Midweek Magnolias ~ Fancy Folds

Good morning dear Crafters & Bloggers
I hope today finds you fit and well.
I'm back with another DT card, this time it's Midweek Magnolias and we have a Fancy Folds Challenge today, I've gone for my old favourite the Criss Cross Card

This is Tilda Bathing, painted with distress inks, on the little tag, along with a postcard, bookmark and the opening criss cross card itself.
I've used the gorgeous Maja Design papers for this one,
with the beautiful Navy Satin Ribbon, Angelica lace, Ships Wheel Charm (painted white) Chrysanthemum and white lillies all from from The Ribbon Girl 
 a selection of Wild Orchid Roses
Seashells from Michaels
Frantage & Bark heart from Live & Love Crafts

Your cards for our Buttons & Bows challenge were beautiful, such a pleasure to see, hope you will join us in this Fancy Folds Challenge. 
if you are stuck for ideas take a look at the gorgeous cards the rest of the DT have made here
Simply Magnolia ~ Anything Goes

Thank you for stopping by
hugs to all


Tilda in Bikini

Good evening Crafters,
 I just made this card this afternoon and thought it's been a while since I joined in some challenges, so here goes lol
This is Tilda in Bikini

With Maja papers from the new Sofiero collection
I've used Frantage, lace, ribbon and Hortensias from Live & love crafts
Pearls, String pearls, Cherry Blossom and Birdcage charm from The Ribbon Girl 
La La Land  Bunting Die 
Magnolia Tag Die 
Martha Stewart leaf punch

Thanks for stopping by, see you again soon :)

Magnolia Only Challenge at The Ribbon Girl ~ Add Lace

Good morning ...again :o)
It's time for another Magnolia Only Challenge at
 and this months challenge is...
Add Lace
From The Ribbon Girl I have used ~ 
25mm Pink Velvet Lace, Ivory Pleated Crushed Organza, Ivory Pearl String, Rose Petal Pink Seam Binding, Sugar & Spice Pink Self Adhesive Flat back Pearls, Pink Button Twine, Floral Heart Charm, Ivory Beaded Berries, Ivory Rolled Rose,  Pink Asters and a selection of WOC roses & buds.
Magnolia Wedding Tilda
The papers are the new Maja design 
Rose leaves are Spellbinders foliage
Tim Holtz Distressed Doily Die
Magnolia Wrapped so lovely Heart Tag
Go Kreate die (for card shape)
Spellbinders Ribbon Banners die
The Ribbons Girls have made some stunning creations for your inspiration so please pop by and take a look and I hope you can join in our challenge. 
Have a wonderful Sunday

Here come the Boys ~ Sketch Challenge

Good morning
Here we are Sunday again :o)
I love Sundays because everyone's home
well they will be by lunchtime, our youngest is at work until lunch today.
It's just comforting having everyone home relaxing...I know I'm a soppy Mum
Our dear Team Leader Wendy (Woo) at Here come the boys has come up with another fab sketch for us this week and here it is 
and here's my card

I hadn't used my Forever Friends stamps for a while and I do love them.
The papers are Maja design, I used my little x cut punch for the flowers and added Kort & Godt pearls, the leaf punch is Martha Stewart and those little buttons are from Dunelm Mill. 
I hope you can come and join in our challenge at Here come the boys
I have another card coming up later so it's 
bye for now ;o)
 and see you again shortly. 


MDUC ~ Favourite things

Good evening Crafters,
So sad this is my last card for Magnolia Down Under as GDT
I have enjoyed it, the girls are really lovely and very helpful.
This weeks Challenge is Favourite things...gosh where do I start lol
Obviously with my favourite Tilda stamp is Kitchen Tilda with wooden spoon
I also love using the little rolling pins, knives & forks brads and cross stitching
all the lovely goodies from The Ribbon Girl including, Blue Gingham Ribbon, Angelica lace,
gorgeous pearls, little Ivory Resin Dove, Pink Asters and Stamens

If you have time check out the brilliant inspirational work the DT at Magnolia Down Under have for you, it's stunning! 
Thanks again ladies for having me as GDT :o)
Hope you enjoy the rest of your evening and have a lovely day tomorrow.


