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Saturday, February 16, 2019

Guest Designer - Debbie Dolphin!


Good Morning everyone,

Today we have a very special Guest Designer, Debbie Dolphin! We consider having Debbie with us today an honour. Have a look at her beautiful card!

 Please stop by Debbie's Blog for more details on how she made her gorgeous card!





Debbie has used:

 Polkadoodles stamp ‘Ruby Dog Days’ coloured with Distress ReInkers
Papers used are Maja Design Christmas Seasons.
For the flowers I used a Lady E Die Flower 005 and foamiran and coloured the centre with Distress Ink Victorian Velvet and stamens in the centre..
Other dies used are DooHickeys by Magnolia.

Debbie, thank you so much for joining us today!
We hope to have you with us again soon!

Have a beautiful day everyone!
Kim


Friday, February 15, 2019

Inspiration Friday Mr and Mrs Card

Happy Friday all....are you recovering from all of that chocolate that went into the belly from yesterday?  I am happy to say that I did not have one piece of chocolate yesterday....saved myself some calories...but hey, who says you can't hold out for that 50 percent off sale....ha ha

Today I am sharing a design team post for Magnolia-licious...and to remind you about this month's challenge .....Enjoy!!!!!
 looking for this months challenge, click here

Mr. and Mrs. Magnolia stamp - from the You're Invited Collection (right now it's currently out of stock, but if you click above, it will take you to the collection in the store)
Foamiran
side view
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  I really wanted to keep the inside clean, but needed a way to sign and possible add money...so I came up with a pull out tag.....and I love that I can't see it from the front when the card is closed....
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 here's the front of the tag....
  the backside where I added a little pocket big enough for a check/cash...
  the backside of the card...I still need to finish this....
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Well I hope you enjoyed my card for today....we hope that you can join us for this month's challenge....Thanks for stopping by

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Anniversary Card Inspiration

Welcome Everyone!

Today I would like to inspire you with a little something I made for an anniversary.

As you know, I rarely make a card or anything else without coloring up a character stamp.  However, in the instances when I'm making cards for an older male, cute and adorable characters tend to not be the way to go.

Here I have made this 25th anniversary card using the gorgeous Magnolia Stamps Vintage Box, 5th Edition.  It has a very vintage, romantic, shabby chic vibe and as you may have noticed, I am getting a lot of use out of this large doily heart die.  I believe I've used it three times already this year...  The little bird and small feather are also from this set.

The list of dies and stamps I've used on this is somewhat extensive and so I've decided to list them below, along with pictures of everything you get in this Vintage Box collection.

I've used Maja Design papers, Vintage Photo Distress Ink and silver embossing powder to accent this card since silver is customarily given on the 25th Anniversary.

Don't forget to join our current Monthly Challenge where this month's theme is to Use Your Favorite Papers somewhere on your project.  Thank you so much for stopping by and taking a look.  I hope you have a most wonderful day!

 Laura

Supplies:

Magnolia Stamps Vintage Box, 5th Edition - Large Heart Doily, Bird & Small Feather
DooHickeys Club #5 - Arrow
DooHickeys Club #12 - Parchment
DooHickeys Die - Feathers
2011 You're So Special collection - Love Background
2012 Prince & Princesses collection - Numbers Magnolia
2014 Waiting For Christmas collection - Sparkle Hearts

Vintage Box 5th Edition

Happy Valentine's Day!!!


Looking for the current challenge click HERE 

Good morning my dear friends,  Suzi Mac here and  I would like  
to share my Valentine's card with you using one of the fabulous 
new Stamps which will be coming to the store very soon!!

I've used This cute Tilda along with the Fabulous Life in the Country papers
 from Maja Design which I thought were perfect for Valentine.
You will find the papers over at





This is one of the new Tilda's  from the Stamp Kit #2
I coloured her with Copics and Derwent soft pencils. 
The sentiment hugs & kisses is also from the Stamp Kit





You still have lots of time to pop over and join us this month for the chance
to win a $20.00 gift certificate which you can spend in the Magnolia-licious Store.

The Challenge Theme is " Use Your Favourite Papers"
.
You can find the Challenge  HERE 

Thank you so much for popping in to visit, I really appreciate it. 

Hugs





Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Party Girl Ruby - Polkadoodles



Looking for the current Challenge click HERE 


Good morning my dear friends,  Suzi Mac here with you today 
to let you know that Shawn over at 


MAGNOLIA-LICIOUS STAMPS 


has some amazing new stamps,papers, flower and leaf making dies 
in stock RIGHT NOW!!!

For my card I used the adorable Polkadoodles Party Girl Ruby, isn't she
just darling!!  I coloured ruby with my Derwent soft pencils and Derwent Artist pencils.

Paper are from Maja Design and these particular ones are from the

My Foamiran flowers were made using White 0.6 Foamiran. I used
Gallery soft oil pastels and a baby wipe to colour all the flowers. The dies used were




I made two large flowers and 4 bud flowers adding the pretty glittered white
stamens which are available in the store.



That's my post for today and I must say I am loving all the new products
that are over at Magnolia Stamps Store.  Why not pop over and check
for yourself.  You won't find Polkadoodles products anywhere else in
North America.

Thank you for popping in to visit with me I hope you have a wonderful day.

