Sunday, 24 February 2013

Magnolia Only Challenge ...

Welcome to the latest challenge here at the Ribbon Girl blog, and it's our February Magnolia Only Challenge. We have two fabulous sponsors again - Magnolia and Ribbon Girl

Magnolia are sending our randomly selected winner a stamp direct from the home of Tilda and Edwin

Ribbon Girl are giving a voucher towards a spending spree in the online store

Our challenge runs for a week and theme this month is 'Anything Goes'. The rules are simple, just create a new project (no backlinking to older projects please) featuring a Magnolia Stamp, blog about it mentioning this challenge then use the InLinkz button at the bottom of the post to link up your project. This challenge will close at 9PM UK time, Saturday 2nd March

Our fabulous Design Team have created some beautiful projects to inspire you and like always all the products listed below their projects can be found in the Ribbon Girl online store
by Jane

 (Jane used: rusty folk heart, red velvet lace, pink rose, rolled paper rose ruby red, rolled paper rose ivory, berries, crystal flourish)

by Sara

(Sara used: white trellis rose ,beaded roses , diamante heart charm , cosmos daisy ,lily , beaded lace ,pleated crushed organza ,hip rose buds ,beaded berries)

by Astrid

(Astrid used: 25 mm white fine Cluny Cotton Lace, Pink Tulip vintage seambinding, Chrystanth White Kort & Godt, Carnation pink, Beaded Sprig White, 3 Stems Pinnk Drops, Hip Rose Buds White, Pretty Blossom Blue, Heart Shiny Acrylic Charm, Cheesecloth, Pearls Sugar and Spice)

by Dawny P 

by Teresa

(Teresa used: 16mm Ivory pleated satin braid, Ivory rolled paper roses, 25mm denim blue/cream square check ribbon, bronze tea pot charm, navy blue felt (large heart) small beaded blue berries, wooden heart button, natural button twine)

by Katie K

(Katie used: 20mm Cream Cotton Fan Pattern Lace, 38mm Ivory Guipure Lace, 8mm Cream Vintage Style Fine Scallop Lace, 3mm Aqua Sparkle Bead String, Natural Button Twine, Cream and Blue Seam Binding Ribbons, White Sweetheart Blossom)

By Tiets

by Kim

(Kim used: Beaded Berries Lilac/Purple/White, Beaded Lavender Twirl, 3mm Ivory Pearl Bead String, Iridescent Heart Stems, 32mm White Fine Cluny Lace, Silver Butterflies, Astor White 15mm)

by Silvie

(Sylvie used: Beaded Twirl Pink, Beaded Twirl White, Beaded Berries Ivory/Cream, Kort and Godt Beaded Ivory Roses, Large Pale pink rose buds, Cream treillis rose (coloured with distress reinkers), Cream and Pink Tulip Seam biding, 20mm wide cream cotton fan pattern lace, Cheesecloth, Self adhesive pearls (ivory), stardust stickles)

by Andrea

(Andrea used: scrunched organza ribbon, ivory pleated satin braid, ivory rolled rose)

by Becky

(Becky used: cream top stitch thread, cream chrysanths, cream rolled rose, 20mm ivory rose, 4mm ivory pearl string, Josephine cream lace, 16mm ivory guipure lace, white pure silk and stardust stickles)

(Debbie used:  Blue Rolled Roses, Tulle,Cheesecloth, Blue Velvet Lace, Bakers Twine and Jacqueline Ivory fine Vintage lace)

by Mary

(Mary used: Isabelle White Cluny Lace, Colonial Rose Velvet Ribbon, White Pearl & Crystal Branch, Burgundy Diamante Organza Flower, White Asters, Lilac 20mm Open Roses, Purple Trellis Rose, White beaded Spring and lots of Stardust Stickles)

by Bev


Saturday, 23 February 2013

Winner of February Colour Challenge ......

The winner of the Ribbon Girl February Colour Challenge of Aqua/Turquoise
as chosen by is

No. 24  -  that's YOU 


please email us with your details so we can sort out your prizes - comprising a £10 voucher generously given by the lovely girls at LOTV to spend in the Lili of the Valley Store

and a £10 voucher to spend in the Ribbon Girl Store

There were some fabulous projects - thank you so much for sharing them with us

Please pop back on Sunday morning for the 
February Ribbon Girl Magnolia Only Challenge
see you then
Mary x

Sunday, 17 February 2013

February Colour Challenge ...

