Saturday, 29 September 2012

Celebrate the Magic of Christmas...Sketch Saturday #227

Morning Sketchers... So I'm a little late this morning as I completely forgot to schedule this... But it is time for another sketch over at Sketch Saturday... Here it is....

We also have a fabulous sponsor....this week its the turn of The Craft Barn 

And here is my take ...

Card Recipe:
Sentiment: Pink Petticoat
DPs: Simple Stories
Holly Leaf Die: Cherry Lynn Designs
Button & Twine from The Ribbon Girl

Ok... that's all from me today... Won't be around this week as off on a Microsoft training course from Monday  and not had time for much crafting to manage to show you anything whilst I'm away...

Jen xx

Tuesday, 25 September 2012

Birthday Hugs.... Passion For ProMarkers #168 Autumn Leaves

Morning... So I nearly wasn't posting this today... Between burning my colouring hand and a few nose bleeds the card really was made at the last minute... But I love what I did...  Anyhow, the theme this week at Passion For ProMarkers is "AUTUMN LEAVES"...  Here is my little card...

We also have a fabulous sponsor this week... Bugaboo and the prize is 7 digi images of the winner’s choice.
Bugaboo stamps badge

Card Recipe:
Image: Sassy Cheryl
ProMarkers & FlexMarkers
DPS: Simple Stories Harvest Lane
Sentiment: PC
Button: Stash
Twine: The Ribbon Girl

CAS-ual Fridays: #71 Fall Fun
Without Words: September - Autumn
Sassy Cheryl: #134 Inspiration

Ok... that's all from me for today... See you all tomorrow....

Jen xxx

Monday, 24 September 2012

The Little Waving Robot... Sketch N Stash #97 My Sketch

Morning... So It's my week at Sketch N Stash and I really hope you love my sketch this fortnight...   I can't wait to see what you all do with it using up your stash... old and new!!
Here it is...

We also have a fabulous sponsor.......

Here is my little creation....

Card Recipe:
Image: Tiddly Ink
DPs: My Minds Eye

That's all from me for today... Hope you get chance to visit the rest of the DT....

Jen xxx

Saturday, 22 September 2012

Serene Snowflakes

So this week at Less Is More, Mandi and Chrissie want us to use 3 of the previous challenges so I selelected:

Week 14 Colour White on White
Week 43 Sketch or Recipe Bit of Bling
Week 78 Sketch or Recipe Sketch 

Here is my little card....

CASology: #11 White
Less Is More: #86 Take 3 Challenge

Card Recipe:
Image: Stampin Up Serene Snowflakes
Seam Binding: The Ribbon Girl
Pearls: Stash
Flitter Glu & Glitter

Ok.. that's all for today...

Jen xxx

Pengiuns Celebrate Christmas... Sketch Saturday #226

Morning Sketchers... can you believe it's Saturday already.  Anyhow this week at Sketch Saturday we have a fab new sketch and a fab new sponsor - Bugaboo . Here is the Sketch...
And from our fabulous sponsor you can win....

And here is my card for this week....

Card Recipe:
Image: LOTV
DPs: Echo Park Digis
Twine: Stampin Up
Charm from stash

Ok.. I'll be back a little later.... carpet is hopefully going down today so I'm going to hide in the studio..

Jen xxx

Tuesday, 18 September 2012

Birthday Butterfly...

Evening... A bit late with this little card... but forgot to blog it earlier... Doh!

Retro Sketches: #29

Card Recipe:
DPs: Free from
Butterfly: Stampin Up
Sentiment: Pink Petticoat

Sorry that's all from me today... got a few orders on the go to finish for tomorrow...

Jen xx

Sunday, 16 September 2012

Thinking Of You

Afternoon... So I've been to a christening today for my cousins 4 year old... I'll show you the card later, but I have a little card to show you ... I stumbled upon a new stampin up based challenge last week but unfortunately was too late to enter their first challenge... I've also used another sketch from Freshly Made for their one year celebration....

Fab Friday: #2

Freshley Made Sketches: One Year On

Card Recipe:
Image: Stampin Up
So Saffron and Sahara Sand Stampin Up Pens
DPs: Stampin Up
Gunmetal Card: Anna Marie
Felt: Ladybug Crafts Ink
Die: Memory Box

Ok.... Hopefully see you soon....

Jen xxxx

Saturday, 15 September 2012

The Doodled Oval...

Morning LIMettes.. I know two weeks in a row and I'm here early... My mum won tickets to the Manchester show today so I'm off to that today but I thought I would sneak in a little creation... Any how the theme this week is OVAL and this is where I panic as my mum has my oval nesties because I never use ovals... so what do I do.... This is what I came up with.... I hope my freehand ovals count...

Less Is More: #85 Theme of..... Oval
CAS-ual Fridays: CFC70 Black and White + 1

Card Recipe:
Card: Anna Marie
Sentiment: MFT
Ribbon from stash
Stampin Up Embossing Folder

Ok, that's all from me for today... I'm off shopping and then Lizy is round for crafting tonight to help keep me awake so I can pick Al up from a lads night out in the silly hours of tomorrow morning.. Great excuse for crafting if you ask me...

