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Wednesday 17 December 2014

Anything Goes

This is the last challenge for the year over at 
And everyone's favourite
Anything Goes
Make sure you join us just looksie what you can win!!
For my card I used the lovely image
What an adorable cutie!!
Coloured with Graph'It Markers
Those sweeties look good enough to eat
Glamour Dust with Fun Flock on clothes edging and wings

As this is my last post for 2014 I would like to wish all my Followers, Friends and Teamies a very, very Happy Christmas 
Lots of Love 
I would like to enter into 
Lolli Lulu Crafts - Naughty or Nice

Tuesday 16 December 2014


Our last challenge for this year over at 
Last minute Christmas
Now this is not me at all, I really don't do last minute I have to be super organised
So I am cheating and showing you a Christmas card that I made and sent :-)

For my card this week I have used the fantastic pre- coloured reindeer from th

 which is available as a download or as a CD - the sentiment is also from there- Added a few bits and bobs from my Christmas stash and finished of by hanging some tinsel xx

Tuesday 9 December 2014

Christmas decor

Pop over and join us this week at
 Wow how much fun did I have with this weeks project. No Christmas can be complete without a Ginger Bread House.

 The main of the house is cut from Kraft but from there on in I have used 
The lovely Ginger Bread Paper and also the red/white stripey paper from the collection works so well, 

and then of course Mr and Mrs Ginger 

all finished off with some lovely emblies - What a fantastic collection this is xx
I would like to enter this into
Fussy and Fancy - Happy Holidays
Decorate to Celebrate - Anything Goes 3d
CD Sunday - Song - The Gingerbread Man
Craft my life - Not a card

Friday 5 December 2014

Secret Santa

Wow how much fun are we going to have over the coming weeks 
Christmas has hit us at the Polkadoodles DT

Now make sure you pop over to the 
 You really do not want to miss this!
- I made my card using the Festive Hollybobs collection - This is available as a cd or download collection.

I used all pre- coloured images, emblies, papers, sentiment , bow infact the only extras was a tiny smidging of tinsel and a pearl to the bow center.

This fortnight the DT on Polka Doodles Challenges have all become a "Secret Santa" and we each received a secret message from Santa . Guess who Santa wanted me to make a project for .... whoops, can't tell you but see if you can guess from the clues ...

Clue 1 is on the main challenge post 
Clue 2 The person who my card has been sent to lives somewhere where there national symbol is a type of bird.
Clue 3 My recipient has short dark hair
Clue 4 My recipient's nationality is spelt the same as something you use around the home
Clue 5 My recipient also likes needlework

sooooo go check out the teamies all listed on the sidebar , on the main challenge blog,pay them a visit and see if you can guess who my card was made for xx

Please put your idea of whom you think my "secret Santa" is for in the comments section at the bottom of my post. All the details you need are on the main Polka Doodles challenge blog. You have up to Thursday 18th December (midnight GMT) to enter .

I would like to enter this into
4 Crafty Chicks - Animals
Fab'n'Funky - Pre Coloured images
Sparkles Monthly - The Big guy
CD Sunday - Song Titles - It's beginning to look a lot like christmas
Scribble and Scrap - Anything Goes
Winter Wonderland - north/South Pole - Penguin

Wednesday 3 December 2014

Birthday Blog Hop

Good Morning fellow crafters and welcome to The Paper Shelter Blog Hop and this is in celebration of their reaching their 4th Birthday on December 8th. It will be a two week Challenge and both Design Teams are taking part.
The Hop is our way of inviting you to join in with us and this one is a  "A Special Celebration"theme, which I know is extremely popular!!!! If you have landed here from Suzie then you're heading in the right direction - if not then you'll want to head on back to The Paper Shelter Challenge Blog to start again, as you'll not want to miss out on this one! Our Design Team have worked very hard and are showcasing the gorgeous images available fromThe Paper Shelter Website and each blog on the hop is offering one lucky commenter a digi of their choice as well as the main prize, details of which are on The Paper Shelter Challenge Blogspot.

I decided to celebrate by making a cake
I used the lovely image

From here you will need to hop on over to Sandra Don't forget to leave your comment for a chance of winning your choice of one of the fab digis available in store.
Hop! Hop! Hop!
Good luck and hope you're enjoying it so far.
Love Jan

Tuesday 2 December 2014


It's Digi Choosday day
and today our challenge is
Okay thought I would use Octavia for a change , haha who am I kidding - I totes adore and cant colour her enough. 

and I have coloured using Graph'It Markers. The papers used are from Festive Hollybobs CD and the sweet little birdie is from the Winston collection.

Tuesday 25 November 2014

Xmas Celebrations

A brand new challenge is waiting for you over at
Xmas Celebrations
I could not resist using the lovely

 She is soooo adorable and that cutie little owl too. I coloured using Graph'it Markers .

