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Wednesday, 28 October 2015

To You

Good Afternoon

My Crafty Friends, Followers and Visitors

I trust you are well, and I would like to express my sincere thanks to
everyone for their good wishes on my Birthday. I reached a milestone
of the grand age of 65 and hope that god willing I have many more 
birthdays to celebrate.

My lovely hubby bought me a Todo machine and accessories and
am looking forward to using it.  I have had some lovely gifts and
cards and thanks to everyone for your kindness.

Now my card today is another DT make for Penny's Paper Crafty
and once again we are going with the theme 
ANYTHING GOES


The design team girls have yet again created some fabulous
cards and if you decided to hop over to to our challenge
blog take a look at their work and if you can leave a 
little love.

This weeks sponsors are :-




Prize - 2 images of winners choice

and



Prize - $ 10 Gift Certificate

My make has been done using the image Koality Time
by Karleigh Sue

DETAILS

1. Started with an 8 x 8 card and embossed the front using
one of my new Todo embossing folders

2.Still using the same embossing folder I embossed  Lilac
and white pearlescent card that I had already die cut into
squares and then arranged then onto the card.

3. The image was printed out and coloured with Copic
then die cut and added to the card.

To complete I added the hearts ribbon border and a
sentiment.

Until Next Time
As Always 
Take Care and Happy Crafting

Jennifer xx

I would like to enter this into the following challenges

Retarte #63 Anything Goes
Through The Craft Room Door Always Anything Goes
Try It On Tuesday Lots of layers
Crafting from the Heart Always Anything Goes
Craft Your Passion Always Anything Goes
Love to Scrap Anything Goes
Ooh La La Creations Embossing

Monday, 26 October 2015

Not Quite My Size

Good Afternoon

My Crafty Friends, Followers and Visitors,

Well today I celebrate my 65th Birthday, as its Monday I will
be over at my Mums for the morning and this will be the
first time in years that I get to spent time with mum on my birthday.
I know she is looking forward to that, so I think a bit of cake has
to be the order of the day, sod the diet LOL.

Now down to business!!!

Welcome back for another challenge over at
 Dream Valley 

The challenge runs every fortnight , posted every other Monday.

The theme for this fortnight's challenge is 

                              Feeling Blue/ Use The Colour Blue                                     
                                     and we are sponsored this fortnight by
We would love you to come and join in 

Please Remember - Only 10 Challenges including Dream Valley
can be entered and you must link back to our blog.

The lovely ladies  over at Dream Valley have created some
fabulous creations for your inspiration, so why not pop on
over to the  DREAM VALLEY blog and have a peep.  

The image I have used is Image 923, You can purchase it HERE
please forgive the photo I don't know why they are showing up
dark as when I take them they look fine. Sorry.


DETAILS

1. Using a 7 x7 card I matted a quarter of it with embossed
dotty card.

2. With my Tonic square dies I die cut two out of blue card. I
then added a doily between them and a piece of blue
crochet ribbon across them both. They were then adhered
to the base using foam tape.

3. The image was printed out and coloured with Copic and
then die cut using Tonic Elegant Ovals, before I removed
it from the die  I used Pan Pastels over the background.
It was then mounted using foam tape.

4. The flourish was cut with a Tattered Lace die and again
I used Pan Pastels to colour, this was then added just
under the image frame,

5. Still using the Elegant Ovals I cut the sentiment tag
and added the word using the Tattered Lace Alphabet.

To complete I added an assortment of blue flowers from my stash.


So come on, lets see what blue creations you come up with.
Remember it can be anything you choose as long as it
uses the colour BLUE.

Until Next Time
As Always
Take Care and Happy Crafting

Jennifer xx

I would like to enter this into the following challenges

Send a Smile for Kids Celebrations cad 4 kids
Artbymiran Challenge # 43 Anything Goes
Brown Sugar #169 Anything Goes
Crafting-With-Friends Always Anything Goes
Creative Fingers # 97 Always Anything Goes
Simply Papercraft # 16 Always Anything Goes

Wednesday, 21 October 2015

I Can Dream

Good Afternoon

My Crafty Friends, Followers and Visitors

I trust you are keeping well and active?

