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CraftyCatz DT card

Hi Girls, hope you all had a fabulous week and are ready for a great week-end, what you all up to anyway....as far as I know I won't be doing much apart from the Sunday family gathering, but thats OK, after the week I've just had I don't care, just so happy it's over, even though I did'nt get the result I wanted....

Right, onto our challenge at CraftyCatz this week...It is the lovely Carol' turn to host and she wants us all to use Metal and Lace, as soon as I saw this I wanted to do it, it sounds so fab, and I bet you lot come up with some amazing creations for us, well I hope so anyway.



We are so lucky this week to be sponsored by C E S and the winner will receive a £10.00 gift voucher to spend, thats exc; p&p...but lots of lovely stash to choose from..


For my card I used a TeddyBo image, coloured with Promarkers
Papers from a pad I was given but have no name, but they are gorgeous.
Lace and ribbon from stash
charm CraftyBitz
Gift Tag is from my wild aspa…

LOTV, CES Challenges

Morning, well almost afternoon actually, made this for two challenges I spotted and thought I should have ago..lol...



Image LOTV coloured with Promarkers
Bunting made be me and hung on crochet cotton from stash
sentiment from stash
Paper is Dovecraft, just lightly acrylic the edges

At CES this week the challenge is Bunting, flags or Banners

And at LOTV it's a Thankyou card


Sorry about this pic, the light was just wrong..lol..
Thats all for now, have to dash off, so much to do....will try and get back later, trying to keep myself busy to stop thinking about tomorrow....lol...speak soon take care, hugs Janette.xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

Make it Colourful Challenge

Evening Girls, hope you've all had a good week-end, shame it's Monday tomorrow...not to worry, the way the weeks are flying, soon be Friday again..lol...
Made this one today to enter into the MIC challenge which is Grounded....in other words, make your image look like it's actually stood on something...so I did...I just hope it shows enough to be in the challenge...I am abit dubious now as I think they wanted grass etc;....I can always take it off...lol...



Image Mo's Eskimo Kisses, coloured with Promarkers, tons of glamour dust
Paper is PM I think, edged with acrylic paint
sentiment is LOTV
Ribbon from a friend.


Side view...

Thats about it I think, will be back tomorrow with another card, if my PC is still working, it's making a strange noise all the time, am getting concerned now....OMG if it goes I'll be demented in no time...lol...take care, hugs Janette.xxxx

Have you tried this yet..................

Just a quickie, I meant to do this the other day, saw this first on MIC blog, thought how fab it looked....then I had ago, oh boy, it's soooo not easy, you stamp your image in a light colour, I used a very pale green I had, then colour, but you kinda loose the lines, you can see I over did her face and missed the top of her hair...lol...it's a whole new way to learn I think, anyway, have you had ago yet, am off to try again...wish me luck, I think I'll need it.xxx

CraftyCatz Challenge DT card

Morning Girls, Hope you've all had a good week, yes, it has flown again, can you believe it. The children here still have a couple of weeks left on there 'Summer' hols....I say that very sarcastically...we've had no summer to speak of, and before we know it, it will be..CHRISTMAS....eeeekkkkkk...lol...I have not had a good week at all, and have hardly done any blogging to speak of, so I will say sorry now for not visiting you as you deserve, once we get the kids back I hope all will settle down...and I am dreading next week, I have something to face and I am feeling really worried and stressed about it...but I have to do it...sorry to waffle on, lets get on with the challenge..



This week at CraftyCatz the challenge was set by the lovely Linda, who wants us all to use Pink and Brown only, apart from skin colours, of course...we are sponsored by Digital Delights and one lucky winner will get to choose 3 images from them..


The Dt were given some images to use, I chose thi…

Creative Inspirations and PaperTake weekly challenges.

Told you I'd be back with another card, bet you didn't believe me did ya...lol...well I have got myself all a tizz here, behind with everything, so onwards and upwards as my pal Tilly keeps telling me....actually she tells me alot..not all of it should be repeated here though...she is sooo funny...pmsl...
So at C.I this week it's buttons and stitching, mines Faux..sorry.
and at PTW it's grow your own, flowers that is, hope this is ok.
Here's my card

Mo's Big Shoes image coloured with Promarkers and chalk
Cardstock papermill
sentiment LOTV
Gift tag from MME stamp set, wild asparagus
Doily edge punch MS
Ribbon local wool shop
buttons from stash
Flowers are a mix from stash, oh I had a good rootie toot,and just bunched together,
Butterfly also stash.

OK have to dash and catch up with any DT comments, then the kids are coming round...thats another story I shall keep for another time...lol...take care and thankyou for popping in, hugs Janette.xxxx

Simply Sassy Header Challenge

Noticed this challenge the other day and thought...Why Not...lol...It's a chance to get your coloured image in the header over at Simply Sassy for two months, now how fabulous would that be...
Heres the card I made with the lovely Bella Bunting on.


She is coloured with Promarkers
Paper is PM
Ribbon Dovecraft
Charm and button from stash
LOTV sentiment
Bunting just cut from matching paper and hung on crochet cotton.
And some glitter...of course..lol..

