5. jun. 2012


Hi everyone. This month Marianne Design Divas have a wonderful challenge Spread your wings. So you can chose anything what can fly. And I have used  this wonderful Sugar Nellie image Make a wish. I made  easel card and there are all Marriane dies: butterfly, all  flowers, heart, flourishes, leaves. Sentiment is from Free digital stamps by Cindy Close, papers are Far Far Hill.

I will enter this card into following challenges:
Marianne design Divas - Spread your wings,
Simon Says Stamp challenge - Anything goes,
Digi Darla's Challenge - Tic Tac Toe /Flowers, Die Cuts, Embossing/,
Whopsy Daisy Challenge - Summer colour,
Milk and Coffe challenge - die cuts,
Crafty Ribbon Challenge - Easel card,
Divas by design - Anything goes.

That would be all for some time. Thanks for all  the good wishes. Have a nice day.


13. maj 2012


Hi all. You ask me why I don't make anything for two week. I have a few problems which I will slowly resolve. For some time I will create less, including your blogs I will not have much time for visits. Tell the truth lately  also have no desire for creating. When  managed my digital stamps I found these wonderful freebie Whopsy Daisy. I don't now it name. I download it on december 2011 or january 2012.  I can't find it on any sheet but  just want to use it so I make this bag. I used Marianne dies and flower punches, pearls and bow is added. On the top is lace. I used those little flowers again. I realy love them. Sentiment is made on computer. Ribbon, lace and embellishments are from my stash. Papers are Brenda Walton's  Designer paper (K&Company).

I will enter this craft into following challenges:
Whopsy Daisy Challenge - We love pink, 
Simon Says Stamp Challenge - Sweet Tooth,
Marianne's Design Divas - Pearls and swirls,
Crafts and me Challenge - Punches and Die cuts,
C.R.A.F.T Challenge - Celebration,
Totaly Gorjus Challenge - Pink and green,
Deep Ocean Challenge - What a wonderful woman,
Bizzy Becs Challenge -Vintage,
Stamp and Create - For the ladies,
Crafty Ribbons Challenge - Flowers.
Have a nice week.

Lily Anuska

16. apr. 2012


Hi.  I was really working the last days I can not believe it. And this is my favorite. I designed a small easel card. I used violet flowers from Irene's Candy. Tilda is holding violet. Violet stamp I bought at a local store.

Stamp:Sweet Crazy Love - Tilda With Wrapped Heart
Sentiment: Free digital stamp
Accessories: Spellbinders, Sizzix die cut, glitter, Marianne Design dies, Far far Hill  paper, gems, ribbon.
I will enter this card in the following Challenges:
Totaly Tilda Challenge - Happy Birthday,
Midweek Magnolias - Special birthday,
MAWTT - Shabby Chic/Vintage,
Crafts and Me Challenge - 3D,
Bunny Zoe's Crafts Challenge - Ribbon or twine.

Lily Anuska

2. apr. 2012


Hi. This week I've been very busy, so I missed quite a few challenges. Today I would like to show my new paper bag. I really love themI used Marianne design dies (butterfly, frame, two flower dies, cage, bird). I added beads, pearls,  ribbon and lace on the edges. I do not know if the birds are the best choice. I got the prize from Marianne Design Challenge blog and I had to use it immediately. At least a part of. Thank you very much Marianne Design Divas for this wonderful prize. Paper is from Far Far Hill.
I will enter this craft into following challenges:
Marianne Design Divas Challenge - Spring into spring,
Totally Tilda Challenge - Tilda holding a flower,
Simply Magnolia - dies/punches, ribbon,
Bunny Zoe's Crafts Challenge - Shabby Chic/Vintage,
Crafts4Eternity - 3 of a kind,
Simon Says Stamp Challenge - Anything goes,
Stamptacular Sunday Challenge - Playin' with pastels.

That would be all for today. Have a nice and successful week. Hugs.  

Lily Anuska

26. mar. 2012


Hi all. I barely managed to finish this card. The weather was wonderful, so I spend a lot of time outside in the garden. For this card I used papers from Papercraft Inspirations. As soon as I saw them I knew that I will use them for one project. Alright it is just a Simple Easter card nothing special. I chose Tilda and  her bunny image. Then  I stamped just  bunny and glued it with 3D fooam, also the eggs. Flowers are made with flower punch, pearls are in the centre. The leaves are cut with Spellbinders. Sentiment I made on the computer. Ribbon and charm are from my stock.

I will enter this card into following challenges:
Bizzy Becs Store Blog Challenge - sketch,
MAWTT challenge - Easter wishes,
Midweek Magnolias  - recipe,
Simon Says Stamp Challenge - Bingo /flowers, pearls, charms/,
CRAFTS AND ME Challenge - Spring colours.

