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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Friday, 1 September 2017

Winners of The Ribbon Girl 'Maja Design' Denim & Friends giveaway ......

 
We liked reading your comments so much we have added an extra little prize!  Winners  must email me within 7 days of this blog post with their full mailing address to claim their prizes
 
The first prize of a collection of double sided designs of Maja Design 'Denim & Friends' 12x12 heavyweight papers goes to
 
who said: 
Wow what a giveaway Mary & Andrea. I just adore Maja papers as the quality of Maja is second to none. I would be have a field day making all sorts with all these.
Thankyou for the chance of winning xx
   
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The smaller, second prize of 1 pack of  6"x 6" Maja Design double sided Maja Design 'Shades of Denim' Monochrome heavyweight papers has been won by
 
who said:
Wow, what gorgeous papers and beautiful cards for inspiration! I would love to create a handmade photo frame with these papers, they are just amazing! So many cards to create with them too as they're suitable for both genders. Enjoy your summer and thanks so much for the opportunity to win such a fantastic prize. XOX Lucy
 
Crafters I hope you have all had a lovely Summertime - here in the UK the children are back to school after this weekend and the lovely ladies on our Design Team will be inspiring you here on the blog on 
Sunday 3rd September at 9am for The Ribbon Girl September Card Challenge!
 
see you then,
 
Mary x