My Wonderful Followers

Friday 29 March 2013

White & silver!

Hi everyone, Sorry I have been awol for a couple of days I have had a rough week!
I made this last week and couldn't get a good picture.
I used my fav Spellbinders Elegant labels 4.
Stamp is from Stamps to die for designed by Sue Wilson.
Sentiment stamps from my stash.
Have a great Easter weekend.
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Thursday 28 March 2013

Come on everyone.......

We are so excited the new blog  has been created & our Challenges are starting in May! We would love you to follow and join in. & help us spread the word.
We have some amazing sponsor's joining us.

Or blog is here

Our Facebook page is HERE
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Tuesday 26 March 2013

A little bling!

Hi everyone,
 I have been playing with my Micro beads again. I have had them ages and hardly touched them now I can't leave them alone lol!!
Pretty paper is from a free download kit  Summertime designs.
Butterfly is from kanban.
Spellbinders shape.
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Monday 25 March 2013

WhoopsiDaisy "Use A Digi"

Hi everyone it's time for another challenge over at WhoopsiDaisy "Use A Digi".
I used Cheery Lynne corner & flourish die Marianne circle die & Linnie's fabulous image from Sheet 393. I coloured her with my Pro Markers.
Bits from my stash.
Make it Monday "Anything goes"
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Sunday 24 March 2013

Butterflies on Lavender!

Morning Everyone and a warm welcome to all my visitors.
 Hope you are all keeping warm? 
I made today's card using a Kanban Butterflies on Lavender top. Also added a little Flower soft.
Bits from my stash
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Saturday 23 March 2013

I'm Back lol!

Hi everyone I'm back with my 2nd post for today! 
My 1st DT position a few years ago was for Tina Fitch. 
I never really left to be honest but my Robo only worked when it felt like it! So hardly ever used it.
I now have a Silhouette Portrait and love it. 
Tina designs some stunning cutting files you can buy HERE
I used cream card from Create & Craft & gold paper from Anna Marie Designs.
I have shown the template in 3 stages & I needed an Easter card.  If I used a different colour it could be a Sympathy card 
Bits from my stash.
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Less Is More!

Hi everyone. After yesterdays over the top card  for Less is more fan's.
Although loads of you did love it.
 It's Less is more time again! Use Beads!
I made this A5 white card & used the gorgeous Teal card again! I put it onto double sided sticky sheet. Cut with Spellbinders border and shape. Covered with Micro Beads. Added a sentiment and a couple of gems. 
Hope you like it
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Friday 22 March 2013

21st Tall Story!

Morning lovelies, it's snowing here today. It looks like I may be in for a crafty weekend! 
 Hope you are keeping warm.
We have lots of family birthdays at the moment. One of them being my Dad's 90th on 2nd April. 
I made this card for a 21st & used Tall Story keepsake board. 
Bazzil Basics pink card Spellbinders Grand fancy ovals &
Sentiment, small flower shoe & scroll from Stamps By Chloe Halo glitter also from Chloe
Bits from my stash.
Chloe is having an open day on Easter Saturday.
Make it Monday "Anything goes"

Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Thursday 21 March 2013

21st Birthday card!

Morning everyone it's cold but it's great to see a little sunshine, could it be spring?
Today I have a card to show you I made using the gorgeous Kanban Winter Colour Magic paper pad.
I also used Kanban stamps. Brilliance Orchid & Wow pearl white & Antique Rose.
Spellbinders Elegant 4 & Labels 4. Xcut border die.
Bits from my stash.
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Wednesday 20 March 2013

New Blog!

Hi everyone I have some very exciting news to share with you. 
I'm sure you will have all heard the devastating news about Kanban!
Kanban DT are so upset as it was a real joy to be part of the Kanban team
So we decided to stick together & start another DT! 
It's called The Crafting Musketeers Challenge Blog. it will start in May.
Please like & join our group on face book HERE and help us to spread the word.

