Friday, 21 September 2018

My Time to Craft Challenge #380 - Food and Drink

Today starts a new challenge over at My Time to Craft
where the theme this fortnight is 'Food and Drink'

All the details can be found HERE

Here is my design team card...
The products I have used are:-
Spellbinders Labels 14
Embossing Folder - Free with craft magazine
Clearly Besotted Stamps and Dies - My Cup of Tea
Ribbon from my stash
Challenges entered:-
Crafty Creations - Anything Goes
Crafty Gals Corner - Three or more Layers
The Paper Shelter - Sentimental
Scrapyland - Anything Goes
Through the Craft Room Door - Anything Goes

Tuesday Throwdown - Add Some Texture
Dream Valley - Girlie
Creative Moments - Anything Goes

Thank you for visiting today.
Janice x





Thursday, 20 September 2018

An Eclipse Card for a 3 Year Old

Today's card, is one I made for my friend's little boy,
who turned three yesterday.
I was pleased to find the free Minion image to use.
The products I have used are:-
All Occasion Dies - Happy Birthday
Craft Stash - Number
Alphabet die - Purchased from eBay
I really enjoy making these personalised eclipse cards, and I'll be
sharing another one with you after the weekend.

Thank you for your visit today.
Janice x

Monday, 17 September 2018

Anniversary Cards in three different colour ways ...

This month, I've had three anniversaries to make for, my nephew 
and wife and two sets of friends, so I decided to make
the same card, but in different colours.
The first is blue on white, the second is orange on cream and the
 third is lilac on white.
The products I have used are:-
Lawn Fawn - Large Crossed-Stitched Square Stackables
Heart Flower die - Purchased from eBay
Challenges entered:-
613 Avenue Create - Anything Goes/Optional Twist - Clean and Simple
Crafts Galore Encore - Anything Goes
HLS - Anything Goes with Dies

Not Just Cards - Anything Goes
Sparkles Monthly Challenge - Dies or Punches
Crafting with Dragonflies - Anything Goes
The Flower Challenge - Anything Goes

Thank you for visiting today.
Janice x

Saturday, 15 September 2018

A Bit More Time To Craft #76 - 'Anything Goes'

A new challenge starts today at 'A Bit More Time to Craft Challenge Blog' 
where the theme is always 'Anything Goes'

Details of the challenge can be found HERE
Here is my design team card which I made for my nephew and wife 
for their wedding anniversary last month.
The products I have used are:-
Lozzy's digi paper - Pastel Mixed Media
Heart die - Purchased from eBay
Uniko Stamps - Simply Said and Simply Said II
Scor-Buddy
Challenges entered:-
Craftyhazelnut's Patterned Paper Challenge - Anything Goes
a2z Scrapbooking Challenge - Clean and Simple
Scor-Pal Challenge - Clean and Simple
Crafty Sentiment Designs - Dies and/or Punches
613 Avenue Create - Anything Goes/Optional Twist - Clean and Simple
Cute Card Thursday - Dies or Punches

The Flower Challenge - Anything Goes

Thank you for visiting today.
Janice x

Friday, 14 September 2018

Winter Wonderland Challenge - Use Ribbon or Twine

A new challenge starts today at
Winter Wonderland where it is my turn to set the theme this month.
I have chosen
'Use Ribbon or Twine'

Full details of the challenge can be found HERE

Here is my design team card...
The products I have used are:-
Doctor Digi's House of Stamps - Selfi Santa
Spellbinders Labels 22
Crafts-Too Embossing Folder - Snowdrops
Docrafts X-Cut - Tags and Bookplates
Josy Rose Nail Heads

Promarkers
Challenges entered:-
ABC Christmas - S is for Snow/T is for Teal
C.R.A.F.T Challenge - Christmas
Scrapy Land - Always Anything Goes
Watercooler Wednesday - All about Occasions
HLS - Anything Goes with Dies
Crimbo Crackers - Anything Goes
The Holly and Ivy Christmas Challenge - Anything Goes
Christmas with the Cuties - The Cutest Snowman


Thank you for visiting today.
Janice x


Thursday, 13 September 2018

Eclipse Card for my Great Niece

Here is the birthday card I made this week, for my 
great niece who loves 'Moana'
I found the copyright free Moana image on the internet, cut out Emily's name,
then matt and layered the image onto black card and silver mirror card.
I then cut her name again in black fun foam, glued both the letters together
and then positioned and glued them onto the image.

