Thursday, 30 July 2009

Last Challenge Before Going Away....BLOG CANDY

This is my last challenge card or post until i get back off my hols on 17th August i have so much still to do and leave very early friday morning.
I will miss entering and crafting always do when im away.Yesterday i got a new laptop oh so cutie it is i will post some piccys on my return it's toshiba !!I was desperate for new one and well hubby treated me sooooo exciting like child in sweet shop.Now i just have to look forward to coming home transfering all my soft ware and data oh what a joy that will be!
Yesterday found out my wee biscuit tin i altered is in the final of challenge 30 over on the Trimmie forum(known as dragonflycrafts) so im excited first ever time ive been in final...whey hey...
Thanks to all who have voted for me and thanks to everybody who does whilst im away .
Onto the challenges
So ive made 1 card that fits 3 challenges.So hope you like them.Be good and keep safe see you in few weeks.
Please dont forget BLOG CANDYclick on top rt hand piccy to enter!!!
One Card Three challenges;
Pile it On Challenge 8;Water colour
Simon Says Challenge ;Distressing
The image is coloured with metalic water colours
Copics used on face of the image
Flowers and leaves from Prima
Floral Papers from an Rak i received
Distressed using 3 shades of blue chalk
Gems from Papermania
Sentiment is from Daisy &Dandelion collection
Ribbons &Bows from Stash

Be good ,keep safe be back soon hugs judexxx

Wednesday, 29 July 2009

New Blog/Website and candy

Well i must tell you about my friend's new blog come website where she designs her own collage sheets ,and fantastic they are too.These are all digi downloads and can be bought from her blog. This lady June is a very talented lady and has inspiration,creativity just flowwing from her finger tips ,she has many amazing projects both on her own blog and as a member of trimmie where i first met her.The designs can be used for many projects such as Cards ,ATC'S,Scrapbooking ,Altered Art.So please pop over click on link above leave a wee note and start to follow this amazing blog ,Oh nearly forgot she has amazing blog candy where your prize is to choose the digi collage sheets you would like!!!
Good luck June and i wish you every success ,you so deserve it hun,after such a stressful year you deserve some good luck!
hugs judex
Just one sheet of many of the designs available

Tuesday, 28 July 2009

Creatalicious Challenges New Blog & Scrummy Candy

New challenge blog is just going to start on august the 15th ,this is a monthly challenge and at the moment they have some fab candy which you can see here and in my candy pop a long have a look enter the candy and go back on 15th to enter there very first monthly challenge.I will be there when i get back from my hols on 17th.Wish them the best of luck with there blog and hopefully many challenges to come.Heres the link and you can also click above to take you there
hugs judex

Monday, 27 July 2009

Creative Inspirations Challenge 14,Spactacular Sunday Challenge

inside the card

One card 2 challenges first over at this weeks theme is to decorate your card inside out .So im entering my DT card for this weeks challenge also.
This weeks challenge over at my sister blog "Creative Inpirations" has been set by the lovely talented Cheryl and this Fortnight's theme is "BLING".
Now we all like a bit of sparkle and shine wether it be diamonds or pearls or gems or glitter .so you can go as mad or as little as you wont .but your entry must have some bling on!You can make any creative project being,altered art,scrapbook layout ,atc or even card the worlds your oyster as they say.So to see all the Design Teams Creations even mine click on the link above .
this challenge blog is run every fortnight on a Monday,so you have plenty of time to enter and you can incorporate it with any other challenge we dont mind.As long as our theme is included.
One thing i do stress please leave direct link to your work,just saves the Dt memebers alot of work.
So go check it out and remember have fun!
hugs judex