Here we are again another Wednesday another challenge about to start
over at Penny's Paper Crafty.  The theme is Anything Goes

This week our  Sponsors are:-



Prize 7 Digi's of winners choice

and


Prize- 3 images from their store


My card has been made using the Oddball Art image by Lizzy Love  and  you
can purchase her HERE. The title is Big Eye Skater Girl Blake Loves to Draw
Pictures  In The Sand

DETAILS
1. Card is 7 x7 white and  I have matted it with red card.

2. Using Tonic circle dies I have cut six circles in varying  
sizes. Two were cut from patterned paper from MCS
Two from plain white card. One from red card and
the last one has the image on it. 

3. I arranged the circles onto the card at different angles
and secured them with double sided tape.

4. The image was printed out and colour up with Copic
and then adhered to the red circle.

5. Three tags were cut using the Sue Wilson Tags dies
and I cut these twice out of red and white card, I then
matted the white tags onto the red ones and  using
foam pads adhered to the card before mounting
the image.

To complete I die cut the words using a Tattered lace alphabet die.

I do hope you will come on over and join in our challenge.
See you there.

Until Next Time
As Always
Take Care and Happy Crafting
Jennifer xx

I would like to enter this into the following challenges
Doodle PantryAny Digi Goes
Through The Craft Room Door Always Anything Goes
Crafting from the Heart Always Anything Goes
Craft Your Passion Always Anything Goes
Love to Scrap Anything Goes
Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper Anything Goes With Patterned paper

Trellis of Roses

Good Morning

My Crafty Friends, followers and Visitors

I hope you are all well today? This the first of two blog posts
today.  I would also like to welcome my new follower's Susan Martin
and Cas. Thank you so much ladies and I hope I can inspire you
with some of my little creations

Today we have another new challenge starting over at 


 and the theme this time is
the all time favourite

ANYTHING GOES

We have as our sponsor for this challenge 





The prize for the lucky winner of this challenge
is 3 Sets of your choice 
from The Cutting CafĂ©.

My lovely team buddies have again created some stunning
cards for your inspiration and it would be nice if you could
go on over, take a look and leave a comment ( just to cheer
them up LOL )

So without further ado, here is my make, hope you like.

DETAILS

1. Our sponsors very kindly gave us a choice of templates and
I chose to use the side stepper card template.  It so easy to
made cards using The Cutting Cafe templates and you
can be sure of a perfect card base each time. Just click 
HERE to be taken to The Cutting Cafe Site and check out
the all the cutting files and other goodies that they have.

2. Using an X Cut lattice die I and black card I created the 
backdrop. Then still using black card (shiny) I die cut
the butterflies and sentiment from Tonic dies.

3. The flowers are from the Tattered lace create a rose
cd and the die that accompanies it.

So my dear friends, there you go,  done and dusted and
if I say so a very pretty card. Now its your turn.
cannot wait to see what your fabulous projects.

So Until Next Time
As Always
Take Care and Happy Crafting
Jennifer xx

I would like to enter this into the following challenges
Digi Choosday Challenge # 42 Birthday Celebrations
Through The Craft Room Door Always Anything Goes
Crafting from the Heart Always Anything Goes
Craft Your Passion Always Anything Goes
Not Just Cards Always Anything Goes
Die Cut Divas Shaped Cards

Thursday, 15 October 2015

Plough The Field

Good Morning
My Crafty Friend, Followers and Visitors

I trust everyone is fine, if not sending wishes for a speedy recovery.


Todays blog features my Third card for A Bit More Time To Craft , their challenges are

Always Anything Goes
 so really easy.

The prizes for three randomly picked winners will be dig papers
from Lozzy. ( If you look on the challenge blog under paper pick tab, you
will see all the fabulous paper that Lozzy has designed and believe me
there are some fabulous ones)

We would also  love you  to join our Facebook group



So without further  ado here is my card.

DETAILS
1. Using an 8 x8 white card I have embossed it using a
           vintage folder that I inked with black ink before running
through my machine.

         2. I then took the backing papers from the Paper Packs by Lozzy
IT'S STRIPES and CHECKOUT DIGI PAPERS. Printed
them onto super smooth, cut into squares and mounted
onto black card.

