Christmas Criss Cross with Santa

Good morning Crafters, 
it's Saturday and I have no DT cards to show so I thought I'd share a Christmas card I've made using these beautiful Pion papers 

I've used the little Daisy-May skating charm, Ivory Beaded Gypsophalia and stunning Emily lace & Ivory Satin ribbon from The Ribbon Girl

It's not a bad day out there, the sun is shining and it feels nice & warm...perfect :)
Hope you have a great weekend


DT Tilda's Town ~ Anything goes

Good afternoon Crafters
Thanks for your comments on my CAS card, you really are too kind :)
Onto my Tilda's Town DT card, this was a fairly simple card to make as we are on 
Anything goes this week, nice and easy.
I used this cute Magnolia Lonely Tilda with heart and You're so sweet sentiment, papers are Magnolia too.
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.

...And that's it, see you later

DT A Creative Romance ~ CAS card

Good morning dear Crafters
Today at A Creative Romance we have a new challenge 
CAS cards,
Yes I know some of you are brilliant at doing these but this is definitely not my strong point
so here goes...
I've used the gorgeous Maja papers,
 Green Pearls and Moss Green Berisford Satin Ribbon from The Ribbon Girl.

Hope you will come along and join us at

I'll be back later today with another card, until then have a great day


DT Midweek Magnolias ~ Once Upon a Time

Good morning Crafters, 
It's Wednesday and time for another challenge over at Midweek Magnolias
This week our theme is Once upon a time
so I decided to paint up my little Princess Tilda

I've used; Magnolia papers, butterfly die and star tag, 
Ribbon, Ivory pin & Charm are from Live & Love crafts..
Pale pink roses are from Hobby House
Pink Tulle Lace, WOC White Rose, Cosmos Daisy, Pearls and Chrysanthemum & Stickles Glitter are from The Ribbon Girl.
Tilda is painted with distress reinkers.
1) Magnolia Down Under Challenges ~ Tic-Tac-Toe (Pearls, dies & lace)
2) Simply Magnolia ~ Birthday Glitter Challenge (Tilda's crown, gloves, dress and the butterfly have been glittered with stickles)
3) Wild Orchid Challenge ~ Pink & Cream
I hope you will join us in our Challenge of Once upon a time
as always there's a fantastic prize from Magnolia Sweden.
Take care and have a super day


Vintage Joy Fold Card

Good morning, 
I just wanted to pop by to wish you all a Happy Bank Holiday Monday
and show you this Joy Fold Card I made

Have a great day


Gucci Tilda ~ Ribbon Girl Magnolia Only ~ Girly Card

Hello again, 
yes, second post of the day ;o)
Today is also the Magnolia Only Challenge at The Ribbon Girl
and we've been making Girly Cards
I love making girly cards, all the pink stuff comes out, lashings of pretty flowers, 
gorgeous lace and beautiful ribbons
This is Gucci Tilda
at last I have inked her up, I've had her since the new collection came out and haven't had chance to paint her (very unlike me)

 from The Ribbon Girl I've used~ 
38mm Peachy Pink Taffeta Ribbon, Key Charm, Pink Button Twine, 24mm 'Chantal' Ivory Cream Tulle Lace, Beaded Ivory Gypsophalia, Beaded Stamen Pink/White, Pink & Ivory Cherry Blossom, Ivory Rolled Rose, Pink Carnation, Deep Dusky Pink Rose, Sugar & Spice Pink Flatback Pearls, Ivory Flatback Pearls, Stickles Stardust. 
The papers are the new Sofiero range by Maja
Magnolia wrapped so lovely heart tag die with 'You're Enchanting' sentiment 
and Postal stamp
La-la-lands heart Banner die
and lovely Pink Frantage. 
You, Me and Magnolia ~ Anything Goes
The Cutie Pie Challenge ~ Anything Goes
Diva's By Design ~ Use Twine

I hope you will join us at The Ribbon Girl Challenge blog with your Magnolia Girly Cards
Have a wonderful Bank Holiday and see you again very soon.