That would be all for today. They say it will rain. Maybe more time to create. I wish you a happy creative week. Hugs.

Lily Anuska

20. mar. 2012


Hello all. Thank you for all your nice comments. Very much appreciate it and I am glad that you like to visit my blog.Just a quick post today.  I will show you my  easter bag. I used  Midweek Magnolias challenge sketch. Embellishment  and ribbon are from my old stash. Tilda image (Tilda Painting Egg) is coloring with watercolor pencils, papers are from Far Far Hill.

I will enter this craft into following challenges:
Midweek Magnolias - Sketch,
Totally Tilda Challenge - Challenge #42 Easter,
Waste Not Wednesdays  - old stash,
Simon Says Stamp Challenge - A bitt o' green,
Just Inspirational Challenges - Week 20.

Have a nice day.
Lily Anuska

18. mar. 2012


Hi. Second post today. New chalenge on TOMIC and a wonderful sketch + Feathers and Flowers. I saw this paper with birds and poppies on Far far Hill and just like it. So I made this card. Hope you like it. Image is Tilda from Sweet Crazy Love Collection, coloring with coloring pencils. Feathers is right. For a while I collect pens, so I picked up all the most beautiful I've found where. Birds are cut out of paper behind the Tilda.

Stamp: Sweet Crazy Love Collection - Tilda With Lovely Lace Shoes
Sentiment: Ginger's House
Accessories: Marianne  die cut, flower and leaves  punch, Far Far Hill paper, feather.
I will enter this card in the following Challenges:
TOMIC - Sketch + Feather and flowers,
MAWTT Challenge 140 - Special Lady
Simon Says stamp challenge - A bit o' green,
Simon Says Stamp and Show - Anything goes,

Have a nice day.
Lily Anuska

The Versatile Blogger Award


I wish all mothers a happy Mother's Day. I feel fantastic today. This week I got two awards and  win one challenge. Just get a mystery prize from the Magnolia from Sweden and I can go into retirement. Yesterday I got VBA (Versatile Blogger Award) from my lovely friend Tan from http://tanshobbies.blogspot.com/. 
This is really a wonderful person who regularly follow my blog. I am glad that I was nominated for this award because I learned something more about her.
Her creations are beautiful. I love flowers she made.  She bought Copic markers lately and her coloring is wonderful. Maybe she is really a bit lazy. She could publish more. But love is in the air. She will be getting married. You may visit her blog and see her flowers tutorials. If you could do Kawasaki Rose then you are talented.
Thanks Tan  for sharing this award with me.

Here are the rules and guidelines for this award:
  1. Thanks the person who gave you this award.
  2. Include a link to their blog
  3. Next, select up to 15 blogs/bloggers that you've recently discovered or follow regularly.
  4. Nominate those bloggers for the Versatile Blogger Award
  5. Finally, tell 7 things about yourself.
The next step is to choose 15 people. I chose the following ladies, who have wonderful blogs. Some of them already have this award. But I can not choose the others. So I suggest that it is possible to get a prize of more than one person (to be nominated), only once you can give forward. These blogs are in random order:

  1. Sue - http://suescrafthaven.blogspot.com/
  2. Dorothy - http://dekaartentuinvandorothymadereel.blogspot.com/
  3. Lindsay  - http://craftymonster81.blogspot.com/
  4. Sarah- http://createdbysarah.blogspot.com/
  5. Cheryl - http://mycardmakinghaven.blogspot.com/
  6. Mandy - http://craftyfoxcards.blogspot.com/
  7. Debbie - ,http://fairybluebellscraftadventure.blogspot.com/
  8. Lisa- http://wishcraftcards.blogspot.com/
  9. Karen -  http://karenscraftspace.blogspot.com/
  10. Elaine - http://wheelerscraftiness.blogspot.com/
  11. Swantje - http://stempeltiger.blogspot.com/
  12. Grace  - http://sugarcards.blogspot.com/
  13. Mel - http://melfletcher.blogspot.com/
  14. Rina - http://scrapbookfashionistadesigns.blogspot.com/
  15. Julie- http://julieprice3.wordpress.com/
And finally, 7 things about my self:

1. I'm living in a small European country. My official language is not English. Therefore, sorry if my comments sometimes sound strange. Mr. Google translator sometimes speaks as a child.
2.I started to create quite accidentally in 2008. I did not like to do cards. I prefer doing other paper products.
3. I worked creative workshops for children. That is why I like imagining new things.
4. In my room is a big mess, especially when I create.
5. I have two nephews and a niece, which I adore.
6. I love Tilda Magnolia stamps. Especially with curly hair. I got straight and I've always wanted curly.
7. I'm sorry if you are angry because of the nomination, but I respect the rules. 

