My Wonderful Followers

Saturday 31 December 2011

My last card for 2011

Hi everyone hope you are all having a great New years eve. I made this with some new stamps I bought in the sales from a local shop. Stamps are by Stamp it. Embossed with Wow EP. 
It'a  birthday card for a lucky lady who is off on a three month cruise.
The dress, coat hanger & shoes are from a keepsake embossing board.
Bits from my stash.
Thanks for calling have a wonderful 2012.
xx Jan

Friday 30 December 2011

Lilac double gatefold card.

More details on this card HERE

The Stamp Man are running this award. You have to pick the favourite card you have made this year. Blimey that was a job and a half. This is one of my favourites.
Prize is £30 worth of gorgeous Stamp Man vouchers. How cool is that.
Also runner up prizes.
Welcome to all my new followers.
Don't forget I have some blog candy running at the moment.
Happy New Year everyone.
xx Jan

Thursday 29 December 2011

A couple of cards!

Another card for our Gorgeous Abi who is 7 on Saturday.
8x8 card.
Image is Victoria from Sugar Nelly. Coloured with Pro Markers. Stripy paper is from the blue alphabet kit. Cuddly Buddly.
Bits from my stash.

Word is computer generated in Greetings Factory. I have recently discovered two pots of blue & pink embossing powder I have had for years and just used. They are called Baby Powder and are by Habico.
I have had this stamp for years and not sure where it's from
Bits from my stash.
Welcome to my new followers.
I have just realized it's two years today since I started my blog. I would like to say a very big thank you to all my friends & followers. I have really enjoyed sharing my creations with you all.
Rainbow lady  "Your choice"
Thanks for calling.
By for now
xx Jan

Wednesday 28 December 2011

Crafting For Al season "fairies"

Hi Everyone.
Over on Crafting For All Season it's time for another challenge and this time it's fairies. We have two Fabulous sponsor's again The Stamping Boutique & Whoopsie Daisy.
Don't forget to have a look at the other DT gorgeous creations. Links in the sidebar.
My first card is 8x8 card by Ross Paper. I used the gorgeous free corner stamp I got with a Papercraft  magazine. I coloured the Stamping boutique image with Pro Markers and added some Glossy Accents. Flowers are Wild Orchid. Bits from my stash.
My secound card is an easel card the Art Deco shape is from the Glitter Girls board.
I coloured The  Whoopsie Daisy image with pro Markers. Corner is from Dawn till Dusk.
Bits from my stash.
Hope you all have a great New Year.
Hugs xx Jan

Tuesday 27 December 2011

Abi's Birthday card

Hi Everyone hope you have all had a wonderful Christmas. Ours was lovely very quite & OH had his first lie in at xmas for 15yrs the boys always used to wake us up at 5am! The girls came at 9 and helped us open our pressys! 
Well, my beloved Adam has just landed in Camp Bastion how quick did his R&R go bless him. Such a wrench for him to leave his girls behind.
Our middle granddaughter Abigail Lucie (Abi) is 7yrs old on New Years Eve. 
I saw Vicky's card using Sweet Blossom and she inspired me to use this beautiful image.
I have had this image ages and don't think I have used it. I used the lovely paper pack Rose coloured glasses. I bought from Chloe's.
I coloured her with Copics and added some Flower soft. I bought some family stamps at The Range yesterday and used the Granddaughter and heat embossed with Habico Baby powder pink. Had this for years and never used. Used go Kreate dies. Bits from my stash.
That's it for now folks I will be back tomorrow with my CFAS DT cards.
Make it Monday 69
Shopping Our Stash "Tie it up"
Thanks for calling, 
Have a good week.
xx Jan

Wednesday 21 December 2011

Wreath Christmas card!

Hi Everyone sorry I am not around much at the mo!
hope all are well.
Another 8x8 card
Corners from Dawn till Dusk
Stamps from Chloe.
Wow EP
Links are in the side bar.

Friday 16 December 2011

White on white Christmas

Hi Everyone, gosh it's freezing here. A real hard frost hope the snow stays away.
 I'm off with my dear friend Glynn to see Status Quo, Roy Wood & Kim Wild tonight at the Metro arena. 
I can't wait! 
We go every year to see Quo and they never disappoint. 
Now enough from me onto my card.
i love WOW and the lovely Doreen brought me a beautiful Christmas card similar to this one yesterday. I don't think I have made anything with the bauble stamp so here we go my version of Doreen's card.
WOW snow embossing powder.
Have a lovely warm day everyone & thanks for visiting.
xx Jan

Thursday 15 December 2011

Our little princess.

