Saturday, 31 January 2009
This is my entry for Stamp with Stampavie, one of my fav challenges. I just received this stamp yesterday a gift from Wendy at The Secret Crafter thanks so much I loved using it. Wendy has all the Sarah Kay stamps in stock at her online store, you can find them here Papers are cosmo Crickets, ribbon and buttons from stash.
This is my entry for The Sugar Bowl, this weeks challenge is Love and Romance, papers are Basic Grey Bittersweet, image Sugar Nellie soft centre, coloured using distress inks. Ribbon from stash.
We have a fantastic challenge this week at Secret Crafter Saturday Challenge and this has been set by the lovely Sue, this week challenge is: At the Zoo, you must use an image of an animal you can find at the Zoo, we all had lots of fun with this one and I'm looking forward to seeing what you all come up with.
Papers SU, Image RAK from Sue (thanks). Coloured with pro-markers and I've stitched around the edge with my sewing machine, this is becoming my best friend. thanks for looking and all your comments hugs Jill xx
Friday, 30 January 2009
Hi everyone, well how I've managed not to spill the beans about this, I don't know lol. Just before Christmas Jany asked me if I would like to be a Design Team member for her. Well after jumping up and down for 5 minutes I calmed down and said yes. Myself, Linda, Karin and Mada were all sent images, papers and embellishments to make at least 5 cards, every Friday we will all be posting a card we have made using the kit Jany sent us, you can purchase this kit here. Please pop over to my DT buddies and see their gorgeous creations, thanks so looking hugs Jill x
Thursday, 29 January 2009
I hoping to enter this card for A Spoonfull of Sugar: this weeks challenge Love is in the Air, Sketch Saturday and Pollycraft challenge which is flowers and ribbons.
Papers are DCWV Nursery girls, image pollycraft download Rak from Becky (thanks), flowers poppicrafts. Thanks for looking and all your lovely comments, once again I'm way behind with leaving you all comments, it's been one of those weeks again hugs Jill xx
Sunday, 25 January 2009
This is my entry for Whiff of Joy challenge a fab sketch from Katherina, Papers again cosmo cricket, image WOF, sentiment WOF, lace from stash.
This is my entry for Stamp with Sarah Kay, one of my favourite challenge and I've missed the last few, papers are cosmo cricket, image Sarah Kay, lace and flowers from stash, sentiment WOF stamp.
This is my entry for Cupcake Challenge 23, a great sketch so easy to work with. Papers are SU, image is Digi download by Chris Dark.
Gosh this is ending up a long post sorry, I was given this award by the lovely Wendy last week (sorry) and it's taken me now to post it. Thanks so much Wendy for thinking of me, I would like to pass this onto Linda, Joanne, Lorraine, Sue and Donna
I would also like to thank my wonderful friend Susie Sunshine, for this gorgeous card and all the stamped images, aww thanks so much Sue mwwhh xxx
Saturday, 24 January 2009
This is my DT card for the Secret Crafter Saturday Challenge, this weeks challenge is to use 1 image, 2 papers and 3 embellishments and has been set by the lovely Jane, thanks Jane I loved this weeks challenge. Image is Forever Friends, papers are 3 bugs in a rug, ribbon, flowers and brad from stash. Thanks for looking and any comments you may leave, I'm looking forward to seeing what you all come up with for Jane's challenge hugs Jill x
Friday, 23 January 2009
Hello everyone sorry I haven't been around much it's been a hectic week and I apoligise from the bottom of my heart for not getting around to leave you all comments, to be honest I haven't even been blog hopping. I'm entering this card for the Penny Black challenge and the Sketch Saturday. Hope you are all well hugs Jill x
Sunday, 18 January 2009
This is my entry for Lili of the Valley, it's the first time I've entered this challenge and I'll like to say a big thanks for Kim for my stamp mwwhh. Papers are Basic Grey Eva. thanks for looking and all your comments hugs Jill xxx
This is my entry for Cute Card Thursday and the challenge is have a giggle and I did making this card, thanks to Jilli for the image. Papers are SU.
