Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Midweek Magnolias Challenge #161-"Inspirational Photo Board"

Happy Wednesday dear crafty friends!

Well I'm back to reality here...my husband and I just spent 2 1/2 weeks in Florida with a stop on the way down in Washington D.C.  Our trip was wonderful...BUT...it's always good to be home!!!!

Okay onto today's post...we begin a brand new challenge at Midweek Magnolias today!  We have an "Inspirational Photo Board"....which is loaded with fabulous Spring/Easter images...I can guarantee you'll find lots of inspiration!!  As always we are sponsored by the wonderful Magnolia Sweden!

Here is what I came up with...
please click on the first image for a closer view/slideshow...
my easel card base was made using Go Kreate #
DP is Maja Design "Vintage Spring Basics"...
 this little darling is and oldie...sorry I can't remember the name or collection...
coloured with my copics...
accented with Shabby Pink Frantage... 
matted on some natural fibres...
 I started the bow with cheesecloth, added some thin pink satin ribbon next came some folded paper scraps that I formed into a "bow' then topped this with the tag...
the tag is from the same DP...
 the butterfly is Memory Box...dusted with Shabby Pink Frantage...
 flowers are Wild Orchid Crafts...
found these tiny little eggs in my stash...
some I mounted on a cheesecloth knot and added throughout in place of pearls...

And that is another Easter card done!!  Now it's time for you to head on over to Midweek Magnolias and check out the gorgeous projects that my talented team mates have to show you!

All materials are listed/linked above.

Challenges I wish to enter:
Magnolia-licious-Challenge #6 "Anything Goes"
Paradise of Magnolia-Challenge #53 "Easter"
Crafting With Friends-Challenge #39 "Anything Goes"
Craft Heaven-Challenge #18 "Keep Calm and Love Spring"
Creative Fingers-Challenge #126 "Anything Goes"
The Ribbon Girl-March"Use Any Image" Challenge
World Wide Open Design Team Challenge-15th March 2017 Challenge #20 "Anything Goes"
613 Avenue Create-March 2017 Challenge #195 "Anything Goes w/Optional Twist:  The Rubber Room-No Digis

Until next time...thank you for taking the time to stop by!!  Your visits and comments are SO very much appreciated!!!


Sunday, March 19, 2017

Midway Reminder at Lovely hAnglar or Sweet Magnolia-Challenge #144 "Anything Goes"

Happy Sunday dear blogging friends!

I sure hope that everyone has enjoyed their weekend...AND...did any of you celebrate Saint Patty's Day??!!

And some exciting news...
DT CALL

Before I tell you what this months challenge is, we are super excited to tell you that we are having a DT call. We are looking for 4 crafters to join us. The team are very friendly, helpful and lovely and are always there for each other.

The requirements are:
One card per month
Leave comments on our entries with the number you are assigned.
You must have an active blog and a Facebook account would be desirable.
Be reliable and on time with your creations.


 If you would like to join us just add DT after your name or you can email Gina at the following address: gina@badhouse.co.uk
put DT call in the subject and please include a link to your blog.  


Onto today's post...we're half way through our current challenge at Lovely hAnglar or Sweet Magnolia...as you know our theme is the SUPER easy "Anything Goes"...AND we have a fabulous sponsor...Wild Orchid Crafts!!

As I attempt to clean out my craft room I find myself coming upon some of my first Maggie images...SO...ink them up I will!!

Here is what I came up with...
please click on the first image for a closer view/slideshow...
card base was cut using Go Kreate #360030...
DP is Maja Design from the Vintage Summer Basics...
 sorry I can't remember which collection the this irresistible little bunny is from...
coloured with my copics...
bow made using wired satin ribbon...
"warm hugs" is Stampingbella...
the gorgeous lace tucked under sweet Tilda is from Wild Orchid Crafts...
 flowers are all Wild Orchid Crafts...

I've always loved this little darling...I think she is still one of my all time favs!!  

Now it's time for you to hop on over to LHOSM...my talented team mates have some stunning inspiration for you...then come on over and join us!!!

All materials are listed/linked above.

