My Wonderful Followers

Friday 31 May 2013

Another baby card!

Hi everyone what a gorgeous day it's been! I am still in baby mode!
I used Spellbinders large Rectangles I love them the ribbon is from Chloe.
Bits from my stash!
Chloe is on Create & craft tomorrow at 4pm boy are you in for a treat I love the new stamps!
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Thursday 30 May 2013

Another Baby card!

Hi everyone, thank you all for visiting & the lovely comments.  I appreciate them so much!
Diana & Jayden got home yesterday and are doing well.
Another Baby card today 8x8 card Boat is Woodware stamp.
 Bits from my stash,
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Wednesday 29 May 2013


Hi Everyone, 
today this week on my WOYWW I have one of the baby cards to show you I made for the birth of our little Grandson Jayden. 
Daddies as proud as punch as you can see.
Over on WOYWW it's their anniversary.
I don't get to join in as much as I would like but they are a lovely bunch of Desker's
Happy Anniversary to Julia and all.
My card was inspired by Debbie at Paperpastimes
I used Anna Marie cardstock
Spellbinders Grand Squares & A2 Bracket boarders.
Baby word  is a Marianne die.
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Tuesday 28 May 2013

Creative card Crew "punches or die cuts"

Hi everyone, it's time for another challenge over on Creative Card Crew "punches/die cuts"
Our Sponsors are Delicious Doodles and I used Hydrangea & Butterfly image Coloured with Pro Markers.
Another Banner, but more elegant!
It's an A5 card
I also used Spellbinders A2 Bracket Borders One.
Bits from my stash
We had some lovely entries last time but a few of them didn't qualify as the had used colour and it was a WOW challenge !! 
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Monday 27 May 2013

At long Last our little one has arrived!

Hi everyone!
Here is our 5th Grandchild our 1st Grandson Jayden Christian but he will be called Jayden.
8lb 5oz Brother to Kelly-Ann
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Help the Heroes for Lee and all our heroes.

This will remain at the top for a few days. Please scroll down for newer post.

After this weeks tragic events I was hoping some of you would like to get involved and show your appreciation.
If you would like to donate; Help the Heroes

RIP Lee & all our heroes.

Thanks for calling
xx Jan

WhoopsiDaisy "WOW"

Happy bank holiday everyone! A warm welcome to my new followers.
 I hope the sun is shining for you wherever you are.
Over on WhoopsiDaisy our challenge is White on white you are allowed to use a coloured image only. 
Don't forget we love to see you use a WD image and Linnie always provides you with a gorgeous freebie!
I used an image from Sheet 452
8x8 card
Bits from my stash.
Make it Monday " Anything goes"
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Sunday 26 May 2013

A Box card!

Hi everyone what a lovely day here in Durham!
I made this yesterday at a crop! My friend didn't like them so gave them to me. Box card & velvet paper, butterflies  & ribbon are from Chloe.
Marianne die cuts TH DI Crushed Velvet. Wild Orchid flowers.
Lacy Sunshine "Anything goes"
Crafty ribbons "Ribbons"
Milk & Coffee "Load on the flowers"
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Saturday 25 May 2013

Less is more

Morning everyone, Still no news from Germany on our babies arrival!
I miss them all so much!
It's Less is More time again! This time it's Humour. It's hard work when you packed all your acrylic blocks up for a crop lol! 
I used a Computer generated sentiment and one of my fav stamp. I coloured her with pro Markers.
I would like to say  a BIG thank you to Chrissie & Jen for the great prize I won. 
This weeks LIM Challenge 
STAMPS BY CHLOE open day and lovely new stamps! I saw them last night yummee!
I should leave my bank card at home today!!! Mmmm Maybe not lol! 
I need some retail therapy waiting for this baby!!
Thanks for calling.
Have a great weekend!
xx Jan

Friday 24 May 2013

18th Birthday!

