Lets Celebrate… Monday, Dec 8 2014 

Our Challenge for you at LHOSM this time is Christmas. I’ve chosen to create a pretty Christmas gift bottle with some gorgeous Pion Designs paper and decorated with a sweet Tilda tag, Just perfect for your Christmas or New Year Celebration gift:

bottle

My image is stamped with Memento Tuxedo Black onto Cryogen White Card and coloured with Copic Sketch Markers. The Copics used are as follows: skin: E11, E00, E000, R20 hair: E57, E55, E53, E50 clothes: R37, R35, R32, R0000 balloon: W3, W1, W00 I added some Kindy Glitz for a sparkle effect

For a closer look:

bottle closeup 2a

And another:

bottle closeup

I used a champagne cork for effect and decorated with sticky pearls. The bottle was cut on the Cameo using SVG Cuts New Years Eve if you would like to make one of your own. The bottle opens to place a small gift or chocolates inside:

bottle open

We are sponsored by the wonderful Ribbon Girl who will offer an awesome prize to the lucky Challenge winner so pop on over to LHOSM and have a look at the fabulous creations from the rest of the DT and why not have a try at our Christmas Challenge for a chance to win a terrific prize

It’s a little hard to photograph but I’ve placed a faux tea light inside for effect :

bottle light on

Supplies:
Stamps: Magnolia Mini Tilda with heart Balloon, Chocolate
Paper: Pion Designs Waiting for Santa ll Christmas Flower PD1703
Cardstock: SU Very Vanilla
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black, SU Sahara Sand
Accessories: Magnolia Doohickey Wave Tag, Seam Binding, Pearl Brad, Twine, Sticky Pearls, Champagne Cork, Faux Tea Light, Cameo Silhouette, PVA Glue

I will enter this card into the following Challenges:

Time For Magnolia Anything But Square
Marvellous Magnolia Anything Goes Christmas
Simply Magnolia Vintage
A Gem of a Challenge Christmas
CRAFT Christmas
Red Rubber Inspirationals 3D Gifts
Crafting For All Seasons Tis the Season
House That Stamps Built Anything But a Card
Paper Shelter Special Celebration
Bearly Mine Anything But a Card

 

       Julie

 

      

Sparkle Poinsettia… Monday, Nov 24 2014 

Our Challenge for you at LHOSM this time is to use your ‘Die Cuts’ Never a difficult one for me as I love my die cuts, flowers and lace. I’ve chosen the very sweet Magnolia Sparkle Poinsettia Tilda from the new Waiting For Christmas collection and combined her with some gorgeous Pion Designs papers to create this pretty card:

poinsettia tilda

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: E47, E44, E43, E42, E40 clothes: W3, W1, W00 flowers: R27, R24, R22, R0000, G20, YG25, YG03, Y26

For a closer look:

poinsettia tilda closeup 2

And another:

poinsettia tilda closeup

We are sponsored by the wonderful Live and Love Crafts who will offer an awesome prize to the lucky Challenge winner so pop on over to LHOSM and have a look at the fabulous creations from the rest of the DT and why not have a try at our Die Cuts Challenge for a chance to win a terrific prize

I have a simple tutorial on how to create the little basket here if you would like to take a look

One last look:

lhosm angle

Supplies:
Stamps: Magnolia #205 Sparkle Poinsettia Tilda
Paper: Pion Designs Suri’s Kitchen PD5405 Geranium
Cardstock: SU Naturals White
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black, SU Soft Suede and Sahara Sand
Accessories: Marianne Designs LR0300 Anja’s Border, LR0240 Petra Large Oval  and LR0269 Anja’s Vintage Decoration, Magnolia Doohickey Kit Vol 2 Basket, SU Oval Framelits, Tim Holtz Butterflight, Martha Stewart Butterfly Punch, Pearls, Tulle, Lace, Flowers, 1 3/4” Circle Punch

I will enter this card into the following Challenges:

Time For Magnolia Favourite Magnolia stamp
Marvellous Magnolias Anything Goes/Christmas
Simply Magnolia Layers
Deep Ocean Shabby Chic
Stempel Magie Christmas Colours
Bearly Mine Christmas
Card and Scrap Christmas Card or Box
Christmas Stampin All Year Long Anything Goes

