Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Easter-Spring Extravaganza Contest!!

Magnolia-licious Easter-Spring Extravaganza Contest
Contest is NOW CLOSED (see below for winners) 

Happy May 1st everyone...
The votes have been tabulated and I am thrilled to announce the winners of our Easter Extravaganza Contest. All have won shopping sprees at Magnolia-licious.Could all of the winners please contact Diana at with Easter Contest Winner in the Subject line. A HUGE thank you to everyone who took part. ALL OF THE ENTRIES WERE FABULOUS.
Grand Prize Winner Winner of the Grand Caliber Machine is
#204 Rosemary Bridges Rosemary's Creations

Category #1--  Full size Magnolia images on an Easter/Spring Themed Card

1st Prize: $150.00 - #176 Wilma Zengotita of The Busy Lady Bug
2nd Prize : $75.00 - #230 Ruby M. of And That's All She Wrote

Category #2--  "Magnolia Minis Only" on an Easter/Spring Theme Card 1st prize; $150.00 -  #105  Lori of JustDucky 
2nd Prize: $75.00 - #189 Cathy Lee of Cathy's Creative Place
Category #3--  Any Magnolia Easter/Spring Project, anything BUT a card
1st Prize $150.00 - #187 Teri of Spunky & Tadpole 
2nd Prize $75.00 - #111 Ashlee Bellinger of Ashlee's Creations
Category #4--  Mix BOTH a Mini and Large Magnolia Stamp
#185 Becca Fabozzi  of Becca's Crafty Corner 

Five Random $25.00 Shopping Sprees
- Random Integer
195 163 88 51 48

#195 Tiara Dreamin Of Paradise

#163 Eulanda Cards and more Cards                         

#88 Frances R Be Creative, Be You

#51 Catz Scrap This
#48 Lo Lo  Lo lo's Craft Corner

Happy March all you Magnolia Friends!  Yes Spring is finally on it’s way and we want you to celebrate the Spring Season with us!  Magnolia-licious is having a fabulous EASTER-SPRING EXTRAVAGANZA CONTEST that you will NOT want to miss out on.  The prizes will make you sing “spring” all day long and you can use all of those magnificently cute Magnolia Spring/Easter Images on your creations. 
The winners will be chosen by VOTING this time---so there will be a voting poll for each project entered and the top votes will be the winners based on the rules below.  Make sure to follow the directions correctly or you will be disqualified and not entered to win any of the challenges.
Both the Magnolia-licious DT and the Challenge DT will be providing inspiration for you during the contest to keep you motivated and playing along so stay tuned for those projects!  A Blog Hop for the DT’s will be on March 21st!
All the Contest Details are below for you---if you have any questions about the contest please email Suzanne at (  )


Contest Details—How To Play:
Three Categories (you may do ONE PROJECT for each category)

#1--  Full size Magnolia images on an Easter/Spring Themed Card
#2--  "Magnolia Minis Only" on an Easter/Spring Theme Card
#3--  Any Magnolia Easter/Spring Project, anything BUT a card
#4--  Mix BOTH a Mini and Large Magnolia Stamp(s) on your project
CONTEST DEADLINE:  projects must be uploaded by 11 pm EST on April 19th!! Winners will be announced on May 1st, 2011.

First prize for each category (4 in total) - $150.00 Gift Certificate to the Magnolia-licious Store
Second Prize for each category (4 in total) - $75.00 Gift Certificate to the Magnolia-licious Store
Random prizes chosen by Diana will receive $25.00 Gift Certificates


-You may enter EACH category ONLY ONCE!
-You MUST USE at least one Magnolia image on your project

-Link your image to Magnolia-licious Store if you can in your post
-Place a direct link below in the InLinkz system.  If you do not have a direct link to your project you will not be entered.  If you need help/directions with this please email Suzanne.
**You do NOT need a blog to link your project to--any online gallery will do **
Happy Easter-Spring everyone!  I am currently on vacation in Maui for the next 10 days so my access to internet and my computer is very limited and I apologize.  The wireless here is not what I would call very reliable and I have had quite a time getting logged on.  If you have questions that I have not answered below please email me and I will answer you as quickly as I am able.

VOTING for the EASTER-SPRING EXTRAVAGANZA CONTEST will start immediately.  We should have been able to vote thru the InLinkz system but their rules only let you vote once & you will be allowed to vote 4 times---once for each of the 4 categories.  So below are the rules for voting and how to get your votes counted!

Thank you to everyone for their participation in the contest--the response was overwhelming and we are so lucky to have so many wonderful and talented crafters in our group.  I am SO glad I don't have to vote because everyone did a fabulous job and you all get a big congrats and thank you from me, Diana and the DT's!!  So happy voting!!


-Voting may start immediately and run thru April 28th

-You may vote ONCE for each of the FOUR categories as listed below (so 1 vote per category per person)

#1--  Full size Magnolia images on an Easter/Spring Themed Card
#2--  "Magnolia Minis Only" on an Easter/Spring Theme Card
#3--  Any Magnolia Easter/Spring Project, anything BUT a card (if it's not a card then it fits this category)
#4--  Mix BOTH a Mini and Large Magnolia Stamp(s) on your project

How to Vote?  

*Go to the Magnolia-licious Highlites Blog and look at each of the project thumbnails and note your favorite project for each category.  *if you question what category a project is for or need to see it in more details, click on their thumbnail to be taken to their blog and see what they've entered *

*Email me at (only this email address please) with your favorite choice for EACH of the 4 categories for a total of 4 votes per person.  

*DT members on any of the Magnolia-licious DT's MAY NOT VOTE!

*On May 1st the winners of each category and the random winners will be announced via the Yahoo Group & the Magnolia-licious Highlites Blog!

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

March DT Challenge!

Well Happy March 1st to you all!  Pretty soon we will be turning the clocks forward and welcoming Spring!  If you are like me, you are very anxious to see Spring come and brighten up the days and warm up the air.  I love springtime--new flowers, new green grass and trees in bloom--it's such a lovely time of the year!

Winners from last month Challenges are:

Winner of the February DT Challenge is:   #21 Pam Berrisford
You Won 2 Reg. Sized Magnolia Stamps

Winner of the Blog Hop Challenge is:   #4 Lisa A of Scrapping with Lisa
You won 4 Mini Magnolia Stamps

Congratulations ladies on winning!  Please email Diana Crick at and let her
know which challenge you won and what your stamp choices are!
Thanks to everyone for their beautiful projects you submitted--the team was WOWed by them all!


It's also time for a NEW Magnolia-licious DT Challenge!!  

Our lovely hostess this month is Janiel Corley who has challenged us to create 

"Frame Projects" with a Recipe:  
Use at least one of each of these--bling/pearls, trim/ribbon, Magnolia image and flowers!  

Perfect challenge for spring I think!  See all the DT Projects Below!

How to Play:

-Project MUST follow the recipe AND be a frame project of any kind AND use a Magnolia image
-Enter your project by March 31st, 2011 in the Link System at end of post
-Project must be new---no projects before March 1st will qualify

What You Can Win:

-a $20 Gift Certificate to Magnolia-licious from Diana Crick


DT Inspiration Projects

Happy Crafting and Happy March!
Suzanne, Diana & the Magnolia-licious DT