Sunday, 20 April 2014

April Colour Challenge ...

Happy Easter to all of our followers, customers and Design Team ladies!

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 Yellow/Lemon 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 26th April. 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 amazing Design Team ladies have been working their magic again and have made some gorgeous creations for your inspiration, all of the products listed below their projects can be found in the Ribbon Girl online store

by JaneM
 (Jane used: Velvet Yellow Berisford ribbon, Sweetheart blossoms, linen button twine, Yellow twill stripe ribbon, bronze star charm, paper daisy, stick on pearls, Polka dot button)

by Jenny

(Jenny used: Yellow Small Polka Dot Spotty Buttons, 9mm Velvet Yellow Berisford, heart pin wheel, White Top stitch Thread, Beaded Berries Ivory/Cream, White Tiny pompom, 15mm Penelope White Fine Cotton Lace, 40mm White Daisy)

by Mary

(Mary used: Irene antique white lace, 7mm yellow gold satin ribbon, yellow large rosebud, ivory cherry blossoms, white lillies, cream daisy, a crystal and a earl trinket pin, a frame from a pack of Prima resin frames, some scraps of 12mm white cotton lace, 3mm ivory bead string and yellow gold satin held in a memo pin and tucked into the flower display. Lastly, some stardust stickles and some 3mm ivory self adhesive pearls)

by Andrea

(Andrea used: 15mm gingham, 9mm spot organza, cream 15mm rose)

by Gail



(Gail used: lemon yellow glitter organza, yellow twill stripe, 5mm crystal embellishments, natural button twine, fleur brooch (coloured), loopy trim, yellow sparkle rose)

by Kath


by Gina

(Gina used: 38mm Phoebe White Guipure Lace, 30mm Wild rose, Sparkle Rose Ivory/Lemon, Beaded Berries Ivory/Cream, 16mm Yellow/White Spot Grosgrain Ribbon,  Rose Buds Large Yellow, Doiley 3.5" white, Prima Rose Heart Corner, Silver Heart Engraved Charm)

by Gretha 

(Gretha used: Gingham 15 mm Gold Small Check Berisford, 32 mm "Sophie" White Fine Cluny Lace, blossom flower)

by Kath



by Mandy

(Mandy used: Rose/Pearl Organza, 15mm Gingham Ribbon, Yellow Small Dotty Buttons, Orange Small Dotty Buttons, Hair Clips)


(Debbie used: Floribunda Roses White, Ivory Seam Binding  and Cheesecloth (All coloured with Distress Ink), Ivory Beaded Berries in centre of Flowers, Prima Treasures Oval Frames and Ivory 10mm Roses)

by Yuri

(Yuri used: 50mm 'Orchid' Antique White Vintage Style Lace, 9mm Lemon Pie/White Saddlestitch, 8mm Pearl Brads Pastel Mix, Ivory Button Twine, 8mm 'Rebecca' Ivory Vintage Style Fine Scallop Lace, Wooden heart Buttons, Crystal Butterfly with Silver Wire, Cosmos Daisy Flower White, Sweetheart Blossom White, Doiley 3.5" white, 3mm Sugar & Spice s/a Pearl Flatbacks)

by Anne

(Anne used: Yellow/gold glitter organza, Darjeeling white mini blossom flowers, lemon teeny tiny pompom trim, 'Anne' antique white lace, heart pinwheel, pearl string)

by Franz


(Franz used: Gardenia Ivory Small,  6mm Flat Back Ivory Pearl Trim, Rose Buds Large Yellow Two Tone, Mimosa Yellow Seam Binding, Ivory Lace and Pearl Trim, 32mm 'Josephine' Ivory Fine Double Scallop Lace)
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Saturday, 19 April 2014

Winner of April Lovely Lili (LOTV) Challenge .....

The winner of the April Lovely Lili Challenge 'AnythingGoes'
as chosen by random.rg
is Nol 28


and that's you Mirella DK

Please contact us within 7 days to claim your prizes otherwise they will be forfeited
LOTV stamp of your choice


and a £10 voucher towards a spending spree at The Ribbon Girl


here is the card Mirella made


well done Mirella, and we hope everyone will come back on Sunday morning at 9am for the April Colour Challenge

Mary x

Wednesday, 16 April 2014

Midweek reminder - Lovely Lili (LOTV) Challenge ....


