Wednesday, 5 September 2012

Crafty-Embellies Candy until 30th September

Lovely Candy on offer until 30th September From Crafty-Embellies.Take time to look around the site Judie 
has some fantastic embellishmnets and fab prices too .But if you'd like a chance to win pop over and leave message on the  site  click on link above .
Good luck!Well not too much as id like to win

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Im still here ...Just in Pain

Sorry guys im still around but at the moment i am in agony with severe back pain.just in spasm all the time.I have got drs on 20th .hopefully with rest will settle down ,and hopefully i can get back to my blog and my creating as at present my mojo aint here.hope you are all well and will catch up with you soon and all my WOYWW friends

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Wednesday, 22 August 2012

Im Back For good......Whats On your work Desk Wednesday 168

OMG...I cannot believe it has been this long since i blogged or even joined in with my fav Wednesday Ritual.Woyww well if your unsure what that is pop over to our lovey Julia's blog Stamping Ground.This is where crafters visit other crafters around the world from your chair,to see what theyve been upto and creating.So pop along and join in.
Well girls & Guys i hold my head in shame i've had so much going on in life that not only haven't joined in with WOYWW since June boy have i missed my creative friends ,but haven't blogged either.Im hoping things will clam down now and i can get back to my regular Wednesday ritual with you all. Plus when my mojo returns i will be back with crafty makes.So sorry no piccy this am apart from not being around my computer died and havent got round to getting this loaded up with programes .
Im hoping by going to visit you all seeing your wonderful creations my mojo may return with any luck!
Hope youve all been well and in good health .Love n hugs
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Monday, 11 June 2012

DT Call

Fancy adding the above button to your blog? Well if you do then here is what you have to do.
Email three photographs of projects you have made along with a few words (no more than about 50) about yourself and why you started crafting to

Projects must be your own work from your own designs

We are looking for people who can committee to making between 2 - 4 projects a month for 6 months(depending on your choice of project preferred eg card makers weekly, altered art twice a month etc) The areas currently covered are: ATC's, Card Making, Scrapbooking, Altered Art, Mixed Media work, Jewellery Making, and Journalling.

You will be required to keep a regular blog and link your blog to ours and your posts to ours (DT submissions only not every post!) and we will do the same back. Please note that if your are sucessful, DT projects must not be used for other challenges or competitions without permission first (we need to make sure that other blogs and sites being linked up to us are relevant and appropriate to our business, only 3 linkings per project will be agreed to)

Closing date  Midday on Friday 22nd June
Sorry ive not been bloggin much but have fallen downstairs on crutches and basically have to rest as done ligaments tendons and every muscle in my leg and
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Wednesday, 23 May 2012


Gosh it is sometime since i was here playing along with Woyww boy have i missed you crafty lot.All those desk .My Wednesdays  havent been the Anyways im here today taking part in Julia's Wednesday Ritual where you sit back and travel the world of crafty desks.So pop along to the stamping ground and show us your desk.
So sorry ive not been around but due to my daughters health and my Dad's up North haven't had much time to do much let alone craft.Yes Sophie is still off and still suffering bless her mind the school have actually got tutor in to teach 5 hrs a week which is better than nothing!
So what you all been upto ?keeping out-ta mischeif i hope ...narr not you lot.When not much going on on my desk .im so pleased i got some of my DT projects done ahead of time.My latest one a tando frame/tray is post below i have altered some what...My desk tidy!!!!has been for some weeks ,im hoping this will change.
I had a clearout before everything or life got in the way but i have some mega packs of charms,lace flowers all sorts as seen in piccy .For sale if interested  They ar £8 posted ,if so please email me at:
Never realised how much you collect hoard but they are fab pack full of quality items
Well that the other side of my desk usualy you dont see it as the push pile to the right is shall try and get round you all and see what youve been upto whilst ive been gone!
Hope your all well and enjoying this beautiful hot weather we have .
Love n hugs
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Monday, 21 May 2012

DT- Crafting Time 
Gosh it seems along time since ive blogged and it is .So much going on with life outside the crafting world havent had much time to do much crafting or blogging but hopefully things will calm down and i will be back regularly soon.I have this lovely creation i have altered for It's Crafting Time
It's Crafting Time This weeks DT is Stamped images .The images and Sentiments are from the lovely Indigo Blue range all available from Crafting Time.I have used a Tando Frame and have covered in Tim Holtz papers and distressed edges with Antique Linen distress pens.I have cut the Tim Holtz die Form and added my Stamped Image onto the die cut have used the distress pen same colour to the image ,added lace ,some pearls round the collar.Also made pearl pin all from my stash.

