Sunday, 15 October 2017

October Any Image Challenge ...

 Welcome to the October  'Use any Image' challenge - Anything goes so you can use any colour you like and use any image on your project - and it doesn't even have to be a card!! it can be any craft project - card, bag, tag, 3-D project, anything just as long as you include an image!    There will be 3 winners and we'll share your projects on the blog when we announce the winners after 9pm on Saturday 28th October

First prize:  £10 voucher for LOTV



2nd Prize is this lovely collection of dies and embellishments from Marianne Designs 




Third prize:Your choice of 2 Christmas Mini Packs of 6x6 Papers from The Ribbon Girl




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Once again our Design Team ladies and our special Guest Designers have created lot so inspiration for you, all the products that they used from The Ribbon Girl store are listed below their projects. Visit their social media pages for information























(Debbie used: Maja Denim and Friends papers, white Cheesecloth, Twine ,  Button, Glossy Accents, cherry blossoms and ivory white magnolias)



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Saturday, 14 October 2017

Winners of The Ribbon Girl October Card Challenge ....

Thank you for the wonderful cards everyone entered into the challenge - all winners must claim their prize within 7 days of this blog post.  The winner of the first prize, chosen by random.org was 


Number 142 and that's you BETH BROVOLD


this is Beth's gorgeous card and she wins the first prize of
Papers from Maja Design, Sweden - the prize will be sent directly to the winner so we need your full address and telephone number


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The winner of the second prize is
Number 57 and that's you

Second prize:  Your choice of 2 of the Christmas Mini Packs of 6x6 papers from The Ribbon Girl
 
Here is Andrea's beautiful birthday card!
 
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The winner of the 3rd prize is
Number 95 and that's you
and you win A stamp of your choice from LOTV

 
this is Crafty's lovely card 

Thank you everyone and I hope you will all pop back Sunday morning at 9am for The Ribbon Girl 'Use any Image' challenge
see you then
Mary xx


Sunday, 1 October 2017

October Card Challenge ...

Welcome to The Ribbon Girl October Card Challenge.  
You may enter any type of card to this challenge which will run until 9pm on Saturday 14th October.  We hope you are inspired by the lovely cards made by our design team and guests and it's a great pleasure to welcome back the very talented Debbie Dolphin as our Guest for October and our good friend Sue who is rejoining the team.  

There are three great prizes to be won:

First prize:  Papers from Maja Design, Sweden - the prize will be sent directly to the winner


Second prize:  Your choice of 2 of the Christmas Mini Packs of 6x6 papers from The Ribbon Girl


Third Prize:  A stamp of the winner's choice from LOTV


Our design team have made many beautiful cards to inspire you, check out their social media accounts (links throught their names) for more information and remember that all the products listed below their projects can be found in The Ribbon Girl online store


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Debbie Dolphin  Guest DT


(Debbie used: Maja Design 'Denim & Friends' paper, 'Orchid' antique white vintage style fine cotton lace, pink/aqua straws, ivory pearls, white cheesecloth)



(Cindy used: tool set for shaping flowers, round 15mm Ivory Pearl Diamante Round Embellishment, 10metres Ivory Button Twine, 5mm Pearls, Ivory self adhesive, 3mm Ivory Pearls, Maja Design Vintage Romance, Cheesecloth, 3mm White Pearl Bead string, small Blossom Baby Pink, Maja Design Vintage Spring Basics, 32mm Lavander PureSilk, 10mm Lilac Open Roses)

Mary



(Mary used: Echo Park 'Spring' 6x6 paper, 15mm Frozen glitter velvet ribbon, ballet shoes charm, hemp twine, aqua gathered tulle, 'Kew' white guipure lace, aqua 30mm wild roses, ivory white Ballerina Blossom and Stardust Stickles for a bit of extra sparkle!)