3. The image is from our sponsor  DELICIOUS DOODLES
and is entitled Vintage Style Working The Land.
You can purchase it HERE. I coloured it using
Copic markers and then using a SB round die cut it out.
Using the next size round die up I cut another frame
in black card and mounted the image onto it using
foam pads.

I do hope you will come along and join us over at
our Challenge blog and have a look at the fantastic
papers Lozzy has designed.  The team also
have created some super cards and would love
you to visit.

Until Next Time
As Always
Take Care and Happy Crafting
Jennifer xx

I would like to enter this into the following challenges
Doodle Pantry Any Dig Goes
Retarte # 62 Anything Goes
Crafty Hazelnut's Patterned Paper A/Goes with Patterned paper
Lia Stampz Challenge # 93 Animals
The Sisters of Craft Anything Goes
Your Scrapbook Place Anything Goes

Wednesday, 14 October 2015

Penguin Party

Good Afternoon

My Crafty Friends, Followers and Visitors

Hope everyone is ok as we hit another Wednesday,

Anyhow seeing as it is Wednesday, its time for another
challenge over at Penny's Paper Crafty and this week
our theme is 

EASEL CARD

You can create anything you like as long as the card is
an Easel 

Our sponsors for this week challenge are




Prize - 3 images of winners choice


and


Prize $5 Voucher


My card is featuring the Playful Penguins set from
Sparkle n Sprinkle and you purchase it HERE.

DETAILS
        1.    I decided I would like to try making a triple easel card
         something I have never done. Watched a couple of
video's  and this is the result.

2. The card is made from navy card stock and to be
       honest I gave up on the measuring and did my own
thing. Anyone who know me will tell you that
     a ruler and me do not get on LOL and I prefer to use
the by eye method.

3. Next I created the panels again using navy card.
    The backing paper came from  MCS and I  printed
off two sheets.

4. The Penguins as I said are pre- coloured and I
  printed them off onto super smooth card and 
then I used two oval dies and one circular die
to cut them out. I distressed the backgrounds
with Archival Whispers  ink - Sugarloaf.
They were adhered to the each panel with
foam pads.

5. I then die cut the corner and snowflake from
white card and added glitter before adhering
to the front and back panels.  The poinsettia 
was created from vellum and again glittered.
I added a red gem in the centre and also in
the centre of the snowflake.

6. The stopper is also part of the penguin set
along with the sentiment.

Here is a side view of the card

There you have my take on a triple easel card.  Looking  forward
to seeing your creations and my team buddies have made some
fabulous cards to give you some inspiration, so please pop
on over, take a look round and join the fun.

Until Next Time
As Always
Take Care and Happy crafting
Jennifer xx

I would like to enter this into the following challenges

A Snowflakes Promise #7 Anything Goes with a Winter or Christmas Theme
Through The Craft Room Door Always Anything Goes
Crafting from the Heart Always Anything Goes
Christmas Cards All Year Round No Stamping 
Crafty Hazelnuts Christmas Challenge Extra Anything Goes as long as its Christmas
Crafty Time Shaped Cards
Lia Stampz Challenge # 93 Animals

Monday, 12 October 2015

Hold On

Good Evening 
My Crafty Friend, Followers and Visitors

I have decided to another  blog post, just because I can and
dedicate it to breast cancer awareness. I think the sentiment
on this card is very fitting to us all.

Hope your day has been bearable considering its Monday.

I have done a quick card and the majority of the card has 
been taken  from the Ooh La La Creations cd Words.  This cd has
been out for some time but its a lovely one to fall back
on.


DETAILS

1.I printed out three backing papers and the image from the
cd Words and using parts of a Sue Wilson die I cut two
of backing papers. Then with plain pink card I matted
the papers onto it and cut round the shape by hand.

2.Using an 8 x 8 what card I have matted it with pink
card stock and rounded the edges of both. Next I 
took the third backing paper and matted this to 
the pink card again rounding the edges. Before
this was adhered to the card I took a piece of 
pink organza ribbon and pink lace and attached.

3. The image was printed out as it appears on the card
and was then adhered to one of the frames. The frames 
were then angled on the card.

