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Saturday 15 February 2014

Imagination Crafts Challenges

Good Morning to all my crafty friends and followers.

We are now halfway through February and it's time for a little mid month inspiration over at Imagination Crafts Challenges.  Our theme for this month is
Love Is In The Air

Don't forget that if you use Imagination Crafts products you could be the lucky winner of a £40 voucher to spend at Imagination Crafts.

Here is my inspiration post.

Imagination Crafts products used
MDF frame
Bird of Paradise gilding stamp set
Gold sparkle medium
Gilding flakes
Acrylic paint
Crackle glaze

I decided to make a Valentines gift of a wall hanging.  The bird of paradise image from the stamp set was done with gilding flakes together with the trellis background in the centre.  The frame itself was painted and crackled and then stamped with the small stamps from the stamp set.  I added some red hearts that had been cut out of a previous project.  The letters were die cut and then stickles added for sparkle. Some red roses and ribbon were the finishing touch.

Thanks for popping by and you have till the end of the month to get your entries in.  Just pop over to Imagination Crafts Challenges to enter. Don't forget to check out the inspirational work from the design team while you are there.

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:
Crafty Calendar - Love is all around
Corrosive - Feel the love
Stamping Sensations - Wings, fantasy and fiction
Penny Black and More - Make it sparkle
Ooh La La - Use a heart
Crafting for all Seasons - Show some romance
Crafty Creations - For the birds
Graph'It - Lovely Dovey
Polka Doodles - Love/Romance
Fussy and Fancy - Be my valentine
LEJ Designs - Valentine/Love
Pan Pastel - Anything goes
Robyns Fetish - Animals or birds
The Squirrel and The Fox - Love
Love to Create - Red and/or pink
Eureka Stamps - Hearts
Artistic Inspirations - Anything goe/Valentines Day
Kaboodle Doodles - To  my sweetheart
Bunny Zoes - Hearts/Love
Hobbycutz - Valentines
Papertake - With a heart
Divas By Design - With love
The Paper Shelter - Be My Valentine
Fab N Funky - Love/Valentine
Crafting By Designs - Anything for love
Creative Moments - Anything goes/Love
Delightful Challenges - Love notes
Sassy Studio - Valentines
Graph'It - Floral/Love
Totally Papercrafts - Valentines/Love
The Stamping Boutique - Valentines/Love
Whimsy Stamps - Love is in the air
Creative Corner - From the heart


Linda Simpson said...

Fabulous plaque Mags, love the beautiful design!

Linda xxx

Craftin Suzie (Susan Wykes) said...

Gorgeous wall hanging Mags.The hearts look fabulously glitzy! Susan x

brenda said...

It's a lovely bad Mags and what a great idea with the central lattice panel.

Thanks so much for joining in at Penny Black and More challenge.

B x

rachel said...

super hanging Mags - this is fabulous xx

julie_woolston said...

Gorgeous wall hanging Mags, the design is fab.
Hugs Julie xxx

Sandra H said...

Wow Mags what a fab bag xx

shampylou30 said...

Beautiful wall hanging. Thanks for joining us at creative moments challenge xxxx

Jennifer Johnston said...

A beautiful wall hanging Mags. Hugs Jennifer xx

McCrafty's Cards said...

This is really gorgeous Mags, I like the design and the colours
Kevin xx

Nannieflash said...

Lovely idea of making a picture frame look like a bag, love the design youve used to. Thanks for joining us at TPS, good luck with the challenge. hugs Shirleyxxxx

Carole Pollard said...

Brilliant project the design is so pretty Fab Love and Happy Crafting Carole x

lady jasmine crafts said...

So pretty and elegant love it xxx

Sue said...

Gorgeous wall hanging Mags.Love the colours.
Sue x

Fran said...

Great frame, thank you for joining us over at Kaboodle Doodles this week xx

Sharon said...

I love this Mags. The hearts look fabulous as does the design and such a gorgeous bird of paradise.
I hope you are having a lovely weekend.
Hugs Sharon. x

Sharon said...

