Sunday, 20 November 2016

November 'Use any Image' Challenge ....

Hello Crafters  - Christmas Day is exactly five weeks from today Sunday 20th November  -  so we are sure to see lots and lots of gorgeous Christmas projects for our 'use any image' challenge. It's a really simple challenge to enter as you can make any kind of project as long as it has an image on it. Could be a card, tag, sleigh, skate, box, envelope, wine bag, gift bag - anything at all so long as there is an image of some kind!  As usual we have some fabulous prizes from our kind friends at Lili Of The Valley (a £10 voucher), Marianne Designs (see photograph for details) and The Ribbon Girl (£10 voucher)  The ladies on our design team have made some nice projects to inspire you and there is a list of all the products they used which can be found in The Ribbon Girl store  We do our best to leave comments on all entries, but sometimes it is not possible - rest assured every entry is looked at :-) 

First prize:  £10 voucher for Lili of the Valley

Second prize:  £10 voucher for The Ribbon Girl

Third Prize from Marianne Designs



Donna used Maja Design 'I Wish' 6 x 6 paper pad, Pion The Night before Christmas images PD1619, Scrapiniec Chipboard Royal Window 02, 75mm 'Michele' White Guipure lace, 25mm Ivory Frilled Lace, 16mm 9549 Moss Green Velvet ribbon, FB 10mm Ivory Pearl Square Trim, Ivory Poinsettias, Holly Leaf Mulberry Paper, Red/Green Frosted Berries 10 Stems, Red Shiny Oval shape Berries, Small Pine Cones, 1mm Pearlised Stamens, Diamante Christmas Tree Charm and some Cheesecloth





Mary used Galeria 'Retro As if in a Dream' paper, Terracotta/rust rosebuds, 55mm Emma Ivory Guipure Lace, Cream 15mm Satin Ribbon, Brown 30mm Roses, small pine cones, white cherry blossom, white lily flowers, miniature ivory blossoms, chipboards from Scrapiniec, pieces of cheesecloth and some Stardust Stickles for a bit of added sparkle!


Saturday, 19 November 2016

Winners of November Card Challenge at The Ribbon Girl ....

Thankyou for all the gorgeous cards entered into The Ribbon Girl November card challenge - sorry I wasn't able to leave comments on all entries :-(  The 3 winners chosen at random are as follows and must be claimed within 7 days of this blog post.  

First prize:  Papers from Maja Design, Sweden - the prize will be sent directly to the winner who is No. 157 and that is Carolines Creaties     Caroline we will need your telephone number as well as your complete mailing address so Maja can send your prize to you.

Caroline made this lovely pink and white card

Second prize:  £10 voucher towards a shopping spree at The Ribbon Girl won by No 81  Katrina Bufton
This is Katrina's very elegant card - lovely!

Third Prize:  A stamp of the winner's choice from LOTV is No 97 Claire C

Claire C's gorgeous card

Sunday, 6 November 2016

November Card Challenge ...

Hi, we're back with another Card Challenge for November and as usual it's an Anything Goes challenge. The challenge will run until November 19th, 9PM UK time. Our lovely friends from Maja Designs and Lili Of The Valley have joined The Ribbon Girl in offering us more fabulous prizes so we hope you'll join in

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

Our Design Team have created some lovely cards, please visit their personal blogs to find out more information and remember that all the products listed below each project can be found in the Ribbon Girl online store


(Donna used; Maja Design 'I Wish' 6 x 6 Paper pad, Scrapiniec Chipboard royal round Frame, Scrapiniec Chipboard Merry Christmas, 45mm 'Blanche' Embroidered Tulle Lace, 16mm 9549 Moss Green velvet Ribbon, FB 10mm Ivory Square Pearl Trim, Ivory 20mm Open Roses, Small White Lily Flowers Pk Of 5, 1mm Pearlised Stamens Pk Of 144, Red/Green Frosted Berries 10 Stems, Small Pine Cones Pk Of 5, 3mm White Pearl Bead String, 50cm x 80cm Cheesecloth. Vintage Style Ivory Pearl Trinket Pins, 3mm White s/a pearl Flatbacks, 5 Metres Natural Hemp Twine & 5 Metres Venetian (Christmas Red) Seam Binding)

(Jane used: Michele white guipure lace, 8mm rusty jingle bells, natural button twine, white cherry blossom, 12mm red round berries, miniature pale blue blossoms and Stardust Stickles)

Gina Knott

(Gina used: 25mm Pale Fuchsia Plain Sheer Ribbon, White Medium Pom Pom Trim, 38mm Charlotte Elizabeth Vintage Style White Lace, 25mm White Frilled Lace, Diamante Star Charm, 25mm Lilac Cottage Rose, Ivory White Magnolia Flower, Exotic Lilac Blooms, Pink Beaded Cherries , 4mm White Pearl String)

Mary Gourley

(Mary used Maja Design 'Home for the Holidays' paper, Scrapiniec Jolly Holly Border pieces, 5mm brown/white gingham ribbon, 17mm Laila white vintage style cotton lace, white fabric leaves, a stem of tiny pearl cluster flowers, 30mm and 20mm ivory roses, white rose buds, white Cosmos daisy, green/red shiny berries, sparkly glass heart, white satin ribbon and Stardust stickles)

Saturday, 5 November 2016

Winner of Festive Flower Giveaway......

The winner of the Festive Flower Giveaway, chosen at random, is
Maria Loyen - Maria please email me within 7 days of this post, with your full mailing address so I can send you these flowers, leaves and ribbon

Sorry there can be only one winner - please pop back after 9am on Sunday morning 6th November
for The Ribbon Girl November Card Challenge!
see you then,
Mary x