Monday, February 20, 2017

House Mouse and Friends Monday Challenge-#235 "Give Us a Bow"

Good Monday morning dear Mousey Friends!!

It is with a heavy heart that I write this post...this will be my last post as a Mousey Sister...after much thought and agonizing I find that it's time for me to step down from this MOST WONDERFUL team!!!!!  This is one of the most FUN and FRIENDLY teams to create with...not to mention talented!!  SAD FACE HERE!!!!

Anyway here goes...

Today at House Mouse and Friends Monday Challenge we begin a brand new challenge...our Mousey Hostess is the wonderfully talented Diane...who has chosen a fabulous theme...in my opinion...and I think that you'll agree..."Give Us a Bow"...now how easy is that I ask??!!  As always you have the option of "Anything Goes"...so no excuses Mousey lovers...come on and join us!

Here is what I came up with...
please click on the first image for a closer view/slideshow...
card base was cut using Go Kreate #360020...
DP is a strawberry print from Magnolia...
 this darling image is "Sleeping With Strawberries" HMIR1002...
coloured with my copics...
 wired ribbon is from my stash...
I stamped "It's the little things" (Hero Arts) with Stazon onto some cream chiffon ribbon...
 I made these fun little strawberries using a heart and maple leaf punch then added black dots...
roses are Wild Orchid Crafts...

And that is my Mousey card...SNIFFLE...SIGH!!!  

Now come on and join us for your chance to win...



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All materials are listed/linked above.

Challenges I wish to enter:
Creative Fingers-Challenge #125 "Anything Goes"
Love To Craft Challenge Blog-Challenge #7 February "Anything Goes"
Stamping Sensations-February Challenge "Animal Magic"
World Wide Open Design Team Challenge-February 15th Challenge #19

Until next time...thank you for taking the time to stop by!!  Your visits and comments are SO very much appreciated!!!

Mousey Hugs,




Sunday, February 19, 2017

Midway Reminder at Lovely hAnglar or Sweet Magnolia Challenge #143 "Anything Goes"

Happy Sunday to all you lovely crafters!

I hope that you are enjoying a wonderful weekend...we have had VERY Spring like weather the last two days...YIPPEE!!!!

Okay onto to today's post...we are at the midway point of our current challenge at Lovely hAnglar or Sweet Magnolia...our theme is "Anything Goes" and we are sponsored by the fabulous Ribbon Girl!

I felt in the mood for some Spring like papers, embellies etc.

Here is what I came up with...
please click on the first image for a closer view/slideshow...
DP is Maja Design from the Vintage Summer collection...
all that lovely crocheted lace around the outer edges is from The Ribbon Girl as is the beautiful white lace and crystal bead string at the bottom of the card...
 this little darling is "Wondering Tilda" from the Spring Fever 2016 collection...
coloured with my copics...
dusted with some Shabby Green Frantage...
matted on cheesecloth...
 the butterfly border is Joy Craft and the smaller butterflies are from The Vintage Box First Edition...
leaves are from the Aspen Holiday 2016 Stamp and Cutz art of the collection...

It sure felt good to get into the Spring colours!!  Now it's time for you to check out the lovely creations that my talented team mates have to show you over at Lovely hAnglar or Sweet Magnolia...then come on and jin us for a chance at our fabulous Ribbon Girl prize!!

All materials are listed/linked above.

Challenges I wish to enter:
Magnolia-licious-Challenge #3 "Anything Goes-option-Use Flowers
Crafting With Friends-Challenge #37 "Anything Goes"
Creative Fingers-Challenge #125 "Anything Goes"
The Ribbon Girl-February Use Any Image Challenge

Until next time...thank you for taking the time to stop by!!  Your visits and comments are SO very much appreciated!!!




Friday, February 17, 2017

Fussy and Fancy Challenge #181 "Ribbons and Lace"

Good Friday morning dear blogging friends!!

I sure hope that you have had a wonderful week and have something fabulous planned for this weekend!!  We are supposed to be getting really mild weather...into the double digits maybe...sure hope so!

