Sunday, 16 July 2017


Hello !Tilda is off on summer holiday ! I stamped Tilda and coloured her using Derwent pencils and Noir pens. I cut and rolled some flowers and die cut some butterflies and sentiments. The cases and script were stamped also .Butterfly paper is from M&C. TH distress ink was also used to colour the butterflies and script.

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Tuesday, 11 July 2017

easel tilda

Hello ! Tilda is sending Christmas wishes. Tilda was coloured with Spectrum Noir and Derwent pencils. Wink of Stella was used to add subtle sparkle . Die cut poinsettia (Marianne Dies) was coloured with copic marker and was "iced". White and blue scrunched organza bow was added along with muslin, lace and die cut icicle (sweet Dixie).Backing paper was MC cardboard collection. I hand stamped a sentiment with memento ink and completed it with some ice blue embellishments.

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Sunday, 2 July 2017

Dreamy Tilda

Dreamy Tilda was coloured with Spectrum Noir and Derwent pencils. I cut and quilled some sweet flowers. I added a die cut bird some feathers ,skeleton leaf lace and sparkle embellishment. Backing papers used were Mulberry Kisses First Edition .

Saturday, 24 June 2017

Flowers Tilda

Shy Tilda was coloured using Derwent pencils and Noir pens.I die cut and rolled some sweet roses and added a die cut leaf border The fence was also a die cut from white card and coloured with oil pastels.  Pretty twine bow was added along with some AB embellishments.

Monday, 19 June 2017


Hello everyone, I am delighted to be here to share my card as a guest DT at Paradise of Magnolia 
 Dancing Tilda has been 
coloured using Spectrum Noir , Copic pens and Derwent (Red/acid yellow/pale brown)soft pencils.

My papers are Rose Garden creations, my flowers are a mix from my stash. Some edges and die cuts have been inked with TH spun sugar.My die cut balloon and plywood butterfly  have been sprinkled with Glamour Dust.Sentiment is from Belle and Boo. Ribbons are Docrafts crochet floral trim and crushed organza in pale pink/pale lemon from my stash.

I do hope you can pop over and see all the wonderful creations !
Crafty hugs xoxo

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The Ribbon Girl

Wednesday, 14 June 2017

Fan card

Hello ! I cut six (single) fans to make a full fan. I backed this in paper from Sweet Dixie. Then mounted onto a card blank. I coloured Tilda with Derwent pencils and Noir pens. I cut a Best Wishes sentiment ( X cut ) added scrunched organza ribbon, a small silver umbrella and added a (Dovecraft ) resin flower.

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White carnation

Hello ! I have made a carnation flower with white foamiran and attached it to a hair clip. I used a flower die to cut the foam then heated and rolled - pinched and shaped before layering.

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Saturday, 10 June 2017

25th wedding box

A plain no frills box for my sister/brother in laws 25th wedding anniversary.  The numbers were die cut from mirror card. I used ivory embossed with doves card for two sides, on one I  die cut a wedding couple in linen effect metallic card .The other two sides I embossed white card, one with flowers and the other with love script. I added silver entwined hearts on the base with some roses (WOC) and added a pearl ball in ivory. I added a small silver heart on two sides to complete the inside.
The lid had pearl dove paper placed on top with a die cut bow in white. I added some lace (santoro) and a pearl to complete. I then die cut a tag from book dies in ivory and white to add our personal message.

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Allsorts challenge blog

Thursday, 8 June 2017

travelling Tilda

Tilda is off on her travels ! Tilda and her cases (masking) were coloured using Derwent Coloursoft and Noir pens. Background papers used are Mix and Match Rustic Atmosphere. I added die cut leaf trim and added some Santoro cream ribbon. I stamped and cut Tildas ticket and the world for her to travel ! A mulberry flower and small AB heart completed the card.

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Midweek Magnolia
Marvelous Magnolia Challenge

Both Magnolia stamps used were a prize from Magnolia Sweden via Paradise of Magnolia , many thanks to both.

Tuesday, 6 June 2017


Tilda was coloured with spectrum noir pens and derwent pencils. The book die is Presscut brand (small). Sentiment stamp is Belle and Boo .Flower was die cut and coloured with TH distress ink. The background stamp was an M&C brand stamp.Tilda stamp was a prize from Paradise of Magnolia (many thanks)

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Sunday, 4 June 2017


Edwin and Tilda (I love this stamp its so versatile) have been coloured with Derwent pencils and Spectrum noir pens. Background papers are Bronte charms.I used Dovecraft Sentiment stamp , handmade die cut flowers coloured with pastel chalks.Some lilac lace was added along with some white and pink raffia. Some butterflies an owl and bird completed the picture !

