Saturday, 31 December 2011

Happy New Year...

Just want to wish each and everyone of you a very Happy, healthy and prosperous New year, lets hope 2012 will be good to us all...Have a lovely evening and enjoy it, I am staying at home nursing a severe chest infection I woke to this morning, good job I get to keep anti-biotics in....lol.....and truth be told I wasn't going anywhere anyway...lol...tomorrow is a family meal, all the trimmings once again and then back to normal I hope...

See you all then, all the best and thanks for all the wonderful comments and support over the last year.
Love and Hugs, Janette.xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

Thursday, 29 December 2011

Favourite 'Mo' card or project of 2011.............



Now how I am supposed to pick just ONE is way beyond me, but try I must......but there are so many...lol....
Yep the challenge at Mo' this week is fav card from the year, well I think this one will keep AuntySue quiet anyway...lol...
As you know the details for this are already on my blog, sure you don't need to hear me witter on any more than that....
note to Sue...spot the difference......yep...I added all the beads after the pic was taken.....DOH !!!!! lol....

Thanks for your visit, will catch up with you all soon, take care, hugs Janette.xxxx

Wednesday, 28 December 2011

Five favourite Christmas cards for 2011

Hello Everyone, Hope you all had a fabulous Christmas, I enjoyed mine so much, it all went smoothly for once and we had so much fun with the Grandchildren..all good.....lots of nice pressies too...lol...I must confess I have eaten far to much...naughty I know, but soooo nice, need to get back on track or I will be in BIG trouble...lol....
OK. lets get telling you why I am here, oh I know I rabbit on so much......


I saw this challenge and thought how hard can it be....think again, oh this is not easy....anyway, Debby at A Scrapjourney, would love to see them and there is a fab prize on offer to, it will run until 30thDec and then you can enter your five favourite cards from 2011.....does that make sense to you....hope so...lol...
This is a Sassy Cheryl image, love that snowman
This one is a Mo Manning image, I just love her, she is so fabulous...
Another of Mo' images..so cute
And yet another Mo Manning, I just can't help myself....lol..
OK...I own up....I think I must have a fettish for Mo' images....but is this gorgeous or what...lol....
Thats my lot girls, are you going to have ago at this one, it really is not as easy as you may think...thanks for being here and take care, hugs Janette.xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

Tuesday, 27 December 2011

Handy Hippo candy


20 Promarkers of your choice to be won, just pop over to the blog to get the details, open until 8thJanuary.

Monday, 26 December 2011

Sugar Nellie has Candy for Boxing day


Sugar Nellie have some sweet stuff up for grabs but you will have to get a move on if you want a chance to win....
Hope your all had a fab day and got lots of pressies girls.....xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

Thursday, 22 December 2011

I love Promarkers and Creative Inspirations challenges

This one is for I love Promarkers challenge and Creative Inspirations.....both are Anything goes.....



Well I figured I can push a couple more challenges in before the BIG DAY......So sorry for the quality of the pictures, I can't seem to get the light right at the moment, it's shameful.......
Anyway, if you can bear to look, the fab image is coloured with Promarkers
cardstock was from PaperMill
Ribbon from Ribbon Girl
My lovely new NellieSnellen muti frame die... from my daughter
PC Generated sentiment
Viva pearls

Well I think I am done, anything forgotten will have to stay that way, I went this morning and got the last of the food shop with Carla, it was like a war zone...so Janette will not be moving anywhere...anytime soon...lol......

Just want to say a big thankyou to all my lovely followers, old and new, for all the support over the last year in particular, and for all the lovely candy wins, I did not do bad at all this year and I won Donna' last week and got it the very next day...wow..........

Have a wonderful Christmas and a brilliant New Year.......take care, hugs Janette.xxxxxxxxxxx

Tuesday, 20 December 2011

Papertake weekly challenge




Evening everyone, well, I will try and keep this short, time is against me, who isn't suffering the Christmas dash in some form or another...lol...

