Monday, 30 April 2012

It's a red, white and blue give away ....

10 x 18mm Union Jack Button A Large Crown Charm A Union Jack Flag Charm
25mm Red No 15 Berisford Satin 25mm White No 1 Berisford Satin 25mm Navy Blue No 13 Berisford Satin
10 metres Cherry Red Divine Bakers Twine Cherry Red 10 metres Blueberry Blue Divine Bakers Twine 5mm Self Adhesive Crystal Embellishments

We have a fabulous give away for one lucky reader - you could win a metre each of 15mm and 25mm red, white and blue satin ribbons, a packet of 10 union jack 18mm buttons, a large crown charm, a union jack charm, 10 metres each of cherry red and blueberry blue Divine bakers twine and a pack of  5mm self adhesive crystals!!  All you have to do is leave a comment and become a follower if you are not one already! Thats it - we'll announce the winner on Sunday 6th May 2012 - and if you can't wait to find out if you are a winner, all of these goodies are available from
Now for more inspiration from those fabulous Ribbon Girls!

 Tab added Cluny Lace, Pleated Ribbon, Medium Silver Key Charm, Pink Rose Buds, Pink Bakers Twine, Pink Pretty Blossoms, Heart Pin, Pearl Drop Pin and Pearls
Jacqui used white seam binding and a shiny silver heart charm

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Dawny P added peacock blue seam binding to this zingy eye catching card!

We'll see you all tomorrow with even more inspiration!

Sunday, 29 April 2012

Winner of Colour Challenge (and the rabbit .....)

The winner of the April colour challenge (pink/orange/aqua) is
number 29
Please email us with your details so we can arrange to send you the £10 gift voucher generously donated by the lovely girls over at Lili of the Valley  - you can treat yourself in their online store and there is also a Fuschia Mini Ribbon Kit from the Ribbon Girls

The winner of the fabulous rabbit made by our super talented teamie Gail is
Let  us have your details Margie so we can arrange to send you the rabbit

We'll be back  on Monday with more inspiration by the Ribbon Girl Design Team and news of a fabulous red, white and blue give away but until then, feast your eyes on these creations - all products mentioned are available from the Ribbon Girl online store

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By Claudia who used aqua satin ribbon and hat pins


Jacqui added pink tulip seam binding and pink button twine to this pretty birthday card

Tab used Vintage style lace, Seaming binding, Tiny Silver Key, and Rose Buds.

 Mary G  used pink and fuschia saddlestitch, dusky rose tiny ric rac, a pink button mulberry roses and pretty blossoms, and sugar and spice pearls

See you tomorrow!

Sunday, 22 April 2012

Sunday Giveaway ...

There is still a week of our colour challenge, you can find all the details on this post. One of the Design Team projects we shared last week was this gorgeous bunny made by Gail.  It's an absolutley stunning project and Gail has kindly given it to us to give away to one of our readers.  If you would like to win Gail's bunny and a few extra Ribbon Girl goodies that we'll add to the parcel then just leave a comment on this post before next Sunday evening

And just in case you need some more imspiration for the colour challenge:

From Dawny

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From Mary

Sunday, 15 April 2012

Ribbon Girl Colour Challenge ...

It's the third Sunday of the month and time for a new colour challenge here at the Ribbon Girl blog
As usual we have two great prizes from the Ribbon Girl (a fuschia ribbon mini kit) and from Lili Of The Valley (a £10 voucher to spend in their online store)

Once again for this month we have an inspiration picture to help get you motivated and remember that you can create with shades of the colours for the challenge

The Challenge

Please create a new project (no back linking to older projects please) following the colour theme of orange, pink and aqua. Use the InLinkz button at the bottom of the page to give a direct link to your project and link up your project before the challenge closes at 9PM UK time on April 28th

Design Team Projects

Before we show you the projects from our Design Team we are very excited to announce that we have two guests joining us - Jen and Nat who have both created gorgeous projects as well as a new permanent member of the Ribbon Girl Design Team - the lovely Kim Piggott.  We are so pleased that Jen, Nat and Kim have joined us and together with the other Ribbon Girls they have created a fantastic collection of beautiful projects for your inspiration
By Jen
(Twill stripe, small polka dot buttons)

By Nat
(Seam binding, button twine, pretty blossom flower)
(Saddlestitch ribbon, satin ribbon, tiny pompom trim)
(Tulle, cotton lace, liquid pearls and heart pins)

By Tiets
(Seam binding, bakers twine, cotton lace, pretty blossom flowers)

 By Mary

(Tulle, sparkly button, bakers twine, flat lace, seam binding, pretty blossom and tiny rosebud flowers, stickles)

By Jane

(Cotton lace, seambinding, button twine)

By Kim
(Seam binding and charm)

By Kath

(Rustic gingham ribbon)

(Twill stripe, medium polka dot button, pink button twine)

(Bakers twine, charm, pencil stripe ribbon and pretty blossom flowers)

By Tab

(Saddlestitch, pencil stripe and twill stripe ribbons, tiny ricrac, small polka dot and striped buttons, charm)

By Claudia

(Spot organza and satin ribbon, cotton lace, sparkly button)

(Tiny pompom trim, guipure lace)

By Vicky
(Bakers twine, tiny ricrac and pastel mix button)
By Lucy

(Tiny pompom trim and heart pins)

By Gail - oh my goodness have you seen that bunny!!

(Heart pins, pleated ribbon, diamante buckle, pretty blossom flowers, seam binding)

By Jo

(Pink pretty blossom flower, dewdrop, brown and ivory button twine, open weave ribbon, buttons and crown pin)