The products I have used are:-
Cuttlebug Alphabet and Numbers - Olivia
Large letter dies - Purchased from eBay
Presscut - Happy Birthday
Challenges entered:-
Crafty Gals Corner - 3 or more Layers
Little Red Wagon - Bling it On
Mix it Up Challenge - Anything Goes/Option - Layering
Crafty Sentiments - Dies and/or Punches
Crafty Creations - Anything Goes
Creative Moments - Anything Goes

Thank you for visiting today.
Janice x



Tuesday, 11 September 2018

Female Birthday Card

Today's 'Clean and Simple' card is one I made recently for a friend.
Challenges entered:-
613 Avenue Create - Anything Goes/Optional twist -Clean and Simple
Dragonfly Dreams - Anything Goes
Crafting with Dragonflies - Spring has Sprung
CAS on Friday - Flowers
Crafty Catz - Anything Goes/Optional twist - Add a Butterfly
Cut it Up - Birthday
a2z Scrapbooking Challenge - Clean and Simple
Creations in Pink - Anything Goes in Pink
Daisy Chain Challenge - Birthday
Thank you for visiting today.
Janice x

Saturday, 8 September 2018

My Time To Craft Challenge #379 - 'Under the Sea'

Today starts a new challenge over at My Time to Craft
where the theme
this fortnight is 'Under the Sea' 
All the details can be found HERE

Here is my design team card...
The products I have used are:-
Bubbles and Shell dies - Purchased from eBay
Sizzix - Framelets 'Hello' set of dies
EK Success Punch - Three tiny circles
Craft Sensations DSP - Ocean Dreams
Challenges entered:-
Pixie's Snippets Playground #334 - Anything Goes
Creatalicious Challenge - Anything Goes/Optional - Pastel Colours
CHNC 401 - Anything Goes
Creative Fingers Challenge - Anything Goes
Crafty Catz - Anything Goes/Twist - Add a Butterfly
Crafters Café - Three of Something (Dies)

Than you for visiting today.
Janice x

Friday, 7 September 2018

Female Birthday Card

Today's card is one I made recently for my goddaughter.
The products I have used are:-
Sizzix - Framelets 'Hello' set of dies
Dovecraft DSP - Amethust/Floral Prints
Digistamp Boutique - Large Happy Birthday Set - Lilac
Challenges entered:-
Whoopsi Daisy Digi Challenge - Anything Goes with Option of Purple
Dare 2B Artzy - Favourite Colour (Purple)
Dragonfly Dreams - Anything Goes
Craftyhazelnut's Patterned Paper Challenge - Anything Goes
Watercooler Wednesday - Anything Feminine Goes
Seize the Birthday - Birthday/Option - Rainbow
Scrapy Land - Anything Goes
The Sisterhood of Crafters - Bloomin' Flowers

Thank you for visiting today.
Janice x

Wednesday, 5 September 2018

A 'Clean and Simple' Birthday Card

Today, I am sharing the card I made for my niece who celebrated 
her birthday last week.
The products I have used are:-
DigiStamp - Large Birthday Sentiments
Spellbinders Labels 1 and Decorative Labels 1
Leane Creatief Embossing Folder - Little Flowers
Challenges entered:-
Get Creative Challenges - Lots of Bling and Sparkle
613 Avenue Create - Anything Goes/Optional Twist - Clean and Simple
a2z Scrapbooking September Challenge - Clean and Simple
HLS - Clean and Simple
Mix it Up Challenge - Anything Goes + Layering
House of Cards - Birthday and/or Colour
Fussy and Fancy Challenge - Anything Goes
Creative Knockouts - Something to Say

Thank you for visiting.
Janice x

Monday, 3 September 2018

40th Birthday Card

Today, I am sharing the card I made for a friend and neighbour who
celebrated his 40th birthday this weekend.
He loves sports and is an amazing triathlete, so I wanted
to make him a triathlon themed card.
I made the backing paper by typing the triathlon words
'swim.bike.run' and printed in pale grey.
I found the triathlon image on the internet.
The numbers I die-cut in black card and also black fun foam
to give some dimension.

