Monday, August 4, 2014

May Arts New Release Blog Hop



It's the most exciting time of the year!  May Arts has released their new line of ribbons and they're something to behold!  Each day this week, the Ribbonistas will be showcasing one of the new ribbons with various ways to use it.

I'm first up this week so here we go!  I got to play with May Arts new Nautical Satin Cut Outs.  They're especially exciting because they were designed by student, Helga Gardner in a design collaboration with the Moore College of Art & Design.


I decided to highlight the various ways these fun designs could be used by simply changing the adhesive used for application.


Here are the adhesives I used:  Xyron X cube, Tombow Mono-Multi, Tsukineko Glaz On, and Fabric Glue.



These pretty gold compasses were attached to some shot glasses I got on clearance.  I attached the ribbon with Tsukineko Glaz On.  Perfect for use on a variety of surfaces including glass.
  

I replaced the cord in this burlap bag with May Arts 3/8" Anchor and Star Grosgrain.  I cut apart the cute anchors and sailboats then attached them with fabric glue.


A gift card holder gets the nautical treatment with Tombow Mono Multi.


And finally, I ran a length of these anchors through my Xyron X Cube for easy attachment on this birthday card.

You know the Ribbon Lady loves to give away ribbon and this is no exception.  If you'd like to win some of the new releases for your very own, just be sure to comment on May Arts blog and on each Ribbonista blog this week.  

To make things even more fun, I'll be giving away 1 yard of each of the Nautical Satin Cut Outs to one lucky commenter on MY BLOG.  Just tell me how you'd like to use it.  I'll pick one winner on Saturday at the end of the hop.

Here is the hop list:

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday



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14 comments:

cghundley said...

Wonderful new ribbons
and these are so cute
and would be fun to
use on some cards!
Carla from Utah

Amy C. said...

You have some very cute ideas using these fun ribbons!

Robin B. said...

Cute projects, love the nautical theme!

Heather Thompson said...

Wow, I love that ribbon, I need to get me some of that for out upcoming trip to the cayman islands. Awesome projects.

Scrappin' Diva said...

Beautiful projects! Love how you dressed up the burlap bag. I would use this trim on my scrapbook page for the cruise I went on.

Laura Strack said...

Love the new Nautical Ribbons from May Arts and love how you used them on your darling projects.

csparky61 said...

Love the nautical stuff. I am a cruiser and would love to use this on my scrap pages and to make some great apparel for my next cruise.

csparky61 said...

Love the nautical stuff. I am a cruiser and would love to use this on my scrap pages and to make some great apparel for my next cruise.

Sherry Butcher said...

I love all your nautical projects. I use Xyron X cube & Tombow as well. as May Arts. Love your new ideas. TFS.

Judy said...

This ribbon is so fun. I love how you used it on lots of different projects. Thanks for sharing.

L. Brown said...

This ribbon is so cute and the projects you made used it beautifully. I just finished making some cards this would have been perfect to finish them off.

Ava Gavloski said...

wonderful showcasing of the new releases.

Janis said...

Fun projects with this wonderful new nautical theme ribbon!!!

I esp LOVE those golden compasses!!! This would work well with general travel themes, as well as nautical themes, for my cards!!! Thanks for the chance to win some from you!
<3 J

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TracyM #6773 said...

The new nautical cutouts are FUN & COOL and I LOVE ALL the clever ways you have used them Charlene!!!
I always like to have more than one way to use new additions (& old favorites), so your FOUR FABULOUS projects along with the reference to the right adhesive for the job, has ticked all the boxes for me and NOW I NEED TO CREATE!!!
THANK YOU for sharing your CREATIVE INSPIRATION :)