Sunday, August 30, 2015

Parisian Chic

Happy Sunday everyone!!!

Well it seems like summer has hit the Pilbara, last week we needed heater but boy this week the temp has gone up so the air con is on. And even the lizards are out so know that summer has started.

Today I am here with a card I would like to enter into the following challenges-

Time for a Magnolia Challenge- Dies and/or punches
Boutique Magnolia- Girly things
Tilda's Town Neighbourhood blog - Use your stash
Stamp and Create - One for the girls

On this card I used 'Tilda on the loose', she is one of the older stamps but she is so cute. When I first saw her I thought of Carrie from 'Sex and the City' running through Paris. So thats what i went with! I coloured Tilda with Distress Inks.

The papers are stunning and fitted the idea I had in my head of Carrie/Tilda! Parisian Flea market by Pion Design. So feminine.

The dies are a mix of Magnolia,La La Land Crafts and Go Kreate.  The flowers as always are Wild Orchid Crafts. The lace is so special its beautiful and girly and is from Live and Love Crafts. On the sign post die it reads in mini alpha's ' England' 'Paris.

To finish off it HAD to be an Eiffel Tower charm.

Hope you have a lovely week next week.

Glitter Words

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Thursday, August 27, 2015


Evening lovelies!!!!

I am back with a male card today and inspired by that great social network...yes that is facebook!

The challenges I would like to enter my card into are the following-

Tilda's Town Neighbourhood challenge- Anything goes
Midweek Magnolias - Recipe 1-2-3
Deep Ocean Challenge Blog - One for the boys
Stamping Sensations- Anything goes with an image and a die
The Ribbon Girl blog - Add lace

So for this card I used 'Facebook Edwin'. I coloured the little guy with Distress Inks. Now for the Midweek Magnolia challenge I used the recipe - 1 Image, 2 design papers (the white is cardstock embossed with dots) 3 embellishments- lace, brown brads and a cute little light bulb charm.

The brads are in the middle of the cogs and the edges of the cloud.

The papers are from 'First Edition Papers' and are the 'Man Made' collection. I love these!!!

The dies are a mix of Magnolia, Go Kreate, Spellbinders and Tim Holtz.

I used a letter die, which I cant for the life of me remember who its from, to cut LOL on the flags and 'FB Like' on the cloud.

I edged the image with Distress Inks 'Vintage Photo'.  To finish I added a cog die cut inside to tie in with the outside.

Have a lovely day!

Glitter Words

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Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Coast to Coast 2015

Happy Wednesday!!!

How is everyone? ok I hope?

I am here today I am here with a card that was inspired by my dad doing the Coast to Coast bike ride on Sunday. Its from Seahouses to Tynemouth which for those who dont know England is a beautiful stretch of coastline.

I would like to enter my card in the following challenges-

All about Magnolia challenge blog - Summer
Bunny Zoe challenge blog- Shaped card- Shape from Go Kreate
Magnolia Forever- Use 3 or more design papers
Simply Magnolia- Fun in the sun

For this card the image I used was 'Tilda on the road'. The papers are from Kaisercraft's collection 'Teaparty' and I love the coral colours in this, so rich. I coloured Tilda with Distress Inks and edged around the outside with Distress Ink 'Scattered Straw'.

The dies are a mix of Tim Holtz, Magnolia and La La Land Crafts.  I used a La La Land die on the inside also. The brads are soooo cool, they are moonstone and its fits lovely on the bow.

The flowers are from the ever awesome Wild Orchid Crafts. The charm is on the top right of the card and is a lady's bonnet.

On the Magnolia die of the sign post, I added some mini alpha's which read 'coast 2 coast 2015'.

Hope you have a lovely day!

Glitter Words

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Sunday, August 16, 2015

Edwin on Guard

Hi everyone!

Hope everyone is having a lovely Sunday, again another different weather day here, and yup got my washing done! #happy!!!

Today I am here with a card that I would like to enter into the following challenges-

Midweek Magnolias - Bows and Buttons
Marvelous Magnolia Challenge Blog- Anything goes
Stamping Sensations - Anything goes with an image and a die
Magnolia Forever - Use 3 or more patterned papers

So for this card I used the ever cute Edwin, and this time its 'Beefeater Edwin' from the Little London Collection.  Now for a change I cracked out my Inktense Pencils which I am still getting to grips with.

Now for the papers....well I have had this paper for ages and yup I will confess that I have been hanging on to it...but not anymore! This house has Ashes fever so thought I would use it for a very English card. The paper is the 'Portobella Road' from Papermania and I will confess again, I went a bit crazy and bought the stamps, the ribbons, the bows, the buttons and the embossing folders lol! I just couldnt help myself!!!

The dies I used are from Magnolia and Tim Holtz. I used the Weathered Clock' from Tim Holtz as the guards change on the chiming of the clock so needed to have a clock somewhere on this card!!! I also used the castle die as no London right without the tower of London! I also added a Prima Grandfather clock to tie in with the clock die.  The ribbon yup thats from the collection. The buttons on the flags at bottom, yup from the collection and the ribbon on the Prima clock...yup you guessed it from the collection!

Around the image I edged it with Distress Ink 'Festive Berries' and stamped in 'Vintage Photo' the stamp that yup came with the collection, saying Portobella Road' Told you I had gone crazy buying this!

On the inside I used another stamps from yup (this is becoming a habit!) from the collection of the button and the telephone box.

Hope you have a lovely week ahead!

Glitter Words

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Saturday, August 15, 2015

Pink pink pink

Evening All!!!!!

How are we all today? Weather has been a bit strange here today, yup strange grep and humid...hmmm hope its not like that tmro! i have washing to do!

