Tilda and her Bunny

Just want to post another before I head off up the apples & pears....
This is Tilda with her bunny
Magnolia papers layered and sewn
Wild orchid crafts cherry blossom
Ribbon Girl lace & ribbon.
I'd like to enter this card into the following challenges...

1)Southern Girls Challenge ~ Add an Animal
2)A spoon full of Sugar ~ Easter
3) Crafty Creations ~ Bunnies

Thanks very much for looking and for any comments you may leave. hugs Teresa xx


Tilda with large Christmas gift

Just a quickie post to upload my card for a few challenges.
This is Tilda with large christmas gift, coloured in copics and I've used Magnolia papers, christmas ticket & Chandelier garland, white doily, Ribbon girl ribbon, wild orchid roses and prima poinsettia, the leaves were sent to me from my dear daughter in America(thanks sweetie) all stitched onto Bazzil cardstock. Thank you for looking and for any comments. Teresa xx

1) Die cut Dreams Christmas club challenge ~ Tilda with flowers
2) Digi Doodle Shop's Best challenge ~ Ribbons & Bows
3) Sparkles Forum Christmas Challenge ~ Red & Green

It's My 1st Blogaversary yay!... Would you like some candy?

Good morning my dear blogging friends, today is my first Blog Anniversary, it's been a year since I uploaded my first card...but we don't need to look at that lol
I have a little candy here for you, which will be on my blog for one week, so I will call a winner on Wednesday morning the 6th April.
I have a pretty bag with the following goodies...
. Ranger Distress crackle paint - Picket Fence
. Ranger Stickles glitter glue - Star dust
. Packet of Wilton 4" Doilies
. Wild Orchid craft double lace
. Ribbon girl Organza ribbon red & yellow
. Packet of 100 gem stones in pink
. Packet of Anita's square expandable envelopes

Hope you like my candy, please just leave a comment below this post and I will add your name to the draw. You don't have to become a follower but it would be nice to have you if you did. Thank you and good luck.
Teresa xx


Tilda with Hawaiian Flower

Good morning, Oooh what an exciting few days I've had and now its a day to calm down and get back to reality a bit (got the dreaded ironing to do) Anyway before I get on with the day, I'll get on with my card.
This is Tilda with Hawaiian flower, I've used Magnolia paper & some gingham paper from my stash. I've added a little lace & ribbon, swirls, pearls, gems and daffodils from wild orchid crafts.
I'd like to enter this card into the following challenges;

1) Just Magnolia Challenge ~ Bingo...Gems, flowers & ribbon & lace
2) CraftyCatz Challenge ~ Pearls & Swirls
3)The Ribbon Girl Challenge ~ Yellow & Green
4) Incy Wincy Designs Challenge ~ Sparkle & Shine (Yellow,Glitter, gems & pearls)
5)Magnolia Stamp Lovers Challenge ~ Ribbon
6) A Spoon full of Sugar Challenge 145 ~ Easter Card

Thank you for taking the time to look and leave a comment, I will come and visit your blogs very soon. Hugs Teresa xx


...and another great news post!!!

Good afternoon all,
I am so happy, I've always wanted to be a DT member and yesterday I was chosen as a Guest DT on the wonderful Die cut dreams Christmas challenge blog and today I have been chosen for DT on a new challenge blog called Addicted to stamps, to say I'm over joyed is an understatement! Yippy!
I'm both nervous and excited all wrapped in one lol.
Thank you for all your comments today, I'm hoping to sit down later with a cuppa after lunch and leave you comments too. have a good day, love Teresa xx

Hello Little Butterfly Tilda

Happy Sunday Bloggers,
I just wanted to upload this card quickly before I get on with a busy Sunday, This is 'Hello Little Butterfly' Tilda from the Butterfly dreams collection, I've made this one using Magnolia daffodil paper & some pretty gingham papers, main large flower is a Magnolia one and the rest are wild orchids. Both sentiments are from a woodware set. Hope you all have a nice relaxing Sunday.