 

       Julie

      

Merry Christmas Tilda… Monday, Nov 10 2014 

Our Challenge for you at LHOSM this time is ‘Sparkle’ I’ve chosen one the sweet stamps from the Magnolia Winter Wonderland collection called Merry Christmas Tilda and created this pretty diamond fold card:

diamond fold card

My image is stamped with Memento Tuxedo Black onto Cryogen White Card and coloured with Copic Sketch Markers. The Copics used are as follows: skin: E11, E00, E000, R20 hair: E47, E44, E43, E42, E40 clothes: W5, W3, W1, W00, R0000 flower basket: E55, E53, E50, R27, R24, R22

For a closer look:

Merry christmas Tilda

My card opens like this:

lhosm sparkle

lhosm side view

lhosm inside wide

lhosm inside

We are sponsored by the wonderful Ribbon Girl who will offer an awesome prize to the lucky Challenge winner so pop on over to LHOSM and have a look at the fabulous creations from the rest of the DT and why not have a try at our ‘Add some Sparkle’ Challenge for a chance to win a terrific prize

If you would like to have a try at a Diamond Fold card for yourself the tutorial I used can be found here on Split Coast Stampers

One last look:

lhosm card closed

Supplies:
Stamps: Magnolia Merry Christmas Tilda and Postcard, SU Good Greetings,  LOTV Circular Sentiments
Paper: Magnolia Eau De Cologne
Cardstock: SU Whisper White
Ink: SU Sahara Sand and Crumb Cake
Accessories: Scor-Pal, Magnolia Doohickey Slender Firs, So Wrapped Snowflake Tag and Lovely Fence dies, Nestabilities Classic and Scallop Ovals, Scallop Circles, 1 3/4” Circle Punch, Martha Stewart Eyelet Lace Border, Stickles

I will enter this card into the following Challenges:

Magnolia Down Under Inspirational Photo/Christmas
Simply Magnolia Bling
Craft Little Fairies Not a Square
A Crafty Mess Anything Goes
Moving Along With The Times Sparkle and Shine
Christmas Stampin All Year Long Anything Goes
It’s All About The Vintage Special Folds
Creative Corner Christmas
QKR Stampede Lets Talk Christmas
Sister Act Anything Goes

 

       Julie

What’s Cooking? Monday, Oct 27 2014 

Our Challenge for you at LHOSM this time is ‘Autumn Colours’ I’ve chosen 2 of my old favourite Tildas and created this pretty gift bag:

gift bag

My Tildas are 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: E35, YR24, YR21, YR20 clothes: Y18, Y16, Y14, Y12, W3, W1, W00, BG05, BG02, BG000 spoons: YR24, YR21, YR20

For a closer look:

bag closeup2

And another:

bag closeup

Our prize to the lucky Challenge winner this time is a GDT spot on our challenge so pop on over to LHOSM and have a look at the fabulous creations from the rest of the DT and why not have a try at our ‘Autumn Colours’ Challenge for a chance to join us as our Guest Designer

There is a little hidden tag here:

tag closeup

I’m going to fill my bag with homemade cookies for a friend so the cooking theme of my Tildas is just perfect

One last look:

gift bag tag

Supplies:
Stamps: Magnolia #383 Oops Tilda and Kitchen Tilda,
SU Good Greetings and Yummy
Paper: MME On the Bright Side
Cardstock: SU Peach Parfait and Naturals White
Ink: SU Peach Parfait, Soft Suede and Sahara Sand
Accessories: Marianne Designs LR0154 Tag Die, Nestabilities Classic and Heart Circles, SU Elegant Bouquet Embossing Folder and Striped Ribbon, Lace and Trim from Stash, Kaiser Rhinestones

I will enter this card into the following Challenges:

Brown Sugar Anything Goes
Simply Create Too Shop In Your Craft Room (Project created from my scrap paper box)
The House That Stamps Built Leftovers
Red Rubber Inspirationals Anything Goes
Sisterhood of Crafters Fall Colours
Whimsy Inspirations Anything Goes
Crafty Ribbons Tag/Ribbon
Sweet Stampin Anything But a Card
Craft Your Passion BINGO (flowers, gems, die cuts)
Love to Create Anything Goes/Fall Colours

 

       Julie

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