Friday, 30 September 2011

CraftyCatz challenge 102........Things with wings






Morning lovely bloggers,and welcome to my new followers,thanks so much for joining me..... what a glorious day, I take back all I said about the weather...this is so nice at the end of a rubbish summer...fingers crossed it lasts a while longer and the winter won't seem so long....





OK, this week at CraftyCatz it's the lovely Trish's turn to host and she wants you to use Things with Wings... a great challenge,our sponsor this week is Digital Delights,so come and join us and win 3 lovely images for yourself..... we got to use some of our sponsors images and I chose to make a Tag with mine, so sorry about the pics, I just could not get the l;ight right and it looks more brownie than grey....who knows....



Cardstock Papermill
Digi delights image,coloured with Promarkers
Circle sentiment around image pc generated
LOTV sentiment
faux button and raffia ribbon
Glossy accents on his window.

Don't forget to pop along and join in the fun with us, we had a great response last week, honestly you guys are amazing....

Yesterday was my Grandson Lucas' 6th Birthday, we had a garden party, how lucky was that.....and the kids had lots of fun,to many gifts and to much food....lol....anyway, point is, thats where I was last night, I will be doing a catch up...again...later on I hope.....
Have fun and take care, hugs Janette.xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

Tuesday, 27 September 2011

Panpastel challenge No 1




Evening Girls, are we all well....thought I'd just have a go at this new challenge blog, now I have only just heard of Panpastels let alone used them, but they do look interesting....anyhoo...because it's there very first challenge it's anything goes and you can use whatever you like on your first entry....good hey...lol.....
I made this card for AuntySue and as I now know she has it I can share....

Tilda image from friend....thanks so much...and fence from D2D, coloured with promarkers
Sentiment pc generated
Doily from stash
DP from stash
Ribbon and heart from stash
Branches from AuntySue
Butterflies from x-cut punch


I have to dash now as my son wants the pc for his footie game thats on...ssscccrrreeeeaaammmm...will catch up with you all tomorrow night, I am sorry to do this....thanks for being here....hugs Janette.xxxxxxxxxx He is actually stood over me..for the love of God...xxxxx

Monday, 26 September 2011

Teddybo and Ribbongirl challenge card






Hello my lovelies, hope your all having a nice Monday evening, are you TV watching or Crafting...or both...lol....I just managed to squeeze this one in, been dying to do it all week-end, but you know how life gets at times, I think I had more time when the kids were little...lol...honest, a revolving door would be very handy...right, can't stop to chat for long as Carla and brood are coming back....ohhh the injustice of it all....there on a shopping trip right now, hope I get a prize.........

So my card, at Teddybo the challenge is, things with wings
and at the Ribbon girl it's a colour combo of Green and Brown...

Cardstock Papermill
DP Dovecraft.
Ribbon Local wool shop
Image Teddybea coloured with Promarkers and a touch of glamour dust
Butterflies from an old x-cut punch

That was short and sweet....best get off and link it up to my challenges.....
Enjoy the rest of the evening, I see Franks been charged in Corrie then......dirty begger...lol...am off, thanks for coming round, take care, hugs Janette.xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx


Saturday, 24 September 2011

The Sugar Bowl challenge



The challenge this time at The Sugar Bowl is Kiki's sketch with an option of Autumn....it's a fab sketch to follow and as I love Autumn how could I resist....lol.....

Cardstock Papermill
Image SN Raven, coloured with Promarkers
DP K&co and SU
Berries etc; from stash
Ribbon ebay
Tag from stash

Think thats it, hope your all having a fab week-end, the weather has been awful again today,but supposed to pick up next week....we will see....if it's left to me it can snow...lol.....I've had a feeding up waiting for summer...lol.....before I go I want to share a picture of my Grandsons this afternoon, they had been to a party and came back looking like this...lol....these two will be 6 soon, they are a complete joy to us all, along with miss sweetness herself...Mia.....lol.....


Thanks for staying tuned...lol....take care big hugs, Janette.xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

Footnote...AuntySue has come through her Op really well, Tilly went to see her tonight and she is doing brilliant...so relieved for her....xxxxxxxxxxxxxx

Friday, 23 September 2011

CraftyCatz challenge 101...........Autumn








Good morning bloggers, hope your all ready for another challenge at CraftyCatz this week, we have a belter for you... It is Suzie' turn to host, and she chose.....Autumn...oh I love this time of year, the colours are so beautiful, everything so vibrant...except me of course...lol....
We are sponsored,this week, by The Paper Shelter and one very lucky winner will receive a brilliant $20 gift voucher.....how fab is that.....so get your gear out and get crafting....

