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Barb E

Jeez Jim! I thought I was a subscriber. Guess I was just a lurker! Another great project by you! Looking forward to that new show, too!


Wow brilliant!!! I love that sunflower! Such a great idea!


OMG Jim....another super clever idea executed to perfection!!!! Love it and thanks for sharing. Like Barb said...looking forward to your show too.


You never stop amazing me. Jim your sunflower is the best. I am a subscriber to your blog, it is awesome. Thanks for all of the inspiration and tips. Thank you for sharing your talent with us.



Too cute, always a gret idea with you. Love the paper of G45 and the ribbon of May Art.

martica gonzalez

Wow I love the planter its gorgeous very inspiring.....

Patti n SLC

Jim you hit it out of the park with this one. Boy,if I lived in Texas you probablly wake up one morning to find this one missing from your beautiful home. I know that it is rude to ask but I can I have this? HaHaHa Can you tell I love your use of the great Graphic 45 products and May Arts ribbon

Kat Ancheta

WOW! I just love this. Your sunflower with all the beads for the center...just WOW!! Thanks for sharing. I am also a new subscriber for your awesome giveaway

Cheryl Hutcherson

This is fabulous. Love it!


What a great piece! You never cease to amaze me! As you know I'm a subscriber to your blog....and I hope to win this giveaway.....there is nothing I wouldn't just love,love,love to have!!!!!!


Guilty as poster #1. I thought that I was subscribed but no I wasn't. I am now. I visit your site daily often more than once just to see if you posted anything new. This is another awesome project. Thanks for sharing!

mary puskar

Good morning Jim. I'm a follower and thought I'd leave a comment to enter your fab contest. Such a generous gift. I'd love to be the winner but good luck to all who enter!



So creative!! That flower blossom is fabulous!!! Thanks for sharing your talent with us!!!

Marilyn B. Hughes

I love your creations. You never fail to astonish and amaze. Wonderful flowerpot/birdhouse!

I'm a follower.

Julie Tucker-Wolek

You are amazing!!! WOW!! This is GORGEOUS! I loveeeeeeeeeee that flower!!!!

PS -- I am a follower :)


Oh my gosh! I love this sunflower JimBug! I am a subscriber to your awesome blog and love visiting often. You have out done yourself! What will you come up with next? Can't wait to see!

Sharon Y (sharona62)

Very creative. Functional beauty. Love, love the sunflower! I'm a follower and wouldn't miss a post. Thanks for your generous giveaway.


you are absolutely amazing. i love your projects. i have even done several of the tutorials you have shared with us. thank you. i love following you.

Kim Baker

Completely and amazingly beautiful. You are my ner addiction!!! Thank you for sharing your awesome talent with us!!

Hugz, Kim

Angie Ayres

you are a great inspirer of ideas Jim, and i`m a big fan, always been a lurker, but now i have my own blog! (very new!) i can become a follower! xx


I LOVE your blog Jim! I'm such a big fan of yours!


Jim you always do beautiful projects. It is so nice to see a mans point of view in scrapbooking. I check in everyday to see what you have done.

Carol Gib

What a great project. Thanks for the chance to win.


Love it - it's fun, funky, multi-functional and has kind of a saucy attitude! And what's not to love with G45 papers, beautiful ribbon and a sunflower? Nice work!

linda williamson

you never sease to amaze me Jim,you know I'm a big fan. thanks for sharing.


Very clever Jim! I like it!

Margie Visnick

I follow you in my Google Reader! I love this sunflower ribbon dispenser, so pretty!


Beautiful project
I love all your projects that inspire me!


Pure genius! Everyone else does a layout or card and you do a blooming flower pot! Very unique, as always! That's why I am a subscriber.


So cool! I am now following you too :)


Amazing work as usual :) I'm following you!

Charlotte Zweigoron

What a trip! This is so funky and fun!

Danielle Trippeda

Amazing. What a creative way to use the products. I would have never thought to use the brads this way.


Fab project - I love sunflowers

Judy Crites

I love this kind of design! Your idea's are so creative, my kind of thing!


I'm a huge fan of your projects! Love the ribbon dispenser!

