Friday, September 28, 2012

Edwin with Sack

Hi there. I have my second card for today. I have been wanting to make a card like this but I just couldn't figure out how to make it.  It's a white on white card, an entry I made for the MDUC for this week (actually it's gonna end in a couple of hours and I hope I can still link up) :)

I used Edwin with Sack which is part of the Magnolia Stamp Club kit that arrived a couple days ago. I colored Edwin with Copics (mostly C's, W's & T's)

 I used a bunch of dies to make this card.  Here is a Magnolia DooHickey: Lovely fence.
 The Poinsettia's were also made using the Magnolia DooHickey. And those tree branch is from Martha Stewart paper punch.
 On the side, I used Tim Holtz On th Edge Snowflakes.
 The tree is from Marianne Designs Die and the snow flakes behind the trees is another DooHickey die.
The tag is also a DooHickey die.

And for my snow, I used a mixture of acrylic paint and extra fine glitter!

Thanks again for stopping by!

Just Magnolia: Pearls & Diecuts

It's Friday once again and we have another challenge at Just Magnolia.  
This week our theme is

Use any die and add some pearls on your creations/card.  Today, I have a tag and I used Tilda with Daisies and Mushrooms from the Turning Leaves collection. A couple weeks ago, I used the same image but colored it with Distress Ink Reinkers.  This time I colored Tilda with my Copics. I colored this maybe 3-4 weeks ago. I was (and I still am) working on how to color hair with strands/texture... (or what ever they call it) Anyway, I was happy so far with the result but I know I still have to do major fine tuning on my coloring
The beautiful flowers are from Wild Orchid Crafts. The colors I used for this tag was inspired by one of the flowers on the project.  It's the flowers next to the chrysanthemums. The mixture of yellow and pink made me think of pink lemonade which is my favorite.  I also used a  Rectangle Doily Die from Lifestyle Crafts and a Magnolia DooHickey Vintage Tag.  The sentiment is from Hero Arts (retired, I think)
The branch and the leaves were cut using Cheery Lynn Dies
Now, it's time to pop over to Just Magnolia to see sore inspiration from my team mates. Then, link up your creations and don't for get to link back to us for a chance to win a prize from our sponsor!

We can't wait to see what you come up with!

Thank you for visiting and have a safe weekend!

Thursday, September 27, 2012

Butterfly Paper Bag

Hiya! I hope everybody is doing well.  I managed to finish a paper bag decorated with  Tilda and butterflies.  This is Tilda with Uggs which is part of Australian Special that was released recently. 

For those of you not familiar with Ugg shoes, they are the most comfy shoes for cold weather. They are made in Australia. Unfortunately I don't own a women's Uggs. But  I have  couple of Kid's size 2 Uggs and I love em!

Now back to  my paper bag.  I colored Tilda with Copics. and the beautiful flowers are from
 Wild Orchid Crafts. I distressed the paper edges with a distressing tool, stained them, then stitched the edges with my sewing machine.

 Here's a closer look at Tilda!

Supplies used:
Tim Holtz On the Edge Butterflies
Spellbinders Ovals
Magnolia DooHickey LovelyFence
MS Grass Punch
Corrugated board
Antique White Acrylic Paint
Gems & Pearls
Ribbons, lace and butterfly charm
brown paper bag


Simply Magnolia: Bag of Butterflies
Midweek Magnolia: Distressed
PaperPlay Challenges: Flowers & Lace
Simon Says: Anything goes
Deep Ocean Challenge: More than 2 Colours
Paper Minutes: Corrugated board
Crafty Cardmakers: Stitches & Lace  (I made Top 5)
Magnolia Mania: Bows 
Sweet Stampin: How Charming


Thanks for visiting my blog today! I hope you like my little paper bag. I'll be back again tomorrow for the Just Magnolia Challenge.

Have a nice day!

Monday, September 24, 2012

Stamp and Create Weekly Candy

Hello again! It's Monday and we have another Weekly Candy and Monday inspiration at


I made a gift tag using Cozy Christmas Bear from Magnolia's Little Christmas Collection.
The Notables 1 Die and Notables 2 Die from Whimsy Shapeology Dies  were used for the sentiment. A Wilton Cupcake Doily was used for the background.

Drop by StampandCreate! Lacey added High Hopes Stamps (restocks), New Stampavie Stamps, 6x6 paper pads and other restocks of all you favorite stamping goodies.

And...don't forget our Monthly Challenge for September.
Our Theme is


Now for our Weekly Candy:
**In order to enter the candy, you must post the Stamp and Create's Store Logo in the side bar of your blog and link it to
The candy end Sunday, September 30th at 7pm EST

Thank you for visiting and have a nice day!

