Celebrate Summer Gift Set - May Arts Design Team Application

As many of you know, I am currently a Prima Ribbonista on the May Arts Design Team. Well, it just so happens that it is that time of year again and I would absolutely LOVE to be a part of this team for another term! Mostly because May Arts is awesome. That's why. Just say'n. That being the case, I have created this SUPER CUTE Celebrate Summer Gift Set as my design team application for this term!

Celebrate Summer Gift Set (2)

Here are the supplies needed to create the four projects in this gift set:
May Arts Baker's Twine - Red
May Arts 3/8" grosgrain - Navy
May Arts Sheer Woven Rosettes - White
Silver thread
1 pair white ankle socks
1 floppy hat
1 small jar candle
Strong sheet adhesive
Celebrate stamp from Gourmet Rubber Stamps Everyday Sayings set
Navy ink
Vintage Buttons

We will begin by creating the socks! FUN!!!

Celebrate Summer Socks

Create two small bundles of twine and tie in the center to create a loose bow.


Tie a bit of navy grosgrain around the center of each bundle.

tie grosgrain around bow

Cut a sheer flower from the sheer flower ribbon and stitch onto the side of the sock with silver thread.

Stitch on sheer flower.

Stitch the twine bow onto the flower with the silver thread, allow the thread to be a bit 'messy' to give it a sort of 'fireworks' feel!

Stitch twine bow onto flower

And then your socks are ready to wear! To create the hat, follow the same instructions and stitch the embellishment onto the hat like this!

Celebrate Summer Floppy Hat

And now...we are going to create the fun jar candle part of the set!

Celebrate Summer Candle

Begin by adding a simple grosgrain bow around the lid of the jar. Set aside.


Next, cover the candle jar with sheet adhesive. I used Purple Cows, however, there are several options out there for this type of application. You want something that covers really well and isn't too messy (for your own sanity! LOL!).


Next, begin at the base of the jar and simply wrap the twine around the jar, sticking as you go, to cover the entire jar with the twine.


Finish the jar off by adhering a sheer ribbon flower and two vintage buttons.


Finally, you will want to create a card to give along with your super cute Celebrate Summer Gift set!

Celebrate Summer Card

To create this card, create the base from cardstock. Cut a white panel slightly smaller and adhere the twine and ribbons across the card. Stamp the sentiment and adhere the panel with foam tape. Nice and easy!

Celebrate Summer Gift Set

And now you have a gift set with a fabulous card ready to give to a friend! YAY! Thanks for checking out my tutorial! Let me know if you try any of the projects I've shown today!

Jingle Out.


  1. Congrats on another term! Lovin' this cute ensemble that you created with the Baker's twine :)

  2. So ADORABLE!! I love what you`ve done with the twine!! Good Luck :)

  3. Super cute! good luck to you!

  4. Wow!! You've really outdone yourself!

    Deanne :)

  5. great tutorial...what fun ideas...good luck on the call..

  6. serious cuteness!!!!!

  7. Congrats on another term!!! Love the twinery creations!!!fabulous use of the twine!!!

  8. those are some awesome projects!!! super job- good luck- they would be sooo lucky to have you for another year!

  9. Very cute! They would be crazy to not keep you!

  10. Yes, May Arts *is* awesome and so is your project :)

  11. Good luck my friend! Super cute set!

  12. Adorable projects!
    And I think May Arts would be lucky to have you another term as well.
    You are another scrapper whose blog I visit that has a unique and fresh style :)

  13. Good luck to you! This is such a fun gift set and very creative too!

  14. You go Jingle. Wow. Love all these ideas. So happy you joined our TAWS blog hop.

  15. You always have the cutest project ideas! Good luck!!

  16. Perfect for July 4! Too dang cute!


  17. Am sure they will want to keep you Jingles as your ideas are awesome. x

  18. oh you have been busy and I am loving seeing all these super cute twine projects! I want to make some of those socks like now! The twine wrapped candle is so cute in the red, white, and blue! Thank you for sharing these ideas!

  19. Who knew you were a fashion designer too! Love those little socks! take care, gerri

  20. what a great project! i LOVE that card! so creative...good luck on the dt call :)

  21. Cute projects. May Arts is such a neat company-I remember buying tons of May Arts ribbon back in the day (couple years ago).

  22. Love, love this! The socks are darling!! Great job!

  23. Love, love this! The socks are darling!! Great job!


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