Friday, 29 March 2019

Wedding Anniversary Card

Today, I am sharing an anniversary card made recently for my friend 
and her husband.
The products I have used are:-
Creative Expressions Paper Cuts Die - Champagne Celebration Edger
 Hougie Board
Challenges entered:-
Aud Sentiments - Any Sentiment Except "Happy Birthday"
Crafty Creations - Anything Goes
Scrapy Land - Anything Goes
Watercooler Wednesday - All About Occasions
Crafty Sentiment Designs - Anything Goes
TTCRD - Anything Goes
Thank you for visiting today.
Janice x

Wednesday, 27 March 2019

60th Birthday

Today, I am sharing a birthday card I made recently for a good friend
who celebrated his 60th birthday.
It's hard to see in the photo, but I embossed the base card with the
champagne bottle embossing folder.
I also cut the frame three times and glued together for some dimension.
The products I have used are:-
Presscut - Happy Birthday
Leanne Creatief Embossing Folder - Champagne Bottles
Star frame and number dies - Brand unknown
Challenges entered:-
Incy Wincy Designs - For the Men and the Boys
Use Yor Stuff - Black and White
2 Sisters on the Blog - Clean and Simple
Country View Challenges - Letters and/or Numbers
Creatalicious Challenges - Anything Goes/Optional - Monochrome
Die Cut Divas - Anything Goes
Scrap from your Heart - Clean and Simple

Thank you for visiting today.
Janice x

Monday, 25 March 2019

Wedding Anniversary Card

Today, I am sharing a card my friend's husband asked me to make for her
for their wedding anniversary.
I used pearlised card backed with silver mirror card, which proved
difficult to take a good photo.
The products I have used are:-
Crafters's Companion Die'sire - Scalloped Tags
Heart panel die - Brand unknown
Sentiment - Computer generated
Challenges entered:-
Crafty Friends Challenge - Use Spring Colours
Aud Sentiments - Any Sentiment Except "Happy Birthday"
2 Sisters on the Blog - CAS
Crafts Galore Encore - Anything Goes
Creatalicious Challenges - Anything Goes/Option - Monochrome
Dies R Us - One for the Ladies (Crafters Companion die)
HLS - Anything Goes with Dies
Thank you for visiting today.

Janice x

Saturday, 23 March 2019

My 'Inspiration Scribbler' Card for 'Scribbles Designs'

Today, I am sharing my 'Inspiration Scribbler' project, made for the
Monthly Scribbler's showcase of Scribbles Designs Challenge Blog

All the details for the challenge can be found HERE

The products I have used are:-
Die-Namics - Pierced Rectangles
Promarkers 
Challenges entered:-
Colour Crazy Challenge - Anything Goes
Crafty Catz - Anything Goes/Optional - Make it Square
Creative Fingers - Anything Goes
Jo's Scrap Shack - Anything Goes
Polkadoodles - Anything Goes
QKR Stampede - Anything Goes
Thank you for visiting today.
Janice x

Friday, 22 March 2019

My Time To Craft Challenge #393 - 'Mother's Day/Female Card'

A new challenge has started over at My Time to Craft

where the theme this fortnight is 'Mother's Day/Female Card'

All the details can be found HERE

Here is my design team card which my friend asked me to make
for her, to give to her Mum later this month.
The products I have used are:-
Spellbinders Edgeabilities - Classic Scallop
Spellbinders Nestabilities - Lacey Ovals
Digistamp Boutique - Blooming Lovely Set
Sentiment - Computer Generated
Promarkers
Hougie Board
Challenges entered:-
Crafting by Designs - Blooming Flowers
Ellibelle's Corner - Think Spring or Add Some Green (or both)
Scrapy Land - Anything Goes
The Sisterhood of Crafters - Ladies/Girls
Digi Choosday - Anything Goes
Ike's World - C is for CAS - Anything Goes
Passion for Promarkers - Springtime
Try it on a Tuesday - Say it with Flowers
Thank you for visiting today.
Janice x

Wednesday, 20 March 2019

Masculine Birthday Card

Today's card is one I made for a friend who celebrated his birthday last week.
The design of this card was 'cased' from a card I made at a recent
fundraising card making day held for our local hospice.
The sentiment and stitched pennant dies are both unbranded.
I have a female version to share with you at a later date.

