February 27, 2011

Magnolia Down Under Challenge #85

Hello Magnolia Fans!!

Its time for a new super cool challenge over at Magnolia Down Under.... this week we are getting a little bit groovy maybe a little bit Hippy or just being square?? hahahah

This weeks challenge is:


and well I guess I'm being a little square this week... actually.... more of a book worm...  I have made a little Booky Wooky Box!!  and guess what - its not as hard as you think... here is the tutorial I found HERE showing you how to make one tooo!!  So here is my Flower Power Booky Wooky Box Thingy!! heheheh I hope your impressed!!  Because I am rather pleased with how it turned out!!

So how a bit of a side shot so you can see the super cool book pages...

And here is another side shot of the super cool fabby book pages....

Ooooo Looky - this is what's in the inside over... the writing says - If we take care of the moments the years will take care of themselves..... This is a Webster Canvas tag - nice huh?? 

So because I have used pretty much all my favourite bits and bobs on this creation, I thought I would pop in some more of my favourite treasures.... Lindt Choc Balls... YUMMMMM

And here is a shot of the fancy pants, booky wooky box, back cover.... hehehehe

hehehhehe hope you don't mind by cheeky descriptions, but I really am very happy with this little booky wooky box thingy..... and I hope too, that you will head on over to Magnolia Down Under to see what gorgeous creations the rest of the Design Team have made for you, I hope too you will come and join in all the fun!!!

Some Challenges I would Love to Enter:

Bunny Zoe - Spring Flowers
Make it Crafty - Light Source - Top Left
PollyCraft - Diamonds and Pearls
Tip Top Tuesday - Bling it On
Stamptacular Sunday Challenge - SOS Some One Special
Stampin' B's - Flowers
Crazy 4 Challenges - Shabby Chic/Vintage
Party Time Tuesday - Anything Goes

Stamps: Magnolia - Your so Special Collection 2011 - Leaning Tilda and Romantic Window
Paper: Basic Grey Curio, Kraft, Brown and White Card Stock
Embellishments: Cream Lace, Webster Canvas Tag, Kaiser Craft Wooden Butterfly, Pearls, Stickles, Brushed Corduroy Distress Ink, Kaiser Craft Doily, Tim Holtz Bird Charm, Maya Road Pin with added Pearls and Crystals, Kaiser Craft Big Pearl Brad, Nestie Lacey Square, White Gel Pen, Stampin' Up Espresso Ribbon, Stampin' Up Espresso Ink, Prima Flower, Flowers from http://www.iamroses.com/
Colour: Copic G84, G94, G99. R02, R20, R32, R35, R37, R30. W0, W1, W3, W4, W5. YR01, YR0000, YR000. 0 Blender. E0000, E00, E11, E30, E31, E33, E34, E35, E41, E43, E44, E47, E49, E50


February 26, 2011

Awww a Baby Card

How is everyone doing this Saturday?? 

Today I have finished off another baby card - yeah there must have been something in the water!! Which reminds me I should start on all the the baby cards I'm going to need in about 6 months!! hhehehe so I have used the cute little baby Tilda from the Autumn Cozy Collection - she is just soooo sweet I love this cute little image!!

Anyway here is my card I hope you like it!! and I even managed to get a photo showing the glitter - yay!!!! Oh and do you like my clouds??  I did it with chalk and I made a bit of a cloud shape mask!!

Challenges I would Love to Enter:

JM & HS - Sketch
Bunny Zoe - Spring - Flowers
Polly Craft - Diamonds and Pearls
Tip Top Tuesday - Bling it On
Stamptacular Sunday Challenge - SOS Some One Special
Stampin' B's - Flowers
Party Time Tuesday - Anything Goes

Stamps: Magnolia Baby Sentiment and Sleeping Baby Tilda from Autumn Collection 2010
Dies: Magnolia Doo Hickey - Tilda's Lace and Nestie Circle
Paper: Prima Jack and Jill. Pale Yellow Card and White Card
Embellishments: Princess Charm, Flowers, Maya Road Trinket Pin with added Pearls, Lace, Pink Ribbon, Stickles, Chalk, White Gel Pen
Colour: Copics: E0000, E00, E11, R20, R0000, R00, R11, R21, R22 


February 25, 2011

Tickled Pink Stamps Challenge #8

Hey Pink People!!