To complete I have added three pink flowers down the
side.  ( Sorry the photo is a little dark, it looked fine when I took it)

Well that's it from me, off to get my tea

Until Next Time
As Always
Take Care and Happy Crafting

Jennifer xx

I would like to enter this into the following challenges

Glitter n Sparkle # 158 Use some Pink
One Stitch At A Time # 246 Anything Goes with Awareness
The Ribbon Girls  Any image Anything Goes
Ooh La La Creations  # 191 Pretty in Pink








Broomsticks At The Ready

Good Afternoon

My Crafty Friends, Followers and Visitors,

How are we all doing? I hope the answer
is Doing OK and if not I am sorry and
hope things get better very soon.

Welcome back for another challenge over at
 Dream Valley 

The challenge runs every fortnight , posted every other Monday.

The theme for this fortnight's challenge is 

                              HALLOWEEN                                              
                                     and we are sponsored this fortnight by
Imagine That

We would love you to come and join in 


Please Remember - Only 10 Challenges including Dream Valley
can be entered and you must link back to our blog.

The lovely ladies  over at Dream Valley have created some
fabulous creations for your inspiration, so why not pop on
over to the  DREAM VALLEY blog,  we are waiting
to see you all.

Halloween is not a favourite  subject for me and I
find it a bit difficult but I have had a go so here goes.

DETAILS

1. I took a piece of craft card folded in half to create a
A4 card and decided to use it in landscape format.

    2.  I then covered it with a background paper from my
         stash  Next I added a piece of spider wed down the side.

  3. I created the frame using deep red card with my
 Brother ScanNcut and mounted the outer section
flat onto my card.

4. All the images except the spider were cut again
from the ScanNcut ( I am getting used to it slowly)
and I then mounted all but the witch around the
edge of the frame using foam pads.

5. The central card is the waste from the frame
and I mounted the witch again with foam
pads to give her dimension. The panel was
then placed back into the centre of the
frame but I put quite a bit of foam tape
onto the back so that the centre stood
proud of the frame.

To complete I added the plastic spider and there
you have it, my take on a Halloween card.

I know a lot of you will be creating Halloween card around this
time, so come on pop some over on our blog challenge, we
are dying to see your take on Halloween.

Until Next Time
As Always
Take Care and Happy Crafting
Jennifer xxx

I would like to enter this into the following challenges
Crafty Calendar Halloween

Suzy Bee's Bloomin' Challenge Anything Goes Twist something beginning with S (Spider)
Chocolate, Coffee & Cards # 101 Animals
Creative Corner - Halloween
Pattie's Creations Fall or Halloween image
Simply Create Too # 96 Halloween Colours

Wednesday, 7 October 2015

Flowers and Bubbles

Good Afternoon

My Crafty Friends, Followers and Visitors

Hope everyone is ok as we hit another Wednesday, only three
more Wednesdays then we will be getting into November,
its frightening how quickly this year is going by.

Anyhow seeing as it is Wednesday, its time for another
challenge over at Penny's Paper Crafty and this week
our theme is 

ANYTHING GOES

Our sponsors for this week challenge are



Prize - 7 Digi images of winners choice

and



Prize - 3 Digi images of winners choice

I have again made two cards but this will be the last time I will doing
this as our DT member Kim is back. Next week I will be back to 
making only one card, so without further ado, the first card has
been made using the image Floral Trio Frame for Bugaboo and
you can purchase it HERE.

DETAILS
 1. Card size is 8 x 8 and I have matted it with burgundy card
       that I have embossed using a dotty folder (sorry don't know
         the correct name but I think its one of Crafters Companions )
 I created another mat still using the dotty folder but this
  time I used black card. Before these were adhered to the
      card, I wrapped a strip of red ribbon which has black spots
on it across the two layers. (Sorry for some reason the
picture has come out a bit fuzzy)

     2. The floral frame trio were coloured with Copic markers
        and I then cut the frames apart and matted onto red and
black spotty embossed card.

3. I arrange them so that I had room at the top to add
the sentiment and a triple layer bow at the bottom.
A black pearl gem was added the centre of the bow.
 The happy Birthday is one of the new Tonic Dies and
    again I added a black pearl gem to the centre of the star.

