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Wednesday, 29 July 2015

Midweek Magnolia's #119 Anything But A Card

Hi Crafty Bloggers 
How are you all ...I am off work for a week and I am so enjoying getting more time to get crafty !! 
There is a super new challenge at 
I love this theme !!! it's 
ANYTHING BUT A CARD 
there is so much inspiration over on the blog from the super talented DT and details of how to enter and the prize from MAGNOLIA !!
 so why not pop on over and find out !!

I have chosen to make a tag with a shape to it like the doohickey tag die .
I have used Golden week Tilda and coloured  her with a combination of distress ink mediums . The gorgeous design papers are from Maja design from LLC.



I have used gorgeous Pink tulle from the Ribbon girl for the bow. The flowers diamante lace, pearl trim , rose trim, organza ribbon ,wooden heart & button are all from LLC too. The die is heart swirl from Magnolia .


More gorgeous lace trims and dragonfly from LLC and the tag and envelope are by dovecraft . The stunning  heart is from a surprise I received in a stunning round robin in a pocket letter !!


I hope you like my tag and are inspired to join us !!

I would like to enter my tag in the following super challenge ;-

Thank you for stopping by 
Crafty Hugs 
Kirsty-Anne ;0) xx



Wednesday, 15 July 2015

Midweek Magnolia's #118 Embossing Wet /Dry

Hi Crafty Bloggers
I hope the sunshine is out where you are and you are enjoying Summer!!  
We have a brand new challenge for you at
#118 EMBOSSING wet or dry 
I hope you can stop by the blog and see all my teamies gorgeous inspiration and details of the super prize from Magnolia!! 

I have used these gorgeous Pion design papers matted onto papermill linen card.  I have used a craft concepts dot embossing folder on the papers using positive and negative results.


Cute Sakura Tilda has been masked onto the haybale stamp and I have coloured her with distress ink mediums. 


Dies used are die-namics stitched ovals and 
open and closed petal camelia dies from Sue Wilson
The butterflies are cut from the designer papers as with the tag 
All the embellishmens,  lace and pearl trim are from Live & Love Crafts with the exception of the pearls on the flowers which are from ebay. 
I hope you are inspired to join us. 
I would like to enter my card into the following super challenge :-


Thank you so much for stopping by
Sending Crafty Hugs 
Kirsty-Anne xx :)





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