightlighted just 2 of the many amazing product lines October Afternoon carries.    Take some time to browse through their website & tell us which line is your favorite. 

Easy peasy, right?  😉


For an additional chance to win, post a comment on our Facebook Page too! 

I will post a winner on Monday, August 8th. 


We have a winner!  Congratulations to:


66. Frances August 7, 2011 @ 12:58 AM

"like sidewalks and 5 and Dime. hugs, Frances."


Frances, email us at [email protected] with your shipping address to claim your prize.



  1. Danielle Brown

    Love Campfire! Fab giveaway! Thanks for the chance!

  2. Donna

    Thanks for the giveaways!

  3. Tauret

    I just love the Sasparilla line! I love horses and farm life so it fits right in with me! Thanks for the chance to win! I love Mayarts too!

  4. Lindy

    It’s really hard to choose…Farm Fresh and Campfire are my favs. Thanks for all the wonderful inspiration!!!

  5. Janet Lebeau

    WOW! I love OA and may arts ribbon! What an awesome combo!!!! My favorite collection right now is the boardwalk line! I love it!

  6. Laura

    I’m a big October Afternoon fan — crossing my fingers. 🙂

  7. steph

    J’adore les produits OA!!!! ils proposent de si beaux papiers et toujours si originaux!!! Coup de coeur pour “the thrift shop”!!!!

  8. Sobeida Rodriguez

    I love 5&Dime! It’s so retro! thanks for the chance to win!

  9. Helen LeBrett

    How can you have ONE favorite of OA lines? Well, I can narrow it down to two lines anyway: 5 and dime, and Modern Homemaker!!! Schoolhouse runs a close third though, and I love so many: I have many from Thrift shop, Farm Fresh, Cherry Hill, Fly a kite, and Report Card too. Can you tell I’m a fan?!!! Thanks for the chance to win some of their goodness!!

  10. Frances

    like sidewalks and 5 and Dime. hugs, Frances.

  11. Jennifer

    i love the schoolhouse and modern homemaker collection, they are so cute and vintage!

  12. DeniseB

    I love Very Merry! I love making my Christmas cards, so I’m always on the lookout for nice holiday designs.

  13. Cyndi B

    Already have some Campfire papers so I’m in love with the 5 & Dime!! Thanks for a chance:)

  14. Jenny Johns

    So many lines are fabulous, but if I had to say one…my current fav is the 5&Dime collection…love it! Thanks for the chance!

  15. Marcy H.

    Love this 5 & Dime Collection~~ Thanks for the chance to win!!

  16. Heather - housesbuiltofcards

    I just came over and discovered this blog! Love all the projects! I checked out the October Afternoon page and fell in love with the Fly A Kite line!!! So cute!!!

  17. Busybee from Color Divine Gifts

    I love the Farmhouse Collection.

  18. Rebecca Ednie

    I like sidewalks and 5 and Dime.

  19. katie

    what a great prize thanks for the chance to win.

  20. Cindy Holshouser

    This stamps set has been on my wish list for a while. And l love the paper too.

  21. Carol Douglass

    It is hard to choose a favorite. I love Boardinh pass though for all the travel pictures I have to scrap.

  22. terriavidreader

    Thanks for the chance to win. These prizes look fantastic.

  23. connie melancon

    Really enjoyed all the projects this week!

  24. Denise

    They have so many beautiful collections. It’s too hard for me to just pick one though! LOL. My favs are The Thrift Shop, 5 & Dime, and Report Card.

  25. Kathy P

    Hard to choose, but my all time fave is Fly a Kite. Of their new lines coming out: Farmhouse!

  26. Pam

    I love October Afternoon’s 5 & Dime collection and the only ribbon I buy is May Arts! It’s the best!

  27. Linda McClain

    Oh my goodness, my favorite OA paper set. I’ve already had a blast making some things with it – can’t get enough of it. Your creations this week have been terrific. Thanks for all the inspiration.

  28. Tini

    Love October Afternoon Papers!!! I love the “Thrift Shop” ….great line! Thanks for the chance to win your nice giveaway!!!!

  29. April W

    Thrift Shop is my all time favorite October Afternoon line! I love every single sheet of it. 🙂
    – April W

  30. SuZeQ

    This is an over-the-top very generous giveaway and I would LOVE to win. That bicycle stamp hits me to the core. Thanks!

  31. Carol Ann Ater

    It’s great how MA will share OA via their blogs. I certainly didn’t know how wonderfully a stamp set and OA’s 8×8 papers would be together. I would love this.

  32. Melinda Wilson

    This has been an awesome week with May Arts and October Afternoon. Thanks so much for all you do to inspire us!

  33. Dolly B.

    I love October Afternoon and all of their collections, but from the new releases, I love the way Farmhouse looks! Thanks for the chance to win!

  34. Tini

    ooohhhh… I love this combo… the stamps and the paper pack are sooo nice!!!!

  35. Chidori

    Woah, another chance 🙂 I really love the Paper.

  36. Renee VanEpps

    5&Dime is my all time favorite collection from OA! The chalkboard style paper is to die for!!!

