Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Midweek Magnolias- Challenge #119 "Anything but a Card"!!

Good Wednesday morning dear blogging friends!!

Today at Midweek Magnolias we begin a brand new challenge...I LOVE this theme cause I am addicted to 3D projects so this was the perfect theme for me...it's "Anything but a Card"!!  Our most wonderful sponsor as always is Magnolia Sweden!

I just wanted to say  a huge thank you to my Midweek Magnolias teamies...your support and well wishes are so greatly appreciated!!!!

Okay onto to today's project...I decided to make another lantern using the template from Sandra's Scrap Shop...it's perfect for storing some of my favourite embellies!!  I have been working through the Sakura Collection...I could have sworn that I had some Japanese style paper that would compliment "Sakura Tilda"...do you think that I could find it??!!...LOL!

Here is what I came up with...
please click on the first image for a closer view/slideshow...
the DP that I ended up with was Basic Grey "Sugared"...
I love pinks and blues...
 this sweet girl is "Sakura Tilda" from the Sakura 2015 collection...
coloured with my copics...
I added liquid pearls...
 close up of the bottom...
 the butterfly is Joy Craft from Noor Designs...
decorated with a fountain pin tip...
 I love this fan charm...so perfect with the Sakura images...
and this is the back...


 
And that is another storage container to put more stash in!!!  Now you really will be inspired when you visit Midweek Magnolias to check out my fabulous teamies projects!!
 
All materials are listed/linked above.
 
Challenges I wish to enter:
All About Magnolia-Challenge #4 "Bingo"-Bling/Ribbon/Metal
Paradise of Magnolia-Challenge #17 & 18 "Anything Goes"
Creative Fingers-Challenge #88 "Anything Goes"
 
Until next time...thank you for taking the time to stop by!!  Your visits and comments are SO very much appreciated!!!
 


Monday, July 27, 2015

Marvelous Magnolia-Challenge #98 "Anything Goes"!!

Hello again dear blogging friends!!

For my House Mouse and Friends post from earlier today please go HERE!

I just wanted to say a big thank you to my fellow Marvelous Magnolia teamies for their best wishes over the last few weeks...it's much appreciated!!!

Okay onto the beginning of a brand new challenge at Marvelous Magnolia...this one is a super easy theme...now don't we all love "Anything Goes"??!!  So many ways to get creative with this one AND I am the sponsor for this challenge with a SUPRISE package for one lucky winner!!!!

Here is what I came up with...
please click on the first image for a closer view/slideshow...
I SO love working with the wonderful templates from Sandra's Scrap Shop...
this one is the Peony Heart Box...
DP is My Minds Eye...
this cutie is "Tilda with Kneesocks" from the Sakura 2015 collection...
coloured with my copics...
dusted with Shabby Pink Frantage...
butterflies are Memory Box "Fairy Land Butterflies" #99078...
 closer view...
 stick pin decorated with butterfly charm and beads from my stash...
mounted on a Magnolia Doohickey "So Wrapped Tilda Lace" from the SCL12 collection...
 back view...
flowers and lace are from my stash...
 the box opened...
 
I really LOVED putting this together...the template/tutorial was so easy to follow!!  Time for you to check out the FABULOUS projects that my talented teamies have to show you...then it's your turn!!!
 
All materials are listed/linked above.
 
Challenges I wish to enter:
All About Magnolia-Challenge #4 "Bingo"-I think that I have everything except Edwin
Boutique Magnolia-Challenge #27 "Theme Free"
Magnolia Mania-Challenge #115 "Pimp Something"
Stamp and Create with Magnolia-Challenge #66 "Decorative Edge"
Paradise of Magnolia-Challenge #17 & 18-"Anything Goes"
 
Until next time...thank you for taking the time to stop by!!  Your visits and comments are SO very much appreciated!!!
 
 



Midway Reminder at House Mouse and Friends-Challenge #199 "House Mouse and A Friend"!

Good Monday morning dear blogging friends!!

Sorry that I haven't been around lately to all your lovely blogs...it's been a tough three weeks here dealing with a family crisis...thank you to my FABULOUS House Mouse teamies for giving me the time that I needed and such wonderful support!!

So now I'm getting back into the craft room...this is actually my first of two post for today!

Today at House Mouse and Friends Monday Challenge it's the half way point in our "House Mouse and A Friend" challenge...you also have the "Anything Goes" option as always!!  You have until Saturday August 1st at midnight EST to join us!  Our wonderful Lols is our hostess for this challenge!

