Sunday, May 27, 2012

Birthday cards

Hi Dear Friends,

I haven't posted the Birthday Cards I made
for my Grandchildren, yet so here goes.....

Here is the one I made for Mariah.
I used Tilda in Ballet Shoes #3059
from the Prince and Princess Collection:

I used Barely Mine Digital Paper.
Card Stock is from SU, colours are Whisper White
and Rose Red.

Ribbon, Cupcake Charm and pearls are from my stash.
Ribbon was extremely thick and didn't want
to make into bow :o(

I used Stickles for her petticoat and love
the look

Sorry I was in a rush and forgot to take pictures of the inside.


Skin: E21, 00, 000, 0000
Cheeks: R30, 20
Stockings: R30, 000, 0000
Dress: RV32, 01, 000
Belt, Hair Band and Shoes:
R34, 32, RV10
Pettycoat: B000, 0000
Hair: C9, 7, 5, 3 


Brandon's card is a Mo Manning Image
Brandon got glasses a few months ago so
I had to choose this one :o)

Brandon turned 9, he loves school and fishing with his
Grandpa. That is why I used the silver fish charm from
my stash.

Card Stock is SU: Certainly Celery and Tempting Turquoise.
Design Paper is from NitWit: Spring blossom.

I used Crystal Lacquer on his glasses,
as well as buttons from my stash.


Skin: E11, 01, 00
Cheeks: R30, 20
Hair: E33, 53, YR30
Shirt: YG25, 05, 03
Sweeter: BG15, 13, 11
Pants: E35, 33, 31

Thank you so much for taking a look at my work,


Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Something new and BLOG CANDY WINNER

Good Afternoon Maggie Friends,

I am a bit late with my card today as 
Blogger has been a big problem for me this week :o(


It is our lovely MARIA'S
turn this time and here is her
picture for Inspiration:

Look at all the lovely colours!

I wanted to use each and everyone of them LOL.

Lately I have seen many beautiful cards made on 
Craft Card Stock and coloured with pencil crayons,
I wanted to try it out. I had a lot of fun doing it.
You can judge the outcome.

Here is my card:

I have used 'Waterlily' Tilda #299 from the new
Summer Memories Collection, as well
as a few others from 'Surfs Up' Collection 2009.
I used 'Ocean' # 614, Lifebouy #616, and
'Tilda in Water' #367.

My card stock is from SU -
I used 'Crumbcake' and 'Purely
My Design Paper is from 'Echo Park' and
is called 'Summertime'.
The seam binding is from The Ribbon Girl and
the colour is called Sky Mauve.
The little silver charm is from my stash.
The shell is from my vast collection 
from all the beaches I have been to. 

Here is Tilda close up:

Here is the inside:

You must run over to the CHALLENGE BLOG
to see all the remarkable work your
Design Team has made!

Don't forget that DIANA gives out
a random prize of a $25.00 GIFT CERTIFICATE
each challenge to a random winner.
If you play along with us YOU could
be the winner :o)


NOW what you have all been waiting for

I would like to thank the 41  gals that entered
my candy giveaway.




** Rovianne if you would send me an email 
with your full name and home address, I will send
out your prize this week.
My email address:

** If I don't hear from Rovianne by weeks end I will pull another name**


Thank you to everyone who is kind enough to look at
my Blog and comment. I LOVE it that you
take the time.

Big Hugs to All,

Candy xoxo

Wednesday, May 9, 2012


Hello everybody :o)

** If you are looking for my MAGNOLIA-LICIOUS

I have been talking about BLOG CANDY
for a while now.

I finally have it posted!
Sorry it has taken me so long.

I don't want to make a lot of silly rules.
If you would like to sign up to follow my blog
I would REALLY appreciate it,
but it isn't necessary.

The prizes are:
1 Stamp: Tilda in Ballet Shoes # 3059 ( from Prince and Princess Collection)
Bunch of small flowers - many colours
2 DIES: 
Memory Box - Jasmine Frame
Magnolia Doohickeys - Grass Die

Please leave your name and email address below.

I will leave the CANDY up until the next
MAY 22, 2012

I will pull a name at that time :o)

for looking at my blog!

Love, Candy

Magnolia-licious Colour Challenge

Hello Friends,

It is crazy at my house.
Been that way for the last couple of weeks.
This is the first time I have been late
with my Challenge!!
Please forgive me.

It is Maria's turn to pick the COLOUR CHALLENGE
this month.

Here is her picture:

The colours she wants to see are:

I  had a bad time finding paper for this challenge
then Copics that would match what I found!
So I am not too pleased with the outcome of my card.

I bought some Design Paper from NITWITS.
Used SU card stock : Old Olive and Pink Pirouette.
The Magnolia Image I chose is
TILDA WIZARD #3081 from the
Prince and Princess Collection.

Here she is:

Tilda was a lot of fun to colour!

I have used soft green Seam Binding from
the Ribbon Girl.
The stars are from my stash as is the stickles 
and Crystal Lacquer.

Here is a closer picture of Tilda. I hope you can
see the shine on her glasses and shoes in this one.

I also took a close-up of the ribbon which has 4 bows.

The inside of this card is exactly the same on both sides!
I have not yet stamped a saying in the left side,
and won't until I have an occasion to use it.
The right side has plenty of room for writing :o)

you have a chance to win a

DIANA is so generous she gives out one for each challenge!

You will want to see the other DESIGNER'S work too,
they have all done a spectacular job!!

** I will be back later this evening with BLOG CANDY**

Thank you all very much for coming by and
taking a look at my work. It means so much to me :o)

Love, Candy

COPICS used:
Face: E00, 000, 0000
Cheeks: R20, 30
Coat and stockings: R35,22, 20
Shoes and Dress: YG67, 63 & G 21
Hair: E35, YR23, Y23