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Topic: RRR Challenge 2 - Union Jack Wall Art  (Read 1560 times)
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« on: September 05, 2012 08:43:31 AM »


Soooo, this was made for a local reused Art contest recently. I found a bag of Medal ribbons at my fave thrift store a while ago and had a series on my blog of projects crafting with them. This I made last with all the little leftover bits from my other larger projects. I know medal ribbons aren't your usual craft supplies, but I love to make projects from recycled items so this is my kind of leftover supplies.


Anywho, I started off wanting to make a scrappy star but then hubby said it looked like a Union Jack so I squared it off with a few more pieces and framed it.

Hope you like it, going to be posting my other medal ribbon projects in the general reuse/recycle boards soonish
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« Reply #1 on: September 05, 2012 09:36:49 AM »

I thought this might be yours as soon as I saw the thumbnail on the front page.  Good job!
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« Reply #2 on: September 05, 2012 09:55:03 AM »

I also love reuse projects--and this one is very striking and unusual...medal ribbons...glad you told us...it turned out wonderful!
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« Reply #3 on: September 06, 2012 08:13:45 AM »

Aww thanks Ladies, and yes Cindy you saw my first medal ribbon crafts when we had tea and Flapjacks.  Grin

Thanks Alwaysinmyroom, it turned out wayyyy better than I thought it would when I first started playing with the scraps.
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« Reply #4 on: September 09, 2012 12:20:55 PM »

This looks fantastic! I love that it is made up from leftover medal ribbons!
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« Reply #5 on: September 10, 2012 11:14:53 AM »

what in interesting way to fold those ribbons! It looks great!
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« Reply #6 on: September 24, 2012 07:11:40 PM »

So pretty, congrats on your win! Cheesy
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