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Monday, 30 September 2013

Anything but a card at WhoopsiDaisy!

 Hi folks it's WhoospsiDaisy challenge "Anything but a card" time!
I Have been enjoying making models again lately!
I used WhoopsiDaisy sheet 409
Butterflies are from the WhoopsiDaisy cd HERE
Template for the Princess carriage is from HERE
I bought the chipboard cake from £1 stall at Harrogate GNPE in March. 
I used a MS Deep edge punch.
Bits from my stash.
Kaboodle Doodle "Special Day"
Make it Monday "Anything Goes"
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Sunday, 29 September 2013

Rose & cream.

Hi Everyone, I made this for my friends birthday a couple of weeks ago and forgot I hadn't blogged it!
I made it using a Go Kreate XXL dies. Memory box flower & Sizzix handbag die.
Paper is out a Recollections Holiday Glitz pad, gem and Silky Crush. 
All products used were bought from CHLOE (Apart from Handbag die & cream card)
Challenges 4 Everyone "Anything Goes"
Creative Craft Challenge "Use Ribbon"
Through the craft room door " Anything Goes"
2 Sisters "Anything Goes"
Pile it on "Leaves"

Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Saturday, 28 September 2013

Happy Birthday!

Hi folks it's time for Less is More once again!!! This one is Sketch time.

 Oh dear I feel a bit like I am hitting my head off a brick wall with LIM
BUT if at first you don't succeed Try & TRY again & all that lol!
I used my Silhouette Portrait to cut out the base card! It's a free file from Bird. Links in my sidebar. Sentiment is from Card Creations.
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Friday, 27 September 2013

Christmas again!!

Hi Everyone a late blog from me tonight! 
My Big Shot finally past away today lol! Hubby took me to Hobbycraft where I managed to get a new Teal one for £50 I couldn't believe it!
For today's card i used;
8x8 card
Archival Lettuce ink and an old stamp for the background and to colour the ribbon.
The tree is a Sweet Poppy stencil & Imagination Golden Pine Sparkle Medium.
Thanks for calling
Have a good weekend.
xx Jan

Thursday, 26 September 2013

Special Birthday!

Hi everyone, today I have a birthday card to show you,
 I made using Kathy Mills gorgeous Crystal Easel card & box available HERE
I used download papers from HERE
I also used Spellbinders Fancy Octagon
Nellie Snellen flower punch.
Bits from my stash.
Make it Monday Anything goes.
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Wednesday, 25 September 2013

Some Christmas cards & WOYW!


Hi everyone today I have a couple of xmas cards to share with you and it's Wednesday so that means
What's on your Workdesk Wednesday 225! I say hanging my head in shame at the state of mine!!!
WOYW means you get to snoop on peoples workdesk!
For my cards I used;
Poinsettia die Sweet Poppy Stencil and Glass Glitter from Chloe
The card is from Stella Craft & designed by Kathy Mills.
Card base is from Linda Chapman
Papers are from Digital Clipart
Bauble is by Embosillious  I bought here
Bits from my stash!
Crafter's Companion "Embossing (Used Bauble from CC Embossilitios)
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Monday, 23 September 2013

WhoopsiDaisy Ribbon & bows!

Hi everyone, well another week has flown by and it's time for another
WhoopsiDaisy Challenge Ribbons & Bows
I used a pre coloured image from Sheet 468
I took the image into MCS to place it where I wanted on my card.
Bits from my stash!
Hope you will join us!
My Craft Creations "Anything Goes"
Make it Monday "Anything Goes"
Thanks for calling.
xx Jan

Sunday, 22 September 2013

Christmas card!

Hi everyone, hope you are having a good weekend?
Today I have a Christmas card to share.
I'm not sure who I am giving it to so I haven'y put the sentiment on as I like to personalize them.
It's a 7x7 card I used Go Kreate dies in the Grand Calibur.
Memory box bauble and one of Chloe's new Poinsettia dies.
I placed a piece of Voil across the aperture first.
Less is More. "Flock or material" (Voil)
I had a senior moment last eek I didn't realize it was one layer week. Sorry LIMS!
Paper Creator's Crafts "Make it Christmasy"
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Friday, 20 September 2013


Hi everyone!
Today I have a simple DL Cas card to show you I made for my friends birthday!
I coloured her with ProMarkers and a little Glossy accents!
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Thursday, 19 September 2013

Just A Note Box with Tutorial!

Hi everyone!
 It seems you liked the box I did yesterday it was 8x8. 
This one is 6x6 and I thought you may like a tutorial. It's really easy to make.
Cut a  piece of  A3 card 6" wide and 16" long. Score at 6" 4" 6" this is for the base.

