Sunday, 15 January 2017

Any Image Challenge ...

Welcome to the January '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:

First prize:  £10 voucher for LOTV

Second prize:  £10 voucher for The Ribbon Girl

Third prize:  from Marianne Designs

Our Design Team ladies have been busy making some beautiful projects to inspire you, please visit their blogs to find out more about their lovely creations and remember that all the products listed below their cards can be found in The Ribbon Girl online store

The challenge will run for two weeks until 9PM on January 28th, please use the InLinkz button to link up your entry.
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(Donna used; Galeria papieru 'Purple Rain' 12 x 12 paper Pad, 45mm 'Jessica' White Guipure lace, FB 10mm White Square Pearl Trim, 16mm Lilac Velvet Ribbon, White Foamiran A5 Sheet, Olive Green Foamiran A5 Sheet, Lily Flowers Small White Pk Of 5, Small Beaded Berries Lilac Pk Of 6, Trinket Pins Vintage Style Ivory Pearl, Ivory Resin Dove, 5 Metres White Seam Binding, 3mm Purple Pearl Stamen, 3mm White Pearl Bead String & 3mm s/a White Pearl Flatbacks)


(Mary used: 7mm Black and 7mm Sable double sided satin ribbons and Gold Liquid Pearls)

Kat





(Chantal used: 23mm ivory daisy guipure lace, margaret guipure lace, cheesecloth, lilac starburst stamens, lilac rolled roses, white magnolia flowers, lilac miniature blossoms, vintage violet roses, white babies breath, flatback ivory pearl embellishments)

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Saturday, 14 January 2017

Winners of January Card Challenge .... and GDT places ......

We were overwhelmed with the beautiful cards entered into the January Card Challenge and the number of crafters who wanted to be considered for a 3-month GDT spot with our Design Team.  In fact, there were so many entries, we couldn't choose just one so we have chosen 4 crafters to join our Design Team as a Guest for 3 months  *** please scroll down to the bottom of this post to find out who we chose

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The winners of the January Card Challenge are as follows:

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


No. 149 which is Ada
This is Ada'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. 117 which is Marlies
This is Marlie's beautiful card - her first Christmas card of 2017!!
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Third Prize:  A stamp of the winner's choice from LOTV


The winner of the 3rd prize is No. 3 Michelle Lancaster


and here is Michelle's very pretty lilac card!

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***WINNERS OF THE 3-MONTH GUEST DT PLACES:

No. 61 Netty's Cards  (Use any Image Challenge Team)
No. 92  Stacey S  (Card Challenge Team)
No. 124 Katie K  (Card Challenge Team)
No. 177 The Craft Bucket  (Use any Image Challenge Team

Well done to the winners of the GDT places and the winners of the prizes listed above - please email us within 7 days to claim your prize or confirm you still want to take up the GDT places so we can get in touch with you

We hope you will all join in with The Ribbon Girl 'Use any Image' Challenge which starts at 9am on Sunday 15th January.

Mary x

Sunday, 1 January 2017

January Card Challenge and chance to be a Guest Designer

Happy New Year 2017!!  Everyone here at The Ribbon Girl would like to wish you all a happy, healthy and creative new year and we have a card challenge to kick us off, as usual it's an anything goes challenge so nice and easy for the start of the year.

As well as prizes from our regular fabulous sponsors we are looking for someone who would like to join our Design Team as a guest for 3 months. If this is something that you would like to do please indicate by adding GDT after your name in the InLinkz tool.  We are very pleased to welcome Sue Hastead to our Card Team, as well as making such pretty cards, Sue colours her images beautifully!  It's a pleasure to let you know that the very talented Kalina Pavlova will be joining our Card Challenge team in February and we look forward to seeing her lovely makes!  

