Friday, 30 January 2009

Funky Fairies

Well have been getting some more free downloads at they have some great paper also have chance to win alovely free download of there newiest album.They also have new site and are looking for 4 New members for there design team for there latest challenge blog have look pop on over the challenge which is there first is Valentine which must include something from there funkyfairy collection.
Well have greta weekend keep warm as snow is arriving and theres talk of it being the worst winter since 1979 Now thats something to look forward too lol im sure my girls will be over the moon.
Happy Crafting love n stuff

Thursday, 29 January 2009

Morning Thursday

Well sorry i havent posted much ive been bit stressed and otherwise engaged .My Daughter got assaulted on the school bus by another girl so had to deal with that.

Trying inbetween everything to finish friendship album for the swap on trimmie i have 2 to do so have to get on with that.

Must just tell you about a crafty blog hop weekend .Which starts tomorrow at the cuttlebug challenge luv bug weekend see post on the right.
Have great weekend and i will see ya monday if i survive all this

Tuesday, 27 January 2009

ooh-la-la-creationschallenge 28

Over at Wendi's & Emma's challenge blog here This weeks challendge is to make a card with black and gold.This card i made with dcvw textured card stock,layered to make the topper large prima flower in red with smaller black prima flower and gold large brad for center.Embellished with black gem stones and co-ordinating length of this lovely double coloured red & black organza ribbon.The Card sentiment says "just for you"from the decoupage kit "Forver Friends"
Ichoose this card as sometimes simple and elegant is all you need .Hope you like my choice .
Thanks jude

Saturday, 24 January 2009

Just a reminder.... incase yove forgotten

Well not long now before the opening of Creative inspirations challenge blog .We are all very excited and i know some of you are and cant wait to get started .Thankyou so much for all the Good Luck wishes i have received from many of you fellow crafters ,they are all greatly appreciated.Thanks for all your support ,and to the Design Team for all there support and inspiration .Go check it out and please follow us be sure to check back every fortnight on a Monday thanks again
Happy Crafting judex

Blog Challenges

The above card is a card i have used for sketch and stash challenge blog.This week it is a lovely sketch I choose these lovely papers by K & Co just adore these images ,but then who doesnt there sooooo cute coloured with water colours. CHARISMACARDZ CHALLENGE CARD"LOVE"

This week over at Charismacardz Challenge blog the theme is "LOVE"so have been making afew cards this week.This is one i have choosen for that challenge.

DCVW red textured card,with layers red metallic card,pink embossed ,pink glitter card,then i choose this sweet decoupage made up from my stash.Added black &red organza ribbon.and black gems to embellish, Karen Foster heart stickers.

Check out the challenge here every thursday

Thursday, 22 January 2009

Blog Awards

These are the awards that my dear friend Doreen has given me .The reason she has awarded me these awards are in her own words as follows"therefore wish to nominate Jude & Claire for their positive attitude despite poor health."That is soooo sweet Doreen and thankyou sooooo much i will display along side my others


Well i still have a few more cards to go so keeping me out mischeif thats when im not suffering from these headaches which are now starting to get me down big time.But then after last nite sat watching tv before retired to bed o/h not well he was in bed ,the girls sound asleep too .So all alone with the remote WOW now that doesnt happen often.I turned on to Jade's Story my god i admire that girl what she is going through and still working the reason to save as much for her children's future .Last nite it showed her waking up without her hair after her therapy .I just sat here thinking how lucky i am even though i have Me/cfs & fibro i have my life to live for .Jade on the other hand is living one day at atime not moaning and working hard for her boys .It surely made me think and be thankfull it's just a headache.My heart goes out to her she is so positive and i wish her all the luck in the world she has two lovely boys and her whole life ahead of her.It really does make you think how lucky i am .
Well dont forget CHALLENGE ON MY NEW BLOG STARTS MONDAY 26TH JAN not long now so pop on over and check it .Would love you to follow the blog here's the
Special Friend Card,Greentextured card with backing papers used from K&CO,Prima flowers and small green brads from making MemoriesThe wee fairy is made from fimo attached with sticky pad.

