Sunday 21 February 2016

Ribbon Girl February 'Use any image' challenge ......

We're back with another challenge today, we were so amazed with all the entries to our last challenge we wanted to say a big thank you to everyone who entered!
Anything goes so 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!

There will be 3 winners and we'll share your projects on the blog when we announce the winners after 9pm on Saturday 5th March:

First prize:  £10 voucher for LOTV
Second prize:  £10 voucher for The Ribbon Girl
Third prize:  Mystery prize from Marianne Designs
We have a lovely guest designer playing along with the challenge today - Nicola Jacklin

(Nicola made a mini box file and this is the front of it - she added Eva antique white cotton lace, Laila vintage style white cotton lace, hot pink microdot satin ribbon, baby pink cherry blossoms, pink starburst stamens, forget-me-nts, ivory embroidered tulle butterfly, butterfly dangle beads in pinks and lilacs

by  Tamara


by Anne

(Anne used pink tulle, red 14mm roses, 3mm white bead string and 8mm White Rebecca cotton lace)

by Donna

(Donna Used; 45mm 'Jessica' White Guipure Lace, White Mermaid Sparkle Ribbon, 5 Metres White Seam Binding, Faux 6-row Diamante trim, Ivory White Magnolia Flowers, Lily Flowers Med/Large pale Pink, Chrysanth White Kort & Godt, Rolled Paper Flowers - Aqua Roses Kort & Godt, Fabric Blossom Aqua With Stalk, 1mm Pearlised Stamens Pk Of 144, Resin Cameo Roses Frame Flatback, Ivory Resin Dove, 20mm 'Starburst' Diamante Embellishment, Princess Pin Aqua, 3mm White Pearl Bead String, 3mm White s/a Pearl Flatbacks and 3mm Sugar & Spice s/a Pearl Flatbacks)

by Liz

(Mary made a folding decorative corner card with a tea bag tag and added 6mm ivory flat back pearl string, 7mm dusky pink satin ribbon, a pale pink ballerina blossom, 30mm pale pink wild roses, 10mm and 20mm pale pink open roses, some 25mm rose leaves, a white lily flower and some 8mm white rice rac)


Saturday 20 February 2016

Winner of Ribbon Girl February Card Challenge .....

There were a fantastic 222 entries for our February card challenge  - thank you for sharing all your beautiful creations with us

The winner of the selection of ribbon, trim and embellishments from The Ribbon Girl , chosen by is
number 197 and that's you Jay's Crafty Corner

this is Jay's card

The winner of the second prize, A stamp of the winners choice from our friends at Lili Of The Valley

is   Number 42 Jolanda

this is Jolandas card

Could both winners contact me within 7 days to claim their prize by email, via the contact page on our webstore or send a message on facebook

I hope you will all join us here on Sunday morning 21st February at 9am for the Ribbon Girl February 'Use any image' challenge

Mary x

Sunday 7 February 2016

February CARD challenge ...

Hello, here we are again with our CARD challenge - Anything Goes - any theme, any shape, as long as it is a CARD,  although we anticipate there will be lots of Valentine cards :-) 

This card challenge will run for 2 weeks and there will be two winners chosen at random at 9pm on Saturday 20th February 2016.  All prizes must be claimed with 7 days
First Prize:  A selection of ribbons, trims and embellishments from The Ribbon Girl - winner can choose from mostly pinks, blues or ivory colours

Second Prize:  A stamp of the winners choice from our friends at Lili Of The Valley

Our Design Team have created lots of beautiful cards to inspire you, all of the supplies listed below each project can be found in the Ribbon Girl online store

by Teresa 

by Mary

(Mary used: vintage violet roses, white lily flowers, ivory fabric blossom with leaf, white/white beaded stamens, mauve rose seam binding, 4mm ivory pearl f/b s/a trim, Stardust stickles)

by Natalie

(Sharon used: Pink sugar sprinkle ribbon, Blanche tulle lace, Pink heart diamante embellishment, 6mm flat back peart trim, Pearl/ivory flower shape flat backs, 3.5" doily, 10mm open rose, 20mm pale pink open rose, 20mm bright pink open roses, Tiny pale pink rose, White daisy, Pink daisy)

by Gretha 

by Gina

(Gina used: 45mm Eleanor White Embroidered Tulle Lace, 15mm Orchid 910 Berisford Satin Ribbon, 30mm Shabby White Ruffled Ribbon, Pink Mixed Pretty Blooms, 30mm Lilac Wild Roses, 10mm White Pom Pom Trim, White Daisy, Organza/Satin Lilac Baby’s  Breath, Beaded Lavender Twirl, Lilac Starburst Stamen, 3mm White Pearl String, Oval Clear Diamante Embellishment)

by Jane

(Jane used: Cheesecloth, white button twine, white Kort & Godt chrysanthemum, antique blue rose, 10mm pink roses, blue apple blossom, white cherry blossom, bark heart, bronze birdcage charm and 8mm Rebecca white lace, Stardust tickles)

Saturday 6 February 2016

Winners of Ribbon Girl extra Challenge ....

Thank you for the gorgeous entries to our extra challenge - there were more than 100 beautiful pieces of work.  

The winner of the gorgeous collection of goodies from The Ribbon Girl shown above  chosen by is  number 54 and that's Jenny H from Australia!!

and this is her beautiful card with a rather special hand made crochet flower!

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it was very hard to choose a GDT for a spot later this month - after much deliberating we have chosen No. 24 - that's you Nicola   for the GDT    
please message us on facebook, contact us via our store or email us Nicola so we can sort out your GDT spot!  


This is Nicola's lovely card

I hope you will all join us on Sunday 7th February for the Ribbon Girl Card Challenge
see you then
Mary x