I thought I'd use this image of pumpkins and corn.....just one problem, I do not have a clue where I got it.....I know I do this now and again and I am sorry, but as some of you already know, I 'm abit dizzy at the best of times, if the designer would just slap a name on it then I'd be fine....so.... SORRY...

Cardstock is papermill
Image coloured with Promarkers
DP Papermania
Leaves stamped and cut out, inked up and then glossy accents applied
Buttons papermania
The scalloped edge is a ribbon slot cut in half.
Ribbon stash

I do hope you'll come along and join our challenge, can't wait to see all your lovely creations, if you need any inspiration pop along to see what my lovely team mates have done.......speaking of team mates, many of you will know AuntySue, she is such a brilliant lady and we all love her dearly, well today she is having another major op;...she is being very brave, well I think so, fingers crossed all goes well and your soon back with us Sue, love you loads...do as your told....lol...

Thats it for today my lovelies, hope your all looking forward to a fab week-end, gosh it's flying by isn't it...soon be Christmas...lol....take care, hugs Janette.xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

Wednesday, 21 September 2011

Cutie Pie- Dream Valley and KennyK challenge card...



Evening Girls, I hope your all having a nice week wherever you are....
Made this card for 3 challenges I fancy
Cutie Pie is a new challenge and it's a Sketch for there first one.
KennyK is Use your Favourite Image...impossible ..lol..
Dream Valley...Buttons.




Cardstock, papermill
DP Papermania from an old pad
Ribbon Dovecraft
Button from stash
Image KK coloured with Promarkers
Sentiment pc generated

Thats it for tonight, trying my best to keep this short so I don't bore you all silly...lol....hope you like my effort.
Thanks so much for calling round, have a good evening, take care, hugs Janette.xxxx

Friday, 16 September 2011

CraftyCatz challenge 100 Sketch... dt card


Morning Girls, I hope your all well and looking forward to a fab week-end. Well it's Friday so it must be time for another challenge over at CraftyCatz...this week AuntySue is hosting and she has done a brilliant sketch for us to follow, I think you'll really enjoy this one,.



Told you it was good....we are sponsored this week by the fabulous Digi Doodle Shop

and one lucky winner will get a $10 gift voucher to spend, and trust me you will be spoilt for choice, we were lucky enough to get some images to play with, wow...like a kid in a sweet shop....
I chose Daisy...but you have to go see the DT cards, so fab...




Thought I would make a box instead of a card this time, the paper was from a friend, it is so lovely
Image is Digi Doodle coloured with Promarkers
Flowers are from a woodware punch, coloured with PM again and pearls from stash in center
My usual glitter fest going on all over the place
sentiment is cut from DP and then used Crackle accents on there
I was going to enter this into a couple of challenges but have just spent an hour trying to get the links and it won't play....can't even get AuntySue's...so thats the end of that...


Thats it for today all, hope your looking forward to a fab week-end whatever your up to, enjoy, thankyou for popping along, big hugs, Janette.xxxx

Sunday, 11 September 2011

'M' is for Mia



Evening All, have you all had a fab week-end, mines been a funny one really, people in and out all the time, no time for me...lol....looking forward to tonights telly though, second part of Appropriate Adult...so good don't you think...

Here is the 'M' I promised to share with you....took alittle longer to get here than expected, but done....


Same as before, painted with acrylic,flowers are cut from a doily, coloured with promarkers in the center,some glitter at the edges and a pearl in the middle, I stamped the whole letter with my little favourite design, it never did have a name on and cost about 50p, use it all the time, and alittle crown that I have from a win.The crown is a free download which I printed smaller and cut out, covered with glossy accents,glitter and a few gems from stash,Butterfly is from stash, bunting I made as usual and crochet cotton I ran the ends through clear glue and wound round a fine pencil till dry to keep the curly effect.
the word love is a die cut from the garden center, I got about five all bunched together for 99p....how good is that, anyway, gave it the paint, gloss and glitter treatment....
Think that about covers it, Mia was very pleased with it so it's all good.....hope you have a nice evening, and if your in the path of the predicted weather front we are expecting over the next day or so, take care, have spent the day moving anything that could take flight,and a friend of mine has even cut her prize Daisy's....well as you know to get hit by a flying Daisy would be horrendous...lol...sorry my friend, how could I resist...I am waiting for the flak I will get for that remark...lol...
Take care everyone hugs Janette.xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

Friday, 9 September 2011

CraftyCatz challenge DT card

Morning Girls, hope your all well and looking forward to a fab week-end.....Lets hope the weather picks up...