Thats it girls, will be back in a while with a challenge card, could not get back yesterday as my internet went on hols for the day, along with my phone...I was at screaming pitch by tea time...lol....fingers crossed it's ok now, got alot of catching up to do.....see you soon, take care hugs Janette.xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Good Morning, and what a wet, windy and cold day it is here in good old Blackpool.....I'm freezing I tell ya!!!!!!
Onto our challenge at CraftyCatz this week....It's the lovely mutli talented Bridget' turn to host, she decided we needed to get embossing...so we did, the girls have made some gorgeous stuff for you all to see, please pop over and take a looksie...
Our Sponsor this week is Robyns Fetish and the winner will get to choose 5digi images or 4 images and 1 paper pack...we were given some of the images to use this week.


I decided to use this cute little birdhouse image,coloured with Promarkers
Embossed card from Tilly, (God love her)
PM paper
sentiment from stash
Cardstock PaperMill
Ribbon Dovecraft



Thats all for now girls, am working on a couple of things, will try and get back later, although I have a Dr app; this afternoon, fingers crossed.
Hope your all ok wherever you are, take care and thanks so much for your lovely support...Hugs Janette.xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx…

Oh no, not another Heart ...lol

Hi All, hope your all well and not suffering from the riots, if you are then stay safe...

Well I can't stop making these things, this is the fourth one so far, I know I have'nt shown them all as I did'nt want to drive you daft with them..lol...this was for my Grandaughter, Mia, and she LOVES it...I win again this week...lol....



Think this was pretty easy to make, the heart is a full A4 card cut out of heavy cardstock, the paper was from a friend so pretty I felt it didn't need covering, so I just used a glue pen to highlight the fairy and the pattern and loads of glitter....even I was covered, but that seems par for the course lately....leaves are the usual stamped images, cut, inked and also glittered to the brink...pearls and butterfly, oh and the glitter alpha's from stash... and so are flowers and netting....thats it....quite happy with the result...what do you think girls....did Nana do good...lol....take care, hugs Janette.xxxx

I meant to tell you all, I have…

Creative Inspirations challenge

Evening all, hope your all having a lovely week-end so far. I have been crafting on and off today, one of those days when you don't really settle to anything, if you know what I mean....My back and hip are feeling slightly better, so thats a bonus, just have to be good and fingers crossed will be ok by Monday..lol...well thats my plan....



Right then, tonights card is for the challenge this week at Creative Inspirations, Lemonade...Lemon and White...not something I do much, but was pleased with the results, I feel it looks fresh and happy..lol...



Mo Manning image coloured with Promarkers
DP PM
Gems, button, flowers, crochet cotton all from stash.
MS Lemon card is from AuntySue, she sent me this a million years ago...well, almost..I cut it in half and used it to just edge the card, inside matches, hope you can see it.



Well better get off, am still in the midst of finishing another card off for a friend, then I really should tidy up, oh what a mess I have been making, maybe tomorrow..lol..…

CraftyCatz 'Back To School'

Morning all, happy Friday to you, I must get right onto the challenge as I have an early appointment with the Dr this morning..sooooo.we are doing a BacktoSchool challenge at CraftyCatz this week, we are sponsored once again by The Stamping Boutique, who very kindly gave us a few images to use on our cards.This weeks winner will recieve 3 images of there choice, good hey...


Heres my card for this week,
Image, coloured with PM is TSB own
Paper is Gorgeous ginghams
Blackboard print is TiddleyInks
Black raffia from Burnside garden center
MS doily edge punch used
White paper clip from stash
ABC tag from stash




Thats all for now girls, have to dash, hopefully you will come and join in the fun with us....have a good day and take care..hugs Janette.xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

Papertake, Stampalot and WildOrchid challenges

Good Morning All, hope your all having a good week so far, the weather here has a wash out this week, fingers crossed it can only get better for the week-end..
I made this card to enter three challenges,


WildOrchid..Beary special

Papertake weekly..anything goes but you can add metal

Stampalot..whatever you fancy.

Fizzymoon coloured with Promarkers and chalks
DP PM
Buttons and cotton from stash
MS doily edge punch
Charm..gift from friend...bag full.....Thanks Tilly.xx

Thats all for today, I am still struggling with my back/hip problem, it's not as painful now. so I hope it will soon ease off altogether....I keep crafting as it takes my mind off it..lol...well thats what I'm sticking to, just hard to sit, stand, get comfy, but better than it was....I hope that wherever you are, you are keeping well, take care and thanks for popping by, it always means alot to me...hugs Janette.xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

Mo's challenge

Morning All, this card is for the challenge over at Mo's challenge blog This time it's Something sweet...heres my card


Image coloured with Promarkers
DP Papermania
Recipe from Phindys place
MS doily edge punch
flowers from stash
lots of glamour dust
Button and Crochet cotton from stash

Thats all folks, sorry to be short and sweet, am in so much pain can't sit for long, standing is also a problem...lol....hope to get round to you all later, have a nice day and take care, hugs Janette.xxxxxxxx