Made yet ANOTHER of my hearts, sorry but I love them, can't help myself at all...lol...this one has the sweet freebie image best friends ....Oh one of you PLEASE SAY YOU KNOW WHERE IT'S FROM SO i CAN REDEEM MYSELF.......LOL
Coloured with Promarkers
Cardstock, stamped, embossed and cosmic shimmered to glory
wired ribbon from stash
sentiment from stash
beads from local store, big tub for a couple of quid, can't be bad, all stuck on with hot glue



Tried to get a side view, I did three rows of beads on this one, front, edge and back..sorry aboput pics, light is so different now...

I am entering this into the PaperTake weekly challenge, Last Christmas cards of the year...or project...lol...
Right am off to do a quick catch up, then finish a few more things for morning....oh, I got my latest weigh in today, I lost another four pounds, so One stone less of me so far.....lol.....
Be back soon, thanks for being here, hugs Janette.xxxxxxx

FOOTNOTE...HAVE TRACKED DOWN THE FREEBIE IMAGE, HERE IS THE LINK
http://thevintagemoth.blogspot.com/2011/12/vintage-image-best-friends.html

Saturday, 17 December 2011

Are any of you having blogger problems

Morning, I am having real trouble leaving comments on some blogs, just wonder if it's me or blogger......oh it's just the last straw..it really is...I will get to you as soon as I can.xxx

Friday, 16 December 2011

CraftyCatz DT card...last one for the year.....

Good Morning Girlies, Hope your all well and looking forward to 'THE BIG DAY' now fast approaching.......I am no where near ready, naughty, naughty.....Santa will be kicking my bum the way things are going.....
I am scheduling this post as I SHOULD be out shopping with my pal Val by now...oh I hope so.....lol......and tonight I have the G kids for the night....oh boy..lol..

Onto the challenge, this week at CraftyCatz, our fab teamie Carol wants us to make sure we have a Santa hat some where on our cards, tags, gifts etc;......thats it, you can manage that I'm sure.

We are sponsored by the fabulous Stamping Boutique, and one lucky winner will get a $20.00 gift voucher.....not bad eh.....






My card was made with one of the images our sponsor kindly sent us, coloured with Promarkers
Ribbon from RibbonGirl
Sentiment LOTV
Swirl one of Tilly's, triple heat embossed, just because I felt like it really.
Everything else on here is from last years stash, apart from the Flower from a friend





I was so disappointed with the finished card, but time had run out and no way did I have any inspiration left...so SORRY...not my best work....I really need a rest...

Thats all for now, have such a busy week end ahead...don't we all.....lol....I know.....will do my best to get round to you, although the other night I had a nightmare trying to comment on some blogs, fingers crossed that won't happen again.....

Speak soon thanks for taking the trouble to be here, hugs Janette.xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

Tuesday, 13 December 2011

Sugar..Sugar candy alert


You only have till tomorrow evening to try and grab some VERY sweet stuff......yum...yum...

Sunday, 11 December 2011

First DT card for DreamValley challenge




Hello everyone, hope your week-end is being good to you, or are you all out and about Christmas shopping...lol....
Well, here it is, my FIRST card for DreamValley....must confess to being abit nervous, but thats par for the course with me.....

This is the last challenge of the year, so please come and join us, the theme is Christmas, and you could win some fab prizes....... so what you waiting for, pop over to the challenge blog and see whats in store for you...and, because it's the last challenge of the year, you have until Jan 7th to get your creation sorted...no excuses girls......lol...











Image from Mo Manning coloured with Promarkers
The gorgeous frame was from AuntySue, I have been saving it, I just love it.
Sentiment LOTV
Ribbon and Bells from RibbonGirl
Button from stash.
Pins I just made up from beads I had in a box.
Corner from Mandy
Papers from last year.

Phew...well that was easier than I thought....lol....I hope you will come along and join us in between shopping and putting up the decorations etc;...it's all go girls....thanks for being here and all your support, and a big THANKYOU to AuntySue who actually told everyone on her blog about my new post and how nervous I was and needed support...lol...whats she like....a good friend.........take care, hugs Janette.xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

Friday, 9 December 2011

CraftyCatz challenge #112...ANYTHING GOES...

Morning blogland, hope your all well and looking forward to the week-end, bet most are busy with the Christmas shopping etc;....I am off to get some food today, and hopefully my Turkey and maybe the odd gift or two...just depends what I see......am going with Carla' MIL Judith, we always have a good laugh together so it should be fun..lol.....

