Thursday, 15 November 2018

A Bit More Time to Craft #80

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, made for my sister-in-law in Germany.
My nephew and I have just spent a wonderful weekend with her.
 
The products I have used are:-
Stampendous Wood Block stamp - D004 Thank You
Spellbinders Nestabilities - Squares
Sakura Jelly Rolly Pen to outline the butterfly wings
Challenges entered:-
Cuttlebug Mania - Thank You So Much
TTCRD - Anything Goes
Unicorn Challenge - Use a Sentiment
Crafty Cardmakers - Lots of Layers
Cute N Crafty - Thanksgiving/Thankful
Simon Says - Thanks/Thanksgiving
Dare 2B Artzy - Thanks
Dragonfly Journey - Thanks/Giving

Thank you for visiting today.
Janice x

Monday, 12 November 2018

A 'Clean and Simple' Diamond Wedding Anniversary Card

Some friends recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary, 
and this is the card I made for them.
The products I have used are:-
Craftstash - Alphabet and Numbers
Die-Namics - Pierced Rectangles
Presscut - Happy Anniversary
Heart die - Purchased from eBay

Challenges entered:-
Challenge up your Life - Anniversary/Celebrate
Less is More - Metallics
Cut it Up - Clean and Simple
Dies R Us - Using Stitched Dies
Crafting with Dragonflies - Special Event/Celebration

Thank you for visiting today.
Janice x

Friday, 9 November 2018

Winter Wonderland Christmas Challenge

A new challenge starts today at Winter Wonderland
Our sponsor is Kinda Cute and the theme is
'What you love to do at Christmas'



Full details of the challenge can be found HERE
Here is my design team card...

The products I have used are:-
Kinda Cute digi - Reindeer and Snowman
Embossing Folder - Name and make unknown
Hobbycraft stamp - Merry Christmas
Promarkers



Challenges entered:-
613 Avenue Create - Anything Goes/Optional Twist - Christmas or Winter
Angie's Digital Stamps - Anything Goes/Optional Twist - Christmas
Fabrika Fantasy - Christmas or Winter
Merry Little Christmas - Anything Christmas Goes
The 12 Months of Christmas - Anything Goes/Optional theme -All tied up for Christmas
CHNC #410 - Anything Christmas
Craft Rocket Challenge - Christmas is Coming
Digi Doodle Studios - Christmas/Winter

Thank you for visiting today.
Janice x

Wednesday, 7 November 2018

Birthday Card for my Nephew

Today, I am sharing the birthday card I recently made for my nephew.
I love making black and white cards, but thought I'd break it up a little, by using the 
patterned paper and brads as the 'shelf'.
The products used are:-
Crafters Companion Die'Sire Embossaliscious Embossing Folder - Gunmetal
Card Deco - Happy Birthday
Tool die - Purchased from eBay
Driftwood Paper Pad - The Works
Challenges entered:-
Crazy for CAS - Favourite Colour
The Paper Nest Dolls - Anything Goes
Dragonfly Dreams - Anything Goes
Always Happy Birthday - Happy Birthday
The Crafters Café - Male (Young or Old)

Love to Craft - Anything Goes
Craftyhazelnut's Patterned Paper Challenge - Anything Goes
Crafting from the Heart - Anything Goes

Thank you for visiting today.
Janice x

Monday, 5 November 2018

Eclipse Birthday Card

Today's card, is one my friend asked me to make for her grandson
who loves 'Paw Patrol'. I found this image on the internet and
made it into an eclipse card.
The products I have used are:-
Presscut - Happy Birthday
Cuttlebug Alphabet and Numbers - Olivia
Letter dies - Purchased from eBay
Challenges entered:-
Crafters Café - Male (Young or Old)
Do-Al(l) Kreatives - Man's World

Dragonfly Dreams - Anything Goes
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - Anything Goes
Pile it On - Pets
2 Crafty Critter Crazies - Anything Goes
Crafty Animals - Anything Goes


Thank you for visiting today.
Janice x

Friday, 2 November 2018

My Time to Craft #383 - Sketchy Time

Today starts a new challenge over at My Time to Craft
where the theme this fortnight is 'Sketchy Time' using this sketch.


