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Wednesday, 15 May 2013

Magnolia Madness at Creative inspirations and mid month reminder for CCAYR

Good morning Lovelies. How are you today? Good hopefully. We're all good here although me and my girls are missing my hubby - he's off in the States at Yale University but he won't be too long now.

Today there's a new challenge starting today at Creative Inspirations (cinspirations).Its called Magnolia Madness so we'd like to see your creations including magnolia goodies please. This week's prize is from CRIMSON CLOUD which is 4 DIE CUT PACKS OF THE WINNERS CHOICE!



Here's my card I made using a Tilda stamp:




I love this image - this is one that I got from squirrel when she was selling off some stamps - thanks squirrel - she's a beauty. I've coloured her with promarkers except the dress which is paper pieced with fabulous crafty individuals papers that are also featured behind the frame. There's also lace on there - blue and cream - diecuts (bird and cage and bunting)  and of course flowers (WOC). The sentiment is from the everyday grunge messages at LOTV.

I'd like to enter this card into the following challenges:

inkychicks: Blue and brown
cutecardthursday: Something Blue
comeandgetitchallenges: Cream, brown and blue
twistedtuesdaychallenges: Girls best friend
LEJlejdesignschallengeblog: Borders and corners (Lace border behind the image and the corner of diecut bunting and flowers).
bearlymine-challenges: Lucky Dip (lace, diecuts and flowers).
midweekmagnolias: birthday

I've got another card to show you as a qucik reminder of the gingerbread challenge thats on over at CCAYR (christmascardsallyearround) this month:

The papers are from trimcraft and the image was a freebie over at Mo's Digital Pencil.

Thats all for today - thanks for dropping by and big crafty hugs to you all!

Rachel xx


33 comments:

  1. A real fun gingerbread man Rachel and such fabulous texture on the first.

    B x

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  2. Tilda is smashing Rachel and fab idea to match her birdcage with a die cut birdcage !!

    hugs Diane xx

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  3. Gorgeous cards Rachel. I love the sweet Tilda with her pretty dress and such beautiful detailing.
    I love your jolly gingerbread man too.

    Hope you have a fun day!
    hugs Sue xx

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  4. Beautiful card,love the gorgeous image and colours.xxx

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  5. Gorgeous cards Rachel. Hugs Rita xxx

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  6. Two gorgeous cards Rachel

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  7. Love both of these cards Rachel.
    Hugs
    Caz x

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  8. Two lovely cards Rachel. I love the Tilda card, and the paper pieced dress, and the gingerbread man is such a fun card.

    Sue x

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  9. Fantastic cards Rachel! Love how the flowers look suspended above the banners!

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  10. Your Magnolia best friends card is adorable! Thank you for playing along with us at Twisted Tuesday Challenges.

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  11. Hi sweetie, these are both just fabulous love the colours too huggles Pops x x x

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  12. Both are fabulous. Love the coloring and paper pieced dress on the first one and the added buttons are so cute on the gingerbread.

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  13. Hi Rachel, they are both beautiful cards, really love the paper pieced dress on Tilda, very effective and love the way you coloured her hair too. Hugs, Anne x

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  14. Both are lovely cards Rachel, love the little Gingerbread man, so cute, and Tilda is as always beautiful, love all your details, kate x

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  15. Love your Tilda "friend" card :) Thanks for joining us this week at Twisted Tuesday challenges!!

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  16. Both gorgeous....love the sweet Tilda & the even sweeter gingerbread.....one of my fav Christmas treats!
    Hugs Jo x

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  17. Happy WOYWW Rachel and thanks for visiting my blog earlier today x I love what you have done with this card and the addition of the lace background is stunning. Gorgeous stamped imaged and best wishes in the challenges entered.

    CRafty Hugs

    Annie x

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  18. great lace background and paper piecing and love the embossing -thanks for joining us at Twisted Tuesday
    Carol DT x

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  19. Two fabulous cards Rachel, I love the die cut details on the first one.
    Pauline
    x

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  20. Hi me again thanks for joining us at Lej designs
    Carol DT x

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  21. Super sweet cards Rachel, really lovely :o) Hugs, Lisa x

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  22. Both beautiful cards, I do love the Tilda one especially but as you know I have a soft spot for Tilda lol, gorgeous colours and die cuts. Lol I just read your comment on my blog, I think we must have similar tastes because it's not the first time we have both made similar choices with entering challenges lol great minds think alike
    Lindsay xx

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  23. Beautiful card! Love the addition of the banner and birdcage. Thanks for joining us at Twisted Tuesday!!

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  24. Beautiful creations. Love the earthy tones on the first and the fun design of the second.
    Hugs Desíre {Doing Life}

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  25. Lovely work Rachel. Fabulous use of the colours for our challenge at Come and Get It. Really lovely work. Thanks for sharing with us this week and we hope to see you again soon. Meighan

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  26. Thank you for joining the LEJ Designs Challenge #53 - Borders and/or Corners over on our blog.
    WOW this is stunning. I love the lace border and the bunting borner in the kraft card. The image is adorable as I do love tilda, and all the layers and elements finish this card off gorgeously. Absolutely love this card.

    I hope you will join us for more of our weekly challenges. There are always gorgeous LEJ Designs images up for grabs as well as extras from our sponcers.

    Hugs Lisa xxxxxx LEJ DT Member

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  27. This is such a cute card. I love the image and the embellishments, especially the banner. Thanks for playing along with Twisted Tuesday! Looking forward to seeing your creations at our next challenge. ♥ Jamie at CraftyGirl21

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  28. Totally fabulous!
    Thanks for joining us at this week at Bearly Mine Challenges!
    Nela xx

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  29. lovely card...thanks for playing along with us at BEARLY MINE this week, x carol

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  30. Such a cute card. I love all the different elements you used on the card. Thanks for joining us at Twisted Tuesday Challenges.

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  31. Fabulous! All the little details are perfect! Thanks for joining us over at Twisted Tuesday Challenges!

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