Monday, 29 October 2012

Christmas is coming........

Well, there is just no getting away from it......
Christmas is getting nearer!!!!
This week over on TCBBlog we have been looking at
Advent Calendars!
I have been playing with a wooden item, paint and paper....
can it get any better???????

It doesn't take as long to do as you might think.....

so if you fancy having a go.....pop over to the blog and
see how easy it is to make!!!!!
See you soon,
Enjoy your Halloween, and don't eat too many sweeties!!!!!!
Jane x 

Eco Green paints - White and Sky Blue

Craft Creations paper - Blue Stripes on Ice Blue

Marianne D Creatables - Snowflake 1

                                     The special offer this week -
Order any advent calendar from 
The Craft Barn website,
                                               and get a
                 Tando mini advent calendar number set free

It will be added to your parcel.

Tuesday, 23 October 2012

A new week!!!!

Hi everyone,

Gosh a new week again on The Craft Barn Blog and this week we
 have been playing with tapes - washi and masking!!!!
I had great fun with this and got to use the lovely Dylusions Ink Sprays!!! 
It is also my turn for a calendar tag.......

You will have to pop over to the blog to see how I made this!!!!
Hope you like it!!!
See you soon,
Jane x
Materials used -

Dylusions Ink Sprays - Vibrant Turquoise, Lemon Zest, Bubblegum Pink

Dylusion Stamps - Further around the Edge

And the special offer over at The Craft Barn website -

20% off the Glue Dots masking tape

Enter the code TAPE20 at checkout

Saturday, 20 October 2012

Crafty Individuals

Morning everyone,

Just popping by to let you know what has been happening
 on The Craft Barn Blog this week!
We have all been working with the latest Crafty Individuals
masks and dies which are beautiful!!
I made a card with this lovely die
and adapted it with punches to give the Christmas effect!!
If you pop over to the Blog, you will see how I made it!!!!
See you soon,
Jane x
Materials used -

Spellbinders - Labels 10

Distress Inks - Barn Door

Woodware Punch - Mini - leaf and daisy

And the special offer over at The Craft Barn this week -

20% off selected Crafty Individuals stamps.

From CI-017 to CI-250 included

use code CRAFTY20 at checkout

Thursday, 11 October 2012

This week on TCB Blog!!!!

Hi everyone,

Hasn't it turned cooler!!! Autumn is here!!!
Still haven't turned on the heating but have lit the log burning stove
a couple of times........bliss and the dogs love cooking themselves in front of it!!!!
Anyway, this week on TCB Blog is Oil Pastels,
something I haven't used for many years!!!
It is my week to do the calendar page......

Head on over to The Craft Barn blog to see how I made it..... 
See you soon,
Jane x

Materials used -

Cobalt Blue, Light Cobalt Turquoise, Light Flesh, Dark Flesh, Light Purple, Purple Violet

Anita's Calendar Tabs

Dylusions Ink Spray - Bubblegum Pink

Sizzix Sizzlits Set - Decorative Flourishes

The special offer this week at The Craft Barn -
10% off the Faber-Castell set of 36 oil pastels
enter the code PASTEL10 at checkout


Friday, 5 October 2012

Dylusions on TCB Blog!!

Hello everyone,

When I saw that I had to use Dylusions products for this week,
I didn't really know much about them.  Now I am
absolutely hooked.......I love them, love them, love them!!!!!!!
The stamps are so quirky and the sentiments are just great,
I am looking forward to using them more!!


This is the first part of my adventure in Art Journaling......

Head over to TCBblog to see how I made it!!
Don't forget to pop into The Craft Barn if you can Saturday, come
and be inspired for Christmas!!!!
See you soon....
Jane x

Materials used -

Dylusions Ink Spray - Bubblegum Pink, Vibrant Turquoise

Dylusions Stamps - Quintessential Quotes, Background Love

HobbyArt Stamp - Sparkles

Dylusions Stencil - Let it Snow

Crafters Workshop Template - Harlequin

Here is the offer over at The Craft Barn website

Our special offer this week: 20% off the following stamps

Curious Corrin - Ruby rainbow - Doollally Dorris - Love struck Lucy

Tallulah Tripp - Dependable Dotty - Traveling Travis - Pondering Petunia

Enter code DYLUSIONS20 at checkout


Monday, 1 October 2012

My new toy!!!


Thought I would show you a picture of my new toy......
Aaaaaahhhh aren't they luverly!!!
They weren't actually due to arrive for a couple of weeks yet, so what an
unexpected surprise!!!!!
The colours are not new but one of the nibs is different......
no chisel nib but a fine nib instead!!
Great for colouring small areas!!
They are a limited edition of 3000 and celebrate their 25th anniversary!
If you around The Craft Barn on Saturday, I shall have them with me,
I'm demoing Copics and Kanban Xmas stamps!
See you soon,
Jane x