Tuesday, 19 August 2014

Autumn is in the air....


Hi everyone, hope your week is going to plan...
Sorry to say it, but Autumn really is on it's way by the feel of the morning here..
We are having abit of a temp; drop and it feels really chilly, last night I had to switch the heating on...not good yet..
ANYWAY
Saw the Monday challenge at SimonSays which is ANYTHING GOES...
you just know I love it...
I made this for a friend recently, she has received it so I can show....
The leaves are just stamped, cut out, inked up and glossed, inked the background same as, string from stash...simples
I just love Autumn, all the colours, so beautiful, but I would have liked some more garden time...you never know, it may just happen, September can be glorious....
Well that's all from me, off to the Doctors again soon, lets see what this week brings..lol...
See you all soon, thanks so much for your visit...
Hugs,
Janette..xxx




Friday, 15 August 2014

CraftyCatz challenge 244.....


Good Morning and Happy Friday...
Don't the weeks just fly, I read on FB the other day it is only 150 something DAYS to Christmas..
time for my annual scream I think.....
( OK, not annual, but ya know what I mean...lol...)
I hope you didn't get blown about to badly this week, we have been told, that hurricane Bertha gave us a lash of her tail as she passed....well, my washing almost blew away, but talk about soft...nothing beats the smell and feel of line-dried washing..and NO, my knickers did not end up on Blackpool Tower.. lol...
OK, this is our last challenge and then we have a break.......we will be back with you on 5th September....
so please join us, and even more so because it is our really lovely Ingrid' challenge, she is super talented, if you don't believe me go see her blog.....she is forever doing tutorials of some kind or other and she is published too.....told her, she best still speak to us when she is famous...lol...
So its, RECYCLE.....brilliant, the girls all got down to it, and I have to say, they came up with some belters...amazing what you can do with an old cheese box or some paint sample cards....to name a few.....lol..
ME...well, I reached for an old straw hat, it has seen better days, and what do you think....
BEFORE

just plain and shabby....
Now, if your thinking what's with the chair..lol...well I recovered it a while back,
it was an old top of Carla's, and I was bored, well, it brightened the place up a touch....lol...
AFTER...


Oh it's abit picture heavy...sorry about that...anyhow...I washed it and tore off the old binding..
once dry I mixed equal parts of PVA and Mica powder to give it a nice shine...which is lost on camera methinks...
The flowers are from a stem a friend brought one day, as she walked in she passed me a flower stem, it did make us laugh at the time, but that's AuntySue for you....FINALLY SUE, I used it....
I brushed the flowers also, the string is from stash and the tear drops too...lace was from Jules and pearls are stash...
Hope you like....lets say it looks better than I thought it would.....
Now we have a fab sponsor for you, so if you want a $15 GV for the store.....you know what to do....
It works better when I say who it is doesn't it..lol...
FRED SHE SAID...YAY....
Please pop over and see what we all did and have some fun with us....

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Hope you have a fab week-end....
Hugs and stuff,
Janette.xxxxxxxx




Friday, 8 August 2014

CraftyCatz challenge 243.....


Good Morning and Happy Friday...
Did you all have a good week....the weather has been up and down this week,
and now we are expecting the tail end of a hurricane....oh it's all go...lol....
Where ever you are I hope your well...
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This week at CraftyCatz it is our lovely teamie, NINA' turn to choose a theme, she went for 
LAZY DAYS OF SUMMER....
I went for the ladies from Ai...so funny...
Aren't they a fab bunch..lol..
We also have a brilliant sponsor for you...

So please come over and join us, and maybe get your hands on a gift voucher while your at it...

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Hope you have a wonderful week-end, have fun and stay safe....
Big hugs to all..
Janette..xxxxxxx
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Friday, 1 August 2014

CraftyCatz challenge 242...


Good Morning and Happy 1st of August....can you believe it......
I am so late this morning, I always schedule my post, but I had alot on my mind this week, so I simply forgot, sorry girls...
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The challenge this week is a Sketch....it was all Naomi' idea, but she is on a well earned holiday, so our lovely Nick is covering for her......here is the sketch, remember you can flip it as long as we can recognise it..

We have two fab sponsors again this week for you...


Here is my card with an image from Bugaboo...
Everything is old-ish stash and the ribbon is dovecraft....
I think I went abit OTT with the flower power look...lol....

I am entering the Anything Goes challenge at Simon Says with this one...
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Hope you'll come and join us, thanks for your visit, see you soon.
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