Sunday 26 January 2014

Anything Goes Challenge ...

Welcome to a new year of challenges at The Ribbon Girl and a brand new Ribbon Girl Challenge Blog - we invite you to become a 'follower' so you don't miss out on any of our fabulous challenges or giveaways - this new blog will be a dedicated space for our challenges so that our other blog can be kept for sharing inspiration and giveaways ;)

Before we get on with sharing the latest challenge we wanted to introduce three new Ribbon Girls who are joining our exceptionally talented Design Team - please welcome Lillemor, Kylie Kueter and Louise Fraenell to our team!
We are kick starting our new year of challenges with a whole team 'Anything Goes' challenge and we have a lovely prize from the Ribbon Girl online store

Prima Treasures Garden Bench & Bridge Mixed Dahlia White (to colour yourself)
10mm Ivory Pearl Square Trim 10 Aurora Borealis crystal hearts

Prima Park Bench & Bridge Set; White Mixed Dahlias to colour yourself, a metre of 10mm flat back ivory pearl square trim and a packet of ten aurora borealis hearts


This challenge will run for 1 week and closes at 9PM UK time on Saturday 1st February. 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)
Fabulous inspiration from our talented Design Team - remember that all the products listed below each project can be found in the Ribbon Girl store

By Gail

(Gail used: spot organza ribbon, daisy lace, Andrea lace, stripe twill tape, rolled paper rose, star pin, adhesive pearls, ruffle edge ribbon)

By Mary

 (Mary used: Darjeeling Pink Blossom Flowers, WOC open roses and hip rosebuds, Kort & Godt Chrysanths and Pink Rolled Rose, Stardust Stickles, pink tiny ric rac, ivory flat back pearls, White and Dusky Pink satin ribbon, pink flatback gems, Olivia White and Katherine Ivory fine vintage style lace)

by Andrea

(Andrea used: Danielle cluny lace, 5mm pearl bead string, dusky blue 10mm roses, cheesecloth, adhesive pearl flatbacks, stardust Stickles and small pearl flourishes)

(Gretha used 16 mm Olive Green/White Saddlestitch, Rose Organza Pale Ivory, cheesecloth, wooden heart, blossom flowers, cream open rose 10 mm)

by Mandy

(Mandy used: Various Buttons, Peach Vintage Seam Binding, Cream Jute Mesh Ribbon, 12mm Natural Herringbone Hessian Ribbon, Natural Jute Button Twine)

by Tracy Payne (GDT)

(Tracy used: seam binding, string pearls, kort and godt rolled rose, WOC rose buds, gardenia, Dahlia stormy skies, a rusty heart, Lillian vintage style lace, and a flatback pearl in the centre of the seambinding bow)

by Elise

(Elise used: Deborah Lace, Edwina Lace, Teresa Lace, Pearl and Rhinestone Trim, Cheesecloth, Stardust Stickles, Ivory Cherry Blossoms, White Hip Rose Buds)

by Teresa

(Teresa used: 19mm Ivory Floral Lace, 'Rebecca' Lace,  25mm Pink Satin Ribbon, Resin Dove & Flower, Small Lilac Beaded Berries, Kort & Godt Lilac Rolled Rose & White Chrysanthemums, Daisy-May Watering Charm, Darjeeling White Blossom Flower, Wild Orchid Pale Pink Tulips, Sugar & Spice, Liking Lilac & White Pearls (coloured yellow) Mixture of Wild Orchid Roses, Stickles Stardust)

by Becky

(Becky used: 25mm natural faux hessian, football enamelled charm and neutral button twine)

by Katie

(Katie used: white seam binding ribbon, natural and brown button twines, tiny key charm, Gutermann white top stitching thread, WOC pale pink lily flowers, 13mm Olivia white Cluny lace, 25mm white fine Cluny lace, 3mm pale pink pearl bead string)

by Gina

(Gina used: Prima Flowers, Prima Resin Frame, 40m Daisy Pale Pink, Baby Pink Gardenia, White Beaded Twirls, 14mm White Flatback Pearls,   32m Pale Pink Pure Silk Ribbon, 50mm 'Emily' Embroidered Tulle Lace, Bird Cage with Heart Charm, 15mm White Diamond Guipure)

by Jenny

(Jenny used: 20mm Edwina Cream Deep Scallop, 38mm Vintage Blue Fluted Edge Sheer, Cheesecloth, Blue Beaded Berries)

by Jane B

(Jane used: Baby dummy charm, Button Twine, 5mm Cream pearl self adhesive,10mm ivory open rose,30mm Ivory wild roses, Sweetheart blossom, white,10mm Ivory Florence cotton lace, 16mm ivory pleated satin ribbon)

by Sara

(Sara used: white spot organza ribbon ,emily tuille lace ,heart charm ,white beaded twirl ,white gypsophalia ,white stamens ,blue rose 10mm 30mm ,white rose ,carnation ,pink blossom ,dahlia marshmallow mix ,sparkly button ,white bead trim ,blue button twine)

