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Tuesday, 2 October 2012

Lili Of The Valley GDT - Basket Of Roses Cotton Reel

Good morning peeps,
This month I have the huge honor of being a guest designer for Lili Of The Valley and joining those super talented ladies on the LOTV's Ideas To Inspire blog.
I was thrillled when Anne emailed and invited me to join them during October, but I have to admit a bit nervous too.

For my first GDT creation I have made a little cotton reel.
  Ingredients -
Medium - Copics
Papers - Papermania, Beautiful
Flowers - Hobbycraft, Kort & Godt, Hooked On Craft, Wild Orchid & handmade
Pearls - Hero Arts 5mm & 3mm
Pins - homemade
Swirl branch & Lace - The Ribbon Girl
The Copic colours I've used are -
skin - E11, E00, E000, R20, hair - E44, E43, E41, clothes - C3, C1, C00 / BV01, BV00, BV0000, basket - E57, E55, E53, E51, roses - YG67, YG63 / V17, V15, V12 / V25, V22, V20, butterflies - V09, V06, V04 / V93, V91
I'm entering my cotton reel in the following challenges -
Make It Monday - anything goes, Inspire Me Friday - anything goes
Please hop over to the Ideas To Inspire blog and visit the lovely ladies over there, & if you haven't seen already the gorgeous Geisha Girls have now been released for sale :)

I'm off to catch up with hundreds of DT comments, it literally is hundreds too so that's lots of typing but a whole lot of looking at gorgeous blogs too so all in all it's not a bad way to spend a few hours.
When I've caught up with myself I will check through my candy entries and delete any duplicate entries before making the draw, in the meantime there is still time to enter my mini candy to win Celebration Tilda, if you missed my STAMPtember post & code to claim 25% off all Magnolia products until tomorrow it is here
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  1. Hi Mandy,

    I already admired it at the LOTV blog, it is sooooooo beautiful, you are a star!!

    Hugs, Irene

  2. Wow Mandy
    Stuning and beautiful just love the colour and all of the detail
    Hugs Dianne xx :)

  3. Mandy, this is absolutely gorgeous, so pretty.
    Huge congratulations on your GDT,
    Bex xx

  4. Wow what a stunning creation and such beautiful detail for this lovely image Mandy!!! Big congrats on being there GDT for the month such a well deserved honour!! Love Chanelle xxx

  5. Hey Congrats Sweetie on GDT at LOTV!!! Anyone would be honored to have you create with their images---OUTSTANDING reel :) Always love the added sweetness you create with!!!
    Hugz of love

  6. Congratulations Mandy ! Your project so beautiful! Love the lovely details on this magnificent creation!

  7. Congratulations on your DT post. This cotton reel is gorgeous.

  8. Beautiful.. Gorgeous Coloring and Colors.. And those pins are Stunning.. I love the combination of pearls and silver bling.. Fantastic flowers and Arrangement.. Beautiful.. And Congratulation with the GDT.. :o)

  9. Hi Mandy, what a cute idea, love the paeprs and your flowers look gorgeous the whole project is just stunning. hugs Shirleyxxxx

  10. Congrats on your GdT spot Mandy. This is stunning, I love the design, the pretty colours and of course the sweet image


  11. Lovely, great idea..
    Hugs, Brittany, xx

  12. WOWZERS! sweetie your work is always so stunning and with this creation I am lost for words... you have such an amazing talent and one I could only ever dream of having :)

    xx Hugs Lizzy xx :)

  13. Hi Mandy
    I seen this earlier over on the LOTV blog. Wow girl you sure nailed it for your first 'show' Fabulous!!!!
    Anne x

  14. Hi Mandy, ooh this is soo gorgeous. Love the colours and the sweet image is coloured to perfection! Such a beautiful project. Congrats on your DT hun, well deserved.
    Hugs Sue W.

  15. Seen your gorgeous creation on Facebook earlier Mandy. Love the design and you do cute and pretty so well.
    crafty hugs

  16. Many congratulations on being asked to be a GDT. Your reel is just stunning Mandy, love all the pretty details x

  17. Mandy, this is so beautiful! Gorgeous details and that image is so cute!

  18. I would have to say you are a smashing success as a guest designer. This project is cute and memorable.

  19. Congrats Mandy on your GD post over at LOTV, you will be a great asset to them.

    Love your project, very different x

    hugs sally x

  20. This is just adorable, Mandy! Sweet LOTV image, coloured beautifully and your trademark, fabulous embellishments! Lisa x

  21. These is only one word available for this hun - AWESOME!! Hugs Sxx

  22. Oh Mandy this is really gorgeous, so pretty, very 'you' it.xx

  23. Wow, this is gorgeous! Love all those beautiful flowers! I just got caught up with LOTS of comments last night! It's amazing how fast it backs up, isn't it?

  24. My 2nd comment vanished with an error message :(
    your Reel is Stunning Mandy, I adore the colours and detail on it.
    why would you be Nervous! your work is amazing and the other girls will be so glad to have you on board.
    Hugs Mau xx
    Hope your daughter and all her friends are doing Ok xx

  25. Oh WOW Mandy!!!! This is gorgeous!!!!! I love how you coloured her and the beautiful flowers!!!!! What's a cotton reel? Hugs, brigitte

  26. This is just so pretty, I love it. Great to have you as GD
    HUGZ Fleur xXx

  27. so pretty! congrats on the GDT!! :)

  28. this is beautiful! fabulous coloring and amazing layering of those detailed elements

  29. WOW!!! This is Stunning Mandy..Loz
    Spotted this on MIM..Loz

  30. Absolutely fantastic, dear Mandy. I love your project.

  31. WOW Mandy!!!! This is brilliant! Thanks for stopping by my Blog with such a lovely, much appreciated, comment. Judy x

  32. Gorgeous as your beautiful creations always are :o)
    Jackie xx

  33. Absolutely fabulous, Mandy!! I just love the colour purple. Hugs, Nicole

  34. I love this sweet creation Mandy,very creative and the image is so sweet^_^
    Lilac is one of my favorite colors^_^

  35. Just beautiful work Mandy! Such a unique and beautiful idea hugs rebekah xx

  36. Fabulous ! excellent colouring ,wish i could do that x

  37. Hi hun, wow gorgeous, love it! you don't need to be nervous hun!
    hope your ok, will write soon promise! Tegans teething and she's turned into a gremlin! lol,
    hugs Liz xx

  38. wow what a wonderful creation its truly beautiful and so much work its stunning and the flower are glorious ...WOW X


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