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Wednesday, 28 September 2016

Midweek Magnolia's #148 Anything Goes with a Magnolia image


Hi Crafty Bloggers

It's time for a brand new challenge at 
the theme is 
ANYTHING GOES 
with a super prize from Magnolia 
and lots of inspiration on the blog please check it out there !!!

It's Christmas cards all the way now lol...I have chosen Tilda in cosy coat for this shaker card coloured to match the heartfelt creations papers . I have embossed the chippies from Live & Love crafts with white embossing powder and used pom pom trim and lace.


I have used prismacolor pencils to colour her .



I have made the card shaker at the front with the fuse tool 
 and filled with sequins and glitter,


I hope you are inspired to join us <3
Sending Crafty hugs 
Kirsty-Anne ;0) xx


Saturday, 17 September 2016

The Sketchy Challenges #104 Sketch with Team A

Hi Sketchy Crafters

It's time for another challenge this fortnight at


We have a great sketch designed by our
 talented design team member Melanie.
  Remember you can flip the sketch too !!

Our Challenge is sponsored by



I have used these beautiful papers from Pion which I have cut using Dies from the Magnolia Vintage Box 1 and also used the stamps from that collection  using different inks .


The gorgeous chippies are from Live & Love Crafts they have been embossed with white embossing powder and then coloured slightly with gelatos. 
I have also used mini pom pom trim and lace and shabby seam binding from LLC .The tag has been cut from the papers and for the center of the snowflakes I have topped with a prima pebble .


I am on a roll now it is 
Christmas cards all the way lol !!

I hope you are inspired to join us and I hope you will check out all the fabulous inspiration from my talented teamies at 

Many Thanks for stopping by 
Sending Crafty Hugs 
Kirsty-Anne :) xxx


Wednesday, 14 September 2016

Midweek Magnolia's #147 red/blue/white


Hi Crafty Bloggers 
How are we all ?? Autumn is here it has definately got colder over the last couple of weeks and the shops are getting their Christmas stock out !!! 

It's time for a super new Challenge at MIDWEEK MAGNOLIAS
the theme is RED/WHITE/BLUE
there is lots of gorgeous inspiration on the blog 
and all the details of how to enter and the opportunity
 to win a fabulous prize from 


This theme is totally out my comfort zone as I am more of a pastel girlie but sometimes it is good to challenge myself !! I have inked up Super Cute Tilda and Tilda's summer car which I coloured with distress inks . The papers are from Maja Design . I have matted them onto a spellbinders die trimmed with pearl string. The Chippie I painted white and wrote on the numbers and letters ,



The gorgeous red ribbon is from Magnolia as with the large die 
for the base card is from the Magnolia Vintage Box series.


The rose trim and shabby blue ribbon are from LLC.

I hope you are inspired to join us in the challenge <3

Many Thanks for stopping by
Sending Crafty Hugs 
Kirsty-Anne ;0) xx


Sunday, 11 September 2016

Imagine Canvas



Hi Crafty Bloggers

I have a canvas to share with you today . I enjoyed playing with different textures and techniques .
I started out with white mountboard and painted it with white guesso . I then painted all the pieces with a light gesso layer .

The beautiful resin pieces, snipart chipoard 
and metal embellishments 
are from the trinket parlour on facebook .


Here is a picture of the pieces that I had put down first before painting to get some idea of the composition


I then painted everything with Prima acrylic paint and then splashed on some Prima mica powder and lastly finished with a gelato for the silver tones and touches of distress stain spray .


I added some angel hair, embroidery thread and lace and pearl string from Live & Love Crafts and some design paper from Graphic 45.



This cute little sign is from East of India with a Tim Holtz ideology fastener . I also added some watch parts on top of the chipboard centers .

I just love how it turned out <3


I hope you are inspired to get crafty !!


Many Thanks for visiting 
Sending Crafty Hugs 
Kirsty-Anne ;0) xx






Wednesday, 7 September 2016

Midweek Magnolia's #146 Midway Reminder Anything Goes with a Magnolia Image


Hi Crafty Bloggers 
As I am writing the sun is shining :).....  
even though I cannot believe it is September already !! 
I am here to remind you of the awesome challenge at 


The theme is Anything Goes 

There is oodles of inspiration and all the roolz and amazing prize from 
 are there on the blog !!! so why not pop in .



I have chosen Tilda with an armful of flowers which I have coloured with distress inks to match the gorgeous papers from Maja Design at Live & Love Crafts.I have also used the balloon stamp and leaves from Magnolia in the background. I have used a Spellbinders die for the frame around her . 



I have cut the corners of the design papers and placed some lace underneath topped with a die cut butterfly with some pearl string in the center.


The gorgeous buttons and flowers were Birthday gifts ;0)


I have stamped the Magnolia sentiment onto the design paper. The chipboard from LLC was coloured using a Distress spray .


I hope you can join us <3


Many Thanks for visiting my blog 

Sending Crafty Hugs 
Kirsty-Anne ;0)