From the top left, “Bug’s Life” 2 1/2″; “Stewart” plaid 2 1/2″; “Cooped” 2 1/2″ rooster print; “Contessa Wine” wired satin, 1 1/2″, “Halloween Pin Dot” 2 1/2″, Large Green Grapes, “Southwitch” 1 1/2″, “Zanni” 2 1/2″, “Fire” 2 1/2″ flame print, and 80mm Rusty Bell, Pack of Twelve.
Not quite a customer created ribbon combination, but with the orders for these two ribbons coming back to back, I had to check to make sure they weren’t ordered by the same person since they go so well together! At the right is the all cotton “Wine Bottles and Grapes”, to the left, “Gelato Eggplant”. Gelato comes in a large number of colors, which you can see here.
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Surprise, surprise, Navy Blue takes three of the top five spots on the favorite ribbons list for May! Somehow, Iced Plum “Charisma” snuck in there and the large white jingle bell held its own but Navy was the big winner for views in the Cottage Crafts Etsy shop.
Of course, Navy is popular for Americana and patriotic decor, but it’s also trending high with brides, with lace adorning cakes and satin used as a sash and floral wrap. We predict it will remain at the top through June, especially for 4th of July wreaths, floral arrangements and picnic decorations. Speaking of July 4th, keep an eye out for a post with all our new patriotic ribbons coming soon!
#5. Navy blue burlap twine
#4. Iced Plum Charisma
“Charisma” ribbons are gorgeous two tone taffetas that shimmer from one color to the other, creating tones which show on both sides of the ribbon. Iced Plum, 1 1/2″ wide, is a mid-range purple that flashes a soft mossy green – gold, depending on the angle of the light hitting it.
#3. White Jingle Bell
Also versatile, our super-large white jingle bell can fit into almost any color scheme. Pair it up with our red bell for July 4th — oh, you want to add a navy bell to that? Only takes a quick pass with navy spray paint over the white! Or a few brush strokes of navy craft paint for stripes!
#2. Navy Stretch Lace
#1. Navy Blue Burlap
Back on top! Wired navy blue burlap ribbon, 2 1/2″ wide, is available in a 3 yard length, a 10 yard roll and as a 50 yard lot. Don’t forget coordinating 5/8″ cut-edge navy burlap, navy burlap string and heavier weight navy burlap cord! Other excellent navy blue choices include double sided satin, faux dupioni silk Anisha and semi-sheer Kempton.
The three items with the most likes for May are
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Blue continues to dominate the weekly top five and top three favorited items, but the #1 spot this week went to last week’s #5 – large white jingle bells! A sassy coral satin makes a surprise appearance, adding a nice color contrast to the blues and purples. If blue has your heart, though, click “blue ribbon” . You’ll be treated to over 200 choices of solids, plaids, ombres and ribbons with blue accents!
#5. Dark Plum Ombre
#4. Coral “Contessa” Wired Satin
Also making its debut in the weekly top five, coral pink, 1 1/2″ wide, wired single faced satin ribbon . The Contessa line by Offray Lion Ribbon features a silky smooth single faced satin with the design flexibility of a wired edge in a wide range of colors. See all our Contessa listings here.
#3. Navy Stretch Lace
#2. Navy Blue Burlap
Slipping down a notch to the number 2 spot! Do you need a thin navy burlap as an accent to your main project or to tie around candlesticks or mason jars? Take a look at “Burlette”, our narrow unwired burlap which is available in navy . Wired navy blue burlap, 2 1/2″ wide, is available in a 3 yard length, a 10 yard roll and as a 50 yard lot.
#1. White Jingle Bell
Shooting from the #5 spot last week to the top of the pack, our 2 3/4″ extra large white jingle bell. You can purchase a single bell, a pack of three or, for the best savings, a pack of twelve. Need a smaller white bell? We have a set of six 1 1/2″ white jingle bells here.
The three items with the most likes of the week are
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The weekly top five ribbons all feature the color blue! Navy burlap continues to hold near the top of the list, joined with peacock satin, navy stretch lace and navy mini stars. Let’s count down to #1!
#5. Navy Stretch Lace
#4. Peacock Feather Printed Satin Ribbon
#3. Navy Burlap
#2. Bright Navy Blue Mini Stars
The 1 1/2″ width came in at #2, but we also carry a 1″ width. There’s also red and burgundy, plus two new colors will be listed soon, Silver and Purple. To see the complete mini star collection, click here.
#1. Blue Green Teal Ombre
“Peacock Feather” won the most likes of the week, with these three right behind.
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This week’s top five span all four seasons and showcase our wide range of ribbons and trims. Novelty print craft ribbons to fine lace sewing trims, we have it all! Burlap to faux silk, textures and patterns, take a look at the ribbons most liked this week. Then click on the photos for the details and more pictures.
#5. Spring pink faux silk
#4. Classic black and red check
#3. Spiders and Witches, oh my
#2. A repeat favorite, navy stretch lace
#1. A spring and summer turquoise plaid!
And the week’s most viewed items…
For “Thrifty Thursday” this week, save $3.00 off the price of 5/8″ wide double faced satin rolls of 75 yards or more. Premium Offray satin ribbon is the first choice for weddings and special event packaging. A high thread count makes the ribbon luxuriously smooth. Made in the USA, Offray satin is also an excellent sewing trim. For a limited time, you’ll receive a $3.00 rebate on our in stock rolls of 75 – 100 yards, 5/8″ width. Here’s how the rebates work:
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Come back next week for a new offer!
New to “Thrifty Thursday” ? Each week, we’ll have a new way for our followers to save on ribbons and craft supplies. We’ll highlight the best buys in our Clearance Section, post the new additions to Clearance and offer special limited time rebates only for our followers.
Here are some of the color choices you’ll find…
click on the pictures to view the listings in our Etsy shop
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Even more than finding and offering new ribbons and craft supplies, I love being able to lower prices! Especially since it’s you, the customer, through your purchases and support, who makes it possible for us to receive lower pricing from our suppliers. From refined to rustic we have the ribbon you need!
Other styles and designs that have been lowered recently include two from luxury ribbon brand, d stevens,
Eggplant is proving more popular than orchid for wedding ribbon from our vantage at Cottage Crafts. The dark purple may not be “color of the year” officially yet it is among our most requested satin ribbon colors. We’ve added extra widths from narrow to wide. Starting with the narrow 1/4″ width, slightly wider 3/8″, and 5/8″, to the versatile 1 1/2″ and sash wide 2 1/4″, we offer many ways to purchase the width and amount you need. Our signature line of satins is made by Offray Lion Ribbon here in the U.S. The exquisite smooth feel on both sides of the ribbon comes from the high thread count. If Eggplant isn’t your color, there are over 70 others to choose from. Many are kept in stock ready to ship and other sizes and colors can be ordered.
Four shades of white weddings…
We even have four shades of white,
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Burlap is the hot trend in home, party and wedding decor! Our many colors and fabrications of burlap and burlap style ribbons give you almost endless possibilities. Still, the mainstay of burlap ribbon decor is the natural fiber in the natural burlap color. Choose from three widths: 1 1/2″ (#9), 2 1/2″ (#40) and 4″ (#100). Whatever length you want, from one yard and three yard lengths to full ten and twenty-five yard rolls and on to multi-roll quantity lots, you’ll benefit from our large inventory and excellent prices. What will you create today?