Friday, 1 July 2016

Summer winners and Christmas in July challenge

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Welcome Magnolia friends to our winners post for the 'summer' challenge and the start of our July challenge. 
Thank you so, so much to everyone of you who entered our June challenge, it was great to see all your magnificent Summer creations, and even though we haven't had a brilliant summer yet in Britain, it was definitely summer at Simply Magnolia!
The random 'Summer' winner is 
#16 - Jules
with this beautiful creation

Congratulations Jules! Please take our winners badge for your stunning blog and please email me, Nicola, at this address so I can post you your mystery prize!

and the DT's Top 3 is.......

#19 - Elena

#24 - Peggy

Congratulations ladies! Please take our Top 3 badge for your wonderful blogs!

Right, as it's the first day of the new month, we'd better start 
a new challenge------'Christmas in July'
let's just hope that the weather in Britain doesn't feel like Christmas!

The awesome sponsor this month is the lovely Diana from Magnolialicious
offering one lucky winner this amazing prize:

Thank you Diana! x
So, what are you waiting for....get a Christmas card or two nearer to being ready for the big day and you could win a fab crafty prize too!

Feast your eyes on Team Elegance's amazing inspiration
to get you in the Christmas zone.....



Ok, finally, it's YOUR turn!
Please enter using the Inlinkz below, you have until Sunday 31st July, midday (12pm GMT) and we'll be back on 15th July with some more inspiration for you, to keep you going for the rest of the month!
Hugs from
and the Simply Magnolia DT xxx

Wednesday, 15 June 2016

Summer midway reminder

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Helloooo and welcome to our midway reminder of this month's challenge which is all about.....
there are some stunning entries so far and I can't wait to see more!!!

As you know, the mystery prize provided by me, Nicola, is summer themed too!

Please give some love to our wonderful guest designer for June...
and here is Kitty's beautiful creation!

thank you so much Kitty for joining us xxx

Team Glamour 
are a little thin on the ground at the moment but it's always quality and not quantity that counts!

Now it's over to YOU!
Please enter using the Inlinkz in the original post below, you still have until Thursday 30th June midday (12pm GMT)

Hugs from

and the Simply Magnolia DT xxx

Wednesday, 1 June 2016

Anything Goes winners and Summer

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Hi Magnolia friends, and welcome to our new monthly challenge format!
Thanks so much to everyone who entered our short but sweet last challenge 'Anything Goes', it really was great to see so many entries in such a short space of time!
Without further ado, let's see who was picked by to be the lucky winner of the fabulous Magnolia-licious mystery prize.....

#17 - that's you Margo!
with this gorgeous creation...

Congratulations Margo! Grab our winners badge for your beautiful blog and please contact me, Nicola, at this email so I can arrange for you to receive your prize!

Next, let's see who made it into the DT's Top 3.....

#5 - Julie


#11 - Peggy

#18 - Wendy

Stunning creations ladies! Please take our Top 3 badge for your awesome blogs!


Right, the time has come to jump straight into our JUNE challenge - yay!
This month we would like to see you celebrating all things

As the theme is all about summer, the prize this time is a selection of summery craft items to add to your collection, provided by me, Nicola.

***The DT call is still open, all the details can be found here***
If you applied for the DT call last challenge then you don't need to apply again unless you want to lol! Your application has been logged, thank you for applying and we will be in contact with you soon!

Magnolia has a vast array of summer themed stamps to inspire you...
Team Elegance have a few to show you, thank you ladies xxx

Now it's YOUR turn!
You have a full month to enter using the Inlinkz below,  this challenge will close on Thursday 30th June midday (12pm GMT)
We will be having a midway reminder on the 15th June and there may be other posts in between to keep you until the next post....
Simply Craft!

