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Tuesday, 14 August 2018

Baby Exploding Box

Good morning everyone!
Today I have an exploding box to share with you.
I have used Magnolia babyEdwin stamp and coloured with my Promarkers.
I have distressed the edges with my Distress inks.
 Diecut my Simon Says baby word die and added a velvet ricrac bow. DP is from The Works.
I embossed and distressed some cs around the lid and added a pram stamp.

On the inside I made a shoe and added ribbon and lace. Stamped, coloured and cut some images. Diecut a rocking horse from The Works and baby suits are Memory Box. Made a couple of pinwheel and secured with feet brads.
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The shoe box opens to place a small gift in.

CHALLENGES 
Allsorts - Boys to Men
CHNPC  - August challenge 
Magnolia-licious  - Fall or Anything goes 
Penny Black and More  - B is for baby, boy and box
Simon Says Wednesday's  - Distress It
Stamping Sensations  - Use your current favourite stamp
That's Crafty! Challenge  - Animal magic 
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Hugs xx

Saturday, 11 August 2018

Hanging a Picture

Good evening everyone!
Here's a card using my latest Tilda with matching sentiment, I also stamped one of my mini Tildas to go in the frame. I've coloured with my Promarkers and Distress ink around the image. Cheery Lynn French pastry doily die, Dovecraft wooden frame. Ribbon from Crafty Ribbons. Designer paper and stitched circle die are from The Works.

CHALLENGES 
CHNPC  - August challenge 
Magnolia-licious Challenges  - Anything goes o
Simon Says Wednesday's  - Distress it
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Hugs xx

Sunday, 5 August 2018

It's Been a While!!

Yes, it's been nearly a whole month since I last blogged. 
No Internet!!! It has drove me crazy!
  But I am back with a Summer Tilda card.
I have also stamped my freebie stamps and for all the colouring including the background i have used Distress Inks. I used a stitched circle die from 
The Works, a small bow and a wooden flower that has been in my stash for a long time.
Challenges 
Country View Challenges  - Sun, sea and sand
Creative Craft Cottage  - The most wonderful time of the year
Creative Inspirations  - Holidays
Cute Card Thursday  - Anything goes 
Die Cutting Divas  - Anything goes 
Magnolia-licious - Anything goes with option Summer/vacation
Simon Says Monday's  - Wild things
Simon Says Wednesday's  - Make your own background 
That's Crafty! Challenge - Animal magic 
Webshop Anmacreatif  - Summer 
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Hugs xx

Saturday, 7 July 2018

Bride's Gift Bag

Hi all, here's something different, a gift bag for a bride to be! 
Magnolia stamp coloured with Distress inks and embellished with Aged Ivory Frantage.
Dies used are Magnolia Doohickey Vintage Flowers and Tag, Hellebores and Sukara flowers.
DP are Prima and The Works.
 Lace from my stash plus some wired edge pink ribbon and lilac and green seam binding from Crafty Ribbons.

CHALLENGES 
Country View Challenges  - In The Summer Garden
Crafty Cardmakers  - least 2 dies/punches or 1 of each
CHNPC  - July challenge 
Creatalicious  - Anything goes 
Cute Card Thursday - Anything goes 
Magnolia-licious  - Anything goes 
The Sketchy Challenge  - Anything goes 
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Hugs xx

Friday, 6 July 2018

Baby Exploding Box

Good afternoon everyone and what glorious weather we have in the North East of England!
Today I have an exploding box to share, it's only my 2nd attempt to make one of these.

Magnolia baby Edwin stamp coloured with my Promarkers.


Handmade shoe with embellishments from my stash and assorted stamps, twine and dies.



Recycled packaging which I decorated with embossed card and I used my new Rocking horse die from The Works.

CHALLENGES 
All About Magnolia  - All about anything but a card 
Crafty Cardmakers  - At least 2 dies/punches or 1 of each
CHNPC  - July challenge 
Creatalicious  - Anything goes with option 
Cute Card Thursday  - Anything goes 
Magnolia-licious  - Anything goes with option 
Simon Says Monday's  - Red/white  and or blue
Simon Says Wednesday's  - Red/white and or blue
The Sketchy Challenge  - Anything goes 
Word Art Wednesday  - Anything goes 
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Hugs xx

Wednesday, 27 June 2018

Nautical Card #2

Here's my  2nd nautical card using the freebie stamps and dies from the magazine.
CHALLENGES 
Country View Challenges  - The written word 
Creatalicious challenge  - Anything goes 
Simon Says Wednesday's  - Bright and cheerful 
The Ribbon Girls - June challenge 
The Sketchy Challenge - Sketch or Anything goes 
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Hugs xx

Tuesday, 26 June 2018

Nautical Card

Hi everyone!
I got some freebie stamps, dies and embossing folder in a magazine and I've made a couple of cards.
My first card is made using the freebies, Bo Bunny paper and Spellbinders beaded circle die.
CHALLENGES 
Country View Challenges - The written word
Crafty Carmakers - Wet or dry embossing
Creatalicious - Anything goes
Simon Says Wednesday - Bright & cheerful
Stamping Sensations - Anything goes
That's Crafty! Challenge - A summers day
The Ribbon Girls - June challenge
The Sketchy Challenge - Sketch or anything goes
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Hugs xx

Sunday, 24 June 2018

Monochrome Wedding

Good afternoon all!
Here is a card using a freebie stamp from a magazine which I stamped with white ink and heat embossed. I used a Sissix cut and emboss background die which I won at Allsorts Challenge ( thank you ), Spellbinders tag die. Finished off with ribbon and gems from my stash.
CHALLENGES 
Addicted to Stamps  - Black and white/option of 1 more colour
Country View Challenges  - The written word
Crafty Cardmakers  - Wet or dry embossing
Creatalicious challenge  - Anything goes 
ScrapyLand Challenge  - Anything goes 
Stamping Sensations  - Anything goes 
The Ribbon Girls  - June challenge 
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Hugs xx