I'd like to enter this card into the following Challenges;

1)Stamp with Fun Challenge ~ Spring
2)Stamp Something Challenge ~ Spring
3)Totally Gorjuss Challenge ~ Spring has sprung
4) Sugar Creek Hollow ~ Stitching

Thank you for looking at my card and blog and I really appreciate your comments. Hope you like my card, hugs Teresa xx


There's more! ....

I just looked on the DCD challenge blog that I won today to check out the next challenge and I'm stunned! I'm also guest designer for April....yippy my dream came true! Sorry I'll try and calm down now, just got a bit excited there, as I've always wanted to do this. (Still Dancing round the room though)I re-read all the post and now have my Guest designer badge on my blog! Yippy!!! I need a cup of tea now. Have a good rest of the weekend everyone. Hugs Teresa xx

Tilda with big ribbon

Good morning all,
I can't help feeling happy already this morning I just switched on pc to find I've won the Die cut dreams Christmas challenge Yay! Its always exciting to win isn't it?
Onto my card...She's back! I love this tilda I think she's so pretty and lovely to colour, I also love these Nitwit papers such a gorgeous blue teamed with the white doily and I love stitching them altogether, I've used this beautiful white spotted ribbon from the ribbon girl, string pearls from stash, I cut the heart with nestabilities and used crackle paint on it for a lovely effect and I used TH faded jeans ink around the edges and on the edges of the flowers too, added some blue chandelier garland and a punched butterfly, sprinkled star dust here and there...job done!

I'd like to enter this card into the following challenges;

1) Cupcake Craft Challenge #134 ~ Monochromatic (blue)
2) A Spoonful of Sugar Challenge 144 ~ Ribbons, pearls & flowers
3) Papertake Weekly Challenge ~ For Mum or Girlie card
4) Anything goes Challenge ~ make your own embellishments (crackle painted heart)
5) Stampin for the weekend ~ For Mum/Mothers day
6) Paper cutz Challenge #84 ~ 3 papers & spring themed
7) Freshly Brewed Challenges ~ 2 or more embellishments

Hope you like my card, hugs Teresa xx


A Christmas card

Yes I know we are three months into the new year but I made this one for a few challenges.
One challenge being the Die cut dream christmas club challenge, its a lovely challenge blog that I found the other day, you've probably all already heard of it, but it was new to me lol.
I've used Nitwit papers, the stamped sentiment is one from a Christmas see~dee's collection
the holly stamp I bought from ebay (don't know the make) Lace from wildorchids and snowflakes from a good friend on Docrafts.


1) Die cut dreams Christmas club challenge #58 ~ Sketch plus lavendar & lace
2) Sentimental Sundays challenge #47 ~ Let's get Sentimental
3) DYSU Challenge #12 ~ Shine On

That's all folks! thanks for looking at my card. Teresa xx


A quickie card!

This card I made last night very quickly to catch up on a few challenges.
I've used the Magnolia Wheelbarrow (love this stamp) I've made a tag shaped card to fit in with Gem of a challenge, creative inspirations and Magical Monday challenge, hot red colours for the Phindys challenge and Added a tag for the Truly Scrumptious challenge oh and Buttons for the Totally papercrafts challenge
Phew! Hope I've done right.
Bazzil cardstock
Paper ~ Nitwits
Magnolia stamp & tag die.

Ok the challenges...
1) Totally Papercrafts challenge #58 ~ Add buttons (added 2)
2) Phindys Friday Challenge #47 ~ Hot stuff (hot colours)
3) Gem of a Challenge ~ Anything but square (tag card)
4) Truly Scrumptious Challenge #53 ~ Tag it (Tag card & tags on card)
5)Magical Monday Challenge #18 ~ Use a shaped card (tag card)
6) Creative Inspirations Challenge #104 ~ No square cards allowed (tag card)

Thank you for looking and for any comments you may leave, I appreciate them very much
Hugs Teresa xx


Beautiful Faith by Sugar Nellie

She's back again, this sweet girl Faith, I just love colouring these girls and this one was interesting as I don't think I've combined Brown & Aqua before, I actually love them together, hope you are not getting fed up of seeing these papers yet because I'm loving them and was thinking of sending for another pad!
They are of course Madeline papers by Prima
Aqua colour lace & ribbon
A lovely mix of brown, aqua & cream roses on a piece of raffia
and an aqua die cut heart and 'Love' charm.

