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Sunday, January 26, 2014

Tiime To Follow Your Heart ~ Ribbon Girl January Challenge

Hello Everyone!

Long time no see. Sorry for being absent for such a long time.
I have changed my job in December, back to working full-time.
Nice thing is I am learning new things every day and getting to know new faces.
The only draw-back is I have less time to craft now :^(.
Once I get used to my new schedule, I shall be able to craft more. 

Today I have a new creation to share with you, a DT card for the
first 2014 challenge at The Ribbon Girl Challenge Blog.
The theme is ~ Anything Goes.

One of my goals this year is to make cards
and creations with different styles of stamps and techniques.
I made a shabby tag card using the January tag inspiration
from 12 Tags of 2014 at Tim Holtz Blog.


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 The photo stampe image is Maribel from Stempelglede.
I have stamped it on white cardstock instead of glossy cardstock for a matted look.

I lightly textured the DP with white embossing paste and TH Bubbles stencil.
I top-stitched and distressed all DP edges with distressing tool and DI.
I diecut and embossed a couple of metal gears and stained them following
the technique described in the TH Blog for Jan's tag post.


The following embellishments are available at The Ribbon Girl Store:
White seam binding ribbon, natural and brown button twines, tiny key charm,
Gutermann white top stitching thread, WOC pale pink lily flowers,
13mm Olivia white Cluny lace, 25mm white fine Cluny lace,
3mm pale pink pearl bead string.

DPs: MajaDesign Vintage Frost and Vintage Summer Basics.
Dies and punches: Tim Holtz, Memory Box, Spellbinders, and SU.
Embossing folders and stencil: Cuttle Bugs, SU, and Time Holtz.
Other materials: SU rub-ons, game spinner, library clip and safety pin.


You can see all the gorgeous DT creations at The Ribbon Girl Challenge Blog.
We would love you to join in the fun creating and win this fabulous prize:
Prima Park Bench & Bridge Set, White Mixed Dahlias to colour yourself,
1m of flat back ivory pearl square trim and 10 aurora borealis hearts

Prima Treasures Garden Bench & Bridge Mixed Dahlia White (to colour yourself)
10mm Ivory Pearl Square Trim 10 Aurora Borealis crystal hearts

Thanks so much for stopping by and have a lovely week!
See you next Sunday for my next creation.

Hugs,
Katie

I wish to enter this tag card in the following challenges:

Sunday, January 19, 2014

Ribbon Girl Vintage Giveaway

Hello Everyone!

A quick post to let you know The Ribbon Girl Challenge Blog has 
a Vintage Giveaway from Jan 19- 25.

Bronze Vintage Frame Oval OrnateBronze Vintage Oval Flower FrameBronze Vintage Rectangle Frame
10mm Ivory Pearl Flower Trim10mm Ivory Pearl Strap7mm Dusky Pink Satin Berisford No 60

This gorgeous giveaway consists one each of the new vintage style bronze frames, 
3 charms, and a metre each of 10mm ivory flatback pearl braid, 
10mm ivory flatback pearl flower string and a couple of metres of pink satin ribbon.

Below are some examples of the little frames distressed with 
white paint dabbers and used on cards by Ribbon Girl DT Andrea.



The rules are the same as usual:
Leave a comment at The Ribbon Girl Challenge Blog 
and mention this giveaway on your blog.
One winner will be picked at random on Saturday 25th January.

I will return to my regular posting on Jan 26, see you soon ^.^

Hugs,
Katie 

Sunday, January 12, 2014

Ribbon Girl Prima Ballet Giveaway

Hello Bloggers, Happy New Year!
 
Hope you all had a lovely holiday season with your family.
We had a relaxing time celebrating Christmas and New Year away from home.
 
I came down with a cold/flu upon returning home, so I have no been
feeling very well to craft at all. Hopefully I will have more energy in a week.
 
A quick post today to let you know that the Ribbon Girl store now stock
some Prima embellishments and will be expanding Prima products very soon.  
 
 
 
If you would like to win this gorgeous Junk Yard Findings 'Ballet' set plus
one metre of pure silk ribbon, leave a comment at the Ribbon Girl Challenge Blog and
mention this giveaway on your blog and please feel free to include the logo below.
 
 
A random winner will be announced at the Ribbon Girl Challenge Blog 
on Saturday 18th January.
 
 
Hugs,
Katie