Wednesday, 28 July 2010

WOYWW........Where do the weeks go!

Good Morning Crafters nearly said Campers...lolGosh where do the weeks go nearly into August.Past half way throught the year and oh my christmas is in a crazy week last week sorry if i didnt manage to pop by and say hi,but sure will today as no hospital or drs im free all day!
Well if you aint got a clue whats going on here and whatWOYWW means then pop over to our dear crafter Julia's blog and find out join in and be part of the nosey Club...!!!First of all most important thing cuppa coffee on my desk this am!
So what have i been up to ? i hear you say well i have seen so many stunning Vintage cards and crafts lately that i thought i have to have a go.Well proper go shall i say.So i did on Monday and last night started to do another project just to make sure that i could do it again and not just one off!The card below is the one i made Monday
Old Fashioned Vintage Chrsitmas

What you see in the below piccys is my desk this am as i stated some more last night to finish off hopefully fingers crossed this am.
As you can see the card sat in my WOYWW Easel thats well MR D kindly made and Julia sent out .I dont know what i did without it ,gets so much use big thanks once again.
So good old Tim H Ranger distress inks,Some images ive already stamped awaiting my vintage
Piccy below shows my stampin up pads and box of my distress inks ,blenders ect.
That have been there 2years without much use im afraid to say so now seeing the daylight.

Hope you all have had good week,i will pop by and visit today.Thankyou for all the lovely comments last week.Hope you all have crafty wednesday.I will miss next week can see the withdrawls now.......lolAs going to see my dad in Darlington as havent been up since his op and take the girls also who love to visit there Grampie.
So till next time be good stay safe and be crafty!
love n hugs
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New Blog Starting DT call

Morning all Sunny bit cooler but yes did get rain last night ...yipee along awaited drop of rain i can tell you here in Norfolk.Anyways had a message in my comments from Suzanne to say new challenge blog starting for all us stampers so thought id give it ago.So i have picked 3 recent cards to enter for the DT call over on there new blog"Let's Ink It Up".
Plus girls they have some fab Candy up for grabs(see piccy above) so why not pop over enter the Candy check the blog out apply for Dt and wait for the challenges to begin.
My 3 cards im entering are recent makes the first is :
Tilda with Love My second well tried my hand at the Vintage look on Monday this was the result .
From the comments im receiving apparently it's

Third card is masking tech i have used the beautiful circle image and tilda both from Magnolia.
From 2009 christmas Kit.I colour with copics all the time unless use Tim Holtz rangers distressed do love all the attention to detail on cards but then again cards that are Simple but elegant i love so all round crafter id call myself now i can do Vintage...ha ha
Well hope you like my entries for DT call

hugs judex

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Tuesday, 27 July 2010

Ive Been A Distressing....Old Fashioned Christmas

Distressed Old Fashioned Christmas
Good Morning well after the week i had last week i needed distressing!!!
Now this is totally outta my comfort zone ,so please go easy on me
I received last year this image stamped in brown and hadnt got a clue what to do with it then.I came across it afew days ago and well this has how it's turned out!Im not sure wether im pleased with it as not usually my technique.I have based my card on the sketch over at

Anyways i would like to enter also into the following Challenges:
Crafty Pad:Distressing
Raise The Bar:Distressed,Torn,Ripped
Alphabet Challenge :M for Male
Sundays With Crissy: Christmas In July
Bah Humbug:Christmas Scene...Santa's Workshop
Pixie Cottage :used 2 stamps
Tuesday Taggers:Christmas In July
Aud Sentiment Challenge:Choose your own Sentiment
Creative Cottage :Touchy Feely

