Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Santa is shaking it!

Happy Wednesday!

Well its red hot here in the Pilbara area of Western Australia, dont think we had spring! feels like summer! So of course I made a Christmas card, yup in the red hot heat! Crazy when you think Im English lol!

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

Midweek Magnolias- Christmas
Magnolia-Licious - Use craft paper
Holly Jolly Christmas- Santa Claus
Noor! Design UK- Shaped cards

For my shaker card I used one of my all time fave Edwin stamps 'Little Santa' from last years Christmas Magnolia release. Boy did this little guy get some use last year, think he was glad when New Year came!!! I coloured Edwin with Distress inks.

The papers are from Riddersholm Design and the collection is 'Our Country Christmas'- Love the vintage feel that this collection has and the rich reds.  The red lace is from Wild Orchid Crafts as are the flowers.  The cream coloured lace is from Live and Love Crafts.

Now for the dies- The Santa is from the Magnolia doohickey club last year and yup like 'Little Santa' got a lot of use! The rest of the dies are from Noor! - I love the words!!! I was so excited when these arrived!!! And the snowflakes!!! wow wow wow!!!

The shape of the card is cut from a Go Kreate die.  The band round the image of Edwin is from an 'Impression Obsession' die.

The kraft paper features a lot in this card- I used it for the die cut round the image, the snowflakes att the top and the side, Santa's hat, and for the words. I also carried it over to the inside. On all of these parts I used a Cuttlebug embossing folder which is spotty and is one of my fave folders, esp for Christmas. The only part of the kraft paper that was not embossed was Santa's beard.

The shaker material is made up of different shades of yellow/gold beads and clear beads. I love the sound of these, kinda reminds me of the bells you here when Santa and his sleigh is riding over!

To finish off the card I added some red and gold rhinestones to add some extra bling.

Hope you have a lovely day.

Glitter Words

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Saturday, September 26, 2015

Boho chic

Evening all...or good morning depending where you all are!

Now I received the new stamps from Magnolia last week and couldnt resist having a play! The Boho Collection, they are simple fabulous!!!

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

Live and Love Crafts Inspiration Blog- photo inspiration
Time for a Magnolia Challenge- Glitter and/or bling
Simply Magnolia - Fully loaded or CAS
The ABC Challenge blog- Bingo- (Pink, ribbon, pearls and/or rhinestones/ lace, dies and/or punches, pink/ ribbon, dies and/or punches, blue)
Magnolia Forever- Glitter and Rhinestones

So for this card I used 'Tilda with Peony headband' and she really reminds me of a boho chic bride! I coloured Tilda with Distress Inks.

The papers are from Maja Design's 'Sofiero' collection- full of delicate pinks and blues.  I used dies from Magnolia and I love love love these lanterns! Arnt they fabulous!!!

The lace and the ribbon tied through the die cut at the top is from Live and Love Crafts isnt that lace decadent!!! ooohhh just LOVE it!!!

Now for the bling! On Tilda's flowers, in bouquet and headband, I used pale pink rhinestones. On the lanterns and the Sakura flower background I used silver rhinestones.  On the bottom of the image I added some pale blue rhinestones.  I just love how sparkly there are!!!

For the glitter, I used both stickles and Wink of Stella- the stickles in on the headband, the lanterns and in the centre of the the blue flower.  The Wink of Stella I used on the branches along the top, and on the top of Tilda's dress.

The flowers are from Wild Orchid Crafts, the pale subtle shades are so girly.

Hope you have a great weekend!

Glitter Words

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Tuesday, September 22, 2015

White Christmas

Hi there everyone,

Today I am here with a card that got sparked by seeing that our local supermarket has Christmas cakes in and mince had to make a Christmas card after seeing those!!

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

Time for a Magnolia Challenge - Christmas challenge- White Christmas
Marvelous Magnolia Challenge blog- Anything goes
Magnolia Forever- Rhinestones and glitter
Simply Magnolia- CAS or Fully loaded.

For my all white Christmas card I used 'Tilda as an angel with candle'- She is one of my fave Christmas images. I coloured Tilda with Distress inks.  The card is all made from white card stock, no DPs this time at all! I embossed all the cards, including the die cuts with a spotty folder from Cuttlebug, always makes me think of snowflakes and snowballs!

I used dies from Magnolia and Noor design.. The lace and the white tulle is from Live and Love Crafts. I have been hanging on to the glittery tulle forever lol!!! I just love it!!! On top of the lace, which is just peeking out the card, is some white ribbon which was in my local supermarket last year for presents! its shimmery and iridescent.

