Monday 31 October 2011

Fluffy the Little Monster.....

Just a quick one for tonight as got loads of commissions to do..... Although I really can't find the mojo to make them... it's one of them where I have loads of ideas but just can't muster the energy to finish them....

Pollycraft Mondays: #117 Anything Goes
The Sweet Stop: SSS132
Here Comes the Boys: #14 Monsters
Passion For Promarkers: #123 For a Child

Polly Craft: Fluffy
ProMarkers: Lime, Pear, Marsh, Canary, Sunflower, Lemon
Polychromo pencil : Walnut
Paper: MME Lime Twist Out of the Blue
Twine: The Ribbon Girl
Buttons: Stash

See you later in the week....

Jen xx

Sunday 30 October 2011

Mr & Mrs

Well it was my friend Suzy's wedding yesterday and I'd slaved over the invitations and table plans etc and then completely forgot about making a card until the last minute yesterday... typical.  Anyhow here it is....

I've finally managed to use an un-inked LOTV Stamp that I've had since the beginning of the year... I really should not buy any more until I've inked everything I have lol...

CES: #59 New beginnings
I Love Promarkers: Tags
Charisma Cards: #43 Anything Goes
Simon Says Stamp: Anything Goes

Image: LOTV Mr & Mrs
ProMarkers: Cool Grey 2-4, Almond, Satin, , Pear, Pink Carnation, Fuschic, Orchid, Cinnamon,
FlexMarkers: Antique White
Paper from Anna Marie Designs
Ribbon: Stash (Club Green)
Sentiment: LOTV

Here is also a quick couple of photos of the table plan, never did take any pics of the invites lol...

Have a great Sunday

Jen xxx

Saturday 29 October 2011

Presents? For Me?

Yet another week closer to Christmas and this weeks One Stop Craft Challenge is nice and easy with "No Sentiment".  Shelley's store is sponsoring the challenge this week.  Here is my little creation...

One Stop Craft Challenge: #155 No Sentiment
LOTV Thursday Challenge: #118 Bev's Sketch

Card Recipe:
Image: LOTV
Medium: ProMarkers (sorry found the image I'd coloured in a while ago)
Papers: Stash and Pink Petticoat
Martha Stewart Punch
White Glitter

That's all from me today

Jen xx

Tree of Stars

Well it's Saturday again and for the first time in a few weeks I'm here with my Less Is More card.  Chrissie and Mandi have set a theme of "STARS" this week and this is what I came up with....

Less Is More: #39 Stars
Winter Wonderland: CAS 

Card Recipe:
Star Punch from Stash
Bakers Twine: CES
Scraps of paper from draws
2mm Gems from Hobby Craft

Hope you have a great Saturday

Jen xx

Thursday 27 October 2011

The Little Red!

Just a quick one for me today... I had to make this little card for friends son but I thought it fit quite well with this weeks Less Is More Challenge of Polka Dots..... Here he is...

Less Is More: Week 38 Polka Dots

Card Recipe:
Papermania Stamp
ProMarkers: Berry, Almond, Cool Grey 4,5, Black, Cocoa.
Paper: Papermania ( matched stamp set... think it's call "A Man Thing")
Sentiment: PC

That's probably all from me until weekend

Jen xx

Wednesday 26 October 2011


Why is it that after less that a week back at work after a holiday you feel like you need another.... Mad crazy at work but I have managed to fit in a little crafting... I love these little bears...

Less Is More: #38 Polka Dots
Teddy Bo: #20 Clean & Simple

Card Recipe:
Image: Teddy Bo
Paper: Pink Petticoat
Circular Nesties
Pearls: The Hobby House

Hope you have a great week

Jen xx

Tuesday 25 October 2011

Vampires Rock

Well I'd had enough of traditional Halloween Cards so when I saw that this weeks Polly Craft was Spooky Goings On I thought I could use this to my advantage and use a Spooky image on a semi normal card lol.... Here's Luna the Vampire inspired by the colour of Blood....

