Friday, April 30, 2010

Fabulous Friday...

Hello,

Hope you have had a great week and are looking forward to the May Bank Holiday weekend!


I would like to share with you today a card I have made. I have coloured my Magnolia images with distress ink pads and stamped them onto Waterford 300gsm watercolour paper using versafine black onyx.

I have distressed the background with antique linen I have distressed the edges of this and everything else with walnut stain. The sparkle is stickle glue Stardust. The leaves are a martha stewart punch and the labels are a quickutz die. I have sprayed the doily with old lace glimmer mist.

I have been given this award by the lovely Astrid.


Thank you so much Astrid you are so very sweet to send me this.


Well, I wish you all a most wonderful weekend and I hope the weather is great for you too.

Thank you so very much for visiting me and for your comments I am so very grateful you are so kind and  lovely and I really appreciate each and every one.

love
kim x

inks used
skin - tattered rose, antique linen
hair - walnut stain, black soot
clothes - milled lavender, black soot, tattered rose
shoes - vintage photo
flowers - tattered rose, shabby shutters, forest moss
fence - frayed burlap, black soot

Saturday, April 24, 2010

Super Saturday.....

Hello,

I hope you are all well and life is being good to you. Thank you so much to everyone who wished me a happy birthday. I had a fantastic time and got the most amazing cards from my friends boy your talent is incredible I can't stop looking at them  and some scrummy crafting goodies too thank you!


I would like to show you a card I made for a sweet friend who has just celebrated her birthday.

I have stamped my Magnolia image with versafine black onyx onto Waterford 300gsm water colour paper. I have coloured her with distress ink pads. The background is distressed with antique linen and that and everything else has been edged with vintage photo. The punched flowers are ek success. The leaves are  Magnolia. The heart border is Martha Stewart. The stickles I have added are Star Dust.

I have been given this award from the wonderfully talented Suze, Broceliane and Tineke.


Thank you so much Suze and Tineke you are so lovely to think of me I would like to pass this onto everyone who visits me as a big thank you for your amazing support to me.


Thank you so much for visiting me. I wish you all a most wonderful weekend. The weather here is looking mighty fine so I am going to be out there enjoying this marvellous sunshine I hope you can too!

love
kim x

inks used
skin - tattered rose, antique linen
hair - brushed corduroy, black soot
clothes - weathered wood, black soot
shoes - vintage photo

Monday, April 19, 2010

Happy Primrose Day....

Hello,

Wow we are having the most beautiful weather. The birds are singing there little heads off! I hope you all had great weekends. I had a wonderful time with family and friends and feel very blessed.

My card today is featuring one of the new Fairytale Collection for Magnolia. This is Princess Tilda.


Isn't she so adorable. I have coloured her with ranger distress ink pads. She is stamped with versafine black onyx onto Waterford 300gsm hot pressed watercolour paper. I have added Stardust Stickle glue to her. I have also used Silver Ice Stickles and liquid pearls all around her. The bundle of hearts and small presents were mini stamps I bought at the NEC on the Magnolia stand. The flowers are EK Success and these and the butterflies have been distressed with walnut stain. The small roses are Magnolia flowers. The background has been distressed with tattered rose.


Well, thank you so very much for looking and I wish you all a wonderful day and week!

love
kim x

inks used
skin - tattered rose, antique linen
dress, shoes and tiara - milled lavender, black soot, tattered rose
hair - walnut stain, black soot

Thursday, April 15, 2010

Nordsalten-Hobbyklubb Challenge - Vintage.....

Hello,

I have had the honour of being asked to be guest designer by Marielle for this week's challenge for Nordsalten-Hobbyklubb. The challenge this week is vintage. Thank you so much for asking me Marielle. Please do go check out the creations by the Nordsalten-Hobbyklubb team. They are so amazingly talented and there creations are stunning!


I have used a vintage photograph which I have distressed with Tim's distressing tool. This and everything on my card has been distressed with vintage photo. I have sprayed lots of iridescent gold glimmer mist onto my papers. The sentiment has been stamped with versafine sepia. I have used liquid pearls for the border of the sentiment. The stickle glue I have used is star dust. I punched a border out of vellum and edged this with gold pen.

