Thursday, July 29, 2010


Yesterday was the end of a very long wait...... yes, you guest it..... my summer kit arrived!!
This morning I rush to the nearest scrapbook store and bought a lot of DPs and Stickles and..... well you'll see.

Stamps: all from my summer kit.
DP: Sassafras Blue Boutique and DCWV, Distress all edges with scissors and distress ink in Antique Linen.
Embellishment (I went crazy with them): Brads KI memories; Flourish chipboard Making Memories; Stickles Artic Ice; Flowers Primas; Pearl Hobby House.

Skin E11 E00 E000 R20
Rope W0 W1
Dress W0 W1 W3 Tilda R24 R29 Edwin B97 B91
Hair Tilda Y21 YR21 YR23 Edwin E53 E25 E59
Edwin's Binocular W5 W7
Boat E31 E25 E29
Sky B000
Sea B97 B93 B91
Wave BG15 BG000

And it's an easel card.......

This card sails for:
Magnolia-licious Highlites Nautical Challenge
Papertake Weekly Sketch 45
Simon Says - Dotty

Okay Sailors, have a great day, thanks for your time looking at my creation.
Hugs, Irene

Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Another Christmas in July

It's my 2nd Christmas card this July, it's really a great way to start making them, maybe I'll join next month Christmas blog hop, and hopefully by Christmas time I already have a bunch to send out.

Stamps: Tilda Santa's little helper (Jolly Mistletoe 2009)
DP: Basic Grey Olivia (Martine's Candy that I won, thanks), Flair Designs Inc.
Flower: Primas; Gems and Pearls: Hobby House; Ribbon, Holly, Mini Pine from my old Christmas decoration; Red glitter glue: Amos.

Here's a closer look on Tilda's coloring and my Christmas flower bunch (I don't know what to call them)

Skin E11 E00 E000 R20
Hair Y21 E97 E99
Dress, Hat, Socks R22 R24 R29 R39 W0 W1 W3

This card is for:
Friday Sketchers 112 - Jeanette's

MDUC 56- Christmas in July
Stampacular Sunday 69 - Christmas in July
Polka Doodles 29 - Christmas in July
Christmas Card All Year Round - July Anything Goes
Cupcake Craft Challenge 101 - Pastel Christmas

Okay, that's it for now, thanks for stopping by, I'm off to do my card for Nautical Magnolia-licious Highlite Challenge, busy... busy... busy...

Hugs, Irene

Monday, July 26, 2010

Vintage Tilda in Veil

I love vintage theme, this time I'm making a vintage easel card with soft powdery rose color as the main color.

Stamps: Tilda in Veil (Wedding 2010), Heavenly Tags (so Heavenly 2008), So Spooky Swirl (So Spooky 2009), Lace Banner (Raising the Ceiling 2010), Whimpsy Ticket.
DP: Chatter box and DCWV all distress with my very dull scissor, lol, and with distress ink in Tattered rose & Antique Linen; add Stickles in Worn Lipstick and Antique Linen.
Flowers: Primas; Ribbon bonus from Diana., MS Punch.

Skin E02 E00 E000 R20
Hair, shoes: E53 E25 E29
Bouquet G82 G99 R20 R22 R24
Dress, Hat, socks: Paper pieced from two chatter box DP, add little bit of shading with my coloring pencil.

This card joins:
Simon Says Challenge - Martine's Sketch
Just Magnolia 65 - Vintage
The Crafty Pad - Vintage
Magnolia Stamp Lovers - Paper Piecing
ABC Design Blog - Paper Piecing
Stampavie and More 102 - Anything Goes
Creative Inspiration Challenge Blog - Anything Goes

Pfiuh... that's a lot of challenges, lol.
Thanks for stopping by, really love and appreciate all your time and comments.
Hugs, Irene

Monday, July 19, 2010

For The Chef in Me

This image is what makes me fall in love with Magnolia.... Chef Tilda, and when I know there's Chef Edwin I was completely absolutely 100% sure... I must buy them.... both.

And Bev's Sketch really inspire me to set them both together in a card. They turns out really cute, specially with Magnolias DP.

Stamps: Chef Tilda, Chef Edwin, a little yummy text (Yummy Tummy 2009).
Flowers: Primas; Brads: Basic Grey Kioshi; Stickles Icicle (everywhere every edge); Ribbon from Diana; Martha Stewart's Scallop Punch, I added faux stitches all around with Sakura metallic pen.

Skin: Tilda E02 E00 E000 R20; Edwin E11 E00 E000 R20
Hair E31 E25 E29
Clothes: Tilda RV000 RV91 RV93 RV95; Edwin B000 B91 B93 B95
Shoes W3 W5 W7

This card is for:
Just Magnolia 64 - Bev's Sketch
Totally Gorjuss 39 - Thinking of You
Fussy and Fancy Friday 15 - Stitches, Scallops, Sparkle

Thanks so much, I really appreciate your time coming here.
Hugs to all, Irene

Peachy Summer

I had a blast making a free standing pop up card for Magnolia-licious Highlites July challenge (they had a really good tutorial, I just alter the measurement a bit). I made it summer theme with lots of sunny color and yellow-orange flowers.
I may had a bit trouble with taking a good angle for the photos.... :(
This is what it looks like when closed,

Stamps: Peachy Tilda (Yummy Tummy 2009), Lace Banner (Raising The Ceiling 2010)
DP: Magnolia
Flowers: Primas; Brads: k i memories; Yellow gingham ribbon from stash.