by Kath

(Kath used: Prima Embellishments Clocks and Keys, White Guipure Lace, Memo Pins, Dusky Blue and Ivory Open Roses)

by Yuri

(Yuri used: 38mm Pale Pink Flat Lace, Butterfly Charm, Cherry Blossom White, Hip Rose Buds Ivory, Cheesecloth, Stickles Stardust, Liquid Pearl White Opal, 6mm Sticky Tape, Light Brown Hemp Twine)

 by Kylie

(Kylie used: Canterbury Rose Pink, 18mm 'Katherine' Ivory Scallop Fine Cluny Lace, Wooden heart  Buttons, 2.5" Rusty Folk Heart, 10 metres Candy Pink Divine Bakers Twine, Rolled Paper Flowers - Pale Pink Roses Kort & Godt, Ivory Resin Dove, 3-5mm Pink s/a flatback Gems, Pink 10mm open roses, White Cherry Blossoms)

by Debbie

(Debbie used: used Beaded lavender Gypsophalia, 12mm Ivory Scalloped Flat Lace, Resin Corner from Prima Treasure Architecture Collection, Cheesecloth and Ivory Lace and Pearl trim)

by Louise

(Louise used: cheese cloth, resin key from Prima, Diamante star buckle slide, 40 mm old rose pink pleated crushed organza, lilac 10 mm open roses, Prima flower and Stephanotis Ivory)

by Fleur

(Fleur used: Cheese Cloth, Pink Jute Mesh, Pink Tea Towel Stripe Ribbon, Pram Charm, Resin Roses Frame, Small Pink Rose Buds, Large Ivory White Rose Buds, Pink Rolled Roses, Ivory Aster, Rose Petal Seam Binding, 'Claire' Ivory Embroidered Tulle, Memo Pins, Pink Twine, 3mm Pink Bead String)

by Jane M

(Jane used: Pearl string, cream pom pom trim, tape measure ribbon, pearl buttons, pearl swirl, paper flower, beaded flowers, beaded swirl)

by Jane J

(Jane used: Pale pink seam binding, 14mm acrylic gems clear crystal, 25mm white Broderie Anglaise, Canterbury Rose Pink Mix, pink tulip, white Kort & Godt chrysanthemum, ivory pearl string, Floribunda Rose)

by Franz

(Franz used: seam binding, organza rose trim, paper roses, adhesive pearls, stardust stickles)

(Lillemor used: Cheesecloth, Starburst Stamen Burgundy, Roses Burgundy 20 mm, Roses Ivory 10mm, Cherry Blossom Ivory, Beaded Lavender Gyopsophalia, Small Beaded Berries Red, Silver Butterfly, Half Pearls 6 mm, Rose Organza, Stickles Stardust and Glossy Accent)

by Anne
(Anne used: Old rose pleated crushed organza, tulle, pink pearl bead string, diamante heart stick pin, key heart charm, button twine)

 By Silvie

(Silvie used 18mm 'Teresa' Cream cluny Lace, 20mm White Fan pattern cotton lace, 10mm Lilac cotton lace, White beaded twirl, Purple beaded berries, Ivory beaded berries, White beaded twirl, Ivory and Lavender Gypsophalia, White hip rose bud, White sweetheart blossoms, Ivory Kort and Godt rolled roses, Purple cherry blossoms, Cream chrysanths, Cream seam bidning, Mauve seam binding, Pearl Heart pin, flatback self adhesive pearl heart, lilac pearl brad, flat back flower shaped embellishment, self adhesive cream pearls, self adhesive clear and lilac gems)


  1. All the DT work is just stunning!

    Also, I don't know if it's just me, but I've not been able to see a friends connect button anywhere? Without being able to follow the blog, it can be hard to remember to check back! x

  2. Great DT samples, lots of inspiration, great to have a separate challenge blog.

  3. You have such a talented DT. Everything is absolutely beautiful. I really enjoyed taking a look at the image choices. So cute!!!

  4. What gorgeous projects from the DT! I have just signed on as a follower and look forward to seeing what's next. Sandi

  5. Thanks for such awesome DT creations! I've just found you and don't know if my creation meets criteria so please let me know if it doesn't as I would love to play along with such a fun challenge blog!
    Hugs Nicola xxx

  6. Outstanding DT creations, as always! Visiting you is always so inspiring. Thank you for another marvelous challenge! :o)

    Hugs and blessings!

  7. Wow!!! Amazing DT Creations.. absolutely amazing!! Thanks for the fantastic challenge!!

    - Susan
    {Scrap A Thousand Words}
    {Open-Minded Crafting Fun Challenges}

  8. Thank you for the great challenge and the fabulous DT inspirations x

  9. omg the DT makes are just stunning, thank you for making me drool all over my pooter keyboard!! huge hugs Lou xxx

  10. Amazingly beautiful creations from the DT - I'm in awe :)

    Love Anne from The Fairy Bridge xxx

  11. Stunning creations from all the DT ladies and congratulations to the new members. ((You lucky girls.) Thanks for another super challenge.
    Hugs, Donna xx

  12. Gorgeous cards from the DT it!
    Hugs Ellen