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Thursday, 27 July 2017

Baby Shower with fancy folds


 Afternoon crafting friends , hope you are all ok . The weather here is very changeable , the rain is keeping me indoors and crafting away , I not complaining though .
My hairdresser asked me to make some cards for her , the trend now is for baby showers , party before the baby is even born , this is a new thing to my generation , I think thiis has spilt over from the USA.
The picture above shows my card next to my husbands teddy money box , his Dad bought it for him when he was born , it's so cute and sits on the bedside table.

for my card I used
Hunkydory card for the base card and baby words , the silver foiling looks so lovely in real life .
Sue Wilson shadow box dies , new arrivals .
crafters companion dies, little angel , my first outfit .
The circle die with hearts is by sweet dixie and the other circle die is ,old stash ,make forgotten .
The fancy fold is made using a tattered lace tri fold card die

challenges entered :
Allsorts : fancy folds 
cute card Thursday : anything goes 
fussy and fancy : anything goes 

happy crafting jane x

Tuesday, 18 July 2017

More Spun Sugar

These 3 cards are all made using the new Tattered Lace collection Spun sugar .



Sophia die by tatered lace and oval center of spun sugar frame . paper from a 12x12 pad seas the day from B&M.
challenges entered :
glitter and sparkle : anything goes 

 The green card is so summery , it features "Penelope " and "lavish floral", the background paper is printed from a tattered lace birthday inserts cd rom , I think the delicate morning glory flowers are such a good match . The green detailed frame is also TL and is called shabby offset square . I've used tiny pearls on the flowers and hat for my added bling  .
challenges entered :
4 crafty chicks : summer celebration
crafting by design : summer time 
Southern Girls : tic tac toe (I choose dies , image and bling ) 


Looking at the first picture I can see my washing on the line , it soon dried on this lovely sunny day . Great for taking pics of cards too .
happy crafting jane x





Sunday, 16 July 2017

Spun Sugar

good afternoon crafters , once again I was tempted by a Tattered Lace collection , this was a late birthday present from my husband . It is so fabulous and pretty with beautiful images to match the dies .
My lavender card uses the Penelope die, the lavish floral  and the  sugar spun die with matching printed images and backing paper from the collection . The sentiment die is from crafters companion and I've added some silk leaves and perfect pearls.

challenges entered : allsorts : lavender and lace .
                                 613 avenue : anything goes with optional monochrome 
                                 creative inspiration : anything goes


my red card features the Sofia die from spun sugar collection , I've used papers from the works called pretty red classics . A bow and roses from hobby craft , some pearls and a tattered lace birthday sentiment , to finish the card.
challenges entered : fussy and fancy : celebrations 
                            craft rocket : anything goes 

weather has brightened up , time to peg the washing out . 
happy crafting . jane x

Thursday, 6 July 2017

Tattered Lace Christmas Art Deco collection and sizzix cute deer



Morning crafting friends , a beautiful sunny day here , to hot for making Christmas cards really !
I've made some cards featuring

Tattered Lace Christmas Art Deco collection. One die is called " not just for Christmas " , the other with the couple is called "winter romance " and the blue one "Christmas shopping " , I used the tattered lace art deco cd to create the background . All the images are coloured with pro and flex markers .







The woodland cards feature sizzix thinlit cute deer and papers from hobby craft .



hope you have a lovely day and happy crafting . jane x

Friday, 30 June 2017

Tattered Lace Art Deco Christmas

Back from a wonderful holiday in Menorca , with my Husband and my Dad , turned 50 whilst we where there . Nice to be back , I miss the sun , beautiful views and swimming in the salt water pool , but now I have my craft room back . The picture below was taken on my 50th Birthday , with my Husband Bob .


 I treated my self , with some birthday money , to the Tattered Lace Christmas Art Deco collection . It contains wonderful people dies and 2 co ordinating paper pads , they where used to make my card .
The TL die used is called Art Deco not just for Christmas (which of course doggies are for life )
I coloured my die cut with pro and flex makers .
The happy Christmas die sentiment is by first edition .
Background scene tattered lace and star paper verity rose , crafters companion.
I added 2 bows coloured with pro marker , touch of glitter and white gel pen .
Such a girlie card and such fun to make .

challenges entered :
                                Sparkles Christmas : non traditional colours 
                                I love pro markers : special occasions 
                                In the pink : special occasions 

happy crafting . Jane x

Saturday, 10 June 2017

Unity , in the garden





Not so lovely in the garden today , more rain , so glad we are going to Minorca next week . Our country would be so much better with a warmer climate .
In my card the sun is always shining and the blossom is beautiful on the branches .
I've used Tattered lace Unity die (don't know why it's called that ) , coloured with promarkers and highlighted with a white gel pen and a black micron pen .  The sky background is a TL download . The blossom die was part of the shabby offset collection . The lovely die is from a set by first edition called modern sentiments . The grass is a lawn fawn die . The little butterfly also TL. The wooden fence effect paper , a £3 12x12 paper pad from the Works called Rustic Atmosphere .


challenges entered :
Allsorts : use at least 2 dies
Pinspirational : see pic above 
incy wincy : anything goes  

Hope you have better weather than me . Enjoy the weekend . jane x


Friday, 9 June 2017

Always by your side

My head is still buzzing with election results, good results for Labour in the North West , wish everywhere felt the same . Where I live we have an excellent MP Justin Madders .
My card today is very girly and just right for a dog lover , walking your dog hail, rain or shine.
dies used :
Diesire by crafters companion happy birthday
Tattered Lace : always by your side , MFT scallop die and rectangle .
Punches used , floral punches and a tonic punch stamen .
cloud paper nit wits up up and away for Lili of the valley, dotty card and other card old stash .Glitter adhesive card from docraft.

challenges entered :
fussy and fancy : pamper your pets
paper players : Birthday 
crafty catz : anything goes with the optional twist of using dies and punches (I used both )
craft creation : anything goes 

have a great day . jane x