Morning friends, it's an awful day wet & windy where has the spring gone!
I have been playing with one of my Kanban kits it's the members gift I got from Create & Craft a while ago!
The young man is sports daft so it was just perfect. i also used some Papermania stamps!
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Thursday 23 May 2013


Morning friends and followers.
Today I have a Carousel to show you!
I used a template I have had for ages I don't no if it's still available at 
Card making downloads.
I used Ross patterned card and Pearl Centura white. 
MS punch.
Bits from my stash.
Make it Monday! "Anything goes"
Pile it on challenge "Fabric or felt" (hearts and trim are fabric)
Crafts and me "Lots of layers"
Sister act "Anything Goes"
Crafty Ribbon "Use ribbon"
Joanna Sheen "girls girls girls"
Thanks for calling.
xx Jan

Wednesday 22 May 2013


Hi everyone! It's WOYWW time again.
 I am still playing with some of the things I bought at Ross Papercraft show on Sunday! Patterned paper & heart are from Ross Papercrafts 6 different ribbon sliders for £1. It's a shame he doesn't have an online shop because his card ect are great!
Decoupage is from Moonstone Treasures. Bits from my stash.
I have one messy craftroom once again! Alas It never stays tidy for long! 
I am going to tidy up and make a Carousel model later!
That's all for now folks. Have a great day
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Tuesday 21 May 2013

Once upon A Time!

Hi everyone, 
I have been playing with my new Keepsake board I bought at Ross Papercraft show at the weekend.!
I used Ross Pearl Ivory card
Chloe's Stamps Wild Orchid Flowers.
Wow EG Pearl Gold sparkle.
Bits from my stash.
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Monday 20 May 2013

WhoopsiDaisy "Flowers"

 Hi everyone blogger is being a pain today! It's time for another challenges over on WhoopsiDaisy and we would like to see Flowers! I used sheet 451 image is pre coloured and I added some Sakura sparkle. Spellbinders grand ovals Hunjydory rainbow card Bits from my stash!
Make it Monday "Anything Goes"
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Sunday 19 May 2013

Happy Birthday!

Hi everyone it's the wonderful Ross Papercraft show today at 
Nissan Sunderland. 
Ohh I wonder what goodies I get today!
On my card I used
 Linen card from Create & Craft
Britannia die from Pink Frog.
Spellbinders label
Flower is from Wild Orchid.
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Saturday 18 May 2013

Less is More!

Hi everyone it's a very wet day here just the day for crafting. It's hard work with a cat on your knee  lol!
Over on it's theme week Less is More Cats and/or dogs.
I used this adorable LOTV image. Coloured with Pro markers.
It must be adorable for me to use it in May cos I am so not a Christmas person!
Sentiment is from Inkadinkado.
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Friday 17 May 2013

Birthday Wishes!

Hi Everyone today!
 I have a Gatefold card to show you today! It's 8x8 inside.
I used Tim Holts DI Scattered Strw.
All Stamps are by Chloe
Spellbinders shapes.
Wild Orchid flowers.
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Thursday 16 May 2013

Less is More!

Hi everyone I am really late with my Lim card this week! 
It's one layer week and use a coloured card base,
My card base is from Anna Marie Designs 
and I used Sweet Poppy stencil and Imagination gold sparkle.
Thanks for calling
xx Jan 

Wednesday 15 May 2013

Crafting For All Season's "Think Pink"

Hi Everyone!
Today I have the honor of being GDT at Crafting For All Season's.
It was my very 1st DT position way back when CFAS started. I was so sad to leave and only did so because I had so much going on at the time I was struggling to fit everything in. 
Sadly not long after I left our founder & Dear Friend Dawn Austin lost her fight with cancer. 
This challenge is in Memory of Dawn.
Gate fold card & Crafter's Companion Angel Whisper's cd.
Sentiment is by Inky Impressions
Pearls are from Dawn Till Dusk
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Tuesday 14 May 2013

WOW at Creative Card Crew!

Creative Card Crew challenge White on white
We are sponsored by Marianne Designs


I used Craft Uk 8x8 card. A4 Spellbinders embossing folder Marianne Dies
Tim Holtz DI pumice stone.
Bits from my stash!
Thanks For Calling
xx Jan

Monday 13 May 2013

Pretty in Pink

Hi everyone it's time for another challenge at WhoopsiDaisy "Pretty in Pink"
I used Sheet 453 Coloured with Pro markers and some bling!
 Some stepper cards I have had for ages. I think from The corn Exchange.
I used Butterfly Stamp By Chloe for the background.
Cosmic Shimmer.
Lacy Sunshine Challenge "Anything but a square"
Make It Monday "Anything goes"
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Saturday 11 May 2013

Birthday Boy!

Hi everyone I have just finished this print and cut Card/gift box  for Tina Fallon, it's available for the Silhouette Cameo print & cut files and hand cutting. I added a little Glossy accents!
It makes a change for me to do boy things.
I am getting excited now not long before our little one arrives.
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Friday 10 May 2013

Elegant Teal!