The DT for the blog. 
Sharon King, Fran Hancock, Karen Smith, Emma Goddard, Nicola Saul, Avril Watson, Jan Thompson, Toni-Marie Price, Laura WIlliams,Craig Laird, Denise Holmes and Jackie Western. 
So some fantastic inspiration to look forward to from a fabulous DT. 

Each challenge will be monthly and we have some fantastic sponsors on board. 

The actual blog is still under construction so watch this space!. 
The good news is you don't have to have a blog to enter. For each challenge there will be an album on the FB page for you to upload your entries.
We hope you will join us on this exciting journey and we are already looking forward to seeing your entries.
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Happy 50th Birthday!

Hi everyone and welcome to my new followers. It still amazes me that you all want to follow me. Thank you all so much. I have been updating my blog and have also added a new Bloglovin button on the right. So could you please start and follow me with Bloglovin.
My card is a one I made for a very dear frind of mine who is soon to be 50.
I used Justright stamps and Spellbinders 20. Wow embossing Glitter Pearl Gold Sparkle.
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Tuesday 19 March 2013

Creative Card Crew "Masculine!

Hi everyone it's time for another challenge over at Creative Card Crew "Masculine"
Our sponsors are;
I used the fabulous Kenny K image (topper)
Card and paper is from Anna Marie Designs.
HB stamp is from Papermania.
Bits from my stash.
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Monday 18 March 2013

Frame it no 2!

Hi everyone, snow once again in the Northeast Bbrrr it's freezing.
I have another Frame it card to show you today.
I used this gorgeous Sue Wilson teal card from Crete & Craft.
Little Clair Butterfly Blossom stamp.
I stamped with WOW Embossing Glitter Sparkling Snow.
My sentiment is from Stamp it!
Less is More "Frame it"
Make it Monday "Anything goes"
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Sunday 17 March 2013

Frame it!

Hi everyone! Welcome to my new followers.
I finally managed to get enough energy to make my LIM card.
I was at Harrogate Paper Craft show yesterday. It was great but as usual I've suffered for it!
I have been itching to play with my things. 
Less is more challenge is Frame it.
I used some Ross papercraft paper.
Spellbinders Filigree delight
Dreamweaver Stencil and Imagination Sparkle medium Amethyst.
The bow is from Keepsake Illusion board.
Have a good week thanks for calling
xx Jan 

Friday 15 March 2013

Craft Tote

Hi everyone, 
I thought I would show you this gorgeous Tote bag I bought at Oyster Stamps I new as soon as I saw it I had to have it! I have already put some of my tools in. I love it.
Hope you have a great weekend
thanks for calling
xx Jan

"Spots & Stripes"

Hi everyone today I have a Spots & Stripes card to share.
I used mu Hougie board for the stripes. Stamps are from Craftwork cards.
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Wednesday 13 March 2013


Hi everyone. 
I don't get to join in with WOYWW as much as I would like but thought I would share this card I made for my granddaughter who is 6 in a few days.
I used CC Angelica cd. Basil Basics card.
Bits from my stash
Make it Monday "Anything goes"
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Monday 11 March 2013

Sad News!

The Director's of Kanban Crafts are sad to report the closure of the business. They would like to extend their gratitude and thanks to all their customers for their support and loyalty over the years. 
On a personal note, from the design team we would like to wish Karen and Keith lots of love and thank you for the opportunity you gave us all as part of your fantastic team. We wish you good luck and success in the future.

Love from the Kanban Design Team 

Golden Wedding!

Hi everyone, hope you had a good weekend.
Today I have a Golden Wedding card to share. I used some of Chloe's new stamps.
I love the trellis background it was so easy to match up I could not see where I joined it! Aazing!
I also used Chloe's Cherry Blossom and Champagne glasses.
I stamped with Versamark and Wow embossing powder. Yellow flowers are from Wild Orchid Crafts.
Crafted by You gold card. Spellbinders Elegant Labels 4.
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Sunday 10 March 2013

Happy Mother's day!

