Sunday 30 April 2017

Bank Holiday Giveaway ....


As there is no challenge today because there are 5 Sundays in April, we have a pretty giveaway for you - if you would like to be in with a chance of winning:

Maja Design Sofiero 6x6 Paper Pack
1metre of 10mm white square flatback pearl trim
1 pack of five 30mm pale pink wild roses
1 metre of 12mm Leah white flat lace
1 pack of 3 stems of Tiny Pearl Clusters

all you have to do is leave me a comment and tell me what you would make with this pretty prize.  The winner will be chosen at random and announced here on the blog on Saturday 6th May

Enjoy the Bank Holiday Weekend if you are in the UK and I hope you all have a lovely week ahead and I'm looking forward to seeing all your beautiful cards in The Ribbon Girl May Card Challenge which begins on Sunday 7th May at 9am

Mary x

Saturday 29 April 2017

Winners of The Ribbon Girl April 'use any image' challenge

Thank you for all your lovely entries crafters - here are the three winners of The Ribbon Girl April 'Use any Image' challenge.     The winner of the first prize of a £10 voucher for LOTV

is No. 110 that's you Jennifer Bradley

here is Jennifer's pretty get well card

The winner of the second prize of a   £10 voucher for The Ribbon Girl

is No. 59 and that's you Nicolette's Kaarten

This is Nicolette's pretty lilac card

The winner of the third prize of these lovely products from Marianne Designs is  No 27 Kelly's Cards

and here is Kelly's gorgeous card, what a lovely image!


All prize winners must contact me within 7 days or their prize will be forfeit.

Crafters as there are 5 Sundays in April, there won't be a challenge tomorrow, but instead a really pretty giveaway!! see you a 9am tomorrow!

Mary x

Sunday 16 April 2017

Ribbon Girl April 'Use any Image' Challenge .....

Welcome to the Ribbon Girl APRIL  'Use any image' challenge -  you can enter any type of project, cards, tags, bags, 3-d projects - anything you like, BUT YOU MUST use an image on your project.  Our Design Team plus our guests Annette and Jane have made some fabulous projects to inspire you.  There will be 3 winners and we'll share their projects when we announce the winners on 29th April

First prize:  £10 voucher for LOTV

Second prize:  £10 voucher for The Ribbon Girl

Third prize:  A lovely prize from Marianne Designs


Our design team plus guests! have made some beautiful projects to inspire you, check out their personal blogs for more details and all the products listed below each project can be found in the Ribbon Girl online store. This challenge will end on Saturday April 29th, 9PM (UK time). Use the InLinkz button at the end of the post to link up your 'any image' projects

by Donna

(Donna Used; 55mm 'Emma' Ivory Guipure Lace, 25mm Ivory Mermaid Sparkle Ribbon, FB 10mm Square Ivory Pearl Trim, Lilac Lily assortment, 20mm Vintage Lilac Open Roses, Ivory/Cream Beaded Berries, Ivory Hemp Twine 0.5mm, Mauve Mist  and Pink Tulip Seam Binding, 3mm x 5mm Oval Ivory Pearl String, 3mm White s/a Pearl Flatbacks,  Butterfly Sparkly gem Silver Colour Charm & Round 15mm Amethyst (Lilac) Diamante Flatback)

by Annette GDT

(Annette used: Maja Design Spring Basics 6x6 paper pack, ivory white carnation, pink lily flowers, pink two tone hip rosebud, white beaded twirl, 15m dusky pink satin ribbon, 10mm pale pink open roses, baby pink cherry blossom, tiny white rosebuds, 5mm pink s/a gems and glossy accents)

by Jane Brown GDT

(Jane used: Ballerina Pink Blossom, pink ruffle sheer ribbon, pale pink and deep pink large rosebuds, pink 20mm open rose, 3-6mm ivory pearls, 30mm ivory wild rose, natural button twine, side loop heart charm Scrapiniec Park Avenue chipboard hearts)

by Chantal

by Kat

(Kat used: House of Roses 6x6 paper pad, 25mm Natural faux hessian, 12mm pale pink faux silk ribbon, Ivory button twine, 20mm pale pink and 10mm ivory open rose, Miniature ivory cream blossoms, Heart charm with side loop)

Saturday 15 April 2017

Winners of Ribbon Girl April Card Challenge ....