I used shabby gold Fran-tage on all my die cuts, love the way the gold glitter particles shine. I used blingy rainbow rhinestones on the stars and snowflakes and on Tilda's basket with the Poinsettias in I used red rhinestones.

The flowers are from Wild Orchid Crafts.

The tag with the shabby seam white ribbon, it comes out the card and has a sentiment from Lili of the Valley and the sentiment on the inside is also from there.

Hope you have a lovely day!

Glitter Words

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Monday, September 14, 2015

On butterfly wings...

Happy afternoon lovelies!

I am here today with one of my fave images from Magnolia, she sure is cute! Flower fairy Tilda!

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

Magnolia-Licious Challenge blog-Add Roses
Marvelous Magnolia Challenge blog- More anything goes
Time for Magnolia Challenge- Bingo-  Dies/ Tilda/Lace and ribbon/ butterflies/pearls/ flowers
Craft Heaven Inspiration blog- Anything goes
Midweek Magnolias- Anything goes

For this card I used the gorgeous Pion papers ' Paris Flea Market'. These are soooo girly!!! Love them!!! I coloured my image with Distress inks.

The dies are a mix of Go Kreate and Magnolia. I am just in love with the Magnolia fruit tree die!! those little fruits are adorable!!!

I used lace and ribbon from my stash which you can see peaking out from behind the image.

The flowers are from a both Spotlight and from Wild Orchid Crafts.  I added some 'Platinum peals' liquid pearls to the petals.

The butterflies are cut from the Pion papers.  I added some pearls to the flowers on the top of the card and also some glitter glue to the petals and also to the butterflies and Tilda's dress.

To finish off I added a pink rose to the bow at the bottom.  On the inside more hand cut butterflies continue the theme.

Hope you have a lovely week!

Glitter Words

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Wednesday, September 09, 2015

catching stars

Hi there!!!

Wow what a warm day here in the Pilbara!!! so while other parts shiver we are blasting that air con!!!

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

Midweek Magnolias- Anything goes
Magnolia- licious challenge blog- Add roses
Deep Ocean Challenge blog - Shabby chic
Simply Magnolia- Vintage
In the Pink- Ribbons and bows

For this card I used the ever adorable Tilda and this one is 'Tilda catching stars' and oldie but a goodie. I love the hair on her and loved colouring it. I used Distress Inks to colour her. The papers are Maja Design and I LOVE this spotty paper that is in the collection.

The dies are from Go Kreate, Magnolia and Tim Holtz.

For my embellishments I used shabby seem roses, cheese cloth, a Melissa Francis tag, a Prima heart corner, flowers from Wild Orchid Crafts, the glamorous pink glitter ribbon is from The Ribbon Girl and I NEED more of this!  The cute sparkly apple is from Live and Love crafts.

For 'Tilda catching stars' I had to add a wand charm! and a star clear pin! I coloured Tilda's wand on the image with gold stickles.

To the tag, the stars are from my stash and the sentiment on the tag is from Lili of the Valley.

Hope you have a lovely day!

Glitter Words

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Tuesday, September 01, 2015

With flowers in her hair....

Hi there!

I am back today with a card that has been whizzing round my head for a bit and finally got time to get her coloured up and on a card.

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

Marvelous Magnolia challenge blog - Birthday blog hop- anything goes
Tilda's Town Neighbourhood challenge blog - Use your stash - ive had my daisy ribbon for ages just waiting for the right card!
Time for a Magnolia Challenge- dies and/or punches
Craft Heaven Shop Inspiration blog - Anything goes
Boutique Magnolia - Girly things

The image I used on this card is 'Tilda with flower tiara' and she is just so floaty and can just imagine she was at Woodstock! I colorued Tilda with Distress Inks. Around the edges I distressed them and then edged them with Distress Ink 'Vintage Photo.

The dies are a mix of Go Kreate and Magnolia. The flowers are from Wild Orchid crafts and Kaisercraft.

The papers are the ever fabulous Maja.

Now from my stash I used the daisy ribbon which I got at a craft shop in the city. I just love it! reminds me of daisy chains I used to make as a kid and also of the flower tiara Tilda is wearing.

I added a Prima heart corner to the top and some cheesecloth behind the flowers.  The tag has a piece of shabby seam binding tied through it.

On the inside I used a daisy from the ribbon.

I hope you like my card.

Glitter Words

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