Tuesday 28 May 2013

Wishing you Everything ...

Here is my card to inspire you for our next challenge at
Passion for Promarkers and this one is titled
'Ribbon, Lace and/or Twine' easy  as I tend to use ribbon
on most of my cards.

I have used papers, sentiment, Tilda, charm, fence, flowers,
cheese cloth, brad, ribbon, sparkle, doily.
Hand stitched and matting layering completed on my Silhouette.

We are sponsored this time round by

who have a stamp set up for grabs, winners choice!

I would like to enter this into the following challenges -
ABC - Not just One (I Won Top 5)!
I Love Promarkers - Anything Goes (I Won Top 3)!

Come and play along, love x

Tuesday 21 May 2013

Goal ...

Today at Passion for Promakers we are celebrating our 
4th Anniversary also my first year designing for them too, yey!
Both teams have made some fantastic creations for this challenge
'Anything Goes'
which is nice and easy so I thought I better do a male card for a change
and this is what I came up with!

Another neglected stamp but a real cutie I think you will agree?
I have cut away half of the front of the card so you can see
the hand stitched goal.

A quick pic of the inside & sentiment.
I have used stamp, sentiment, papers, charm, ribbon, ball, brads.
Hand stitched and coloured with Promarkers of course.

This challenge is sponsored by 

Letraset are offering one lucky winner a pack of their
Limited Edition Spring/Summer Promarkers

Whimsy Stamps/Michele R Designs are offering one lucky winner 
a prize of $10 worth of digi papers

Saturated Canary are offering one lucky winner 2 digi image of their choice.

Bearly Mine are offering one lucky winner a £10 voucher to spend
in their online store.

Dies to Die For are offering a £10 voucher to spend in their online store too!

So what are you waiting for, remember you need to use a Letraset product to
be in with a chance to win!

Sunday 19 May 2013

With Love ...

Well it is time for another challenge over on the 
titled 'Girls, Girls, Girls'
and this time round my fabulous team
were sent the girly cd rom Daisy & Friends to work with.
There are some just adorable little girls on it and a few boys too!
I chose Daisy to work with and I have created a criss cross card which I haven't done
in a little while.

I have used papers, flowers, frame, butterfly, lace, charm (which I have Frantaged)! & ribbon.
I created the butterfly border on my fav machine the Silhouette and as always
it is completely hand stitched.
I have forgotten to mention this on my past few cards but I have printed
the papers onto white pearlised cardstock for that extra pop!
The cardstock was on a fabulous deal recently at Craftwork Cards
 but looks like it may no longer be available :(

As always anyone can enter, even non bloggers HERE
for a chance to win the £ 15 Joanna Sheen gift voucher
see you there & good luck.

Wednesday 15 May 2013

Happy Birthday ...

Finally finished my gorgeous card using the Elisabeth Bell Simpler Times cd rom.
Just love this image and I have been waiting for along time to see it available to buy.
I was going to buy it in rubber but for the price of the cd which included my fav (this one)
plus 17 other digi's well I just had to have it.  Great value cd over I would say 60 papers
shaped cards, decoupage, sepia & black & white Polaroids and much much more.
I knew what I wanted to do and that was decoupage, stunning image and perfect for this technique.
I really enjoyed colouring this little cutie and I am very pleased with the light/shade
coming from the sunset.

I have used papers, doily, tag, sentiment, flowers, lace, ribbon.
All completely hand stitched as always and coloured with a combination
of Pro/Flexmarkers.  Final count I used something like 26 different pens?

This is my first pocket/tag card and the picture below shows the tag out!

I would like to enter this into the following challenges -
Elisabeth Bell's World Challenge - Spring Flowers (I Won Top 3)!
Bearly Mine Challenge - Lucky Dip (Die cuts, ribbon & flowers) (I Won Top 3)!
Cupcake Craft Challenge - Lots of Layers (I Won Top 5)!

Thanks for popping by today, love Jane x

Tuesday 7 May 2013

Happy Birthday ...

Time for another challenge at 
and it is nice and easy 'Birthdays'

I have made this 8x8 card with an aperture using this gorgeous
stamp that I just fell in love with as soon as I saw it.
It is a fairly large stamp hence the large card!

A view of the inside and a close up too!
This card has to be one of my all time favourites and I must confess took
me many many hours of love to create.
All matting and layering/shapes were cut on my lovely Silhouette
and every single piece has been hand stitched.

I have used papers, flowers, butterflies, sentiment, gems, Kraft,
buttons, ribbon & lace.  Image has been decoupaged and 
coloured with Promarkers

This challenge is sponsored by 

who have a £ 10 voucher for one lucky winner!

I would like to enter this into the following challenges -
I Love Promarkers - Put a button on it (I won Top 3)!
Penny Black & More Challenge - Sew Special (all handstitched)! (I Won Guest Designer for July)!

Why not come and play along with us, take care, love x

Wednesday 1 May 2013

Blog Anniversary Winner ...

Thank you all for your kind words on my blog anniversary and welcome to
all my new followers but there can only be one winner of the fabulous
House Mouse Project CD-Rom and it goes to

Congratulations Sharon
please contact me on jane.brown45@btinternet.com within 7 days
to claim your prize to avoid a re-draw.

Thank you once again everyone for taking part and here is to another year of blogging!

Love x

Enjoy the Journey ...

A new challenge over at 'A Little Bit Crafty' starts today and is titled 'Kraft It'
so we want to see your creations with Kraft card.  I was given the Sarah Hurely
'Curio' digi kit for this one and have created something a little bit different to my usual style.

I have used Kraft card for my base, hand stitched and then my lovely 'Frantage' enamels (loving this 
product) and the butterflies and sentiment are from the kit.
I have printed the butterflies onto white pearl card stock and stuck back to back
so you don't see the white card and then just shaped so they jump out at you.

Our sponsor for this months challenge are

Hobbycutz £ 7.50 Voucher

& Clare Curd Crafts £ 10 Voucher

Why not come and play along with us to be in with a chance of winning
some goodies.  There is great DT inspiration to get you started HERE

Love Jane x