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Wednesday, 22 October 2014

Another Christmas Card...

I went for brown and white for this card as I wanted to use those beautiful papers from Maja Design... It was supposed to be a criss-cross card but it looks more like a pocket card !!!



Recipe : Stamps ("Tilda Hiding Gift" and "Vintage Merry Christmas Post Mark")  and Dies from Magnolia - Flowers from WOC and from Ebay - The little white bell is from one of last year cracker !

My card will enter the challenge "Special Celebration" with Midweek Magnolias and the challenge "Use your Dies or Punches" with Tilda's Town.

Happy Crafting !

Tuesday, 14 October 2014

Blue Christmas...

I quite like non-traditional colours for Christmas cards... Here is one in blue...


Recipe : Papers from Maja Design - Stamp (Jolly Tilda), Tree die, Stocking Die, Snowflake Die and Leaves Die from Magnolia - Flowers from Wild Orchid Crafts - Stand die from Creata.

My card will enter the challenges :
- "Use your Christmas Stash" with Tilda's Town,
- "Christmas" with We Do Doobadoo,
- "Christmas in October" with Deep Ocean Challenge,
- "Use 3 Different Embellishments" with Lovely Haenglar and Sweet Magnolia
and the challenge with Sketch Saturday as I have used their sketch for my card. Here it is...

Happy Crafting !

Friday, 10 October 2014

A Notebook...

I have made another cover, for a notebook this time... It was an excuse for me to use my new dies from DooHickey Club ("All I Want for Christms Collection).


Recipe : Papers from Maja Design ("Coffee in the Harbour" Collection) - Stamp, Rocking Horse Die, Leaves Die (under the bow)  from Magnolia - Flowers and Ribbon from Wild Orchid Crafts.

My notebook cover will enter the challenges :
- "Anything Goes" with ABC Challenge,
- "Anything Goes with Ribbon" with Fab'n Funky,
- "Anything Goes" with MidWeek Magnolia
and "Anything Goes" with PaperTake Weekly.

Happy Crafting ! 

Tuesday, 7 October 2014

A Little Book...

I have made a new cover for the little book in which I keep my stamped images... I had to use my new Tilda... I had never seen her before, so when I saw her in an Ebay shop I could not resist... Don't you think she is sweet ?


Recipe : Papers from BoBunny (I think...) - Border die, Tag die and Stamp from Magnolia - Paper Flowers and Ribbon from Wild Orchid Crafts - Hessian Flowers from Ebay.

My book cover will enter the challenges :
- "Anything Goes" with Tilda's Town,
- "Pink, Pearls and Dots" with Magnolia Mania
and "Think Pink" with Live and Love Crafts.

Happy Crafting !

Friday, 3 October 2014

A Little Box of Treats...

I love making boxes... Here is one I have made for Christmas... I used brown ink for my stamping, just for a change !



It was difficult to fill it up and not to eat any treats !!! 

Recipe : Papers from Maja Design - Stamps and Tag Die from Magnolia - Flowers from Wild Orchid Crafts.

My box will enter the challenges :
- "Sitting Tilda" with Totally Tilda,
- "Anything Goes" with Dutch Magnolia Lovers,
- "Monochromatic" with Magnolia-licious,
- "Anything Goes" with Midweek Magnolia
and "Sweet Treats" with My Craft Spot.

Happy Crafting !

Saturday, 27 September 2014

A Cute Tilda...

I think this little Tilda is really cute... I was so pleased to find her on Ebay... and to win the bidding !


The papers are from Maja Design...

My card will enter the challenges :
- "Oh So Cute" with PaperTake Weekly,
- "At Least One Flower" with Deep Ocean Challenge,
- "Layered Up" with Marvelous Magnolia Challenge
and the challenge with Die Sketchtanten as I have followed their sketch for my card... Here it is...

Happy Crafting ! 

Thursday, 25 September 2014

A bzz bzz Card...

I am experimenting with different shapes for my cards, I am a bit fed up with square cards ! It was fun making this one...


Recipe : Papers from My Mind's Eye - Image and Sentiment from Magnolia - Flowers and Ribbon from Wild Orchid Crafts - Letters : Die from Tim Holtz - Border : Die from Martha Stewart. The faux stitching was made with rub-ons.

