Sunday, 29 August 2010


Good evening All, Have you been enjoying your week-end so far...all the better with it being a BankHols as can all have a lie in tomorrow..what could be nicer than that....well obviously a lotto win, but lets not go there shall we....ok then, made this one for three challenges,first is the very first challenge on CES, the theme is Anything Goes,next is CraftyCatz, where it's Orange,Blue and Brown week...Finally the SugarBowl is sketch week with an added option of pearls....

Sugarnellie image..Daisy coloured with Promarkers and shimmer chalks
Paper Papermania
white and brown cardstock, papermill
bows PM
Pearls from stash

Oh that was simple....for me add that I found this sketch so lovely and easy to use will be using it again,hope you like my card, go on, leave me a comment and let me know....enjoy the rest of the week-end and take care, hugs

Saturday, 28 August 2010

Stampsomething challenge

Hi All....What a time I have been having....but first the good news...I WON at the Sugarbowl challenge....he..he...omg I could not believe excited am I...and as always the prize is just fab and I can't wait for my lovely new images and set of nesties to arrive....big thanks have to go to Dianne for telling AuntySue for helping me with e-mails while my internet was actually went and took my phone line with it....was I a Hatter......more than 24hrs with no blogging and no phone...I was at screaming pitch....AOL...I hate I am back I can catch up...this card is for the challenge at's back to school week and I have to make 3 cards for my little beauties going off to school so started with this one.....

Tilda coloured with PM
Gingham paper from a download
book stacks on my pc for ever...sorry..
Black card to make blackboard and wrote on with white gel pen...pencils also from a download from ages ago
stamped sentiment on die cut from aunty sue and big paperclip from stash
string and button from stash

oh think thats it...sorry to have gone on abit...will be trying to catch up with you all over the week-end...have a lovely Bank Hols girls....big hugs...Janette...xxxx

Wednesday, 25 August 2010

LOTV challenge card

Morning all, this is a quick one's my eldest son's Birthday...34...ooohhhh where did that busy day and off out this evening....
This week at LOTV it is a sketch, by Bev...

white cardstock stamped with xmas sentiment
mirror card from stash
LOTV image coloured with PM and chalk
ribbong from stash and lots of glamour dust everywhere

So sorry to dash girlies, but must away now...have a fab day and as always thanks for popping by....take care..hugs Janette.xxxxx

Tuesday, 24 August 2010

Fancy getting your hands on these then....

All you have to do is get yourselves over to this fab blog and follow the directions...simples....oh I so want this lot...sons Birthday on halloween...yes I know he will be 30 this time...I never said he had grown up though did

Monday, 23 August 2010

PBSC card

Hi all, Oh what a grey's shocking isn't it...and after the lovely weekend too.....hope you are all well, a blogging pal e-mailed me this morning to say what a dreadful storm they had in the stay safe you
Thought I would try my luck over at Pennyblack challenge this week,it is a sketch by Domi, and it is a nice one,although I did twizzle it here goes..

Image PB Break for cake...coloured with PM
paper from papermania collection
Tie from Dovecraft
flowers from woodware punch
studs from stash..and some faux stitching..

Well thats it from me for another day, hope your all ok, thanks for calling and for any comments you may leave me, always makes my day...take care, hugs Janette.xx

New challenge blog..

This is a new one, it starts on September the 3rd and looks really exciting...if you want to help spread the word, then there's candy in it for some lucky person...

Saturday, 21 August 2010

CraftyCatz, JustMagnolia and SFTW challenge card..

Afternoon ladies...well I should have been able to post this hours ago...what atime I've had,I binned the first card,just didn't like it at all...then settled with this and was waiting on my ever elusive camera being returned...tick-tock...still not thought I'd better scan it as usual...FIVE times to get a half decent image....oh I could scream...and if I could I would...[never could scream} can,sory about the poor quality again...So then about the is Butterflys and buttons week,Just Magnolia is Sentiments and SFTW is anything goes...

