Saturday, 24 March 2012

Tell me a joke Tilda..

Happy Sunday everyone!
I'd like to share a card with you that I made this week. I am a very slow cardmaker.. haha.. I wish my life revolved around crafts but I need to work to pay the rent.. haha.. Someday when I get my early retirement then maybe this will come true. :) ..
Back to the card, I've returned to coloring with Copics. I thought I became a bit rusty :) But how cute is this stamp? Tilda doesn't even have to tell me a joke because her costume is enough to give a smile to everybody who will see her!

Jester Tilda
Materials: Cardstock: Bazzill; Patterned Papers: Basic Grey Plumeria; American Crafts Embossing Powder; American Crafts Pen; Prima Rhinestones; Stickles; Misc Ribbons and Paper Roses; Distress Inks
Stamping: Magnolia Jester Tilda from Princes and Princesses collection; Copic markers; Copic Blending Paper; Misc flourish Stamp; Memento Black Tuxedo Ink; Versamark Ink
Others: Magnolia Fence Die Cut; Cottage Cuts Scalloped Doily

I hope you guys have a great week ahead :)
Thanks for stopping by :)

Saturday, 17 March 2012

I wish I knew how to dance..

.. so I can wear the same tutu as Tilda :)
The Princes and Princesses collection is really absolutely amazing :) I would love to have each and every stamp in this series but the girl has to eat .. so, I'm slowly building up this collection.
These past few cards I've done I have been using Distress Ink re-inkers for coloring. I am enjoying it a lot! At the moment my Copics are taking a back seat but they are not forgotten :) I love the Distress Ink process, it's a little slower than the Copics but the end results are really beautiful.
Here's a simple card I made today using Distress Inks..

Tilda with Ballet Shoes
Materials: Patterned Papers: Basic Grey, Prima Pearls, Maya Road & misc hat pins, organza ribbon, paper flowers and stamens, metal butterlfy charm, Signo pen
Stamping: Magnolia Stamp Tilda With Ballet Shoes from the Princes and Princesses collection, Archival Ink, Distress Inks stamps and reinkers

Also please grab a copy of the new Magnolia Ink magazine. It's chock full of amazing works that will inspire you guys to create and create :) I've read and marveled at everybody's work over and over!
Thanks for visiting and have a great week ahead :)

Saturday, 3 March 2012

Welcome To The Castle!

The Princes and Princesses collection is now available for purchase! Singapore Magnolia Stampers you can grab your stamps from Paper Crafts Garden - the new stamps and papers are available in their shop! Yay :)
Here's a card I made this weekend using the new stamps :) Oh! I just love this collection very much!

Tilda and Her Castle
Materials: Patterned Papers: My Mind's Eye; Cardstock: Bazzill; Organza ribbon, paper roses; Prima flowers and Rhinestones, American Crafts Pen
Stamping: Magnolia Stamps, Distress Inks, Archival Ink

The Magnolia Stamp Club Spring Kit will be a whole new different collection :) That's exciting news isn't it?

Thanks for looking and have a great week ahead :)

TOMIC # 39

I hope you can join in TOMIC # 39 this week. We're celebrating Tilda's birthday!
Happy birthday to our sweet girl!

Tilda with a Kite
Materials: Patterned Papers: My Mind's Eye; Cardstock: Bazill; Rhinestones: Kaiser Crafts
Stamping: Magnolia Stamps, Distress Inks, Archival Ink
Others: Flourish stamp (Unknown), Ranger Embossing Powder, Organza Ribbon, Paper Roses, Twine, American Crafts Pen

Thanks for looking :)

Tilda Chiquita Banana

I’ve posted this card on my Facebook this week. It’s the first card I made colored in Distress Inks. I do have to say I have enjoyed coloring with Distress inks but it does take patience and a heat gun to put all of  these together :)  Thru process and many mistakes I’ve made I’ve learned the important basics like using the correct brush and drying time (hence the heat gun) . The paper is important too however as I am still on the learning curve, I am still using average watercolor paper in 300gsm. I will eventually invest on good paper once I’ve got the techniques at bay. But in the meantime, I am having fun and loving the process which is super important :)
Doesn’t Tilda look like the lady in the Chiquita Banana commercials? 

Tilda Going Bananas
Materials: Cardstock: Bazzill; Patterned Paper: My Mind’s Eye; Flowers: Prima and I am Roses; Twine, Ribbon, Lace, DMC thread, Maya Road Hat Pins, Dimensional Pearls
Coloring: Distress Ink: Tattered Rose, Vintage Photo, Antique Linen, Brushed Curduroy, Spun Sugar, Fired Brick, Scattered Straw, Peeled Paint, Broken China, Black Soot, Weathered Wood
Tools: Martha Stewart Punches


This stamp is from the Sweet Crazy Love collection and it’s really cute :) and whimsy :) I wonder if I can pull off the same look.. haha ..
Thanks for looking :)