Hugs from

and the Simply Magnolia DT xxx

Friday, 27 May 2016

Anything Goes midway reminder

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Welcome Magnolia friends to our midway reminder for our short challenge....
'Anything Goes'
plus DT call
Thank you to everyone who's entered so far, it's great to see so many after only five days!
As you know, the prize is from the lovely Diana at Magnolialicious, so it's well worth entering, and with having no limit to the amount of times you enter, your chances are greater of winning!

Due to the short notice and quick turn around of this challenge, we don't have as much inspiration for you from Team Glamour this time but what we lack in quantity, Evie has made up for in quality, with this stunning two piece set - thank you Evie, it's truly magnificent!

So, now it's over to YOU! You have another 4 days to enter as this challenge will close on
 Tuesday 31st May midday (12pm GMT), please enter using the inlinkz in the original post below

Hugs from

and the Simply Magnolia DT xxx

Sunday, 22 May 2016

Anything Goes

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Welcome Magnolia friends to our next brand new challenge....
'Anything Goes'
which, because of the error of the Inlinkz being cut short on the last challenge means that things are slightly different for this challenge...
  • enter as many times as you want
  • anything Magnolia can be the focus of your creation: Magnolia images, dies, sentiments, flowers

***We also have a DT call***
with this challenge!!!
If you can make one new project/card each month,
blog your creations on your blog, advertising our sponsor for each challenge,
comment on 1 entry in every 10 as part of a rota,
 help to choose a Top 3 from the entries,
and have a love for all things Magnolia
then we want YOU!
It doesn't matter what your crafting style is, how much experience you have or where you live, all are welcome to apply!
So if you would like to be a part of the Simply Magnolia design team, all you have to do is add DT after your name when you enter this challenge, easy right?

Yes, you may have read in the above DT description the word 'month', and that is because from the beginning of June Simply Magnolia will be going monthly!

We are honoured to be sponsored by the lovely Diana at Magnolialicious!
The prize up for grabs for one lucky winner is

Right, after all that, lets sit back, relax and take a look at Team Elegance's beautiful inspiration...






Gorgeous, ladies! xxx

Now it's YOUR turn!
Don't forget to add DT after your name if you want to join us!
**Please note the closing date for this challenge is slightly different to normal, it's only just over a week long as our new monthly challenge starts on the first of June so this time you only have until Tuesday 31st May midday (12pm GMT), please enter using the Inlinkz below......
Happy Crafting!
Hugs from

and the Simply Magnolia DT xxx

Saturday, 21 May 2016

Flowers winners

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Welcome dear Magnolia friends to our Flowers winners post!
First I must apologise to those of you who couldn't enter this challenge due to the Inlinkz expiry four days earlier than scheduled. There are a few things that I will change for the next challenge in order to make up for this error: no limit to the amount of times you can enter, and the focus of your creations won't be limited to Magnolia images but could be Magnolia dies/sentiments/flowers instead.

Right, now lets see who's the random winner of my surprise package of goodies!
it's #10 - Sharon
with this gorgeous card....

Congratulations Sharon! Grab the winners badge for your wonderful blog and email me your postal address at this email so I can post the surprise package of craft goodies to you!

Next is the DT's Top 3....
#6 - Norma

#13 -  Jules

#19 - Beatriz

Gorgeous work ladies! Please take our Top 3 badge for your awesome blogs!
Don't forget to come back tomorrow for the start of another great challenge!
Hugs from

and the Simply Magnolia DT xxx

Sunday, 15 May 2016

Flowers midway reminder

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Welcome back everyone to the midway reminder of our current challenge......
What a fab theme! So please come along and join us if you can, all you have to do is add some flowers to your Magnificent Magnolia easy is that!
The prize is a mystery package from me, Nicola, which is summer themed this time and will include a variety of craft items and embellishments!

Team Glamour
are bringing you some amazing inspiration this week....

Now it's YOUR turn!
Happy Crafting!
You still have nearly a week to enter, this challenge closes at midday (12pm GMT) on Saturday 21st May.

Hugs from

and the Simply Magnolia DT xxx