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Thursday, 27 October 2016

Another Christmas Card

Good morning everyone,

I'm just popping in quickly before Phil and I go out for walk in the fog, we must be mad!

This is a Christmas card I made recently using a couple of older Maggies called Show the Way Tilda and Baby Rudolph. I have coloured them using my favourite medium at the moment DI reinkers.

The papers are by Maja from the Vintage Frost Basics collection and they are called the 18th and 19th December. The white paper is from my stash.

You can just about make out the star edge border on the left hand side which I have cut in the same papers and on the left hand is  a snowflake from a Sizzix on the edge snowflake border.

The pom pom trim,  pine cone and ribbon are from the Ribbon Girl.

The rest of the flowers and pearl embellishment are from my stash. 

DI list:
Skin: Vintage Photo, Tattered Rose, Worn Lipstick
Hair: Walnut Stain, Grand Espresso
Coat and Hat: Faded Jeans, Weathered Wood
Boots and Gloves: Hickory Smoke
Rudolph: Grand Espresso, Gathered Twigs, Tattered Rose, Worn Lipstick

Well that's it from me today.

I hope you have a wonderful day no matter what you are doing.

Hugs
Gina xx

Tuesday, 25 October 2016

New Challenge at Elisabeth Bells World - Cami in the Fall

Hi everyone,

I am popping in with my GDT card for the new challenge at Elisabeth Bells World  the theme this time is Halloween or Autumn.

I have coloured up the cute Cami in the Fall again as I think she is a real sweetie and seemed so apt for this theme, she can be found here.

The dies are a mixture of Joy and La La Land.

The pearl tulle lace is from my stash, but the lace bows are made from some beautiful lace from the Ribbon Girl. The pearl trim is also from the Ribbon Girl, links to the materials I have used are at the bottom of this post, just click on a picture to be taken directly to the product.

The flowers are from my stash and I've have added a few pearl roses here and there.

On the base of the card I have covered a small paper bag in matching paper and added some pearls, lace and a couple of tags, the die cut tag fits inside where a message can be written for the recipient. 

DI list:
Skin: Vintage Photo, Tattered Rose, Worn Lipstick
Hair: Walnut Stain. Grand Espresso
Jumper: Rusty Hinge, Forest Moss, Shabby Shutters
Jeans: Faded Jeans
Leaves: Forest Moss, Shabby Shutters, Spiced Marmalade, Barn Door

I will pop back in later to let you know what you can win, but it will be a fab prize!

Thank you for visiting me and a warm welcome to my new followers.

Hugs
Gina xx

Sunday, 23 October 2016

Mid Way Post - Lovely Hanglar or Sweet Magnolia -- Flowers

Hi everyone,

I hope you are having a lovely weekend, and are enjoying some crafting time.

I am joining the Sweet Magnolia Midway Team with a card for our current challenge at  Lovely Hanglar or Sweet Magnolia which is:

 Flowers
(this can be paper flowers, floral backing paper, a Magnolia image with flowers etc).


I have coloured up one of the new Maggies called 'Cocoa Tilda with Snow Flurries' and masked her with an older stamp called Winter Bench.

I decided to make a circular ease card for a change and not that you can see them, but some Magnolia papers which I've had in my stash for ages.

Just peeping out from underneath the image is some cheesecloth and I've place some beautiful pearl string around the image, to add to the flowers I've painted some pine cones with gesso, apart from the gesso, these are  all available at the Ribbon Girl.

Most of the dies are Joy dies, but the small snowflake dies come with the image and I've  added some pearls to the centres.


DI list:
Skin: Vintage Photo, Tattered Rose, Worn Lipstick
Hair: Grand Espresso, Walnut Stain,
Jumper and : Weathered Wood
Trousers, Boots and Scarf: Hickory Smoke
Tea Cup: Hickory Smoke, Barn Door, Aged Mahogany

Our wonderful sponsors are the:

Ribbon Girl

We would love you to come and join us and there is no limit to how many cards you post as long as it fits the theme and has a Magnolia or Lovely Hanglar image on it. I hope to see you there.

