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Tuesday, 18 November 2014

Shabby Chic - Deep Ocean DT


Evening everyone!
I've got my new card for Deep Ocean DT to share with you tonight.
The theme this fortnight is....
'Shabby Chic'


The flower is cut from printed voiles - three layers held together with a brad.



Supplies:
Go Kreate shaped card die
Magnolia paper
Magnolia Tilda with bunny balloon (coloured with DI's)
Magnolia Doo Hickey - Tilda lace
Magnolia and SU postmark stamps
SU birthday sentiment
pearls, lace and string from stash

Our lovely sponsor this time is my favourite.....
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and our winner will win this...

ooooh I'm so jealous lol!

Challenge I would like to enter:
Tildas Town - Fussy and Fancy

Thanks for visiting my blog today
Have a wonderful week and I'll be back on Sunday with another midway creation for Simply Magnolia
Hugs,

Sunday, 9 November 2014

Simply Magnolia DT - Bling!

Happy Remembrance Day everyone!
I've got my Midway Reminder for you today for
current theme 
'Bling'

I made this card for one of the lovely ladies in the FB Birthday circle group that I am part of, Irmelin Bakke, her birthday was five days after mine on the 24th October and I knew that if I made it for this challenge she wouldn't see it on my blog until after she had received it!







Magnolia Scorpio Tilda (coloured with DI's), Magnolia post mark stamp at edges
Magnolia papers
Magnolia DooHickeys - swirl, doily flower, Tilda's ticket, stitched scalloped lace edge
SU birthday sentiment
Spellbinders nestie Fleur de Lis square for written message inside
Other: plenty of shabby white Frantage, gems and machine stitched edge of image

Our fantastic sponsor is Rubber Buggy
with this great prize

Challenge I would like to enter:
Tildas Town - Anything Goes

Thanks for visiting my blog today!
Have a wonderful week
Hugs,

Wednesday, 5 November 2014

Handmade Flowers for Deep Ocean DT

Hi everyone,
Sorry, I'm a day late with my creation for 
which this time is all about
Handmade Flowers!

I'm late because hubby's off this week and thrown me totally out of my routine!
This card is for my friend's mum and dad who are celebrating their golden wedding anniversary next week. He's commissioned me to make quite a few cards for him, so you'll get to see them over the coming weeks :)
Saying that, it's also taking me out of my comfort zone as I'm doing cards I've not had to do before, and this one is a prime example - no image! This might be a first for me as I always do cards with an image as the focus, but I'm pleased with the final result even though it's something I wouldn't normally do :)


The shape of the card is a Go Kreate card die - frilly square #8
The wording is computer generated and cut out using Spellbinders Labels sixteen, as is the gold mirri card underneath.  Faux stitching inside and out. I covered the chipboard 50 in gold Frantage.
Cheesecloth, paper and ribbon are from my stash.


The handmade flowers were made by cutting Magnolia doohickey peony and doily flowers out of watercolour paper, coloured with TH scattered straw and wild honey DI's, a couple of pearl stamens in the middle and with star dust stickles to finish. The Spellbinder leaves are cut from gold mirri card.


A picture of the inside....  a criss cross design to hold a photo to mark the occasion.

We are sponsored this fortnight by the wonderful Ribbon Girl with this fab prize:


Thanks for visiting my blog today.
Can't wait to see your amazing creations! 
Have fun :)
Hugs,



Sunday, 26 October 2014

Simply Magnolia DT - Black,white and one other colour


Hi everyone,
I have my DT inspiration for you today for
midway reminder of our current challenge which is
'Black, white and one other colour'
This colour combo can be applied to most projects and especially Halloween and Christmas creations.
So, as I've been in the zone lately with Christmas cards I thought I'd do another! (I'm sure I'm going to get fed up with them soon lol!)





