Saturday, 29 October 2011

SimonSays....Anything goes....

Hi everyone, hope your all enjoying your week-end so far, this is a quickie from me while I can get near the computer, THEY are decorating, well, plastering, and I look like a dust bunny right now...sooo....have been trying to get this one up all week and failed, but at last, at SimonSays it's been Anything goes time, now I LOVE anything goes....he

I made this for a friend, it's kind of a box envelope, with a flat card inside, so I can put some picks in for her...still have to make the actual box for it to travel in, but thats niether here nor there really....
Pics aren't the best, sorry, light changes for the time of year and all that, but I hope you see the sparkly bits.
I love this Mo's image, she is gorgeous, coloured with Promarkers
DP I think is PM
Flower, die cut swirls and pearl, from Sue and Tilly
Ribbon from RibbonGirl
Circle sentiment is LOTV other from stash

OK, got to dash as I am being watched, break time over, oh I wish they'd go home now, should I tell them to sod off for the night, I feel quite
Will try and get to you all at some point, miss playing on here and seeing what everyine is up too.....see you soon girlies, big hugs Janette.....xxxx heeelllppppp, I am being shunted across the

Friday, 28 October 2011

CraftyCatz challenge # 105...Halloween

Morning All and happy Friday,'s here again...does anyone else feel like there living in the Twilight Zone...where is the time going and WHY don't I have
Right, onto business, this week at CraftyCatz it's our wonderful Diannes turn to choose a theme for you, she decided on Halloween, well it is the perfect time for it...clever girl or c'mon, get cracking with all the last minute cards or treat bags etc; and try to scare us, not too much..there's only so much my heart can take....I love Halloween, and my youngest Son was also born that was 31 years ago this year, but he will always be my six feet four inches....he would kill me if he saw
We are sponsored this week by The Paper Shelter, and the winner gets a fabulous $20.00 gift brilliant is that....
We were lucky to be given some lovely images to use from our sponsor, as you can see I chose this little guy, so busy with his pumpkin...awwww

Image coloured with Promarkers
Cardstock Papermill
papers and sentiment from stash.

Hope you like...Now I am bragging...abit....yesterday AuntySue asked me if I'd seen SugarNellie blog, as one of my cards was on......( thanks to the ever lovely Elaine...)
she also asked how much I paid Elaine to do another was my Delia Card, post below this one.... and it gave me a massive lift, so thankyou Elaine....the cheque is in the post...just

Well, after having spent yet another week feeling low and sorry for myself, I have had a good telling off and am now getting to grips with everything.......down side is, Son caught me talking to the mirror and now thinks that on top of selling blow-up dolls...I am going round the twist.....for anyone that missed the blow-up doll joke, I really DON'T sell

Hope your all looking forward to a good week-end, I believe WE are decorating...or so Carla tells me....WE will I should go, already waffled to much, hope you got this far, thanks so much, take care and hugs to all,

Saturday, 22 October 2011


Good Morning everyone, hope your all well and having a lovely week-end, well at least the weather here is nicer than of late, a beautiful Autumn day infact, and yes, the washing is blowing in the
This time at the SugarBowl Maria Teresa has done a fab sketch and an optional, Clean and Simple...yikes....I nearly ran the other way, but, well, you have to try don't you.....mainly because I won this GORGEOUS image in the recent blog hop and just had to use her....
Her name is Delia, and I coloured her with Promarkers
Cardstock, Papermill
DP is Dovecraft, not that you can see much of it...
Ribbon, Dovecraft
Sentiment, pc generated
Pearls from stash
Lots of glitter

Think thats it really, I have also coloured Delia in red and wow...she looks stunning, but I think she is versatile enough for any occasion...don't you..

Thanks to you all for your lovely messages on yesterdays post, we all have our moments don't we, I am just having mine on a slightly more regular I'm ok....
I should go and have a shower now, how disgraceful of me at this time of Grandkids will be here soon, well two of them, the other one has flown off to Greece for a little holiday, they haven't had a break for years, and then there was a it was delayed for them....they got there in the end and are enjoying it so much, so all's well...and all that stuff......right, I'm outta here, thanks for coming round, take care, hugs Janette.xxxxxxxxxxxxx

Friday, 21 October 2011

CraftyCatz challenge #104 Birthday Card

Good Morning and Happy Friday, hope you had a good week and are ready to play with us at CraftyCatz.This week our lovely Carol has decided she wants you to make a Birthday card/creation, it must have a Birthday sentiment on it too....we are sponsored by Guylous inmitibility this week and 1 lucky winner will recieve a $10 gift voucher
The DT were kindly given some images to use, I had run out of ink....thanks to my Grandaughter keep printing Glee no time to get more and had to use another image which I already had.....naughty, naughty, appoligies for that to my lovely team can all slap me silly

I made a gift bag, the DP is Bearlymine designs and it's gorgeous, sentiment with flowers is LOTV and flowers are stash, birthday sentiment is a stamp set and I think it's from crafters companion,little glittered heart was my usual handcut guess work, those little plastic rings are from an old blind, very handy,and MS doily edge punch used, oh, the image is coloured with Promarkers as usual......think thats it, hope I didn't miss anything.....oh the rope thinks I made my spare time....I save everything, I can't remember exactly where I got these, but could even have been another bag at some point, I yank stuff to pieces, wash if need be and put away for a rainy there you have it....

