Sunday, 19 November 2017

November Any Image Challenge ...

Welcome to the Ribbon Girl  'use any image' challenge -  you can make any type of project, cards, tags, bags, 3-d projects - anything you like, BUT YOU MUST use an image on your project.   This will be our last challenge for a while, the Design Team will be taking a break but they have made some fabulous projects to inspire you!  We hope you will join in with this challenge.  There will be 3 winners and we'll share their projects when we announce the winners on Saturday, December 2nd

First prize:  £10 voucher for LOTV

http://www.liliofthevalley.co.uk

Second prize:  £10 voucher for The Ribbon Girl online store



3rd Prize - a lovely selection from Marianne Designs

https://mariannedesign.nl/


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by Lou





by Fleur 



(Fleur used olive green tiny pom pom, white cosmos daisy, ivory white frosted berries, red rolled roses, tiny 6mm shiny red berries and an ivory white magnolia flower)


by Chantal




by Kat

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Saturday, 18 November 2017

Winners of The Ribbon Girl November Card Challenge


Thank you for sharing your lovely cards with us - here are the three winners of the November challenge:-

First prize:  'Vintage Autumn ' 6x6 paper pad

Maja Design Vintage Autumn Basics 6x6 Paper Pad 648



The winner of the first prize chosen by random.org was number 128 and that's 'Janes Journal'


and this is Jane's lovely card - if you visit her blog you can see the rest of the fabulous things she made for her grand-daughters 4th birthday! amazing!!

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

The winner of the second prize is No 148  'Anne'


 
This is Anne's gorgeous card with a beautifully coloured Sarah Kay image
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The winner of the 3rd prize is No 49 and that's you 'Shree' 
 
Third Prize:  A stamp of the winner's choice from LOTV
 

and here is Shree's lovely card

If the winners can email me within 7 days of this blog post I will arrange for their prizes
 
I hope you will all visit the blog on Sunday 19th November at 9am for the November Use Any Image Challenge - see you then
Mary xx
 

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


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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)

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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 random.org is Number 46 and that's you  Blisse 


here Blisse's card 

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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!

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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
 
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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




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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)



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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 random.org 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


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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!
 
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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