Its Friday and it's time for a new challenge at Tickled Pink Stamps Challenges!!  This week we have a coolo theme for you to play along with it's:


Awesome huh??  I do like making tags, they are quick and easy for me!! and Plus I have some cool 7 Gypsies Tags that I bought a long time ago in the UK!!  So they are finally getting some use.... in fact there isn't many  left so that's a shame, because I haven't be able to track them down anywhere.... I guess they don't make them any-more....

Anyway - here is my Tag!!  I've used a new stamp that was previewed a couple of weeks ago, its Emilo the Fox.... isn't he..... well Foxy?? hahahaha

I hope you will head on over to the challenge blog here, and see what the rest of the team have made for you this week, that's if you haven't been already! 

Remember that our challenge is just for Tickled Pink Stamps which can be found HERE, they include, Lil Lolita, Lil Lads, Pink Pets and Pink Sentiments!! Oh and Cherrie can't forget about Cherrie!!

Stamps: Emilo Fox available from Tickled Pink Stamps
Paper: Kaiser Craft Up Up and Away, 7 Gypsy Old Tag
Embellishments: Tassel, Ribbon Bundle, String, Tim Holtz Tissue Tape and Ticket, Kaiser Craft Doily, Stampin' Up Antique Brad
Colour: Copic R20, R02, R05, R08, YR18, W8, W10, E31, E33, E53, E35, E57, E50, 0 Blender


February 18, 2011

Tickled Pink Stamps Challenge #7

Well Howdy there, gal's and gents - if there is any looking!!

Today is new challenge day at Tickled Pink Stamps.... so this week, we have a coooooool theme for you to play along with its:


Whoohooooooo, how excellent!!  So when I saw this one come up within our list, I thought -mmmmmm I think I might try making some of Emma's roses.... because they are made of fabric and just perfect for this challenge.... so I did!!!  - you can make them too if you want - check out Emma's tutorial here So here is my card - hope you like!!

I've used Miss Mollie Mitten's Sitting!!  You can find her in the Tickled Pink Stamp Section at Tickled Pink Stamps!! hehehehe 

I hope you will drop by the challenge blog and check out what the Design Team gals have made for you this week, your gunna love it!!!

Stamps: Mollie Mittens - available from Tickled Pink Stamps
Paper: Websters, College Press, Stampin' Up red & Kraft Card
Embellishments: KaiserCraft Wooden Heart, Tim Holtz Ticket, Tim Holtz Tissue Tape and Tim Holtz Canvas Ribbon. Fabric Rose and Fabric Leaves, Fabric Check Ruffle. KaiserCraft Pearls and Bling, Stickles, Ribbon Mesh.
Colour: Copic


February 17, 2011

Time For Paper Play Challenges

Hi Everyone!!

Here I am with my first ever Design Team Paper Play Challenge Card!! WHOOHOOOOOO this is so much fun!!  Our challenge this week is sponsored by: Just some Lines go and check out their store its really cool!! but first check out what I have made for you all hahahahahha

This weeks Theme is:

Make it Shine

Awww I love sparkles and shiny stuff... don't you??  Anyway you can use all sorts of things to make your card Shiny - I have some Glitter Thickers, Stickles and Glossy Accents plus some Bling!! hahahah  Its Shiny Shiny Shiny:-) And I have used a lovely Image from Just Some Lines - she is called... Crystal!! So she is Shiny too with a name like that huh??

So I hope you will come and play with us at Paper Play this week.... Also you might wanna drop by just to see what fantastic stuff the Design Team have made for you!!

