Wednesday 23 August 2017

Let's Chill! Christmas is on the Way! Mo's DT post

Hi there lovely peeps!!

A short post to share with you a Christmas card I made by merging two fabulous stamps which you can find at Mo's Store: Chill, and Snowy House.

The result is the following card, which I really had lots of fun doing!

Actually in the Background scene there is also a cute house, but the way I merged the two stamps resulted in the house being hidden behind the cute girl. But I was happy all the same with the snowy scene, and I added some snow myself.

I also made a Stickles party, making the girl quite shiny :) I love the effect it gave to the card.

Ingredients used:

Paper: Basic Grey Wassail Paper pad
Red cardstock and gold paper
Embellishments: Paper ponsietta flowers, gold ribbon and wooden boots
For the snow effect I used Gesso

Here you can observe more the shiny effect. I hope you like it, let me know what you think, I just loooove your comments and to know that you were here.

Challenges I'm entering:

ABC Christmas Challenge - P = People, Q= Quick, R= Red - I combined all three

Sweet Stampers Challenge  - CAS

Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper Challenge - August Challenge

Deep Ocean Challenge blog - Fave color combo

Crafty Sentiments  - ATG

Many blessings

Thursday 3 August 2017

Mo's Dream Team Post - August Challenge

Hi everyone!! 

I hope you are getting through this week brilliantly.. Here in Malta it's tooooo hot for my liking, but we're still alive and kicking, so thank God for that :) 

I wanted to share with you that it's time for a new challenge over on Mo's Digital Pencil Challenges over on Facebook.  (please click on the red writing to find us there!) and this month our super-talented Lou designed a wonderful sketch for us to follow. It is very easy to follow and play with so please, come and join the fun!! 


The image I chose for a baby girl card is called "Shiny and New", and you can find it in digital form at Mo's Store HERE.

I love this image, it's so cool to colour, and some Stardust Stickles matched perfectly with the wording that the baby is holding. 

Here in this photo the shine is more evident... and the "Baby" die cut, which I mounted at the bottom of the card takes the focus :) I loved doing this card for one of  the Sisters in my community. She has a family member who has just had a cute baby girl, so we need to celebrate! :) 

I did not want to overload the card with embellishments, cause the image is too cute - I wanted it to remain the main attraction, but one can't leave a girly card without some lace, pearls and flowers, huh?! 

I hope you like it, and that you come and join us on Facebook.

Challenges for this cute little fella: 

Southern Girls - Flower Power -Team Trace 

Wishing you heaps of good things xx



Tuesday 1 August 2017

Magnolia-licious New Challenge

Hello my dear friends!!!

I hope you are doing well. It is the first Tuesday of the month, therefore it means that at Magnolia-licious it is the start of a brand new monthly challenge. It is yet again you favourite challenge "Anything goes" but with an option to use lace in your project.

For me doing a card without any lace would feel as if I had something missing - so usually only if it is a male card or project, would it be one without any lace .
This time I decided to go Vintage, and use the wonderful Sofiero Papers - which if you missed the news - now can be also found at Magnolia-licious Store. You can go look here for some exquisite Maja goodness, and they will be yours to stroke, smell, and maybe use! :)


I had such an awesome time doing this card! As you can see, I did obey, and used "a little" lace :) 
I have a frame of lace around all four sides of the card, but the doily lace and another type of flowery lace on top. 

Look at that awesome image!!! It is from the Ephemera sheet that comes with the Sofiero papers. and I added some pretty stuff to make it more romantic and soft :) I hope you like it.


Look at those awesome angels!!! That is also part of another sheet of  the Sofiero pack! Aren't those papers to drool over? I added a sentiment after I distressed the frame and the piece of Maja paper with Walnut Stain, and added some vintage buttons and pearls. 


A close up of the bunch of flowers I used to continue with the romantic feel, and I also added a piece of Tim Holtz' film strip ribbon. 


I added pearls also around the main image for extra focus, and as you can observe in this photo, before mounting the card, I also used a Cadence stencil to add some dimension on the upper part of the card. I used modelling paste to add texture, which I mixed with Bronze Distress paint and a drop of Walnut Stain reinker. 

I hope you liked my card, and that you get inspired to get for yourself some of the Awesome papers - they are so thick and rich that they seem too good to be true! :) Do join us at Magnolia-licious Challenge Blog for an awesome prize and a chance to be our Guest designer. 

God bless you and your loved ones! 


Craft Heaven Challenge - August Challenge - ATG

Noor Design - August ATG challenge

Dies R Us challenge- Summertime fun