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Friday, 31 December 2010

hey cupid!!

Hey everyone! look who's been Playing with Blogger and Photobucket!!!!
Proffessional looking or what!!! ROFL!!!!!


Now all I need is to get better at card making!!! Lol!!
I coloured this cute cupid Tilda with my trusty copics! the little hearts on her arrows is doodle bug crushed velvet and the silver glitter is MS. the glittered acetate is from Kanban and the flowers are from where else!! Wild orchid crafts! the butterfly is a do hickey and the sentiment is cuddly buddly.

Well I spent sooooo long working on the pic's that i will keep this post fairly short and sweet!!
All that's left is to say!!
Happy new year!!!!
Hugs
Jacqui P x

The challenges I am entering this card into is:
  1. totally gorjuss - for someone special
  2. wild orchid challeng - pink white and silver
  3. Just magnolia - anything goes.  

Wednesday, 29 December 2010

Tickled pink challenge - a sketch

 Hi all! hope your all cozy and warm!!!
Extreme Fog here in Dundee!!
Today I am entering the Tickled pink challenge which is a Fab sketch!
 The lighting sucks i'm afraid!! but the lovely image is a digi from the lil lolita range and can be bought from tickled pink stamps.
I have coloured the image with my copics the background is tattered rose distress ink. the DP is sei claire and the ribbon is american crafts.
Just a note that tickled pink have a new challenge blog which can be found  here
Keep safe and have a fab new year!!
Hugs
Jacqui P x

Tuesday, 28 December 2010

kenny k challenge - distressing

Hi everyone!! hope you alll had a fab christmas and santa was good to you!!!
Lovely hubby got me a grand calibre!! (well I ordered he paid!!) he he !!
So expect plenty of nesties in my crafting future!!!
that being said todays card doesn't include any!!!
Over a Kenny k's krafty girlz the challenge is distressing!
She's called Devastacia! and can be found here I have coloured her with my trusty copics!!  the border is cut out with my cricut the DP is basic grey and ribbon from ribbbon oasis!!
Well thankyou so much for looking in today!!
hope to see you soon!!
Hugs
Jacqui P x

Thursday, 23 December 2010

WOOOO HOOOOO!!! I WON!!!

MERRY CHRISTMAS TO ME!!! Lol

A Big Thankyou to the lovely Jacque!!!
Christmas came early for me today! I won my first ever blog candy and what a smasher it is!!!

We wish me a merry christmas !! he he!!
Check out Jacques wonderful blog at  http://jacquesmagnolias.blogspot.com/ she is so gracious and generous!! there is always inspiration to be found and regular sweet stuff also!! a little birdie told me to check tomorrow!! Tweet!! sweet!! candy!!
Thankyou Jacque!!
and thankyou and merry christmas to all my blogging friends!
Hugs
Jacqui P xx

Friday, 17 December 2010

merry christmas!!!

Merry Christmas!! everyone!!
Hope you all are healthy and warm!! I'm not ready for christmas yet!!  hubby only got home from Norway (after nearly 7 weeks working there) on Friday last week and has had to go on a course this thurs and Fri!!! can't wait for Christmas if only so that the 3 of us can lock the doors and be together!!!
I really enjoyed making this card!! it's for a crafty neighbour!! and there is a little competative nature to our cards!!! Lol! and I'm really pleased with the way it has turned out!!!
 isn't this just the sweetest image!!!!
Brrrrrr!!! you won't find me outside hugging snow anytime soon though!!! he he!!
I have coloured the image with my beloved copics! the DP is some ancient creative imaginations I have had for years! the flowers are from wild orchid crafts and I have liberally glittered them!and the sentiment is LOV!
I origionally made this card to enter the just magnolia challenge!! for some strange reason I thought it ran longer than usual and I had plenty of time only to go there this morning and find I had missed it!!! D'oh!!!
But I also wish to enter it into the following:
Well thats me for the now!!! If I don't see you befor then!!!!

MERRY CHRISTMAS!!!
Hugs
Jacqui P xx



Wednesday, 8 December 2010

Sugar Nellie comp and DT opportunity!!! WOW

Evening Peeps!!!
Well how excited am I!!!! eeeek!!!
Over at  Sugar Nellie there is a fab comp. with the opportunity to win a spellbinders grand calibre and......... the chance of being on the Simply Sassy DT!!!! I think I am more excited about the DT possibility than the prize!!!I love, love, love sugar nellie stamps!! 
So the first round is WOW (white on white!!) so Karen can see our colouring warts and all!!! Lol!!!
This is the first WOW card I have tried! it was harder than you might imagine there are so many different whites!!! but I really enjoyed the challenge!!!
 I have used the insanley Fab  Hippie Chick!!! I have coloured her with my trusty copics, with little subtle hints of glitter!
 I have made an easel card out of white card, I have cut my image out with some nesties and mounted onto dcwv glitter card,  . I have added a marabou feather for a bit of texture, the dies are magnolia, and the sentiment is Lili of the Valley.
Well as Karen herself says "you have to be in it to win it!!"!!! So I will have a try!!! One of the round is a public vote!!! GULP!!!!! so I hope you all like my attempt!! the deets can be found here
for all you peep out there here is the prize!!!