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Card Two
DETAILS

1. Circle card is from my stock and I have folded
it to create an easel card.

           2. I have then matted it with two circle dies that have
                  been cut out blue centura pearl card. The flourishes 
               are Tattered Lace dies and I have inked them over 
                with antique linen distress ink before adhering to my
card.

                3. The image in entitled Thea Boo Blowing Bubbles and is
                  from Lacy Sunshine and you can purchase her  HERE.
                          Again coloured with Copic markers and then fuzzy cut her
                     out. She has been mounted onto the card with foam tape.

                4. I added glossy accent to the bubbles a smaller circle to the
          bottom of the card to act as the stopper and to finish
added a row of pearl droplets.

There you have it, I hope you will go on over to the challenge
blog at Penny's Paper Crafty and join in. Looking  forward
to seeing what you come up with.

Until Next Time
As Always
Take Card and Happy Crafting

Jennifer xx

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges
Artistic Inspirations  # 141 Anything Goes Twist of Black
Craft-Dee BowZ Anything Goes with a hand made bow
Crafting from the Heart Always Anything Goes
Crafty Cardmakers  # 149 Circular cards
Craft Your Passion  Always Anything goes
My Besties UK Challenge E1 Anything Goes & Not a Square Card
Crafty Sentiment Designs Anything Goes
Going Grey With Scrap-Creations Birthday

Your Favourite Colour

Good Morning

My Crafty Friends, Followers and Visitors

How is everyone doing?  Well that is another month done and dusted 
as they say. I cannot believe how close we are getting to Christmas.

Anyway enough  about the C word for now, its time once
again for a New Challenge to begin over at


Our theme for this challenge is

FAVOURITE COLOUR COMBO


Our lovely sponsor is


The prize for the lucky winner of this challenge
is 3 Digi Images of your choice .

If you need a little inspiration, then please, take a
look at the fabulous creations that my team buddies
have made. They are such a talented group.

The image I have chosen for this challenge is
entitled Angel Of Music  from the Angel Kisses Collection 
and you can purchase
her HERE.

DETAILS

1.  I took an 8 x 8 white card and attached a mint
coloured pearlescent card that has been embossed to
the front.  Before adhering to the card I added a
piece of lace across the bottom to create the border.

2. The image was printed onto super smooth and using
one of my favourite colours ( Parisian Blue ) it's a
sort  of blue and purple mix, I coloured her with
my Copic markers.  I must admit I think I have
fallen for this sweet image she is adorable.

3. Using a circle die I cut the larger frame from black
card and then with next size down circle die I cut
out the image and adhered them together.

4. Taking a paper doily I attached this to the card,
   then with foam tape I adhered the circles on the
 card.

5. Still using black card I die cut the music score, using 
the Tattered Lace Die and then attached this to the
frame.

To complete I arranged the flowers ( again with the colour
of my choice)  adding two leaves down one side of the frame.

Well that's me done for today, now it's over to you
cannot wait to see what you create using your
favourite colour combo.

Until Next Time

As Always
Take Care and Happy Crafting

Jennifer xx

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges

Artistic Inspirations  # 141 Anything Goes - Twist of Black
Crafting from the Heart Always Anything Goes
Craft Your Passion Always Anything Goes
Not Just Cards # 25 Always Anything Goes
Deep Ocean Challenge # 114 Fairies & Angels
Love to Scrap # 63 Ribbon or Lace
Retarte # 62 Anything Goes
Crafty Sentiment Designs Anything goes

Monday, 5 October 2015

Hey I'm Cool

Good Morning

My Crafty Friends, Followers and Visitors,

Hope you are all well and ready for a new week ahead?

Well can you believe it's October already.

          Another month can only mean one thing, it the start of another new challenge
starting today over at Whoopsi Daisy and our theme this month  is

HAND COLOURED IMAGE

We would love you use a Whoopsi Daisy image but you don't have to
any image or project can be entered as long as you have coloured
it yourself.

 More details over on the Whoopsi Daisy Challenge Blog here

If you should need a little inspiration, then if you visit our 
     blog the wonderful design team have some stunning makes to share.