This card is made using the free stamp set of 6 with Cardmaking & Papercraft this month issue62 the 2 stamps i used are the flower border stamps and the love birds.Backing paper used is DCVW and and green cardstock is Bazzil .The stamped images are stuckwith d/s tape and pads,flower and brads from prima.

Have great day happy crafting till next time keep warm keep safe judex

Tuesday, 20 January 2009

Challenge card for charismacardz

This is my card for Leannes challenge this week is "FANTASY"bit different style what i normally do .So hope you like this is Decoupage ,with prima flowers .Take alook at the challenge blog .Heres the link

Blog Candy ...on offer

Well must tell you about some blog candy as ive been doing my weekly blog checks Caryn has 2 lots blog candy up for Grabs take alook here and her blog is fab!On offer till 7th Feb
Thers some lovely blogg candy on offer only until 21st Jan so you gotta be quick .Some lovely Forever Friends crafty bits so go take peek.
Now Kim has some fab blog candy up for grabs until 31st jan ,Kims blog is amust she has some lovely creative inspirational projects so worth just going to look even if you dont want to go for candy heres the link
Over at the Siggi shop they also have some blog candy celebrating her first year take a peek it's open until 31st Jan lovely K& CO stash

Sunday, 18 January 2009

Great news challenge blog

GOOD NEWS ..........KEEP READING ........
Well heres what youve all been waiting for......
In the next coming week my challenge blog will be up and running the design team ready and waiting..We are all excited and eagerly awaiting the Launch of the new blog.We hope you will all join us and try and take part in the challenges we have planned ahead.The design team members have there challenge planned and cards updated onto the site shortly.We have some fab prizes on offer all sorts of crafty goodies so prepare yourself and go take a peek

My cameras is on a go slow bit like me this but as soon as the battery is charged i will put up the photos of the prize for the Marie Curie blog candy.Thanks to all the people who have sent in cards we are doing really well,have a mixture of some lovely creative cards.
Well thats all for now have great week .Thanks for the lovely award have put on my side bar thankyou you!

Saturday, 17 January 2009

Blog Award Big Thanks To Andrea

I feel very honoured at accepting this award from my friend and trimmie buddie Andrea .Thankyou so much.Now there some things i have to do receive this award.
Name 5 things im addicted to
3)Trimmie forum,
4)Shopping for crafty stash
I now have to pass this to 5 people
Leave a link on there blog to say they have been choosen for the award
They have to name 5 things thee addicted to
Also pass it on to 5 others .
Become a Follower of this blog
So here are my nominations for this lovely award.
1)Max ..CA
5)Craftymum of3
I am doing an extra one as my friend Doreen has joined blog land weldone hun!
Enjoy your award and pass it on.
Have great weekend

Great News

Well just had to let you know that my challenge blogg will be up and raring to go shortly so please watch this space .My design team have loads experience and very talented lot.The challenges on the blog will be variety of designs and techniques.For all cardmakers,scrapbookers,Atc ,& altered art fans .
So please keep watching and hopefully up and running soon every week there will be some sort of a prize crafty at that! Donations have been given from all over ,various online stores

Quick Card Using Free Stamps

Well my magazine came popping throught the door on tuesdat couldnt wait to get started.This month with Caedmaking & Paper crafts theres a lovely set of free clear stamps on the theme "spring"So just had to have ago havent been well still suffering with these headaches ,but thought go sit at desk may forget about them if minds occupied ,it's alright rest ,but after 3 days you start to become board.
So here is my creation i have used 2 of the free stamps the flower border which i love and the love birds.Im not that pleased the way it came out at all, .So hear goes but would love to know whay you think?hope you like it .

