Good Evening all, 
I can't believe this 3 cards in a row and not a Tilda in sight :o)
I was hunting through my stamps the other day and found this one so I thought I'd paint her and this is how she turned out, I love these papers they are Maja papers from Live & Love crafts, I think they are so pretty.

Dream Valley Challenge #44 ~  Glitter & Bling 
The Crafty Pad #194 ~ Christmas is coming
Fab 'n' Funky Challenge #144 ~ Animals (cat)
ABC Christmas Challenge ~ U for ~ up to you


Shopping list
Maja papers & charm from Live & love crafts
Hanglar stamp
Magnolia cat & poinsettia  dies
Cheery Lynn holly die
WOC roses
Satin ribbon from the Ribbon Girl
LOTV grunge sentiment ~ Noel


And that's it for this evening, I'm off to do some commenting while I wait for my youngest to come in from work, he doesn't finish till 9.30 then he has an hour journey home, so I know I won't sleep till he's home. 
Take care everyone, hugs 


Kort & Godt wonderful candy

Oh my look at this wonderful candy!!!
A gorgeous mix of wonderful Kort & Godt goodies all up for grabs on this wonderful new blog
Pop over to the Kort & Godt galleri for your chance to win. 

Addicted To Stamps Challenge ~ Things with wings

Hello again, 
Today also sees the start of a new challenge over at Addicted to Stamps
The challenge this week is Things with Wings, 
so I thought I'd give Tilda a rest and picked out my favourite Whiff of Joy stamp Helping Angel
(this one always reminds me of my dear daughter when she was little, always wanting to be helpful, bless her) 

Shopping list
Pion papers
lace from Walmart
Taffeta ribbon from The Ribbon Girl
pearls are Kort & Godt
Dies used are Magnolia and Whimsy
heart charm from Ewe 2 can craft
Your cards for the Animal friends challenge were brilliant we had fun looking through them all and we can't wait to see what you make for the Things with wings challenge.
Please pop over and join us if you can at Addicted to Stamps
See you again very soon. 

Here come the boys ~ Die-cuts & Punches

Good morning and happy Sunday to you best day of the week! 
especially as the clocks went back  last night so an extra hour in bed yeah!

Today over at Here come the Boys we have a super challenge for you
Die-cuts & punches
I've painted up this adorable Sugar Nellie stamp...No.1 Fan
I've used Pion papers, 
3 brads, 
motorbike charm
 and a tag from my stash.
Die-cuts used Whimsy banner pennant, 
and this great fence (I received in one of my parcels from  diestodiefor) 
Martha Stewart corner punch.
Thanks for joining in the Edwin only challenge your cards were wonderful and
I hope you can join us in this new dies & Punches challenge at Here come the Boys
Thanks for looking and see you again shortly.


Tilda's Town Merry Christmas Challenge

Good afternoon dear crafting friends, hope this post finds you well. 
Today is a new challenge over at Tilda's Town and we are making Merry Christmas cards (yeah my favourite) 
This is Tilda with big bouquet isn't she lovely, I've coloured her with distress reinkers and I've used Pion papers, 
Dies used ~ Magnolia street lamp & mistletoe, 
Cheery Lynn holly die
Quickutz corner die 
pearls for the berries and mistletoe berries
wooden snowflake covered in stickles
Christmas bells from WOC
shabby ribbon from Live & love crafts
sentiment is LOTV one
Don't forget to pop over to Tilda's Town for full information about the challenge, you'll see some fab DT inspiration and also check to see if you are our winner or in the top 5 from last week. 
Thank you for all your lovely comments this week, I do intend to catch up myself tonight.
Have a superb weekend and see you again Sunday. 


Wk #34 Midweek Magnolias ~ 4 legged Friends

Good morning to you dear Crafters
I hope you are well today :o)
I'm back with another of the new Tilda's 
This is Tilda with little Rudolf
I hope you can come and join us at Midweek Magnolias today where we want to see
 Magnolia cards with an Animal, you can have Tilda or Edwin too.

For this card I've used
Pion Papers
Magnolia stamps Tilda, holly and sentiment
dies ~ Magnolia & Quickutz
shabby ribbon & pearls from Live & love crafts
Diamantee pearl from Craftyloops
Roses & corner filigree WOC
lots of silver stickles
candy cane charm

The Crafty Pad ~ Use an Animal (Rudolf)
Totally Gorjuss Bling it on
Jingle Belles ~ Creature Feature (Rudolf)


Thank you for stopping by and don't forget to check out the gorgeous cards my team mates have made for this great challenge over at Midweek Magnolias
Take care and have a great day


Joyful Tilda

Hello Crafters, how are you?  it's been a while since I posted but here's Joyful little Tilda bringing you tea and cookies :o)


MDUC ~ Inspired by a song ~Have yourself a Merry Little Christmas by Judy Garland
Wild Orchid Challenge ~ Use Gold or silver (gold bells)

Shopping list 

Pion Papers
Joyful Tilda
paper doilies
Roses & gold bells from Wild Orchid Crafts
dies used Magnolia, Go Kreate & Spellbinders
Ribbon Girl lace
MS snowflake punch
Kort & Godt pearls 
Thanks to everyone for all your lovely comments, I enjoyed visiting your blogs. 
Hope you have an enjoyable rest of the week.


