Monday, May 30, 2011


hi all on a gloomy bank holiday here in the uk !! today ive got a card with some new sweet rainbow stamps love this collection think i will end up with them all !!ive masked tilda with the cellar door and coloured with distress inks the papers are delish maja design for the banner i just stamped and snipped out little triangles
stamps-magnolia coloured with distress inks
papers -maja design
flowers -woc
dies -magnolia

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stamp with fun -in the garden
stamp something -sentiment
paper cutz-use a banner
dream valley -stamp something
creatalicious -flourish
allsorts -wings
simply magnolia -hearts ( i used heart flourish die)

hugs sara x x x

Saturday, May 28, 2011

paper sundaes DT card ...vintage tickled pink

Afternoon all ,its sunday so its a new challenge at paper sundaes this week is right up my street ...vintage/shabby chic !!! we are sponsored this week by Tickled Pink stamps so have all have some fab images to play with . I've used victorian lylah and have coloured her with copics ,papers are the super delish pink paislee butterfly garden , ive finished off with some cheesecloth and lovely kort & godt tulle roses hope you can play along with us this week

stamp -tickled pink coloured with copics
papers - pink paislee butterfly garden
sentiment -tim holtz
lace -prima
flowers-kort & godt
seam binding -woc

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tickled pink challenge - 3 papers ( 2 on card 1 made into tag )
paper play challenges -blossoms and blooms
paper romance -distressing
wags n whiskers -stitches
bunny zoe - lace

hugs sara x x x

Friday, May 27, 2011

sweet rainbow ...

Evening lovely bloggers .... finally i make a card this week !! its been one of those weeks and a whole week of half term to go !!! so when i did get a few hours to craft i couldn't decide which of the gorgeous new maggies to use so went for another step card so i could use lots lol !! think there is 11 magnolia stamps on here !! you cant see it really in the pic but there is a bird and a ladybird hiding in there somewhere as well as a mini tilda !! when i finally decided on which to use i painted them with distress inks and used paper from pink paislee butterfly garden

stamps -magnolia coloured with distress inks
paper -pink paislee butterfly garden
flowers -prima and woc
die -magnolia

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dream valley -dig out the old to use with new ( prima flowers are old stamps new)
lollipop crafts-bling ( glitter)
truly scrumptious - anything goes
just magnolia &hanglar -friends ( i figured all these tildas must be friends !!)

hugs sara x x x

Sunday, May 22, 2011

vintage hAnglar dt card

hi all im back again with my 2nd dt card today this one is for lovely hAnglar only where the theme this week is dots .,ive used one of the gorgeous sailor kids and masked one of the little message boards from another kit love these as you can alter loads of stamps to make new ones ..fab !!! ive coloured her with distress inks and used gorgeous dotty papers from maja design and ive used a dotty background stamp aroud the image .ive gone for a vintage shabby look (surprise surprise lol!!) and added my lovely cheescloth and the fab new swirl dies from magnolia

stamps -hAnglar coloured with distress inks
papers -maja design
flowers -woc and stash
butterfly -prima
die -magnolia
punch -martha stewart

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truly scrumptious -anything goes

hugs sara x x x

Saturday, May 21, 2011

pop it up at paper sundaes ...

Hi all ive got my first card as part of paper sundaes dt today ,the theme this week is pop it up ,you can pop up your whole card as i have or you can simply raise up some elements on foam pads . This week our sponsor is michelle's scrapbook store where you can find lots of goodies including magnolia stamps like i have used . I decided to make a pop up slider card which i loved making just pull out the tag and up pops your image fabby or what !!! ive coloured my sweet maggies with distress inks and used papers from the delish bo bunny gabrielle pad . Hope to see your creations this week .

stamps -magnolia coloured with distress inks
sentiment - dimension fourth
papers - bo bunny gabrielle
lace and pearls from stash

hugs sara x x x

Monday, May 16, 2011

tilda and friends....

Hi all ,today ive got a card i made with 2 challenges in mind totally tilda where its use cat or dog and magnolia down under your favourite things .Well what is my favourite thing in the craft world ......tilda of course !!! so ive used just a few (8 !!!)magnolia stamps here ,i wanted to do another little scene on a step card like i did for the easter so here's what i came up with . ive coloured with distress inks as its my fave medium also used all my other favourites -lace (butterfly) flowers from wild orchid crafts , dies and of course a bit of sparkle !
think thats it hope you like it it took me hours !!!

stamps-magnolia coloured with distress inks
paper -k&co julianne
flowers -woc
butterfly -handmade

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magnolia down under - your favourite things
totally tilda - cat or dog
bunny zoe -lace
dream valley challenge-old and new (tilda with cat ,background and house old stamps ,heart flourish is new )

hugs sara x x x

Saturday, May 14, 2011

DCD christmas club dt card

At DCD christmas club this week we used a fab tutorial from by our lovely karen to make these acetate box cards also using tilda and bling .How fab are these sweet cards i do appologise for the rubbish photos the acetate is a complete nightmare to photograph !! now ive not used accetate for years but once i got going i couldn't stop lol !! the tilda with tree is attached at the side with some so she stands up on her own although you cant really see it in the pic !! also the sentiment is hanging on more acetate !! i have coloured everything with copics and added lots of sparkles on their fir trims .I really enjoyed making this card hope you will give it a go and enter our challenge

stamps-magnolia coloured with copics
papers -mme
sentiment -lotv
ribbon and charm from stash

hugs sara x x x

Friday, May 13, 2011

News .......