All the details can be found HERE

Here is my design team card, where I have turned the sketch round.
The products I have used are:-
Spellbinders Nestabilities - Ovals and Scalloped Ovals
Rounded stitched corner die - Purchased from eBay

Lili of the Valley Art Pad - Cute Cottage Garden
Sentiment - Computer generated
Challenges entered:-
Watercooler Wednesday - Anything Goes
TTCRD - Anything Goes
The Cutie Pie Challenge - Going Girly
Craftyhazelnut's Patterned Paper Challenge - Anything Goes
Seize the Birthday - Birthday/Option of Foliage

Thank you for visiting today.
Janice x

Wednesday, 31 October 2018

90th Male Birthday

I received a request from my friend's Mum asking me to make a
90th birthday card for a man who loves to play bowls.

Luckily I found this image on the internet, as I have nothing
really suitable in my craft stash to use.
The products I have used are:-
Spellbinders Nestabilities - Rectangles
Digistamp Boutique - Milestone Birthdays
Home made Card Candi
Challenges entered:-
Cute N Crafty - Anything Goes
613 Avenue Create - Anything Goes/Optional Twist - Use Something Wooden
Crafty Creations - Anything Goes
Ellibelle's Crafty Wednesday - Outdoors/Nature

Incy Wincy Designs - Anything Goes

Thank you for visiting today.
Janice x

Monday, 29 October 2018

Wedding Card

Today, I am sharing a wedding card a friend asked me to make for her recently.
The invitation she received was of a leafy, autumnal theme, so she asked
if I could make her a similar themed card.
I haven't used my gilding flakes in a while, so this is what I came up with.
The products I have used are:-
My Favourite Things - Royal Leaves
Pierced Hearts and Stem Leaf dies - Purchased from eBay
Couture Creations A4 Embossing Folder - Tied Together
Lawn Fawn - Stitched Rectangle Frames
Digistamp Boutique - Wedding Word Art
Names and date sentiment - Computer generated
Gilding Flakes
Challenges entered:-
Dragonfly Dreams - Autumn Colours
International Art and Soul - Autumn Colours
Stamping Sensations - Shades of Autumn
Brown Sugar - Fall/Halloween
CAS on Friday - Make a Fall/Halloween card
Kitty Bee Designs - Halloween/Fall
As You Like It Challenge - Favourite Halloween or Autumn Colours
(Browns and golds for the changing colours of leaves)

Moo-Mania - Autumn
Scrapyland - Anything Goes

The Card Concept - Elegant Fall
Dare 2B Artzy - Fall

Thank you for visiting today.
Janice x

Friday, 26 October 2018

Alphabet Challenge - 'P is for Penguins'

Today, a new challenge starts at Alphabet Challenge
where the theme for this fortnight is 'P is for Penguins’

The details of the challenge can be found HERE

Here is my design team make...a Christmas tag!
The products I have used are:-
Woodware Tag Punch
Spellbinders Nestabilities - Circles
Sizzix - Framelets 'Hello' set of dies
Hero Arts wood mounted stamp - Baby Penguin
Cuttlebug Embossing Folder - Snowflakes
Promarkers
Challenges entered:-
ABC Christmas Challenge - U is for 'Upon'/V is for 'Very Quick'
Scrapyland - Anything Goes/Celebrations
Watercooler Wednesday - All About Holidays
Dream Valley Challenges - Anything but a Card
2 Crafty Critter Crazies - Anything Goes
The Holly and Ivy Christmas Challenge - Anything Christmas Goes
Christmas with the Cuties - Wrap up Warm
Christmas at Sweet Stampin' - Anything Goes

Thank you for visiting today.
Janice x

Wednesday, 24 October 2018

80th Male Birthday

Today’s card I am sharing, is one my friend asked me to make 
for her 80 year old cousin who like gardening.
The products I have used are:-
Spellbinders  Nestabilities - Circles and Scalloped Circles
Cuttlebug Alphabet  - Olivia
Hunkdory - The Second Little Book of Decoupage
Craft Essentials Creative Dies - Happy Birthday
Craft Stash - Alphabet Die
Challenges entered:-
Crafty Sentiment Designs - Anything Goes
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - Anything Goes
Country View Challenge - Plant-tastic
The Happy Craft Challenge - Anything Goes
Just Keep on Creating - Anything Goes
Let's Craft and Create - Anything Goes
Through the Craft Room Door - Anything Goes
Thank you for visiting today.
Janice x