Challenges entered:-
Incy Wincy Designs - For the Men and Boys
Make My Monday - Going Round in Circles
Cardz 4 Guyz - To Die For
Watercooler Wednesday - Masculine Anything Goes
Creatalicious Challenge - Anything Goes/Option - Monochrome
HLS - Anything Goes with Dies

Thank you for visiting today.
Janice x

Monday, 18 March 2019

A New Great-Nephew!

On Wednesday, my 3rd great-nephew Jack David arrived, weighing in at 7lb 5oz.
He is named after my Dad and my nephew.

I'm looking forward to meeting him tomorrow for a cuddle.
He joins my two other great-nephews and six great-nieces.
Here is the card I made for my nephew and his wife...
The products I have used are:-
My Favourite Things - Hello There
Cuttlebug 3"x3" die - Baby #2
Large Alphabet - Brand Unknown
Challenges entered:-
Pixie's Crafty Workshop #348 - Anything Goes
The Corrosive Challenge - Anything Goes
Crafty Calendar - For a Child
Cardz 4 Guyz - To Die For
Country View Challenges - Letters and/or Numbers
Craftyhazelnut's Patterned Paper Challenge - Anything Goes

Crafts Galore Encore - Anything Goes
Die Cut Divas - Anything Goes
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends - Anything Goes

Thank you for visiting today.
Janice x

Saturday, 16 March 2019

A Bit More Time to Craft Challenge #88 - Anything Goes

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

Details of the challenge can be found HERE
where 3/5 randomly drawn winners will each get to choose

3 sets of Lozzy's papers


Here is my design team card...
I added some Glimmer dust to the paper and butterfly to give a
bit of sparkle.
The products I have used are:-
Lozzy's digi papers - Ashby
Spellbinders Labels 1
The Works - Stitched Frame 
Digistamp Boutique - A4 Quick Print Butterflies
Challenges entered:-
Creative Fingers - Anything Goes
Crafty Creations - Anything Goes
Scrapy Land - Anything Goes
The Crafty Addicts - Anything Goes/Optional theme 'Embellish It'

Thank you for visiting today.
Janice x

Friday, 15 March 2019

Alphabet Challenge - 'Z is for Zesty Colours'

Today, a new challenge starts at Alphabet Challenge
where the theme for this fortnight is  'Z is for Zesty Colours’
Orange, Lemon or Lime
The details of the challenge can be found HERE

Here is my design team card...
The products I have used are:-
Sun rays stencil - Brand unknown
Spellbinders Nestabilities - Circle and Scalloped Circle
Inca Wood Mounted Stamp - Happy Birthday
Ranger Distress Ink - Fossilized Amber
Challenges entered:-
Ike's World - C is for CAS/Anything Goes
Papercraft Challenges - Clean and Simple
As You Like It Challenge - Favourite Dies or Stencils
(I love the effect nesting dies give to a sentiment or image)
Crafty Creations - Anything Goes
Creative Moments - Anything Goes
Ellibelle's Corner - Think Spring or Add some green
Sisterhood of Crafters - One for the Ladies/Girls

Thank you for visiting today.
Janice x

Wednesday, 13 March 2019

Guest Designer - 'Through the Craft Room Door' Challenge


Last month I was lucky enough to win a challenge over at
Through the Craft Room Door  
I was delighted to be invited as a guest designer for them this week.