(Stacey used: Padded Star Trim SILVER, Diamante Snowflake, White Tiny Pom Pom Trim, silver colour Jingle Bells, 40mm Silver Lame Ribbon, white opal liquid pearls)



(Tracy used: white zig zag cotton lace, Leah and Charlotte white lace, 6mm f/b white pearl trim, ivory hemp, round diamante flatback, 20mm pink paper roses, cherry blossom, small blossom flowers, beaded strawberry,  pink/pink beaded berries and white cheesecloth)



(Gina used: White Double Row Pearl Trim, White Medium Pom Pom Trim, Pine Cones, White Spot Organza Ribbon, Diamante Snowflake, Phoebe White Guipure Lace, Beaded Stamen, Oval White Pearl String, White Daisy, Ivory/Off White Carnation, Silver Glitter Flatback, Metallic Silver Twine, Frosted Berries, Silver Candy Cane Charm, Silver Star Twinkle Tinsel)






(Linda used: Lemoncraft Heart Painted 6 x 6 PadMonograce Chipboard Heart12 mm Pale Pink, Faux Silk RibbonIvory White Magnolia FlowerPink Wild Rose20 mm Pale Pink Open Roses
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Saturday, 30 September 2017

Winners of Ribbon Girl September 'Use any Image' Challenge .....

Thank you for all of the lovely entries into the Ribbon Girl September 'use any image' challenge - the winners shown below must claim their prize by emailing me within 7 days of this blog post.
The winner of the first prize of a £10 voucher provided by the very generous ladies over at Lili of the Valley  was chosen by random.org and is No. 22 and it's Jolanda


First prize

http://www.liliofthevalley.co.uk


 

and this is Jolanda's lovelycard
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The winner of the Second prize of a choice of 2 Christmas Mini Packs of 6x6 Paper from The Ribbon Girl and the winner is No. 104  Lynne


This is Lynne's lovely Christmas card

The October Card Challenge begins at 9am on Sunday 1st October, so please pop back then - there is some fabulous inspiration from our Design Team and Guests!!





Sunday, 17 September 2017

September 'Any Image' Challenge ...

Welcome to the Ribbon Girl  'Use any image' challenge -  you can do any type of project, card, tags, bags, 3-d projects - anything you like, BUT YOU MUST use an image on your project.    We are delighted to welcome Lorraine Bailey and Fleur Pearson as our Guests and they, together with the rest of the design team have made some fabulous projects to inspire you!  We hope you will join in with this challenge.  There will be 2 winners and we'll share their projects when we announce the winners on Saturday 30th September  - let's take a look at the prizes

First prize:  £10 voucher for LOTV

http://www.liliofthevalley.co.uk

Second prize:  2 Christmas Mini Packs of 6x6 Paper of the winners choice from  The Ribbon Girl


Use the InLinkz button at the bottom of this post to link your cards and be entered into the prize draw, the challenge runs until 9PM (UK time) on Saturday September 30th. Prizes are non transferable (Ribbon Girl voucher does not include postage to your country) and must be claimed within 7 days of it being announced on the blog

Our Design Team ladies have made some stunning cards to inspire you, please visit their own social media (links in their name) to check out all the details and remember that all the products listed below each card can be found in the Ribbon Girl online store.
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by Lorraine Bailey  GDT




(Lorraine used: Pion 12" papers Flowers of Provence, Autumn Berries (Ivory/Purple/Grape), 40mm Daisy White Mulberry, 10mm Lilac open roses, White Small Blossom , 10mm lilac open rose, Liquid Pearls White opal)

by Fleur  Pearson (GDT)




Fleur used papers from the Maja Design 'Sofiero' 6x6 pad, Unicorn Charm, Iced Lime Seam Binding,Pink Anemone,Off-White Carnations Pink Rose Buds, and white Cheesecloth,

by Tracy



(Tracy used: Mini Pack of 'Merry Little Christmas' 6x6 papers, bronze tiny pine cone charms, round 15mm glitter flatback, Faux Hessian Natural Ribbon, and ivory hemp)


by Chantal



(Chantal used: Maja Design Denim & FriendsPeach Open rose 20mm40mm Daisy Pale TerracottaDaisy Centre Burnt OrangeFrench Veil Ivory 50cmx25cmLeaves, green, paper pack of 10Beaded Stamen Mocha35mm Burgundy Mulberry Rose10mm Cream open rose25mm Whit/Pink Daisy GuipureRose Organza Pale Ivory trimScrapiniec chipboard100mm Camillia Ivory Flat lace)

by Kat



by Andrea


(Andrea used: papers from the spots and checks 6x6 paper pack, decorative flower and heart pins (tinted with Copic marker), lilac spotty button, natural hemp twine, white opal liquid pearls, stardust stickles and satin edge sheer ribbon)

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Saturday, 16 September 2017

Winners of The Ribbon Girl September Card Challenge ...