Jingle jangle Tilda in pink

Hello and good evening Crafters
I hope you are well. 
 I'm back to add this little Jingle Jangle Tilda to my blog, I love this Tilda she's another cutie! 

As you can see I've coloured Tilda in distress reinkers
and used the holly stamp around her,
The pretty tulle roses are by Kort & Godt
The gorgeous pink ribbon and white lace are from The Ribbon Girl.
Cute card Thursday ~ Got Glitter 
ABC Christmas Challenge ~ U is for it's UP to you 

I'm really loving making these Christmas cards at the moment,
well I enjoy making them all year :o) 
and that's it from me, I just want to wish you a very good weekend, 
take care & keep warm


Ski Edwin with snowflakes

Good evening dear bloggers, I hope you are well.
I just thought I'd pop on here and upload my little Edwin, isn't he a cutie? 
I've used Kraft card as backing and Pion papers
Shabby ribbon from Live & Love crafts and so are my little stamps, I've used the lovely paper that the ribbons come wrapped in to make my stamps and stamp marked them :o)
Martha Stewart snowflake punch, WOC roses and large pearls,
lots of silver stickles 
grunge LOTV sentiment. 

Well this is just a short post as I'm in the middle of making a card, I didn't want you thinking I'd gotten lost lol...
Enjoy the rest of your evening,


She's sooo pretty! ...Joyful Tilda

...Good evening crafters, yes I know I said I would leave it as 3 for today but oh my I have just finished off this one and she is sooo pretty, I think she may be my new favourite :o)

Made with beautiful Pion papers (love them)
Rose trim and I've added the tiny pearls to it.
gorgeous lace from Live & Love crafts
Wooden star & star charm
beaded roses, pink poppies, chrysanthemums and winter berries
Melissa Frances pearls
I'd like to enter this card into the;
(rose trim & lace) 
Bunny Zoe's Crafts Challenge  ~ Pink, pearls & lace

I enjoyed making this one, I hope you like it too :o) 
 off to watch Downton Abbey
see you later
Huge hugs

Addicted to Stamps Challenge ~ Animal Friends

And finally! 
3rd and last post of the day...I promise lol
It's Addicted to Stamps new Challenge today too and over there we have a challenge theme of
'Animal Friends'
So basically we want to see any kind of animal on your card/project
here's what I came up with using one of my new (Birthday) stamps 
Tilda with little Rudolf 

I have to say I just love these new Christmas collection of Magnolia stamps, I was lucky to have 8 of them for my birthday so I'm going to be busy with these for a while :o) 

Shopping list for this one
Papers ~ Magnolia and Fabscraps
Dies ~ Go Kreate (card shape) Spellbinders Ovals, Magnolia heart tag, 
Cheery Lynn holly die & Memory Box frosty border die
Sentiment stamp is LOTV 
Crinkly burgundy ribbon is Bo Bunny
Burgundy rose trim from Live & Love Crafts
Roses & winter Carnations and Christmas bells from WOC
Christmas Stampin All Year Long ~ Anything goes
Deep Ocean Challenge ~ Anything goes
Simon Says Stamp ~ Anything goes
That's it from me, I hope you like my cards today, thank you for your kind comments they are very much appreciated :o)
Don't forget to pop over to Addicted to Stamps  and see the wonderful cards the DT have made and please join in our challenge if you can.
Enjoy your Sunday and have fun crafting!

Here Come The Boys ~ Edwin only

Hello again,
 Second post and here is little Edwin all tangled up in Christmas lights bless him, 
Todays challenge over at Here come the boys is all about Edwin only cards
So just your cute little Edwin's this week

I've used this lovely Country Christmas paper pad again, I can't believe how long this has lasted me and I've used loads of it, I'm sure it's growing more pages while it's in the drawer :o)
the little Christmas tree is a wooden embellishment from Hobbycraft, the bells are from WOC and the extra thick twine is from Live & Love Crafts
Jingle bells sentiment is an LOTV grunge one, with raffia,  pearls and stickles everywhere.
We are very lucky this week to have a new lady joining our DT, 
 it's the lovely 
Ginny (AsIdoRodos) yeah!
We had fun making these Edwin cards so pop on over to the Here come the boys challenge blog and you'll find plenty of inspiration from the lovely DT.
We can't wait to see your Edwin cards too. 

