Sunday 29 June 2014

June Magnolia Only Challenge ...

The winner of the Embellishment Giveaway is - Lorraine!

Please contact us to arrange delivery of your prize Lorraine

Our 'Magnolia Only' challenge this month is very easy - we'd like to see you 'add a diecut' to your cards and projects featuring Tilda or Edwin 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

Our usual rules apply - make a new project please that fits the current challenge, 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 5th July (the prize will be redrawn if it isn't claimed after one week)
Our fabulous 'Magnolia Only' Design Team have created some lovely projects to inspire you! Remember that all of the products mentioned under each project can be found in the Ribbon Girl Store. This month we have been joined once again by two talented guest designers - Tracy and Monique

(Monique added: WOC ivory 30mm wild rose, white hip rosebuds, white sweetheart blossoms, 15mm ivory flat back resins, oval resin frame, cheesecloth, Waterlilliy flat lace, pale ivory rose organza ribbon, 11mm diamante spacer)

by Tracy

(Tracy used: 14mm pearls, pink braid, pink beaded stamens, white carnation, button twine, vintage effect lace, cream medium lily, pink hip roses, pink daisy)

by Andrea

(Andrea used: pearl trim, organza rose trim, Lyra guipure lace, pink medium lily flower, pearl trinket pin, crystal trinket pin, memo pin, 12mm cotton lace, guipure butterfly, adhesive pearls)

by Teresa

(Teresa used: 25mm White Satin Berisford Ribbon, 25mm White Cheltenham Guipure Lace, Mini Blooms Vintage Grey/Blue, Darjeeling Grey/Blue Blossom, Cherry Blossom Antique Blue 2 Tone, 10mm & 20mm Dusky Blue Open Roses, 10mm & 20mm Pink Open Roses, Semi Open Pale Pink Rose Buds, Bronze Floral Heart Charm, Resin Dove, Melissa Frances Resin Applique Corner, Gutterman Topstitch Thread, Pink Button Twine and Stickles Stardust)

by Dawny P

Magnolia DooHickeys Butterfly, Rose Leaf, Peony and Scalloped Tag
(Debbie used: Beaded Berries Ivory /Cream, Cheesecloth, Starburst Stamen White, Cherry Blossom White, Chrysanth Ivory Kort & Godt, Ivory 10mm Open Roses, 12mm Donna Ivory Fine Cotton Lace and Ivory Beaded Trim)

(Lillemor used: Cheesecloth, Butterfly and Ballerina Charm, Kort og godt; Rolled Paper Flowers Ivory and Berries, 25 mm White Cheltenham Guipure, Button Twine Dusky Blue, Stardust Stickles,
Platinum Stickles, Glossy Accent, Prima Resin Angels, Heartpearls)

by Katie

(Katie used: WOC 40mm white daisy, 30mm brown two tone wild rose, K&G ivory/cream beaded berries, white rose buds,  8mm Rebecca ivory cluny lace, 18mm Lucy white cluny lace, white seam binding ribbon, 3mm pale pink bead string, 3mm white s/a flatback pearls, sticky tape)

Jane used Pink seam binding, pink cameo, cameo frame, 35mm ivory knitting in lace

by Sara

(Sara used: ivory flat lace,ivory faux silk ribbon ,natural twine,ivory pearl flower trim ,ivory tear drop pins,

daisy ,ivory hip rosebud ,ivory cherry blossom ,cosmos daisy ,pearl flourish)

by Mary

(Mary used: 'Faye' ivory vintage style lace, cream satin ribbon, 30mm pink/pink wild roses, 10mm and 20mm pale pink roses, 6mm ivory flat back pearl string, 3mm ivory pearl s/a flatbacks and Stardust Stickles)

Thursday 26 June 2014

Embellishment giveaway..........

We have a nice giveaway for you today - you can win all of the embellishments that DT Becky used on this pretty card!!

1 metre of Emily embroidered tulle lace
1 metre of pale ivory organza rose trim
1 metre of tulle
1 pack of WOC 20mm ivory open roses
1 pack of 6mm ivory flat back pearls

To be in with a chance of winning, all you have to do is leave a comment and add our badge to your own blog linked back to us - the winner will be announced on Sunday when the June Magnolia Only Challenge begins

Mary x

This giveaway is now closed - please come back at 9am Sunday 29th June
 to find out who won the embellishments!

Sunday 22 June 2014

Winner of Ribbon Girl June Colour Challenge ....

The winner of the Ribbon Girl June Colour Challenge as chosen by
number 17

that's you

this is Lesley's lovely card

please email us within 7 days to claim your prize of
A £10 voucher generously given by the lovely ladies at LOTV  to spend in their shop as well as a £10 voucher to spend at The Ribbon Girl

there is no challenge today but there will be a couple of little giveaways on our facebook page in the next few days
see you then, Mary x

Wednesday 18 June 2014

Midweek reminder .....June Colour Challenge .....

scroll down to next post or click here for the June Colour Challenge 'Ivory' - great projects from the DT and fabulous prizes to win .....

