Inspiration Challenge #5

March 21, 2011

Happy first day of SPRING Magnolia guys and dolls!
The days are galloping by so fast - don't you think?

*We have a great surprise for you all today!*
CHRISSY LE is back with us on the Design Team. We are all thrilled to have her home again! I know you all love her work and will also be glad she is back :o)


It is the 4th Tuesday of the Month and so it is our Inspiration Challenge!
ANGELA has chosen our Challenges this month and here is her picture for our Challenge:

Her explanation for this photo is :
* interpret ~ colours, Easter, Easter Eggs, green grass, cross, religious*

How can you get more ideas than this? I expect you have all had something pop into your head already. I can hardly wait to see what you make!


First of all we have some business to take care of. We need to get a winner from our last COLOUR Challenge!! So many of you entered and it was very enjoyable seeing all the ideas you came up with. Lots of St. Patrick's Day cards some beautiful spring cards and others as well. You always surprise me!

We had 56 people participate this time - THANK YOU!!!!

Mr. Linky has picked a lucky number and this time it is # 36


PLEASE email Diana to redeem your $25.00 Gift Certificate her email address is:
Have lots of fun shopping!!!!


Now for the cards from your Design Team!

What do you think? Are you as thrilled with the DT's cards as I am?
REALLY looks like Easter - don't you think?!


Okay - now it's YOUR turn to be creative and join us this time :o) PLEASE!!!!

Don't forget the winner of the Inspiration Challenge will win:

for a shopping spree at Diana's Magnolia-licious Store!!!

I am looking forward to seeing your wonderful cards.
Have fun creating and getting crafty with your Magnolia's!

Can You Believe It's MARCH??

March 09, 2011

Daylight saving's starts this weekend!!!
WOW - but who has spring weather? Anyone? We don't yet!

Magnolia friends; it is the beginning of another month and our first
Challenge is COLOUR as you all know.
This month is ANGELA'S turn to pick both Challenges and she has chosen GREEN
Makes you think SPRING for sure. Hopefully we will all see that green very soon.
LOOK at this marvellous picture she has for us
Isn't it just SO fresh and inviting?

I know you are all waiting with bated breath for
The Design Team's creations - BUT we have another
important thing to do first LOL.

We had 40 entries in our last INSPIRATION Challenge!
Oh they were all so wonderful in their pink and brown splendour.
Many were delightful baby cards - but there were some other
great surprises too!!!
Thank you to all the girls who entered. It is so much fun to
see what you all design :o)

Mr. Linky was put to work once again and he has picked the number:



Please contact Diana for your $25.00 Gift Certificate at

Have a great time choosing your new Magnolia Stamps!!!


NOW we shall get to see what your Design Team has made this week!
Please remember you can click on their names at the top of each card.
This will take you to the personal blogs of each Member so you can
get lots more information.

We hope you have enjoyed our cards today! Please play along with us this time!!!
REMEMBER Diana will give a gift to the winner!!

We ALL NEED more Magnolia's don't we?? *grin*
Looking forward to your entries!