Stamps: Crystal available from Just some Lines
Paper: Basic Grey and Jenni Bowlin
Embellishments: Stampin' Up Expresso Ribbon, Lace, String, Kaiser Craft Bling, American Craft Thickers, Prima Butterfly, Tim Holtz Ticket (ooo I love these right now) Kaiser Craft Doily and Stampin' Up Antique Brad, Glossy Accents, Stickles, Flower, White Gel Pen
Colour: Copic E0000, 00, 43, 44, 47, 49. R02, 20, 21, 22, 24. YR04, 01. B93, 95, 97. O Blender, C3, C5 


Awww a Baby Card!!

Well Hi Everyone...

Today I have finshed making a baby card, its for a friend who had her baby ysterday... so exiciting!!  Anyway for my card I have used a hAnglar & strAnglar image from the Baby kit that I bought off ebay a while ago...

I've used the sketch over at Just Magnolia & hAnglar & strAnglar for my card, and I've also used some cute Fine and Dandy Birdy paper from My Minds Eye - I love this, its just way toooo cute!!  So here is my card, hope you like it!! Sorry the pic is a little dark, there's thunder and lightening outside... eeck

I've found a few other challenges I would love to enter my card into:

JM & HS - Sketch by Mina
Make it Colourful - Adding Depth 

Stamps: Hangar & Stranger Baby, Magnolia New Baby Sentiment 
Paper: October Afternoon, My Minds Eye
Embellishments: Lace, Ribbon, Flowers, Pram Charm, Stampin' Up Book Plate, Brads, Bling, White Gel Pen
Colour: Copics and Atyou Spica


February 15, 2011

Tilda with Many Hearts

Hi Everyone

Well I finally received my cute Tilda's in the mail and I was itching to get Tilda with Many Hearts inked!!  So I have made a cute little heart tag with her.

I'm going to enter her in a few challenges, I made a tag because the current challenge at Simon Says Stamp and Show is Tags!! hahahah

Challenges I would love to enter:

Cute Card Thursday - Heart and Flowers
A Spoon full of Sugar - Let's see some Love
Crafty Catz Challenges - Valentines/Love
Stamp Something - Valentines

Stamps: Magnolia - Tilda with Many Hearts - Your So Special Collection 2011
Paper: Bo Bunny and Kraft
Embellishments: Ribbon, String, Heart Charm, Flowers, Stickles, Tim Holtz Film Strip, White Gel Pen
Colour: Copic


February 13, 2011

Magnolia Down Under Challenge # 83

Hello Magnolia Fans!!

Today is Sunday - so time for a new challenge at Magnolia Down Under!!  This week we have an awesome sketch for you to follow - it was created by Kristy!!  So I hope you will jump on over to Magnolia Down Under and check out all the details..

So here is my card, following Kirsty's Sketch!!  I have gone for a bit of a nautical theme seen so the sketch does have a boat on it!!  I have pretty much followed the sketch, but I have added in a tag and brought forward the lace and ribbon which was meant to go behind!!

Challenges I would love to Enter:

Craft Us Crazy - Anything Goes
Copic Creations - Cool (I have a little bit of red too, hope that's ok)
Magnolia Stamp Lovers - Glitter (on Tilda's wings)
Make it Colourful - Add some Depth (hope my blue overalls and Green Scarfe are ok)
Southern Girls Challenge - Blue and Choc (My choc is on my tag and Tilda is sitting on a slightly choc fence)
Fab n Funky - Add Texture (my shell and my Mesh fabric)

Stamps: Magnolia Bon Voyage Collection - Sentiment, Summer & Sea Collection 2008 - Barefoot Tilda, Lazy Summer Days Collection 2009 - Life Buoy
Paper: October Afternoon - Seaside, Kraft card
Embellishments: Mesh, Ribbon, Lace, Kaisercraft Pearl Brads, Shell, Stickles, Star fish charm, String, Staples, White Gel Pen.
Colour: Copics and Stamped with Momento - Tuxedo Black


Tickled Pink Stamps Spectacular Blog Hop!!!

Welcome to the Pink Hop!!

