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Wednesday 31 August 2011

Thank you Lim card

It's challenge 30 over at LIM here
"Take 3 challenges"
I have made a " Thank you" card for the LIM Divas as I won a prize I am so chuffed they thought of me, I have the decorator in at the mo so I am shattered, it's just what I needed to perk me up! 
How cool is that?

Thank you 
Challenge card
Week 18 Monochrome
Week 25Button or ribbon
Week 29  Things that move
Week 15 Embossing

Week 9 Touch of red
Week 18 Monochrome
Week 25 Button or ribbon!
PhotobucketBoth cards were made using A5 card black from Anna Marie designs & dark silver/grey Ross card,  Hougie board for the score lines. I tied the bows on a bow folder & made the sentiment with a Sizzix EF. I used white Accent essentials for the dots. Bits from my stash.

Thanks for calling!
xx Jan

Tuesday 30 August 2011

Creative Card Crew Challenge "Anything goes"

Blimey two weeks have gone by already! doesn't time fly! This time at CCC our challenge is Anything goes"
Our fantastic sponsor this time if Kenny K.
I have used their Star Image here

I love this image, I used Pro markers to colour her and an 8x8 card. Limited Edition cardstock (I'm hooked on it) LOL!
A little purple mirri card.
MS border punch. I quite like it without a lot of extra's on!
Don't forget to join us and go and see what the other DT members have made. I must say they have done some brilliant work.
Entering the challenge at SOS 15 Sassy or Snarky or LOL
Also entering Willow Sketchie chalenge
Thanks for calling!


Monday 29 August 2011

Christmas Circle Easel!

I made a large circle easel card using the largest xxl Go Kreate die in the  GC. 
I used this gorgeous LOTV robin's stamp & coloured with Pro markers.
I also used some Glossy accents.
I used Brilliance Ivy & rocket red and I stamped direct onto my card with 
Chloe's fir & small bauble stamps HERE 
I also used Chloe's petal stamps to create the Ponsettia. I coloured it with Pro Markers.
I punched the stars & xmas trees in glitter card.  
Bits from my stash!

I am entering this card into Crafts 4 Eternity challenge blog  "Christmas projects"
Thanks for calling 
xx Jan

We need your help for Karen Please!

There's a lovely lady called Karen who need really needs our help please! 
She has designed some beautiful card kits & by buying them you will be helping her as she needs money to go privately for medical care.More details on Wendy's blog
Card kits here & here
Please post a link to your blogs. Thank you for your help
xx Jan

Sunday 28 August 2011

Keep Safe everyone"

I have been watching the news & the storms across USA look horrendous! I hope all my friends who are affected by it are all safe. Thinking of you all!
Hugs xx Jan

Saturday 27 August 2011

Less is more week 30 Recipe Take 3 challenges!

Over at LIM this week it's challenge 30 Recipe Take 3 challenges
My 3 favourites are;
WOW week 14
Monochrome week 18
Acetate/movement  week 11/29
I'm also entering the Crafts 4 eternity challenge blog "christmas projects"

I don't use a lot of glitter card but I love white & black glitter card. I used a 6X6 card matted some white glitter card. I cut the  larger Sizzlet snowflakes on the Big shot. The smaller snowflakes I punched out of the same card. I cut some strips of acetate at different lengths. I put a little black Enamel Essentials in the middle! I coloured a peel off with black peel off pen and stuck it to the acetate.

We are decorating this week so we are dreading it.
I went for wallpaper this morning and came home with card & peel offs from The Crafty Touch lol!
WELL it wasn't my fault they didn't have enough rolls in stock lol! Was it?
Thanks for calling have a great week!
xx Jan


Friday 26 August 2011

WOW with colour image!

Over at CraftyAnn's challenge blog it's week #48 "white on white with only colour on the image.
I used a 6x6 card and a Sizzix embossing folder. sentiment stamped in Versamark then embossed with JS 
e p. Vanilla Ice. It says Congratulations but it hardly shows on the pic.
Stamp is Bazoo Just For You. I stamped in Memento Brown & coloured with pro Markers. bits from 
my stash!

Other challenges
I'm also entering the Ribbon Girl Challenge Use Ribbon!
Shopping Our Stash Challenge Red, roses  or ribbon!
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Thursday 25 August 2011

Colin in the garden!

I popped over to Willow Designs and found this adorable Colin in the garden digi stamp, well I just couldn't resist it! 
It's been one of those lovely days with lots of unexpected but very welcome company.
 I finally got to finish my card for the following challenges!
Willow Sketchie challenge Sketch
Rainbow Lady  challenge  167 "Faux Postage"

It's Pauline's turn to host the challenge and she has done a wonderful sketch.

I used Anna Marie A3 card and made a 
 71/2x71/2 card. I used AMD deep cream!
 Limited Edition paper pack.
Colin in the garden Willow designs digi image.
Pro Markers.
 Prima & Mae flowers 
Card Candy from Craftwork cards.
Crafter's Companion sentiment stamp. 
Liquid pearls.
Bits from my stash!
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Wednesday 24 August 2011

Another Christmas card!

