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Thursday, 17 August 2017

3 Little Tilda's






Like a bus , you wait for ages and 3 come along at once ! I use to be Magnolia stamp mad , then I wasn't , but the other day I found a big wad of stamped magnolia images . I forgot how nice they are to colour , I'm still not sure about them just having just eyes though, but they are pretty and I'm pleased with the 3 cards I've made , what do you think ?



My red card features Tilda with strawberry basket , nothing says summer like lovely ripe strawberries . I've coloures with promarkers, the strawberries are highlighted with 3d clear gloss , the papers are raspberry road , the doily old stash and the sentiment bubble lawn fawn .




challenges entered :

Magnolia-lious challenge #12 : anything goes 
(option add some lace) 
simply magnolia : summer challenge 



My blue card features Tilda with kitten , coloured with promarkers , the lace doiley was a gift from a fellow crafter . The papers are from B&M . Die cuts Sue Wilson squares and spellbinder nesties . Sentiment computer printed .

challenges entered :
Magnolia-lious challenge #12 : anything goes 
(option add some lace) 
creative inspirations : anything goes 

my pink card bellow features Tilda with tulips , coloured with promarkers , the paper is docraft tales of the riverbank . The sentiment is lillie of the valley . The lacy trim martha stewart punch . The die cut heart and bows are Tattered Lace .

creative inspirations : anything goes 
in the pink : anything goes (with pink )
passion for promarkers : pretty pastels 


happy crafting jane x





Monday, 31 July 2017

Tattered Lace kitten cuddles


Aren't they a cute pair  , this was one of the free gift dies with the Tattered Lace magazine subsciption, as a lover of cats and dogs , it's a favourite of mine .
dies used : Tattered Lace kitten cuddles
            Tattered Lace with love 
Sweet dixie circle die 
paper from the works , all at sea
blue bow , hobby craft . 


 challenges entered : The Paper Players : tic tac toe , I choose blue, animals , circle .
                                   Dream valley : anything goes 
                                   Brown Sugar : any thing goes 
well it's been sun shine and showers , typical British summer , but this afternoon  the sun won and we did a bit of gardening , feeling achy now , my poor knees and fingers .

                                                                          happy crafting . Jane x

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