My adorable granddaughter 3 days old. Kelly-Ann
I think she is a little picture. I would though wouldn't I? lol!

Another Christmas card

Hi Everyone, hope your all well today! Welcome to my new followers it's always a pleasure to no I'm not alone. I still have more Christmas to do and still haven't got all the ones I need to post made!
My son finally arrived in Germany yesterday and got to meet his daughter Kelly-Ann she weighed 6lb 9oz.
 He rang me from the hospital and was so pleased & as proud as punch. He had changed his first nappy!
She was born on his birthday! I can't wait to get a photo some time soon!
Thank you all for your good wishes.
Another 8x8 card using pearl Centura from Crafter's Companion.
Wow  EG.
Bits from my stash.
Thanks for calling.
xx Jan

Wednesday 14 December 2011

Crafting For All Season. Dt card. Challenge 16 "Christmas Card"

Hi everyone another two weeks have flown by and it's time for another challenge over on CFAS
Our sponsors are
Just a couple of simple cards from me this time.
The stamping Boutique Santa.
Meljens Snow Star Ornament
Both A5 cards
Coloured with Pro Markers.
Ms punch
Bits from my stash.
I can't wait to see what you all make the DT have made some beautiful cards. Links in the side bar.
Thanks for calling See you soon.
xx Jan

Tuesday 13 December 2011

More Christmas cards!

Hi Everyone thanks for calling and your good wishes on the birth of our Granddaughter.
Kelly-Ann was 6lb 9oz and born on her daddy's birthday. They are doing well.
 Adam got to see his daughter today he is on his R&R.


My first card is for LIM one layer let it snow
Pearl Centura A5 card
Nestibilities 4
I used the Papermania cottage stamp & TH Weathered wood glamour dust & Glitz pearl glue.
Snowflakes & sentiment stamps where freebies. 

My next card I made for my friend.
 8x8 Pearl Centura snow white. 
Wow black EG. Also at Chloe's
sentiment Papermania.

xx Jan

Monday 12 December 2011

At last our BABY is here!

We have a baby girl called Kelly-Ann and Mammy & baby are ok. That's the only info I have as Diana's Mam doesn't speak English.  I will update when I have more info.
xx Jan

Christmas snowflake & wreath cards!

Hi Everyone thanks for calling today, still no baby news! It's Adam's 24th birthday today so it would be nice if she arrived today! He has started his long journey back to Germany. (I feel guilty I can't call it home).
He will get there some time tomorrow.

I made an 8x8 & A5 card.
Wreath designed & sold by CHLOE
WOW powder is metallic brass sparkle also at CHLOE
Bits from my stash.
Have a lovely day.
xx Jan

Sunday 11 December 2011

Two Christmas cards!

Hi everyone, I finally settled down to make some cards. Still NO baby! Diana goes into hospital today to get induced so it should be soon! I will keep you posted!
I have  lots of inserts to do (yuk) and personalize the fronts hence no sentiments.
I made 8x8 cards using Crafter's Companion  Pearl Centura.
Designed and sold by Chloe she passed her screen test on Create & Craft last Thursday.
Wow embossing powder also available from Chloe. 
Also direct from WOW.
I will let you no when she is on.
Metal Snowflakes by Dawn till Dusk
Bits from my stash.
have a lovely day & thank you so much for calling.
Please leave a comment I love them and really appreciate them.
It really makes my day.
xx Jan

Saturday 10 December 2011

One layer "Let It snow"

Hi everyone & a very warm welcome to my new followers.
Still no baby news from Germany!
We have our other three granddaughters this morning. I have to try and hide some of my crafty stash! Cos they always find my best stuff!!
 At least they do ask if they can use it first bless them.
Truth is I need to tidy up so they can get in the room ! LOL!

This week over at LIM It's Let it snow. One Layer week.
I used my large Papermania embossing folder, TH distress ink, Tumbled glass & a few gems.


Thanks for looking
 xx Jan

Friday 9 December 2011

Another calender

Hi everyone sorry haven't posted since Wednesday my mojo went for a walk.
I have 9 Christmas cards to do for my SIL for Sunday, so I really need to find it. 
I decided to make another calender to try and get motivated. 
I don't think it's helping waiting for baby news from Germany! I can't seem to settle. 

