Sunday 30 July 2017

Blue giveaway at The Ribbon Girl .............

Crafters, our talented Design Team are having a break for the whole of August, but there will be various 'giveaways' here on the The Ribbon Girl blog until the team returns for the card challenge in September, so make sure you check back every Sunday to see what you can win!

To start the ball rolling, here is a lovely blue giveway consisting of:
Lemoncraft 'Gossamer Blue' 6x6 paper pad
1 mtr of Aqua Blue Rat Tail Satin Cord
1 mtr of 25mm Malibu Blue Satin Ribbon
1 Pack of 5 Kort & Godt Aqua Rolled Roses

One lucky crafter will be picked at random after 9pm on Saturday 5th August - just tell me what you would make with this selection - of course, if you can't wait that long, all of these products are available in the store
see you soon, Mary x

Winners of The Ribbon Girl July 'use any image' challenge ....

It was so nice to see all your gorgeous cards and projects crafters, especially as we are now in the most popular holiday time and school summer holiday period.     The 3 winners are as follows and all prizes must be claimed within 7 days of the date of this blog post

First prize:  £10 voucher for LOTV
Number 65 that's you Netty's Cards chosen by

Amended on 31st July  - the winner of the voucher, Annette, is actually on the LOTV Design Team and very generously declined her prize  - her entry was chosen by software so she won fair and square so instead of sending her a LOTV voucher we have sent her a £10 voucher for The Ribbon Girl!

This is her gorgeous pink mermaid card
Second prize: The Ribbon Girl  Carta Bella 'Flora' 6x6 paper pad

Carta Bella Flora No 1 6x6 Pad

Number 43 that's you Lynne's Craft Haven

This is Lynne's lovely card
The third prize will be sent directly from the very generous Marianne Designs so we need your full mailing address when you claim your prize please

Third Prize from Marianne Designs

The winner of the Marianne prize is 106 and that's you Jayne

This is Jayne's super cute Christmas card!
Crafters, The Ribbon Girl Design Team ladies are taking a well earned break during the whole of August, but they'll be back on Sunday 3rd September for the September Card Challenge - but as usual, when the DT ladies are taking a break, there will be various giveaways on this blog, with some lovely prizes to win!

see you soon for the first one!  Mary x

Sunday 16 July 2017

July Use Any Image Challenge ...

 Welcome to the July 'Use any Image' challenge - 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. As usual we have 3 fabulous prizes from our friends at Lili Of The Valley, Marianne Designs and The Ribbon Girl

First prize:  £10 voucher for LOTV

Second prize: The Ribbon Girl  Carta Bell 'Flora' 6x6 paper pad

Carta Bella Flora No 1 6x6 Pad

Third prize:  from Marianne Designs

The challenge will run until 9PM, UK time on Saturday 29th July. Simply use the InLinkx button at the bottom of the post to link up your project for a chance to win one of the prizes

Our design team have made some pretty projects to inspire you, check out their blogs/instagram accounts for more details. All of the products listed below their projects can be found in the Ribbon Girl online store.
by Mary

(Mary used: Maja Design 'Denim & Friends' 6x6 paper pack, 'Shades of Monochrome' 6x6 paper pack, blue/white saddlestitch ribbon, natural button twine, liquid pearls and a wooden star button)

(Donna used: Maja Design 'Coffee In The Arbour' 6 x 6 paper Stack, Pion Images 'Paris Flea Market' 12 x 12 PD1621F, 45mm 'Jessica' White Guipure Lace, FB 5mm Pearl Flower Ivory Trim, 30mm Pale Pink Wild Roses, Large Pale Pink Rose Buds, 20mm White/baby Pink Open Roses, 20mm pale Pink Open Roses, 20mm Ivory Open Roses, 10mm Pale Pink Open Roses, Ivory Pearl & Crystal branch, 3mm Ivory Pearl Bead String, 5 Metres Pink Tulip Seam Binding, Ivory hemp twine, 3mm Ivory s/a Pearl Flatbacks, Silver Coloured Wine Bottle Charm & Scrapiniec Chipboard Innocence Rounded Corner set)

by Andrea

(Andrea used: pink gingham 12 x 12 paperhot pink #52 satin ribbon, sparkly heart button, natural button twine, stardust stickles, white opal liquid pears, sequins from the Carnation sparkly shaker selection)

Saturday 15 July 2017

Winners of The Ribbon Girl July Card Challenge ....