6" wide and 8" long. Score 3" 4" & 1" attach the 1" to the back creating a hinge.

Cut 2 pieces of card
5 1/2"  by 8" score every half inch then concertina fold. attach to sides.

I cut 3 pieces of card 6 3/4" by 51/2" slot them into place (decorate first) this helps to strengthen the sides.

Decorate as required.

I made some little notelets to go inside.
I used A3 card from Ross Papercraft.
Limited Edition papers J'adore
MS punch for the edge.
Silky Crush ribbon & Flowers are from Chloe!
 (Chloe is on C&C on Saturday!)
Hope you enjoy having ago.
Divas By Design "Anything Goes"
Make It Monday "Anything Goes"
Aud Sentiment Challenge  "Autumn"
Thanks for calling!
xx Jan

Wednesday, 18 September 2013

Whats On Your Workdesk Wednesday 224!


Hi everyone and a happy WOYWW 224!
This week I have been making an 8x8 box. I still have the inside to finish and I was thinking about putting some cards in the box for a gift.
I used a K&Company designer paper, Mariane die, Joy die. 
Flowers, Mask Golden Pine Sparkle Medium are from Chloe.
Butterflies were made using Imagination Golden Pine Sparkle Medium & mask. I then cut the butterflies out individual and placed them where I wanted them.
Bits from my stash.

This is the finished Tree Calender I as making last eek.

Imagination Crafts "Butterfly" (Butterflys are from Imagination mask using SM)
Make it Monday "Anything goes"
Divas By Design "Anything Goes"
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Tuesday, 17 September 2013

Christmas at Creative card Crew!

Our Sponsors are the wonderful 
Prize is a $15 gift voucher.
Over on Creative Card Crew our challenge is Christmas.
I hope you can join us as we love looking at your fab creations.
To make my card I used;
Go Kreate xxl 06 dies
Chloe's holy swirl, and sentiment stamps. Poinsettia dies.
Imagination sparkle medium pine also from Chloe
Bits from my stash!
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Monday, 16 September 2013

New Challenge at WhoopsiDaisy!

Good morning everyone I am so late today with my WhoopsiDaisy post!
I was  tired out yesterday with the Whitby sea air! I forgot to set it up!
Better late than never! Our WhoopsiDaisy challenge is use more than two papers.
I used two images from Sheet 463 
Papers are from Linnies cd HERE
Bits from my stash.
Hope you will join us!
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Sunday, 15 September 2013

Our 1st Anniversary!

Hi everyone. 
I can hardly believe it's year today since I married my beloved husband.
It has been a year full of life's ups and downs!
I didn't think we could be any closer after 15 years great years together! Getting married has made us closer.
It's has flown over. 
I used MCS men's cd to make his card.
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Saturday, 14 September 2013

Get well soon!

Hi everyone, I think I am having one of those days lol!
I have only used this stamp one before and went to us it today and it's dropped to bits! Gutted!
I made a bit of a mess in the corner too! Hey ho these things happen!
I coloured the Woodware image with Copics.
Hi everyone!
A little tip from me "do not put your finger in hot glue! OUCH"
Less is more "Get Well"
Thanks for calling
Hi everyone!

xx Jan

Friday, 13 September 2013

Great Day!

Hi everyone! 
I have a card to show you I made using a topper from MCS mens cd. 
A simple card but I like it! 
Have a great weekend .
xx Jan

Thursday, 12 September 2013

Baby Boy Pram!

Hi everyone I made this a while ago and forgot to blog it!
It's from a Haslecastle template. HERE
Teddy was made with clay. 
Bits from my stash.
Thanks for calling.
xx Jan

Wednesday, 11 September 2013


Hi everyone it's WOYWW  time again! I am making another Advent Tree today if you would like to see what it will look like when I am finished HERE!
If you would like to join in and have a look at lots of work spaces HERE
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Tuesday, 10 September 2013

60th Birthday!

Hi everyone welcome to my blog.
Today's card is a 60th Birthday card.
I made it using;
Limited Edition Isabelle, Go Kreate XXL Square Frames Frilly#6 HERE & circles.
Spellbinders  flourish & Labels 20 A4 dots EF
Prima flower.
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Monday, 9 September 2013

New WhoopsiDaisy challenge!