Magnolia image coloured with Promarkers and shimmer chalks
Papers are Papermania
Ribbon from Dunelm mill
Flower from my dil,don't know where she picked them up
charm was in stash
Heart shaped button from a local wool shop
sentiment pc generated

Hope you are all enjoying a pleasant week-end so far, the weather has been kinder today, so lots of washing out..thankfully...thanks so much for popping by. Take care, hugs

Another blog award

Oh this is second one this one is from my lovely blogging pal AuntySue....if you have never been to blog then please go and visit...she does some really fab crafting and is always there to help just about anyone that needs it....well as always there are rules to accepting this one..not so bad really, it's to pass onto 7 more blogs....thats pretty easy, it's the ones you have to leave out that gets me...but you know I love you all so please don't get offended this time

Margaret D

Right then off I go to let them all know about this the meantime take care and have a good week-end.

Thursday, 19 August 2010

Creative Inspirations challenge card

Hi All, Hope all is well in your part of the world....made this one last night for the CI blog and forgot to post it this morning...doh...oh I am getting forgetful...or then...This week is sketch week, and it's a good one to, why not pop over and see and maybe have ago at the challenge...
Cardstock papermill
Papers were a freebie last year from a craft mag.
SarahKay image...coloured with Promarkers and chalked edges
ribbon,flowers,buttons from Papermania...

That is it for today I think....but I would like to thank you all for keep coming back to see me and all your lovely comments...sometimes I get really surprised that anyone calls at a big hug for that, love it....take care,Janette.xx

Wednesday, 18 August 2010

LOTV Challenge...just...

Oh I think I made this by the skin of my teeth.....this week it is Four Seasons...I chose Christmas....are you seeing a pattern here with all the christmas cards I seem to be
Image LOTV...of course...coloured with PM and distress ink
Cream cardstock PM
PC generated sentiment
ribbon from stash,Oh I have bashed this one about's been crumpled,torn,glimmer misted and glittered to within an inch of it's life...still not sure if I'm mad about it though....the craft room is wrecked but I made it just in time...fingers you are all well and enjoying the bits and bobs of sunshine that manage to reach us.....thankyou soooo much for coming and having alook and especially if you leave me a comment....take care, hugs Janette..xxxxx

Monday, 16 August 2010

A lovely award from Nannieflash...

I have just been given this lovely award from the lovely Shirley...aka..Nannieflash...Thankyou so much Shirley, it's always hard to choose from so many wonderful blogs, so I feel really proud to get this from you..

Now onto the rules...there are always
1.Thank the person who gave you the award.
2.Copy the award and put on your blog.
3.List 3 things you love about yourself...oh dear...
4.Post a picture you love.
5.Tag 5 more people to pass the award onto.

Right then well I have thanked the wonderful Shirley,and copied the award..3 things I love about ME...mmmm
1.I love that I can actually make cards etc;
2.I love the fact that when I make a friend it's for always
3.I love that I managed to bring 3 children up alone, and they all turned out well.

Oh that was hard for me...racked me brains there...may have to go for a lie my fav picture has gone to the top of the's from Carla's wedding last year, my three Grandchildren...Lucas,Mia and Kaleb.

I am passing this onto five people and it was hard not to give more,your all so wonderful...
Aunty sue
Now I will need a shattered after all for all my blogging friends, your all brilliant.xx

Sunday, 15 August 2010

SugarBowl and CraftyCatz challenge card..

Morning all,Hope your all getting some of this lovely sunshine we seem to be having today...I was ready to throw the towel in on the Summer altogether last week...gosh it's been a dreadful few weeks here...anyway, all is on with the card...I am not to sure about this one,but 'hey-ho'...just won't have time to re-do...
At CraftyCatz this week it's an Animal/Animals set by my lovely pal AuntySue...well my image does have a Teddy with her..over at the SugarBowl it's Marleens sketch and old or new...well I dusted off the heat gun and embossed my card...and it was fun after so
Silver and Green foil card from stash
Red cardstock papermill embossed in silver with swirls from MME set
Star shape cut out and edged with glamour dust
Sugar Nellie image coloured with PM and Distress inks, and lots of glamour dust, then cut around to make circle
Ribbon from stash...
Hope you like,please let me know about this one as not to sure.....enjoy the rest of your day,I'm not sure who will be here today, Carla is redecorating....AGAIN....but sure she will turn up at some to hang my washing, have a fab day and take care...thankyou for popping by...hugs

