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Tuesday, 30 April 2013

Taking a break 
Good Evening all
This is just a quick note that will stay on the top of my blog for a while ( well I hope it will!!)
Just letting you all know I will only be popping in and out occasionally over the next 
3 Months even though
 I have scheduled cards on my blog until the end of June,and will be back with
my DT Challenges for lejdesigns and Kaboodle Doodle in  August 
I will also be putting odd bits and pieces on when the urge takes me
I will also still be doing some of Lacy Sunshine images, just to stop me getting to bored.
Hopefully I will be able to get caught up with you all during this time
So please accept a heart felt thank you for your amazing comments form anyone who 
has left them in the past and  anyone who will be leaving me something to read over the next few months 
Great big Hugs
Janet
xxxx
 
 
 
 

Mozica in Love

Hi Folks
Just a quick note from me before we get to the Card for today.
Lindsay the owner of lejdesigns Challenge has kindly given me 3mths off ( for good behaviour)!!!
as I am in need of a bit of a rest, so my cards for May and June are all scheduled to
appear on my blog ( keeping fingers crossed) and have all been written in advance.
I hope you will all behave your selves, I will still be around keeping an eye on you all!!


Well it is Tuesday again, doesn't time go so quickly. I hope you are
all fit and well, and those who are feeling a little under the weather have a big Hugs from me.

It is time for lejdesigns Challenge and this weeks theme is ..... this should please you all...

ANYTHING GOES

A while ago Lindsay had a competition on our DT blog, to chose a name for a new image
we then all voted for our favourite name and I won, well, to be truthful, my OH won as he
came up with the name which was Mozica, but as the prize was some crafting goodies, I won!
I hope you like her.
Hugs
Janet xxx
 
the jackpot for the winner using a lejdesigns image will receive
a massive 9 images.
 
1st Winner will receive images form

2nd Winner will receive Goodies from Bramwell Carfts.



Monday, 29 April 2013

Brown

 
Hi All
A big thank you to all who left me messages re the
Internet Security problem I have had, now all fixed and safely running,
took the Technical Guys 5mins. to sort it, don't you feel a fool!! I was trying from
8.30 - 4pm trying to fix it.
Right on to todays card DT card for
Kaboodle Doodles Challenge
This weeks theme is Use Brown or Tan

My Image is from MilkCoffee
who are the  sponsors this week  and the winner will receive 3 digi images from them

I coloured the image and then scanned it into Serif CA2 and used backgrounds and
embellishments are from
https://www.e-scapeandscrap.net/boutique/

I look forwards to seeing all your creations over the coming week
Hugs
Janet
 
 


Sunday, 28 April 2013

Internet Problem!!!

 
 
Hi Folks
Just a quick post to let you know I am have awful problems with my Internet AntiVirus at the moment, basically it will not work even though I
have just bought a new one, I spent hours this morning trying to load it
and all I get is half screens have unloaded and reloaded, a few time, now they tell me I cannot do it any more, to have to wait for Customer Service to open tomorrow.
So in the mean time will try and do some commenting on my sons VERY OLD LAPTOP but it is soooooooooooooooooo slow.
so please bear with me
Hugs Janet xxx


Lexie Roller Skating

 
 
Hi Folks
 
I hope your Weekend is going to plan, and you are all enjoying yourselves.
 
We have a Lacy Sunshine Challenge Starting today.
 
The Theme for the next 2 weeks is
 
Monochrome..... so any 2 colours + skin and hair.
 
I hope you all will join in take a look at the Challenge Page at
 
 
and the prize is a whopping $30 to spend on Heather Valentin gorgeous images
 
and
 
now if you are a regular follower of Lacy Sunshine, then, you will
 
know Lexie, ( depute Boss) and is always on the Naughty Chair, as Heather made it
 
far to comfortable!!  so, Heather has made a some images called Lexie, and
 
the image I used is
 
Lexie Roller Skating.
I have had a change of plan, I was going to do a scrapbook page, which I did, then
I altered it to have a bit more dimension, then I binned it!! has I had another,
better ( I hope ) idea, to use something I cut out on my Silhouette Cameo, I thing
they could be called Shadow Boxes, and I am far more please with this.
 
