21 September 2018

Box pleated satin and chiffon trim ....

Christmas gift pouch trimmed with 40mm white box pleated satin and gathered chiffon topped with 15mm imitation diamante trim, a couple of holly leaves, a white poinsettia and some 25mm red satin edge sheer ribbon all from The Ribbon Girl 

close up of the flowers and trim

close up of the back of the gift pouch

I'm joining in with Polkadoodles Friday Challenge with this project

Thanks for looking, and I'll be back soon
Mary x

19 September 2018

Pink Lily wedding gift pouch ....

A gift pouch suitable for a wedding or anniversary.  From The Ribbon Girl, I added a large pretty pink lily flower, pink large rosebud, 25mm pale pink open rose, 20mm ivory paper rose and Isabelle antique white guipure lace
The bow is 38mm wide ivory organza ribbon 

close up of the flowers and lace, also the image which is from a LOTV 'Printables' sheet - I think they are only available until the end of the month so if you like using digital pre-coloured LOTV images you'll have to pop over to their store soon


thanks for visiting, see you soon
Mary x

16 September 2018

Lilac flowers, birds and butterflies gift pouch ....


A gift pouch in lilac with little birds and butterflies.  I embellished this gift pouch with 15mm lilac satin ribbon and some ivory organza rose trim (sadly this is out of stock at the moment).  The bow is made from 38mm and 23mm lilac organza, 15mm lilac satin edge sheer ribbon and more 15mm lilac satin ribbon, all topped with an 18mm brilliant cut sparkly button from the pack of assorted colours, tied with silver twine

I doodled around the pouch and the layers

thanks for looking,
see you soon
Mary x

Chocolate and lace gift pouch ..

A chocolate brown and lace gift pouch embellished with Camilla ivory flat lace, ecru satin ribbon, ivory faux silk ribbon, a 30mm pale pink wild rose and some 6mm flatback ivory pearls

close up of the lace and ribbon bow

close up of the back of the gift pouch showing the lace and ribbon
Thanks for looking, see you soon
Mary x

15 September 2018

Memory ornament ...

A memory ornament trimmed with 25mm red satin edge sheer ribbon, a white poinsettia and a couple of holly leaves.  The reverse has more ribbon, leaves and a glitter star button tied on with ivory hemp twine.  The ornament hangs from a loop of silver twine

The reverse of the ornament

Thanks for looking, see you soon,
Mary xx

11 September 2018

Frosty Christmas gift pouch ...


A gift pouch embellished with 55mm 'Monique' white guipure lace, 38mm silver lame, 25mm aqua satin, 16mm silver/white chevron ribbon topped with a sparkly 18mm brilliant cut button tied on with silver twine
The image is by Polkadoodles
close up of the ribbon bows

close up of the 55mm white guipure lace

Thanks for looking,
see you soon
Mary G x

Christmas gift pouch ...


A Christmas gift pouch embellished with 38mm white vintage style 'Kate' lace, padded silver star trim, 25mm satin ribbon, holly leaves and a white poinsettia flower.
I added a s/a sparkly star to the top of the little Christmas tre and the image is by Polkadoodles

close up of the bow and flower

close up of the padded star trim

Thanks for looking,
Mary G xx

9 September 2018

Pink Roses gift pouch .....


Gift pouch trimmed with 'Isabelle' white guipure lace, pale pink satin ribbon and white opal liquid pearls.  The flower arrangements include 30mm pale pink wild rose, rose leaves, 20mm pink paper rose, white lily flowers, pink large rosebuds, pale pink blossom, a couple of decorative pins and a fluffy bow made from 50mm Pink 'Twinkle' sheer ribbon topped with a 14mm pearl cluster flatback
All  flowers, ribbonslace, Twinkle,  and embellishments are from The Ribbon Girl
Close up of the main flower arrangement

Close up of the insert for the card which is trimmed with a pink heart applique, pink and white spot organza ribbon and tiny pale pink ric rac

Thanks for looking, see you soon
Mary G xx

7 September 2018

Silver and blue Christmas card ....


A silver and blue card embellished with silver/white chevron ribbon, white 38mm faux silk ribbon, white holly leaves and tiny pearl clusters all from The Ribbon Girl

a close up of one of the ribbon/flower arrangements


Thanks for looking, see you soon
Mary x

Frosty Christmas Card ....

A frosty Christmas card with silver glittery backing card.  I added silver/white chevron ribbon,  white organza with silver stars, white holly leaves, white pearl clusters on silver stems and  Margaret white guipure lace all from The Ribbon Girl

close up of the ribbons and flowers

Thanks for looking, see you soon,
Mary x

2 September 2018

Red & Gold Christmas card ...





Christmas card embellished with 15 and 25mm red satin edge sheer ribbon, red berries, gold twine, holly leaves and 'Iris' ivory vintage style fine cotton lace, all from The Ribbon Girl

close up of the embellishments, the gold poinsettia is hand made

close up of the inside of the card
Thanks for looking and don't forget that there is an 'anything goes' challenge over on The Ribbon Girl blog!

see you soon,
Mary x

1 September 2018

Vintage style Christmas tree decoration ... and a new challenge over at The Ribbon Girl blog ..


This is my inspiration for the September 'Anything Goes' Challenge over on The Ribbon Girl blog.  There are two prizes, a £10 voucher from Polkadoodles and a selection of goodies from The Ribbon Girl.  


Close up of the ribbons and flowers - I love the new white organza ribbon with sparkly stars and those yummy white poinsettia flowers

The edge of my bauble has been trimmed with 15mm Bianca Rosa white guipure lace.


 

I hope you will be able to join us for the challenge
Thanks for looking and see you soon, Mary x

29 August 2018

Pink and Aqua rose trinket box ..




I was asked to make a small trinket box in pinks and aquas and for this one I added 30mm pale pink wild roses, pink two tone large rosebuds and robin egg/aqua medium rosebuds with a stem of tiny pearl cluster flowers and aqua 7mm satin ribbon all from The Ribbon Girl
For the edge of the lid and the base I added Donna ivory cream vintage stye cotton lace, 6mm ivory flatback pearl trim and a pink and diamante embellishment.  The feet are 11mm pearls.  All from The Ribbon Girl

Thanks for looking, see you soon
Mary x

Ivory & Blue vintage style trinket box ....


I was asked to make this vintage style box to match a card I'd made.  I used  blue beaded stamens, white lily flower, wild rose, 6mm ivory flatback pearl trim, pearl cluster flowers, ivory faux silk ribbon,  'Donna' ivory cream vintage style lace, 11mm pearls (feet) and a 15mm round pearl and diamante embellishment
all from The Ribbon Girl
 



Thanks for looking, see you soon
Mary x

5 August 2018

Blue and white anniversary card ....


A wedding anniversary card trimmed with 6mm white flatback pearl string, 'Lyra' white guipure lace, a 5-pearl and diamante round embellishment, pale blue 38mm faux silk ribbon.  See below for flower arrangement.  Ribbon, lace, flowers, diamante and pearls are all from The Ribbon Girl

For the flower arrangement I used a couple of stems of blue/white beaded stamen, 3 green daisy leaves, two antique blue medium rosebuds, a 20mm ivory open rose, some white miniature blossoms and a large ivory rosebud

Close up of the pretty embellishment and faux silk ribbon

Thanks for looking, see you soon
Mary G x