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Tuesday 30 October 2012

Some exciting news !!!

I've been bursting to tell you all my news,
 I just love all things Magnolia and
I've been asked to join a fab new Design Team over at

Wow I'm so excited,
There will be a brand new challenge each Thursday,
We have two teams of 10 fab girlies, Team pink & Team purple,
Team pink will kick off our first challenge on . . .
1st November.
We have got some great sponsors lined up with some great prizes.

You can enter 2 creations for the challenge and there is
no limit of how many other challenges these can be linked to,

I really hope you can join us,

The two teams are.....



Fleur (me) 
Nancie Quah

 Make sure you pop over to the main challenge blog and get it checked out.
I can't wait to see what everyone gets up to.

999 Folllowers !!!!

Oh WOW, I'm so proud!!!
As I write this post I have 999 followers,
I'm going to sort some candy,
Just to say Thank you. 
So watch this space!!!

I am so grateful to you all and I feel through blogging
I have made a new bunch of, like-minded, friends.

Will be back in a while with some fab news too


Sunday 28 October 2012

Candy Alert

Just look at this awesome candy,
if you fancy a chance of winning click here

Good luck,
I've got my fingers crossed too.

Thursday 25 October 2012

Another sweet mermaid

Morning, Hope you are all well.
My Sneak Peek card today is very similar to my last post.
I wanted the LOTV mermaids to compliment each other.
I have used to the same papers and layout.
Just a slightly different take on the embellishments used.

Don't forget,
They will be available at Lili of the Valley’s next 
Open Day on Saturday 27th October and then online the following week.
 I have used:
Raspberry Road ~ Seaside Chic

Thanks for looking,

Monday 22 October 2012

LOTV Sneak Peek ~ Little Mermaid

Hello, a super quick post today

I have another LOTV Sneak peek today,
This one will be available at Lili of the Valley’s next 
Open Day on Saturday 27th October and then online the following week

Isn't she pretty!

 have also used the new Noor stencils
Edge and Rectangle frame
Sorry it's so short,
Will be back later in the week with another sneak peek

Thanks so much for looking

Friday 19 October 2012


Good afternoon,
A real quick post today.

I have a magnolia card to share,
please don't look to closely at her hair, 
I think I over-coloured it and it's gone dull!

I have used :
DooHickey ~ Heart & Sweet Lovely Lace
Raspberry Road ~ Pansy Garden
Nestabilities ~ Decorative Elements Oval
Marianne ~ English Rose

Thanks for looking
Have a great weekend

Thursday 18 October 2012

LOTV Blog Hop Candy Winner

Thank you so much for your lovely comments on the mini hop

I was was one of the blogs with a secret prize.
and the winner is

Christine comment was
Another absolutely gorgeous card Fleur. 
the colours are simply beautiful and I love all the trees.

Congratulations Christine can you email me your details at


Wednesday 17 October 2012

Another LOTV Sneak Peek ~ Bumble Bee Fairy

Hi, just had to colour another
 of the new LOTV images,
This time I chose "Bumble Bee Fairy"

She will be released, along with the other new images,
 at Lili of the Valley’s next  Open Day on 
Saturday 27th October and then online the following week

 I have used:
LOTV ~ Bumble Bee Fairy
LOTV Sentiment ~  Greetings Postmarks
Marianne ~ English Rose and Leaves
Die-namics  ~ Mix and Match
Raspberry Road ~ Botanical Bliss
Nestabilities ~ Butterflies
Noor! ~ Floral Flourish ~ Leaves
and another 2 gorgeous new dies from 
Noor! designs ~ Corner & Rectangle Frame

Thanks for popping by

Tuesday 16 October 2012

LOTV ~ Sneak Peek ~ Little Mermaid Friends

Good morning, 
Hope you enjoyed the LOTV hop yesterday, 
if you didn't get to visit, it's in the post below!

Wow, I always consider myself extremely lucky to be on
the LOTV DT, not only because ALL the images are adorable, BUT:
I get to play with their new releases.

Once again they have come up trumps!
You're gonna love this new release ~ 
it's a mixture of our favourite Fairies & some NEW
Mermaid images.

They are being released at Lili of the Valley’s next 
Open Day on Saturday 27th October and then online the following week

I just couldn't resist this sweet image,

Little Mermaids ~ Friends
I have also used:
DooHickey ~ Swirl and Leaf
Die-namics  ~ Mix and Match
Raspberry Road ~ Seaside Chic Papers
Tim Holtz ~ DIs
Brads from stash,
and this gorgeous new die from 
Noor! designs ~ Square Frame 

Thanks for looking
Will be back soon with another Sneak Peek


Monday 15 October 2012

LOTV Mini Hop ~ Delivering the presents

Good morning peep's

It's the 15th of the month, so that means it's time for 
another LOTV mini hop from some of the DT

This month we're all using the gorgeous
Delivering the presents from a recent Christmas release.