Today, I am sharing my card for their new challenge,
where the theme is 'Anything Goes'

The sponsor this week is Sparkle N Sprinkle with a generous
prize of a $15.00 gift code to the store.
Here is the card I made for a friend's recent birthday.
The products I have used are:-
My Favourite Things - Die-Namics - Cross-Stitch Ovals
Sparkle N Sprinkle digi set - Chianti
Promarkers
Challenges entered:-
Cardz 4 Guyz - To Die for
Digi Choosday Challenge - Anything Goes
Watercooler Wednesday - All about Occasions
Make My Monday - Something New (new digi image and sentiment)
Use Your Stuff - Stitching - Real or Faux

Corrosive Challenge - Anything Goes

Thank you for your visit today.
Janice x





Monday, 11 March 2019

Birthday Card for my Sister

Today, I am sharing the birthday card I made for my sister,
who celebrated her birthday last week.
I used mint green pearlized card for the embossed panel, adding
diamante gems to the centre of the flowers.

The products I have used are:
Spellbinders Nestabilities - Circles
Spellbinders Nestabilities Decorative Elements - Lacey Circles
Apple Blossom Embossing Folder - Intricate Sophistication
Apple Blossom A5 Swirly Sentiments and Banner die
Sentiment - Computer Generated
Challenges entered:-
Dragonfly Journeys - Green Goodness
Crafty Friends - Ladies/Girls
Crazy 4 Challenges - Flowers
CAS on Friday - Embossing (Dry or Heat)
Dragonfly Dreams - For a Special Female

Thank you for visiting today.

Janice x

Friday, 8 March 2019

My Time to Craft #392 - 'It's Raining Cats and Dogs'

A new challenge has started over at My Time to Craft

where the theme this fortnight is 'It's Raining Cats and Dogs'
All the details can be found HERE

Here is my design team card...

The products I have used are:-
Hunkydory The second Little Book of Decoupage
Sentiment stamp - Unknown brand
Thank you for visiting today.
Janice x

Wednesday, 6 March 2019

Just a Note...

I needed to make a very quick thank you card, and what quicker way than
using an embossing folder straight onto the base card.
Lastly, I stamped the sentiment and added a couple of enamel dots to finish.

The products I have used are:-
Embossing Folder - Brand unknown
Sentiment stamp - Free gift with craft magazine 
Thank you for visiting today.
Janice x

Monday, 4 March 2019

Male Birthday Card

Today I am sharing a quick to make male birthday card.
I have scored a few lines across the top and bottom, but they don't
show very well in the photo of course!
The products I have used are:-
Happy die - Brand unknown
Craft Essentials Creative Dies - Happy Birthday
Silver Nail Heads
Challenges entered:-
Dies R Us Challenge - For the Men/Boys in our lives
Simply Create Too -
Anything Goes/Optional Twist - For a Male

Thank you for visiting today.

Janice x

Friday, 1 March 2019

Winter Wonderland Challenge - 'Fuzzy Wuzzy Christmas'

Today sees the start of another challenge at Winter Wonderland
The challenges are held on the first Friday of each month.
The theme for this month is: 'Fuzzy Wuzzy Christmas'
Create something that is furry, frizzy, fluffy, puffy or fuzzy wuzzy.
Think furry animals, fluffy hats or mitts, puffy coats, frizzy beards (like Santa's!!)

All the details can be found HERE

Our sponsor for this challenge is: Sheep Ski Designs
Andrea is offering 3 images of choice for the random winner.



Here is my design team card...



The products I have used are:-
Sheep Ski Designs - Mindy
Crafts-Too Embossing Folder - Snowdrops
Stampin' Up - Word Window Punch
Promarkers
Challenges entered:-
Crimbo Crackers - Anything Goes

Cute N' Crafty - Anything Christmas or Winter
Watercooler Wednesday - All about Occasions
Everybody Art Challenge - Animals
Show us your Pussies Challenge - Furrything Goes
Christmas with the Cuties - Beginning with B - Bauble
Christmas at Sweet Stampin' - Anything Christmas Goes

Thank you for visiting today.
Janice x