Well I needed a distraction today as none of us had heard from DS2 for 9 days! This is very unusual for him! He managed to ring his FiancĂ© tonight so it's sighs of relief all round! As Diana said we will all sleep tonight! It's such a worrying time for us, will I ever get used to it!

Soo, I was pleased when my new stamps arrived late afternoon! From Chloe's Creative cards! HERE
The petals and the fir stamps.
 I stamped onto burgundy card with Versamark then heat embossed with gold embossing powder. I stamped the fir with Brilliance green Pearlescent Ivy. Sentiment is a stamp I have had for years stamped with Brilliance Pearlescent Crimson. I made an 8x8 card with AMD card stock. I cut an aperture with the large bauble nestie in my GC.
Snowflake is a Sizzix die. Bits from my stash!

I am entering my card in the following challenges.

LIM challenge 29 Theme "Things that move" Well it certainly does that!

Divas by design challenge 9 Christmas in August!

Totally Papercraft challenge 80 Christmas in August.

Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Crafting for all seasons Challenge 8 Bingo

Well thank you all so much for your wonderful entries to our last challenge. We are so pleased you want to play along with us.
It's time for our new challenge #8 which is Bingo!

Our wonderful sponsor this week is The Stamping Boutique
 Prize will be 3 digis or 1 digital paper pack of winner's choice
It's a real pleasure to work with their images!

 We are also highlighting
 Sliekj'es Digi Stamps
 All her fabulous digital images are free!

I made a square card with Ross pink card. My beautiful TSB image is the jewellery box, I coloured with Pro Markers. Flowers are from WOC. I used MS PATP on some of the layers and embossed with my Hougie board on the rest.
I used the top line and the right hand side line! I got a bit carried away! Lol
I can't wait to see your wonderful creations, don't forget to pop across and look at the other DT girls fab work.
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Monday 22 August 2011

A LOTV Christmas card

I had the urge to make a Christmas card which is very unusual for me! I just bought a First edition Christmas Joy book & some LOTV stamps. SOo they could be responsible!  I love this little boy skier stamp. I stamped him onto Neena card & coloured with Pro Markers.  I used MS PATP punches . Nesties 10.
7x7 Anna Marie designs white card. Bits from my stash. Lots of Stickles!

I am entering the Willow Sketchie challenge 

Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Sunday 21 August 2011

A Shaker card

I got there in the end! I printed the Lily a free image from The Crafty pad  I coloured it with Pro Markers & covered it in Glossy accents, left it to dry for a couple of hours!
Started making my card went for image couldn't find it! Looked down and it was stuck to the bottom of my shoe!!!!!
Not a huppy bunny lol! It went in the bin. So I made another and didn't bother with the glossy accents!
My base card is from Craftwork card. Pink card is from C&C. The gorgeous embossed  pearl card is from  QVC. The dome is from Hunkydory. Fancy corner is from MIC. Bits and bobs from my stash.

I'm entering my card in The Crafty Pad challenge #135 "Shaker card"

By the way they are having a GDT call at the moment.

Have a great week!
Thanks for calling xx Jan

Saturday 20 August 2011

Had a wonderful day!

This card is an image by Mo Manning here!
Coloured with Pro Markers. I also 
used some lovely lemon card I bought from The Crafty Nook.
And some Summer Breeze First Edition. 
An MS PATP,  peel off and a bow!

The shoe is onto the same Lemon card & a printed Clipart Fairy backing paper.
Shoe template is from Ribbonbox. Flower is from WOC.

I went to Jak Heath's Pro Marker class today. Only ten of us there so really good day, I feel I learned loads. We even got some Pro Markers a  fine nib & a DVD so we don't forget. We had tea & biscuits and also our lunch! We even had cream cakes!  
Met some lovely people & thoroughly enjoyed our day.
thank you Jak!
I am entering into LIM Challenge 29 "Theme" Things that move. here
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Thursday 18 August 2011

A few simple cards including LIM

 I'm still here LOL I'm having a tired phase and it's taken me ages to make these simple cards. Bins overflowing and I am very good at making my room messy but not much else!

The cupcake card is from Tatty Ted cd

This card is made with backing paper from Tatty Ted cd & Papermania posh pals poodle stamp.
I used a snow marker & heat embossed on both dog cards to make it look like fur.
I used a Mariann Die & circle nestie. Sentiment is Anita's.

 I used grand nesties 4 to make the card then matted some smaller sizes the digital image is free
from Slielje here! All her images are beautiful & free. Cool eh!
I coloured both images with Copics & Pro markers.

My LIM card is for challenge 28 Getting inky. I'm certainly inky but not been very successful this challenge I'm afraid. After several attempts that have gone in the bin I made this using a post it note in the middle then stamped the diy bear where it had been.


Wednesday 17 August 2011

Birthday cards

I used Anna Marie  Designs white card and Hunkydory lace in pink. I used an MS PATP. I cut the nestie shape in Pearl Centura snowwhite. Flowers are from Wild Orchid crafts.

