Sunday 31 January 2016

Lace and Pearls

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Hello Magnolia friends and welcome to another wonderful challenge here at
Simply Magnolia!
This fortnight we would love to see
'Lace and Pearls'

on your creations, in as big or small a quantity as you like!
After all, they are second only to diamonds of being a girls best friend lol!
We have a GDT spot available as the prize for this challenge, and that means we would love to welcome YOU to join us for a future challenge!
First, please welcome our GDT winner from last time, Ileana, who has made us this awesome super sweet creation.......
Thank you Ileana for joining the team for this challenge, your card is just so beautiful!
(click on Ileana's name to leave her some love!)
Now let's see what
Team Elegance
have made to inspire you this week
(as always, you can click on each name to take you to individuals blogs)


Now it's YOUR turn!
Please use the Inlinkz below to enter, you have until Saturday 13th February midday (12pm GMT)
Hugs from

and the Simply Magnolia DT xxx

Anything Goes winners

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Hello Magnolia friends and welcome to our 'Anything Goes' winners post!
Thank you to everyone who entered their truly magnificent creations, it's such a relief that chose the winner as it would have been just too tough to do it otherwise!
That winner this time is.....
#20 - that's you Andrea!
with this beautiful card
Congratulations Andrea! Grab your winners badge from the sidebar for your amazing blog and please contact me, Nicola, at this email:, so I can post your prize to you!
Now let's find out the DT's Top 3.....
#18 - Julie
tilda happy birthday
#22 - Wendy
#36 - Jules
Well done ladies - such stunning creations! Grab your Top 3 badge from the sidebar for your amazing blogs!
Please come back tomorrow for the start of our next new challenge!
Hugs from
and the Simply Magnolia DT xxx

Sunday 24 January 2016

Anything Goes midway reminder

Welcome Magnolia friends to the midway point of our
'Anything Goes'
Keep those creations coming....there are some awesome projects so far! You still have about a week to enter!
As you know, it's a mystery crafty prize this fortnight, provided by me (Nicola), the clue last week was it's seasonal, and I'm going to throw in another clue this week....there will be something that sparkles in there too!

Team Glamour
have more incredible inspiration for you this week
(click on their name to leave them some love)


Now it's over to YOU! 
Please enter using the Inlinkz in the original post below, you still have until midday (12pm GMT) on Saturday 30th January.
Have a lovely crafty week!
Hugs from
and the Simply Magnolia DT xxx

Sunday 17 January 2016

Anything Goes

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 Hello! and welcome Magnolia friends to another great challenge here at Simply Magnolia.
This fortnight the theme is an easy one and everyone's favourite.....
'Anything Goes'
No matter what your taste or style of crafting, as long as you include a Magnolia image on your creation you could be in with a chance of being in our DT's Top 3 or winning a special prize, which this challenge is being sponsored by yours truly!
 It's a mystery prize, provided by me, and the only clue I'm giving is it's something in keeping with the season.....
Another clue next week at the midway point!
Team Elegance
have been hard at work, whipping up some delightful inspiration for you again this week
(pop over to their blogs to leave them some love!)



Now it's YOUR turn!
Can't wait to see what creations are entered!
Please enter using the Inlinkz below, you have until Saturday 30th January midday (12pm GMT)
Happy Crafting!
Hugs from

and the Simply Magnolia DT xxx

Saturday 16 January 2016

Vintage winners

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Welcome Magnolia friends to our winners post!
Not so many entries for the first challenge of the year, but every one that we did get was truly beautiful - maybe Vintage is not so popular a theme at the moment.
Without further ado, let's see who chose to win the fantastic Live and Love Crafts prize......
#2 - that's you Sharon
with this beautiful creation
Congratulations Sharon! Please contact me, Nicola, using this email  so I can arrange for you to get your prize! Don't forget our winners badge for your beautiful blog!
Now let's take a look at the DT's Top 3.....
#5 - Wendy
#10 - Bianca
#12 - Chantal
Congratulations ladies, gorgeous work! Please grab our Top 3 badge for your awesome blogs!
Thanks everyone for playing along.
Check back with us tomorrow when we'll have a fab new challenge for you!
Hugs from
and the Simply Magnolia DT xxx

Sunday 10 January 2016

Vintage midway reminder

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Hi Magnolia friends, we're here with our midway reminder for our current challenge, which is....
As you know, the lovely Sandy from Live and Love Crafts is the sponsor for this challenge, and you could be the lucky winner of one of these awesome vouchers to spend in Sandy's gorgeous online shop!


Team Glamour has some more beautiful inspiration for you.....




Now it's over to YOU!
Please enter using the Inlinkz in the original post below, you still have until Saturday 16th January midday (12pm GMT)
Hugs from

and the Simply Magnolia DT xxx

Sunday 3 January 2016


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Welcome Magnolia friends to our first challenge of 2016!
We want to see lots of
Magnolia pieces for this challenge and what better sponsor to compliment this theme than the lovely Sandy at
Live and Love Crafts
and this is what the lucky winner will receive.....

If the words vintage and shabby chic makes your heart beat faster, you will find your haven at
Live & Love Crafts!
Live & Love Crafts is a UK based online store that ships WORLDWIDE. The store is owned and operated by Sandra Mathis, a crafter who is as passionate about the vintage style as she is about customer service and providing a good shopping experience. Live & Love Crafts prides itself on having a website that is easy to navigate with excellent product images. Orders are dispatched fast; usually on the same day received.

Live & Love Crafts stocks a wide range of products from well-loved vintage brands such as Maja Design,
Pion Design, Magnolia, Wild Orchid Crafts, Kort & Godt, Prima, Melissa Frances, Maya Road,
and the Tim Holtz/Ranger product lines.
The store has a vast selection of laces, ribbons and trims, an assortment of over 200 charms and metal decorations, as well as many other unique embellishments that you can't find elsewhere. To help you save on costs, the charms/metal decos can be purchased singularly and all trims and ribbons are sold by the yard/meter. If you’re looking for products that will inspire and a one stop paper & embellishment shop, look no further than Live & Love Crafts!
Thanks Sandy for continuing to sponsor us in 2016 xxx 
Team Elegance
have all the inspiration you need to kick start you back into crafting
after the Christmas break
(click on each name to find out a little more) 


Now, it's YOUR turn!

Please enter using the Inlinkz below, this challenge will run until midday (12pm GMT) on Saturday 16th January

Happy Crafting!

Hugs from
 and the Simply Magnolia DT xxx