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Sunday, 28 May 2017


Congratulations card for a friends anniversary.
Decotime and Santoro papers/ Silver netting/Lace/Crochet lace/clay butterflies coloured with pastel chalks/Xcut sentiment/some small leaf sprays/ two tone roses (WOC)/pink chain and some crushed organza ribbon. Tilda was coloured with pencils and copic markers.

Thursday, 25 May 2017

Black and white

Papers used - Papermania capsule collection Midnight blush. I added a large die cut flower a clay butterfly and bow. A wooden cherub angel, die cut bow and bird in black. Some black stamens, feather a white sparkle ball and white rose.

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pet love

So sweet holding her cat.!Papers used Papermania antique cream creative tones (given to me by a friend and I love them) Image was coloured with Noir Spectrum pens and Derwent coloursoft pencils. I added lace flowers some die cut paper flowers with pearl effects centres. A small wood sentiment heart (love) a rattan string bow and  some die cut leaves.

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Wednesday, 24 May 2017

top of the world

This card for my brothers birthday was made using up some scraps I had ! The music paper was aged using ink. The  front paper (squares) is from Studio 45 . I added a stamped sentiment/quote and bronze metal leaf and some string tied into a bow.

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Pretty Tilda was coloured using Coloursoft pencils and Spectrum Noir pens. I die cut balloons,mulberry paper leaves,a small bow and punch cut a butterfly.I stamped coloured and die cut some flowers on watercolour paper.I added some stamens and sparkle ball.Script used was Darice emboss folder.

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Sunday, 21 May 2017

mini Tilda

Mini Tilda was coloured with Derwent coloursoft pencils and Spectrum Noir pens.I placed her in a clay frame.Papers used were Create and Craft Gorgeous Pastels. Paper lace is Santoro . Large flower is white Foamiran coloured with chalks. I added die cut leaves and  some stamens.Some beads , lace and a small cabochon completed this card.

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Monday, 15 May 2017

Roses tilda

 This little sweetie was coloured using Spectrum Noir and Derwent colour soft. Background was stencilled using TH distress in broken china .Parts of the card had gesso applied and the handmade clay roses and butterflies had gesso applied. and then dabbed with TH broken china. The music paper was stained with TH broken china. I added some lace and a metal corner embellishment which I also coloured with gesso.

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Saturday, 13 May 2017


Tilda has been coloured using Noir pens and colour soft pencils. Papers used Decotime Cardboard patterns. Stamp used was a Whimsy stamp. I added some flowers , embellishment and tags with ribbons. I used muslin and lace and TH distress ink Spun sugar.

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Wednesday, 26 April 2017


Hello ! Today,s card is an 8x8 I used my favourite colours of pink shades and green shades Both these colours are so versatile from pastels to deep dark shades!.I used Dovecraft Bohemian paper. I used some TH distress ink to alter some old music paper.I die cut Happy birthday (xcut brand) and individual letters so spell Diva. The orchid is from WOC, the coloured balls I hand made. I put some mirror card behind a clay frame to make a mirror for Diva Tilda ! Tilda was hand coloured using Noir pens and Coloursoft pencils. The heart and mirror were also coloured using TH distress ink in Picked Raspberry.
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Sunday, 23 April 2017

yellow and sage

A card for a special auntie.
I cut two large circles then shaped them to stand, I cut a smaller circle to attach both sides to open as a card. Papers - used Classic vintage from the Works. Large 3 leaf die was M&C (coloured using Tim Holtz Bundled sage distress ink ). Small leaf die was X Cut (coloured using TH Bundled sage distress ink ). I used a sentiment stamp from Belle and Boo. The 3 roses are foam roses from Hobbycraft which I lightly coloured using TH Bundled sage distress ink. I added some skeleton leaves ( lightly coloured using TH Bundled sage distress ), I added some torn material to the card along with a cherub/angel and 3 small birds.

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Friday, 21 April 2017

Spring dance

Hi ! Tilda was coloured using Noir pens and Derwent coloursoft pencils. Patterned paper is Sweet Dixie Romance.I ie cut a heart/leafs.  Flowers are foamiran coloured with pastel chalks.I added some stamens. Tildas feather Boa I made using feather wool and thin wire. Her baton was made using a cocktail stick and silver sparkle beads. I do hope you enjoy her spring dancing !

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Hello everyone.Blue is the theme here ! This is my first Edwin stamp !I made this card after receiving this Edwin image as a prize from Magnolia
I won this via the All about magnolia challenge blog (thank you DeeDee)

Ribbon , papers. chipboard beads and flowers from my own stash. Edwin was coloured using Noir pens and coloursoft blending pencils.