Thank you for all the lovely cards entered into the challenge.  The winners of the September card challenge are shown below and if you are a winner you should make contact with me by email  within 7 days of this blog post

First Prize
Papers from Maja Design, Sweden - the prize will be sent directly to the winner

 

The winner, chosen by random.org is no 131
that's you Pillan   We need a telephone number as well as your full address Pillan
 
This is Pillan's lovely card
 
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Second prize
  £10 voucher towards a shopping spree at The Ribbon Girl

 
The winner of the 2nd prize is No 91

This is Sharon's gorgeous card - with beautiful handmade flowers!
 
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Third Prize
  A stamp of the winner's choice from LOTV

 
The winner of the LOTV stamp is No 157
and that's you Marieke

Here is Marieke's devilishly pretty card!
 
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I hope you will all join in with The Ribbon Girl 'use any image' challenge which starts at 9am on Sunday 17th September
 
Mary x

Sunday, 3 September 2017

September Card Challenge ...

Hello and welcome back to the Ribbon Girl challenges after our summer break. It's the first Sunday of the month so we have our 'Anything Goes' CARD challenge - anything goes as long as it's a card.  We have our regular sponsors offering three fabulous prizes:

First prize:  Papers from Maja Design, Sweden - the prize will be sent directly to the winner


Second prize:  £10 voucher towards a shopping spree at The Ribbon Girl


Third Prize:  A stamp of the winner's choice from LOTV


Use the InLinkz button at the bottom of this post to link your cards and be entered into the prize draw, the challenge runs until 9PM (UK time) on Saturday September 16th. Prizes are non transferable (Ribbon Girl voucher does not include postage to your country) and must be claimed within 7 days of it being announced on the blog

Our Design Team ladies have made some stunning cards to inspire you, please visit their own social media (links in their name) to check out all the details and remember that all the products listed below each card can be found in the Ribbon Girl online store.
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by Tracy


(Tracy used: 20mm pink open roses, a pearl and diamante flower embellishment, ivory hemp twine, ivory cream 20mm paper roses, a medium key painted with acrylic, pink small blossom flowers and 5mm pearls)

by Mary


Mary used: Pion 'The Night Before Christmas' images, Maja Design 'Life in the Country' 6x6 paper, 6mm ivory pearl flatback trim, 10mm ivory flower flatback trim, 3mm double sided sticky tape, and Stardust Stickles, 25mm Silvery Pearl Sparkle ribbon, a five-petal pearl and diamante embellishment, ivory hemp twine, 35mm burgundy rose, ivory/green speckled autumn berries, cream hip rose)

by Gina


(Gina used: Vintage Lilac Open Rose, 30mm Pale Pink wild Rose, White Square Pearl Trim, 25mm Pale Fuchsia Plain Sheer Ribbon, 50mm Diana White Guipure Lace, Autumn Berries (Ivory, Purple, Grape), White Beaded Stamen, Pion Lavender Bouquet 6 x 6 paper, Lilac Ballerina blossom, Pale Lilac Cosmos Daisy, Hollow Heart Charm, Round Amethyst Diamante Flatback, Stardust Stickles)

by Cindy


(Cindy used Liquid Pearls Platinum, 38mm Vintage Ivory Fluted Edge Sheer, 3mm Sticky Tape, Stickles Stardust Ranger ink, round n15mm ivory pearl, cheesecloth, 10mm mocha open roses, 10mm ivory open roses, miniature pale blue blossom, 45mm Bethany Ivory Guipere lace, 30mm Blue Wild rose, Rolled Paper Flowers Dusky Blue Kort & Godt)




(Stacey used: 38mm Pale Pink Silky Crush, 10mm 'Darlene' White Guipure Lace, Frilled/Gathered White Tulle Trim, Cheesecloth WHITE, White Pearl S/A 104 Assorted Sizes, White Double Row Trim, 3mm White Pearl Bead String, Round Head Pastel Pins Short, Hip Rose Bud Ivory, Tiny White Rosebuds, Anemone Pink, 10mm White/Pink 2-tone Open Rose, 20mm White/Baby Pink Open Rose, Poppy Pink, Magnolia Ivory White Flowers, Beaded Stamen White/White, 20mm Pale Pink Open Rose)

by Linda


(Andrea used: 'Spring' by Echo Park 6x6 paper pad, pale pink satin ribbon, pink striped button, natural hemp twine, heart pin, crystal pin, stardust stickles)

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