Sunday, 17 May 2015

May Colour Challenge - AQUA

It's a Colour Challenge here at The Ribbon Girl today and we want to see everything AQUA!

The Design Team have created some beautiful projects to inspire you, remember that all the products listed after the projects can be found in The Ribbon Girl online store and there are more details about each project on the Design Team's individual blogs.

As usual our Colour Challenge is sponsored by our lovely friends at Marianne Design and The Ribbon Girl




This challenge will run for 1 week and closes at 9PM UK time on Saturday 23rd March (the winner will be announced the following week however as the Ribbon Girls are taking a little break) Our usual rules apply - create a new project that follows the theme - AQUA (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 Andrea

(Andrea used: silver twine, small chunky star dangle beads)






by Mary

(Mary used: 'Kate' white fine vintage style cotton lace, 16mm aqua satin ribbon, star medium dangle beads, silver twine, white cosmos daisy, lilac apple blossom from a mixed bunch)



by Kath

(Yuri used: 75mm 'Michele' White Guipure Lace, Lily Flowers Med/Large Cream, Aqua Small Polka Dot Spotty Buttons, Hip rose bud White, Limoges Blue Seam Binding, 15mm Blue Crystal & Diamante Embellishment, Doiley 3.5" white, Cheesecloth, White No 80 Gutterman Top Stitch Thread, 5mm Sea Charm s/a Pearl Flatbacks)


by Gina


(Gina used: Cheesecloth, 3mm Ivory Pearl String, 32mm Corrissa Ivory Vintage Lace, Aqua Daisy Lace Edge Ribbon, 20mm Diamante Round Spacer, 14mm Aqua Blue Acrylic Gem, Ivory Lace Leaves, Beaded Aqua Twirls, Dusky Vintage Pink 30mm Wild Rose, Tiny Aqua Vintage Blooms, Rolled Aqua Rose)


by Jenny

(Jenny used: White No 80 Gutterman Top Stitch ThreadRolled Paper Flowers - Aqua Roses Kort & godtBird Cage with Heart, 32mm Corrissa Ivory Vintage Style Cotton Lace, 32mm 'Victoria' Antique White Fine Cluny Lace, 5mm Mixed Pearls Sea Charm Self Adhesive, 3mm Aqua No 78 Berisford Satin 5mts)

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Saturday, 16 May 2015

Winner of the May 'Everything Goes - with an Image' challenge ....

There were more than a hundred entries this week for the Ribbon Girl 'Everything Goes with an Image' challenge - we're sorry we it sometimes is not possible to leave comments with every entry but we do look at them all and the winner  as chosen by random.org is



Number 73 and that is Natalie Z


and this is her lovely shaped card

Natalie please email us within 7 days of this post to claim your prizes

We are sponsored by our friends at Lili Of The Valley who are giving a prize of a stamp of your choice and The Ribbon Girl who are giving a £10 voucher



please join us on Sunday morning at 9am for the May Colour Challenge!!

see you then, Mary xx

Sunday, 10 May 2015

May Everything Goes With An Image Challenge ...

Here we are with another 'Any Image Challenge' and this week our theme is 'A SHAPED CARD OR ANYTHING GOES' 

We are sponsored by our friends at Lili Of The Valley who are giving a prize of a stamp of your choice and The Ribbon Girl who are giving a £10 voucher



**Your project must include an image**

Remember that all the products listed below each project can be found in The Ribbon Girl online store. This challenge will run for 1 week and closes at 9PM UK time on Saturday 16th May.  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 Design Team have created a beautiful display of projects to inspire you, remember that all the products listed under each project can be found in the Ribbon Girl online store.  Our Guest Designer this week comes all the way from Australia, the very talented Julie Price and we're welcoming back a special friend to the team, Anne Richardson is rejoining the team :)

by Julie




(Katie used 13mm Olivia white cluny lace, 5mm red/white gingham ribbon, red button twine, red polka dot button (I used the back side), miniature rolling pin, 3mm & 6mm sticky tape, 5mm red self adhesive crystal)

Mary G

(Mary used: pearl/rhinestone butterflies, sage green spot lace edge ribbon, white opal liquid pearls and a round diamante buckle slide)

Chantal





(Chantal used: Pink Pretty Blooms FlowersPastel mix bloom flowers40mm Daisy Pale PinkHip rose bud pale pinkLily flowers small pale pinkLily flowers small whiteIvory 10mm open rosePale pink 20mm open roseHip rose bud whitePink Tulip Seam bindingStems Tiny Pearl Cluster5mm Ivory (pale) Pearl Bead string)

Gretha 




(Anne used: Raspberry delight mixed dahlia, 'Anne' antique white lace, Kort and Godt rolled roses, natural hemp twine, ivory pearl bead string)

 Liz

(Liz used: Dollie, Lilac pretty blooms flowers, 50mm Ophelia ivory embroidered Tulle Lace, Rosebud Semi open / Pale pink, Lily flowers - Pink/ cream variegated, White Orchid small, Wooden mannequin and sewing pieces, Beaded berries - pink/ pale pink, 3mm Helitrope no7 Berisford satin, pearl string / pink)
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Saturday, 9 May 2015

Winner of Ribbon Girl May Card Challenge ....

