Sunday, May 4, 2014

Butterfly baby

Hi there folks,
I just realised I've not posted since the end of jan, I must learn to be a better blogger.
I have a card to share today using a beautiful baby image from saturated canary.

Papers used are from my scrap box
Challenges I would like to enter are

      Thanks heaps for stopping by
               Jo. Xox

Friday, January 31, 2014

A little birdie told me

Hi there folks,
I have a card to share with you today using the beautiful 'princess rose red' image from saturated canary.  I have used the sketch from A creative romance.

Papers are from graphic 45-secret garden(thanks mum)
Flowers are from wild orchid, lilac flowers and flourishes are martha Stewart 
The inside-bird punch is from stampin up

Other Challenges  I am entering are

Sweet stampin-stitching
Passion for promarker-anything goes
Whoopsi daisy-bling(I've used glitter on my flowers and flourish)
Party time Tuesdays -anything goes

               As always thanks heaps for stopping by.
                          Jo. Xox

Monday, January 27, 2014

Wedding card

Hi folks,
In only 2 1/2 weeks time I'm going to be a bridesmaid for my good friend's pretty exciting, I haven't been a bridesmaid since I was a kid(20+ years ago), it will also be the first wedding we have been to here since emigrating 10 years ago. Can't wait!!!
Anyway my card to share today is of course my card to the bride and groom.

Stamp is lili of the valley
Frame snd flourishes areMartha Stewart

Paper is dcwv, wedding paper is from scraps
Mr and mrs ribbon was given to me
(Blue and orange are the wedding colours)
Challenges I am entering are

Party time Tuesdays - ribbon
Lili of the valley-anything goes
Passion for promarkers-ribbon /twine

        Thanks heaps for stopping by
              Jo. Xox

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

London guardsman

Hi there folks,
While on a recent trip back to the uk to visit the family, I came across this fabulous ribbon with London guards on and knew I had to get it as it would go so well with a magnolia stamp I'd seen, so when we arrived home I bought the magnolia guard of the castle it!

Papers are kanban
Tim holtz distress ink-faded jeans

Embellishments are ruby rock-it
Challenges I would like to enter are or trim stash(stamp and ribbon) goes style(fussy and fancy)? I like lots going on but not too cluttered.

         Thanks heaps for stopping by
                  Jo. XoX

Sunday, January 19, 2014

Long time no see

Hi there folks,
It has been way too long. I was skyping with my mum this morning and as usual she said"you still haven't put anything on your blog", my answer today and  every time......."I will" surprise!!
I have a card to share that I made for my nephew Daniels 2nd birthday.

Image is superboy from jellypark
Die is a mft and paper is from scraps
Challenges I am entering- and star emboss folder

              Thanks so much for stopping by
                            Jo. X

Friday, July 19, 2013


Hi there folks,
I've recently come across delicious doodles images and today I have a card using the image Thorne,as soon as i saw it I knew I had to but it as Thorne was my maiden name and she is gorgeous.
the base is a go kreate die
papers,I'm still using up my scraps

flowers wild orchid crafts
and of course the image is delicious doodles
Challenges I'am entering are

      Thank you so much for stopping by. xox

Saturday, July 6, 2013

Girl with kitten

Ok, I promise this is my last post today.
For all 3 of my cards today I have used my huge box of scraps, I'am determined to use at least half before I start any new pieces of paper/card. It's actually quite a neat little challenge I have set myself.(Only because it was overflowing and I couldnt close the lid) ;-)
Anyway here is the sketch I have used for my my card

I have flipped it

the cute image is girl with kitten from jellypark
sentiment is lili of the valley
dies are spellbinders and joy crafts
                          Thanks for stopping by
                               Jo. xox