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


Our Design Team ladies have been busy making some beautiful cards to inspire you, please visit their blogs to find out more about their lovely creations and remember that all the products listed below their cards can be found in The Ribbon Girl online store

The challenge will run for two weeks until 9PM on January 14th, please use the InLinkz button to link up your entry and remember to add GDT if you would like to be considered for our Design Team
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Sue

(Sue used: Craft and You My Wedding 6x6 paper padPale Pink 20mm Open RoseSweetheart Blossom Baby Pink and WhiteMiniature Ivory Cream BlossomBurgundy 10mm Open Rose5mm Pearl Ivory Flower TrimCheesecloth25mm Pale Pink Satin Edge Sheer RibbonIvory Button TwineDaisy Flower CharmLiquid Pearls White Opal)
  

Jane



(Jane used 'Craft & You' paper pad, red Kort & Godt rolled roses, white lily, antique blue 2 tone cherry blossoms, 25mm white Cheltenham guipure lace, cheesecloth, white seam binding, miniature pale blue blossoms, Stardust Stickles and Glossy Accents)


Mary



(Mary used: Pion 'In Provence' paper, Emma 55mm ivory guipure lace, Heliotrope 15mm satin ribbon, pink magnolia, a pale pink cherry blossom, 15mm Vintage Violet rose, lilac 30mm open rose, lilac/white hip rosebud, dark lilac anenome, two crystal trinket pins, Scrapiniec 'rounded corners' chipboard pieces and some natural hemp twine)



Gina




(Gina used: Lemoncraft Heart Painted 6x6 Paper Stack, 3mm Pearl Pale Pink Stamens, Tool set for shaping flowers, A5 sheets of Pale Pink and White Foamiran, 25mm White Frilled Lace, 32mm Eva Antique White Fine Lace, Cheesecloth, 15mm Pink/Silver Metallic Satin Edge Ribbon,  15mm Round Clear Diamante Flatback, Natural Hemp Twine, Diamante Heart Top Loop Charm, Beaded Strawberries, 4mm White Pearl String, 4mm White Pearl Trim)

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Saturday, 31 December 2016

Winners of December 'Use any Image' Challenge ....

Hi Ladies -  I hope you all had a very nice Christmas and thank youfor all the lovely entries to The Ribbon Girl December 'use any image' challenge, the winner of the first prize which is a £10 voucher for Lili of the Valley from the very generous ladies over at Lili of the Valley

 chosen by random.org is number 20 and that's you Larissa

and this is Larissas cute card
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The winner of the second prize
Second prize:  £10 voucher for The Ribbon Girl

is number 80 Nancy Hill


and Nancy made this fabulous open book Christmas card - gorgeous Nancy!
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The winner of the third prize
Third Prize from Marianne Designs



is Number 121 and that's Plony


Plony made this beautiful pink lollipop card - it's so pretty and what a gorgeous baby Plony!

Winners you must contact me within 7 days of this post or lose your prize. Email me, send a message via our facebook page or contact me via the contact page on our website.  For the Marianne prize I need your full mailing address as it will be sent directly from Marianne Designs in the Netherlands.


I hope everyone will join us from 9am on 1st January 2017 for The Ribbon Girl January Card Challenge over on the blog

see you soon, and I'd like to take this opportunity of wishing you all a very Happy, Healthy and Peaceful New Year!

Mary xx

Sunday, 18 December 2016

December Any Image Challenge ...

We are back with our last challenge of 2016 and it's our Any Image challenge. The rules are very simple - just create a new project using an image, blog about it mentioning this challenge and use the InLinkz button at the bottom of this post to link up your project.  The challenge will run until December 31st, 9PM UK time.  We have our regular sponsors offering prizes again for this challenge:


First prize:  £10 voucher for Lili of the Valley


Second prize:  £10 voucher for The Ribbon Girl


Third Prize from Marianne Designs

Our Design Team have created some lovely projects to inspire you, remember that all the products listed below each project are available from the Ribbon Girl online store and there are more details about each project on their own personal blogs so go check them out too. We are delighted to welcome the talented Sue Hastead to our design team - welcome Sue, we're looking forward to seeing your beautiful creations!