Enjoy the rest of your Sunday.

Happy Crafting.

Hugs
Gina xx

Friday, 21 October 2016

New Challenge at Fussy and Fancy - Tilda with Corn


Good morning everyone,

Whoop whoop it's Friday and the last day of term, I am looking forward to a week off.

Today we have a new challenge at Fussy and Fancy this time our lovely Jo is hosting our challenge 'Shades of Autumn'.

I have coloured up one of my older maggies called Tilda with Corn and coloured her with DI reinkers and markers, the colours I used are listed under the picture.

I have used several Joy dies and a Magnolia swirl die, where possible I have added the links at the bottom of this post, just click on a picture to be taken directly to the link.

The pretty lace is from the Ribbon Girl.

The pearl cascade and flowers are from my stash.

DI list:
Skin: Vintage Photo, Tattered Rose, Worn Lipstick
Hair: Walnut Stain, Antique linen
Top: Forest Moss, Bundled Sage
Skirt: Gathered Twigs
Socks: Bundled Sage
Bucket: Hickory Smoke
Corn: Mustard Seed, Forest Moss, Shabby Shutters
Leaves: Barn Door, Shabby Shutters, Spiced Marmalade

Our fabulous sponsor for this challenge is:


Well that's it from me today.

Have a wonderful weekend.

Hugs
Gina xx

Saturday, 15 October 2016

Reminder card for the Paradise of Stamps Challenge

Good morning everyone,


Wahoo it's the weekend, gosh this week has gone so quickly, one more week until its half term!!

This morning, I am popping in with a reminder card for the current challenge at Paradise of Stamps and our challenge is Halloween or Autumn.

I have masked two stamps together, Tilda Enjoying Summer and an older stamp called Mushrooms with Snail. I have coloured up the scene using DI reinkers.

The shape of the card has been cut using a Go Kreate die.

The Lovely View die is by Little Darlings and the tassel die is a Marianne die.

The  ivory guipure lace, pearl string, natural twine and champagne silky crush ribbon are from the Ribbon Girl.

I have cut the leaves in green and orange card using a Joy die.

The flowers and acorns are from my crafty stash.

DI list:
Skin: Vintage Photo, Tattered Rose, Worn Lipstick
Hair: Walnut Stain, Grand Espresso
Top: Wild Honey
Dungarees: Gathered Twigs
Shoes: Walnut Stain
Mushrooms: Aged Mahogany, Barn Door, Old Paper, Gathered Twigs
Grass: Forest Moss, Shabby Shutters

That's it from me today.

Have a wonderful weekend.

Thank you for popping in.

Hugs
Gina xx

Tuesday, 11 October 2016

Digi Bells Inspirational Card - Cami in the Fall

Hi everyone,

I hope your week is off to a good start.

This morning I am popping in with my last  inspirational card for the Digi Bells. I will be back to join in with the blog hop and Elisabeth Bell Worldwide challenge towards the end of the month.

You will be pleased that it isn't a Christmas card lol. 

This is the very cute 'Cami in the Fall' and you can buy her here.

She has been coloured using DI reinkers, stamped onto an oval spellbinders die and finished off with some ivory pearl string.

The die along the top is a Marianne die. Just peeping out from underneath the image is some honeycomb chipboard which sits on top of a Joy die.

You can just about make out some brown  pearl cascade  which is draped around the card, Sitting underneath the flowers on the left hand side is a broom taken from the Joy Spring Garden set of dies. 

The 'for you' sentiment is  from the Joy English text Bingo stamp set. I have stamped it onto brown card with Walnut stain distress ink.

The lace, pearl string and ribbon are from the Ribbon Girl.

Di list:
Skin: Vintage Photo, Tattered Rose, Worn Lipstick
Hair: Walnut Stain, Grand Espresso
Jumper: Crushed Olive, Spiced Marmalade
Jeans: Stormy Sky
Leaves: Gathered Twigs, Spiced Marmalade, Forest Moss, Shabby Shutters, Barn Door

That's it from me today.

Thank you for popping in.

Hugs
Gina xx