Here Come The Boys ~ Lazy Summer Days

Good mornnnnnnnnning, (shouting) sorry to wake you but
guess who's feeling on top of the world again, yeah me!!!!
I always hate feeling poorly, it's lovely to be back feeling good again, I've been cleaning the house like mad since feeling better :o)
Righty oh! 
First up today is Here come the Boys Challenge Lazy Summer Days 
ahhh! ...don't you just love them.
These cute little mice are a lovely stamp by Pink Poison, I bought them yonks ago and still like using them. 
I made this card for a lady who wanted this for her Dad
the tag inside says Happy Birthday Dad. 
Our sponsor this week is DR DIGI House of Stamps

who is offering the winner a digi of their choice
We can't wait to see your Lazy Summer Days cards at Here come the Boys
Don't forget your cards must be for a boy or man, no girly cards.
Well I shall be back shortly with another DT card, 
time for coffee :o)


Christmas Goodies by Lily Of The Valley

Hello and good afternoon to you, 
 I must say I am feeling so much better today
Ooh it's good to feel good again :)
I thought I'd share this card with you, 
This is one of the new cute stamps from LOTV called Christmas Goodies

With blue Maja papers,
gorgeous spotted Organza Ribbon and Ivory Pearls from The Ribbon Girl and a mix of roses, Chrysanthemum and berries. 
The Sentiment is also a LOTV one. 
I'm just catching up with a bit of crafting now that I'm feeling better and later I am coming round to see you at your blogs, can't wait to see what you've been upto. 
Enjoy the rest of your day.


Vintage Christmas Card, bookmark, Postcard & Tag

Good Afternoon Crafters,
I hope you are well, I'm still suffering a bit but I am on the mend, I feel better than I did.
Anyway I thought I'd share this Christmas card with you I made about a week ago, I loved making this one. 
The gorgeous papers are Pion Design

The ribbon I found in my stash that hardly gets used these days,
little apples from Live & Love Crafts,
All flowers are Wild Orchid Crafts
Take good care of yourselves and see you again soon. 


Lilac Criss Cross Card

From The Ribbon Girl ~ 32mm Pure Silk Lavender Ribbon, Angelica Lace, 
Lilac Hemp Twine, Key Charm, Lilac Self Adhesive Pearls and Stardust Stickles

Papers are Maja design

It's all about Vintage ~ Summer Flowers
Country View Crafts ~ Quotations and Sayings

Thanks for your kind words yesterday, I'm feeling slightly better than yesterday, so I'm hoping as the day goes on I might get back to my old self, I hate being poorly :(

Take care and see you soon, 


Bikini Tilda

Good afternoon all,
I've been feeling a big under the weather the last couple of days
cold, aching, tired, you recognise this I'm sure but hopefully I'll be feeling a bit better by tomorrow (fingers crossed)
Anyway I just thought I would blog this card for a few challenges
It's sweet Bikini Tilda
with a removable doily for message and a little tag. 
Totally Gorjuss Challenge ~ Die-cuts & Punches
The Shabby Tea room ~ Material Girl
Thanks again for looking, see you again soon


Tilda's Town ~ Welcome Fall

Good afternoon all, 
It's time for another Tilda's Town challenge and this week we have been making cards to welcome Fall/Autumn

I painted up Tilda with Corn with distress reinkers
I used these lovely Maja papers and a mixture of Autumn colour Leaves & Flowers
as you can see I also made the little matching tag too. 
The 'Teresa' lace on the tag, Wooden heart button, Brown mix pearls, Daisy-May with box of apples charm, Hemp Twine, Yellow Satin Ribbon and Lace Pearl trim
 are all from The Ribbon Girl.
The Shabby Tea Room ~ Fruit & Veg
 (Tilda with Corn and Daisy May with Box of apples charm)
Joanna Sheen Challenge ~ Embossing (Frantage)
Penny Black & More ~ In the Garden 


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, have a magical weekend


This is a first ... Joy Fold Card

Good morning Crafters, 
 I saw on Donna's lovely blog the other day a gorgeous Joy fold Card and I thought I have to try this, so here we go, hope you like it Donna and thanks for showing me where to find the tutorial. 

