Wednesday, 30 March 2011

ff easter

awww I love this new forever friends decoupage, teamed with matching papers, I made one of those twisted easel cards again - sooo pretty, I have also used some of the luvlerleee card candy and have shredded  some pink ribbon and added a sentiment (also on the decoupage sheet)

just going to add it to the challenges at
totally gorjuss - spring has sprung
alys - spring theme
lexi's - ribbon, no bow or knot
polkadoodles - spring
totally papercrafts - cute and cuddly

Monday, 28 March 2011

a wee card

for a special friend who likes all things scottish!!!
I knew I had this JN decoupage in my stash so wasnt too hard to decide what to use, and I teamed it up with some tartan backing paper.  Another go and distressing, but I just never am happy with my attmepts!

I want to use this for the challenges at
craft your days away - for a special lady
allsorts - for a special lady
crafty cardmakers - special birthdays

thanks for looking

Sunday, 20 March 2011

a bit more jolly

another JN decoupage now, I am a bit sad really, getting excited when use up some of my old stash!!!

have used the matching backing papers on this one and layered onto green card. I usually throw away the extra bits that come with the sheets but have actually used some of them as embellishments. I want to use this for the challenges at
CCC - green
pixie dust - green

thanks for dropping by
Paula x

one for the boys

thought it was about time I used up some of the jolly nation decoupage I have had lying around - think I bought this one when I started card making!
very simple to make up and I have used matching backing paper, the sentiment is actually on gold  card and layered on purple, the image is on purple and gold too

I want to use this for the challenges at
incy wincy - for the boys
papertake weekly - 3 of something (card candy)
papercutz - open theme
CES - favourite song (holding out for hero)

thanks for looking
Paula x

Thursday, 3 March 2011


I've been playing with my CDs again and all this card was made with the forever friends CD
the image is decoupaged only one layer and the babcking paper is also on the CD
I layered onto mirriboard and made the sentiment on the CD

I want to use this card for the challenges at
pixie dust - polkadots
crafts 4 eternity - easel card

thanks for looking

Wednesday, 2 March 2011

In The Garden

remember my mantra??
I have used some more stash, this time Jolly Nation Decoupage
I have used matching backing paper and some natural coloured (actually havent a clue what that stuff is called, looks a bit like straw)
and they layered it up on white and blue card before putting together

wanted to use this as a twist on the 'in the garden' challenge at creative inspirations

another Kanban

heres another of the kanban ladies I have decoupaged, I WILL USE MY STASH I WILL USE MY STASH I WILL USE MY STASH (my new mantra)
used the rest of my 12x12 paper from my bits box and added some blue chiffon ribbon and card candy, the sentiment came with the decoupage sheet

I am going to use this card for the CCC challenge - feminine in blue or green
moving along with the times - fashion challenge - used the pink image from Kanban for this challenge too!!

spring flower

heres another fab image from Daisy Doodles store
I used sakura pens to colour the image
and the backing paper was from cute companions, left over from craft club a few weeks ago

thought I would use it for the challenge at

ces challenge - flowers and flutterbys
lexis creations - flowers
creative cottage - fab florals
stamp challenges - something with flowers

another vacation!

heres a decoupage jolly nation card I made from my stash, its been in my collection ages, think it came in a bargain bag once upon a time

I thought it would be great for the vacation challenge at pixie dust studio

Tuesday, 1 March 2011


I have had a load of kanban stash for a few weeks but not used any yes so thought I should
this one is decoupaged and I used some old backing paper I think its bo bunny
used some of my lovely card candy and some ribbon and thats it!
I  wanted to add this to the challenges at
trimmies - colour challenge
craft your passion - girlie girl

thanks for looking

chillin out!

I coloured my stamped image with promarkers and layered it onto paper from my scraps box
added a sentiment and some card candy
and thought this is an ideal card for the challenge at
pixie dust for 'vacation time'

hodge heg

thought I would keep it simple since comming home, am a bit tired and got loads of bits to use up!
so with whats left from craft club a few weeks back I decided to use some up
cute companions I think is the make (have slept since then and still feel a bit seasick - need to get land legs back!)
used the double sided paper from the pack and layered it and added a ribbon before sticking to the card, then used a a scallopped scare cut from the cricut (winterwoodland cartridge) and finally added 2 little images already coloured for me

want to use this for the challenges at
crafty creations - at the bottom of my garden lives.....
diecut dreams - spring garden scene

teenage boy

I dont tend to do many boy or men cards but have been asked for a lot just lately so thought I had better do some!
heres an easy one I made using an image from greeting card factory
I had this stripy paper in my bit box but I'm not certain where its originally from now but it was a 12x12 once upon a time and its lovely thick quality paper, I love it!
I have made the sentiment on the computer and added some card candy

I am going to use it for the challenges at

thats it very straightforward to do but quite effective if I say so myself

sorry if there are spelling mistakes on this post as the dog has decided to welcome me home by sleeping on my knee!!


sketch Challenge DD

so sorry I am late this week in posting, only just got back from my cruise!! good enough excuse really, although think I will have to go back to sleep soon as I just cant get over the jet lag!

the challenge at DD this week is a sketch, its simple too so please go and have a go at it! theres some fab freebies in store too for you to use, as you have to use a DD image to join in

heres the sketch...
see told ya it was simple so no excuse!!

and heres what I came up with

I used the flower from the flower pack and coloured with promarkers and used a velvet brad on the centre. I  used paper from papermania, its a 12x12 sheet and is also double sided so had to take a deep breath before cutting into it
then I used a ready made sentiment and mounted onto the other side of the 12x12 and some cord underneath
so so simple to do

I would like to add this to the challenges at
CES - flowers and flutterbys
lexis creations - flowers
creative cottage - fab florals
trimmies challenge - colour challenge

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