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

http://www.polkadoodles.co.uk/

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

No. 25     that's you Kelly's Cards

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here is Kelly's pretty card

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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


http://www.polkadoodles.co.uk/
1st prize


www.ribbongirl.co.uk

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

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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
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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


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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
http://www.polkadoodles.co.uk/


Beautiful card by Beth Brovold

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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


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

Sunday, 1 April 2018

April 2018 'Anything Goes' challenge...

Due to popular demand, we thought it was time to have an 'Anything Goes' challenge here on The Ribbon Girl blog and we'd love to see all your cards, tags, boxes, and craft projects. The closing date is Saturday 28th April and the winners will be chosen at random.  No back-linking before 1st April please crafters, we'd like to see your new projects

There will be 2 prizes, the first 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
http://www.polkadoodles.co.uk/ 

the second prize is a voucher for The Ribbon Girl store 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
https://www.ribbongirl.co.uk/catalog/index.php
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We look forward to seeing your entries, here are some cards from our Ribbon Girl friends we hope will inspire you. All the products listed below each project can be found in The Ribbon Girl store

Mary



(Mary used: Vintage Ivory Fluted Edge Sheer ribbon, ivory large rosebuds, 20mm ivory open roses, white lily flower and a white cosmos daisy.  The pearls on the centre of the butterflies are 3mm ivory s/a pearls)  




(Andrea used: satin ribbon, Dorothy lace, openweave ribbon, rat tail cord, pink paper flower, present silver charm, heart and star pins all from The Ribbon Girl and Jasper the cat coloured image from Polkadoodles)


(Andrea used: satin ribbon, ruffle edge sheer ribbon, 3mm satin, tiny ric rac, star dangle beads, silver cord, pearl flatbacks and star pins)



Stacey




Stacey used 22mm Venezia White Guipure, Heart Applique with Pearl & Bow, 5mm Purple Loopy Trim, 6mm Pearl White Trim, White Pearl S/A 104 Assorted Sizes, Diamante Heart Top Loop Charm, Ivory Hemp Twine, Lilac Ballerina Blossoms, 20mm Vintage Lilac Open Roses, 20mm Lilac Paper Rose, 10mm Ivory Open Rose,  Ivory Hip Rose Bud, Stamen 3mm Pearl Off White

Gina




(Gina used: Oval white Pearl and Diamante Embellishment, Phoebe White Guipure Lace, White Organza Ribbon, Dusky Blue Open Rose, Ivory White Magnolia Flowers, White Beaded Stamen, Blue Ballerina Blossom, Smooth White Berries, and a Silver Glitter Embellishment)





(Mary used an image from the Winnie Celebrations 2 set by Polkadoodles and added a  pink daisy, pretty pink lily flower, blue/white beaded stamen, vintage pink resin rose, 65mm 'Louise' white guipure lace topped with some 6-row pearl trim (cut down to 4 rows), 15mm dusky pink satin topped with a sparkly acrylic button tied on with silver twine)

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Friday, 30 March 2018

Anything Goes Challenge .........

Don't miss the April 'Anything Goes' Challenge here at 9am on Sunday 1st April

see you then, 

Mary xx

Thursday, 29 March 2018

15% off everything - our Easter gift to you

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

Our Easter gift to you
15% off everything in the store!!!

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Please pop back on Sunday 1st April for The Ribbon Girl 'Anything Goes' April Challenge which will run until the end of April with two lovely prizes from Polkadoodles and The Ribbon Girl,
see you then

Mary x