So this is it.  I did my job. Ladies you have beautiful blogs. In this half-year of blogging I have learned a few things. Above that you need time for blogging. Doing crafts, take pictures, publish, follow other blogs OMFG. I'm tired. But we have candies and awards. And most important of all is that we share a friendship. So dear friends wishing you a wonderful day. 

Lily Anuska

    13. mar. 2012

    Green Blend Award

    Wov amazing day. Today I got the Green Blend Award from a very lovely and talented Lindsay (http://craftymonster81.blogspot.com). Thank you very much. I was very happy, because the reward is a friendship between bloggers and supporting each other. And Lindsay is one of the the kindest bloggers that I know.  Thank you for all the friendly comments. I get inspirations in your blog, but I can not do roses as you.

    So here are the rules of the  blend award,

    1. This award is for any co-blogging friend who has helped you develop your blog in any and all ways. 
    2. This award is for any co-blogging friend who has cheered you along in your blog building, craft advancing career. 
    3. This award is for any co-blogging friend who always stops by and is kind to you. You can count on them to always be one of the great comments at the end of your post. 
    4. This award is to be given to 3 to 5 Blends whom you feel meet the listed requirements. 
    5. Create a post with the terms of use and publish your Blends of choice.
    6. Blend of choice may copy the award from your blog and proudly post it on theirs. 
    7. Blend of choice may continue the kindness by issuing this award to keep the circle forever growing. 

    The spirit of this award is to send it forward and to expand circle of friends. So I chose this Blogger friends who are very kind to me, folow my blog and give me support. 

    Sue Sue's Craft Haven
    Dorothy DE KAARTENTUIN van Dorothy
    Tan Tan's Hobbies
    Sarah  Created by Sarah
    Cheryl  My Cardmaking Haven 

    Ladies you are really great. Thank you for all your support and your kind comments. 
    I wish you all the best and beautiful day.

    Lili Anuska 

    12. mar. 2012


    Hi. I hope that you spend a nice day. The sun is shining, spring is here. I love these sunny days. Today I want to share with you my latest creation made for new challenge Midweek Magnolias . Theme for the first challenge is "Hello". I chose  a Rose Scent Tilda and set her under a flowering tree.

    Stamp: Rose Scent Tilda
    Sentiment: Free digital stamp
    Accessories: Nellie Snellen frames, Marianne die cut, Far Far Hill  papers, Papermania flowers, ribbon, button, pearls.
     I will enter this card in the following Challenges:
    Midweek Magnolias - Hello,
    MAWTT - Cute as a button,
    Totally Gorjuss Challenge - Anything goes with a button,
    Crafty Ribbons Challenge - Celebrate your Mum,
    MDUC -  Happy Birthday.

    Have a nice week and lots of sunshine.
    Lily Anuska 

    11. mar. 2012


    Hello dear followers. This weekend was very busy but I still  found some time to made this craft. This week TOMIC have a special challenge Bottle decoration. I liked this challenge. I decorate a bottle of honey wine for my special friend, so I chose image Honey Tilda. Bottle is very tight so I decided to take a little unusual decoration. I take a strip of paper and put it diagonally around the bottle. Ends are  glued with tape (shown in photo). On the ends I put lace circle  cut with Marianne doily. Tilda is first glue on flower and then on the bottle. All the flowers I made myself. Butterflies are cut out of designer paper, also the sentiment. At the top of the bottle is blossom. The pictures are a little worse because I did not catch the right light.

    Stamp: Honey Tilda
    Accessories: Nellie Snellen dies, Marianne dies, Spellbinders dies, glitter, Brenda Waltnon designer paper (K&Company).
    I will enter this craft in the following Challenges:
    TOMIC - Bottle decoration + 2 butterflies,
    Simply Magnolia - Anything goes,
    Simon Says Stamp Challenge - Special girl,
    Simon says Stamp and  Show -  Bottle it,
    A Lil Piece Of Heaven - CAS card  or Anythyng else than a card.

    Have a great week.
    Lily Anuska

    5. mar. 2012


    Hello all. TOMIC challenge this week is Tilda's birthday with a sketch. I love Magnolia stamps especialy Tilda stamps.  So this is my card for Tilda.

    Stamp: Tilda With Straw Hat
    Sentiment: Free digital stamp
    Accessories:  Sizzix die cut, Craft concepts embosing folder, border punch,butterfly punch, gems, ribbon flower, ribbon,  scrapbooking paper bought in art shop, Far Far Hill papers.
    I will enter this card in the following challenges:
    TOMIC - Tilda's birthday + sketch,
    Simon Says Stamp Challenge - Anything goes,
    Magnolia Stamp Lovers - punches,
    Totally Tilda Challenge- dies and punches,
    Stamptacular Sunday Challenge - Text me.

    Have a wonderful week.

