Sunday, 19 February 2017

'Wine Tasting Tilda' February Anything Goes - Any Image Challenge At The Ribbon Girl

Hello, lovely blogger friend's.
Today see's a new challenge over on The Ribbon Girl blog.
Our challenge theme for the next 2 weeks is.......................
ANYTHING GOES - USE ANY IMAGE
There are 3 wonderful prizes up for grabs where you can find out more at the end of my post.

This is also my DT card for our midway reminder at Lovely Haenglar Or Sweet magnolia  where our current challenge ANYTHING GOES is running for another 2 weeks.
Our wonderful sponsor is The Ribbon Girl who are kindly giving away a £10 voucher to one lucky randomly drawn winner!

I have made a 70th Birthday card.

I used Wine Tasting Tilda from the new Recipe Card 2017 Collection.
I stamped the image with Memento rich cocoa ink onto Bristol board extra smooth cardstock.
I have coloured the image with Prismacolor and Polychromos pencils and fussy cut around Tilda so that she is sitting outside a Scrapiniec lace doily square frame.



For the shape of my card I used GoKreate large frame frilly # 2 and Maja Design Walking In The Forest 6 x 6 paper stack.
Other dies used are Cheery Lynn English tea party doily, Marianne Design Ivy circle, Magnolia Doohickey bloomy tags, Memory Box classic numbers and La La Land cherry blossom branches.
I inked the die cuts with Tim Holtz Vintage photo distress ink.
Here is a list of the gorgeous products from The Ribbon Girl online store that I have used on my card.Just click onto the links below to take you directly to the products;


A close look at the floral arrangements.
I painted a rectangle frame from my craft stash with white Gesso and lightly rubbed over it with Vintage photo distress ink.
I backed the frame with a piece of the design paper and adhered the wine bottle charm inside.
the tiny blue butterfly is one that I cut out of a sheet of Maja Design Vintage Spring paper.



A close look at Wine Tasting Tllda.
I used wink of Stella clear glitter on the wine glass and glossy accents to the button on Tilda's top.
I dotted Tilda's cheeks with a white gelly roll pen.



Inside the card is decorated with design paper and the smallest of a GoKreate large frame frilly die cut.


We would love you to come and join in with our current challenge's.
The ribbon Girl challenge will run until Saturday March 5th, 9pm UK time.
The Lovely Haenglar Or Sweet Magnolia challenge runs until Friday 3rd March.

Here are the 3 wonderful prizes up for grabs for 3 lucky randomly picked winners for 
The Ribbon Girl challenge...............

!st prize is a £10 voucher from Lili Of The Valley


2nd prize is a £10 voucher from The Ribbon Girl


3rd prize is from Marianne design


If you are looking for some inspiration then why not pop over HERE on The Ribbon Girl Blog where my teamies have designed some gorgeous creations.
And over HERE on the Lovely Haenglar Or Sweet Magnolia blog where my teamies there have also designed some gorgeous creations.

I am entering my card into the following super challenge's

That's all from me today.
I'll be back next week an inspirational card using more stunning products from 
The Ribbon Girl online store.

thank you for stopping by to visit today and huge thanks for the lovely comments that you so kindly take the time to leave.

Crafty hugs
Donna xx













Saturday, 28 January 2017

Made With love Tilda - Inspirational Round Mini Dresser For The Ribbon Girl

Hello, lovely blogger friend's.
I hope you are well?
Today I am sharing with you a round mini dresser that I have made using a tape roll.
I got the fab tutorial from Tamara and decorated the mini dresser with lots of gorgeous embellishments from The Ribbon Girl online store.

I used Made With Love Tilda From the new Magnolia Recipe Card 2017 Collection.
The image is stamped with Memento rich cocoa ink onto Bristol board extra smooth cardstock and cut out using a CartUs circle die.
I have coloured the image with Prismacolor & Polychromos pencils and matted the finished image onto a piece of white cheesecloth and a Marianne Design stitched circle.


Here is a list of the embellishments I used. 
Just click onto the links to take you directly to the products;


A different view of the round mini dresser.


The drawer closed.
I used an Ivory Vintage style pin to open the drawer and adhered 15mm round cotton balls to the bottom as a stand.


The drawer opened.
The butterfly is cut from a sheet of Maja Design Vintage Spring Basics paper.


