My Wonderful Followers

Saturday 28 February 2015

Easter cards....

Hi everyone sorry I have been awol!
It's been a bit of a rough week.
My ex DIL tried to abduct our Kelly from nursery a few days ago and she is only allowed observed contact the nursery were on the ball and called my son and Social Services. Phew!
 Kelly was very upset cos she had to leave nursery early lol! 
They were in  court Wednesday & Thursday and now we are waiting for the final report.
We had some GOOD news yesterday and the baby due in June is a boy so they will have two boys and two girls. 
I made some Easter Cards.
Less is more  This makes me happy! 
Lots of things make me happy lol but I chose crafting & I love die cutting and embossing,
I made a card for last weeks Less is more but never got round to blogging it!
I used Linen Cream card Hunkydory gold.
Sue Wilson Die
Marianne cross.
Bits from my stash. Ornate pierced rectangles.
Spellbinders Fancy Ovals.
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Wednesday 25 February 2015

Fab n Funky #248....

Our sponsor is; 
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Hi everyone it's new challenge time over ar Fab n Funky it's Christmas with snowflakes!
 I remembered this lovely card download by The Clipart Fairy,
Those fabulous snowflakes are from CHLOE
I hope you will pop over and see the fab dt makes and join in with our challenge.
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Monday 23 February 2015


Hi everyone, it's freezing here and snowing but not a lot up to now!
I was rooting around in a box I forgot about and found these gorgeous die cut toppers by Card Creations.
Backing papers ect from 8x8 Baby boy/girl pads from First Edition.
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Saturday 21 February 2015

Many Thanks!

Hi everyone I've been to Chloe's today and not been very productive lol! Lots of tea n natter but managed to finish this card using Michele R Designs Here latest free download. It's only available over this weekend. Shop HERE
I added some lace and Sandie made me this gorgeous flower.
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Friday 20 February 2015

70th Birthday....

Hi everyone.
It's been a busy week, I go to the hospital twice a week now for light therapy on my hands, it's too early to no if it will work but i'm living in hope the treatment & things hopefully settling down in Germany my hands should improve.  
They go to court on Wednesday to sort the finer details out. 
8x8 card Spellbinders border die.
Happy Birthday sentiment was cut on my Silhouette.
I used Creative Expressions A4 EF. Raspberry Foundations card.
Peony Stamps and number stamps are new from Chloe HERE
Chloes shop is open from 10 till 4 tomorrow so pop along and see all the amazing goodies she has!!
Thanks for calling
Here's Chloes address.
xx Jan
  • Chloes Creative Cards
    Unit 42 Dragonville Industrial Park
    Dragon Lane
    DurhamDH1 2XUUK
  • Phone: 0191 3750119


Wednesday 18 February 2015

With Love.....

Hi everyone! I forgot to share hubbys valentines card. Studio file was designed by the lovely Rita
Look at this naughty Puss his names Fluffy. Snuggling up with Dad!
Have you seen the paw prints? I guess the bedding will be getting washed today!
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Tuesday 17 February 2015

New challenge at Creative Card Crew.

Our Sponsor is Fitztown Prize is 3 digis.

Hi everyone today's a new challenge over on Creative Card Crew and it's Birthday.
I used Fitztowns Car 4.
I coloured with ProMarkers.
Sentiment was cut on the Silhouette.
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Monday 16 February 2015

Not Just Cards....

Hi everyone,
 it's time for another challenge at Not Just Cards #13 Anything goes. 
I used this Faeryinks Queen of hearts image. HERE Coloured with SN pencils.

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I made a memory box & I used mdf box from The Works.
 I painted it with Do Crafts Vanilla Bean,
Honey Doo Crafts Fancy Flourish stamped onto acetate with Wow gold twinkle EG.
Sentiment stamp is from Inkylicious. Marianne die.
Bits from my stash.
TTPH All about embellish
Scribble n scrap "Anything goes"

xx Jan

Sunday 15 February 2015

Happy Birthday...

Hi everyone,
Today's card was made using
 Sue Wilson dies.Ornate Pierced Rectangles
Sizzix daisy and bits from my stash.
Scribble n Scrap "Anything goes"
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Saturday 14 February 2015


Happy Valentines day everyone!
The Less is More challenge is "One Layer LOVE"
I used a 7x7 card from Anna Marie Designs,
Spellbinders D-light ie and sentiment die from Tattered Lace.
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Friday 13 February 2015

2000 celebration over on AuroraWings

Etsy shop HERE  AW shop HERE

Hi everyone!
These wonderful digital images;
 Animal Trio & Animal trio fancy. will be available free over this weekend!
Showcase Blog HERE
Our Facebook page HERE Do come and join in with the celebrations.
Lots of activities going on so hope you will join us.
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Thursday 12 February 2015

Primrose Elf.

