Friday, October 28, 2011

Dreaming of a white Christmas...

Happy Friday, friends! I hope you all had a great week. Mine was a regular 'ole week.

I'm getting excited about my trip to Puerto Rico with Angie. Her and I have so much fun together, I cannot wait!!!!!!!!!

Time for another challenge over at Just Magnolia and hAngler. I made this card a few months ago. I showed it to Angie and she really wanted it so I sent her an early Christmas card. :) I used my DI's and really added a lot of layers. It's probably one of the darkest cards I've ever made and the first time I tried, too. Any who... I hope you will join us at Just Magnolia and hAngler's Christmas Challenge this week!

Have a great weekend!


Charisma - Anything Goes
Crimbo Crackers - Christmas
ABC Christmas - Vintage
Scrapbook Sisters - Anything Goes

Stamps - #3007 Singing Carol Tilda, Lantern is from the Wedding Collection but is out of stock.
Paper - ?, Copic Xpress, Su
Ink - Versafine and Distress inks.
Accessories - Crystal stems, Berries and light pink flowers from Magnolia, White Flowersoft,

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

You're the Best, Pumpkin!!!

Buttons, Twine.. NO FLOWERS, OH MY!! Yes ladies and gentleman, there are no flowers on this card.. shocked much!!?? LOL!! I absolutely love this little guy. I made this card for my son, his Birthday is this Sunday and I still call him 'Pumpkin'. He hates it.. but I really don't care! :) He'll always be 'Pumpkin' in my book!

This card is also for the new Challenge over at Little Darlings. Our theme is 'Not Square'. You don't have to use Little Darlings images to join in the fun but the prize is greater if you do!

I hope you will be able to join us.
 Stay tuned I shall be posting a fairly large CANDY in the next few days. There's little bit from each of my amazing Design Teams!

Little Darlings - Not Square

Paper - Basic Grey, Su, Copic Xpress
Ink - Memento and Copics
Accessories - SU eyelets and clips. white gel pen

Monday, October 24, 2011

Sweet Christmas Dreams

Hello. I hope you all had a great weekend. Mine was busy.
It's time for a new challenge at Wild Orchid Crafts. Our challenge for the next 2 weeks is to have Santa on your card. I have him on my paper and Tilda is dressed up like Santa, too. I had such a hard time with the card. I cannot even begin to tell you how many times I changed the paper, layout and stamps. I had to walk away from it a couple times. In the end I'm happy with the outcome. I think I just have a hard time with these colors.

Today there is also a new challenge over at TOMIC. We are playin' BINGO this week! I chose the line, lace, ribbon and accessory stamp. I hope you will be able to play along.
If you haven't seen the new Christmas Magnolia Ink is available for Pre-Order! I can't wait to see this issue. The cover looks beautiful!!!!

Have a wonderful week!

Paper Sundaes - Flowers and Sparkle
Magnolia Mania - Small Scene

Paper - Pink Pasilee, Copic Xpress, SU,
Ink - Memento and Copics

Friday, October 21, 2011

Think Pink!

Hello everyone! Happy Friday.

I have an altered notebook to share with you. This week over at Fussy and Fancy our challenge is to use a black border and bling! It's not my week over at Just Magnolia but I had already planned out my project for this week, our theme is Pink for Breast Cancer Awarness. I found this notepad in the dollar section at Target. It was too cute to resist. It's a smaller notebook, the stamp I used is Mini #341 Tilda blowing hearts from Diana Crick's amazing store, Magnolia-licious!

I also have some wonderful news to share, if you haven't already heard. On November 10th I'll be heading out to Puerto Rico, with my good, sweet, dearest oober talented friend, Angie Hunt! I will be assisting her while she teaches! I'm so super excited!! I've already gotten a few emails about it, from some of my blog readers! You can find out more information HERE

Have a wonderful weekend!

Fussy and Fancy - Black border and bling
Just Magnolia - Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness
By the Cute and Girly - Anything Goes

Paper - SU, Copic Xpress
Ink - Memento and Copics
Accessories - RRR Ribbon, MS punch, Oval Spellbinders.