A hugh thanks to Lynsey, who gave me these two awards, thanks so much for your kindness and thinking of me mwwhh Jill x
Saturday, 17 January 2009
This weeks challenge is hearts and it's my wonderful DT member Mandy's challenge. Papers are papermania, image is Sally Ann's grab a doodle, (love these) heart is from stashand ribbon from poppiecrafts. I have had my sewing machine out again. thanks for looking and all your lovely comments it means so much to me hugs Jill x
Thursday, 15 January 2009
Well finally I manged to find some time last night and I made these 3 cards. As you can see I've been playing with my sewing machine, first card is for the papertake weekly challenge and I loved Dawny's fabby sketch, the second card is for the Whiff of Joy challenge to use Green and purple, the image was rak my wonderful friend Kim thank hun xx and the last card is for Sketch Saturday image was rak from Dawny thanks I love it xxx. thanks for looking and all your lovely comments, I am abit behind with blogging and leaving comments, I am trying to spend more time with the family. I will be getting around all your blogs soon, but may just have time to leave one comment and not on each card, hope you don't mind hugs Jill xxx
I received this award from the lovely Joanne thanks so much for thinking of me. The rule's of this Award are as follow's
1) Post a link of the person who gave you this award.
2) Nominate 5 other people and give a link to there site's.
3) Let the people who you have nominated know.
4) Put a logo of the award on your blog.
I received these two fab awards from Karin, thanks so much for thinking of me xxx.
For this award
I'm supposed to tell you 5 things I love or 5 things I'm addicted to
1. My 2 adorable children and hubby
2. crafting can't get enough of it
3. Chips, chocolate
4. papers, rubber stamps and ribbons
5. Eastenders, only soap I watch.
I would like to pass on these three awards to:
I will pop over and leave a message for you all later to let you know about the awards, I just haven't got time this morning hugs Jill xx
Saturday, 10 January 2009
This weeks challenge has be set by the lovely Claire, Claire's challenge is "anything but a card" I made a gift box. I was really pleased how it turn out, you can find the tutorial for it here. The papers are SU and the ribbon is from my stash. Don't forget to pop over to SCSC and see all the DT creations they are fab, hugs Jill x
Friday, 9 January 2009
Thursday, 8 January 2009
This is my entry for Stamp with Sarah Kay, one of my favourite challenge blogs as most of you know I love my Sarah Kay's lol.It's a great sketch I loved it and I will be using it again, instead of oval I've used the flowers. Paper is by papermania, flowers are prima, button brads and ribbon are poppicrafts (link for shop at the side)
this is my entry for Sketch Saturday, fab sketch. image is a download by Sally Ann you can purchase the downloads from Grab a Doodle do. Papers are Basic Grey archaic, star brads are from my stash. thanks for looking and all your lovely comments it really makes my day when I read them all hugs Jill x
Wednesday, 7 January 2009
This award was given to me by my wonderful friend Gina and Marcea thanks so much for thinking of me x
This award was given to me by the lovely Heather thanks hun
This award was given to me by Karin thanks so much for thinking of me.
Rachel is offering some very generous blog candy, this comes with a warning as once you pop over to Rachel's blog you will be there a while looking at all Rachel's gorgeous creations hugs Jill x
Sunday, 4 January 2009
Well encouraged by my friend Kim and her post on her blog, I'm entering this card for Sugar Bowl challenge. I've used my sewing machine and as you will see not all the stitching is straight, but I thought I'd be brave and show/enter it anyway. Image is Sugar Nellie by Elizabeth Bell, papers are cosmo cricket (don't you just love them?) flowers are prima, button is from poppicrafts, sentiment craftwork cards. thanks for looking and all your lovely comments, I'm off to do some much needed house work now lol hugs Jill xx
Saturday, 3 January 2009
Happy New Year everyone, hope you all had a good time. We have a fantastic sketch this week by the talented Wendy, I love using this sketch. I have flipped it. The image is Sugar Nellie by designer Elizabeth Bell, I have coloured her using distress inks, the papers are basic Grey Ambrosia. Ribbons and butterfly's are from my stash. thanks for looking and I can't wait to pop over to your blogs to see your take on Wendy's fab sketch hugs Jill xx