Sunday, 21 April 2019

TOMIC Inspiration - Happy Easter!

Happy Easter!  I hope you are enjoying the Easter weekend.  We have made, and already eaten several, Easter nest cakes here and are looking forward to this morning's egg hunt!  You may have already seen today's project if you tuned into Magnolia's debut on Hochanda TV where my lovely team mate Becky created live on the show.  I'm sharing it today on the TOMIC blog.  I saved a pretty yellow egg box ready for decorating as an Easter gift - these are a great idea to give small eggs in.

I had to get an Easter bunny on here, of course, so I chose the sweet Tilda with Little Bunny from the Sunbeam Collection and painted her with Distress Inks as always.  I added Stardust Stickles to her head band and the frills on her pockets.  I also used the cute Sunlight stamp in the background.

To add some extra interest to the image I stamped her face and the bunny's tail twice so that I could decoupage the image.

I used the bird Doohickey from Vintage Box 5 and the recipe card from the Recipe Card Collection to cut out the image.

The sentiment is also from the Sunbeam collection and I've used the feather Doohickeys and flower spray Doohickey from Vintage Box 5 too.  The daffodils were created using the Daffodil Doohickey and stamens from my stash.  I made the little eggs from air drying clay before painting with white acrylic paint, inking with chalk ink and adding the speckles with a Distress Ink marker.

I added the same embellishments at the other side of the egg box.

I made a belly band for the egg box and edged it with lace Doohickey from Vintage Box 3, cut several times.  It makes such a pretty edge! 

I hope you like it and thanks for looking!  Have a wonderful Easter!

Wednesday, 17 April 2019

Craft Heaven DT - Get Well Soon

Good morning!  I am back with another card using a Magnolia stamp from the Get Well Collection.  The papers are from Maja Design's gorgeous Summertime paper pad.

I painted Tilda with Broken Leg using Distress Inks as always and added some details to her dress, cheeks and eyes with a white gel pen.  I have placed tiny pearls to the scallop edge around the image.

The sentiment comes with this stamp.  The font is so beautiful on this one!  The gorgeous blossoms are from Craft Heaven and the sticking plasters were cut with the Heart Band Aid Doohickey die.

 I have cut more sticking plasters for the other side of the image.  The rose is from Craft Heaven too.

The tiny hearts were cut with the Heart Band Aid Doohickey too and the gorgeous heart backgrounds were cut with the Heart Background Doohickey die.

I hope you like it and thanks for looking!

Wednesday, 10 April 2019

Craft Heaven DT - Happy Easter

Good morning!  I have an Easter card to share with you today using the gorgeous Tilda With Little Chickens from last year's Sunbeam Collection.  I've teamed her with one of my favourite papers from Maja Design's Denim Collection.

I have painted Tilda with Distress Inks using the no lines technique and added white dots to her cheeks and eyes using a white gel pen.

I have used the Daffodil Doohickey and Foamiran to make the Daffodils.  Before assembling I inked the centres of the flowers with Scattered Straw Distress Ink.  I've also added some blue roses to add a pop of colour.  The fence was cut with the Lovely Fence Doohickey and the lace is from Craft Heaven.

I've used the banner Doohickey from Volume 9 and the Happy Easter sentiment is from Magnolia too.  The cute clouds were cut with a die from Doohickey Volume 4.

I hope you like it and I've inspired you to make your own Easter cards.  Pop over to the Craft Heaven blog to see some more inspiration from the Design Team.  Thanks for looking!

Monday, 8 April 2019

Breakfast at Tilda's - GDT for Magnolia-licious

 Good afternoon!  I am excited to bring you a brand new Magnolia stamp today, designed by Pauline especially for Magnolia-licious, and available exclusively from the Magnolia-licious store!

The stamp set is called "Breakfast at Tilda's".  As well as gorgeous Tilda, eating her pancakes, you get two different blueberry designs and the sentiment!  As always I have painted Tilda with Distress Inks using the no lines technique.  I also added some Glossy Accents to the syrup and syrup bottle to make them look realistic.