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Sue


(Sue used: Craft and You My Wedding 6x6 PadPale Pink 20mm Open RoseIvory Rose Kort and GodtPale Pink 10mm Open RoseWhite Beaded StamenChipboard Shape12mm Pearl Ivory, Flower Shaped FlatbackIvory Button Twine20mm Snowflake Charm
12mm Donna Cream Fine Ivory LaceCheeseclothCream Tiny Pom Pom Bobble Trim)



Donna 


(Donna used; Maja Design 'A Vintage romance' 6 x 6 Paper Stack 
38mm Charlotte Elizabeth Vintage Style White Lace. 16mm Willem Blue Velvet Ribbon, FB 10mm White Square Pearl Trim, Ivory Gardenia Flatback Pk Of 3, Small Pine Cones PK Of 5, Dusky Blue 20mm Open Roses, Green Apple Bunch Of 5, Beaded Stamen White/White, Trinket Pins Vintage Style Ivory Pearl, 3mm White Pearl Bead String, 3mm White s/a Pearl Flatbacks & Silver Plated Christmas Robin Charm)



Saturday, 17 December 2016

Winners of The Ribbon Girl December Card Challenge

Thank you all so much for the gorgeous entries to the December Card Challenge - here are the winners:

First prize:  Papers from Maja Design, Sweden - the prize will be sent directly to the winner and we will need your full address and your telephone number to pass onto Maja Design



The winner is number 58 - that's you Bunny's Cards
here is her cute card


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

The winner of the £10 voucher is 40,Netty

this is Netty's beautiful card
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Third Prize:  A stamp of the winner's choice from LOTV


The winner of the stamp of her choice is 143 - Kalysto


This is the fantastic card made by Kalysto
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Prizes must be claimed within 7 days of this blogpost by email, by messaging me on our facebook page or by contacting us via the contact page on The Ribbon Girl website

I hope you will all join us from 9am on Sunday 18th December for the December 'Use any Image' challenge

Mary x

Sunday, 4 December 2016

Ribbon Girl December Card Challenge ....

Hi, we're back with another Card Challenge for December and as usual it's an Anything Goes challenge but we're sure you will all have been extra busy preparing for the festive season and we're looking forward to seeing your gorgeous Christmas cards!!   The challenge will run until Saturday 17th December, 9PM UK time. Our lovely friends from Maja Designs and Lili Of The Valley have joined The Ribbon Girl in offering us more fabulous prizes so we hope you'll join in and there are some lovely cards from the Design Team to inspire you - all of the products listed below their projects can be found in the Ribbon Girl online store and more details of their projects can be found on their personal blogs

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


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Jane


Jane used: 25mm ivory frilled lace, small pine cones, red berries, white cherry blossoms, white pearl trim, christmas tree charm, 8mm rusty jingle bells, white seam binding and Stardust Stickles.


Mary



Mary used: Maja Spring Basics papers, white and olive green foamiran foam for her handmade flowers and leaves, pale pink satin edge organza ribbon, sparkly glass hearts hung on natural hemp twine, Ophelia vintage style pale ivory lace, 10mm ivory double row pearl trim

Gina



Gina used: 38mm Ivory Sugar Sprinkles Sheer Ribbon, 20mm Pearl and Diamante Flower Embellishment, 4mm ivory Pearl String, 12mm Pearl Ivory Flower, 10mm Ivory Pearl Trim, 38mm Guipure Ivory Lace, Venetian Red Seam Binding, Pine Cones, Red Beaded Cherries, Carnation, Cream Medium Pom Pom Trim, Ivory Beaded Berries, 25mm Red Cottage Rose, Red Shiny Red Round Berries.

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Saturday, 3 December 2016

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

Thank you for all the gorgeous entries to The Ribbon Girl November 'use any image' challenge. We'd like to take this opportunity to thank our very generous sponsors Lili of the Valley and Marianne Designs for their wonderful prizes which are very much appreciated.

First prize:  £10 voucher for Lili of the Valley

the winner of the first prize chosen by random.org is number 103 that's you Lynne R
This is Lynne's cute Christmas card

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Second prize:  £10 voucher for The Ribbon Girl

The winner of the second prize is number 76 and that's you Paper Profusion
A very pretty project from Paper Profusion

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Third Prize from Marianne Designs

The winner of the prize from Marianne Designs is number 150 and that's you Norma

This is Norma's beautiful Christmas card

Winners please contact me by email, message on facebook page or on the contact us section of our website - prizes must be claimed within 7 days of this post

Please join us tomorrow for The Ribbon Girl December Card Challenge

see you soon, Mary x