Wednesday, February 27

Midweek Magnolias Dt #50 Shabby Chic

Hello my lovelies,  I'm a little late with my post for our fabulous new challenge over at 

I feel like I'm chasing my tail this week but just managing not to catch it!!!!   one of those weeks where the appointments are kind of back to back, thankfully those weeks don't happen very often.

Anyhoo I digress!!  our theme for this weeks challenge is for you to create something Shabby chic!  I love this theme cause it's a fluffy and pretty and you can use a multitude of embellies and not get any of it wrong!!.

I've used this sweet Tilda from Christmas Story 2012, I think she is so versatile and can be used for any occasion, you will find her over at Magnolia-licious store Here I will pop a list of ingredients with links where possible at the bottom of my post for you.

Our sponsor for this challenge as always is Magnolia Sweden, who will be sending our winner a fabulous surprize gift of Magnolia goodies.  Do please remember to read the rules so that you are eligible for the draw and of course our Top 3 which are chosen by the Dt.

Challenges Entered:

Celebrate the Occasion Challenge:  Girls Birthday and Pink must be used. 

Inky Chicks Challenge:  Have the theme of Mothers Day or Birthday this time. 

The Cutie Pie Challenge:  Would like to see Pretty Pastel colours


Kraft cardstock: stash
white cardstock: stash
Card shape Die: Go Kreate
DP: Marianne Designs pretty pastel bloc
Image: Magnolia Joyful Tilda from Christmas story collection 2012 available at Magnolia-licious store Here
Medium: Copics Skin E000 E00 E51 E93  Hair: E41 E53 Derwent light brown and mid brown pencils for shading   Dress E93 with Derwent mid terracotta pencil for shading 
Die Cuts Used: Doohickey heart tag, nestabilities oval small and oval scallop. Go Kreate large die for card shape. Cheery Lynn English Tea party doily.
Flowers: Various from Stash
Ribbon: Candy from Claudia Rose
Lace: Marianne Designs Vintage
Little butterfly pendant:  K&Co
Sentiment tag: Prima cut from sheet: Sentiment: KinderStampO everyday thoughts.
Gauze: local chemist!! Pharmacy!

Tuesday, February 26

KinderStampO Colour it Tuesday DT

Hello again my dears,  Here is my second card for today, this time its for

KinderStampO Colour it Tuesday.  

My sweet Drip Drop Tilda is from Magnolia and I've coloured her using Copics and Derwent soft pencils.  I've used quite a few elements from Jess' fabulous KinderStampO Lluula online store. The 5" doily, fabulous Rhinestone Trim and the  great set of stamps called Everyday thoughts.     

I will as always pop a list of ingredients  at the bottom of my post with links where possible for you.

In the meantime I wish you all a wonderful day ahead.

Challenges Entered:

Bearly Mine Challenge:  Anything Goes this week


DP: Prima Sweet Fairy 
Image: Magnolia Drip Drop Tilda (Special Sweden Release)
Medium: Copics & Derwent softpencils
Die Cuts Used: Doohickey lace border, doohickey butterfly, doohickey heart tag, Doohickey swirl and leaf.
Doohickey Dies available at Magnolia-licious 
Spellbinders oval small and oval scallop
CB: Swiss Dots embossing folder
Flowers: Stash
5" lace doily - KinderStampO lluula
Rhinestone Trim  - KinderStamO lluula
Sentiment: Everyday thoughts - KinderStampo lluula
Ribbon: Stash

Magnolia-licious & Wee Stamps Dt - For a Boy

Good morning everyone,  I hope you are all well and happy, it's time for another wonderful challenge over at 

This fortnight we would love to see you making a creation for a BOY!!   My sweet Magnolia Edwin is a Special Stamp from Sweden and it's available from Diana over at 
Magnolia-licious store. 

This is such a versatile stamp as it can be used for a multitude of celebrations such as birthdays, You Did It cards, Graduation etc the list goes on and on!!

I've used Flexmarkers and Derwent soft pencils for shading. My little clock and buttons are dies from Marianne Designs, my papers are ancient!! so I'm sorry I don't have a maker for you. 

