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Friday, December 15, 2017

Friday, December 12 - BLOG HOP!


Welcome to our BLOG HOP!!!

We decided to have a surprise Blog Hop over at the Magnolia-licious Challenge Blog and there is a great prize involved, Pop Up Box #2, from Farm to Market. This box is full of various stamps, dies and laces. The theme is from Farm to Market from Magnolia Sweden.

You will need to go to each person to get details of their makes, and collect the 1 red letter on each blog as well as leave a comment.  When you have finished looking at them all, Maya is the last stop, collect her 1 red letter and figure out what Christmas word we have scrambled and comment the answer on Maya's post.

To be in for the win of the blog hop, you must leave a comment on each persons blog, and guess the correct word on Maya's post! 

Ivy

 Kerri

 Karen

Rosette

 Rene

Maya

You can check back here on the Magnolia-licious Challenge Blog to see who the winner is on Monday morning.

Good Luck to everyone and have fun!! 

Merry Christmas, 

Love from,
Ivy, Kerri, Karen, Rosette, Rene, Maya, Shawn, and Kim


Wednesday, December 13, 2017

December 13th - Foamiran Wednesday



Maya Go


We are now featuring Foamiran Wednesdays with two of our newest Design Team Members. Today is Maya's turn! 
Maya has used the Flying Angel Tilda, along with some gorgeous White Foamiran. This card is soft and subtle. Who wouldn't want to receive this is their mailbox. Your fllowers are exquisite!

Thank you so much for sharing with us Maya!

Now for some news from Shawn's store.
New in stock:
Chipboard!

I was so excited when Shawn told me he was going to start carrying chipboard! He is currently carrying 10 different styles, and will hopefully adding more soon!


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There are more new things coming to the store! I will let you know when they are in the shop!
It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas! lol

Have a wonderful day,
Kim

Sunday, December 10, 2017

Monday,December 11, Tilda with Umbrella Daisy



This little beauty was done by Karen Balcanoff. She has coloured in Tilda with Umbrella Daisy with Copic Markers. She has used random paper bought from Hobby Lobby, and SU paper as well. Have a look at how Karen has cut out all the petals from the daisy and layered them! It looks just adorable.
Karen, thank you so much for sharing with us today.


New in the store are some of the cutest stamp sets! These are stamps that were made for Magnolia Day. There are 4 sets available. These stamps come completely unmounted, just rubber. These are so easy to use, especially if you have a Misti or a Tim Holtz Platform. You can also just use cheap glue sticks, put some on the stamp and stick it to your acrylic block, then put your paper on a foam stamping sheet, or even a piece dollar store foam, and stamp your image. For cleaning the stamp and block, just use a baby wipe.



Here are the sets available for preorder

Spellbound


With Love from Paris

Reindeer Forest

All 3 Sets

Magnolia Day Full Collection


Thank you so much for stopping by, and have a lovely day,
Kim

Sunday, December 10, Renes Cute and Simple Sundays!

To go directly to this Months Challenge please click here.


Rene Bowen

Today is Rene's first day featuring Rene's Cute and Simple Sundays. She will be featured every other Sunday. 
For this card Rene has used super fun background paper and I love how she did the Get Better Soon. Sweet Tilda with Bandaid is so adorable, seriously! Rene has colored the image with Pencils and Copic Markers. These stamps are from the Get Well Collection  2017. You can find the entire collection here. 

I just love Rene's card. Tilda makes me smile with her little ouchie. Thank you for sharing with us Rene!

Shawn is still working at getting the new product into the store and available for sale.  Quite a bit of new product has come in, but Shawn and his Mom have been very busy entering. So hopefully next week we can finally show you everything! I’m so excited and I hope you are too. 

Thank you so much for stopping by and have a wonderful day!
Kim

Friday, December 8, 2017

Friday, December 8th - Tilda in Heart Pockets and Text



Oh, isn't this card just adorable. Poor Tilda has hurt herself and has a bandage around her leg. Tilda in Heart Pockets is from the new Get Well Collection 2017, and can be found here. Rene has done a beautiful job colouring her image, I love those rosy cheeks. The Get Well Saying is perfect for this card, and can be found here.

Thank you so much for sharing with us today Rene!!

Shawn called to let me know that the Christmas Party Collection was mailed out this morning and should be in soon! You all know these are coming from Sweden, so it could take a bit of time, but at least they will be here before Christmas!  You can still pre-order this collection here.

