Sunday, 5 July 2015

July Card Challenge ...

Hello, we're back to welcome in July and wish our American friends a happy 4th of July weekend. Our CARD CHALLENGE this week is ANYTHING GOES but with the OPTION OF ADDING STARS AND/OR STRIPES. 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 11th July.  Our usual rules apply - create a new card that follows the theme - ANYTHING GOES WITH THE OPTION OF ADDING STARS AND/OR STRIPES (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 lovely friend Tracy Payne has joined us again as our Guest Designer for this challenge, remember all the Design Team ladies put more details about their projects on their own personal blogs and all the products listed below their projects can be found in The Ribbon Girl online store

By Tracy

(Tracy used: 50mm 'Ophelia' Ivory Embroidered Tulle Lace, Gardenia Ivory Small, Pk of 5, Apple Blossom Mixed Pastels, Colour Yourself Floribunda Roses White, Hip rose bud Lilac Two Tone, Butterfly Brooch, purple twine)

By Natalie


(Sharon used: Pearl/Diamante flower, Pear/Ivory flower shape pearls, Flat pearl string, Lacy corner, Twinkle ribbon, Gypsohila, White and pink tulips, White lily, 20mm white roses, Pale pink tiny roses, White and pink Daisies)

By Kylie 

(Kylie used:  Bark stars, Starburst Stamen Lilac, 16mm Lilac Velvet ribbon, 5mm Lilac Crystals, 1 Beaded Berries Lilac/Purple/White, Mocha 10mm Open Roses, 25mm Faux Hession natural, Buttermilk Tiny Ric Rac, Taupe Pretty Blossoms flowers)

by Andrea

(Andrea used: Liquid Pearls, silver metallic twine, small star dangle beads, white flat back pearl string, shabby white ruffled ribbon)
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Saturday, 4 July 2015

Winner of Ribbon Girl Magnolia Only Challenge ....

Due to the very hot weather in the past week there weren't many entries to our June Magnolia Only challenge but the quality of entries was amazing - thank you ladies!  The winner as chosen by random.org is number 9



that's you Evie


this is her gorgeous featuring card with 'dangling Edwin'

Please email us Evie within 7 days of this post to claim 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 you will all join us again on Sunday morning for the Ribbon Girl July Card Challenge

see you then, Mary xx


Sunday, 28 June 2015

June Magnolia Challenge ...

For the June 'Magnolia Only' Challenge we would like to see your 'Things That Hang' projects - can be anything that hangs, eg, a tag which hangs from a gift or a bottle or similar, or something that hangs off a card or other project!

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. We are also joined by Julie Price from Australia who is our guest this week

 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



This challenge will run for 1 week and closes at 9PM UK time on Saturday 4th July.  Our usual rules apply - create a new project that includes a Magnolia image or Doohicky Die which follows the theme - THINGS THAT HANG (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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(Julie used:  Kort & Godt pale pink rolled roses, small white orchids, pink pretty blooms, pink/cream lillies and siam pink seam binding)

by Jane

(Jane used: 38mm green striped grosgrain ribbon and resin flat back birds)

by Tamara

(Tamara used: 32mm 'Clementine' Ivory Embroidered Tulle Lace, 16mm Pink Ruffle Edge Faux Suede, Clear Beaded Crystal Leaves, Cheesecloth Fabric, 6mm Flat Back White Pearl Trim

by Liz

(Liz used: Liquid pearl - white opal, Wooden heart button, Pink Tulip Seam Binding, Natural Hemp Twine, 50mm Ophelia Embroidered Tulle Lace, Lilac pretty blooms flowers, Rose Organza = pale ivory Lace, cheesecloth, beaded berries/ pink pale pink)


(Charlotte used: 20mm Edwina Cream Deep Scallop, Rose Petal Pink Seam Binding, Ivory Pearl Daisy, Cherry Blossom Antique Blue 2-Tone, Stickles Star Dust)

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Saturday, 27 June 2015

Winner of Ribbon Girl June Colour Challenge ....

The winner of the Ribbon Girl Colour Challenge 'lilac'
as chosen by random.org was



number 17
that's you Andrea Norris

and this is her lovely card

Please email us within 7 days to claim your prizes from
 our lovely friends at Marianne Design and The Ribbon Girl




Please join us on Sunday morning for the June Magnolia Only Challenge

see you then, Mary x

Sunday, 21 June 2015

Ribbon Girl June 'Colour Challenge'

It's a Colour Challenge here at The Ribbon Girl today and we want to see your LILAC cards and projects

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 27h June (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 - LILAC (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 the prizes are non transferable.