Monday, October 17, 2011

Dr. Edwin Magnolia-licious Blog Hop!

It's time for another Magnolia-licious Blog Hop! Our theme this month is Dr. Edwin! I just love him! :) If you haven't gotten this cute little guy yet you really need to. He's EXCLUSIVE at the one and only Magnolia-licious Store!

I decided to decorate this tin I've had for quite sometime now. I thought it would be perfect for this hop! Since it's all about Dr. Edwin I decided to put some necessities for when you're  sick. I put a mini pack of tissues, some Day and Night Quil, a Vicks nose inhaler and some throat drops. The question is.. Can I give this up when someone's sick!?!?!? LOL!!!

If you didn't come from Sharon's Blog you need to start at the beginning at the
 Magnolia-licious Highlites Blog. Next stop along the way is Patti Jo!

To those of you who missed my news my Magnolia Coloring Class 2 is now up and running at CMC. You can learn how to color using different light sources. Learn where to put those shadows..and see how I color! There's 12 videos and PDF files. If you missed my first class you can check that out too, Magnolia Coloring Class 1.

Have a great week and enjoy the hop!

Paper - Prima, Copic Xpress, SU
Ink - Memento and Copics
Accessories - misc ribbon, deckled spellbinders, tin, Scor-tape.

Friday, October 14, 2011

Magnolia Coloring Class 2 and Dr. Edwin!!!!

Hello my lovely crafty friends! I have a new card to share today, which is for Just Magnolia and hAngler. Our theme this week is Distressing, which I've used my scissors to distress the edges of my paper but of course it's difficult to see.. I used my Dr. Edwin Stamp, sold exclusivly at the one and only, fabulous, Magnolia-licious! I just love him! I love the Tim Holtz clock face and I printed out that sentiment. Doesn't it go perfectly!!!

Today I'm finally getting my Magnolia Coloring Class 2 up and going over at Color me Creative! YAY! It's focused on using light sources and showing where to put those shadows. I hope you enjoy it, if you're interested in taking it. I also have a super cute blinking I made for it, too.

Well here's my Dr. Edwin card. I hope you will join us at Just Magnolia and hAngler this week!

Southern Girls - Boys/Men
Truly Scrumption - Distressing
Use it Tuesday - Use something you hoard (my clock)
Crafty Cardmakers - Anything Goes

Paper - Websters Pages, Su, Copic Xpress
Ink - Memento and Copics
Accessories - SU ribbon, SU hardware, Tim Holtz clock,

Thursday, October 13, 2011

New Little Darlings Challenge

Today our new Little Darlings Challenge goes up.

To participate all you have to do is create a project using a Scor-Pal or Scor-Buddy!

Here's my project once again. Please Click HERE to go to the Little Darlings and ScorPal Blog Hop!

You don't need to use a Little Darlings image but the prize is greater and we sure would love it if you did! I hope you will join us!

If you have a chance check out the
Scrapbook News and Review on Little Darlings!

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Little Darlings and Scor-Pal Blog Hop!

Hello everyone!

Today we are having our Little Darlings and Scor-Pal blog hop!  Angie the owner of Little Darlings and Diana the owner of Scor-Pal (and Magnolia-licious) are both some of my dearest friends and they are both the sweetest, most generous people I have ever met!

Here's my project, I decided to make a Luminarai. I have a colored, battery operated candle. I tried to get some different colors showing but it was hard to see in my light tent. I have been wanting to color this image pink, hot pink! I really love it.

Well time for you to hop along. If you didn't start at the beginning you really should!
 Here's the list if you loose your way!

Don't forget to leave a comment on the Love to Stamp Blog for your chance to win the entire Fall/Halloween Release! Scor-Pal is giving away a Scor-Buddy, too!

                         Mindy < you are here

The Little Darlings Challenge will be posted tomorrow!