Here is what I came up with...
please click on the first image for a closer view/slideshow...
I made a simple 6X6 card...
this super cute image is called "Fully Content" HMR19...
coloured with my copics...
the stamp is "a true friend" by Rubbernecker...
the inside...
stamp is also by Rubbernecker Sentiment Set #2...
 
Now it's time for you to check out my teamies gorgeous makes...hop on over to House Mouse and Friends and check out what they have in store for your...then it's your turn...join us for a chance to win fabulous prizes...
 
 
With so many adorable HMD images, you are sure to find many stamps and options for interpreting this theme to feature a House Mouse and a Friend.  ALL challenges have the alternate option of *ANYTHING GOES* too.  So come play along.  Enter your NEW special projects that use stamps, CD collections and, or, decoupage by;
   http://www.house-mouse.com/images/banner120_02.jpg 

This HMFMC Challenge is very proudly Sponsored by 2 Amazing Sponsors

http://www.stampendous.com/
Winner will receive a Fabulous $20 Value Reward Card


  http://www.stampendous.com/
  STAMPENDOUS! is the next company manufacturing our beloved House-Mouse Design StampsHouse-Mouse Designs® stamps can also be purchased at: www.STAMPENDOUS.com  

For more inspiration and challenges, check out our official Blog HERE.  
Also Proudly Sponsored by... 

PIZZAZZ  APLENTY
 http://www.pizzazzaplenty.blogspot.com/
  Winner will get a $15 surprise package of embellishments of Judy's choice.
 Pizzazz Aplenty is the place for embellishments of all kinds... Flat-back Pearls and Rhinestones, Charms, Ribbons, Laces, Twine, Flowers, Stickpins, Beads, and more.  

WOW! That's 2 Great Prizes, and that means 2 chances for YOU to win, so be sure to enter a project and play along.
 
Check back in with me later for my second post of the day!!
 
Until next time...thank you for taking the time to stop by!!  Your visits and comments are SO very much appreciated!!!
 
Mousey Hugs,
 

 
 


Sunday, July 5, 2015

Midway Reminder at Simply Magnolia-"Anything Goes"!!

Good Sunday morning dear blogging friends!

Today is the midway point at Simply Magnolia's current challenge...it's Team Glamour's turn to show you our "Anything Goes" creations!!  For our prize this week we have a GDT spot...how exciting is that!!!

I have made my Granddaughter Calla's birthday "card"!!

Here is what I came up with...
please click on the first image for a closer view/slideshow...
I made a hot air balloon...
DP is Maja from the Vintage Fall 6x6 pad...
 this little darling is "Tilda with Hat" from the Special Moments 2013 collection...
coloured with my copics...
flowers are Wild Orchid Crafts...
 another angle...
"happy Birthday" is Hero Arts stamped onto a banner cut using Spellbinders Large Ribbon Banners...
 another angle...
 
Time for you to check out the gorgeous creations that my talented team mates have to show you...so hop on over to Simply Magnolia 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!!!
 



Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Midweek Magnolias-Challenge #117 "Celebration"!!

Good Wednesday morning dear friends!!

Happy Canada Day to all my fellow Canucks!!!  Hope that you have some wonderful plans for today!!

Today we begin a brand new challenge at Midweek Magnolias...this one has such a wide range of possibilities...it's "Celebration" and well there are SO many things in life to celebrate!!!  As always we are sponsored by the fabulous Magnolia Sweden!!

I was asked to make a wedding card...perfect for this challenge!!

Here is what I came up with...
please click on the first image for a closer view/slideshow...
I didn't have much information about the couple except that it was a second marriage for both so I went with a cream coloured base and sliver accents...
closer view of "Birdal Couple"...
coloured with my distress re-inkers...
sorry can't remember the collection that this one is from...
"Congratulations" is stamped and embossed with  silver embossing powder...

the silver embossed heart is a stamp from Memory Box...
"Celebrate" is an old stamp from my stash...
resin and paper flowers decorate the strip of lace...
the inside sentiment and floral heart stamp is from Heartfelt Creations...
the twine heart is a Memory Box stamp also...
 
And that is my wedding card!!  It's time now for you to hop on over to Midweek Magnolias...my talented team mates have some gorgeous projects to show you! 
 
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!!!