Monday, March 9, 2015

May Arts New Release Hop


I am showcasing the new 2.5" open weave burlap net- and it is so fun!!

For my first project I used the net across a cardstock panel & wove 1.25" white silk through it. This is a wired ribbon so it made it easy to wrap around the cardstock.

Next I wrapped it around a bottle for a pretty way to gift a bottle of wine. I used matching burlap string to tie up the ends & added an Artful Accent kraft tag. This would be fun to layer as well, but I wanted to show how great it looks on its own!



I love how this ribbon adds so much texture to a gift bag!


Last up I used it as a mask & spritzed an Artful Accent kraft tag with ink. I topped it with a stamped layer of vellum so that the pattern would still show, then folded a piece of the 2.5" open weave burlap net in half & machine sewed it in place with the vellum layer. I finished the tag off with more 1.25" white silk & natural burlap string.


As you can see, I really enjoyed working with this new ribbon!
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14 comments:

  1. They all look great!... I'll take the wine bottle, please! : )

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  2. this is a fun idea. You could fill in each row with the same ribbon or alternate the colors.
    Love this idea.
    the Projects were great.
    thanks for sharing.

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  3. Wow, love how all those projects look! That ribbon is awesome and I thought it would be difficult to work with but you came up with some great ideas! Love how you wove another ribbon into the first project!

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  4. Wow! I would never have thought this trim could be so versatile! I like the ribbon woven through it and how you used it to trim the bottle and bag. It would be great for a masculine project.
    Thanks for sharing these neat ideas! :)

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  5. Fun new ribbons and great uses for them!

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  6. Love how you manipulated the ribbon to make the scalloped edge.

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  7. I like the different ways you used this ribbon.

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  8. WOW - the open weave burlap is AWESOME and I LOVE the projects you created Jen, especially woven with ribbon on your card and stencilled & decorated your tag :)
    THANK YOU for sharing your CREATIVE INSPIRATION!!!

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  9. Jen I just love your gift ideas using this new open weave burlap net!! The whimsy of the ribbon makes each gift so much more wonderful and can be for a man or woman! Gorgeous and so versatile! Would love a roll of it! ;)

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  10. fantastic ideaas, all looks so creative!

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  11. This looks like a fun ribbon to work with. Thanks for sharing your ideas with us.

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