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Monday, 12 June 2017

Sweet Baby Edwin

Here is my second post today, for my first post please scroll down!
Image - Baby Edwin from the Magnolia 'Prince & Princesses' collection.
Medium - Memento ink and Tim Holtx distress inks.
Cardstock - is a lovely glittered stripe thick card ( which i folded to make the base card )from The Works, white cardstock is by Dovecraft.
Tools - Magnolia star tag die, JoyCrafts frame and bow dies and Baby word die is from Simon Say Stamp. DoCrafts star embossing border folder.
Embellishments - Lace and twine are from my stash.
Challenges
Allsorts - Use at least 2 dies
LH or SM - Special date ( baby's birth )
Midweek Magnolias - Anything goes w/a Magnolia image
Paradise of Magnolia - Anything goes
Simon Says - Make it masculine
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You Old Dog

I have a couple of posts to share today.
My first is a card for my Nephew's birthday.
Stamped image and sentiments were a win in an online challenge, i will try to find out the company's name for you. 
Black Woodware cardstock. Card base from The Works.
TH Distress inks.
Twine.
Challenges
Basteltraum - Cards for men or boys
7 Kids Challenge - Anything goes
Crafty Cardmakers - For a special man/boy Fathers day
Cute Card Thursday - Boys/men
D.L.ART - June linky challenge
Penny Black & More - June anything goes
Simon Says - Make it Masculine
Stamping Sensations - Use your favourite stamp ( my fave for male cards )
That's Crafty! Challenge - Dog Eared Challenge
The Ribbon Girls - June card challenge
Word Art Wednesday - Anything goes
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Wednesday, 7 June 2017

All @ Sea Tilda

Hi all, here's a little nautical creation using a blank 3d wooden heart.
I stamped my Magnolia Tilda, coloured with Promarkers and cut her out.
I diecut some Magnolia Doohickey hellebores and Sakura Flowers dies.
I used some chipboard circle letters and a little JoyCrafts corner die.


Challenges
All about Magnolia - All about anything goes
Midweek Magnolias - Anything goes w/a Magnolia image
Paradise of Magnolia - Anything goes
Simon Says - Anything goes
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Sunday, 21 May 2017

No Lines Colouring

Here's another card using my new cute stamp from the Magnolia' Pop-Up Box#2.
I thought i would attempt the no lines colouring technique and hopefully it has worked well.
If you didn't see my other card you can view it here.
 Image - Magnolia Tilda ( Sorry i don't know her name).
Medium - Hero Arts Soft Apricot Ink and 
 DP - Dovecraft
Tools - JoyCrafts Frame die and Butterfly Edge die.
Magnolia Vintage Doily die, Fairytale Tag die, Sakura flowers, Hellebores, Sprawling Ferns and Mistletoe dies. Sissix On The Edge Butterfly die.
 Embellishments - Flowers and beaded swirls from the Ribbon Girl.
Lace, Ribbon, Pearls and Glitter are all from my own stash.
Challenges
All About Magnolia - Mother's Day/Special Ladies
Allsorts Challenge - Happy Birthday
Card Mania - Life is Colourful
Country View Challenges - Flower Power
Creatalicious Challenge - Anything goes
Magnolia Forever - Flowers
Magnolia-licious Challenge - Anything goes + optional summer
Paper Creators Crafts - Bright and Bold
Scrap and Craft - Handmade Flowers
ScrapyLand - Lace and/or pearls
Simon Says - A Bit of Sparkle
The Ribbon Girls - May Challenge
Word Art Wednesday - Anything goes
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Monochrome Birthday

Well the roof is all finished just waiting for the scaffolding down and
I have a horrible summer cold.
A card using the lovely Intricate dies, Spellbinders Majestic Elements dies,
 floral ribbon and glitter.
Challenges
Allsorts Challenge - Happy Birthday
7 Kids Challenge - Anything goes
Creatalicious Challenge - Anything goes
Creative Inspirations - Anything goes
D.L.ART - May linky challenge
Simon Says - A Bit of Sparkle
That's Crafty! Challenge - Back to Black
Word Art Wednesday - Anything goes
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Wednesday, 10 May 2017

