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Wednesday, 24 August 2016

Midweek Magnolia's #145 Midway Reminder


Hi Sketchy Bloggers 
How are we all ? I hope you are all getting crafty !!! 
I am here to remind you of the current challenge at 


the theme is ANYTHING BUT A CARD 
please check out all the gorgeous inspiration from my teamies and all the details of how to enter are on the blog with the details of the great prize from 

I have made an easel card with drawers 
featuring Dancing Queen Tilda . She has been coloured with distress inks.
I have used papermill linen card as the base card and Maja design papers for the matting . The image was cut from the Langton paper 
with  spellbinders dies.


I have used these gorgeous charms and chipboard from Live & Love crafts.The sentiment stamp is from Lily of The Valley surrounded by half backed pearls and glossy accents was put in the center. The tiny stars are stickers from The Range . The beautiful flowers are from Magnolia and WOC.


The drawers have handles from Ideology from Tim Holtz. 
The drawers are a sizzix matchbox die .


 I have not made one for a few years 
so thought it would be fun to make again.




I hope you are inspired to join us .

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


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


Saturday, 20 August 2016

The Sketchy Challenges #102 Team A with Anything Goes Theme

Hi Crafty Bloggers 

I hope you are all enjoying Summer !! We are having some lovely sunshine here in Scotland in between the clouds lol !!! We are back TEAM A with a super new easy peasy challenge  at

It is a theme ANYTHING GOES

Our fantastic sponsor is 


I have used this super sweet Tilda in the wind and coloured her with prismacolor pencils and then cut her out !!


I am playing with blending different colours so hoping to get better with time and researching more tips !!


I have used sentiment stamps from Lili of The Valley stamped on Pion design paper with white embossing paper and used foam pads for the different heights and this gorgeous flower from Live & Love Crafts


The shaker element I have made using the fuse tool and lots of glitter and sequins. I have used Maja design papers cut using my tonic paper trimmer.

The chippie from LLC I have used embossing ink and frantage to colour.

The beautiful butterfly and corners are made from clay with Martha Stewart & Prima IOD moulds and then I rubbed some gelato crayon to colour them .


I do hope you can join us in our challenge and visit the blog to see my gorgeous teamies creations and find out all the details of how to enter <3

Many Thanks for visiting my blog today 
Sending Crafty Hugs 
Kirsty-Anne ;0) xx





Wednesday, 17 August 2016

Midweek Magnolia's #145 Anything but A Card

Hi Crafty Bloggers

I have been playing with the new Seaside Collection from Magnolia !!! and this wee cutie I just adore her <3 she is called Tilda bringing flowers for my design Team creation for the new challenge at 


the Theme is ANYTHING BUT A CARD 
Any excuse to play with my CINCH bookbinding machine where I have made a notebook with chipboard and used these stunning papers from MAJA design .


I have invested in prismacolor pencils again and am having to practice again at using them and not using blending solution this time it is a learning curve but enjoying trying something different again !! 


I have used gorgeous pearls and Prima button as with the papers
 are from Live & Love Crafts . The strawberries are made from the Magnolia Doohickey die with card and then I have added some chalky paint.


I have made a tiny notebook on top with layers and cutting out from the papers with dies from Magnolia Vintage box .


Other flower dies are all Magnolia Doohickeys with the
 vintage daisy and peonies.


The leaf die is also from the Vintage Box.


More delish papers inside and tags cut from the papers
 with some embroidery thread.


I love how it just came together !!


I hope you will join us... there are lots of gorgeous inspiration on the blog from the design team and all the roolz and more info about the super prize from 


so please check it out !!

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


Many Thanks for stopping by

Sending Lots of Crafty Hugs 
Kirsty-Anne ;0) xx







Wednesday, 10 August 2016

Midweek Magnolias's #144 Midway Reminder Anything Goes

Hi Crafty Bloggers

I am here to remind you of the fantastic challenge at
 the theme is Anything Goes with A Magnolia Image with lots of inspiration on the blog and details of how to enter please pop along !!! 