Everybody Art - Halloween
Creative Card Crew - Spooky
Scrap-Creations - Halloween
Stamps-fun=Creativity - Halloween
Our Craft Lounge - Trick or Treat

Stamps - Little Darlings 'Tricks or Treats'
Paper - Su cardstock, Vellum
Ink - Memento and Copics
Accessories - Scor-Buddy, MS punch, Su ribbon, stickles.

Monday, October 10, 2011

Christmas Bulbs!

Oh my, my, my!! I'm going to have a tree of these gorgeous bulbs.
 If I don't end up giving them away! I just love making Christmas decorations for my friends. I found these PLASTIC, gotta love plastic cause the kids and dog, at Michaels for .99! I need to go get more. I used the Mini Magnolia's. I just love these stamps, especially if you are doing something like this where you're making a lot, you don't spend a lot of time coloring.

 I made this for the new Challenge over at Wild Orchid Crafts Challenge which is Anything Christmas. I hope you will join us.

Wild Orchid Crafts - Christmas

I cut my image out on a Spellbinder oval then cut a second oval for my sentiment and put it back to back. I attached a small eyelet at the top and tied some twine so I can have control of the image once I put it in the bulb. Before putting the image in the bulb I took a Q-tip and  and put some Tacky Glue on on it and put the glue on the inside of the bottom of the bulb. then I sprinkled white Flowersoft and some Silver German Glass in the pottom and shook it around. Then I rolled my image and stuck it, holding onto the twine. Then I pressed the image along the side of the bulb in the opposite direction, flattening it. Leave the Twine hanging out and attach the lid, flowers and bow!


Stamps - Mini #3071 Snowy hug, Kraftin' Kimmie, Magnolia Snowflakes
Paper - Copic Xpress
Ink - Memento and Copics
Accessories - Flowersoft


Friday, October 7, 2011

Spooky Bookmark!

Happy Friday!! Today I have a Spooky Bookmark to show you. I just love making these corner bookmarks. The Scor-Buddy makes it so easy to make too! Today at Fussy and Fancy we have a Halloween theme. I just love this little Edwin. He's so cute! I'm a big goof ball, I'll admit it... I didn't realize this was a moon with bats background. I thought it was just a scene.. Otherwise I would have added shine to it. Oh well!

Normally I would have added Just Magnolia and hAngler to my post but we have all agreed to have teams letting all the members be on a bi-weekly schedule. So I'll be back with a challenge for next week.

Have a great weekend and I hope you join us at Fussy and Fancy!

Fussy and Fancy - Halloween
Charisma - Black and Orange
Papertake - Anything Goes

Paper - Pink Pasilee, SU, Copic Xpress
Ink - Memento and Copics
Wild Orchid Crafts - Black Lace, Buttons
Accessories - Really Reasonable Ribbon Orang ribbon, Magnolia Tilda Lace Doohickey Die, Spellbinders, Scor-Buddy

Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Fall Piece of Cake!

Hello my friends! I hope you all are having a great week. Today I have a project that is seriously so much fun and easy to make! The first time I made it was for the Magnolia Ink Chocolate edition Magazine, which was the most recent Magnolia Ink released. I don't have step by step photos but I am sharing a written step by step with you today!
  • I use the printable cake piece template I found online, you can find it on Splitcoast and I fold it.
  • Add Brown Flowersoft to the areas shown.
  • Then take my liquid pearls an add it to the top and in the center for frosting. I use my finger to smooth it out and then drizzle the liquid pearls on the top and I make drips onto the FlowerSoft.
  • Find an image, if you like I used Little Darlings Autumn Friends and attach it along with your favorite Wild Ochid Crafts Flowers ribbons and goodies.

Today, there's a new theme at Cute Card Thursday and it's 'A Piece of Cake' :) I hope you join us!

Cute Card Thursday - A Piece of Cake
Pixie Cottage - Fall Fun
Papertake weekly - Anything Goes
iCopic - Fall
Flowersoft - Fall
PaperPlay - Autumn Colors

Paper - SU, Copic Xpress,
Ink - Memento and Copics
Accessories - Doily, liquid pearls, Brown Flowersoft