Thursday, 23 July 2009

Blog Candy and Challenge Win

I would just like to say a big thankyou to Debbie the scrummy blog candy arrived today and i just can't wait to play.Thankyou so much!some wonderful stamps ......
I also found out yesterday i had won $40 worth of stamps from this wee shop "Peachy Keen" how cute are these stamps .Randomly picked at Copic Colour challenge for last weeks challenge.So i have ordered some stamps so watch this space then you'll see how cute they are.
Please note my BLOG CANDY is still running until SEPT 8th please click on piccy on rt side bar.Good luck!
hugs judex

C.R.A.F.T Challenge 10 DT Card

This weeks challenge over at C.R.A.F.T is a colour Combo which is ;


This is my DT card please pop over and see the other creations the DT members have created.These colours i love together feel so summery ,but then i am partial to the lime green colour at the moment.

The items i used Where

Card & Papers used DCWV,&Basic Grey,& Blossom Collection

Image is coloured in copics,

Butterfly Embellishments are Papermania from a rak.

Flowers Prima,

Brads also from Papermania

Sentiment &ribbon fron craft stash.

Go click on link above and take peek at the creations and maybe even have ago.

thanks for looking hugs judex

One Card Few Challenges

One Card Few Challenges.

This card has been made for my Mum's birthday in August so we can take it next week when we go up north.As most of you kno mum is in a home ith late stages of Alzehimers ,and it's so hard to buy things for her but i alays like to make her colourful cards this is for her.

These are the challenges this card is for;

Simon Say's Challenge;This week is Sketch which i have based my card on.

Copic colour Challenge;This week colour combo of 3 colours Coral,Pea Green,& chrome Orange

Pile it On;Colour Orange

The card is a 8x8 white card

Backing Papers used are,DCWV floral glitter,Wild Asparagus 8x8,Bloom & Grow 6x6.

Ribbon is Anita's,Flowers &Gems are from Prima

Small Green Gems from Papermaina.

Sentiments are from an RAK.

I hope you like my card which is based on the sketch from Dany P from Simon say's challenge blog loved the sketch.

Thanks for looking

This is how the Inside of card looks.

Wednesday, 22 July 2009

One Card 2 Challenges

One card 2 challenges
This week over at Creative Card Crew the challenge is ;
This week over at a spoonful of sugar the challenge is ;


I have used

DCWV Textured card

Papermania Backing papers from Deck the Hall's Collection.

Ribbon fromAmerican crafts

Flowers ans gem sirls from Prima

Sentiment from Daisy & Dandelion christmas collection.

Tag is sizzxi large scalloped die,present,

Teddy die cut is from my crafty stash

Tim destressed inks,

DCWV backing papers on tag

Ribbon from bargain back
Gems from Papermania

sentiment is apeel off.

Hope you like my card and the take on both of these challenges

Tuesday, 21 July 2009

DCD challenge ,& Winter Wonderland Challenges

One card 2 challenges this weeks challenges are
1.Die Cut Dreams challenge is colour combo
"Black and White"
2.Winter Wonderland..Christmas card ith Santa
This is my take on these challenges; Theme i have used my loveable santa stamp,black ribbon , i have added glamour dust to beard & hat.
Santa's face i have used copics.
Sentiment is from my craft stash.
Hope you like my take on this challenge,i choose this design as sometimes simple cards are elegant,usually i tend to distress the cards using this stamp in previous years thought this would be different.

2 Challenges 1 Card

I am enjoying doing christmas cards after all the birthday cards ive made over the past four weeks it makes a change .So here's the challenges

This card is for 2 challenges this week both "Christmas in July"

I have used the lovely new papers from Papermania "Deck The Halls"collection.

the image is stamped and coloured with copics,and also used glamour dust crystal for design on clothes and boots.

Die cut frame from craft stcok.

Gems from Papermania

Ribbon from crafty stash

Holly leaves from Prima collection.

I hope you like my entery into your challenges.

Inside of the card.

Monday, 20 July 2009

Inky Impressions 2nd Design Team Call

Inky Impression stamps they are just soooo adorable .