Supplies:

Go Kreate shaped card die
Spellbinder Lacey Circle
black and white card
Magnolia paper
Magnolia Noel Tilda (coloured in DI's)
Magnolia DooHickey's - poinsettia, snowflake
WOC flowers
snowtex

Our wonderful sponsor this time is Diana at Magnolia-licious! and this is the great prize:

Challenges I would like to enter:

Midweek Magnolias - Special Celebration
Tildas Town - Merry and bright Christmas

Thanks for visiting my blog today! 
Have a fantastic week
Hugs,

Tuesday, 21 October 2014

Deep Ocean challenge DT- 'Just one layer'

Hi everyone! I'm here with my latest creation for 
the theme this time is
'Just one layer'
and I had great fun creating this Christmas card! I was amazed to find how much I could put on just one layer and I could have carried on but I didn't want to have overload and spoil it!


I cut my watercolour paper using the Go Kreate shaped card die I'd used for the base of my card. Then I stamped Magnolia's Tilda with snow heart and masked her with an SU Christmas tree. Tilda is coloured using DI's. The snow around her is pearl maker pen.


I added plenty of shabby white frantage


The snowflakes and Merry Christmas text are from - the girls' paperie - stamp set 'Tinsel and Twig'



The final touch was crackle accents on the snow heart

Our fab sponsor this fortnight is The Ribbon Girl with this great prize

Thank you so much for visiting my blog today, it means such a lot! I hope you can join in the fun with us at Deep Ocean, your creations are always so beautiful!

I will be back on Sunday with my midway creation for Simply Magnolia, so until then....
Happy Crafting
Hugs,


Tuesday, 7 October 2014

Deep Ocean DT - Christmas in October

Hi everyone,
It seems ages since I last posted anything, but at last it's time for the next fab
'Christmas in October'
I love these Christmas themes, it means I get another Christmas card ticked off the 'to make' list.


Magnolia images are all coloured with distress inks, white Frantage around the image and machine stitched at the edge
The poinsettias, leaves, fence and swirl have snowtex added



Supplies:
Go Kreate shaped card die
Magnolia Holy Edwin, Tilda with Holy Baby and Holy house
Magnolia DooHickey's - poinsettia, leaf, swirl, fence, Tilda lace die
Magnolia sweet flurry green paper
Tim Holtz chit chat sticker
SU seam binding
pearls, bell, 'Joy' charm

Our lovely sponsor this fortnight is Live and Love Crafts
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with this fab prize for the lucky winner:

Challenges I would like to enter:
Midweek Magnolias - Anything Goes
Tildas Town - Anything Goes

Thanks for visiting my blog today, hope to see your entry over at Deep Ocean!
I'll be back on Sunday with some more Midway inspiration for Simply Magnolia.
Hugs,



Sunday, 28 September 2014

Simply Magnolia Anything Goes/DT call


Hi everyone,
Just a quick post to let you all know about 
Simply Magnolia's 'Anything Goes' challenge
 that still has a week to run AND the DT call that I'm having this fortnight, I love it! It's fantastic to see the beautiful entries that you only get with an open theme and it's exciting wondering who will enter the DT call.

I've made an autumn giftbag as inspiration this time, I made a patchwork design out of the gorgeous papers and the doily you may have noticed is from when I stayed in Boras. I can't believe it's nearly a whole year since I was there and this time of year will always remind me of that trip of a lifetime!



leaves and pinecones have plenty of Diamond Stickles added

Supplies:
Magnolia Tilda with carrots (coloured with distress inks)
Magnolia Autumn frame
Magnolia DooHickeys - swirl, small poinsettia (cut up for leaves)  and dragonflies
Spellbinders leaves
Most of the papers are Bo Bunny Forever Fall 
lace, metal corner, pinecones and doily from stash

We are lucky to be sponsored by Mary and Andrea from The Ribbon Girl who have this prize waiting for the winner:

Challenges I would like to enter:
Midweek Magnolias - Autumn/Fall
Tildas Town - Fussy and Fancy or Clean and layered

Thanks for visiting me today!
Hugs,



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