Sunday, 31 October 2010

Last week's candy winner

Whoops! I forgot to draw last week's candy winner, so without further ado the lucky lady is

Here are your random numbers:

147 

Timestamp: 2010-10-31 23:04:06 UTC

And that would be Cyprus Anne . Congratulations, please email the girlies at Lili of the Valley - admin@liliofthevalley.co.uk - to claim your prize.

Weekly Blog Candy

Happy Sunday everyone! I’m back with this week’s Lili of the Valley candy. We’re giving away two Lili of the Valley stamps of your choice

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Entry is open until Wednesday 3rd November. All we ask is that you put our Ideas to Inspire Blog Banner on your blog in your side bar with a link back to us - then leave your details in Inlinkz below and a winner will be chosen at random next Wednesday.

Good luck!

A Christmas Candle

Morning everyone,

Sharon has shared a Lili of the Valley project with us – isn’t this candle just the sweetest!

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If you have anything you would like us to upload on the blog, please email us with the pictures.

Thanks for stopping by,

Saturday, 30 October 2010

Decorating the Tree!

 
Are you getting excited about LOTV being at the NEC?  I sure am!!! 

Today, I wanted to share a Christmas card with you called "Decorating the Tree".  This Christmas collection is just the BEST!

Card Ingredients:

Stamps:  Lily of the Valley - Decorating the Tree
Inks:  Distressed Inks
Paper:  MME paper pad
Tools:  MS Doily Heart Punch, Sizzix Star, MS Snowflake punch
Embellies:  Red Rhinestones, buttons, twine, stickles, lace


Have a wonderful Saturday!
Hugs, Dena




Friday, 29 October 2010

LOTV Challenge 71

Just a quick reminder to let you know that the New Challenge on Lili of the Valley Challenge Blog  started yesterday, you can also find out the TOP 3 Cards as chosen by our Dt and the lucky winner of our £10 voucher for last weeks Challenge.  This week we have a fabulous sketch by our Uber Talented Dt Diva Bev for you to follow.  The Dt have produced the most delicious cards with lots more sneak peeks for you to droll over, so please pop over and join us,

 

Just to give you a taste here is Bevs Sketch

 

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Hugs

Jacqui x

Tuesday, 26 October 2010

Sneak Peeks from Our New Collections

Good Morning all hope you had a great Weekend, I am sure many of you have been seeing Sneak Peeks from our Fabulous Design Team over the last couple of Days, so we thought it was time we gave you the release information for these fabulous new stamps on here and lalso show you a couple of Sneak Peeks at the same time.
Rubber Stamps:-
·         Party Girls x 5
·         Tea and Chat x 4
·         Circular Sentiments x 4 (3 are A5 Sheets for £12, Calendars are single stamps)
Cute Squares:-
·         New Wedding Pack featuring 2 new Wedding Designs!
·         New Baby Pack featuring Baby Blanket for first time
Dates:-
·       We are going to launch these at the NEC on Thursday     04.11.10 and on the website on Friday 12.11.10

Dena – Rosie Ballerina

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Pops – Rosie With Cake and in Your Dreans Sentiment

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Bev – Best Friends - Summer Days Sentiment

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Nicola – Hello Cupcake - Magical Birthday Sentiment

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Christine – Coffee Break

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Jacqui – Time for a Cuppa - Everything Wonderful Sentiment

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Hope you ave enjoyed looking at these, you will see more if you join us on Thursday for our new challenge on Lili of the Valley Challenge Blog
Hugs
Jacqui x

Sunday, 24 October 2010

Weekly blog candy

Happy Sunday everyone! I’m back with this week’s Lili of the Valley candy. We’re giving away two Lili of the Valley stamps of your choice.

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Entry is open until Wednesday 27th October. All we ask is that you put our Ideas to Inspire Blog Banner on your blog in your side bar with a link back to us - then leave your details in Inlinkz below and a winner will be chosen at random next Wednesday.

Good luck!

Saturday, 23 October 2010

Christmas Girl Cute Squares card




Just a quick post from me today. I've been busy with my nesties and the cute squares again. Love this image - it's so Christmassy!

More info HERE if you need it.
Edna x




Friday, 22 October 2010

Nativity card

This amazing nativity card arrived in my inbox earlier this week and I just had to share it with you all, how clever is this!  It’s made by Dee Collins.  Thanks for sharing with us Dee.

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Thanks for stopping by,

 

Thursday, 21 October 2010

Blog Candy Winner

The winner of this week's candy (2 Lili of the Valley stamps of your choice) is KellyS

Here are your random numbers:

133 

Timestamp: 2010-10-21 16:31:15 UTC


Congratulations Kelly, please email the girlies at Lili of the Valley - admin@liliofthevalley.co.uk - to claim your prize.


Little boxes ….

on the hillside lol.  Now I will be singing this song all day – guess it shows my age rofl.

Today I have to of the cutest little boxes made by Donna – the detail on them is amazing!

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Thanks for sharing these with us Donna, they are amazing!

Thanks for stopping by,

 

Wednesday, 20 October 2010

Weekly blog candy

This post is pinned at the top, please scroll down for new posts.

Happy Sunday everyone! I’m back with this week’s Lili of the Valley candy. We’re giving away two Lili of the Valley stamps of your choice.

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Entry is open until Wednesday 20th October. All we ask is that you put our Ideas to Inspire Blog Banner on your blog in your side bar with a link back to us - then leave your details in Inlinkz below and a winner will be chosen at random next Wednesday.

Good luck!

Debbie’s cards

Debbie has sent in some of her cards to share with you.  Thanks Debbie, they are gorgeous!

