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May Arts Ribbon / Penny Black Blog Week – Day 3!

May Arts / Penny Black

Welcome to Day 3 of the May Arts Ribbon / Penny Black Blog Hop!  We’ve got another incredible day of inspiration for you, so let’s get started! 


If you missed any of this week’s line up, here it is again:


For today we have

Jenifer Cowles:

Butterfly Card


Jennifer Davey:

Altered Gift Bag


Karen Baker:

Door Hanger

Head on over to Penny Black to see even more crafty inspiration! 



Now, of course, we have plenty of chances for you to win some ribbon and stamps of your own!  First, head on over to Monday’s post to see how you can win an amazing Facebook prize!  

But that’s not all!  We will have a new prize up for grabs each day!  Here is today’s prize pack:

Penny Black Stamps

This Penny Black Stamp Set!  And, of course, you’ll need some ribbon to go with that:

Ribbon Rack

1 spool of ribbon – your choice

All you have to do to enter to win is to leave a comment right here on our blog. Then head on over to Penny Black’s blog and comment there too! 

Good luck, y’all! 





  1. Janet Cobb

    The cute as a bug card is adorable and the other two projects are lovely. I love that stamp set!

  2. Kanan Pandya

    Beautiful projects!! The versatile Penny Black’s Stamps are so perfect for all the lovely ribbons of May Arts!! Great inspiration. 🙂

  3. LynneZ

    This is a great pair up – enjoying all of the inspiration!

  4. Linda F

    Fantastic projects. I love that gorgeous ribbon on Jenifer C card and the bright colours on the butterfly really makes it pop from the pink doily. Jennifer D’s gift bag is very sweet – such a cute stamp. Karen’s décor piece is a fantastic mix of the soft and hard with the pretty lilies and lace over that rusty metal background.

  5. Lucy E.

    Jennifer’s butterfly card is gorgeous! All are great projects!

  6. Hussena

    All the three projects are so beautiful. Loved how design team member has used the stamp set so innovatively.

  7. Beneta

    So hard to pick a favorite so I just pick them all. lol. Thanks

  8. Michele (by belle)

    Beautiful projects ladies!!!

  9. Kelly F.

    Gorgeous projects! Especially love the butterfly on the first card!

  10. Sandra L.

    Super projects and great coloring.
    Thanks for the chance to win. I don’t have a FB account so hats off to you for allowing us who don’t to take part.

  11. Carmen N

    What great projects! Thanks for the blog hop

  12. Violet

    Love the butterfly! Awesome cards.

  13. Flo

    Great cards and giveaway. Thanks.

  14. Julia

    How adorable. Love it!

  15. Kathleen Spaeth

    Wow Ladies! Each of you have such wonderful coloring skills and you paired up the May Arts ribbons so beautifully. You all made me swoon, giggle, and smile! I really liked seeing the three different projects one right after the other. Bravo!

  16. Sue D

    wonderful choice of ribbons and fabulous coloring.

  17. Sabrina Radican

    Oh my goodness… Every single card and project is so gosh darn stinkin’ cute!!!

  18. Pam DeChellis

    Great projects! So inspired!

  19. Barb C

    The combination of the Penny Black stamps and the beautiful ribbons has been awe-inspiring! Thanks for the great ideas!

  20. Janine B

    Lovely card, butterfly and ribbon. Prize is lovely too.

  21. Janis

    Incredible stamps and luscious ribbon paired up….how can you go wrong??? Esp love the butterfly!!!
    Thanks for the chance to win!!
    <3 J

    jwoolbright at gmail dot com

  22. chiara

    Beautiful colors! Love the butterfly

  23. Cathy Thibodeaux

    Love all of the great ideas

  24. Scrappin' Diva - Cindy B

    Wow Lots of great ideas and inspiration!

  25. Stephanie W

    What fantastic projects! The butterfly is gorgeous!!

  26. Janet Castle

    Great projects…the beautiful butterfly is exceptional…TFS

  27. Mary Mac

    You can’t go wrong with these cute stamps. Just loved Karen’s project.

  28. Robin Buchholz

    Thank you for another amazing day of beautiful projects!

  29. Anne Fletcher

    This card is a beautiful use of the stamp and the complementary ribbon — perfect match of color with the butterfly!

  30. TracyM #6773

    Another day FILLED with BEAUTIFUL projects!!!

    The Ribbonistas ALWAYS share AWESOME work and your collaboration with Penny Black is inspiring them to create more DELIGHTFUL stamped projects with PERFECTLY co-ordinated ribbons and trims – LOVE IT ALL!!!

  31. Iris Soscia

    Great projects and such lovely ribbons. The butterfly card is amazing.
    isoscia at aol dot com

  32. Jennifer Scull

    the ribbon on the butterfly card is one of my very faves that May Arts carries! it is so soft and luscious! wonderful projects by everyone! 🙂

  33. Maryann

    I love the organization of your beautiful ribbons. Is the cabinet big enough?