Peeking Bunnies

Good evening all!
Just sharing a birthday card today using my new HeartFelt Creations stamps.
Freebie bunny and sentiment stamps.
Magnolia' Hellibore dies and Die-Namiac little flower dies.
I used my Tim Holtz Distress Inks to colour and Memento ink to stamp.
A bow of string from my stash.
I framed the image by cutting slits into the paper and slotted the in the corners of the image.
Challenges
7 Kid's Challenge - Anything goes
CHNPPC - May challenge
Creatalicious Challenge - Anything goes
Creative Inspirations - Blooms and bows
Cute Card Thursday - Anything goes
Deep Ocean - Anything goes
Dies R Us - Flowers
D.L.ART - May linky challenge
Simon Says - It's a Frame Up
That's Crafty! Challenge - Bright challenge
The Ribbon Girls - May card challenge
The Sketchy Challenge - CAS or Shabby Chic
Word Art Wednesday - Anything goes
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Monday, 8 May 2017

My New Stamps

Good afternoon all!
I'm sharing a card i made using 2 new Magnolia stamps from the Pop-Up Box#2, i received these as my prize for winning the Midweek Magnolias Challenge. Aren't they adorable?
I stamped with Memento ink and coloured with my Tim Holtz Distress Inks and Markers.
I started with a shaped card and added some
 DP's from The Works which i edged with some white Gesso..
Tools used are Magnolia So Lovely Heart die and JoyCrafts Fancy Oval die.
Flowers are from a selection of online craft stores.
Lace is from LLC.
I also decorated the inside.
 Ribbons from The Ribbon Girl, charm and straws are from my stash.
Challenges
Creative Inspirations - Blooms and Bows
Magnolia Forever - Flowers
Midweek Magnolias - Favourite colours
Simon Says - A Hint of Pink
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Saturday, 6 May 2017

Anniversary Card For a Special Sister

I made this card for my Sister and her Husbands 25th Wedding Anniversary.
I used my adorable wedding stamp and sentiment from LOTV and coloured with Distress inks.
CS is from my stash and i embossed with a Tim Holtz/ Sissix Paris embossing folder.
I used my favourite JoyCrafts die to frame the image.
Tag die was a freebie in a Mag', ribbon is from my stash, pearls are Dovecraft and numbers are from my TH dies.
Challenges
Crafty Cardmakers - Pearls and/or gems
Creatalicious Challenge - Anything goes
Cute Card Thursday - Anything goes
Deep Ocean - Anything goes
Let's Craft and Create - Make your own background
Paradise of Stamps - For Someone Special
Simon Says - A Hint of Pink
Word Art Wednesday - Anything goes

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Thursday, 4 May 2017

Pink Ballerina

Good evening!
Here's a card i made with an older Tilda stamp which i've coloured with Distress Inks and stamped with Memento ink.
 Image - Magnolia Tilda with Ballet Shoes.
Medium - Memento ink and Distress Inks
Tools - JoyCrafts Fancy Oval, Dovecraft Ballerina and Ballet shoes dies.
DP - The Works.
Embellishments - Dovecraft Pearls. Ribbon Girl's ribbon, twine, bead stems and wooden heart button.
Lace is from a local craft retailer.
 Decorated the inside of my card too.
Challenges
All About Magnolia - All about Mother Day/Special Lady
Card Mania - Life is colourful
Creatalicious Challenge - Anything goes + option of Girls/Mothers day
Creative Inspirations - Blooms and Bows
Cute Card Thursday - Anything goes
Deep Ocean - Anything goes
Dies R Us - Flowers
Magnolia Forever - Flowers
Simon Says Wednesdays - A hint of pink
Simply Magnolia - Button and lace
Stamping Sensations - Anything goes
That's Crafty! Challenge - Bright challenge

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Wednesday, 26 April 2017

April Showers Bring May Flowers

Good afternoon everyone!
Busy, busy, busy as usual! Getting new roof but i have almost finished decorating the inside of the house.
Managed to give myself a break from decorating and made a card using my Magnolia' 'London Tilda' which i stamped with Memento ink and coloured with my Promarkers.
I used my new JoyCraft butterflies border and oval frame dies.
Butterfly Embossing folder from Crafters Companion.
Flowers, lace, ribbon and pearls from various online stores and my own stash.
DP is from the works.
Challenges
Midweek Magnolias - Favourite colours
Noor Design UK - Flowers
Simon Says - Anything goes
The Ribbon Girls - Use any image 
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