Sunday, 16 April 2017

Ribbon Girl April 'Use any Image' Challenge .....

Welcome to the Ribbon Girl APRIL  'Use any image' challenge -  you can enter any type of project, cards, tags, bags, 3-d projects - anything you like, BUT YOU MUST use an image on your project.  Our Design Team plus our guests Annette and Jane have made some fabulous projects to inspire you.  There will be 3 winners and we'll share their projects when we announce the winners on 29th April


First prize:  £10 voucher for LOTV
http://www.liliofthevalley.co.uk


Second prize:  £10 voucher for The Ribbon Girl
http://www.ribbongirl.co.uk/catalog/index.php


Third prize:  A lovely prize from Marianne Designs



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Our design team plus guests! have made some beautiful projects to inspire you, check out their personal blogs for more details and all the products listed below each project can be found in the Ribbon Girl online store. This challenge will end on Saturday April 29th, 9PM (UK time). Use the InLinkz button at the end of the post to link up your 'any image' projects


by Donna


(Donna Used; 55mm 'Emma' Ivory Guipure Lace, 25mm Ivory Mermaid Sparkle Ribbon, FB 10mm Square Ivory Pearl Trim, Lilac Lily assortment, 20mm Vintage Lilac Open Roses, Ivory/Cream Beaded Berries, Ivory Hemp Twine 0.5mm, Mauve Mist  and Pink Tulip Seam Binding, 3mm x 5mm Oval Ivory Pearl String, 3mm White s/a Pearl Flatbacks,  Butterfly Sparkly gem Silver Colour Charm & Round 15mm Amethyst (Lilac) Diamante Flatback)

by Annette GDT


(Annette used: Maja Design Spring Basics 6x6 paper pack, ivory white carnation, pink lily flowers, pink two tone hip rosebud, white beaded twirl, 15m dusky pink satin ribbon, 10mm pale pink open roses, baby pink cherry blossom, tiny white rosebuds, 5mm pink s/a gems and glossy accents)

by Jane Brown GDT

 
(Jane used: Ballerina Pink Blossom, pink ruffle sheer ribbon, pale pink and deep pink large rosebuds, pink 20mm open rose, 3-6mm ivory pearls, 30mm ivory wild rose, natural button twine, side loop heart charm Scrapiniec Park Avenue chipboard hearts)

by Chantal


by Kat


(Kat used: House of Roses 6x6 paper pad, 25mm Natural faux hessian, 12mm pale pink faux silk ribbon, Ivory button twine, 20mm pale pink and 10mm ivory open rose, Miniature ivory cream blossoms, Heart charm with side loop)
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Saturday, 15 April 2017

Winners of Ribbon Girl April Card Challenge ....

There were 238 entries to the April Card Challenge - thank you so much crafters, it's always nice to see what you are making and visit your blogs.  The three winners have been chosen as follows:

 

The winner of the first prize from Maja Design, chosen by random.org is number 67

that's you Hos Dorte
and this is her winter card
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The winner of the second prize of a £10 voucher towards a spending spree at The Ribbon Girl is
is no. 138 Cindy
this is Cindy's lovely lilac card
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Third Prize:  A stamp of the winner's choice from LOTV


 is No 196 and that's Minna

this is Minna's pretty card

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All prizes must be claimed within 7 days of the date of this blog post or be forfeited.
I hope you will all join in with the Ribbon Girl April 'use any image' challenge which begins on 16th April

Mary x

Sunday, 2 April 2017

April Card Challenge ...

Here we are in April ...  and I can feel that Summer is on it's way! Today's challenge is our Anything Goes CARD challenge so you can be as creative as you want but you must make a card.

As always we have some super 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

The prizes will be drawn randomly and are non transferable. This challenge will run until 9PM UK time on Saturday 15th April.

