Saturday, 20 December 2014

Winner of December 'Lovely Lili' Challenge .....

We had to delete quite a few entries to our challenge because they did not include Lili of the Valley products.
 The winner of the December 'Lovely Lili' Challenge chosen by random.org was




No 20 - that's you Deborah A

and this is her lovely card

Deborah please email us or contact us via the contact page on our website within 7 days otherwise the prizes will be forfeited 





Please join us on Sunday morning for some very exciting news!!

Mary x

Sunday, 14 December 2014

December Lovely Lili Challenge ...

edited: YOU MUST USE A LILI OF THE VALLEY IMAGE, ARTPAD, SENTIMENT OR PAPERS ON YOUR CARD/PRJECT - THIS IS THE LOVELY LILI CHALLENGE.  ALL CARDS WHICH DO NOT STICK TO THE RULES WILL NOT BE ENTERED INTO THE DRAW FOR THE PRIZE.

Hello, can you believe we are nearing the end of the year? This is the last challenge and we would like to thank all of our customers, the lovely crafters who enter our challenges and our fabulous Design Team who week after week create the most amazing projects to inspire you.

This week is our Lovely Lili challenge so we would like to see your projects using the LOTV image stamps, artpad images, sentiments or papers and it's an ANYTHING GOES challenge so you can literally do whatever you fancy!!

As usual we have two fabulous prizes from LOTV and The Ribbon Girl for the randomly chosen winner of the challenge



**You must use products from Lili Of The Valley on your project**

Remember that all the products listed below each project can be found in The Ribbon Girl online storeThis challenge will run for 1 week and closes at 9PM UK time on Saturday 20th December. Our usual rules apply - create a new project (please no backlinking to old projects), blog about it mentioning this challenge then leave a link using the InLinkz button at the bottom of this post. The prize will be redrawn if the winner does not claim it after 1 week of the winner being identified on this blog
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GDT Tracy Payne - This is amazing!!!! First is the day time image and below it the night time image - fabulous work of art Tracy!!


(Tracy used: lace, Angel Crystal Charm, Diamante Star Stick Pin, Gloria Ivory Lace behind the windows, Ivory Gardenia,  Ivory Carnations, Red Paper Roses, Red Rose Bud, Berries, Tiny Berries Wooden Snowflake and Wooden Snowflake Button)



by Linda




by Fleur


by Elise




by Mary

(Mary used:  17mm Laila white vintage style lace, redcurrant glitter velvet ribbon, a diamante snowflake, red Princess pin, ivory 30mm open rose, wite hip rosebud and blossom flower, red medium berries and 15mm red paper roses and lots of Stardust Stickles)


(Teresa used: 25mm Cream Cotton Lace, 38mm Mauve Taffeta Ribbon, 3mm Ivory Pearl String,
Red Apple, Small Pine Cones, 10mm Burgundy Open Roses, Tiny Red Berries and Small Bronze Clock Charm)

by Dawny P




by Franz


(Franz used: 5mm Brown/White No 25 Berisford Small Check Gingham9mm Brown/White Spot Organza, wooden star buttons)

by Andrea

(Andrea used: medium pom pom trim, organza rose trim, 6 row flatback pearls, liquid pearls)

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Saturday, 13 December 2014

Winner of December Card Challenge

We'd like to thank everyone for the fabulous entries into our December Card Challenge but there can only be one winner and it was chosen by random.org 


No 44 and that is you Gail L
Please contact us via the web store or email us within 7 days to claim your prizes


this is Gail's card - love the sentiment Gail!

As usual our card Challenge was sponsored by our good friends at Lili Of The Valley and The Ribbon Girl




see you on Sunday morning for the December Lovely Lili Challenge
it's the last challenge of the year BUT stay tuned as we will have news of a DT call in a weeks time!

Mary xx


Sunday, 7 December 2014

December Card Challenge ...