Sweet new baby card by DT Elise Dinolfo of USA - Elise used a LOTV image called 'Baby Moon' then added Kort & Godt Ivory Rose, WOC Large White Rosebud, Carnation anf white Rosebuds, some white Cheesecloth, 15mm ivory Butterfly Lace, and 25mm ivory Deborah Lace all from The Ribbon Girl

see you soon - you have until 9pm on Saturday evening to enter your project!


Saturday 14 June 2014

Winner of June Lovely Lili (LOTV) Challenge ....

The winner of the June Lovely Lili Challenge 'girly project' as chosen by is
No 3

that's you Flutterby Fairy (Kerry)

this is the winning card

2014_06_07 Fluttering_Pink & Turqouise

please email us within 7 days to claim your prizes

LOTV stamp of your choice

and a £10 voucher towards a spending spree at The Ribbon Girl

hope you will all pop back at 9am on Sunday morning for the June Colour Challenge - great inspiration from the design team and fabulous prizes!
see you then, Mary x

Wednesday 11 June 2014

Midweek reminder - June Lovely Lili (LOTV) challenge ....

scroll down for the challenge

This is a midweek reminder that the June Lovely Lili (LOTV) Challenge remains open until Saturday 14th June at 9pm so you have lots of time to get your 'girly' entry in

We've got two fabulous cards to inspire you using products from LOTV and The Ribbon Girl
The prizes for this challenge are:

LOTV stamp of your choice

and a £10 voucher towards a spending spree at The Ribbon Girl

6mm Pearl Ivory Flat BacksLilac 20mm Open Rose WOCRolled Paper Flowers - Lilac Roses Kort & GodtBeaded Twirl LavenderDoiley 3.5" White , Lilac Sheer Rose Ribbon, Cheesecloth Fabric

By Becky

We want to wish Becky a speedy recovery from her second lot of carpal tunnel surgery - get well soon Becky!
For this pretty card Becky added ivory cream rose organza, stardust stickles, natural button twine, 5mm self adhesive pearls, white tiny pom pom bobble trim and Emily lace

We're looking forward to seeing your projects 
Mary xx

Sunday 8 June 2014

Winner of Ribbon Girl June Card Challenge ......

The winner of the Ribbon Girl June Card Challenge 'Numbers' as chosen by is

Number 24 and that's you

this is her card with a number 4

Please email us within 7 days to claim your prize of ten bundles of Divine Bakers Twine (let us know which colours you would like) and a £10 voucher for Lili of the Valley

hope you will all pop back at 9am Sunday 8th June for the Ribbon irl June Lovely Lili Challenge 

Sunday 1 June 2014

June Card Challenge ...

Wow June already!! The beginning of another month which means it's time for another Card Challenge here at The Ribbon Girl. For this months card challenge we would like to see you use numbers on your card.

As usual our card Challenge is sponsored by our lovely friends at Lili Of The Valley and The Ribbon Girl

A £10 voucher to spend at Lili Of The Valley

The Ribbon Girl now offers 16 colours of Divine Bakers Twine and the winner of this challenge can choose any ten colours and we'll send them 10 metres of each one


This challenge will run for 1 week and closes at 9PM UK time on Saturday 7th June. Our usual rules apply - create a new card that follows the theme - NUMBERS (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


Christine Dark is our special guest designer this week and she has joined our regular design team to bring you some fabulous inspiration for this challenge

(Christine used: wired faux hessian ribbon, blue rolled roses, green 10mm vintage style cotton lace, Melissa Frances Garnish Applique Corners, 3mm Aqua Sparkle Bead String, Autumn Gold and Burgundy Open Roses)

by Jane

(Jane used: 35mm ivory stretch lace, 15mm soldier Grenadier guard ribbon, pale blue seam binding, white button twine, soldier with bearskin hat charm, diamante star charm, pale blue cherry blossom, blue beaded stamens)

by Teresa

(Teresa used:25mm Navy Satin Ribbon, Gutterman Top Stitch Thread, Clock Charm, Melissa Frances Lockbox Applique Set, Flatback Pearls 'Blues' collection, Dusky Blue Roses)

by Louise

(Louise used: lilac 30 mm wild rose, pale pink 20 mm open rose, rolled paper rose lilac, stickles star dust, cheese cloth, white seam binding, princess castle charm, 40 mm Gertrude lace)

by Katie

(Katie used: Petaloo Darjeeling pink blossom and mini blossoms, WOC pink lily flower, Melissa Francis petite frame assortments, 17mm Laila white cluny lace, white teeny tiny pom pom trim, ivory button twine, umbrella charm)

by Sara

(Sara used: Gertrude tulle lace, ivory flat lace, ivory pearl and crystal branch, ivory 20cm rose, lilac stamen, lilac beaded twirl, pale pink cosmos daisy, cream daisy, mini blooms vintage cream)

by Kylie

Kylie used: Rolled Paper Flowers Dusky Blue Roses Kort & Godt, Mixed Dahlia Stormy Skies, 5mm Ivory (Pale) Pearl Bead String,13mm Rusty Jingly Bells, Rose/Pearl Organza Ivory, 38mm Ivory Faux Silk)