I'd like to enter this card into the following challenges;

1) Simon says stamp & show ~ show a word
2) Craft your days away ~ For a special lady

Thankyou very much for coming to look at my cards and for any comments you may wish to leave, I apppreciate it. Hugs Teresa xx

Tilda with potted plant

Good morning all,
Hope you are well, we have lovely warm sunshine here again today hope you do too.
I made this card last night, hoping to tie it in with a few challenges today, this is one of the new Tildas with her potted plant ahhh!
I hope I've managed to get my colours right here, I love these papers, they are the Madeline set by Prima, so I've matched up my copics for Tilda, I've used the great sketch by Friday Sketchers which meant I could also use my Dimensions circular die, I've stitched the edging papers added a piece of matching blue lace & ribbon, 3 deep pink roses and 2 lovely diamond rhinestone gems to finish it off.
Hope you like it and thanks to everyone who leaves comments I really appreciate it. Hugs Teresa xx

I'd like to enter this card into the following challenges;

1) Friday Sketchers ~ Sketch
2) Just Magnolia & Hanglar Challenge ~ Favourite colours
3) Magnolia Stamp Lovers ~ Dies
4)The Res-Q-74 Challenge ~ Stitching
5) Paper Cutz Challenge #83 ~ Your Choice
6) One stop Craft Challenge ~ Diamonds are a girls best friend


Sugar Nellie Verity

Yes it's me again, I'll leave you alone after this one I promise lol, I've really enjoyed my crafty weekend as you can see.
This one is Verity, one of my favourite Sugar Nellies
I've used 3 backing papers 2 Magnolia ones and an old Basic grey paper, machine stitched.
Gorgeous hat pin & ruffle edge ribbon from the Ribbon Girl
and 2 very pretty Magnolia roses with tulle.

I'd like to enter ths card into;

1) Creative Inspirations Challenge #103 ~ Sketch
2) Stamp scrap & Doodles challenge ~ Numbers

Sugar Nellie Bambino

As you can see by the cards I'm uploading I've had a very 'Happy Crafty Weekend' making cards, this one I've made for a new blog challenge just starting at Just Tracys Crafts but would also like to enter it into the following challenges

1) Just Tracys Crafts challenge number 1 ~ New beginnings
2) The Crafty Pad challenge ~ Use a Digi
3) One stitch at a time challenge ~ Something for the boys (baby boy card)

Hope you like my card, hugs Teresa xx

Joy Sitting

Good morning and hasn't it warmed up nicely?
I for one always feel the cold and today its warmed up a treat!
I need to get this card uploaded quickly for a challenge that finishes tomorrow.
This one is Joy sitting, I decided to go for red as I think it makes her stand out nicely with her lovely blonde locks, I've coloured her with copics.
Bazzil cardstock
Nitwit papers
white doily
3 gorgeous red poppies & ribbon from wild orchid crafts
and a clear brad I've coloured with copic pen to match.

I'm entering this card into the following challenges;

1) Papertake Weekly ~ Trio Tastic (3 red poppies)
2) Craft your days away ~ Challenge #16 For Mum
3)Dream valley Challenges ~ Mothers Day
4)Sparkles Forum Challenge ~ Mothers Day
5) Crafty catz weekly challenge ~ Mothers day

Hope you like the card, hugs Teresa xx


Faith by Sugar Nellie

I coloured this image yesterday and have just finished the card off this afternoon, because I just couldn't wait any longer to use these gorgeous papers by Prima, this pad is called Madeline, arn't they pretty? I've used a pretty white doily, ribbon from stash & butterfly charm from the Ribbon girl, I've used Wild orchid crafts roses & buds, magnolia chandelier garland and Whiff of Joy hearts from the heart banner die...gosh what a combination lol!
Anyway hope you like it. Hugs Teresa x

I'd like to enter this card into the following challenges;