This is how the top of the box looks.
Isn't Tilda just adorable?
I stitched around the outside of the stitched circle dies with purple embroidery thread.
I surrounded the image with shabby white embossing enamel and adhered a length of 3mm white pearl bead string around the outside.
Around the inside of the image I have adhered 3mm white s/a pearl flatbacks and used Wink of Stella clear glitter pen on the cakes icing, heart and bow in Tilda's hair.
I dotted Tilda's cheeks with a white gelly roll pen.

I hope that you like my round mini dresser as much as I liked making it.

I am entering my creation into the following super challenge's;
(2nd Entry)

Thank you for stopping by to visit today and big thanks for all the lovely comments that you so kindly take the time to leave.

Enjoy the rest of the weekend.
Crafty hugs
Donna xx











Sunday, 22 January 2017

Dancing Queen Tilda - Midway Reminder At LHOSM

Hello, lovely blogger friend's.
I hope you are well?
I'm here with my DT card for our midway reminder at Lovely Haenglar Or Sweet Magnolia 
Our current theme is..................ANYTHING GOES  
Our wonderful sponsor is.............Wild Orchid Crafts
I have made my card using lots of gorgeous products from The Ribbon Girl online store.

I used Dancing Queen Tilda from Magnolia We made It 2016 Collection.
The image is stamped with Memento rich cocoa ink onto Bristol board extra smooth cardstock and cut out using a CartUs oval.
I have coloured the image with Prismacolor & Polychromos pencils and matted the finished image onto a Joy Crafts Noor! oval.


For the shape of my card I used GoKreate large frame filly #5 and 
Galeria papieru 'Purple Rain' Papers.
Other dies used are; Cheery Lynn English tea party doily and French pastry doily. Marianne Design stitched circle. Spellbinders lattice heart. Magnolia Doohickey bloomy tags and La La Land cherry blossom branches.
I inked the die cuts with Tim Holtz Vintage photo distress ink.

Here is a list of the gorgeous embellishments that I have used on my card from 
Just click onto the links below to take you directly to the products


A close look at the flower arrangements.
I made the Peonies and rolled roses with Foamiran.
The dies I used to create them are Marianne Design Creatables English roses die and Magnolia Doohickey peony.
I used snow cap acrylic paint dabber to dab the bird cage charm.


A close look at Tilda. 
I gave her some pearl earrings using 3mm white s/a pearl flatbacks. 
I used white liquid pearls in her hair and around the flowers.
I surrounded the image with shabby white embossing enamel and adhered a length of 3mm white pearl string around the outside of the image.
Inside around the image I have adhered a few 3mm liking lilac s/a pearl flatbacks and dotted Tilda's cheeks, bodice and skirt with a white gelly roll pen.


Inside the card is decorated with design paper and the smallest of a GoKreate large frame frilly #5 die cut.

We would love you to come along and join in with our current Anything Goes challenge which ends in 12 days time.
My teamies have designed some stunning creations so why not pop on over HERE for a peek?

I am entering my card into the following super challenge's


Thank you for stopping by to visit today and huge thanks for all the lovely comments you so kindly take the time to leave.

Lots of big crafty hugs
Donna xx 
























Sunday, 15 January 2017

'Have Dinner With Me Tilda' January 2017 Anything Goes - Any Image Challenge At The Ribbon Girl

Hello, lovely blogger friend's.
Happy New Year!
Today see's a new challenge over on The Ribbon Girl challenge blog.
Our theme for the next two weeks is................................
ANYTHING GOES - USE ANY IMAGE
There are 3 wonderful prizes up for grabs. You can find out more at the end of my post and believe me you will not be disappointed!

I received a fab gift from a very special friend at the end of November for my Birthday.
It was the Magnolia Advent calendar.
Opening a new surprise every day throughout December was very exciting so on my card I have used the stamp from day one.
I have made this card for my neighbour who is 70 in February.

I used Have Dinner With Me Tilda from the new Recipe Card 2017 Collection.
The image is stamped with Memento rich cocoa ink onto Bristol board extra smooth cardstock and cut out using a Joy Crafts Noor! oval.
I have coloured the image with Prismacolor and Polychromos pencils.



For the shape of my card I used GoKreate large frame frilly #2 and Galeria Papieru 'Purple Rain' design papers.
Other dies used are; Cheery Lynn English tea party doily and French pastry doily. Marianne Designs clock. Magnolia Doohickey bloomy tags and La La Land cherry blossom branches.
I have inked the die cuts with Tim Holtz Vintage photo distress ink.

