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Put a Ribbon on It!

Ribbon is the theme for Frilly and Funkie Challenge!  Who doesn't love ribbon!  Recently I got a wee package of awesome ribbon to create and play with from The Funkie Junkie Boutique!  My task... create something featuring May Arts Ribbon by incorporating it into a fun crafty project.  

There are so many ways you can add ribbon to any creation.  You can of course create bows, add a layer of colourful ribbon or cut some with your dies!  Adding ribbon brings colour and texture to any project.

It's true... I love coffee!  So acquiring the new Fresh Brew die was a no brainer.

I'm crazy for the Bird Crazy birds.  I tucked this wired tyke in the cup!

I made a May Arts bow and attached it on the rear fresh brew cut.  I adore these cups!  I used the "more" from the Handwritten Sentiments stamp "eat more cake".  Who doesn't want more coffee!

I was able to make my Fresh Brewed cups 3D!  Oh how I love Eileen Hull's Make it 3D die!  This die makes ALL my Sizzix Dies way more versatile!  Not to mention I can tuck treats in this!

To finish off I tucked some burlap inside the cups.  I inked with Cracked Pistachio and Tea Dye.  It's a perfect match for the slight green and warm white of the ribbon.

Well, what do you think?  Don't you just love this bold ribbon with subtle accents!  Be sure to "Put a Ribbon on It" and share with us your creation at Frilly and Funkie Challenge 

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  1. Not sure which I like best, the bird, the coffee cup, the ribbon ?.... I love them all, a great combination on your fantastic make Nicole! Hugs, Anne xx

    1. I's hard to pick! I love that the Make it 3D die transforms all your dies! WOOHOO!

  2. I just LOVE this Nicole. Looks like your quirky bird loves coffee as much as you do! The ribbon trim on the cup works perfectly. Jenny x

    1. It's my Mini Starbucks cup...all crafty like ;p

  3. This is fabulous Nicole! I just love your crazy bird, maybe he's crazy for coffee! I love the 3d cup, such a great idea and the big bow looks amazing! hugs :)

    1. His face is how I feel when I don't get a coffee!

  4. I've just now managed to pull my face out of my own coffee cup this morning and what do I see but another cup of coffee....I'm so happy!!! This is fabulous Nicole...absolutely love the wired bird..I'm going for that same affect myself!
    Great idea and love the ribbon for the challenge too. :)

  5. You are so imaginative! I LOVE this project!

  6. Love this Nicole, the cup is fabulous combined with the crazy bird and ribbon. Tracy x

    1. Thank you Tracy...I have issues needing to use these birds!

  7. Fabulous Nicole! Love the crazy bird! Sue C x

  8. Very cool! Methinks I need that 3D die. I didn't realize there was one until you mentioned it.

    1. Jean... you do need this die! Thank you for your super sweet comment and for sharing my post on FB!

  9. This is adorable! Those birds...who knew they could look so cute! Love the black plaid ribbon! Hmmmm....a 3D die?! Really???? Thank you for stopping by my blog and your nice comment on my Easter eggs. I got the paper mache' eggs at Hobby Lobby earlier this year. Hope this helps!

  10. TOTS ADORBS!!!! LOVE this, love the bird, love the coffee, love the more!!!

  11. I LOOOOOOVE THIS!!! That bird just makes it. so stinkin' cute and funny. =) Now I'm going to go make some afternoon coffee. I got this sudden urge…

  12. That is so cute! I so adore those crazy birds and what a great idea to team him with Tim's fresh brewed die.


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