We're back with another challenge here on the Ribbon Girl blog and this week it's a colour challenge. The challenge is easy - simply create a project using the colours of turquoise or aqua, blog about it mentioning this challenge then link up using the InLinkz button at the bottom of this post. The challenge will run for one week until Saturday 23rd February 9PM (UK time)

As usual we have fabulous prizes for the randomly selected winner of the challenge:

a £10 voucher to spend in Lili of the Valley online store where they have fabulous new stamps for Spring

and a £10 voucher to spend in The Ribbon Girl online store which has beautiful ribbons and embellishments for every craft project

Our fabulous Design Team has been joined this month by our guest designer Kylie Kueter of Australia, welcome to the team Kylie! All the products listed under the design team projects can be found in the Ribbon Girl store

By Kylie K

(Kylie used: velvet lace, rolled paper roses, twill, irridescent hearts, beaded berries, daisy flower, diamante spacer, aqua bead trim, cheesecloth)

by Nicole

(Nicole used: seambinding, flat lace)

by Mary G

(Mary used: Kort and Godt rolled rose, WOC sweetheart blossom and chrysanths, Ribbon Girl white beaded sprigs and white satin/organza pearl flower; 23mm spot organza ribbon; floral lace bias binding; Zva crystal line)

by Astrid

(Astrid used: Paradise Aqua seambinding, white seambinding, White Floral Edge Cotton Lace, Beaded Berries Blue, Cheesecloth Fabric, Rolled Paper Roses Pale Aqua, Beaded Sprig White, Charm Heart with Flower, Dewdrops Aqua, Button Twine Ivory)

by Kath

(Kath used: Broderie Anglaise White, Aqua Divine Twine, Small Striped Aqua Buttons, Aqua Sparkle Bead String, Pretty Blossom Turquoise)

(Kath used: White Guipure Lace, Pretty Blossoms Turquoise, Ivory Open Rose, Wooden Heart Buttons, Bronze Birdcage Charm)

By Gail

(Gail used: wool felt, twill stripe, pom pom trim, daisy guipure lace, sparkly flower button, button twine and ruffle edged ribbon)

by Andrea

(Andrea used: 25mm satin, flat lace, diamante lines, pearl flower shape, stickles)

by Mandy

(Mandy used: 5mm  Self-adhesive Aqua Crystal, Turquoise Spiders Web Mesh, Aqua Dewdrops)

by Jane M

(Jane used: Paper flowers, satin ribbon, box pleated satin ribbon, small spotty button, button twine, heart shaped wooden button, stick on pearls)

by Anne

(Anne used: Picot edge cream lace, aqua sparkle bead trim, Kort and Godt rolled paper roses, ZVA Creative flourishes)

by Liz

(Liz used: Turquoise Vintage Wool Felt, Chocolate Button Twine, Sparkly Flower Buttons, Small Pearl Buttons, Small Blue Buttons, Pearls)

Saturday, 16 February 2013

Winner of Bridal & Bling Giveaway .....

The winner of the 'Bridal & Bling' giveaway has been picked at random and is

Please email us within 7 days Anna with your name and address details so we can send you this lovely prize! 
(if winners don't contact us within 7 days then we will pick another winner)

see you in the morning for the Ribbon Girl February Colour Challenge!!

Mary and Andrea xx

Sunday, 10 February 2013

Giveaway - bridal and bling .......

Bridal and Bling from 

1 metre of ivory faux silk
1 metre of 5mm white pearl bead string
1 metre of 3mm irridescent bead string
1 metre of 16mm ivory pleated satin braid
1 x 50cm piece of ivory pearl rose organza
1 bunch of diamante stephanotis
1 bunch of small ivory gardenia
1 x 15mm clear crystal and diamante embellishment
1 x 22mm ivory pearl and diamante round embellishment
1 x 25mm 'Starburst' diamante embellishment

There isn't a card challenge this week, so if you would like to be in with a chance of winning this lovely 'bridal and bling' package of ribbon, bead string, flowers and diamante embellishments, you must be a follower of this blog, add a link to this giveaway on your own blog and leave us a comment which we love to read!  The winner will be picked at random and announced on Saturday 16th February - and then we'll be back here on Sunday 17th February with the Ribbon Girl February Colour Challenge!

