Sunday, 21 September 2014

September Colour Challenge ...

It's Sunday again which means it's another challenge here at The Ribbon Girl.  This week it is our Colour Challenge and we would like to see your PASTEL projects. Once again we are so pleased to say that we are sponsored by Lisa and Laila at LOTV and also The Ribbon Girl who are offering one randomly chosen winner two prizes of:


This challenge will run for 1 week and closes at 9PM UK time on Saturday 27th September. Our usual rules apply - create a new project (please no backlinking to old projects), blog about it mentioning this challenge then leave a link using the InLinkz button at the bottom of this post. The prize will be redrawn if the winner does not claim it after 1 week of the winner being identified on this blog
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Our talented Design Team have been busy yet again creating inspiring projects, check out thier own blogs for more details about their projects and remember all the products listed below each project can be found in the Ribbon Girl online store

by Kath

(Kath used: Daisy Pale Pink, Pale Pink Open Rose WOC, Sweetheart Blossom Baby Pink & White, Sweetheart Blossom White, Pink Tulip Seam Binding)

by Anne

(Anne used: Silver jingle bells, stickles, glossy accents, dew drops, glitter organza, silver metallic twine)

by Jenny

(Jenny used: White top stitch thread, Pink Diamante, 16mm Pink Grosgrain ribbon, white heart pin, 50mm Ophelia ivory lace, Wooden heart buttons, 11mm Flat back pearls, White button twine, Pink Kort & Godt rolled paper flowers, White Sweetheart blooms, 40mm Daisy)

by Yuri

(Yuri used: 20mm Edwina Cream Deep Scallop, 20mm Ivory Lace and Pearl Trim, 25mm Pink/Cream Rustic Gingham Berisford No 2, Prima Treasures Butterflies, Prima Rose Heart Corners, 40mm Daisy White Mulberry, Rose bud semi open pale pink, 3mm Sugar & Spice s/a Pearl Flatbacks, 8mm Hearts Ivory Self Adhesive, Cheesecloth, Stickles Stardust, 6mm Sticky Tape)

 by Gina

(Gina used: Beaded Twirl Aqua Blue, Pale Pink Kordt & Godt Roses, Aqua Roses, Pink Daisy, Ivory Gardenia, Cherry Blossom Antique Blue 2 Tone, Pink Tulip Seam Binding, 32mm Eyelash Edge White Guipure Lace, 10mm White Tiny Pom Pom Trim, 3mm White Pearl String, Cheesecloth, Clear Crystal Small Flourishes, 14mm White Pearl Flat Backs)

by Gretha 


(Gretha used: 15mm Lilac/Silver Metallic Edge Satin Berisford no 910White Medium Pom Pom Trim3mm Irridescent Sparkle Bead StringCheeseclothCherry Blossom White 'Sophie' white vintage style lace (now discontinued but there is lots of other white vintage style lace in the store)

by Mary 


(Mary used: medium pompom trim, Laila lace, ric rac, Kort & Godt rolled paper roses, WOC cherry blossom flower, paradise aqua seam binding, stardust stickles, 3mm pink pearl bead trim)


(Debbie used: silk ribbon, flatback pearl trim, 20mm roses, Andrea lace, cheesecloth, baby pram charm)

by Franz



by Andrea

(Andrea used: Bakers twine, pink organza rose ribbon, 8mm flatback pearls, 9mm spotty organza ribbon, Liquid Pearls)
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Saturday, 20 September 2014

Winner of September Lovely Lili Challenge ....

The winner of the September 'Lovely Lili' challenge
Add Flowers
is


Number 19 - that's you


and here is her lovely card

Sharon please email us within 7 days or forfeit the prizes which are




We'd like to thank our lovely friends Lisa and Laila from LOTV who so generously contribute prizes to our challenges and we hope everyone had a great time at their Open Day and Christmas Workshop today - wish I could have gone too!