Onto to today's post...today we begin a brand new challenge here at Fussy and Fancy...for me this couldn't have been an easier theme...for the next two weeks we would love to see you create with some "Ribbons and Lace"!!  Come on and join us for your chance to become a Guest Designer or one of our Top 5!!  We can't wait to see what you have to inspire us!

Here is what I came up with...
please click on the first image for a closer view/slideshow...
I have been impatiently waiting for the right time to tuck into some of the new laces that I bought...
this has always been one of my favourite Whimsy Stamps images "Dreamy Dragon"...
coloured with my copics...
I added tiny pearls to the centre of the purple flowers and tiny rhinestones to the teal flowers...
the gorgeous flower/pearl lace is from Noor Design...
double lace butterfly is also from Noor...
crystal stick pin is from The Ribbon Girl...
as well as the lace appliqué leaves...
butterfly die is Joy Crafts...


Wow I love working with all these gorgeous fussy lace goodies!!  Now it's time for you to check out all the fabulous creations that my talented team mates have to show you then I hope that you will find some time to join us!!!

All materials are listed/linked above.

Challenges I wish to enter:
Classic Design Team Open Challenge-February 1, 2017 Challenge #11 "Anything Goes"
Stamping Sensations-February Challenge "Animal Magic"
World Wide Open Design TeamChallenge-15th February Challenge #19 "Anything Goes"

Until next time...thank you for taking the time to stop by!!  Your visits and comments are SO very much appreciated!!!

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Midway Reminder at Simply Magnolia-February Challenge "Anything Goes...With Red"

Welcome to my second post of the day!!

For my Midweek Magnolia post please go HERE!

We're half way through February...that means that we are also half way through our challenge at Simply Magnolia...Team Glamour is here to show you our "Anything Goes...With Red" projects!  AND the prize for this month...we'd LOVE to have one of you crafty people create with us for the month of April!!!

Here is what I came up with...
please click on the first image for a closer view/slideshow...
my card base was made using Go Kreate #360028...
DP is from my stash...sorry can't remember who it's by...
 this little darling and sentiment are from "Loves Me Loves Me Not Tilda Duo" from the Love Duo 2015 collection...
I surrounded her circular matt with ruffled ribbon...
flower accents are from Wild Orchid Crafts...
closer view...
I added some red beads to a glass bottle to create some "Love Potion"...lol... 


And that is my card!!  I hope that you will check out my talented team mates creations...then come on over and join us at Simply Magnolia!

All materials are listed/linked above.  

Challenges I wish to enter:
All About Magnolia-Challenge #20 "All About Love"
Magnolia-licious-Challenge #3 "Anything Goes-option-use Flowers"
Magnolia Forever-Challenge #50 "Love"
Creative Fingers-Challenge #124 "Anything Goes"
Love To Craft Challenge Blog-Challenge #7 "Anything Goes"

Until next time...thank you for taking the time to stop by!!  Your visits and comments are SO very much appreciated!!!



Midweek Magnolias Challenge #158-"Anything Goes With a Magnolia Image"

Happy Wednesday dear blogging friends!

Today at Midweek Magnolias we begin another brand new challenge...everyone's favourite..."Anything Goes With a Magnolia Image"!!  As always our wonderful sponsor is Magnolia Sweden!

I've been just itching to work with one of the "Stamp & Cutz" collection AND these wonderful new flowers that I got!!  I had in mind to create sort of a thicket type of effect for this little one...not sure if it worked out the way I envisioned but then I usually start with one thing in mind and end up with something TOTALLY different...LOL!!

Here is what I came up with...
please click on the first image for a closer view/slideshow...
my card base is a simple circle...
DP is from the Maja Design "Vintage Spring Basics" 6x6 paper pad...sadly it doesn't show in my pics cause it's such a pretty design with birds...
this darling little guy is "Sweet Deer & Blueberry" from the Aspen Holiday Stamp and Cutz 2016 collection...
coloured with my copics...
"love and laughter" is from Hero Arts stamped on chiffon ribbon with Staz On ink...
I added some beads from my stash to this crystal stick pin which is from The Ribbon Girl...
I love these gorgeous flowers which are from Noor Design...
beaded berries are Live and Love Crafts...
and the bottom of my card...

