Wednesday, 30 March 2011
Evening all, how are you doing, just a quick post tonight as I am sooo tired out...lol...don't know why, just am...anyway, Creative Inspirations are having a cards for men week this week...omg, you all know how much I shy away from that little topic...lol...but I've had ago anyway, I have used this image before on a similar card, but I like it, so please don't tell me off...lol....
Image from Mo's coloured with Promarkers
card, string, studs from stash
nothing to it really, but I think a boy would like it..lol....well I try...medal please...lol..thanks for being here, big hugs, Janette.xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Monday, 28 March 2011
Afternoon Girls, another gorgeous day today, this morning it looked like November outside, thick, wet mist and cold, thought we were done for the day, and then about 11o'clock, out pops the sun, oh it's so nice...anyway, must not blather so much.....Made this card for my Mia for Easter, and also saw the girlie theme for Simon Says,and thought this should fit the bill....the image was from colouring book, coloured with Promarkers,paper is an old one I think from artymiss, thats a blast from the past...cut the bunting by hand and put some glitter and die cut lettering on, a heart and some string and possibly the odd button, all from stash....got Mia's name to stand on some ridged plastic, hope I am explaining this well..just folded it into a triangle and stuck the letters on...simples....lol...I hope you like my card,I hope Mia will too....thanks for calling round, be nice if we could have a cuppa and a slice of cake wouldn't it...never mind, your here thats what matters....have a nice evening, hugs Janette.xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Sunday, 27 March 2011
Sorry I'm so late posting this one, what a day.....the weather was so gorgeous and I thought abit of fresh air would blow the cobwebs off and maybe help clear my chest abit....got to doing abit of gardening and got so carried away I was out most of the day...I enjoyed every minute, my little garden looks pretty, but I am knackered to say the least...lol...and my face is burning...yeyyyy...sun tan....oh it's been a long winter....and tonight was the DOI final, Sam won...but I loved Laura as well so it was all good....enough of my waffle....
My card is for Sugarbowl, a sketch by Kiki this time and PINK please....no problem there...CraftyCatz, Pearls and Swirls this week,Colour Create is Pastels and the option of Easter, and last but not least,Papertake weekly, anything Girlie...
Image is SugarNellie Bella Bunting, coloured using Promarkers
Flowers, pearls and sentiment from stash
The lovely lace was a Birthday gift
Heart was one I roughly cut out and put lots of glamour dust on and wound cotton round it.
Now I must mention I flipped the sketch too..almost forgot that, so eager to get this posted...lol....think thats it my lovely friends, hope you have all had a smashing week-end, whatever you did with it.....roll on Friday...lol....thankyou so much for your visit, take care, big hugs, Janette.xxxxxxxxx
Friday, 25 March 2011
Happy Friday everyone, oh I bet your all so pleased, and the weather is behaving nicely too....fingers crossed....do we do the clocks this week-end..think so but need to check it out....sorry I have'nt been around much this week, I have had the worse chest infection, again, still not slept properly,this has been going on for over a week now, abit fed up to say the least,my ribs feel like they have been pounded on....just hope it goes away soon...
My card is for Mo's challenge, which is show me some 'Attitude'....there are so many Mo's images that can fit this one, how to choose...well I did,...lol...He looks a real little 'Tike' this one..lol...The papers and all but the bunting, were from a Trimcraft kit I got at christmas,don't really do kits much, but this does have quite a few nice bits in it and the papers are lovely...the bunting was just cut out of matching paper, threaded on crochet cotton,and then layered up with the wording, as you can see.....Oh yes, the image is coloured using Promarkers as usual.
Well I hope you like it,sorry the picture is not the best, funny angle I suppose, I'm putting it down to me not feeling well, thats a good enough excuse...lol....thanks for popping by, hope to be back tomorrow with another challenge card if I can, enjoy the rest of the day, hugs Janette.xxxxxxxxx
Wednesday, 16 March 2011
Just wanted to say that my MS punch went 'Kerput' on Sunday, now I only got it at Christmas, so you can imagine...contacted JS last night and today have an e-mail saying they will replace....don't you think thats brilliant service...just thought I should share..lol..xxx
Saturday, 12 March 2011
Morning Girls, hope your all having a lovely week-end....
This one is for Craftycatz, the theme this week is a colour combo of Green and Yellow by the lovely AuntySue....I admit, that I struggled with it abit...wasn't really sure about this one at all, but I think it came together ok in the end....
(NOT ONE WORD TILLY...LOL..)and at Papertake weekly it's a Zingy week...lol...
Image is Hippy Chick from SN,coloured with Promarkers
papers are from Birthday and not sure who's they are..sorry
Flowers from Papermill shop, thats how long I've had them.
Large paperclip from stash.
