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Friday, 14 November 2014

ArtbyMiran DT card


Morning all,.... back to a card today :)  A new challenge is starting over on the ArtbyMiran Challenge blog,   I have used the cute Hey Miss Santa, by MiRan, another gorge image to colour up.


I wanted the main focus to be on the image for this card, so kept the card quite simple (for me, lol)
Had the papers in my Xmas stash box, so no idea where I got those from.  

I have coloured the image with copics. Using ...

Skin  E00, E04, E11, R20
Hair E13, E15, E17, E18, E19
Dress R81 R83 R85
Jacket G20, G21, G24

Holly Die by Cheery Lynn
Poinsettia Die by Marianne Creatables.

Have fun joining in with the challenge, and make sure you pop over and check out the awesome makes by the rest of the DT... 

be back soon with something else... craft wise :) 

hugs Jackie 

Wednesday, 12 November 2014

Crafty Jax

Hi all... I have swayed away from the card making a tad.. not that I have given it up, cos I have not, cos it will always be my first love.. :)  but.. venturing into the unknown lol.. I decided to give a few other things a go.. so to speak.. I should have started small..but me? in with both size 7's lol.. I got fed up with the pine in my home... so.. I decided to shabby chic my old fashioned pine ...






then... after a bit of thought lol..  went back to what I should have started with.. something small....





just a few samples of my upcycles...  trust me there are a LOT of other items in my kitchen awaiting sales lol...  so now... the ultimate................... I want to create THIS.. (THIS IS NOT ONE OF MINE)

I wish I could rememver where I got this from so I could link up for you and give credit where it is defo due.. isnt this  just beautiful...  I have 'acquired' a violin................. and after a lot of researching, practising, and praying lol........ I think... yes think.. I am finally (nearly) ready to take the plunge.................... so.......................  watch this space................. I have a said violin................ :) xx.. I have all said components.......................... just need the expertise now rofl.. but I have been practising... so...... h ere goes.. just taken strings off.. and chin rest.. and now .. takiing deep breaths lol..................... here goes the first coat................ gulp.........

Tuesday, 11 November 2014

Digi Queen DT Card



Good morning all.  Another busy week for me, :) least keeping busy keeps me out of trouble LOL..  For todays' card I have used Seashore Shannon by Polka Doodles...  If you pop over to the Challenge Blog, you will also see lots of fabby inspirational cards by the rest of the team this week.



The gorge papers are also by Polka Doodles from the Rose Budd CD / digi download collection 

Coloured with copics,
Skin E11, E04, E00 R20
Dress B000,B00, B01, B02,
Scarf R81, R83, R85
Hair E13, E15, E17, E19
Butterfly die by Joy Design
flowers from papers and dies used (sorry no idea whos). 

Right... now need to go and check my list of whats next... :) I know it will involve colouring of some description.  :)

hugs Jackie x

Friday, 7 November 2014

DT card for Cuddly Buddly



Playing catch up at the moment :) between cards, jewellery, up cycles, shabby chic, painting and decoupaging ...... ( I do like to keep busy)....  I can now share the latest Cuddly Buddly stamp I have been playing with... he (well could be a she lol) .. is from the Toby Tumbles and Robins set of stamps... from Cuddly Buddly.



The gorge papers are also from Cuddly Buddly, and are from the Toby Tumbles Christmas Papers
as is the sentiment, which I cut out from a die I had for tickets.   I also used the Nestabilities circles, and 'tried' to make it look like a bauble lol...  ribbon and pearls from stash.

I coloured the image with copics.

as of tomorrow... I have a BIG choice of what to do next.. a day in bed sounds perfect lol but thats not going to happen with an old girly that still likes a little walk out... little being the operative word now..
Xev is 16 and half years young.. and still going.. bless her...



so... house work... nooooo lol.. painting, decorating, shabby chic.. cards? who knows lol... lets see what tomorrow brings.... whatever it is.. it will defo involve craft,/ dogs, /horses .. lol.. 



Tuesday, 4 November 2014

Polka Doodles Digi Queen Inspiration Card (Wk 10)



Good Morning all, sorry I am a tad late with my posting, but my computer is dying on me.. Time to go shopping for a Chrimbo present for myself I think... If its not overheating, its switching itself off.. probably due to overheating... Dog hairs and Dust !  and there are only so many times I can have it taken apart.... so I do apologise..  but it just didn't want to play yesterday, for me to schedule, and true to form.. I overslept this morning... typical ! 

So... a little bit late, but here is my card card for this weeks Polka Doodles Digi Queen Design Team.

I have used the fabulous Etty Bear Sewing digi stamp.


I have coloured her with copics, 
E30, E31. E33, E35, E37. B0000, B000, B1, B2, B5. R81, R20.