Sewing Box

Hi friends! I'm sorry I've been MIA for a while.
Today, I want to share with you a sewing box I made to store my Gutermann threads which I use for my sewing machine and for hand stitching.

I used Tailor Tilda and colored her with Copics. The Beautiful flowers are from Wild Orchid Crafts and the lace and seam binding are from my stash. I got this paper mache box from Joann's Crafts.  I wrapped the box with Magnolia DP and edged the lid with lace.
I used an Oval Nestabilities and distressed it, used some cheese clothe painted with antique white acrylic paint. Some tiny wooden spools with ribbon and twine were added to finish it off.


Thank you for visiting my blog today!

Stampin' for the Weekend: Feeling Floral
Simple Create Too: Anything Goes
Sweet Stampin': How Charming

Magnolia Day

Mark your calendars!
Our fellow DT's will be having demos and the 2 new Christmas collections will be available then.
If you are close by, do not miss this wonderful event. 

Friday, September 21, 2012

Tiilda's Town: Choose Your Passion (CAS or F&F)

Another Friday has come and we have a new challenge at Tilda's Town.
This week our theme is:
And for my card, I have a CAS (clean & simple) card. This is my first (I think...) CAS card and I actually had to restrain myself from adding flowers, pearls, bling and more flowers.
This is Tilda with Corn from the Turning Leaves Collection and I colored her with Copics.  The DP is also from Magnolia, from the same collection.
I stamped the image with Memento London Fog that's why the outline is a bit lighter and I had to darken her eyes with a Copic Multiliner.

Ok, now pop over to Tilda's Town for more inspiration from my teammates. Then, link up your creation/card and link it back to us for a chance to win a $15 gift certificate from Tilda's Town.

Have a great weekend!

All That Scraps Oldies but Goodies

Hi there. Today at All That Scraps we are featuring some "Oldie but Goodies" stamps.
And for my card, I have Swiss Pixie Cupcake Birgitta
 I made this card a few months ago and this stamp was released March 2011. This is one of the first stamps I had and one of my favorites from the CC Design stamp line.

Thanks for visiting my blog today. 
 I will be back a little bit later for my Tilda's Town DT card.


Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Tilda in Red

Hi there! I have a card that I managed to finish while waiting for my son to finish writing his research report. The image is from the Little Christmas Collection.  And I colored the image with my Copic Sketch Markers. I used a red Magnolia Christmas paper and a handful of dies for my embellishments. I also used Diamond Stickles and acrylic paint for the snow effect on the trees.

Anything Goes Challenge: Early Christmas
Crafy Cardmakers: Winged Things
Crafty Catz: Christmas
Stampin' for the Weekend: Starting Christmas Early
Simply Magnolia: Anything Goes

I hope you like my card for today.  I'll be back on Friday for a new Just Magnolia Challenge and who knows, maybe I'll come up with a card for tomorrow...we'll wait and see.  For the mean time, enjoy the rest of the day and thank you for dropping by my blog!



Magnolia DooHickey: Poinsettia, Tilda Label, Tilda Doily
Martha Stewart branch & Himalayan Snowflake
Marianne Designs Tree die
Web & silver, red ribbon, sticky pearl, stamens, charm,

ATS Review September Stamps

Today at All That Scraps, we are doing a review of the September stamps that were released over the weekend. I have 2 cards for you today.
This is Heidi with Kitty and I colored her with Distress Ink Reinkers.  
The flowers are from Wild Orchid Crafts. Th DP is from the Basic Grey Plumeria collection. Ribbons and doily from my stash and the flourish/swirls were made using a Sizzix die. The cute charm is from my friend Lacey.

For my second card, I have Indian Emma and I also colored her with Distress Ink Reinkers.  The DP is from Pink Paislee and the sentiments is from Quickutz.  The lace, string and buttons are all from my stash.
Thanks from stopping by! Have a great day!

Monday, September 10, 2012

Are you ready for this?

 Have you been to your local craft store lately? All Christmas decor and crafts are out! 
Are you ready for Christmas? Have you started your Christmas shopping?

How about 2 new Magnolia Collections... are you ready for this?
Nativity Collection

A Christmas Story Collection
 Coming out soon....

and I can't wait!

Friday, September 7, 2012

Tilda's Town: Autumn Scene

We have new challenge theme at Tilda's Town today. This week, our theme is:

Fall/Autumn is my favorite time of the year. The leaves turn into an array of gorgeous colors and the heat of summer dies down. My card today features Tilda with broom from the Turning Leaves Collection.

