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Fantastic Ribbons Candy and Upcycled brooches

Let me start by telling you I have some lovely extra candy for you! The fabulous Fantastic Ribbons Store have given me two rolls of their gorgeous ribbon of your choice to give away to my lovely followers! All I ask is can you display their badge on your blog and link here so we can get the word out, and make sure you are following me then leave a comment on this post :-) I will draw a winner at the end of the month so make sure you come back to see if you have been lucky! 

I have been making some of my Upcycled drink can brooches, what do you think? I just love how delicate they can look after being unattractive drink cans transformed with a bit of effort! They really are my favourite project at the moment, using the gorgeous inks and seeing how the colours mix in front of your eyes :-)

I would like to enter these into the following challenges:
Sir Stampalot Challenge: Whats your Crafty Passion?
Altered Elusions: Anything Goes
Art Impressions Stamps: Use a metal accent
Rubys Rainbow: Emboss it

Thank you for looking and for all your lovely comments :-)


  1. Elaine they are fantastic , just love them all xxxxxxxxx

  2. Hi Elaine. These are gorgeous but are they not sharp edges?
    i will put link on sidebar too. xxx

    1. Not sharp at all Wendy, plus I have backed them with foam so they wont catch on clothes either :-) Elaine-xxx-

  3. wow! those butterflies are stunning. The colours are wonderful


  4. wow! this is so fantastic!

    thanx a lot for playing along with us at ruby's rainbow challenges!

    hugs and kisses from germany,
    silvi xoxo

  5. WOW these are gorgeous love them. Caroline xxx

  6. They all look great. Lovely assortment of colours.

  7. They are just gorgeous! Thanks for joining us at Stampalot.

  8. Fabby makes x thanks for joining in at altered elusions xx

  9. They are just so lovely Elaine truly beautiful:)x

  10. These all look stunning, gorgeous colours

  11. These butterflies are really gorgeous:) Love your creativity:)
    Big hug,

  12. Fab Elaine, love the butterflies thanks for joining us at AE, good luck, Pauline x

  13. OOOOOOO Fab butterflys and flowers, they are stunning , thanks for sharing and joining in with us at Altered Elusions and Artitude xx

  14. Loving the wonderful assortment of colors and embossing of your beautiful butterflies Elaine! They are just gorgeous! xx

  15. Wow !!! They are absolutely STUNNING !!!

    Choccy xxx

  16. WOW, Love those butterflies.. AmAzing they have been made from drink cans!! Fabulous creations... Hugs May x x x

  17. What really fabulous pieces Elaine and so lovely photographed in the garden.

    Thanks so much for sharing your 'Crafty Passion' with us at Stampalot challenge this month.

    B x

  18. These really are amazing. I love the embossing and the fab colours. Hugs! xx

  19. Awesome embellishments wow!

  20. These are fabulous - do you die cut them??

  21. Hi Elaine... these are stunning! Wow. The butterflies are beautiful, but I really love that flower brooch! Thanks for sharing them, and thanks for offering the candy! Off to add the FR logo to my blog!
    hugs and blessings,

  22. What a fantastic project, they're great. Do they have 'sharp edges' or have you done something to stop this....? Love them x

  23. I'm here again,I added the logo for the candy on my sidebar:)Thanks for the chanc eto win fantastic ribbons:)

  24. Wow these brooches are stunning, what an amazing idea.Thanks for joining in with us over at Ruby's Rainbow embossing challenge.Good Luck.Hugs Debbie x

  25. Beautiful card , Lovely colours

    Thanks for joining us for our Crafty passion challenge over at
    Sir Stampalot this month and good luck!


  26. Fabulous brooches!
    Thank you for joining in the fun at Ruby’s Rainbow challenges for our * Emboss It * challenge
    Hope you will join us again
    Hugs Shaz x

  27. Thanks for the chance to win the candy off to put logo in sidebar. Caroline xxx

  28. thanks for letting me know bout this fantastic candy i saw the post other day when i was on my phone but forgot bout it lol.. ooh i have a mag somewhere that tells you how to make butterflies out of cans might give it a go i wanted to but thought it was strange as thought they would be sharp lol emma xx

  29. they are lovely elaine! i especially the the blues, the colours are so striking :-) xxx

  30. Gorgeous butterflies and flowers. The colours and details are fabulous.

    Linda xxx

  31. Beautiful butterflies. Thanks so much for joining the Sir Stampalot challenge this month, Ruth :)

  32. Absolutely gorgeous, I have put the badge on my blog and linked back to here. Thank you for the invite to join in the Ribbon Candy x

  33. These are gorgeous brooches and I love the colours. The texture and the sheen from the metal really bings them to life.
    Thank you or the opportunity to enter the draw for your candy.

    Claire x

  34. These are so gorgeous, just such a brilliant idea, thanks for giving us the chance to win have added the logo and link to my sidebar (sorry it took me a while to get around to it)
    Lindsay xx

  35. These are gorgeous, they catch the light beautifully.

    Thank you for the chance to enter for the fab candy too, i've added the logo to my sidebar, linked to here.

  36. I've ordered lots of ribbons from Fantastic Ribbons in the past and bought from them in craft shows so I know how 'fantastic' they really are.
    Thank you for the chance and good luck everyone.

    Gorgeous Broaches I'll have to have ago myself! I have added Fantastic Ribbons to my sidebar. Good luck in your challenges x

  37. Fabulous Entry, love your presentation too. thanks for joining Sir Stampalot’s challenge, Good luck.
    Happy crafting
    Tracy x


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