 This is the frame open out so you can see the back and front .,The image on the back is from Graphic 45 and i have wrapped around with twine.

 This is the inside of the cover displaying a card from Graphic 45 and some lovely bronze scissors from my charm stash ,the thimble is also from my stash it is an actiual button.
 The centre i have cut graphic 45 paper up and added different pieces to the sections with Embellishments in each one from Tim Holtz to charms from my stash  which are sewing machine,small cotton reel which is Maya Road ive added some cotton and dress pin ,pearlbuttons,metal cotton reel from my stash
 I hope you like the creation ive made using the stamped images from Indigo Blue and how ive adapted them into my creation the tando frame/tray.Photos below are of different views of the frame .This is for my Friend June when i see her next week .Don't think she will look as i know shes away.
 Thanks for popping by please leave a message and i will try to pop by your blog soon .
hugs judex

Tuesday, 1 May 2012

OMG...Been so long but im Back

Good Morning peeps yes i know it has been a while since i last blogged or uploaded something to mine.In that time ive been away blogger seems to have changed and not sure wether i like it anymore !Hey ho we shall see.Well i hope youve been keeping in better health than my self and my daughter who yes is still off school now going on for  5th month this month!Still being treated ,but at least she is getting home schooled twice a week which isnt much when last week the tutor was told she has GCSE poetry (as if shed want on May 26th and hasn't done anything for it as not been there...oh isnt life just great !
Anyway this is my DT project for It's Crafting Time a little late but better than never.Just haven't been on computer .The challenge was to use7  gypsie productswhich i did i ussed the lovely papers to cover my box distressed the edges added vintage lace and wee filigree metal embellishments added a gem to the centre with hot glue gun.My Tag i made another again as i had still some designer card that i had made feww weeks prior from the Tim Holtz website was shame not to use .Stamped the images onto the tag with Black Archival ink  i used the beautiful set from creative journey "London".I then did the umberella man using another of Tim 's techniques for the brolley adding coppr embosing powder  mosaic style.
 Front View
Well i do hope im back to stay for a while can't cope with all these blogger changes.,Just hope it has made some improvement !I feel so bad as i haven't had the energy to join in with my WOYWW friends for couple weeks .So i have lot catching up to do.
Anyway i shall love you and leave you ,see you hopefully tomorrow with my woyww p[ost
Take care big hugs

Wednesday, 18 April 2012

Wow...WOYWW is 150........

Well m/s Julia and fellow crafters sorry i was missing couple weeks one i was away.Well last weekl all week blogger wouldnt let me do anything playing silly B's .It was only last night i tried to upload my Tim Holtz tag for April and it ley me....Miracles will never cease .so not bee able to upload anything or my DT project which should been up last wednesday.So im here now and have to do catch up to so if you wanna grap a coffee and head for Julia's Yes it's Wednesday 150 trip around the world look at creations and craft desks wednesday addiction.So step on the magic carpet and head for crafting world.Above [piccy is over view of the desk not much going on Tims April tag for 12 tags 2012 Which i managed to load last nite if you wanna have closer peek scroll down to next post .The the Green card on key boards .i will come to thaty

in a minute but received through post yesterday Above is my desk to the right yes pushy pushy to the right ...yeah old song lots been dumped there .Half finished altered boox,ATC's for Kay new stamps and also found some new board letters where looking for wooden scrabble letters but can't find .So if anyone knows where to get them please shout .Im mean time have to use these.

Above is the card i received of Shaz in oz thanking me for her beautiful candy she won .My pleaseure hunni and next week have another bundle Timmie bits for those of you who like abit of candy.Anyway will try get round you all over next couple days if not today.Sophie not good still has been to see dr 4 times since friday.This infection just wont shift for love nor money.She is now being home tutored 2 afternoons aweek which isnt much but bettewr than nthing as she has exams coming up.

Hope your all ok and crafting ,or buying !

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Tuesday, 17 April 2012

April Tag for Tim Holtz 12 Tags 2012

OMG it has taken since last wednesday for me to be able to upload something to my blog.Here is the April tags for Tim Holtz 12 tags for 2012 .Which can be found on his fabulous website HERE
I have used Tim Holtz Tag Die,Frame Embossing folder ,i used bazzil design paper for backing.Distressed this with marigold,spiced Marmalade,Faded Jeans and gathered twigs .I used a die cut leaf coloured with distress inks then added glossy accents onto the leaves .The wee cute birds are from a set by Kars distressed those also to match.The sentiment words are fromTim Holtz's Chit chat book which i highly recommend these are fab so handy!
The crown is a charm from my stash,the journal tag is ideology.The binding is from my stash and has been dyed.The flower also from my stash coloured and su brad added.

