Monday 28 January 2013

Back to my copics :)

Yep.... cant stay away from them, lol.... or my love of  Tilda.   Thought I would have another bash at trying out pleats... have to say, I am rather pleased with my efforts this time. :) whether I will manage to get them nearly right again, is anyones guess LOL. 

However, it does look like she been for a spray tan !!.. went a tad heavy handed with the make up lol.. I have a feeling I picked up the wrong E number :( opps.  oh well... looks a bit like Dale Winton, but never mind  (not quite as bad in real life).. the face that is, not Dale lol. 

Copics used... E11,01, (although thats a bit debateable lol) E13, E00, E000, R21
Hair E13,15,17,18,19
clothes. B000,00,01,02,04   R81,83,85

flowers made from dies and punches... no idea whos :)  Sentiment from th is months freebie on my monthly magazine, plus ticket stamp by Pink Gem.

Papers are all by Bearly Mine Designs

Have a good day all...  hugs Jackie x

Sunday 27 January 2013

Another baby card

Baby card for daughters HO, she takes some up to be sold now and again, and decoupage can be done so much quicker than me colouring up an image !... 

Have to admit this is one of my favourite baby designs.,, and yes it comes in both flavours lol.

Still finding anything but a square card strange now, yet used to make this size all the time. 

Papers are from stash, computer generated sentiment, .  Not much I can say really... as for the Stork, had that image for as long as I can remember.

Have to admit, I dont find making deco cards half as exciting as colouring up an image etc, but, sometimes needs must,  Will be back tomorrow with a coloured image and card :)... and I am now back off to the craft room to play some more... yep you got it.. with my copics... the images are beginning to pile up... but not so much card making going on lol.... as for inserts... I wont swear LOL...  but I feel I will need a do to do those too soon... oooh sooo boring that bit.

Hope that all the snow has disappeared now, and everyone is keeping safe and warm.

hugs J xx 

Saturday 26 January 2013

wedding card.

Just made this one, for the box, as they say. Had the image coloured up for ages, just didnt know what to do with it. Then decided to sort some of my stash out... and opps had totally forgotten I had this butterfly die, so that sort of put the theme there for me,  cut from parchment, with pearls added, managed to find some butterfly paper as well... and there you have it... card sorted.. ish :)

Copics used. (not many) lol... 

Magnolia image
B0000, 00, 01 ,02, 05
R20,24, 27,
Skin E00, 01,, 11,13, R20
Hair, E11,13,15,17, 18.

and trust me, that is not many copics for me, I usually end up with my desk totally full of them, so thought I done quite well here lol.   Added a bit of glamour dust here an there. 

Right time to brave the cold outside... and walk the mutt.... will be back with you all shortly.

hugs J xxx 

ps stay safe and warm x

Tuesday 22 January 2013

Bearly Mine Challenge Card

A new challenge starts today, over at BearlyMine challenges,  and this week B Team has the theme of.. Tic Tac Toe.. no... that does not mean you all have to go around thre living room hop, skipping and jumping lol... :)  I have to admit, this was a new one to me... and did have to ask.... so to make it clear to any others that have not come across it before.. you pick a line of 4... up , down, vertical, horizontal, corner to corner, etc... and add all the elements to a card.. simples  :)   Also, a bit of fabby news, as some of you know I was Guest Designer for a few months, then was asked to stay on , whilst one of our team members was poorly, get well soon Gina. xx, and now... well I am a permanent fixture of Team B, been asked to stay on as a fully fledged Team Member,... yes i am chuffed to bits :) I did so miss being on the team.. so one likkle happy bunny :)

This weeks sponsors are

The prize is a gift voucher worth £10
Their prize is this lovely stamp called 
 Henry with Balloon
A gift voucher worth $35 to spend in their store

I chose the third line down.. swirls, digi image, ribbon and die cuts.  

Papers.. Spring Blossoms, micro dots and Ginghams by BearlyMine Designs, image by Saturated Canary, sentiment by Pink Gem.

Copics used.  Hair E11,13,15, 17, 18, 19, 
Skin E01, E000, E11, E13 R20, 
Dress, G20. G21, G24. G28. G94 and R81. R83, R85/R000
I do so hope we get lots of entries this week. :) the team will be popping over to all your blogs.  Please make sure you take a look at what the rest of the design team have come up with... Lots of fabby cards and inspiration.
Hope you all are keeping warm and safe, with our latest weather conditions.
Love and hugs. Jackie x 

Monday 21 January 2013

Black and White.

Good Morning all, I do hope that you are all staying warm and safe.  My goodness we have had some snow.  As pretty as it is, it does bring everything to a bit of a standstill.  However, on a good note, it means I get to play more in my craft room. :)
Todays card, is as per... toot on the photography, I was sick and tired of trying to NOT get the silvery throw back on the skirt and legs, looks like she got cellulite LOL,  yep you all going to be looking more closely now, aren't you ! lol

However, after practically losing the will to live on this one, I have posted as is..

