Friday 31 May 2013

More new products at The Ribbon Girl ....

 Click here or scroll down for the May Magnolia Only challenge - you've got until Saturday evening to get your project in - fabulous prizes to be won!

We have some lovely new products for you at The Ribbon Girl

6mm Mother of Pearl Sequins 6mm Purple Sequins 6mm Pink Sequins
6mm cupped sequins in 5 gorgeous colours
White Pearl & Organza Looped Trim White Organza Rose Ribbon
Looped organza and white pearl trim and white organza with small organza roses

Ivory Resin Dove Large Owl Pendant 3mm x 5mm Oval White Pearl String

Ivory resin doves, large owl charms (plus lots of other new charms including a duck, a hot air balloon , daisy with leaves) beautiful white pearl bead string with rice shaped beads - very elegant!

We have more new lace to add to the store very shortly - to see all of our new products click here

many thanks to Julie who shared this beautiful project using flowers from The Ribbon Girl, thank you Julie
Mary x

Thursday 30 May 2013

Midweek Magnolia Only reminder and even more inspiration ...

Click here or scroll down for the May Magnolia Only challenge - you've got until Saturday evening to get your project in - fabulous prizes to be won!

It's hard to believe that it's almost June, so before the month of May comes to an end we'd like to show you some more projects made this month by the very talented Ribbon Girl DT using products from The Ribbon Girl online store.  

Franz used apple green tiny ric rac and meadow green pencil stripe ribbon on this cute card

Jane used  45mm Bethany Ivory Guipure Lace, white Kort & Godt chrysanthemums, brass scissors embellishment, mint green roses from Floribunda Roses Mocha and Mint, ivory berries, ivory pearl string

PTW 8 - Paper piecing

Anne used white tiny ricrac, tulle, seam binding, stickles

Jane used  sky blue rustic gingham lace, 32mm white floral edge lace, white button twine, blue blossom, white Kort & Godt chrysanthemum
Katie K

Katie used tiny ric rac in various colours, white stamens, pink button twine and a small butterfly charm

Jane J

on this card Jane added sea moss green seam binding, pink blossom, rose from Canterbury Rose mix
and what a lovely photograph on this scrapbook page from Jane used lace, ivory button twine and assorted mulberry flowers

Jane added ivory jute mesh, The Greens self adhesive pearls, 20mm and 10mm open roses and cream top stitch thread

We'v added a number of new products to the Ribbon Girl store and we'll be back tomorrow to tell you all about them but if you can't wait have a look at our New Products page

Sunday 26 May 2013

May Magnolia Only Challenge ...

Hello, it's time for another Ribbon Girl Magnolia Only challenge and it's a super easy challenge this month - simply add sparkle!!

We have two fabulous prizes for our randomly chosen winner:
A Magnolia stamp all the way from the home of Tilda and Edwin kindly donated by Magnolia of Sweden

A £10 voucher towards a spending spree at The Ribbon Girl online store

As usual our rules are simple - create a new project that follows the theme of the challenge (it must include a Tilda or Edwin stamp or a Doo Hickey die because this is our Magnolia challenge), blog about it mentioning our challenge then use the InLinkz button at the bottom of this post to add a direct link to your project. as always the products listed under each project can be found in the Ribbon Girl online store
This challenge will close on Saturday 1st June, 9PM (UK time)

This month we have been joined by the very talented Mandy Stacey, please visit her blog it's full of gorgeous and inspirational cards and projects. We are thrilled that Mandy agreed to join us this month

By Mandy

(Mandy used: Kort & Godt chrysanths and rolled roses, Ribbon Girl white beaded stamens, 23mm pearl and diamante embellishment, diamante snowflake stick pin, 18mm sparkly button, memo pin, cream zig zag cotton lace)

by Teresa

(Teresa used; 50mm 'Emily' Embroidered tulle lace, Bias Binding Purple Floral with white lace edge, Cosmos Daisies pale lilac and purple, Lilac Tulle, 8mm Pearl Brad, (Pastels collection) 
Liking Lilac Self Adhesive Pearls, Clock charm)

by Andrea

(Andrea used: pink pencil stripe ribbon, pleated satin ribbon, Isabelle lace, pink bead string, pink crystal stem, crystal diamante embellishment, stardust stickles)

by Katie 

(Katie used: K&G cream chrysanthemum, canterbury rose pink flower collection, aqua sparkle bead string, Angelica ivory tulle lace, ivory jute mesh ribbon, cream and blue seam binding ribbons)

by Tiets

(Tiets used: seambinding wavecrest,  30mm cream zigzag cotton lace, beaded stamen,rolled paper roses ivory kort & Godt,Chrysanth cream, Lily flowers white,rose open 10 mm,  rose buds hip,diamante spacer 11mm,6mm clear acrylic gem flatback, natural button twine)

(Debbie used: kort and godt crysanthemum, starburst stamen, seambinding, dusky pink flat lace, pearl and diamante embellishment)

(Astrid used: Seambinding Peach, 38mm Ivory Guipure Lace, 20mm Ivory Lace and Pearl Trim, Cheesecloth Fabric, Chrysanth Cream Kort & Godt, Lily Flowers White Pk of 5, 5 Stems Opal Beads)