I have been getting withdrawls just couldnt up load anything .So today and last night sat fiddled with my blog and hey presto i can now post .Don't ask me what i did as aint got a

I know i can now upload my DT project that should have been done last wednesday and also join in with my fellow woywwers tomorrow.

Hope your all well will be doing loads catch up..

Love n hugs

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Tuesday, 3 April 2012

Woyww..148...lots altered art and some new pens me spot

Woyww 148

Welcome to another wedensday except the weather is totaly different from the heat wave we had last week.But dont dispare it maybe raining/s;eet time to catch up on the crafting whilst we were all busy enjoying the sun.So time for our wednesday Whizz round the crafty desks of the world thanks to the lovely Julia pop by her blog and join in this addictive wednesday ritual!

This is my desk as it was this afternoon when i got back from the desntist ,yes another trip to get the other half of the root and nerve out .Wasnt so bad only in chair 45 mins of tugging that must be my record.Then was Sophie's turn well thats another story more like 45 mins to get in the chair ..lolSo my crafty table this weekwell yes my distress markers and my wee colour sheet stillcouple missing colours but got the main ones i wanted .Some altered journals in the making and the new Tim holtz die.....

Lot of use that die will be to me as sad day yesterday :(Mr V Vagabond died yep will not move or motor so gonna change fuse an check simple things in the morning fingers crossed it works.I got minme last August to be honest used 12 times nopt used since before christmas and was running fine.I thought is been so lucky as so many were being returned when i had mine .So if cant fix them will get on to supplier and see what they say wish me luck !

So in mean time gonna have to dust down the old pink /black big shot and do some dies if cant get sorted myself.Well not much crafting going on as if wasnt sat garden going round looking for diesel/petrol as the Wonderful Goverment put willies up all and sundry so theres shortage of fuel .....Foe all who dont know who i am talking about the piccy at the top explains

Well have agood wednesday and a lovely Easter now not too much chocolate girls remember minute in your mouth life time on your Hips!

love n hugs

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Wednesday, 28 March 2012

WOYWW.........Lush Crafty goodies

Morning all welcome to another Wednesday time to sit back travel the world and snoop other peeps crafty desks .All from your own chair yes it's time for another Woyww with are lovely Julia so pop on over and join in.

Last week well totaly flew by and missed it !yes i missed my first Woyww slap wrists,but it was spent with my daughter at the hospital visiting the consultant ,As many of you know she's been ill with this bug since dec 2011.Well it comes down to it that the GPdidnt treat her with the right antibiotics in the first place to kill the bug.If she had then it would have more than likely saved all this trouble and her missing school.So we are on the forst course of 2 weeks antibiotics then have break for week then a further two.Carry on until iot is gone but will take time as it has travelled round into her muscles and her kidneys so wait and see game.

So this weeks desk is above in piccy working on DT project,haven done too much on it as ive been enjoying the sun and planting me veggies!so glorious and hot n sunny mind how long for you can never tell in the uk.
so thought id show you waht has arrived in post last week.Below you will see the wee book ive been waitng for signed by the man himself!lol

Then more lush goodies had bit of a spend well girls gotta treat herself once in a

some prima nits they were on sale and my indigo blue stamps,and oxford impressions stamps too!
Then bottom piccy some more stamps imdigo blue ,TimHoltz goodies
So just now ready for weatehr changes so i can craft!lol

So is his royal highness my wee lad Bobbie just had his short and curleys chopped ready for spring .Dont he just look a handsome boy just turned 2 as well.

Well have fab wednesday make the most of the weather have great week.Will try get round you all as i missed last week think i jumped from tuesday to thursday without knowing till sat..lolLove n hugs

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Tuesday, 27 March 2012

It's Crafting Time Dt project

This week over at it's Crafting Time we had to use paints .I have choosen to alter a plain note book .first of all i applied gesso to the book left to dry.Then i added layer of paperartsy Frsco paints blue ,and then added the crackle and vintage paint to get the desired crackle effect look.
I then added glue and seal to some grunge letters added newspaper print awaited until it dired. Then applied a coat in the same fresco paint and once that had dried.Iadded a top coat of glossy accents to give the shine.The embellishment is from K &Co i have added glossy accents to the flower to give 3d shine.