Hugs
Janet xxx





 
 
 


Tuesday, 23 April 2013

Violet

 
 
 
Hi Folks
 
Wow, I bet you are getting fed up of me, I seem to have had a lot of
cards to show you in the last few days.
 
Today I have a card I made using, as you by now, my favourite digi image artist
Heather Valentin and you can find all her images from
and
 
so onto Violet who belongs to the
Flowerpot Pretties.
 
I hope you like my creation today
Hugs
Janet xxx
 
 


Monday, 22 April 2013

Tulips for Spring

Hi Folks
I hope you are all keeping fit and well?
The DT card I have today is for
Kaboodle Doodles Challenge 
and the theme this week is Spring our sponsors this week are
 Floppy Latte  and the winner will receive a 6$ Gift Card
I have used a digi Image called Tulips which is from
http://www.lejdesigns.co.uk/
 I have used this image a number of times and it always looks spectacular
I scanned the image into Serif CA2 and made the image into  a bunch of Tulips and
used background papers and embellishments from
https://www.e-scapeandscrap.net/boutique/
Hugs
Janet
 
 
 


Sunday, 21 April 2013

Jems Designs Scentimental CD

 
 
Hi Folks
 
I hope you have a lovely weekend, I have we have just booked a Holiday
to Mexico, but more about that at a later date and the reason I am on my blog
on a Sunday evening, is that I have my sample cards from the
Jems Designs show on Create & Craft TV this morning.
 
I hope you watched this mornings programme and saw all the DT's wonderful
card creations.
 
I hope you like my cards
Hugs
Janet
xxx
 
Supreme Violet
 
 
 
Toilet Water
 
 

 
Flowery Fragrance
( apologies for showing this one to you again
but It is my favourite.)









Saturday, 20 April 2013

Jems 2nd Day

 
 
Hi Folks
 
I hope you are all fit and well today and looking forwards to your weekend.
 
As promised I am back today with the 2nd collection of
 
My card today are from
Yesterdays' Dreams The Gentleman's Edition which is the 3rd CD
designed by my fantastically talented friend
Sheenagh Hulin
 
Don't forget there is a Jems Designs show on
C&C TV on
Sunday at 11 am
 
They will be showcasing this CD as well as the brand new
SCENTIMENTAL CD
JUST BEEN GIVEN PERMISSION TO SHOW YOU A SNEAKY PEEK OF A CARD FOR TOMORROWS SHOW
CHECK OUT THE VERY LAST PHOTO
 
 I hope you get time to take a look
Sky Channel 671
Freeview 36
and now they are on Virgin TV but I don't have the channel number sorry.
 
I hope you like my creations
Hugs
Janet xxx
 
Riding High
 Sail the High Seas
 
 
A Matter of Time
 
 The Dance Class
 
World Tour

 
A quick note about this one
The Spitfire is from a photograph taken by
Sheenaghs Husband Dave, isn't it a fab shot?
 Wings of Flight



 
A SNEAKY PEEK OF TOMORROWS SHOW
DON'T MISS IT
 
 
 
 

Friday, 19 April 2013

Jems

 
 
Hi Folks
 
Over the next couple of days I will be showing you the cards
I created for the Jems Designs shows on C & C TV and for the NEC.
 I decided to show them now as a taste of what you can expect to see
on the forthcoming Jems Designs Show which will be on C&C TV
on
Sunday 21st at 11 am
They will be showcasing the brand new
SCENTIMENTAL CD  along with a number of other CDs from
their collection.
 
 I hope you get time to take a look
Sky Channel 671
Freeview 36
and now they are on Virgin TV but I don't have the channel number sorry.
 
Todays cards are from
Yesterdays Dreams which was the 1st CD designed by
by my wonderfully talented friend
Sheenagh Hulin
http://signaturecardsbysheenagh.blogspot.co.uk/
 

Nostalgia
 
 
Memories
 
I will be back tomorrow  (Saturday) with
Yesterdays Dreams Gentleman's Edition
This CD can be seen on the Sunday Show.

