Sunday, 23 August 2015

Magnolia Challenge ...

The Ribbon Girl August Magnolia challenge one that I'm sure we will all find easy - to add lace!

The Design Team have created some absolutely gorgeous 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. 

 You must use a Magnolia stamp or a DooHickey die for your entry to be entered into the prize draw and your project must include lace, 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



This challenge will run for 1 week and closes at 9PM UK time on Saturday 29th August.  Our usual rules apply - create a new project that includes a Magnolia image or Doohicky Die which follows the theme - ADD LACE (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 and is not transferable 
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by Jane

(Jane used: pale pink seam binding, pink Kort & Godt rolled rose, pink apple blossom, pink rose buds, pink spot lacy edge ribbon, Josephine ivory fine double scallop lace and cheesecloth)

by Liz



(Liz used: Cheesecloth, 5 mm white Diamond Guipure lace, 25 Cheltenum Guipure Lace, Heart buttons, Tiny pearl cluster, pearl flower Stamens)

by Donna

(Donna used: 65mm Louise White Guipure Lace, 10mm Double Row Ivory Pearl Trim, 25mm Sable Satin Berisford N0 83, 3mm White Pearl String, 3mm White s/a Pearl Flatbacks, Butterfly Large Silver Colour Charm, 20mm Pearl & Diamante Flower Embellishment, Brown 2 Tone 30mm Wild Roses, Ivory 20mm open Roses WOC and Bark Hearts Small Pack Of 5)

by Tamara




(Charlotte used: 38mm Charlotte Elizabeth Vintage Style White Lace, 3mm Ivory Pearl Bead String, White Seam Binding, 40m Daisy Pale Pink, Taupe Pretty Blooms Flowers, Pink Pretty Blooms Flowers, Sweetheart Blossom Baby Pink & White, Rolled Paper Flowers - Pale Pink Roses, Princess Pin Pink)

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Saturday, 22 August 2015

Winner of Ribbon Girl August Colour Challenge ....

The winner of the August Colour Challenge 'pink' chosen by random.org was number 49 and that's you Sandy J


this is Sandy's card

Please email us or contact us via the store contact us page within 7 days of this post or forfeit your  two fabulous prizes from Marianne Designs and The Ribbon Girl






We hope you will all join us at 9am on Sunday morning for the Ribbon Girl August Magnolia Only Challenge

see you then, Mary x

Sunday, 16 August 2015

August Colour Challenge ...

Hello, welcome back to our Monthly colour challenge. Each month on the third Sunday we host a colour themed challenge. This month our colour is PINK. Your entry to our challenge can be any handcrafted project that meets the PINK criteria, we have two fabulous prizes for our randomly selected winner from Marianne Designs and The Ribbon Girl





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Our Design Team have created lovely projects to inspire you please check out their own individual blogs for further details and remember, all the products listed below their projects can be found in The Ribbon Girl online store

This challenge will close at 9pm on Saturday 22nd August, it will be redrawn if the prizes aren't claimed within one week of being announced and the prizes are non-transferable.

by Gina

(Gina used: 30mm Shabby Pink Ruffled Ribbon, 32mm Corrissa Ivory Vintage Lace, 10mm Ivory Pearl Square Trim, Dusky Vintage Pink 30mm Wild Rose, Brown 2 tone 30mm Wild Rose, Beaded Berries, 3mm Pale Pink Pearl Bead String, 12mm Pearl Ivory Flat Back, Pink 20mm Open Rose, Pink/White Beaded Stamen, 15mm Pale Pink Crystal & Diamante Embellishment, 8mm Pearl Ivory Flat Backs, Natural Hemp Twine, Pine Cone Bronze Charms, Memo Pin)

by Franz


(Franz used: Siam Pink Seam Binding, Rolled Paper Flowers Kort and Godt, Pink concertina pleated satin, Vellum envelop and tag pink, Pale pink small striped button, Vintage Pink 30 cm Wild Roses, Ivory Pearls 5 mm, bark heart, doily lace, Cheesecloth fabric)



by Mary


(Mary used: 50mm Ophelia embroidered tulle lace, 5mm ivory flat back pearl trim, 12mm pale pink faux silk ribbon, ivory lace leaves, ivory lace corner, bark heart, 3mm pink s/a pearls, pink heart and ivory teardrop pins, 30mm pink rose, 20mm pale pink open rose, pale pink small rosebuds and green rose leaves)


by Kath




(Kath used: Pink Tulip Seam Binding, 4mm Pink Pearl Round Pins, Mixed Pears Sugar and Spice, Vintage Pink 30mm Wild Roses, Wooden Mannequin & Sewing Pieces)



by Andrea


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Saturday, 15 August 2015

Winner of Ribbon Girl August Anything goes with a image challenge .......

The winner of the Ribbon Girl August 'Everything goes with a image' challenge was chosen by random.org and there were  111 gorgeous entries, thank you very much for taking part ladies and gents and I'm sorry there can only be one winner which is



was number 5  - that's you Jane's Journal

this Jane's pretty card and if you pop over to her log she explains exactly how she made it

Jane if you can please email me within 7 days of this post otherwise the prizes are forfeit, we will arrange to get your prizes out to you
As usual we have two fabulous prizes, the first is a stamp of the winners choice from our generous friends at Lili of the Valley who have some beautiful images to choose from, and a £10 voucher from The Ribbon Girl towards a shopping spree in their store 



I hope you will all pop back on Sunday morning for our August Colour Challenge

see you then, Mary xx


Sunday, 9 August 2015

Any Image Challenge ...