Please pop back on Sunday morning for our September Colour Challenge!
see you then, Mary x

Sunday, 14 September 2014

September Lovely Lili Challenge ...

Before we introduce the new Lovely Lili challenge for this week we wanted to congratulate our very own Andrea who was asked to join the talented Design Team at Lili Of The Valley, there is a very proud Mammy in the Ribbon Girl house :)
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Today we have a new Lovely Lili challenge where we showcase our love of Lili Of The Valley products and The Ribbon Girl, this month we want you to 'ADD FLOWERS' - how's that for an easy peasy challenge??



As usual our lovely friends Lisa and Laila from LOTV are contributing a prize to go with the prize on offer from the Ribbon Girl

Remember that all the products listed below each project can be found in The Ribbon Girl online storeThis challenge will run for 1 week and closes at 9PM UK time on Saturday 20th September. Our usual rules apply - create a new project (please no backlinking to old projects), blog about it mentioning this challenge then leave a link using the InLinkz button at the bottom of this post. The prize will be redrawn if the winner does not claim it after 1 week of the winner being identified on this blog

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by Fleur 


(Fleur used: Pearl String, Cream Lace, Rolled Roses, Blossom, Rose Buds, Semi Open Rose Buds, Dahlia, Cheese Cloth) 

by Gretha 


by Elise

(Elise used: Ivory RosesPink CarnationKort & Godt Rolled RosesDusky Blue RosesTiny White RosebudsTiny Pink RosebudsBlue Velvet Lace)

by Anne

(Anne used: Tulle, silver glitter mesh, flatback pearls, stickles, Kort and Godt rolled roses)

by Dawny P 


(Dawny used 38mm Parrot Green Faux Silk ribbon25mm 'Amber' White Flat Polyester Fan Pattern Lace7mm Pale Lime No 6 Satin Ribbon40mm White Mulberry DaisyBubble Gum Pink Small Plain Button)


by Mary G

(Mary used: pink organza rose trim, 25mm shocking pink satin, Olivia white vintage style lace, ballet shoes charm, fuschia pink 20 and 10mm WOC open roses, baby pink sweetheart blossoms, ivory rose coloured with Inktense Pencil, Stardust Stickles and gems from a 3-5mm Aurora mixed gems)

by Teresa

(Teresa used: 25mm Berisford Ecru Satin Ribbon, 18mm 'Teresa' Ivory Fine Vintage Lace, The Browns 5mm Flat Back Pearls, Gutterman Top Stitch Thread, Stickles Stardust, Bronze Snowflake Charm and 15mm Open Pink Roses)
  
by Franz

(Franz used: blue rolled paper flowers, White pearls, pearls Brads, stripe Buttons, Limoge Blue Seam Binding, Tiny Pom Pom Trim, Blue cotton Lace, Mother of Pearl Sequins, Heart Pearls 6mm)

By Becky

Becky used ivory rose organza, 6mm flat back pearl string, stardust stickles, 5mm self adhesive pearls, Bethany guipure lace, Kort & Godt rolled roses, cream top stitch thread, woc 20mm and 30mm ivory roses and rosebuds, white lily flowers and tile blue seam binding


by Andrea

(Andrea used: Gemma lace, Clementine lace, satin ribbon, pale burgundy 10mm rose, stardust stickles)
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Saturday, 13 September 2014

Winner of September Card Challenge .....

Wow! we had 119 amazing entries into our challenge this week - thank you everyone - we wish you could all win, but I'm afraid there can only be one winner!  As usual our card Challenge is sponsored by our lovely friends at Lili Of The Valley and The Ribbon Girl



The winner of the Ribbon Girl September Card Challenge 'add ribbons' chosen by random.org is
No 27


that's you Karen C


and here is her pretty card


Please contact us by email  Karen, or via the contact page on our website within 7 days or we will pick another winner

See you all on Sunday morning at 9am for the Ribbon Girl 'Lovely Lili' challenge!!