I love this Mags. The hearts look fabulous as does the design and such a gorgeous bird of paradise.
I hope you are having a lovely weekend.
Hugs Sharon. x

Intruderlady said...

Lovely wall hanging.
Thanks for joining our DTBST challenge at Sassy Studio Designs.


Unknown said...

Stunning Plaque, Mags, love this hun, I really need to get some of them MDF bits....love and hugs hun xxx

Francesca said...

A very lovely creation, thanks for joining us at Stamping sensations

Francesca x

Chris said...

It's beautiful Mags. Love the effect of the gilding flakes! Thanks for participating in our Love/Valentine challenge at Hobbycutz this week.

Dawn said...

A super little wall hanging Mags!
I love the design!
Dawn xx

flossbite said...

This is just gorgeous. I'd gladly have this hanging on my wall!
Thanks for playing along at Crafting for all Seasons.
Fiona xx

Zella said...

Very cute Mags! Thanks for joining us at Eureka Stamps this week!

Liz's creative corner said...

Lovely creation, thanks so much for sharing it with us at Bnny Zoe's, hugs Liz xx

DesignerDiva said...

Beautiful creation Mags, its lovely to see something different and this is perfect!
Thanks for playing along at Diva's this week for our 'With Love' challenge and good luck
Hugs Laurie x

DesignerDiva said...

Me again! I should have read your challenge list!!
Everything I said above still stands lol plus......Thanks for sharing it with us at Totally PaperCrafts this week and good luck in the draw
Hugs Laurie x

Patricia Chalas said...

very cute and lovely idea!

thanks for playing along with us at PolkaDoodles this week!!

Unknown said...

Lovely frame! Thank you for joining our Color Challenge over at Love to Create Challenges this week.
Ruza, LTC Admin/Designer
Ruza's Craft Corner

Regan said...

Beautiful wall hanging, Mags! Thanks for joining us at The Corrosive Challenge!

Kathy @ Stamping Still said...

This would make such a lovely valentines day present. Thanks for sharing with us at Bunny Zoe's Crafts :)

Unknown said...

Beautiful , Thanks for joining in with us this week at Graph'It colour challenge.
Good Luck Susan xx

Melissa Czapor said...

Adorable wall hanging! Glad you joined us at The Stamping Boutique!!

Christine's Craftyart Blog said...

Very pretty project Mags. Chris x

Whisper said...

Oooo what a stunning bag and thanks for joining us at Penny Black & More this month and good luck, Luv Sam x

Kates said...

Lovely wall hanging. Thanks for joining Fab n Funky this week. Kx

Wendy said...

Gorgeous creation Mags...Thanks for playing along with us at Fab'n'Funky, Divas and TPC this week.
Wendy xx

Andie's Space said...

Hi Mags,
This looks fab. I love those hearts & the wonderful sheen you created on the bird of paradise. Thanks for joining us at Divas by Design this week.
Andie xx

Camille Robinson said...

Beautiful frame! SO clever! Thanks for playing our challenge at The Stamping Boutique!

Kim Kelley said...

How cool and creative! Love it! Thank you for joining us at Sassy Studio Designs DTBST challenge! HUGS


maureenjscott said...

Fabulous wall hanging, this is gorgeous! Thanks for sharing at Love to Create this week! mo x

alex said...

Truly beautiful, thank you for joining us at Creative Moments
Alex x

Crafty Humphreys said...

Lovely wall hanging! Thanks so much for joining in with the Artistic Inspirations Challenge. Suz xxx

crafty-stamper said...

beautiful decorated frame and love the details -thanks for joining us at Lej designs
Carol DT x

Charlene said...

Great wall hanging, a sweet gift idea.Thank you for sharing with us on the Whimsy challenge this month.

Jackie Randolph said...

Absolutely beautiful Mags!!
Thank you so much for sharing with us on Whimsy Stamps Inspire Challenge!
Jackie - DT