MDUC - 6th Birthday and farewell

Hello friends, 
I am here today to share with you a card I made for MDUC.
It is our 6th birthday today. It is also our farewell. 

MDUC was started in March 2009 by my friend Kellie , (although, we weren't yet friends) and with Debbie and Kristy, she built up a little challenge blog called Magnolia Down Under Challenges. Magnolia stamps were relatively new to Australia so it seemed like a great way to share the versatility and fun of these adorable stamps. 

Only a year later I joined the DT. It was an extremely exciting time and I was overwhelmed. I had only a few Magnolia stamps but was ready to acquire more! Karen  joined soon after.

After Kellie moved on to run her own stamp business, Debbie and I took over as the new owners of the blog, asking Karen to share in the fun with us.   It has been a fun 5 years and MDUC is something that we are so very proud of. 

Thanks to MDUC, we have made many special friends around the world. Our Design Team is an amazing group of women - both super talented and beautiful friends. 
Without these women we wouldn't have been able to bring you the challenges. 

However, the time has come and we need to move on. The dedication to the challenge over the years can't continue as our families grow. It is time to move on to other things. Our families need us. 
It is with great sadness that we close the  MDUC blog.

Please join us in celebrating 6 years of challenges by playing along in our last ever challenge. 

I used three Tilda's with balloons for my card. I've hand cut a cloud shape and folded an easel card to adhere it to. All three Tilda's are coloured in Copics. 

The beautiful embellishments are all from The Ribbon Girls.

A little side view :) 

Lots of Doo Hickeys used as well

Thanks for visiting me today. Please stop by the MDUC blog and see the amazing work of our DT. Pay them a visit and say goodbye. 

Thank you to Karen and Debbie for everything you've done for me - both challenge wise and as friends. You ladies are the best xxxxx


  1. THANK YOU my gorgeous friend - for your wisdom, friendship, support and laughs over the years. SOOO happy we got to hang out in person - hope we can do so again!
    Lotsaluv ALWAYS

  2. Thank you! I am so lucky to have have made so many wonderful friends at MDUC. Even though we won't have MDUC any longer we will ALWAYS have each other! Xxxx

  3. This is yet another gorgeous card.
    A huge thank you to you all. You have all given me so much inspiration over the years. Thank you also for your friendship xxx

  4. Ohhhhh Kylie, so sad to hear that MDUC stops after 6 beautiful years. Thank you for all your hard work and amazing contributions every time! We will definitely miss MDUC! Warm hugs,

  5. Oh no it's so sad to say farewell. Beautiful card and i wish this blog won't close so at least we can come back often to enjoy all the beautiful entries.

  6. Sorry to hear we won't have MDUC to enjoy any more. Have loved having it. Good luck with your new challenges. thanks for all the previous fun with MDUC. Edna B.

  7. bonjour, voilà une superbe création qui va clore votre blog en beauté.
    merci de nous avoir fait rêver à travers vos talents à toutes.
    bonne continuation pour votre vie de famille.

  8. What a Gorgeous Card Love your choice of Partying Tilda's and the colours are Super Gorgeous. Still remember entering these MDUC and just in Awe of all the Amazing and Inspiring DT's with all the Gorgeous Comments left on my Blog. Then I met you all on facebook and some at the Craft shows and you are all such Beautiful people and then to be given the chance to work on the Team just Amazing. I Totally understand how busy life gets and we all have prioritize. Be very Proud of yourselves that you have managed to have it for 6 Amazing Years. So Thankyou for all your Inspiration and still look forward to having your blog pop up on my side bar with a new creation. Hugs Jenny


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