Sunday, 22 March 2015

It's A Giveaway Sunday ...

It's a GIVEAWAY here at The Ribbon Girl blog today. All you need to do is leave us a comment and tell us what you would make if you won ... it's that easy.


The prize includes:

The giveaway will close next Saturday, March 28th at 9pm UK time and one winner will be chosen at random.  It will be redrawn if the prize isn't claimed within 1 week of it being announced on the blog

Saturday, 21 March 2015

Winner of the Ribbon Girl March Colour Challenge ....

There were some excellent projects entered into the March Colour Challenge - thank you everyone, we really enjoyed looking at your green cards and projects.  Unfortunately, there can only be one winner, and we left it to Random.org to choose for us - the winner is

Number 62



that's you Kaija

and this is her beautiful green card

Kaija, please email us within 7 days to claim your prizes

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see you all tomorrow - there isn't a challenge this coming week - BUT THERE IS A FABULOUS GIVEAWAY so don't miss it!!

Mary x

Sunday, 15 March 2015

Going green at The Ribbon Girl ....

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 GREEN projects.We are so pleased to say that we are again  sponsored Marianne Designs and also The Ribbon Girl who are offering one randomly chosen winner  prizes of:









This week we are joined by Guest Design Team member Donna Lee, please visit all the Design Team blogs to learn more about their projects and remember that all the products listed below each project can be found in the Ribbon Girl online store

The usual rules apply to the challenge - create a new project (no back linking please), blog about it mentioning this challenge then use the InLinkz link at the bottom of this post to add your link. The winner will be randomly selected and will be redrawn if the winner doesn't claim their prize within a week

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 GDT Donna Lee



Donna used 45mm Jessica white Guipure lace, 10mm double row Ivory trim, butterfly large silver colour charm, resin cameo roses frame flatback, oval green diamante embellishment, Ivory resin dove, Chrysanth white Kort & Godt, beaded stamen white, princess pin green, trinket pins vintage style Ivory pearl and 3mm sea charm s/a pearl flatbacks


Natalie
Floribunda Roses WhiteDaisy White Mulberry 40mmCheesecloth Fabric38mm Vintage Sage Green Organza Ribbon25mm Faux Hessian Pale GreyChrysanth White Kort & Godt14mm Pale Green Acrylic GemsWooden Heart Buttons.

Yuri


25mm 'Joanne' Ivory Fine Cluny Lace, Apple Blossom Mixed Pastels Lemon and Mint, Chrysanth White Kort & Godt, Sea Moss Green Seam Binding, Princess Pin Oyster Grey, White No 80 Gutterman Top Stitch Thread, Hearts Ivory Silk Self Adhesive, 30cm wide woven hessian fabric, Cheesecloth,  6mm Sticky Tape

Kath

22mm Green/Cream Check Gingham, Cherry Blossom White, Resin Frames "Eiffel", Natural Hemp Twine

Jenny
Materials - 15mm Meadow Green No 664 Berisford Satin, 16mm Olive Green/White Saddlestitch, 5mm Celery Green Loopy Trim, Green Button Twine, White Top stitch Thread.

Gretha 



Gina



Oval Green Diamante Embellishment, 32mm Clementine Ivory Embroidered Tulle Lace, 38mm Vintage Sage Green Organza Ribbon, 16mm Fleur Guipure Ivory Lace, 3mm Ivory Pearl String, Green Apples, 3.5” Doily, 40mm Cream Daisy, 14mm Pale Green Gem, Beaded Berries Ivory/Cream.





Saturday, 14 March 2015

Winner of March 'Everything Goes with an Image' challenge ...

There were some gorgeous entries into this challenge and it was really nice to see so many different images being used.  As chosen by random.org, the winner of the March 'Everything Goes with an Image' challenge with the theme of 'birthday' was



number 62 and that's you Lucy Patrick

and this is Lucy's lovely card with a very sweet image

Please email us Lucy within 7 days to claim your prizes of

a stamp of your choice from our lovely friends at Lili of the Valley, and a £10 voucher for The Ribbon Girl



I hope you will all join jus at 9am on Sunday morning for the Ribbon Girl March Colour Challenge!
see you then

Mary xx

Sunday, 8 March 2015

Birthday themed Any Image Challenge ...

