Friday 29 April 2011

Just Magnolia Challenge - Buttons Bows and Bling

Hello...yes its time for this weeks Just Magnolia Challenge and this time we have a lovely theme of


we want to see them on your's mine

A very pretty Tilda...she is coloured with Copics and I have used TH distress ink around the edges of all the papers to try and give it a muted shabby look. The DP's are Craft Creation and a tiny bit of Magnolia Bubbles was the only scrap I have left :-( The flowers are Prima that I glimmer misted and sprinkled Glamour Dust on and I added a MS punched heart..a beautiful Organza bow to which I added a sparkley button..and then lots of gems for the bling..
we have two sponsors this week and they are

Their Prize is two sets of your choice from their amazing selection of files. Not only do they have fabulous cutting files but there is also a brilliant selection of digi stamps so do pop across to take a peek.


the winner gets to choose a kit - colour of their choice from pic below

I do hope you will join us this week..
Well I'm off to park on the sofa and watch Wills and Kate get married...I wish them all the very best..boy are they going to need
Have a fab weekend..

Monday 25 April 2011

Wild Orchid Challenge - White plus Two with a Twist

Hi all...well its been a little cooler here today..but still gloriously sunny... and I have managed to get a card done for a Challenge at long at Wild Orchid the challenge this week is white plus two colours and the twist is to use/feature roses on your project either as an embellishment or on the papers/image. Well as you can see I have used gorgeous WOC roses on mine. The two colousr I chose is Lilac and Aqua...but the gorgeous spotty organza ribbon is bordering on turquiose..but hey!! anyway I used my other new Bildmalarna stamp that I bought at Ally Pally..the DP's are a Nit Wit download..I added loads of gems and sparkle..and a few MS pop over to WOC to check out the wonderful DT creations...
Its back to work for me tomorrow..but only for 3 days..then another loooooong weekend..yay!!
take care

Sunday 24 April 2011

Stampin'for the Weekend - Wedding Theme - DT Card

Hi..I have just realised that my schedule post for my Stampin for the Weekend DT card didnt work!!..thanks Mr blogger!! it is.

as there is a Wedding later this week in the UK we thought we would go with the theme...I used a LOTV image which I coloured with Copics..the papers are some scraps I had in my stash and I dont know the name..I used lovley WOC flowers and an MS border punch..a lovely organza ribbon and loads of pearls...
Do go and check out my teamies wonderful creations and I hope you will join us this week...
Looking forward to seeing your creations

Awwww...So Sweet...

Hi everyone...hope your having a Happy Easter..I've just been chilling out and not doing much really...oh I did do a bit of stash shopping on Friday and this little sweetie jumped into my basket...we all know Mo Manning but I'm a little behind but I just had to have Baby Fairy Flora by Stampavie..isnt she gorgeous. She is coloured with Copics..The DP is Craft Creations and I added a lovely spotty organza bow - another buy on Friday - I thought I would go with punched flowers for a change...seems ages since I used them... added card candy to the middles and some dots and sparkled the edges with just a few pearls to finish.

I hope to get some more craft time in today but I have to mow the lawn first as its so long it tickles Ollies tummy and he's not to keen on a
Anyway have a lovely time whatever you're doing.

Friday 22 April 2011

Just Magnolia Challenge - Sketch

Hi Guys..yes its time again for this weeks Just Magnolia Challenge and our Dena has a fabulous sketch for you.

Here is my card....

As you can see I turned the sketch for my card. Sweet Tilda is coloured with copics and the DP's are by Best Creation Inc..they are called Safari Girl and one side is glittered and the other is that pretty pink pattern..they are really lovely..I added a bunch of WOC flowers and seam binding ribbon...finished with a cute little charm, a plague of pearls.

I hope you will join us this week ..our sponsor is

and they are offering the lucky winner any C.C. Designs stamp set of their choice
So please do come and join us this week.

Well I wish you all a Happy Easter...the weather is going to be fab!!!

Have fun!

Monday 18 April 2011

Two the Same but Different...

Hi... hope you all had a lovely weekend...isnt it lovely to have some sun at last... lets hope its here for the Easter Weekend...Anyway..I have been having a little play with my new Bildmalarna stamps that I bought at Ally Pally the other week. I used the same stamps but tried to do two different looks...what do you think?


Umm I might edit the pics later... I took them in sun/day light..might be a bit too bright... These will be for sale on eBay later this evening..

Hope to be back soon with some more to share..

Hugs Jan...x

Friday 15 April 2011

Just Magnolia Challenge - Happy Birthday! - Debut DT Card

Hi Guy's...hope you are all fine and dandy today..I've had a very good week.. still on cloud nine about been chosen for the Just Magnolia DT...I wont tell you many cards I made until I was happy with my debut it just has to be right..right? weeks theme over at Just Magnolia is 'HAPPY BIRTHDAY' and here is my Darling Tilda...

