Friday, 5 February 2010

Eggstravaganza and a Love Letter


Just Magnolia Challenge

A Basket/Box for Easter

Its the First challenge of that month that means we ask a guest designer to choose a theme and make a tutorial for us, this month we have the fabulous super talented Lena Katrine as our guest and she has created a tutorial for the most stunning Easter Basket, to see Lena Katrine's tutorial just click Here.

It is not necessary for you to follow the tutorial and we would be pleased to see any type of Basket or Box as long as you use a Magnolia Image. Of course as usual with out Monthly Tutorial our fantastic sponsor is Heidi from Simon Says Stamp.



When we saw the tutorial we (the DT) were a bit afraid of attempting it but to be honest Lena Katrine has written such a brilliant tutorial that the baskets really are very easy to make and – a word of warning – are rather addictive too! My little creation is just a shadow of some the the beautiful baskets and boxes created by my fellow DT members please pop over to the challenge site it would be a shame if you missed them.

I Love this Tilda with Tulips, must remember to use her more, she has been coloured with Distress Inks with added Glamour Dust. Lots of MS punches used on here too.

Of course the flowers come from Wild Orchid Crafts .



Wags'n Whiskers Challenge

Charming

We are asking you to use metal somewhere on your card or project. This could be charms, spacer beads, head pins, brads or any metal embellishment.

To play our challenges you must use a Wags 'n Whiskers Rubber Stamp as your main image to be entered into the prize drawing.



This gorgeous image is called "With Love", and is just so sweet, she has been coloured with Copics, the papers are Imaginise, Small Medium and Large Retro Flower punches have been used for the flowers.



I am off to Durham now until Wednesday, I will try to schedule my posts but will be unable to visit you and leave comments, hope I am excused. Hope you all have a truly brilliant weekend.
Thanks for looking
Hugs
Jacqui xx

52 comments:

Marley said...

Jacqui, that basket is stunning! love it and definitly gonna try.. the card is beautifull! great image.. hugs Marley

becky said...

I loveeeee this basket.I wish I could try but I dont have the time.Im really wishing to get into this sometimes.I love your page always refreshing sweet things.Love the banner.


Have a great weekend!

CraftyC said...

OMG Jacqui, how lush is your basket, totally gorgeous and another beautiful card. Have fun while your away!
Clairex

Mina said...

oh I love Durham, my sister lives not far from there...have a fab weekend Jacqui...stunning basket and I love that Tilda too and your W&W's card is stunning too...love them both
Mina xxx

Nilla said...

Very charming indeed! Both of them! You always do fabulous creations! Have a great weekend! Hugs Nilla

craftingmanda said...

that basket is stunning and now i reeeaally want some mini eggs i must not sucumb to the urge to go to tesco and get some though lol your card is beautiful too

heidy said...

Hi Jacqui,Your basket is Gorgeous,love everthing about it.
Your card is sweet.
Hugs Heidy

Elaine aka Quixotic said...

They are both gorgeous projects, Jacqui! Might have to have a go at one of the baskets!

Have a fab weekend!

Mel said...

Stunning Jacqui 5think i will have to try and make some of the baskets for the girls this easter.
Mel x

Kristel said...

Woww Jacqui I really love the basket!! And the card is awesome!

Scrappymax said...

Absolutely super Jacqui, I love this little tilda too. Your card is stunning too and I love the colours.
Max x

Janice W. said...

Hi Jacqui,
What a darling basket! I can't keep up with you girl! Everything you make is amazing!
Hugs, Janice

Velta said...

Another masterpiece by Jacqui!!! Thanks for sharing the tutorial girl...I hope I can find time to make this for Easter...It is too darling, but what else can any one expect from such a talented artist???

Chris Olsen, Glowbug said...

This is beautiful Jacqui! Love your colors, the punches you used and your over the top coloring! Gorgeous work on this week's challenge. Have a great Weekend.

Hugs,
Chris

Chris Olsen, Glowbug said...

Well...I thought the basket was on another post so I had to come back and tell you how gorgeous it is!!! Love everything about it!! you always showcase such beautiful creations my friend!
hugs,
Chris

Esther said...

Very nice your easter basket,adoreble.
Your card is also very nice.

xx Esther

stampinfrog said...

Jacqui the basket and the card is just GORGEOUS!Fabulous coloring!
Have fun in Durham!
Hugs,Connie

Tracy said...

Very sweet and delicious egg basket Jacquui. Love the colours too.
Happy crafting
Tracy x

Camilla said...

Just amaizing basket,
love the color and the flowers are so pretty.
And Tilda is coloring so perfekt.
Big hugs Camilla

Lisa Foster said...

Oh my goodness! These are both fabulous!!! Your basket is jaw-dropping GORGEOUS!
Hugs,
Lisa

Jodie from Oz said...