Our sponsor as always is the Wonderful Diana from Magnolia-licious & Wee Stamps and she will be sending our winner a very special surprise.  

Just to remind you that the "NEW" Magnolia Easter collection is  available over at the store as well as the fabulous Wee Stamps from Sylvia Zet.

Please pop over and take a peek at the amazing creations my lovely team mates have conjured up for you this time.  You won't be disappointed I promise.

Anyhoo!! that's all for me for now my lovelies, I hope your day is a great one and I'll see you all soon.

Challenges Entered:

Love to Create Challenge:  The theme is Wrap it Up!! String/twine/fibres.


Sunday, February 24

Totally Tilda Dt #66 - Spots and Stripes

Hello my dears,  Hope you're all having a fabulous weekend,  I had a lovely day yesterday with some fab crafty ladies at our monthly Crop.  Didn't get a lot of work done !!!! but had loads of fun and laughter.  

Anyway! Time for another fantabulous challenge over at 

Our theme for this fortnights challenge is SPOTS AND STRIPES
I've used sweet Rose Garden Tilda from the Summer Memories collection 2012  she has been coloured with Copics and I used Derwents coloursoft pencils for shading.  My papers are from Magnolia With Love collection and MME Penny Lane collection.
I will list my ingredients at the bottom of my post with links where possible.

Our sponsor for this challenge is 

The pretty little ribbon

Do please pop over to Totally Tilda and take a look at the amazing creations the sweet Tildarette's have made for you this week.

I would like to enter the following challenges;

The Paper Shelter Challenge:  Would like to see a Celebration this week
Bearly Mine Challenge:  Would like to see Lace/Ribbon/Twine this week
Dies to Die For Challenge:  Would love to see Flowers this month

Wags'nWhiskers Challenge: Have a recipe of 1 2 3 4 - 1 image, 2 ribbons, 3 designer papers, 4 embellishments.

Colour Me Creative Challenge:  Would love to see Girly and Feminine for this challenge.  
The Pretty Little Ribbon Shop Challenge:  This month Anything Goes.
The ABC Challenge:  Theme is Birthday this fortnight

Really Reasonable Ribbon Challenge:  The theme is Spring Colours and Ribbon.

Ingredients Used:
DP - Magnolia Rose Romance from the With Love collection 
MME: Penny Lane collection
Images: Magnolia Rose Garden from the Summer Memories collection 2012
Magnolia Autumn Sun flower from Turning Leaves collection 2012
Medium: Copics  - Derwent soft pencils for shading
Dies Used: Doohicky vintage tag
Spellbinder Lace Oval
Tim Holtz flutterby on the edge die
Flowers: &
Pearls: Stampin' Up.
Lace & Raffia ribbon: Stash
Sentiment: Lili of the Valley.

Wednesday, February 20

Midweek Magnolia #49 Use Kraft Card.

Good Morning everyone,   Time for another fabulous challenge over at 

This week we would love to see you using KRAFT card stock somewhere on your creation.  

For my card I've used lots of Kraft and some gorgeous Prima Paper. My image is the adorable Magnolia Tilda with Love Potion from the With Love collection 2013 available Here  I've coloured her with Flex markers and Derwent soft pencils for shading.  I'm not happy with her hair,  I need a lot more practice with black hair. lol

I will jot down a list of ingredients at the bottom of my post with links where possible.

Do remember to read the few rules that we have over at Midweek Magnolias.  It's such a shame when choosing the Winner who would receive a wonderful Surprize Package from Magnolia Sweden and choosing our top 3.  Sadly, we have to disqualify some beautiful creations because they didn't follow the 2 simple rules that we have at the top of our blog.

Do please pop over and take a peek at the amazing creations that Team B have conjured up for you this week.  They are stunning.

Wishing you all a wonderful day ahead.


