Sunday, March 31

Totally Tilda Dt Midway Reminder #67 Shaped Card

Good morning my dears and HAPPY EASTER to you all, I hope you are having a wonderful weekend so far.

I'm here to share my midway project for our challenge over at

You still have loads of time to join us in our Shaped Cards theme  "No Sqauare or Rectangles allowed"  

 I've used my Marianne Design Creatables Anja's Large Ovals LRO236( cut out 3  times) and the adorable Vintage Fan Die and plate LTO266 to create my shape and of course that sweet Princes Party Tilda from the Princes & Princesses collection 2012.

You can find a list of the ingredients used to make my card with links where possible at the bottom of my post.

We are sponsored this week by 

Do please pop over to the challenge blog and take a look at the wonderful shaped cards the sweet Tildarette's have created for you this week.

Thank you for taking the time to visit.   


Challenges Entered:

Bearly Mine Challenge:  Girly Pink is this weeks theme 
Stampavie & More Challenge:  Pretty in Pink is the theme
Charisma Cardz Challenge: Birthdays this week
Crafts and Me Challenge:  Pretty in Pink is the theme.

DP: None just white and pink card stock
Image: Magnolia Princess Party Tilda available at Magnolia-licious Store HERE
Medium:  Copics and Derwent soft pencils
Dies Used:  Marianne Designs Anja's Large Ovals  LR0236 Vintage Fan & Plate LR0266 
Magnolia Doohickey So Wrapped Lovely Heart Folded Tag Magnolia-licious Store  HERE
Flowers are a mixture of Wild Orchid Crafts and Marianne Designs
Pink spray by Melissa Frances -
Ribbon & Twine: stash

Wednesday, March 27

Midweek Magnolia #54 Your Favourite Magnolia Stamp

Hello my lovely's,  I'm a little late with my post this morning,  seem to have been chasing my tail for the last couple of days (weeks)!! but can't seem to catch it. lol.  

Anyhoo!! time for another wonderful challenge over at

The theme for this week is to use your

 Favourite Magnolia Stamp

Oh boy!!!  not as easy as it sounds!! I love all my maggies but there are some collections I like more than others and one of my favourites was the 2013 With Love collection.  So I've chosen this sweet Tilda blowing hearts stamp because I think she is so so versatile, she could be used for just about any occasion.

As always I will pop a list of ingredients with links (where possible) at the bottom of my post for you.  In the meantime please do pop over and take a peek at the wonderful creations the girls have made for you this week.  Stunning, spectacular, amazing!! 

Our sponsor Magnolia Sweden will be sending our winner a wonderful surprise package all you need to do is read the rules at the top of Midweek Magnolias post.

Thank you for popping in to visit I hope you all have a wonderful day.

Hugs xox

Challenges Entered:

Deep Ocean Challenge:  Picture inspiration
Crafts & Me Challenge: Pretty in Pink
Divas by Design Challenge: Use metal on your creation
I've used a metal corner and altered it with Fran-tage.
Bearly Mine Challenge:  Girly & Pink this week

DP; Prima Tea Thyme & matching journaling card
Image: Magnolia Tilda Blowing Hearts from the with love collection 2013 and chocolate stamp both available at Magnolia-licious 
Medium:  Copics Skin E000 E00 E51 E93 Pencils for shading  Hair E41 E53 E33 Pencils for shading Shoes E000 pencils for shading dungarees R20 pencils for shading
Ruffled elasticated ribbon Tim Holtz
Magnolia Doohickey tag die
Flowers Prima

Tuesday, March 26

Magnolia-licious/Wee Stamps Dt Spring is in the Air

Good morning my dears,   I hope you are all having a great start to your week.  The snow here has disappeared for now but the forecast isn't good,  more severe weather on the way!! and it's only a few days until we are officially in Springtime!!.  Mmmm... me thinks Mother nature has gone a wee bit doo-lally!!!

Anyhoo! it's time for another fabulous fortnightly challenge over at

Our theme is Spring is in the Air,  I know I've made another Easter card but in my defence I needed one more and I have used wonderful spring colours and papers, my stamps are the utterly adorable Magnolia Easter Background (which I will be using all year, I'll just mask out the wee chick) 

I've also used Happy Easter Tilda from the Easter Collection 2013   I will also be using this Tilda throughout the year for celebration cards.  I just love it when stamps are so versatile.

Both can be found at Magnolia-licious/Wee Stamps store 

As always the lovely Diana will be sending the lucky winner a fabulous special Surprise.