Check out the online shop for all crafty items here
Hope your all enjoying this beautifu weather especialy to my buddies in scotland where for a change they are havingf some fine and dandy weather also.

Have great tuesday

love n hugs

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Wednesday, 14 March 2012

Gentlemen Never Wear Brown In London

Grungy Monday Challenge 39 this week we are following:

This is such clever and fun technique with Alcohol inks!So click the link above to take you there.Again they have the wonderful Simon Says Stamp as the Sponsor .

So here's my entry!

I have used Tim Holtz tag and as i call it Charlie Chaplin dies.Have cut both from hardboard.

I then got some SU glossy Card Stock and with the help of Alcohol inks ,Caramel,Gold,Latte,Aqua,and Mixative pearl .I made the backing paper.I then stamped images in Black Archival ink fromCreative Journey stamps "Gentlemen Never Wear Brown in London quote.And the scene of the London eye and houses of parliment onto the tag.
I then covered the charlie man die in copper alcohol inks.For the umberella used the mosaic technique and around that i used Ultra thick mica embossing powder copper.

As i am also following Tims 12 Tags for 2012 this will also be my March entry.

I then stamped the carnaby street sign from the same set and layered onto Stampin up brown cardstock the same as the tag .To finish i found these lovely flowers whilst clearing out from prima and the brown seam binding is also from my stash.

I am also entering this in over at the Artistic Stamper March Challenge the theme this month for March is "Travel"
Hope you like my creations please pop by love to hear what you think !

Have fab day


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Good Morning welcome to Woyww 145

Doesnt Time fly when your having so much fun!Well this morning we are going to have fun flying around the world looking at an aray of Crafty desks,finding out what everyone has been upto since last week .So if you wanna join in then fly across to the Boss;s Blog Ms Julia and join this wednesday addiction.Mind she has forgot to leave a linky but im sure she will right that as morning goes on.

Well i had the dreaded tooth out on friday yep .Must been world record went in for opd at 15,40 and when i got to dentist it was packed ,not second went by i had sat down they called me in .thats where i stayed for well looker than i thought was only 30 min opd.I walked out of the room still to a waitng room of people glaring at me looked at the clock the 30 mins opd had turned into 1 hour and 35 mins yes it was 17.10!!!Have to say was very traumatic extraction.I am lucky have huge pain thresh hold which is good.But the reason why is steriods they do help you or helped me when first diagnoseed in 2006 but now im paying i had lovely set nashers once now due to steriods they are crumbling!!!!Anyway i tolerated the weekend and monday but by yesterday i was near to tears with the pain maxed out on pain killers too!So i returned to dentist for emergency opd .As it was traumatic extraction as dentist put it i have now 10day anti Binstead 5 but the infection has gone into my jaw.She cleaned out packed it and i came away pain free with huge bags under my eyes hence why i never stayed up late crafting!Im here pain free and with a well clearish desk!

Havent done anything since monday which is a tag for couple challenges which i will upload later the box below is the stat of a DT project .
Here you will see some goodies that arrived last week As yet havent had time to play .Hopefully between now and friday may get chance now im pain free and ready for anything!

So not much going on.I have done my first Steampunk creation you can see Here .I have done tags but nothing bigger woul;d love to know what you think!Well have fab woyww and creative week

hugs a PAINFREE !!!lol

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Monday, 12 March 2012

Dt Post for It's Crafting Time ...Steampunk

Dt post for It's Crafting Time

My Dt project this week i have created a Steampunk creation.I have used Wendy Vecchi's art Parts made into a small frame.I distressed the parts with Antique Linen.I have used old Paper from a Dictionary to cover the centre and also distressed that.The image used is from Denzinaworld where images are Free/ Or Small Donation.I have added glossy accents to his hat to give depth and 3d look.Stamped out the clock background using a free stamp from a magazine in Archival /black,then distressed the edges with Antique Linen,Covered with a clock charm from my stash.I have added Computer generated sentiment"Time Waits For No Man"
Which is distressed with antique linen also.The metal Filigree corners are from the Funkie Junkie shop.Tim Holtz ideology clasp and chain and sprogats.The large key also is from my own stash.The letters are peel offs which were silver,but i have altered with
with copper Alcohol inks.

I am also entering this into Simon Says Stamp and Show This weeks theme is
Anything goes!

Hope youve all had good weekend and enjoyed the sunshine.Maybe spring has sprung?


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