Friday, 19 August 2011

Playing catch up.............

Hi..well I hope you are all fine and dandy...sorry I havent been around much...theres not enough hours in the day at the moment..I'm still trying to get into a bit of a routine with looking after my Mum...its not easy with her condition as everyday is different... it certainly takes some getting used to!!!...

Anyway..this might prove to be a bit of a long maybe some form of refreshement may be needed...right first up ...Hey! I got chosen to be Guest Designer for Lovely Hanglar Only the other week and last week was my first spot (did say I was playing catch this was/is my card...

The theme was/is vacation...the DPs' are Primas Jack & Jill Collection..and the darling boy is coloured with Prisma Pencils...kept it simple so you can see the lovely papers...

There seems to be lots of the same theme around at the moment including
Stampin' for the I've been busy this week I havent been able to do my DT card so I hope this one will cover it..but I do hope you will all join in and I look forward to seeing your 'Holiday' creations... its Friday it is time for
Just Magnolia Challenge and this week is Claudia's turn and she wants to see 'funny' sentiments on your creatons...well I have to confess that as you probaly know..I dont 'do' sentiments that I struggled a bit with I went for the 'cute'...

...Darling Tilda is coloured with Primas...the DP's is BG Sweet Threads..still cant find a 6x6 pad in them...all sold out where I look...loads of WO flowers and sweet gingham ribbon and bow to finish...

I hope you are all still with have been crocheting a few more bags...and some flowers...I just love making the flowers..and I can do them while sitting with here are a few pics of my 'makes'

Crochet Flowers

And I made a card to show off my flowers...

and a close up of the flowers finished with a button..

I have listed these on my Esty Shop HERE..and will be listing more colours in a few days if you are interested...

Well finally..thats it from me for today...thank you all for your lovely comments...all truly appreciated...
Have a fab weekend


  1. I love the flowers would adore to learn how to make them

  2. Oh my goodness Jan what a lot of lovely cards and the crocheting is exquisite! I love the little bags! I hope things are ok with your mum and that you are taking care of you too hugs Rebekah xx

  3. All I can say is WOW!! Your cards are beautiful and I adore that bunting stamp again!
    I wish I could crochet. That stripey bag is just beautiful and the flowers are so pretty. You are very talented!
    The magnolia card is beautiful too xxx

  4. Infact it's too beautiful to resist so I've bought it! lol

  5. Beautiful cards! Love the softness of the colours on your Magnolia creation. The card you created to show off your wonderful crochet flowers does the job perfectly. Just lovely
    Hugs Julie P

  6. Jan, Just to let you know I received the bag ok. It's even more beautiful in real life and your stitches are so neat!! Thank you xxxx