I even made pancakes!  I've used Doohickey dies from Doohickey Kit 14 and the Recipe Card Collection to create the little breakfast accessories.

Of course eggs are required to make pancake batter so they were a perfect die to use on this card!  I made the mixing bowl from the teapot and muffin Doohickey dies.  I've cut the top off the teapot diecut and used the muffin top to decorate the bowl.  You can see on the side of the bowl one of the blueberries that come with the stamp set.

 I've also used the whisk and spoon from the Recipe Card Collection on the other side of the image.

I've added the sentiment to the base of the easel card along with another blueberry.

I hope you like it and thanks for looking.  Pop over to the Magnolia-licious store to grab your "Breakfast at Tilda's" stamp set before they sell out!

Tuesday, 2 April 2019

TOMIC #2 - Easter (& an animal or egg)

Good evening!  I am a little late with my TOMIC challenge card this month as I have been very busy behind the scenes with some Magnolia projects.  I'll tell you more about them another time, but for now I present my Easter card!  Once again I have used the gorgeous Sakura Background and Daffodil Doohickies on my project.

Did you join in Magnolia Day or buy any of the kits?  This little cutie is from one of the kits - isn't she amazing?  As always I have coloured her with Distress Inks using the no lines technique.  I've also added Stardust Stickles to her wings.  To create the Easter eggs I cut egg shaped frames with Spellbinders dies and then cut the Sakura Background cut outs to match.  I think they look so pretty!

The butterfly edge is by Joy Crafts and the leaves were cut with an older Doohickey die.

The daffodils were cut from Foamiran this time.  I have used ivory Foamiran and inked it slightly in the centre with Scattered Straw Distress Ink.

I hope you like it and I've inspired you to join us this month for the TOMIC challenge.  Pop over to the blog to see the rest of the team's gorgeous creations!

Thanks for looking.

Thursday, 21 March 2019

TOMIC Inspiration - Roses Are Red Tilda

 Hi, it's Jane here with my inspiration post for you for our first challenge of "Spring and at least one Doohickey Die".  I have created a lollipop card using Roses Are Red Tilda from the Hugs and Kisses Collection.  All of the papers are from Maja Design.

I have painted Tilda with Distress Inks using the no lines technique and added white dots to her cheeks and eyes using a white gel pen.  The sentiment was cut from the bottom of the paper and trimmed to size.

I have used the Rose Leaf Doohickey die, Sakura Background Doohickey die and the Tilda Ticket Doohickey Die on my card.  Everything is inked with Walnut Stain Distress ink on the edges to tie everything together.

I hope you like it and thanks for looking! 

You still have time to join us for our first challenge, I do hope you can join us!

Friday, 1 March 2019

The Official Magnolia Blog - Our First Challenge!

Good morning!  I'm so excited that it is the launch of our first challenge on the Official Magnolia Blog today!  Our first theme is 'Spring'.  You must also use at least one Magnolia die.  I have used four on my card!  The card shape was cut with the frame from Vintage Box 1 and I have used the Sakura Background Doohickey to fill the circular cut out.

I have used the gorgeous Daffodil Doohickey to create the daffodils.  I love this die and I'm sure you're going to be seeing it a lot over the next few weeks.  I've always wanted to be able to make daffodils!

The leaves were cut with a Doohcickey from Volume 4.  The gorgeous dragonfly stamp is from Vintage Box 5.

The butterfly is the largest stamp from the Butterfly Kit from the Once Upon a Time Collection.  I added a touch of Weathered Wood distress ink to the wings.

I hope you can join us this month for our 'Spring' challenge.  I've had a sneak peak at the rest of the team's cards and I can safely tell you that you are in for a treat when you pop over to the blog.  They really are stunning!  Thanks for looking and good luck if you enter the challenge!