    Lily Anuska

    27. feb. 2012


    Hello all. This week I had a few problems with my creativity. It seems to me that it is on vacation. Somehow, I managed to make this card. I'm not quite happy with it. Maybe Mr. Linky like it. First idea for this card was Totally Gorjuss challenge Yummy. I got from   Weekly freebie MYGRAFICO beautiful cupcake. I have an idea to put Tilda on it. Cupcake was the burgundy color so I had to adjust all the colors to it. I cut four Doilies with Marianne dies and glue them on the card. I  also found this old bow. I did not know where to put it last, I decided to paste it on top of the card. Flovers on left are made with old unused embellishment. Tilda's dress is made ​​with paper piecing. I had to try some this technique, and here is very simple. Tilda is coloring with coloring pencils and glued with 3D foam. Also  cupcake. This came out.

    Stamp:  Yummy For Your Tummy Collection - Dinner Tilda
    Sentiment: Free digital stamp - Ginger's House
    Accessories: Marrianne doily die, Far Far Hill paper, paper bought in art shop, gems, ribbon.
    I will enter this card to the following challenges:
    Just Magnolia - Romantic Doily,
    Totally Gorjuss Challenge - Yummy,
    Simply Magnolia - Bling and bows,
    Waste not Wednesday - Unused embelishment,
    Simon Says Challenge - Use 3 diferrent papers,
    Moving Along With The Times - Lots of layers.

    Have a great day. And eat some cupcakes.

    Lily Anuska

    21. feb. 2012


    Hi. Yesterday it snowed again, and in the evening after a hard day I was released with little creating. I sent Tilda in a beautiful  park, surrounded by blossoming trees, butterflies and birds of paradise. Let the spring comes.

    Stamp: Magnolia Bon Voyage Collection - Traveling Tilda
    Sentiment: Free digital stamp
    Accessories:  Sizzix die cut, paper Far Far Hill, Butterflies Create with TLC, flower punch, gems, pearls,
    leather cord.
    I will enter this tag in the following challenges:

    Just Magnolia Challenge # l44 - Make a tag,

    Simon Says Stamp Challenge - Tag it,
    Totaly Tilda Challenge - Tilda with a hat on,
    Magnolia-licious Highlites - Spring themed project.
    Have a great day.
    Lily Anuska

    18. feb. 2012


    Hi my dear followers. Today I made a card in blue color and in new shape. I saw this type cards at Julie' blog  Stamps,Paper, Ribbons n Things. Basic shape is a circle folded in halfPocket for the tag is also formed of a circle (Marriane dies).

    Stamp:Bubbling Tilda - Fairtaily collection
    Sentiment: made by me on coputer
    Accessories: Marianne dies, Nellie Snellen die, pearls, embellishments, ribbon,  paper Far Far Hill and Berly Mine Designs.
    I will enter this card in  the following challenges:
    TOMIC #37 - "3-2-1" recipe,
    Paper Sundaes challenge#107 - Sundae Bar,
    Simon Says Challenge  - Tag it,
    Marianne's Design Divas challenge - Winter Blues,
    Stamp and Create Challenge - Valentine's/Love,
    All That Scraps Wednesday Challenge - Fancy Folds,
    Joanna Sheen Challenge - Love is in the air,
    Magnolia Stamp Lovers - Fairytale,
    7 Kids College Fund Challenge Blog - Monochromatic.
    Wishing  you a great weekend.
    Lily Anuska

    16. feb. 2012


    Hi. I got another award from my dear friend Sue. Thank you Sue for this award. Now I have two and  proudly showing them on my blog. As I have already gave my awards I will not do this again. Wishing you  a wonderful day.

    Lily Anuska

    15. feb. 2012


    Hi. It is me again. Thank you all for beautiful coments on my blog. I'm really happy that you like my crafts. Sometimes I saw an image and have idea for craft, sometimes background paper... This background image I saw on Free Vintage Digital Stamps and decided to using it on shadow box card. Good tutorial for it you can find at Rica's Haven. I had some problems because I made this the first time. In the background is a picture of children who are playing under a tree and the girl who gathering flowers. At the front is Tilda with flowers in her arms, around the grass and flowers.For the grass I used Marianne die evergreen branches that I cut straight to the pieces. I did the sentiment on computer and glued it on butterfly. On the edges is lace.

    Supplies:Stamp: Hoppy Easter Collection - Tilda With Three Flowers
    Accessories: Marianne die cut, Joy Crafts Dies, flower punch, pearls, lace,  paper and background Free Vintage Digital Stamp.
    I will enter this card  in the following Challenges: Magnolia Down Under -One word sentiment,
    Magnolia-licious Highlites - Vintage & Shabby Chic,
    Stamptacular Sunday Challenge - Pearls and lace.
    Waste Not Wednesdays - Unused old lace.

    Lily Anuska