Thursday, 28 June 2012

Aud Sentiments Challenge #57 Midway Inspiration

Hi everyone, it's Thursday again and time for another reminder for you.

The current challenge Aud Sentiments which is ......


We are sponsored this time by

Stamp and Create who will give one lucky winner $20 to spend in their shop.
Here is my inspiration for you........

using some stamps I bought forever ago and don't use often enough - Kay Carley's Daisy Daydreams - for the dragonflies and the stamped background. I have used Sakura Stardust gel pens with water to colour the dragonflies and background. The die cut scalloped circle, a nestability, is from a Lucy Cromwell designstax paper pack.  The sentiment is another Kay Carley set called Flitters and Flutters. I have used an EK Success border punch and put pearls in the middle for my bling.

Here is another pic - I know they aren't brilliant but sun hasn't been playing ball this week!

Hope you like. Don't forget to check out my teammates inspiration too - their links are in my left sidebar.

Here are the challenges I would like to enter..........
Joanna Sheen Challenge - Summer daze,

Great Impressions Challenge - Die cuts/Punches,

Dream Valley Challenges - Things with Wings,

Fashionista Challenge - Winged things,

Party Time Tuesdays - Anything Goes,

Craft Your Passion - Winged Things,

Crafts and Me - Birthdays, and,

Bearly Mine Challenge - Anything Goes.

have a great day


Sunday, 24 June 2012

Totally Tilda Midway Reminder

Hi everyone, hope you are all well. Awful weather we are having - it was really windy and lashing it down last night. So, we are half way through the current challenge at Totally Tilda
which is


and here is some more inspiration.

I have done a bit of paper piecing with Happy Tilda from the 'Right Through my Heart 2010 Collection'. The papers are from a pad I won in a candy some time ago - I need to find a link!!!
I have used the Scalloped Bunting and nesting dies Rectangle Parenthesis  from X Cut and the Tim Holtz Weathered Clock. The stamps are from papermania and for the backgroumd I used some Indigo Blu stamps from the set called Sarah's Choice. They were stamped and embossed with white embossing powder onto kraft card. I have distressed the edges of most of the pieces with TH distress ink - Walnut stain.

I hope you like it - please let me know what you think.
I am entering the following challenges:-

The Stamp Man Challenge - Time/Travel,

Delightful Challenges - Anything Goes,

Paper Crafting Journey - Feeling krafty,

Crafts and Me Challenge - Anything Goes,

Divas by Design - Dies to die for,

Little Red Wagon - Get Krafty,

Magnolia Stamp Lovers - Distressed,

City Crafter Challenge - Time after Time,

Simon Says Stamp and Show - Show a bit of brown, and

Allsorts Challenge - Any die will do.


Sunday, 17 June 2012

Totally Tilda Challenge #49 Bunting/Pennants

Hi everyone, welcome to the next challenge at Totally Tilda, but first I must say thank you to everyone who joined in with our Clouds challenge, it was so hard to pick our favourites.

This fortnight our challenge is all about................


and don't forget Tilda.

Our fantastic sponsor is Bunny Zoes Crafts and the prize will be ...

Here is my inspiration for you

I have used Sitting Tilda from the Bon Voyage collection, and coloured her with distress inks. The papers are from the Portabello Road collection - heavily distressed with Walnut stain! The dies are the Scalloped Bunting set of nesting dies from XCut with Bakers twine. I have also used some of the Papermania urban stamps for the Bird - Bird Print, the Butterfly - Botanical printBook Print Aound the World 2 for the piece with Big Ben and for the sentiment - Portabello Road Postage/Passport. I almost forgot - the ribbon is one I bought from the local market.

Please check out my team mates for some more amazing inspiration - their links are in my left sidebar.

