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Thursday 30 April 2015


Case this Sketch #121

Hi everyone!
I popped over to Hannelie's blog.
I was inspired to have a go at the challenge over on Case this sketch.
I have been doing a Dreamweaver stencil coarse at Wear Crafts so decided to use one of my new Dreamweaver stencils.
I used stenciled the image twice then cut a tag out and matched it in the top right corner.
I used some gorgeous Teal and Rainbow shimmer card bought from Chloe's yesterday.
I also bought the Distress ink Evergreen Bough there. I also bought one of the new Sue Wilson dies. Well they just fell in my basket!!
Chloe is having an open day this Saturday 2nd May.
Less is more "Use a tag"
Addicted to stamps and more Make your mark
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Wednesday 29 April 2015


Hi everyone and a very happy What on Your Workdesk Wednesday
It's a very unusually tidy work desk today! 
Our youngest granddaughter Mia is getting Christened in June so I am doing invitations and this crib is for a table decoration.
It;s handcut and I used an Arty Farty template  I scanned the A4 template into my A3 printer and printed onto A3 card to make it bigger. I used A4 Spellbinders dots folder  to emboss the pink hood.
I covered the apron with material and made a pillow for inside.
Bits from my stash.
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Tuesday 28 April 2015

Creative Card Crew " Fancy Folds"

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Hi everyone it's new challenge time over on Creative Card Crew "Fancy Folds."
I used Wedding Belles digital image and printed onto gold paper. 
I uused a Marianne Anya die MS punch and Sue Wilson die to make the butterfly details HERE
Card is from Ross papercrafts.
Hope you will pop over and join in.
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Monday 27 April 2015

Not Just Cards "Anything Goes"

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Hi everyone it's time for another challenge over on Not Just Cards. always "Anything goes"
I used the adorable Faeryink Butterfly Catcher. I coloured her with SN pencils.
Memory Box die.
Bits from my stash.
Hope you will pop over and join us.
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Saturday 25 April 2015

Baby Boy..

Hi everyone! Hope your having a great weekend?
 Today I have a baby card to share I made for a family friend.
I used a Marianne die and a PC generated sentiment.
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Wednesday 22 April 2015

Fab n Funky #256 "Lace"

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Hi everyone and a warm welcome!
This is  my very 1st time hosting the Fab N Funky challenge
It's team fab and I chose the challenge "Lace".
It can be any lace stamped, dies or real. I covered the front of my double gate fold card with real lace.

I used Mariane Anya dies for the fancy tops. Desire Romance die for the apertures.
Butterflies are Nellie Snellen punches.
Spellbinders squares. Shoe sentiment stamp by Honey Doo Crafts
Swirls are from CHLOE
Sentiment dies are Tonic. Shoe Tattered Lace.

Double Gate fold Tutorial HERE
With this one I used dies for the apertures and cut the card shorter to add the Anya dies to the top.

Hope you will pop over and join in and see the other fabulous DT work.

Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Tuesday 21 April 2015


Hi everyone.
I made a birthday card using a Sue Wilson die. Marianne heart di & Spellbinders daisies.
MS punch. I made the flower folder a strip of felt in half then I glued it together. I then cut into 3/4 of the way leaving the loop attached. I glued as I circled it round.
Papers are from First Edition Bella Rose pad.
Sentiment is PC generated.
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Monday 20 April 2015

Sweet 16...

Hi everyone today's card was made for my friends granddaughter.
I used 
Limited Edition papers from Baby girl and Bell Rose 8x8 pads.
PC generated sentiments.
Stamps by Chloe Happy Birthday and number stamps Glass Glitter and Wow Silver Bell.From CHLOE
Tattered Lace bow and Signature stars.
Sue Wilson square die.
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Saturday 18 April 2015


Hi everyone, hope you are enjoying your weekend. I've had a lovely time at Wear Crafts today doing some stencilling techniques. 
I bought this gorgeous Woodware stamp from Wear Crafts It's £6.99 including P&P!!!
 Persian flower set has 3 sentiments and the two butterflies included. 
Just perfect for a DL card.
So I have had a little play! I stamped with Momento ink onto linen card then coloured with SN.
Less is more Up Up & away!
Uniko Studio "Things with wings"
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Friday 17 April 2015

AuroraWings new release.....

Hi everyone it's new release day over on AuroraWings she is "Little Kitsune Anko" HERE
I coloured her with ProMakers.
Card base is from Craftwork Cards.
Papers from my stash.
Do pop over to AuroraWings showcase blog to see the amazing DT creations.
Our Facebook group is HERE

Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Thursday 16 April 2015

Lace & Daisy Elf......

Hi everyone.

I love this cute little Daisy Elf by AuroraWings I coloured her with Alcohol pens and SN pencils.
I made the card made using broad lace. 
It's an 8x8 card and I joined the lace in the middle and added some ribbon to hide the join.
I added a double bow and a gem. Sentiment is Sue Wilson die.
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Wednesday 15 April 2015


Hi everyone!
Sorry I have been awol my router decided to pack in so I had to wait for a new one arriving.
It only took 48 hours but my internet was down 4 days! I hate being without it!
Anyhow I made a couple of cards while it was down and this is one I made for our eldest granddaughter Jessica. She is 12 on Friday! EEK! Where do the years go?

