Sunday, January 21, 2018

Midway Reminder at Lovely hAnglar of Sweet Magnolia Challenge #154-"Anything Goes"

Happy Sunday dear blogging friends!

And how is the New Year treating you so far...I can't believe that we are almost at the end of January!!  

Today the Sweet Magnolia team at Lovely hAnglar or Sweet Magnolia are here to remind you that you still have some time to join us in our first challenge of 2018...AND...the theme can't be any's everyone's favourite..."Anything Goes"...our fabulous sponsor is Wild Orchid Crafts!


We are looking for a couple more Maggie lovers to join our  Mid-way team, so if you would   like to join a friendly family, there are two ways you can enter:

Put DT after your name when you link up your card OR email either Jay or myself (our addresses are in the side bar) including a link to your blog.

All we ask is that you make a card once a month following the set theme, comment on the challenge entries (you will be given a number)  and if possible share on Facebook, Instagram etc.

So for my card today...I have wanted to try the "twist and pop" style card...I first saw this on Davinia Woods blog...Davinia kindly provides a link to a fabulous tutorial by can find it HERE!!

Here is what I came up with...
please click on the first image for a closer view/slideshow...
I started with a simple 6x6 base...
DP is Maja from the "Life In The Country" collection...
bow is made with wired ribbon from my stash and topped with 
this sweetie is "Tilda With Summer Pants" from the Pink Lemonade 2014 collection...
coloured with my copics...
I matted her on a chipboard piece that I distressed with Rangers Shabby Shutters...
closer view...
the bow topped with a pearl/diamante button...
the inside...
the cherries were stamped with one of the fruit stamps from the Pink Lemonade collection...
coloured with my copics and finished off with tiny embroidery floss bows...
closing again...

And that is my first "Twist and Pop" fun and easy to do!!  Now it's time for you to hop on over to Lovely hAnglar or Sweet Magnolia and check out the beautiful creations that my talented team mates have to show you!

All materials are listed/linked above.

Challenges I wish to enter:
All About Magnolia-Challenge #30 "All About Anything Goes"
Magnolia-licious Challenge Blog-January Challenge "Anything Goes"
Classic Design Team Open Challenge-1st January 2018 Challenge #21 "Anything Goes"
Craft-Dee Bowz Challenge Blog-January Challenge "Anything Goes With a Handmade Bow"
Crafty Gals Corner-Challenge #157 "Anything Goes"
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends Challenge Blog-Challenge #74 "Anything Goes"
Love To Scrap Challenge Blog-Challenge #105 "Anything Goes"
QKR Stampede Challenge Blog-Challenge #279 "Anything Goes"

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


  1. This is "one" of my favourite cards you have made. Your colouring of sweet Tilda is awesome...that bow...oh that bow! What a great card idea! LOVE it!

  2. This is such a beautifully designed card Beth! I love everything about it.
    Gina xx

  3. This is absolutely GORGEOUS! I love it! Thank you so much for sharing this with us at Magnolia-licious! Good luck!

  4. Stunning card Beth! Gorgeous coloring on this sweet image...fabulous embellishments, too! Thanks for joining our weekly challenge at QKR Stampede!

    Brenda DT

  5. Adorable card Beth, love your style of inspirations... I did email Jay re the DT.,.xx[aNNie]

  6. Gorgeous card I love all of your detail!!!!

  7. Hi Beth!! Happy New Year my friend. This is quite a stunner. WOW! Love your work!

  8. This is so gorgeous!!! I LOVE the dies, the lace and that Yummy, yummy bow!! And then you open it up and there is a fun surprise in the inside! Thanks for playing with LTSCB.

  9. Absolutely stunning! Thank you for joining our challenge at Lil Patch of Crafty Friends! Good luck!

  10. Beautiful card. Thank you for joining us for the QKR Stampede challenge.

  11. Beautiful card! Love all the embellies. Thank you for sharing with us over here at Classic Design Team Open Challenge and best of luck with your entry.

    Jane DT for

  12. Lovely card! Love all the embellies! Thank you for sharing with us over here at Classic Design Team Open Challenge and best of luck with your entry.

    Jane DT for

  13. Absolutely Gorgeous Card .. Thanxx For Sharing With Us At Lil Patch Of Crafty Friends Challenge.
    Sherry Lynn- DT

  14. What a great fold! The bow and the lace are absolutely gorgeous!

    Thank you for joining us at Crafty Gals Corner for our Anything Goes challenge.

  15. What a great card ,love the shape and your bow is stunning
    Thanks for joining us at Craft-Dee Bowz and good luck
    Tracey x

  16. Amazing card!Very creative design and beautiful coloring!
    Sorry for commenting so late I've been fighting a bad cold still.Thank you for sharing with us at the Crafty Gals Corner!Hope you join us again soon!
    Kleri DT (My blog)