Sunday 20 March 2016

Ribbon Girl March Any Image Challenge

Welcome to the March '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.  We are delighted to welcome the very talented Kim Piggott as our Guest Designer!  Our talented Design Team have made some lovely cards and projects and the products they used are listed below each photograph - all available from the store.  This challenge will run until 9pm on Saturday 2nd April 2016   - Usual rules apply, blog about your card, link to this blog and no back-linking to older projects.  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:  Mystery prize from Marianne Designs

Kim Piggott  Guest DT

Kim used Pion Cherry Blossom 6x6 PD7104F, 38mm Pale Pink Sugar Sprinkles Sheer Ribbon, 7mm Pale Pink Satin Berisford No 70, 15mm Pale Pink Satin Berisford No 70, Pale Pink Ballerina Blossoms, 

Tiny Pale Pink Rosebuds, Pale Pink 10mm Open Roses, Ivory Embroidered Tulle Butterfly


Donna Used: 45mm 'Bethany' Ivory Guipure Lace, 25mm Pale Lemon Satin Berisford N0 14, FB 5mm Pearl Flower Ivory Trim, Ballerina Blossoms Ivory White PK Of 3, Blue 30mm Wild Rose, Chrysanth White Kort & Godt, Gyp Creamy Lemon, Cheesecloth Fabric 50cm x 80cm, 4mm White Pearl Bead String, 3mm White s/a Pearl Flatbacks, 5 metres Cream Seam Binding, Bronze Vintage Oval Flower Frame and Butterfly Large Silver Colour Charm


more photos on my blog

Mary used  Pion Design Caroli Linnaeicream and white spot paper, 10mm ivory flat back flower trim,  7mm pale pink satin . pale pink cosmos daisy, a pink lily flower and a 20mm pale pink rose,  55mm 'Emma' ivory guipure lace topped with 10mm double row flat back pearl trim4 ivory lace corners. ,

Saturday 19 March 2016

Winners of Ribbon Girl March Card Challenge ...

Thank you for all your fabulous creations! Here are the winners of the three prizes:

The winner of the first prize chosen by, of an Assortment of ribbon, lace and embellishments from the Ribbon Girl is number 46 and that's you Samantha Wade

this is Samantha's pretty springtime birthday card


The winner of the 2nd prize of Maja Design Spring Basics paper which will be sent direct to the winner from the home of Maja in Sweden is No 80 and that's Merlina

This is Merlinas lovely Magnolia Card

The winner of the LOTV stamp is No 220  Nancy Hill

and this is Nancy's gorgeous Spring card

Ladies if you can all email me, or leave a message on our facebook page, or send a message via the contact page on our website I will arrange to have your prizes sent out.  In addition to your full mailing addresses Maja will need the telephone number of the winner of their lovely prize.  Prizes must be claimed within 7 days of this blog post

I hope everyone will pop back on Sunday morning at 9am for the Ribbon Girl March 'Use any image' challenge!
see you then, Mary x

Sunday 6 March 2016

Ribbon Girl Card Challenge - Spring/Easter or Anything Goes ...

For our March 'Card' Challenge you can submit any type of card, but we guess there will be quite a few Spring and Easter Cards among them - we're looking forward to seeing them all.  This challenge will end at 9pm on Saturday 19th March.  Usual rules apply, blog about your card, link to this blog and no back-linking to older projects. 3 winners will be chosen at random and their cards will be showcased on the blog post when we announce the winners on 19th March.  

1st prize Assortment of ribbon, lace and embellishments similar to the photo below from The Ribbon Girl  - let us know your preferred colour or if you would be happy with mixed colours 
2nd prize is Maja Design paper which will be sent direct to the winner from the home of Maja in Sweden
(The Ribbon Girl now has a nice selection of Maja papers in stock!!)
3rd prize is a stamp of your choice from our lovely friends at LOTV and it's  great time to win as they have brought back some old favourites!



32mm Josephine Ivory Lace, 38mm Apricot Sugar Sprinkles Sheer Ribbon, Wooden Heart Button, 8mm Rebecca Ivory Lace, 3mm Ivory Pearl Bead String, Ivory White Ballerina Blossom, 30mm Pale Salmon Pink Trellis Rose, Mocha Beaded Stamen, Peach Cherry Blossom, Taupe Pretty Blooms, White Beaded stamen, Ivory Button Twine.


Mary used Maja Vintage Autumn Papers, white tulle tucked around the flowers, grape satin ribbon, purple grape sheer ribbon, ivory and lilac 30mm wild roses , 20mm and 10mm open roses, rose leaves


Sharon used Maja Design - Vintage Spring Basics, Pink/white spot ribbon, Cheesecloth, Crystal and Diamante Embellishment, Pearl/Ivory flower shape flat backs, 6mm flat back pearl trim, Ballerina Blossoms, White Daisy, Large pale pink rose buds, pale pink lily, 20mm open rose, Tiny pale pink rose buds, Tiny white rosebuds

Winners of Ribbon Girl February Use Any Image Challenge

There were more than 200 entries to our February card challenge  - thank you for sharing all your beautiful creations with us, it was a pleasure to visit your blogs.
(All prizes must be claimed within 7 days of this blog post, you can email us, leave a message on the contact page of our website or message us on facebook)

The winner of the first prize of a £10 voucher for LOTV (great time to win as LOTV have brought back some of the favdourite stamps to their website!)

is no 154 PumpkinBelly Cards  

This is the Julie's card

The winner of the Second prize of a £10 voucher for The Ribbon Girl (winner has to pay post/handling according to their geographical location, but can choose to have a selection of ribbon, trim, embellishments chosen by Mary and sent post-paid - please let us know when you claim your prize)
is  No 142  Alison B 

Bee MIne Mice

This is Alison's card

and the winner of the third 'Mystery' prize from Marianne Designs
is No 199  Lesley Turner

Crafters our March 'Card Challenge' begins at 9am Sunday 6th March and we hope you will all join in - there are 3 fabulous prizes to win!
see you then
Mary x