Hello everyone here we are again with our monthly Card Challenge - this month we have a very simple challenge as we know that everyone is so busy at this time of year - it's an ANYTHING GOES CARD CHALLENGE
The Design Team have created some lovely cards to inspire you, remember that all the products listed after the projects can be found in The Ribbon Girl online store and there are more details about each project on the Design Team's individual blogs.

As usual our card Challenge is sponsored by our good friends at Lili Of The Valley and The Ribbon Girl




This challenge will run for 1 week and closes at 9PM UK time on Saturday 13th December. Our usual rules apply - create a new card that follows the theme - ANYTHING GOES CARD (please no backlinking to old projects), blog about it mentioning this challenge then leave a link using the InLinkz button at the bottom of this post. The prize will be redrawn if the winner does not claim it after 1 week of the winner being identified on this blog

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This month we have been joined by the very talented Nat Grantham who is a Ribbon Girl Guest Designer

(Nat used: white daisy, pink/blue apple blossoms, 10mm ivory open rose, heart wooden buttons, cheesecloth, 9mm blue spot organza, pink, blue and oyster Princess pins, white tulips and Monique white guipure lace)

(Jane used: rustic metal star, ivory Kort & Godt rolled rose, white cherry blossom, blue 10mm roses, ivory 10mm rose, rustic bells, white seam binding (stained with Distress Ink), cheeselcoth, 10mm double row ivory pearl trim and cream cotton lace)

Katie 


(Katie used: 10mm red/cream check ribbon, 25mm faux Hessian natural ribbon, natural hemp and button twines, 8mm Rebecca ivory fine cluny lace, wooden star button, clear drew drops, 5mm ivory flatback s/a pearl)

Kylie

(Kylie used:  Bronze Vintage Heart Frame, 9mm 9564 Eggshell Velvet Berisford, Berries Red Shiny Bunch of 10, Blooms Tiny Vintage Cream, 26mm 'Clara' Ivory Guipure, 38mm Vintage Ivory Fluted Edge Sheer, 1 Bunch of Tiny Red Berries, 1 Pk of 10 13mm Rusty Jingly Bells, 10 metres Bakers Twine Red & White, Winter Cones Frosted Brown, 5g pack of clear dewdrops)

SILVIE

(Silvie used: 17mm 'Laila' white cotton cluny lace, 5mm ivory pearlized flower bead string, White Floribunda flowers, Purple Kort and Godt Rolled roses, 20 and 10mm Lilac roses, Ivory beaded berries, Pine cones (painted white), Lady Lavender and White Seam Binding, Ivory hemp twine, flatback pearls (inside), platinum stickles, white opal liquid pearls)

Becky


(Becky used; white rose pearl organza, white tiny pom pom bobble trim, Blanche lace, 5 mm self adhesive pearls, winged heart charms, semi open white rose buds, white sweetheart blossoms, white chrysanths and stardust stickles)

Teresa

(Teresa used ~ 28mm' Matilda' Ivory Vintage Style Cluny Cotton Lace, 20mm 'Angelica' Ivory Tulle Lace,  Daisy May Watering Bronze Charm, Apple Blossom Mixed Pastels, 20mm Ivory Open Roses, 10mm Ivory Open Roses and 10mm Pale Pink Open Roses, Stickles Stardust)
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Winner of November Magnolia Only Challenge .....

The winner of the NOVEMBER MAGNOLIA ONLY CHALLENGE chosen by random.org is


No 25 - that's you Davinia - please contact us by email or via the contact page in our store to claim your prizes:


This is Davinia's card with Santa Magnolia!

Your prizes are a Magnolia stamp all the way from the home of Edwin and Tilda kindly donated by Magnolia of Sweden and a £10 voucher towards a spending spree at The Ribbon Girl (prizes must be claimed within 7 days or forfeited)



Mary x

Sunday, 30 November 2014

November Magnolia Only Challenge ...

