Sunday, 17 July 2016

July Any Image Challenge ...

Welcome to the Ribbon Girl July '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.   This challenge will run until 9pm on Saturday 30th July, 2016   It's very interesting to see that 4 designers have chosen the Lemoncraft 'Forget me Not' 6x6 paper pad for their cards and so nice to see the different layouts they came up with.

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

First prize:  £10 voucher for LOTV

Second prize:  £10 voucher for The Ribbon Girl

Third prize:  prize from Marianne Designs

by Kat

by Tamara

(Mary used: Maja 'Coffee in the Arbour' 6x6 pad, white Lyra guipure lace, 25mm and 7mm 'Grape' satin ribbon, 30mm pale pink wild roses and pieces from the Scrapiniec Lace Doily Corners and Rounded Corners  Chipboard sets  and the jam was made with raspberries, sugar and lemon juice)

(Andrea used: Galeria Paperiu As If In A Dream papers, pink and turquoise organza ribbon, ruffle edge organza ribbon, 6mm white perl fallback trim, cherry blossom flower, cocktail and wine bottle charm, hemp twine)

Winners of The Ribbon Girl July Card Challenge ....

Thank you for all the lovely cards submitted to the July Card Challenge - what a wonderful collection of many types of beautiful cards!!  The three winners are shown below - please claim your prizes within 7 days of this blog post by email, via the contact page on our website or by message on our Facebook page
The winner of the first prize of  Papers from Maja Design  chosen by is number 51 and thats you Shamita at Spiral Creativity   Shamita Maja Designs send the prize direct to you so they need your full address and a telephone number

This is Shamita's card
The winner of the second prize is No 88 Coops who will receive a small selection of ribbons, trims and embellishments from The Ribbon Girl
this is Coops beautiful card!

The winner of the third prize which is a stamp of the winners choice from LOTV is No 136 Ane

here is Ane's beautiful baby card! so pretty!

Thanks again crafters - and don't miss the July 'Use any Image' challenge which begins at 9am on Sunday 17th July!  

happy crafting, Mary x

Sunday, 3 July 2016

July Card Challenge ...

Here we are again with this months CARD CHALLENGE and as usual it's an 'Anything Goes' challenge - any theme, any shape, as long as it is a CARD.   The challenge will run for 2 weeks and there will be three winners chosen at random on Saturday 16th July (9PM UK time).  All prizes must be claimed within 7 days and are not transferable. We are delighted to be joined by Jennifer Dix as our guest today, check out her blog for more of her amazing creations and those of the other Ribbon Girls.  Remember that all the products listed below each project can be found in the Ribbon Girl online store 

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


Jennifer used:  papers from Lemoncraft 'Tiny Miracles' 6x6 padfuschia pink 20mm open roses, 16mm pale pink pleated satin ribbon, pink beaded crystal leaves, 10mm ivory double row pearl trim, ivory pearl bead string, Charlotte white lace, aqua ballerina blossoms, pink and white tulipsturquoise sweetheart blossombaby pink sweetheart blossom, ivory aster 

Gina used: Pink Satin Spot/Tulle Ruched Pleated Trim, 32mm Clementine Ivory Embellished Tulle Lace, 28mm Prudence Pale Pink Flat Lace, Pink Daisy, Blue 30mm Wild Rose, 35mm Pink Trellis Rose, Antique Blue Two Tone Cherry Blossom, Beaded White Stamen, 12mm Ivory Pearl Flower, 4mm Ivory Pearl String, 20mm Pearl & Diamante Flower Embellishment, Ivory Button Twine, Stickles Stardust Ranger Ink.


Jane used:  used 10mm Dark Sage Green/Cream Square Check Ribbon, Scarlet Berry Satin Berisford no 908, Berries Green/Red Shiny 24 D/Ended Stems, white cherry blossoms, and green apples.

Dawny P

Danny used: Galeria Papieru As if in a Dream II 12x12 Stack15mm Pale Lime Green No 6 Berisford Satin15mm Pale Pink Satin Berisford No 70Pale Lime Green Small Polka Dot Spotty Button 

Mary used: Maja Vintage Summer 6x6 pad, 30mm pale pink wild roses, large pale pink rosebud, pink/white beaded stamens, 16mm pleated pale pink satin, 30mm Prudence pale pink lace, 7mm pale pink satin ribbon, 15mm pale pink pearl diamante embellishment, 6mm white flatback pearl trim, White Opal liquid pearls and Stardust Stickles

Saturday, 2 July 2016

Winners of The Ribbon Girl June 'Use any Image' challenge ....

Thanks for all your gorgeous entries crafters!!  The 3 winners have been chosen at random and they are as follows:

First prize:  £10 voucher for LOTV  (and I know they will have some scrumptious Christmas stamps available very very soon!!

