Wednesday, 30 April 2014

Magnolia Only Challenge - midweek reminder

click here to go straight to the April Magnolia only Challenge - we thought you would like to see a selection of cards featuring Magnolia images made by our very talented design team during April.  We'd love to see your projects featuring Magnolia images and you have until Saturday 9pm UK time to get them in - the winner will receive a £10 voucher for the Ribbon Girl store and a stamp all the way from the home of Tilda and Edwin in Sweden!!

by Sara Winter

by Becky Hetherington

By Debbie Dolphin

By Francesca Dolciotti

By Debbie Dolphin

By Gina Knott

By Jane Johnson

By Lillemor Engdahl

By Louise Fraenell

see you soon, Mary x

Sunday, 27 April 2014

April Magnolia Only Challenge ...

Our 'Magnolia Only' challenge this month is very easy - we'd like to see 'buttons and bows' on your projects featuring Tilda and 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 3rd May (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! I'm sure you will agree they have surpassed themselves with these wonderful projects. Remember that all of the products mentioned under each project can be found in the Ribbon Girl Store.  This month we are delighted to give a very warm welcome to Elaine Livsey as our lovely guest designer
by Elaine
(Elaine used: 30mm Claire Lace, 38mm Vintage Ivory fluted edge sheer ribbon, Wooden heart button & ivory button twine, Stickles, Liquid Pearls & 5mm self adhesive pearls)

by Jane

(Jane used: 45mm Jessica White Guipure Lace, white daisy, pink cherry blossoms, white blossom, pink stamens, moss green seam binding, white button twine, flower sparkly buttons)

by Teresa

(Teresa used: 45mm 'Blanche' Embroidered Net Lace, Sea Moss Seam Binding, 3mm Ivory Pearl String, 10 & 20mm Ivory Open Roses, White Chrysanthemum, Rose Buds, Wooden Heart Button, Green Hemp Twine, Stickles Stardust)

by Andrea

(Andrea used: Prima resin angel, MF resin doorplate and keys, ruffle edge ribbon, blue crystal and diamante embellishment, crystal hearts on a stem, ivory pins, sparkly heart and flower buttons, liquid pearls, picot edge satin, violet guipure lace, opal bead string, Teresa ivory lace, button twine)

by Mary

(Mary used: hot pink satin ribbon, Melissa Frances pink pouf ribbon, white 'Alice' guipure lae, 15mm sparkly button, pink Divine Bakers Twine, WOC pink/whit wild rose, 20m and 10mm pale pink open roses, pink heart and white leaf pin, pink/white beaded stamens and stardust stickles)

by Katie

(Katie used: ivory, natural and dusky blue button twines, star wooden buttons, light lemon yellow and blue sweetheart blossom flowers, 8mm Rebecca cluny lace, 18mm Teresa cluny lace, 1/8" sticky tape)

by Becky

(Becky used: 6mm pearl string, Grace lace, ivory pearl and rose organza, neutral button twine, sparkly 2 hole buttons, pink rolled roses, cream chrysanth, woc roses and stardust stickles)

by Debbie

(Debbie used: Ivory Bead String, Amanda Ivory Scalloped Flat Lace, Cheesecloth, Blue Velvet Lace, 10mm Ivory Pearl Trim, wooden Heart Button and Bronze Vintage very small Oval Frame)

(Lillemor used: Seam Binding Peach, Mini Wodden Bobbin, button twine brown, 38 mm Grace Ivory Guipure Lace,  Doilie 3.5", Angel Prima Resin,  8 mm Heart Self Adhesive, Rose Organza Pale Ivory and Stickles Platinum)

by Sara

(Sara used: Eva lace,white organza dot ribbon ,sparkly button ,melissa frances petite frames,white floribunda roses ,white carnation ,white lily ,large pink lily ,pink gardenia, darjeeling pink blossoms ,white bead string ,pearl flourish , pink organza rose)


Saturday, 26 April 2014

Winner of Ribbon Girl April Colour Challenge

There were some beautiful lemon and yellow projects, but the winner of the April Colour Challenge as chosen by is:

Number 25 - that's you Janice

please email us within 7 days or forfeit your prizes Janice

Once again we are so pleased to say that we are sponsored by Lisa and Laila at LOTV and also The Ribbon Girl who are offering one randomly chosen winner two prizes of:

this is the card Janice made

Please pop back on Sunday morning a 9am for the April Manolia Only Challenge

Mary xx

Sunday, 20 April 2014

April Colour Challenge ...

Happy Easter to all of our followers, customers and Design Team ladies!