I would like to enter the following Challenges:

Addicted to Stamps Challenge:  Would like to see Kraft card 
Inky Chicks Challenge:  Would like to see either Mothers Day or Birthday Creations 
Creative Card Crew Challenge:  Have the theme Birthday
Southern Girls Challenge:  Bling it on is the theme 
Crafty Catz Weekly Challenge:  Bingo theme, I've chosen 
Guylou's Inimitability Challenge: Are having a game of Bingo, I've chosen  Bling/Flowers/Ribbon.

White card stock and Kraft card stock
DP: Prima Sweet Fairy Collection
Image: Magnolia Tilda with Love Potion from the With Love collection 2013 Available Here 
Medum:  Flexmarkers and Derwent soft pencils for shading
Die Cuts Used:
Marianne Design lace oval Here
Cheery Lynn small flourish
Martha Stewart: Round the page punch lace doily
Rhinestone trim: Here
Ribbons and sentiment: Stash

Sunday, February 17

Totally Tilda Dt - Midway reminder Valentine

A very good morning all,  I'm a little later than normal with my midway reminder for our Valentine Challenge over at

I could have sworn blind that I had drafted my post but NO!!! I hadn't even started it. Duh!!!!!  I'll put this one down to a senior moment. lol.

Anyhoo!! you still have lots of time to join in our Valentine challenge and win the lovely prize from Nikki over at Bunny Zoe's Crafts.

I decided to alter a chipboard photograph frame.  I first painted it white with acrylic paint then distressed the edges with TH brushed corduroy.  My paper is from Raspberry Rd and of course I've used a sweet Tilda with heart as my image. You will find a list of ingredients with links at the bottom of my post.

Please do pop over to Totally Tilda and take a peek at the amazing work created by the sweet Tildarette's just for you inspiration.

Have a wonderful Sunday everyone!!


I would like to enter the following challenges:

Cheery Lynn Designs Challenge:  Would like you to frame it this week.  

Wild Orchid Challenge:  Are looking for pink and cream this time.

Little Claire's Designs Challenge:  Would like to see love and romance this month.

Chipboard picture frame:
DP:  Raspberry Road
Image: Magnolia Tilda with heart from the Sweet Crazy Love collection 2012 available HERE
Magnolia flower background stamp
Medium:  Copics 
Ribbon roses trim:
Die cuts used:  
Magnolia Cute Wings Here
Cheery Lynn Victorian Romance flourish die Here
Tim Holtz banner die
Flowers: Wild Orchid Crafts  Here
My Love letters:  Prima
Charm, pearls, butterfly's: stash
Extras Used:  Tim Holtz distress ink, crackle glaze, glamour dust.

Friday, February 15

Marianne Design Divas - Your Favourite Colours

Good morning all,  I'm here to share my Dt card for our new challenge over at 

This month we would like to see your favourite Colours.

At the moment I'm loving some earth tones with green and pink shades for my cards. I'm also loving all the gorgeous new stamp n die collectables and rolled roses dies that Marianne has to offer, they do make beautiful additions to any card.  I just used the dies this time and cut them out twice,  I then cut into the petals to give me a 3d effect and they are gorgeous.  Everything on my card has come from Marianne Designs.

All my ingredients are posted below with links to our wonderful sponsor for this challenge, Nikki over at Bunny Zoe's Crafts have this fab gift voucher to spend in store.

We also have the lovely Marianne from Marianne Designs giving one luck winner an amazing prize (photo to follow)

Looking forward to seeing all you wonderful creation over the coming month.  All you need do to qualify for the prizes is use at least one Marianne Designs Product on your creation.

Wishing you all a wonderful day xox

I would like to enter the following Challenges:

Inky Impressions Challenge:  Ribbon or Twine

Craft-Room Challenge:  Make your own embellishments.

Tuesday Throwdown Challenge:  Anything Goes 

Marianne Design Products Used

Pretty Paper Bloc Birds & Flowers PK9085
Snoesjes  Chill HM9450
"New" Marianne Designs Creatables Branch and Flower 1 LRO256
"New" Marianne Designs Collectables Flowers & Foliage 2 COL1304
"New" Marianne Designs  Text ribbon Live Laugh Love JU0877
"New" Pearl Swirls - white CA3101

Thursday, February 14

KinderStampO - Sketch it Thursday

Hi all, A very Happy Valentine Day to you all.  How many of you received roses, chocolates, breakfast in bed etc etc.  Lol!!!!!