The products I have used are:-
Spellbinders Nestabilities - Squares and Large Deckle Edge Rectangles
Number and tag die - Purchased from eBay
Sentiments computer generated
Home made card candi
Challenges entered:-
Just Us Girls - Celebrate
Craftyhazelnut's Patterned Paper Challenge - Anything Goes
Always Happy Birthday - Anything Birthday Goes
The Crafter's Café - Three of Something (3 different dies)
Crafts Galore Encore - Anything Goes
House of Cards - Birthday and/or Colour
Mix it Up Challenge - Anything Goes + Layering
Monochrome Magic - Monochrome or Monochrome with a twist of Girly
The Twisted Challenges - Celebrations + Monochrome


Thank you for visiting today.
Janice x

Friday, 31 August 2018

Alphabet Challenge - L is for 'Leaves'

Today starts a new challenge over at Alphabet Challenge
where the theme this fortnight is 'L for Leaves'
The lettered challenges take place every fortnight, and as there are
two design teams - Team A and Team B, I will be making a card once a month.

This fortnight the alphabet letter and theme is
'L' for Leaves
All the details can be found HERE

Here is my card, a very 'Clean and Simple' one...
I came across the idea on Pinterest.
The products I have used are:-
Cuttlebug Embossing Folder - Distressed Stripes
Memory Box or Poppy Stamp Leaf dies
My Favourite Things - Royal Leaves
Stitched Curved die - Purchased from eBay
Uniko Stamps - Simply Said
 Challenges entered:-
Crafting by Designs - Anything Goes
Crafty Creations - Anything Goes
Crafty Gals Corner - Anything Goes
Creative Moments - Always Anything Goes
Watercooler Wednesday - Anything Goes
The Crafty Addicts - All About Boys and Men
UnstampaBelles Challenges - Emboss, Emboss, Emboss/Twist - Make it for a Male
Hiding in my Craft Room - For any Occasion

Thank you for visiting today.
Janice x

Wednesday, 29 August 2018

Male Birthday Card

Today's card I made for my friend to give to her husband.
I matt and layered the image and the sentiment, onto green, black and
gold mirror card, and then added the card candi.

The products I have used are:-
Hunkydory - The Second Little Book of Decoupage
Hougie Board
Sentiment is computer generated
Home made card candi
Challenges entered:-
The Crafty AddictsAnything Goes/All about Boys and Men
Try it on a Tuesday - Take a Ride
Crafty Sentiments Designs - Anything Goes
Crafting with Dragonflies - Guy Card
Crazy 4 Challenges - Masculine Card
Thank you for visiting today.
Janice x

Sunday, 26 August 2018

My Time to Craft Challenge #378 - 'Christmas in August'

Today, I am sharing my design team card for the 'My Time to Craft' Challenge.
All the details can be found HERE
A very 'quick and easy' CAS style card to make.
As always, I find the mirror card so difficult to photograph!

The products I have used are:-
Card Deco - Merry Christmas
Crafts-Too Embossing Folder - Snowflake Banner
Challenges entered:-
CHNC #400 - Anything Goes/Optional - Add a Reindeer
Through The Purple Haze - Make it CAS
ABC Christmas ChallengeP for Plain, Q for Quotes, R for Rabbits or Robins
Crimbo Crackers - Anything Goes
Christmas at Sweet Stampin' - Anything Goes
Watercooler Wednesday - All About Holidays
The Holly and Ivy Christmas Challenge - Anything Goes

