Monday, March 21, 2011

Magnolia-licious Easter-Spring Extravaganza Blog Hop!!

Hello friends! Today is our monthly blog hop and it's a special one! We have such a great line up, full of inspiration to get your creative juices flowing! If you are here from Patti Jo's Blog you're on the right track, if not please start at the beginning of the hop which is on my dear friend, Angie's Blog. If you haven't already participated in the Magnolia-licious Easter-Spring Extravaganza Contest. Now's the time to get in on the fun. Here's the Contest Rules and yes WORNDERFUL PRIZES!

Three Categories (you may do ONE PROJECT for each category)

#1--  Full size Magnolia images on an Easter/Spring Themed Card
#2--  "Magnolia Minis Only" on an Easter/Spring Theme Card
#3--  Any Magnolia Easter/Spring Project, anything BUT a card
CONTEST DEADLINE:  projects must be uploaded by 11 pm EST on April 19th!! Winners will be announced on May 1st, 2011.

First prize for each category (3 in total) - $150.00 Gift Certificate to the Magnolia-licious Store
Second Prize for each category (3 in total) - $75.00 Gift Certificate to the Magnolia-licious Store
Random prizes chosen by Diana will receive $25.00 Gift Certificates
Pretty Awesome right!?!?!?!?!
I hope you like my project I've created. I went with the "Anything but a card category"
 Enjoy the hop, Next on the hop is NORMA!

Challenges

Creative Inspirations Paint - Easter
By the Cute and Girly - Springtime
Stamping Scrapping Central - Pastel
Flowersoft - Use Flowersoft
Stamp Something - Something Sweet
Beary Scrap - Spring








Supplies
Paper - Stampin up card stock and Xpress it Blending card
Ink - Memento and Copics
Accessories - Flat Flowers and pearls from Wild Orchid Crafts, Mini Easter eggs from Michaels, Martha Stewart punches,butterfly from ?,  Tree in Target dollar section and Tulle from Angie :)

62 comments:

Renkata said...

Mindy this is yummy delightful Easter decoration .
Ohh I will be happy to take my breakfast near decoration like this one :)

Chrissy said...

Very SWEET treat tree. Gorgeous.Such imagination.
Luv CHRISSYxx

Patti Jo said...

Your kids must love your Easter tree! What a neat idea!!! Love your Tilda's, so pretty and cute!!! Great project Mindy!!!

Cheryl said...

If this isn't SPRING then I don't know what is! Your coloring is wonderful and such beautiful colors! Love this Mindy!

Monique said...

It's beautifull Mindy. I love it :)).

Hugs Monique

Durvina said...

Wow!!!
i love this easter tree!

hugs, Durvina

Beth said...

Mindy, gorgeous Easter tree! Awesome job on your coloring! Love those mini's!

Dena said...

These are so precious Mindy! I have a tree just like that and these would be the perfect addition!!!! CUTE!
Hugs, Dena

Maria said...

Fabu-licious Mindy! What a fantastic project and gorgeous colouring. Hugs, Maria

Angela said...

Awesome project Mindy! Love this sweet Easter tree with all your easter ornaments. Such a cute idea! Beautiful job! hugs, Angela

Suzi said...

Wow! what a great imagination you have Mindy, this is totally awe inspiring. I love it.
Hugs
Suzi x

Pat said...

Oh Mindy...what a fabulous Easter/Spring creation, sweetie!! I love, love, love it!! What a perfect way to display these darling Maggie Minis!! Brilliant!!Hugs. Pat Frank

cabio's craft corner said...

Mindy, this is an excellent idea and every single ornament of this Easter tree is so cute and awesome :o)
Hugs,
Cabio

Brigitte said...

Such a cute project!!! TFS
brigitteetleschats at hotmail dot com

Barb Hardeman said...

Wow, Mindy! This is fabulous. I think I need one for my house...no wait...the kids would just destroy it! Oh well! You did a beautiful job on this Easter Tree! Love the mini eggs and the darling images you chose. Beautifully colored! Absolutely brilliant!
Hugs,
Barb

Iulia said...

Great work, Mindy! Gosh, you are so imaginative! I like everything about your project. The outcome is fantastic!
Hugs, Iulia

Angie said...

Hi Mindy!

This is just so cute! I've never displayed an Easter tree, but if I did, I would want this one. Absolutely gorgeous!!!

Angie

Maureen said...

Oh what a pretty Easter tree! You did a fab job on the Tildas... they sure look cute hung up!

charlene said...

Mindy this is just a cute little idea awesome job as always !
Hugs

Deb said...

wow, this is so beautiful and such a fabulous idea!
Happy Crafting, Debxx

...just Barbara said...

Love this idea - so cute and the colors are spot on!! I'm sending your blog on over to my Mom - she's going to love it too. ;D

Kate said...

Your blog has made me very happy this evening! Not your lovely blog hop project though, although it is very beautiful and original. Looking around your blog I was reminded that as my OH is away I can watch back to back Twilight DVDs tonight!!!! Something to look forward to once I have the kids to bed and have finished the housework.

** Kate **

Mandy's Magnolia cards said...

BEAUTIFUL!!!!!
greetings, Mandy

Jenn said...

Awe, such a sweet easter tree - wonderful project! Love the colours and the Tilda ornaments!
xxJenn

Cami said...

