Sunday, 5 November 2017

November Card Challenge ...

Hello, here we are at the beginning of a new month with another card challenge, as usual it's an 'anything goes' theme and we can't wait to see what you make. Our lovely sponsors have given us some fabulous prizes and our Design Team have made lots of inspiring projects. The challenge will run until Saturday 18th November, 9PM UK time.

First prize:  'Vintage Autumn ' 6x6 paper pad

Maja Design Vintage Autumn Basics 6x6 Paper Pad 648

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

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

Design Team Inspiration

All the products listed below the projects can be found in The Ribbon Girl online store, please check out each designers own individual social media pages (links in their name) to find out more information

by Sue

(Sue used: Maja Design 6 x 6 paper I WishButton Twine Natural13mm Rusty BellsCandy Cane Silver Charm10mm Burgundy roses25mm Gold Sparkle Ribbon15mm Ivory Asters)

by Gina

(Gina used: Ivory/Cream Beaded Berries, 38mm Grace Ivory Guipure Lace, Pine Cones, 13mm Rusty Jingle Bells, 38mm Champagne Silky Crush Ribbon, Off White/Ivory Carnation, Autumn Berries, Oval Pearl Diamante Flatback, 4mm Ivory Pearl String, 4mm Ivory Pearl Trim, 3mm Ivory Pearl String, Brown Rolled Roses, 30mm Brown Two Tone Wild Roses, Christmas Stocking Bronze charm, 8mm Pearl Ivory Flatbacks)

by Cindy

(Cindy used: Cheesecloth, 3mm Ivory Pearls Flatback, 5mm Ivory Pearls Flatback, 10metres Ivory Button Twine, Round 15mm Pearl Diamante Round Embellishment, Tool set for shaping flowers, 38mm Ivory Silk Crush, 5meters of 3mm Sticky Tape, Stamen 3mm White Double Ended, 5mts Mauve Mist Seam Binding)
by Stacey 

(Stacey used: 16mm Red Saddlestitch Ribbon, Berries, Small Red Shiny 6mm, 20mm Ivory Open Rose, 10mm Ivory Open Rose (red Copic added to roses), Double Star Charm Silver Colour, 3mm MultiColour Pearl Self Adhesives, Holly Leaves with berries, Christmas Merry Christmas Scrapiniec Chipboard (Coloured with Red Copis and covered in Wink OF Stella Clear)

by Mary

(Mary used: paper from the 'Time to Sparkle' mini pack, 16mm gold lame ribbon, 6mm ivory flat back pearl trim, gold twine, 30mm ivory wild rose, ivory large rose bud, ivory beaded berries, 6mm small shiny red berries, green rose leaves, 20mm ivory paper roses)


Thursday, 2 November 2017

Winners of October Use Any Image Challenge .....

So sorry for the delay, but I can now tell you who the winners of the Ribbon Girl October Use Any Image challenge were .......

First prize:  £10 voucher for LOTV

The winner of the first prize chosen by is Number 46 and that's you  Blisse 

here Blisse's card 


The winner of the 2nd prize of this lovely collection of dies and embellishments from Marianne Designs  is Number 111  Shabby Craft Cabin

here is Shabby Craft Cabin's exploding box!


The winner of the 3rd prize which is your choice of 2 Christmas Mini Packs of 6x6 Papers from The Ribbon Girl 
is No. 120  that's you Inny
here is the lovely card made by Inny

All winners must claim their prize within 7 days of the date of this blog post (Thursday 2nd November) and I will need your mailing addresses to send the First and Third prizes please.

See you for the November Card Challenge on Sunday 5th November

Mary x

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

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)


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 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

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!
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


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 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

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 and is No. 22 and it's Jolanda

First prize


and this is Jolanda's lovelycard
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!!