Criss Cross card in Lilac/pinks with sewing

Good afternoon all,
Just wanted to blog a card to let you know I'm still here lol, I am so busy making DT cards and doing house wifey stuff, I don't seem to have enough hours in the day for everything.
(I bet you're the same right?)
Anyway this is another criss cross card I made using some of the gorgeous Ribbon Girl goodies
These are Maja papers and Pion sewing cut-outs from the Alma's Sewing room papers

 beautiful items from The Ribbon Girl include 
Mauve Taffeta Ribbon, Pink buttons, Blackcurrant Sorbet Open Rose, Dusky Pink Rose, Floral Heart Charm, Ivory Lace and Pearl Trim


Thank you for stopping by


Midweek Magnolias Midway card

Good morning dear crafting friends
I hope you are well.
You may have noticed last week that my card was missing from Midweek Magnolias, due to me being busy with family.
Anyway I have made a Midway card, the challenge as you know is Buttons and Bows and you still have a week to enter (if you haven't already)
As always there's a magnificent prize from Magnolia Sweden up for grabs so well worth entering your card.

I made another criss cross card using Summer Wedding Tilda

I've used those new gorgeous papers by Maja

Satin ribbon, Angelica lace, pearl brads, cameo, chrysanthemum and little wooden heart button (painted white, beside the flowers) all these goodies are from The Ribbon Girl

For more inspiration you might want to take a look at the gorgeous cards made by my Midweek Magnolia friends, they are a talented bunch!

Thanks again for stopping by, enjoy your day.


Vintage blue...

Good morning Crafters, 
gosh these days are flying by aren't they?
Today I'd like to share this card with you made with gorgeous Pion and Maja papers,

The Pearl String, Chrysanthemums, Hip Rose buds and gorgeous lace are from The Ribbon Girl. 
The Pearl pin and Filigree Corner are from Live & Love Crafts
All other Roses are from Wild Orchid Crafts.
I'd like to enter this card into the Wild Orchid Challenge ~ Blues and/or Purples

After the housework this morning I have a day free to craft yeah! 
Lots to do :o) 
See you later
Thanks for stopping by


Happy Birthday to Sabrina

Today is my Daughter Sabrina's Birthday and this is the Birthday card I made for her she loves the nautical look, it reminds her of her childhood at the seaside.

The white lace, fluted organza ribbon, white lillies, hemp twine, berries and heart charm are from

Thanks for stopping by :o)
Enjoy your Sunday.


Magnolia Down Under ~ Christmas in July

Good evening Crafters, 
This is my 3rd entry as GDT 

(I missed out on my 2nd last week as I was busy with family) 
This weeks fab challenge is Christmas in July
I've used Jingle Jangle Tilda

These are Pion Christmas papers and Magnolia Tulle roses & berries.
The silver bells, blue & white cherry blossom, white Lillies, cheesecloth, wooden heart button and blue check ribbon are from The Ribbon Girl.
Magnolia sentiment and holly stamp
Stamp & Create with Magnolia ~ Christmas in July
Thanks for stopping by
see you later.


Tilda's Town Challenge ~ Fussy & Fancy or Underestimated and Elegant

Good afternoon Crafters  :o)
I'm back again with a DT challenge card.
Tilda's Town Challenge this week is all about
Fussy & Fancy or Underestimated and Elegant.
This is Native American Tilda sitting on the little Magnolia bench

My Fussy & Fancy card is made from Pion papers, Ribbon Girl white flat lace, Green Seam Binding, Chrysanthemum & Pearls. 
A little blanket of cross stitch and Wild Orchid Roses
White spray & feathers from Live & Love Crafts.
We hope you will come along and join in the fun at
Tilda's Town 
and as always there's a chance to win a $10 certificate to spend at 
Tilda's Town Online Store  (with free shipping worldwide)

Here's a little about the store...
Tilda's Town is a most magical shop specializing in Magnolia Stamps. We carry over 1,100 stamps in stock at all times. We offer FREE worldwide shipping on every order, every day. You can also save up to an additional 20% on your purchase by using one of our famous coupon codes. Visit us at Tilda's Town and live the magic.
Thank you for stopping by, I'm looking forward to catching up with your blogs and the creations you've been making.
Have a great day

Card, Tag, Bookmark and Postcard

Good morning, 
Ooh it's another beautiful day
Yes I'm back into crafting again, my family have gone back to America :o(
and I have returned to the craft room.
We had a wonderful 3 weeks together and we enjoyed every minute with them, it was a very tearful, sad goodbye though and we can only look forward to the next visit, just hope we don't have to wait another 2 years.

