Monday 30 March 2009

Papertake 'Recipe' Challenge
This week's challenge at Papertakes is a recipe, use
1 Circle
2 Ribbons
3 Images
on your card.
This was quite a challenge but I really enjoyed making my card. Why not pop over here and join in the challenge.
Stamps: Magnolia- Fence, Tilda, Sentiment - Unknown
Tools: Prismacolors, Sansador, Leone Em Punch, EK Success Retro Flower Punches, Lace, Velvet Ric Rac, Pearl, Distress ink
DP: K + Co

Sunday 29 March 2009

Magnolia Down Under Challenge 5 - Easter
This week's challenge at Magnolia Down Under is Easter. I have made a card and covered a box. I'll fill the box with some little chocolate eggs and give them to my mum for a little Easter pressie.
I also have some fabby news, I have been asked by Kellie from Magnolia Down Under to be one of the Guest DT for April, thank you so much Kellie, I can't wait to work with you all.
Have a great Sunday!Supplies:
Stamps: Magnolia - Tilda with Tulips, Wall, Bees, Toodles + Binks - Sentiment
Tools: Prismacolors, Sansador, Martha Stewart Punch, Cuttlebug, Nestabilities, Glitter, Gems, Ribbon
DP: K + Co, Pebbles Inc

Thursday 26 March 2009

Toodles + Binks DT + Lily of the Valley 'Easter' Challenge
The challenge at Lily of the Valley this week is Easter which is perfect for me to use the other super cute new stamp release from Toodles + Binks, this is Amelie Bunnykins, isn't she the sweetest. I have used papers by Pebbles Inc and flowers cut with EK Success punches.
Stamps: Toodles + Binks - Amelie Bunnykins, Sentiment from Chickadee
Tools: Pro Markers, Cuttlebug, Nestabilities, Vintage Corners, EK Success Punches, Gems, Glamour Dust
DP: Pebbles Inc

Cute Card Thursday 'Family Affair'
The challenge at Cute Card Thursday this week is Family Affair, make a card for a family member. It was Grant, my eldest son's 12th birthday on Tuesday and I decided to combine the CCT challenge with his birthday card.
The image is a fabby Greeting Farm stamp (thanks Caz) which I have coloured with Pro Markers. The card is fairly plain but this is just right for Grant as he is a no fuss boy! His comment when he opened the card was it's sick - which means he likes it!!Supplies
Stamp: The Greetings Farm - Skater Ian
Tools: Pro Markers, Buttons, Twine, PC (Sentiment)
DP: Basic Grey

Wednesday 25 March 2009

Toodles + Binks DT 'Chickadee' + Spoon Full of Sugar Easter Challenge
The 2 new gorgeous Toodles + Binks stamps arrived this morning and I just had to ink up Chickadee to make an Easter card for this week's Spoon Full of Sugar challenge. Isn't he the cutest!Supplies
Stamps: Toodles + Binks - Chickadee
Tools: Pro Markers, Glamour Dust, Glossy Accents, Gems
DP: Pebbles Inc

Tilda + Friends 'Spring' Challenge
The challenge at Tilda + Friends ATC this week is Spring. I have used a Sarah Kay stamp which I bought when they were first released and have never inked up before!! The papers are from Pebbles Inc, I love the bright colours.
Stamps: Sarah Kay, Hero Arts Sentiment
Tools: Pro Markers, Martha Stewart Punch, Gems
DP: Pebbles Inc

Tuesday 24 March 2009

An Award
I was lucky enough to be given this award by Kellie, thank you so much Kellie. If you haven't visited Kellie's blog before pop by here and have a look at her fabby cards.Now I have to pass it on to 5 people, this is really difficult but here goes!
1. Barbara - Hunnybunny Cards
2. Michele - Miche's Niche
3. Annie - Ink n Rubba
4. Eileen - Ikki's Corner
5. Elena - The Red Haired Girl

Monday 23 March 2009

New Toodles + Binks Releases
There are 2 gorgeous new stamp releases from Toodles and Binks, aren't they just the cutest.
Amelie Bunnykins