  34. Cathy A

    Such pretty designs and use of your lovely ribbons.

  35. shartl

    This week’s projects are awesome! That butterfly is so beautiful

  36. karenladd

    Wow, these cards are beyond gorgeous! That butterfly takes my breath away!

  37. Kelly Flaherty

    I love the card – the butterfly is stunning and the ribbon is breathtaking just like all of May Arts ribbon. I also think the giveaway today is precious!

  38. sana

    very nice card and i love how you do knot with two ribbons …

  39. Jill Sharp

    Beautiful cards.

  40. barbara lassiter

    What a nice variety of beautiful cards and projects. Love them. What a fun hop this is!!!

  41. Teresa Godines #6857

    Awesome projects today. I love the coloring of the butterfly and that bag is so cute. TFS

  42. Loly Borda

    Love today’s inspiration! TFS

  43. marylouh

    Cute stamp set. I love the butterfly. The little bug card is darling too.

  44. Denise Sullivan

    The projects you’ve shared so far this week are all so amazing. The Butterfly with the doily is so beautiful. Thank you so much for sharing your work with us. Oh, the shelf of ribbons and trims is gorgeous!!!

  45. Tonya

    Love all the inspiration I see on your blog! Beautiful butterfly!

  46. Georgia Cressman

    Beautiful butterfly card..ribbon just compliments the entire layout!

  47. Denise Bryant

    Great projects today! I love the coloring on that beautiful butterfly, the sweet stamp featured on the second card, and the lovely flowers on the pretty hanging piece. And of course all embellished beautifully with some gorgeous ribbons!

  48. Carla Hundley

    All the designs
    are so pretty,
    great colors.
    Love doing
    blog hops!
    Carla from Utah

  49. KellyG

    Gorgeous projects! Especially love the butterfly on the first card!

  50. Lyn Kaufmann

    Fabulous cards! Love them all and need to run to the designers sites to see what else they are showing off. Thanks!

  51. Yolanda

    Wonderful projects and super cute stamp set.

  52. Amy Cooley

    I loved the variety of projects today! Inspiring!

  53. Judy Cox

    I have this butterfly and use it a lot. The colors are beautiful. Love how you used the ribbon with it. Great job!

  54. Judy B

    I love blog hops. It gives you a chance to see so many different ideas from all the talented designers out there. Today’s hop had some very lovely things. Thanks for sharing.

  55. Gabriella Bell

    What a beautiful card, keep up the inspiring work

  56. Laura Holt

    Ribbon is the “cherry on top!”

  57. Debbie V

    Love the lilies and the cutesy bee! Lovely projects!

  58. germaine

    so imaginative, I am constantly amazed by these artists!!

  59. Greta H

    Love today’s projects!

  60. Nikki C

    All of these are so pretty to look at thanks for the inspiration 🙂

  61. Denise Key

    Mary arts a Ribbons and Penny Black’s combo is awesome!

  62. Nikki C

    Love the colours in the butterfly and your ribbons always add the perfect touch 🙂

  63. Paulette S

    Gorgeous projects and ribbons! I kind of hoard my ribbons. LOL I’m not sure why. I guess I want them to last forever on my pretty white shelf! I love this Penny Black stamp set, those little critters are so much fun to color in any medium.

  64. Kelly Flaherty

    The butterfly card is stunning. The ribbon is so elegant and the coloring of the butterfly is so life-like!

  65. Ava Gavloski

    Beautifully minded Design Team, showcasing both May Arts and Penny Black stamps, so much love

  66. Michele

    I love all the projects especially the coloring of the butterfly. Thank you for the chance to win such awesome stamps!

  67. Donna Whitten

    A beautiful assortment of projects, can’t pick a favorite! Great job!

  68. Miriam Prantner

    Beautiful projects! The coloring on each is just wonderful!

  69. Dianne Crowe

    What lovely work, always looking forward to the next card. Thanks for sharing.

  70. kath White

    Such lovely cards. Wow to the butterfly!

  71. sue gibson

    I love animals and this punch paired with ribbon would be soo much fun to make!

  72. Heather Thompson

    This has been an awesome week so far. Cant wait till tomorrow. What wonderful creations.

  73. Debbie Wyatt-Lawes

    The butterfly is gorgeous and the ribbon and pink doily set it off beautifully

  74. Paula Ponton (PEP)

    I love that first sample with the way the silky grey blue of the shimmery ribbon echoes not only some of the butterfly’s wing colour but adds the sense of the soft silkiness of its wings.
    Paula (PEP)

  75. Kailash

    Love all the projects, stunning butterfly. Thanks for the inspiration!!!

  76. stamping sue

    Beautiful cards. that butterfly is lovely!
    stamping sue


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