Friday, 29 April 2011

CraftyCatz challenge No80

Morning Ladies, hope your all excited for the wedding, can't wait to see the dress, I am soooo OTT...good luck to Wills and Kate.

This week at CraftyCatz the challenge is set by Trish, and it's Congratulations, now this can be anything...Baby/Engagement/wedding/new job/new home/special Birthday....whatever takes your fancy really..

Our sponsor this week is The Paper Shelter, they have a fab gift certificate for the winner for $15.........



My card is for a friends hubby, he turns 65 in June, he is a Scot and just loves walking and climbing, hence the image....well I thought it was funny anyway...lol..









Image JustInklined
Coloured with Promarkers
Embossed card from Tilly...thankyou
Tarten dp from a friend at DC
sentiment stamped onto acrylic
Numbers from sheet sent on my Birthday.

Hope you will join in with us, if you need some inspiration them please go see the DT cards, they are gorgeous....
Thats it from me, hope you enjoy the day, I know I will, thanks for popping by, hugs Janette.xx

Tuesday, 26 April 2011

Afternoon Girls, hope you all had a wonderful week-end and are now looking forward to Friday...lol...can't wait to see The Dress....oh my...lol..

This one is for the Sugarbowl challenge, which is a sketch by Marlene and the theme is to use buttons.. and for the challenge at SimplySassy...well it's to try and win a place on the new header for two months...can you imagine having your card up there...in lights....fame at last or what...lol...well you won't know if you don't try will you....I just hope it was ok to combine both challenges.....




Image coloured with Promarkers
Paper Kaiser Craft
Buttons from stash
Flat backed pearls Dovecraft

How short and sweet was that.....well I will get out of your hair, before I go, today is one of my lovely blogging friends Birthday, so Happy Birthday Tilly, hope you've had a brilliant time, you deserve it..xxxxxxxxxx
Thanks for dropping by, hugs Janette.xxxxxx

Saturday, 23 April 2011

I love Promarkers and TopTipTuesday challenges

Morning everyone, Well the weather has taken a turn for the worse here, it rained all night and now it's a lot chillier than of late, lets hope it picks up later shall we...

Made this card for my friend Val's Birthday,I just love these Adorable images from Sugarnellie sooo much, they really do look like my Grandaughter,(oh she is the sweetest girl..)anyway,I am entering into these challenges.TopTipTuesday Open Challenge this week..and I love PromarkersAnything goes.. my all time fav words I think...lol...



Side view, not the best of pics...




and a view of the front..

My image was coloured with Promarkers
Paper is a mystery, if you know it..Please tell me where it's from, I love it.
Flower..Trimcraft, brad from stash
sentiment pc generated
pearls are Dovecraft
charm from stash

Well thats about it, hope your all enjoying the Easter week-end, another long wk-end next week to for The wedding...good or what...not as it makes much difference to me..lol....Now tomorrow we are having a nice family Roast, the children will be chocoholics and the grandchildren will have to fight to get there eggs off them...lol...just kidding...hope someone remembers to buy me an Egg, although it really is the last thing I need right now, I have piled weight on, been on some meds that are not helping....thats my story and I'm sticking to it....have a lovely day wherever you are, take care and thankyou for coming by...hugs Janette.xxx

CraftyCatz Challenge 79 Childs Card

Good morning and a very Happy 'Good' Friday to you all, are you enjoying the start of Easter week-end, I hope so, fingers crossed the weather is holding out for all of us....
Before I tell you about the challenge this week, please let me welcome 3 new teamies to CraftyCatz...

Linda

Bridget

Dawn

Welcome ladies, hope you enjoy yourselves, please have a look at there wonderful blogs if you have a moment..

LETS PLAY.....lol...the challenge this week is set by Suzie and she wants us to make a Childs Card...I used one of this weeks sponsers images, and here's what she says about herself..

Ellephantastic is very honoured to sponsor this challenge.
2Hi I am Helen. I suffer with CFS/ME & found a few years ago I could no longer work due to my illness.
To give myself something to do (when feeling well) I decided to go back to my roots....crafting!!
I grew up drawing, knitting & 'Cutting & Sticking'
Now I like to do all kinds of paper crafting, card making, altered art, knitting & sewing.
I also design & draw my own digital art.
My fun hobby has unintentionally grown into a li'l crafty business for me which I am loving.
There is nothing I like better than to put a smile on someone's face because of my crafting :0)
You can order & buy a lot of my work from my shop. You can also now buy some crafting products.

Here's my card....