Papertake Dawn's Sketch 11
This weeks challenge at Papertake is another great sketch by Dawn. I have used one of the fab Gorjuss Girl stamps which I have coloured with Prismcolors for my card. I have threaded the ribbon through eyelets - this is the first time I have used eyelets for ages and I really should use them more often as I have so many!!!Supplies
Stamp: Gorjuss Girl - Sugar Nellies
Tools: Prismcolors, Sansador, Cuttlebug, Embossing Folders, Eyelets, Ribbon, EK Success Punches, Pearls
DP: K + Co, Bazzill

Saturday 21 March 2009

Magnolia DT + Magnolia Down Under Challenge 4
This is another Magnolia DT card made using the Easter Collection 09 stamps which I have made for the Magnolia Down Under challenge 4 which is to have bling on your card.Have a fabulous Mother's Day.

Stamps: Magnolia Easter Collection 09 -Easter Tilda, Spring Background
Tools: prosmacolors, Sansador, Martha Stewart Punch, Gems,
DP + Flowers - Magnolia

Thursday 19 March 2009

New Magnolia Challenge Blog
I have just discovered a fabby new Australian Magnolia challenge blog, Magnolia Down Under Challenges. The challenges are set every Sunday, so why not pop over here and join in the fun with Kellie and her DT members.
Cute Card Thursday 'Recipe' Challenge
This week's challenge at Cute Card Thursday is to use a recipe on your card. The recipe is
1 item ripped or torn
2 patterned papers
4 embellishments in total (this is a toughie!)
I have altered another giant peg using papers from Basic Grey and a Tilda from the Magnolia Spring Stampclub. My 4 embellishments are a flower, a button, a small piece of SU Linen Thread and lace.
Stamp: Magnolia - Tilda from Spring Stampclub
Tools: Pro Markers, EK Success Punch, SU Linen Thread, Lace, Button, Peg
DP: Basic Grey

Wednesday 18 March 2009

Tilda + Friends 'Horizontal Hold' Challenge
The challenge at Tilda + Friends this week is make your ATC horizontal. I have used one of the gorgeous new Magnolias from the Spring Stampclub kit, her wings are really glittery but unfortunately they don't show up very well in the photo.Supplies
Stamp: Magnolia - Spring Stampclub 09
Tools: Pro Markers, Glamour Dust, Adhesive Stones
DP: K + Co Tag

Monday 16 March 2009

High Hopes 'No Patterned Paper' Challenge
The challenge at the High Hopes Blog this week is to use no patterned paper on your card. I have made a Stair Step card using the sea life range of stamps. This was such a fun card to make with all the cute little characters!Supplies
Stamps: High Hopes
Tools: Pro Markers, Glossy Accents, Sakura Clear Stardust

Thursday 12 March 2009

Happy Birthday Cute Card Thursday
Today is the 1st birthday of Cute Card Thursday, I can't believe how fast the year has flown by, it only seems like a short time since Deb and I were deciding how to set up the challenges etc. This week we have a fab sketch by Katharina and 5 fantastic prizes, pop over here and see all the goodies we have up for grabs.
I found this Tilda in my box and this is the 1st time I have used her, how bad is that!! The papers are Basic Grey and the sentiment is from Autumn Leaves.Supplies
Stamps: Magnolia - Tilda + Corner Swirl, Autumn Leaves - Sentiment
Tools: Prismacolors, Sansador, Distress Inks, SU Scallop Punch, EK Success Retro Flower Punches, Pearls, Flowers + Lace from stash
DP: Basic Grey, Bazzill Bling

Wednesday 11 March 2009

Tilda + Friends 'One For The Boys' Challenge
The challenge at Tilda and Friends this week is to make an ATC with a male theme. I have used another of the fabby Greetings Farm stamps which I won on the Roses on Paper challenge blog last week.Supplies
Stamps: The Greeting Farm - Rock the Farm
Tools: Pro Markers,Glossy Accents, Mini Circle Punch

Tuesday 10 March 2009

Roses On Paper #7
Here is my card for this weeks Roses on Paper challenge which is a fab sketch by Rosette. I have used a stamp from the Rock the Farm set by The Greeting Farm which I was lucky enough to win on the last Roses on paper challenge. I couldn't believe it when I won them as I love this range of stamps. The papers are by Pebbles Inc and I have coloured her with Pro Markers.
Stamps: The Greeting Farm - Rock the Farm
Tools: Pro Markers, Glamour Dust, SU Punch, Crafts Too Punches, Gems, Ric Rac
DP: Pebbles Inc