Please do hop over to Magnolia-licious and take a peek at the amazing creations the fabulous Dt have created for your inspiration this week.  They are stunning.

Thank you so much for popping in to visit, I hope you got a little something from my post and that you'll come back again soon.

Hugs xox

Challenges Entered:

Magnolia Down Under Challenge: Easter Greetings this week
CMC Challenge: Spring colours this time
Marvelous Magnolias Challenge: Die cuts (at least 2)
Crafts for Eternity Challenge: Egg-cellent Easter 
No Matter Which Challenge:  Anything Goes this month.
Abc Challenge:  Easter cards

DP: Prima & papermania
Image: Magnolia Easter Background stamp & Happy Easter Tilda available at Magnolia-licious Store
Medium: Copics, flex markers and derwent soft pencils
Dies Used: Magnolia Doohickey vintage tag - Magnolia-licious Store
Memory Box Butterfly edge
Marianne Design Branch and flowers 1 LR0257 - Marianne Design Bird & Fence  LR0205 Here
Doily's Papermania
Ribbon - Stash
Sentiment: From my scrapbook stash.

Sunday, March 24

Totally Tilda DT #68 Shaped Card - No Sqaures/Rectangles

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

This fortnight we would love to see your Shaped Cards so NO Square of rectangle shapes and of course we have to see Tilda on your creation.   

I've used my Grand oval scallop dies from Go Kreate and the very pretty new Easel Stand from Marianne Designs. 

My Tilda is from The Little Christmas Collection 2012 and has been coloured using Copics and Derwent soft pencils.  I will as always pop a list of ingredients at the bottom of my post with links where possible.

Our Sponsor for this fortnights challenge is The Ribbon Girl

If you've not been to visit this fabulous store, then you don't know what you're missing.  There products are fantastic and service is impeccable.  Just click on the link and hey presto you're there.

Do please pop over to Totally Tilda and take a peek at the stunning Shaped creation my sweet friends the Tildarette's have conjured up for your inspiration.  Wow!! they are stunning. 

Thank you for popping in to visit with me and can I just say welcome to my new followers.  It's lovely to meet you.

Hugs xox

Challenges Entered:

Bearly Mine Challenge:  Anything Goes. 
Sweet Stampin' Challenge:  Lots of Layers  
Creative Creations Challenge:  The Letter B is the theme this week. I have butterflies, bunting, bling, blooms and the colour Blue.
Marvelous Magnolia Challenge:  Use at least 2 die cuts on your creation.
Charisma Cardz Challenge:  Die cuts is the theme this week. Remember no more than 10 combined challenges.
Inky Impressions Challenge:  Lots of Flowers.

Free from Cardmaking and Papercraft Magazine
Image: Little Tilda from The Little Christmas Collection 2012 
Medium: Copics Skin E000 E00 E51 R02   Dress E93 Shading Derwent soft pencils Hair: E41 Derwent soft pencils Earth Brown, medium brown and light brown.
Die Cuts: Large Grand scallop ovals from Go Kreate
Magnolia Doohickey Vintage tag and Wave Tag
Simon Says Stamps Bunting
Marianne Designs Creatable vintage fan and plate (card stand) LR0266 
Memory Box:  Butterfly edge die.
Flowers: Wild Orchid Crafts and stash
Extras used:  stickles, TH distress ink brushed corduroy, viva decor pearl pen, my lace was a gift from Susie Sugar

Friday, March 22

Midweek Magnolias Birthday Blog Hop Candy Winner

If you are looking for

Magnolia-licious Easter Blog Hop 

then please click

Good morning my dears,  I'm sorry I am a day late with the winner of my Candy from last weeks 

Midweek Magnolias 1st Birthday Blog Hop!! 

which by the way was a resounding success,  thank you for all the lovely comments you left for all the Design Team and well done if you won one of their fabulous Candy's.

Anyhoo!!!  onto why I'm here - to announce the winner of my 
card and candy. so without further ado the winner is (picked by my gorgeous Grandson) 

Drumroll please........................







Please email me with your full address so I can post your prizes.


Thursday, March 21

Magnolia-licious Easter Blog Hop

A very good morning to you all and welcome to the

If you've arrived here from our very talented and sweet
Norma Lee then you are on the right track!!  if not maybe you would like to start at the beginning of our Hop over at Magnolia-licious or follow the Blog Hop list at the bottom of my post. (I wouldn't want you missing the beautiful/stunning/jaw dropping creations that our amazingly talented DT have created for you) 

I've made a cute half pint milk carton with an acetate window to hold some yummy chocolate eggs along with a little card to accompany it.   

