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Saturday 27 June 2015


challenge  #230 Sketch

Hi everyone hope you are all well and enjoying some lovely weather.
Today I have a graduation card to share.
Over on  Less is's a Sketch.
 I used a pc generated sentiment and an image from Google.
Trim was bought from Chloe.
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Sunday 28th June 2015

Hi everyone just a quick post to give you all the heads up.
CHLOES Unit will be open from 10-4 on Sunday 28th and there will be new stamps launched before on Friday.
Also on Sunday from 10 am is Ross Papercraft show at Rainton Meadow. Details HERE
I know lots of you like to go to both as they are only around 5 miles from each other.
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Friday 26 June 2015

Baby card...

Hi everyone I have made a few baby boy cards lately and this is one I made from my friends Grandson.
I found the free template on Trimcraft.
Papers are downloads I have had forever. I printed on an A3 printer and it works out about A5 size.
I used Woodware elephant & baby stamps and paper piecing. Stamps from Wear Crafts.
Buttons are Joy dies.
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Thursday 25 June 2015

Memory Box...

Hi everyone!
Got a blooming chest infection now so had to go to the doctors who said drink plenty! Haha Hubbys face was a picture as I drink lots of tea usually made by him! 
Can't believe our baby is a week old today!

I made this memory box for my Aunts 70th a couple of days ago.
I bought the box from The Works. The metal things are from Dawn till Dusk.
Flowers are from Wild Orchid and Chloe's.
I used Do Crafts pink paint.
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Wednesday 24 June 2015

Shabby Chic!

Hi everyone!
Another card from me today. I made this one using gorgeous papers from Michele R Designs
I opened the papers in My Craft Studio to resize them.
I distressed the edges with the Woodware tool from Wear Crafts. I added some stickles.
Taupe Roses & clear stems are from Chloe
 I also used some gorgeous flowers from Live & Love crafts
Thanks for calling.
xx Jan

New Fab N Funky challenge #265

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Hi everyone!
It's new challenge time at Fab N Funky this time it's Team Funky and it's Christmas.
I used Pion Papers & some Champagne fizz glitter from Chloe.
Signature die cuts
Hope you can pop over and join us and check out the awesome DT work.
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Tuesday 23 June 2015

Exciting news....

Hi everyone 
I have some great news to share as the lovely Hazel asked me to join the Patterned Paper challenge blog DT. Of course I said "YES"! As it's a great blog,team and I have tons of patterned paper lol!
The challenge starts 1st of each month and it's anything goes as long as you use some patterned paper from your stash!
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Creative Card Crew #90 "Cas"

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Hi everyone it's new challenge time over on Creative Card Crew challenge #90 is "Cas"
We are sponsored by the amazing Imagine That.
I used pre coloured images from Humphreys Ties.
Car is from K & Co.
I took the images into My Craft Studio to manipulate them.
Hope you can pop over and join us and check out the other DT's fabulous creations.
Shopping Our Stash. (red car had it years)
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Saturday 20 June 2015

Less is more #229 and baby pic.

Products used. Stamps ink and brushes are Woodware from Wear Crafts.

Baby Tyler 18th June 2015

Hi everyone.
As you can see our darling grandson arrived a couple of days ago. More photos HERE
Mammy & Baby Tyler are doing well.
His siblings are loving him. 
Our Jayden likes him as long as Daddy doesn't hold him to long. He went to see him and Daddy had hold of Tyler. He stroked Tylers hand then glared at his Daddy n screamed lol! Jayden is such a Daddys boy but Daddy & Sister Kelly are the only people who has been there constantly since he was born.
We miss them all so much, Hoping they can come visit us in August. I need some cuddles.
Enough of my waffle!
It's Less is more time once again and this time it's stencilling.
I love stencilling and don't use them as much as I should. This stencil is from Imagination Crafts.
I also used Versafine Black ink pad. Spellbinders border die.
Other products are by Woodware available at Wear Crafts..
Got some baby cards to make lol!
Have a great weekend.
xx Jan

Friday 19 June 2015

New Release at Aurorawings....

AuroraWings Showcase image  name is Owl Spirit
I coloured it with ProMarkers.
Backing papers are by Michele R Designs.
Do pop over and check out the amazing DT work.
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Thursday 18 June 2015

Our little one has arrived....

Hi everyone I'm so happy to announce the safe arrival of our gorgeous grandson.
Tyler James 7lb 90z. He was born 2 hours ago. 
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

It's Surprize Candy HAS NOW ENDED....

Hi everyone as a thank you for all your continued support I am giving some surprize candy away.
We had a new arrival a few months ago (Mia) and we are awaiting the arrival of our grandson. He is due on 10th June so the candy will end when he is born.
I would love it if you followed my blog and added my candy to your sidebar to spread the word.
Please leave a comment below.
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Candy will stay at the top till it ends.

I have decided to leave the candy draw until our little one is born.
Shouldn't be much longer lol!

Well candy has now ended so you all no what that means!!!

Wednesday 17 June 2015

Fab N Funky.....

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Hi everyone!
It's Team Fab time once again over on Fab N Funky 
this challenge is #264 Gorgeous Girls.

I used Queen Elsa from Sassy Studio. I coloured her with ProMarkers.
I cut this Carousel out on the Silhouette Portrait.
I bought the cutting file from Kat's Card Creations., It actually turns manually.
Bits from my stash
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Monday 15 June 2015


Hi everyone!
I have been having another go at Shabby Chic lol!
There are some fabulous creations around but I'm never happy with my own.
I used AuroraWings CupCake Sprite and ProMarkers. Michele R Designs Vintage Garden papers.
I used Marianne and clock and Anya border.
Wild Orchid cherry Blossom.
I am entering this into AuroraWings FB challenge.
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Sunday 14 June 2015

I WON....