You may remember a few weeks ago telling you about Nicole's website i had come across and just had to order these wee stamps.Well they have a DT call challenge this weekand you have to make a card using colour combo.See piccy above for the colours.

Go take alook for your self at these fantastic stamps Inky impressions and have a wee buy.You wont be disappointed.They are so adorable and the quality is superb! They are extra deep etched red rubber, full of detail and come pre-cut with EZ Mount. The package comes with a hang hole and laminated insert ( which is in full color) that your stamp clings to for easy storage.They are so amazing cute characters and very versitile !you will long for more....The website you get them from is link below or click on above .

Nicole's blog is also worth a peek and come join the challenges too

The colours i have used for the Inky Impressions image are copics;


The papers are from "Bo- Bunny Abbey Road Set "A Gift of Love"

Flowers and Gem Swirls are from Prima

The flowers inside the card are decoupaged from the left over backing paper same set.

Hope you like my card.I have also added another card to show you how versitile these stamps are can't wait for Nicole to bring out more.

Hope you like the card i am entering for this challenge.

Inside the Card .

Sunday, 19 July 2009

My Scrummy Holiday blog Candy

Holiday Candy

Holiday blog Candy will run throughout the summer holidays until the schools return on 7th September.By this time all the mum's will get their crafty me time back ,also be looking ahead to prepare for christmas .so this candy should help you along the way.
To be in with a chance to win this is what you have to do;

1:Please put a link on your blog advertising my blog candy.

2:You have to be a follwer to join in if you are thats fine if you want to join feel free.

3:Please come back and leave alink on this post saying you have added link to your blog re the candy.

4:Please tell me in the message what crafty item do you so want for christmas.

Thats all you have to do to win this candy which is made up of the following New crafty christmas items
A4 Paper pack Daisy & Dandelion Christmas Collection "A Winter's Tale"30 sheets paper.
2 Packs Daisy & Dandelion Christmas collection Stickers
1 Pack K & Co Christmas Cheers glittered Medallions
1 Pack Papermania Christmas shimmer chalks
1 Pack Mellisa Frances Vintage Tag
1 Book of Artsy Collage Nostalgic Christmas 384 papers by HOTP
1 pack K &C0 Christmas Cheer Rhinestone Rub Ons
1 Pack Set of 6 Glitter Pens Christmas colours
1 SheetStickeroos by Penny Black "Stick Kids Christmas"
1 Pack anita's Acid Free Dimensions Stickers "Christmas Characters"
1 Pack Papermabioa Shimmers Snowflakes from the Jess Edwards Chrsitmas collection Home for the Holidays
1 Pack Queen & Co Felt Fusion "White Star"
1 PackQueen & Co Basic Brads Green 50 pics
1 Pack Dovecraft designer buttons"Let It Snow"
1 Pack of colour ful sentiments and verses.
So what you waiting for you've got to be in it to win it!!!! the more entries i get the more goodies i will add.
Good luck Judexx

Recycled biscuit tin

There's a challenge over at trimmie which is recycle ,reuse,so i have had this tin for ages meaning to alter it for use with my crafty stuff either to keep Embellishments in .So really this challenge did me a favour and i managed to get it covered f,inished and in use !!!only been sat here since christmas last year.
This is what the Tin looked like before Being altered

Whiff of Joy Fall kit Candy

Here's achance to win some candy from Katharina blog .On offer until July 26th is your chance to win the New Release of "The Fall Kit" or if you dont fancy your chances get along to the whiff of joy website click piccy above and pre order but hurry dont delay you maybe dissappointed.

Friday, 17 July 2009

Cute Daisy May,Charisma Cardz Challenge & One Card 3 Challenges

My card for the Charisma Cardz challenge & the Cute Daisy May challenge

The first card is for the Charisma Cardz Challenge; which this week is a sketch.
Cute Daisy May Challenge;this week is 3 of something whihc i have used 3 flowers
This is my Card on that sketch.