Mary x

Sunday, 7 September 2014

Add Ribbons Card Challenge ...

Hello, it's time for a Card Challenge here at The Ribbon Girl and this week it is very simple - just use ribbons! How easy is that??

As usual our card Challenge is sponsored by our lovely friends at Lili Of The Valley and The Ribbon Girl




This challenge will run for 1 week and closes at 9PM UK time on Saturday 13th September. Our usual rules apply - create a new card that follows the theme - USE RIBBONS (please no backlinking to old projects), blog about it mentioning this challenge then leave a link using the InLinkz button at the bottom of this post. The prize will be redrawn if the winner does not claim it after 1 week of the winner being identified on this blog
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Our talented Design Team know a thing or two about using ribbons and they have created some beautiful cards to inspire you, please visit their personal blogs to learn more and remember that all of the products listed below their cards can be found in The Ribbon Girl online store

by Katie


(Katie used:  ivory Jute mesh ribbon, 15mm black/cream rustic gingham ribbon, blue and black tiny Ric Rac ribbon, aqua Dewdrops, 3mm blue s/a flat back pearls, 6mm sticky tape

by Teresa 


(Teresa used: 25mm Cream Berisford Satin Ribbon, Large Bronze Key Charm, Prima Resin Clock, Mixed Dahlia 'Stormy Skies' Flowers, 22mm Ivory Open Weave Lace, Gutterman Top Stitch Thread, 10mm Blue Open Rose and Stardust Stickles)

by Jane


(Jane used: White seam binding, white button twine, bronze key charm and white Jessica guipure lace)

by Kylie

(Kylie used: Liquid pearls- petal pink and white opal, cream tiny ric rac , wooden heart button,  38mm pale pink faux silk ribbon, 16mm pink pleated satin ribbon, 25mm Deborah ivory Cluny lace, Divine twine candy pink) 
by Elaine

(Elaine used: 32mm Pale Pink Pure Silk Ribbon, 16mm Pink Ruffle Edge Sheer Ribbon,  15mm Pale Pink Crystal & Diamante embellishment, 50mm Ophelia Ivory Embroidered Tulle Lace, Ivory Resin Dove, 3mm White Adhesive Pearls, Stardust Stickles and White Opal Liquid Pearls)




by Silvie

(Silvie used: 32mm ivory 100% pure silk ribbon,  38mm 'Grace' ivory guipure lace20mm lilac and pink roses, white hip rose bud, Pink flower from 'Floribunda' Antique Lilac and Pink Mix, White flowers from Mixed Dahlia 'White', Pink Tulip and Cream Seam binding, Pink flatback pearls, Silky pearl hearts, 8mm Ivory silk pearl brads, pink hemp twine, Pearl Heart pin, White opal liquid pearls)

by Becky


(Becky used: Ivory rose organza, 5mm self adhesive pearls, 6mm ivory pearl string, cream rolled rose, stardust stickles, ivory organza, bisque liquid pearls, sweetheart blossoms, white tulips and woc roses)

by Mary


(Mary used: 38mm Lilac Organza Ribbon, Purple spot lace edge bias binding, 'Michele' White Guipure Lace, a small white lace butterfly, 5mm ivory pearls,  Clear Crystal Heart stem, WOC 20mm lilac open roses and lilac/purple sweetheart blossoms)

by Andrea

(Andrea used: Mauve Mist and Persian Lilac seambinding, Lavender open weave ribbon, natural button twine, spider charm)
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Saturday, 6 September 2014

Winner of August Magnolia Only Challenge .....

The winner of the August Magnolia Only Challenge as chosen by random.org is
No 23
that's you
Kat W

here is her card


please contact us by email with your mailing address (within 7 days) so we can arrange for your prize to be sent direct from the home of Edwin and Tilda  and also your £10 voucher towards a spending spree at The Ribbon Girl


Sunday, 31 August 2014

August Magnolia Only Challenge ...