My image on the carton is the sweet Mini Tilda with Tulips from the Butterfly Dreams collection and on my Card I've used the Easter background stamp and Tilda hiding Easter Egg stamp from the *New Easter Collection* 2013 I will pop a list of ingredients at the bottom of my post with links where possible for you.

Don't forget that you still have time to enter our current challenge over at Magnolia-licious & Wee Stamps with our theme of Easter/Springtime, and that's not all!!! you also have the opportunity for you to win even more prizes from our lovely Diana,  all you need do is leave a comment on our Mini Monday post and Wee Wednesday post which you can find HERE

Remember for each comment you leave on a DT gal's blog (1 comment per blog, per post) you get entered to win the Surprise Prize this week.  It counts for your comments on all Mini Monday, Tuesday Challenge posts, and Wee Wednesday posts lots of ways to get entered!  Winners are announced each check back each week to see if you've won!

Thank you so much for popping in to visit me, you now need to go Hop hop hopping over to our fabulous Ruby and take a look at the stunning creation she has conjured up for your inspiration.

Hugs xox

Challenges Entered:

Papertake Weekly Challenge:  Easter Treats this week
Polka Doodles Challenge:  Happy Easter


DP: K&Co
Images: Magnolia Easter Background Stamp and Tilda hiding Egg. Chocolate stampf from the with love collection. - Magnolia-licious Stamps
Medium: Copics and Derwent soft pencils, I added flower soft under Tilda's feet for grass
Die Cuts Used;  Magnolia Doohickey tag die and vintage lace border die available at Magnolia-licious
Spellbinder fluer de lis square
die cuts Easter sentiments: poundland
flowers: Prima and Wild Orchid Crafts.
Netting and pearls. Stash.

Tuesday, March 19

KinderStampO Colour it Tuesday

A very good morning all,  I'm here to share my D T card for our Colour it Tuesday feature over at

Isn't it a fabulous colour pallet to choose from,  I think I've just about managed to incorporate them all.  My image is Tilda with big Bouquet from Magnolia  Christmas Story 2012 collection but I think she is suitable for more than just a Christmas card.  She has been coloured with Copics and Derwent soft pencils.  

I've used some very pretty elements from Jess' fabulous on line store over at 

The sweet small shabby chic roses, those amazing Faux Rhinestones and of course the wonderful Everyday thoughts stamp set.  Do please pop over and take a look at the scrumptious crafting goodies that Jess has, they are suitable for all manner of crafting, from card making to scrapbooking and altered art.

Thank you for popping in to visit with me I hope you have a wonderful day.


Challenges Entered:

Lacy Sunshine challenge:  Layer it Up
One Crazy Stamper Challenge:  Anything Goes 

DP:  Prima Annalee  - Nitwits collection Lili of the Valley Country Lady
Image:  Magnolia - Tilda with big bouquet from the Christmas Story 2012 collection HERE
Medium: Copics & Derwent soft pencils Skin:E000 E00 E51 R02  Jacket E93 Trousers B02 B00 B000
Shoes E21 E53
Dies Used:  Marianne Designs Petra Squares LR0234  - Cheery Lynn small flourish - Tim Holtz Tattered Banners.
Faux Rhinestones, Sentiment, small shabby chic roses all from KinderStamO store

Sunday, March 17

Totally Tilda #67 DT Midway Reminder - Easter

If you are looking for the Midweek Magnolia Birthday Blog Hop (click HERE)

Good morning everyone,  I'm here to share my midway card for our challenge over at 

You still have a week to join us in our Easter challenge + at least one egg.  For my card I've masked sweet Happy Easter Tilda and Easter background stamp,  Isn't she adorable, both have been coloured using Copics and Derwent soft pencils for shading.  My little frame around Tilda has been handmade using 3 layers of 300gm white card stock and first edition Spring Drop paper.  The two cute little eggs have been made using Magnolias Doo Bee Pops honeycomb paper.

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

Our Sponsor for this challenge is Nikki at Bunny Zoe's Crafts with a fabulous gift certificate to spend in store.


I do hope you can come over and join us, looking forward to seeing all your wonderful Easter Creations.  Do please pop over and take a peek at the amazing midway projects our fabulous Tildarette's have made for you this week.