Hi everyone, I have been playing today! 
I used Create & Craft A4 Linen card I made an 8x8 card.
I used a Martha Stewart punch and a Spellbinders Delight die.
Bits from my stash!
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Thursday 9 May 2013

Ruby Wedding card!

Hi everyone, hope you are all well!
Today's card was made using cream Ross Papercraft A3 Card. I made an 8x8 card with it.
Red is from PaperMill.
I also used 2 Joy dies. 
The die cut Rose I have had for years. It looks like foil.
Make it Monday "Anything goes"
Thanks for calling
xx Jan 

Wednesday 8 May 2013


Hi everyone  This is my 2nd post today other ones here.  
It's time for another WOYWW sorry photo is a little dark. I have a Fluffy on my work desk. As far as I no this is a first for him! 
It's Tinks territory lol! 
Have a good Wednesday!
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Oh Man!!

Hi everyone!
Today I have a card to show you I made using one of my favourite Little Claire. Oh Man stamp set.
My base card is an 8x8 from Anna Marie Designs.
I also used a Spellbinders Ornamental Tag.
Bits from my stash.
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Tuesday 7 May 2013

Filigree delights!

Hi everyone!
Today's card was made with Spellbinders Grand large labels, Floral Ovals & filigree Delights
Ivory linen card from Papermill.
Flowers are from Hobby House.
Bits fro my stash.
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Monday 6 May 2013

WhoopsiDaisy Challenge "For A Special Lady Mother's Day"

Hi everyone it's time for another WhoopsiDaisy Challenge "For a Special Lady Mother's Day" 
I used Sheet 451 HERE
8x8 card Spellbinders Grand Fancy Ovals small ovals Sakura Stardust pen. Liquid Pearls
Bits from my stash.
Whoopsidaisy are sponsoring Foreverfriends this fortnight.
I used sheet 393
Bits from my stash.
Make it Monday "Anything goes"
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Sunday 5 May 2013

All dressed up!

Hi everyone hope you are enjoying your weekend.
I made  this simple card using Create & Craft Linen card & Hunkydory Rainbow Shimmer.
I cut the linen card on my Silhouette Portrait the file is from Silhouette America.
Bits from my stash.
Thanks for calling!
xx Jan

Saturday 4 May 2013

Less is more!

Colour Challenge 
This month we would like you to choose TWO opposite colours from this Colour Wheel

I used  Blue & Orange. I have had this stamp set a while and hardly used. It's by Woodward.
I must be getting into Baby mode!
I spoke to our family in Germany today so I am getting excited as our 1st Grandson is due on 24th of this month. Adam has to go on exercise for a month so may not make this ones birth either! Alas the joys of being a Soldier. He is only back a few days then off to Canada for 6 weeks. Training for Afghan again!!
I have no idea when I will get to see them and Kelly-Ann is growing so fast. I got a new photo today!

 Hope you are all having a great bank holiday?
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Friday 3 May 2013

Wedding Card!

Hi everyone I have another Wedding card to share today.
I made it for my cousins wedding at the end of May.
I used
8x8 card
Hunkydory Rainbow Mirri
Spellbinders Grand Large Labels.
Silky Crush from Chloe.
Card is from Anna Marie Designs

Creata Floral
Make it Monday Anything goes
Thanks for calling!
xx Jan

Thursday 2 May 2013

Yay we are off! New Challenge blog Crafting Musketeers!

This is the fabulous prize!

Hi everyone what an exciting day for us. 
t's time for the launch of our brand new blog Crafting Musketeers and our first challenge is "Anything Goes" Our sponsor is the lovely Carly from Creata!
We have some brilliant sponsors lined up so hope you will all join in.
I used
8x8 card
Hunkydory Rainbow Mirri
Crafts Too heart
Flutterby background & medium 8 petal flower stamps from Chloe and gilding flakes.

Join us on Facebook
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Make it Monday"Anything goes"
Crafting For All season's Monochrome"

Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Wednesday 1 May 2013


Hi everyone it's time for another WOYWW! I new my tidy desk wouldn't last!
I have been playing with the new Crafter's Companion cd's Fairy Poppets & Angel Whispers.
I love this image Baby Rosebud. I also used Hunkydory Adorable Scorable Little Claire's Butterfly Blossom stamp & Wow eg Princess Pink. Butterflies are Nelly snellen punches.
Bits from my stash.
Our 1st challenge on our new challenge blog starts tomorrow, I hope you can join us! HERE

Thanks for calling
xx Jan