Card is;DCWV green card
Papers used ; Papermanis 2009 Christmas release"Deck the Halls"
Image is ;Magnolia coloured with copics,sakura gel glaze pen ,with Glamour dust "Crystal"
Flowers are from Prima.
Stocking Brad and Leaves from Poppicrafts,
Assorted Gems from papermania.
Sentiments & Stocking from Chrsitmas Winter's Tale "Daisy & Dandelion collection 09"
Bow is from my stash.
I hope you like the way i my take on your sketch this week for the challenge

Inside Card
One Card Few Challenges

One Card Few Challenges.
Copic Colour Challenge;This week is a Sketch not a colour combo
Colour Create;The theme this week is Colour Combo "Blue & White"
Cute Card Thursday ;This week is "Christmas in July"

This is my card

Two shades Blue card are DCWV
Papers are the new Papermania "Deck the Halls"(2009 range)
Image is ;WOJ coloured with copics
Inks used; Stazon black,Color Box silver
Embellishments ;Flowers and Swirl crystals are Prima
Papermania Small gems Snowman & Star (2009 range)
Brrh pale blue ribbon from my crafty stock.
Glamour dust"crystal"used with clear glaze sakura pen
The card was based on the first challenge using the" Sketch",the theme was colour create "Blue & White"and last i incporporated both of these into the Cute Card thursday challenge which is
"Christmas in July"
I hope you like my take on all these challenges rolled in to one.The sketch was fab to work with and will use many times again thanks! judex
Inside of Card

Thursday, 16 July 2009

Thanks Debbie Ive won some Candy

Wow big thanks to Debbie i have just found out i have won her generous blog candy .Thanks so much youve made my day!hugs


Just Magnolia too monthly Challenge

Front of Halloween Party Invitation
Inside of the invite card
This Month over at the Just Magnoliatoo Monthly Challenge Blog the theme is;

To alter A Paper Bag.

Well i know it's alittle early but following the success of the past 2 years "Halloween Parties"weve had i deceided this year to make the invite and incorporate it into this monthas challenge by making it out of a Paper bag.
It has a pocket at the side which a tag is enclosed the wording on the tag is the address and details of the party.
The paper bag is from my craft stash as i make paper bag albums alot.these were originally bought from USA and are A& L free which you dont often find.
The front cover is a Magnolia image which ive coloured with copic pens
Flowers from Prima and the brad in the center is from the large range of brads at Queen & Co.
All Ribbons used are from Bargain Pack
All The texts used are from Little yellow Bicycle "Frightful Collection"
The inside of the card
Has a large pumpkin die cut from DCVW card and done on Circuit .the image is again a Magnolia one coloured with copics.

Die cuts are from my own crafty stash.
Thanks for a great challenge and the idea of making the invite .
hope you like my take on altering a paper bag.

Back cover
Front & Back cover

C.R.A.F.T. Challenge week 9

This is my DT card for the C.R.A.F.T. Challenge week 9

Over at the C.R.A.F.T. blog Week 9 the theme this week is ;

Shaped Cards Anything but Square or rectangular.

Well got me thinking caps on and came up with this

Watering Can Card
Card used was Craftworks
The paper was from Daisy Bucket Garden gate
Flowers where from Prima.
Leaves from Poppicarfts
Sentiment was from Daisy & Dandelion Collection
Ribbon was from Bargain pack.
I hope you like my card at first craft mojo had disappeared so used to doing the usual shaped cards this seemed to be a challenge .But i made it and got there in the end.
hope you like the end result

Wednesday, 15 July 2009

Blog Awards

I am so late in posting thanks to all my blog friends for all the recent awards,from Val,Trisha,Cheryl,Jan.I have received so many awards it is so lovely to think people are inspired by myblog and i thankyou all .

The first award to give all my lovely blogging friends so please help yourself to these lovely awards and thankyou so much for all your kind comments.
the second award i would like to give to the following people.Please nominate 10 blogs to give the award to.

