Sunday 2 December 2012

December Challenge ...

Hello, can you believe that it is December already?? Our Christmas tree is decorated and our wreath is on the door here at Ribbon Girl HQ but we've done no present shopping and not a card has been written (and to tell the truth most of them haven't even been made yet!) But if your Christmas preparations are in a similar state to ours there is no need to worry because we have the perfect challenge for you:
It's a Ho Ho Ho! challenge for December, so we want to see your Christmas projects
As usual we have prizes from our two regular sponsors:
A stamp of the winners choice from our generous friends at Lili of the Valley
A £20 Gift Voucher (twenty pounds Sterling) from Ribbon Girl
Gift Voucher 20
Our rules are very simple - please create a new project (it doesn't have to be a card, this is a project challenge), entrants who back link to older project won't be entered into the draw for the prizes, blog about your project mentioning this challenge then use the InLinkz button at the bottom of this post to leave us a link
This month there will only be one challenge here on the Ribbon Girl blog so that our fabulous Design Team can have a well deserved rest with their families over the Christmas holiday so the card challenge team and colour challenge team have joined together to bring you an amazing array of inspiration plus we have some new friends joining us too!
We would like to Welcome Teresa Allday to our permanent design team, she has been a customer and a friend of the Ribbon Girl for a long time and we both love to see her beautiful cards that she shares on her blog, we were thrilled when she agreed to join us and can't wait to share her lovely projects on the Ribbon Girl blog
We also have our 2 talented Guest Designers from our recent GDT call, Liz and Franz. It is great to have you here with us girls, welcome to the team!
All the products listed under the Design Team Projects can be found in the Ribbon Girl online store

(Teresa used: Natural button twine, gold metallic twine, 25mm red/cream square check ribbon, 13mm rusty jingle bells,and tiny red berries)
(Liz used: Gold glitter mesh, red berries, ivory beaded berries, seambinding, medium pompom, reindeer charm)
(Franz used: 38mm guipure lace, ruffle edged sheer, tiny pompom, seambinding, adhesive hearts, white crysanth flowers)
(Tiets used: Natural button twine, rusty jingle bells, white seam binding, stardust stickles, ivory self adhesive pearls)

(Kim used: 10mm Vintage Ivory Cotton Lace, 25mm Rusty Jingly Bells, Cheesecloth Fabric, Gold Metallic Twine, 3mm Iridescent Bead String, Brown Sugar Divine Bakers Twine, Stickles Star Dust, Pearls Ivory 5 mm)

(Andrea used: Rusty bells, square check ribbon, button twine, stickles, adirondack white paint dabber)

(Astrid used: Seambinding, Rusty bells, button twine, pin, liquid pearls, Rolled Paper Roses Ivory, Chrysanth Cream Kort & Godt, 16mm ivory taffeta ribbon, 40mm Ivory Pleated Crushed Organza)

(Mary used: Green velvet lace, white liquid pearls, 8mm ivory hearts, beaded swirl branch, white cosmos, white sweetheart blossom, red beaded berries, stardust stickles)

(Mel used: Diamante Snowflake pin, tiny Red berries, Red velvet lace, 5mm Ivory pearl bead string,
38mm vintage Ivory fluted edge sheer, cheesecloth, 8mm Ivory pearl brad)

(Lucy used: Red/White Saddlestitch, Red Twill Stripe, Red Denim Saddlestitch Ribbon)
(Mandy used: White cotton woven tape, Ivory Taffeta, Rusty Jingly Bells, Pearl buttons)

(Mandy used: Red Divine Twine, Red Snowflake Grosgrain Ribbon, Lace, Silver Bells)

(Becky used: Red velvet lace, ivory cream teeny tiny pom pom trim, 5mm adhesive pearls, cream top stitching thread, rusty bells, ivory button twine, clear drops, tiny red berries and ruby red rolled roses)
(Sara used: vintage scallop edge lace, pearl bead trim , rolled roses ,beaded swirl ,ivory carnations , seam binding ,red berries ,button twine ,4mm round head pin , jingle bells)
(Anne used: Liquid pearls, Natural and red button twine, Cream jute mesh, Silver jingle bells)

(Jane used: brown teadyed ribbon, rusty bells, natural button twine, medium red berries)

 (Kath used: Christmas Joy Felt, Red/Cream Square Check, Cream Jute, Rusty Jingly Bells, Pearls Ivory, Pearls Liking Lilac, Snowflake Charm 2, Mauve Rose Seam Binding, Aqua Seam Binding, Cream Satin, Top Stitching Thread)

(Debbie used: Rusty Bells, Rolled Roses, Cheesecloth, Velvet Lace, Berries, Pearl String and Twine)

(Dawny used: 13mm Rusty Bells, 15mm Brown Tea Towel Stripe No 6, Medium Red Berries, Ivory Beaded Berries)

(Jo used: red pompom trim, flowers, flat backed pearls, berries, button twine)

(Vicky used: 25 mm Dark Sage Green/Cream Square Check,  Beaded Berries Ivory,  3mm Rusty Jingly Bells, Natural and Chocolate Button Twine)

(Jane used: Red jute mesh, green saddlestitch ribbon in 2 widths, Christmas tree charm, flowers, rolled flowers, berries, stick on pearls, stickles)
Mary and Andrea would like to wish all of our customers, followers, challenge entrants, Design Team and friends a very Merry Christmas from the Ribbon Girl. Over the festive period we'll be running a few giveaways and games on Facebook and here on the blog so keep checking back


coops said...

fantastic dt cards ladies.all so stunning.a quick question, how many times can you enter your challenge?

xx coops xx

Liz's creative corner said...

Wow awesome creations girls, thanks for the inspiration,

Teresa congratulations hunny, I know you'll have fun playing with all the gorgeous goodies lol, hugs Liz xx

Fiona said...

wow those are awesome DT cards...


Marlou McAlees said...

absolutely amazing projects from all the team!! oh I must get something created and join in. My Christmas tree is up too :) :) ho ho ho ;) ♥

CraftyGirl said...

Lovely inspirational challenge. Thanks



Thea said...

Beautiful creations! I try to put my card at the link.

Hugs Thea

Inky Angel said...

All the DT creations are simply amazing. Thanks so much for your inspiration.

KarinsArtScrap said...

very beautiful and stunning DT cards and projects.

greetings karin

Unknown said...

Awesome projects DT great designs and images coloured..x

Inkypinkydelights said...

Thanks for a great Challenge. Love the DT work! Judy x

KandA said...

Amazing DT creations and such a super challenge xx said...

Gorgeous gorgeous inspiring projects by the DT. Thank you.. Hugs, Jill x

Anonymous said...

Stunning DT creations thanks for the inspiration

Ali x

Jeanette M. said...

Gorgeous work by the DT! They are all so beautiful.

Crafting Queen said...

Beautiful creations by the DT!

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