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Monday, May 18, 2015

Hello Sunshine..... Flowers for All About Magnolia Challenge

Good day

My Dt card for our mid-way reminder at All About Magnolia, our theme is

Flowers


Lots of sunshine and beautiful flowers.
I used papers from my older stash, Prima called Fairy Belle and the shape
of my card is Go Kreate #5. added lots of lace and bling.


This little cutie is called Lazy Tilda,  The way I colored her she is sitting
in the sunshine soaking her feet in the pond.  I figured she needed sunglasses for the
occasion, I used a die from Taylored Expression, added acetate 
which I inked with Black alcohol ink, then filled with glossy accents.

Skin: E13, E11, E00, E000, R20
Hair: E47, E57, E53
Blue: BG57, BG53, BG01, BG000
Yellow: YR18, YR16, Y19, Y8, Y2, Y11
Green: YG67, YG63, YG61, YG21


Mixture of beautiful WOC flowers, which I toned down a bit with Gesso


I had a sunshine metal charm in gold, I added some Gesso and metallic lustre


My sentiment is Hello Sunshine from the Pink Lemonade collection


Entering my card
ABC - Jewels
Stamp and Create - May Flowers
Sparkles Monthly - It's Spring
Cute Card Thursday - Lovely Lace
Allsorts Challenge - No Squares Allowed

Thanks for stopping by and have a great day
Louise

Sunday, May 17, 2015

Heavy Metal for Simply Magnolia

Happy Sunday everyone,

New card to share with you;  a Birthday Card for a Best Friend 
for our new challenge at Simply Magnolia, our theme for the challenge 

Heavy Metal


For the shape of my card I used Go Kreate #7 die, papers are Whinsy Stamps
 called Cottage Garden.  I added a lace doily, lace and pearls



This is Sitting Windy Tilda masked with Merry Christmas Banner and 
I used the Sentiment Forever Best Friends, colored with Copics

Skin: E13, E11, E00, E000, R20
Haire: E49, E47, E57, E53, E51
Blue: BV04, BV02, BV0000
Banner: E44, E43, E42, E41


Flowers were created using Flowers from the new Doohickey die set #5,
 as well as the balloons.  The leaf is a die from Doohickey #4
I added jute string with a metal brass key.  


With the flowers I also added some gold metal tread


 A view with the heart shape tag


An inside view

Entering my card
Magnolia-licious challenge - Happy Birthday
Deep Ocean - Flowers
Loves Rubber stamps - add a sentiment
Fab n Funky - Tag it
Scrap and Craft - Lace and Pearls
Tilda's Town - Happy Everything

Thanks for stopping by and have  a great day
Louise

Sunday, May 3, 2015

Lace and Pearls for Simply Magnolia

Happy Sunday everyone,

We have a new challenge at Simply Magnolia, 
and it's with some of my favorite embellishments,  our theme is 

Lace and Pearls


For my Dt card I went along with a Vacation theme in Paris
So my papers from Pion called Paris Flea Market were perfect.
I added 3 layers of lace and lots of pearls


For my image I used Tilda with knee socks from the new collection
I used Shabby Blue frantage around my image

Skin: E13, E11, E02, E000, R20
Hair: E47, E57, E53, E51
Blue: B12, B00, B000, B02, W1
Shadow: W5, W3, W1, W00



I used mini Tin Boxes, colored with copics and added some glossy accents


Dies used are Doohickey Club #3 Eiffel Tower and heart Swirl, 
Cheery-Lynn Fanciful Flourishes and Impression Obsession Umbrella


Flowers Are Wild Orchid Crafts 


Doohickey Wrapped so Lovely tag and stamped Magnolia Lovely Rose 

Entering my card
Inky Chicks - Chocolate and Sweets
Fussy and Fancy - Lots of Flowers
Allsorts Challenge - April showers bring May flowers
Time for a Magnolia Challenge - Flowers everywhere
Totally Tilda and friends - Fruit or chocolate
The Ribbon girl - Mother / female theme
Boutique Magnolia - Vacation Time

Thanks for stopping by and have a great day
Louise


Friday, May 1, 2015

It's a Girl....Paradise of stamps DT Card

Good day everyone,

New challenge starting today at Paradise of Stamps, our theme is Animal


I just  received my new papers that I ordered at Live Love and Craft, 
it's the new collection from Maja Design called Vintage Baby, they are gorgeous....
I also used Kraft cardstock and lots of lace


This cute stamp is from Lili Of the Valley called  Patchwork bunch of balloons
and colored with copics.  Die is Spellbinders Floral Oval

Bear: E44, E43, E42, E41
Pink: RV95, RV93 RV91, RV000
Blue: BV20, W00


Die cuts Magnolia Swirl, Joy Craft Vintage branch, Magnolia Doohickey club #4
and Tim Holtz Spring Greenery.