Again, another card, with blokes in mind, good ole KennyK,, come up trumps again, for the image, papers are from stash, I THINK, both the checks they maybe old Joanna Sheen papers, but I cannot be sure. and the grey... was from a cd... again at bottom of box, as it wasnt meant to be this colour roflmao... someone had forgotton to turn the colour back on, on the printer... but I kept it anyways, just incase, ! (hate waste).... so please I did now, as went brill with this. 

Copics used, pretty much my fav for hair and skin.
E01, E11, E13 and R20 skin
E11, E13, E15, E17, E18 E 19 hair
clothes... what there is of them ! :)   C9, C7, C5, C3 and C1. 

the peg was blackened with copics :), and blowed if I can remember when  I got the ticket stamp from lol... well I had to fail on something, or it wouldnt be me :).

Have a safe day... take care and will be back tomorrow :) hugs Jackie xx

Sunday 20 January 2013

Yep, back again..

Must be the snow... lol... but back again today with another recently made card,. 
This image  is from The Clipart Fairy, so not a copic in sight this time.  I was asked to make some large baby cards, for an office, so this was ideal, as managed to get it on an 8 x 8" , knew I would struggle with colouring up a larger image and filling in the spaces, lol  for that,. so cheated, yep, I still think if I have printed out a coloured digi, I have cheated. ¬!

Please go over and check out the store, as there are some fantastic images there... get your pennies at the ready... as you will fall in love with so many of them.

There is some decoupage going on, honest, but as per, my photography is not showing it up,   This card didn't even manage to make it as far as the 'box' lol...  Papers are by Bearly Mine Designs    Ginghams and microdots.  Sentiment computer generated.

I hope everyone is managing to keep warm and safe.... seems like most if not all of the country is now covered in the white stuff.   take care and will be back either later today with a copic coloured card, if not, tomorrow :)... yes, I have been busy... have  a few all ready to show... get me ah !! :)  and on that note, back to the craft room..   have a good day all... love and hugs  J xxx

Saturday 19 January 2013


Thought it was about time, I pulled my finger out and started adding some of the cards I have been  making of late... especially as  I am now OFFICIALLY, back on the Design Team at Bearly Mine Challenges for the foreseeable future :)  Thank you Donna for asking me back as a permanent part of the Team... well happy I am. :).
So I thought best that I started to get my blog back up and running.. and not just add the one a fortnight card LOL.. it is purely laziness I have to say. (with a bit of forgetfulness to boot).... 

So here we go then.. lets see how long I can keep going before I slide back into bad habits LOL 

 Image by KennyK, papers from stash, 
Copic. Hair E11,13,15,17,18, 19
skin E01, 11, 13, R20
R20, 21, 22,24,27,29
Nowt too fancy on this, as made it as a male card. and I have to say, Kenny K has some fab images just right for the job.
right offski to craft room now.. and play with some pretty things.. :) hope you are all staying safe and warm. and if venturing out, please be careful.   love and hugs. Jackie x 


Tuesday 8 January 2013

Bearly Mine Challenge Card.

Well guess who has been asked to stay on the Bearly Mine Design Team, for the time being :) whoop whoop. Chuffed to bits I am..   thanks Donna and the team for allowing me to play along for a bit longer :)  However, our Gina is poorly at the moment, so hoping you make a swift recovery .. (even if it does mean I out of the door lol)... love and hugs sent. x

Now I know this post should have been up a couple of hours ago,, and I do apologise, but fatty here needed to go an re join W.Watchers... so I was up and out of door before even woken up this morning LOL... anyway... the painful bit is over... all joined up and ready to go now.. wish me luck, cos I know I going to need it lol. 

Onto this weeks challenge.. and its a fabby sketch to follow ... so pop over to Bearly Mine Challenges and see what the rest of the team have conjured up :) gorge cards as always.

This weeks sponsors are

The Paper Shelter which is giving away a gift certificate worth $20 to spend in their store

Little Darlings Rubber Stamps who is giving one lucky winner a rubber stamp of winners choice

I was a bit nawty and swopped the flowers for some stars, but other than that I behaved for once LOL.

I have used, Simply Dots, and a freebie by BearlyMineDesigns, Hanglar stamp, and coloured with copics.
B0000, B000, B01, B02 and B05.  skin E00, E01, E11, E13 R20. C1, C3, C5, C7, diecut stars, and I flattened out a bottle top and added glossy accents to top of sentiment (I did however forget to cover over the heart BEFORE I added the G. Accents... whoops on that)..  little fish button was in my box of tricks lol :).

Look forward to visiting your blogs and leaving some love...... have fun with the sketch.... love and hugs. J xx