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Our Design Team have once again been joined by Guests Katie and Stacey and we are really pleased to say that Stacey will be remaining with us. All the products listed below their projects are available from the Ribbon Girl online store, visit their individual blogs for more information

by Gina


(Gina used: Maja Shades of Sofiero Mono White/Sand, 38mm ‘Grace’ Ivory Guipure Lace, Peach Cottage Rose, Ivory /Cream Beaded Berries, Ivory/off White Carnation, Lily (Assortment), Ivory/White Ballerina Blossoms, 3mm Ivory Pearls Flatback Adhesives, Cream Medium Pom Pom Trim, 10mm Double Row Ivory Double Row Pearl Trim, 25mm Ecru Stain Berisford No. 45 Ribbon, Oval Ivory Pearl Diamante Flatback, 4mm Ivory Pearl String, Filigree Heart Charm Bronze)


by Katie GDT

by Stacey


(Stacey used: Maja Design 'Sofiero' 6x6 Paper Pad, 10mm White Square Pearl Trim, 'Leah' White Scallop Flat Lace, White s/a Pearl Flatbacks, Pink Pearls Self Adhesive, Pink Button Twine, Heart with Pink Gem Charm, Pale Pink Silky Crush  Ribbon, Oval White Pearl String, Magnolia Pink Mix Flowers, 10mm Ivory Open Rose, Orchid Small Baby Pink)

by Sue

by Tracy




We would love for you to join us, just use the InLinkz button at the bottom of the post to link up your creations

Andrea, Mary and the Ribbon Girls xx
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Saturday, 1 April 2017

Winners of the Ribbon Girl March 'use any image' challenge ....

Thank you for all the fabulous entries to The Ribbon Girl March 'use any image' challenge.  The winner of the first prize of £10 voucher for Lili of the Valley chosen by random.org is



 

is number 200 and that's Kaija  


this is Kaija's colourful card

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The winner of the second prize, a Maja Design 'Life by the Sea'  6x6 paper pack from The Ribbon Girl is 'Rosette'

Maja Design Life by the Sea 6x6 Paper Stack 458


This is Rosettes beautiful Magnolia card

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The winner of the third prize
  from Marianne Designs, a mystery prize!!
is  Number 63 'Anne'


Anne made this delightful card with a Sarah Kay image

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Can the winners please contact me by email me with their full mailing addresses, I will arrange to send their prizes

I hope you will all join us again for the April Card Challenge which starts at 9am on Sunday 2nd April

see you then, Mary x

Sunday, 19 March 2017

March 'Use any image Challenge' ............

Welcome to The Ribbon Girl March  '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 winner.  Our design team and guest designers Annette and Jane have made some fabulous projects to inspire you!

First prize:  £10 voucher for LOTV

Second prize:  Maja Design 'Life by the Sea' 6x6 Paper Pack





Third prize:  from Marianne Designs, a mystery prize!!

The challenge will run for two weeks and ends at 9PM on Saturday April 1st. Please use the InLinkz button at the bottom of the post to link your project. 

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Annette  GDT

Annette used Pion Spring Meadow 12x12 paper, 15mm dusky blue satin, pink cherry blossom, white cosmos,cream, pale pink and blue open roses, white tiny rose buds, tiny red berries, 3mm ivory pearl string, 25mm faux hessian ribbon, 5mm s/a aqua crystals and glossy accents



Donna Used; Pion Images (Paris Flea Market) PD1621F, Maja design 'Summer Time' 6 x 6 paper Stack, 55mm 'Monique' White Guipure lace, 25mm Pink Mermaid Ribbon, FB 10mm White Square Pearl Trim, Scrapiniec Chipboard Lace Doily Border, Lily Assortment Pink, 25mm Pale Pink Wild Roses, 20mm Ivory Open Rose, Beaded Stamens Pink/White, White cheesecloth, 3mm White Pearl Bead String, 3mm White s/a Pearl Flatbacks, Natural Hemp Twine, Pink Tulip Seam Binding, Diamante Heart Top Loop Charm & Filigree Heart Charm Bronze/Brass Colour



Kat used Maja Design Sofiero 6x6 paper pad, 16mm pale pink ruffle edge sheer ribbon, ivory button twine, 10mm pale pink open roses, small butterfly charm, 3mm pale pink pearl stamens

Jane B  GDT


Jane used Lemoncraft 'House of Roses' 6x6 paper pad,  pale pink large rosebuds, pink/white cottage roses, 15mm steel small check gingham, Scrapiniec Chipboard Hearts, Medium Pink Trellis Roses, 3-6mm ivory flatback pearls and white top-stitch thread



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Saturday, 18 March 2017

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


Wow, thank you for all the fabulous entries crafters - 238!!  The winner of the first prize of  papers from Maja Design, Sweden - the prize will be sent directly to the winner of the first prize from


chosen by Random.org is number 52 Marieke


Marieke's pretty card

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

is number 56  Anita
and this is Anita's lovely lilac card
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Third Prize:  A stamp of the winner's choice from LOTV


is number 188 Crafty Natalie

and what a lovely card Natalie has made! 