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(Mary used: Charlotte Elizabeth white vintage style lace, 25mm orchid satin ribbon, lavender tiny ric and a 20mm lilac open rose)







(Jenny used: Lilac Small Buttons (in the sale/specials section, Lilac Starburt stamen, Kort and Godt Lilac Rolled Roses, 3mm Heliotrope satin, 16mm Lilac velvet ribbon, 38mm Charlotte Elizabeth vintage style white lace, Heart charm. White sweetheart blooms, ivory button twine, 5mm Lilac pearls)



(Yuri used: 23mm Lilac Flower Organza, 38mm Charlotte Elizabeth Vintage Style White Lace, 12mm 'Amanda' Ivory Scallop Flat Lace, Lilac 10mm Open Roses, White/Purple-Pink 2 tone 30mm Wild Rose, Tiny White Rosebuds, Dangle Bead Heart Small, White No 80 Gutterman Top Stitch Thread, Pearl and Rhinestone Self Adhesive Butterflies, 5mm Mixed Pearls Lilac Self Adhesive, Sticky Tape)



(Gina used: Cheesecloth, Small Pale Lilac Gardenia, 30mm Dusky Blue Wild Rose, 30mm Lilac Wild Rose, Lilac Starburst Stamen, Lilac Rolled Paper Rose, Lavender Beaded Twirl, White Oval Pearl String, 38mm Lilac Organza Ribbon, 38mm Charlotte Elizabeth Vintage Lace, Lilac Oval Diamante Embellishment, Silver Butterfly, Lilac Round Head Pins)

by Andrea

(Andrea used: satin ribbon, Princess pin, Trinket pin, lilac self adhesive pearls)

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PLEASE LEAVE A LINK TO YOUR LILAC PROJECTS

Saturday, 20 June 2015

Winner of Ribbon Girl Everything Goes with an Image challenge ....

The winner of  The Ribbon Girl
EVERYTHING GOES WITH AN IMAGE challenge 
where we asked you to create a masculine project was number 55 as chosen by random.org


that's you Lucy W


This is her lovely card 
Lucy please email us within 7 days of this post to claim your prizes

We were once again 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 towards a spending spree in their store



I hope you will join us again on Sunday morning for the Ribbon Girl June Colour Challenge!

see you soon, Mary x

Sunday, 14 June 2015

June Anything Goes With An Image Challenge ...


Hello, congratulations to Lisa for being the randomly selected winner of our June card challenge, today we're back with a new challenge and this week it's our EVERYTHING GOES WITH AN IMAGE challenge - CREATE A MASCULINE PROJECT You can use any image you like as we know you all have your favourites and we're looking forward to seeing them on this 'everything goes - use any image' challenge - we hope to see all types of project including shaped cards, 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 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




by Donna (joining us this week as a full time Design Team Ribbon Girl!!)



(Donna used: 38mm Charlotte Elizabeth Vintage Style White Lace, 20mm Baby Blue Cotton Lace, 5mm Flatback Ivory Flower String, White Tiny Pom Pom Bobble Trim, Dusky Blue 30mm Wild Rose, Dusky Blue 20mm Open Rose, Ivory 20mm Open Rose, Lily Flowers Small White, Chrysanth White Kort & Godt, Beaded Stamen Blue/White, Princess Pin Blue, Wooden Heart Buttons and 5mt Bundle Of Natural Hemp Twine)




by Katie


(Katie used: 25mm natural Faux Hessian ribbon, 3mm and 6mm sticky tapes, Kort & Godt blue, dusky blue and coffee brown rolled roses, black button twine, natural button twine, memo pin)

by Linda



by Mary


(Mary used: 7mm blue satin, dusky blue button twine, pale blue tiny ric rac, a silver colour yacht charm and pearls from the Blues pack)

by Anne


(Anne used: ivory jute mesh ribbon, chocolate brown and ivory button twine, 
chocolate heaven flat back pearls, charm)
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Saturday, 13 June 2015

Winner of The June Card Challenge ...

The winner of the June Card Challenge selected at random is ........




Please contact us Lisa to claim your prize

Thank you to Lili Of The Valley and The Ribbon Girl for giving our fabulous prizes this week