1)Sugar Bowl challenge ~ Erika's Sketch
2)Papertake Weekly ~ Trio Tastic (three roses & three hearts)
3)Dream Valley Challenge ~ Mothers Day
4)Craft your days away Challenge ~ Special lady
5)Stamp something ~ Something Sweet

Sugar Nellie Cow Girl

Well this one is way out of my comfort zone, I loved the look of the stamp and I saw lots of possibilities for it, especially as my mum is into everything Cowboy/cowgirl & Native American Indian, so guess where this ones going lol!
I used the Nitwit papers again as they seemed quite fitting
Bazzil carstock which I've used the Martha Stewart stars punch down the sides
Nestabilities hearts tied with raffia & fixed a cowgirl hat charm on to it (hat charm from the ribbon girl)
A piece of brown seam binding & gorgeous roses all from wild orchid crafts.
Hope you like it. Hugs Teresa xx

I'd like to enter this into the following challenges;
1) Simon Says Stamp ~ Show some Stars
2) Southern Girls ~ Flowers
3)Card Ideas ~ Triple Colour Chocolate, Caramel & one other colour (I chose pink)
4)Craft your days away ~ Card for Mum (Mothers Day)
5)Easy Craft Projects ~ For Mum (Strange but this is what my mum loves)

Thank you to anyone who leaves me a comment I really do appreciate them. xx


Grace and a Special thank you

This is a quickie upload of a card I made yesterday, its the pretty Grace (head to toe) first time I've coloured this one.
I'd like to say a special thanks to Kathleen Mc of KOOKABURRA Crafts who has helped me today to make my blog into a three column blog. Thank you Kathleen very much, you're a star!
Hugs Teresa xx


...and 3rd card today Just Magnolia Challenge

I've had to rush this one a bit to quickly (hopefully) get into the Magnolia challenge before it closes.

Just Magnolia and Hanglar ~ Bev's Sketch

Magnolia papers
WOC Lace, cherry blossom & roses
Magnolia lace border die
and WOJ hearts banner die

Thank you for looking and hope you like it. Teresa xx

2nd Card today ~ Spring has sprung! Happy Easter

This is Tilda with eggs, the lovely wheelbarrow and butterfly
Nitwit papers sewn and layered
Ribbon from the ribbon girl and clear brad that I've coloured with copic pen
gorgeous daffs from wild orchid crafts ....
...........Can you tell I'm in a rush to get crafting?
Thanks for looking, I'll be back later to catch up with all your cards...Can't wait!
Hugs Teresa xx
I'd like to enter this card into the following challenges;

1) Stamp, scrap & Doodles ~ Spring has sprung
2) Crafty Calendar Challenge 18 ~ Spring
3) DYSU Challenge Blog 11 ~ Add a Bow

Tilda with big ribbon

Hello again my dear friends, Hope you are all well today, I'm hoping to have a busy day crafting today got the house to myself (just hope my mojo hasn't gone out too)
This card I made for a few challenges but I kind of got a bit carried away (as you do)when making it so hope it still fits in with the challenges.
I've used Bazzil cardstock
Botanical pad papers(again)stitched all around
The gorgeous shabby roses are from Quixotic Paperie
Tulle, Pearls & gems from stash
Chandelier garland by Magnolia
2 chipboard pieces which I've coloured and glittered with stickles
Thanks for looking, hope you like it. Hugs Teresa xx

I'd like to enter this card into the following challenges;
1)Friday Sketchers ~ Sketch
2)Totally Tilda ~ Challenge 18 Tilda with chipboard
3)Fab & Funky ~ Challenge 64 All things Green


Faith & Flower tecnique

No challenges this time just a card I wanted to make off the cuff to try out this Youtube tutorial here for making these flowers (given to me by a friend on Docrafts)
I kept my flowers pink to match the card but I love the effect.
I spritzed them with glimmer mist & stickles
The papers on this card are from the Botanical pad
Bazzil cardstock
Ribbon & Dew drops from the Ribbon Girl prize I won.
Love heart charm from stash
Hope you like it, Hugs Teresa xx