I am entering the following challenges:-

Hot Shot Craft Challenge - Distress Inks,

the Poodles Parlour - Red White and Blue,

Stampin for the Weekend - Bugs and Butterflies,

CropStop Challenge - It's a Celebration - Pennants/Bunting,

Paper Crafting Journey - Colour it up,

Southern Girls Challenge - Things with Wings,

The Paper shelter - Anything Goes,

Oldie But a Goodie Challenge - Bunting/Banners, (I have had the image for a long time),

Saturday Challenge - Red, White and Blue,

Cupcake Craft Challenge - Red, White and Blue,

Dutch Magnolia Lovers Challenge - Red, White and Blue, and,

Simon Say Stamp and Show - Anything Goes.

Look forward to seeing soome more awesomw entries.


Thursday, 14 June 2012

Aud Sentiments Challenge #56 Midway reminder

Hi everyone, it's Thursday again and time for another reminder for you.

The current challenge Aud Sentiments which is ......

My inspiration for you is the card I have made for my daughter who will be 8 soon.

I have used one of the SWALK stamps from Crafters Companion, Little Princess - and she is to me.
I have coloured the image with Sakura Stardust gel pens and Promarkers. I have used a Spellbinders die for the frame - Nestabilities Fleur de Lis Squares. The papers are from a Dovecraft paper pack called Princess Fairytale. The ribbon is from Fantastic Ribbons and is bright pink organza - yummy, and the pearls are from my stash.

Hope to see some more yummy stuff from you over the next week.

I am entering the following challenges:-

The Paper Shelter - Anything Goes,

Bunny Zoes Crafts Challenge - Girls, Girls, Girls,

Craft Your Passion - Anything Goes,

Lexis Creations - Happy Birthday,

The Crazy Challenge - Recipe (Ribbon, pearls and dies),

Sunday Stamper - Pretty in Pink,

The Ribbon Girl Challenge - Ribbon/Lace,

Allsorts Challenge - Inspiration - I chose to use strawberry icecream!, and

Craft Your Days Away - Bingo - Pearls, ribbon and glitter.

Hugs to you all

Sunday, 10 June 2012

Totally Tilda midway reminder - Clouds

Good morning bloggers and hope you are enjoying a relaxing Sunday morning. Hope the windy weather has cleared away by now.
So it is your midweek reminder for the lovely Totally Tilda Challenge which is..........

TILDA with any type of cloud be it die cut, chalked on or in the papers.

Here is my inspiration for you....

So as you can see I have used a few Magnolia stamps here...
Summer Flower Tilda,
Wooden Fence,
Welcome to a Lovely Home,
Fairytale Dragonflies and Magnolia Tree.

Here are a few more closeups.........


I have coloured everything with Promarkers and added some glitter on Tildas wings.
The background papers are from a Debi Moore Cd rom. The sentiment is from a Wild Rose studio set.

I am entering this in the following challenges...
Midweek Magnolias - Anything Goes,

The Official Magnolia Inspiration Challenge - Anything Goes,
Simply Magnolia - Fancy folds and Friendship (card is for one of my friends), and
Magnolia-licious Challenge - Photo inspiration.

have fun

Tuesday, 5 June 2012

Totally Tilda Baby Bloghop Winners

Good morning everyone. Hope you are enjoying the long Bank Holiday weekend despite the weather!!!!

Firstly, thank you to everyone who joined in with our bloghop and stopped by with some lovely comments.

To find out who won the main prizes please check out the Totally Tilda Blog.

You will also see a list of those who won the surprise candy on the DT's blogs.

My candy winner is............

Jenny from Jenny's Crafty Corner, congratulations.

If you could please drop me an email with your snail mail details I will pop my surprise candy in the post.

Don't forget to play along with our current challenge

Tilda with clouds.


Sunday, 3 June 2012

Totally Tilda Challenge #48 Tilda with Clouds

Hi everyone, and I hope you are having a good long Bank Holiday weekend. It's Sunday and time for a new challenge at Totally Tilda.

Our sponsor this fortnight is Crimson Cloud

OK so for this challenge we would like you to make a card/project with Tilda and some sort of cloud be it die, stamp shading in your background, papers etc.

Here is my inspiration for you.............