Just a simple man card.
I used Papermania capsule card in cream LOTV image, stamped and gold embossed, coloured with Whispers watercolour pens. Punched the corners with MS corner punch.
Letters from my stash.
Thanks for calling today
xx Jan


Tuesday 16 August 2011

My first DT card for Creative Card Crew! Challenge "Handmade flowers."

Yay, my first card for CCC our challenge this week is Handmade flowers.
Our sponsor this week is the awesome Robyn's Fetish
 I have used "Violet red hat gal" by Robyn's Fetish. I coloured her with Copics.
I used 8x8 card made from Anna Marie Design A3 card. I also used AMD gold card and First edition papers Daydream.
I used mega oval nesties and a MS punch. Flowers were cut on Big Shot with a daisy die & pearl paper. Bits from my stash.
I am also entering into the Shopping our stash challenge 13. Things you cannot resist.
 I cannot resist First Edition paper books. Lets just say I have a few!
Thanks for calling and don't forget to pop over & see other DT's gorgeous creations.

Sunday 14 August 2011

Less is more week 28 One Layer "use ink"

Well it's week 28 over at LIM here
Boy do I struggle with One Layer! I made two eventually! text is Papermania stamp.
 First one I used Brilliance ink pads & my gorgeous Dandelion stamp.
Next I used DST & blue flock for the border I have had it years & first time I used it lol! I used a nestie 20 (sorry Chrissie my mistake) on Centura pearl cream cardstock. I distressed the background & stamped the Guitar in TH Weathered wood.
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Creative Card Crew

I am so proud to be able to tell you that Mari has asked to join the team at
I am really looking forward to this new challenge. 
Thank you Mari.

Saturday 13 August 2011

A thank you card!

I made this bubbles card for the LOTV challenge 109 thank you. 
I also want to thank  my friends on the Sheenie forum & in blog land for all your good wishes. You all have helped me though a rough couple of days. My beloved son Adam went on his tour of duty yesterday to Afghanistan.
So it's also a thank you to all our forces wherever they are.

Recipe I used  a3 card from Anna Marie Designs cut to 71/2 " square. LOTV Bubbles stamp. stamped in TH Distress inks Pumice stone and whispers water colours. I used some Perfect pearls round the edge of the circles. First edition papers Daydream. Punch around the page MS punches. Nesties circles. WOC flowers. Marianne flourish & leaves!
Thanks for calling 
xx Jan

Thursday 11 August 2011

2 Christmas LIM cards!

Entering this into Rainbow Lady challenge "stamp it" here!

It's challenge 27 "colour" your national flag at LIM here. I decided to use the colours of St George's flag!
Entering this into Rainbow Lady challenge "stamp it" here
I used xmas tree embossing folder & Kan Ban stamp. Stamped in Red Whispers ink pad. I then used Stickles to highlight which looks blue on the photo!
Next card is done with a Cuttlebug embossing folder & baubles Nestibillities & some mirri card! I made the bow with bits from my stash!
Thanks for looking xx Jan

Wednesday 10 August 2011

My DT card for Crafting For All season challenge # 7 Tags

PhotobucketThis time at CFAS challenge #7 is TAG. We have had the pleasure of working Tiddly inks. I  loved working with these images. I would like to say a big THANK YOU to Christy for her kindness.

                         The prize this time is a $10 gift certificate from Tiddly Inks! How cool is that!

I made my tag card using a template by  Envelope & tag template.
I used an A4 piece of AMD card and drew round the tag 3 times. then scored and folded it. Then decorated it with the beautiful, Cup Cake bug & Happy bug digital images by Tiddly Iinks  

I used Nesties 4 shapes & Creative Expression embossing folder.
I stamped my tag card with free Do Crafts cup cakes stamps I've had a while & Sizzix flourish stamp with  perfect medium ink pad & dusted with Perfect Pearls powder in gold & pink.
I coloured my Tiddly Inks images with a mixture of Copics & Pro markers.
I  put the topping on the cupcakes using a  Snow marker (Joanna Sheen LTD) here which you apply (very runny) then heat with heat gun I then added some glitter.
Thanks for calling don't forget to pop over & see the wonderful creations the other DT members have made!
xx Jan

Tuesday 9 August 2011

Art Deco & a Tatty ted!

PhotobucketI have made another Art Deco card by The Clipart Fairy, I love her designs & this is one of my favourites. I made it into a get well card for my Aunt who has been trying to recover from a knee replacement operation and has had a fall and broken her hip! Now she is recovering from a hip replacement on the opposite side. Poor soul she is a long way away for us but we are going to visit her today in hospital near Manchester.

I made the Art Deco using an 8x8 card I made with AMD A3 card. Some gorgeous paper I have been saving lol! I printed a sentiment & cut with Oval nesties.

My next card is from Tatty Ted cd. I made an A5 card (Kan Ban) I put blue Tim Holtz Co Ordinations through a Me to You embossing folder & distressed it with a sand paper. Backing paper & Decoupage is from TT cd.
Thanks for calling today!
 x Jan