Hi everyone I won with this card over on Facebook page Mad Crafters Giggles.
It's only a small group and the challenges are just for fun. You don't even need a blog.
You will need to ask to join as it's a private group.
Hope you will pop over and join us.
xx Jan

Best Wishes...

Hi everyone, here's another card I made earlier. I forgot to blog!
I used a butterfly download from the internet. Sorry not sure where I got it!
I used a Spellbinders Gemini -phoenix border & sentiment dies & Creative Expression corners,
Inky Chicks "Butterflies"
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Saturday 13 June 2015

Less is more....

Hi everyone! 

Doesn't look like baby is coming today. They went for a long walk to the shop lol!!
They have managed to arrange sitters for the children if/when they are at hospital!
I am so relieved for them.
I have been playing with my Silhouette Portrait this week and made this church ( from Silhouette store).
I had made a cream one a couple of days ago and a Gazebo details HERE 
So it is rather a tongue in cheek Less is more from me. It's "one layer week and home"!!
Well it is one layer and it is Gods home!
I may be on the naughty step for this one!
I can feel a debate coming on! Lol!
Thanks for caling
xx Jan

Friday 12 June 2015

Birthday Gazebo...

Hi everyone!
I was playing with my Silhouette Portrait a couple of days ago and cut these out.
My Aunt is 70 next weekend and she is quite religious. Helps with most things church related. including flowers and cleaning ect.
The church file was bought from Silhouette website and the Gazebo was free from Monicas Creative Room.
Bits from my stash.
Crafty Hazelnut Patterned papers.
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Thursday 11 June 2015

A little Zen!

Hi everyone!
Well still no baby news he is making us wait after spending a few weeks worried thinking he was coming early! 
Indra's Mam has been involved in a nasty accident and spent a few days in Intensive Care. She is lots better although in quite a bit of pain. It's been a traumatic week for them.
I finally made my Less is More card. This week it's Sunset!
I made this jug image at Wear Crafts on Saturday using a Dreamweaver stencil and some pigment inks. I then went back over it with Zentangle.
Stamp from DoCrafts. 
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Wednesday 10 June 2015

Fab N Funky

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Hi everyone it's Fab n Funky challenge time. #263 Fables & Fantasy. 
It's team Funky this time.
I used the gorgeous Pre coloured topper My Fantasy Pet.
Sentimet is from a Tonic Die. Butterfly was made using a Spellbinders die.
8x8 Card base was bought from Chloe
Hope you will pop over and join in as we love looking at your fab projects 
Thanks for calling!
xx Jan

Tuesday 9 June 2015

White on White at CCC # 89....

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Hi everyone!
It's new challenge time over on Creative Card Crew #89 It's my favourite White on white.
This is the card I made for our Granddaughter Mias Christening. After all those table decorations I needed to do something simple lol. I must say I love it.
I used a PC generated sentiment and a picture of Mia.
Spellbinders decorated curved squares.
Bits from my stash.
Hope you will pop over and join in.
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Monday 8 June 2015

Not Just Cards..#21 . "Anything goes"

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Hi everyone!
We have a new challenge and some changes over on Not Just Cards  #21 "Anything goes"!
We are saying a fond farewell to Zoe who need some time out. I hop she is feeling a lot better soon.
Hope you will pop over and join in with our challenge and see the fabulous DT inspiration.
I used Goth Fairy Witch and coloured her with SN pencils.
Backing paper is from Aspire Crafts.
Bits from my stash.
Scribble & Scrap "Anything goes"
Crafty Hazelnut "Use patterned paper"
Crafting from the heart "Anything goes"
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Two today!

Hi everyone today I have a couple of cards to share I made fora local priest who is celebrating his Golden jubilee.
I used Marianne corners and cross. Spellbinders ovals.
Creative Expression corners. Cross is a Studio file by Tina Fitch..
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Sunday 7 June 2015

Table decorations....

Hi everyone!
It's a lovely day here, hope it lasts for the Christening today.
Sorry I haven't blogged mush lately but,
 I have been making these Arty Farty Moses baskets feels like forever lol! I made 18, 1 for the center of each table. (Hubby called them shoes)!!!!
Daughter in law loves them so that's the main thing lol!
I embossed the pink card with a Sue wilson EF.
Bits from my stash.
( Christening went well most of the Moses baskets didn't make them onto the tables lots of people wanted a keepsake lol!)
So nice that they were appreciated/
That Craft Place "Anything goes"
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Friday 5 June 2015

Christening card...

Hi everyone!
It's our Mia's Christening on Sunday and this is the 1st of two cards I made for her.
Base card is a free GSD download from UK Scrappers. You need to register.
Tattered lace horse and carriage. Cross is Marianne die. Letters & ovals are Spellbinders.
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Wednesday 3 June 2015

Fab N Funky DT card!

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Hi everyone it's time for a new challenge from Tam Fab!
Our challenge at Fab n Funky this time is "Check it out" I used Bunnie in the oven by Sherry Baldi
I coloured her with SN pencils.
I also used.
Ms Punches. Spellbinders curvy squares.
Butterfly was made using a Sue Wilson die.
Hope you will pop over and join us.
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Tuesday 2 June 2015

Happy Birthday....

Hi and welcome everyone.
I made this 8x8 birthday card using the Hougie board for the embossed stripes.
Sue Wilson die.Swirls Diagonal dies.
Tonic sentiment. Cheery Lynn flowers.
Creative Expression pearls.
Thanks for calling
xx Jan