Happy Mother's day everyone. 
Today is my Sister & BIL Ruby Wedding. This is the card & box I made for them.
I used Pearl Centura card and Spellbinders Elegant labels 4. I used Chloe's Tulip stamp 
& TH Distress in, Victorian Velvet.
Chloe is on Create & Craft today. 10-11 & 3-4 with some gorgeous new stamps.
Joanna Sheen "Mums the word"
Make it Monday "Anything goes"
Country View Crafts "Mix n match"
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Friday 8 March 2013

Have a Fabulous day!

Hi everyone, today I am showing a card I made for my Godmother for Mother's day.
 I made it with Centura Pearl card & Spellbinders Elegant Labels.
Tim Holtz Victorian Velvet Distress Ink.
I used one of Chloe's sentiments & new Lili corner stamps available HERE
I used pink vellum & did a little shading with my Pro Markers.
Chloe will be on Create & Craft this Sunday at 10am & 3pm with some old & NEW stamps.
Thanks for calling
Happy women's Day everyone.
xx Jan

Thursday 7 March 2013

18th Birthday key with box!

Hi everyone my 2nd post today.
I have been playing with the gorgeous Spellbinders 5x7 Elegant labels 4 & Labels 4.
I love them.
I used Centura pearl card & Lilac pearl from Kanban 
Bits from my stash.
Make it Monday "Anything Goes"
4 Crafty Chics "Die's to die for"
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

This weeks Kanban DT cards!

Hi everyone here's my Kanban Design Team cards
I used;
Kanban white & black card.
Embossed background from Spellbinders.
Toppers from Modern Motors. 900830
2nd card
Topper from Vintage Romance 901005
Background Darice 8x8 folder.
Thanks fro calling
xx Jan

Wednesday 6 March 2013

Ruby Wedding Card!

Hi everyone, a warm welcome to my new followers. Thank you.
Today I have a Ruby Wedding card to show you I made using the Silhouette Portrait
the die cuts are free files from UK Scrappers.
If you are interested in cutting machine files there are some links in my sidebar.
I made this for my Sister's Ruby this Sunday. I will put a computer generated sentiment on but nothing else as she doesn't like to fussy.
We have lots of family birthday in March & April so I better get crafting lol!
Thanks for calling today.
Have a good one!
xx Jan

Tuesday 5 March 2013

Creative Card crew "Ribbon"

Hi everyone it's time for another challenge over at 
Our Sponsors are Delicious Doodles
I used their gorgeous image Poppy!
I coloured her with Pro Markers & Glossy accents.
Spellbinders Elegant Labels 4 
Chloe's Poppy stamp in the background.
Bits from my stash.
Make it Monday "Anything goes"
Addicted to Stamping "Must use stamp" (poppy stamp in the background)
Crafts & Me "Dies or punches"
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Monday 4 March 2013

NEW! Kanban Challenge!!!

Hi everyone we are all excited as it's our first Kanban challenge "Anything Goes" today!
We hope you can join us!
I used Kanban card stock and toppers from the Celebration Blockbuster. I stampsd round the circle with Sugar Buttons sentiment stamp.
I used Giant fancy ovals 
Thanks for joining us!

There is only four rules for this challenge, and they are:
No back linking, new projects only, for the theme that is set for that month's challenge.
  1. A maximum of three entries per person, this just keeps it fair on everyone.
  2. Please mention the challenge and if possible add a link.
  3. 4. Have fun x
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xx Jan

Saturday 2 March 2013

Whimsy March Release!

Hi everyone here is my card for this weekends new releases at Whimsy Stamps
I used this gorgeous image from Whimsy by Stamp Art Designs
I coloured it with Pro markers and Glossy accents.
Spellbinders flower shapeability & Labels 20.
My card shape was cut on the SP.
StampArt Design by Kathryne
Over on LIM they have a colour challenge.
The box below is the colour palette.

donut dreams

Thanks for calling
xx Jan