Monday 9 March 2009

Papertakes Dawny's Sketch 10
There is another fab sketch by Dawn at Papertakes this week. I made a slight mistake on mine as I put the text on the ribbon rather than below it!! I have used another of the fabby Gorjuss Girls stamps and some scrummy stripy paper I found in my scrap box. This was such a quick card to make.
Stamp: Sugar Nellie - Gorjuss Girl
Tools: Prismacolors, Sansador, Cuttlebug, Nesties Ribbon Tags, Flower Punches

Sunday 8 March 2009

Stamp Something 'Favourite Things' + Jehkotar 47 'Lace'
This card fits both of the challenges from Jehkotar which is to use lace on your card and Stamp Something which is to use your favourite things on your card. Well as you can probably guess my favourite stamp range is Magnolia, my favourite colouring medium are Prismacolors and distressing using Distress Inks and I love my EK Sucess Retro Flower punches, Cuttlebug Vintage Corner die and lace. The white flowers have been stamped with a script stamp using Distress Ink and the leaves have been cut with a Leone Em punch. All in all I think this is one of my favourite cards which I have made, as I love these colours as well.Supplies
Stamps: Magnolia - Tilda With Puppy, Rufus, Bench
Tools: Prismacolors, Sansador, EK Success Punches, Leone Em Punch, Cuttlebug, Vintage Corners, Lace, Distress Inks
DP: DCWV, Bazzill Bling

Friday 6 March 2009

Magnolia DT + Charisma Cardz 'Pretty Cards for Mum' Challenge
Here is another Magnolia DT card which I have made with the new Easter Collection 09 stamps. I also found a new (to me!!) challenge blog called Charisma Cardz and their challenge this week is A Pretty Card for Mum and I think this card would be perfect for my mum.Supplies
Stamps: magnolia Easter Collection 09 - Tilda with Chickens, Bible
Tools: Prismacolors, Sansador, Distress Inks, Button
DP, Hearts, Flowers - all Magnolia

Thursday 5 March 2009

Cute Card Thursday 'Wine + Dine' Challenge
The challenge at Cute Card Thursday this week is Wine + Dine, have food or drink or both on your card. I have used Tyrolean Edwin by Magnolia and Basic Grey papers. I put Liquid Applique for the froth on the pint pot but I have kept the rest of the card fairly simple.Supplies
Stamps: Magnolia - Tyrolean Edwin, Hero Arts - Sentiment
Tools: Prismacolors, Sansador, Distress Ink, Distressing Tool, Gems
DP: Basic Grey

Wednesday 4 March 2009

Tilda + Friends 'Double Trouble' Challenge
The challenge at Tilda and Friends this week is 'Double Trouble' and these 2 cute little elves from Magnolia immediately sprung to mind as they always look like they are up to mischief to me!Supplies
Stamps: Magnolia Jingle Jangle Collection 08 - Sitting Alva, Sitting Alf
Tools: Pro Markers, Glossy Accents

Thank you so much to Susie from Sassy Designs by Susie for this award. Susie makes fantastic cards so if you haven't visited her blog before pop over and take a look.

Tuesday 3 March 2009

Spoon Full Of Sugar 'Torn' Challenge
My new Gorjuss Girls stamps arrived this morning and I couldnt wait to ink them up, so I made a card for this week's Spoon Full of Sugar challenge which is to have a torn edge on your card.
Stamps: Gorjuss Girls - Funky Kits
Tools: Prismacolors, Sansador, Distress Inks, Pearls, EK Success punches, Lace from stash
DP: Basic Grey

Monday 2 March 2009

Papertake 'Pink, Brown + Orange' Challenge
The challenge at Papertake this week is to use pink, orange and brown on your card, I think these papers will just about count as there is some pink in them!! The yummy papers are by Cosmo Cricket and the stamps are Magnolias. The flowers have been cut using EK Success Retro Flower punches.Supplies
Stamps: Magnolia - Bench, Tilda in Sark
Tools: Prismacolors, Sansador, EK Success Punches, Gems, Distress Inks, Pebbles Inc Rub Ons
DP: Cosmo Cricket
, Bazzill Bling Card