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CraftyCatz challenge #264

Morning all and Happy Friday... I am here with a lovely new challenge for you at CraftyCatz on this very cold morning... Set by our lovely Kim, is Stitching, real or faux, suit yourselves.. Our sponsor is the fabulous SamiStamps and they very kindly gave us images to use.... Prize details on main blog...

Here is my card. look at that gorgeous hair.. The day I took this picture, I was having real light problems, I tried as best I could to fix, but you get the gist of things I hope.. ***********************
That's all from me, I hope your looking forward to a good week-end, can you believe it will be the first on Sunday, for once I am not looking forward to February, I have a BIG Birthday and for some reason I feel unsettled about it..lol...age has never bothered me before, it really is just a number and I know that, but this is depressing me so much...and I find I am missing people I feel should be here for this.....it's just making me so sad......silly bugger I know, I better…

I Love Promarkers challenge #254

Morning to all, hope you are all doing fine... Today at I LOVE PROMARKERS  we have a brand new challenge for you all and a fab sponsor too Prize details are on the main blog.. So, the challenge is to use  Purples and Blues Here is my card, lots of sparkle.. I promise the tag is not pink, but it does look like it doesn't it.... The pins are from a friend and I just stuck them in a pot of diamond dustm flowers are wild orchid and ribbon is Mei flower, image coloured with Flexmarkers... Side view... I would like to enter this into the challenge at SimonSays and you guessed it...ANYTHING GOES... That's all today,hope to see you Friday for a new challenge at CraftyCatz...... enjoy your day and take care..... Hugs, Janette.xxx

CraftyCatz challenge #263....

Good Morning and Happy Friday... Is it me or are we into the last full week-end of January already...it's seems crazy....another year of saying 'where did the time go'....scary stuff.....
OK, onto the challenge at CraftyCatz...which is 'OH MY TEDDY'... This time the host is the very lovely Nick...as long as you put a Teddy on your creation she will be very happy.... We do have a great sponsor for you too Crafty sentiments also provided the team with a choice of images to use.... all details of prize can be found on the main challenge blog.... I used this cute little bear having a nice bubble bath called 'JUST RELAX' As you can see it's a very CAS card, the linen card is Paper mill, ribbon Mei flower image coloured with Flex markers and TH gloss...
Once again that's all I have for you...hope you are all keeping well..... Thank you so much for taking time to call on me...as soon as I retrieve my computer from the fields I threw it into...{just kiddin…

I LoVe Promarkers #253..................

Hello and good morning everyone... This is a quick post today, busy,busy... The challenge at I Love Promarkers this week is  MEN AT WORK... We are sponsored by the fabulous and they provided a choice of images for us to use..
a great prize too, go see the challenge blog.... Now my Chef does look like he cleaned the oven, I really don't know what I was thinking...lol...you live and learn as they say..... Paper was a paperpad from ages ago, think it was Dovecraft... Little recipe cards are from Google, freebie prints.. Hope he makes you smile, I love him....
OK, that's all for today, enjoy your day and stay warm, it is chilly to say the least.....I still hope to see snow, got the frost...no snow...sob sob..lol....
Hugs, Janette.xxxxxx

CraftyCatz challenge #262...

Hello lovely people, hope your well, for those in the UK have we all survived the bashing of the gales so far......Oh I hope so, I was so scared on Wednesday night, wow ,we took some battering,  and living nearer the coast, in a very open area...well, you can imagine...fingers crossed it dies down soon...
This week at CraftyCatzwe have a lovely challenge for you from our boss lady Carol.. New Beginnings...and a wonderful sponsor also all info on main blog...
Here is my card, I went with weddings, but you can do Baby,New home,New job..you know the score... As you can see I am having problems with the lighting...


PC generated sentiment..
That's about it, I wish I could chat more but still having a time and half with my silly computer, it takes so long to get anywhere....am hoping it is a weather thing..lol...I blame everything on the weather... Stay safe and warm...have a lovely week-end... Hugs, Janette.xxxx

I love Promarkers challenge 252...

Good morning and happy Wednesday....

OK, this week atI Love Promarkers we have the theme of HOBBIES.. we are lucky enough to be sponsored by the fabulous JUST INKLINED,  who gave us a choice of images to use... Prize details on the challenge blog..

This is 'Dirty Dancing' I added the sentiment on the pc...that poor man..lol..
Please try and pop over to the challenge to see the DT creations and join in with us, there's a prize.....lol.. That's all for now... See you Friday is this old computer allows me....it is driving me mental... Bye for now, hugs, Janette.xxx

Just a quick one...

If you remember the little wreath I made in place of a card for a friend over Christmas, then you'll recognise this....made the same way as before, only more Spring like, flowers are wild orchid, the straw was in a basket I got at Christmas, filled with goodies.....will be making more, already got the stuff needed, some gorgeous pink and white tulips from Wild Orchid again, in the sale, I did well I can tell you.... The ribbon was in my stash... Guess who owns this already...yep...Carla... So I hope you like what I get up to other than cards, I have a few things on the go at any given time, just to keep me busy.....
Off to see if I can find any challenges to fit this.... CRAFT challenge...anything but a card... Thankyou so much for your visit... Hugs, Janette.xx

CraftyCatz challenge 261...

Good morning and welcome to my blog... It's Friday so it's the challenge atCraftyCatz....
This week our host is the very lovely Cindy and she has gone all dotty on us...so get your Polka dots out and start crafting.. We are sponsored by 
All prize details are on the challenge blog...
They supplied us with a choice of images, I went for the sentiment.. I used a journal ticket to put the sentiment on...the papers are from Making cards magazine January issue Ribbon Mei flower and flower from Wild orchid...
That's that for now, I haven't been round all your blogs yet as my pc is playing silly with me and it takes forever to get round, some I can't get to at all, so am trying to sort but it is very old.....
have a lovely day and a nice week-end.. hugs, Janette.xx

I Love Promarkers challenge #251..

Good morning all, hope your having a good week... I'll get right to it as my computer is playing silly beggars and driving me nuts.....
Our first challenge of the year at I Love Promarkers is New Beginnings....so any which way you fancy, we love to see... We are sponsored this week by the lovely people at EUREKASTAMPS
and my image is called Moving Cow and you can find ithere... and the images were provided by them also... Clock die from Jac, thanks so much...waiting on mine being delivered.. Tag die was a freebie from Making Cards mag; Paper is Kaiser craft..
Please pop over and see all the dt work and come and play... See you all Friday...hugs, Janette.xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

CraftyCatz first challenge for 2015...

Well, did you all have a fab time of it and stay reasonably sober.....lol... I had a lovely time all round with the family and got myself some great gifts, the best from a crafting friend....
Now I am VERY late with this first post of the year, how bad is that, I think Carol will make me sit on the naughty step and it does get chilly... On we go, the challenge is Anything Goes, set by our lovely 'Bosslady' Carol...so grab your gear and get entering, we are sponsored by the fab folks at.. Prize details on challenge blog here.. They very kindly sent us some images to use.... Here is my card.... That gorge ribbon was in my stash, I really don't know how long I have had it, but thought I should maybe use, well it is a new year.... Lovely die-cuts are from a craft friend, thanks Jules... ****************** That's about all, it's a beautiful blustery day here in Blackpool, Carla has gone off walking with the kids, blow the cobwebs away, Mia wanted to stay with me but fr…