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Monday, 30 January 2017

Thank You

Good Morning,

My Crafty Friends, Visitors and Follower,

I trust you all well? and can you believe  its nearly  the end of January

Today we are starting our latest challenge
 221  over at :-


The challenge theme is

Thank You

and its been chosen by Janice

The girls have been working hard to
create designs to inspire you, so please
take a moment to view their work and
if you can, leave them a comment.

I have chosen to use an image from the cd

Everyday Occasions

You can purchase it and others by clicking on 
the link   HERE.  There are also some great
freebies too,  so well worth checking it out.

The prize for the winner will be
2 digi downloads from the Ooh La La Creations Store


DETAILS

1. Using an 8 x 8 card I matted it with pink pearlescent card
that I first embossed. Before it was adhered I wrapped blue
ribbon down the side.

2.  Next I layered two of the papers from the cd and added
a white panel that had been embossed and die cut using
Spellbinder's A2 Curved Borders.

3. The topper was adhered to the card using foam pads
and I die cut the words Thank you from left over pink 
card.

To complete I created the chocolate box bow and added
to the centre of the ribbon.

Hope you will come along to the blog and join in the
challenge.

Until Next Time
Thanks for calling
As Always
Take care and Happy Crafting
Jennifer xx

I would like to enter this into the following challenges
Brown Sugar # 235 A/ Goes
Jo's Scrap Shack # 173 A/ Goes
Morgan's Art World No 2 Add Ribbon
http://cdsundaychallenge.blogspot.co.uk

Saturday, 21 January 2017

Dare To Dream

Good Morning

My Crafty Friends, followers and Visitors

Can you beleive  January is nearly over, or well
I suppose it's going to be another year that fly's by.


Welcome to today's  challenge #  78 
( This will be our last one this year) over at 


 and the theme is

Must Use Flowers

Our sponsors for this challenge are :-

Starstampz

Prize 3 Digi Images

And

All Dressed Up


Prize 2 Digi Images

I have used for my card the image Dreaming Of Summer
from All Dressed Up and if you can purchase it by clicking
the link HERE

DETAILS

1. Using a card 8 x 51/2 I matted it with paper
that I created by using Distress Inks Shabby Shutters
Spun Sugar and Scattered Straw by Tim Holts. I
then inked over it with a flower stamp.

2. Next layer is white card that I have embossed.

3. The image was coloured with Copic and die
cut using S/B die Pearl effects and before
adding to the card I have inked around the
edges.

4. In keeping with the theme I then added flowers
from my stash and the Happy  Birthday tag and
a With Love sentiment.

Thanks for calling
Until Next Time
As Always
Take Care and Happy Crafting

Jennifer xx

I would like to enter this into the following challenges
Crafting With An Attitude # 23 A/A/ Goes
Crafty Girls Creations # 32 A/ Goes
Star Stampz Challenge Birthday
Through the Purple Haze # 116 Happy Anything

Monday, 16 January 2017

Sleepy Days

Good Morning,

My Crafty Friends, Visitors and Follower,

I trust you all well?

Today we are starting our latest challenge
 220  over at :-


The challenge theme is

For A Man or A Boy

and its been chosen by Jane

The girls have been working hard to
create designs to inspire you, so please
take a moment to view their work and
if you can, leave them a comment.

I have chosen to use an image from the cd

Faithful Friends

You can purchase it and others by clicking on 
the link   HERE.  There are also some great
freebies too,  so well worth checking it out.

The prize for the winner will be
2 digi downloads from the Ooh La La Creations Store


DETAILS
1. Created the card base from dies and black card.

2. Printed off the topper and two backing papers from
the cd and with the same die set cut out the panels
in decreasing sizes.

3. Layered each one up and then adhered the topper
to the centre.

4. I printed out another  of the topper and cut around
the image as I decided to decoupage it.

To complete I added the sentient also printed from the
cd and added a little bone charm from my stash.

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

I would like to enter this into the following challenges

Sunday, 15 January 2017

I Bring You A Rose

Good Morning
My Crafty Friend, Followers and Visitors

Today we see the start of a new challenge over at

 A Bit More Time To Craft ,

our challenge's are always

 Anything Goes 

 so really easy and so much fun as the choice is yours.

The prizes for three randomly picked winners will be digi 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). Also there is a Freebie Friday, where
you can get some free papers.

The papers can be purchased by clicking on the link below

Paper Pick Tab

We would also  love you  to join our Facebook group


Challenge Blog http://abitmoretimetocraft.blogspot.com.au/

DETAILS
1. Started with an 8 x8 scolloped edged card and matted it with
Orange card from my stock.

2. Next I used two of the papers from the Vintage Hearts Collection
From Lozzy's papers and adhered then at angles onto the card.

3. The image was one that I won a while ago from Karin Van Eijk
isn't it a gorgeous image and I have coloured it with Copic.
Thank you Karin, (bet you thought you would never see it LOL)
Once coloured I went around the edges using Pan Pastels. 
The image was mounted onto the same orange card before
adhering to the card with foam tape.

To complete I added an orange bow .

That's all from me today.