 I have used:
Tim Holtz ~ DIs, Pine Tree & Tree Line

We have two great sponsors
As usual there will be secret prizes dotted along the hop, but we don't where yet!
So to be in with a chance of one of the prizes,
you need to leave a comment for each of the DT girls taking part.


One of us will draw a prize on the 18th, so make sure you pop back.

Oh and please pop back tomorrow as I'll have a sneak peek to share!

Thanks so much for popping by,

Saturday 13 October 2012

Mix it & Make it

Morning, Hope all is good.

I'm back today with another of the 
gorgeous LOTV mice images.

 I have used:
Nestabilities ~ Decorative Elements Oval
Tim Holtz ~ DIs, Chip Block, Bookplates, Tabs  & Hardware
Raspberry Road ~ Pansy Garden
SU ~ Tiny Tabs

I'd like to enter the following:
Deep Ocean Challenge ~ Anything goes
Papertake Weekly ~ All creatures great & small
Simon Says Stamp ~ Dies and punches

Thanks again for popping by
Enjoy the rest of the weekend


Friday 12 October 2012

Cheeky Boy

Hello, a quick post this evening,
I have a card to share that I have made for Sir Stampalot.
A bit different from my usual colours
This cute little image is appropriately  called

and he's available here

I have also used:
DooHickey ~ Cloud, Fence & Leaf
TH ~ DIs & Clock

I'd like to enter the following:
Cupcake ~ Autumn colours 

Thanks for looking

Thursday 11 October 2012

Moving Day

Hi, hope you are all good.
Hello to my new followers, so hope you decide to stay.

I have another LOTV card to share today, 

I've had a few orders recently.
This one was made for a friend, who's Mum has just moved to Cyprus.
The brief was to keep it fairly flat ~ Well I did my best, 
I only added the brad and the compass charm LOL!

I have used a LOTV's image from their fantastic Occasions range

This one is called Moving Day

I have used :
I found the Old Map papers at Raspberry Road and thought they'd be perfect.
The little Miss Match Bingo Tag is from Kaiser Craft
Charm from stash

Thank you so much for looking
I'd like to enter :
Papertake Weekly ~ All Creatures Great & Small
Deep Ocean Challenge ~ Anything goes


Monday 8 October 2012

Sprinkled with Sugar

I have had a card to share tonight using one of the older LOTV mice images,
I adore these little mice, they look so busy baking that cake lol.
This adorable image is called Sprinkled with Sugar

I have also used:
Raspberry Road ~ Moments in time
Marianne ~ English Rose
  DooHickey ~ Leaf and Rose Leaves
Tim Holtz ~ DIs, Hinge, Tabs and Chip Block
Cheery Lynn ~ Kiwi Spirit Doily
Die-Namics ~ Mix & Match
Memory Box ~ Butterfly Delight

Thank you for popping by and for your lovely comments,
they always mean so much to me.
Sorry if I don't always leave comments but I do visit.

Biggest HUGZ

Sunday 7 October 2012

Scooter Boy

Good afternoon,
the sun is shining here today,
but Darren is packing the garden stuff away for the winter.
Can't believe we've only had about 3 BBQ's this "so called summer"
I suppose it doesn't help with it being a late Harvest this year and Darren always working late.

Anyway I have a card to share today for special friend's son.
I love the fact that LOTV have an image suitable for almost any occasion & hobby
and I thought Scooter Boy would be perfect for George,
He's always going up to school on his scooter & I love it that his mum always scoots home!!!

I have used :
 LOTV ~ Scooter Boy
DooHickey ~ Star Tag
Tim Holtz ~ DIs, Hinge & Chip Block
Raspberry Road ~ Glory Days

Thanks for looking
enjoy the rest of the day


Friday 5 October 2012

A Gift For You

Hello, I have my Just Magnolia DT card to share today,
This week it's a nice easy "anything goes" challenge and you have the 
option to use fabric on your creation.
I have used a little bit of seam binding and some cheesecloth for my fabric.
I have used:
DooHickey ~ Vintage Tag
Go Kreate ~ Lrg Frilly #7
Marianne ~ English Rose
Marianne ~ Leaves
Die-namics ~ Butterflies
 This week our sponsor is:

Thank you so much for stopping by,

I'd like to enter the following:
Dutch Magnolia Chickie's ~ Bingo (Ribbon, Flowers & Pearls)
Totally Tilda ~ Bingo (Distressing, Charm & Punches)

Monday 1 October 2012

Meant To Be

Happy 1st October to you all,
Today it's our wedding Anniversary today - 18 happy years.

I have made Darren's card using one the 
gorgeous  romance images from LOTV

I have used:
LOTV ~ Meant To Be
LOTV Sentiment ~ Simply Sophisticated
Raspberry Road ~ Moments In Time
Marianne ~ English Rose
Tim Holtz ~ Hardware Findings
Memory Box ~ Willow Dragonfly

Thanks for looking