I used Pion papers ~ Vintage Garden
Pretty 'Chantal' lace, Watering can charm, Cosmos Daisy Chrysanthemums, rose hip buds, pink open roses, sweetheart blossom and pink Asters, all from The Ribbon Girl
Thanks again to Donna for your help with this one and to everyone for your kind comments
Have a wonderful Thursday


Midweek Magnolias ~ Shaped Cards

Good morning,
8.30am on a Wednesday...
it can only mean its time for a Midweek Magnolias Challenge yeah!!!
This week we are making shaped cards
I've used one of my favourite Go Kreate dies for this shaped card
and the Pretty Wedding Tilda
...and of course my favourite colour

The gorgeous papers are Maja Design
I've painted my Tilda with distress reinkers
Magnolia Keys, doily die, hearts and sentiment
Quickuts Corner die
Martha Stewart leaf punch
Blue Roses from Wild Orchid Crafts
and from The Ribbon Girl...
25mm Sky Blue No 3 Berisford Satin Ribbon, Pearl & Crystal Branch, Ivory Resin Dove, Ivory Flatbacks Pearls, Ivory Roses, Ivory Carnations, White Chrysanthemums, White Lily.

Deep Ocean Challenge ~ Odd Shapes
Wild Orchid Challenge ~ Anything Goes

Thank you for taking the time to look at my card and for any comments
Wishing you a wonderful Wednesday


Lili of the valley ~ Holy Light

Good morning dear Crafters
Hope you are well, the sun is out, the sky is blue, so hopefully it's going to be a lovely day yippee!
I've made this cute Lili of the Valley card for the 
Make it Festive Challenge at 
These new stamps are just so cute, I love them

This is Holy Light, she is so sweet, I painted her with distress inks and added Stardust Stickles to her wings and the snow beneath her feet.
The papers are Pion
The beautiful Angelica lace seemed perfect for this image
I would also like to enter this card into the following challenges
Fussy & Fancy Friday Challenge ~ Bingo Board ~ Green, Free (lace) & Ribbon


Thank you so much for stopping by and for your kind comments on my other cards
Take care and have a great week.


Here come the Boys ~ #58 Only Squares

Good morning, 
It's another challenge over at Here come the Boys today
and it's 
Only Squares 
I've use this cute Snowman stamp
I've had this one for ages and I forgot I had him
the Christmas papers are Maja design
and the square sentiment is an LOTV Grunge stamp
with a little square Christmas brad to complete the look :)
Our marvelous sponsor this week is 
So pop over to Here come the boys and see what wonderful cards the DT have made for your inspiration. 

Hopefully see you later


Tilda's back...

Good afternoon crafters
I've been enjoying making LOTV cards all week and totally forgot about poor Tilda, anyway here she is fresh from her holiday at the beach :o)

This is Beach Tilda (like you hadn't already guessed :o) she's one of the new ones from the
 Sea Breeze collection

Made with the gorgeous Sofiero Maja design papers
Gorgeous Pure Silk Ribbon, Emily lace, Cheescloth, Glass Bottle, Deep pink & Pale pink roses from The Ribbon Girl
I've added little seashells in and around the bottle
and lots of lovely White Frantage from Live & Love Crafts.
Magnolia Mania ~ Tilda, Pink & Stitching
Live & Love Crafts ~ Warm Colours
Fab 'n' Funky Challenge ~ Anything that looks like Summer
Hope you all have a wonderful weekend
See you again soon,