I used those fabulous Woodware stamps again, Small sneakers are a background stamp.
Sentiment and the large sneakers come together. I also bought a set of words Cool & Urban are among them. Bought at Wear Carfts
I used Basil card and added some white highlighter.
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Tuesday 14 April 2015

Creative Card Crew...

Prize is 3 Imagine That images

Hi everyone!
It's new challenge time over on Creative Card Crew #85 Sentiment I used Wedding Day by Imagine That HERE
I took the images into My Craft Studio added some paper and glamour Dust and a little Card Candy.
Hope you will pop over and join us.
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Monday 13 April 2015

Not Just Cards #17...

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Hi everyone!
Today we have another challenge starting at Not Just Cards "Anything Goes"
I used this gorgeous Gift from God by Cute as a button.
I coloured her wit SN. I used Sue Wilson dies and Chloe's Peony flowers stamps.
Hope you will pop over and see what my fab teamies have made and join in with our challenge.
Thanks for calling!
xx Jan

Sunday 12 April 2015

Less is more no 2!

Hi everyone, I have had another go for Less is more splatters one layer challenge.
I made a 7x7 card embossed  Spellbinders Contemporary Squares. I used Cosmic Shimmer Rich Gold and stamped a Stamping Up butterfly with Stamping up Pumpkin pie.
I stamped the Chloe sentiment using Versafine black Onyx.
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Saturday 11 April 2015


Hi everyone two in a day lol!
I finally got round to using this fab Sue Wilson die! Greek Island collection background.  Creative Expression pearls. 
Sentiment stamp is from Inkylicious.
A5 Box is from Stella Crafts and the Rose stamp is by Honey Doo Crafts,
Flowers from Wild Orchid. Card and paper is from Ross Papercraft.
Terry Ross has a show tomorrow 12th April at Seaburn Centre.
Bits from my stash.
Scribble n Scrap "Anything goes"
Fan-Tastic Tuesday "Anything goes with a twist"
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Less is more "One Layer"....

Hi everyone!
Well our little one has stayed put another two weeks and fingers crossed things have settled till a lot nearer his due date 10th June. 
Indra is 31 weeks now so every day is a bonus. 
Nursery is all ready for him just incase. 
Adam goes back to work on Monday and Kelly back to nursery so she will have more running around to do with the other two! 
Jayden will be two next month and Emily will be two in August so both adorable but hard work!

There's a new challenge starting over on Less is more it's "One Layer" and "SPLATTERS".
This is my first attempt at Splatters!!
I created a card using purple Cosmic Shimmer mist Butterfly flourish stamp is by Chloe
Sentiment stamp is a set from Lindsey Mason Designs. I have had ages. I stamped with black Versafine.
CHLOE is on Create & Craft TV twice this Thursday 16th April. With a new project book and some new stamps!
Fantasy Stampers. "CAS"
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Wednesday 8 April 2015

Fab n Funky Challenge #245

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Shaped card



Digital Image

Die cuts




Hi everyone it's time for another Fab n Funk challenge. "Bingo"
I used the middle row. Sentiment Digital image & Diecuts.
I used Woodware sneakers stamps. HERE
Happy birthday is a Tonic die.
Digital image is present by Dr Digis. HERE
Heart paper is from DCWV. I have had it years.
Hope you will pop over and join us.

Fan-Tastic Tuesday !Anything goes with a twist Die cut or punch."
Crafting from the heart "Anything Goes"

Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Tuesday 7 April 2015

Fabulous Day!

Hi everyone!
I nipped into The Range and couldn't resist a Bella Rose First edition paper pad.
I used Spellbinders dies A2 Bracket 1 & Labels 20  Wild Orchid flowers.
Sentiment is from Chloe
A4 dots Embossing folder by Spellbinders.
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Sunday 5 April 2015

Jeepers Creepers....

Happy easter once again and today 
I have made a card for the Less is more  challenge Predominantly Black! 
I made a 6x6 card.
Woodware have some fabulous new stamps out and I have used the sentiment from the pair of sneakers stamps set. Sneakers in my photo are from a Background set.
Available from Jen's Wear Crafts Here & HERE
Thanks for calling!
xx Jan

Saturday 4 April 2015


Hi everyone, hope you are having a great weekend?
I am off scrapbooking today with my best friend at Jen's Wear Crafts.
My card was made using Chloe's stamps Floral Flourish, large & small Peony
I stamped with Versamark &Azure Mist Wow powder.
I also used Sue Wilson's die
Bling from Chloe.
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Friday 3 April 2015

New Release at AuroraWings.....

Hi everyone! Hope you all have a fabulous Easter.

It's new release & party time over on AuroraWings Facebook page HERE
We have well over 2,250 members, There will be competitions and a freebie.
On AurorWings inspiration showcase blog HERE! 
Her name is "REVERIE" You can get it HERE
I coloured her with AM and glitter.
I used large Spellbinders Ovals.
Had the card base for ages not sure where from.
Butterfly is a Honey Doo Crafts stamp.
Flowers are NS punches.
xx Jan

Thursday 2 April 2015


Hi everyone.
 I can't believe I forgot to blog this lol!
I am going to hospital a couple of times a week for light treatment on my hands.
My hands are improving so much thank goodness but I am exhausted and needing to rest on an afternoon.  It's worth it to be able to craft without cotton gloves on!
I made this a couple of weeks ago you can get the template HERE. It's handcut.
I used MS punch and Nellie Snellen butterfly punch.
Flowers on the top are Creative Expression dies.
Bits from my stash.
Thanks for calling
xx Jan