Thats about all today, am off to have a shower and try and ease my back, it's driving me nuts this morning.....thanks so much for popping by, hugs Janette.xxxxxx
Friday, 11 March 2011
Morning all you lovely bloggers, bet your all glad it's Friday again, hope your all looking forward to a lovely week-end, don't think I'm doing anything special,had a very tiring week and feel like I need to rest abit if I'm honest,maybe do some crafting..lol...well, you have to....
OK, the challenges for this card are Sugarbowl Erika's Sketch this week,with the option of spring....
SimonSays, anything goes...oh I just love the anything goes words..lol..
This card came about because of the Gingham..lol...a friend sent it to me,.. big thanks....and as soon as I saw it this card popped into my head...why...don't know...but I do like the finished result...never do B/W cards really, but there you go....I know it's not very 'springy' either, but I like it...lol...hope you'll agree.
Image,SN, Hope, she is one gorgeous girl, no colour added at all, didn't think she needed it.
Paper from friend.
Ribbon from stash
sentiment from Birthday gifts
Button, beads from stash
Little heart was just cut out of matching paper, a sprinkling of glamour dust and a bead.
MS doily edge punch
Thats about it girls, now I really need to move away form the computer, and get something done around here,hope you do like my card and don't feel it's bland or depressing...lol...don't want to put anyone on a downer...lol....have a fab week-end all, hugs Janette.xxxxx
Wednesday, 9 March 2011
Good evening girls, hope your all well and having a good night...I was hopping around blogland the other day, and spotted a post about a little girl who is very ill at the moment, she has a very rare form of ovarian cancer, and at present is undergoing chemo.She is just 12yrs old...... Now if you would like to send Haeli a card, please follow the link over to Michelles blog, you can read the full story there and find all the details you'll need..please just take a few minutes out of your time.
This is the card I made to send to Haeli, as you can see the image is SN and papers, ribbon, button all from stash,stick pins just threaded with beads.stitching done by hand with crochet cotton. ...thanks for popping by..Hugs, Janette.xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Saturday, 5 March 2011
Afternoon Girls, I hope your all well and enjoying the week-end so far. Don't you think the time flies from one week to the next, my head is spinning with it all....OK then, this is a quickish card for craftycatz-this week special birthday, and stampsomething, digi week...yeaaahhhh...lol...
Image is a freebie from KennyK, jumprope girl...is she brilliant or what..
coloured using Promarkers and a touch of shimmer chalk for the background
papers, well the pink dotty has been on my pc forever and the silver is from a crafter over on do-crafts, thanks Shiela.
Ribbon from stash
Glitter '40' from a sheet but don't now if they are some I bought or from a win I may have had..sorry, there is no name on anyway...
Wording is pc generated.
Thats all for now, thankyou, as always for taking time to visit, very much appreciated...enjoy the rest of the day, I am bracing myself for the door to fly open any minute now, Grandchildren will want to play...oh my poor stash, running out ofhiding places and excuses...lol....hugs, Janette.xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Wednesday, 2 March 2011
Evening all,Oh I sound like that series from the '60's'...Dixon....couldn't think for a minute....lol....ok, best if I leave that alone then...lol...
Hope your all well and having a nice relaxing time of it, I have just got a new PRINTER....YYEEESSSS, only took me a few months, but I did it at last...oh I am chuffed to bits...thanks for all your help and patience while I've been without and moaning...
OK then, onto my box card, never done one before, and couldn't find a tutorial, so did what I usually do and tried to sort it myself...it is smaller than the ones I've seen, but it was easy enough to make once I got the hang of it.....yeah...right....well, I did get stuck a couple of times, but then the penny dropped and...well it seems ok, hope you'll agree..although the pics are'nt the best...
Papers are from my Birthday not sure who's, but they are gorgeous,Flowers are all craftybitz,pearls from stash, ribbon Dunelm mill, and guess where I got the image...lol...yes, it's one of Mo's, I treated myself at Christmas would you believe and am only just getting to use them....coloured with Promarkers...she is sooo cute, love her...
I am entering this into Creative Inspirations-In the Garden
Bunny Zoe's-flowers everywhere
Thanks so much for popping in, must dash, got a new toy to play with.....hugs Janette.xxxxxx
Tuesday, 1 March 2011
Morning Girls, Try and make this a quick post today as I have a friend coming for me, she 'NEEDS' me..lol...that could mean anything.....Card then.....the sketch for this is by Lizzy over at Sketch n Stash, the only thing is, I have done my image on a circle where as in the sketch it's a rectangle...if this isn't acceptable ladies, please let me know and I will do another....I don't mind, it's my own silly fault... at Creative Inspirations it's abit of a celebration for them this week, 100th challenge, they have a blog hop and you have to have stripes on your card....
Image was a Birthday gift as are the papers, so there new for me.
Coloured in with Promarkers
Die cuts are nesties 7
pearl hearts are from Birthday too...lucky me..
Corners are just MS punched strip folded around the corner of card.
Think that covers it,hope I haven't forgotten anything....so much for a quick post..lol..sorry....have a good day and take care, hugs Janette.xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
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