Miriam Prantner

Ok, you're a genius! Love this. The ribbon on the flower is stunning, and I love all the brads in the center too, and SUCH a functional piece. Great work! I'm a new follower :)

Suzanne Shinji

I never even thought of using ribbon as flower petals... always had bought the fabric flowers from the local box stores! Thank you for sharing that idea with all of us Jim. And the use of your metal brads!!! WOW... I guess they aren't just used for reports anymore...You da man Jim Bug


Wow, I'm digging that ribbon sunflower and your cool ribbon dispenser!


Yes you do very very nice work would Love it all...I am glad to be one of your followers...Di

Sara Nell Langland

Firstly, I thought I was the only person who used the expression "Cool Beans" any more! LOL

Secondly, I love this project especially all the wonderful details on the sunflower--I'm very partial to sunflowers and I absolutely love yours with the graduated brads and the ribbon loops.

Made me really smile this morning!

Val P

Where do you get all your fantastic ideas? Very nice work Jim! Val from IL.


I absolutely love the middle of the sunflower with all of the brads...fantastic idea! The whole flower is gorgeous!
I follow you through Google reader. Never miss a post.


Jim, you are so clever and creative. I love your ideas. I'm happy to follow your blog.

Linda from Lockbourne

Jim, I love the freshness of this project, especially your use of the ribbon for the flower. It is perfect, as always. Of course, I'm a regular follower of your blog (I visit it every morning). In fact, I referenced your site today when I wrote about scrapbooking in my blog on Word Press.


Pretty cool and thank you for a chance to follow your blog and win a great prize.


Awesome work! I love your projects stinking awesome.. Typepad wont allow me to follow your blog I keep getting an error message from them. I will try again later thanks bunches for sharing your creativity

Solveig Myking

Wow! Love that sunflower! And what a great giveaway. So generous.

Marlea Ulrich

What a great idea Jim, you are da'bomb when it comes to crafty ingenious it and you too of course. Keep up the great ideas my friend.


Very nice!!!! Love this flower!!!



Hi Jim, what a fantastic giveaway ( I am following your blog ) & what a beautiful, novel, functional project. I love to make things that I can use in my craft room. They are great sources of inspiration when crafters block hits. Thanks for the inspiration.

Danielle Copley

What a fun idea! Great job!


Amazing use of product and ribbon! Love it!


Wow! Fabulous project! You did make me laugh though when you wrote: "Pretty Simple Gang!" I say Stunning but not simple!!! :) I just joined your blog and I added you to my blog reader so I can keep up with your posts easily!

shari (cricutrookie)

Jim, You have impressed me again, WOW!!! This project is ADORABLE! I'm a subscriber and would love a chance to win your giveaway.

Danielle Copley

Just wanted to add I am subscribed!

Sar Tann

Really lovely and creative project. I would have never thought of making flowers like that from ribbon, Simply beautiful!

Thank you for sharing.
Sar Tann

Barbara Albrecht

Hey Jimbo...LOVE the sunflower...the center is so clever!!! Love the idea of using it as a ribbon dispenser.

I think I just signed up to follow but not sure...will you check for me.

I know how you can save on postage for the wonderful prize...LOL!!!

Denice Metz

love all the beautiful things you make, what a mind you must have. thank you

Sar Tann

I'm a follower of your blog.

Thank you,
Sar Tann


Good morning!
I already follow your blog and have for some time. This is an adorable project...on a smaller scale it would work for the heavier twines, too! Thanks for sharing it with us.


that so cool! love it! love the flower


Fab project! it is delightful!
I'm a follower of your blog. Thank you. Helena

Brenda S.

Oh, this is just too cool! I LOVE the flower center, it's terrific. This project is fabulous!

Cheryl Lommax

OMG I just LOVE your blog and the cute sunflower ribbon dispenser it was awesome, thank you for sharing your beautiful work, Cheryl Lomax


What a great blog! I am now a follower. That sunflower is to die for. Thanks for the inspiration.

Beth Arp

I have been a follower forever it seems! Love the new project, especially the Sunflower.

June-Marie (mermaid49)

OH - it's so stinking cute Jim - another goodie I will just have to make....and thanks for being so generous and giving us the opportunity to win know we would leave a comment with or without a gift!


Jim, your work is just out of the world.. Love it.. keep doing the great work.. Its so much of inspiration and fun to just look at your blog.. Lots of technique and ideas.. Absolutely love your work..


