søndag 20. mai 2018

Baby news

Time for midway reminder at
Magnolia Forever challenge blog
and the theme is one of my favorites
FLOWERS

For this challenge I have made a card to give news about a new baby on the way.
Happy news ♥
Still early and not to know the sex of the child
so neutral colors is prefered.

Congrats to the happy parents ♥






The text says: Hello Grandpa and granny. See you at New year.

For this card I have used:
Stamps from Magnolia - Sally the monkey from Prince and princess col. 2012
Sleeping baby Tilda from Cozy family col. 2010
Dies from Magnolia doohickey and Spellbinders
Pion designpaper
WOC flowers
Charm and bling from stash

Copic list:
Monkey - Skin E11, 21, 51, 00
Fur E41, 42, 43, 44, 47
Branch E53, 55, 57
Letter C00, 1, 3
Yellow YR23, Y00, 11, 15
Green Y0000, 11, G21

 Baby - Skin E000, 00, 21, 11, 13, R20
Yellow YR23, Y00, 11, 15
White C00, 1, 3
Green YG0000, 11, G21

I will enter these challenges:
Magnolia-Licious challenge - #May - Anything goes with option of spring
Papirlosjen - #5 Mai. Baby/barn
Crafty Friends challenge - #84 The letter "B" is for Baby, blossom, bling, babyboots
Cute card Thursday - #530 The great outdoors
Allys Angels - #7 Yellow
Crafty Sentiments Design - #Pastel colors challenge
Copic Marker Norge - #97 Moodboard Mai - Inspirert av gulfargen og blomstene
Dream Calley Challenges - #179 Summer colors

Happy crafting
xx
Elin ♥

torsdag 10. mai 2018

Half a century

Hello friends ♥

Over at the Simply Magnolia we have a new challenge started yesterday.
The theme this time is
Anything goes

Come and join us in the fun
We also have a DT call, so if you would like to join us, contact us or join the challenge with DT behind your name.

For this challenge I have made a mans card.
I had some fun combining the text by the computer and the stamp to fit with it.
As the F was on the stamp it just occurred to me that any number, name or other text starting with F could be made.






The text says  "Happy Birthday"  in tamil




For this card I have used:
Magnolia stamps - Facebook Edwin from the World wide web col. 2015
Numbers from the Princes & princesses col. 2012
Little rose cake from the Special moments col. 2013
Designpaper from Pion
Dies from Magnolia doohickey and others
WOC flowers
Bling from stash
Copic list:
Skin E21, 11, 33, 23, 25, 93
Hair 100, BV04, N6, 8
Blue B91, 93, 95, 97
White C00, 1, 3
Brown E41, 42, 43, 44
Green YG61, 63, 67
Light blue (cream) B32, 34
Yellow Y00, 11, 04, 18, 17
Red R22, 24, 27, E07
Shadow B0000, 000, 00, W00, 1, 3, 5

I will play in these challenges:
Fussy and fancy friday challenge - #211 Beautiful in blues
Marvelous Magnolia challenge - #131 Anything goes
Cute card Thursday - #529 Flowers
Sweet Stampers challenge - #20 Birthday

See you soon
XX Elin ♥

tirsdag 1. mai 2018

For you

Today we have a new challenge at
Paradise of Magnolia challenge blog

And the theme this time is
Lace and charm

Our sponsor is Magnolia Sweden

Share with us your lovely creations and most of all have fun.

My card this time is made with the latest upgrade kit Le fleur
and I fell totaly in love with this two Tilda stamps.
I also tried out a tequnice I learned from Siv Andersen at the Copic color class ECCP
with my background. Not really showing on the photos, but made a sweet effect in the real.
I used B60 and a cloth with 0 pressed around to make the color marble.



Close up of this sweet Tilda (not sure what her name is yet)


I have used wrong leaf for the roses, but had some fun with orchid leaves. A mushroom charm was nice with the fence




Inside have a place to write


Tilda growing a plant (don't know her name yet)
For this card I have used:
Magnolia stamps - 2 Tilda stamps from the Le Fleur coll. 2018
Maja designpaper (Vintage autumn basics)
Dies from Magnolia Doohickey and others
WOC flowers
Lace, charms and pearls from my stash
Copic list:
Skin - E000, 00, 21, 11, 13, R20
Hair - E41, 42, 43, 44
Pink - RV11, 32, 34
Blue - B91, 93, 95
Green - YG61, 63, 67
Brown pot - E51, 53, 55
Yellow - Y21, 35, 38
White - C00, 1, 3
Ground - W00, 1, 3, 5
Sky - B60, 0 and a cloth

I will play along with these challenges:
Marvelous Magnolia challenge - #131 Anything goes
Lemon Shortbread challenge - #66 Anything goes
Papirplaneten - #28 Mai - Alt er lov
Crafty Sentiments Design challenge - #May - Anything goes
Dream Valley challenge - #178 Add ribbon and/or lace
Fussy and Fancy Friday challenge - #210 Add a die cut
Cute card thursday - #527 Pretty in pink
Copic marker Norge - #96 Moodboard April - Inspirert av fargen rosa og blomster
Magnolia-Licious challenge - #May - Anything goes with option of spring

YAYYY... Random winner of the moodboard of Copic Marker Norge
Thanks so much


See you soon
Hugs Elin ♥

søndag 29. april 2018

To say thank you

We are starting up a new challenge at Lovely Hänglar or Sweet Magnolia challenge
with the easiest theme of all
Anything goes

This time the sponsor is Swedish housecraft

Do not miss out to play with your stamps and dies. Most of all, do not miss out to have FUN
So come on and join us HERE.

