Tuesday, 20 February 2018

Happy New Home

Today, I am sharing a 'clean and simple' new home card made for my nephew and his wife. 
They have recently returned to live in their house, after having an extension built.
As lots of changes have been made, I thought it would feel just like moving into a
new home for them.
The house die is actually longer than this, and includes another house and some trees.
I only wanted to use the one house, so I cut it in the brown card twice, glued them together
and then glued it to the black card to create a slight shadow.

The materials I have used are:-
Cuttlebug Embossing Folder - Wens Window
House die - Purchased from eBay
Crafts-Too punch - Heart 
Challenges entered:-
Pixie's Snippets Playground - Anything Goes
Cards in Envy - Give it some Heart
The Paper Nest Dolls Challenge - Anything Goes
Less is More - Dry Embossing
AAA Cards - CAS/Die Cuts Only

Thanks for visiting today.
Janice x

Friday, 16 February 2018

Winter Wonderland Special Tribute Challenge

Today, I am sharing my inspiration card made for the 
Winter Wonderland Challenge design team, where this
month the theme is 'Anything Goes'.

This is a monthly Christmas card challenge and is a great way of
making cards and building up your stock throughout the year.

Today starts a special tribute challenge in memory of Eileen, who was the
original owner of this challenge blog, who sadly passed away last year.

Full details of the challenge can be found HERE

Our sponsor this month is Imagine That Digistamp where the winner
will be able to spend $10 in store.

Here is my card...
The materials I have used are:-
Imagine That Digistamp - Polar Fun
Spellbinders Labels 45
Crafts-Too Embossing Folder - Snowdrops

Challenges entered:-
A Snowflakes Promise - Anything Goes
The Holly and Ivy Christmas Challenge - Anything Christmas Goes
Crazy for CAS - Cuddly
Incy Wincy Designs - Clean and Simple
2 Crafty Critter Crazies Challenge - Anything Goes
Digi Choosday - Anything Goes
Craftyhazelnut's Christmas Challenge - Anything Goes
The Merry Christmas Challenge - Anything Goes
Christmas at Sweet Stamping
- Anything Goes
Crimbo Crackers - Anything Goes

ABC Christmas Challenge - C is for Clean and Simple

Thank you for visiting today.
Janice x

Thursday, 15 February 2018

'A Bit More Time to Craft' Challenge #62 - Anything Goes

Today, I am sharing my Design Team card made for
'A Bit More Time to Craft Challenge Blog' where the theme is always 'Anything Goes'
Here is my design team card...
This is my first attempt at sizing the digi paper, positioning the digi image
and the sentiment, which allows me to print the sheet in one go.

The challenges are held on the 1st and 15th of the month where the lucky 3/5 winners can
win their choice of 3 digi paper sets from the very talented Lozzy.
There are lots of fabulous sets to choose from which can be found HERE
and they print beautifully.
You can find all the challenge details HERE on the blog, if you would like to enter.

The materials I have used are:-
Lozzy's 'All Change' Digi papers

Challenges entered:-
Digi Choosday - Anything Goes

Watercooler Wednesday - Heidi's 'All About Occasions' Challenge
Craftyhazelnut's Patterned Paper Challenge - Anything Goes
Eclectic Ellapu - Anything Goes
Not Just Cards - Anything Goes
Angie's Digital Stamps - Anything Goes
Crafty Awesomeness Challenge - Anything Goes

Thanks for visiting today.
Janice x

Wednesday, 14 February 2018

Love You...

For today's card, I have used the February challenge sketch over at
 Clair and Sharni Get Crafty! Facebook group.

The materials I have used are:-
Spellbinders Nestabilities - Squares
Docrafts Xcut Embossing Folder - Hearts
Alphabet dies - Purchased from eBay
Challenges entered:-
Deep Ocean Challenge - Love is all Around
Try it on a Tuesday - Love is in the Air
Cuttlebug Mania - Colour Challenge
Cards in Envy - Love you so Much
Incy Wincy Designs - Clean and Simple
Die Cut Divas - Love is in the Air
Through the Craft Room Door - Anything Goes

Thank you for visiting today.
Janice x

Monday, 12 February 2018

Another 60th Birthday Card...

Today's 60th card is one I was asked to make for my friend Mark for his Mum.
Mark gave me some ideas for the design of the card, as well as looking on Pinterest,
this is what we came up with, going for a 'clean and simple' style
with a bit of glitter and sparkle.
The materials I have used are:-
Number dies - Purchased from eBay
Sentiment was computer generated.
Challenges entered:-
613 Avenue Create - Anything Goes/Optional twist - Love
Pile it On - 3D Embellishments
Crafty Calender Challenge - 2 or more Layers
CAS on Friday - Dies
Cut it Up Challenge - Layers of Love
Simply Create Too - Favourite Colour Combo (purple and white)
Creative Knockouts - Birthday Wishes
Thanks for visiting today.

Janice x

Saturday, 10 February 2018

Coffee Is My Daytime Wine...

Today I am sharing my Guest Design Team inspiration card for the 

My card can be found HERE
I printed the coffee cup in two different sizes, and used 3D foam pads to
lift the middle one. The coffee bean paper was a free clipart from the internet.

The materials I have used are:-
Spellbinders Mega Nestabilites - Curved Rectangles
Hougie Board
Challenges entered:-
Crafting by Designs - Anything Goes
Creative Moments - Anything Goes
Scrapy Land Challenges - Anything Goes
Fairy Tale Challenge - Coffee and Cake
Colour Crazy Challenge - Anything Goes

 The Scribbles Designs 5th Birthday Party Blowout challenge
ends on the 15th February, so there's still time to enter!

Thanks for visiting today.
Janice x

Thursday, 8 February 2018

Relaxing in the Bath...

My niece celebrated her birthday on Monday, and here's
the card I made for her.
I bought some lovely images from DigiStamp Boutique in their recent sale,
and this is one of them, which I thought would make a nice girly card.
The materials I have used are:-
Spellbinders - Labels 1 and Decorative Labels 1
Stampin Up Word Window punch
Woodware punch - Scalloped Oval
My Mind's Eye Paper Pad - My Favourite Things
Sentiment is computer generated

Challenges entered:-
Watercooler Wednesday - Penny's Feminine 'Anything Goes'
The Crafty Addicts - Anything Goes
Lemon Shortbread Challenge - Anything Goes
Craftyhazelnut's Patterned Paper Challenge - Anything Goes
Allsorts Challenge - Spots and/or Stripes
Crafty Catz - Anything Goes/Optional Twist - One for the Girls
Scrapy Land - Anything Goes
Passion for Promarkers - Love and Kisses

Thanks for visiting today.
Janice x