How good would that look under the tree!!!!
RULES
Your card must be original and posted on your blog along with the banner about the competition, the last round will be public voting so you need your followers to know you have entered.
 The PRIZE is a brand new SPELLBINDER Grand Caliber and an offer of a place on the Simply Sassy DT
And for any of the rest of  finalist there will be a choice of any 12 SUGAR NELLIE stamps.
So wish me luck!!!
Thanks for popping by!!!
Hugs
Jacqui P x

Tuesday, 7 December 2010

Christmas time!!!

Hi there Peeps!!
today I am entering in the just magnolia monthly challenge which is anything goes with sparkles, and the spoonful of sugar challenge which is a christmas card.
So although there is a little sparkle on tilda's halo and wings, this tilda is called Sparkling tilda! so she definately fits the bill!!!
I have coloured tilda with my copics the glitter is jones tones holographic gold, the DP is basic grey and the flowers wild orchid!!!
Thankyou so much for joining me today
Keep warm!!
Hugs
Jacqui P x

Sunday, 5 December 2010

A few more of my favourite things!!

Those cheeky monkey's over at Lilli of the vally challenge pinched my title from a couple of weeks ago!!! Lol!!! I did a few of my favourite things then, but this challenge gives me the opportunity to show you a few more of my favourite things!!! he he!
 
Isn't she just the sweetest!!!
These new party girls stamps are fast becoming a firm fav of mine!!! Of course I love me some pink!! but it has to be said that pink and brown is my all time fav colour scheme!! we've got my trusty copics, wild orchid flowers! Yum!! butterflies and of course CAKE!!!! he he!! not to mention oodles of glitter!!! Ahhhh me happy now!!!!
Mmmmmm chocolate cake with pink icing!!! that's what I had for my birthday!!!
Well thankyou sooo much for visiting me today!!!
I really do appreciate it!!!
Hugs
Jacqui P x

Friday, 3 December 2010

Santa Baby!!!

Greetings from a snowy Scotland!!
Wow How fed up with the white stuff am I!!!! Never mind it could be worse at least I'm cosy in my house!!
Over at Kenny K's this week is think pink!! well this one is a no brainer for me!! 2 of my favourite things!! Kenny's images and Pink!!!!! and over at  paper sundaes  the challenge is adorn those corners!!
I have used the glorious "mistletoe" which can be found here , coloured her with my copics, the DP is Anna griffin the sentiment is whimsy stamps, cut out with tim holtz die, some lovely flowers, wild orchid of course!! and pin, charm and pearls and voila!!!
Thanks so much for popping by today!!
hugs
Jacqui P xx


Wednesday, 1 December 2010

Oh christmas tree!!!

Good evening peeps!!
I hope you're all warm and toasty on this cold evening!!
I thought this little cutie would be just perfect for 2 challenges this week!  over at Copic creations the subject is light source, and over  at Totally Gorjuss the challenge is to include a christmas tree!!
I coloured this super cute Lili of the Vally image with my  copics, with the light source being from the top right! for the copic creations challenge! the sentiment is also LOV the DP is dcwv and the flowers are wild orchid crafts!
Thanksyou for looking in today!!
Hugs
Jacqui P x

Wow I've got Attitude!!!!!

Can you believe it!!! the lovely Jenny all the way on the other side of the world, has sent me an award!!! 
Thankyou so much Jenny it's a great honor!!...... I think.. ...when my parents used to say I had attitude I don't think they were praising me!!! Lol !! so now I have to say three things that make me "ME" and pass the award 3 other worthy bloggers!!
Wow this is hard!!
  1. My friends and family are everything to me!!
  2. I have a crazy sense of humour!! (according to No.1 son!!)
  3. I am a compulsive, addicted, and generally obsessive crafter! and craft shopaholic!! forget the shoes!! give me shiny stuff!! forget the handbags- unless they are full of pretty papers!! he he!!Now to pass the batton onto 3 other bloggers!!
And of course don't forget to pop "down under" he he!! had to get that one in!!! and visit the Lovely Jenny who has an amazing blog and truly inspirational projects at craft by Jenny Thankyou again hun!!
Thankyou all for visiting me!!!
Hugs
Jacqui P xx

Monday, 29 November 2010

Mo's digital pencil challenge - swirls and flourishes!!!

Good afternoon all!!!
well day 4 and still snowing!!!!
this week over at Mo's is swirls and flourishes!!
This image is the beautiful holly fairy!! As usual I have coloured her with my copics, added a little stardust stickles to her skirt the DP and 3d holly is Anna griffin! I have added a blob (technical term!!! Lol) of glossy accents to her snow globe and some pearls from wild orchid crafts!
Short and sweet today!!
Thanks for dropping by!!
hugs
Jacqui P x

Sunday, 28 November 2010

just magnolia - a sketch and ?! thundersnow?!