Hi everyone I have been playing with he Primrose Elf HERE. by AuroraWings.
i coloured her with Spectrum Noirs.
Bits from my stash.
Thanks for calling.
xx Jan

Fancy dress!

Hi everyone,
Today's card was made using Sue Wilson's Ornate pierced rectangles available HERE
Tattered Lace dress die.
Ross papercrafts card and paper.

Thanks for calling
 xx Jan

Wednesday 11 February 2015

Charm Us at Fab n Funky

Our Sponsor Inspired by Stamping

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Hi everyone it's time for challenge #246 over on Fab n Funky.
Our sponsor is Inspired by Stamps.
This week it's team Fab's turn and I used this gorgeous Fancy Flower stamp by Honey Doo Crafts.
Paper is My Minds Eye and I used Wow embossing glitter from & Gem from Chloe
Bits from my stash.
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Tuesday 10 February 2015

A little Shabby & news update...

Hi everyone,

I have some great news Adam has just found out he has won custody of the children.
We don't no all the details until 25th when they go back to court.
Thank goodness social services have seen through all her lies.
They say she is only allowed to see one of her children at a time as she cannot cope with them both together.
We are so relieved as we no this was the best for the children.
I no some of you are wondering !

 I love all the Shabby Chic thats around but never feel I get it right!
8x8 card.
I used Michele R Design papers. Facebook page here
Spellbinders & Marianne dies.
Tatters Lace Rose Embossing folders.
Wild Orchid flowers n bits from my stash.
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Sunday 8 February 2015


Hi everyone!
Well can you believe it Less Is More is 4 years old!!! Congratulations to everyone.
There challenge is pink & Grey.
I used Sue Wilson die. Tattered Lace sentiment and Embossing border,
Brown Sugar "Anything goes"
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Friday 6 February 2015

New Release day......

Hi everyone!
It's new release day on AuroraWings Showcase HERE this gorgeous image is called Moon Goddess.
I coloured her with Spectrum Noir pencils.
Background paper is Pion.
Bits from my stash.
Next weekend we are celebrating 2000 members on FB HERE

Hope you will join us.
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Just For You!

Hi everyone!
I have made a simple card today. One of them for my Sisters birthday.
She doesn't like glitter n gems or too much on the card!! 
I used;
 Creative Expression Scandinavian Collection background die. 
Pc generated sentiment.
I will be back later with a new AuroraWings Showcase release!
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Thursday 5 February 2015


Hi everyone!
I made a card using . 
Minds eye paper and the new Chloe stamps Peony flowers  
Wow EP and gem all from Chloe.
Card base is from WhichCraft.
Sentiment is from Bo Bunny.
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Tuesday 3 February 2015

Loving Wishes...

Hi everyone!
Today's card was cut on Silhouette Portrait using a file that was designed by my talented friend Rita.
Her blog is here.
I also used this gorgeous free image from The East Wind. Shop HERE
I coloured her with Spectrum Noir pencils.
Crafty Sentiment  "Include a heart"
Bits from my stash.
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Creative Card Crew "Glitter"

Our Sponsor Sparkle N Sprinkle Prize 4 Digis

Hi everyone!
It's time for a new challenge over at Creative Card Crew "Glitter"
I used the gorgeous Winter Stream image
PC generated sentiment.
I coloured with grey ProMarkers.
Glamour Dust and Glossy Accents.
Bits from my stash.
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Monday 2 February 2015

Not Just Cards...

Hi everyone.
It's new challenge time over on Not Just cards. 
I couldn't resist this fab image Monets Bike from ARonandom Fan.
I coloured her with Pro Markers.
Metal bike is from Ross Papercraft/
Flowers are Hobby House.
Card Base is from Which Craft.
Bits from my stash.
Crafting Musketeers "Cute"
Thanks for calling!
xx Jan

Sunday 1 February 2015


Hi everyone! I was at Chloe's yesterday and she has lots of new stamps.
 I used the small & large Peony.
I stamped with Wow silver embossing powder. Sentiment is a Chloe stamp I have had a while. Gems are also from Chloe.
Green paper is from K n Co Wedding paper pad.
Spellbinders die.
Thanks for calling
xx Jan