Monday, 13 September 2010

Hi everyone, had to show you this picture tonight. I had these letters on my table for the weekend and had lots of lovely comments about them. I bought them from the Craft Barn months ago intending to have them all finished for the June extravaganza but never got round to it. Last week I still only had one ready!! My lovely, lovely friend Debbie took the rest home with her and decopatched them for me!!! How kind. She had them ready for Friday and I just had to decorate them with the butterflies (also from the Barn), the little dots were made from Paper Pen and Gloss Gel by Viva.
So thank you Debbie, they looked great on the table and I remembered who I was all day.
Just a quickie tonight, have to do some mending for my daughter!!
See you soon,

Jane x

Sunday, 12 September 2010

Phew!! What a busy weekend!! Two days of demoing at The Craft Barn. It was so nice to see all you lovely ladies, I have missed not being there for a while.
As usual there were lots of demos to inspire everyone and we were kept busy both days. Unfortunately it meant I didn't get time to visit the other ladies to see what they were up to but I'm sure I will see the samples at the shop and on the blog.
I was demoing Papersoft Color and using my Cuttlebug with various dies by Spellbinders and Marianne D.
The card I am posting tonight is my version of the tent card, with snowflakes stamped onto the white card and embossed with clear embossing powder. Papersoft Color in Light Blue and Cobalt Blue was used. I had cut out the aperture with one of the labels nestabilities. The same resist technique was used for the wording and the label cut with another die, I think it is from Nellies oblongs. Ribbon was used to attach it to the card. My snowflake in the middle was one of the Marianne D snowflakes, cut from glitter card four times, scored in half and all stuck together. I hung it using jump rings and attached it to a cocktail stick up in the top of the card. Really simple!! Not sure how I would post it though!!!
The little silver domes were metallics, think I may have lost one in transit!!
Well, I'm off to bed for an early night.
See you soon,

Jane x

Sunday, 5 September 2010


Sorry I have not been around for a while. Think I overdid it a bit coming back to work and lots of other things going on all at the same time. One was having to say goodbye to our eldest dog who had had to have a toe removed last year due to cancer but had done really well until recently when she had another tumour appear in her neck area. At thirteen years old which was a very good age for a Rottie we decided not to put her through chemo, radiotherapy etc - I did ask the vet if she had chemo, would all her hair fall out like mine? Have you ever seen a bald dog, apart from a Chinese Crested? Anyway, apparently it doesn't affect them like it does us. Perhaps I should have had doggy chemo!! She is in doggy heaven now, bless her.
Unfortunately I seem to have chemo fatigue, that's what they think anyway. Thank goodness for school holidays, not having to get up early every day. I have no energy at all and haven't even been out in my shed to make any cards for weeks. Really trying to get some inspiration for some samples for this coming weekend.
Don't forget it is 2 days of demos at The Craft Barn next Saturday and Sunday. There are lots of demonstrators so will be definitely worth a visit. Come and be inspired.
I will be demoing the fabulous Papersoft Colors and using the cuttlebug and various dies!!! Well, that is hopefully, inspiration and energy willing!!

See you soon,

Jane x