Hi everyone it's time for another challenge over at WhopsiDaisy "Fall colours"
I used a Studio cutting file for the fancy book card by Amanda Davis.
WhoopsiDaisy image is from sheet 463. I coloured her with ProMarkers.
Ovals are Nellie Snellen dies.
Bits from my stash.
Hope you will join us and pop  over and see the other dt's beautiful inspiration.
Make it Monday "Anything Goes"

Thanks for calling.
xx Jan

Sunday, 8 September 2013

Happy Birthday!

Hi all hope you are all enjoying your weekend.
Today I have a simple card to show you.
 I made it using I of the men's cd's I bought from  C&C. It's a pack of 3 and I used  All Grown Up cd. I don't use cd's a lot but love these. There's some gorgeous generic papers and toppers. 
They are perfect for the ever so difficult men in our lives! 
Corners are punch.
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Saturday, 7 September 2013

Colour Inspiration!

Hi everyone. I have made a couple of Advent calenders this week if you would like a look  HERE!
It's Less is More time and this one is colour inspiration. Rust and green!
I used a Creative Expressions sentiment and bits from my stash.
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Friday, 6 September 2013

Another Advent Calender!

Hi everyone what a damp day in Durham perfect for crafting. i have been making another calender. I rearranged the boxes I cut (see previous calender) on the Silhouette into a tree shape. Poinsettia dies are new from Chloe
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Thursday, 5 September 2013

Ivy Fairy!

Hi everyone well a big thank you to Scrappy Jen who is my latest follower and makes it 500!
Over on Creative Card Crew our challenge is things with wings. 
We are sponsored by Delicious Doodles I love their images so much I couldn't resist making another card. I used Ivy Fairy I coloured her with Pro Markers.
Spellbinders Elegant labels 4.
MS punch.
Bits from my stash.
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Wednesday, 4 September 2013


Hi everyone welcome to my new & regular followers, 
I can't believe I only need one more and I will have 500 thanks so much for your support.
I thought I better start on my Christmas cards!!!
I bought this topper set from Card Making Downloads.
There are a few in the set and I love them.
Corner is from Joy.
Make it Monday! "Anything goes 3rd birthday"
Thanks for calling!
xx Jan


Hi everyone I haven't managed to join in at, Whats on your work desk Wednesday (  WOYWW 222 )    for a couple of weeks. So I am pleased to be back!
I have been wanting to make an advent calender for a while but they are so expensive! I found an Amanda Davis  Silhouette cutting file HERE I made a mistake lol only put the roof on upside down!!
Apart from that I like it!
Fixed it lol!

Make it Monday anything Goes"
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Tuesday, 3 September 2013

New Challenge at Creative Card Crew!

Sponsoring 5 March

Hi folks it's time for another Creative card Crew challenge this time it's "Things With wings"
Our Sponsors are Delicious Doodles and I used the delicious Fae! I coloured her with proMarkers
I used a Stamps By Chloe butterfly stamp and Wow Pink Fizz.
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Monday, 2 September 2013

New Challenge at Crafting Musketeers!

This months fab prize!
Hi everyone it's time for challenge 5 over on Crafting Musketeers "Vintage".
I used A5 card and Spellbinders A2 Filigree Delight.
Creative Expressions A4 dots folder.
Ti Holtz Scattered Strw DI.
I made the flowers with clay & coloured with Cosmic shimmer paint.
Bits from my stash.
Make it Monday! "Anything Goes"
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

New WhoopsiDaisy Challenge

Hi all it's time for another WhoopsiDaisy challenge this time we would like to see "Texture"
I have used a pre coloured image from Linnies's fabulous CD Available HERE
I used an A4 Creative Expressions texture plate. Cosmic shimmer silver pearl and some Glamour Dust.
Make it Monday "Anything Goes"
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Sunday, 1 September 2013

Less Is More "Use a rubber stamp"

Hi i'm back with my second post today this time it's my Less is More challenge card.
I used this gorgeous Penny Black stamp. I coloured it with water colours & glossy accents.
Sentiment stamp is Hero arts.
A Creative Romance "Cas"
Thanks for calling.
xx Jan

Just For Fun Challenge no 2!

Marie  has given this generous prize" 

hi everyone doesn't time fly?
It's time for;
Just For Fun Challenge no 2 Autumn Colours.
I used an A5 card. Stamps are free with Creative Stamping magazine.  I used SU ink Old Olive.
Spellbinders tag.
Some Distress ink Dried Marigold.
We had loads of entries for our 1st challenge and I hope you will join us again and pop over and see my teamies wonderful inspiration.
Cuttlebug Mania "Anything Goes die cuts"
Party Time Tuesday "Anything Goes"
Sister Act "Anything Goes"
Thanks for calling
xx Jan