She is coloured with Copics..the DP's are TH Vintage Shabby. I used MS border punch..gorgeous WOC roses..added a pretty organza ribbon and loads of sparkle and pearls..I do hope it inspires you to come over and join us this week. Our sponsor this week is Photobucket '

and they very kindly offering a fabulous prize of a whooping $50 voucher to spend in their store...Wow!!...Oh..and do go and check out my teamies amazing creations...all totally fabulous....

This card will be for sale on eBay later this evening..

Well its nearly the weekend and the sun is going to shine again...Yay!!!..

Have fun!

Hugs Jan..xx

Tuesday 12 April 2011

Just to share...

Hi guys...Hope you are all well and having a good week..I had a lovely time at Ally Pally on Sunday..bought loads of stash and some sweet little Bildmalarna stamps...which I will show with you the meantime I've have some cards to share....

This is LOTV Dandilion sweet..the DP's are Prima Madeline pad...I used WOC flowers and some glittery buttons added a seam binding ribbon and loads of pearls and sparkle... My next card

I made a bigger version of this for my Dept Manager..his wife had a baby boy a couple of weeks ago...the DP's are Magnolia and a little bit of gingham..he's coloured with copics and I have used glossy accents on the bubbles...added and pretty dotty organza ribbon and some glittery buttons.

Oh and I have another baby elephant for you...

Awww isnt he sweet too?...he's coloured with polychromos pencils and OMS.. the Dp's are Forever Friends Spring Time..added a organza ribbon and those lovely glittery buttons which I think I got them from Hobby Craft.

These cards a a few others will be for sale on eBay later this evening..

Thank you all for your lovely comments..they really make my day and I hope to be back with some more cards soon.

Thanks for stopping by..

Hugs Jan...xx

Friday 8 April 2011

Oh Wow!!...

....I can not begin to tell you how shocked and totally thrilled I am to be chosen to join the fab Design Team for Just Magnolia Challenge all know how much I love my Darling being part of the bestest Challenge Blog is just...well...thrilling..I cant wait to start and looking forward to work with all the great girls on the team..

Thank you Bev and Jacqui for the chance to do so...I'm still doing my happy dance...and I had other good news this week too..I was due to leave my job today as the temp contract was up..but they are keeping me on for a while I'm very chuffed about that too... Hope you all have a great weekend..I'm off to Ally Pally on Sunday for a bit of stash buying...enjoy the sunshine.. Hugs

Stampin' for the Weekend Challenge - Easter - DT Card

Hi Guys..yes its time for this weeks Stampin' for the Weekend Challenge and the theme is EASTER... its just around the corner...and it looks like spring is finally here... I have used sweet little Forever Friends cute...they are coloured with Polychromos pencils..the Dp's are from the Forever Friends Spring Time paper pad...really sweet for a nice fresh looking card... the ribbon is from the range too. I added WOC Cherry Blossoms and of course my usual pearls. The sentiment is from the range as well..I like it 'cos its tiny..but reads..'bunnies. chicks & daffodils..the first signs of Easter!' pop over and check out my teamies creations..darling Heidi-Mari has made two...and Joanne has a very cute bird house hope you will join us and I really look forward to seeing your creations.

Enjoy the sunshine.. Hugs Jan...xx

Tuesday 5 April 2011

Just Magnolia Challenge and Two to Share....

Hi... hope you're enjoying your week so far...its not a nice day here in my part of the world.but the forecast is looking good for the rest of the need some sunshine...anyway..I have been making..and darling Tilda has come out to play...

This is my very lastest buy..Tilda with Hawian Flower..really lovely I think..but then you all know how much I love my 'Maggies'...anyway I see that Just Magnolia has a 'Anything Goes' Challenge together with a DT call so I am going enter this. Tilda is coloured with Copics... The DP's are Primas Botanical which I distressed slightly with TH distress ink...the flowers are Prima again that match the DP's..I have glimmer misted them and sprinkled glamour dust for extra sparkle...added pearly brads..and spacers..a lovely seam binding ribbon with a cute little dragobfly charm..and as usual, loads of go and check out the DT creatations..they are truly lovely... I have another Tilda for you...just to share..

Sweet Tilda is coloured with copics...the DP's are Panduro Flowergarden..gorgeous roses from WOC...more seam binding ribbon and loads of pears and sparkle... Also...I have been playing with these darling Fizzy Moon bears...

..Isnt he cute...I do love bears..he is coloured with Polychromos pencils..the DP is V & A Hanoverian which I distressed with TH distress ink...lovely WOC roses again..and a gorgeous organza ribbon ...loads of pearls and a sweet MS butterfly. Well thats all from me today..hope to catch up soon.. Hugs Jan...xx