  37. Jodi

    Absolutely love October Afternoon and it just so happens that they are located within 10 minutes of my house. How lucky am I? Now if they’d just let me shop from their back room. My all time favorite line is Very Merry & I have LOTS of it. Have to admit that I have quite a stash. My favorite newer line is Campfire. Thanks for a great chance to win!

  38. Cynthia B.

    So hard to pick! Schoolhouse and Campfire have been big faves with me, but 5&Dime is adorable too! (And then doesn’t even include the new lines coming out – Sasparilla and Boarding Pass look so fun!)

  39. Mimi Davis

    I LOVE OA. Thanks for all of the blog posts this week. My favorite is Rocket Age…Can’t get enough of OA.

  40. Sue D

    I like their Farm Fresh collection.

  41. Cheryl Arnold

    I simply love the thrift shop, lots you could do with those papers, stamps, stickers, etc. and lots of May Arts ribbon.

  42. Natalie

    I think I love every line from October Afternoon! It all started with Ducks in a Row, then Thrift Shop, Camp Fire and 5 & Dime and next it will be Sidewalks. I am so looking forward to that one. I love May Arts ribbon and October Afternoon…

  43. Anita A

    Great goodies!

  44. Pam

    Love all the goodness this week. Thanks!

  45. Andrea McCulley

    My favorite line is 5 & Dime so I would absolutely love to win! Thank you!

  46. natasha G.P.

    You are so generous to offer such a great prize. THANKS for the opportunity!

  47. Sharon Gullikson

    CAMPFIRE! CAMPFIRE! CAMPFIRE! I love it. But 5 & Dime is SOOOOO cute, too! I’ve seen so very many great projects using 5 & Dime, I just adore it.

  48. b.poteraj

    Campfire is my favorite line! LOVE IT!!!!!!!!

  49. Cheryl Leong

    Love everything here!

  50. Holly Tolman

    I love Modern Homemaker! Check out their menu clipboard.

  51. Lisa Fuller

    I love your products and especially ribbons. There is always something for any project! Thank you.

  52. jean marmo

    Seaside is an amazing OA line! Thanks for the chance to win.

  53. Krissy

    Love them all – but Schoolhouse looks like a lot of fun to work with for teachers’ gifts!

  54. Kimberly Sudol

    Wow!! My 2 favorites companies of all time teamed together for a fantastic prize! WooHoo!! I hope I win!!!

  55. Lucy

    5 and Dime is just awesome! Combining it with May Arts ribbon, you have super cool projects. Thanks for the chance 🙂

  56. Angie

    Love the OA paper and MA ribbons!!

  57. Christine

    Wow another chance to win?! You must be kidding me?! I love it even more. You are driving us a good way of course..BUT BANANAS! Thank you so very much for the chance to win AGAIN! Now I gotta. See what I did there? ;0)

  58. Becci Manies

    I would really love to win 5 and Dime- seriously, it’s my favorite line!!!! If I had a little boy my favorite would be Rocket Age. I love the sweet and vintage look of all of the October Afternoon products and their stamps are *the* CUTEST! Thank you May Arts!!!!

  59. Stacey

    I really love Campfire and Farm Fresh! There are so many great collections!

  60. Mumsie

    I have lots of favorite OA lines; past – Ducks in a Row, present – Seaside, future – really excited about Sidewalks.

  61. Lisa P

    Modern Homemaker is on the top of my list as well as Seaside and the Camping line. All of OA is wonderful. Great teamup.

  62. Kelly massman

    Sidewalks is absolutely adorable! I don’t think I’ve ever met an OA collection I didn’t like though! I’d be thrilled to win Thanks

  63. Janet Sisk

    Oh, I LOVE this 5 & Dime collection! I just saw it on the Moxie Fab blogsite. And the stamps are FAB, too. So far this one is my FAVE. 😀

  64. Natalie Elphinstone

    I fell in love with October Afternoon when they released Thrift Shop so that will continue to hold a special place in my heart!

  65. Helen Naylor

    I always love October Afternoon, but my LATEST favorite is Rocket Age. I can’t stand it, it’s so cute! I love the little red-headed boy and all the space stuff…makes me miss my red-headed boys being small – they’re all grown up now!

  66. erin t

    Love these papers.

  67. Sarah

    I love the vintage look of the Farmhouse Collection.

  68. Amanda J

    I love all of their collections, but I am most excited for their new Sidewalks collection!

  69. Megan

    I love all of October Afternoon but right now I am stuck on Rocket Age and 5&Dime. I love that there is such a cute boys line out and I love the vintage feel of 5. You have so many great ribbons that go along with all of their lines. Love it!

  70. Becky Garrison

    Love October Afternoon! Thanks for the chance to win some goodies!

  71. Lillian

    I simply ADORE October Afternoon, and actually bought TWO of the 5&Dime papers recently as I LOVE the bright colors and patterns, and the nostalgia!!

  72. Marie

    I love that line! Would love to win!

  73. Jasmine Ford

    Seaside is my absolute favorite collection from OA! I also really love Campfire too!

  74. NinaN

    I have to say my current favorite October Afternoon line is Sidewalks! I want every piece of it 🙂

  75. NinaN

    Loved this week! So many great projects 🙂


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