The Embossing folder is Boofle Mixed Buttons I have had this for ages and never used before, but as soon as I started to colour up Etty, I just knew what I wanted to use as a backing... I lightly rubbed over some of the buttons using chalks.. added three buttons from stash, and some ribbon and bow...  The Die is by X cut.   

Make sure you pop over to take a look at the wonderful creations by the rest of the Digi Queen Team, and there is still time to join in the current challenge

Have a fun day... hugs Jackie. 


Thursday, 30 October 2014

Cuddly Buddly Xmas Card




Me again :) another little gem by Cuddly Buddly, just loving Kim's images.. totally fab to colour up and make into a card.. lurrrrrrrrrrve them...

Here is one of the stamps from Winter Walkies  



Not the best photography.. lol but... it was a challenge with the easel card.. ( however Kim done a lot better if you check it out HERE!) 

As always of nowdays, copics used to colour.. papers are from the  Toby Tumbles digi papers  set.

now I have a dresser that needs my attention, then a violin lol yah.literally lol...  please pop across to Kims shop at Cuddly Buddly and get yourself some fabby images and papers.. :) from one very happy bunny allowed to play with them lol... 

hugs Jackie x 

Wednesday, 29 October 2014

Cuddly Buddly DT Card


Been awol far too long AGAIN !... too many projects on the go at one time I feel... so... with that I have left my Shabby Chic furniture and object upcycles to one side, my decopauging of various items to one side, my jewellery making... again.. to one side.... and now I am going to add a card... whoop whoop.. back to where it all began... lol..

I am having the total pleasure of working with Kim at Cuddly Buddly and have had some fantastically cute stamps, to work with.    Today I have used Jolly Santa... and coloured him up with copics. adding a bit of glamour dust, as you do ! lol..... and using the fabulous Silent night papers by our very own Kim (at Cuddly Buddly).    

The Image, can be found HERE... and the sentiment is also included in the stamp set... bonus !!! I had the little charm and ribbon in my stash and thought it perfect for this.




Will be back VERY soon with more super duper stamped images from CUDDLY BUDDLY..  I am all coloured up and ready to go.. :) LOL

hugs Jackie x

Tuesday, 21 October 2014

DT card for Polka Doodles Digi Queens



Good morning all, a very quick post today, as I off out for a girly day... hunting down bargains and crafty stuff :)  This is my card for the Digi Queens' inspiration, the rest of the girlies fabulous cards can be found HERE on the Polka Doodles Challenge Blog. 

Adore this little cutey, Little Elf, who is on the HollyBobs Festive CD, as are the gorge papers I have used on my card this week. 



I have coloured the image with copics, and as I like to be different ;), I went for blue/greens for a change. Using BG000, BG1, BG2 and BG9. I have just crushed glass on the snowflakes, and a charm from stash. 

Also don't forget the challenge is still running if you want to have a bit of fun and take part in that also.  Right... time for the off, and see what crafty stash I can find :)  Have a fabby week all... 

hugs Jackie 


Friday, 17 October 2014

Art by Mi Ran card.


Morning all, hope everyone is keeping safe and warm, Autumn is here .. and nothing nicer that to snuggle up with the copics and pretty papers.

For my card for ArtbyMiran's Design Team this week I have used the stunning image .. Wind Blown, who can be found HERE.. 


I have coloured her with copics, papers by BearlyMine Designs, flowers from Wild Orchid Crafts and stash..

Make sure you pop over and take a look at all the other DT's beautiful cards, and maybe take part in this weeks' Artby Miran, Anything Goes Challenge, 

Have been shabby chic'ing a few bits of furniture past few days, and in the process, destroyed my craft room... slipped down some stairs and twisted/sprained ankle AND dropped heavy object on foot at sa me time ... I don't do anything by halves lol... so I am now off to rest my foot again. soon as I can find my desk in craft room... I will be back with another card... Happy crafting all.. 

Tuesday, 7 October 2014

Digi Queen Card for Polka Doodles



Morning fellow crafters, back again..:) this time with the fabby Luna, by Nikky at Polka Doodles

Have to say much prefer getting back to 'normal' cards as opposed to Halloween, 'witch' I cannot stand :)..   I cheated a little bit on this card, as used a pre cut and scored card blank... 

I coloured Luna with copics.. numbers below, most of the flowers were from Wild Orchid Crafts
Backing paper from the Pretty Sweet Mini CD



Skin E00, E000, E04, E11, R21. Dress V000, V04, V06, YG00, YG03, YG06.  Hair E11, E13, E15, E17, E18,  Lace and ribbon from stash, sentiment ticket by Michele Roos.

Have a fabby week, don't forget to check out the other DT's fabulous cards and makes, and also, if you get time, drop over to the Polka Doodle Dandies group on FB... 

hugs Jackie x