Happy Easter by DT Gretha Bakker who used Gretha used: 23 mm Pink/White Spot Organza Ribbon, doily, tulips, rolled Paper Flowers - Pale Pink Roses Kort & Godt, Blossom Flowers & Ivory 30 mm Wild Roses from The Ribbon Girl

A little reminder that the Ribbon Girl Lovely Lili (LOTV) Challenge is open until Saturday evening - plenty of time to get your project in!  Great prizes to be won

LOTV stamp of your choice



and a £10 voucher towards a spending spree at The Ribbon Girl


see below to enter your project and for more inspiration

Mary x

Sunday, 13 April 2014

April Lovely Lili Challenge

Here we are with another challenge and this week it's our Lovely Lili Challenge so pull out your Lili Of The Valley stamps and Art Pads and get creating as it's an easy-peasy 'Anything Goes' challenge this week.

You must include a LOTV stamped image or an image from an artpad or a LOTV sentiment or LOTV paper and we are of course sponsored once again by our fabulous friends Lili Of The Valley and The Ribbon Girl who are offering one randomly chosen winner two prizes of:

LOTV stamp of your choice


and a £10 voucher towards a spending spree at The Ribbon Girl


This challenge will run for 1 week and closes at 9PM UK time on Saturday 19th April. 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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This week our regular team have been joined by Dena Concienne & Tracy Payne and they have created gorgeous projects to inspire you. Remember that all of the products listed below the Design Team's projects can be found in the Ribbon Girl Online Store 

By Dena
(Dena used: flatback pearls, 14mm clear flat back gem, diamante round spacer, pink Silky Crush, 'Gertrude' lace, Pink Kort & Godt rolled paper roses, Sweetheart blossoms, Pale Pink Cotton lace)

By Tracy

(Tracy used: MF pouf ribbon, pink soft braid, Prima oval frame, cheesecloth, Daisy May charm, pretty blossom and rose flowers, pearl trinket pin, ivory pearls)

by Teresa
(Teresa used: Pearl Lace Trim, Lilac Box Pleated Satin Ribbon, Gutterman Topstitch Thread, Lilac hemp twine & Rebecca lace)

by Anne
(Anne used: Melissa Frances organza pink pouf ribbon, jute mesh ribbon, aster daisy, lily, pretty blossom, beaded berries, pearl button mixture, button twine)

by Elise

(Elise used: Emily Lace, Cream Concertina Lace, Teresa Lace, Floribunda Roses, Seam Binding, Cheesecloth, Ivory Cherry Blossoms, Pale Pink Rose Buds)

by Gretha 

(Gretha used: 23 mm Pink/White Spot Organza Ribbon, doily, tulips, rolled Paper Flowers - Pale Pink Roses Kort & Godt, Blossom Flowers & Ivory 30 mm Wild Roses)

by Becky
(Becky used: Emily lace, ivory rose organza, 6mm pearl string, 5mm self adhesive pearls, 3mm self adhesive pearls, cream hip rose buds, coffee rolled roses, cream chrysanth, garnish applique corner, white sweetheart blossoms and stardust stickles)

By Mary
(Mary used: navy tea dyed cotton, blue.white small striped buttons, blueberry blue bakers twine and a robot charm)

by Franz
 
(Franz used: Dusky Blue 10mm Open Rose, Lilac 20mm Open Rose WOC, Lilac 30mm Wild Roses,
 Cherry Blossom, Ivory 20mm Open Rose WOC, Gardenia Small Pale Lilac, Mauve Rose Lavender Seam Binding, Rose Organza Pale Ivory, 20mm Ivory Lace and Pearl Trim)

by Fleur


Fleur added Resin dove, Ivory hip rose buds, White daisy, WOC pink blossom, Pink beaded berries, Amelia creamy ivory lace and 50mm rose printed frayed edge hessian ribbon


by Andrea


(Andrea used: resin dove, 12mm cotton lace, sheer rose organza trim, self adhesive pearls, 10mm rose, liquid pearls, stardust stickles)
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Saturday, 12 April 2014

Winner of April Card Challenge .......