I'm here today with my Dt creation for KinderStampO  Sketch Thursday.  This time Elisa gave me a very simple sketch so I thought I would stretch myself and keep as close to it as possible. It's been years since I created an A5 card!!!

Well!!! you know me girls!!! the more embellies I add the happier I am.  Boy did I struggle to keep a tight hold on my instincts.  But hey ho!! I got there.   A very simple card that says what it has to.

I loved using the ingredients from Jess' wonderful store over at 

I hope your Valentine Day goes well and that Romance blossoms for you where ever you are.


KinderStamp0 Products Used

Wednesday, February 13

Midweek Magnolias Dt #48 BLUE

A very good morning everyone,  It's Wednesday which means it's time for a new challenge to begin over at

This week we want to see lots of BLUE on your creations. You can use other colours but the prominent colour must be BLUE

I've used the special edition Tilda from Sweden.  She is called raindrop Tilda and I coloured her with Copics and Derwent soft pencils.  My papers are from Marianne Designs, flowers from Wild Orchid Crafts.  You can find a complete list of products used at the bottom of my post with links where possible.

Do please pop over and take a look at the amazing creations my fellow Dt friends have made for your inspiration. They are stunning to say the least.

As always we are sponsored by Magnolia Sweden with a super Mystery prize going to our winner who follows the few rules we have.

1. Use a Magnolia Product on your creation.
2. Do not combine your entry with more than 4 other challenges.

I would like to enter my card into the following challenges:

No Matter Which Challenge:  Would love to see Ribbons & Bows
Stampin' for the Weekend:  Would like to see something Metal.

Deep Ocean Challenge:  The letter B is the theme, blue, baby, Birthday etc.  I've used Blue, it's a Birthday card, I have bows and a butterfly.

Crafty Boots Challenge:  Blue and White is the theme

Make my Monday Challenge:  Add a Charm 

Simply Magnolia Challenge:  Are having a game of BINGO I've chosen the line Metal Charm Ribbon and Swirls 

Duymelot Challenge:  Would like to see what you create with Drip Drop Tilda.


DP: Marianne Designs Eline's paper bloc Winter Hues 
Image: Magnolia Raindrop Tilda (special) Sweden
Medium:  Copics & Derwent soft pencils
Die: Spellbinders oval lace
Magnolia Doohicky Heart Tag available Here
Marianne Designs Creatable oval bloom CR1215
Flowers:  Wild Orchid Crafts
Ribbon, butterfly, gems, twine, umbrella charm:  Stash.

Tuesday, February 12

Magnolia-licious & Wee Stamps - Birthday

A very good morning All,  I am so thrilled to be making my DT Debut here at

I'm still pinching myself to make sure this is happening.  It must be!! because here I am with my first creation.!!!!

This fortnight we have the theme of BIRTHDAY'S for you.

I've used Tilda with Heartsocks from the new With Love Collection available over at Magnolia-licious store Here I have also used a mini Tilda with daises from the Turning Leaves collection 2012 also available at Magnolia-licious store Here I've popped this sweet Tilda behind a little triple heat embossed altered chipboard frame that I made, just to the left hand corner of my card.

Do please pop over to Magnolia-licious to see the fabulous creations the Dt have made for your inspiration.  Don't forget that we now have the full collection of Wee Stamps by Sylvia Zet available HERE in the Store NOW !!!!

Thank you for popping in to visit with me, I do hope you enjoyed your stay and you'll come back and see me soon.

Diana will be sending the winner of our challenge a fabulous

That's all from me for today girls,  I look forward to seeing all your wonderful Birthday creations over the next few weeks.

Challenges Entered:

Created With Love Challenge:  Have the theme of Birthday with Die Cuts and Embossing.  ( I've heat embossed and distress my little frame at the bottom of my card.)

Stampin' for the Weekend Challenge:  Would like to see something Metal on your creation. I've used a metal corner.

