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Friday, 28 March 2014

Friday FREEBIE - in the shadows

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Happy Friday everyone.

Have you got something nice planned for the weekend?
I am looking forward to not doing very much and sitting on the sofa
Sunday evening watching telly not a motorway!

Thank you to everyone that left a comment for us this week and also joined in with our Friday FREEBIE.
You do like different colour combos – maybe that is why I have sooooooo many different ribbons!

As I am back home this week, I will let random org pick this weeks winner.
Number 4 is………………..Wilma
Wilma left us this comment
Congratulations Wilma please email Bev with your address details
and she will post you a selection of blue and green ribbons and buttons to play with.
You have until Thursday 3rd April to claim your prize.

I wonder if you have guessed what this weeks FREEBIE is?

I am sure you have…………………..

silhouette animal ribbons

A WANT IT ALL Collection of our NEW silhouette ribbons

That’s 20 metres up for grabs!
We have 5 different animal silhouettes - Rabbits, dogs, cats, horses and dinosaurs.
What is your favourite animal, or what would you like to see on ribbon. 
Please do tell by leaving us a comment and then add your name to the list for a chance to win.
Remember you have to be in it to win it!

Take care everyone.

Thursday, 27 March 2014

New Challenge starts today - ribbons n buttons

Elaine, Charlotta, Carol, Kate and Christelle have all been busy crafting around the
theme of “Ribbon n Buttons” 

Elaine has come up with this delightful Notebook set 

She has used our fab new Vintage butterflies ribbon. 

which includes our vintage key ribbon. 

Elaine asked if I could design a range of “Butterfly” and “vintage” style ribbons.
So pleased you enjoy working with the new ribbons Elaine. 

Find out what the other girls have created by visiting our Challenge blog here
If you have been inspired by Elaine’s use of the vintage ribbons,
you can find them here

Wednesday, 26 March 2014

Hello wednesday - Silhouettes or shadows

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Hello everyone, oh it is so nice to wake up in ones own bed.
Tony and I still feel tired from the shows, but I am sure a few more sleeps
and we will be back to full strength.

Do you remember I told you I ran out of time to launch all the NEW ribbons before I started
the shows - tah dah well here they are.

silhouette animal ribbons

Silhouettes or shadows of dogs, cats, horses, rabbits and dinosaurs.
Each animal group has four different colours. I should say FAB colours.

You can find them here.

Look what our talented design team have been doing with the ribbon.

Super duper creations.

The ribbons are all 25mm grosgrain.  They have been really popular at the shows.
We came back from the NEC with 1 (single one ribbon) of the Garden Rose Rabbit ribbon.
Something to do with Easter soon maybe?

Have a great day everyone – I am hoping to get a few hours to myself today.
Not to take off or go out silly – BUT I have an idea for a NEW range of ribbons.
AND I have been itching to get my ideas laid out.

Ooooh……………….. maybe more new ribbons soon.

Friday, 21 March 2014

Fiday FREEBIE - going Dotty

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I really do think I am going dotty, with all these shows back to back I an not sure what city I am in!
To be honest one exhibition hall looks the same as the next.

Big thanks to everyone that played along with our Friday FREEBIE last week, it is really fun reading all your comments.
Do you like reading the comments too?

Another hotel room but this time in a country pub, only one floor and we are in room 5.
So how about number 5 being our winner this week.

Number 5 is……………… Eemeli

Eemeli left this comment
Oh no, I don't like secrets...well, I do like them but I just can't imagine what sort of gorgeous ribbons you have for us. I wanna no now! :) *lol*

Congratulations Eemeli please email Bev with your address details
and she will post you the Secret ribbons.

You have until Thursday 27th March to claim your ribbons.

We are still not telling you what the ribbons are, I hope to launch them after the NEC.

I may not know where I am, which city or exhibition centre but I do know one thing………………..
You like your dots, whether on ribbon or on buttons.


and we have a new size of dotty button……………….
……..small ones on the left……………..large ones on the right….

NEW ones in the middle – look how they team up with our Swiss dot ribbons.

Lynsey made this charming brooch for this weeks challenge.

So who would like some of the new size buttons and matching ribbons?

But what is your favourite colour combo?
Do tell by leaving us a comment.

I have checked and double checked that I have the coding correct this week.
But it could still go wrong once I press the button!!!!
Have a great weekend all.

Thursday, 20 March 2014

New Challenge starts today

It is the button team's challenge today.
Kelly has designed this stunning mothers day card 

Find out what the other girls have created here
Why not join in with the fun

First open day of the Hobbycrafts show at the NEC, no walking for us this week.
Wish us luck.

Wednesday, 19 March 2014

Hello wednesday - not today

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Morning everyone, I am really sorry but I have nothing to show you today.

I did make something on the drive to Glasgow but have not found the time to photograph it yet,
so maybe next week.  Those of you that have seen it on the exhibition stands have loved it.

Tony and I are on our way to the NEC today for the Hobbycrafts show.

You will find Laura’s tissue box on display.

you can not miss it……

….it is sat on our till table…..

waiting for you to go “hoot” over it.

Our Spring Owl ribbon is running out…..arrrgh……….
We have some ready for the NEC and Bev has a little left in the warehouse.