Tilda & Edwin

I know its a bit late in the day but hey ho! I'm still awake (just) so I wanted to upload this card I made especially for a few challenges.
Its a framed Tilda & Edwins wedding day, I've used Magnolia backing paper, bazzil cardstock for the base and frame,which I've ink distressed to give an older vintage look, wildorchid roses and distresssed them a little too, I've punched tiny butterflies, inked them a little and added glitter, I've used the love charm (from ebay) and of course seam binding ribbon from the Ribbon Girl, with a couple of lenghs of pearls and a special gem. Teresa xx
I'd like to enter this card into the following challenges;
1) A spoonful of sugar ~ 'Vintage/Shabby' theme
2)Magnolia Licious Highlites ~ 'Framed Projects'
3) Dream Valley Challenge blog ~ 'New Beginnings' (wedding)
4) Simon says Stamp ~ Show some Metal Metal (love charm, in top roses)

Spring Tilda

Good morning dear friends,
I wish it was a good morning for me, I've got the dentist this morning and even though its only a check up I'm petrified, I hate going to the dentist.
Onto todays card, this is a spring tilda, I've surrounded her with spring daffs, cherry blossom & roses (yeah ok its early for roses but they match lol) I've also punched out some tiny butterflies and dotted some pearls about, the paper is from that gorgeous Botanical pad which is quickly dissapearing (I love it) and Bazzil cardstock. I've used dies for the corner (parisian accents) and magnolia doily flowers, swirls & leaves. Not of course forgetting the Woodware sentiment 'You're the sunshine in my garden' Hope it helps you feel the warmth of spring to come.
Hugs Teresa xx
I'd like to enter this card into the following challenges;

1) Cute & Girly Challenge ~ 'Springtime'
2)Stampin' for the weekend ~ 'Spring'
3)Anything Goes Challenge ~ 'Die cuts'
4)Fab & Funky Challenge ~ 'Make it girly'
5) Die cut Dreams Challenge 'Spring Garden Scene'


2nd Card for today ~ Connie

This is the very pretty Connie from Sugar Nellie, I just love these Digi stamps.
I've used these yummy Tim Holtz papers again and layered & stitched them, teamed with this lovely taupe colour Bazzil cardstock.
I've added lace & roses from wildorchidcrafts, bling from a good friend, doily from ebay and I've made this fab heart with crackle paint & distress ink, thanks to Janet from pinkgem designs who has a tutorial on her blog.
I've coloured Connie with copics.
Hope you like it, thanks very much for any comments. Hugs Teresa xx

I'd like to enter this card into the following challenges;

1)4 Crafty Chicks ~ Stitching
2)Stamp Something ~ March Digi day challenge (Digi Connie)
3)Sentimental Sunday Challenge ~ Pearls & Lace
4) Totallypapercrafts ~ Pearls & Lace
5) IncyWincy Designs challenge 84 ~ Pastel Colours
6) The Crazy Challenge ~ Lovely ladies

Whiff of Joy

Good morning dear bloggers, hope its nice and sunny where you are today, its beautiful and bright here just wish it was warmer.
As much as I love this old Whiff of Joy stamp I can't remember for the life of me what its called, if you know please put me out of my misery lol, I do like all my stamps labelled but I bought this one from good old ebay at least a year or so ago and can't remember the name. Anyhoo, I've used Nitwit papers sewn & layered, those beautiful new parisian dies again for the corners, navy pearls, wildorchid roses and a LOTV sentiment. hope you like it, have a good day everyone. Hugs Teresa xx
I'd like to enter this one into the following challenges;
1) Sketch & stash ~ Sketch & something neglected (stamp) something new (parisian dies)


Tilda in butterfly dress

Good morning all,
May I just say a big thank you for all your comforting words yesterday, I did pop on here from time to time to read them. We had a quiet day just us four and looked through photos and home dvds, I shed a few tears....ok a lot, but I do most times.
Big Sigh!!! Right moving on as we must, I've made a card using this new Tilda stamp, I think she's a pretty one, I made it following a sketch and it was a good one too, it helped me to concentrate a bit.
Ok the materials used were Magnolia papers, Tilda with butterfly dress stamp, copics for colouring, I machine stitched the papers, I used mink colour ribbon & pearls I coloured the brad in pink using my copic pen and used a mixture of pink & mink colour roses all from Wildorchidcrafts. Hope you like it. Hugs Teresa xx

