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Thursday, 31 December 2015

2015 in cards


Wishing everyone a Happy Healthy Creative 2016 !! 
I discovered this year my shading has been to dark sometimes that I prefer pastel colours and I have dabbled in mixed media !! That I need new light tent spots lol and just loved all the collections from Magnolia !! What trends will 2016 bring us ??? 


Sending crafty New Year Hugs 
Kirsty-Anne xx


Wednesday, 9 December 2015

Midweek Magnolias's Midway Reminder #128 Anything Festive


Hi Crafty Bloggers 

It's time to remind you of the super challenge at 

the theme is ANYTHING FESTIVE !! with a fantastic prize from Magnolia and lots of inspiration on the blog !! .... the challenge runs until January so you have lots of time to enter !! I hope you will join us <3

I have chosen Tilda with little snowy snowman I just love her !! I have coloured her with a combination of distress ink mediums to match the beautiful papers from Pion from Live & Love Crafts



I have also used an inkessentials white gel pen
 for her cheeks and liquid pearls around her.

The doohickey fern I have coloured with the inks to match the papers and I have added a yellow bicycle wooden pin and these stunning  lace flowers..prima flower ..Bo Bunny brad and pomegranate beads also from LLC .


The ceramic dots are by Funfair ..the aqua pom pom trim a gift and the bark star and pearl trim are also from LLC.



Lastly some lace trim at the bottom from LLC



My bloggy friend sent me this bag to decorate and I have matched the papers again to the colouring of Tilda in Christmas coat . I have used some cheesecloth behind her and this beautiful Joy crafts snowflake which has been frantaged with shabby green embossing powder. 
I have added some cute pom poms to the skates .The pockets are cut from the papers and finished with more lace trim and tags cut and finished with blue organza ribbon.


I just adore this colour combination !!


I have added some shabby bells to some crochet thread at the top.


Close up of the cloth and ferns and stunning flowers from LLC finished with an antique brad.


Just had to add some pine cones and a bow to finish 


Just need to find a nice gift to put inside now <3



I hope you like my festive creations and I would like to enter them into the following super challenges ;-



Thank you for visiting 
Sending Crafty Hugs 
Kirsty-Anne xx :0)
















Wednesday, 2 December 2015

Midweek Magnolia's Challenge #128 Anything Festive

Hi Crafty Bloggers 

I hope you are all well ?? and are getting prepared for Christmas !!!
 It's time for a super new challenge at 


the theme is ANYTHING FESTIVE !!! for the next fortnight <3

There are oodles of inspiration and a prize from Magnolia so get crafting !!
 and pop on over to the blog for all the details .

I have chosen Tilda with Christmas Lamp and coloured this cutie 
with different distress ink mediums to match the gorgeous papers
 from  Pion called Christmas In Norway .


I have cut papermill smooth card into a tag shape and used my cropadile to punch a hole for the lace and seam binding and magnolia lamp charm.
The pearls, oval frame and button trim are from Live & Love Crafts  as with the papers and Tim holtz memo pin . The brads are from Bo Bunny and The Hobby House. Die cuts are holly leaves from Joy crafts , Magnolia Doohickey twisted swirl and Bride bow from Magnolia and La La Land viewer die. The stickers in the viewer spell Merry Christmas with Tim Holtz ideology stickers. Lastly the burlap banners are from Simple Stories.


I hope you will join us at MIDWEEK MAGNOLIA'S

I would like to enter my card into the following lovely challenges ;-



Thank you for visiting my wee blog 
Sending Crafty Hugs 
Kirsty-Anne xx ;0)