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Tuesday, 31 July 2012

Kanban Pick of the day samples for Create & Craft!

 The centre pieces with the acetate wraps are from a previous Kanban kit and still available here

Hi everyone. 
My samples for Ideal World/Create & Craft 
Pick of the day 9pm 31st July
It is a stunning kit and a pleasure to use.
I also used some kanban stamps inside the star card.
I hope you like them.
Make it Monday #100 "Anything goes"
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Creative Card Crew On the Beach/Under the sea

Our sponsor this time is;
Hi everyone, it's a VERY exciting day for me!
Kanban Pick of the Day 9pm Ideal world tonight. I have had the pleasure to do some samples for the show. It's a brilliant kit. I love it. Dawn Wheeler will be demonstrating. 
Pop back tonight to see my samples.
It's time for another challenge over at 
Creative Card Crew this time it's On the beach/under the sea.
8x8 easel card
Kanban card Natural felt background 900322
Seashell Holiday toppers 900297
Gold mesh
Sentiment toppers 900300
Michelle Perkett digital image Carmille. I coloured her with Pro Markers.
Cheery Lynn Die.
Spellbinders border.
Make it Monday "Anything goes"
By the Cute & girly "A day at the sea""
Divas by design "Happy Birthday"
My heart pieces "Use a square or a circle"
The poodles parlour "Anything goes"
Thanks for calling have a great day!
xx Jan

Monday, 30 July 2012

Steam Punk Kanban DT card!

Hi everyone something different for me! I haven't done much in the way of Steam Punk and have lots of gorgeous Kanban products. So I decided to have a play for one of this weeks Kanban Design Team cards.
Kandi Core card. 
Denim Scroll card CRD1839
Mocha damask CRD1849
Delphine  Topper PCT2121
My Kanban Album is HERE
Gold mirri.
I also used;
Spellbinders Nesties 25 & swirl
Memory box die.
Corners are from Dawn till Dusk
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Sunday, 29 July 2012

Another LIM #78 Sketch!

It's our Brother's birthday this week and this is one of the cards I made for him.
I used this Lim sketch
Memory box scallop die
Bits from my stash.
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Saturday, 28 July 2012

Less is more week #78. Sketch

Hi everyone don't the weeks just fly by?
It's time for another challenge over at Less is more #78 Sketch
cream card
Memory box scallop border
Marianne Baby & pin.
Anna Griffin Sentiment.

MRI scan
My neck scan results were back on Monday and I have damaged discs in my neck they are touching a nerve but not yet crushing it. I also have Arthritis in it.
Thanks you for asking.

Thanks for calling have a great weekend.
xx Jan

Friday, 27 July 2012

Special day!

Hi Everyone, I another card from my stash.
It's a pretty simple one do I hope you like it.
8x8 card
Spellbinders Fancy Ovals & daisy.
Marianne flourish
Bits from my stash.
Thanks for calling.
xx Jan

Thursday, 26 July 2012

Coffee & Cream!

Hi Everyone.
Here's another card I made a few days ago!! 
I think my mojo is on holiday!
I used 8x8 card
Chloe's A5 Texture plate.
MS punch
Momento cocoa
Just right stamps sentiment and frame.
Spellbinders  nesties.
Bits from my stash.

Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Wednesday, 25 July 2012

Crafting For All Season challenge. "Splash"

Hi everyone it's time for another challenge over at Crafting For All Season's (32)  - Splash me -  
Our Sponsor's are;
Prize - 7 digital images
8x8 card antique gold card from AMD

Beach huts n boats 900299
Coastline borders. 900296
Seashell sentiments 900300
I hope you can join us as we love looking at your wonderful creations.
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Triple easel heart!

Hi everyone, thank you for your good wishes. I had my MRI scan on Saturday & rang to make an appointment for the results yesterday I got such a shock when I was told they were back. I have disc damage and Arthritis in my neck. Something else to live with!!!
I am dropping to bits! Oh well they do so what doesn't kill you makes you stronger!
I was over at Daisychain and saw Christine's  beautiful heart card.
 I couldn't resist a play and this is it.
I cut the heart shapes on my GC using Spellbinders hearts.
I decorated the white hearts with Chloe's flourish & stamped and cut Chloe's medium & small  8 petal flowers. I used Wow silver pearl Embossing powder.
Make it Monday "Anything goes"
Emma's, hints, tips "anything but a square"
Thanks for calling today.
xx Jan

Monday, 23 July 2012

Christmas in July at Whoopsiedaisy!


Hi everyone it's time for another challenge over on Whoopsedaisy. "Christmas in July"
I used Linnies adorable Daisy image from Sheet 260
I used a snow marker for the fir trims and a little glamour dust.
Frame topper snowmen and pop up insert are all from Kanban.
frame Florentina frames.
Post box toppers PCT8127
Xmas decoupage toppers 900101
We can't wait to see your fabulous creations.
Make it Monday "Anything goes"
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Sunday, 22 July 2012

Anyone for tea?