Thank you for stopping by, and have a gorgeous day!
Kim

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Wednesday Dec.6th - Foamiran Wednesday




We are in for a treat today! Ivy has created the cutest little card/decoration using Magnolia Stamps and Foamiran! She has also created a step by step tutorial for us! I can't believe how beautiful this is! I am truly blown away by the creativity on our Design Team. This is Ivy's first post featuring Foamiran. We will be featuring this every Wednesday.

Here is the tutorial for you,


Cut 2 of the larger template and 1 of the small template. You can use the Whimsy Stamps Poinsettia Die but at this moment in time I haven’t got them. If you have any poinsettia dies, you can do the same 



Use a craft iron or normal iron and mine is on Cotton setting, each iron may vary so it’s best to test it first. The petal will curl, then I do a concertina fold and roll it between my fingers



 Continue to do this to all the petals and they will look like this 


Then I gently unfold the petal only on the wider part and use a ball tool on a sponge and press until it looks like this 


 Do this to all the petals

 


Put a drop of hot glue to the centre - domed petals up - and off-set the next petals on top and the same to the smaller petals.


Use a 5mm ball tool or a wooden stick and press down on a sponge


Then I used a pokey tool to make a hole in the centre for the stamens 




I used about 10 double-head stamens and pushed them through 


I put hot glue on the back side of stamens to secure them and trimmed off the excess stalk. You can have your poinsettia as it is. I made mine shabby by adding some glitter paint but it’s optional, it’s my style 😊



Hope you like them.

Ivy, we love your poinsettias, thank you so much for the step out totorial! If you are interested in purchasing any of the items needed to make these gorgeous flowers, I will post links below.


Shawn has so many different colours of foamiran in stock now, and some beautiful new berries and micro bead stamens! Have a look.

Have a beautiful day and thank you for stopping by,
Kim

Monday, December 4, 2017

Tuesday December 5th - New Monthly Challenge - Anything Goes - Option Winter

THE WINNER FOR NOVEMBERS CHALLENGE



Hanap is our November Challenge card winner!! Congratulations!!

Hanap please email Shawn at magnolia.us@telus.net, and he'll set you up for the $20 credit at his store! You can also copy the badge on the right side of the blog as a challenge winner if you wish to add it to your blog.

Please email Kim at kimmylynnprince@gmail.com to submit your Guest Designer card. We are so looking forward to your creation!!

Oh, I have to share this with you. We had 50 entries to Challenge for November!
This is so exciting! Thank you for entering our challenge.

Let's see if we can reach this goal again. I also want to wish everyone a wonderful December. I hope everyone has the opportunity to be with the ones they love.

Merry Christmas :)

Love from Kim, Rossette, Kerri, Ivy, Maja, Rene, and Karen

Cheers, Shawn



The Guest Designer Card is made by Lisa Shepard
Is this card not beautiful or what? I am really loving all the elements that went into making this card, as well as the adorable stamps used!
Thank you again for sharing with us, Lisa.

This month, our challenge is #16 - Anything Goes, with the option of winter. I can't wait to see all your beautiful cards! Please link up your cards below using the Inlinkz button, and don't forget to share with your friends!

These are the Challenge Cards made by the Design Team for this months challenge! I hope you enjoy. You can click on each designers name and it will take you directly to their blog for more information.

Thank you again for stopping by today. We wish you a Merry Christmas, and all the very best in 2018!
Have a beautiful day,
Kim


Please add your cards to the link below.
Remember you can add up to 3 cards.
Please let people know about our Challenge Blog :)



Sunday, December 3, 2017

Monday December 4th - Ice Tilda


The challenge this month ends tonight, so this is your last change to get your cards in!

Kerri Boucher

Kerri is sharing her awesome card with us today! She has used the Ice Tilda from The Aspen Holiday Collection. Kerri has used Pencil Crayons and Copic Markers to colour her image. She has used so many dies, and has made this card so beautifully layered card.
Thank you for sharing with us Kerri!


Starting December 17, we are going to have a new feature every other week here at the Challenge Blog. Rene Bowen will be doing Cute and Simple Sunday! We are so excited for Rene to be doing this! 

Thank you so much Rene! We can't wait to see what you do on your Sundays!


Shawn has also been busy adding product to the store as well. There is so much, please be patient as Shawn gets it all uploaded, and I can share with you all.

Shawn has added some Micro Bead Stamens. Aren't they just gorgeous?







Shawn has also gotten in some Berries.


 




Well, I think that's it for today. Thank you for popping by and including us in your day,
Kim