Cardstock:Stampin Up
Design Papers:Kaiser Craft"Dear Santa "these are Lush!!
Images:Stampin Up En Francis,Whimsy Stamps Ticket Sentiment
Santa unknown from RAK.
Inks:Tim Holtz Rangers,Latte,copper,Caramel.Stampin Up So saffron,Choco Chip.
Sentiment:Whimsy Stamps
Flowers & Lace:Wild Orchard Crafts
Ticket :Tim Holtz
Pearl String from stash
Glimmer mist tattered Angels"Latte"
Pearls Cream & Cocoa from Kaiser Craft.
Tim Holtz Ditressing Tool .
Have a great day hope you like my card .This maybe the last card i create before i go away to Dads.
I shall try pop in whilst im there.
Love n hugs

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Sunday, 25 July 2010

OSAAT Challenge 23........DT Card

OSAAT Challenge 23
Black White & One Other Colour
This weeks challenge over at OSAAT apart from being Black nWhite and one other colour as you see i chose Green.I would just like to say a sad farewell to Susan .I have only been at OSAAT a short while but Susan is a creator and designer and in the short while she has been so helpful She will be sdaly missed her papers are lush !!But i hear through the grape vine that shes still gonna stay on the DT whihc is fab.Also a big sad farewell to the lovely Sam who has been with the blog since the start i do hope you will pop back as guest designer maybe!Wish them both well and dont be strangers! Now onto my creation which this week follwos the challenge with my other colour being green.I just adore black and that lime green!I hadve usede Lil Diva Image Flower Fairy whihc you can purchase Here.
I have intribute to susan used her lovely swirl paper from the set Chaos!I have coloured my image using Copics ,Saqura Black Glaze Pen
Glamour mist pearl adhered to Sakura Clear Glaze pen..
Nesties Labels 8 to layer the image onto using the papers and su card.
Sentiment is black glitter peel off from my stash and ive used Stampin Up scalloped and oval punch.The flowers are Prima ,brad Making Memeories"Green house Paperie"
Pearls Kaiser craft,Black Gems Doodle Bug.
I Hope you like my DT card and i do hope you will have ago at this weeks challenge.Please check out the other Dt entries also to see what they have done using Susan's Papers.
Have a Great Sunday
love n hugs

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Creative Inspiration Challenge39 DT Card

Good Morning all ,hope youve all had agood week.Where is July going to ,i think i blinked and missed cant believe last week July.So as you will see this weeks DT card is a Crimbo one !As you may not think it but Christmas will be here before you know it!The shops full of goodies as i type this QVC has there Christmas weekend on TV gets me all excited i just love this time of year!except the expense of hoping this week coming wont be so hectic as last weeks spent mostly at hospital,only have to go twice this week so the rest will be spent recovering...meaning rest/sleep!Hope you all have better things planned than i do for next week.Maybe some Crimbo shopping.....Kids would love that..LOL!!!

Anyway's this week over at Creative Inspirations we have a fabuluos sponsor called
Whimsy Stamps.This week we have used whimsy Stamp Digi Images on our creations.If im not wrong this is new release digi by Chrissy Armstrong and aint it Cute!Now if you popped over to Creative Inspirations you could Enter this weeks Challenge Which is "Anything Goes"so what you waiting for and you could be in with a chance of Winning $15 Gift cert to spend in there wonderful shop Here

I have used some scraps up from last years crimbo stock .Papers and card DCWV,White Card is SU.
Coloured the image in with Copics,Glamour dust, Gold.Used labels 8 to layer my image.Added Ribbon from my stash,and also Prima flowers sprayed with Tattered Angels Glimmer mist Pearl .Gems and pearls from Kaiser Craft.
I am entering this into the following challenges:
OLLCB:Christmas in July
Allsorts Challenge :A Card for a child...Child's Christmas
ABC Christmas challenge:O is for ornaments
Sunday with Crissy :Christmas in July

Love n hugs

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Wednesday, 21 July 2010


Good Morning all you WOYWW 59!Now if youve not got any idea what this is all about well check out Julia's Blog Here.To find out how you can join in with us Nosey creative crafters!!!
Well this morning im not here so hopefully this should upload it self.No not on holiday although if you call NHS Hospital a holiday well is the last piccy of my desk now you may have seen some of these images coloured on my desk last week.Well happy to say my mojo returned and at last they have been created into cards.So i thought id show you my desk as it stands now .This was the last time i was at it!If you scroll down to previous 2 post you will see the tilda and winter wishes card in more detail.

