Sunday, 15 October 2017

October Any Image Challenge ...

 Welcome to the October  '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 after 9pm on Saturday 28th October

First prize:  £10 voucher for LOTV

2nd Prize is this lovely collection of dies and embellishments from Marianne Designs 

Third prize:Your choice of 2 Christmas Mini Packs of 6x6 Papers from The Ribbon Girl

Once again our Design Team ladies and our special Guest Designers have created lot so inspiration for you, all the products that they used from The Ribbon Girl store are listed below their projects. Visit their social media pages for information

(Debbie used: Maja Denim and Friends papers, white Cheesecloth, Twine ,  Button, Glossy Accents, cherry blossoms and ivory white magnolias)


Saturday, 14 October 2017

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

Thank you for the wonderful cards everyone entered into the challenge - all winners must claim their prize within 7 days of this blog post.  The winner of the first prize, chosen by was 

Number 142 and that's you BETH BROVOLD

this is Beth's gorgeous card and she wins the first prize of
Papers from Maja Design, Sweden - the prize will be sent directly to the winner so we need your full address and telephone number

The winner of the second prize is
Number 57 and that's you

Second prize:  Your choice of 2 of the Christmas Mini Packs of 6x6 papers from The Ribbon Girl
Here is Andrea's beautiful birthday card!
The winner of the 3rd prize is
Number 95 and that's you
and you win A stamp of your choice from LOTV

this is Crafty's lovely card 

Thank you everyone and I hope you will all pop back Sunday morning at 9am for The Ribbon Girl 'Use any Image' challenge
see you then
Mary xx

Sunday, 1 October 2017

October Card Challenge ...

Welcome to The Ribbon Girl October Card Challenge.  
You may enter any type of card to this challenge which will run until 9pm on Saturday 14th October.  We hope you are inspired by the lovely cards made by our design team and guests and it's a great pleasure to welcome back the very talented Debbie Dolphin as our Guest for October and our good friend Sue who is rejoining the team.  

There are three great prizes to be won:

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

Second prize:  Your choice of 2 of the Christmas Mini Packs of 6x6 papers from The Ribbon Girl

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

Our design team have made many beautiful cards to inspire you, check out their social media accounts (links throught their names) for more information and remember that all the products listed below their projects can be found in The Ribbon Girl online store


Debbie Dolphin  Guest DT

(Debbie used: Maja Design 'Denim & Friends' paper, 'Orchid' antique white vintage style fine cotton lace, pink/aqua straws, ivory pearls, white cheesecloth)

(Cindy used: tool set for shaping flowers, round 15mm Ivory Pearl Diamante Round Embellishment, 10metres Ivory Button Twine, 5mm Pearls, Ivory self adhesive, 3mm Ivory Pearls, Maja Design Vintage Romance, Cheesecloth, 3mm White Pearl Bead string, small Blossom Baby Pink, Maja Design Vintage Spring Basics, 32mm Lavander PureSilk, 10mm Lilac Open Roses)


(Mary used: Echo Park 'Spring' 6x6 paper, 15mm Frozen glitter velvet ribbon, ballet shoes charm, hemp twine, aqua gathered tulle, 'Kew' white guipure lace, aqua 30mm wild roses, ivory white Ballerina Blossom and Stardust Stickles for a bit of extra sparkle!)

(Stacey used: Padded Star Trim SILVER, Diamante Snowflake, White Tiny Pom Pom Trim, silver colour Jingle Bells, 40mm Silver Lame Ribbon, white opal liquid pearls)

(Tracy used: white zig zag cotton lace, Leah and Charlotte white lace, 6mm f/b white pearl trim, ivory hemp, round diamante flatback, 20mm pink paper roses, cherry blossom, small blossom flowers, beaded strawberry,  pink/pink beaded berries and white cheesecloth)

(Gina used: White Double Row Pearl Trim, White Medium Pom Pom Trim, Pine Cones, White Spot Organza Ribbon, Diamante Snowflake, Phoebe White Guipure Lace, Beaded Stamen, Oval White Pearl String, White Daisy, Ivory/Off White Carnation, Silver Glitter Flatback, Metallic Silver Twine, Frosted Berries, Silver Candy Cane Charm, Silver Star Twinkle Tinsel)

(Linda used: Lemoncraft Heart Painted 6 x 6 PadMonograce Chipboard Heart12 mm Pale Pink, Faux Silk RibbonIvory White Magnolia FlowerPink Wild Rose20 mm Pale Pink Open Roses