The Image is one of our sponsors.
Bunting my own cut out by hand...as per..
Cars from a pack I bought in Asda a few months ago
Happy Birthday is pc generated using Balloon caps
Paper and all other embellies Trimcraft
Coloured with Promarkers

Well I think thats it, I really hope I have'nt forgotten anything...lol....please pop over to the blog and see the DT cars, they have some really good things to show you, have a good day...hugs Janette.xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

Sunday, 17 April 2011

TeddyBo challenge

Morning all and happy sunday, oh it's sunny here but still abit cold...Before I go any further, can I just welcome some new followers I have been lucky enough to get over the last few days, it never ceases to amaze me, thankyou so much, I hope you will continue to like what you see....Now yesterday I was having a moan about TeddyBo images and how much I love them...blah blah blah....in the end Carla said for Goodness sake....or words to that effect.....just get one....so I got two...lol....and here is one of the said buys....now I don't usually 'do' Teddy Bears, not my thing, but this is sooo different.....how cute is that hat...lol....don't know if I have done the colouring justice, but give me time, it's a work in progress......




coloured with Promarkers
paper,pearls, charm and string from stash
flowers...craftybitz
sentiment LOTV
Pearl heart is just cut out from card and stuck lots of little pearls on and covered with 3d gloss
tag from stash, which has photographed green for some reason



Think thats that....hope your having a nice day wherever you are,enjoy the rest of week-end and have fun...big hugs Janettte.xxxx

Friday, 15 April 2011

CraftyCatz Challenge 78..Furry Friends DT card

Good morning all and Happy Friday to you...hope your all looking forward to a great week-end.
Friday means CraftyCatz have a new challenge for you, this week it's AuntySue's turn to set it and she chose Furry Friends as the theme..so c'mon, lets see how creative you all are, so many images to choose from..my card has a HouseMouse image on,so cute,

I used ProMarkers to colour the image
Paper from stash
Card edged with MS punch and randomly stamped with a swirl design
Sentiments LOTV edged. again with MS punch
Ribbon from stash
Flowers from Craftybitz
Heart was a quick hand cut out and inked around the edge, tied with cotton and a gem
Sticky backed diamonds from Trimcraft.

Our Sponser this week is CraftyEmma's store



You will win a £10 voucher to spend in store, not inc:p&p....fab or what...so come on ladies, lets see what you can come up with...but most of , lets have some fun...

I am entering this into A Spoonful of Sugar challenge, All creatures great and small..

Thanks for dropping by, hugs Janette.xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

Wednesday, 13 April 2011

Forgot to show you...

Evening Girls, Just realised, as I was trawling through files......that I still hadn't shown you this.....remember last week when I was asked to make a card for someone last minute....well this is it.



This pic has the box for it in the background,had to google to get the Bingo cards and then size them down to make the pennants, the image was donated from a blogging friend...thankyou...and the paper is PM.....well my friend really loved it...but I hope I get more notice next time....24hrs. was NOT enough....not for me anyway...lol....



This is the inside of the card, hope you think it's Ok.....thanks for looking......enjoy your evening...hugs Janette.xxxxxxxxxxxxx

Saturday, 9 April 2011

Sugarbowl and SimonSays challenges.

Morning Bloggers, How are you all this bright and beautiful Saturday.....don't know why I am up so early, after yesterday I could at least have a lie in...oh well..lol....

This one is for SugarBowl challenge, which is a sketch by Maria Therese, with the option of Purple and Green...At SimonSays it's Spring colours this time.


For my card I used SugarNellie's Verity for the image coloured with Promarkers
Paper is by Inger Harding
Ribbon from Celebrations
Gems Trimcraft

Now I want to thankyou for all your help and support yesterday......you are all so wonderful....and after lots of brain draining...lol...think I have worked out how to do it...lol...it's not easy being me you know....lol

Am off to do a couple of jobs and then hit the garden I think, my grandchildren will no doubt be around asap...can you believe they have 3weeks off....thats some holiday at this time of year....enjoy your day whatever your doing, big hugs, Janette.xxxxxxxxxxx

Friday, 8 April 2011

CraftyCatz Embossing..... and a little bit of news today...



Happy Friday everyone, hope your all looking forward to a good week-end. I am delighted to tell you that I have been invited to join the DT at CraftyCatz...The team have all been so welcoming to me, thankyou for that girls...... this is my very first post for them, so please bear with me, I am a nervous wreck...lol....It's Diannes choice this week and she went for Embossing. My card is made using one of the digi images from Robyns Fetish Designs and moreand it's called Five little Froggies....cute or what...lol...now if you join in the challenge this week, then you could be the winner of 5digi images or 4 images and I paper set...winners choice...and if you would like to join the design team, then put DT when you enter....but you have to be in it to win it...so come on girls, lets have some fun....please come and play with me...lol....I used embossed paper for my card, coloured with promarkers buttons and silk string from stash....Now I have a question...can anyone explain...in a very SIMPLE manner, how do you all manage to post on your blogs so that you can write, then picture and then write again...do you know what I mean...lol....please bear in mind that my apptitude for techno stuff is more or less ZERO......and no one here can help, they look at me like I am speaking in tongues....lol.....very glad of any suggestions....thanks for putting up with my ramblings....hugs Janette.xxxxxxxx

Friday, 1 April 2011

CraftyCatz challenge


Afternoon you lovely lot, hope your all happy it's Friday again, wow do the weeks fly by or what !!!!!...Just a quick post, this is for the challenge over at Craftycatz this week, which is April Showers...good eh... firstly let me say sorry for the angle of this picture,not the best I know, and also, the image and sentiment, well I can't find where I got them from, although I do have a feeling the image is a CDAC one, if you know please say and I will put it right..coloured in with the usual Promarkers, the paper is the last scraps of a huge book I had from MME,and I enjoyed each and every one of them.
Thats it for now, am on a mission to make a card for someone,as per they tell you what they want with very little notice....I could do with a magic wand at times...lol...have a lovely day, thanks for stopping by...hugs Janette.xxxxxxx

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