Neat Desk dont ya think??
Yeah it is but you aint seen the floor or the chair next to
And dont want to ,i will prob regret it by time im back....
Anyways we still havent had any rain in Norfolk we are so desperate all these places having heavy rain ,storms ect you dont know how lucky you
Well have fab wedensday i will come pop by all at the weekend all things being well.Take care stay safe and happy creative crafting!
love n hugs

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Monday, 19 July 2010

Happy Birthday Fabulous Friend

Happy Birthday Fabulous Friend
Good Morning all i hope if ive done this right it should be monday morning!
Ive scheduled this weeks creations to come on as im not around much at hospital.Im damned if im paying to use interent in
Anyways to day i have this lovely Tilda Creation.
Which ive made for a fab friend of mine who's birthday is coming up shortly.I would like to enter this into the following challenges.
Just Magnolia this week it is a wonderful Sketch by the talented Bev ,which i have beased my card on.
Playdate Cafe is the next challenge which is inspirational piccy showing the fab colours
Purple,Lilac,& Green.Also based the card on.
Magnolia Down under :Season Themed Card:Summer
Allsorts :Summer Days
Totaly Gorjuss:Thinking of You....Inside card reads "Thinking of you on this Special Day"
Stamptacular Sunday:Ice Cream:Blueberry & Mint
Wild Orchard Challenge:Flowers
Pixie Cottage:Trio:3 Flowers

C/Stock:Stampin up
Design Papers:Bo-Bunny
Image:Tilda from Magnolia
Sentimet:Stampin up
Inks:Memenot black,Aloe Vera,Copics
Tools:Su Scalloped & Oval Punch ,Nesties Labels 8,Big shot,Mcguils Punch Pine.
Pearls :Kaisercraft
Flowers:Prima &wild Orchard
Ribbon from craft stash.Tattered angels Glimmer mist :Pearl

Love n hugs

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Saturday, 17 July 2010

Christmas in July

Christmas In July
Good Morning Saturday!another week over and nearer to have now started to make a start on my Chrsitmas cards .I have 2 creations for you today both Christmas cards and bothe Blue!Hope you have a great weekend and the weather is abit less humid than here.
My first Creation is using stamps from Magnolia's Chrsitmas 2009 Collection where ive masked Tilda onto the ring.I do hope you like it im pretty pleased with it i think my mojo may just have returned from it's disappearing act.I have entered this card into the following challenges:
Fab N Funky :Chrsitmas in July
O0h La La challenge:Christmas in July
Christmas Stampin all year:Bling it Up!Add Glitter and Sparkle
Sundays with Crissy:chrsitmas in july
Reasonable Ribbon:Phot Inspiration..Blue &Ribbon

Stampin up Cardstock
Design Papers Daisy Dandelion Glitter Pot
Both Images Tilda Chrsitmas Collection 2009
Sentiment:Stampin Up
Copics,Memento Black,Blue Dovecraft Chalk
Scor-pal,D/Sided Tape ,3d Pads,sixxic Die ,big Shot,Mcguils Fern Punch
Embellishments:Glamour Dust Crystal,Tattered Angel Glimmer spray Pearl,Doiley Hobbycraft,
Gems,&Pearls Kaiser Craft.Lace Wild Orchard Crafts,Ribbon from USA
Brads Papermania Glitterpot,
FlowersPrima Wild Orchard Crafts

"Christmas in July 2"

My 2nd creation i have made as one of my swap Cards which is heading for USA.
I have entered this card into the following Challenges:

