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Wednesday, 1 July 2015

Midweek Magnolia's #117 Celebration


Hi Crafty Bloggers 

I hope the sun is shining away today for you and I hope your week is going well !!
There is a super new Challenge #117 at 
 It is Celebration/Birthday/Anniversary

All the design teams inspirations and details are over on the blog so why not pop on over and check it out !!

I have chosen Cute Tilda for a 1st Birthday card . I have coloured her with distress inks and used a spellbinders die to matt her on !!The papers are by LOTV and the ribbon is from The Handcrafted Card Company. 



The beautiful lace... flowers and flower with princess charm is are gifts from my crafty friend . Dies used are Magnolia Vintage squares ...Martha Stewart heart & butterfly and La La Land rocking horse.


The charms are from Live & Love crafts and the pin is from ideology as with the letter stickers .

I hope you will join us <3

I would like to enter my card into the following super challenge ;-


Thanks for stopping by
Sending Crafty hugs 
Kirsty-Anne ;0) xx


Saturday, 27 June 2015

The Sketchy Challenges #88 Cordine's Sketch & Anything Goes Theme

Hi Crafty Bloggers 

It's time for a super new monthly challenge at 
THE SKETCHY CHALLENGES 

we have a super new sketch with Cordine and 
her theme is

  ANYTHING GOES 

you can enter without the sketch too !!
Please pop on over to the blog for all the super inspiration
 and details of how to enter <3

I have chosen Lazy Tilda to colour with distress inks and have chosen Magnolia papers to create the panels of the sketch !!


I have used die-namics stitched ovals for her. I have machine stitched all the panels . Other stamps used from Magnolia are the text stamp and heart stamp from the animal kit on the balloon from Spellbinders with some shabby blue frantage .The pearls are from ebay . This is quite clean and simple style for me lol !! I just wanted not to cover all the yummy designs on the papers.

I hope you can join us at The Sketchy Challenges ;0)

Thanks for visiting 
Sending Crafty Hugs 
Kirsty-Anne xx




Wednesday, 24 June 2015

Midweek Magnolia's Midway Reminder #116 Anything Goes

Hi Crafty Bloggers 

How are we all ??? I have been working away and have been enjoying some crafty time to relax <3 
I am here to remind you there is still time to enter our Challenge Anything Goes !!! at
MIDWEEK MAGNOLIA'S
with a super prize from Magnolia so why not pop on over and see all the gorgeous inspiration from my wonderful teamies !!

I have chosen to colour Flowers for sale stamp with a mixture of distress ink pads markers and reinkers !! I so enjoyed painting the details I also used some liquid pearls and white inkessential pen for some detail !!


I have used Maja Design Sofiero papers . Dies used are Magnolia flower lace ...magnolia vintage square..memory box butterfly die ...sakura background die....die-namics stitched ovals ...Sue Wilson open and closed camellia petals.

I have used Magnolia text stamp on the oval and decorated with pearls from ebay and ribbon from the Ribbon Girl and The Handcrafted Card company.

I hope you like my card and I would like to enter the following Challenge ;-



Thank you so much for 
visiting and taking time to comment <3

Sending Crafty Hugs 
Kirsty-Anne xxx



Wednesday, 17 June 2015

Midweek Magnolia Challenge #116 Anything Goes

Hi Crafty Bloggers 
I hope your week is going well and I hope it's sunny where you are !!! I am here to tell you about the super challenge at 
Midweek Magnolias

It's Anything Goes  please pop along to the blog for all the details and beautiful inspiration from the talented design team <3

I have chosen insta Tilda to colour with a combination of distress ink markers reinkers and pads. The design papers are from Santoru cut using Spellbinders labels die and die-namics stitched ovals. The butterfly die at the top is a Tim Holtz on the edge tie and the other butterflies are from Memory box. The Tag is a doohickey die using another oval with the follow me stamp from Magnolia on a tea label and the computer icons , The camera charm is from ideology and is attached using seam binding. The Summer Fun letters are from my old cuttlebug die and the poloroids are die-namics dies with stamps coloured from Magnolia inside. Lastly the camera die is from Magnolia and I have finished with Santoru pearls.