We are celebrating the recently released Lil Allsorts stamps which are available now at Tickled Pink Stamps ... YAY how fantastic is that?? So make sure you run on over and bag yours before they all go.... And as always Kellie has some AMAZING prizes on offer - and how do you have a chance to win??? You leave us a comment at the end of the hop and at each stop along the way.

Prizes (please note the two Wilfred images are ONLY available in digi)

1st - Full set of release in digi and/or rubber
2nd - 1 Wilfred, 1 Lil Fox and Kira
3rd - 1 Lil Fox and 1 Lolita/Lad

 I hope that you have stumbled along to my blog from Jane's Blog if not, then why not go to the start which is at Amy's blog and Hop along with us..... and don't forget to leave some Lurv along the way for your chance to win!!!

So do you wanna see what I have for you???  I've made a mini Pizza Box (Tutorial found here) and I have used the lovely Fairy Kira again.... she is so magical and of course different!! So I do hope that you like my little Box!!

Here is a side view!!  The Graphic 45 Once Upon a Spring Time fitted so perfectly!! YAY I really love these papers at the moment!!

So thanks for stopping by and checking out my goodies!! hehehhe Your next stop is Miss Brown aka Kylie C. - I'm sure she has something rather spectacular up her sleeve awaiting your arrival!! 

Stamps: Fairy Kira available from Tickled Pink Stamps
Paper: Graphic 45 Once Upon a Spring Time, Prima Fairy Flora and Kraft
Embellishments: Flowers, Websters Green Bloomer, Maya Road Pin, Prima Pebble, Lace, Pom Pom Trim, Prima Butterfly, Stickles, Bling, Ribbon
Colour: Copic E0000, 00, 11, 50, 51. R20, B01, B91, Blender O, YG11, YR21, RV0000, 000, 10, 11, 13, 14, BV0000, 000, 01


February 11, 2011

Tickled Pink Stamps Preview Day 5 and Tickled Pink Stamps Challenges #6

OMGOSH WOW its Day 5 of the Previews over at Tickled Pink Stamps!!  I'm sure you have been eyeing off all the lush designs that the Pink Ladies have been very busy making for you all!!  Hey if you haven't been by the Tickled Pink Stamps Blog - then I hope that you will!!  There are awesome things to be seen on there and before I forget.... Kellie has an awesome Prize up for grabs toooo!!!

So today I have a lovely little Fairy to share with you, her name is Kira!!  Of course she is named after Kellie's "mini me" - Kira !!!!  Kira Fairy will be available to purchase very soon, actually after the Blog Hop on the 13th, so I hope that you will join us for that, they are always so much fun!!! So here is my Kira Fairy Card, I hope you like it as much as me!!!

Now how about This week's challenge at Tickled Pink Stamps Challenges it's:

Birthday Wishes

What a great theme huh??  I hope you will drop on by and see what the rest of the Design Team have made for you and also check out all the details regarding the challenge so that you can play along too!!

Stamps: Fairy Kira available from Tickled Pink Stamps
Paper: Graphic 45 Once upon a springtime, Prima, Brown Card stock
Embellishments: KaiserCraft flower, flowers, K&Company Pin, Tim Holtz Film Strip, and Bookplate, Magnolia Doohickey Dragonfly Die, Martha Stewart Glitter, Prima Pebble, Lace, Staples, White Gel Pen
Colour: Copic BG0000, 000, 10, 11, 13, 15, 18. B0000, 01, 91. R000, 20, 21, 22. E0000, 00, 11, 30, 31, 55. Blender 0 and Atyou Spica Clear


February 10, 2011


Well...... I have some Cool News....

I'm now a Design Team Member for PaperPlay Challenges!!  WHOOHOOOOOOO I am so excited and very proud to be part of this awesome Team!!

Thanks Sandie for picking me to be on your team!!  I am looking forward to getting to know everyone - so cool - new blog friends!!! hehehhehe

PaperPlay is a weekly challenge with a new one each Thursday GMT 9.00AM so that about 8.00PM here in Australia on Thursday Night (in fact it is 8.00PM) hahahah So I sure do hope you will check out the challenge if you haven't played before, and will play along with us!!!