I have been sent these awards by the very gorgeous and talented Terry




.
Thank you so very much for passing these onto me Terry. I would like to pass these onto everyone who visits me as a huge thank you for all your amazing support to me!

Well, thank you so much for visiting me and I wish you a wonderful day!

love
kim x

Friday, April 9, 2010

Magnolia Pink Friday.......

Hello,

Wow what a beautiful day to wake up to. Spring has definitely sprung it is glorious! I hope you are feeling spring where you are too.

I am totally in love with this sweet Tilda that I had to make another card with her.


I have stamped my Magnolia image with versafine black onyx onto Waterford watercolour paper. I have coloured her in with distress ink pads. The background has been distressed with tattered rose. I have edged everything with vintage photo. The teeny butterflies are a punch. The leaves are a Martha Stewart punch. Claire my daughter bought me this gorgeous ribbon from Bombay Duck as she immediately thought of Magnolia when she saw it and I think she is so right. I love it.

I have received this award from the very lovely  and talented Antonia.


Antonia  thank you so much, this is so kind of you.


Thank you so very much for looking and I wish you all a most brilliant weekend! I will be teaching at Crafts U Love tomorrow. I am so looking forward to meeting everyone!

love
kim x

inks used
skin - tattered rose, antique linen
hair - walnut stain, black soot
clothes - victorian velvet, tattered rose, pumice stone
watering can - black soot, victorian velvet
grass and flowers - crushed olive, forest moss, mustard seed
butterfly - chipped sapphire

Monday, April 5, 2010

Wedding Bag...

Hello,

I hope you had a wonderful Easter. The weather here has been very kind. Lots of sunshine and blue sky so it has really felt like spring this Easter. I have been saving my egg for tonight so I am really looking forward to some  scrummy munching and crunching! Hope you had lots of treats too.

Here is something that I made and was  published in Magnolia Ink 2. I made a Wedding Bag to hold a bottle of Champagne.


 I covered the box with Magnolia paper. I used a Martha Stewart border punch to cover the join at the back and added satin ribbon and a jewel.


I distressed the edges with vintage photo.


Here is a close up of the back detail.

The heart I made by downloading the heart template from my computer and cutting out some  heart shaped cardboard. I covered this with Magnolia paper which I had iridescent gold glimmer misted and vintage photo distressed.


I coloured my Magnolia images with distress ink pads and added star dust stickles to the flowers and train.



The top of the box I used circle nesties and lace. All of the flowers on the box have been vintage photo distressed and stickle glued.


I made a tag to go with it. Stamping the text and heart cluster with versafine sepia. The image was one of the teeny tiny ones I picked up at Magnolia's stand in November.


 On the reverse I used quickutz letters.




Well I wish you all a great week ahead. Four day week which is great!

Thank you so very much for visiting me and take great care.

love
kim x

Friday, April 2, 2010

Friends....

Hello,

I hope life is being good to you and that you are enjoying the start to your Easter break.



Here is a card I made. I have coloured my image with distress ink pads. My image was stamped with versafine black onyx onto Waterford watercolour paper.

The background is distressed with antique linen and I have edged this and my papers with walnut stain. The borders were punched with a Martha Stewart punch. The flowers have been iridescent gold glimmer misted to within an inch of their lives and then I have added star dust and gold stickle glue. The tiny dots are liquid pearls.

I have been given this award by these gorgeous and amazingly talented girls. Claire, Sarpreet, Jane, Georgia Barbara , Carola, and Guro.



Thank you so much girls you are just so very lovely to think and pass this onto me and it means so much to know that you would give this to me. I would like to pass this onto everyone who visits my blog as you are all so very talented and I would like to say a huge thank you for your amazing support to me!


Well, thank you so very much for visiting me I really appreciate it. Also, I would like to send you lots of hugs and kisses for your taking the time to leave me comments you are all so very kind I thank you from the bottom of my heart!

Have a wonderful day!

love
kim x


inks used
skin - antique line, tattered rose
hair - walnut stain, black soot
hair band, top - milled lavender
trousers - antique linen
bear - brushed corduroy, tattered rose