Here is a list of the gorgeous products that I have used on my card from The Ribbon Girl online store.
Just clink onto th elinks below to take you directly to the products;


A close look at the flower arrangements.
I have made the flowers with Foamiran. 
The dies I used to create the flowers are Magnolia Doohickey peony die and Marianne Design Creatables English roses die.
The pretty frame was sent to me from my super friend.
I painted it with white Gesso and adhered a piece of the design paper to the back of the frame.
I die cut the N0 70 with design paper and Memory Box classic numbers die and adhered small heart pearls and 3mm s/a white pearls inside the frame .


A close look at Tilda. Isn't she gorgeous?
I surrounded the image with shabby white embossing enamel and adhered a length of 3mm white pearl bead string around the outside of the image.
Inside around the image I have adhered a few 3mm white s/a pearls and I have dotted Tilda's cheeks with a white gelly roll pen.


Inside the card is decorated with design paper and the smallest of a GoKreate large frame frilly #2 die cut.

I hope you like my card?
We would love you to come and join in with our current January challenge.
The challenge will run until Saturday January 28th, 9pm UK time.

Here are the 3 wonderful prizes up for grabs for 3 lucky randomly picked winners!

1st prize is a £10 voucher from Lili Of The Valley


2nd prize is a £10 voucher to spend at The Ribbon Girl


3rd prize is from Marianne Design



If you are looking for some more inspiration then why not pop on over HERE where you will find some gorgeous designs that my team mates have designed.


I am entering my card into the following super challenges;


Thank you for stopping by to visit today and big thanks for the lovely comments that you so kindly take the time to leave for me to read.

have a lovely week.
Crafty hugs
Donna xx















Saturday, 24 December 2016

Snowy Winter's Cottage II

Hello, lovely blogger friend's.
It's official, Christmas 2016 has arrived.
I wish you all a very merry Christmas and a happy and healthy new year!

Here is my final Christmas card of 2016.
I have used another gorgeous image from Pion Glistening Season.


For the shape of my card I used GoKreate large frame frilly #2 and Maja Design
 'Enjoying Outdoors' 6 x 6 paper stack from The Ribbon Girl
Other dies used are; Marianne Design Anja's Vintage decoration and Ivy circle. Spirit of Christmas snowflake border, Joy crafts Ice crystal circle, Noor! oval  and Vintage flourishes holly leaves. Cheery Lynn French pastry doily and pine branches.
I have inked the die cuts with Tim Holtz frayed burlap distress ink.
The gorgeous 'Marie Therese' lace and double row pearl trim are from LLC


A close look at my Festive floral arrangements.
I used  white flower sprays, larch cones, silver beaded berries, large frosted berries and Vintage pearl pin from LLC The 25mm olive green opens roses and 30mm light Ivory wild roses are from WOC.
I coated the arrangements with Snow - Tex.
I  tied a bow with twine and a metal jingle bell to the Wycinanka reindeer's neck.


A close look at snowy Winter's cottage II.
The image and 2mm pearl bead string that I have adhered around the outside of the mage are from LLC
I used glamour dust on the snowy areas of the image to add some Festive sparkle.


Inside the card is decorated with design paper and the smallest of a GoKreate large frame frilly #2 die cut.

That's it from me..............I  will be back next year!

I am entering my card into the following super challenge's
B) Louise's Bingo Board...............Metal Flowers Pearls)
J) Photo Inspiration Collage

Thank you for stopping by and big thanks for all the lovely comments that you so kindly take the time to leave. I appreciate every single one of them.

Have a wonderful Festive time.

Festive crafty hugs
Donna xx
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Wednesday, 21 December 2016

Tilda With Little Rudolf - Inspirational Card For The Ribbon Girl

Hello, Lovely blogger friend's.
I hope you are well?
4 more days until Santa arrives! πŸŽ…

I'm here to share another Christmas card using lots of gorgeous products from 
The Ribbon Girl online store.
I used Tilda With Little Rudolf from Magnolia Aspen Holidays 2016 Collection.
The image is stamped with Memento rich coca ink onto Bristol board extra smooth cardstock and cut out using a CartUs oval die.
I have coloured the image with Prismacolor and Polychromos pencils and matted the finished image onto a Joy Crafts Noor! oval.



For the shpe of my c ard I used GoKreate large frame frilly #2 and Maja Design ' A Vintage Romance' 6 x 6 Paper stack.
Other dies used are; Cheery Lynn English tea party doily, French pastry doily and Pine branches Sizzix on the edge snow flurries, Marianne Design clock and Ivy Circle.
Joy Crafts Ice crystal circle and Vintage flourishes holly leaves.
I have inked the die cuts with Tim Holtz Vintage photo distress ink.