February 9, 2011

Tickled Pink Stamps PREVIEW Day 3

Wow we are up to day 3 of the spectcular Previews over at Tickled Pink Stamps!!  How exiciting huh??

Today I have Sad Wilfred Wombat to share with you, for my preview I decided to make something a little different, its a tissue box!!  I used the tutorial out of the current Magnolia Ink Magazine, it was easy peasy!!  Anyway here is Sad Wilfred Wombat!!

So I hope you will head on over to Tickled Pink Stamps to see what the Pink Ladies have designed for you, thats if you haven't been and seen already!! but if not click HERE and dont forget to check out the prize that Kellie has on offer, remember you have to be in it, to win it!!!

Sad Wilfred Wombat will be available for you to stick in your shopping bag after the Blog Hop on the 13th!!!

Stamps: Sad Wilfred available from Tickled Pink Stamps
Paper: Kraft, October Afternoon Farm Fresh and Cherry Hill, Jenni  Bowlin Choc Dots
Embellishments: String, Wooden Buttons, Old Postage Stamps, Lace, Magnolia Doo Hickey Tilda's Lace,  Lace, Tim Holtz Tissue Tape, Staples, Tim Holtz Bookplate, Ribbon, Glossy Accents, Heidi Swapp Rub-ons
Colour: Copic E0000, 50, 51, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44, 47, 49. C1. R000, 22, 24, 29, 30. B000, B32, B34, B37, B39


February 7, 2011

Love is in the Air

Wanna see what I made today?? hahahah Well today I have been busy playing with my lush Whiff of Joy stamps - well actually Nora Blowing Kisses!!

My card is for the current challenge at Whiff of Joy Challenges - Love is in the Air..... awwwwww how sweet!!  Anyway here is my Nora with a couple of Whiff Of Joy Dies, that I haven't used before now, I received them while I was a Guest...  They are soooooo Gorgeous!!

Challenges I would love to Enter:

Whiff of Joy Challenges - Love is in the Air
Cupcake Craft Challenge - Seeing Red
Top Tip Tuesday - Girlie
Craft Us Crazy - Anything Goes
Sew many Challenges - Anything Goes
Sentimental Sundays - Valentines Day

Stamps: Nora Blowing Kisses from Whiff of Joy
Dies: Whiff of Joy - Fancy Heart Boarder, Heart Banner.  Magnolia Doo Hickey - Dragonfly
Paper: Websters Hollywood and Prima on heart banner
Embellishments: Chippy Heart, Tim Holtz Film Strip, Tim Holtz Love Ticket, Doodlebug Glitter, Stickles, Flowers, SU Antique Brad, Kaisercraft Doily, Websters Hollywood Trims - Lace & Black Ribbon, Pearls
Colour: Copic: R24, 22, 21, 20. 0 Blender, E50, 51, 53, 4, 43, 42, 33, 35, 0000, 00, 11


Tickled Pink Stamps PREVIEW Day 1

Hellooooooo and welcome to that start of the February Previews at Tickled Pink Stamps!!  Guess what I have been honoured, a guest spot for the next 3 months so I get to play with all the cool new stuff!! and I tell ya - its COOL

So today I would like to introduce you to Frankie - Frankie Pirate that is!!!  He is Bootyfull!! hahahah here he is - hope you like him as much as me!!

So please make sure you go over to Tickled Pink Stamps Blog to see the what the Pink Ladies have done with Frankie Pirate, I so know  you will wanna have him in your shopping bag!! And when can you put Frankie in your bag??  Well its after the Blog Hop on the 13th!!! YAY

Stamps: Pirate Frankie available from Tickled Pink Stamps
Die: Pink Valentine Sentiments Die available from Tickled Pink Stamps
Paper: October Afternoon - Seaside and black card stock
Embellishments: Tim Holtz Tissue Tape, Clock Face and Ticket. Shell, Pearl, Coins, Chippy Key, String, Ribbon, Brads, Black Rhinestones, Ribbon Mesh, Letter Stickers and Distress Inks
Colour: Copic E0000, 00, 11, 41, 43, 44, 31, 50, 51. R22, 24, 29, 20. B34, 91. Blender 0, C1, C3, C5, C7


February 6, 2011

She'll be Riding 6 White Horses When She Comes.......