My card will enter the challenges :
- "Things with Wings" with Natalie and Amy,
- "Bingo" with Magnolia Mania (Stitching - Ribbon - Sentiment),
- "Things with Wings" with Live and Love Crafts
and "Things with Wings" with Sparkles Forum Challenges.

Happy Crafting !

Sunday, 21 September 2014

A Christmas Stocking Card...

Back into my comfort zone... Here is a little Christmas card I have just finished...


Recipe : Papers from Maja Design - Stamp from Magnolia - Flowers and Ribbon from Wild Orchid Crafts - Snowflakes : Dies from Marianne Design - The faux-stitiching was made with rub-ons.

My card will enter the challenges :
- "One for Christmas" with Tilda's Town,
- "Monochrome Christmas Tilda" with Totally Tilda,
- "Anything Goes" with Sister Act Card Challenge,
- "T is for Tic Tac Toe" with ABC Challenge (Faux-stitching - Ribbon - Flowers)
- "Monochromatic" with Magnolia Forever
and "Something Festive" with ABC Christmas Challenge.

Happy Crafting !

Friday, 19 September 2014

You're a Star...

Yesterday I posted a card but I didn't like it at all... I don't know why I posted it in the first place... So I deleted the post and worked on the card again... It's still not to my liking... I really struggle with cards for guys...


My card will enter the challenge "Black and White Images Only" with Magnolia Down Under.

Happy Crafting ! 

Monday, 15 September 2014

A Leaf Card...

This card was so fun to make with its unusual shape... I have used - again - the gorgeous papers from Maja Design...


My card will enter the challenge  "Anything Fall" with Tilda's Town and the challenge "Birthday" with Marvelous Magnolia Challenge.

Happy Crafting !

Thursday, 11 September 2014

A Christmas Card...

Me again ! I don't believe it ! I haven't stopped crafting lately... I suppose my mojo is back big style !!! Here is what I have made...


Recipe : Papers from Maja Design (I so love them !) - Stamps and Tag Die from Magnolia - Snowflakes : Dies from Marianne Design - Flowers from Wild Orchid Crafts.

My card will enter the challenges :
- "Christmas is Coming" with Midweek Magnolia (2nd entry),
- "Winter Blues" with Southern Girls Challenge,
- "Anything Goes" with Divas by Design,
- "Christmas" with C.R.A.F.T. Challenge
and the sketch challenge with Magnolia Mania (2nd entry).

Happy Crafting !

Wednesday, 10 September 2014

A Bib Card...

It's me again ! Two posts in two days... It doesn't happen very often ! I would like to share with you today a baby card I have made... It's in the shape of a bib - I better mention it because you can hardly see it with all the embellishments I have put on ! Have you guessed that I like busy cards ???


Recipe : Papers from Maja Design - Image from H and S - Yellow Flower from Prima - Angel made with Paper Clay.

My card will enter the challenge "Favourite Colour Combo" with Lovely Haenglar or Sweet  Magnolia (As I have said many times before I just love yellow and blue together...) and the challenge "Lace" with Bunny Zoe's Crafts.

Happy Crafting !

Tuesday, 9 September 2014

A Card and a Post-it Holder...

I have been playing with my new Magnolia stamps.... First here is the card I have made...


Recipe : Papers from Maja Design - Stamps, Tag Die and Border Die from Magnolia - Papers Flowers from Wild Orchid Crafts - Burlap Flowers and Butterfly from Ebay - Cheese Cloth and Wooden Heart from Live and Love Crafts.

My card will enter the challenges :
- "Dies or Punches" with My Mum's Craft Shop,
- "Use Wood" with Dutch Magnolia Lovers (Wooden Heart)
and the challenge with Magnolia Mania as I have used their sketch to make my card. Here it is...


And this is the Post-it holder...



It will enter the challenges "Add a Ribbon" with The Ribbon Girl and the challenge "School" with Magnolia Forever.

Happy Crafting and thank you for your comments !

Wednesday, 3 September 2014

A Christmas Tea Bag Holder

I got the inspiration from here, but I changed it and made it smaller... I haven't bought the Christmas tea bags yet...


And the inside... empty for now !