I finished the inside with Maja papers as well but didn't add a sentiment...this can be a last minute add for any occasion!!  Now I know that my talented team mates have some gorgeous creations to share with us all so hop on over to Midweek Magnolias to take a peek ...then come on and join us...we always love to be inspired by you!

All materials are listed/linked above.

Challenges I wish to enter:
Magnolia-licious-Challenge #3 "Anything Goes w/option use flowers"
Magnolia Forever-Challenge #50 "Love"
Crafting With Friends-Challenge #36 "Anything Goes"
Stamping Sensations-February Challenge "Animal Magic"
The Ribbon Girl-February Card Challenge "Anything Goes"
World Wide Open Design Team Challenge-15th February 2017 Challenge #19

Until next time...thank you for taking the time to stop by!!  Your visits and comments are SO very much appreciated!!!




Monday, February 6, 2017

House Mouse and Friends Monday Challenge #234-"Love"

Good Monday morning dear blogging friends!!

And how was everyone's weekend?

Today at House Mouse we begin a brand new challenge...our mousey hostess for the next two weeks is the wonderful and talented Christine!!  As we are now into the month of LOVE what more fitting theme then the one that Christine has chosen..."Love"!!  Of course you always have the option of "Anything Goes"!

Here is what I came up with...
please click on the first image for a closer view/slideshow...
I decided to go with a simple 6X6 card...
DP is Reflections...some more scraps from my stash...
I stamped and embossed two hearts using Memory Box "Branch Heart" E1310 and Ranger's Silver Embossing powder...
 this little darling is "Oh! Happy Days" HMER 1002...
coloured with my copics...
dusted with Chunky White Frantage...
 and this is "Monica Lands" HMER 1005...
also coloured with my copics and dusted with Frantage...
"be mine", heart and chiffon ribbons are from my stash...
 corner arrangement made using cheesecloth and flowers from Wild Orchid Crafts...
more ribbon...
 the inside...

And is my "Love" card!!  Now I know that my talented team mates have some fabulous creations to show you...SO...go on over to House Mouse and Friends Monday Challenge and pay them all a visit!!!

All materials are listed/linked above.

Until next time...thank you for taking the time to stop by!!  Your visits and comments are SO very much appreciated!!!

Mousey Hugs,




Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Marvelous Magnolia February Challenge-"Love Is"

Happy February 1st everyone!!

With the beginning of a new month it means that we're that much closer to Spring...YIPPEE!!

For my Midweek Magnolia post from earlier today please go HERE!!

We're back and raring to go at Marvelous Magnolia after taking a bit of an extended break!  With Valentine's coming up it's the perfect time to show us some LOVE...YES...our theme for this month is "Love Is"...now how easy is that to work with my friends??!!

Here is what I came up with...
please click on the first image for a closer view/slideshow...
I've been having trouble getting a proper bulb for my light box...none seem to be as bright as the pervious ones...UGHHH...so my pics aren't coming out quite as I'd like...
card base was cut using Go Kreate #360020...
DP is from Maja Design Vintage Romance collection...
this little lovely is "Stop In the Name of Love Tilda Duo" from the Love Duo 2015...
coloured with my copics...dusted with Shabby Pink Frantage...
the sentiment was stamped on  Spellbinders banner...
closer...
wired satin ribbon is mounted on a heart doily...
then added a bark heart decorated with heart charm, tiny ribbon and rose...

And that is another "Love" card done!!  Now I know that you'll be inspired by the gorgeous projects that my talented Marvelous Magnolia team mates have to show you!!!

All materials are listed/linked above.

Challenges I wish to enter:
Classic Design Team Open Challenge-February 1st Challenge #11
Love To Craft Challenge Blog-Challenge #7 "February Anything Goes"
Love To Scrap Challenge Blog-Challenge #94 "Who Loves You, Baby!"
Noor Design-February Challenge "Have a Heart"

Until next time...thank you for taking the time to stop by!!  Your visits and comments are SO very much appreciated!!!