Here Come The Boys Monochrome Challenge

Good morning, I'm back again!
 I hope you are well and eager to play along with us at 
because we have a super challenge this fortnight, yes we are going monochrome :o) 
and here's what I made
These cute little mice are from The Greeting Farm, made by Pink Poison 
I bought this stamp set back in 2008 when I was just starting off card making and still love using them on occasions, the sentiment is part of the set too. 
Over at Here come the Boys my lovely team mates have made some great cards for your inspiration so please pop over and take a look.

 I'm off to get all my work done so I can relax in front of the TV tonight and watch Downton Abbey (ahh bliss)  
Hope you have a super Sunday whatever you are doing.

Addicted To Stamps Challenge ~ Nadell's Sketch

Good morning all, 
It's Sunday again and you know what that means :o) 
there's a new challenge starting over at Addicted to Stamps! 
Yes this fortnight we have a great sketch by Nadell to work with
and here's my card 
 Nadell's great sketch 

My Shopping List
Magnolia Papers
Magnolia Lamp post die
Lily of the valley Shine a light & grunge sentiment stamp
lots of stickles & crackle paint
WOC roses & carnations
pearls & ribbon from The Pretty Little Ribbon Shop.
holly charm from ebay. 

I hope you will join us in this challenge, it's a lovely sketch and the girls have made some beautiful creations for your inspiration over on the Addicted to Stamps blog  
Have fun crafting, see you again shortly...


Tilda of Sweden/ Tilda's town

Good afternoon all,
 It's that time again Magnolia fans
Tilda's Town Challenge!!! 
(Has it been a week already, oh my goodness it'll soon be Christmas)
This weeks Challenge is CAS or Fussy & Fancy 
'That was last weeks challenge' I hear you chanting 
 yes but now it's team B's turn :o)

lovely passport charm above

Shopping List
Pion Papers
Magnolia Tilda of Sweden (painted in distress inks)
Magnolia keys, heart swirl, & bloomy tag dies
Roses with beads, chrysanthemums, berries, passport charm and shabby ribbon all from Live & Love crafts
Tiny roses are from Wild Orchid Crafts
Sizzix envelope/pocket die
Kort & Godt pearls
I hope you will come and join us again at Tilda's Town in our CAS or Fussy & Fancy Challenge, we can't wait to see your cards, don't forget to pop back and see if you are the winner of last weeks challenge too. 
It's been wonderful catching up with all your blogs the last couple of day
I will pop by again soon.
Have a wonderful weekend.


1st Midweek Magnolias DT Card ~ Distressed

Good morning Crafters,
Ooh Teresa's a happy bunny today, as you may remember I was asked to join Midweek Magnolias last week and today I upload my first card for them (yippee!) and the challenge theme for this week is Distressed. 

I got a tad excited about joining the team and almost forgot to distress my card, so I distressed my image with the Tim Holtz distressed tool and used distress ink vintage photo around the edges :o)

Shopping List
Pion papers
Magnolia Tilda with lamp
gold stickles (around edges)
beautiful green silky crush ribbon and Christmas pearls ~
Carnations, roses, and little Christmas bells from WOC  
doilies & gold string pearls from my stash
 little kraft pocket 
Magnolia Snowflake stamp and sentiment stamp.
Dies used ~ Holly, tag and Tilda lace border.
2 Sisters Challenge ~ Things with Wings (Tilda)
The Crafty Pad ~ Inspired by a Song ~ Lamplight by David Essex
It's a Magnolia Challenge ~ Make a card with an Envelope (side of card)

I hope you will come and join us at Midweek Magnolias for the distressed challenge, we can't wait to see your cards.
Don't forget to take a look on the Midweek Magnolia blog as the DT have made some stunning creations for your inspiration. 
See you there, *hugs* 


Tailor Tilda

Good afternoon all,
 it's Friday, it's 3 o'clock, it's time for...
Today you can choose your passion, you can either make a CAS card or Fussy and Fancy
So I decided on CAS... lol just kidding! My card is very fussy & Fancy :o)

Shopping List
Pion papers from Dies to die for
Kraft card
lace, charms, pins and blue felt fabric from The Ribbon Girl
Tim Holtz dies distresses doily & Mini sewing room set
Magnolia heart swirl and So lovely heart tag
Spellbinders ribbon banner die
Ribbon from the fabric warehouse
Roses are all from WOC
little cotton reel from Michaels
Die-ing for a challenge ~ Spots or stripes (stripes) (Pion papers) 
Just Magnolia ~ What's new? (TH dies and Felt fabric)
I hope you will come and join us again at Tilda's Town in our CAS or Fussy & Fancy Challenge, we can't wait to see your cards, don't forget to pop back and see if you are the winner of last weeks challenge too. 
It's been wonderful catching up with all your blogs the last couple of days
I will pop by again soon.
Have a wonderful weekend.