Yes, I really have used proper denim, I had a pair of jeans that I was cutting into shorts so I thought I'd steal a little bit of the leg.... Hope you like it...

Pollycraft Monday: 116 Spooky Goings On
Sketch n Stash: #73 + DT call
Divas By Design: #13 Something Spooky
Cupcake Craft Challenge: #165 Denim & Lace
Hooked On Craft: #10 Something Spooky
Stampin For the Weekend: #19 Spooky
Totally Papercrafts: Layer Upon Layer

Card Recipe:
Image: Polly Craft Luna Bitterfrost Vampires Rock
ProMarkers: Denim, Pastel Blue, Midnight, Cool Grey 2,4,5, Black, Berry, Almond, Cardinal,
Lace: The Ribbon Girl
Paper: MME
Ribbon: Stash
Pearls: The Hobby House

Have a great day
Jen xx

Monday 24 October 2011

Rodney the Red Nosed Reindeer

Well I'm back from my travels and a week or so away from blogland and it's time for another challenge over at Cards For Men and this fortnight the theme is "Animals" and we are sponsored by Digital Delights and have some fab images to play with....

Sketch Saturday: Week 178
Passion For ProMarkers: Week 122 Stars

Card Recipe:
Image: Digital Delights Rodney Reindeer
ProMarkers: Sandstone, Caramel, Satin, Sunflower, Gold, Poppy, Lipstick, Moss, Pear, Sunkissed Pink
PolyChromo Pencils & Sansodor
Stars: Kars
Pearls: The Hobby House
Paper: MME Countdown to Christmas, Anna Marie
Ribbon: Club Green

Please go look at the rest of the DTs fab creations.

Have a good week

Jen xx

Sunday 23 October 2011

Purple Polka

Well, I'm back with a little one for tonight after my little jolly... and since I missed last weeks Cocktail Theme (Hmm but I did have a few strawberry daiquiris last week lol) it had to be this weeks Less Is More challenge which is POLKA DOTS.... Here it is...

I decided to make my own polka dots using scraps of lilac and purple card and some simple circular punches.  I've then randomly placed these over the bottom of the card blank.... No bling or ribbon, I've just kept it really simple...

Less Is More: Week 38 Polka Dots Recipe

Card Recipe:
Paper Scraps
Round Punches
Sentiment: Whimsy
Memento Ink: Grape Jelly

I'll be back tomorrow .... I'm off to iron my shirt for tomorrow and make some lunch...

Jen xx

Wednesday 19 October 2011

Getting Ready For Halloween

Fingers crossed you are reading this on the right day as I’m somewhere in the Greek islands on a cruise ship.  
Can you believe it's time for yet another Crafting ForAll Seasons challenge and for this fortnight it's Halloween or Halloween colours purple, lime green, orange, and black). 

We have 2 sponsors this week, Pink Cat Studio and Just Some Lines. I'm using this fab image from Just some Lines - Getting Ready For Halloween....

Card Recipe:
Image: Just Some Lines
ProMarkers: Cool Grey 4,5, Black, Lime, Pear, Wild Orchid, Amber, Aubergine, Cocktail pink, Caramel, Cocoa
Ribbon & Charm: The Ribbon Girl
Pearls: The Hobby House

Hope you all have a great week.... I'll be visiting you all soon

Jen xx

Wednesday 12 October 2011

Star Gazing

Well just time for a quick card before i attempt to pack a suitcase...

Little Claire's: #14 Christmas
The Sweet Stop: SSS129
Passion For Promarkers: #121 Christmas Critters

Card Recipe:
Image: Little Claire Star Gazing
Promarkers: Violet, Lime, Lavender
FlexMarkers: Antique White
Papers: Pink Petticoat
Ribbon: The Ribbon Girl
Martha Stewart Punch

Have a great week... see you when i get back...