Hey Everyone,

This afternoon I have been busy making a cute Magnolia card.... of course while Ruby is napping - she was up late last night so now she is catching up and so far its been about 3 hours!! WHOOHOO

So today I have Circus Tilda and her Horsey!!  I've had these little babies for a while now and boy they are only just seeing ink..... tut tut tut...  So here she is I'm rather pleased with her, hope you are too!!

I would Love to enter my card into these challenges:

Just Magnolia - JM & HS - Anything Goes with Ribbons
ABC Challenge - N is for Nesties
Paperplay Challenges - Stamp it out
Papertake Challenges - Anything with Flowers
Copic Creations - We're Cool
Craft us Crazy - Anything Goes
Sew Many Challenges - Anything Goes

Stamps: Magnolia Autumn Collection 2010 - Circus Tilda, Circus Horse. Bon Voyage Collection 2010 Ticket
Die: Magnolia Doohickey Leaf Die and Tim Holtz Flourishes
Embellishments: Kaisercraft Pearl Brads, Lace, Ribbon, Flowers, Maya Road Pin with added Crystal and Pearl, Stickles, Crystal Effects, White Gel Pen
Colour: Copic and Atyou Spica Pen


February 4, 2011

Tickled Pink Stamps Challenges #5

Hi Everyone!!

Its Friday, (very early hahah) and that means it's time for a new theme at Tickled Pink Stamps Challenges!!

This week we want you to get a bit pink with your punches!! yes its:


This week I have used a Mollie Mitten gal - Mollie with Balloon!!  Isn't she just so sweet?? So I made my card a little extra girlie this week hahahah, with lots of flowers and of course PINK!!!

So I hope you will go on over to the Tickled Pink Stamps Challenges and check out the rest of what the Design Team have made!!  I know it will knock your socks off!! hehehehe

Stamps: Mollie Mitten with Balloon, and Pink Valentine Sentiments available from Tickled Pink Stamps
Die: Pink Valentine Sentiments Die available from Tickled Pink Stamps
Embellishments: Flowers, Lace, Ribbon, Butterfly Charm, Bling and Pearls
Punchy Punches: Martha Stewart Heart Boarder and Butterfly Punches
Colour: Copic - R81, R83, R85, R89, R20, E44, E47, E49, E43, E41, E40, E50, E51, E53 Blender 
Paper: My Minds Eye - Fine and Dandy and Pink Card stock


February 3, 2011

Down on the Farm....

Hey Everyone,

Today I have a card that I made that is perfect for farm girls - just like me!! hahahah well actually I live in the big smoke of Turners Beach now, but I did grow up on a Dairy farm!!

Anyway my card is featuring a Sarah Kay stamp - Precious Moments.... I love this image!! So here she is, hope your like her...

I would love to play along with a few challenges:

Cupcake Craft Challenge - Old MacDonald had a Farm
Anything Goes Challenge - Butterflies
Papertake Weekly Challenge - Anything Goes - with Flowers
Stamptacular Sunday Challenge - Whateva

Stamps: Sarah Kay - Precious Moments and Stampin Up Sentiment
Paper: October Afternoon Farm Fresh, and Fly & Kite, Brown Card
Embellishments: Wooden Button, String, Ribbon, Ribbon Mesh, KaiserCraft Pearls, Prima Pebble, Magnolia Doo Hickey Poeny Rose Dies, Martha Stewart Butterfly Punch, KaiserCraft Bling, Tim Holtz Ticket and Tim Holtz Flourish Die
Colour: Copic