Wednesday, 23 April 2014


Good Afternoon Everyone, I am  her  again
A late post from me this is anotherSneaky Peek of the new CD
 designed by the ever so talented
the CD will be available from 
on Monday 28th April.

This folder is called
Autumn Glory I love the colours of this one.
Janet xxx



Chrysanthemum Festival

Good Afternoon Everyone,
A quick post from me today, I am struggling a bit with some new
medication, which is making me very sleepy and giving me a funny head !!  however, I am better today
than yesterday, so hopefully I will be back to "normal" soon.
For my card today I have used and image from
Aurora Wings
Don't forget we have a new Challenge just started at
and the theme is
hope you can join us this month.
I also re visited some of the older
Tattered Lace Dies       Oriental set
All the card used is from
Papermill Direct
300gsn  Super smooth white for the image and printed background
cream card
and my favourite
Black Buckram
(but unfortunately they don' have this in stock at the moment.)
See you all again soon.
Thanks for visiting
Janet xxx


Monday, 21 April 2014


Good Afternoon Everyone,
I hope you are all enjoying your Bank Holiday weekend.
Not sure if this is celebrate this in the USA  or Australia?
Today I have my 1st DT card for
The beautiful image I have used is called
It is the start of their 2nd Challenge, and the theme is

Please take time to read ALL the rules,  the main ones are

The challenge will be open until 11:55 pm EDT May 17th.  Entries posted prior to April 21 will be deleted.  NEW RULE:  All entries must have a hand coloured stamp or digital image on their completed project to be eligible.  Please follow the chosen theme.  ONE entry per person if not using an Aurora Wings image, THREE entry limit if ALL entries include an Aurora Wings stamp.  You may enter your project in as many other challenges as desired.  Please link to your POST address, NOT your BLOG address and link back to the Aurora Wings Challenge Blog.  We would greatly appreciate you removing word verification and switching to comment moderation if you fear spam.  In fairness to all, those not following the rules will be deleted. Thank you for your understanding and please have fun.  We look forward to your fabulous creations.

1 (one) Artist's Choice Award winner to be selected from entries using AuroraWings digi (badge and $20 GC)
1 (one) random winner ($20 GC)

Top 3 winners (badge and $10 GC) to be chosen by our DT

We also have a very active Facebook Fan Group with additional contests, challenges and inspiration.  Hope to see you there as well.

 I have used Graph'It Markers to colour the image, in Cedar, Mint, Military, Jasmine and for the 1st
time I used the Mix'It Blending mat and a Blending Pen to colour the image took me some time
but I am very pleased with the finished result.
I also used Copics for the face in E000, E00, E04.
I made the front of the card with Book Binding Acetate, this is a lot thicker
thank the normal craft acetate and embossed it using
Embossalicious Folder  from Crafters Companion


The Hat Pins were made by the very talented Lindsay Ellis Jolly this is linked to her
Face Book page

All other materials used are from my stash.
Thank you for visiting
Janet xxx

My Craft Studio

Hi Folks
Today I have a couple of Samples for My Craft Studio they have 2 shows on
 Create & Craft at 10am ( now) and 4pm
They are revisiting some of their CDs, and I had quite forgotten
that they had so much detail and content on them.
I have used the
CAROUSEL OF CLASSICS  CD for my samples There are 4 CDs in the set
The first card is from
CD 2 ........ 1920-1939 The Roaring Twenties Through to The Flirty Thirties
the 2nd card is from
CD 3.............. 1940-1959 The Frugal Forties Through to The Thrifty Fifties
 I also used an assorted Tattered Lace Dies including
Fan, Double Delights Adore, Rose Panel,
Chantilly Bow, Lavish Blooms .. Lily,
Best Wishes.
Embellishments are  from  Crafting UK
All card used is from PaperMill Direct
Once again I would just like to  say thank you for visiting
You all make my day reading your wonderful comments.
Janet xxx

Saturday, 19 April 2014


Hi Everyone
I hope you are having a wonderful extended weekend break?
We are painting the back of the house while we are having this
gorgeous weather, but today there is a bit of a cold wind.
I have a sneaky peak for you to see today of a fabulous CD that is due to be released
It is designed by my amazingly talented friend
 under her new trading name  of
It is only available through
This folder  is called
The designs and colours on the CD are stunning
I am sure you will all love this one especially if you like birds
also it is great for the males in your life.

Thanks for visiting
Janet xxx


Thursday, 17 April 2014

Woman with Masquerade Owl Mask

Good Morning Folks
How are you all today, feeling fit and ready for a days crafting I hope.
For my card today I have once again used a wonderful image from
Just to remind you also that there are still 2 days left to the end of the
Challenge and the theme is
ANYTHING GOES, so why not enter your next card, and if you have used a
 AURORA WINGS image that would be wonderful
Here is the link, and don't forget to read the rules if this is your first entry.
Our prizes each month will include:
1 (one) Artist's Choice Award winner to be selected from entries using AuroraWings digi (badge and $20 GC)
1 (one) random winner ($20 GC)
Top 3 winners (badge and $10 GC) to be chosen by our DT
We also have a very active Facebook Fan Group with additional contests, challenges and inspiration.  Hope to see you there as well.
So onto my card
All the card used is from
I have used copics to colour the image
All Dies used are from
the background was made using
Ranger Distressed Inks
Heartfelt Creations Stamps
I really appreciate you visiting
Janet xxx


Wednesday, 16 April 2014


Good afternoon Everyone
Hasn't if been a couple of gorgeous days, a bit windy but with some
great sunshine, well in Kendal anyway.
I have not been here for a day or two, lots of colouring been done
but no card making, to nice to stay in during the day, and OH wanted
to get all the pots sorted in the back yard, and there are loads of them !!
Today I have 2 cards for you, I have used the same image for  both, but
different colours and design.
For this one I have used 
The Wedding Couple, image from
and don't forget we have a challenge going on at the moment
you still have a 3 days to enter.
I have also used the
Cherished Moments Corner 4 times to make a square frame and
embossed with lemon Cosmic shimmer .
( second card below these 3 photos  sorry about the long post )

I coloured this with Copics and promarkers
The background was cut using my Cameo.
and embossed with a folder from Crafters companion.

Well you have finally reached the end of this post
Thank you so much for visiting
Janet xxxx