Monday 24 February 2014

February Magnolia Only Challenge ....

Most of you may know  of the sad loss on 17th February of Roy, beloved and loving husband of Mary and adored Dad of Andrea - the Ribbon Girl store will remain closed for a short while until they feel more able to deal with it.  They would like to take this opportunity to thank their wonderful design team who have showered them with love and messages of condolance on their sad loss.

Add Lace

Our 'Magnolia Only' challenge this month is very easy - we'd like to see lace on your projects featuring Tilda, 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 fabulous 'Magnolia Only' Design Team have created some lovely cards 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 our guest designer Diana Adamski 

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As usual our rules are simple - create a new project that follows the theme of the challenge (it must include a Tilda or Edwin stamp or a Doo Hickey die because this is our Magnolia challenge), blog about it mentioning our challenge then use the InLinkz button at the bottom of this post to add a direct link to your project.

This challenge will close on Saturday 2nd March, 9PM (UK time)


GDT Diana

Diana used a resin oval frame, clear diamante embellishment, heart key charm, 3mm cleasr crystal bead string, 20mm WOC dusky blue roses, natural button twine, cheesecloth and white seam binding

Mary G

Mary used 7mm satin ribbon, white cherry blossom, pink gardenias, pink beaded stamens and Amelia ivory fine cluny lace.

by Andrea

(Andrea used: teeny tiny pompom trim, cream flower guipure lace, water lily flat lace, picot edge satin, heart pin, 5mm pearl bead trim, pleated satin ribbon)

19mm white flower guipure lace, white cherry blossom, white lily, dusky blue 10mm rose, dusky blue 30mm wild rose, white rose organza trim, white pearl trim, pale blue seam binding, silver colour butterflies, cheesecloth.

Katie used 20mm Angelica ivory tulle lace, 8mm Rebecca fine cluny lace,
pale ivory rose organza ribbon, pink medium pom pom trim,
WOC pale pink lily flower, deep pink cherry blossom,
ivory and pink two-tone hip rose buds.

Debbie Dolphin

Debbie has used; Cheesecloth, Metal Heart, 12mm Ivory Flat lace, Irridescent Bead String, Blue 10mm open Roses and Ivory flat back Pearls


Sara has used; ivory flat lace ,ivory cherry blossom ,ivory hip rosebud ,ivory cosmos daisy ,lilac stamen ,lilac beaded berries ,natural twine ,flower charm ,ivory pearl string ,ivory tiny pom pom ,ivory 10mm rose ,ivory 20mm rose.


Becky has used; Ivory pearl and rose organza, 5mm self adhesive pearls, 6mm ivory pearl string, star dust stickles, ivory liquid pearls, cream chrysanths, lilac rolled roses, orchid, heather, WOC roses and cream top stitch thread.



  1. I'm so sorry to hear this, sending my most sincere best wishes to them at this very sad time xx

  2. My very deepest condolences. my thoughts are with you during this difficult time. x

  3. What terrible news so sorry. My thoughts are with Mary and Andrea at this sad time xx

  4. Hello Mary & Andrea.
    I am deeply sorry for your loss and I am thinking of you both at this sad and difficult time.
    May you both find comfort of your happy memories with Roy.
    Sending lots of hugs to you both.
    Donna xx

  5. I'm so sorry to hear your sad news :( You still have memories, no one can take those from you and on the darkest days maybe it will be comfort to remember the good times you had with him and know that he wouldn't want you to be sad that he's gone, but happy that you had that precious time together to feel love and make wonderful memories...

    Big hugs to both of you,

    Tanya xx

  6. So sorry to hear this sad news. My thoughts and prayers will be with Mary and Andrea.
    Massive Hugs!
    Hazel xx

  7. always touches read certain words. I am very sorry for what happened. Now an angel is watching you from heaven.

  8. Mary and Andrea, I am so sorry for your loss.


  9. Deeply sorry to hear of your sad loss Mary and Andrea - my thoughts and prayers go out to you at this difficult time
    Hugs Nicola xxx