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Thanks for stopping by,

 

Tuesday, 19 October 2010

Angel Gabriel

 

I would like to share a little card I posted on my blog on Saturday

 

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This is one of a batch of cards I am trying to get made for the Grandchildren to give to their teachers at Christmas, I have used the Lili of the Valley stamp Angel Gabriel.  The scrumptious papers are again for the Nitwits Collection Joyful Hearts, my best Christmas buy this year.  The snowflakes have been punched with Martha Stewart Punches.  The Angel Charm is from the Hobby House.

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The Copics Used if I can remember correctly are:

Fleash: E21, E00, E000

Hair, E53, E51, E53 and Brown Pencil

Angels Dress: R81, RV000, RV0000

Shepherd: B01, B000, B0000

Hat and Socks: E71, E70, E40

Hugs Jacqui

xxxx

Cards by Alice

Alice has shared a couple of sweet Christmas cards with us.

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Thanks for stopping by,

 

Mirror, Mirror


I would like to share a card with you using Mirror, Mirror by Lily of the Valley.  She is just precious isn't she?
I colored her using distressed inks and used Prima papers.  Here is a list of colors I used:

Skin:  Tattered Rose, Vintage Photo and cheeks Worn Lipstick
Hair:  Antique Linen and Walnut 
Dress:  Spun Sugar shaded with Victorian Velvet and Black Soot
Shoes:  Weathered Wood
Mirror:  Walnut
Broken China was subtly used all around the image

I used a Martha Stewart deep edge punch Flower Bed.  The large pink flowers are from Wild Orchid Crafts.  It has been covered in Stardust stickles. tee hee! The more sparkle the better I say!

Thank you for stopping by! I hope you have been inspired!

Hugs, Dena

Monday, 18 October 2010

Tea Time

Today I am sharing card made with the adorable image Tea Time from Lili of the Valley

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I have coloured the image with Copics (colours at the end of the post). I have used the gorgeous Prima paper pad – at first I was not sure about this particular paper because it is on the dark side but I think it shows the image off beautifully.

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The large rose is one I found in my bits drawer and it was the perfect colour for this card. the little 10mm roses and 15mm roses are Autumn Gold and are from Wild Orchid Crafts.

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The 25mm organza ribbon in peach is also from Wild Orchid Crafts. I punched out two Martha Stewart butterflies and coated them with Glamour Dust for a little bit of sparkle.

Copics:
Skin: E21, E00, E000, R02
Hair: E55, E53, E51, E50 AND E27, E25, E21
Dresses & Shoes: YR12, YR01, YR00, YR000, E44, E42, E40
Shadows: W5, W3, W1, W0, W00
Plant Pots: e15, E13, E11
Jug, teapot: E27, E25, E21

 

Thanks for stopping by,

Sunday, 17 October 2010

Christmas girl

Hi to everyone. This is my very first post on LOTV's Ideas to Inspire and I am so delighted to be able to contribute to the blog and share my cards with you all.

I'm the 'Cute Squares' lady and I'm hoping to come up with lots of ideas for using these wonderful images.

Today's card is using one of the Christmas girls that comes in lovely lavender tones. I've used a Hero Arts background stamp for the background in Adirondack 'Cool Peri' dye ink. The snowflake is a Spellbinders die called 'Create a flake' and the charm is from my stash. The greeting is from Craftwork cards.
Hope you like her. :)
Edna x



Saturday, 16 October 2010

Candy winner

Oops I forgot to draw a winner from Sunday's candy - sorry.

The winner of the two Lili of the Valley stamps of your choice. is 91. Trish Lucey

Here are your random numbers:

91 

Timestamp: 2010-10-16 10:55:14 UTC

Congratulations, please email the girlies at Lili of the Valley - admin@liliofthevalley.co.uk - to claim your prize.



Mr Snowman

Today I have a Mr Snowman card that I forgot to post on here (it was on my blog last month).

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I used Magnolia papers. The little reindeer started off life as a red and cream chipboard tree ornament from Tesco last year. They were in the reduced bin and a girl can’t pass up on a bargain now can she? A couple of coats of white acrylic paint, a light sanding,a coat of Tim Holtz Distress Crackle paint, a rub over with some teal gilding wax and a quick run round the edges with a Krylon Silver Leafing pen and it fits in with the card quite well I think.

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The snowflakes are Marianne D dies coated with Stickles.

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I dotted some stickles around Mr Snowman so he looks like he’s in a snow storm. I’ve used copics to colour the image:
Hat: C9, C7, C5, C3, C1
Snowman: BG000, BG0000, Blender, Nose R05, R02
Scarf and Presents: GB78, BG75, BG72, BG10
Twigs E25, E21

That’s all from me today, thanks for stopping by,

Friday, 15 October 2010

Christmas Carolling

Monique sent us this card to pop on the blog.  We love the little scene you have made Monique, it’s fabulous!  Thanks for sharing.

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Thanks for stopping by,

 

Thursday, 14 October 2010

Rachel’s Christmas Cards

Rachel has shared two of the cutest Christmas cards with us.

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If you would like to have your cards featured on our blog just drop me an email

Thanks for stopping by,

 

Wednesday, 13 October 2010

Something a little Different

Wow would you look at these fantastic cards made by Edna from Another Day Another Card with the Lili of The Valley Cute Squares.

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These just show that you don’t just have to use them as squares and how embellishments can make them into really stunning creations.

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Here they are used as Squares with a little glitter added.

 

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And here Edna has turned them into Pyrimarge  and Shaker cards.  Lisa and Laila were so impressed with Edna’s creations that they have asked her to make sample cards to take to the shows so if you are at the NEC pop along and have a look at them I am sure you will be inspired.

 

Thank you so much Edna for letting us share these fabulous creations, if you would like to see how Edna created these wonderful cards just click HERE to go to her blog.