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Wednesday 31 July 2013

Less is More!

A Pinterest Inspiration photo

Hi Everyone!
I finally got this weeks Less is more card made today!
Stamping up EF
Tattered Lace shoe die.
Don't forget our new challenge blog Just For Fun starts tomorrow.
I hope you can join us.
Thanks for calling
xx Jan


Thanks for stopping by, it's time for another WOYWW 217.
This week I have discovered clay and I love it!!
I used Martha Stewart clay and sprayed some of them with Crafter's Companion spray glue and dipped them in Glamour Dust!
I love how easy it was to use and so light for embellishments.
There's lads of molds around and bought mine here
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Tuesday 30 July 2013

Calla Lilly!

Hi everyone, I have been having a play with a new stamp and some Imagination Forest Glade gilding flakes.
I think the background looks a bit busy and wish I had used a smaller stamp on it!
I used Wow EP Brass Sparkle on the top image.
Spellbinders Labels one.

Imagination Crafts "Anything goes"
Thanks for calling.
xx Jan

A Carousel I have made for Alzheimer's Charity Raffle!

Hi everyone, 
I was asked by Linda if  I could help with a charity event for Alzheimer's.
It's an awful illness & her husband passed away a little while ago with it.
Could you please contact Linda if you would like to help in anyway. 
Raffle tickets are available to win this Carousel & other items from Linda.
Raffle ends 2nd August.
I used an  Jan Mcfarlane template.Was available at Card making downloads.
Bits from my stash!
Challenges 4 everyone "Anything goes"
Make it Monday "Anything goes"
Emme's cards UK Lace & pearls
Thanks for looking 
xx Jan

Monday 29 July 2013

New challenge at WhoopsiDaisy!

Hi everyone our new challenge at Whoopsidaisy is "Things with wings"
I used gorgeous precoloured image from Sheet 468
I also used, Go Kreate die,
Kanban gold mesh. Prima flower, Nellie Snellen punched butterflies, Bits from my stash.
Make it Monday "Anything goes"
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Saturday 27 July 2013

Scrapbook page of our little man!

Hi Everyone, sorry I have not been as creative this week. I am struggling with the heat!
I had a lovely morning at  a chat & crop today at Wear Crafts Online.
I made this 8x8 page of my Grandson Jayden.
I still haven't met him he is two months old today. I am hoping to see them all next month and I can't wait.
His big Sister is growing so fast and is now 19 month and talking.
I used Bazzil Basics card.
Bits from my stash.
Thanks for calling.
xx Jan

Wednesday 24 July 2013

A late WOYWW!

Hi everyone sorry for the late post today for WOYWW! Better late than never and it is still Wednesday lol!
My Dad's next neighbor is 60 in a couple of days and she likes swimming! I got this image a few days ago from Sassy Studio
I coloured her with ProMarkers.
I used Spellbinders Timeless Rectangles . A4 embossing folder & basil bling orange card!
Bits from my stash!
If you would like a peek at the Star card I was making last week HERE,
thanks for calling
xx Jan

Tuesday 23 July 2013

NEW Creative Card Crew challenge Baby "Blue or pink"

Our sponsors are Scrapping Center

Welcome to my blog and time for another challenge over on
  Creative Card Crew Baby "Blue or Pink"
I used some gorgeous stamps from Woodware I bought at Wear Crafts online.
Stamped and embossed with WOW EG>
xx Jan

Monday 22 July 2013

New challenge at WhoopsiDaisy!

Hi everyone it's time for another challenge over at WhoopsiDaisy "Use at least two die cuts"
I used backing paper & image from new Daisy cd HERE
I used Go Kreate dies
Lala land die
Marianne and Memory box!
Bits from my stash!
Hope you can join us as we love looking at your fab creations.
My Craft Creations Die cut shapes!
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Sunday 21 July 2013

Cas Card!

Hi everyone today's card is another Cas card! I used Spellbinders D-light heart.
Base Card is from a gorgeous pack from Chloe
It contains 3 of each, A5 card bases, boxes including acetate, topper sheet! White £3.99 & cream £4.50. 
Love the quality.
Ribbon is also from Chloe
Thanks for calling!
xx Jan

Saturday 20 July 2013

Retirement Card!

Hi everyone I am enjoying a cooler day today here in Durham! It's been a welcome reprieve!
I made this card for my Sister who retired from teaching yesterday! 
She is feeling a little lost as she loved her job. 
I bought this lovely Inkylicious sentiment stamp at Doncaster last weekend I think it's perfect for her retirement card.
Flower stamp is from Clearly Besotted. I used Wow EP. Decoupaged the flowers. Fiskers corner scissors. Linen card stock.
I did it to much Linda's sitting room lol! She likes things matching but is a less is more kinda girl!

Less Is More "Handmade flowers"
Make it Monday "Anything goes"
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Friday 19 July 2013

Golden wedding card!