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 Yellow/Lemon projects. Once again we are so pleased to say that we are sponsored by Lisa and Laila at LOTV and also The Ribbon Girl who are offering one randomly chosen winner two prizes of:

This challenge will run for 1 week and closes at 9PM UK time on Saturday 26th April. 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
Our amazing Design Team ladies have been working their magic again and have made some gorgeous creations for your inspiration, all of the products listed below their projects can be found in the Ribbon Girl online store

by JaneM
 (Jane used: Velvet Yellow Berisford ribbon, Sweetheart blossoms, linen button twine, Yellow twill stripe ribbon, bronze star charm, paper daisy, stick on pearls, Polka dot button)

by Jenny

(Jenny used: Yellow Small Polka Dot Spotty Buttons, 9mm Velvet Yellow Berisford, heart pin wheel, White Top stitch Thread, Beaded Berries Ivory/Cream, White Tiny pompom, 15mm Penelope White Fine Cotton Lace, 40mm White Daisy)

by Mary

(Mary used: Irene antique white lace, 7mm yellow gold satin ribbon, yellow large rosebud, ivory cherry blossoms, white lillies, cream daisy, a crystal and a earl trinket pin, a frame from a pack of Prima resin frames, some scraps of 12mm white cotton lace, 3mm ivory bead string and yellow gold satin held in a memo pin and tucked into the flower display. Lastly, some stardust stickles and some 3mm ivory self adhesive pearls)

by Andrea

(Andrea used: 15mm gingham, 9mm spot organza, cream 15mm rose)

by Gail

(Gail used: lemon yellow glitter organza, yellow twill stripe, 5mm crystal embellishments, natural button twine, fleur brooch (coloured), loopy trim, yellow sparkle rose)

by Kath

by Gina

(Gina used: 38mm Phoebe White Guipure Lace, 30mm Wild rose, Sparkle Rose Ivory/Lemon, Beaded Berries Ivory/Cream, 16mm Yellow/White Spot Grosgrain Ribbon,  Rose Buds Large Yellow, Doiley 3.5" white, Prima Rose Heart Corner, Silver Heart Engraved Charm)

by Gretha 

(Gretha used: Gingham 15 mm Gold Small Check Berisford, 32 mm "Sophie" White Fine Cluny Lace, blossom flower)

by Kath

by Mandy

(Mandy used: Rose/Pearl Organza, 15mm Gingham Ribbon, Yellow Small Dotty Buttons, Orange Small Dotty Buttons, Hair Clips)

(Debbie used: Floribunda Roses White, Ivory Seam Binding  and Cheesecloth (All coloured with Distress Ink), Ivory Beaded Berries in centre of Flowers, Prima Treasures Oval Frames and Ivory 10mm Roses)

by Yuri

(Yuri used: 50mm 'Orchid' Antique White Vintage Style Lace, 9mm Lemon Pie/White Saddlestitch, 8mm Pearl Brads Pastel Mix, Ivory Button Twine, 8mm 'Rebecca' Ivory Vintage Style Fine Scallop Lace, Wooden heart Buttons, Crystal Butterfly with Silver Wire, Cosmos Daisy Flower White, Sweetheart Blossom White, Doiley 3.5" white, 3mm Sugar & Spice s/a Pearl Flatbacks)

by Anne

(Anne used: Yellow/gold glitter organza, Darjeeling white mini blossom flowers, lemon teeny tiny pompom trim, 'Anne' antique white lace, heart pinwheel, pearl string)

by Franz

(Franz used: Gardenia Ivory Small,  6mm Flat Back Ivory Pearl Trim, Rose Buds Large Yellow Two Tone, Mimosa Yellow Seam Binding, Ivory Lace and Pearl Trim, 32mm 'Josephine' Ivory Fine Double Scallop Lace)

Saturday, 19 April 2014

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

The winner of the April Lovely Lili Challenge 'AnythingGoes'
as chosen by random.rg
is Nol 28

and that's you Mirella DK

Please contact us within 7 days to claim your prizes otherwise they will be forfeited
LOTV stamp of your choice

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

here is the card Mirella made

well done Mirella, and we hope everyone will come back on Sunday morning at 9am for the April Colour Challenge

Mary x

Wednesday, 16 April 2014

Midweek reminder - Lovely Lili (LOTV) Challenge ....

Happy Easter by DT Gretha Bakker who used Gretha used: 23 mm Pink/White Spot Organza Ribbon, doily, tulips, rolled Paper Flowers - Pale Pink Roses Kort & Godt, Blossom Flowers & Ivory 30 mm Wild Roses from The Ribbon Girl

A little reminder that the Ribbon Girl Lovely Lili (LOTV) Challenge is open until Saturday evening - plenty of time to get your project in!  Great prizes to be won

LOTV stamp of your choice

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

see below to enter your project and for more inspiration

Mary x