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WEDDING CARD COMPETITION

Its on!! And its your turn to be the star….

You may have seen our recent blog features on Wedding cards using our FEATURE FRAMES and ORNATE FRAMES. Well MHC is is holding a competition for your card or cards to be featured in our very first WEDDING CARD KIT.

We can’t wait to see your entries…..

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THE PRIZE:

A huge bundle of MHC goodies

Value of $100!! 

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There will also be 2 minor prizes:

Value: $30

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HERE’S A CLUE TO WINNING:

We will be looking for different style cards for different style Weddings, but also cards that can be made by any level of skill, are cost-effective, feature our products, can be made into kits and look great.

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Start planning now and get those entries in, but don’t forget to FOLLOW THE RULES. We will be featuring the winners and other entries in August.

See you name up in lights and on our very first Wedding kit – how exciting!!!

Even more DIY Wedding card ideas

Yes, that’s right…we are full of ideas when it comes to Weddings….take a look at these, but this time, instead of just Feature frames, we’ve used another of our incredibly popular products….

ORNATE FRAMES

This first card uses the ELEGANCE ornate frames. We kept them white, but remember, you can colour these so easily with spray or ink, or even stamps.

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wedding 6 On a base of cardstock, you can make your cards co-ordinate so easily with the colours you have chosen for your Wedding.

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Products used:

Papers: Country Estate – New day

Flowers: Springtime – pink, tea roses – ivory

Embellishments: Ornate frame – Elegance.

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This next card uses a base of cardstock just under the frame itself – so pretty. This one reminds me a of a beach Wedding.

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Product used:

Papers: Beautiful you – So you.

Flowers: Eternity (how appropriate!)

Embellishments: Ornate frame – Regency.

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Stay tuned…we have a great competition coming up to create a Wedding card and we will make a kit out of YOUR CARD!!! Great prizes to be won…..

Inspiration from Melinda

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As some of you may know I am on the Creative Team at Flying Unicorn.  Flying Unicorn are major sponsors to the challenge site – CSI: Color, Stories, Inspiration! So for the month of May the Creative Team have been invited to be Special Detectives. I was given this Case File No. and couldn’t wait to add lots of MH flowers to my layout.

 

The Case File looks like this:

 

 

My take on this challenge :

“Hello Little One”

Sigh…I am still scrapping birth photos of my little boy from 8 months ago…wonder if I will ever catch up!

I am using a mixture of papers here…some really old Sass for my base paper, Maggie Holmes Crate paper and Jodie Lee Prima papers.

Lots of gorgeous flowers from Manor House which have all been altered in different ways and the “Love” Chipboard is from 2Crafty which I have covered in a few different colours from Shimmerz.

 

 

My Testimony….I used the Inspiration word “Wish” as a stepping point for my journalling.  Don’t you just love the new “Felt Doilies”.. I have used a gorgeous pink one from the Beautiful You Collection as part of my layers behind my photo.

 

 

 

 

Evidence:  Butterflies, Flowers (of course!) Swirls, Watercolour Effect, Bokeh Effect on Photo & Tiny Brads

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Products Used:

Vinettes – Pink
Floral Mix – Arielle
Frilly Roses – Beetroot
Mini Roses – Pink
Gelato – Cherry
Cutie Pies – Orange
Felt Doilies – Pink

WHITE WITH 1 sponsorship

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Hi everyone! We are excited to be the sponsors this month at WHITE WITH 1 and yep, the featuring colour is GRAPE. The artists for WW1 have done a stunning job featuring our flowers and embellishments. We are amazed….

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Alison Callcott

Products: Sunflower, Springtime, Razzles, Sarah, Jubilee.

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Amy Prior

Amy Prior

Products: Jubilee, Razzles, Sunflower, Purple vine, Springtime – mauve, Venise Heart lace, Flexibel words – together.

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Belinda Spencer

Belinda Spencer

Jubilee, Sarah, Sunflower, Purple vine, Flexible words – love, Ornate frames – Gothic & Flourish.

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Irina Honcharik

Irina Honcharik

products: Sunflower, Razzles, Springtime, Ornate frame – oval, Flexible words – together & Love.

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Katie Howard

Katie Howard

Products: Camelia – purple, Sunflower, Razzles, Springtime mauve & white, Ornate frame - Cheval & Flourish.

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Lisa Oxley (2)

Lisa Oxley

Products: Sarah, Fantasy, Springtime – white & mauve, Sunflower, Ornate frame – oval, Flexible words – Love.

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Polina Sakharuk

Polina Sakhuruk

Products: Sarah, Sunflower, Razzles, Orante frame – Gothic.

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Sandra Wallace

Sandra Wallace

Products: Camelia – purple, Springtime, Razzles, Sunflower, Ornate frame – Scallop & Cheval, Flexible words – Together & Love.

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Susan Longman73_1b

Susan Wallace

Products: Razzles, Jubilee, Springtime – mauve & white, Sunflower, Vine – purple, Ornate frame – Scallop.

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Tracey Fowler

Tracey Fowler

Products: Sarah, Springtime – mauve, Sunflower, Whimsy -grape, Ornate frame – Cheval, Flexible words – Love & Together.

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Rikki Graziani

Rikki Graziani

Products: Sarah, Sunflowers, Springtime, Jubilee, Razzles, Ornate frames – Flourish & Gothic, Flexible words – Love.

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We are in awe of what these ldies have done with GRAPE. Whhy not give it a go yourself and maybe wn a fbaulous MHC flower pack kit.

Head on over to WHITE WITH 1.

Australia day blog hop WINNERS!

Hi everyone! What a fantastic blog hop we had – so much eye candy and we had some amazing feedback from everyone, not to mention the insight we got into what YOU, our fans and customers love the most….