Flippin beautiful! Love all you do : )


Saint Yvonne

AB FAB!!!!! Thanks for some much needed inspiration!

Frances Smith

Well, Of Corse you made it Functional! :D We would exspect no less from the great Jim Bug!!!!! It's an Awesome Project. I've been stalking you for a couple of weeks, Guess today I made it official! I'm following you now :p

Melissa H.

What a beautiful Sunflower! And what a great giveaway! Thanks for the chance to win.

Cheryl Walker

Beautiful project and I LOVE the design paper and your design here!!!! I am a new follower of fb, since it wouldnt let me , i dont have a typepad only a blog :(
Thank you for sharing :)
Cheryl Walker

Marie Despeignes

Beautiful flower. How inventive !, love your style.

Lynn Wild

Brilliant!!! I love the centre of the sunflower made from brads (and I have loads of those lurking in a cupboard somewhere)!
I check your blog every day, but haven't been able to do the official follower thingy for some reason :(
Looking forward to seeing what you come up with next!


Mary Werner

What a happy project! Love that flower.


U R awesome, the project is beautiful and the prize is fabby, I am already a follower and so glad I am you are very inspiring, your projects are GORJUSS!!(and yes the mispelling is intentional)

Laura Cox

This is an awesome project! Love, love, LOVE it! That sunflower is coolio! Love the center!

alice hancock

What a fun idea!


OMWow!!! Love sunflowers, including this one. The feet at the bottom are too cute... thank you for sharing your creation and for the fabulous giveaway! :)


Hi! I absolutely love your style in crafting! I have been following you through the site of Graphic 45 for a while now and you are my example in crafting! The work you do is my goal in crafting; altering objects, functional design, vintage/steampunk; It is exactly what I like to do and what I'm going for. I just have to keep going and learn more technique's to get there! I became a follower and added your blog-link to my blog. I'm always excited to see your newest project and so far, you have never failed to amaze me! Thank you for sharing everything you do, you are my inspiration!

Ramona Walter

Wowie, Your projects are always over the top. Amazing Talent.
Thanks for sharing.

Lisa T.

Now that's thinking out of the box! Love the idea.

It is so nice of you to host your own giveaway too!

Lisa T.

Tammy Predovic

Wow I am constantly amazed at your talent and your ability to create practical and fantastic works of papercrafting genius! I love this project, especially the flowerpot ribbon very cool!


Cleaver Boy!!!! Flower Pot Ribbon Holder, who would have thunk it. Oh yeah, you did!!! Great as usual. Also this is your friendly Non Follower, Follower...I have tried and tried and I still can't get signed as a Follower however I did subscribe but now that I think of it I have not received any email updates. What's up with that?


The sun flower pot is awesome! Thanks for the inspiration !!!
I'm a follower....thanks for the chance to win....

Brenda B

So brilliantly breathtaking! I love that flower!!! The beaded center is so very! I keep returning to your blog because of projects like these!


What a fun way to store ribbon. Would look great in any scrap room. Been following you for a while now, love your projects & adventures.


Great project!! Thanks for sharing!

Gloria L.

Really great projects! I'll try not to follow too closely!

gloria l

Jim, I'm already a subscriber, and am always looking forward to what you come up with next. Love your creations!


wow - LOVE the sunflower!

Love the quirky brilliance of this... happy to join your merry band of followers! Thanks for a great hop...


LOVE it, Jim! ❤

Natalie Laney

Jim, just love this sunflower. Never would have thought of it. Just wonderful.

deedee ld

Creative, inspiring, and gorgeous sunflower. What a great idea to store ribbons and a fun tutorial on how to make the sunflower. Thanks. I'm a new follower to your blog so I can see what else you come up with,

Dorina D

Oh my! What a gorgeous flower. I love the how you made the seeded center. Great tutorial on making the flower and the project. TFS

Debbie Tuttle

I love the way you come up with the "unexpected" with paper collections! This is beautiful and fun!


Wow Jim!!...that's really gorgeous!!!....I really like the style of this sunflower, especially the center which is very curious!

The first time I saw one of your projects was in the G45 NING site, a heart shaped box....absolutely stunning!

Thanks for the chance to win!

With my best regards


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