Challenges I wish to enter:
All About Magnolia-Challenge #21 "All About Your Favourite Colours"
Magnolia-licious-Challenge #5 "Anything Goes + Ribbon"
Paradise of Magnolia-Challenge #53 "Easter"
Craft Heaven-Challenge #18 "Keep Calm and Love Spring"
Crafting With Friends-Challenge #39 "Anything Goes"
World Wide Open Design Team Challenge-15th March Challenge #20 "Anything Goes"
613 Avenue Create-Challenge #195 March 2017 "Anything Goes w/Optional Twist-The Rubber Room-No Digis

Until next time...thank you for taking the time to stop by!!  Your visits and comments are SO very much appreciated!!!



Friday, March 17, 2017

Fussy and Fancy Challenge #183-"Springtime"

Happy Friday dear bogging friends AND a Happy Saint Patty's day!!! 

Today at Fussy and Fancy we begin a brand new challenge...our wonderful and talented hostess for the next two weeks is Annie!  Annie's theme choice is "Springtime"...now how easy is that my friends...seeing as we are starting in to this wonderful season right now!

Here is what I came up with...
please click on the first image for a closer view/slideshow...
my card is very simple...I cut an oval out of the front to show the inside sentiment which is a Rubbernecker stamp...
I added cheesecloth around the oval with a knot at bottom...
I sprinkled Shabby Pink Frantage throughout...
sentiment close up...
lace applique leaves are from Noor Design...
butterfly is a Tim Holtz die cut...
I used alcohol inks on the bottom one...top one is cut from fibre paper...
then finished with a pearl string...
bottom...
flowers are Wild Orchid Crafts...
large butterfly is also Tim Holtz...
bottom layer DP is Maja Design...

And there you have my "Springtime" card AND it has green on it!!  Now it's time for you to visit my talented team mates at Fussy and Fancy then come on over and join us!!

All materials are listed/linked above.

Until next time...thank you for taking the time to stop by!!  Your visits and comments are SO very much appreciated!!!





Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Midway Reminder at Simply Magnolia-"Easter"

Happy Wednesday dear blogging friends!

Welcome to my second post of the day...for my Midweek Magnolias post please go HERE!!

Well we are midway through March...you know what that means...YES...we are midway through our current challenge at Simply Magnolia!  It's Team Glamour's turn to show you what we have come up with for our "Easter" challenge!

Here is what I came up with...
please click on the first image for a closer view/slideshow...
I made an easel card...
DP is imaginisce...
flowers are Wild Orchid Crafts...
I surrounded the DP circle with cheesecloth and pearl strand...
cheesecloth also surrounds the image...
"Happy Easter" is Hero Arts...
tag is a Marvy punch...
bows are a mix of Shabby Seam Binding and lace...
I can't remember the name of this little sweetie or the collection...
coloured with my copics...
close up of the bottom...

Another Easter card done!!  Time for you to pay us a visit at Simply Magnolia...my talented team mates have some gorgeous inspiration for you...then it's your turn!!!

All materials are listed/linked above.

Challenges I wish to enter:
Magnolia-licious-Challenge #5 "Anything Goes + Ribbon"
Paradise of Magnolia-Challenge #53 "Easter"
The Ribbon Girl-March Anything Goes Card Challenge

Until next time...thank you for taking the time to stop by!!  Your visits and comments are SO very much appreciated!!!


Midweek Magnolia Challenge #160 "Anything Goes With a Magnolia Image"

Good Wednesday morning dear blogging friends!

Welcome to my first post of the day...today we begin a brand new challenge at Midweek Magnolias...our theme for the next two weeks is the SUPER easy "Anything Goes With a Magnolia Image" AND our wonderful sponsor is the fabulous Magnolia Sweden!!

Here is what I came up with...
please click on the first image for a closer view/slideshow...
card base was cut using Spellbinders Grand Circles...
DP is imaginisce...
the big bow is ribbon from my stash...which I'm running out of and can't find anymore...UGH!!...
I've been going through my older Maggies...can't remember which collection this darling is from...
coloured with my copics...
stick pin and darling rabbit charm...

And that is my card...I hope that you will visit my talented team mates over at Midweek Magnolias...then come on over and join us!!