I did made a couple of cards while my family were visiting their inlaws
this is one of them, made with...
 Pion papers,
and Roses from Wild Orchid Crafts.
I've made a Postcard, Bookmark and Tag for the inside of this card
The Tag reads ' You are Special to me' 
and I used that lovely postmark stamp by Kaiser Craft on the Postcard.

I hope you like it, I'm looking forward to visiting your blogs today
see you again shortly


Ribbon Girl Give-away

It's time for another Ribbon Girl Giveaway and this time it's this beautiful blue collection
consisting of
Pack of ten 30mm dusky blue wild roses
Pack of ten 20mm dusky blue  open roses
Packk of ten 10mm dusky blue open roses
Pack of 5 antique blue 2-tone cherry blossom
1 metre of vintage blue fluted edge sheer ribbob
1 metre of pale blue silky crush ribbon

All you have to do is leave a comment on The Ribbon Girl Blog and a link to The Ribbon Girl store from your own blog
Good luck


Lovely Hanglar or Sweet Magnolia ~ FLOWER POWER

Good afternoon Crafters
Ooh am I happy today, not only am I GDT for MDUC but also 
today is my very first day as Design Team Member for Lovely Hanglar or Sweet Magnolia
where our theme today is Flower Power
I made this card using Tilda with Cross Neclace
Gorgeous Maja papers
Some of the beautiful flowers are from WOC and
some of the roses,  the cosmos daisy, key charm, lace, Hemp twine
and this pretty Lilac pure silk ribbon is also from The Ribbon Girl
...and that's it!
 except to say The Ribbon Girl is also this weeks sponsor, so to be in with a chance of winning a great £10 Gift Voucher come along and join us at
with your Magnolia and Hanglar cards with lots of lovely flowers. 
Thanks for visiting my blog...
...time for ice lollies now I think :o)
I'm lovin' this weather.

Ribbon Girl Card Challenge ~ Add a Bow

...And last but definitely not least is my 3rd card today 
and this is for the new card challenge at 
where the theme is 
Add a Bow
Always a favourite of mine, I love adding bows to cards especially with the gorgeous ribbons from The Ribbon Girl, this is beautiful Mauve Taffeta Ribbon 

Teresa used ~ Mauve Taffeta Ribbon, Ivory Berries, Blackcurrant Sorbet Open Rose, Pale Lilac Cosmos Daisies, Lilac Rolled Rose, 12mm White Cotton Lace, Liking Lilac Pearls, Daisy May in the Garden Charm, Wooden Heart Button and Lilac Hemp Twine.

I hope you can join in our challenge at The Ribbon Girl, the DT have made some stunning cards for your inspiration so please pop by and take a look. 
Have superb Sunday and enjoy the lovely weather. 

Shabby Chic at Magnolia Down Under

Can you believe it, my first card as Guest Designer for Magnolia Down Under and I'm late :o(
So sorry girls,
I've been so excited about this too.
This is my first of 4 cards for them.
As you have probably seen already the theme this week is Shabby Chic, 
I've just seen the DT cards for this challenge and Wow! they are brilliant!

I've used loads of lovely blue Frantage, 
The lace, shabby ribbon, tulip charm and pretty pin, shabby angel, pin and poppies are from Live & Love crafts. 
Sparkly button, pearls, berries, chrysanthemum and string pearls are from The Ribbon Girl.
everything else is from my ever-growing stash :o)
A Special Thank You to the lovely ladies at MDUC for having me as GDT,
 I really appreciate it and sorry for being late with my first card. 
Take care all and have a lovely Sunday
See you again shortly.