31 Dec 2011

My Top 12 of 2011 and A Happy New year.

Hi There
Today to share is my Top 12 of 2011.
It started out as 10, but I got carried away, so Ive done one for each month of the year.
Ok here goes
Number 12

No 11

No 10

No 9

No 8

No 7

No 6

No 5

No 4

No 3

No 2

No 1

Hope you like them

I wish you all the Very Best and A Happy New Year
and Thankyou for following me in 2011
Lots of Love n Hugs
Debbie xxxx

30 Dec 2011

Magnolia Christmas Advent Calender 2011- Day 30

 Magnolia Advent Calender Day 30

Hi There
WOW is it day 30 already!! Where does time go??
We are nearly at 2012 !!! Whoooooo New Year Celebrations not far away now!What will you be doing??
Its my turn to host Magnolia's Advent Calender today and I have used 'Tilda Sparkles' from the Christmas Dreams Collection 2011.
I was thinking New Years Eve and fireworks.
I coloured her with Distress Reinkers
Papers are Maja design-Vintage Christmas

I came across this Pop up star a while back and thought I would have ago.
There's a Tutorial HERE
All you have to do to be in for a chance of winning the fabulous prize, courtesy of Magnolia
is leave me a comment and then I chose a lucky winner :D xx
Good Luck
Debbie xxx

20 Dec 2011

Tomic Challenge 29 -Snowflakes Symphony in Purple

Yesterday was a NEW Challenge over at TOMIC and at the very last minute I realised it was my turn to play. I spent all Sunday making this for someone as a thankyou gift.  I really hope she likes it!
The challenge is Snowflakes and Purple. I know my Magnolia image isn't really a Christmas stamp but I was determined to use her as I just think she is gorgeous. She is called 'Tilda sending Love Letter' and will be available very soon. Those who have their clubkits will have her already.

I have made a candle book using the gorgeous Christmas Magnolia Papers. I even managed to find snowflake Tealights!

For the snowflakes I used Tim's on the edge Snowflake Flurries and Snowflake die and covered in Snowtex.

Again my rolled pine cones in Purple and as always Tilda is painted with DI's on 300gsm Watercoloured Paper.


If I dont get the chance to pop back on here again,as the next few days are sooo busy.
I hope and wish you all have a very Merry Christmas xx
BIG BIG hugs
Debbie xxx

19 Dec 2011

I hope you are all enjoying this festive time at the moment.
It certainly is all rush rush at my place!!
Today to share is a card Ive made for a friend. Ive hardly made any to send this year at all!
For my card Ive used 'Tilda with Hellebores' from the  Sweet Dreams Collection 2011.
Papers are Pion Design-Vintage Christmas.

Ive edged the oval with Pom Pom lace which I got from The Ribbon Girl

Pine cones I made myself and painted with White acrylic paint.

Oh! Before I forget my GIVEAWAY has just a couple days left
So please click HERE

Thankyou for looking
Hugs Debbie xxx

18 Dec 2011

MDUC Challenge-Pink,White and Gold

Hi Again
Its Challenge time again over at MDUC and this week we want to see Red, Cream and Gold on your projects.
Ive used 'Something for you Tilda' from The Sweet Christmas DreamsCollection 2011.
Ive painted her with Distress Inks and added some Gold embossed snowflakes in the background.
Papers are Pion design.

The Cones I have rolled again and inked with Distress Ink Walnut ink.The snowflake border was diecut using Tim's On the edge Snowflakes. The edges have also been embossed with gold.
Thankyou so much for looking
Big hugs
Debbie xxxx

16 Dec 2011

Angel Valentino..

Hi There
Hope you are all having a fab week and enjoying your Christmas preparations! Hectic as it may be!!! I know I am...hectic that is. Ive so neglected my blog this week......but I promise I have made a few things which I will be showing over the next few days

Todays is a Christmas Gift Bag using one of the new Magnolia Stamps which is from the new Collection. Valentino (I think).
Ive just had a glimpse of the NEW stamps too and WOW they just get better and better.
We are sure in for a treat. Im sure the UK shops will get them in VERY soon but if you cant wait like me!..and want to see them they are HERE

Here Ive hand rolled the Pine cones and inked with walnut ink.
Papers are the gorgeous Pion Design-Vintage Christmas.

Must Dash

Love Debbie xxxx

13 Dec 2011

Make A Wish!!

Just a quickie to let you know the next issue is out SOoooooooon!!!
and is called
Make A Wish!!

You can read more about it at Magnolia

Debbie xxx

8 Dec 2011

Baby It's Cold Outside

Hope you are well on this cold, wet n windy evening.!!!!Todays card is a Christmas card I made for a friend of mine. I havent had much time this year to make cards to send to everyone, apart from this one.Saying that I havent even written any yet!!!

Here Ive used 'Jolly Tilda with a handful of presents' from the 'So Jolly' Collection 2009 and Magnolia 'Old Window. Ive painted with Distress Re-Inkers.

Here is the tag inside the top of the card which was stamped with magnolia 'From Our family to Yours'

Papers are Magnolia 6''x6'' Magnolia' Mini Sweet flurry Green'
Snowflakes are Tim' Movers and Shapers- Mini Snowflakes.
The rest was from my stash.

Thankyou for visiting me and just to let you know I have a little giveaway on my main blog.
Click the pic to take you there

Big Hugs
Debbie xxxx

7 Dec 2011

Winter's Butterfly

There's a new Challenge beginning over at DOC and this fortnight its
Let It Snow-Soft colours and White

Ive used 'Sweet Christmas Tilda' from The Sweet Christmas dreams Collection 2011 and Magnolia Snowy Snowflake Circle from the So Jolly 2009 Collection
Papers are Pion design-Vintage Christmas.
The Winter's Snowflake stamp is by HeroArts

Snowflake Dies used are Tim H Sizzix-Snow Flurries
Spellbinder-Large Snowflake
Magnolia-Bloomy tag
and LOTS of SnowTEX.

Thanks for looking
Bye for now
Hugs Debbie x

5 Dec 2011

Tilda Cuddles Koala

Morning :)
Today's card to share is using my gorgeous Aussie Tilda stamp. Bron from Shopbron kindly invited me and several maggie lovers from around the world, to play along in a Christmas giveaway and me being one of them. Thankyou Bron. Tilda Cuddles is an exclusive stamp and is only available at Shopbron.

Papers are Maja design

Thankyou for looking
Love Debbie xx

4 Dec 2011

MDUC Challenge 125-Make an Ornament

Yay!! Another Challenge is beginning over at MDUC this week and we want you to make an  Christmas Ornament.
Well I had lots of fun making this Wreath. Everything was handmade apart from the polystyrene ring.

I started by covering the ring with White Organza Ribbon and made lots of Pink Pointsettias from Magnolia Doo-Hickey Pointsettia(LOTS!!)
The Holly I made using Tim's Sizzix Die Holly and covered in Snowtex and Walnut Distress ink.
Tilda i used was 'Tilda With Cross Stitched Heart' painted with DI's.
Ive added a little sparkle , but being me I'm more of a rustic kinda gal than a glitter gal!

Please go over to MDUC to see the rest of the girls creations. I can tell you those girls are just THE BEST!
Thankyou for taking your time to isit me. It means ALOT!!!
Big BIG hugs
Debbie xxxxx