The winner of the April Card Challenge 'Spring'
as chosen by random.org is number 11

and that's you

Please contact us within 7 days otherwise the prizes are forefeit

and here is Helen's card


Helene wins the following prizes:

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




see you tomorrow morning at 9am for the April 'Lovely Lili' Challenge!
Mary x

Wednesday, 9 April 2014

April Card Challenge midweek reminder ....

click here to go to the April Card Challenge

we're back this morning with more inspiration from our design team - all using products available from



Jenny used 32mm Sophie white fine cluny lace, 9mm spot organza pale blue ribbon, 6mm flat back pearls string, white lillies and antique blue cherry blossoms


Jenny used ivory button twine and navy blue seam binding



Jane used the no lines technique to colour Tilda then added embroidered lace, cheesecloth, purple rose, crystal butterflies


Jane added Cottage Garden blooms in teal, linen twine, aqua spotty button and mini wooden bobbins

click here to go to the Ribbon Girl April Card Challenge

see you soon, Mary x

Sunday, 6 April 2014

April Card Challenge ...

Hello, welcome to another challenge here at the Ribbon Girl and as it's the first Sunday of the month it's a 'Card Challenge'.  This week our theme for the card challenge is 'Spring'.
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 12th April. Our usual rules apply - create a new card (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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Once again we have been joined by some super talented guests - Diana Adamski, Enfys Cashmore and Cinzia Coniglio who have joined the other Ribbon Girls to bring you some fabulous inspiration. All of the products listed under each project can be found in the Ribbon Girl online store

By Diana
(Diana used: MF Applique Corners, crystal and diamante embellishment, seam binding, cheesecloth, 10mm rose, pink daisy, rolled rose, 3mm beadstring, Emily lace, stephanotis, adhesive pearls)

By Cinzia


(Cinzio used: Lilac Velvet lace, Emily Tulle lace, REsin Cameo Frame, Pearl Trinket Pins, Zva pearl flourish, Seam binding Sky Mauve)

by Teresa


(Teresa used: Prima Treasures Butterflies, 25mm Pale Blue Satin Ribbon, 45mm 'Bethany' Ivory Lace, 10mm & 20mm Dusky Blue Roses, Ivory Beaded Berries, Limoges Blue Seam Binding, Resin Cameo Rose Frame Flatback, Mixed Dahlia Stormy Skies & Blue Button twine)

by Jane
(Jane used: white rose organza trim, white pearl trim, cheesecloth, cream floribunda rose, white beaded twirl, Darjeeling white blossom flower, embroidered lace, resin bird, cream seam binding)

By Enfys

 
(Enfys used: Laila white vintage style lace, white Dahlia flowers  and white seam binding coloured with Promarkers.  The seam binding was plaited it before adding to these sweet Easter baskets)

by Katie
(Katie used: white sweetheart blossom, baby pink cherry blossom, lilac/white cherry blossom, 3mm ivory pearl bead string, natural button twine, 18mm Teresa ivory cluny lace, Melissa Frances pink pouf ribbon, small butterfly charm)

by Sara


(Sara used: daisy, ivory hip rosebuds, pink beaded stamen, ivory pearl & crystal stem, natural twine, white mixed, buttons, ivory rolled roses, birdcage charm, pink embroidered tulle lace)

by Silvie


(Silvie used 50mm 'Emily' embroided tulle lace, 15mm Plum micro dot satin ribbon, cheesecloth, Lilac/White cherry blossoms, Purple/Violet sweetheart blossoms, carnation flower, white tulip, white hip rose bud, flower shaped pearl embellishment, flatback gems and pearls)

By Kylie



Kylie added  Memo pins, Kort and Godt Rolled Paper Flowers, Beaded stamen Mocha, 20mm Ivory Pearl and Lace trim, Natural Button Twine, 16mm Pink Ruffle Edge ribbon

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