Wednesday, September 26, 2012

21 Helmar and Ribbon Carousel Blog Hop

Today the Helmar Design Team are teaming up with the designers at Ribbon Carousel, to bring you a jam packed hop filled with with crafty goodness! Ribbon Carousel has some wonderful ribbon organizers and that is how this amazing company started. Today, we get to feature some other wonderful products that they carry, so hop along with us and have fun.


I used my electronic die cutter and cut these treat boxes from double sided pattern paper.  My go-to adhesive for boxes, so I know they won't come undone, is Helmar 450 Quick Dry.  Once I cut and assembled my boxes, I got into the fabulous assortment of ribbons from Ribbon Carousel, layered, looped, wrapped and tied them to embellish my boxes. Ribbon is secured on the boxes with the 450 Quick Dry - it doesn't show through. It's perfect!

For this box, I wrapped a wide, sheer ribbon around the middle and tied a thick, luxurious ribbon through the top holes.  Usually, I might fiddle with the ribbon to be sure the same side of the ribbon is showing on the loops, but with this I totally wanted one loop black revealed and the other purple revealed (sorry picture looks more blue).  Finishing touch of a 'get candy' sentiment sticker.

This one, again, ribbon wrapped around the middle and then baker's twine through the top holes.  I then took a piece of the orange/black checked ribbon and created loops, gluing in place with 450 Quick Dry as I went, then glued it to the box.  Finishing touch of a button with twine and a 'haunted' sticker sentiment.

For this one, I wrapped this really awesome webbed ribbon around it, layering black and then a very narrow checked ribbon.   The narrow ribbon also went through the holes at top with a couple of pony beads threaded on it.   Finishing touch of '{trick or treat} sentiment sticker and pumpkin sticker.

Now, lets talk prizes! Hop along with us today and leave some blog love for our The Designers of Helmar and Ribbon Carousel for your chance to win!! The Helmar prize is a complete 12 pack of Zapdots, including clear, black and white in circles and squares both in 1/4" and 1/2" sizes! The other prize up for grabs is a $20 gift certificate to the Ribbon Carousel Store!

Ready to hop?

Helmar USA online store
Helmar Australia online store
Ribbon Carousel online store

Cricut Mini
Cricut Tags Bags Boxes and More 2 cartridge
SRM Press stickers
Helmar 450 Quick Dry
Ribbon Carousel ribbons/twine
Pattern Paper
Misc: pony beads, button 

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  1. Cindy, these are sweet! I like the beads, too!

  2. Cindy, these are such cute treat containers!! Thanks for the idea, my brain is now working in over drive thinking about Halloween.

  3. What adorable treat holders. Love the way you dressed them up with the ribbon.

  4. oh my what adorable treat boxes!

  5. These are so perfect! Will definitely try these for kindergarten halloween party this year! Thanks for sharing :)

  6. These are adorable lil candy boxes. I love the different designs you came up with.

  7. These are great, love the variety you were able to show!

  8. What fun treat containers, great designs

  9. Really cute little treat boxes! Love the detail!

    Thanks for sharing,

  10. Very cute treat the way you used the ribbon.

  11. What a sweet idea. Love the colors and the ribbon you used. THank you for sharing.

  12. Halloween is my favorite crafty holiday! Thanks for the inspriation!

  13. Love your boxes!! They are great for using all kinds of ribbons!!

  14. So much fun to make and fill Boxes.


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