Magnolia Lane Book Box… Thursday, Sep 29 2016 

I have a construction project to share today. I’ve chosen some of the gorgeous Magnolia Lane papers from Ultimate Crafts and created this pretty Book Box:

bookbox cover

I have a ribbon closure at the side

closure

Open to reveal:

bookbox inside view

A closer look at the pocket

inside pocket

The tags can be removed

inside p[ocket

the shadow box

shadow box

and the back cover

back cover

One last look:

outside cover

I have a tutorial on hot to create the basic book box here, you can then choose to decorate however you would like

Supplies:
Paper: Ultimate Crafts Magnolia Lane collection
Cardstock: Watercolour card, Chip Board, Cream Card for borders and hinges 
Accessories: Sharp Scissors, 3D Tape, Pink Ribbon, Joy Crafts Decorative Corner die 6002/0135, Martha Stewart Border Punch, Scor-Pal White Acrylic Paint and Brush

I will enter this card into the following Challenges:

Inspiration Destination Anything Goes
Crafty Addicts Anything Goes/Patterned Paper
Word Art Wednesday Anything Goes
Create and Make Anything Goes/use a Die
Artistic Inspirations Anything Goes
Crafting From the Heart Anything Goes
WWODTC Anything Goes
Craft Your Passion Anything Goes
Ooh La La Feminie
Crafting With Friends Anything Goes

 

Happy Crafting Julie

      

It’s the Day Before Christmas….. Wednesday, Sep 28 2016 

When all through the house, Not a creature was stirring, Not even a mouse….Our Challenge for you at Midweek Magnolia this week is ‘Anything Goes with a Magnolia Image’ I’ve chosen Day Before Christmas Edwin from the Winter Wonderland collection and created this pretty card:

edwin christmas

My image is stamped with Memento Tuxedo Black onto Copic Express Card and coloured with Copic Sketch Markers. The Copics used are as follows: skin: E11, E00, E000, R20 hair: E57, E55, E53 clothes: R27, R24, R22, R0000, Y26, Y23, Y21, Y00 tree: BG99, BG96, BG93 I added some Kindy Glitz for a sparkle effect

For a closer look:

edwin closeup 2

The card mat around Edwin uses the gorgeous new Marianne Designs Die LR0445 I’ve cut and embossed the die and inked with SU Poppy Parade before removing from the metal plate, I’ve then cut a frame using Passe Partout Circles CR1360 die to finish off

And another:

edwin closeup

We are sponsored by the wonderful Magnolia Sweden who will offer an awesome prize to the lucky Challenge winner so pop on over to Midweek Magnolias and have a look at the fabulous creations from the rest of the DT and why not have a try at our ‘Anything Goes with a Magnolia Image Challenge’ for a chance to win a terrific prize

One last look:

edwin angle

Supplies:
Stamps: Day Before Christmas Edwin from the Winter Wonderland collection , SU Teeny Tiny Sentiments
Cardstock: SU Whisper White and Poppy Parade
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black, SU Poppy Parade
Accessories: Marianne Designs Dies: CR1239 and LR0445, Martha Stewart ‘Cherish’ around the page Border Punches, Red satin Ribbon, Kindy Glitz, Snowflake Charm, SU Modern Label Punch

I will enter this card into the following Challenges:

LHOSM Anything Goes
Simply Magnolia Anything Goes
A Snowflakes Promise Anything Christmas Goes
Crafty Sentiment Designs Anything Goes
Holly Jolly Christmas/Technique
Lemon Shortbread Anything Goes
TTCRD Anything Goes
Crafting From the Heart Anything Goes
Craft Your Passion Anything Goes

 

Happy Crafting Julie

      

Wishing You Happiness… Friday, Sep 23 2016 

I am so pleased to be a GDT over at The Scrapbook Stamp Society and I’ve chosen My Besties ‘Start Every Day With a Smile’ clear stamp to create this pretty card:

besties card

My image is stamped with Memento Tuxedo Black onto Copic Express Card and coloured with Copic Sketch Markers. The Copics used are as follows: skin: E11, E00, E000, R20 hair: E97, E57, E55, E53, E51 clothes: R85, R83, R81, R0000, BG13, BG11, BG10, V09, V06, V04, V01

For a closer look:

besties closeup2

And another:

besties closeup

One last look:

besties angle

Supplies:
Stamps: My Besties MYB-918 Start Every Day with a Smile, LOTV Circular Sentiments, SU Teeny Tiny Sentiments
Paper: WRS Winter Christmas
Cardstock: SU Perfect Plum and Whisper White
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black, SU Soft Suede
Accessories: Marianne Designs Die LR0397, Pink Seam Binding, WOC Flowers, Rhinestone broach, Lace, Gelli Dots

I will enter this card into the following Challenges:

Scrapbook Stamp Society Anything Goes
WWODTC Anything Goes
Besties 3D and More Anything Goes /Besties
My Besties Aussie Layer It Up
My Besties International Anything Goes /Besties
My Besties UK Anything Goes/Sparkle and Bling

 

Happy Crafting Julie

      

Believe in the Magic… Wednesday, Sep 21 2016 

I am so pleased to be a GDT at the Deep Ocean Challenge this week. My card today features Aurora Wings Orchid Fairy in pretty pinks and purples:orchid fairy

My image is printed onto Cryogen White Card and coloured with Copic Sketch Markers. The Copics used are as follows: skin: E11, E00, E000, R20 hair: W5, W3, W1, V01 clothes: RV02, RV00, RV0000, V01, V000, V0000 wings: RV04, RV02, RV00, RV0000, V01, V04, V06 orchids: V06, V04, V01, V0000 I added sparkle with my Clear Wink of Stella Brush

For a closer look:

closeup2

And another:

closeup

I fussy cut my image and placed it in a base of lace and flowers

One last look:

angle

Supplies:
Stamps: Aurora Wings Orchid Fairy , LOTV Circular Sentiments
Paper: Magnolia cloudy Purple Hearts and Purple Heart Flowers
Cardstock: SU Whisper White
Ink: SU Perfect Plum
Accessories: Martha Stewart Butterfly Punch, Lace applique, Fabric Flowers, Seam Binding, Rhinestone Broach, Pearls, Lace

I will enter this card into the following Challenges:

Artistic Inspirations Anything Goes
Colouring in Scrapland CAS or Fully Loaded
Craft Dee Bowz Handmade Bow
Crafting From the Heart Anything Goes
Noor Designs Flowers and Lace 
WWODTC Anything Goes
Craft Your Passion Anything Goes
Incy Wincy Things That Fly
Melonheadz Friends Hand Coloured Image
CAGI Lots of Layers
Colour Your World Anything Goes 

 

Happy Crafting Julie

 

So pleased to be the Challenge Winner at Crafting From the Heart

Winners Badge

 

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