Good News Linnie now sell her digital stamps on Etsy if you would like to visit her shop 
here is the link.
https://www.etsy.com/shop/WhoopsidaisyDesigns 

 Here is my DT make,  the image is from the Cd
Daisy may and Friends and you can purchase it
by going onto the link above.

Please Note :-**NEW RULE**  We now have a limit of 2 entries per person, however,
 if 1 of your entries uses an image from Whoopsi Daisy, you may have an additional entry. 
 So, if you use a Whoopsi Daisy image, you may enter 3 times total.


DETAILS

1. Using an 8 x8 card I have matted it with pink pearlescent card
that has been embossed.  The patterned paper panel I have
created by using distress inks. This panel was then adhered
to the pink card but before it was stuck down I added a
white ribbon to hide the join.

2. The image was printed onto super smooth card and coloured
using my Copic markers and then I distressed the edges.

3. The flourishes are by Tattered Lace and  the flowers were
made using the SB die Blooms Two and cut out of paper
that had also been created like the panel using distress
inks.

To complete the flowers I added Nuvo crystal Drops to each
centre.

I have never made my own backing paper before using inks
but I must say I am quite pleased with the effect and will
most likely try this technique again with different colours
of inks.

Looking forward to seeing all your wonderful creations over
at Whoopsi Daisy Challenge Blog

Until Next Time
As Always
Take Care and Happy Crafting

Jennifer xx

I would like to enter this into the following challenges
Digistamps 4 Joy # 116 Anything Goes, Twist  - B, Blue, Blooms
Petal Lu Anything Goes
The Sisters of Craft Anything Goes
World Wide Open Design Team Challenge Anything Goes
Catch The Bug Anything Goes
Scrappers Delights Always Anything Goes
Suzy Bee's Bloomin' Challenge Anything Goes Twist Embossing Wet or Dry

Sunday, 4 October 2015

Isabella

Good Morning,

My Crafty Friends, Followers and Visitors,

How are we all keeping. I hope happy and well?

Well here we are into another month and Christmas I am sorry
to tell you my friends is looming just around the corner.
Not to mention Halloween and birthdays, boy we crafters
are sure kept busy.

My post today is advise you that its time once again for
a new challenge to start over at 


The theme is Anything Goes 

We have three sponsors for this challenge and they are :-



Zuri Artsy Crafty    - Prize 3 Images



Concetta Kilmer    - Prize 3 Images



Emerald Faeries  -Prize 3 Image


Over on the challenge blog, the wonderful ladies
on the design team have created, for your inspiration
some fantastic cards and it would be nice if you
would visit the blog have a nosey around and leave
then some hugs.

My card has been made the using the gorgeous image
Isabella from Emerald Faeries and you can purchase
her HERE.


DETAILS

1. Using my SB dies Grand Decorative Labels One I
created the card by cutting two pieces of white
hammered card and joined then together to 
create a tent card.

2. The image was printed onto super smooth and coloured
with Copic and the background coloured with Pan Pastel.
You might not be able to see, but her wings have been
coloured using gel pens.  I then used a fancy edged
 circle die to cut her out.

3. The flourishes and butterflies were die cut using
Tonic  dies out of  pale blue pearlescent card.

4. The image was then mounted onto the  card using
foam tape and the flourished added just behind.

To complete I added Nuvo silver crystal drops  to 
the butterflies, used as at butterfly trail and on
the flourishes.  I added the sentiment With Love
which has also had the crystal drops added to
each end.

I hope I have inspired you to come along and
join our challenge.

Until Next Time

As Always
Take Care and Happy Crafting

I would like to enter this into the following challenges
Catch The Bug Anything Goes
Chocolate, Coffee & Cards # 101 Animals
Crafting-With-Friends Always Anything Goes
Crafty Catz #295 Fantasy/Fairy
Jo's Scrap Shack #108 Anything Goes
QKR Stampede #159 Anything Goes
Simply Papercraft # 14 Always Anything Goes
Crafty Girls Creations Always Anything Goes
Digital Delights by Loouby Loo # 3 Anything Goes
Moving along with the Times Fairy Enough

Flower Elf

Good Morning My Crafty Friends, followers and Visitors Hope everyone is Ok. Well here we are nearing the end of yet another month. ...