Here is a list of the gorgeous embellishments that I have used on my card from
Just click onto the links below to send you directly to the products;


A close look at my flower arrangements.
I covered the arrangements with Snow - Tex and dabbed the gingerbread charm wit white Gesso.


A close look at adorable Tilda with little Rudolf.
I have sprinkled shabby white embossing enamel around the image and adhered a length of 3mm white pearl string around the outside.
Around the image I have adhered a few 3mm white pearl flatbacks and used Glamour Dust on Tilda's hat trim, pom pom and cuffs. I used Glossy Accents on the button of her coat. 
I dotted Tilda's cheeks with a white gelly roll pen and adhered a tiny red rhinestone on Rudolf's nose.


Inside the card is decorated with design paper and the smallest of a GoKreate large frame frilly #2 die cuts.

I hope you like my Christmas card?

Our December anything goes - any image challenge is currently running over on 
The Ribbon Girl challenge blog.
The challenge runs until Saturday December 31st, 9pm UK time so there is still plenty of time to enter and be in with a chance of winning some fabulous prizes!

I am entering the following super challenge's

That's all from me today.
I will be back on Saturday with my final Christmas card of this year!


Thank you for stopping by to visit today and big thanks for all the lovely comments you so kindly take the time to leave.

Festive hugs
Donna xx
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Sunday, 18 December 2016

'A Time To Care' December Anything Goes - Any Image Challenge At The Ribbon Girl



Hello, Lovely blogger friend's.
I hope you are well and looking forward to the Festive period?
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 Today is the final challenge of 2016 over on The Ribbon Girl challenge blog.
Our challenge theme is................ANYTHING GOES - USE ANY IMAGE
There are 3 wonderful prizes up for grabs! More details can be found at the end of my post.

I have made another Christmas card.
I used 'A Time To Care' rubber stamp from Lili Of The Valley which is now only available as a digi stamp.
I stamped the image with Memento rich cocoa ink onto Bristol board extra smooth cardstock and cut out the image using a CartUs circle.
I have coloured the image with Prismacolor & Polychromos pencils and matted the finished image onto a Spellbinders stately circle.


For the shape of my card I used GoKreate large frame frilly #2 and Maja Design 'A Vintage Romance' Papers.
Other dies used are; Marianne Design Anja's Vintage decoration and Ivy circle.
Spirit Of Christmas snowflake border, Joy crafts Ice crystal circle, Winter sentiment and Christmas trees. Cheery Lynn pine branches.
I have inked the die cuts with Tim Holtz Vintage photo distress ink.
Here is a list of the gorgeous products that I have used on my Christmas card from
 The Ribbon Girl Online store.
Just click onto the links below to take you directly to the products;
Maja Design 'A Vintage Romance' 6 x 6 Paper StackCharlotte Elizabeth Vintage Style White Lace16mm Willem Blue Velvet Ribbon10mm White Square Pearl TrimPk Of 3 Flatback Ivory GardeniaPk Of 5 Small Pine ConesDusky Blue 20mm Open RosesBunch Of 3 Green ApplesWhite Beaded StamensPk Of 5 Vintage Style Ivory Pearl Trinket Pins3mm White Pearl Bead String3mm White s/a Pearl Flatbacks Silver Plated Christmas Robin Charm


A close look at the flower arrangements.
I have coated the arrangements with Snow - Tex.


A close look at this adorable little angel caring for the robins.
I have surrounded the image with shabby white embossing enamel and adhered a length of 3mm white pearl bead string around the outside of the image.
I used Glamour Dust on the angels wings and dotted her cheeks with a white gelly roll pen.
Around the image I have adhered a few 3mm white pearls.


Inside the card is decorated with design paper and the smallest of a 
GoKreate large frame frilly #2 die cut.

I hope you like what you see?
We would love you to come and join in with our current December challenge.
The challenge will run until Saturday December 31st, 9pm UK time.

Here are the 3 wonderful prizes up for grabs for 3 lucky randomly picked winners!

1st prize is a £10 voucher from Lili Of The Valley


2nd prize is a £10 voucher to spend at The Ribbon Girl


3rd prize is this gorgeous selection of crafting goodies from Marianne Design


If you are looking for more inspiration then why not pop on over HERE where you can see the gorgeous deigns that my teamies have created.

I an entering my card into the following super challenge's;
(Snowflake border & Ice crystal snowflake)

I still have a couple of Christmas to make so I will be back sometime next week to share them with you!


Thank you for stopping by to visit my blog today and big thanks for all the lovely comments that you so kindly take the time to leave for me to read.

Festive hugs
Donna xx
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