Hi everyone this is the Star card I was making on Wednesday I finally finished it!
I used
Cream & gold card (Ross Papercrafts)
Fabric paper from JJD Cards.
Nellie Snellen heart dies
Memory Box heart bows.
Wild Orchid flowers.
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Thursday 18 July 2013

30 minute challenge!

hi everyone thanks for all your lovely comments this card took me 18 minutes to make. I made it for the 30 minute challenge over on Crafts Galore
I used Basil Basics & pearl card, Memory Box heart and Tattered Lace sentiment!
Corners are punched!
Heart die is from Natalie & Amy. Great prices & service! I even got a free roll of lovely ribbon!
Thanks for calling.
xx Jan

Wednesday 17 July 2013


Hi i'm back again with a card I made for the  Crafts Galore blog challenge!
 I used Isobel's card as my inspiration HERE
I used Ross papercraft card
Stamp is in the sale at Imag e nation only £1.
Sentiment is from Tattered Lace die.
Stamp addicts CAS
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

WOYWW & some news!

Hi everyone and a warm welcome to my new followers.
It's WOYWW 215 as you can see my work desk has not gotten much tidier!
I am making a golden wedding star card at the mo!
I found some cheap shaving brushes in Wilkinson's (60p) and they are brilliant for distressing!
I used a Nellie Snellen die for the heart.
My news!
Elaine is starting a new challenge blog Just For Fun and I am so excited she asked me and a few others of coarse to be on her DT!
Challenge blog will kick off on 1st August so keep the date in your diary!
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Tuesday 16 July 2013

Hearts & Roses!

Hi Everyone hope you are all having a good week?
8x8 card
Crafts Too heart die.
La la land die.
Gold Cosmic Shimmer glue.
Bits from my stash!
Purple Haze "Anything Goes"
Joanna Sheen "Citrus"
A little bit Crafty "Die-ing for it"
Have a great day!
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Monday 15 July 2013

WhoopsiDaisy challenge "Use Markers"

Hi folks hope you are all ok thanks for joining us at WhoopsiDaisy this week our challenge is "Use Markers I used Spellbinders Grand Fancy Circles & Sheet no 388 coloured with ProMarkers.
I also used Cosmic Shimmer glue and Wild Orchid flowers.
Make it Monday! "Anything goes"
Joanna Sheen "Citrus Colour"
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Saturday 13 July 2013

Sarah's Sketch!

Hi everyone I have been playing along as much as I can with the Crafts Galore Girlies Saturdays challenge is a sketch.
I used this gorgeous precoloured WhoopsiDaisy Image sheet 388
Bits from My stash!
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Less is more!

Hi everyone it's Less is more time once again & this week it's "One Layer" Not Square or Rectangular.
I used Grand Fancy circle and stamp is by Woodware,
I stamped it with TH DI and coloured with Pro Markers and Glossy Accents.
Cosmic Shimmer glue drops.
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Friday 12 July 2013

A little bling!!

Hi all Friday once again doesn't time just fly by!
Today I have a card to show you I made using;
Chloe's shoe stamp, Halo glitter & gem.
Pearl pink paper was embossed with Creative Expressions A4 lattice heart folder
La la land bunting die and Spellbinders Grand fancy circle & label.
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Thursday 11 July 2013

Less is More "50 shades"

Hi Everyone I finally got to do my Less is more "50 shades" card.
I was away in London over the weekend. V&A Bowie is exhibition, Stones in Hyde Park and Kensington Palace Royal dresses. I needed a  few of days to recover but it was worth it.
I hadn't read a book for years until 50 shades now I have a Kindle and read lots. So thank you 50 shades.
I used Creative Expressions Lattice Hear A4 EF
Spellbinders border
Linen silver/grey card
Ross patterned card.
Tattered Lace shoe
Craftwork cards sentiment.
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Wednesday 10 July 2013


Hi everyone did you miss me?
My friend and I went to London for the weekend.
We went to Davis Bowie is... Exhibition at the V&A museum. 
We sat in Hyde Park and listened to the Rolling Stones then Kensington palace to see some of the Royal dresses.
I got back on Sunday but I have been too tired to do anything since!
My WOYWW 214 is in fact the kitchen table as my craft room is too much of a mess to work in it!
My card was made using a Kanban topper & sentiment.
Flowers are from Wild Orchid Crafts.
Pearl paper from Ross paper craft.
Linen card is from C&C.

I am also entering a quickie challenge at Crafts Galore I made the card in 20 minutes.
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Friday 5 July 2013

Something Different!

Hi everyone hope you are enjoying the wonderful weather in the UK?
I came across some paints and Charmain Barret inspired me to have a play!
I used Viva Diamond Tex glitters & a Viva Stencil!
I used a plain black George Tshirt I couldn't believe how quickly I did it and it dried really quick!

Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Thursday 4 July 2013

Wedding Card!

Hi everyone!
Today I have a Wedding Card to share. I finally managed to get the A4 heart lattice folder. I also used Craft Too heart and linen card. Decoupage is from Reddy.
Bits from my stash.
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Tuesday 2 July 2013

New challenge at Crafting Musketeers!

Sponsored By Craft All Day!
This is the fabulous prize!
Hi everyone our challenge over at Crafting Musketeers is Ribbons & pearls!
I made a star card using  Marianne die & bits from mys tash!
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Monday 1 July 2013

New WhoopsiDaisy challenge "Girly"

Hi everyone it's WhoopsiDaisy time again. 
This time we would like to see your girly cards!
I used sheet no 461 HERE
I coloured her with ProMarkers. 
My card, box stamps and WOW powder are from Chloe
Bit from my stash!
Thanks for calling
xx Jan