Tuesday, 16 October 2018

Winners of The Ribbon Girl October 'anything goes' challenge .....

Thanks to everyone who took part in The Ribbon Girl October 'anything goes' challenge, the winners have been chosen at random and are:

First Prize chosen by random.org is  Number 17
and that's you Rutscht

This is her lovely tag and Rutscht has won a £10 voucher very kindly offered by Nikky at Polkadoodles

The winner of the second prize of a selection of ribbons, lace and embellishments from


is Number 61 and that's Lynne

and this is Lynn's pretty card 

Winners must claim their prize by emailing me within 7 days of this blog post

Thanks for joining in crafters, and we'll see you again for our
November challenge on Thursday 1st November 2018

Mary G x

Monday, 1 October 2018

October Anything Goes Challenge ...

It's the beginning of another month and that means the Ribbon Girl Anything Goes challenge is back again. We were so pleased that so many crafters came and played last month, thank you.

Once again we have two fabulous prizes from our lovely friend Nikky at Polkadoodles and The Ribbon Girl

A £10 voucher from Polkadoodles

A selection of pretty products from The Ribbon Girl

Our Design Team have been playing and have made some scrumptious projects to inspire you and we hope that you visit their blogs to find out more information about what they have made. Remember to use the InLinkz button at the bottom of this challenge to enter your project and do check out the products listed below their projects which can all be found in The Ribbon Girl online store

This challenge ends at 9PM UK time on Sunday 14th October, prizes must be claimed within one week of being announced



Friday, 28 September 2018

A new challenge starts at 9am on Monday 1st October ...

The Ribbon Girl October Challenge

 starts at 9.00am on

 Monday 1st October

 see you then!

Mary G x

Sunday, 16 September 2018

Winners of Ribbon Girl September 'Anything Goes' Challenge ......

It was lovely to see all your gorgeous projects entered into our September 'Anything Goes' Challenge.   Both winners were chosen at random but Mary forgot to save the screen shot of the Random Org site :-(
The winner of the first prize of a £10 voucher  for Polkadoodles, so kindly provided by Nikky Hall is


Number 71  -  that's you Ans Gilbert
here is Ans beautiful card

The winner of the 2nd prize of a selection of products from The Ribbon Girl is

Here is Coop's pretty pink card

Winners must claim their prizes within 7 days of this blog post by emailing me otherwise no claim will be accepted
I'll be back with another challenge soon
Mary xx

Saturday, 1 September 2018

September Anything Goes Challenge ...

We're back! We have missed our monthly challenges here at The Ribbon Girl so thought we would start them up again. Each challenge will be an 'Anything Goes' challenge and will launch on the 1st of each month, running for 2 weeks. We ask that you link to this challenge on your blog entries and that you don't backlink to older projects. Every month we will have one or two lovely prizes from The Ribbon Girl and a few of our other Crafty Shop Owner friends for you to win so start spreading the word!

We have invited a few of our Ribbon Girl friends to come and play and they have created some stunning projects. Please visit their own blogs for more information and remember that all the products listed below their projects are available from The Ribbon Girl online store

This challenge will end on Saturday 15th September at 9PM UK time, prizes are not transferable and we would like the lucky prize winners to claim their prizes within a week of them being announced please

For September we have two fabulous prizes:

A £10 voucher from Polkadoodles

A selection of pretty products from The Ribbon Girl


Saturday, 25 August 2018

Don't miss this ..... 'Anything Goes' Challenge begins 1st September!!

We've missed our 'Anything Goes' challenges and we are delighted
to let you know there will be a regular challenge here,  lasting for two weeks and starting on the first of each month

The next challenge begins at 9am on Saturday 1st September and thereafter on the 1st of each month 


   Polkadoodles Ltd

We hope you will be able to join us  because we love to see what you make.  
There will be a prize from The Ribbon Girl  and a prize from Polkadoodles
plus some great crafty inspiration from some very talented ladies! 

see you on 1st September
Mary x

Sunday, 1 July 2018

Winners of The Ribbon Girl June Challenge ....