 The tree and the reindeer are pre coloured images from
 the bows and sentiment are also from there. Although the photo makes it look like a tag it is actually a hanger measuring 7 inches , finished off with a few gems and a legnth of ribbon xx

I would like to enter this into
Crafty Ribbons - Animals at Christmas plus ribbon
Scribble and Scrap - Anything goes
Christmas Card Challenge - Inspirational Photo
Crafty Boots - Star

Sunday 23 November 2014

Work and Play 3

I am re-visiting some of the Work and Play Collections that have been released this year
and today it's

** Work & Play Collection 3

.I have used the image Holidays which is also available as a digi here
I used him before on a similar tag, but really liked him so did similar but changed the colours about.
I coloured him in with Graph'It Markers

 and added fluffy stuff on his ice cream cone
A small strip of sandpaper behind his deck chair

I would like to enter this into
Allsorts - No Design Paper

Saturday 22 November 2014

Work and Play 2

If you saw my post yesterday you will see that I am re-visiting 
some of the Work and Play collections that have been released this year.
Today see's 
** Work & Play Collection 2

I absoluly adore this collection and I can remember when it was first aired on Create and Craft and they showed a spade that I had made - Here is a little photo of what it looked like then
I was so pleased how it turned out , I decided another one was a must , but I scaled it right down to about half the size, it turned out really dinky and cute 
The character is Gardener Bob, and I have coloured him with Graph'It Markers

I love this character so much I went ahead with another project, making a card this time
I just love the sentiment , which is also from the CD as is the Brick paper (The wood Paper is from Work and play1)
again coloured with Graph'It Markers
Pop back tomorrow where I will share a make from Work and Play 3
I would like to enter into
Crafters Cafe - Anything Goes
Decorate To Celebrate - Anything Goes
Craft Room Challenge - 3d (2nd entry)

Southern Girls - For a Male

Friday 21 November 2014

Work and Play 1

Okay Hands in the air, 
who saw our Nikky on Create and Craft yesterday?
 there was some fab deals, some Wowser samples and also some inspiring tutorials
Did you miss it ???
You can catch up and watch it here for a short time
The newest release of Work and Play 7 was featured
along with all the older Work and Plays at some incredible prices!
Over the next few days I will be blogging what I made, Of course we all get excited when there are new release collections but its really fun to go back over to the older ones too

So today we re-visit 
I used DIY Jennie who is also available as a digi here
The sentiment is from the collection too
I coloured with Graph'It Markers
I would like to enter this into
Fab'n'Funky - Birthday
CD Sunday - P is for Pliers

Wednesday 19 November 2014

For a child

A brand new challenge awaits you today over at 
For a child
Just take a looksie what you could win!!
For my project this week
I used the Mega pack
How amazing is this set!
I coloured the characters using Graph'It Markers.

I simply adore The Wizard of Oz so for me this was such a delight to make and the character are just so adorable.

Cut the rainbow on my portrait
Added a hot air balloon and a yellow brick road
I can hear you singing!
Were off to see the wizard....
I would like to enter this into - 
Allsorts - Not a Card
Decorate to Celebrate - Anything Goes
The Pink Elephant - Not a card
PDE linky Party - Scarecrow

Tuesday 18 November 2014

Presents and Gifts

and this time it's Pressies and Gifts
I decided to make up one of the little bags from

 I say little but it stands at 6inches so an ideal gift bag. I also used the pre coloured North Pole, Heart and Candy Cane from the same CD,

 adding a little white shimmer detail sparkle and glossy accents, and a couple of mini pegs. The bow is also from the collection.

I would like to enter this into
Allsorts - Not a card
We do Doobadoo - Christmas
Crafty Catz - Christmas is coming
Love to Create - Christmas
CD Sunday Challenge - P is for Pole/Pegs/Pearl

Friday 14 November 2014


Happy Friday everyone , hope your weekend is great
It's CAS time over at Polkadoodles
 I absolutly adore the Octavia collection
This card uses

and she is coloured using 

 I am not usually a CAS crafter but I do think Octavia is such a lovely digi she speaks out on her own
I would Like to enter this card into
Eureka Stamps - 4 legged friends
Papertake Weekly - 2 or 4 legs or both
Fab'n'Funky - Birthday
Inspiration Destination - Anything Goes
Seize The Birthday - With Orange

Tuesday 11 November 2014


It's CAS time over at Digi Choosday
hmmmm CAS took some thinking. I decided to make my Granddaughter a Name table setting for Christmas. I used the
 using the pre coloured image and adding her name.

It really was very simple but as I loved it so much, I had to do one for everyone- All of the images are from the same collection - How cute!
From NOW until Friday 14th you can use this special Digi Choosday code as a gift from the team, which will give you a 
MASSIVE 40% off digi stamps pop over to the blog to check out all the details!!

Jellypark Challenges - Festive
Stamping Sensations - Simply Christmas
The Glory Of Christmas - Biscuits/Cookies
Creative Corner - Christmas
Dream Valley - Christmas

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