Sunday, February 4, 2018

Lovely hAnglar or Sweet Magnolia Challenge #155-"Love"

Good Sunday everyone!

And how is your weekend going so far?

We begin a brand new challenge at Lovely hAnglar or Sweet Magnolia today...AND...we have some FABULOUS news...check this out!!...

Well do we have some Fantastic news for all you Magnolia Lovers out there!

Our wonderful new sponsor  Swedish House Crafts are offering you the chance to win one of three prizes from their store and an EXCLUSIVE LHOSM Discount!!!!
Thank you so much Suha!

Our First Prize winner will win £20 Store Credit
Our second Prize Winner will win £10 Store Credit 
Our Third Prize Winner will win £5 Store Credit

And that isn’t all 

Suha is offering everyone an exclusive 10% off across her entire store, with this exclusive discount code, just for us:

Any buyer who uses this code and purchases over £50 (after discount and before shipping) will also receive a FREE GIFT, which includes one of the following, a glue pen, or a drop eye ink pad, flowers, sequins or a surprise gift!!!  You can use this code until 28th February!

And there is even more great news – read on…

Also there will be a new release of stamps from Magnolia very soon, called the Sun Beam Collection, you will be able to purchase the whole collection of stamps at a fantastic discounted price from Swedish House Crafts.  Use the code below, to receive a 15% discount at checkout on the whole set of stamps.
(not available for individual stamps)
How wonderful is that!!!


Oh my generous of Suha!!  For myself I see some shopping in the near future!

Okay...onto my post for today!  I'm struggling right now in the Mojo I'd do something that I really enjoy...and that is making explosion boxes!  

Now...I have to warn you that I have LOTS of's really hard to photograph all the elements not to mention a "double" explosion box...YES...I went a little crazy!!  AND I used my favourite!!

Here is what I came up with...
please click not the first image for a closer view/slideshow...
this is the outside with this Tilda tag that can be attached...
DP is Maja Design from the Vintage Romance collection...
lots of lace, ribbon and goodies...
 this is the tag that I made for attaching onto the box...
this darling Tilda is "Tilda Hiding Her Heart" from the With Love Colletion 2013...
coloured with my copics...dusted with Aged White Franatge...
matted on cheesecloth then attached to a larger heart...heart was cut using a Spellbinders die...
I added ribbon and pearls...
"Love" is a Hero Arts stamp...stamped with Stazon onto chiffon ribbon...
 another view...
 closer view...
 heart was made using about 8 die cut hearts...
 corner of lid decorated with a crystal stick pin, ribbon, lace, pearl stand and heart charm...
diamanté  pin decorated with diamanté heart charm...
mounted on a bark heart...
"Love" is the the same Hero Arts stamp...
the inner box...
panel 1 of large box...
all images taken from the same Maja collection...
panel 2...X2...

 panel 3...
box fully "exploded"...
inner panel 1...
 inner panel 2...
 inner heart is nestled on natural fibres and decorated with ribbon, flower, acrylic heart and tag...

And that is my "double" explosion box!  Now come on over and join talented teamies have some beautiful creations...and you really should hop on over and check out Swedish House Crafts!

All materials are listed/linked above.

Challenges I wish to enter:
Crafty Gals Corner-Challenge #158 "Anything Goes"
Love to Scrap Challenge Blog-Challenge #106 "I Love You!"
QKR Stampede Challenge Blog-Challenge #281 "Anything Goes"
Tuesday Throwdown-Challenge #377 "Favourite Colour"
613 Avenue Create-Challenge #206-"Love"

Until next time...thank you for taking the time to stop by!!  Your visits and comments are SO very much appreciated!!!


  1. Wow is right!!! I love this! No Mojo missing here! Absolutely beautiful Beth! I am so glad you shared each one of those pictures so we could see every little detail! Wow!

  2. WOW Beth this is stunning!! I love the colours, fabulous papers and the design is just out of this world.
    Gina xx

  3. WOW Another stunner your attention to detail
    Dr Sonia

  4. Lovely Beth it is just a explosion of elegance. Gorgeous everything
    Have a good week.
    Jules xx

  5. OMG....this is so much lace and other stuff.....wowwwwwww........I am almost speechless.....and that doesn't happen a lot of
    xxx Plony

  6. STUNNINGLY BREATHTAKING absolutely love love love.x[aNNie]

  7. Well Beth you know what I am going to say... Wow another Beth Brovold original!!!! Yes I said it he he :)
    This has so much gorgeousness its utterly beautiful and you are so creative honey!!!! Your mojo seems perfect to me sweetie!!! Have a lovely day, Crafty Cuddles to you my friend
    jay xxx

  8. That is stunning. All the details and layers are so beautiful. And, your coloring is amazing.

  9. Fantastic box, Beth! Loving all the lace and pearls. Thanks so much for coming to play in our "Anything Goes" challenge at QKR Stampede this week. Good luck in the draw.
    NanaConnie DT

  10. wowzer, this explosion box is incredible! Can't get enough of looking at it and drooling!
    xx, Ally

  11. Beautiful creation! Love all of the vintage elements! Thanks for sharing with us at Crafty Gals Corner!

    You were the lucky winner from Challenge #158 at the Crafty Gals Corner!
    Please visit our blog to claim your prize :)

  13. Gorgeous creation, lovely images and design! Thank you for sharing with us over at Love To Scrap! Hope to see you again!
    ~ DT Sherry x