Until Next Time
As Always
Take Care and Happy Crafting

Jennifer xxx
I would like to enter this into the following challenges
Artbymiran Challenge #   75 A. Goes
Brown Sugar  #  233A/ Goes
Crafting-With-Friends # 34 A/ Goes
Jo's Scrap Shack # 171 A/ Goes

Tuesday, 10 January 2017

Fly Away

Good Morning Crafty Friends, Followers and Visitors

Hope everyone's ok on this dull chilly Tuesday.  Defiantly
not the weather to be going out but unfortunatly I have to
later on.

Today I just wanted to share a card made for no other reason than
I wanted too. Hope you like?

DETAILS
1. Started with a 6 x 6 black card.

2. Using white card, I cut and embossed the panel using
one of the new Xcut Cut and Emboss folder and this
one is entitled Floral Frame.

3. I then adhered the frame to a piece of silver mirri card
and then adhered to the card using foam tape.

4. The butterflies are from the Hunkydory butterfly
collection and all I did was cut then out of one
of the toppers. Slit the wings for movement and
curled then before adhered with hot glue.

To complete I added Tonic Nuvo  Silver Drops.

That's all from me today.
Thanks for calling and your lovely comments

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

I would like to enter this into the following challenges
Artistic Inspirations # 170 A. A. Goes
Get Creative Challenges # 54 A/ Goes
The Crazy Challenge # 239 Three of A Kind ( Butterflies)

Saturday, 7 January 2017

Two for One

Good Morning

My Crafty Friends, followers and Visitors

Well you should be well and truly over Christmas
now and settling into the New Year.


Welcome to today's  challenge #  79  over at 


 and the theme is

Ribbons and/Or Pearls 

Our sponsors for this challenge are :-

Lemon Shortbread

Prize 3 Digi Images

and

Di's Digi Images
Prize $12 Voucher

I have chosen to use both sponsors in this challenge, so
first card is using the image Snow White Bird from
Lemon Shortbread and you can purchase it HERE.
DETAILS
1. Started with an 8 x 8 scalloped edged card and matted
it with paper that I first embossed and then added
Cosmic Shimmer Pixie Powers - Siver Dream, Bronze
blush,Teal Wash and Scarlet Mist.

2. Before adhering to the card I wrapped a teal satin ribbon
across the middle and created a bow.

3. The image was coloured with Copic and then die cut,
  mounted onto a piece of teal card and then adhered to
the card with foam tape.

To complete I added pearls to the centres of the embossed
flowers, pearl strips along the top and bottom of the card
and added two pearl pins to the bow.

Second card using my own image from Di;s Digi's
called Daisy Trail Click HERE to purchase
DETAILS
1. I started with a circular card from my stash and added
a backing paper from my stash that I die cut using a
circular die.

2. The image was coloured with Copic and then die cut
with a S/B die.

3. Using the Tonic word dies I die the sentiment from
silver mirri card and adhered to the top of the card.

To complete I added green pearls around the card and
added a small green bow.

Thanks for dropping by
As Always
Take Care and  Happy Crafting
Jennifer xxx

I would like to enter this into the following Challenges


Crafting With An Attitude # 23 A/A/ Goes
Crafty Creations # 332 A/A/ Goes
Fab 'n' Funky # 332  Little Girls


Thursday, 5 January 2017

Hitchin A Ride

Welcome Crafty Friends, Followers and Visitors.

Well here we are 5th January  already. I hope by now
you have got over the Christmas Holidays and are
ready for the year ahead.

It time again to introduce our Fourth challenge over at



  We are a monthly challenge that will
start on the 5th of each month and end on the last day of the month.
We are a themed challenge and this month the theme is:-

Add Sparkle

Our sponsor for this challenge is Di's Digi Images

Here is my DT make and please visit the blog and see what my
team buddies have designed for your inspiration.  We hope  you
also come along and support us by joining in.

For my card I have used the image Hitchin A Ride and is one
of our sponsors images.
DETAILS

1. Using a 7 x 7 white card I first matted with dark blue mirri card.

2. Next layer is a piece of hand made sparkling paper that I have
had in my stash for years. ( sorry its not showing up very well)

3. The image was printed onto super smooth and coloured with
Copic.  I then die cut it and added gel pen dots around the
image( again to add some more sparkle)  before adhering
to the card using foam tape.

4. At each corner I added silver dome dots and created an outer
edge using  blue gems.

To complete I added the Birthday Greeting banner.

I hope you have enjoyed you visit and that you will come
along and join our challenge.

Thanks for calling and your comments
Until Next Time
As Always
Take Care and Happy Crafting.
Jennifer xx

I would like to enter this into the following challenges
Crafting By Designs A/ Goes
Crafty Gal Corner # 104 Use Something New (Digi Stamp)
Inspiration Destination # 119 A/ Goes
Little Red Wagon # 375 Something  New

Tuesday, 3 January 2017

News Flash

Good Morning,
 My Crafty Friends, Followers and Visitors 

Well here we are in 2017 and I hope it will be a good year for us all.

Today I want to share with you some exciting news, most of you
 will know Linda Simpson as she is a freelance designer
and is a  daily blogger and has been for years. 