Ruby Rainbow Challenge: Would love to see Roses this time. 

Time for Magnolia Challenge:  This being their 1st challenge the theme is Anything Goes.


DP: Prima Almanac 6x6 pad
Image:  Tilda with heart socks - With Love collection 2013
Mini Tilda with Daisies - Turning Leaves collection 2012
Dies Used:
Doohickey Wave Tag - Magnolia-licious store
Marianne Designs: Creatable Branch & Flower LR0256
Tim Holtz - Alterations Tattered Banners
small doily - unknown - RAK
Rhinestone trim & Sentiment- Here
Ribbon, metal corner - Stash

Sunday, February 10

Totally Tilda DT #65 Valentine

Good morning my dears,  I hope you are all having a lovely weekend.  It's time for another fabulous challenge over at

This fortnight we want to see all your lovely Valentine creations, do remember that you must use a TILDA on your creation.

I've used Tilda blowing heart kisses from the With Love collection and coloured her with Copics and Derwent soft pencils and created a very pink fluffy girly card. 
 A full list of my ingredients can be found at the bottom of my post with links where possible.

Our sponsor for this challenge is 

gif maker

With a Gift Certificate to spend in store

Thank you so much for popping in to visit me and a very warm welcome to my new followers.  

I would like to enter the following challenges.

Ribbon Carousel Blog Challenge:  Love is in the Air is the theme and do remember to use a spooled item, ribbon, twine etc.
Time for a Magnolia Challenge:  For the very 1st challenge the theme is Anything Goes.
Crafty Ribbons Challenge:  Anything Goes + Ribbon
Charisma Cardz Challenge:  Have the theme Love this week
Totally Gorjuss Challenge: Have the theme of Love 
Cute Card Thursday Challenge:  The theme is Love Struck
In the Pink Challenge:  Pink Valentine

Card stock:  White 300gms and Kraft Card
DP: Magnolia With love collection Dream Roses,  MME Penny Lane
Image:  Tilda blowing heart kisses from the With Love collection 2012 available HERE 
Heart stamps around Tilda: available HERE 
Large shaped dies available Here
Magnolia Doohickey  Dies used:  Wave Tag and Vintage lace tag available HERE
Tim Holtz Big Z flourish die
Tim Holtz Vintage Market alphabet die.
Flowers Ribbon Lace Pearls:  Stash

Wednesday, February 6

Midweek Magnolias Dt #47 Valentine

A very good morning everyone,  It's Wednesday which means it's time for a new challenge to begin over at

This week we want to see all your VALENTINE creations.

As you can see from my card I've gone a little " Magnolia Crazy "
but I really enjoyed masking/splittin all my stamps and creating a cover for the gorgeous Doohickey heart die.

I will pop a full list of products at the bottom of my post with links to where they can be found.

My sweet Rose Scent Tilda is from last years collection Sweet Crazy Love available HERE over at Magnolia-licious store.  She has been coloured using Copics and Derwent softpencils. 

Do please pop over and take a peek at the amazing Valentine Creations the fabulous Dt have made for your inspiration this week.

I hope you all have a wonderful day ahead.


Challenges Entered:

Lexi's Creations Challenge:  Valentine/Love Theme 
Fashionista Challenge:  Valentines Theme
Heck of a Challenge:  Love is all Around Us is the Theme
Magnolia Down Under:  Love is in the Air this week.
Cutie Pie Challenge:  Valentine Theme
Dutch Magnolia Lovers: Valentine Theme
Magnolia Mania: Anything goes with the option of  Heart


DP: Magnolia With Love collection Dream Roses & Arrow Heart
Rose Scent Tilda  Sweet Crazy Love collection 2012- Here
Chocolate: With Love collection - Here
Postcard: With Love collection - Here
Valentine Sentiment:  Sweet Crazy Love collection 
Magnolia Chocolate & heart jar stamp
Magnolia Doohickey Dies Used:  Wings - So wrapped Heart tag die
Available Here 
Lace, twine, charm, cheesecloth, flowers are all from my stash.
Extras Used: Tim Holtz Brushed Corduroy Distress Ink.