Have great weekend

Friday, 16 January 2009

Morning bloggers

First of all i keep meaning to show you the Prize i got for winning the CA December card challenge ,won with my Penguin christmas card ,shown further down blogg. Thanks for my lovely stamps Ann.Now no excuse not to keep to my new years resolution up that was to make 2 christmas cards aweek for my 2009 collection!
Well it's friday yet again this week seems to have gone so fast and yet havent done muchapart from looking after my sick youngest daughter .Who has managed to catch the dread flu bug we all had over christmas.Went to the DRs due to my headaches and found i have high blood pressure OMG never before have i had this the headaches and dizziness something else.So rest is in order as not been given medication.So did alittle crafting and have made some Atc's,as yet not uploaded.Well hope youve all had good week and enjoy your weekeend.
Im not planning much gonna take it easy then hopefully these headaches will go as fast as they arrived!! .

Before i go pop over to lulu's blogg she has some candy up for grabs until 28th Jan check it out here shes celebrating her birthday and 12,000 hits Also D has some lovely whiff of joy stamps up as blog candy wooo hooo my fav stamps !!sp pop over until 21st Jan to be in with a chance of winning this fab candy.
Happy Crafting

Monday, 12 January 2009

Create A Card Blog Candy Challenge

What you have to do is .Make a card any occasion A6 Card but please leave blank inside.You can either get a Marie curie special card bag or put in plain cello bag.Drop into any MARIE CURIE Shop or send i will post address on here in a day or two.
The rules.....
1)Please link this blog candy to your blog
2)Make a any occassion card A6 size but must be left blank for the create a card campaign
3)Leave message and link to your card on this post only informing me of the day you sent it.
4)You do this above i will enter you into this massive blog candy.This is a great way to make money for a good cause,at the same time do the craft you love and be in with a chance to win big candy.
I will post address here soon for those who have no shops near,and also once battery is charged will post what you lucky crafters have a chance to win.
Now i know some of my trimmie buddies have already sent cards there fore just add your name to the thread and a link on your blog about this ususal blog candy challenge.
Thankyou for taking time to read and hope yopu will enter as this is fantastic cause,plus you also benefit so that can't be bad .Please feel free to take the banner add to your blog.


Winner of the blog candy will be announced here tomorrow watch this space!!
Well the winner pulled from the box by my daughter of the BIRTHDAY BLOG CANDY IS...................
Congratulations WHEY HAY hun this candy will be coming your way shortly have emailed you as i know you havent got a blog .Thanks to everyone who joined in and hope you will join in the above candy and help this good cause pics of candy up later today. (TUESDAY)
Thanks again to everyone who entered.

Well i have been given this lovely award .Therefore would like to pass it on to the following;






This is what you have to do.

1.Add logo to you blogg

2. Link to the person who you received it from

3.Nominate 5 people

4.Leave message on there blog letting them know

Some Great News

Well i have some fab news my mate Ann from CA forum has been appointed to the cuttlebug design team .To celebrate her acheivement as the new recruit to the DT there shes got some great blog candy so pop over to her blogg and check it out here. So this Wednesday the 14th will be her first day doing the challenge for so i would just like to say.
Ann Congratulations ,and couldnt have happened to a nicer person!Good luck.
So you gotta pop over to Ann's blog to find out what ypu have to do to win this lovely candy.
Happy Monday

Sunday, 11 January 2009


Well my trimmie friend Leanne has great new challenge blog.This is the link to the challenge blog
so pop over join in the CHARISMA CARDZ THIURSDAY CHALLENGE this weeks challenge is to make a card on the theme being the card must be "PINK!"this is my card above.Just like to wish them all the DT the best of luck!
I have also entered this card in the This is a new challenge blog and this is there very first challenge


Saturday, 10 January 2009

Morning Saturday

Well the weekend has finally arrived !after a hectic week could have done with more hours in the day and .Today going to friends in London but tomorrow i have plans to make 3 more birthday cards and clear boxes from craftroom .!wether the 2nd comes off who knows..
Before i wish you agreat weekend and a crafty one at that. I have received another award yesterday just wanna say big thanks glad you like my blog.
I must tell you about some amazing blogg candy up for grabs at Sallys blog but only till 13th Jan so be quick go take alook. You wont be disappointed.The second site offering blog candy i found out when i popped over there is the check out the cute Donkey,this candy is Valebtines giveaway ends jan 15th .

