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Yesterdays outing

Hi all, This is just a quickie to show you how we went on at the Gala yesterday, it was Sun and Showers all the way, couple of heavy downpours, but all in all it went well and we all had a wonderful time,

      Today I feel like I have been hit with a Truck, but to see everyone have such fun was worth it...
Oh what did you all think of the Olympic opening then, WOW, talk about above and beyond...I was impressed and very relieved, thought it was spectacular and that couldron....OMG...brilliant....very proud I am...lol...enjoy the rest of the day...hugs Janette.xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx                    

Good Morning Bloggers, hope you have all enjoyed a lovely week so far....
Here in the UK we are so excited about the Olympic Games starting this evening...oh it's all buzzing I can tell you, I personally, love the opening ceremony the best, all the excited faces,I always end up crying, I just can't help myself...lol...I cried my eyes out last Sunday night when little Olga Corbett was on Dancing on Ice.....now there is a legend....lol....

Best get on with the challenge do you think.....
This week at CraftyCatz we are having an All that Glitters week....we are all glistening I can tell ya....our Fabulous teamie Kim chose the theme and all the girls played for hours with there glitter pots.....lol....we had some great  images to play with to, from our lovely sponsors this week......



 Here's my card and I used this cute little image called Life Saver.........
Coloured with the usual Promarkers, Cardstock PaperMill, DP from old stash, dies used all Nellie Snellen, Raffia from G…

CraftyCatz challenge 142... Monochromatic

Good morning my lovelies, hope you all had a fab week and are ready for the week-end, our Kids are all breaking up from School today for the SUMMER hols.....Oh the laughing and fun we will have...lol....as they tread a path from there door to mine....you do know I love them really..lol...

Onto the challenge over at CraftyCatz this week, it was chosen by our lovely, talented teamie Linda, and she wants to see..Monochromatic if you please...


We are sponsored by Digital Delights this week , and one lucky winner will get to choose 3 images...



Here's my card , now I know there is very little about this card. the image is from Victoria Case, coloured with Promarkers Cardstock was randomly stamped with TH Distress ink ,Frayed Burlap Stamped and cut out the leaves and just brushed lightly with Comic shimmer Die cut swirls are from my lovely pals, Sue and Tilly, thankyou so much girls The little tag was also a stamp from the same set think it's an old MME , love it to death for all the…

Bag Tutorial.

For all the lovely ladies that asked me about a Tute for the bag...post below this....then I have done one on the page at top of blog.....oh I feel all grown up..lol...xxxxx

A bag for a challenge...or two...

Papertake Weekly challenge which is All things Girlie

CraftyCatz Challenge 141..Olympics...

Good Morning blogland, Oh I am sooo late with my post again, so sorry..I have no excuse besides sheer lazyness, can hardly stay awake right now...lol..
Lets get on, this week atCraftyCatzwe have a fab challenge for you, the OLYMPICS....chosen by our very lovely and multi talented Bridget.....
Don't get scared, you can put as little as a flag on your card or go the whole hog...lol...as long as it has something to do with the coming Olympics...so excited....lol...
Well, after racking my brains on this one, I went for the' desperate housewife' look....lol...oh don't pretend...we all know 'THAT' feeling...lol...
Two of Mo's bestest images were combined to get the look, his face is perfect don't ya think...lol...
coloured with Promarkers,flag images from Google and cut to make bunting, which is threaded on crochet cotton...the sentiment was just done on PC and cut out..(roughly...I know) by myself....I think thats it, not much to it really but it took me ag…

Birthday Card...

Hi lovelies, hope all is well in your part of the world...
This is a quickie, remember on my last post I said I was going to show the card I made for Tillys Mum and then had no picture.......I KNOW !!!!!!!!.....well the lovely Tilly sent it to me....hope you like...it looks very shiny , think she was doing her David Bailey when taking this...lol...THANKS TILLY..( have to be careful she soon gets upset..lol.)



The image was a Freebie from Magic Moonlight, I did pick this up last year but here is the link, some gorgeous stuff on there girls.....I did lots of heat embossing and crackle glazing and cosmic shimmering on this and really enjoyed making it...

I hear that her Birthday week-end went very well, although poor Tilly is now officially worn out..lol....

Thanks for your visit, will be by to see you all soon, enjoy your day, hugs Janette.xxxxxxx














Tick Tock....

Good afternoon girls, hope your all either enjoying a lovely crafty day or the Tennis...I know which one AuntySue is doing and it involves her screaming at the telly...lol.....oh aye, she starts off all prim.... IN HER WHITES.... and strawberries and cream...but trust me when I tell you...she'll be screaming before it ends...lol...

Now I had wanted to show you a card I made for my good friend Tilly's Mum this week, but I didn't take a picture apparently....lol....thought I had and wrote my post up...but no images...DOH....you know I think I'm having more moments than I care for....I only found out this morning that I hadn't linked my last card up to one of the challenges..had to make a dash and hope they forgive me...


This is one I did recently for a Retirement, a friend of Carla's, thought I'd make the clock the center of focus, I think I got an idea for this from the lovely Doreens blog, only hers was far better... it's a stamp set I've had forev…

CraftyCatz challenge No 140 Seeing Spots

Good Morning, sorry I am so late with my post today, but I'm here now so lets get on......
Our challenge this week is Seeing Spots,chosen by our lovely Trish, who is alittle out of sorts right now, lets hope she is soon feeling much better....
Our sponsor this week is Floppy Latte Designs, who kindly gave us some fab images to use.....


I chose this image as we will be needing our ThankYou Teacher cards any time now, thought I'd make a start...I played around in Serif and placed the image in front of an old one from Tiddley Inks, a blackboard image I've had for ever, I'm not kidding you, this comes out every year, I even used it, re-sized, as backing paper...fabulous...

Coloured with Promarkers, Apple has 3d glossy accents on.. DP stamping up, scrim stash,Ribbon, Donna,heart die NS written word stamp from a MME set and ticket and paperclip stash


Inside view with MS punched edge paper..

I will be entering this into the following challenges....once I find them...
Papertak…