Thank you for your visit today.
Janice x




Friday, 24 August 2018

A Gardening Pop-Up Card

Today's card I recently made for my friend to give to 
her Mum who loves gardening.
The products I have used are:-
Spellbinders Pop-Ups - Happy Days
Spellbinders Nestabilities - Circles and Scalloped Circles
Dovecraft 8"x8" DSP- Forget-Me-Not
Dovecraft 8"x8" Glitter Decoupage - Forget-Me-Not
Stamp - Free gift with craft magazine
Sentiment computer generated


Challenges entered:-
Scrapy Land - Anything Goes
Sisterhood of Crafters - Bloomin' Flowers
Through the Craft Room Door - Anything Goes
The Crafter's Café - Birthdays and/or Buttons
Craftyhazelnut's Patterned Paper Challenge - Anything Goes
Pixie's Snippets Playground - Anything Goes
Thank you for visiting today.
Janice x

Wednesday, 22 August 2018

Anniversary Card

Today's card is one I made for my nephew and his wife for their
 wedding anniversary.
The products I have used are:-
Spellbinders Nestabilities - Circles and Scalloped Circles
Hearts and Stitched banner dies - Purchased from eBay
Docrafts Xcut Embossing Folder - Hearts
Uniko stamps - Simply Said and Simply Said II
Challenges entered:-
Card Mania - Anniversary
Crafts Galore Encore - Anything Goes
Creative Craft Cottage - No Patterned Paper
Let's Craft and Create - Lots of Layers
Love to Craft Challenge - Anything Goes
Not Just Cards - Anything Goes

Thank you for your visit today.
Janice x





Monday, 20 August 2018

Female Birthday Card

Today, I am sharing a birthday card I made recently for a friend.
The products I have used are:-
Card Deco - Happy Birthday
Apple Blossom Scalloped Border - Name unknown 
Scor-Buddy
Challenges entered:-
Crafter's Castle Challenge - Anything Goes/Option - Shabby or Chic
Crafty Friends Challenge - Anything Goes
Hiding in My Craft Room - Use Die Cuts
Creative Fingers Challenge - Anything Goes
Cut It Up - Favourite Colour (Lilac/Purples)
Aud Sentiments - Anything Goes + A Sentiment
Cardz 4 Galz - Dies or Punches
Seize the Birthday - Anything Goes

Thank you for visiting today.
Janice x

Friday, 17 August 2018

A Kitchen Apron...

The card I am sharing with you today, is one I made for my
wonderful next door neighbour Ange, who is an amazing cook
and loves spending time in her kitchen.
The products I have used are:-
Apron and utensil dies - Purchased from eBay
Craft Stash - Alphabet die 
White on Black birthday sentiment - designed by Paula Pascual
(and very kindly shared on her Facebook page)
The Range paper pad - Vintage Chic Creations
Challenges I have entered are:-
Aud Sentiments Challenge - Anything Goes + A Sentiment
Cardz 4 Galz - Dies and/or Punches
Seize the Birthday - Anything Goes
Craftaholics R Us - Anything Goes
Crafty Gals Corner - Add a Ribbon and/or Bow
The Paper Shelter Challenge - Punches and Dies
Craftyhazelnut's Patterned Paper Challenge - Anything Goes
Let's Craft and Create - Anything Goes + Option of Layers
Die Cuttin Divas - Anything Goes

Thank you for visiting today.
Janice x

Wednesday, 15 August 2018

'A Bit More Time to Craft' Challenge #74 - 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'
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.
You can find all the challenge details HERE on the blog,
if you would like to enter.


The products I have used are:-
Lozzy's Hue Digi papers
Memory Box - Floating Balloon Trio
Sentiment stamp - Free gift with craft magazine
Challenges entered:-
TTCRD - Anything Goes
Cards in Envy - Something New (Digi Paper)
Double Trouble Paper Crafting - Dog Days of Summer
Use Your Stuff - Summer Fun
Allsorts Challenge - From Boys to Men
Craftyhazelnuts Patterned Paper Challenge - Anything Goes
Watercooler Wednesday - Masculine - Anything Goes

Thank you for visiting today.
Janice x