There were 238 entries to the April Card Challenge - thank you so much crafters, it's always nice to see what you are making and visit your blogs.  The three winners have been chosen as follows:


The winner of the first prize from Maja Design, chosen by is number 67

that's you Hos Dorte
and this is her winter card

The winner of the second prize of a £10 voucher towards a spending spree at The Ribbon Girl is
is no. 138 Cindy
this is Cindy's lovely lilac card

Third Prize:  A stamp of the winner's choice from LOTV

 is No 196 and that's Minna

this is Minna's pretty card


All prizes must be claimed within 7 days of the date of this blog post or be forfeited.
I hope you will all join in with the Ribbon Girl April 'use any image' challenge which begins on 16th April

Mary x

Sunday 2 April 2017

April Card Challenge ...

Here we are in April ...  and I can feel that Summer is on it's way! Today's challenge is our Anything Goes CARD challenge so you can be as creative as you want but you must make a card.

As always we have some super prizes:

First prize:  Papers from Maja Design, Sweden - the prize will be sent directly to the winner

Second prize:  £10 voucher towards a shopping spree at The Ribbon Girl

Third Prize:  A stamp of the winner's choice from LOTV

The prizes will be drawn randomly and are non transferable. This challenge will run until 9PM UK time on Saturday 15th April.


Our Design Team have once again been joined by Guests Katie and Stacey and we are really pleased to say that Stacey will be remaining with us. All the products listed below their projects are available from the Ribbon Girl online store, visit their individual blogs for more information

by Gina

(Gina used: Maja Shades of Sofiero Mono White/Sand, 38mm ‘Grace’ Ivory Guipure Lace, Peach Cottage Rose, Ivory /Cream Beaded Berries, Ivory/off White Carnation, Lily (Assortment), Ivory/White Ballerina Blossoms, 3mm Ivory Pearls Flatback Adhesives, Cream Medium Pom Pom Trim, 10mm Double Row Ivory Double Row Pearl Trim, 25mm Ecru Stain Berisford No. 45 Ribbon, Oval Ivory Pearl Diamante Flatback, 4mm Ivory Pearl String, Filigree Heart Charm Bronze)

by Katie GDT

by Stacey

(Stacey used: Maja Design 'Sofiero' 6x6 Paper Pad, 10mm White Square Pearl Trim, 'Leah' White Scallop Flat Lace, White s/a Pearl Flatbacks, Pink Pearls Self Adhesive, Pink Button Twine, Heart with Pink Gem Charm, Pale Pink Silky Crush  Ribbon, Oval White Pearl String, Magnolia Pink Mix Flowers, 10mm Ivory Open Rose, Orchid Small Baby Pink)

by Sue

by Tracy

We would love for you to join us, just use the InLinkz button at the bottom of the post to link up your creations

Andrea, Mary and the Ribbon Girls xx

Saturday 1 April 2017

Winners of the Ribbon Girl March 'use any image' challenge ....

Thank you for all the fabulous entries to The Ribbon Girl March 'use any image' challenge.  The winner of the first prize of £10 voucher for Lili of the Valley chosen by is


is number 200 and that's Kaija  

this is Kaija's colourful card


The winner of the second prize, a Maja Design 'Life by the Sea'  6x6 paper pack from The Ribbon Girl is 'Rosette'

Maja Design Life by the Sea 6x6 Paper Stack 458

This is Rosettes beautiful Magnolia card


The winner of the third prize
  from Marianne Designs, a mystery prize!!
is  Number 63 'Anne'

Anne made this delightful card with a Sarah Kay image


Can the winners please contact me by email me with their full mailing addresses, I will arrange to send their prizes

I hope you will all join us again for the April Card Challenge which starts at 9am on Sunday 2nd April

see you then, Mary x