Sunday, June 30

Totally Tilda DT #75 Tomboy - no pink allowed

A very good morning to you all.  I am so so excited, thrilled and delighted to tell you that I  made the TOTALLY TILDA Design Team for another term.  

When I received the email from Susie telling me the great news!!! (I was bouncing around like Tigger ( well as much as these old joints would let me bounce) more like a hiccup, lol.  I've had such fun getting to know all the new Tildarette's and finding out more about them.  I'll tell you this though!!!  they are going to fit in beautifully cause they are all nuts!!! lol 

Anyway back to why I'm here, it's to let you know that our new theme over at 

for the next two weeks is Tomboy Tilda creations with 
*NO PINK* this time!! 

I've used the sweet free mini image that was included in issue No2 of Magnolia Ink magazine.  Isn't she so cute in her little dungarees, I've coloured her with copics and derwent pencils soft pencils, paper stump and sansodor oil.

There is a list of ingredients used at the bottom of my post for you.

Our Sponsor is the lovely Nikki from Bunny Zoe's Crafts 

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And the prize for this challenge is a

Thank you so much for popping in to visit, I am always pleased to see you and hope you enjoyed your stay.  Happy Sunday to you all.


Challenges Entered:

Charisma Cardz:  3 2 1 Recipe.  
I've gone with 3 dies, 2 images, 1 DP
Crafting by Designs:  Anything Goes 
Through the Craftroom Door:  Anything Goes 
The Crazy Challenge: Anything but a card. 

Wednesday, June 26

Midweek Magnolias DT #67 - Make it Girly with Ribbon and Pearls

Hello my dears.   Welcome to another new theme over at 

It's team B's turn to host this challenge but I coudn't resist getting involved as I love the theme of GIRLY - RIBBON AND PEARLS

I've used sweet Summer Wedding Tilda from the new Special Moments collection 2013.  She has been coloured with Derwent soft pencils, paper stumps and sansodor oil.  I will pop a list of ingredients used with links where possible at the bottom of my post for you.

In the meantime please do pop over and take a look at the stunningly beautiful creations that team B have made for you this week. You will be amazed.

If you are taking part in our challenge please remember to follow the very simple rules so that your creation can be included in the prize draw and the top 3 selection.  There have been a few winners over the last few weeks who have lost out on the amazing surprise package from Magnolia Sweden just because they didn't read the rules.  Such a shame.

Anyway that's all from me for now my dears, I hope you'll pop over and join in the fun challenge. Looking forward to seeing your wonderful creations.


Challenges Entered:

Loves Rubber Stamps Challenge:  Red white and Blue
Die Cuttin Divas Challenge:  Birthday with 3 embellishments and of course a die cut.
Oldie but a Goodie Challenge:  Butterflies and of course something that is older than 6 months.  My sentiment and blue paper flowers are well over a year + old.
Fashionista Challenge:  Wedding or Birthday Cards
Get Inky Challenge:  Red white and blue is the theme 
Stamp with Fun challenge:  Celebrate
ABC challenge:  Red white & Blue 
Addicted to Stamps Challenge: Gorgeous Lace 
Pan Pastel UK Challenge:  Layers 

Sunday, June 23

Totally Tilda DT #74 Midway Reminder

Good morning my dears,  I want to remind you that there is still time to join us over at 

In our Inspired by a song challenge (Not Happy Birthday) 
My inspirational song choice for my card is 
Princess by Elton John (1981)

I've used this sweet Tilda Binding Flowers from the new Special Moments Collection 2013.  She's been coloured with Copics, Promarkers and Derwent soft pencils.  I've also added a little fran-tage around her and some distress stickles on her flowers.

you will find a full list of ingredients with links where possible at the bottom of my post.

Our Sponsor for this challenge is 

The pretty little ribbon

Thank you so much for taking the time to pop in and visit with me I hope you all have a wonderful day.


Challenges Entered:

Stampin' for the Weekend:  Anything Goes. 
As you Like it Challenge:  Your favourite Papers and why!  I have a few favourite papers but for card making it has to be Prima, I just love the quality and all the bits n bobs that coordinate with them. 
Charisma Cardz:  Pink and Green 
Pollycrafts Challenge:  Anything Goes 
Fairy tale Challenge:  Happy Birthday is the theme
Totally Gorjuss:  Happy Birthday 
The ABC Challenge:  P = Pretty in Pink 

Thursday, June 20

Magnolia-licious DT Summer Blog Hop

Good morning my dears,  We are having a SUMMER CELEBRATION Blog Hop over at 

All of the DT have been creating the most amazing projects for you and may I say WOW!! they will knock your socks off!!!  lol.

If you have come here from our fabulous Julie P then you are on the right track if not why not pop back to Magnolia-licious and start at the beginning. 

My Summer Celebration is in celebration of the 60th anniversary of Queen Elizabeth's ascension to the throne, every year she had a special Tea Party in the Gardens of Buckingham Palace but this year was a little more special than normal so I thought this would be an ideal project for our Summer Blog Hop.  

I've used sweet Joyful Tilda from the Christmas Story Collection 2012 I just love that this image is so versatile.  She has been coloured with Copics and Derwent Soft pencils. 

The products used are at the bottom of my post and I've linked them to stores where possible.

Don't forget to leave comments on every Design Team creation and also on the main Blog Hop Post in order to be included the the wonderful prize draw from our sweet Diana who will send one lucky winner a 

From here you need to scoot over to the lovely Chris to continue on your Blog Hop journey.  Thank you for popping in to visit with me and I'm
wishing you all a wonderful day ahead. 


Challenges Entered:

Cards and More Challenge:  Summer Fun
Flourishes Timeless Tuesday:  Scallops is the theme 
Ribbon Carousel Challenge:  Fun in the Sun 
Love to Scrap Challenge:  No cards allowed. 
Allsorts Challenge:  Time for Tea