Recipe : Papers from K and Co - Stamps from Magnolia - Frame : Die from Marianne Design - Paper Flowers from Wild Orchid Crafts.

My tea bag holder will enter the challenges :
- "Early Christmas Makes" with Allsorts,
- "Add a Charm" with The Ribbon Girl (you can just spot the charme under the bow, beside the little bell...)
- "A Touch of Kraft" with A Creative Romance,
- "Stamping" with Frosted Designs
and "Christmas is Coming" with Midweek Magnolias.

Happy Crafting !

Sunday, 31 August 2014

So Yummy...

I had a lot of fun making this card... I got the idea from an old Magnolia Ink magazine...


Recipe : Papers from Maja Design - Paper Flowers and Ribbon from Wild Orchid Crafts - Burlap Flowers from Ebay - Sentiments from Lisa's Altered Art.

My card will enter the challenges :
- "Anything Goes" with Tuesday Throwdown,
- "Food or Drink" with My Time to Craft,
- "Anything Goes" with Simon Says Stamp,
- "Creative Fold or Tag" with Tilda's Town,
- "Something Sweet" with Deep Ocean Challenge,
- "Anything Goes" with Marvelous Magnolia (2nd Entry)
and "Your Favourite Magnolia Stamp" with Magnolia Down Under.

Happy Crafting !

Tuesday, 26 August 2014

Back to School...

The card I am sharing with you today is in the shape of an apple... I know, you can hardly tell with all the stuff I have put on top of it !!!


Recipe : Papers from K and Co and from Maja Design - ABC : Die from Tim Holtz - Paper Embellishments from Graphic 45 - Paper Flowers from Wild Orchid Crafts - Ribbon from The Ribbon Girl.

My card will enter the challenge "Anything Goes" with Tilda's Town (2nd entry) and the challenge "Back to School" with Midweek Magnolias.

Happy Crafting !

Sunday, 24 August 2014

Sweet You...

I have been experimenting with different shapes for my cards lately... But I must say I am not really happy with that one...



Recipe : Papers from Maja Design - Stamped images and Tag Die from Magnolia - Flowers from Wild Orchid Crafts - Ribbon from The Ribbon Girl - Sentiments from Lisa's Altered Art - Butterfly and Burlap Flower from Ebay.

My card will enter the challenges :
- "Bling" with Magnolia Forever (I find it difficult to "do bling", so the little pearls and heart are all I could do... Don't know if it is "bling" enough...)
- "Anything Goes" with Tilda's Town (First Entry)
and "Anything Goes" with Marvelous Magnolia.

Happy Crafting ! 

Monday, 18 August 2014

A Get Well Soon Card...

I should send it to myself actually... I have twisted a muscle in my back - again - and right now there isn't a lot I can do... apart from crafting of course, with two cushions behind my back !!! Here is a little card I have just finished... 


My card will enter the challenge "Get Well Soon" with Totally Tilda and the challenge with Sketchy Colors as I have used their sketch for my card (I have rotated it...)


Happy Crafting !

Tuesday, 12 August 2014

Sending You Sunshine...

Sunshine is what we need in the UK right now... It's cold, grey, wet... Just the right weather for staying indoors and crafting I suppose... Here is the last card I have made...


Recipe : Papers from Maja Design - Paper Flowers and Ribbon from Wild Orchid Crafts - Burlap Flowers and Butterfly from Ebay - Sentiment from Create with TLC.

My card will enter the challenge "Favourite Papers and Why" with As You Like it (I love the papers from Maja Design, their quality is second to none and the colours are always gorgeous... I wish I had them all...) and the challenge "Tilda with Sentiment" with Marvelous Magnolia.

Happy Crafting !

Saturday, 9 August 2014

A Little Christmas Card...

Never too early to start them ! Here is the one I have just made...


Recipe : Papers from Teresa Collins - Paper Flowers and Ribbon from Wild Orchid Crafts - Burlap Flowers from Ebay - Sentiment from Lisa's Altered Art - Bell from... a Christmas cracker !

My card will enter the challenges :
- "Christmas" with Totally Tilda,
- "Christmas in July" with Sparkles Forum Challenges,
- "Anything Goes" with Winter Wonderland
and "Anything Goes" with Bearly Mine.

Happy Crafting !