Hello, we're back after our summer holidays with this months Magnolia Only Challenge. For this challenge we would like you to 'add a charm', of course it is our MAGNOLIA challenge so you obviously need to use a Tilda or Edwin stamp or a Doohickey die, and of course we have two fabulous prizes from our regular sponsors - a Magnolia stamp all the way from the home of Edwin and Tilda kindly donated by Magnolia of Sweden and a £10 voucher towards a spending spree at The Ribbon Girl



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Our usual rules apply - make a new project please that fits the current challenge (add a charm), no backlinking to older projects, then blog about it mentioning this challenge and use the InLinkz button at the end of the post to leave your link. The challenge closes at 9PM on Saturday 6th September (the prize will be redrawn if it isn't claimed after one week)
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Our fabulous 'Magnolia Only' Design Team have created some lovely projects to inspire you! Remember that all of the products mentioned under each project can be found in the Ribbon Girl Store.
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by Katie

(Katie used 12mm Donna creamy ivory vintage lace, 25mm Deborah ivory lace, 8mm Rebecca ivory lace, 38mm vintage ivory fluted edge sheer ribbon, WOC 10mm and 20mm pale pink open roses, ivory pearl and crystal branch, 15mm sparkle ivory/lemon rose, K&G beaded ivory/cream berries, 3mm white flat back s/a pearls, 3mm ivory flat back s/a pearls, 5mm ivory flat back s/a pearls, white Gutermann top stitching thread)

by Jane

(Jane used: Starfish charm, white button twine, red candy strip ribbon, white twirl stamen, cheesecloth, white 10mm roses, red blossom, vintage blue rose and lace)

by Andrea

(Andrea used: gingham ribbon, rolled rose flower, polka dot dress charm, crystal trinket pin, ivory heart pin and Alice guipure lace)

(Debbie used: Self Adhesive Ivory Pearls Flatbacks, 10mm Ivory Pearl Daisy Trim, 6mm Ivory Pearl Flatback Trim, Oval Ivory Pearl Trim, 'Amanda' Scallop Ivory Flat Lace and Pale Pink 10mm Open Roses)


by Becky


(Becky used: white rose pearl organza, white teeny tiny pom pom trim, 5mm self adhesive pearls, stardust stickles, bronze colour vintage style small key, iridescent heart, rose buds semi open lilac, WOC roses and Monique lace


by SILVIE


(Silvie used: Ivory resin cameo frame5mm ivory pearlised flower bead string7mm cream Beriford satin ribbon17mm 'Laila' white cotton cluny lace, 20mm 'Charlotte' White fan pattern lace, Ivory beaded berries, Kort and Godt Ivory rolled roses, 20mm lilac roses, White Sweetheart blossoms, 30mm Ivory wild rose, Cheesecloth, Mauve Mist and Cream Seam binding, Ivory and lilac flatback pearls, Silky pearl hearts,  Flower flatback embellishment, White opal liquid pearls)



(Lillemor used: 55 mm "Monique" white guipure lace, seam binding cream, natural botton twine, 4 mm white bead string, Bronze bird cage charm, Rusty bells, Liquid pearls opal, stickles stardust)


by Teresa


(Teresa used: 25mm 'Veronica' Ivory Flat Lace, 38mm Ivory Silky Crush Ribbon, Silver Fairy Door Charm, Stickles Stardust, White Chrysanthemum, 10mm Ivory Open Rose, Pink Semi-Open Rose Buds, 20mm Dusky Blue Open Rose, White Starburst Stamen and 3mm Ivory String Pearls)

by Mary

(Mary used: Blackcurrant glitter velvet ribbon, Lyra guipure lace, 4mm ivory flat back pearl bead trim, a Melissa Frances crystal trinket pin coloured with copics, some WOC small ivory gardenias, 20mm lilac open roses, a butterfly charm and some Stardust Stickles)
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