Merry Christmas...am I a tad late :o)

Can somebody stop me, I am still enjoying making Christmas cards!
It's hard to kick the habbit of making Christmas cards when you've enjoyed making them for the past  (lost count) how many months.
This is the 'Something for you' Tilda I think she's so cute, I know I say that about a lot of Tildas. Someone asked me recently if I have all the Tildas lol
no I don't...I'm a big fan of Tilda but they really do have to appeal to me to buy them, I can't just buy  stamps just to say 'I have them' I have to like them and I love the cutie ones like this one. 
 the inside...

I'm entering this card into the following challenge;

Special thank you
for all your lovely comments.
I hear you asking about the white winter branches
they are part of a plastic glittered foliage piece I bought in Hobby Lobby, I just cut it into smaller pieces for cards, I would imagine you can get them from HobbyCraft or maybe a garden centre in with the plastic flowers section. 

Thanks for looking today
see you all later over at your blogs
Luv & Hugs


Valentine Card

Hello again, 
I'm back with my second card of the day, this time it's this pretty Tilda with scented rose

I've used Magnolia papers & Tilda with scented rose, square paper doilies, beautiful heart ribbon from  my dear friend (thank you),  Wild Orchid Craft roses, gorgeous spellbinders hearts die from my dear Daughter in the States (thank you sweetheart), the tiny hearts came from within the big heart die Magnolia Tag, heart swirl & love keys die, spellbinders foliage die.

Simply Magnolia ~ Hearts & love
Magnolia Licious Challenge ~ Picture inspiration
Crafters Companion ~ Love is in the air
Allsorts  Challenge ~ One or more hearts
Paper sundaes ~ Valentine
Simon Says Challenge ~ Anything goes

Thank you so much for looking,
 luv & hugs 

Tilda with wrapped heart

Good morning all and a happy Sunday to you, 
I'm hoping to upload a few cards today so I'll start with this one for The Stamp Basket

For this card I've used

All the above are available at The Stamp Basket

Coming very soon to The Stamp Basket ~
(you can pre-order stamps & paper packs)
New Arrivals now in stock
All not forgetting all the gorgeous Magnolia dies, papers & stamps

That's it from me for now, see you a little later
enjoy your Sunday, luv & hugs


Distressed Tilda

Hiya all,
As I look at all the beautiful cards where people have used distress inks for painting I keep thinking I would love to have a go at that, so I set myself a New Year Resolution to have a go,
well the other afternoon I did and although I wasn't too displeased with the results, she's not perfect by any means, so I asked the opinions of my friends on Docrafts and they said I should put her on a card, so here goes...don't laugh :o)

I did enjoy painting so I shall have another go and hopefully get better. 

The Ribbon Reel Challenge Blog ~ New year resolution (Distress painting) ribbon & button
Moving along with the times ~ Blooming Marvelous

Thanks for looking.
Luv & hugs 



Tilda with daisy & my first Pion papers

Good evening all,
I think I'm in love...
with these beautiful Pion Papers, this one is called Lily of the Valley, ooh it's sooo pretty!

I sent for my first few Pion papers the other day and they arrived yesterday, trouble is it's so difficult actually cutting them, I really couldn't wait to make a card with them but on the other hand I really wanted to just stare & stroke them, they are gorgeous.

I've also used this cute Tilda with daisy again, love this stamp
lots of Wild Orchid Crafts roses & white lilies 
cream lace 
string pearls 
little gold bow charm
ribbon from Michaels
Magnolia envelope stamp
green pearl brad


Thanks for looking, 
luv &hugs 


The stamp Basket DT card ~Tilda loves flowers

Hello and a very good morning to you, hope you are well.
Can I just say a massive thanks to all my lovely followers, I've just noticed I've hit 500!!!
Wow how can I thank you all? maybe I should get some candy together in the next week eh? 
Watch this space.
I made a card over the weekend using this beautiful Tilda loves flowers stamp, isn't she lovely,
She is just one of the Sweet Crazy Love collection available at The Stamp Basket.

For this one I've used 
All the above items are available at The Stamp Basket 


That's it from me for now, see you soon.
Have a great week!
Luv & hugs


Can I just say...

I know we all love to shop :o)
...so if you have been wanting the New Wild Rose Studio Love & Wedding range The Stamp Basket are offering 10% off the paper pad & stamps before 9am tomorrow morning!
You can order here  have fun shopping,
luv & hugs

Beautiful Pion paper candy

Hi everyone, 
Just thought I'd share with you this wonderful blog candy I've found and indeed the gorgeous blog too!
The ladies over at Pion designs are doing a wonderful candy, 
here is the link http://blog.piondesign.se/?p=7447  

By the way if anyone knows where the followers are on the Pion blog, please could you tell me, I want to become a follower but can't see them, am I looking in the wrong place?
See you soon, hugs


Addicted to Stamps DT card

...I told you I wouldn't be long :o)
This is my DT card for Addicted to Stamps as you can see this week we have the lovely theme of Summer in Winter
it's another Faye Whittaker stamp called Postcard

I love these All our yesterday stamps and I'm getting quite a collection of them now
they just take me back to my cross stitching days.