Right onto our challenge at CraftyCatz this week...it is hosted by our lovely teamie Linda and she said Anything Goes....whhhooooooo...lol...my favourite, simpleton that I am....lol.....

We are lucky to be sponsored by Robyns Fetish and the prize for one lucky winner is 5 digi images or 4 images and 1 paper pack....oh it's all good...so come on down and have a bash, no excuse this week, you can enter anything you want to......


We were given some images from our sponsor to use, I liked this one, so cute, walking through the snow......
Coloured with Promarkers
Ribbon is Celebrations
Snowflakes, Tree, paper from stash
Sentiment is LOTV


Thats all folks, have to dash, it's been all go again this week, but I will be back on Sunday with my very first DT card for DreamValley....yikkkkeeessss.....so excited yet very nervous....aren't I always....
I went to see my Grandsons on Wednesday night in the school play, oh I was in a state, why I always end up crying is beyond me, but I do, all the little ones, so cute, I really enjoyed it, at the end we all got a song sheet and had a sing song with the kids....YEP... I could hardly speak...lol....Next week we have my sweet Mia' concert, now that will be trying...where is that water proof mascara when I need it...lol.....

Have a fab week-end, thanks for being here, hugs Janette.xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

Tuesday, 6 December 2011

Well I'm ready, how about you.......

Evening everyone, just a quick one tonight, said I would put my tree pics up, only problem was trying to get a decent photo, anyway, I gave up in the end and had to settle for these.......

Hope your all ready, I thought I was never going to do it over the week-end, but anyway, all's that has to be done now are the CARDS....!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! and the shopping.....that should be fun...lol......the shops are already heaving..........hope you don't think my house is old fashioned.....does need a lift, wait for spring I think........



Right I am off, hope your having a nice night, it's very cold and we have had a mix of hail and freezing rain, would rather have snow any day......thanks for being here, hugs Janette.xxxxx

Saturday, 3 December 2011

Sugar Nellie Candy...


Look whats up for grabs....only until tomorrow...get your skates on girls you do not want to miss this......

Friday, 2 December 2011

Not more Tat.....

Evening Everyone, hope your all ready for a fab week-end, I am hoping to get into my loft and grab all the decks this week-end, well, my boys will be anyway...lol.....

Here is another Wall Hanging I made this week, it's much bigger than the others, but made the same...does that make sense....


All I did was emboss the red cardstock with gold embossing powder, the stamp is a snowflake design I won last year, no maker on it sorry, but it's circular if thats any help....
Did the same with the die cut letters and swirls,ribbon and bell from stash, the gold poinsetta is from a friend, and of course my now famous... Martha Stewart punch....

Hope you like it, it's for Carla, hope she will keep her hands off mine now..lol....

I am entering this into the following challenges
Joanna Sheen challenge Christmas wishes.
c.r.a.f.t. challenge, a christmas gift.

Well must dash away again, am trying to catch up with you all, hoping to do a spot of Christmas shopping with Carla tomorrow, in between putting up the tree etc; and you know what a mess that makes...lol....but I LOVE Christmas....thanks for being here, take care, hugs Janette.xxxx

CraftyCatz DT card

Good Morning Girls and Happy Friday, well December is finally here....omg....what a panic now....I am scheduling this post so fingers crossed it works well.......Also, welcome to my new followers, thanks so much for joining me, your so welcome............
This week at CraftyCatz it's the lovely Bridget' turn to host, she wants us to use our Favourite colours of Christmas and or lots of sparkle......how can you not join in with this one, it's a fab challenge and we have a fab prize for one of you.....yes we do.....
The Stamping Boutique are our lovely sponsors this week and they want to give one of you 3 digi images of your choice....all good...so what you waiting for, don't tell me you have done all your Christmas cards and projects so soon.......lol....not me, as panicked as ever....will be working like an Elf to get these all out on time I can tell ya......lol...


I made a Tag this week,using one of TSB images, coloured with promarkers
Ribbon from stash as was Button
Gold car and flower from friend
DP from Bearly Mine Desins, I LOVE the papers from there and they always print so well.



Thats it, have to dash, it's all go here, will be round to see you all, thanks for being here hugs Janette.xxxxxxxxx

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