Well I am here to announce that Linda has decided to open her
own Etsy shop selling her own design papers  and matching toppers.

The name of this new venture is Emerald  City Crafts and if you
click on the link below you will be taken straight to the shop.

www.etsy.com/uk/shop/emeraldcitycraftsuk



The packs are available to pre-order from today 3rd January
with an estimated delivery of 2 weeks.

Linda and I have been friends for many years and when she
 informed me of her new venture, then I was only  too
 happy to agree to make some samples to showcase
  these fabulous papers.

The papers and toppers that I have used in the first section are
all from the Ephemera Pack Steampunked





For the next section I have used papers and toppers from the
Les Beaux Oiseaux Collection.



I do hope you will pay a visit to the shop and also you can
browse the gallery where Linda, Gill and myself have 
put more samples using these fabulous papers and toppers.

Thanks of calling

Until Next Time
Take card and Happy Crafting
Jennifer xx









Mother of Dragons

Good Morning,

My Crafty Friends, Followers and Visitors

I hope you all had a great Christmas and New Year
and that Santa brought you everything you wished for.

Welcome back to our latest challenge

Today we see the start of Challenge 8 over at


This challenge blog is solely for the more sexier/Darker/ Goth
type of images, so sorry no pretty cute images.

Our theme is always going to be 

ANYTHING GOES

so plenty of scope for you all to show us your darker side!!

Should you need a little inspiration, then please just  pop
over to the challenge blog, take a peep at the fabulous
creations my team buddies have done and then show
us your DARK'n'DARING side!!!


Our sponsor this month is :-

Rick St Dennis

Prize  2 Digi Images

For my card I have used the image Mother Of Dragons
and you can purchase her HERE.

DETAILS

1. Using an 8 x 8 card I first matted it with black card.
Then with white card I created my background using
Distress inks and stamped the tree using the stamp
from Sheena Douglas .

2. The image was coloured with Copic and then die
cut. I inked around the edges before adhering to
the card.

3. The sentiment is also from Sheena Douglas

So there you have it, hope you will come along
and join in the challenge.

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

I will enter this into the following challenges
Connie Can Crop # 54 A/ Goes
Crafty Awesomeness Jan A/ Goes
Dream in Darkness Jan A/ Goes
Not Just Cards A/A/Goes

Puddle Splash

Good Morning

My Crafty Friends, Followers and Visitors

Happy New Year, I hope you had a great Christmas

Welcome to challenge # 17 our last one of the year
 over at 
The theme for this months challenge is

January Blues ( Mostly Blue)

If you would like to be a Guest Designer, then just enter
GD after your name when you link up.


DETAILS
1. Created the card blank from white card and rounded the edges.

2. Using the Sue Wilson die (sorry cannot remember the name)
I die cut blue card to create the frame an then adhered to the
card.

3. The image is from LOTV and is called James Umbrella
I have coloured him with Copic, isn't he the cutest?. If
you would like to purchase then please use the link HERE.

4. I die cut the image using a square pinhole die and also
die cut a larger square from lighter blue card.

5.Using the Sue Wilson tag dies I created the tags added
the sentiment and slipped between the image and the
pale blue frame so that the tags would slide back behind
the image (for posting). The image was then adhered
with foam tape.

To complete I added glued clear drops around the card
to represent  rain drops.

Thanks for calling
Until Next Time
As Always
Take Care and Happy Crafting
Jennifer xx
I am entering  this into the following challenge
A Perfect Time To Craft A/A/ Goes
Card Mania # 88 A./Goes
Ching-chou Kuik Digital Stamps Use something New ( Digi Stamp)
Crafts Galore Encore A/Goes
Dies R Us Challenge # 64 A/ Goes

Monday, 2 January 2017

Feminine

Good Morning,

My Crafty Friends, Visitors and Follower,

Happy New Year to you all
I hope you had  a great Christmas.

Today we are starting our first challenge of the year
 219  over at :-


The challenge theme is

Feminine

and its been chosen by Deborah

The girls have been working hard to
create designs to inspire you, so please
take a moment to view their work and
if you can, leave them a comment.

I have chosen to use an image from the cd

Carnival Of Colour

You can purchase it and others by clicking on 
the link   HERE.  There are also some great
freebies too,  so well worth checking it out.

The prize for the winner will be
2 digi downloads from the Ooh La La Creations Store


DETAILS
1. Card size is 8 x 8 and I first matted it with pink card from
my stash. The next layer is paper from the cd that accompanies
the topper.
2. Next created a panel from pink card and another of the papers.
Before adhering to the card I wrapped a piece of blue ribbon
across the centre.
3.   The last layer was again created from pink card and the topper.

To complete I added the sentiment and Tonic liquid  pearls.

Thanks for calling
Until Next Time
As Always 
Tale Care and Happy Crafting.
Jennifer xx

I would like to enter this into the following challenges
4 Crafty Chicks # 331 A/ Goes

Its Magic

Good Morning My Crafty Friends, followers and Visitors Welcome to today's  challenge  #  98  over at  Creative Craft Cottage ...