All winners must claim their prizes within 7 days of this blog post, otherwise their prize will be forfeited.  The winner of the Maja Design prize must provide their telephone number and full postal address when claiming.  You can email me here

I hope you will all visit the blog again to join in with The Ribbon Girl March 'use any image' challenge!
see you soon,
Mary x

Sunday, 5 March 2017

March Card Challenge

We're bringing our Anything Goes Card Challenge to the blog today with 3 fabulous prizes and lots of fabulous inspiration from our Design Team

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


The challenge runs for 2 weeks until 9pm on Saturday 18th March, just use the InLinkz button at the bottom of the post to link up your project. The prizes are non-transferable and must be claimed within a week of being announced
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Mary



Mary used Maja Design 'Sofiero' 6x6 paper pad, pale pink faux silk ribbon, off white organza rose trim, 6mm white flatback pearl, 25mm and 20mm pale pink open roses, miniature white blossoms.  The leaves are diecut and chalk-inked from ordinary and vellum paper

Kalina



Kalina used: using pink organza rose trim, Frame Round Doily Lace Scrapiniec Chipboard,
Magnolia Pink Mix Flowers, Ballerina Blossoms Ivory White,Forget me Not Fabric Flowers, 3mm Pale Turquoise Satin

Andrea



Andrea used: Pion 'pink fabric' 12x12 paper, white opal liquid pearls, pink organza rose trim, octagonal irridescent f/back trim, 5mm s/a pearls, pink twinkle ribbon, pearl teardrop pin, crystal pin, pearl cluster effect flatback.  

Katie



Katie used:  Maja Design paper 'Summer Time' 10mm miniature pale peach and ivory blossom flowes, Ivory button twine, 25mm natural colour faux  hessian ribbon, red tiny Ric Rac , 38mm white Phoebe Guipure lace, red Poppy flowers, 

Stacey



Stacey used: Maja Design 'Coffee in the Arbour', 5mm Pearls, Ivory, Mesh Scrapiniec Chipboard, 38mm Ivory Silky Crush, Diamante Heart Top Loop Charm, Ivory Button Twine, Orchid Antique White Vintage Style Lace, Miniature Ivory Cream Blossom, Satin Rose Leaf, 3mm White Pearl Bead String, Lilac Lily Assortment, White Beaded Stamen, Ivory 30mm Wild Roses, Round Head Pastel Small Pins on Wheel 


Tracy


Tracy used: Beaded Berries Lilac/Purple, Hemp Natural Twine, Bird Cage with Heart, Sky Mauve Lilac Seam Binding, Vintage Mid-Violet (Purple Plum) 15mm Roses, Ivory 10mm Open Rose, Rose Leaf Mulberry Paper Green

Gina




Gina used: Galeria ‘As if in a Dream’ Retro Paper, Ivory White Ballerina Blossom, Large Yellow Rose Buds, Beaded White Stamen, 4mm Pearl White Trim, 6mm Flat Back Pearl, Oval clear Diamante Embellishment, 25mm Pale Lemon Satin Berisford Ribbon, 12mm Leah White Scallop Flat Lace, Diamante Silver Butterfly Gem, 38mm Charlotte Elizabeth Vintage White Lace, Cosmos Daisy Flower White, Small Lemon Blossom.

Jane


Jane used: 55m Emma Ivory Guipure lace, cheesecloth, Big Branches Scrapiniec chipboard set, 50mm Diamante No. 9, Antique Blue cherry blossoms, pale pink roses, white button twine, 25mm Deborah fine cluny lace, bronze butterfly charm, Stardust Stickles.
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