Jacqui, Another stunning creation, love this Easter basket and your sweet Tilda so beautifully coloured. I can't wait to try it out, fab tutorial. Hugs Jodie from Oz

Nannieflash said...

Wow Jacqui, youve not done yourself justice, your basket is stunning as is your image, so beautifully coloured to. And your other card is gorgeous as well. Well done with love and hugs Shirleyxxxxxxx

Andrea said...

gorgeous basket x

Jane said...

Stunning card and even more stunning basket Jacqui! I love all the gorgeous details on it! hugs, Jane xx

Terry said...

OMG Jaqcui, what a beautifull basket you made and you're card for Wags n Whiskers is also georgous, beautifull colours and coloring dearie....I wished it was spring..hihi
Have a fab time hun and hope we will see you soon. Hugs Terry xxxx

Debbie said...

Two stunning creations Jacqui,Have fun in Durham and don't work to hard,Hugs Debbie x

Fern said...

Two stunning creations Jacqui, yopur colouring on each is superb but i especially love the little gift basket- so sweet filled with eggs, anyone would be lucky to recieve it!!

Fern xx

Sandie said...

Absoloutely wonderful!! Love the papers you've used and the image is so sweet. It's just stunning!!

Definiately trying this one :)

Have a great weekend
Sandie
xXx

resmith said...

Beautiful projects as always, Jacqui!! I just love that basket.
Hugs,
Liz

*Vicki* said...

Wow!! Jacqui, your basket is just scrumptious!! If I'm brave...maybe I can muddle through the tut!! :) But your creations are BOTH just beautiful today sweetie!! Love your coloring details!! HUGS

My lifes inky escape and more said...

these are absolutely adorable! Love them!

Tina46 Kreativblog said...

sweet card jacqui !!!wonderful papers and image.
hugs tina46

Sharon Caudle said...

WOW! That basket is just stunning and love your Wags 'n Whiskers card, Jacqui! Fabulous work! hugs!

Bunny Zoe's Crafts said...

How adorable is your little box Jacqui and I adore your colouring of sweet Danni, Big Hugs, Nikki x

downrightcrafty said...

Hi Jacqui
love the little baskets created by all the DT and especially yours. In fact I have been and bought some of those little eggs, I did try to avoid but could not resist and must try to avoid eating them prior to trying to make the basket.
Have a lovely trip
take care Kate xx

Jacqueline's Weblog said...

Great job! The basket and the card are so wonderful, really super!
Hugs Jacqueline

Pauline C said...

2 very sweet cards dear. Hope you have a wonderful weekend
pauline x

Michele said...

Two beautiful creations Jacqui. Love the sweet images you've used and the details also. Hugs Michele x

POPPET said...

Both of these creations are just stunning i cannot pick a fave, gorgeous colours on both, big hugs Pops x x x

Rosie said...

Love the basket Jacqui, and agree this image is so cute. And a beautiful card, gorgeous colours. Have a lovely weekend in Durham. Rosie x

Tasha said...

Jacqui both of your creations are wonderful. I especially love the basket -its so pretty and elegant and a perfect gift.
love tasha xx

Cheryl said...

OMG that basket is just brilliant love love it gosh hun you are amazing stunning card too love hugs cheryl xxxxx

Danni said...

These are both such wonderful projects! So gorgeous!

LINANNA DESIGNS said...

Good morning Jacqui, wow hunny such a fabulous little basket i love those chocolate mini eggs, - yummy! and what a great card too, love them both, you've been a busy bee. Hope your well have a great weekend hunny hugs Linda x

stardustgemsandribbon said...

Wow...your basket is stunning Jacqui and I adore your card.
Have a great time in Durham :)
Hugs
Carole x

6 wacky women said...

Gorgeous creations, Jacqui
Your colouring is so beautiful, love your designs and details too.

Have a great weekend
Karen x

Iren said...

So cute easter bag Jacqui! Such adroable image and lovely yummy :) So lovely card also :)

Hugs

Kim said...

WOW Jacqui your basket is absolutely AMAZING hun and that card is so beautiful! Amazing and stunning work hun!
Hugs~ Kim

Lena Katrine said...

I looove your basket! It's simply georgeous in every way - the colours, the papers and the beautiful details!
It's so much fun to see all the baskets made, by following my tutorial - thank you for finding it inspiring :)

Hugs, Lena

Yvonne said...

Hi Ya Hun, so sorry for my MIA, lol not been blogging much!

But just been a nosing, and WOW, what have I missed, this basket is just so sweet. I am seeing this punch every where, want need have to have!
As always your colouring is just perfect just love the greens ( must be a theme going on)but have to say , would love the eggs....lol hope you are well xx

Lacey Stephens said...

This is so beautiful!! I love the spring feel you gave this image!! It really shows the versatility!! I hope you had a lovely trip.
~Lacey

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