Saturday, November 25, 2017

slide slide slide!

And again...last time for today I promise...

Another reason  I am having a blogging marathon is that I am a bit behind as I had to have dental surgery last week due to a tooth snapping and an infection spreading round my mouth three weeks ago. Anti biotics done the job then hour and half in dentist chair trying to get tooth out. So I am now no longer out of it on pain meds and swelling is down and feel up to it so im on a roll!

Simply Magnolia- CAS or fully loaded
Deep Ocean Challenge blog- Things with wings
Midweek Magnolias- Christmas is coming
lovely hAnglar or Sweet Magnolia- gems, pearls or sparkle

So this card is another fave style of mine and one that always gives people a surprise. its a double slider card a very simple but very effective.

I used papers from Craft and You which can be found at Noor! Design UK. I used sparkly paper for the Magnolia angel wings from Stampin' up. I love how they have turned out with the beautiful glittery paper. The stars were also cut from glitter paper but a slightly more matte version and these are from Magnolia. I wanted to keep the image on the front simple and clean, something for me that has taken a lot of years of practice to even to get to this.

On the slider part I used two of the Magnolia Tilda images from last years releases. Everyone loves a holy wreath at Christmas so these two went perfect together. I coloured them with my fave Distress inks. I added a little eyelet so can pop some lace through to help the pulling of it. I also added a little pull me tag after the photos as I sent one for my dad's 70th and he didnt realize it could slide so lesson learnt!

Hope you have a great weekend!
Glitter Words

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How to build a snowman...

Im back!! Yep I am on a roll here!! woohoo!!

As you can tell I have been crazy making Christmas card so now can get them on here and blogged as most of the people they are for have them!

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

Magnolia-licious challenge blog- with option of Christmas
All about Magnolia Challenge blog- All about the Season
Fussy and Fancy Friday challenge blog- blue and brown/beige winter
lovely hAnglar or Sweet Magnolia- Pearls, gems or sparkle
Marvelous Magnolia Challenge blog- Anything goes
Sweet Stampers challenge blog- Christmas

Now the title... how to build a snowman....kinda my spin on how to train your dragon....yeah I know. haha!

This card is another one of my faves, yes the Twist and Pop defo give this tutorial a go as its awesome!!

I used Tilda with little snowman for this image and coloured both her and her little snowy friend with Distress inks. I used Maja Design papers from the collection they released last year for Christmas. It love the wintery blues.

The snowman on the front is from Magnolia..isnt he a cutie and I love his little face! The snowflake dies are also from Magnolia.

On the inside, the die at the top is from Joy crafts. The reindeer family is a joy craft which can be found at Noor! Design UK. I used Magnolia dies for the second and fourth panel and the '12' is from a Tim Holtz die.

I hope you have a great weekend. Im off to put washing out!

Glitter Words

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Friday, November 24, 2017

dashing through the snow.

Hi all!

Well can you believe that next week is the first of Dec! Like really!!! how fast has that gone by! This year has gone again in a blink. its pretty much vanished!

I am here with a Christmas card that went to my friend in Sweden and I am sure those guys will!

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

Marvelous Magnolia Challenge blog- Anything goes
All about Magnolia Challenge blog- All about the Season
Magnolia-licious challenge blog- option of Christmas
Paradise of Magnolia- Let it snow
Sweet Stampers Challenge blog - Christmas

So this card is made based on one of my fave tutorials a Twist and Pop and I love this one as it is a large version of the card so you have more room to play with.

I used an oldie Edwin for this card and wanted it to look like he was dashing through the snow on his sledge in a forest. I coloured Edwin with Distress inks and for the snow around him I heated the snow marker and I love watching that pop up as you heat it.

The die used at the top is from Noor! Design UK as is the tree die cut at the bottom. I used the trees out line as like I said I wanted a forest feel....he best watch out for those trees!!

On the inside I used  Magnolia dies and cut them in sparkly paper. Isnt the snowman just so cute!!!! the gingerbread man is also from Noor Design! I have a bit of a Noor! Design UK habit people!

Hope you have a great weekend ahead.
Glitter Words

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Friday, November 03, 2017

Ice Princess

Hi everyone!

Did we all have a lovely Halloween if we celebrated it? It was quiet round where we live as it doesnt get done really over here. Anyhow can you believe we are into November and that is Christmas card time I guess for crafters if you havent already started and finished.

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

Magnolia Forever Challenge blog- Girly
Marvelous Magnolia Challenge blog- Anything goes
International Art and Soul- Add a tag or charm
Alphabet Challenge blog- 'Q' is for quote
Addicted to stamps and more- Anything goes
Magnolia-licious challenge blog- Anything goes with the option of Halloween

Sooooo I can put this card on my blog as it was part of the Kit and Clowder facebook group Christmas card swap and my swap partner has it now so here it is! If you havent heard of Kit and Clowder its defo a must. Its a coloring community ran via Facebook and the link above with classes and lots of fun and games and over 16,000 of us are there!

Anyhow, I used an older image for this card, she is just beautiful isnt she and I love the feminine style of her skating. I coloured miss Tilda with Distress Inks. Now most of the cards I do for Christmas are traditional but I fancied a bit of a challenge to myself. I used papers from Kaisercrafts Christmas Wishes collection from last year and it is so girly and pretty.

The card itself is a large twist and pop card and the tutorial can be found at this link. Its an brilliant tutorial and I really like the size of this card as I can do more with the inside.

I added some tags cut from Magnolia Dies around the edges of the front of the card. I tied some bakers twine through.

The sentiment is from Lili of the Valley stamps and like this quote from the carol. Plus is kinda suits our gal who is dashing through the snow on her ice skates.

On the inside I used cut outs that came from the Kaisercraft paper pad and also dies from Magnolia.

On the bottom of the card I added a hidden pocket and a pull out tag as like in the tutorial. I like this idea as you can use the card for decoration rather than having to save a space to write in. This gives you that freedom to play some more.

I finished of with a few Nuvo drops around the card just to continue that girly feel.

Hope you have a great weekend.

Glitter Words

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