Have a wonderful day!!  

Hugs xox

Challenges Entered:

DP: First Edition Spring Drop
Images: Magnolia Happy Easter Tilda & Easter Background Stamp - Here
Medium: Copics - Skin E00 E000 E51 E93 Derwent pencils for shading
Clothes: BV02 BV00 BV000 pencils for shading
Magnolia Doohickey Swirl & leaves Die:  Here
Magnolia Doohickey vintage lace die:  Here
Magnolia: Doo Bee Pops honeycomb paper Here
Ribbon, flowers and chipboard sentiment: Stash.

Friday, March 15

Marianne Design Divas Dt #20 In the Garden

If you are looking for Midweek Magnolias
Birthday Blog Hop please click HERE 

Good morning my dears,  It's time for another new challenge over at 

This month we have the theme of In The Garden 

I chose to use items you would find in the garden, flowers, leaves, butterfly and two pretty vintage girls with flowers.

I've used lots of Marianne's products in the making of my card, in fact everything except the actual Kraft card base is from Marianne Designs.  I have put a list of dies, lace, paper tape, papers etc with links at the bottom of my post for you.

Once again there will be an awesome prize from Cuddly Buddly Crafts (details to follow)

I keep creating with Cuddly Buddly Crafts

Do please pop over to the challenge blog and take a peek at the wonderful creations the fabulous DT have made for you this week.


Marianne Design Products Used:
Paper Blocs Nostalgia & Fancy Flowers PK9088
Paper Tape: Bird cage PT23011 
Cutting Sheet 3D Vintage: VK9523
Creatables Used:  Petra's Large Oval LR0240 - Branch & Flower 1 LR0256
Tiny's Flower 3 LR0250 - Decorative Hearts LR0159 - Butterflies LR0158

Wednesday, March 13

Midweek Magnolias #52 Happy Birthday to us. Blog Hop

This is a longish post girls!!! so grab a cuppa and start reading.!!!!

Do you like my new handmade cabochon roses, I'm so proud of myself and it was Debbie Dolphin
that got me hooked with her fabulous tutorial.  I'm now on the hunt for silicone moulds to broaden my horizons.  So if you hear of anyone selling them please do let me know.  

Happy Birthday to ............................

Wow!!! where has the last year gone!!!  it feels like just a few short months ago that Anne launched the new challenge blog and here we are celebrating our 1st Birthday. 

So what are we doing to celebrate!!! We are having a 

BIRTHDAY BLOG HOP!!!! To join us all you need to do is create a BIRTHDAY project.  There are some serious prizes to be won but you will have to pop over to the challenge blog to find out what they are and of course you must read the rules at the top of the blog so you will be included in the prize draws. This will be winging it's way to a very lucky participant and was kindly donated by our lovely Cathy

And that's not all!!! someone will also win the fabulous Mystery Prize from Magnolia in Sweden

Any way enough of my ramblings, lol.  For my card I've masked 3 beautiful Tildas and coloured them with various mediums, Copics, pencils, flexmarkers and promarkers, far too many to list I'm afraid!!  I will of course pop a list of ingredients with links where possible at the bottom of my post.

Would you like to win this card along with the wee candy I've put together!!!  of course you would!! all you need to do is leave me a comments and your name will be placed into the hat or some receptacle and one of my sweet  Grandsons will draw the name out on Thursday 21st March and this little bundle will be on it's way to the winner along with my card.

Your should have come her from our sweet Nadell but if you didn't then please go back to Midweek Magnolias where you will find a complete list of the Hop order,  we wouldn't want you to miss out on these fab prizes.  If you've had enough of my chatter then the next stop on the list is our lovely Julie  

Wishing you all good luck and do remember to read the rules

Hugs xox

Challenges Entered:

Magnolia Down Under Challenge:  Are celebrating their Birthday too (4 yrs old) so the theme is Birthday.

Bunny Zoe's Crafts Challenge:  This month the theme is Girly

You Me and Magnolia Challenge:  Have the theme of Birthday

Time for Magnolia Challenge:  Birthday is the theme.

Lovely Hanglar or Sweet Magnolia Challenge: Ribbon or Trim is the theme 

Pan Pastel UK Challenge:  The theme for this week is Girly

Deep Ocean Challenge:  Would love to see Cute & Cuddly this time. I think my Tilda are all cute and cuddly. lol. 