Hugs





Monday, February 11, 2019

Painting Tilda

Good day and welcome back!!!  I'm really into making shaped cards these days and it's so easy with my Silhouette!  I've used some of the new papers from Polkadoodles that are in stock right now called "Colors of Spring" which is exactly what I was thinking!  How springy!  If that's not a word, it is now!  LOL!  So bright I love them!    


This is an image from the new Creating Collection Stamp Sheet called "Painting Tilda" who I've colored using my Copics.  The sentiment is also from this collection but all of them are super cute! 


A close up of the sentiment and this super adorable "Love Typewriter" die which is still available.


Well this didn't really need much explaining today.  You may laugh when you read this but I wanted to keep this card somewhat simple, which meant no more dies, or layering pieces.  Ok, even when I type it, I do giggle to myself so I hope you know what I mean.  

Enjoy your week and I hope you get to make some crafty time for yourself.  Also, don't forget to join in on our monthly challenge 'Favorite Papers".

Thanks for coming by!
Hugs,
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Copics:

E42, 43, 47, 49
E21, 25, 29
E31, 57, 29
E50, 51, 53, 55
B32, 34, 37
Y000, 11, 17, 38, E15
RV04, 06, 09, 19
YG03, 63, 67, G99

Friday, February 8, 2019

Tilda with Umbrella Daisy!!


Good morning I am coming to you with A TILDA this am.  Let me introduce you to TILDA WITH UMBRELLA DAISY


Ok so a bit of my process I first start by stamping my Image onto my favorite paper to color on which is NEENAH card stock Desert Storm.  Now you know it I take my PENCILS and I go to work.
Now embellishments are a variety of things from Nuvo Drops, Staples and the RIBBON (LACE)
Now all of these things if you click on the links it will take you over to the store where trust me tons of goodies!!!
MAGNOLIA-LICIOUS

Have a great day and thanks for stopping by!  

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Tag gift card with Stamping Tilda !!


If you are looking for our current challenge click HERE 

Good morning my dear friends,  It's Suzi Mac here and I would like  to share 
my Inspirational DT card using our products available over at 


This is a Tag card  with pockets on the inside to hold a small envelope containing
 a gift card and a few extra tags with messages on them.  
The front is featuring the adorable Magnolia Creating Collection Stamp Set
which comprises 3 sweet Tildas - Creating Tilda - Paperish Tilda and Painting Tilda
along with 2 sweet Sentiments - a large frame border stamp - paint brush stamp - 
Palette stamp, pencil stamp and heart needles stamp.



I have used Stamping Tilda  from the set and coloured her with 
Promarkers and Derwent soft pencils.



I've also incorporated some Foamiran Flowers using white Foamiran, I used my
oil based pastels to add a little blue tint to them.  The Die used to cut
the flowers and leaves out is from Rosy Dot AC3 flowers and the Rosy
Dot Winter leaves 

My papers are one of my all time favourite paper designers. Maja Designs
these are called Vintage Summer basics and are still available in the store.

I will pop a list of products used on my card and links to where you can 
buy them in the store at the bottom of my post.

Here is a close up of those pretty  flowers and leaves!!
I added some glue to the edges and then dipped them in Glamour Dust. 



You still have tons of time to pop over and join us this month for the chance
to win a $20.00 gift certificate which you can spend in the Magnolia-licious Store.

The Challenge Theme is " Use Your Favourite Papers"
.

Thank you so much for popping in to visit, I hope
you enjoyed your stay,  I'll see you all again real soon.

Hugs




Products Used:

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

February Challenge and our Winner from January!

Hi Everyone,

This is the first Monthly Challenge with our new Design Team! I'm excited! I hope you are too! What a fabulous and talented group of ladies! This Months Challenge is to use your favorite paper somewhere on your Card.

First we have to announce Januarys Challenge winner which was to use Lace on your card.

The winner is:

Brigitte from Chambly, Quebec, you are our winner for the Januarly Challenge!

What a beautiful card you have created.

A big Congratulations to Brigitte. You have won $20 USD to spend in the Magnolia-licious Online Store. We would also love it if you joined us and the Guest Designer for February's Challenge!

Please contact Shawn Mills at:  magnolia.us@telus.net   to get your coupon for $20.

I would like to share a couple pictures of Brigitte's card. It's just adorable!




Now I get to share the Design Team makes with you! 
If you would like more information on how the ladies did their makes, please click on their name, it will be under the last photo of their make.



























Don't forget to enter our Challenge this Month, using your favorite paper on your card. You could win the $20.00 prize and be our Guest Designer next month! We do the draw with a random number generator, so anyone can win!

Thank you so much for stopping by for our Monthly Challenge Posting!
Maybe next time you will be the winner!

CHANGE TO RULES - Since we have started to carry more stamp companies, we have decided to open our challenge up to include Polka Doodles stamps in the Challenge as well. So, in the future you can use either Magnolia Stamps or Polka Doodles Stamps! We can't wait to see what you all share with us for next month!!

Oh, I forgot to tell you that there is a new link directly to the challenge on the top right hand side column, so I won't have to post that at the top of all the posts anymore.

Thank you so much for stopping by and a big thank you to all of you that play in our Monthly Challenge!

Have a wonderful day!

Kim