Skin E11 E00 E000 R20
Hair, Basket, Boots E31 E25 E29
Leaves G82 G99
Peach, Dress, Bandana YR000 YR00 YR02

Magnolia-licious Highlites Challenge - Free standing pop up card with summer theme
Bunny Zoe's Craft Challenge 2 - Summer Days
Simon Says Challenge - Lets Get Fruity!
MDUC - Season Themed Card - Summer
The Shabby Tea Room 19 - from the garden
Allsorts challenge 61 - summer days

Thanks for stoping by, Happy Summer!!
Hugs, Irene

Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Chocolatey Yummy Tilda

Who doesn't love chocolate??
I don't think I ever found someone who doesn't.

This card is full of yummy goodness.

Stamps: 60's Tilda and Tin Boxes from Yummy Tummy 2009, "Happy Birthday" from Chasing 2009, So Spooky Swirl from So Spooky 2009.
1 ribbon: stash
2 DP: Basic Grey-Bittersweet Almond Toffee and Chatter Box-Chocolate Open dot.

3 Flowers: Primas

Copic: E000 E00 E11 R20; E53 E31 E25 E29 E59 E49

Distress edge with scissor and distress ink in Vintage Photo and Antique Linen, Glitters glue in gold and Stickles in Antique Linen.

This "Chocolate" is for:

Totally Tilda Challenge #1 - Chocolate
Sketch Saturday #111
Just Magnolia Challenge #53 - Recipe
OSCC #88 - Monochromatic
Paper Sundaes Challenge #26 - Lots of Layers
Cute Card Thursday 120 - School's out for summer

Do you know what is BETTER than chocolate?....... It's MORE CHOCOLATE!!! LOL!!!

Thanks for sharing your Chocolate time to look at my creation.

Hugs, Irene

Christmas in July

It's strange to have Christmas in July, since it's boiling hot in Indonesia, but who can say no to the idea of Christmas, it's always brings warm and joy just to think about it.

Stamps: Tilda as Christmas Angel and "Merry Christmas" stitch from Jolly Mistletoe 2009.
DP: Magnolia and Flair Design Inc.
Skin E11 E00 E000 R20
Hair E53 E25 E29 E59
Star Y21
Dress R22 R24 R29 R39 (I originally want to color the dress white, but she begs for red, lol)
Added gold glitter glue all around image.
Ribbon from my Christmas gift wrap stash.

Friday Sketchers #110- Sketch by Jacque
Fussy and Fancy - Christmas in July
The Shabby Tea Room #18 - Christmas in July
Ooh La La Creations #58 - Christmas in July
Magical Crafts Fortnightly Challenge #19 - Christmas in July

Thanks fro stopping by, Happy Christmas (in July) !!
Hugs, Irene

Thursday, July 8, 2010

Summer- July- Mingle


Stamps: Sunflower Tilda (Autumn 2008), Heavenly Tags (So Heavenly 2008)
DP: DCWV, Chatter box, all distress with scissors and distress ink in peeled paint
Flowers: Primas; Ribbon bonus from Diana; punched out Butterflies; Gems by kaisercraft
Skin E02 E00 E000 R20
Hair, Shoes E31 E25 E29
Dress, socks G40 G82 G99 YG03 YG17 G000
Sunflower Y21 YR23 E97 E99

This card joins:
Friday Sketchers #109 - sketch by Inge
Delightful Sketches - Summertime colors
Sir Stampalot July Challenge - Lazy Hazy Days for Summer
One Stop Craft Challenge #87- distressing

Thanks to all.
Hugs, Irene

Wednesday, July 7, 2010

Cross Stitch Tilda on Criss Cross Card

When I found out this week just Magnolia Challenge was criss cross card, I knew I had to make it. I never made criss cross card and I'm up for the challenge. Luckily Jeanette make a very easy to follow tutorial, thanks Jeanette!

Stamps: Cross Stitch Tilda, Heavenly tags ( So Heavenly 2008), "Loving Wishes" (Chasing 2009)
DP: Cosmo Cricket (Honey Pie - Isabel), I must confess I bought this DP specially for cross stitch Tilda *wink*
Ribbon and flower: gift from Diana, Prima
Brads: Basic Grey
Skin E11 E00 E000 R20
Hair W1 W3 W5 W7
Dress, Headband, Socks, Shoes R22 R24 R29 R39 W0 W1

Made for:
Just Magnolia week 62 special monthly challenge - criss cross card
Stamp Something with the color of your flag (Indonesia Red and White)
Paper Sundaes #25 - White plus one (White +Red)

Thanks for your time,
Hugs, Irene