for this one I've used;
Prima papers called Printery
Faye Whittaker stamp called Postcard
beautiful stripe ribbon from The Ribbon Girl
clay art tile clock face
all roses are from Wild Orchid Crafts
The tiny postcard stamp and sentiment stamp on the base of the card are part of the Faye Whittaker stamp set
The two stamps (top left) were cut using the whimsy post stamp die

Winter Wonderland ~ Easel card
Let's ink it up ~ Anything goes

Well, have fun making your Summer cards, it might just warm you up a bit thinking of the summer months ahead (hopefully) and can't wait to see your cards, don't forget the girls have made some fab summer cards for your inspiration over at Addicted to Stamps so well worth a look. 
See you again soon, take care and enjoy your Sunday
Luv & hugs

Here Come the Boys DT card Dinosaurs

It's Sunday!!!
Good morning, it's another Challenge at Here come the Boys today...
and we are making Dinosaur cards 
now stand well back from your computers this is going to be a bit scary......
are you ready GGGRRRRRRR!!!!!

...ok maybe not so scary and just a little bit cute ;o)

I made this card using;
 Nitwits papers
Tim Holtz cardstock
Digi Stamp Boutique dinosaur 
black raffia
Spellbinders foliage die
The girls over at Here Come the Boys have made some brilliant cards for your inspiration and
don't forget to pop back to Here Come the boys and see if you are our last winner or in the top 3!
Can't wait to see your cards.

See you again shortly with another card. 
luv & hugs 


Tilda with Koala

Good morning, 
Hope you are all feeling fit & well.
Saturday again, I can't believe how quickly these weeks are going by.
I've made this card for a few challenges, Tilda with Koala 
using the fab sketch from TOMIC

I've used Maja design papers, layered & stitched
pretty paper lace doily
cotton lace
cotton lace butterfly
Kort & Godt pearls
ribbon, metal filigree corner piece & pretty blooms all from Wild Orchid Crafts
Die cuts~ Magnolia heart swirl and Spellbinders circles & scalloped circles


That's it for me for the moment, hope you all have a safe & happy weekend
Luv & hugs 

Stamp Basket News ~ message from Janet

Coming Soon - **New** Wild Rose Studio Range - 10% off pre-orders before 23rd January and Memory Box dies now in stock!

This is a quick post just to let you know that the new Memory Box dies have arrived and are now ready to ship!! Some more Memory Box dies will be added to the website shortly, including the Maderia Corner and Bistro label, so why not take a look!  

Also, I’ve just added the new Wild Rose Studio Love and Wedding range to the website this morning, with10% off both the stamps and paper pad, if you order here before 9-00a.m. on Monday 23rd January 2012.This is a really gorgeous new range of stamps and vintage inspired papers with a love theme. Many of the stamps can be used not just for romantic occasions but also for sending love to friends too, so you’ll be able to use them over and over again! Some of the range has been produced by special request such as the Christening and classic Easter stamp, and also the Wedding Couple which is a non-cute, sophisticated style Wedding stamp. 

…And for those of you who were disappointed to miss out on the Wild Rose Studio Christmas Tree stamp that flew off our shelves prior to Christmas, we are now able to take special orders for this stamp  and offer you a special 10% off, if you place your order before 9-00a.m. on Monday 23rd January

Pop over to the Stamp Basket for more info. xx


The Stamp Basket DT Card

Hello and good morning,
 this is Tilda with wrapped heart for The Stamp Basket
Items used from The Stamp Basket
Hope you like it,
  The Stamp Basket have lots of wonderful new goodies in stock so well worth a look!

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

Bit of a sad day today for me, yesterday afternoon our lovely cat Cleo passed away, she was 19yrs old and a beautiful cat, we really miss her. 

Have a wonderful weekend.
Luv & hugs


Wonderful Winter Tilda

Good Morning, 
Hope you are keeping warm because it's a cold one out there today.
I made this card yesterday for a few challenges

I just love the sketch by Corry

I've used the Wonderful Winter Tilda again with these gorgeous Magnolia papers, I added lots of winter frosted berries and poinsettia, little jingle bells and candy canes.
ice white lace & green gingham ribbon
Magnolia ticket sentiment
and 'Not long till Santa arrives' sentiment on the base.

The Sketchy Challenges ~ #14 Corry's Sketch
ABC Christmas challenge ~ Anything goes

Keep warm & safe
Luv & hugs


In the pink!

Hi again, I'm back with another card for a few Magnolia challenges
(and you know I love them)
This little sweetie is Tilda with snow heart
coloured in copics
Tim Holtz papers, layered & sewn
Kort & Godt pearls
both glitter ribbon & ruffle edge ribbon bought in America
all gorgeous roses from Wild Orchid Crafts
Spellbinders foliage die & Ovals die
Magnolia Tag die
Martha Stewart punch snowflake

 Magnolia Mania ~ Snow
TOMIC ~ Pink with a bow
Just Magnolia ~ Great sketch
Stampalot Challenge ~ Monochromatic

I've enjoyed looking round your blogs, you've done some amazing work!  it's been good to catch up, will visit more later today.
Luv & Hugs