I am entering this into PixieDust Studio Birthday challenge.

Hope you all had a good week, I had a very upsetting one and was very down the other night, out of the blue I got a phone message left for me, a Lady was asking if I had any Blow-up dolls left, as she saw them advertised on my son was there and the look on his how could I not laugh, AuntySue, your so naughty but so funny just when it was needed most, God Bless you for it....I am still laughing about it,between Sue and Tilly's antics, I am never down for too

Right I am off, I have tried to visit you all in the week, sorry if I missed any of you out, I will be catching up with you all soon.....take care and thanks so much for popping by...hugs

Sunday, 16 October 2011

Thanks Ladies...

Just a quick thanks for all your input re; The Box.....well it has left the building, never to darken my doorstep again.....what the h--l was I

Friday, 14 October 2011

Opinions please......

Evening all, hope your all on the brink of a fab week-end, or a lazy and lolling about
I hope you can help me out here,I made this box to put some treats in for a friend, she never comes on my blog so no probs there....anyway, something about it isn't right, is it lacking something or does it need something....I can't put my finger on it at all, but it's driving me nuts....just not how I pictured it at all...feel really disappointed in it...what do you think...I mean REALLY think, should I ditch and start

The pics are not good I know, but even thats not an excuse for it, the more I look the more I don't like what I'm seeing......oohhh dear....
can you see what I mean.....think I'd best try again.....must thanks Tilly for her contribution to poinsetta and gorgeous swirls and I love them my lovely pal.... and the corners were from a candy from the lovely Mandy......oh I do get c'mon, tell me is it the Bin or a re-fit....thankyou so much...hugs Janette.xxxxxxxxx

CraftyCatz challenge...Get well soon...

Morning Bloggers, Friday soon....hope your all looking forward to a fab week-end.
This week at CraftyCatz we have a great challenge for you Get well soon....we are sponsored this week by Robyns Fetish and the prize is 5digi images or 4 images and a paper pack.

We were all given some images from our sponsor and I used Daisy, but it's a cropped version...coloured with promarkers
DP from stash as are buttons
PC generated sentiment
Doily edge punch MS

Thats all for now, I have to dash, but I hope to get back later as I want your opinions on something....take care, hugs Janette.xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

Wednesday, 12 October 2011

Challenge card...on a

Evening everyone, hope your all well and having a good week so far, if'll soon be
The card I made today is sooo not me, but I thought I'd have ago, everyone makes these single layer cards look so easy, I kept wanting to add more to it...had to back off in the end....hope you think it's ok.....
The image is Teddy Bea....I am sooo in love with this bear.....and I won her last week as a runner up in the TeddyBo thrilled..she is coloured with Promarkers and the background is shimmer chalks
Stamped the cardstock with a stamp that AuntySue passed on to me a while back, no name on it though...and then outlined in glitter...
Printed the sentiment on pc in showboat font...
THATS else to short is that list.....
I am entering this into the following challenges..
TeddyBo...Favourite colour....PINK..

Creative Inspirations, one layer card.

Well thats me again girls, off to see some of your blogs now, see what I'm missing more I must tell you this, many of you will know that my darling daughter is always asking me to make something or other...always the day before she wants it, she still believes I own a magic wand....anyhooo, the other day she comes round and wants a fruit basket, filled with fruits for some project at school, and YES....she HAD to have it the next morning....soooo...Mum went into crafting mode and did's flat backed, it has to stick on the wall...but I was quite pleased, those bananas were a bugger no wonder they send people Basket weaving as works.... not saying I would shout it from the roof tops, but not too bad considering.....anyway, you get to see and don't be afraid to tell the

See you all later, thanks so much for staying to the end...take care, hugs Janette.xxxxxxxxx

Friday, 7 October 2011

CraftyCatz challenge...103, Recipe

Morning Bloggers and happy Friday, are you ready for another challenge over at CraftyCatz...good,this week it's our lovely team mate Bridget' turn to host, she has decided on a Recipe.....1 Image, 2 Papers and 3 Buttons......I think your going to have fun with this..........

our lovely sponsor this week is Crafty Emma's Store and one lucky winner will receive this beautiful Penny Johnson Vintage Stamp

My card was made using an image from Mo Manning, coloured with Promarkers
Papers are from stash and I dabbed white acrylic paint round the edges
Ribbon Dovecraft
Bells from Ribbon Girl
Lots of ultra fine glitter
Buttons from stash
Sentiment is pc generated.
Thats it for this time Ladies, hope your all having a nice day, we are having awful weather, yesterday was a combo of gales, hailstorms and rain like a's very cold too....right now the sun is out but it's very chilly, not good for my poor bones all this up and down with I sound old...well I'm not THAT
Will try and get round to see you all, although I did have trouble with some comments yesterday, hope blogger isn't up to old tricks again....enjoy your day, take care, hugs Janette.xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

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