I have coloured this gorgeous Tilda with Daisy with Promarkers and for once I am actually happy with the result!!!! I have used a Spellbinders die for the swirls, a Marianne die for the tag and a Memories die for the butterfly. The deep purple card is actually velvety but you can't tell in the photo. Here is a closeup showing the tag........

The pearls, flowers and fibre are from my stash. the sentiment is from a set I bought so long ago I can't even tell you who it is by - sorry.
I am entering this in the following challenges:- Crafty Anns Challenge - Butterflies and flowers,

Just Magnolia - Anything Goes,

Fussy and Fancy Challenge - Swirls and flourishes,

Little Miss Muffet Challenge - Rainbow, clouds and/or wings (two out of three isn't bad!!),

Simon Says Stamp Challenge - Anything Goes,

Deep Ocean Challenge - Swirls,

Saturday Challenge - Any6thing Goes,

Crazy 4 Challenges - Butterflies, and,

Party Time Tuesdays - Anything Goes,

Have fun everyone.

Oh and by the way the winner of my Baby bloghop candy will be announced on the Totally Tilda blog soon. Thank you to everyone who played alojng and left me such wonderful comments.


Saturday, 2 June 2012

Totally Tilda Challenge #47 It's a Baby Bloghop

Can you believe we have been "live" now for almost two years?? No, neither can we! Firstly we wanted to say a huge big thank you to all of our lovely followers and for your support of the Totally Tilda blog. So what better way to say "Thanks" and to have some fun, than a Blog Hop?? So how does it work? Well, firstly you have to make a project to enter into the challenge that is running alongside the Blog Hop. We know how creative you all are and would love to see your fabulous Baby themed projects. Now as we said before you can use ANY Magnolia baby image that you like! Don't forget we have THREE fabulous sponsors for the Blog Hop so there are plenty of fabulous prizes up for grabs. They are................

Bunny Zoe's Crafts


Sir Stampalot

Then when you have submitted your entry we'd like you to hop around the rest of the Design Teams blogs and leave them some love in a comment about their creation. The order of the hop is the order in which the projects appear on the Challenge blog, so if you get lost along the way then go back to the Totally Tilda Challenge Blog and pick up from there! Now, you're going to want to make sure you leave a comment on every DT blog because there will be some surprise candy along the way but we're not going to tell you where it is - you'll just have to wait and see!! So you should have arrived here from Helene's blog, if you did you are in the right place, if not please go back to the Totally Tilda challenge blog and start from there. The blog hop will run for the next two weeks alongside the current challenge so there is plenty of time for you to get round all the DT blogs and leave your lovely comments! So, once you have left your comment here you should hop on over to the lovely Becky's blog where you will find yet more fabulous inspiration. Thanks for taking part and I hope you have fun.


Here is my inspiration for you....

and two closeups....


I have coloured Baby Tilda with Promarkers and then mounted her on a box frame from a Crafters Companion CD Humphrey. The die cut inside the frame is from Memory Box and is called Cherish Border - it is glitter card. The butterfly is also from Memory Box and is called Vivienne Butterfly. I have topped it all off with some ribbon, pearls and charms.

Hope you like it - and don't forget to leave me a comment for the chance of my surprise candy. Now you should be off to Becky's blog.

I am entering this in the following challenges:-

Crafts 4 Eternity - Things with wings,

Delicious Doodles - try Something New (the frame),

Fairy Tale Challenge - Things with Wings,

Hotshot Crafts Challenge - Die Cuts,

Crafty Ribbons Challenge - Flowers,

Crafts and Me Challenge - Pearls and Lace,

Creative Belli Challenge - Baby/New Arrival,

I Love Promarkers - Anything Goes,

Truly Scrumptious - Anything Goes,

Flourishes Timeless Tuesdays - Pick a letter of the alphabet and do three things with it - B - Brads, Baby and Butterfly,

Oldie but Goodie Challenge - Things with Wings (I have had the lace for ages - well over six months), and,

Crafty Sentiments - Bingo - Flowers, Die cuts and Charms.

I look forward to reading your comments and seeing you Baby creations.