It was my turn to host the challenge at CraftyCatz this week and I chose Ribbons, so if you anything with ribbon on get over there and join in the fun....Simples..
We are sponsored by RobynsFetish this week and one lucky winner will receive 5digi images or 4 digi's and 1 paper pack.



We were given some images to use and I think they look really cute, I did merge the main image with a freebie I picked up a while back....now if you know where it's from I will be so happy to add there name to it..sorry about that.




Coloured with PM
DP is from papermania
Ribbon, Dovecraft
Kars ultra fine glitter
Mirror board, snowflake and stars all from stash
Sentiment pc generated



I am entering this one into the new challenge blog CraftyRibbons Christmas in Sept.

Hope you will come and join us, please pop over and see what the girls came up with.Thanks for calling round, take care hugs Janette.xxxxx

Tuesday, 6 September 2011

An 'L' of a creation.....




Can you see where I was heading with that title...lol.....I don't know whats up with me, but here I am again with another 'just for the fun of it' creation...Made this for Grandson Lucas, for his bedroom wall, he love boats and fish etc...as well as his beloved footie, and swimming...all this at five....anywho, bought the letter at Burnside Garden Center last week, only a couple of quid, painted with acrylic and made a lifebuoy and the boat, now I know it's not the best boat ever, but hey...he likes it...the Dolphin was just traced from an image and cut from cardstock, covered with glossy accents..... it had to have a dog on it as he loves the 'thought' of owning a dog.....not just now Lucas....it is now hanging proudly in his little room....now onto the next one...'M'........heaven help me...lol...


and heres my little boat...lol...



Well I just hope you don't all think I'm losing the plot...lol...hope your having a good night, we are being battered here today, lashings of rain and high winds,lets hope tomorrow brings dryer weather.....thanks for popping round, take care, hugs Janette.xxxxx

Monday, 5 September 2011

Just a bit of fun...



Hi Girls, hope your all well, even if the weather is behaving badly for you too....horrid....
Made this for abit of fun for a friend of Carla's, it was her Hen night and as per, Carla needed a card in a hurry....does she ever think ahead.....lol.......have had this image for an age, someone sent it to me in a swap we were doing at the time, never used it before, thought it would maybe work like this, hope you'll agree....it was well received anyway...


The inside...


Thats it from me, thanks for looking, oh the sun just came out, does that mean I can dry some washing or what..lol...enjoy the rest of the day, big hugs Janette.xxxxx

Friday, 2 September 2011

CraftyCatz challenge DT card





Morning Girls and happy friday, hope it's been a good week for you.
Time for a new challenge at CraftyCatzand this week it's our fabulous and lovely team mate Dianne' turn to host, and she chose Monochrome....lots of inspiration on the blog so pop over if you need some.......

We are Sponsored this week by The Stamping Boutique and the winner will receive 3 images of there choice.

The team were given some images to play with, I chose this little sweetie posting her Christmas cards..well I think she is anyway..



As you can see it's a very simple card, NOT what I thought it was going to look like at all...you know when you have something in mind and it just does not work out...well...this is it...I'm really not happy with the end result and didn't have time to re make...so this is it...lol...
The touches of colour on the image are done with gunmetal, ultra fine glitter
Flower was roughly cut out by hand and scrunched and then layered up and edged with glitter again
Raffia from garden center
sentiment pc generated
leaves and snowflakes from my pals, Sue and Tilly..from last year actually...they also got the glitter treatment
swiss dot folder used on plain white card.



Thats it for another week, can you believe we are in September, our kids all go back to School on Tuesday, lots of sighs of relief I think...lol...Lucas and Kaleb are so ready to go back, Mia...not so much, she would rather stay home and do her own thing...lol....but she'll be fine, she is such a good girl she really is...as for me, I will miss having them around so much, it's been wonderful them all just popping in and out, and having Carla off has been a big bonus, but anyway, I can maybe get back to my other passion and get some projects going that I have been sat on for weeks...lol...hope you all have a fab day, thanks for coming over, take care, hugs Janette.xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

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