Monday, 22 October 2018

New Baby Card

My friend's son and wife recently had a baby girl and this
is the card I made for them.
The products I have used are:-
Spellbinders Nestabilities - Scalloped Squares
Clearly Besotted Stamps - Congrats
Stitched Frame and Mobile dies - Purchased from eBay
Challenges entered:-
Pixie's Snippets Playground #337 - Anything Goes
The Corrosive Challenge - Anything Goes
Creations in Pink - Anything Goes in Mainly Pink
The Happy Craft Challenge - Anything Goes
HLS - Anything Goes with Dies
Just Keep on Creating - Anything Goes
Monochrome Magic - Twist of Pink
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - Anything Goes


Thank you for visiting today.
Janice x

Friday, 19 October 2018

My Time to Craft #382 - Halloween or Cats

Today starts a new challenge over at My Time to Craft
where the theme this fortnight is 'Halloween or Cats'
All the details can be found HERE
Here is my design team card...
The pierced hearts and cat dies I purchased from eBay,
along with the black enamel dots.

I added red Nuvo drops and a black peel-off sentiment to finish.


Challenges entered:-
Crafty Creations - Anything Goes
Show Us Your Pussycats - Furrything Goes/Meowloween
TTCRD - Anything Goes

2 Crafty Critter Crazies - Anything Goes
Crafty Animals - Anything Goes
Scrap from your Heart - Use Dies
Sunny Day Crafting - Anything Goes with Animals
Creative Moments - Anything Goes/Optional Twist - Travel

Thank you for visiting today.

Janice x

Thursday, 18 October 2018

Female Birthday Card

Today, I am sharing a card my friend asked me to make
for her niece.
The products I have used are:-
Hunkydory - Little Book of Dresses
Die-Namics Corner Concepts - Happy Birthday
Challenges entered:-
Shopping Our Stash - Pink is the New Orange
Creative Craft Cottage - Pretty Pinks or Halloween
Crafting with Dragonflies - Mostly Pink
Seize the Birthday - Anything Goes
Crafty Catz - Anything Goes/Optional - Anything but Square
Crafty Sentiment Designs - Birthday
Creations in Pink - Anything Goes in Mainly Pink
Crafter's Café - Feminine

Thank you for visiting today.
Janice x

Tuesday, 16 October 2018

Winterwonderland Christmas Challenge - Arctic or Antarctic Animals

A new challenge has started at
Winter Wonderland where the theme this month.
is 'Arctic or Antarctic Animals'Our sponsor is SheepSki Designs

Full details of the challenge can be found HERE

Here is my design team card...
The products I have used are:-
Let it Snow and Pierced Square dies - Purchased from eBay
Promarkers
Snowflake punch
Challenges entered:-
The Corrosive Challenge - Anything Goes
Crafter's Castle - Anything Goes/Winter of Christmas
Crafty Friends - Use More than One Die

CHNC #407 - Anything Goes - Christmas
C.R.A.F.T. Challenge - Christmas
The Holly and Ivy Christmas Challenge - Anything Christmas Goes
Allsorts Challenge - Christmas


Thank you for visiting today.
Janice x




Monday, 15 October 2018

A Bit More Time to Craft #78

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

I have made a small Christmas themed box, by printing 2 different papers
from one of  Lozzi's digital paper set directly onto card.
The products I have used are:-
Lozzy's digi paper - Vintage Christmas
Spellbinders Grand Shapeabilities - Square Bracket Edge Box
Woodware Snowflake Punch
EK Success Snowflake Punch
Challenges entered:-
Allsorts Challenge - Christmas
Crafter's Castle - Anything Goes -Winter/Christmas

CHNC #407 - Anything Goes Christmas
Crimbo Crackers - Anything Goes
Christmas at Sweet Stampin' - Anything Christmas Goes
C.R.A.F.T. Challenge - Christmas

Thank you for visiting today.
Janice x