Thursday, 18 April 2013

Rosa

 
 
Hi All
 
When I have time, I like to have a play with Serif Craft Artist 2,
and this is what I created today,  using one of Heather Valentin's  digi Images
she is called Rosa and is one of the
Flower Pot Pretties.
and you can see all the images at
and
also our 6th Challenge is still on, the theme is
Spring Fever,
 so why not have a go
and you could win $30 worth of images from Heather's shop.
 
Hugs
Janet xxx



Daphne

 
 
Hi Folks
Before I move onto my card for today, I would like to welcome all my
new followers and say a big thank you to everyone that comes and visits my blog
Your visits and comments that you leave me are very much appreciated and
mean so much to me.
THANK YOU ALL
 
I have another card made using Heather Valentin's amazing digi images
which can bought from
and
 
This beautiful lady is Daphne she is one of the
Melancholy Moppets
 
I must apologise for my photo skills, which seem to have disappeared
but, unfortunately I was not able to take more photos
 
Hugs Janet
xxx
 



Wednesday, 17 April 2013

For Carolyn

 
 
Good Morning Folks
 
I hope you are all fit and well, if, your feeling poorly a big hug from me.
 
My card today is a birthday card for Carolyn my sister in law, we are both a
similar age ( she's a "little" older) and  we both remember when shoes like this were fashionable
the 1st time around, but, not with the high wedge, just the stiletto heel, I so wish I
could wear them now!!
 
I used one of Jems fabulous CDs designed by the very Talented Sheelagh Hulin
Fancy Footwear, available from
 
There are 12 projects  on the CD all including toppers in numerous shapes, background papers for square and A4 cards, elements and embellishments
This folder is called
Blue Jeans
 
I hope Carolyn likes this and as she checks out my blog from time to time I have scheduled
this to appear on her Birthday.
Hugs
Janet
I used my new Silhouette Cameo to cut the shoe out,
this is the first time I have used a CD and was able to cut an image
so I am really pleased with how it worked.




 
 
 

Tuesday, 16 April 2013

Young Love

Hi Folks
And welcome to the start of a new Challenge at lejdesigns
 
 The theme is Emboss it. and my image is called Young Love this image and lots more are   available
from
http://www.lejdesigns.co.uk/

Please check out all the other DT members  Cards over on the Challenge page
I look forwards to seeing all your wonderful creations during the next week.
Hugs
Janet
 
The digi jackpot for using a LEJ Designs Digi is  7
The first randomly drawn name will win four digi's of their choice from

The second randomly drawn name will win these goodies


Monday, 15 April 2013

Black and White

Hi Folks
Well it is Monday Afternoon, so it must be time for the
Kaboodle Doodles Challenge

The theme this week is
Monochromatic
I have used and image from our sponsors
QKR Stampede and you can win 5 digi images from them
 
 This image is called  Old Car and it works so well with the theme this week
I look forwards to seeing all your amazing work over on the Challenge page  where
you can take a look at the other DT's cards.
Hugs
Janet
 



Sunday, 14 April 2013

Spring Fever

 
 
 
Happy Sunday Everyone,
I hope you are all enjoying your weekend

Today is the start of a  Challenge 6 over at
http://lacysunshinechallengeblog.blogspot.co.uk/
and the theme is
Spring Fever.....Using Spring colours or images
I am using Lovely Larry Gnome, which is one of
 Heather Valentin fabulous new digi images, which you can buy from here
http://lacysunshine.weebly.com/
 or
http://www.etsy.com/shop/LacySunshine
and don't forget Heather is giving the Challenge winner
 a fantastic $30 to spend on her images.
I hope you like my card, and for more inspiration don't forget to check
out the other Sunshine Girls cards which you will find on the Challenge page
http://lacysunshinechallengeblog.blogspot.co.uk/, be prepared to be amazed as
their cards are all fabulous.
Hugs
Janet xxx
 

 
Copics used
E00,02,11,77,79
Co,01,03,09
Y17,35,37
GraphIt Lichen, Military
Promarkers Pear Green, Moss
W05,07,


