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Preserved Thanks

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Day 1 – May Arts / Stampendous Blog Week!

Preserved Thanks

 

 

When fruit is abundant in the summer months I love to mix up quick batches of preserves. These little jars full of sweet goodness, packaged with a handmade card, make the perfect customizable, quick and easy gift set!

 

This gift set features the following products:

  • May Arts Ribbon:  20 inches Silk Ribbon in Ivory (SK09), 20 inches Burlap Sting in Natural (SM10)
  • Cardstock, Distress Ink, Spray Mist, Buttons, Circle Cutting Tool

 


 

For the card:

  1. Cut four widths of ribbon and secure on stamping base with removable adhesive.
  2. Spray ribbon to desired color and dry completely.
  3. Stamp image onto ribbon and adhere to cardstock panel, slightly wrapping edges of ribbon behind the panel, adhere to card base.
  4. Finish card with button, string and stamped tag.

 

 

May Arts silk ribbon is so easy to customize to any color using spray mists and its large width and smooth surface offer a perfect base for stamping. Stampendous stamps’ large and eloquent designs and clean impressions make stamping large areas a breeze!

 

 

For the Jar:

1.      Mist cut cardstock circle with spray, dry and stamp flower image.

2.      Adhere to jar lid by tightening ring, wrap all with string and button.

 

Blog Post By: Karen Baker

  1. Emily Leiphart

    Amazing project, Karen! I love the woodgrain look of the ribbon on your card!!

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  2. Brenda B

    Love that flourish, and I love homemade jam too!

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  3. Melinda Wilson

    I love this gift idea! Thanks for sharing!

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  4. Jocelyn

    Wow! Stunning card! What an amazing idea to stamp and spray the silk ribbon. The colors are so soothing.

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  5. Trinh

    Wow, what a beautiful card! Love how the stamped ribbon looks like wood veneer.

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  6. Alice W.

    wow! fabulous idea, Karen! love love that you stamped on the ribbon!

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  7. Jenny M

    What a lovely gift set Karen, so creative …you sure have many strings in your bow.
    I didn’t realise it was silk ribbon at first, love the vintage colours 🙂
    Jenny x

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  8. Linda Slattery

    What a cute idea. That little jar of jam is sooo cute. Who would not enjoy such a beautiful gift?

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  9. Michelle Mathey

    Karen!!! WOW – this is a gorgeous project – love how you aged the silk ribbon – looks like wood! So cool!

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  10. Rebecca Ednie

    Loving the wrapped jar lid! Very pretty!!

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  11. Natalie Elphinstone

    Beautiful card. I love the way this ends up looking like the side of a wooden packing crate with a burnt image on it. Lovely idea!

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  12. ellen s

    beautiful!

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  13. Barb King

    That is so nice, I would never have thought to stamp on pieces of ribbon! Very creative.

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  14. Kathy Skerven

    What a unique idea! I thought it was the base of the fruit container at first. You are very talented with those spray mists! Great job.

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  15. Lisa Petrella

    What a cool technique, Karen!!! And I LOVE the results!!!

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  16. jen shears

    Love these! Great combo of products- and the jam is so pretty- what a sweet gift!

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  17. indy

    Amazing! Love the stamping on the ribbon!

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  18. Valerie M

    Love how you stamped on that ribbon, Karen!

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  19. Kimberly Jones

    What a great tutorial! I love the ribbon. It looks a bit like wood grain. Very cool!

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  20. MA

    Just gorgeous! What a clever idea…love the colors.. I thought it was wood. thanks for sharing.

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  21. erin

    This is fabulous, wow, what a stunning combination.

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  22. Chari M

    Ooh very nice project Karen! As always you continue to wow. I didn’t realize it was ribbon at first glance, you really transformed it from basic ribbon into a masterpiece.

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  23. lynn

    you clever girl–this is simply awesome, karen!

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  24. Jen W.

    This such a sweet summer gift idea and that card is absolutely stunning! You are a genius with spray mist and distress inks! 🙂

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  25. Sherry Eckblad

    karen this is just perfect. Love it!

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  26. Chunyuan

    What a great idea, Karen. Love the way you use ribbon as a base for stamped image.

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  27. Lin

    Karen, this is really creative and I love the resulting card (the jam looks pretty good too :))

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  28. Anita A

    Stunning project!

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  29. Lynn

    Karen, what a creative idea…love how the ribbon looks!

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  30. DeniseB

    Great gift idea! Love the stamping on the silk ribbon.
    I’m just about to go out in my yard and pick more boysenberries. They’d make great preserves!
    DeniseB

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  31. Virginia Lu

    This project take the home made gift to a new height! Very inspiring!

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  32. DeniseB

    Great project! And a fun gift idea! I’m just off to pick some boysenberries in my yard! Maybe I’ll make some preserves….
    DeniseB

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  33. Lindsay Amrhein

    So so fabulous Karen! We love to can and this would be the perfect finishing touch! Great work!

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  34. Amy Kolling

    Karen, this is just an awesome idea and project!! Congrats on your first post on the May Arts DT!

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  35. Holly Tolman

    Awesome ideas, got some canning I want to do coming up too.

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  36. Sue D

    Cool technique to stamp on the ribbon.

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  37. Jenifer Cowles

    Beautiful job Karen when I first looked at this I thought that it was stamped on wood.
    I love this

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  38. Kelly Sas

    Amazing technique to use the silk ribbon as a base for stamping! Thanks for the details. I love the gift idea too!

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  39. Tammy H

    Awesome idea again Karen, don’t know how you find the time and ideas!

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  40. Nancy Peterson

    I have never thought about using ribbon as a base for stamping. I have used spray ink on it before, but love the stamp. Thanks for the great ideas.

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  41. Carol B

    Great set, someone would be fortunate indeed to receive this as a gift!

    Carol B
    ciaoitalia2007(at)gamil(dot)com

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  42. wendyp

    Wow! This is gorgeous, Karen! Love the stamping on the ribbon!

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  43. Chris Dring

    Wow! That stained ribbon with the image stamped on it is gorgeous! And the fruit jar is such a great gift idea!

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  44. Pam Hornschu

    Great gift idea! Love the stained ribbon with the image stamped on it. The insert on the canning jar is wonderful, too!

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