Edited 2nd December - you must use a Tilda or Edwin stamp or a Doohickey die otherwise your entries will not be included in the draw for prizes when the challenge closes!!

Here we are with our last challenge before we get into December and as it's not long until Christmas we thought we would have a nice and easy Christmas themed Magnolia Only challenge
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So, our Magnolia Only challenge this week is 'Christmas'

Of course it is our MAGNOLIA challenge so you obviously need to use a Tilda or Edwin stamp or a Doohickey die, and of course we have two fabulous prizes from our regular sponsors - a Magnolia stamp all the way from the home of Edwin and Tilda kindly donated by Magnolia of Sweden and a £10 voucher towards a spending spree at The Ribbon Girl



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Our usual rules apply - make a new project please that fits the current challenge (Christmas), no backlinking to older projects, then blog about it mentioning this challenge and use the InLinkz button at the end of the post to leave your link. The challenge closes at 9PM on Saturday 6th December (the prize will be redrawn if it isn't claimed after one week) Remember that all the products listed below each project can be found in the Ribbon Girl online store
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Our regular Design Team have been joined by our regular guest Tracy again to create some gorgeous agnolia Christmas themed projects


(Tracy used: red and white saddlestitch ribbon, shiny red berries, white crysanthemum flowers, white and red glitter spot ribbon, venetian red seam binding pearl string, cheesecloth, bronze gingerbread man charm, pearl and diamante stick pin, wooden snowflake button, Gloria vintage style lace)

by Katie

(Katie used: 9mm white/white spot organza, natural hemp twine, shiny red berry, Kort and Godt blue rolled rose flower and ivory beaded berries, brown cone, 3mm aqua bead string, 6mm sticky tape)


by Jane


(Jane used: red saddlestitch ribbon, cherry red twine, diamante christmas tree charm, 12 row faux diamante trim (cut up), silver jingle bells)


by Debbie


(Debbie used: Silver Jingle Bells, Cheesecloth, White 10mm Open Roses, 5mm Crystal Bead String, 3mm Pink Sparkle Bead string, Hemp Twine (Lilac and Natural) and 15mm Penelope White Fine Cotton Lace)

by Silvie

(Silvie used 38mm 'Phoebe' white guipure lace, 15mm Red Saddlestitch Ribbon, 3mm white pearl bead string, 'Floribunda' Red Raspberry, 'Floribunda' White flowers, Ruby Red Kort and Godt rolled roses, Kort and Godt white chrysanthemum, Silver jingle bells, Small Pinecones (painted white), Cheesecloth, 5mm red and white flat back pearls (Christmas mix pack))







(Lillemor used: Rusty Jingle Bell 11 mm, 55 mm Monique Guipure Lace, Stickles stardust,, Liquid Pearl Bisque, Prima Resin Angels, Natural Botton Button Twine, 3 mm White Bead String and snowflake wooden button)


by Teresa

(Teresa used: 45mm 'Bethany' Ivory Guirpure Lace, 32mm Wired Natural Faux Hessian Ribbon, 6 Row Diamante Trim (cut) Small Pine Cones, 20mm Ivory Open Roses, 15mm Latte Open Rose, 10mm Latte Open Roses, Stickles Stardust, Daisy-May Skating Charm)
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Sunday, 23 November 2014

Diamante giveaway ...

Photo: Diamante give away  - there is no challenge this week so we have a lovely give away comprising a diamante snowflake, a round and a bow shaped buckle slide, pink, green and lilac 'Princess' pins, pink, green and blue oval embellishments, .  One lucky winner will be picked at random on Saturday 29th November - all you have to do is be a follower of this page, like and share this post and leave us a little comment!  The Ribbon Girl stocks gorgeous diamante and sparkly embellishments to enhance all your crafty projects in our store http://www.ribbongirl.co.uk/catalog/index.php

No challenge this week but instead we have a nice give way over on our facebook page

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see you soon, Mary x