Sunday, 26 July 2015

July Magnolia Challenge ...

The Ribbon Girl July Magnolia challenge is to create a Summer themed 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 Tracy Payne who is once again joining us as our guest

 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 1st August.  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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(Liz used: Pale Ivory - Rose Organza, Lilac Pretty Blooms, Pastel Mixed pretty Blooms, Tiny Pearl Cluster Stem, Beaded Berries - Pink / Pale pink, White small Orchid,3mm Helitrope No7 Berisfords Satin, Red strong sticky tape)

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(Donna used: 32mm Clementine Ivory Embroidered Tulle Lace, Cheescloth, 5mm Bundle Of Natural Hemp Twine, Seahorse Charm Bronze, Starfish Charm, Ivory White Magnolia Flowers, Lily Flowers Small Pale Pink, Rolled Paper Flowers - Aqua Roses Kort & Godt, 3mm White s/a Pearl Flatbacks, 3mm Sea Charm s/a Pearl Flatbacks and 6mm Hearts Ivory Silk Self Adhesive)


(Charlotte used: 23mm Daisy Guipure Pale Ivory, 10mm Ivory Pearl Daisy Trim, Cherry Blossom White, Blooms Tiny Vintage Aqua, 5mm Mixed Pearls Sugar and Spice Self Adhesive, 5 Stems Opal Beads)



(Jane used: Cheesecloth, Phoebe white guipure lace, white seam binding (died blue with Distress Inks), apple blossom flowers, pale blue cherry blossom flowers, white floribunda flowers, resin bird from 'Eiffel' resin set, starfish charm, seahorse charm)

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Sunday, 19 July 2015

July 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 IVORY. Your entry to our challenge can be any handcrafted project that meets the IVORY 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 25th July and the winner will be announced when the Ribbon Girls return from their holidays next week, 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: Small Ivory Flatback Heart, 3mm Ivory Pearl bead String, 10mm Ivory Pearl Square Trim, 8mm Pearl Ivory Flat Backs, Kort & Godt Ivory Rose, Ivory Beaded Berries, Off White/Ivory Carnation, Brown 2 tone 30mm Wild Rose, Ivory Magnolia Flower, 20mm Pearl & Diamante Flower Embellishment, 38mm Ivory Vintage Fluted Edge Sheer Ribbon, 8mm Rebecca ivory Lace, 45mm Clarice Ivory Embroidered Tulle Lace)

by Kath


by Mary

(Mary used: Amelia ivory lace, vintage ivory fluted edge sheer ribbon, ivory lace leaves, 4mm ivory flatback pearl trim, ivory roses, rosebuds, peach cherry blossom, ivory aster and a gorgeous golden diamante encrusted butterfly)

by Yuri


(Yuri used: Lace Corner Ivory, Lace Leaves Ivory, 32mm 'Clementine' Ivory Embroidered Tulle Lace, Diamante and Pearl Stick Pin, Pastel Mixed Pretty Blooms, 3mm x 5mm Oval Ivory Pearl String, Princess Pin Pink Pearl & Diamante, 32mm Ivory Pure Silk, Pearl Self Adhesive Flowers)

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Saturday, 18 July 2015

Winner of 'Everything goes with an image' challenge ....

Wow, there were some great entries this week - and so many of them too - there were 133 entries!  I'm really sorry, but there can only be one winner of the Ribbon Girl 'Everything goes with an image' challenge 
and random.org chose number 110

that's you  'crafty'


and this is her lovely card!

Please email us within 7 days of this post to claim your prize of 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



I hope you will join us on Sunday morning for the July Colour Challenge!

Mary xx


Sunday, 12 July 2015

Ribbon Girl Everything Goes with an 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 18th July, it will be redrawn if the prizes aren't claimed within one week and the prizes are non-transferable




(Mary used white daisy guipure with pink centre, 12mm pale pink daisy guipure, white 'Charlotte' vintage style lace, pink satin rbbon, pale pink 3mm bead string, pale pink cherry blossom and sweetheart blossom, and a white cosmos daisy)



(Anne used; white tulle, embroidered tulle lace, pearl and rhinestone self adhesive butterflies & dragonflies, flatback pearls, limoges blue seam binding, vintage cream tiny blooms, stardust stickles and white cherry blossom)









(Andrea used: pink/white saddlestitch ribbon, deep rose pink tiny pom pom trim adhered with 3mm double sided sticky tape, a shiny silver heart charm tied on with natural hemp twine)

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Saturday, 11 July 2015

Winner of Ribbon Girl July Card Challenge ....

The winner of the Ribbon Girl July Card Challenge 'anything goes' as chosen by random.org is number 37



and that's you Debra Kenworthy


this is Debra's gorgeous lilac card!!  Please email us within 7 days to claim your prizes from our generous friends at Lili Of The Valley and there is also a voucher prize from The Ribbon Girl.



please join us on Sunday morning at 9am for the Ribbon Girl July 'Everything goes with an image' challenge!
see you thenMary xx

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