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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Saturday, 21 February 2015

Winner of February Colour Challenge ...

The winner of the February Ribbon Girl Colour Challenge 'ivory/cream' is
Number 18



that's you 'Tanglemouse Cards'

this is the lovely card made by Tanglemouse

Please email us within 7 days to claim your prizes

kindly given by Marianne Designs and The Ribbon Girl




see you all on Sunday morning at 9am for the February Magnolia Only Challenge

Mary x


Sunday, 15 February 2015

Ivory/Cream Colour Challenge ...

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 IVORY/CREAM 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 Suzi McManus, 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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by Suzi





by Kath








by Mary


(Mary used: cream satin ribbon, 6mm flat back ivory pearl trim, 'Flora' cream guipure lace, 20mm and 10mm ivory open roses, pearls from 3mm Chocolate mix)






by Gina


(Gina used: 40mm Cream Daisy, 30mm Ivory Wild Rose, Beaded Ivory Berries, Ivory/off White Carnation, Ivory Pearl Trinket Pins, Cheesecloth, 26mm ‘Clara’ Ivory Guipure, 3mm Ivory Pearl Bead String, 20mm Pearl & Diamante Flower Embellishment, 25mm Cream No. 50 Satin Berisford Ribbon, 32mm Corrissa Ivory Vintage Lace)

by Yuri


(Yuri used: 55mm Emma Ivory Guipure Lace, 12mm 'Amanda' Ivory Scallop Flat Lace, Rose Bud Terracotta/Rust with One Leaf, Burgundy 20mm Open Roses, Ivory 30mm Wild Roses, Rolled Paper Flowers - Ivory Roses Kort & Godt, Wren Bird Charm Bronze, White No 80 Gutterman Top Stitch Thread,  Natural Hemp Twine, 5mm Pearls Ivory Self Adhesive, 5mm Red Pearl Self Adhesive, 11mm Pearl Ivory Flat Backs)


by Franz



by Jenny



(Jenny used: 11mm Pearl Ivory Flat Backs, Ivory Button Twine, 3mm Bridal White/Ivory Berisford No 419 Satin Ribbon, Ivory Resin Dove, Rolled Paper Flowers - Ivory Roses Kort & Godt, 32mm 'Anne' Antique White Lace, Cream Seam Binding, Wooden heart Buttons)
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Saturday, 14 February 2015

Winner of the February Lovely Lili Challenge ........

The winner of the February Lovely Lili Challenge (sorry ladies, we had to exclude lots of entries because they did not include a Lili of the Valley image, sentiment or paper) as chosen by random.org is

Number 4

and that's you 'Handmade by Rian'


this is Rians lovely card

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

As usual we have two fabulous prizes from LOTV and The Ribbon Girl for the randomly chosen winner of the challenge



see you all on Sunday morning for the February Colour Challenge!

Mary x

Sunday, 8 February 2015

It's Charming ...

It's a Lovely Lili challenge (LOTV) here at The Ribbon Girl this week and we'd like you to add charms to your project,  but you must include either a LOTV image, artpad image, papers or sentiments.  As usual we have two fabulous prizes from LOTV and The Ribbon Girl for the randomly chosen winner of the challenge



**You must use products from Lili Of The Valley on your project**

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 February  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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We are joined by Annette Connelly as our Guest Designer this week, together with our regular Design Team Ribbon Girlies, check out their blogs for more details about their projects



by Linda


by Elise




by Mary

(Mary used: 3mm satin in heliotrope and purple, butterfly dangle beads, ballet shoes charm, plum purple Divine Twine, purple/white beaded berries, lilac/white cherry blossoms, a lilac Kort & Godt rolled rose, a floribunda rose and some Stardust Stickles)

by Teresa

(Teresa used: 32mm 'Clementine' Ivory Embroidered Tulle Lace, Siam Pink Seam Binding, 3mm Chocolate Mix Pearls, 10mm & 20mm Pink Open Roses, Wooden Heart Button, Heart Charm with Pink Gem, Diamante Trim & Stickles Stardust Glitter)

by Franz



by Fleur 


by Andrea

(Andrea used: Daisy and Margaret guipure lace, check and dusky pink lacey edge ribbons, spotty organza ribbon, ricracdummy and pram charm, bakers twineheart pinliquid pearlsstickles)

LADIES!! PLEASE MAKE SURE YOUR PROJECT INCLUDES A LILI OF THE VALLEY (lotv) IMAGE, SENTIMENT, ARTPAD IMAGE OR PAPERS BEFORE ENTERING THIS CHALLENGE.  IF THEY DO NOT THEY CAN NOT BE INCLUDED IN THE PRIZE DRAW.
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