Sunday, 30 October 2011

Colour challenge winner and more Christmas inspiration .............

The winner of Colour Challenge No 12 (Green and Lilac) chosen by

No 4 - that's you Judy 
 please email us with your details so we can send off your prize of either a green or a lilac mini ribbon kit.

and here are more projects from the talented Ribbon Girls to inspire you and we hope you will join in with our Jingle all the way to Christmas Challenge which runs until 8th November!

Claudia made this fabulous Christmas card featuring Tilda with her teddy and the inside looks just as good  as the front of the card!  Her very pretty card in traditional colours has been enhanced with cherry red Divine Bakers Twine, gingham ribbon, white mulberry roses and 30mm zig zag cotton lace

We've got  new 5 inch felt packs (pastel palette and rainbow brights) available in the store and Andrea used some to make the die cut holly leaves on this gorgeous pink Christmas card with co-ordinating box.

Mandy made some gorgeous Christmas tags using felt, lace, butttons and tiny pom pom trim

Tab made this beautiful Christmas card and used red tiny pom pom trim and cream cotton lace.

Mary used 38mm guipure lace and pink twill stripe ribbon for her first card then pink ruffle edge sheer, 18mm white cotton lace, a snowflake charm and mulberry flowers for her second card.  All available from The Ribbon Girl online store
Mary and Andrea x

Tuesday, 25 October 2011

Jingle All The Way To Christmas Challenge ...

It's the 25th of the month again which means that it's time for another Jingle all the way to Christmas challenge here at the Ribbon Girl.  Just like last month we have a gorgeous collection of Christmas themed projects from the Ribbon Girl Design Team to inspire you and of course we have a fab prize too, all from the Ribbon Girl 

To enter the challenge simply create a new Christmas themed project - please don't backlink to older projects as this challenge is all about getting ready for Christmas and finishing (or starting!!) some of the cards, gifts and crafty ideas that we have on our to do list - blog about it mentioning this challenge then use the inLinkz button at the bottom of this post to share it with us. The challenge will run for 2 weeks and will end on Tuesday 8th November at 9PM UK time

By Mary

By Jo

By Kath

By Jane

 By Tiets

Sunday, 23 October 2011

More inspiration and the green and lilac colour challenge is still open .....

There is still another week to go if you would like to enter Colour Challenge No 12 using Lilacs and Greens - don't forget you can win a lilac or a green mini kit from Ribbon Girl plus a £10 voucher from the very generous ladies at Lili of the Vallehy to spend in the LOTV online store  ..... today we'd like to share more fabulous projects from the Ribbon Girl DT .....

Jacqui has used seam binding, crown pins, guipure lace, mulberry flowers and a sweet little silver heart charm, all from here

A fabulous stamped card from Kath who used our plain pumpkin green buttons, white pretty blossoms and a piece of purple mini pom pom trim

A lovely birthday card from Lucy enhanced with silk ribbon and a butterfly charm - stunning!

A gift bag from Mandy decorated with pom pom trim and sky mauve seam binding
and look what Karita did with some of the flowers, ribbons lace and pins from the Pink and /Girly prize we sponsored recently at the Just Magnolia and hAnglar Stanglar challenge - she's a very talented lady and makes gorgeous cards!

If you want to see your projects featured here or on the Ribbon Girl website gallery, please email us

We love looking at your entries to our colour challenges, so keep them coming - you have until 30th October!

and please call back on Tuesday 25th October for our second 'Jingle all the way to Christmas' challenge - we've got some stunning creations from our Design Team to get you in the mood for all your Christmas crafting, and there will be a fab prize up for grabs!
Mary and Andrea xx

Sunday, 16 October 2011

Colour Challenge #12 ...

Hello, here we are with the Ribbon Girl colour challenge for October, sponsored by Ribbon Girl and Lili Of The Valley. This month our lovely teamie Kath chose the colours and she picked shades of Lilac and Green.

Our friends at Lili Of The Valley have once again kindly given us a £10 voucher to spend in the Lili Of The Valley store, so many gorgeous stamps to choose from!

We also have a Ribbon Mini Kit in either lilac or green from The Ribbon Girl and the winner can choose the kit they prefer

As usual the rules of the challenge are simple - please create a new craft project following the colour theme of lilac and green (no back linking please), post on your blog mentioning this challenge and leave us a direct link by clicking on the InLinkz button at the bottom of this post. The challenge will run for 2 weeks and will end on Saturday 29th October, 9PM UK time.

The Design Team have once again created some fabulous projects to inspire you

By Tab

By Gail

By Jane

By Lucy

By Andrea

By Jo

By Kath

By Mary

Have fun, we can't wait to see what you make for the challenge

Sunday, 9 October 2011

Winner of the first 'Jingle all the way to Christmas Challenge' ......

The winner of the first 'Jingle all the way to Christmas Challenge' is
Number 66
That's YOU Dewi Jani - congratulations on being picked as the winner and please contact us with your full address so we can send off your prize of a Chistmas Mini Kit plus other seasonal embellishments

We'd like to thank everyone for joining in with this challenge - we were overwhelmed by the number of entries and gorgeous things you all came up with  -  Andrea and I are just pleased that we didn't have to choose a winner, but left it to  .......  and just a word about leaving comments - like many other people at the moment, we have experienced major problems leaving comments on some blogs - rest assured, we have looked at every entry, but many of the comments we left would not publish!

We'll have another fabulous prize in our second Jingle all the Way challenge which begins on 25th October when we'll have more inspirational Christmas projects from our 'Ribbon Girls' to help you get ready for the big day, and don't forget to pop back on Sunday 16th October when the Ribbon Girl Colour Challenge Number 12 begins so please check back then for some fabulous projects from our mega talented Design Team and the colours you will be working with!
Mary x

Sunday, 2 October 2011

More Christmas inspiration and a colour challenge winner ............

The winner of Ribbon Girl Colour Challenge No 11, chosen by is number 19 - that's you Sinnika
please email us with your address so we can send your prize off to you!

We've very much enjoyed looking at your Christmas projects and here are some more projects from the mega talented Ribbon Girl Design Team - we hope you are inspired and you've still got another week to enter your project into the 'Jingle all the way to Christmas' challenge - click here for more details.