Many thanks to all the cardmakers who joined in with our July Card Challenge.  They are all lovely, but there are only 3 prizes and the winners are as follows:

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

 The winner of the first prize chosen by is No 69, Marianne's Craftroom
'Have a beautiful day' by Marianne

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

The winner of The Ribbon Girl Voucher is No. 59  'Aunty Sue's Craft Cavern'
 and this is her lovely aqua birthday card
Third Prize:  A stamp of the winner's choice from LOTV

The winner of the LOTV stamp of her choice is no 98 Nana Connie
This is her gorgeous Christmas card
Winners must contact me within 7 days of this blog post to claim their prize.  I need the full address and telephone number for the winner of the Maja prize as it is sent direct by Maja. I hope you will all return on Sunday morning at 9am for The Ribbon Girl July  'use any image' challenge
take care, Mary x

Sunday 2 July 2017

July Card Challenge ...

Welcome to The Ribbon Girl July  Card Challenge.  You may enter any type of card to this challenge which will run until 9pm on Saturday 15th July.  We hope you are inspired by the lovely cards made by our Design Team and guests and there are three wonderful prizes to be won:

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

Please use the InLinkz button at the bottom of the post to link up your entry

Cindy GDT

(Cindy used 20mm embroidered tulle lace, 40mm pale pink daisy, 3mm white stamens, 15mm pale pink satin ribbon, white cheesecloth, 3mm ivory s/a pearls, tool set for shaping foam flower, pink beaded twirls, ivory hip rosebuds, baby pink small blossom flowers)


(Stacey used: Maja Design 'Sofiero' 6x6 Paper Pad, Cheesecloth WHITE, 3mm White s/a Pearl Flatbacks, 15mm White Satin Ribbon, Heart with side loop, Rose Organza Pale Ivory, Gardenia Pink, Beaded Stamen White/White, Carnation Pale Pink, Anemone Pink, 10mm Pale Pink Open Roses, Medium Pale Pink Rose Bud, Stamen 3mm White Double Ended)


(Tracy used: paper roses, beaded berries, rose leaves, cheese cloth, ballerina blossom flower)


(Gina used: Lemoncraft Tiny Miracles 12x12,  12mm Leah White Lace, 15mm Pale Pink Crystal and Diamante Embellishment,  Pink tulip, Seam Binding Ribbon, White Double Row Pearl Trim, Pink Ballerina Blossom,  Beaded White Stamen, Smooth Pink Berries, Aqua Ballerina Blossom, Lucy’s Enchanting Sparkly Shaker Selection,  White Frilled/Gathered White Tulle Trim, Doily Lace Scrapiniec Chipboard Frame)


(Linda used: Lemoncraft Daydream 6 x 6 Pad, Cheesecloth, Round Royal Double Scrapiniec Chipboard Frame, 9 mm Fuchsia Pink/White Spot Organza Ribbon,  Med/Large Pink Lily Flowers, Beaded Berries Pink/Pale Pink, Leaves Pale Green 2 Tone, Lucy's Enchanting Shaker Selection)


(Andrea used: Galeria papers, shabby pink ruffled ribbon, stardust stickles, platinum stickles, Lucy's Princess sparkly shaker selection)


Saturday 1 July 2017

Winners of The Ribbon Girl June 'use any image' challenge ....

Thank you for the lovely entries to our June 'use any image' challenge.  The winner of the first prize, chosen by is No. 76 Ellen    and she wins a £10 voucher to spend in the LOTV store, and what a great time to win as I know they have just restocked lots of their stamps!!

this is Ellen's beautiful project, very nice Ellen!!

The winner of the 2nd prize is No. 123 'cards made by Marlene'  
 and she wins a £10 voucher for The Ribbon Girl

and here is Marlene's lovely Christmas Card 
The winner of the third prize is No. 151 - Carol Gill
 and she wins this lovely prize from Marianne Designs

Carol made this pretty pink card


All winners need to contact me by email within 7 days of this blog post or their prize will be forfeit.  I will need the full mailing address of the winner of the Marianne prize as it will be sent directly from Marianne Design HQ

Thanks for sharing your makes crafters, and please join us tomorrow at 9am for The Ribbon Girl July Card Challenge!!

Happy Crafting, Mary xx