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Tuesday, 28 March 2017

Art Deco Molly from the Tattered Lace Art Deco Ladies with Free Elements Multibuy and CD ROM

Morning crafting friends , bit colder today and so dull , least my card has a bit of sparkle though .
I've used Tattered Lace Art Deco Molly ,telephone and table and a hallway back ground from the Art Deco cd with the set. I've coloured with promarkers . The dress is cut from shinny foiled card and the scarf and hairband are cut from Xcut adhesive green glitter sheets . The musical note sticker I got from a stamp fair .The sentiment is computer generated .
I'm having so much fun making cards with this collection . Here is the link to an earlier post . I also post my cards on pinterest .


challenges entered :
4 crafty chicks : use punches or dies 
Die cutting Diva's : anything goes
Tuesday Throwdown : sparkles 

happy crafting . jane x

Sunday, 26 March 2017

Lawn Fawn Easter Bunnies



Happy Mothers Day to all the Mum's . Hope you've had a nice treat , I've had flowers a metal picture and a lovely badger cushion . I'm cooking dinner this evening for my Mother and Father in law .

My little Easter cards feature the oh so cute Lawn Fawn "eggstsa special Easter " stamp set and dies . I've used Lawn Fawn grass die, and spring showers dies on one card .The striped card I got from a stamp show ( I'm never without striped or dotty card ).
I've coloured with promarkers .

challenges entered :
my time to craft : woodland animals or Easter.
Brown sugar : anything goes 
Allsorts : cakes , cup cakes , sweet treats (mines chocolate eggs filled with jelly beans .

The weather is lovely here ,so sunny , hope your day is sunny too .
jane x

Friday, 24 March 2017

Tattered Lace Art Deco Ladies Pick of the week


Anyone who reads my blog will know I love Art Deco and Tattered Lace . I have several dies from the other collections. I saw this when it was launched on CCtv and loved it . I was very lucky that my Husband agreed to buy it for our 30th Wedding Anniversary , that is on the 4th April .
Here are 2 cards made using some of the dies . Such fun to play with .

I'm taking my Mum out to Lunch today , early Mothers Day treat for the two of us .
enjoy your day , lovely and sunny here, if a little chilly.
jane x

Thursday, 16 March 2017

Penny Black Sunny Days

Well another bright and sunny card , pity the weather hasn't stayed that way .
I used Penny Black clear stamp set Sunny Days . Coloured with pro markers .
The bp is first edition Sail away . 
Dies used Sue Wilson double pierce squares , Lawn Fawn Spring showers (just used clouds and sun).
You can't see in the photo , I'm not the best at photography , but I've used Anita's clear 3D gloss on the waves .

challenges entered :

fashionable stamping : modes of transport 
I love promarkers : transport
Penny black and more : anything goes 
Penny Black Saturday : bright and cheerful colours 

Happy crafting . jane x

Wednesday, 15 March 2017

Build a bike

What a lovely day today , sun shinning and warm for a change . I've been to the hairdressers , colour and blow dry , I always feel better when my hair looks nice.
I decided to make some male cards , my stack of female cards is huge , but the men's ones are lacking . This is the first of many , I hope .
I've used a die that I got as a fee gift with a card mag, simply cards and papercraft, awhile back , it is a build a bike die and stamp set . It looks quite girly but if you par it down I think it passes for a man's bike . The bp (like a map) is from a do crafts 12x12 pad called Mr Mister . I used my ever fab and much used Sue Wilson double pierced square dies .
challenges entered :
alphabet challenge : zero embellishments .

hope your enjoying some nice weather . jane x

Saturday, 11 March 2017

Penny Black Bountiful

Good afternoon crafting friends , very dull here , the opposite to my bright card , one of my fav PB stamps , Bountiful. I've coloured with promarkers and add a touch of whit gel pen . BP is by first edition . The glitter card and padded orange gingham heart ,old stash. The with love die-cut is from a tattered lace set .

challenges entered :
Sweet stamping : anything but a birthday card 
Penny Black Saturday , March challenge : bright and cheerful colours 
stamping sensations : close to nature 
Penny Black and more : anything goes 

well it's been a mixed week for me , my hubby has been off on holiday from work , so it's been nice spending time with him , but I've had the dentist (big filling ) and doctors, for my on going troubles,  still in pain and frustrating not to be able to do the things I used to do . On the bright side , I can still craft and enjoy the lovely Spring flowers appearing all over .

have a good weekend . jane x

Tuesday, 7 March 2017

Another rabbit card


I've made this for my son to give his Grandad , nice to make a Spring card for a Spring Birthday . It must be the time of year for seeing rabbits , we saw 3 on our walk on Sunday , two chased each other through the church graveyard , it was lovely to watch them .
This lovely rabbit image is by the artist Jayne Netley Mayhew, from the collection part 2 cd rom .
The bp is by first edition , I've inked the edges with wild honey distress ink from Tim Holtz .
The sentiment is from craftwork cards .
The die cuts are all Joanna Sheen signature flower dies , The purple flowers are a woodware punch .

challenges entered :

The crazy challenge : we love animals 
Allsorts : Spring inspiration 
Not a bad day here today , my hubby went out in the garden , too cold for me though , I've just do a bit of tidying .

happy crafting Jane x