Blog Candy

Well so sorry i didnt get back on last night not for want trying but we had 5 powercuts in about a few minutes then bingo it went off .This morining must have been bad as the trip switches were down .
anyway i will keep ypou know longer after checking and numbering the entries and thanks so much to all you craafters im just sorry there 's not more than one prize.
THE WINNER IS>>>>>>Drum roll please.......
No 1.Sugar and Spice ....Suzi
Please email me at so i can get your prize out to you.
MORE BLOG CANDY........Coming this week !
to the people who know me well will already know i LOVE CHRISTMAS and so this next weeks candy is huge lot of christmas stash !!!whey hey so pop back by end of week to take alook.
This candy is to say thanks to all my blogging friends over the years and the amounts of hits ive experienced and the lovely comments ans friends ive made since blogging much appreciated so please pop back to enter

Tuesday, 14 July 2009

One Card 2 challenges

Before we get onto the challenges just to let you know the blog candy is now closed .Winner will be drawn this evening via random .org
Now for the challenges

One card 2 challenges .The challenges are;

The Next Level; this week is a Sketch that i have based my card on.

The Pink Elephant ;Colour Combo of Red ,Light Blue & Darker Blue.

the papers i have used are absolutely fab freebies from the Cardmaking &papercrafts mag a few weeks ago.Prima Flowers,and Roses & leaves from Poppiecrafts,Ribbon ,Gems and sentiment from my crafty stash.Both circular die cuts from craftworks.Pleaseexcuse the photo my camera is playing up again!

Image is Magnolia coloured with copics and water colours.Hope you like my c ard and please check out the challneg blogs by clicking on the links above to see the stunning Dt cards and the Sketch i followed from the next level.

Hope you like my creations

hugs judexx

Monday, 13 July 2009

One Card 2 challenges.

I have made my very first 8x8 card and yes it's a christmas one again oh boy is my christmas card stash growing thanks to sooo many fab challenges .

The papers i have used are my fav's from the DaisyD's Premium Collection,Prima flowers from various collections,Green pearl brads are Papermania,and xmas gift brads are fromPoppicrafts.The stamped images are Magnolia's just adore these for christmas and winter time ,coloured with water colours,copics,and glamour dust.ribbon from stash and Border glitterations red from Anita's 3d dimensions collection 2009.

So the challenges i am entering this card for are

Pile it on!; Is a Sketch ....which is what the card layout is based on plus another challenge which is

Winter Wonderland ; Theme is....Christmas presents .

I hope you like my card for both challenges it was a challenge doing the sketch and using an 8x8 card .Would love to hear what you think all comments appreciated thanks!

Inside of card

Blog Candy & Creative Inspiration Challenge 13

Before this weeks challenge i would just like to say "Happy Birthday Chloe"my baby is 11yrs old today my how time flies she is the babe of the family.Just to remind you the BLOG CANDY CLOSES TODAY AT MIDNIGHT winner will be annouced via the following day.Please click on piccy on rt to have last chance to win.

This weeks challenge over at my sister blog "Creative Inspirations".This week’s challenge has been set by Louise.

This one will get you all thinking She has choosen....
A creative project but must be on the following

Something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue....... it does not necessarily mean you have to make a wedding card.... - something old could be something you have had in your stash which you have not used for a long time- something new - a new stamp, paper - anything new in your stash- something borrowed - a borrowed stamp from a friend, or even an element ie. embellishment "borrowed" off a card you have made before- something blue - there has to be something on your card, which needs to be Blue......
So this is my entry
something old ;the roundie i made into a card
something new;Ribbon
something borrowed;the stamped image is from a friend,coloured with copics
something blue;well as you can see flowers,dots in ribbon,paper ,copic colours.
you have until 26th july at 10am to get your entires in so be sure to join us.check out the other DT blogs to see there descriptions of what they have used.