Friday, 22 June 2018

Cherry Tilda Gift Bag

Hi everyone! Phew! It's been a while since I posted anything. I have a good excuse though, I have been watching the World Cup!!
Here's something other than a card, a gift bag using Cherry Tilda, coloured with my Promarkers.
Prima paper. Magnolia So Lovely Heart Tag die and Vintage Doily die. Ribbon from Crafty Ribbons. 
Everything else is from my stash.
CHALLENGES 
All About Magnolia  - All about anything but a card 
Butterfly Challenge  - The letter  v
Country View Challenges  - The written word 
Creatalicious challenge  - Anything goes with option 
Double D Challenges  - Butterflies 
Dream Valley Challenge  - Add some bling
Paradise of Magnolia  - Some fruits
Simon Says Wednesday's  - Bright and cheerful 
The Sketchy Challenge  - Sketch or Anything goes 
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Hugs xx

Tuesday, 29 May 2018

Raspberry Tilda

Good morning everyone!
Today's card features a Magnolia Tilda stamp called 'Raspberry Tilda'. She is masked onto Magnolia lace bench stamp and she is coloured with Distress inks. Papers and ticket are Prima. I have used 3 Marianne Design dies. Prima flower and centres and Sweet Lilac flowers. Clock Charm is Dovecraft.
Lace and ribbon from my stash.
I have used real stitching around the image.
CHALLENGES 
Crafteezee Shop - May challenge
Magnolia Forever - Flowers
Magnolia-licious - Anything goes
Paradise of Magnolia - Lace and charm
That's Crafty! Challenge - A Stitch in Time
Simon Says Wednesdays - More than 1 stamp
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Hugs xx

Wednesday, 23 May 2018

Happy Birthday With Tilda

Good evening everyone!
Here's my latest card using one of my favourite Magnolia Tilda stamps 'Ok Tilda' and she is coloured with Distress inks. Magnolia Happy Birthday sentiment.
For the background I have used one of my forgotten stencils and Distress inks. The border is a wide ribbon from Crafty Ribbons. Dies used are Magnolia Doohickey butterfly which I cut twice, stencilled the upper one and added gems from Michael's. Spellbinders dotted circle die. Flowers are WOC.
Doily, lace, straws and charm are from my stash.

CHALLENGES 
All About Magnolia  - All about Sketch
Allsorts Challenge  - Happy 9th birthday 
Crafteezee Shop Challenge  - May challenge 
Crafty Calendar  - Things with wings 
Crafty Cardmakers  - Things with wings 
Double D Challenges  - Bling it up
LH or SM  - Anything goes 
Magnolia Forever  - Flowers 
Paradise of Magnolia  - Lace and charm
ScrapyLand  - Anything goes 
Simon Says Wednesday's  - Use more than 1 stamp
Simply Magnolia  - Anything goes 
The Rubber Buggy  - Feminine/Mother's day
Word Art Wednesday  - Anything goes 
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Hugs xx

Saturday, 19 May 2018

Humorous Birthday

Good morning everyone!
Today's card features a Crafters companion stamp and sentiment set coloured with Distress inks.
I have inked up the background with my Distress inks and used a stencil with white ink and WOW embossing powder.
Cheery Lynn Design Anya border die.
Ribbon, pearls and flowers from my stash.
I created faux stitching around the sentiments.
 Sentiment on the inside is also Crafters companion.
CHALLENGES 
Allsorts Challenge  - Happy Birthday 
Country View Challenges  - Humorous 
Crafteezee Shop - Pretty in whatever colour
Crafty Cardmakers  - No patterned paper 
ScrapyLand Challenge  - Anything goes 
Simon Says Monday's  - Stencil It
Simon Says Wednesday's  - Stencil It
That's Crafty! Challenge  - A stitch in time
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Hugs xx

Friday, 18 May 2018

Pretty Pink Party

Good morning all!
I'm sharing a card I made using an acetate front and Trimcraft papers.
I used a stamp from  Saturated Canary called 'Ellie's  Birthday' and she is coloured with Distress inks.
Dies used are Cheery Lynn Design Fanciful Flourish, butterflies and corners. Flowers, ribbon, gems and pearl brads are from various online stores.


CHALLENGES 
Allsorts Challenge  - In The Pink
The Butterfly Challenge  - I chose hot pink
Crafteezee - Pretty in whatever colour
Crafty Calendar - Things with wings
CHNPC - May challenge 
Penny Black and More  - Anything goes 
ScrapyLand Challenge  - Anything goes 
The Rubber Buggy  - I chose feminine
The Sketchy Challenge  - Ribbon/lace or twine
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Hugs xx

Wednesday, 16 May 2018

Lightsaber Edwin

Good morning everyone!
It's been a glorious few days here in the North East of England but it's a bit cooler today!
Anyhoo! Here's a card I made inbetween sunbathing, lol! I used Magnolia Edwin with lightsaber and coloured with Distress inks. Silver Mirrorcard and black and white twine from my stash.  Paper and stitched rectangle die are from The Works.
Magnolia Doohickey Star tag die and white star is a Dovecraft die.
I added an adhesive border from Jenni Bowling.
I have decorated the inside of my card too.

CHALLENGES 
LH or SM  - Anything goes 
Magnolia-licious  - Anything goes with option 
Penny Black and More  - Anything goes 
Simon Says Wednesday's  - For the Boys 
Simply Magnolia  - Anything goes 
The Sketchy Challenge  - Ribbon/lace or twine

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Hugs xx