Hi everyone, thank you for your good wishes. 
I have just about recovered from my MRI scan yesterday.
I made this a few days ago.
Base card is from Kanban.
Paper & topper free Hunkydory kit from Create & Craft. 
MS punch Nestie flowers and butterfly.
Marianne flourish.
Thanks for calling 
Have a great week.
xx Jan

Saturday, 21 July 2012

Lim week 77 "Theme" Sewing!!!!!!!!!!

Hi everyone, what a night I've had just couldn't settle! I have an MRI scan tonight (they have just changed it to early afternoon so at least it will soon be over.) and don't like them!! 
 Even my beloved LIM couldn't get me going this morning! 
Judging by the snoring coming out of the bedroom I have kept OH awake all night lol!

It's time for challenge 77 over at Less is more  Theme Sewing!
A5 off white card.
Computer generated sentiment.
Manikin is from a free set on Creative stamping.
Faux stitching is Xcut punch.
Ribbon is from MeiFlower.
Thanks for calling.
Have a good weekend
xx Jan

Friday, 20 July 2012

Graduation Card!

Hi Everyone, what a beautiful day it's wonderful to see the SUN!!!
I had a call from Adam last night they are on their way to London to help with the security of the Olympics! What a fiasco it is. G4 lot will be staying in 4* accommodation our poor troops are staying in a disused factory! Sounds about right!
Sorry folks I will get off my soap box now lol!
Todays card is a Graduation card. Image & backing paper is from The Clipart fairy.
I used  Nesties 25. Marianne flourish. Nellie Snellen punches.
Silky crush ribbon from Chloe
Thanks for calling today.
xx Jan

Thursday, 19 July 2012

2 Baby Cards & a Kanban DT card

Hi everyone, today I have 3 cards to show you.
 First card is a Star card. I cut 6 sheets of A4 card in half and cut an aperture in 6 of them using my nesties. I made 6 aperture cards then glued them back to back putting ribbon in the first and last card. I cut lots of shapes on my Cricut using New Arrivals cartridge. I also used a Marianne Babay die and a silver sticker for the front.

2nd card.
I used the Keepsake Bookatrix board for the shape. I cut the baby shoes out and dressed them with lace.
Blue card is from Chloe
Bits from my stash.

3rd card.
Kanban card stock
Wave the flag 900186
London Skyline 900198
Jubilee Sentiments 900171
Union Jack bunting topper 900173
Car image is from Google.
Nesties shape 25.
Bits from my stash.
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Wednesday, 18 July 2012

Beside the seaside.

hi everyone today I have a Kanban DT card to show you. 
I used there fabulous Seaside kit.
Seaside stripes 900318
Beside the sea toppers 900294
Mesh is also Kanban.
Card candy.
Bits from my stash.
If you would like a look at my Kanban album it's HERE
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Tuesday, 17 July 2012

Creative Card Crew #15 Black "cardstock."

Hi everyone it's time for another challenge over at Creative Card Crew we would like to see you use black cardstock. our Sponsor are the wonderful Kenny K.
My base card is an 8x8 black card. I used a Kenny K image Uptown Girl. i coloured her with Pro markers.
I used Cheery Lynn heart dies & some Sizzix die cuts.
White card is from AND
I stamped the background with Inkadinkado stamps and Versafine.
Bits from my stash.
LEJ Designs Challenge blog "Anything goes"
Bearly-mine challenge "Girly birthday"
Make it Monday "Anything goes"
xx Jan
Thanks for calling.

Monday, 16 July 2012


Hi everyone, sorry I have been awol!
I went to Doncaster Summer Crafting yesterday what a wonderful show. I didn't manage to get around all of it as we didn't get there till 11. 
I would like to make special mention to Ross Papercraft & Anna Marie designs for the wonderful card I get from them on a regular basis. Quality and prices are excellent.
Also Linda Chapman from Cupcake Crafting. 
Linda is selling some packs of beautiful die cuts shapes.
NEXT Ross papercraft show is at NISSAN on 19th August.
Today I have a Hardcastle template pram to show you.
White pearl card Anna Marie Designs
Bits from my stash.

DCC& Friends challenge #1 "Anything Goes"
Make it Monday "Anything goes"
Emma's Hints & Tips "Anything but a square"
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Saturday, 14 July 2012

Less is more #76 "One Layer" 3

Hi everyone it's time for another challenge over at Less is more #76 One Layer 3 of something!
A5 card 3 circles and 3 handbags. & sentiment from a free set. stamped with Versafine.
Coloured with Pro Markers and a touch of Liquid pears.
Thanks for calling have a great weekend.
xx Jan

Friday, 13 July 2012

Christening Cards!