We're having a little bit of a turnaround here at The Ribbon Girl blog today, for our second Sunday of the month challenge we're opening up the challenge to include any image. So this is our 'Everything Goes (With An Image)' challenge BIRTHDAY THEME.  We would love to see your cards, gift boxes, tags and other projects that you create with images following the birthday theme 

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



**Your project must include an image and it must follow the BIRTHDAY theme**

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 14th March  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 Elise

(Elise used: Anne Lace, Florence Lace, Ivory Button Twine, Aqua Gingham Button, Floribunda Roses White, Large White Rosebuds, Pink Hip Rosebuds)

by Gretha 

by Franz

(Franz used: White/Purple-Pink 2 tone 30mm Wild RosePink 20mm Open RoseDoiley 3.5" White5mts Mauve Mist Seam Binding8mm Pearl Brads Pastel Mix)

by Fleur


(Fleur used: 5mm Ivory Pearls9mm Ivory Cotton Lace25mm Faux Hessian Ribbon, 30mm Ivory Wild Rose, Dusky Blue Rolled Roses, 10mm Dusky Blue Open RosesIvory Hip RosesIvory Pearl PinsCheesecloth)

by Mary

(Mary used: half a 70mm acrylic bauble, ivory, pink and blue 10mm WOC roses, tiny vintage pink blooms, 5mm crystal bead string, a medium pink gardenia, 7mm pink satin and 38mm pale pink organza ribbon)

by Andrea

(Andrea used: Glossy Accents and Mixed Pretty Blooms)
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Saturday, 7 March 2015

Winner of Ribbon Girl March Card Challenge .... add flowers

Wow, we were bowled over by the number and the quality of entries into our March Card Challenge 'add flowers' there were such beautiful cards - thank you everyone for sharing them!  It's such a shame there can only be one winner, but the person chosen by random.org is


number 85 - that's you Lisa F



and this is her beautiful card filled to the brim with flowers - it's just so pretty!

Please email us Lisa within 7 days of this blog post to claim your prizes of

A £10 voucher generously given by our lovely friends at Lili Of The Valley and £10 voucher from The Ribbon Girl




I hope you will all join us for the March 'Everything Goes with an Image' Challenge which starts here at 9am tomrrow morning!
see you then!

Mary x

Sunday, 1 March 2015

March Card Challenge ...

The months are zooming by and it is March already!! Today we have a new card challenge - add flowers - which has made our blog look so pretty :)

The Design Team have created some beautiful cards 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 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 7th March. Our usual rules apply - create a new card that follows the theme - ADD FLOWERS (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 Jane
(Jane used: Eloise dusky pink lace, pink beaded stamens, ivory large lily, pink blossoms, apple blossom flower, ivory rose)

by Liz

(Liz used, 13mm white droplet Venise lace, Kort and Gort rolled paper pink roses, Rose bud large/ pale pink, Hip rose bud/ pale pink. Doily, Liquid pearl/ white opal)

by Sharon

(Sharon used: 40mm Daisy Cream, 40mm Daisy Pale Terracotta, Sweetheart Blossom Orange Two Tone, 1 x Beaded Stamen White, 20mm Pearl & Diamante Flower Embellishment, 1 x 45mm 'Jessica'White Guipure Lace, 1 x Pretty Blossom Pale Lemon, Daisy Flower Charm, 3mm Ivory Pearl Flat Backs, 38mm Ivory/Gold Glitter Organza)

by Mary

(Mary used: a small white guipure lace butterfly, Margaret guipure lace, deep rose silky crush ribbon, dusky pink tiny ric rac, pink daisy, tulips from a mixed bunch, pink prety blooms, pink pretty blossom and pink WOC lily flower)

by Katie K

(Katie made a Fridge Post it Note Caddy and card and she used: 8mm Rebecca ivory vintage cluny lace, 3mm white s/a flatback pearls, 5mm white s/a flatback pearl, white Gutermann top stitching thread, WOC lemon yellow and blue blossom flowers, Apple Blossom flower, Forget-Me-Not fabric flowers, cream tiny Ric Rac ribbon)

by Teresa
(Teresa used: Gertrude Lace, Pretty mix Blooms, Pretty Pink Blooms Flowers, 30mm Dusky Vintage Pink Wild Roses, Summer Rose Vintage Seam Binding, Made with Love Heart Charm, Cheesecloth, Stickles Stardust, Gutterman Top Stitch Thread and White Kort & Godt Chrysanthemums)