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Wednesday, 19 April 2017


Hello , a simple card made for someone who "does not do fussy" .Papers used were Trimcraft Retro Blooms. I added clay heart a sweet flower from WOC and beads from my own stash.

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Creative moments
Dragons lair

Sunday, 16 April 2017


Patterned paper used was Docrafts midnight blush .I die cut some flowers and added paper lace and feathers. Stamped image was coloured using Noir pens and colour soft pencils

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Hello !
Cute Tilda was coloured using Noir Illistrator pens and Colour soft pencils. Back paper (pink with white) was from Decotime cardboard patterns. Next pink layer was pearlescent paper from my stash. The purple/pink is Retro blooms from Trimcraft. I added seven die cut flowers and some die cut bow ect. Pearls were from my own stash. Ribbon ball trim from own stash.

Friday, 14 April 2017

wedding day

Hello !
Tilda was stamped then coloured with CC Spectrum Noir pens and Derwent coloursoft pencils. I used Springtime papers (Crafts you Create) which are so sweet. I added lace and a small organza ribbon. The "Bouquet" was made using a piece of straw which I papered and glittered then place the flowers ect inside. I added an organza bow to Tildas head and placed her "blue garter" inside her handbag !

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small canvas

Hello ! This small canvas was stencilled with a dragonfly and flower stencil. I then painted it pink. I layered with an embroidered applique , added foamiran flowers in different shapes/sizes , I added beads to some flowers and stamens to others.I then added some metal embellishments and mulberry leaves (die cut) and a chipboard/wood bird.

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Monday, 10 April 2017


Hello ! For this card I stamped and hand coloured Humphrey Corner from Crafters Companion. I used coloursoft pencils and Memento ink. Backing paper is Sweet Dixie Romance. I die cut some leaves and apple blossom lace. I used some blossom flowers and heart AB beads from my stash. I added some tiny  Foamiran flowers.Butterfly was made from clay and coloured with copic marker.

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Hi everyone. For this card I used metallic white linen look paper for the background. I added some white lace , a white clay heart , white clay swans along the bottom and a small bird also clay. I then added yellow foamiran flowers and some mulberry die cut leaves. I added small amounts of sparkle medium diamond here and there. I finished by adding some flatback beads a chipboard/wooden bird and some bead chain.

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Wednesday, 5 April 2017

English rose

I do like using  square card shape as it is so versatile ! Easy to turn into an easel card, easy to make a gift box for ! I find it easier to measure paper with less waste on a square card. I find stamped images easier to place on a square shape to.

Hi everyone !
Papers used Crafters companions English Garden.
I used flower die cut to make the pink daisy on plain pink cardstock. I die cut leaves from mulberry paper. Gems and flower centres from my own stash.

Monday, 3 April 2017

Easter Tilda

Hi everyone.
I coloured sweet Tilda with Spectrum Noir pens and Derwent colorsoft pencils. I added a small Easter bonnet !
I used dovecraft Bohemian patterned paper and yellow linen effect backing paper. I highlighted some of the paper with TH distress ink  in picked raspberry. I die cut a filigree flower and topped with paper flower (Bohemian). I added a resin yellow rose and a clay chick which I colored with a yellow sharpie pen.

Friday, 31 March 2017

Pretty in pink

Hi Everyone. Pretty in pink Tilda card, paper used" Decotime Cardboard patterns". I added chipboard corner and chipboard arrow. Handcut mulberry leaves and a pretty orchid from WOC. Lace and stamens, gems and butterfly are from my own stash. Tilda was hand coloured using Colorsoft pencils and Spectrum noir.

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Thursday, 30 March 2017

simple card

A simple card made using lilac linen card ,with stamped sentiment (always in my thoughts) and flowers cut from cream linen card.a stamped tilda which I hand colored. I added paper lace and small dots of pearl on flowers and corners.  Colors (amongst others I use) used were Derwent colorsoft pencils which I love using they are so easy to blend.

Tuesday, 28 March 2017


Hi everyone !
Today I spent some time making Foamiran flowers of varied sizes. Papers used were "Gorgeous soft pastels - The works )which I distressed.. I inked a lace paper doily with distress ink from Tim Holtz (Tattered rose) .
I die cut some leaves in white cardstock, I added some white/pink feathers a silver dazzler and of course some pink flowers !


Hi everyone. I wanted to make a little something for a friend but wanted it to be a little different. I settled on using a piece of Childrens large floor jigsaw as my "canvas" I applied gesso then painted in acrylic (Tea rose) I attached some beautiful broad lace and added various flowers. (small pink blossoms and large roses from WOC)Small roses from own stash. I added a small wall light made of clay and added some sparkle to it. I added a small bird and butterfly metal embellishment. Feathers from hobbycraft.

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