Friday, 30 April 2010

Hi everyone,
What lovely weather we are having at the moment, don't suppose it will last for the bank holiday weekeend.
I have another Stamping Bella card for you, using the lovely new Basic Grey papers.
Definitely my favourite paper. They are all so lovely and inspiring to work with.
Sorry it's another easel card again, they are my favourite at the moment.
I've used a Martha Stewart punch for the corners, it cuts through Bazzill so easily.
There are so many to choose from at the moment. I want them all but that would be greedy. (I'm also collecting nestabilities and other Spellbinder dies at the moment.)
I've coloured the image with Copics but there is not enough room on the stamp for shading, it's a bit small to get the best from the pens but come in such lovely colours to blend with the papers.
The message is one from Hobbyart, their clear stamps range. They're really nice to use.
A little organza bow and it is finished!!!
Will try and come up with a non-easel card for the next post.
I'm hoping to get a bit of time to play with some distress inks and a paint brush over the weekend. I've been dying to have a play but haven't had chance yet.
Watch this space......
See you soon,

Jane x

Thursday, 8 April 2010

What a lovely day today, so warm too. Can't believe how cold it felt yesterday and then how warm it is today. Well that's British weather for you!! Just makes you want to get out and play in the garden. My garden is terrible at the moment. Loads of work to be done to make it presentable for the summer.
My hubby's parents have just celebrated their 50th Wedding Anniversary, the picture I have posted is of the card I made for them.
The card itself is just a cream square, layered with gold glitter and mirri card. I cut the numbers with my faithful Cricut. The envelope is vellum folded and decorated with peel-offs and brads and finished with lots of ribbons. Its an easy card to make but everyone loves it. I have done a few for special birthdays, anniversaries and they always look really special.
I'm off to Ally Pally on Saturday, can't wait. I've never been before so am quite excited about it. An early start that morning and an early start tomorrow morning too. I am collecting a new addition to the family African Pygmy Hedgehog!!
Will tell you all about him next time with hopefully some pictures.
See you soon,

Jane x

Wednesday, 7 April 2010

Win a Goody Bag

Hi everyone, hope you're not too full of chocolate!!
I am thrilled to say that today was my last radiotherapy session - YAY!!!! No more going to the hospital every day. My next appointment is not until the middle of May. What am I going to do with myself???? Enough of that I have something for you to do and you may be lucky enough to win the prize.......
The Craft Barn have a £30 Goody Bag up for grabs for a lucky person. To have a chance of winning all you have to do is head over to the The Craft Barn Blog and sign up to become a follower on their blog. You will also some really nice ideas for cards and more there too!!
Good Luck,
See you soon,

Jane x