Thursday, December 22, 2011

Mixed Media Ribbon...........

I love ribbon and wanted to mix up my package wrapping this year and use something that people would want to keep.  I wrapped my gifts in plain brown paper and then used my mixed media ribbon to tie it all together.  For a few of my friends I made spools of the ribbon as the gift. I really had fun making this project and I think you will, too.
Make your mixed media piece using tons of different images.  I layed them out randomly and then scanned them using my Flip-Pal Mobile Scanner.
Check out what my fellow crafters are up to with their Flip-Pal Mobile Scanners:

You'll need:
White or light color cotton fabrics and ribbons
TAP (Transfer Artist Paper) or Iron-On Ink jet printer paper
Mixed media piece to scan and print

Here's how:
1.  Scan your mixed media piece.
2.  Print out (on your home printer) on to the Transfer Artist Paper
3.  Iron on to cotton fabric 
4.  Cut in to 1" wide strips and sew together at each end to create long ribbons
5. Cut your printed image in to strips the width of your ribbon and iron them directly on to the ribbon.


  1. Really neat idea Mark! I'm sure your wrapping and bows will be as well received as the gift itself!

    Hugs XX

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