All materials are listed/linked above.

Challenges I wish to enter:
Love To Craft Challenge Blog-Challenge #8 "March Anything Goes"
The Ribbon Girl-March Anything Goes Card Challenge
613 Avenue Create-Challenge #195 "Anything Goes w/Optional Twist-The Rubber Room-no digs"

Until next time...thank you for taking the time to stop by!!  Your visits and comments are SO very much appreciated!!


Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Marvelous Magnolia March Challenge-"Ribbon and Lace"

Hello once again dear crafty friends!!

Welcome to my third post of the day...LOL!!

For my "Guest Designer at Australian Besties Challenge Blog" post please go HERE!

For my "Midweek Magnolias Challenge #159-"Bingo"" post please go HERE!

Being the beginning of another month it's time for a new challenge at Marvelous Magnolia...our theme for this month is a SUPER EASY one..."Ribbon and Lace"!!

Here is what I came up with...
please click on the first image for a closer view/slideshow...
card base was cut using Spellbinders Grand Ovals...
DP is Maja Design from the Vintage Summer Basics 6x6 paper pad...
butterflies cut using a die from the Magnolia Vintage Box #1...
mounted on a Tim Holtz fountain pen tip...mounted on white chiffon ribbon...
I stamped "sending you hugs and kisses!" with Stazon onto chiffon ribbon...
one of my all time fav Tilda..."Divine Tilda" from the Waiting for Christmas 2014 collection...
coloured with my copics...
framed with ruffled ribbon...
the ribbons...
the lace...


And that is the final card for this marathon of a day...LOL!!!  Come on over and join us at Marvelous Magnolia...I know that my talented teams have some gorgeous creations to show you!!

All materials are listed/linked above.

Challenges I wish to enter:
Love To Scrap Challenge Blog-Challenge #95 "Anything Goes"
Love To Craft Challenge Blog-Challenge #8 March "Anything Goes"
Magnolia Forever-Challenge #51 "Ribbon and Lace"
Magnolia-licious-Challenge #4 "Anything Goes"
The Ribbon Girl Challenge Blog-February "Use Any Image" Challenge

Until next time...thank you for taking the time to stop by!!  Your visits and comments are SO very much appreciated!!!

Midweek Magnolias Challenge #159-"Bingo"

Happy Wednesday AND happy March 1st...just that much closer to Spring!!!!

Welcome to my second post of the day...for my "Guest Designer for Australian Besties Challenge Blog" please go HERE!

Today at Midweek Magnolias we begin a brand new challenge...it's SUPER FUN and SUPER EASY!!!  As always we are sponsored by the wonderful Magnolia Sweden!   Celine has chosen our theme this month and it's "Bingo"...I LOVE this theme!


Celine's Bingo Board
I have a Full Board

Here is what I came up with...
please click on the first image for a closer view/slideshow...
my card base was cut using Go Kreate #360030...
DP is MajaDesign "Vintage Summer Basics"...
tags are Magnolia Doo-hickey...
violin is from the Magnolia CM16 collection...
paper bow is Cheery Lynn Designs #B422...
 this little darling is "Danish Royal Open Tilda" from the CM16 collection...
coloured with my copics...
I added pearls for her earrings...
surrounded by lace/rhinestone...
chipboard ballerina is from Scrapiniec...
lace butterfly is from Noor Design as is the lovely lace that you can just see peeking out from behind Tilda...
stick pin is from The Ribbon Girl...
close up...
satin wired ribbon is from my stash...
"you are truly amazing" is Hero Arts...

And that is my "Bingo" card...OH THAT WAS FUN!!  Now I know that you will enjoy this challenge so come over and join my talented Midweek Magnolias team mates and I for some FUN!!

All materials are listed/linked above.

Challenges I wish to enter:
Classic Design Team Open Challenge-1st March Challenge #12 "Anything Goes"
Crafting With Friends-Challenge #37 "Anything Goes"
Magnolia-licious-Challenge #4 "Anything Goes"

Until next time...thank you for taking the time to stop by!!  Your visits and comments are SO very much appreciated!!!