Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Challenge #252 - BINGO

Happy New Year MDUC friends :) 
Welcome to our first challenge of 2015.

We'll get to that in a minute, first of all, lets check in with our fantastic sponsor:

Magnolia are very generously sponsoring our challenge by giving to one lucky winner a secret package! 
Thank you so much Magnolia. 

And our challenge for this fortnight is:

Just choose a line, either across, down or diagonally for your prooject

Our amazing DT have created these fabulous projects to inspire you!

Fancy Folds - Gate Fold, Masking, Make your own Embellishments!

Embossing, Edwin, Shaped Card

(Fancy folds, masking, make your own embellishments)

 (Card closed)
(Card open)

(white only, shaped card, make your own embellishment)

(white, shaped, make your own embellishments)

( White Only, Shaped Card and Make your Own Embellishments)

(Masking, Fancy folds, Make your own embellishments)

Shaker - Edwin - Faux iron embellishment

  • You must have at least one Magnolia stamp or Doo Hickey die on your work, it can be a sentiment, background etc does NOT have to be Edwin or Tilda for your card to be entered..
  • You must add your link in Mr.Linky
  • You MUST add a link to your **direct blog post***.... All entries not doing this will be removed.
  • You should have a link back to the challenge blog in your post.
  • Entries close SUNDAY EVENING 11pm AES time  (the following week  see the clock on the side bar)
  • DO NOT link your entry to an old card, even a day before will be removed. Making it fair to all the people that have made a card for the challenge...
  • We reserve the right to remove your entry if we feel it is not appropriate. We are a FUN challenge that is designed for MAGNOLIA FANS and any entry that is not deemed to be 'playing nice' will be deleted. We apologise for the need to add this rule. This is OUR challenge blog and we reserve the right to moderate 

Monday, January 12, 2015

Winner - Anything Goes

Hi There!!

We hope you've all had a wonderful Christmas and New Year! We sure are enjoying our Summer here Down Under, but it has had it moments as well.

Well I'm sure to announce the lucky winners of our Anything Goes Challenge! First Up we have the Random winner of the lush Magnolia Prize..... it goes too:

Congratulations Dian!!! Can you please send us an email: magnoliadownunder@gmail.com to claim your prize - we will also need your mailing address if you can add that in please!!

Next - WOW you guys sure have rocked the Anything Goes theme! So many absolutely stunning entries, you made picking a winner a bit tricky!!! But our winner for the Live and Love Crafts awesome prize is:

Congratulations Kiki!!! Can you also send us an email to claim your Prize :-)

And now our fabulous TOP 5  not in any particular order

Congratulations Ladies!! You are welcome to grab the top 5 badge from our sidebar for your gorgeous blogs!!

We are having an extended break over the Christmas/New Year period, our first challenge of 2015 will be on Tuesday 27th January!!! Be sure to check back then!

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Tic Tac Toe - Christmas (Challenge #250) Winner and top 5

Hello Magnolia friends!

We are running a little behind on annoucing the winner from our Tic Tac Toe Christmas Challenge, sorry!

Tildas Town was our fab sponsor for this challenge,
with a wonderful $10 voucher:

And the winner iiiiiisssss....

#18 - Vicky
What a great work hun, gorgeous creation!
  Please write us at magnoliadownunder@gmail.com to claim your prize and feel free to grab our winner badge that you can see here on our sidebar :D
And now for our top 5!
In no particular order we have:

#1 - Annette
#4 - Beth
#8 - Tiziana
#17- Tamika
#11 - Becky

Grab your top5 blinkie from our sidebar and show it with pride on your blogs to tell everyone how much we love your creations!
If you would like to enter into our current challenge (Anything goes) click here please, we have a pair of prizes to be won: one will be selected by random and another one will be chosen by the DT gals!
A big hug to you all,

Franz and the MDUC team

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Challenge #251 Anything Goes

Hi and Welcome to our Last Challenge of 2014!!!

We will be back next year with more fun challenge themes for you all to play along with. Next year we will also have Magnolia Down Under's 6th Birthday! Along with that, a bunch of our Design Team girls will have their 5th anniversary of being on our Design Team - WOW!!!

We would love to thank our Sponsors, (past and present) and entrants for their continued support of Magnolia Down Under Challenges, without you guys there probably would not be a challenge!

Our awesome Design Team would like to wish each and everyone of you a safe and very Merry Christmas and a Wonderful New Year!!!

So we have a fantastic challenge for you - but first up - our amazing sponsors:

Live and Love Crafts!
Winner chosen by our DT

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!

The winner of this prize will be picked by Random Org.!

Thank you so much Magnolia for generously sponsoring us with a 
"Surprise" pack to a lucky winner!

Thank you Sandy and Magnolia! 
Our Theme for the last Challenge is........