Christmas Cards All Year Round:Anything goes
Alphabet Challenge L:Lace
Fuss N Fancy:Stitches,Scallops,&Sparkle
Stamp & Create: Stitching ...Faux
Raise the Bar:
Something Old.....Blue Lace
Something New:Design Papers Daisy Dandelion Penelope &Percy
Something Borrowed {gifted/recycled}Sparkly Gems/bead from old Necklace
Something Blue:Image Pearls Kaiser Craft Lace & Card
White Card &Blue scalloped Card Stampin Up
Image :Received in RAK
White and Blue lace from stash.
Inkessentials white pen for Faux Stitching.
Sentiment From Stampin up
Scalloped and oval Punch from Stampin up
Sparkly Gems on white Lace Kanban.

Have great Saturday
love n hugs judex

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Thursday, 15 July 2010

Horse Challenge Card

Lily of the Valley Horse Card
Good Morning Thursday still hot humid and again still NO Rain!!Icompleted this card on Monday just havent had much time inbetween hospital opds so i schedueld it to upload fingers crossed it has!
This card i have made for my Daughter's friends birthday which is coming up.She adores ,lives for horses.So i thought this image from Lily of the Valley was just perfect.I have also created the card following this weeks sketch there,also entered it into the following challenges:
Lily of the Valley :Sketch based on Card
Pile it on Challenge:Holiday with a twist
C/Inspirations:Sports Theme
Simon Says:Let's Get Fruity(Apples)
I hope you like my creation created for your challenges.
CardsStock:Stampin up
Design Paper:Kaiser Craft "Belle Collection",Sei Chrsitmas collection 2009
Image:Lily of the Valley
Inks:Copics,Memento Black
Sentiment:Forever Friends
Tools :Scor-Pal,Nesties Labels 8,Big shot,Mugills Punch Fern
Flowers: Prima,floral center from craft stash.
Pearls :Kaiser Craft
Ribbon:From Crafty Stash
Have agreat day
love n hugs

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Wednesday, 14 July 2010

WOYWW.....58......Wednesday Again!

Good Morning all you WOYWW bloggers.Well it's been a hot humid old week,still i keep praying for rain...lolMy grass is brown and my veggies need awatering from above and not a
Well if youve popped by for a nosey your at the right place if you havent got an iota about what im talking about then pop over to Julia's Blog Here and see what it's all about!im sure if you try you will be hooked! .Well been a no mojo week until Monday i think it's starting to return .Although i have a messy desk this morning must apologise as was in rush as finishing card so i could pop in box on way to Hospital opd this am.I am well into Crimbo cards at the moment yes you heard right!!!lol
Nothing like starting early ,well i have a swap going on need to make 8 crimbo cards to send to 4 swap partners only 4 more to go...But my mojo hasnt come back completely but i do think awee breeze helped on Monday althought still sticky and humid.Few stamped images coloured and some not coloured ,the card to the rt finished thats the one going in post this morning.
To the far back you can see im in the making of doing a box card maybe you can see tilda through it that needs completing,also laying flat i have agift card in the making too.
Above to cards are ones im posting off today. Below This is to remind me i have to make call to drs at 8am before i
go thats the phone and my big black book.
Oh my yes must mention my daughter just made me a cuppa coffee!!
in her mug must be honoured...... or mine needs washing up and shes too darn lazy more like!Not complaining wet and warm full of caffeine!!just what dr ordered...
Ive just realised theres dt card in back ground didnt realise that was sitting there in my proud WOYWW Easel thanks again Julia the past 4 weeks it's had none stop use!

Thats all girls not much exciting few bits and pieces .I do note that from looking at photos of my desk every week i always have more than one thing in the malking all the time.Is this just me am i alone or do others have several projects on th go at any one given time.!
Well have lovely wednesday please all pray for Rain in norfolk keep saying past 2 days we should be getting some but not a zero drop has dripped.
thanks for all your lovely comments to appreciate it and will get round you all on my return from the ozzy,Have fab Wednesday
love n hugs

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