Flowers are WOC, flower spray, Foam flower buds and Frosted berries from LLC


Another side View


The heart tag is Magnolia die and I added a Metal hanger and a bear cham

Entering my card
Crazy Challenge - Cute as a Button (the rattle is a button from Button Galore)
Loves Rubber stamps - Use at least 2 dies
Creative inspiration - Cute critters
ABC Challenge - I for inspire us

Thanks for stopping by and have a great day
Louise

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Just for you.. LOTV Design Collective card

Good day

Today I share with you my second card for 
 Lily of the Valley Collective Design Team


I love these papers, They are from LOTV  Country Lady collection,  
I also used white and Kraft cardstock.  Distressed and inked the edges 
along with some stitching and voilà...


This cute little image is called  In Love and colored with copics.  The die around the image is Spellbinders Stately Circle.

Skin: E13, E11, E00, E000, R20
Hair / Branch E47, E57, E55, E53, E51
Pink: E07, R89, R85, R81, R000
Green: E89, E87, E84, E81
Leaves: YG99, YG95, YG21
Shoes: E44, E43, E42


Flowers are WOC and from my stock.  Flowers spray from Live and Love Crafts.  


I added some white Gesso to the heart charm and Love clip.

Entering my card
Crafty Card Maker - Dots
Top Tip Tuesday - Duo
Crafty Calendar - Add a Sentiment

Thanks for stopping by and have a great day
Louise

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Toot Toot.....LOTV Design Collective Card

Good day everyone,

I have a card to share with today that I have created 
for Lili of the Valley Design Collective 


I went along with a Vintage look, so I used papers from Tim Holtz
 8x8 paper pad called Menagerie  the stamps were also cut out from the paper.
 Card shape is Go Kreate Frilly #10


Love this image its called Toot Toot, perfect for a vintage look 
and colored with copics
W9, W7, W5, W3, W1, W00


Dies used are Spellbinders Sprightly and Memory box Mini Gears.  I used Kraft cardstock for the die cuts, heat embossed with Distress Pumice stone powder, inked with Vintage photo and Walnut Stain inks.  and then I used Brass and Gunmetal Metallic rub-ons.


I added a clock charm with a chain and the Camera is from Maya Road


Sentiment is LOTV  from Sentiments to fit scroll

Entering my card
Craft your Passion - Anything Goes
Deep Ocean - Shaped cards
Craft for Eternity - Anything goes
Vintage Challenge - Old memories

Thanks for stopping by and have a great day
Louise 

Monday, April 20, 2015

Care for some coffee?....

Happy Monday everyone,

My first DT creation for our midway reminder at All About Magnolia,
 this is our first challenge and you still have 14 days to enter.  Our theme is 

Anything Goes


My papers are Maja design, Coffee in the Arbour along with some Kraft cardstock.  
I distressed the edges of the papers and added some stitching for a Shabby chic look.  
Also have a doily, cheesecloth and some lace.


This little cutie is called is called Kitchen Tilda and she is perfect for my card theme.
I did some paper piecing on her apron to match the die cut apron 
from the Doohickey club #2.  The utensils are buttons which I snipped off
 the back loop part and tucked the in the pocket.

Copics
Skin: E13, E11, E00, E000, R20
Hair: E49, E59, E57, E53, E51
Shoes: E47, E43, E42, E41
Clothes: BV13, BV02, BV20


Flowers are Wild Orchid Crafts, I added some flower sprays and the zipper pull is
 Prima Junkyard findings .


The diecut used around the image is Marianne's Oval Frame, 
I also inked with Chipped sapphire and vintage photo distress inks, 
then used some white Gesso to tone it all down, 
I love the white wash effect it does around the image.


Entering my card
Totally Tilda & Friends - Tea, Coffee
Inky Chicks - Stitching
Midweek Magnolia - Metal Real or Faux
Time for a Magnolia Challenge - Shabby Chic or Vintage
Paradise of Magnolia - Lots of flowers

Thanks for stopping by and have a great week
Louise