Thank you so much for all of the lovely cards entered into The Ribbon Girl May Card Challenge - sorry if I didn't manage to visit everyone to leave a note this week as there were so many entries!  The prize winner chosen by random.org was 



that's you  Vannessa


this is her lovely birthday card

Please email us within 7 days of this post to claim your prizes of vouchers from 
The Ribbon Girl and Lili Of The Valley to spend in their shops



I hope you will all pop back on Sunday morning at 9am for the Ribbon Girl 'Everythig Goes - with an Image' challenge
see you then, Mary x

Sunday, 3 May 2015

May Card Challenge ...

Welcome to another challenge here at The Ribbon Girl and for our Card Challenge this month we were inspired by the big news of this weekend - the birth of our new Princess - and the challenge is to create a Mother/Female themed card


As usual we are sponsored by The Ribbon Girl and Lili Of The Valley with two vouchers for our winner to spend in their shops



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The Design Team have created some beautiful cards to inspire you and have been joined by the lovely Kat Waskett who is our guest for this challenge.  Remember that all the products listed after the projects can be found in The Ribbon Girl online store and there are more details about each project on the Design Team's individual blogs.

This challenge will run for 1 week and closes at 9PM UK time on Saturday 9th May.  Our usual rules apply - create a new card that follows the theme -MOTHER/FEMALE (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 Kat Waskett

(Kat used: Pink tulip seam binding, Ivory button twine, 17mm Faye ivory vintage style lace, hip rosebuds pale pink, rosebuds large ivory white, 3mm ivory pearls, Dragonfly charm small)

by Jane
(Jane used: used pale blue cherry blossom, crystal star pendant beads, pink mix paper flowers)

by Liz

(Liz used: Eloise Dusty pink Guipure Lace, Pink Tulip Seam Binding, Doillie, Memo pin, 3mm sticky tape,Beaded berries - pink/ pale pink, Cheesecloth, 3mm oval white pearl string, Top stitch thread, Orchid small - white)

by Teresa

(Teresa used ~ 45mm 'Blanche' Embroidered Net Lace,  32mm Pure Silk Champagne Ribbon, Rose Buds Large Pale Pink, Rose Buds Large Ivory White, Hip Rose Bud Pink, Hip Rose Bud Ivory and 3mm Ivory Pearls)

by Sharon

(Sharon used: Pink Twinkle Sheer Organza, Oval Pink Diamante Gem Embellishment, 23mm Daisy Guipure Pale Ivory, Flat back pearl string, Large Rose Bud, Tiny Pale Pink Rose buds, Daisy Charm, 20mm Open Rose, Pale Pink Lily, Beaded Stamen, 40mm Pale Pink Daisy)

by Kylie

(Kylie used: Blooms tiny vintage cream, cream tiny ric rac, 32mm Clementine Ivory Embroidered Tulle Lace, Ivory Self Adhesive Pearls)

by Andrea

(Andrea used: Pink saddlestitch ribbon, tutu tulle, pink satin ribbon, pink cherry blossom, leaf pin, silver heart charm, pink pearl princess pins, stardust Stickles)
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Saturday, 2 May 2015

Winner of April Magnolia Only Challenge .....

There were very few entries to our April Magnolia Only Challenge 'children' but we hope that there will be lots more in our next challenge which begins on Sunday morning at 9am  The winner chosen by random.org is



number 14

that's you Alhana

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his is Alhana's folded card

The prizes are 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


Please contact us within 7 days or your prizes will be forfeit.

We look forward to welcoming everyone to our May Card Challenge which begins at 9am on Sunday morning
see you then
Mary xx

Sunday, 26 April 2015

April Magnolia Only Challenge ...

Welcome to our latest challenge here at The Ribbon Girl and today it's a MAGNOLIA ONLY challenge and the theme is 'CHILDREN'. You must use a Magnolia stamp or a DooHickey die for your entry to be entered into the prize draw, this challenge is sponsored by 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 (MAGNOLIA ONLY - CHILDREN), 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 (UK time) on Saturday 2nd May (the prize will be redrawn if it isn't claimed after one week) Remember that all the products listed below each project can be found in the Ribbon Girl online store and there are more details about each project on the design team's own personal blogs

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by Katie

(Katie used: K&G blue rolled rose, WOC small white lily, WOC apple blossom, WOC 10mm ivory and dusky blue open roses, 3mm & 6mm sticky tapes, dusky blue button twine, white Gutermann top stitching thread, 18mm white zig zag cotton lace, blue tiny ric rac lace)

by Jane

(Jane used: green and white striped 38mm grosgrain, pink mix buttons, gold mesh ribbon, cherry red Divine Bakers Twine)

by Tamara

(Tamara used: 23mm Daisy Guipure Pale Ivory, Ballerina Pink Tu-Tu Tulle Ribbon, Organza/Satin Ivory Baby's Breath, 5g pack Clear Dewdrops, Pink Pretty Blooms Flowers)


(Charlotte used: 13mm White Droplet Venise Lace, 38mm Vintage Blue Fluted Edge Sheer, Rose/Pearl Organza White, Pretty Blossom Blue, Ivory 20mm Open Rose WOC, Stickles Stardust)


by Mary

(Mary used: a cream daisy, a bee charm, ivory cream loopy trim, a 5mm self adhesive pearl and Stardust Stickles)

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