Saturday, 30 April 2016

Winners of The Ribbon Girl April 'use any image' challenge ...

Hello crafters - thank you for another fabulous 'use any image' challenge - more than 200 entries!!  The winners of The Ribbon Girl April 'use any image challenge' are as follows

First prize, chosen by is Number 128

that's you 'Lesley' and your prize is a £10 voucher for Lili Of The Valley (and they've got some fabulous new stamps in the store! lucky you!)
this is Lesley's card
Winner of the Second prize  £10 voucher for The Ribbon Girl is No 88 and that's 'Jennifer'
This is Jennifer's card - Jennifer it's fabulous!!
The winner of the third prize from Marianne Designs is No 126 'Aussie Annie'

Here is 'Ausie Annies' card

Winners please contact me within 7 days of this post to claim your prizes.  You can get in touch by email, or message me on the Ribbon Girl Facebook page, or use the contact page on our website

With many thanks to our generous sponsors and to you crafters forjoining in!  I hope you will join us on Sunday 1st May for The Ribbon Girl May Card Challenge

Mary x

Sunday, 17 April 2016

April Any Image Challenge ...

It's the April Anything Goes challenge which means 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! Simple huh?

There will be 3 winners and we'll share your projects on the blog when we announce the winners:

First prize:  £10 voucher for Lili Of The Valley

Second prize:  £10 voucher for The Ribbon Girl

Third prize:  from Marianne Designs

This challenge has the usual rules: blog about your (new) project mentioning this challenge, use the inLinkz button at the bottom to link up and come back in two weeks, April 30th (9PM UK time) to see if you are one of our lucky winners :)

Our Design Team have been joined by a very special friend as a guest designer, Jaqui Dennis. Remember all the supplies listed below each project can be found in the Ribbon Girl online store and you can find out more details about each project by visiting the individual designers blogs

by Jaqui Dennis Guest DT

(On this pretty pink four drawer chest Jacqui used: Lemoncraft Tiny Miracles 6x6 Papers, Pale Pink Ballerina Blossom, Pink/white Orchid, Mixed Pink Pretty Blooms, Tiny White Rosebuds, Pale Pink Tulips, Large Pink/white Rosebud, Baby Pink Cherry Blossom, Pale Pink Cosmos Daisy, Small Heart Button, Silver Metallic Twine, 28mmPink Prudence Lace)

by Linda

by Donna

(Donna Used: 45mm 'Jessica' White Guipure Lace, 25mm Heliotrope N0 7 Berisford Satin Ribbon, FB 5mm Pearl Flower Ivory Trim, 5mts Mauve Mist seam Binding, Ballerina Blossoms Blue Pk Of 3, Lilac 30mm Wild Roses, Chrysanth White Kort & Godt, Beaded Stamen Blue/White, 3mm x 5mm Oval White Pearl string, 3mm Lilking Lilac s/a Pearl Flatbacks, Ivory Resin Dove, Bee Charm.
Vintage Spring Basics 6x6 Paper Stack 613)

by Tamara

(Tamara used: Pion "Easter greetings" papers45mm 'Blanche' Embroidered Tulle Lace16mm Pale Pink Pleated Satin Ribbon 25mm Faux Hessian Pale Grey , Crystal Butterfly with Silver Wire Pk of 3  Lace Flower Applique Trim Antique White,  Cheesecloth Fabric 50cm x 80cmBallerina Blossoms Pale Pink Pk of 3)

by Mary

by Anne 

(Anne used: Maja designs 6x6 'coffee in the arbour' papers, top stitching thread, pale pink bead string, tulle, flat back pearls, seam binding, 8mm Rebecca ivory vintage style fine scallop lace, ivory aster, raspberry delights mixed dahlia, rolled roses, butterfly charm, button twine, white organza roses)

Saturday, 16 April 2016

Winners of Ribbon Girl April Card Challenge ....