Jen xxxx

Monday 10 October 2011

Lil Frankenstein

Evening all, I can't believe how fast today has gone, so much to do and so little time... I've managed to squeeze in this little number using the very cute Lil Spook from Pollycraft. Hope you like it....

To get the bats in the background I hijacked the image from Charcoal ( also Pollycraft) and then just resized and rotated them in word and printed it off.. simple... Hope I don't get in trouble for hacking apart Pollycraft images....

Polly Craft Monday: #114 Boys, Boys, Boys
Cupcake Craft Challenge: #163 Halloween
Diva's By Design: #12 Button Up
Sketch n Stash: #72

Little Darlings: #8 Fall or Halloween

Card Recipe:
Image: Lil Spook from Pollycraft, (Bats from Charcoal)
ProMarkers: Lime, Pear, Marsh, Amber, Pumpkin, Walnut, Sandstone, Caramel, Cool Grey 4,5 Black, Duck Egg, Almond, Sun-kissed
Polychromo Pencils
Lime Bazzil Bling,
DPs: MME Fly a Kite (Lime Twist)
Button: American Crafts
Bakers Twine: The Ribbon Girl

I'm off to do a couple of orders now... See you all soon

Jen xx

Snow Bowling Anyone?

Oh my can you believe it'a time for yet another challenge at Cards For Men and this week we are sponsored by Fresh Brewed Designs.  The theme is "Make Us Laugh" and I've used this fab little image: ...

Card Recipe:
Image: Snowman Games - Bowling
ProMarkers: Cool Grey 4,5, Black, Burnt Sienna, Apricot, Honeycomb, poppy, crimson, Glacier Blue, Antique white.
DPs: Scrap Box
White Glitter
Martha Stewart Snowflakes punch (Aspen All Over the Page)
Bakers Twine: The Ribbon Girl.
Gems: The Hobby House
Sentiment: Snow Capped Font

Hope you all have a great week, I'm off on a Cruise on Friday .... can't wait for some hot weather, but I wonder if I could pack something crafty lol....

Jen xx

Sunday 9 October 2011

Charcoal on Christmas Eve (Winter)

Well,  after a fab idea by Lizy yesterday to make Charcoal a little Christmas-y, I decided to take him through all the seasons, so here is Winter....

Before printing him off, I removed the Bat and Spider with Photoshop and trimmed off the grass at the bottom.

Spring and summer will follow later in the week I'm sure....

Sketch Saturday: #176

Card Recipe:
Image: Polly Craft - Charcoal
ProMarkers: Sun-kissed Pink, Berry, Midnight Blue, Caramel, Cool Grey 4, 5, Sandstone, Black,
Papers: Anna Marie, Pink Petticoat,
Super White Glitter

Sentiment: LOTV
Snowflake Punch: Martha Stewart
Memento: Paris Dusk
Pearls from hobby house

I've got a load of orders and DT stuff to do today, so I'll be in my craft room most of the day

Jen xx

Charcoal on All Hallow's Eve (Autumn)

Well, I'm finally getting round to posting this card today for this weeks Polly Craft challenge... The image as been sat on my desk since Wednesday, and I've just not had the time to finish it...... So whilst at Lizy's today yesterday ( yes I've only just got back...) I managed to finish this one and create Charcoal through the seasons (posts to follow this week......).  Autumn is here with "Charcoal on All Hallows Eve"....

Pollycraft Monday Challenge: #113 Sketch
I Love Promarkers: #86 Spooky
My Mums Craft Shop: All Creatures Great and Small (Bat & Spider)

Card Recipe:
Image: Polly Craft - Charcoal
ProMarkers: Sun-kissed Pink, Apricot, Amber, Violet, Aubergine, Caramel, Cool Grey 4, 5, Sandstone, Marsh Green, Black,
Papers: Anna Marie, Bazzil Bling, Pink Petticoat,
Super White Glitter
Ribbon, Ric-rac & Charm: The Ribbon Girl
Glossy Accents

I'll be back with Winter later today...

Jen xx

Saturday 8 October 2011

Butterfly Heart.