Love your tree with the Easter "egg" ornaments, Mindy! So cute and what a fun idea!
Hugs, Cami

Karen's Fun Blog said...

So very adorable! : )

Eulanda said...

This is amazing!! WOW! I like how you've used the images as ornaments here. Great idea!

Juanita said...

So cute!

Shirley N said...

Oh Mindy, I love your Easter tree! Your mini Tildas are all so precious and beautifully colored. Sooo precious!!!

*mieke* said...

I love your tree girl...stunning work!!!
Love from Holland...Mieke

Cathy said...

Awesome Easter tree, Mindy. You used the perfect images and your coloring is wonderful as always. Absolutely Fab!

Hugz,
Cathy Lee

Candy said...

Really cute decoration for Easter Mindy!!!
How sweet! Your colouring is awesome as always.
Hugs, Candy

♥♥RubyM:)♥♥ said...

Hey sweetie! I was here earlier when they told us you know what:) I wanted to confirm it was you lol!

Then i realised i was in the middle of a hop so i started from the beginning.ANYWAYS HERE I AM.

Can you tell i'm the waffler of the group lol!

Your tree decor is toooooo ADORABLE!The coloring on the maggies are outstanding.Just precious,Ruby♥

THE HOOSIER STAMPER said...

Such an adorable, beautiful Tree!

Sandy said...

This is so cute Mindy - and as always, your coloring is perfection!
Sandy

LindaC said...

Oh Mindy, what a wonderfully delightful Easter decoration! You did a great job on your coloring along with decorating the tree. Awesome!

Only By His Grace said...

Wow! How creative. I love it.
Your Tilda's are colored to perfection. Love the eggs hanging from the tree as well.
hugs Maz

Sharon Caudle said...

Another childhood memory!! I love this Mindy! I remember my mom making one of these when I was young. And again, I love your rendition of it! The pretty little sugared eggs, the gorgeous ornaments with Tilda on it! It is the perfect Easter decoration!! You put a lot of work into this and it shows! Thanks for the wonderful memories! :)
hugs, Sharon

Suzanne J Dean said...

I just love this idea Mindy--such a sweet way to display all these cuties and perfect for Easter. Might have to hunt myself down one of these, LOL! Gorgeous work!

hugz,
Suzanne

Brook said...

What a wonderful project! Love this idea...so cute!

catz said...

oh my goodness.....so much fun!! Love your creation! Teresa

Paper, Ink, Color! said...

Mindy, you're beyond awesome. You make the most amazing projects!!!! Just love your blog!

Diana Crick said...

Oh my gosh what fun and a perfect project for the mini stamps. You have created such a lovely scene on each egg! GORJUSSSSSS.
hugs, Diana

Chris said...

This is just so adorable! Your colored mini images are just beautiful. I couldn't see well enough to do them well at all. They are just too small. You did such a perfect job. The decor item is just perfect for Spring! Love the colors! Great job!

XO,
Chris Christensen

hellerlittle said...

OMG !!!! those eggs are wonderfull !!! each one is such nice to view.... TFS --- hellerlittle

Carol said...

Wow this is a wonderful Easter mini tree. this will be perfect for a table decoration. I love your Tilda ornaments. I might have to tilda-lift those and create some of those prior to Easter.

Mahalo for sharing
Aloha from Hawaii

Carol

Maria Therese said...

Oh this is so beautiful!!

Sarah said...

All of your ornaments are just adorable! Great project!

*Vicki* said...

Holy Cow girl!! This is such a gorgeous project!! I love your clever idea, the sparkle and fun pastel colors!! I LOVE THIS! TFS!! HUGS

ellabella said...

It is unbelievably adorable!!!

Norma said...

Mindy, OMG this is fabulous! This would look perfect for the center piece of my dining table. As always your colouring of these adorable images is awesome. I adore your tree and am getting inspired by it. I can do something like this for Christmas. Hey, wait a minute…I’m getting way a head of myself here…LOL. Thanks for the inspiration.

Hugs,
Norma

NGCARDS said...

This is a fantastic project hun xxx

Sue said...

Aww this is gorgeous! Really brightened my day!

Hugs Sue xx

Jamie said...

So amazing! What a great idea and your images are beautiful. Love the picket fence around the bottom, great detail. Thanks for joining our Beary Sweet Challenge, good luck winning one of our Birthday Presents!

Jamie from The Beary Scrap DT

Nicola said...

Wow, such an inspirational project, this is stunning! Love it all, the tree, all the little eggs hanging there and of course the mini Tildas. What a fab idea, its great and I love it!
Love Nicola xxx

Rose said...

Your project is beautiful and your images are exceptional! It was a pleasure to see your work.

Crafteezee said...

Wow Mind, that's certainly one way to show off all the stamps. Gorgeous decoration and loving the pastels. Hugs Tracy x

The Bug said...

What a cute Easter tree. Thanks for joining our Pastel Challenge over on Stamping Scrapping Challenge Central!
Hugs, Wini

Franca said...

It is wonderfull, nice idea

thank you

Franca

Hannapanna said...

Absolutely stunning! Gorgeous Easter colours and the Tilda images looks fab. Thanks for joining us over at By the Cute and Girly this month and good luck. Hugs, Hanna

beadz said...

What an adorable project! Thanks so much for joining us at the Beary Scrap Spring challenge.
hugs,
Gini

Nela said...

Your tree is so beautiful!!
Hugs Nela