I hope you like my card and are inspired to join us <3


Thank you so much for visiting my blog 
I would like to enter my card into the following super challenge ;-

Sending Crafty hugs 
Kirsty-Anne <3 xx

Wednesday, 10 June 2015

Midweek Magnolia's #115 Reminder Fun In The Sun

Hi Crafty Bloggers 

I am here to remind you of the super challenge at
Midweek Magnolias
You still have time left to join us in our Fun In The Sun Challenge so please pop on over to the blog for all the crafty details <3

I have chosen two gorgeous stamps firstly Ice Cream Cart & Tilda with dripping ice cream !! They have been coloured using distress ink markers pads and reinkers . The papers are from Santuro as with the matching pearls  and the papers have been cut with Doohickey dies or have been stitched with my sewing machine to the base card which is from the papermill. I have chosen an easel card have not made one in ages !!


The flowers are peony and vintage daisy doohickey dies finished with hobbyhouse brads in the middle .


The bow is another doohickey die as with the dragonfly.

The beautiful lace is from Live & Love Crafts and the tiny banners are La La Land craft dies and the letters are from Ideology letter press stickers .


The butterfly die is by memory box !!
So which flavour do you prefer for your ice cream .. 
I  love vanilla but am a big fan of Ben & Jerry's cookie dough !! Yum Yum ;o)

I would like to enter my card into the 
following super challenges ;-

Thank you so much for stopping by
Sending lots of Crafty Hugs 
Kirsty-Anne xxx







Wednesday, 3 June 2015

Midweek Magnolia's #115 Fun In The Sun

Hi Crafty Bloggers 

Brr it's cold here today thinking I might need to bring my gloves back out but they say the sunshine is coming at the end of the week so fingers crossed but to get us in the mood for the sunny weather we have a fantastic new challenge at 
Midweek Magnolias
It's Fun In The Sun so why not pop on over to the blog and see all the gorgeous inspiration and the details of how to enter and find out all about the prize from Magnolia <3

I have chosen Bikini Tilda to colour with a combination of distress ink reinkers markers and pads and a touch of liquid pearls 


I have chosen LOTV shabby shack design papers and I have added some shabby blue frantage with versamark embossing ink . The gorgeous blue ribbon and  pink tulle bow are from the Ribbon Girl. The pearl trim is from LLC. The postcard is a stamp by LOTV and I have added Tim holtz ideology label letters and have used an ideology loop pin to attach the ideology charm and LOTV bag charm which I painted roughly with studio gesso. The wave die at the top of the post card is from the doohickey club.   Lastly the tiny shells are from my holiday.

I hope you can join us in the fun at Midweek Magnolia's I would like to enter my card into the following challenges ;-


Thank you so much for visiting my blog
Sending Crafty Hugs 
Kirsty-Anne xx

Saturday, 30 May 2015

The Sketchy Challenges #87 Linda's Sketch & Bingo Theme

Hi Crafty Bloggers 

It's time for a new monthly challenge at 

The Sketchy Challenges

We have a super new sketch from Linda !! 
It's gorgeous !!


You can use the sketch or theme below BINGO or both !!


I had so much fun using the sketch and I chose Line 3 Shaped Card using spellbinders labels die on Papermill smooth white card .... 3 x Kaisercraft Cherry Blossom Papers ...Magnolia Sakura Background die/Flowers .... and the main colour is Pink !! using distress ink markers..reinkers ..and pads to colour the beautiful Sakura Tilda .


I have added lots of pearl embellishments and tiny rhinestones from The handcrafted card company . The dragonfly die is a doohickey and the mini tag and envelope is from dovecraft , The sentiment is from LOTV. Lastly I have tucked some Cheesecloth behind . I tried a mask around her Tim Holtz blossom with some transparent texture paste mixed with distress ink though it's hard to see in the picture I quite like it lol !! my first tiny attempt at mixed media lol ;0)

I hope you can visit the blog and see all the gorgeous inspiration on over at 

I would like to enter my card into the following super challenge ;-



Sending Lots of  Crafty Hugs 
Kirsty-Anne <3 xx