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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Saturday, 4 March 2017

Winners of The Ribbon Girl February 'Use any Image' Challenge ....

once again, we were very pleased to see so many gorgeous entries to the challenge - an amazing 237 entries!!   The winner of the first prize, drawn at random, is number 198

that's you Emgoescardmaking 

First prize:  £10 voucher for LOTV

http://www.liliofthevalley.co.uk

this is Em's gorgeous Magnolia card!!
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Second prize:  £10 voucher for The Ribbon Girl

http://www.ribbongirl.co.uk/catalog/index.php

The winner is No. 119 Rosina 

Rosana has made this beautiful card!
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The winner of the third prize is number 39 Linda Simpson
Third prize:  A mystery prize from Marianne Designs
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Here is Linda's card which has a sewing theme - very nice card Linda!
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All prizes must be claimed within 7 days of this blog post by emailing Mary.

I hope you will all join us at 9am on Sunday 5th March for The Ribbon Girl March Card Challenge! There is some fabulous inspiration from our talented DT and GDT's so you're sure to be inspired to get card making!

see you soon,
Mary x

Sunday, 19 February 2017

Ribbon Girl February 'Use Any Image' Challenge ....

Welcome to the Ribbon Girl February  'Use any image' challenge -  you can do 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 have made some fabulous projects to inspire you and have been joined today by our guests Jane and Annette 

There will be 3 winners and we'll share their projects when we announce the winners on 4th March:

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 mystery prize from Marianne Designs
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GDT  Jane Brown

 

For this collection of gift boxes, Jane used white cheesecloth, Galeria 'As if in a Dream Retro' 12x12 paper, pink mix magnolia flowers, pink anemones, 8mm green flatback gems, side loop silver heart charm, ivory chiffon flowers, natural button twine, silver acorn charm, silver giraffe charm, wine bottle and cocktail charms, 3-6mm ivory s/a pearls, large ivory rosebuds and tiny star charms



Donna Used: 45mm 'Jessica' White Guipure Lace, FB 10mm White Square Pearl Trim, Scrapiniec Chipboard Lace Doily Square Frame, and Lace Doily Borders, Ivory 30mm Wild Roses, 25mm Peach Cottage Roses, Dusky Blue 20mm Open Roses, Small White Lily Flowers, Small Peach Beaded Berries, Small Blue Beaded Berries,  Natural Hemp Twine, Tile Blue Seam Binding, 3mm White Pearl Bead String, 3mm White s/a Pearl Flatbacks, a Silver Cocktail Charm & Silver Wine Bottle Charm

Annette used Pion 'Violet Field' 12x12 paper, 15mm Grape satin ribbon, 16mm Ivory velvet ribbon, white/lilac chery blossom, 15mm vintage violet and 10mm cream open roses, small acorn silver coloured charm


Chantal


Kat 


Kat used:  Lemoncraft Gossamer Blue 6x6 paper pad, 15mm pale turquoise satin ribbon, Ivory button twine, 20mm and 10mm ivory open roses, 15mm ivory asters, miniature ivory cream blossoms, 11mm pearl and diamante flatback, 3mm-6mm self-adhesive ivory pearls

Andrea



Andrea used Lemoncraft 6x6 'Gossamer Blue' paper pad, 5mm ivory daisy pearl flatback trim, 20mm sky blue paper rose, 12mm white faux silk ribbon, glossy accents, a sparkly rhinestone butterfly charm tied on with natural hemp twine 

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Saturday, 18 February 2017

Winners of Ribbon Girl February Card Challenge ...

It was great to see so many entries to our challenge this month - the first prize was chosen by random.org  and it is Number 174 that's you Beth Brovold
This is Beth Brovold's lovely card

First prize:  Papers from Maja Design, Sweden - the prize will be sent directly to the winner so I need a full mailing address and telephone number for the delivery of the paper pad
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The second prize of a  £10 voucher towards a shopping spree at The Ribbon Girl

goes to No 73  Andrea Norris

This is Andrea's beautiful card
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Third Prize:  A stamp of the winner's choice from LOTV
goes to 172  Nathalie 



Lovely shaped card from Nathalie

All winners must contact me within 7 days of this blog post to claim their prize

I hope you will all join in with the February 'Use any Image' challenge which starts at 9am on Sunday 19th February

Mary x