Friday, 13 August 2010

First of my Christmas cards

Hi all,Hope your all getting ready for a nice week-end....I am only showing this card because I have been such a bad blogger this week and done NOTHING since Monday...I have managed to squeeze in a few comments but will try and do a catch up over the week-end...and hopefully do a challenge or two....
Because I have it firmly in my head now that Christmas is all but round the corner,I thought I should make a start...what could be better than one of the wonderful Mo's images,oh she is so gorgeous and lovely to work with to...coloured her with PM and cut the circle around her,a few little circles as scallopes and bobs your uncle,now does anyone recognise the foil's from last years stash and I can't remember where it came's all embossed to...anyone..??..sentiment pc generated and red card from papermill....have any of you been and seen the hugh boxes of card there, only £9.00 to fill your own and boy do you get alot...can't carry it...well I couldn't....right then,off to see can I get motivated....thanks for dropping by,take care...hugs Janette.xxxx

Monday, 9 August 2010

SketchSaturday and Stampman challenge card

Morning Ladies how are we all this Monday morning...well it's grey and damp per.....roll on winter at this rate...onto my card...Over at Sketch Saturday this weeks sketch is by Emma...and it's so easy to use,one of those you just know you will use again...over at Stampman, it's use just two colours...not so easy for I stuck to blue and white....ok..
Image is one of Mo's,coloured with Promarkers
Plain blue card stamped with flourish from MME set
Ribbon and Snowflake from Stash
Die cuts AuntySues very own..thankyou
Leaves were stamped out from same mme set and cut out,chalked around edges and edged with glamourdust
sentiment pc generated and edged with sparkle,I don't know if you can actually see, but the whole card has been edged and covered in Glamour dust, it's all very 'Christmassy' considering the two colour thats it, thankyou for coming and having alook,really appreciate you taking time....take care and have a good day...hugs

Sunday, 8 August 2010

Have you seen my Daughter....

LOL...I turn my back for a minute and this is what I'd share with you all...obviously it's a fit up...but she does look just like that in a cossie anyway....when I first saw it I wondered what on earth she was up to....thankfully it was all abit of it's Carla 'Croft'

Saturday, 7 August 2010

A thousand sheets for a thousand sheets....

You just have to check this one out girls....go over to Amy's blog and enter this fab give away...lots of extra's too..xx

CraftyCatz and Creative Inspirations challenge card

Evening all,How gorgeous is it now...we have had a mixed day today but this afternoon the sun has shone then on to my card....over at craftycatz it's 'Buttons and Bows' this week
and at CreativeInspirations it's 'Recipe' week...5 flowers.3 papers and 1 ribbon....had this cute fairy image sent to me, coloured her with promarkers and added some shimmer chalks around the edge, the flowers are from stash and just bunched five together to meet with the rules..ribbon is papermania as are papers and buttons...and the ticket sentiment is one I made on pc...and very pleased with it I am
Hope your all enjoying your week-end,I had my grandaughter stay over last night...she was still chattering away at three this morning....oh boy..are those days over brother was going to stay as well....but changed his mind at around it a relief....I will leave it to you to must go and have a nice cuppa, I feel dead on my feet but can't go for a lie down as my joints cease up with to much laying or sitting...and standing come to think of you better shoot me care and thanks for coming over....hugs Janette.xxxx

Monday, 2 August 2010

Morning Ladies hope your all well on this lovely Monday....well at least the Sun is shinning just abit...fingers crossed for the rest of the day....this one is for the challenges at CraftyCatz where you have to use material...well don't know if they will allow this as I used Silk flowers as my material...not much else sprang to mind other than lace ,so hope they think thats ok... and Sugarbowlnow this is interesting, it's DIY get choose you own sketch and do whatever you chose No38 and added this sweet image...from sugar nellie of course,coloured with promarkers,wish I knew where I got this paper from,had it for some time,added some cross stitch with soft string and flowers from stash...SILK flowers thats about it,hope your all keeping well,have a lovely day whatever your up to,take care...hugs Janette.xxxxx

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