Monday, 8 April 2013

Sky Lynn Lotus Blossom

Hi and welcome to my blog.
The DT card I have for you today is for
Kaboodle Doodles Challenge
The Theme is
Use any Shade of Pink
I have used an image from Heather Valentin my favourite Artist
and you can find her images at
http://lacysunshine.weebly.com/
and
http://www.etsy.com/shop/LacySunshine
this image is called
Sky Lynn Lotus Blossom and isn't she gorgeous, I coloured her with Copics
and then scanned the image into Serif and used background papers and embellishments from
https://www.e-scapeandscrap.net/boutique/

Please take a look at the other DT's cards over on the Challenge Page
and I look forwards to seeing all you creations during the coming week.

The sponsors this week are
http://disdigidownloads.blogspot.co.uk/p/gallery.html
and you can win a 10$ Voucher to spend on their images.
Hugs
Janet


Thursday, 4 April 2013

Sunny

 
 
Good Afternoon folks
 
I would like to introduce another fabulous image for the amazing Artist
Heather Valentin
 
Sunny, a new member of the  Flowerpot Pretties
this image and loads more are available from
also
 
I hope you like her as much as I do.
Hugs
Janet
 


 
Copics and Promarkers used
E00,02,11
33,35,37,57,59
Y13,15,17,28,35,37
YG91,93
BV63,69
Black
Terracotta, Cinnamon and Henna

Tuesday, 2 April 2013

Broken Heart

 
 
Hi Folks
 
I have just been colouring over the last couple of days and this card is
one that I made.
 
I have been using Velvet card to colour on, with copic and it is really good to us. But,
I have found out that I cannot colour the edges with Distressed inks, I  just cannot  blend the ink.
My fingers do not like to cut out, as you can see with my image!! but, the ink made such a
mess on the card I had no option but to cut out the image, has anyone else who uses
Velvet card have this happen, and if so, how did you overcome the problem
 
Right onto my card, I have used ( surprise, surprise) another of
Heather Valentin's wonderful images, this time it is
Genevieve Melancholy Moppet, and she looks to me as if
she has been left at the Alter, hence, the title Broken Heart
 
I coloured every thing but hair and skin with my promarkers, just for a change.
I hope you like my creation
 
Hugs
Janet

 


Bashful Bear

 
 
Hi Folks
I hope you have enjoyed your Bank Holiday Weekend, and have not
eaten to many Easter Eggs!! I have no problem there, chocolate gives me
Migraines.
 Today over at lejdesigns  Challenge it is the start of a new week and the
Theme is, Your Favourite Style.  
I don't think I really have one favourite style, I love it all.
If I really had to make a choice, then it would be Colouring.

The image I have used is Bashful Bear, I think he is so cuddly, and you
can buy this and many more images at
http://www.lejdesigns.co.uk/
Please come and join in the Challenge and if you need some of
inspiration just check out all the other DT's work on the Challenge page
I look forwards  to seeing your wonderful creations later in the week
Hugs
Janet
 
I you want to get the fuzzy fur look and are using Copics
get a little piece of towel/flannel and damp it with some
of the blending ink and dab the image after you have coloured
it of course.

Sorry about the quality of the photo.
 
The digi jackpot for using a LEJ Designs Digi is 5
The first randomly drawn name will win four digi's of their choice from


The second randomly drawn name will win goodies from
Bramwell Crafts



Monday, 1 April 2013

Best Friends

 
 
Hi Folks
 
Today I you have got 2 for the price of 1!!
I was given an image from our sponsors for today's Challenge
at Kaboodle Doodles  Ch 165
 
The theme is Use 2 different papers, I normally don't have any problems with papers
but I could not make up my mind which I should use, that's the problem
when using programs like My Craft Studio or Craft Artist Professional 2
it gives you too many choices, so I ended up doing 2 and I still could not make up my
mind which to use, so I have put both on here,
and you can choose your favourite.

Our sponsors this week are Eureka and you can win 5 digis from them.
Hugs
Janet