I have for sure played with my stamps and dies. As I am a nurse my self it was really fun to play with all the details of the dies with nurse/hospital items. The Halloween calendar box with all this funny dies was perfect. And the sweetest nurse Tilda to color.

My friend is moving to an other town and then changing her work to a hospital close to her new home. In that occation she wanted to give her colleagues a sweet special card.
I was so happy to be asked to make her this card.

Sorry for the long post, as there a lots of photos



A message to the ward on the doctors board


A jar of pills and trays of  heart medicine


A sweet stetoscope


A few items from a day at work


Inside the card


I think the nurses hat was so cute


I have used to this card:
Stamps from Magnolia - Heart nurse Tilda from We made it coll.2016
and Get well Tilda from Get well coll. 2017
Dies from Magnolia doohickey, Spellbinders and others
Designpaper from Maja design
WOC flowers
Bottle with sweetner tbl inside
PVK, syringe and cap is forgotten things in my pocket at work
Copic list:
Skin - E000, 00, 21, 11, 13, 93
Hair - E41, 42, 43, 44, 47
White - C00, 1, 3, 5
Red - E07, R22, 24
Shadow - W00, 1, 3, 5

I will enter these challenges:
Sweet Stampin' challenge - # Circles
Simply Papercraft - #57 Anything goes
Polkadoodles Crafting challenge - #Wk 17 Anything goes
Fussy and Fancy Friday challenge - #210 Add a die cut
Crafty creations challenge - #365 Anything goes
Crafty Friends challenge - #82 Flowers
Little Miss Muffet challenge - #187 Anything goes

So happy to say I was the random winner at
Little Miss Muffet challenge. Thanks a lot ♥

Have a nice day
Hugs from
Elin ♥

mandag 16. april 2018

You are special

Hi there friends ♥

I am here with a reminder for the Magnolia Forever challenge
with the theme SPRING
You still have two weeks to join in the fun
You find the challenge here

For that challenge I have a special card with a spesifik order.
I have used some time with this card, as I have not been full shure how to make it.
But I was very exhited, because I love this oldie from the Tilda and Edwin's pet/animal collection from 2009. So the progress has been a lot of fun.
The card is a little out of my normal size, as it is around 15 x 22 cm

Sorry for this long post, I have a LOT of photos



One elephant is a little higher out from the rest. Kind of difficult to see on the photo.


A tiny little silver flower charm hiding between the flowers


Small and big dragonfly




Inside the card I have chosen to be without any decorations.


With own space to write


The text says: Only you are you and that is why you are so valuable.

For this card I have used:
Stamps: Elephant from Tilda & Edwin's pet/animals col. 2009
New year sakura Tilda from Winter wonderland col. 2013
Sunlight from Sunbeam col. 2018
Flowers from Le fleur col. 2018
Dies from Magnolia Doohickey and Spellbinders
Pion designpaper
WOC flowers
Charm and pearls from stash

Copic list Elephant:
Grey C00,1,3,5
Pink RV000, 52, 55
Brown W00, 1, 3
Green G28, YG01, 03, 17
Blue B0000, 000, 00

Tilda, sun and flowers:
Skin E000, 00, 21, 11, 13, 93
Hair E50, 51, 53, 55
Yellow Y0000, YR20, 21, 23, 24
Brown E41, 42, 43, 44
White C0, 2, 4
Green YG61, 63, 67
Shadow W0, 1, 3, 5
Sky B32, 60

I will play with these challenges:
Magnolia-Licious challenge - #April - Anything goes with option of rain
All about Magnolia challenge - #33 All about spring
Scrap from your heart - #20 Not 6"x 6"
Hanna and Friends - #293 Bingo - Flowers, dies, pearls
Sweet Stampin' challenge - #Animals
As you like it challenge - #Favourite colouring medium (and why) - I love my copic markers and they are my number one go to. Have tried pencils, and DI reinkers but can't really find my way with them.
Crafty Friends challenge - #81 Favorite color - My favorite is pink
Craft Rocket challenge - #47 Flowers

Until I see you again
Hugs from
Elin ♥

fredag 6. april 2018

Guest designer at CMN

Hello friends

So proud today to be a guestdesigner for the Copic Marker Norway blog.
They have still an ongoing challenge with this moodboard
and you find the challenge here


I found my inspiration with the colors, flowers and circles.
Turqouise is a color I am not much using, and find it a little bit difficult at times.
But isn't that what a challenge is about. To challenge one self ;)



Close up of this sweet Because I love you Tilda




Inside the card is simple and place to write own message


Somehow I find this Tilda very jolly. Can almost hear her giggeling :)



For this card I have used:
Magnolia stamp - Because I love you Tilda and Wihoo emoji Tilda both from Lovely emoji coll. 2017, and Love snail from It's your birthday coll. 2017
Dies from Magnolia Doohickey, Spellbinders and others
WOC flowers
Pion designpaper
Charm from stash
Copic list:
Skin E000, 00, 21, 11, 13, 93
Hair/snail/shoes E21, 23, 25, 27
Turqouise BG10, 11, 13, 15, 18
Pink R81, 83, 85, 89
Green G28, YG01, 03, 17
Blue B0000, 000, 00

I will enter these challenges:
Magnolia-Licious challenge - #April Anything goes with option of rain
All about Magnolia challenge - #33 All about spring
Little Miss Muffet challenge - #186 Anything goes
Craft rocket challenge - #47 Flowers
Creative inspirations - # April - Springtime
Ally's angels - #5 Hearts
The ribbon girl blog - #April - Anything goes

See you soon
hugs from Elin ♥
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