(Jane used: used pink blossom flowers, pale pink seam binding and memo pin)

by Becky

(Becky used: white sweetheart blossoms, beaded stamen mocha, coffee Kort and Godt rolled roses, white tulips, 10mm white open roses, butterfly diamante golden butterfly, 16mm ivory guipure lace, Bethany ivory guipure lace, ivory button twine, cream top stitch thread, cheesecloth, 5mm self adhesive pearls and stardust stickles)

by Silvie

(Silvie used: Blue Beaded Twirl, White berry stamens, Blue/White Berry stamens, 35mm Ivory White Trellis rose, 20mm Ivory rose, 10mm White open rose, White Tulip flowers, White hip rose bud, Kord and Godt blue rolled roses,  15mm Sky Blue satin ribbon, 15 mm Daisy Venice Lace, Cheesecloth Fabric, Ivory Heart pins, 11 mm Diamante Spacer, 6mm Ivory flatback pearl, White Seam Binding, Limoge Blue Seam Binding, White Opal Liquid pearls, Stardust Stickles)

by Kim

(Kim used: Iridescent Hearts, Diamant√© Embellishment, Cheesecloth, Beaded Sprig White, 20mm Lilac Open Rose WOC, Liquid Pearls Platinum, Stickles Stardust Ranger Ink, 32m Pale Pink Pure Silk Ribbon)

by Mary

(Mary used: dusky pink flat lace, dusky pink tiny ric rac, old rose 7mm satin, an 18mm sparkly round button tied on with pink divine bakers twine; flower arrangement includes pink/white beaded stamens, white/white beaded stamens, WOC pale pink 20mm open roses and baby pink sweetheart blossoms and a bloom from Vintage Pink Anenome pack)

by Sara

(sara used: mixed dalia marshmellow ,ivory cosmos daisy ,pink hip rosebuds ,ivory rolled roses ,sparkle rose pink/white , beaded ivory gypsophalia ,white beaded stamen ,10mm roses pink and white ,pink velvet lace ,jacqueline fine cluny lace)

by Bev

(Bev used: 15mm Pearl & Diamante Embellishment, Silver Colour Butterflies Pk of 5, 38mm Vintage Pink Fluted Edge Sheer, Carnations, 10mm open roses)

Saturday 25 May 2013

Winner of Ribbon Girl Lilac/Lavender Colour Challenge .....

The winner of the Ribbon Girl May Colour Challenge 'Lilac/Lavender' is
No 18
that's you
Please contact us by email or via the contact page on our store website
and we'll sort out your prizes
which are a £10 voucher from Lili Of The Valley and a £10 voucher from Ribbon Girl

See you all at 9am on Sunday morning for the Ribbon Girl Magnolia Only challenge!
Mary x

Sunny days ..........

Click here or scroll down for the Ribbon Girl May Colour Challenge - use lilac/lavender - this challenge is open until this evening so you still have time to get your project in and you could win great prizes!

Good Morning - a little more inspiration by the talented Ribbon Girl DT using products from

this golden yellow card is perfect today because after a few days of wind and rain, the sun is shining and the sky is blue - let's hope it lasts over the Bank Holiday weekend!! 

Teresa used 25mm Gold/yellow No 37 Berisford Satin ribbon, 20mm 'Angelica' Ivory tulle lace, 8mm Pearl brad Ivory Silk and 6mm Ivory flat backs Pearls

Katie K s 

For this amazing 3D interactive calendar Katie used  Kort and Godt cream chrysanth flowers,
tiny Ric Rac ribbons, and natural button twines   and you can find out how she made it here

A beautiful scrapbook layout by Jane J using dahlia resin flat back, ivory pearl bead string, crystal flourish, ivory rolled roses, baby pink blossoms, organza rose ruffle trim, pale pink trellis rose, pink cherry blossom, rose from Canterbury Rose mix, flowers from Anenome Antique Mauve mix, Bethany Ivory Guipure lace, pale pink seam binding

I'll be back late this evening with the winner of the Ribbon Girl May Colour Challenge
Mary x

Wednesday 22 May 2013

Midweek Colour Challenge Reminder, Daisy-May charms .... and more inspiration

Click here or scroll down for the Ribbon Girl May Colour Challenge - use lilac/lavender

have you seen these new Daisy-May charms - new in this week

Daisy-May with Bunch of Flowers Daisy-May Ice Skating
Daisy-May in the garden Daisy-May with a Box of Apples

now take a look at these fabulous projects by our talented Ribbon Girls who used products from

look what Kath did with some ivory/purple cotton tape, pearls, hemp twine, wooden heart button, WOC cosmos and cherry blossom flowers and some Ribbon Girl ribbon cards!

Katie used 3mm Aqua bead string, ivory button twine, heart with flower charm,
seam binding ribbon (colored with DI), Elizabeth cluny lace, 50mm Emily embroidered tulle lace,
small pale lilac gardenia flower, white K&G chrysanth

A bit of sunshine from Jane J who used sea moss green seam binding,  cheesecloth, sparkle roses, pink and blue sweetheart blossoms, a one stem from a bunch of 6 blue small beaded berries

By Anne

Anne used  Divine Bakers Twine, flatback pearls, green jute mesh, tulle, WOC sweetheart blossoms, cosmos and hip rosebuds and some seam binding which she's coloured to tone in.

I'll be back soon with more inspiration for you
Mary x