Limited Recipe:

Papers, Prima
A very large selection of Magnolia Stamps are available at Magnolia-licious Stamps HERE
Images:  Magnolia Tilda with Balloon - You are so special collection 2011 HERE
Tilda with gift for you - Turning Leaves collection 2012 HERE
Tida Tag Gifts - Christmas Story 2012 HERE
Dies Used: Doohickey Vintage tag HERE
Spellbinders pennant
Flowers: Wild Orchid Crafts, Live&Love crafts.
Cabochons: Hand made by me
Martha Stewart RTP punch - lace doily
Melissa Frances Tulle - That Craft Place

Tuesday, March 12

Magnolia-licious/Wee Stamps Dt - Easter/Spring

Good morning my dears,  It's time for another fantabulous challenge over at

For this fortnight we would love to see your
 Easter/Spring creations.

I've coloured up this utterly adorable Tilda with Rooster from the new Easter 2013 Collection for my card, isn't she just the cutest and I love that rooster, just look at the expression on his face!!!  This stamp is available over at Magnolia-licious Stamps HERE 

Do please pop over and take a look at the amazingly beautiful creations the sweet Dt girls have made for you.  They are delicious. 

Our Sponsor as always is the very generous Diana, owner of Magnolia-licious Stamps and she will be sending the lucky winner a

I will put a list of ingredients used in my creation at the bottom of this post with links where possible.

Challenges Entered:

Ribbon Carousel Challenge: Would love to see a Spring Creation with of course a spooled item included.
Cute Card Thursday: Would love to see your Spring Creations.
Allsorts Challenge:  Springtime is the theme
Avadares Challenge:  Easter or Spring is the theme. 
No Matter Which Challenge:  Anything Goes this month.

DP: K&Co and MME
Image: Magnolia Tilda with Rooster - Easter 2013 Collection available at Magnolia-licious Stamps
Medium:  Promarkers, Copics and Derwent Softpencils  Skin E000 E00 E21 E93 pencils for shading
Hair: E41, E53, pencils for shading. Dress & Bow: promarkers Tulip Yellow Mr Rooster: Promarkers - tulip yellow and derwent loganberry pencil.
Shoes:  E53 and pencils for shading.
Dies Used: Spellbinders Oval,  Doohickey Heart Tag, Cheery Lynn tropical flourish, Marianne Designs branch leaf.
Flowers: Prima
Lace, ribbon, pearls and charm:  Stash, sentiment: rub on - stash

Monday, March 11

Magnolia-licious Mini Monday #4

A very good morning all,  This is my first posting for 
Each Monday a few of our Design Team will be creating and posting a selection of these utterly adorable Mini Magnolia creations to hopefully enthuse and inspire you.

I've used the sweet Farewell Mini Tilda available over at Magnolia-licious HERE I've masked her with Magnolia's Welcome to a lovely home stamp which you will find HERE both have been coloured using Copics and Derwent softpencils. I will pop a list of ingredients 

Remember that Diana has a special for you every Monday


All Mini-Magnolia Stamps are an extra 10% off
On Mondays only ... thru midnight PST each Monday
(put "Mini Stamp Monday" in the comment section of your order to receive discount as store credit)
You can find the ENTIRE yummy Mini Magnolia Collection HERE !
The Mini Magnolia Binder Set is on Sale HERE (58% off) and it's perfect for you to store you Mini stamps.

Thank you for visiting with me today, do please pop over to Magnolia-licious and take a peek at the wonderful examples my sweet Dt friends have made for you today.

Hugs xox

I would like to enter the following challenges:

Fairy tale Challenge #62:  Use a Mini Stamp
Stamptacular Sunday:  The theme is To Die for:  use dies
Delicious Doodles:  Use Die cuts.
Craft us Crazy: Anything Goes

DP:  Nitwit Collections - Country Lady 8x8
Images:  Magnolia-licious Stamps:  See post for links to buy
Medium:  Copics:  Skin E000 E00 E51 E93 pencils for shading
Hair: E53 E25
Dress/shoes  Rv21 Pinafore B00 B02
Grass & Tree G17 Yg09 YG06
House: E41 E52 E33 pencils for shading
Fence: E41 pencils for shading
Pathway: Flexmarkers Cool grey 1 & 2 pencils for shading and making stepping stones
Dies Used:  Doohickey vintage lace and Doohickey Wave tag, Doohickey swirls and leaves can be purchased  HERE
Seam binding trim, metal corner, flowers and button from Stash.