Joanna Sheen ~ Autumn Breeze Challenge

Good morning to you dear Crafters,
 busy day here again today, 3 DT posts to blog so I better get crackin' on
First up it's ...
A new Challenge starting over at Joanna Sheen today and we're making 
'Autumn Breeze' cards 
I received this beautiful stamp by GIORDANO called Bird & branch which I've painted in distress reinkers and I've added leafy ribbon and glitter leaves from Michaels

We hope you will come and join us over at the Joanna Sheen blog, the DT have made some super cards again this week for your inspiration, also don't forget to see if you are the winner of last weeks £15 Joanna Sheen prize
Thank you for stopping by and welcome to my new followers who have joined me 
I appreciate it thank you :o)
See you again shortly, 


Tilda with Cat / Tilda's town

Nooooo! Don't you just hate it when 'Scheduled Post' doesn't work! :o(
Here is my Tilda's Town card for this week (only one and a half hours late, sorry) 
This week we have a Christmas theme for you called
Walkin' in a Winter Wonderland...

I've used Pion papers
Tilda with cat (painted in distress reinkers)
2 pearl brads
Shabby Ribbon
snowball trim :o)
Tim Holtz distressed doily die
Martha Stewart snowflake punch
Magnolia tag die
Cheery Lynne Holly die
Roses & bells from WOC
Jingle Belles ~ Pink Christmas
Deep Ocean ~ Anything Goes 
Simon Says Stamp ~ Die cuts & Punches (used both)
Divas by Design ~ Anything goes
That's all from me for the moment, see you all later.
Don't forget to check out all the gorgeous DT creations over at Tilda's Town
Have a super weekend 


Holly Basket

Good morning all, 
Just a quick posting from me as I shall be back later with another post for Tilda's Town.  ~~~~~~~~~~~~
I bought this stamp recently as I was inspired to use it by Jan when I saw it on her gorgeous card here, I just loved it.
The holly papers are by Magnolia
Gorgeous silky crush ribbon from The Pretty Little Ribbon Shop
snowflake charm from Ewe2cancraft
Stamp is called Holly Basket by Stampendous.
Corner punch is a Martha Stewart 

I'd like to enter this card into the Sparkles Christmas Challenge ~ Traditional

Thanks for stopping by, I am slowly working my way round your blogs in between making my DT cards but I will get there :o)
Have a great Friday, see you later this afternoon.


Midweek Magnolias ~ Masking Challenge

Good morning dear crafters,
How are you today?
Well I had a wonderful day yesterday, it was my Birthday and I had a really enjoyable day.
My parents came to see me in the morning and I spent the afternoon shopping with hubby.
It's amazing that as a crafter you don't mind hearing those words 
"We didn't know what to buy you for your Birthday so here is some money"
it's music to your ears
online craft shops here I come :o)
Today starts another Challenge over at Midweek Magnolias
and the challenge this week is Masking
I used Tilda with big ribbon and this lovely Magnolia table

Shopping list
Pion papers
Ribbon & Lace from The Ribbon Girl
Kort & Godt pearls and Crysanthemums
WOC roses
Dies ~ Magnolia heart tag, small hellebores flower,, butterfly
Go Create die for card shape.
Magnolia stamps coloured with distress reinkers. 

1) Bunny Zoe's Crafts ~ Pink, pearls & lace
2) The Shabby Tea Room Challenge ~ 'Beautiful Romance' using pink, green, white & lace
3) Wild Orchid Challenge ~ Anything goes 

And that's it from me, be sure to pop over to Midweek Magnolias to see the gorgeous creations the wonderful DT  have made for your inspiration and pop back Friday to see if you are a winner! 
Have fun Masking those Magnolias :o)
Thank you for all your lovely comments on my Jingle Jangle Tilda card, I will be back later to visit your blogs but first I'm off to play with my new Birthday toys :o)
Lots of crafty Hugs 


Jingle Jangle Tilda & Joanna Sheen Blog Candy Winner

Good Morning dear crafters, 
I hope today finds you fit and well :o)
Below is a card I've made using the gorgeous new Jingle Jangle Tilda
isn't she adorable, 

Below I've added jingle bells to the die cut keys.

I've used Pion papers 
Magnolia lace doily, love keys and mistletoe dies
Spellbinders ribbon banner die
lots of Kort & Godt pearls
Magnolia Jingle Jangle Tilda and Holly stamps
papers are edged with stickles.
Distress ink painted. 
white paper doily
Jingle bells charms.
Magnolia Down Under Challenge #167 ~ Favourite colours, pale browns, blues & cream
Simply Magnolia Challenge ~ Doily & a charm 
Magnolia Stamp Lovers ~ Dies (used 4 dies)
Simon Says Stamp Challenge ~ Glimmer & Sparkle 

Now the moment you've been waiting for
 I have a winner of the Joanna Sheen blog candy
First can I just say a massive thank you to you all for joining in the hop and thanks to the ones who lingered a little longer and left comments on my other cards and to those who became my new followers :o) 
Right here we go...
 don't forget to check out all the DT blogs AND the main Joanna Sheen blog as there are 9 chances to win if you completed the hop
Anyway my blog candy goes to...
No 26 and that is you Jenny L
 Please can you contact me with your address details within the next 7 days so I can pass your info on to Paula  (I have to pick another winner if the prize is not claimed.) 
My email addy is 

Thanks again to everyone who took part. 
Have a lovely day, hugs