Hello Crafters - thank you for all the gorgeous cards you submitted for the Ribbon Girl April Card Challenge - the winner of the first prize of  Papers from Maja Design, which will be sent directly from Maja in Sweden is

number 126 and that is Tineke van der Linden

This is Tineke's cute card
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The winner of the Second Prize of a selection of ribbons, trims and embellishments from The Ribbon Girl
is number 185 and that's you Cornish Kat
This is the very pretty card made by Cornish Kat
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The winner of the Third Prize:  A stamp of the winners choice from LOTV
is No 85 and that's you Ann-Marie S.
The lovely book card made by Ann-Marie S.
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The three winners may copy the badge on the right hand side of the blog to add to their own blog page and they should email me, message me on facebook, or contact me via the contact page on the Ribbon Girl website WITHIN 7 DAYS OF THIS POST to claim their prize.  For the Maja Design prize we will need your full mailing address plus your telephone number to pass on to Maja.

I hope you will all join in with the Ribbon Girl April 'Use any image' challenge which starts at 9am on Sunday 17th April.

see you soon, Mary x

Wednesday, 6 April 2016

April Card Challenge ...

Hello everyone, we're a little later with this challenge than we normally are as The Ribbon Girls (Andrea and Mary) have had a few days away on holiday looking for some sunshine. 

Anyway, onto the challenge and today we're introducing the April Card Challenge which as usual has an ANYTHING GOES theme as long as it is a card.  The challenge will run for 2 weeks and there will be three winners chosen at random at 9pm on Saturday 16th April 2016.  All prizes must be claimed within 7 days and are non transferable. Once again we have been spoiled by our sponsors Lili Of The Valley, Maja Designs and Ribbon Girl

First Prize:  Papers from Maja Design - this prize will be sent directly from Maja in Sweden

Second Prize:  A selection of ribbons, trims and embellishments from The Ribbon Girl

Third Prize:  A stamp of the winners choice from LOTV

Or Design Team have enjoyed making a whole selection of gorgeous cards to inspire you, remember that all the products listed below each project can be found in the Ribbon Girl online store, visit their own personal blogs to find out more about their projects 

by Gina

(Gina used: Lemoncraft Tiny Miracles Paper Pad, 30mm Starburst Diamante Embellishment, 23mm Blue Flowery Organza Ribbon, 38mm ‘Kate’ White Vintage Style Lace, 30mm, Shabby White Ruffled Ribbon, 6mm Flat Back White Pearl Trim, Blue/White Beaded Stamen, 30mm Pale Pink Trellis Rose, 20mm Fuchsia Pink Rose, Pink/White Beaded Stamen, 30mm Blue Wild Rose, 3mm White Pearl String)

by Natalie

(Natalie used: Lemoncraft PaperCheesecloth40mm DaisyWhite Chrysanth by Kort &Godt,
Aqua Ballerina BlossomsWhite Cosmos Daisy
Ivory White Magnolia Flowers & Ivory Pretty Blooms)   

by Jane

(Jane used: cheesecloth, white Kort & Godt chrysanthemums, white cherry blossom, pale pink 10mm roses, pale pink ballerina blossoms and Stardust Stickles)

by Gretha 

by Sharon


Winners of March 'use any image' challenge ....

Sorry for the delay in this anouncement, but we had a short break during the Easter holiday.  We were thrilled with all of the 200+ lovely projects entered, thank you for sharing with us!!  
The three winners of the Ribbon Girl March 'Use any image' challenge are as follows

First prize:  £10 voucher for Lili of the Valley - Number 65 and that's Sparkling Pink

here is her lovely card
Second prize:  £10 voucher for The Ribbon Girl  - No 184  Anne Marie
and this is her pretty card - lovely LOTV image on there too!
Third prize:  Mystery prize from Marianne Designs - 190  Carol Gill
this is Carol's pretty card

All winners must claim their prize within 7 days of this blog post - please email me or message us on our facebook page or contact us via the contact page on our website

Thank you for sharing all your beautiful projects crafters and I hope you will be able to join in with our April 'Card Challenge' 

see you soon, Mary x