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I am a mother, a wife, a sister, a best friend a daughter, and artist.

If there was a way I could spend as much time in my studio creating as I do working my regular 40 hour job I would do it in a heartbeat. I am loving discovering myself through art and I can't wait to see where the journey takes me.


Art Anthology/Basically Bare/May Arts Ribbon Blog Hop

Welcome to the 5th day of the Art Anthology/Basically Bare/May Arts Ribbon Project Inspiration Blog Hop.  We’ve joined forces this week to offer you lots of inspiration using products from Art Anthology, Basically Bare, and May Arts Ribbon.

Today I have a scrapbook page to share with you. I used Art Anthology Colorations Sprays along with the beautiful May Arts Ribbon and Art Anthology Stone Effects in Bone....

Here is the finished scrapbook page. I Carry it With Me...


The Art Anthology Colorations Sprays are AWESOME for coloring so many different surfaces, and with this project I show you how great it works with the May Arts ribbon.

Here are the ribbons I started with before altering them with the Art Anthology Colorations Sprays. 


Here are the links, in the order you see them in the picture, for the ribbons I used in this project.

I used Art Anthology Colorations in Raider to color the ivory web ribbon.

After that dried, I cut a piece of the turquoise lace ribbon and wove it through the webbed ribbon.

I grabbed a piece of cardstock and misted it randomly with Art Anthology Colorations Sprays in Juicy, Glorioius, Patience, Lark, WaimeaBay, Hottie, and Raider.  I used this piece as the background for my picture. I just ripped the edges as I was going for a more grungy look with this layout.

I used Art Anthology Colorations Spray in Heart to color the Ivory Burlap Ribbon. After it dried, I cut out 2 heart shapes to use on my project.

For the base of my project I used a 12x12 black textured cardstock. I used a stencil, and Art Anthology Stone Effects in Bone to add texture to my page. Just use a pallett knife to spread the Stone Effects over your stencil. After this dried I went to my sewing machine and sewed randomly around the edges.

For some added dimension, I decided to ruffle the black webbed ribbon and turquoise lace ribbon I had previously put together...just did this quickly with my sewing machine. Then I attached the hearts with hot glue.

Here you can see the dimension that is added by loosely ruffling the ribbon.

I used the turquoise ribbon as the base layer for the picture, then the torn misted paper, then the photo. I then added the lace and heart element to the left side and it was done.

Check back with us every day this week for more inspirational projects! We have an Art Anthology Prize Pack to give away to one of our lucky commenters! 

 Make sure you also stop and visit our friends over at Basically Bare & May Arts for prizes and lots more wonderful inspiration coming your way!   

And don’t forget to visit the Basically Bare & May Arts Facebook Pages and tell them Art Anthology sent you!

Don’t forget to follow all 3 companies on Pinterest for more inspiration!

Thanks for stopping by today.


  1. Striking page! I love customizing my ribbon too. Very cool!

  2. Thank you so much Kathy and thanks for stopping by