Mary and Andrea

This giveaway is now closed!

Saturday, 9 February 2013

Winner of February Card Challenge .....

There were some fabulous cards in the Ribbon Girl February card challenge ' love you or Valentine' but there can only be one winner, and it was chosen by
The winner is No 66

that's you Tamara
please email us so we can arrange to send your prizes

a stamp of your choice from the lovely ladies at Lili of the Valley
and it's a perfect  time to win 'cos they've got new  stamps out!!
a £10 voucher to spend in the Ribbon Girl online store

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ps  unfortunately the winner of the January 'Magnolia Only' challenge has not come forward to claim their prize so it has been redrawn by and the winner is

No 47 and that's you

please email us before Saturday 16th February so we can send your prizes
which are a Magnolia  rubber stamp and a £10 voucher to spend in the Ribbon Girl online store

Mary and Andrea

Sunday, 3 February 2013

February Card Challenge

Hello, welcome to another Card Challenge here at the Ribbon Girl blog, the first of 2013. Just like last year we'll have our Card Challenge on the first Sunday of every month and we're welcoming back our fabulous Design Team of Becky, Dawny, Debbie, Jane B, Jane J, Jo, Katy, Lucy, Mary, Sara, Teresa, Tiets and Vicky We're also pleased to be welcoming Sylvie who is joining our team and bringing her beautiful creative style with her

Our challenge will run for a week and this month we want to see your 'Love You or Valentine' cards. We continue to be sponsored for our Card Challenge by Lili Of The Valley who are offering the winner a stamp of their choice and the Ribbon Girl who have given a £10 voucher towards a spending spree in their online store

Our rules are simple - create a new card project following the theme, blog about it mentioning this challenge then use the InLinkz button at the bottom of this page to link your project. The winner will be drawn randomly and the challenge closes at 9PM (UK time) on Saturday 9th February
Our Design Team have worked their magic and created some stunning cards. All the items listed below their cards are available from the Ribbon Girl store

By Mary G

(Mary used:: flowers, red faux silk ribbon, red tiny ric rac, white guipure lace, stardust stickles)

by Tiets

(Tiets used: shiny heart charm, Seam Binding, Cotton Lace, 32mm Vintage Style Lace, Chrysanth flowers, Hip Rose Buds, Clear Dewdrops, Diamante Spacer, Acrylic Gems Clear Crystal, Self Adhesive Hearts)

by Lucy

(Lucy used: Ribbon Card, Ivory Pure Silk Ribbon, Diamante Stick Pin)

by Sara

(Sara used: pale pink trellis rose , hip rose buds , lily , pink beaded twirl ,roller roses , seam binding , white floral edge cotton lace , fine white cluny lace)

by Jane

(Jane used: 38mm vintage pink fluted edge shear ribbon, diamante stick  pin heart, wooden  heart buttons, rolled paper roses pink, 25mm cream fine cluny lace, rose buds large pink, cherry blossom baby pink)

by Becky

(Becky used: Cream top stitch thread, 5mm self adhesive pearls, lilac rolled roses, white chrysanths, organza satin pearl centre flower, purple cherry blossom, white aster, 20mm white rose, star dust stickles, rusty folk heart, hollow heart charm, cream button twine, white tiny bobble pom pom trim and 20 mm scallop venise white lace)

by Silvie

(Silvie used: Beaded Ivory roses; large ivory rose buds; trellis rose; beaded berries (purple); cheesecloth; 24mm natural cotton twill tape; cream and white seam biding (colored with purple glimmer mist); 5mm pearl flatbacks (lilac); Stardust Stickles

by Debbie Dolphin

(Debbie used: Vintage Ivory Fluted Edge Sheer Ribbon, Kort & Godt Ivory Rolled Flowers, Cheesecloth, Tulle, Rose Petal Pink Seam Binding, Pink Velvet Lace and Irridescent Beaded Trim)

by Jo

(Jo used: adhesive pearls, button twine, mixed buttons, flowers, heart stick pin, ivory tulle, divine twine)

by Jane

(Jane used: carnations, pink beaded swirls, seambinding, engraved heart charm ,button twine, cheesecloth)