For the last 2 weeks, I have been playing with Copics and set aside my DIs for a while because of an accident...well, I spilled water on my table and I messed up some papers. Ugh!  LOL 

Anywhooo, you might have noticed Tilda's hair. This is my first time to color hair this way.  And I know I need alot more practice to get it right.  But for now, I'm good with this one. :)

For more inspiration for your Autumn Scene, pop over Tilda's Town to see my teammates creations.
Link up your cards and link back to us for a chance to win $15 gift certificate at Tilda's Town.

Skin: E 21, 11, 00, 000, 0000
Hair: E 35, 37, 47, 49, 51
Clothes/Shoes: BG78, 75, 72, 70
YR 27, 24, 23, 21
W7, 5, 3, 1, 00
Broom/Mushroom/Leaves: E47, 44, 43, 42, 41, 19, 18, 17, 15
Log: E29, 49, 59, 25, 27
Grass: G99, YG99, 97, 95, 93
Shade/Background: W1, 00

DooHickeys - Stitched Lace, Simple Tag
Cheery Lynn - Leaves
QK - dragonfly 

Flowers: Wild Orchid Crafts
Square Paper Doily
DP Autumn Splendor
Crackle Paint
ribbon, string, wooden button


Have a great weekend!

7 Kids: Anything Goes
My Mums' Craft Shop: Anything Goes
Fab n Funky: Colours of Autumn    (made it to Top #3)
Cute Card Thursday: Autumn Gold

ATS Thankful for Fall

Today we have another set of stamps which is part of the September release.  And this set is called

"Thankful for Fall"

It comes with 3 images and some sentiments. 

My card today is inspired by a painting I saw when I was a little girl. I still remember is it vividly, framed vintage style and the image is similar to what you see here. So I tried to incorporate it in my card today. 

I did alot of distressing here and I stained the edges of the paper. The DP already had that vintage design so that made it go well with the distressed edges.  The flowers are from Wild Orchid Crafts and the leaves are from Michael's (I think...)
I colored the image with Copics (sorry I didn't make a list) which I have been using a lot lately.

Visit the ATS blog to see what my teammates have made for you today.

Wednesday, September 5, 2012

Scooter Tilda

It's Hump day and I have Scooter Tilda to drive you thru the rest of the week. This image is from the Truning Leaves Collection. I colored this image with Copic Sketch Markers.  The beautiful flowers are from Wild Orchid Crafts and the other flower, I made from a paper doily. The DP are from different collections and I layered them up.

I also used some  DooHickeys (border, tag, fence & grass) and stitched the first 2 layers of paper.

Some Liquid Pearls were added and Glass Effects for the head light.

Papertake Weekly: Anything Goes
MDUC: Bingo (Blue, free, flowers)(Paper doily, free, diecuts)
NMWC: Dies/Diecuts/Punches

Thanks for dropping by!

Tuesday, September 4, 2012

ATS Sept Release Preview Day 1

Today is Preview Day 1 for the September Release at All That Scraps.
Christine Wooden, illustrator of CC Designs and owner of All That Scraps has another collection of cute stamps that will be released this week.

Meet Cow & Pig!

When I made these cards, I was in a pink mood that day.  Is it obvious? :)
Both images are colored using Distress Ink Reinkers.

Spellbinders Ovals, WOC flowers, paper doily, Tea Label DooHickey, MME paper

CCD Cutters - butterflies, phlox flowers, fence, clouds, grass, Echo Park paper

Now, come and visit the ATS Blog for more previews of the upcoming September Stamps.

Monday, September 3, 2012

Stamp and Create: Product Spotlight, Candy and Challenge

It's Labor Day and I hope you are enjoying this long weekend (if you're here in the States) I really can't believe how time flies so's September already!

Stamp and Create has a new Product Spotlight today and we are featuring
Magnolia Accessories and Sentiments
Most of the stamps in this category are 25% off until inventories are reduced

I made a simple set of cards and a tag for Christmas.  And I think it is a great idea if you're giving a lot of cards for Christmas. 

All the Sentiments and accessories are from the Sweet Christmas Dream Collection. For the rectanglar card:  Sweet Snowflakes  and Merry Christmas Sentiment. For the square card: Sweet Christmas Present colored with Copics and Snow Pearls from Kaiser Craft . For the tag: Christmas Love and the Tea Label Tags.

The new Weekly Candy is:
**In order to enter the candy, you must post the Stamp and Create's Store Logo in the side bar of your blog and link it to
The candy end Sunday, September 9th at 7pm EST


Lastly,  for our monthly challenge, out theme is

The challenge runs through Sunday, September 30th at 7pm EST

Have a nice day!