We're back with another challenge and this week it's our EVERYTHING GOES WITH AN IMAGE challenge - anything goes  - you can use any image you like as we know you all have your favourites and we hope to see all types of project including all types of cards, boxes, gift boxes, candles and projects of all kinds!

As usual we have two fabulous prizes, the first is a stamp of the winners choice from our generous friends at Lili of the Valley who have some beautiful images to choose from, and a £10 voucher from The Ribbon Girl towards a shopping spree in their store for the randomly chosen winner of the challenge



Our Design Team have created lovely projects to inspire you please check out their own individual blogs for further details and remember, all the products listed below their projects can be found in The Ribbon Girl online store

This challenge will close at 9pm on Saturday 15th July, it will be redrawn if the prizes aren't claimed within one week and the prizes are non-transferable. The Ribbon Girl prize voucher is for goods to the value of £10 but it doesn't include postage, you will need to pay the postage to your own country
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Once again the Design Team have made some stunning projects, all the products listed below their projects can be found in The Ribbon Girl online store and you can check out their own personal blogs for more details




by Anne



(Anne used: 35mm Amelia vintage style cotton ivory lace, 6mm green sequins, 15mm pink organza, 
natural hemp twine, charm, stickles)



by  Mary


(Mary used a wooden clock button tied with natural hemp twine, 7mm cream ribbon, 10mm ivory vintage style cotton lace, a couple of ivory guipure leaves, a brown 30mm wild rose, a 20mm pink rose with lots of distress ink to 'age' it, Mocha beaded stamens and velvet finish holly leaves)

by Katie


(Katie used: WOC blue pretty blossom, pastel apple blossom, pastel mixed pretty blossom, ivory silk flower with stamens, wooden heart button, 6mm sticky tape, dusky blue and ivory button twines, 3mm flatback s/a white pearls, 17mm Lavinia ivory vintage lace, cream seam binding ribbon)


by Linda

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Saturday, 8 August 2015

Winner of the Ribbon Girl August Card Challenge ....

The winner of the  Ribbon Girl August Card Challenge 'add ribbon' chosen by random.org is


number 27 that's you Jenimc


this is her lovely card

Please email us within 7 days or forfeit your prizes!!
Once again our generous friends at Lili Of The Valley are sponsoring us and there is also a voucher prize from The Ribbon Girl.



 and it's a great time to win a LOTV voucher because they've got lots of new stamps in stock!!

I hope everyone will join us on Sunday morning for our Ribbon Girl August 'Everything goes with an image' challenge

see you then

Mary xx

Sunday, 2 August 2015

August Card Challenge ...

Here comes August! We hope you are enjoying the summer wherever you are and that you're ready for an easy peasy card challenge - just ADD RIBBON!
Once again our generous friends at Lili Of The Valley are sponsoring us and there is also a voucher prize from The Ribbon Girl.



This challenge will run for 1 week and closes at 9PM UK time on Saturday 8th August.  Our usual rules apply - create a new card that follows the theme - ADD 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 and is not transferable. The Ribbon Girl voucher covers £10 of goods from their store but does not include the postage to your country
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Our Design Team have made some stunning cards to inspire you, check out their own blogs for more details about all their projects and remember that all the products listed below each photograph can be found in the Ribbon Girl online store


by Kylie

(Kylie used:  30mm Shabby White Ruffled Ribbon, 16mm Ivory Pleated Satin Ribbon, Buttermilk Tiny Ric Rac, Lace Flower Applique Trim Antique White, Apples, Green, bunch of 3, Taupe Pretty Blooms Flowers)

by Natalie

                 (Sharon used: Silky Crush Ribbon, Cora pale pink Guipure lace, Pink and White Daisies, White Lily, Flat back pearl flower, 14mm flat back pearls, 20mm diamante spacers

by Teresa

(Teresa used: 32mm 'Wedding Bells' White Fine Vintage Style Lace, 32mm Ivory Pure Silk Ribbon, Diamante Slide Buckle, WOC Tulips)

by Mary

(Mary used: 15mm Berisford Khaki Sage No 80 satin ribbon, an ivory lace corner, bark heart, some 'Amelia' ivory vintage style fine cotton lace, 30mm brown wild rose, Kort & Godt ivory beaded berries, ivory asters and an ivory gardenia)

by Andrea

(Andrea used: 3mm satin, silver pinecone charms, diamante snowflake embellishment, satin ribbon with silver stars, silver twine, beads from the Pretty Little Bottle of Crystals, stardust stickles)

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Saturday, 1 August 2015

Winner of Ribbon Girl July Magnolia Only Challenge ....

The winner of the Ribbon Girl July Magnolia Only Challenge as chosen by random.org was

Number 15  that's you Laura C


and this is her lovely Magnolia card

Laura if you would please contact us within 7 days or forfeit your prizes - we need your full mailing address so we can arrange to send you your prizes of 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



I hope everyone will join us on Sunday morning for the August Card Challenge

Mary xx