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Friday, 9 December 2016

Tilda on Ice

Good afternoon everyone, sorry i have not been around the past few days but i didn't have any internet connection. It's all sorted now so i would like to share this card.
Image - Cocoa Tilda from Magnolia
Medium - Promarkers
DP - Magnolia
Dies - Magnolia Stamp and Cut snowflakes, Magnolia Sprawling Ferns, Find It Trading snowflake and Cheery Lynn Design French pastry doily die.
Embellishments - Grosgrain ribbon, pompom trim, flowers, stamens, beaded twirl, texture paint and lots of glamour dust

Challenges I'm Entering
Deep Ocean - Santa is coming to town
Fussy and Fancy - Christmas in Tones or pastels
Let's Craft and Create - Christmas &/or New Year
LH or SM - Anything goes
Magnolia-licious Challenge - Need a little Christmas
Noor Desaign UK - Sparkle
Paradise of Magnolia - Sparkle at Christmas
Passion for Promarkers - Use dies/punches
Scrapy Land Challenge - Anything goes
Simon Says Wednesday - Ice Inspiration
Simply Magnolia - Anything goes
Stamping Sensations - Floral Fancies
Sweet Stampin' - Let it Snow
That's Crafty! Challenge - Flower power
The Ribbon Girls - December card challenge

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Tuesday, 6 December 2016

Christmas Cutie in Pea Coat

Good afternoon!
Sharing a Christmas cutie with you all.

Image is 'Cutie in Pea Coat' by the lovely Elizabeth Bell.
Medium - Promarkers
Cardstock - Woodware and a 5"x7" base card.
Tools - Cheery Lynn Design 'French Pastry Doily' die and Find It Trading Snowflake die.
Embellishments - Glamour Dust and black pearls from my stash.

Challenges I'm Entering
Allsorts - CAS 
Cheery Lynn Design - Sparkle & shine
Creative Inspirations - Christmas creations
Deep Ocean - Santa is coming to town
Dies R Us - Christmas
Elizabeth Bell's World - Christmas creations or frosty
Fab 'n' Funky - Christmas
Let's Craft and Create - Christmas &/or New Year
Live and Love Crafts - Smorgasbord ( J photo inspiration collage )
Noor Design UK - Sparkle
Passion for Promarkers - Dies/punches
Simon Says Wednesday - Anything goes
Sparkles Monthly Challenge - Christmas is coming
The Ribbon Girls - December card challenge
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I also thought i would share a pic of my Christmas tree.

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Monday, 5 December 2016

Speedy Wishes

Hi all! My kitchen is finished so i can now get down to some serious crafting, lol!
Warning Picture Heavy Post!

But first here's a picture of my latest card
Image, sentiment and border stamps are all Marianne Design.

Challenges I'm Entering
Allsorts - CAS
Card Mania - Anything Goes
Creative Inspirations - Christmas creations
Cute Card Thursday - Toys or transport
Deep Ocean - Santa is coming to town
Fussy and Fancy - Christmas in tones or pastels
Marianne Design Kreadivas - Anything goes + optional animals
Marianne Design Blog -  A Wintry Card
Marianne Design Divas - Anything goes +optional Anything but a card
Paradise of Stamps - Winter + optional background with text
Simon Says Wednesday - Anything goes
Sweet Stampin' - Let it snow
The Ribbon Girls - December card challenge
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 Here's a few pics of my new kitchen.
What a transformation it has made?
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Thursday, 1 December 2016

Vintage Christmas Mitten

Good afternoon!
Sharing my latest card which is a shaped mitten card, i thought i would have another attempt with vintage style.
Image - Marianne Desugn
Dies - Marianne Design LRO270 & CR1202.
Magnolia Sprawling ferns and Mistletoe dies and Whimsy Stamps Snowflake die.
Dutch doobadoo diecut sentiment. Dovecraft pearl & metal brad and a piece of lace.
Cardstock from my stash.
Texture paint and embossing powder.
TH Distress inks, Iced Spruce, Gathered Twigs and Festive Berries.

Challenges I'm Entering
Allsorts - Anything Christmas
Card Mania - Anything goes
Deep Ocean - Santa is coming to town
Dies R Us - Christmas
D.L.ART - December linky challenge
Fab 'n' Funky - Christmas
Fussy and Fancy - Different folds or shaped cards
HIMCR - Any holiday
Inky Chicks - Winter wonderland
Marianne Design Kreadivas - Anything goes optional animals
Marianne Design Divas - Anything MD + option
Noor Design UK - Sparkle
Scrap and Craft - Christmas time
Simon Says Wednesday - Anything goes
The Ribbon Girls - November use any image
We Love Vintage - Christmas with children
Webshop AnMaCreatief - Anything goes
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Monday, 28 November 2016

A Trio of Trees

Here's a quick Christmas card i made using rubber stamps from DRS Designs, stamped with TH Distress Ink, some embossing powder and a snippet of ribbon for the little bow.

Challenges I'm Entering
Allsorts - Anything Christmas
Crafty Ribbons - Christmas with ribbon
Deep Ocean - Inspired by a song or movie ( White Christmas )
D.L.ART - November linky challenge
Inky Chicks - Winter Wonderland
Simon Says Monday - Trio-tastic
The Ribbon Girls - November use any image
Word Art Wednesday - Anything goes

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Sunday, 27 November 2016

Twinkle Star Tilda

Good afternoon all!
Hubby is at work so i have made a Christmas card before i start cooking Sunday dinner.