Hi everyone. 
My second post today!
Two Christening cards! I made for Max Adam & Martha Jane. Two little cousins being christened together this weekend. 
Cards are made using The Clipart Fairy Printable s. 
Corners are from Dawn till Dusk
Letters are Cheery Lynn dies.
Spellbinders shape.
Sizzix rocking horse.
Bits from my stash.
Thanks for calling.
xx Jan

Hot Air Balloon & card!

Hot Air Balloon is a Card Carousel template.
Embellishments are from MeiFlower.
Car Card

Hi everyone!
Friday 13th!!!! I don't like it! LOl!

 I also have another one of my Kanban DT card to show you using another one of my favourite toppers for men.
I heat embossed Papermania nostalgia car stamps for the background.
Nestibility circles.
Letters are Cheery Lynn dies.
Joanna Sheen "Going round in circles"
Dream Valley challenge Anything but a square" Hot air Balloon.
The Craft Place challenge "Anything goes"
Tuesday Alchemy  #22 "No work just play"

Thanks for calling.
Have a great day.
xx Jan

Thursday, 12 July 2012

Saturated Canary challenge "Bling it on"

Hi everyone it's a beautiful day here in the North East. It's wonderful to have some sunshine.
Today I have made a card using this gorgeous free Saturated Canary image HERE.
Saturated Canary have a "Bling it on" challenge running HERE.
I made an 8x8 card and used Limited Addition Dreamcatcher papers.
I coloured her with Pro Markers, Glamour Dust & Glossy accents.
Hearts & Gems are from Dawn till Dusk.
Numbers & letters are Cheery Lynn dies.
Bits from my stash!
Other Challenges;
Make it Monday "Anything goes"
Crafty Bloggers network "Anything goes"
Craftymess challenge blog "Ribbons & lace!

Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Wednesday, 11 July 2012

CFAS Challenge DT card "Ice cream/popsicle"

Hi everyone its time for another challenge over at,
Crafting For All Season "Ice Cream/popsicle"
Our sponsors this time are;
Bugaboo stamps  Prize - 7 digital images
Kenny K Downloads  Prize - 5 digital images

I used the wonderful Kenny K image Trouble maker. I coloured her with Pro markers and Whisper water colour pens. Some glossy accents.
I also used some of Jani's ice cream/popsicles for accessories. I took them into MCS to make them small and put on some Snowmarker and sprinkled some multi coloured glass glitter on top.
papers are from Limited Edition.
I used a large Go Kreate die to create my seaside card.card. 
Bits from my stash.
Hope you can join us as we love seeing your fabulous creations.
Emma's cards UK  "The Sea"
Thanks for calling.
xx Jan

Tuesday, 10 July 2012

Birthday card!

Hi Everyone, hope you are all well!
Today I am sharing a card I made for my SIL for her son.
8x8 card
Gold Kanban Mirri &  
Kanban VW Mini & Camper sentiments PCT1633. I love these toppers I they always look elegant.
I stamped the background using Papermania Nostalgia cars & gold embossing powder.
I used Spellbinders bracket & Cheery Lynn alphabet dies.
Thanks for looking
xx Jan

Monday, 9 July 2012

Whoopsiedaisy DT Make your own embellies!

Hi everyone, it's time for another A team challenge over at Whoopsiedaisy our challenge this time is Make your own embellishments.
I made an 8x8 easel card.
 I used Kanban kit Frosted lace card & made my embellishments using it.
I used Marianne Anja corners & borders. Spellbinders labels 25.
Beautiful WD image is from Sheet 356, I coloured with whispers water colour pens, Acrylic ink. Distress inks. I also used some Glossy accents & Glass glitter.
Gems & ribbon & leaves from CHLOE.

Daisy Divas have made some stunning DT cards as always if you need some inspiration.
Whoopsidaisy are having a GDT call. Don't forget for the DT call you need to use one of Linnie's images. Free one provided.
Crafty Bloggers Network "Anything goes"
Make it Monday "Anything goes"
Our craft lounge "Die cuts"
The Ribbon Girl "Girlie
Bearly Mine " Ribbons & Bows""
Cards Galore "WOW"

Looking forward to seeing your wonderful creations.
Have a great week.
xx Jan

Sunday, 8 July 2012

Peach Roses!

Hi everyone, today I have an 8x8 scalloped card from Craft UK.
 Kanban products
 Rose Garden Topper
Pearl peach card.
green scalloped card.
Cheery Lynn  flourish
MS Pansy corner punch
Bits from my stash.
Thanks for calling
xx Jan

Saturday, 7 July 2012

LIM challenge Colour "gold"

Hi everyone hope you are all drying out a little today it would be wonderful to see some sunshine!

Over at Less is More challenge #75 Colour Gold
A5 Card
Poppy memory box die
Gold paper is lush it feels like material. I bought it at Doncaster last year from JJd I think lol!
Bits from my stash.

Have a great weekend thanks for calling & leaving all the wonderful comments I appreciate it so much.
xx Jan