by Kylie
(Kylie used:  Blooms Tiny Vintage Aqua, Heart Diamante Blue, 50mm 'Ophelia' Ivory Embroidered Tulle Lace, 9mm 9713 Saxe Blue Velvet Ribbon, Resin Frames 'Eiffel', Princess Pin Blue, Stickles Stardust, Natural Hemp twine)

by Silvie
(Silvie used: 30mm Ivory wild roses, ivory flat back pearls, Lady Lavender and Yellow Seam binding, 15 mm pearl sparkly diamante flat back embellishment, cheesecloth)

by Andrea
(Andrea used: Saddlestitch ribbon, Divine Twine bakers twine, heart dangle beads, polka dot button, mixed pretty blooms)

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Saturday, 28 February 2015

Winner of the February Magnolia Only Challenge ....

I'm sorry I haven't been too well this week so haven't left as many comments as I would have liked - there were some fabulous entries but as you all know, there can only be one winner and the winner of the February 'Magnolia Only Challenge' add lace as chosen by random.org is 

number 13


and that's you Donna Lee


this is Donna's beautiful card - it's really fabulous Donna! thank you for sharing it with us

Please contact us within 7 days of this announcement to claim your prizes of a
 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 come back on Sunday morning at 9am for the March Card Challenge - look forward to seeing your cards!

Mary x

Sunday, 22 February 2015

Add Lace Magnolia Only Challenge ...

Hello, welcome back for another MAGNOLIA ONLY challenge here at the Ribbon Girl and the challenge is USE LACE

You must 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 (MAGNOLIA ONLY - ADD LACE), 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 28th February  (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

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Our Design Team have been joined by our regular guest Tracy again and we are also welcoming Charlotte to the team who have all created some gorgeous projects to inspire you, please visit their blogs to learn more about their projects

by Tracy

(Tracy used: White Monique Guipure Lace, 40mm Daisy Pale Pink, white Carnation, Large Rose Bud, Beaded Stamen in pink, Starburst White Stamen, Rose Buds, Pretty Blossom Pink Sweetheart, Ivory Resin Dove, Cheesecloth, White Hat Pin, Key charm)


by Jane



(Jane used: cheesecloth, bronze frame, cameo (distressed with paint) large ivory lilly flowers, vintage blue roses, ivory Kort & Godt rolled rose, Edwina ivory lace)



 

 (Tamara used: Pink Pleated Satin Ribbon, Clear Dewdrops, Pink Dewdrops, White Lace Butterfly, Louise White Guipure, Irridescent Hearts, Organza/Satin Ivory Baby's Breath, Stickles Stardust



(Charlotte used: Fleur Ivory Guipure Lace, Lace Corner Ivory, Limoges Blue Seam Binding, Cherry Blossoms Antique Blue, Blossom Blue, Rolled Paper Flowers Ivory, Stickles Stardust)


(Teresa used: 13mm White Droplet Venise Lace, 38mm Vintage Sage Green Organza Ribbon, Gutterman Top Stitch Thread,  4mm Ivory Flatback Self Adhesive Pearls and Stickles Stardust)

by Katie



(Katie made her kitchen towel holder using: 15mm Elizabeth white flower cluny lace, white tiny Ric Rac ribbon, 10mm red/cream square check gingham ribbon, 7mm white satin ribbon, miniature rolling pin, 6mm sticky tape (I recycled the core plastic ring)



(Lillemor used 25 mm White Cheltenham Guipure Lace, 65 mm Louise White Guipure, Natural Button Twine, Kort og Godt Chrysant White and Ivory Beaded Berries, Lily Flowers Small pale Pink, Pale Pink 10 mm Open Roses, Liquid Pearls Bisque, Stickles Star Dust)





(Silvie used: 50mm 'Ophelia' ivory embroidered tulle lace, Ivory Beaded berries, Kort and Godt Cream rolled roses, Ivory Pearl Trinket pin, Ivory resin Cameo oval, Wooden Heart button, self adhesive silky pearl heart, silver color key charm, natural hemp twine,  Cream and Purple seam binding, flatback pearls, cheesecloth)

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