Jen xx

Sending You Love & Sweet Wishes... Sketch Saturday #225

Morning Sketchers... So this week over at Sketch Saturday we not only have a fabulous sketch and a fabulous sponsor but we also have a few extra guests ..... But first I'll show you this weeks sketch...
And here is my little card....
Card Recipe:

Image: Kraftin Kimmie
DPs: My Minds Eye
Ribbon from The Ribbon Girl

Our fabulous sponsor this week is Nikki at Bunny Zoe Crafts

So onto the extra guests .......some of the team from Card Cupids are sharing our sketch on their blog.  Here is a little bit about them....
"Card Cupids mission is to provide Happy Mail Packages and Birthday Bundles to children who are facing difficult challenges .
We collect handmade cards and goodies such as stuffed animals and coloring/activity books and send them to children in need for their birthday or during a difficult time such illness or hospitalization.  We help to make sure that each child’s birthday is celebrated and that children in the hospital, or facing illness receive happy mail to brighten their day."

So if you are in the USA and fancy donating this weeks card, please pop over to card cupids to find out what you need to do...

Ok that's all from me for the moment....

Jen xx

Friday, 14 September 2012

For All The Things You Do

So a quick card for you today... I'm loving this clean style at the moment.. especially when I don't feel like colouring in.... This is using a die I bought a few weeks ago that I found in a pile of stuff a couple of days ago...

Freshly Made Sketches: #53 one year on pick a sketch

Cupcake Craft Challenge: #209 In Stitches

Card Recipe:
DPs: My Minds Eye
Die: Memory Box
Punch: Martha Stewart
Sentiment: PI

Ok... I'll see you tomorrow... so much cleaning and tidying to do tonight so new carpet can go down soon....

Jen xx

Thursday, 13 September 2012

Christmas Foliage

Evening... so I'm really late with this for a couple of challenges as I tried to post it last night but blogger was playing up....  This is a card I'm thinking of making as packs...

Less Is More: #84 Foliage OLC
Dynamic Duos: #19 Cajun Craze & Always Artichoke

Card Recipe:
Image: LOTV
Stampin Up Markers
Liquid Pearls

Ok... Ill be back later with todays card...

Jen xx

Tuesday, 11 September 2012

Look What I Caught!! Passion For ProMarkers # 166 Green & Yellow

Morning blog friends... so it's time for another challenge at Passion For ProMarkers and this week it's the lovely Maya's turn to pick the theme and she has chosen
Green & Yellow
Our sponsor this week is DigiStamp Boutique and Sally-Ann is offering one lucky winner a prize of 6 digi images of their choice from her gorgeous range.
DigiStamp Boutique logo
Here is my card...

Retro Sketches: #28

My Mum's Craft Shop: #73 Anything Goes

Card Recipe:
Image: Fishing Stan from Digistamp Boutique
ProMArkers & FlexMarkers
DPs: Simply Stories Take A Hike
Sentiment: PI
Tim Holtz Distress Crackle Paint in Rock Candy

Ok, that's all from me for today....

Jen xx

Monday, 10 September 2012

See, Pigs Can Fly... Sketch N Stash #96 Jill's Sketch

Morning ... Sorry I'm a bit late this morning... thought I had scheduled this...anyhow, it's time for another Sketch at Sketch N Stash and this week it was designed by the lovely Jill who has unfortunately now left us. 

We have a fabulous sponsor this fortnight as well 


Here is my little creation.....

Card Recipe:
Image: MelJens
Dps: Pink Petticoat
Ribbon: Do-Crafts

Ok... that's all from me today...

Jen xxx

Sunday, 9 September 2012

A Pink Petticoat Christmas

So on Friday night I thought I'd start making some batch Christmas cards for sale for my Macmillan challenge and here they are... Using a selection of my favourite papers from Pink Petticoat... Warning... this is picture heavy....

Card Recipe:
DPs: Pink Petticoat
Sentiments: Pink Petticoat
Dew Drops: The Ribbon Girl
Twine: The Ribbon Girl
Buttons & Gems from stash
Pearls: Mei Flower

that's all from me for today

Jen xx

Saturday, 8 September 2012

A Leaf or Two...

So it's Saturday and I'm actually managing to make a LIM card first thing... I do miss these days.. Al is away on a course this weekend, and I should have been in Holland with Lizy but nope.. I'm here first thing on a Saturday morning crafting :-) ... Although I've got a serious amount of "Re-Painting" to do thanks to Dulux!!!!!! Anyhow, the theme this week is "Foliage" and this was a perfect challenge to use a new embossing folder I bought after seeing it on someone's blog!!

Here is my little creation...

Less Is More: #84 OLC Foliage
CAS-ual Fridays: #69 Embossing

Card Recipe:
Embossing Folder: Sizzix Branches #2
Twine: The Ribbon Girl
Sentiment & Tag Punch: Stampin Up
Memento Expresso Truffle

Ok I'll be back tomorrow to show you how many Christmas cards I made last night... warning it will be picture heavy lol

have a great Saturday

Jen xx

Happily Ever After... Sketch Saturday #223

Morning Sketchers... So It's time for another challenge at Sketch Saturday and this week I thought I'd do a sketch that would suit both CAS crafters and those that like to go flower mad lol... Here is the Sketch...

And my CAS interpretation....

We also have a fabulous sponsor this week... Simon Say's Stamp

and as always with the Generous and fabulous prize of $25.00 gift voucher for their store!

Card Recipe:
Image, Sentiment & DPs:  All Stampin Up
Heart Punch: Stampin UP

Ok, I'll be back shortly with this weeks Less Is More ( I know on a Saturday too)

Jen xx