Saturday, 11 July 2009

Secret Crafter Challenge 40

This week over at the Secret Crafter saturday challenge is a sketch.I have used this sketch to make a christmas card .
Papers & Sentiment; Christmas collection"A Writers Tale"Daisy &Dandelion Collection.,The image was from a swap and have coloured that in with copics,have used sakura glear gel pen and added some Crystal Glamour dust.Gems are from papermania christmas collection.Pointsettais from my crafty stash from christmas last year.Also used was Anita's christmas 3d border gliterations in red and green.Hope you like my take on the sketch.

Inside of card

One Card Few Challenges

This card i have made this morning and is entered into a few challenges ;

Allsorts challenge; Sketch

Stampin for the Weekend ;Strawbwerries dipped in chocolate ie;colour combo

Red and Chocolate Brown
Simon Says : Summer fruits /Summer Fruit colours
the card i have made is an gift card why i hear you ask as the prima flowers used have a pair of Strawberry earrings hanging My first attempt at jewellery making!Gems from Papermania ,card is DCWV,and the Backing Papers used are free with cardmaking &paper crafts june edition.Strawbwrrie brads are from crafts u love,lace is from my crafty stash along with all items used for earrings.The sentiment on the card is from daisy & dandelioncollection ,and inside stamped sentiment is from another free item from a magazine.The strawberry images inside the card are from the whiff of joy summer kit.

Thursday, 9 July 2009

Simon Says Challenge ,Cup Cake & Charisma Cardz Challenge

this weeks challenge over at Simon Says is PAPER PIECING
You must instead of colouring in the image use paper .the paper i have used for backing ,and the image is K & Co BRS Blue floral,the image is from a great site i have just come across which is
the flowers are from Prima ,tag sentiment was Rak,and the butterflies from craft stash.I have made this card for my eldest daughter to give to her sister on monday as it's her birthday,so hope they like it.
This weeks challenge over at the Cup Cake challenge the theme is "Blossoms &Butterflies so this card i am entering for this challenge also .
Then Over at Charisma Cardz this week there challenge is to Alter it!Well with my daughters birthday on monday i have run out of wrapping paper due to be unwell havent had chance to get some.I remember last christmas the same thing happened and made some.So i have altered some brown paper and turned it into wrapping paper so hope you like it!

Altered Brown Paper

Cup Cake Challenge & C.R.A.F.T challenge 8

The challenge this Week( 8) - Special Birthday 13,16,18,21,40Lets see the cards for those milestone birthdays.this is the DT card i have made for my Neice's 21st .hope you like it ,pop over to the challenge and see the other Dt creations.good luck!
also im entering this in this weeks challenge over at cup cake craft challenges as this weeks themeis;
Black & White
Only few days to enter my candy so go click on picture rt side bar at the top and be in with a chance to win the scrummy candy.YOU GOTTA BE IN IT TO WIN IT!!!!

Wednesday, 8 July 2009

Inky Impressions

Inside of card

My wee darling stamps arrived yesterday afternoon and yes i couldnt wait to try them.if youve not seen the collection pop over to Inky impressions and have a wee wont be disappointed.They are so adorable and the quality is superb! They are extra deep etched red rubber, full of detail and come pre-cut with EZ Mount. The package comes with a hang hole and laminated insert ( which is in full color) that your stamp clings to for easy storage.they are so amazing cute characters and very versitile !you will long for more....

i was up early hours of the morning due to pain and discomfort so thought id take my mind of that and use my stamps.

Sunday, 5 July 2009

Winter Wonderland challenge

This weeks challenge over at Winter Wonderland is "Christmas Past "i had these decoupage sheets left over from last year such a shame to let them go to waste.I thought this would fit the bill for this challenge so cute too!hope you like my take on christmas past.
Just must say thank to the lovely awards given to me i have alovely one from lady ive met through blogging thanks so much Val!i will get round to uploading hopefully this week.