Thursday 9 February 2017

Do you prefer Ribbon or Lace (and WHY)

Thank you to everyone who entered our last challenge. 
Our winner is:

33. Amelia B

Please email us at to claim your prize, 
and don't forget to grab your *winners* badge below:

and our Top 3 are

6.  Donna @ Room in A Cupboard

(must be your lucky day!)

44. Liselot

Congratulations and please grab our *Top 3* badge to display on your blog:

So, onto our next challenge

The sponsor of this challenge is
Crafty Ribbons
£10 voucher

This fortnight's challenge theme is to showcase a project using 
Your Favourite Ribbon or Lace (& why).
You MUST explain WHY it is your favourite.

Here are the beautiful creations made by our Design Team to get your mojo flowing:

My choice is easily ribbon, and my most used ribbon is the 15mm satin ribbon which is what I've used on this card. I think I have this style of ribbon in every colour and shade possible (although always manage to find one more shade I need!). I also like making the double bows that I've added here too.

I don't often use ribbon or lace but when I do I think i use more ribbon and I definitely
have a large stash of ribbon for sure.

I LOVE ribbon.  I have collected ribbon since I was young, you can never have too much ribbon!  I love the many textures and all the fabulous colors and even so many ways to use it.

I use ribbon more than lace. I love the many colours, patterns, textures and widths. There is one to enhance any card.

I love ribbon. I think ribbon matces better with my clean style of cardmaking. Using lace makes everything look busier to me.

I have used both ribbon and lace on this card, but I just love lace and tend to think it makes cards that bit more special and adds texture.

Neither ribbon or lace are regular additions to my cards, however, when the need arises my favourite would be ribbon, usually in the form of seam binding ribbon. I always have white in my stash so that it can be coloured to suit.

Most people know that I consider ribbon to be the frippery of the Devil, and if I am honest, lace isn't far behind - neither of them really suit my CAS style, but for this one a faux lace matting layer actually worked well enough for me to have a little smile.


In this case it is lace, because it gives a romantic touch to this card. I love the combination with the roses. 

So now it's over to you.
We hope you will join in our challenge, show us your style and 
showcase your Favourite Ribbon or Lace (& why).
You MUST explain WHY it is your favourite.

Good luck, and happy crafting.
Hugs from the AYLI girls.


  1. Thanks for picking my card in the Top 3! Congrats to the other 2 ladies too.

  2. Congratulations, Amelia, your card is gorgeous and so deserving of winning AND the Top 3! Sweet inspiration from the DT!

  3. Thank you for choosing my card as the winner and also as one of the Top 3! I am delighted to display my badges on my blog. Congratulations to the other ladies too. Beautiful DT inspiration for the new challenge.

  4. Hello,
    nice blog. I would like to join the challenge. I became a follower.
    Greetings Anita