Tilda with daisies and mushrooms & Some Exciting News :o)

Good morning dear crafters,
 and what a fine morning it is too! 
or maybe it's just because I'm bursting with pride at being asked to join Midweek Magnolias YEAH!!! 
I was going to keep the good news till the end of the post but I knew I would burst if I held it in any longer lol, thank you so much to the lovely Anne for asking me and to all the lovely DT for welcoming me on board, Ooh I'm so excited. 
...okay calm down Teresa...and breathe :o) 
Today I would like to add this card I made using Tilda with Mushrooms and Daisies

 Shopping List! 
Pion & Magnolia papers
string pearls
tiny bead caps
cross stitched heart using distress stain around edges
roses & ribbon
Magnolia lovely tag & Spellbinders ribbon banner die.
I just want to say a very big thank you to all who left comments on my cards yesterday, I did do some commenting but have lots more to catch up with today, I'll get there lol. 
Love & hugs to you all


LOTV Building a Snowman

Good afternoon, 
Just popped back to put this one on here, ooh I've had fun this afternoon creating a mess lol
but here's the result 
I've been Building a Snowman :o)

Shopping List
Pion Christmas papers 
2 paper doilies
lace & Ribbon from The Ribbon Girl
Gorgeous little lantern charm, chrysanthemums & Berries from Live & love crafts
Green, red carnations and roses from WOC
Winter cones were from Hobby Lobby
Lili of the Valley Build a Snowman stamp and Grunge sentiments (love these)
1) Lili's Little Fairies using Pearls, lace and Glitter from their bingo box.
2) Sparkles  Christmas Challenge  for Sparkle & Bling. 
3) Christmas Crafting!  traditional Reds & Greens 

Back soon

Tilda with Summer flower

Hello there dear crafters,
I've got the house to myself today, house work was all done nice and early,
 so it's a crafting day for me today :o)
but first I'm adding this Tilda with Summer flower card for a few challenges.
I think I'm getting the hang of painting the grass now, well a bit better anyhow :o)
below  a removable tag in a kraft pocket

and below I made a little extra tag
Shopping list
Pion papers
Button twine & 2 tone roses are The Ribbon Girl
Magnolia vintage tag, bloomy tag and leaf dies
Sizzix die for envelope pocket
pearls are Kort & Godt
ribbon from Live & love crafts
carnations, asters, filgree corner & rose buds are WOC
The Ribbon Girl ~ Pink & Green
Magnolia-licious ~ photo inspiration (pink, cream, green and brown) 
Crafts and me ~ In the pink
Divas by design ~ card for a child
And now I'm off to spend an hour blog hopping before I start my crafting
see you later.


Magnolia Fancy Christmas letter with Holly

Good morning all, hope you are well on this fine sunny morning, this is just a quickie post as I'm supposed to be ironing (yuk!)  
Shopping list
I used Pion papers, edged them with stickles glitter,
 this gorgeous silky crush ribbon is from The Pretty Little Ribbon Shop, 
poppies are from Live & Love Crafts, 
roses and filigree corner are from WOC, 
I've used kraft card for the circle and embossed it with the snowflake folder.
Magnolia Christmas letter and 24th December sentiment stamps, 
holly leaves were cut using a cheery lynn die.

TOMIC ~ No character stamps, embossing and sketch
Midweek Magnolias ~ Christmas in September 
Christmas Crafting ~ Traditional Christmas Colours
Sparkles Christmas Challenge ~ Sparkle & Bling 

and that's it! I must get on with the ironing :o( 
I'm looking forward to visiting your blogs again later :o)
Have a lovely day.


Addicted to Stamps Challenge

And finally lol...
Over at Addicted to Stamps we are using Autumn Colours this week
I chose this lovely Tilda with corn

Tilda with corn coloured with distress inks
Kaiser craft papers
Magnolia Heart tag & heart swirl dies
Kort & Godt roses with glass beads
and Kort & Godt chrysanthemums 
(both from Live & Love crafts)
other roses and pearl brads are WOC
Green taffeta Ribbon from the Ribbon Girl
and white lace from Sunrise Crafts. 

I think that's it for today, time to get myself a coffee :o)
I hope you will join us at Addicted to Stamps for our Autumn Colours challenge
The Crafty Pad ~ Autumn Colours 
Fab 'n' Funky challenges ~ Harvest Festival
Divas by design ~ Card for a child
Whimsy Stamps Challenge ~ Anything goes
On another note! 
If you are like me you will be turning the phone off tonight, settling down comfy with a glass of something and plenty of nibbles because it's time for Downton Abbey again, oh yes, can't wait! 

See you later, have a wonderful Sunday.

Here come the boys ~ Recipe card

Hello again, 
As you know today is also the Here Come the Boys new #36 Challenge too,
 and this week we had fun with this new recipe;
3 papers, 2brads and 1 Image
Here's my card 
I've used this lovely Santa stamp for my image x1
gold brads x2
I've used Maja papers x3 
also this lovely red cameo & red ribbon
winter berries
and the Magnolia star tag & 24th December sentiment.
I'd like to enter this card into THE CUTE AND GIRLY ~ CARD FOR A BOYS/MEN CHALLENGE

Please come along and join us if you can at Here Come the Boys for our recipe challenge.
 We have a couple of new members joining us this week the lovely  Mojca and Alysha 
also a few lovely GDTs

See you again shortly for my 3rd and final card of the day

Joanna Sheen ~ So Sweet Challenge

Good morning crafters, 
It's Sunday again, that middle Sunday for me where I upload 3 cards, starting with Joanna Sheen new challenge card which is ~ So Sweet
I received this gorgeous set of House Mouse stamps called 'Thanks a Bunch'   
I've also used Pion papers
Wild orchid crafts roses & large lilac pearl
lace from Walmart 
and Magnolia heart swirl die.

I hope you will come and join in the fun over at the Joanna Sheen blog, can't wait to see your 
So Sweet cards.
Don't forget there's a weekly candy up for grabs too at the Joanna Sheen blog all you have to do is become a follower and comment under the candy post.

That's it for now see you again shortly...