SO here’s our winners (and I might add it was getting hard to pick only 2!)

CONGRATULATIONS TO…..

Chantal Vanderberg

Here’s what Chantal said:

“Hi!  I would probably like one style of flower in different colours in the one pack! :D “

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Next winner…

LORI WILLIAMS

Here’s Lori’s comment:

“I’d love different flowers that coordinate…honestly that set in the front of your prize back looks beautiful to me.  Your flowers are lovely and thank you so much for the chance to win.  I’ve loved learning more about Aussie companies on the blog hop.”

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SO please email us with your postal address ladies and we’ll get those gorgeous packs out to you very soon.

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And a big THANKYOU THANKYOU to everyone who took time to comment or email us with their input – we are listening!

Competition winners

Hi everyone – WOW – its December! Only 22 more sleeps till Christmas….. so who’s going to get something lovely as an early Christmas present?  We are here to announce the winner of 6 gorgeous flower packs for our card competition.

Firstly, lets see the entries…..aren’t they all so fabulous!

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By Stacey Wilson

Products used: Starlight – red, Springtime-white. Scrapcake Paper – Gingerbreads.

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Evgenia

By Evgenia.

Products used: Ballroom Waltz, Grandma’s Garden – warmth, Rose leaf.

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Louise Mitchell

By Louise Mitchell

Products used: Ruffles – red, Capri – gold, Starlight – gold, Rose leaves.

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K. Harrison

By Kim Harrison

Products used: Lotus – timeless, Celeste – white, Dahlia – pink.

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Also by Kim Harrison.

Products used: Fascinating – pink, Wild orchid – green.

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Karen McLaughlin

By Karen McLaughlin

Products used: Wishes – Peace.

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AND THE WINNER IS…….

* KIM HARRISON *

Congratulations Kim – we just couldn’t resist you super pretty combination and the fact that you made this card for your daughter. Well done! Your flower packs will be on their way very soon. And a BIG THANKYOU to everyone who entered – we love your creations!

WIN WIN WIN – a card competition!

Hello Hello! Can you believe its the beginning of November already?! Hmm, time to make some Christmas cards (if you haven’t already started).  So we are here to help. This month, we are having a competition…a CARD competition.  We want to see your fabulous and inspiring cards made with our very own MHC flowers.

This week our DT girls will have lots of card inspiration to get those creative juices flowing. Here are just a few, to get you started

Card by Erin Blegen

MHC products used: Ruffles – brights, Glitter mini roses – white and red, Capri – gold, Meadows – white.

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Card by Linda Langes

MHC Products used: Starlight – large red and small white, Capri roses – gold.

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Card by Karola Witczak

MHC products used: Capri – aqua, Starlight – mixed.

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THE PRIZE:

Card-making flowers, of course! 6 packs each for 2 very creative card-makers.

So here’s the rules:

1.USE MHC flowers!

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Yep – that’s it! Just make sure you use our flowers.

The competition closes at midnight on Friday November 30th, 2012. Send your entries along to inquiries@manorhousecreations.com and we will showcase them here on our blog.

GOOD LUCK!

C’est Magnifique 1st anniversary blog hop on now!

Hi everyone and welcome to the C’est Magnifique Kits Blog Hop!!

If you’ve arrived here from Michelle Singh’s blog, then you’re right on track! If not, head back to the beginning of the hop HERE at the C’est
Magnifique Kits blog!

For the past year C’est Magnifique Kits has been bringing you their sophisticated and unique kits with paper and embellishments from all over the world! This month’s kit and add-ons feature some of our beautiful and perfectly coordinated flowers:

Winters song – Snowbell, which has been an incredibly popular seller and can be coloured with misting sprays!

Poetry – a  very cool sage coloured flower.

Wishes – another popular flower and can be coloured with mist. In fact all our flowers can be coloured, such as Leslie, the owner of C’est Magnifique, has done here in the kit. Aren’t the colours just stunning!

SO….along the way there will be plenty of inspiration as the design team shares with you their projects featuring these Manor House Creations flowers. There will also be prizes from four manufacturers, and prizes from C’est Magnifique Kits AND their design team! Lots and lots of goodies to be won!

Take a look at this gorgoues creation from our very own Erin Blegen who is also a star on the C’est Magnifique Design Team.

And this is the prize pack……going to one lucky Blog Hop participant!

It’s time to get started! Here’s what you need to do:

1. Visit each blog along the Blog Hop.
2. Leave a comment on each blog (and become a follower, if required).
3. End the blog hop back at the C’est Magnifque Kits Blog, and leave a comment.

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You have until midnight (US EST) on Monday, October 29 to complete the Blog Hop.

Your next stop along the Hop is at the Once Upon A…Sketch blog .

Good luck and have fun!

Cest Magnifique blog hop

Hello everyone – some great news. One of our loyal customers – Cest Magnifique kits’ is having a blog hop and MHC is joining in the fun.  Cest Magnifique do some gorgeous and quite popular kits using Manor House Creations flowers, and our very own Erin Blegen in on both Designs teams.

We would love you to join the fun and one of the stop-overs will be HERE! But which one? (LOL).

Its just over a week away … stay close.

Scrap Africa sponsorship

Hey everyone!  This month we are sponsoring SCRAP AFRICA .

They are a challenge website and the theme is:

Lots of room there for a flowery colour-fest!

Now, it is up to you how you will be inspired by it:
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you can use the phrase on your project
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you can use crayons in any way you like – color something with it on your LO or use it as embellishments (you can use some kind of image of crayons or the real crayons)
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use this quote as inspiration and tell a story through your project about living life to the full
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Feel free to head on over and join the fun. You’ve got till the end of the month to get your entry in and you could win 4 packs of flowers……so why not give it a go!

GOOD LUCK!

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