Have a great weekend keep safe

Thursday, 8 January 2009


For all your birthday wishes and lovely cards ,boy theres alot of talented carfters out there!As i said i was gonna do some crafting well i sat down But!! Santa had taken my creative inspiration back with him to .... and crafters block had set in! .So after being frustrated gave up.BUT yesterday im pleased to say Santa returned it!and the result are the cards above do hope you like them.Please would love to hear your comments on my cards leave a message and i will enter your name twice into my candy WAY HEY hows that!!!
Just to let you know have you seen the new release"Smirk "range of crafting goodies ?Well ive been naughty but hey was my birthday!well that was my excuse so i spent some xmas money on this lovely new set cant wait to get them next week when they are released .The papers & embellishments are flocked.Take apeek here they are cute!!
Hope you havent suffered with crafters block like i have ,i think due to the fact over festive period whilst away didnt help as i didnt do any!
Have agood day dont forget love to hear what your comments are on my cards leave message below and you will be added into blog candy again.
P.S.Scroll down add your name to my guest book love to know where your all from.Thanks for popping by have great day.
love n hugs


Tuesday, 6 January 2009

Happy Birthday To ME!

Well yes it' happy birthday boy now i do feel 21!!!twice lol.Well today have nothing planned so going to have a nice relaxing day,maybe do nothing, maybe play with all my wee crafting goodies and boy i got quiet alot,as well as money,jewellery,weekend bag (just need the weekend away to use it hint hint to o/h)
I would like to say a BIG THANKYOU to all my crafting buddies who have sent me an aray of fantastic cards!!i will treasure and make a book for them toput them in they are Fantastic thanks!
With having birthday in week we are going round to friends on friday for ameal(but hush hush as i know as youngest can't keep secret apparently a party!)Then saturday going up to London to see friends so that will be great.
Well to everyone who celebrates their birthday today hope you have a fab day!!
love judex

Sunday, 4 January 2009


Well i just had to get back to my crafting after 2 weeks away started to get withdrawls .So i have so many birthdays this month thought id make a start .Plus over at CA the challenge this month is "PINK" so thought i would incorporate into one of the cards so the card for CA is the
"Betty Boo"The others are for my trimmie buddies birthdays hope they like!Also card for Valentines made for challenge using something recycled from prevoius card.

Friday, 2 January 2009


Wow Simon over at is giving away some lovely goodies.I have bought several items from simon over the years can vouch for his excellent quality of goods and service.this is his ebay shop link
Be sure to go check this big blog candy out as he has some lovely items to give away you only have until10/01/2009 so be quick you gotta be in it to win it.
good luck judex

Thursday, 1 January 2009

Marie Curie Card Donations 2009

Well my campaign is under way to make cards for this great campaign.I did last year this year i want to try and beat last years record of 45 in the box so all help is greatly received.I have the card bags for them and will be sending the box in mid april plenty of time for deadline.if youd like to donate to the box then leave your name i will contact you with details .It is such a worth while cause and all donations of these cards sold will go to help families in need ,of macmillan nurses ,working in this field of nursing i have seen the good work they do and the results it has on families and there clients.
thanks jude

Happy New Year to All You Crafting Buddies

Hope this year is a happy healthy creative crafty one to you all.Sorry ive not blogged much over festive season im away from home and hard to find Im getting withdrawls
just quick note to say have fab year and see you all soon .
love n hugs judex