Morning all, well it's Saturday again and time for another Less Is More challenge and this week Mandi & Chrissie have set a one layer card theme of "Hearts"..... Now I had a great idea to cover my 3" heart with glossy accents and now, 3 hours later I'm only just blogging it as it just wouldn't dry lol ( and still isn't properly dry).... Here it is anyhow....

I'll post a better pic later...

Less Is More: Week 36 OLC - Hearts

Card Recipe:
Martha Stewart Peg Stamp Starter kit ( Butterfly stamps and pink ink)
Brilliance Moonlight white
Glossy Accents
Candy Pink Bakers Twine: The Ribbon Girl

I'll be back later, off to Lizy's for some crafting this afternoon...

Jen xx

Wednesday 5 October 2011

Playing in the Autumn Leaves

Can you believe it's October already.. where did September go... Anyhow, it's time for another challenge at Crafting For All Seasons and this fortnight it's "AUTUMN FLOWERS" and we are sponsored by Fred She Said. I've used the very cute image "Emma in the Leaves".....

The Sweet Stop: SSS128 - Blast from the past SSS07
Crafting For All Seasons: Autumn Flowers

Card Recipe:
Image: Emma In the Leaves from Fred She Said
Distress Inks: tumbled Glass
ProMarkers: Marsh, Pear, Almond, Cinnamon, Honeycomb, Burnt Orange, Spice, Cocoa, Dusky Pink, Sun-kissed
Ribbon: Craft Creations
Twine: The Ribbon Girl
Sentiment: Whimsy Stamps
Sunflowers: Stash
Paper: Papermania Birdsong
Glossy Accents

Have a great day

Jen xx

Monday 3 October 2011

We Three Cats

Well I spent yesterday helping out Della and Debs from The Craft Bug Limited at the Sincerely Yours show in Leigh, so I managed not to spend too much money lol.... My Mum picked up this fab Little Claire's stamp and I couldn't wait to ink it up... It's just so cute.....

Sketch Saturday: Week 175 ( twisted)

Card Recipe:
Image: We Three Cats from Little Claire
ProMarkers: Cool Grey 2,4, Tan, Almond, Spice, Saffron, Honeycomb, Denim blue, Powder blue, Pear, Lime, Mustard, Pink Carnation, Lipstick, Berry, Crimson,
Paper: MME 12x12 Countdown to Christmas ( Jan-11 Sale @ Hobby Craft)
Gems: The Hobby House
Martha Stewart Punch
Super white glitter from stash

Well it will be a busy week for me at work, but hopefully I'll be back soon....

Jen xx

Sunday 2 October 2011

Green is the colour of my EYEs

Oh my it's 9pm on a Sunday night and I've only just done my Less Is More card for this week, and Lady and Diva LIM have chosen " The Colour of Your Eyes" for the challenge. It has been a manic weekend with a charity event Friday night, shopping for holidays on Saturday and then the Leigh show today, I've only just to around to it... Anyhow, My eyes are mottled green so I came up with this little number.....

Less Is MOre: Week 35 Eye Colour

Card Recipe:
Lime Green felt - hobby craft
Sizzix Movers & Shapers die
Snowflakes from Martha Stewart Aspen Falls punch all over page
scrap of MME paper.

I'll be back with another card tomorrow... Hope you all had a great weekend...

Jen xx

Saturday 1 October 2011

Courage is....

Well can you believe it's Saturday again already and time for another challenge over at One Stop Craft Challenge and this week the theme is Just For Men.  We are sponsored by Dude Time Doodles and here is my little number...

One Stop Crafts: Just for Men
Sketch n Stash: #71

Card Recipe:
Image & Sentiment: Dudetime doodles
ProMarkers: Pastel Blue, Denim, Berry, Crimson, Sandstone, Caramel, Almond, Dusky pink
Buttons: New from ribbon girl
Papers: Pink Petticoat
Twine: Ribbon Girl

Have a great day

Jen xx