I used Pearl Centura white card stock.
Flourish and ribbon by Chloe.
Daisy & fancy oblong Spellbinders dies.
Thanks for calling.
xx Jan

Wednesday 7 December 2011

Wall Calender

Hi everyone. A very warm welcome to my new followers.
The first of our babies arrived at 5am this morning. Max weighting 7lbs. Another 3 to go lol!
Still no news from Germany about our granddaughter she is one week late tomorrow.
I decided to make myself a calender. I used my Nesties 4 .
I cut some nestie flourishes and covered them in 
Versamark & WOW Amber Rose EG so they were the same colour as my flowers & flourishes.
Cuttlebug large dots EF
Bits from my stash.
Divas By Design " Anything goes"
Make it Monday # 66

Have a lovely day.
Thanks for calling.
xx Jan

Tuesday 6 December 2011

Tis the Season DT card for CCC

Gosh here we are again another two weeks over and time for
  Creative Card Crewe challenge. "Tis the season.

This time we are sponsored by Simon Says.
Don't forget to join us and visit the DT's wonderful creations.
Links in the sidebar.
I made an 8x8 card
MS papers
Card Candy also from Chloe

Make it Monday #66
Thanks for calling 
xx Jan

Monday 5 December 2011

A pram & birthday card

Hi Everyone. As some of you no we have 4 babies due in our family at the mo! Two of them are a few days late.
I made the pram for one of them. I have been visiting them today at Manchester so took the pram with me.
It's a shame we didn't get to see him but hey they don't come till they are ready!
The pram is from a Hasslecastle template.
Card is for a birthday & I used the Cuttlebug  Embossing plus folder.
Bits from my stash.
Thanks for calling.
i will be back bright & early with my DT card for
Creative card Crew.
Bye for now.
xx Jan

Saturday 3 December 2011

Cream & Green!

Over at LIM the challenge is Colour Green!
I loved Lim diva Chrissie's card so much I decided to have a go and this is the result.
I may have to have a go at Lim Diva Mandi's later as love that too!

Card from Ross Paper.
The tree stamp is from a free pack I got with a magazine last year & never used it.
MS border punch Fiskars ribbon punch.

 Bye for now & thanks for calling!
xx Jan

Christmas bauble card with how I did it!

Another LIM card  for Challenge 44 Green.
A3 ivory Pearl Centura and made a 71/2 by 71/2 card.
I used the Spellbinders baubles. 
Kan Ban stamps.
TH DI Crushed Olive.

What I did!
I embossed the largest bauble directly onto my card. I always using re positional tape to keep it in place.
 For 71/2 by 71/2 card you will need an A4 die cutting machine.
You use the soft and hard embossing mat (do not cut).
I cut the next sizes out and embossed.
Stamped onto my card stock and layered them up.

Thanks for calling,

 I'm off to do some bog visiting to see what the other Limettes have made.
Then I must tidy my craftroom!!
Have a great day!
xx Jan

Colour Green!

Hi everyone yay it's Saturday and time for another challenge over at LIM today it's the colour green

I used Chloes stamps wreath bauble & bow. Nesties circles
Brilliance Pearlescent Ivy ink pad and WOW sparkling snow EP.
Kan Ban sentiment.
Got to dash now Catch ya later
xx Jan

Friday 2 December 2011

Thomas Kinkade Christmas

Hi everyone,
ever had one of those days when nothing goes right? Well today has been the second one in a row. I finally finished a card tonight! 
8x8 card
Thomas Kinkade  image & backing paper.
I love these gorgeous white metal corners from Dawn till Dusk
Spellbinders snowflakes.
Glamour dust.
Ribbon from my stash.

MIM "Anything goes.

Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Thursday 1 December 2011

Blue Christmas!

Hi everyone,
it's a beautiful day here, son is shining & our little granddaughter is due today! Only time will tell!
I am really looking forward to meeting her and seeing my son again as his RnR will be in a couple of weeks.
Poor Daddy, unfortunately will miss her birth but at least he will spend Christmas with her.
Enough waffle from me!
I made an 8x8 card with the delicious Kars speciality pad paper. I used Chloes 3 petal large & small flowers.
Embossed with WOW sparkling snow also available at Chloes or WOW
Sentiment is stamped with Papermania text onto tag I got free in Creative stamping mag.
Willow Sketchie "Anything Goes"
Make it Monday
Joanna Sheen Challenge blog Xmas
Croft cards challenge blog Christmas
Thanks for calling have a great day.
xx Jan