Number 39  Scrappelises Blog

Her lovely card which opens to reveal another image


Second prize:  £10 voucher for The Ribbon Girl

Number 116  Helene
This is Helen's pretty card


Third prize:  from Marianne Designs

Number 193   Andrea Norris

Such a cute card from Andrea Norris - really lovely!

Winners you have 7 days to claim your prizes by email, via the contact page on our website or by message on our facebook page.  Please take a winners badge from the side bar and if possible, link it to the store ( 

I hope you will all return on Sunday morning 9am for The Ribbon Girl July Card Challenge
see you then, and thank you so much for sharing all your lovely makes!
Mary x

Sunday, 19 June 2016

June Any Image Challenge ...

Hi, and welcome to our 'Any Image' challenge. We don't have a theme, nor do we specify a long list of requirements to join in - just create a new project (any kind of project) that has an image on it, blog about it and use the inLinkz button at the bottom of the post to link up. It's really that simple ... and we have 3 lovely prizes for our randomly drawn winners. This challenge will end on Saturday 2nd July at 9pm UK time

Our lovely friends at Lili Of The Valley and Marianne Designs have donated lovely prizes and there is a voucher towards a sending spree for our own Ribbon Girl shop too

First prize:  £10 voucher for LOTV

Second prize:  £10 voucher for The Ribbon Girl

Third prize:  from Marianne Designs

Today we are delighted to welcome Kat Waskett as our Guest Designer and she has joined the rest of our Ribbon Girl DT in making a collection of beautiful projects to inspire you. All the products listed after each project can be found in the Ribbon Girl online store and please visit their personal blogs to find out more about each project
by Kat Waskett
(Kat used: Lemoncraft 'House of Roses' 6x6 papers, 17mm cream cotton zig zag lace, white cosmos daisy, wooden star buttons, ivory asters, pink rosebuds, cream 10mm open roses, ivory button twine, white sweetheart blossoms)

by Tamara

by Donna

(Donna used: Maja Vintage Spring Basics 6 x6 Paper Stack 613, 45mm 'Blanche' Embroidered Tulle Lace, Ballerina Blossoms Ivory White, Aqua 30mm Wild Roses Jort & Godt White Chrysanth White,  Ivory and Pale Pink 20mm Open Roses,  Hip Rose Bud Cream, Trinket Pins Vintage Style Ivory Pearl, Cheesecloth Fabric, 3mm White pearl Bead String, Aquarelle Seam Binding, Natural Hemp Twine, 3mm Sea Charm s/a Pearl Flatbacks and a Bird Cage Bronze Colour Charm)


by Anne

(Anne used: Lemon Craft 'Tiny Miracles' 6x6 paper pad, cheesecloth, flatback pearls, stickles stardust glitter glue, white and pink cherry blossom flowers, two tone pink hip rosebud flowers, cream 20mm open roses, 16mm hot pink saddlestitch ribbon, clear crystal hearts, white pearl and crystal sprays,  Scrapiniec Chipboard Lace Doily Round, 45mm 'Eleanor' White Embroidered Tulle Lace)

by Linda

by Mary

(Mary used:  papers from Pion Design Paris Flea Market and Linneus Botanical collections, Scrapiniec Mr & Mrs chipboard, 6mm ivory flatback pearl trim, pink organza loop trim, large pink and large ivory rosebuds, pink trellis rose, pink/white beaded berries, 20mm pale pink roses, rose leaves and pink silk ribbon.  The feet on the box are 11mm ivory pearls)

Saturday, 18 June 2016

Winner of Ribbon Girl June Card Challenge ...

Wow, thank you all so much for the fabulous cards this challenge - there were more than 220 entries!  The 3 prizewinners have been chosen at random - please email me, message us on our facebook page or fill in the contact form on our website within 7 days of this post to claim your prize.  (As well as an address, we need a telephone number for the Maja prize)    We'd like to take this opportunity of thanking you all for joining in, and a special THANK YOU to our very kind and generous sponsors Maja Design and Lili of the Valley :-)

The winner of the 1st prize as chosen by is Number 36 and that's you Beascrapbooking

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

This is Beas lovely card

The winner of the 2nd prize is no 72  Kraftyscot 
Second Prize:  A selection of ribbons, trims and embellishments from The Ribbon Girl

Here is Kraftyscot's card
the winner of the 3rd prize is no 186 Raineys Craft Room
Third Prize:  A stamp of the winners choice from LOTV

This is Rainey's very pretty card

Crafters, I hope you will all pop back at 9am on Sunday morning for The Ribbon Girl June 'use any image' challenge!

Mary x