Medium - Memento ink and Promarkers.
Card - Dovecraft white card and Papermania glitter card.
Ribbon - Crafty Ribbons 'Snowmen ribbon - stars'

Challenges I'm Entering
Allsorts - Anything Christmas
Crafty Catz - Anything goes w/optional twist
Crafty Ribbons - Christmas with ribbon
Deep Ocean - Inspired by song or movie ( Twinkle, Twinkle little star )
HIMCR - Any Holiday
Inky Chicks - Winter wonderland
LH or SM - Snow/Glitter
Magnolia-licious Challenge - Need a little Christmas
Marvelous Magnolia - Anything goes
Noor Design UK - Winter
Passion for Promarkers - Favourite colours
Penny Black and More - Anything Christmas with stamping
Simon Says Monday - Trio-tastic ( 3 stars in the sky )
Simon Says Wednesday - Christmas to die for
Sparkles Monthly Challenge - Christmas is coming
Stamping Sensations - Christmas greetings
The Ribbon Girls - November use any image
Webshop AnMaCreatief - Christmas/Winter
Word Art Wednesday - Anything goes
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Hugs xx

Friday, 25 November 2016

Elizabeth Bell's World GDT

Hi all! I'm super excited to be Guest Designer at
The theme is 
CHRISTMAS CREATIONS OR FROSTY THE SNOWMAN
and i have used one of the images i received for winning the challenge, Frosty the Snowman'.
I coloured with my Promarkers, added some Fran-tage for snow.
The sentiment ticket was also part of the prize from the lovely Lynda Nielson from her Etsy Site.
Flowers, pearls and doily are from my stash. Ribbon is from Crafty Ribbons.
The wooden snowflake i painted with Gesso.


Challenges I'm Entering
Christmas at Sweet Stampin' - Anything Christmas goes
Crafty Catz - Anything goes + optional twist
Crafty Ribbons - Christmas with ribbon
Deep Ocean - Inspired by song or movie (Frosty the snowman)
D.L.ART - November linky challenge
EBWorld Challenge - Christmas creations or Frosty the Snowman
Inky Chicks - Winter wonderland
Kort 'O' Mania - Anything goes
Paper Creator's Crafts - Anything goes
Passion for Promarkers - Favourite colours
Simon Says Monday - Trio-tastic (3 flowers)
Sparkles Monthly Challenge - Christmas is coming
Stamping Sensations - Christmas greetings
The Ribbon Girls - November use any image challenge
Webshop AnMacreatief - Christmas/Winter
Word Art Wednesday - Anything goes

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Thursday, 24 November 2016

Tilda's Christmas Book

Good morning everyone!
I've still got this cold but the kitchen is nearer being finished.
So, i made another card in the shape of a book.
I inked up another new stamp, this one is Magnolia 'Tilda with sockpuffs' and i coloured her with my Promarkers. I sat her on the Magnolia  'Christmas lace bench' which was coloured with Promarkers too.
Designer paper is Dovecarft's 'Glad Tidings'.
Cinnamon stick and wooden Noel painted with Gesso.
Dies are Magnolia 'Snowflurries' and Find It Trading Wintertide Ice Crystal.
Embellishments, flowers from Sweet Lilac Flowers, pearls, snowball and pom pom ribbon from my stash.

 Angled View

Challenges I'm Entering
Fussy and Fancy - Different folds or shaped card
Midweek Magnolias - Anything goes with a Magnolia image
Simon Says Wednesday - Christmas to die for

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Hugs xx

Wednesday, 23 November 2016

Me and My Snowman

Morning everyone! Sniffle, Sniffle!
Urgh! Went to the Doctor's yesterday to get some painkillers for a trapped nerve in my neck and ended up with a full on head cold, yuk! It doesn't help having the workmen going in and out with the doors open!
Good news is i'm still able to craft and here's a card with lots of surprises.
Image is Magnolia 'Me and My Snowman' from the new Aspen collection which i stamped with Memento ink and coloured with Promarkers. I added Glamour Dust, Magnolia's 'Snowflurries' dies, pearls and snowballs from my stash.
Other dies are Go Kreate, JoyCrafts Winter word die and Find It Trading Wintertide Ice Crystal and Spirit of Christmas Snowflake border die.
Lace is from Live and Love Crafts, ribbon is from The Ribbon Girl.
Glass bottle ( which i filled with glitter ) and paper is from The Works.
Main image on front opens to reveal a snowman and more Magnolia 'Snowflurries' dies.

Card opens to reveal fancy folded paper which i punched a snoflake border with my E K Success punch.
Vellum sentiment inside.
Challenges I'm Entering
Country View Challenges - Stars ( stars on paper )
Deep Ocean - Inspired by a song or movie (Frosty The Snowman)
Fussy and Fancy - Different folds or shaped cards
Kort 'O' Mania - Anything goes
Live and Love Crafts - White Christmas
Magnolia-licous Challenge - Anything goes
Noor Design UK - Winter
Passion for Promarkers - Favourite colours
The Ribbon Girls - November use any image challenge

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Friday, 18 November 2016

Cocoa Tilda

Hi everyone!
Here's a card using one of the new Stamp and Cuts from Magnolia, Cocoa Tilda and Snowflurries dies. Also used the Christmas Lace Bench from the Aspen collection and Snowy Branch from the Waiting for Christmas collection Magnolia Doohickey Star Tag die.
Noel sentiment from Cut it out Paper Crafts.
Cheery Lynn Design Anastacia border die, Memory Box hanging stars dies, Marianne Design edge die. Flowers from The Ribbon Girl and L&LC.
Everything else is from my stash.

Challenges I'm Entering
All About Magnolia - All about the holy night
The Ribbon Girls - November card challenge
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Hugs xx