I'd like to enter this card into the following challenges;

1) Friday Sketchers ~ Sketch
2) Bling it on ~ Anything goes
3)Little Miss Muffet ~ Designer papers


For my Medical Marvel

Never forgotten and always loved....Miss you so much


Tilda with wooden spoon

Afternoon all, I need to take a day off tomorrow so I'm adding this card today.
Its my all time favourite oldie Tilda with the wooden spoon. I've coloured her in copics and I've stamped & coloured the Strawberry Coulis recipe from Joanna Sheens Country Kitchen stamps for the background.
The rolling pin is the Magnolia stamp ~ I've used Nitwit paper ~ white doily ~ roses & cherry blossom from Wildorchidcrafts ~ stickles star dust glitter ~ and the gorgeous Parisian dies for the corners.
I'd like to enter this card into the following challenges;

1) Just Magnolia & Hanglar Stanglar ~ Anything goes with glitter
2) Totally Tilda Challenge ~ Fruity Tilda
3) A spoonful of sugar ~ Tags (I've used the recipe as a tag)
4) Bling it on ~ Anything Goes
5) Papertake Weekly Challenge ~ Anything goes with something old, (My oldest tilda stamp)



I can't believe my luck Myself & Lizzy (Minshall) have won last weeks Just Magnolia challenge, I'm thrilled to bits, I really am. Congratulations Lizzy!
I've won the Ribbon Girl prize which I'm so happy about as I shop there for all my ribbons so I know they are absolutly gorgeous. Earlier this week I won the Magnolia Berry lace die from the Totally Tilda challenge. What do you think? Should I do the euro lottery tonight? lol.
Hope you all have a great weekend and good luck with all your challenges.
Hugs Teresa xx


WOJ Helping Angel

I am really lovin' these challenges...there's just no stopping me now lol!
This is probably my all time favourite Whiff of Joy Stamp 'Helping Angel'
I've used Nitwit papers,( I got the blues lol) white heart doily, gorgeous white spotted organza ribbon from the Ribbon Girl, Hatpin, flowers & roses from WOC, tiny button & pearls from stash and I've used the Doohicky Magnolia tag. Thanks again for looking. Teresa xx

I'd like to enter this card into these challenges;

1)Whiff of Joy ~ Buttons & Blooms
2)A Spoonful of Sugar ~ Tags
3)Sweet Stampin Challenge ~ Oh So Girly
4) Bling it On ~ Anything goes

Challenge card Verity

Good morning,
Gosh this weeks going by quickly, I hope its warmer where you are as its freezing here, the daffodils are well and truly up but I can see them making there way back down to keep warm soon if these temperatures don't hurry up and rise.
My card for today is Verity, made with Basic grey papers from the Porcelain paper pad, Roses & blooms from Wildorchidcrafts, ribbon from the Ribbon Girl, the brad was a clear one and I coloured it with copic pen to match. Hope you like it. Keep warm, hugs Teresa xx

I'd like to add this card into the following challenges;

1) Simon Says Challenge ~ Recipe, 1 image, 2 papers & 3 embellishments.
2) Bunny Zoe's Crafts Challenge ~Spring flowers everywhere
3)Magical Monday Challenge ~ Lace
4)Papertake Weekly Challenge ~ Anything goes & something old (papers & Lace)
5) Sweet Stampin Challenge ~ Oh So Girly


Basic grey challenge card Tilda

Good evening dear bloggers, I've just finished off my card for the Basic Grey challenge and thought I'd better get it uploaded, as time waits for no man! (or crafter)I've used Tilda with flowing hair because she's so pretty and I've neglected her a bit since the new ones came out. With yummy basic grey papers, these are the older papers from the Wisteria pad but I still love them and wildorchidcrafts lace, cherry blossom & roses and lots of gorgeous silver stickles glitter on the edges of the papers. Hope you like it. Teresa xx

I'd like to enter this card into the following challenges;

1) Basic Grey ~ challenge 38 - A Sketch
2) Dream Valley Challenges ~ Anything goes