Well i have some fab news to share today i entered the paper sundaes DT call last week and have been offered a place on their team im so excited to be doing this and cant wait to get started next week so thanks heaps girls
hugs sara x x x


Evening everyone , today i have a whif of joy card to share i love this image she looks so elegant doesnt she ,ive coloured her with distress inks and used more of my pion papers (its a good job i got loads of them !!) the fab doily die is by cheery lyn

stamp -whiff of joy
sentiment -sentiments 4 you
papers -pion design
flowers -woc
die -cheery lyn
lace ribbon and pearl sprays from stash

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secret craffter -dust off your stash -(butterly found in a drawer !!)
papertake weekly -punch or die

hugs sara x x x

Thursday, May 12, 2011

sweet sarah kay...

Afternoon all !! ive got a sarah kay cutie to share today im slowly working my way through all the poor un inked stamps i have sitting here (until the new magnolia stamp kit arrives in the post anyway !!!) ive coloured her with distress inks and actually cut into pion design papers omg how hard was that !!! ive been drooling over these beauties for ages and finally found a supplier in the uk and yes they are a tad expensive but mighty gorjuss !!! ive also had a play with punches making flowers today which i loved and added some cheesecloth, lace and a fab make it crafty chipboard corner which ive attacked with tim's crackle paint

stamp -sarah kay coloured with distress inks
papers -pion design
flowers -handmade &woc
corner -make it crafty
punch-martha stewart
ribbon lace and pearls from stash

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oldie but goodie-say it with flowers
cute card thursday-distressing

hugs sara x x x

Monday, May 9, 2011

big hugs....

I thought i would use one of many stamps i have bought but not used today !!! This cutie is by gillian roberts for stampavie ,ive coloured her with distress inks and used papers from k&co charlotte and added lots of gorgeous flowers and some yummy may arts ribbon

stamp- gillian roberts teddy and me
sentiment -cuddly buddly
papers-k&co charlotte
flowers -woc and hand crocheted
die-spellbinders and magnolia
punch -martha stewart
ribbon -may arts

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bunnyzoes-lace (behind pink ribbon)
shabby tea room -ruffled (rufled ribbon)

hugs sara x x

bunnyzoes challenge- lace

Sunday, May 8, 2011

A hanglar card!!!!!!

firstly the news..... I am so lucky to have been picked for the Lovely Hanglar Only challenge blog DT for 3 months from their recent gdt call , im so happy to do this it gives me the chance to use all of my scrummy hanglars (and to justify buying all the new ones since they started shipping here lol!!) here is my first dt card the challenge this week is a recipe 2 design papers ,at least 2 flowers ,lace and a charm ,ive used one of the new stamps from the sailor kids kit and coloured her with distress inks ,papers are from the very lovely pink paislee butterfly garden pad ( so lush believe me !! if you havent got them you need them lol !!) ive added another new favourite in kort &godt flowers there are so gorgeous i will definately be getting more of those !! Ive popped my charms on some twine and finished with some tulle ,prima lace and of course pearls

stamps -hanglar coloured with distress inks
papers-pink paislee butterfly garden
lace -prima
flowers -kort&godt and woc
punch -martha stewart
dies -magnolia

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just magnolia&hanglar -anything goes
flutterby wednesday -open with fairy angel or butterly

hugs sara x x x

Saturday, May 7, 2011

chocolate cupcakes...

Thought i would do a sepia card today as i got my hands on this super delish paper from maja designs ,ive used a belles n whistles stamp and coloured her with distress inks

stamp-belles n whistles
sentiment -sentiments4you
corner stamp -stempleglede
papers -maja design
flowers -woc
heart die -nellie snellen

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totallygorjuss-123 (1 image,2 design papers,3 embellishements -flowers, pearls,heart)
cupcake craft-something beg with c -cupcakes !!!
allsorts challenge-stamp alot ,use 3 stamps (image,sentiment ,background stamp on heart )

hugs sara x x x

Thursday, May 5, 2011

a special wish...

Ive got another fizzy moon card to share today what a little cutie he is ..... ive coloured him with prisma pencils and used papers from basic grey cappella ,i was having a sort out (again !!) and found these fab wooden butterflies and flowers so had to pop them on !!

stamp-fizzy moon coloured with prisma pencils
papers -basic grey cappella
flowers woc
die -spellbinders

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by the cute and girly-anything goes
stamp something -something with wings (butterfly)

hugs sara x x x

Wednesday, May 4, 2011

butterflies and lace....

At Magnolia down under challenge blog this week their theme is just gorgeous - ribbon & lace how could i not make a card for that !! ive masked tilda with one of my fave background stamps and coloured with distress inks . now ive gone a bit mad with the lace !! tilda lace die around the edge ,my very fave lacey doily die and the butterly i made with ...yep lace !!! ,also added some gorgeous silky crush ribbon and a ton of flowers !!

stamps - magnolia coloured with distress inks
sentiment - whimsy
papers - magnolia
dies -magnolia
doily die - cheery lyn
flowers -woc and some handmade
punch - martha stewart
butterfly - handmade

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magnolia down under -ribbon &lace
flutterby wednesday -open but use butterfly ,fairy or angel
stamp with fun -ribbon or lace
papertake weekly -anything goes option of something round
paper sundaes - fave hair combo (antique linen ,frayed burlap ,walnut stain inks )

hugs sara x x x

Sunday, May 1, 2011

sweet hanglar girl....

Yes another new hanglar set !! i cannot resist i am weak i know lol !!! i have masked this sweetie onto the flower pot and coloured with distress inks ,ive added cheesecloth around the image and made the crochet flowers ,papers are a mix of stampin up and dcwv

stamps-hanglar coloured with distress inks
sentiment -lotv
papers -stampin up &dcwv linen closet
flowers -handmade

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paper sundaes - fave hair colour (antique linen,frayed burlap,walnut stain)
fussy and fancy -springtime
papercutz -anything goes

hugs sara x x x