I have used Magnolia Vintage Labels die for the base and matting on Papermill linen card with some vintage brads at the top.


I have used watering tilda and coloured her with distress inks and cut her out . The colours are to match the Maja design papers from Live & Love Crafts .


I have used lots of chipboard from Live & Love Crafts which have been lightly painted with Viva Chalky white paint and then coloured with gelato crayons. The clock button is also from LLC . The sentiment stamp is from Lili Of The Valley.


I have used an uniball white ink pen for highlights and this charm I recieved as a present which I tied with some shabby ribbon.


Just adore this pink lace also from LLC !!


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

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

(spent in the garden love the sunshine !!)

Many Thanks for stopping by
Sending Crafty Hugs 
Kirsty-Anne ;0)





Wednesday, 3 August 2016

Midweek Magnolia's #144 Anything Goes with a Magnolia Image

Hi Crafty Bloggers 

It's time for a super new challenge at
the theme is ANYTHING GOES with a Magnolia image !!! 
There is oodles of inspiration on the blog along with all the roolz and the fantastic prize from MAGNOLIA Sweden !!

I am in good summer mood as I am writing the sun is shining and no rain here today in Scotland which is unusual lol !!! So I made a summery card using Magnolia Time for Ice Cream & Tilda with knee socks stamps . I have coloured them with distress inks to match the gorgeous papers from Pion . 


I have used Magnolia Vintage labels die for the base with Papermill linen card . The gorgeous ruffle trim and chipboard as well as the papers are from Live & Love Crafts . I have added a light coating of gesso then painted the chipboard with gelatos to colour . I have used a Tim Holtz confetti die for the circles and the sunglasses charm from Magnolia with a piece of shabby binding from LLC.
The stamps and confetti die are from Sirstmapalot .


I do hope you can join us and I hope it's sunny where you are <3

Thank you for visiting my blog 
Sending Crafty hugs 
Kirsty-Anne ;0) xxx




Wednesday, 27 July 2016

Midweek magnolias #143 Midway Reminder Summer Time

Hi Crafty Bloggers 

It's time to remind you of the super challenge at 

The theme is SUMMER TIME
there is inspiration on the blog,details of how to enter
 and the prize is from MAGNOLIA SWEDEN !!!!

I have made a notebook with my Cinch using chipboard as the base . I first painted the chipboard with gesso and then added prima acrylic paints which I daubed with kitchen roll to make the patterns .



I have stamped Vintage Swedish Coast Cottage stamp from Magnolia and painted them with distress inks and then cut them out and used foam pads to adhere to the surface .


I have used this chippie from Live & Love crafts
 which I coloured with a prima chalk edger.


I have used some embroidery thread with charms also from Live & Love crafts and stamped the It's summertime text also from Magnolia . The pebbles are from Prima and are painted with gesso and acrylic paint and then I used prima micro beads in between for the sand . The crab charm is from Paper studio.


I love the back page I used A Tim Holtz stencil
 to make the stones using prima sand texture paste.


I had great fun getting messy !! I hope you are inspired to join us !!!



Many Thanks for visiting my blog 
Sending Crafty Hugs
Kirsty-Anne ;0) xx





Wednesday, 20 July 2016

Midweek Magnolias #143 Summertime

Hi Crafty Bloggers

It's time for a new challenge over the next fortnight with 
the theme is SUMMERTIME 
I hope it's sunny where you are ?? There are lots of gorgeous inspiration on the blog along with all the details of how to enter and the fantastic prize from MAGNOLIA

I have chosen Bee Tilda which I have coloured with distress inks to match the beautiful Pion scent of lavender design papers from LLC .


The base was cut with the Vintage box 1 large die and matted onto papermill linen card.  I have cut Tilda out and sat her on chipboard from LLC .


I have used a coat of guesso on the chipboard and then used distress inks to colour them .  I have added some small WOC roses.


I have also used the envelope die from The vintage box with more roses.


I have cut some  tickets from the papers for the bottom.


I hope you are inspired to join us <3


Many Thanks for visiting 
Sending Crafty Hugs 
Kirsty-Anne ;0) xx