Monday, June 20, 2011

Wedding Card

Hi Everyone,

I hope you had a fabulous weekend. I've spent a lot of my weekend outdoors. We've had so much wet and cold weather lately, it was so nice to see some sunshine at last. I hope my blogging friends in the warmer parts of the world are enjoying their summer.

Anyways, enough of my waffle, I have something a little different to share with you today. My main stamping is on the inside of the card using a Magnolia border stamp. The front is using a mixture of handmade flowers, Magnolia Flowers and some WOC flowers.

I was asked to make a Wedding Card for a friend. After making the card, I realised I would need to make a box to protect the flowers, but then the box was a little too plain, so I just kept adding to it, next thing I knew, the envelope box now needs a box to protect it!!!!!!!!!! It will be like pass the parcel, hehehehe.

I apologise in advance for so many photos. My friend seemed to like it, just hope the newly weds will to.

I have used some old K & Co embossed card stock I've had in my stash waiting for just the right time to use it. The Handmade Rose, Hearts & Butterfly are MFT Dies and the tag is by Tim Holtz.

Here I've used one of my all time favourite stamps - The hearts border stamp is so versatile
Magnolia's Loving Border - You are so Special Collection.

The tassle trim around the box is from Tickled Pink Stamps

The top of the envelope Box
The flowers are mostly from Wild Orchid Crafts and Handmade from MFT Dies.
The S & W initials are Sizzix Dies - Fun Serif

Have a wonderful week, and don't forget a new Challenge at TOMIC starts again today, I hope you will join us.

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

TOMIC - Challenge # 2

 Hello Magnolia lovers!

The Offical Magnolia Inspirations Challenge

It's time for a new Magnolia Challenge at TOMIC. Thanks for joining us last week for our very 1st Challenge, it was amazing, I was inspired by all your beautiful creations. The Design Team have now split into groups, it's not my week, but I hope you will visit TOMIC for Challenge # 2,
 A Colour Challenge - Combo "pink + white + brown"

Tuesday, June 7, 2011

TOMIC's very 1st Challenge

Happy Monday & a very BIG Welcome,

Thank you so much for joining us for our very first challenge.
This week was chosen for a very special reason,
it is Pauline's Birthday, Tilda & Edwin's creator.

Happy Birthday Pauline 

Wishing you the best birthday ever

The Design Team have created birthday cards especially for Pauline.

I hope you will join us in our very first challenge - a
Birthday Theme

Magnolia is offering you the chance to win a surprise package
You have until Saturday 20:00 (Paris time).
The winner will be randomly chosen on Monday 12th June together with our 2nd challenge.

This is my card, on it's way to Sweden, I just hope it made it in time.

I've chosen to use Happy Spring Tilda from Magnolia's adorable Butterfly Dreams Collection.
I fell in love with her the moment I spotted her, she looks to me like she is jumping for joy and yelling 'SURPRISE' another fabulous stamp perfect for every occasion.


I've also used some of the new Doohickey Dies, Dream Tag & Swirly Butterfly from new Butterfly Dreams Collection and also used Magnolia Designer Paper

I love Easel Cards and here I've added a hidden pocket for my tag using another one of my favourite Doohickey Dies -Vintage tag.

Stamps - Happy Spring Tilda - Butterfly Dreams Collection & Magnolia Happy Birthday text
Paper/Cardstock: Magnolia
Die Cutting: Magnolia Vintage Tag, Dream Tag & Swirly Butterfly from new Butterfly Dreams Collection, Doily - MFT & other dies Spellbinder, Embossing - Cuttlebug
Embellishments: Flowers – Prima, Lace & Ribbon – May Arts, Stickles: Star Dust
Colouring: Copic Markers Skin E11,00,000,R20, Blues BG0000, 000, 10, 11, 72, Browns E25, 29, 31

The Offical Magnolia Inspirations Challenge
I'm sure you will agree how wonderful all the DT's cards are and I look forward to seeing all your gorgeous creations for our very 1st challenge, you have until Saturday 20:00 (Paris time).

A great place to buy your Magnolia Stamps in Australia is from the gorgeous Kellie Winnell of Tickled Pink Stamps the home of Lil Lolita's and speaking of which, race on over,  Kellie has just released the Perfect Match Collection and has decided not to have just a digi week this month, but a digi MONTH all month long, right through June you can now get Tickled Pink Stamps in digital. On the 1st July it will return to 15th - 21st each month.

 Have a wonderful week.
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