It was so nice to see all of your lovely projects, even though the weather has been a bit too hot for crafting indoors!  Both winners were chosen at random, and they are as follows.  Prizes must be claimed within 7 days of this blog post by emailing me


The first prize of a £10 voucher for Polkadoodles kindly provided by Nikky Hall is

No. 25     that's you Kelly's Cards

here is Kelly's pretty card



The winners of the flowers provided by Mary at The Ribbon Girl is

No 104 and that's Crafty Natalie
Here is Crafty Natalie's cute card!

We'll be back before too long with another challenge,
Mary G xx

Monday, 4 June 2018

June Anything Goes Challenge ...

Welcome to The Ribbon Girl June Challenge - 'Anything Goes' challenge here on The Ribbon Girl blog and we'd love to see all your cards, tags, boxes, and craft projects with the option of 'Summer' . The closing date is Saturday 30th June and the two winners will be chosen at random.  No back-linking before 4th June please.    The first prize from Nikky Hall of Polkadoodles is a £10 voucher for The Polkadoodles store and Mary of The Ribbon Girl has selected some pretty flowers for the second prize.  Prizes must be claimed within 7 days. Please use the InLinkz button at the bottom of this post to enter the challenge

1st prize


The second prize is a selection of flowers from The Ribbon Girl


To give you a little inspiration here are some cards by Stacey, Andrea and Gina recently using products from The Ribbon Girl store which are listed beneath each photograph

Stacey coloured Tilda with her summer hat and added Pale Peach satin ribbon, ivory petite beaded berries, ivory 20mm open roses, ivory hip rosebuds, 4mm ivory flatback pearl trim, tiny pearl flowers on silver stems, ivory hemp twine, pale pink blossom flowers 

On this new home card, Andrea included white daisy flowers (a sure sign of Summer), 25mm faux hessian ribbon, a selection of leaf and heart pins and 3mm rainbow mix self adhesive pearls

Gina's card features the lovely Tilda 'enjoying summer' and she added 'Jessica' 45mm white guipure lace, 10mm square white pearl trim, lilac organza ribbon, lilac exotic blossoms, a wild rose, blue/pink forget me nots, grape autumn berries, white beaded stamens, 4mm white pearl trim, 14mm ivory pearl cluster flatbacks

Prize for Ribbon Girl Project Group June challenge .....

Crafters there is a new challenge starting today over on the  Ribbon Girl Projects Facebook Group - anything goes as long you include flowers of any type (including flowery background paper etc)    This is a members only group so if you havent joined yet please visit us


and for those who dont like Facebook .......

The Ribbon Girl June Challenge will be live here on the blog tonight!

and there will be 2 lovely prizes, 

one from Polkadoodles and one from The Ribbon Girl

I'll be back this evening to start the blog challenge
see you then, Mary xx

Sunday, 29 April 2018

Winners of The Ribbon Girl April 'Anything Goes' Challenge ....

Thank you for all the lovely entries into The Ribbon Girl April 'Anything Goes' Challenge.  

The winner of the first prize chosen by random.org is Number 97
that's you BETH BROVOLD

The prize is a £10 voucher very kindly provided by Nikky Hall of Polkadoodles   Polkadoodles have lots of unique, fun, crafting dies, stamps, papers and printable downloads in their store

Beautiful card by Beth Brovold

and the winner of second prize is No. 76 

The prize is a voucher towards a spending spree at The Ribbon Girl store excluding postage, where you will find ribbons, lace, sparkly embellishments, pearls, buttons, flowers, appliques - in fact, everything you need to embellish your cards, layouts and craft projects.  If you prefer Mary to select items from the store, instead of a voucher, please let me know

Please contact me by email within 7 days of this blog post to claim your prizes

We'll be back with another challenge later in the month
Happy Crafting
Mary x