So today I am here with a card I would like to enter into the following challenges-

In the Pink - Anything goes
The ABC Challenge blog- 'P' is for Pretty in Pink
Stamping Sensations - Anything goes with a stamp and a die
Stamp and Create- One for the girls
Marvelous Magnolia Challenge blog- Anything goes...again!

So for this pink pink pink card I used the cute Tilda with large rose stamp. I coloured Tilda with Distress inks.

I used a mix of dies from Go Kreate, Magnolia, Spellbinders and La La Land crafts.  The flowers are from WOC and some I picked up in Spotlight. The pink apple is from Live and Love Crafts- its a beautiful pink colour.

I added some lace also from Live and Love crafts and some ribbon from my stash. To add some girly bling I used a Prima pearl pin, a heart, a beautiful ornate corner and a little butterfly charm.

Hope you like her!

Glitter Words

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Monday, August 10, 2015

Vintage beach wear

Hiya all!

Hope everyone is ok? Its a gorgeous day here in the Pilbara, not a drop of wind. Perfect.

I would like to enter my card into the following challenges-

All about Magnolia Challenge Blog- Summer
Craft Heaven Shop Inspiration Challenge blog- Bingo- Full house
Deep Ocean challenge blog- Summer
Paradise of Magnolia- Anything goes
Paradise of stamps- Anything goes

Well I thought I would finally try something that I have been wanting to do for a while but been really nervous about it- black and white colouring with Distress inks. When i received my Maja collection 'Sommartider' and saw the black and white papers with the beach things on that was it! knew I had to do it!

So for this card I used 'Tilda on the beach' from Sea Breeze collection. I coloured Tilda using Distress inks. I edged around the card with Distress ink 'Pumice Stone'. The only spots of colour are on her hat and her cheeks.

I used a die for my feathers and that is from Magnolia. All the other dies are also Magnolia. To tie in with the red I used some red thread on the grey glitter buttons and some read flowers.   Used a red die cut of a bow for the bow aspect along with shabby seam biding at the top tied into a bow, where the charm is attached. The charm is a little pair of sunglasses.  I use some lace from Live and Love Crafts.

For the pearls I added a flat back pearl button to the middle of the bow which has awesome bling around it. This is also from Live and Love crafts.  I added a pearl pin also.  For more bling I added some red rhinestones.

The flowers are from the fabulous WOC.

I hope you like our vintage beach!

Glitter Words

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Tuesday, August 04, 2015

Its a boy's thing!

Hi everyone!

Its a boy card from me today! Yup good old Edwin is out of the box and all coloured up!!! Thought this was a cool one for hubby's bday.

I would like to enter my card into the following challenge-

Magnolia Forever- Its a boys world

So for this card I used the cool dude that is 'Cool Edwin'- isnt he such the DUDE!!!! I coloured Edwin with Distress inks and used the fab Kaisercraft collection 'Scrap Yard'. Its all these fabulous male coloured papers and textures, perfect!!!!

I used dies from Tim Holtz, Magnolia and Memory Box and I used a Sizzix embossing folder which has footprints on it of boots and tire tracks. I have been waiting and waiting to use it!!! now I am in love with it lol.

To glam it up a bit, I added some of the Distress ink crackle paint in 'Brushed Pewter', its such a shiny paint, has a great metal look to it.

And thats my boy!

Hope you have a great day!

Glitter Words

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Monday, August 03, 2015

Tilda, Tilda how does your garden grow?

Hi all.

Well another bright and cheerful weekend here in Pilbara, and ive been doing a bit of gardening hence what was the inspiration for this card...and also a friend who is growing her own veg.

I would like to enter my card into the following challenges-

The ABC Challenge blog - 'O' Open (anything goes!)
Paradise of Stamps - Anything goes
Craft Heaven Shop inspiration blog Bingo - lines- across the top, down the left side, diagonal from left to right, and diagonal right to left
Marvelous Magnolia Challenge blog - Anything goes
The Ribbon Girl Challenge blog - Add a Ribbon
Paradise of Magnolia- Anything goes

For this card I used papers that I had been DYING to get- Maja Design 'Walking in the forest' they are so so beautiful  and the patterns of the leaves are just divine. I used 'Tilda with watering can' for this card. I coloured her with Distress ink.

The dies...well they are from the latest Doohickey club, I am just in LOVE with that mushroom border!!!! I got soooooo excited about that one!!! I added a pale blue and a cream coloured feathers coz Tilda would have funky chickens in her garden!

The flowers are from Wild Orchid Crafts, they are fabulous!!!!!!

The little leaves are on masking foam which makes it pop and I love the thought of Tilda having the leaves swirling round her in the garden.

My charm is a bumble bee...good for the garden, the plant and such busy little bees!

You can see the lace peeking out from behind Tilda, along with some pea green lace that I found in my stash.

To finish off I added some autumn colour rhinestones and flat back pearls for a little bit of bling....coz a girl needs her bling even when gardening darling!

Hope you have a lovely day!
Glitter Words

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Saturday, August 01, 2015

Magnolia Mania GDT- Pink and Green combo challenge

Well hello there again!

I am here today with my final GDT card for Magnolia Mania (Sniff) and I must admit I have enjoyed every single moment of being part of the GDT with this awesome team. So for the final challenge as GDT it a colour combo- yep we want you to use pink and green. So cant wait to see what you come up with!!!

For my card I used the fabulous 'Maid Marion Tilda'. I coloured Tilda with Copics and used papers from Maja, i just love the pink and greens in these paper pads. I used dies from Magnolia. I added some cheese cloth behind the flowers, which are from WOC. I added green rhinestones to the heart tags and some pink and green shabby seam binding.

Thank you so much for having me as part of the GDT Magnolia Mania- I have had a blast!

Glitter Words

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