Happy Sunday!!
Well, not a lot I could do today, except craft!!! so sad!! ..... Not!!! Lol!!
so snow snow and more snow!!! and believe it or not Thunder and Lightning!!!! I was so amazed I googled it! and apparently it's called THUNDER SNOW!!!! sounds kinda funny!!! but it must be true it was on wilkipedia?!?!? Lol!!
This week over at  Just Magnolia is a sketch!! and I felt kind of christmassy!! wonder why?
 I have coloured Tilda with my copics, the distress ink is weathered wood and the DP is magnolia. the flowers are from Wild orchid crafts which I have glittered with stickles, the christmas tree charm is from my stash!
Well thanks for stopping by on this snowy sunday!!
Hugs
Jacqui P x

Saturday, 27 November 2010

lili of the valley - sketch

Hi everyone! hope your having a lovely weekend!
We've had some more snow but not as much as we thought!! although we are supposed to get more over the next few days!! what is it about snow that brings out the inner child!!
Over at Lili of the valley the challenge is a sketch by the uber talented Bev.
Another  image from the new collection from LOV, and I love this little madam!! she is throwing quite a strop!! Lol. I have coloured her with my copics and she is mounted onto Tilda DP and I have finally invested in some Nesties and now I want  them All!!!! the flowers are wild orchid crafts.and the sentiment is also from the LOV new collection! I just love them! they are a perfect size!
Thanks so much for looking in today!
Hugs
Jacqui P x

Friday, 26 November 2010

basic grey - wings!!

Howdy peeps!
today I am entering the  Basic grey challenge which is wings! I thought I would have a go as I love! love! love! my basic grey papers!!!
Yes it's another sweet sitting angel Tilda!!

I have coloured her in with my copics. her dress is all glittered with carrara marble glitter by martha stewart.she is sitting on a christmas garland stamp by hanglar agian coloured by my trusty copics!! the DP is Eskimo kisses! the flowers are wild orchid crafts and the sentiment is lili of the valley.
Thanks sooo much for popping by!
Hugs
Jacqui P

Thursday, 25 November 2010

so much white!!

Wow what a white morning here!!
How lovely!!!
The perfect day to enter the just magnolia challenge which is white and one here
and the cute card thursday which is blast from  the past!! I chose snowflakes challenge 37 here
this tilda is such a cutie!! I have stuck to blue and white! I coloured her with my copics, she is mounted onto magnolia DP and a doily I have stamped the cute little magnolia snowflakes around the image, the flowers are wild orchid the sentiment is lili of the vally a cute little christmas tree charm and voila!!
Thanks for popping by today!!
Hugs
Jacqui P xx


Wednesday, 24 November 2010

a few of my favorite things!!

Wow it's a beautiful morning here in bonny scotland!! the sun is shining and the post has been!!! Lol!!!
As much as I have been loving my christmas cards, yesterday I finally recieved my new Lili of the Vally stamps!! and boy I am in Lurv!!! they are all so sweet!! but my fav at the moment is the little ballerina she is such fun (and soooo easy!!) to colour!!
So as my title tells you she is a favourite thing also my new  wild orchid flowers arrived! another of my favorite things and the colour lavender!!! not to mention glitter!!!!
isn't she just the sweetest!!!
I am enetering her into the lili of the valley challenge which is glitter and glitz!! here. hopefully you can see the glitter more in the close up! I am also entering her into a spoonful of sugar challenge here which is anything goes!!
Whoops almost forgot the deets!! I have coloured her using my copics BV0000, 000, 00, 01. hair is E50, 51, 53. tha DP is american crafts, sentiment lov,  flowers wild orchid and butterfly is magnolia die pearls are also wild orchid.
Thanks so much for viviting me today!!
See I'm not always grumpy!! Lol
Hugs
Jacqui P xx

Monday, 22 November 2010

un-traditional christmas with snowflakes!!

'evening all!!!
wow I hate royal mail at the mo!!! I have been waiting for loads of crafting goodies for weeks!! those of you who pop by regularly will know they have been "re-organising " our local sorting office. resulting in the post running approx 2-3 weeks late!!!!  AAAARRRRGGGHHHH!!!
AAAAHHHH me feel better now!!! Lol!!!!
So the challenges I am entering with this card is totally Gorjuss an un- traditional christmas! and lovely hanglar only  which is to use snow or snowflakes.
 I stamped this sweet hanglar couple and coloured with my copics. the DP is DCWV and the flowers wild orchid crafts. the snow flakes I  cut out with my Marianne die. a doily and some crystals and we're done!!
Thanks for dropping in today!!
Hugs
Jacqui P x

Saturday, 20 November 2010

2 challenges and a DT call !!!

Make yourselves comfortable peeps! this will be a long one!!
Mega exciting news!! Kenny K's Krafty Girls are doing a DT call!!
Well Kenny K is one of my Fav ever designers!! and was the first digi stamp I ever bought, the first  blog challenge I ever entered! via e-mail! the first blog entry and challenge I entered when I started my blog! and the first ( and only thus far :( ) challenge I ever won!! So will it be my first DT?!?!?!?! Well if you don't try!!..........................
I thought I would combine my DT entry with this weeks  KKKG challenge  which is sparkle and spots and also  Cute card thursday which is a sketch!!
the image I have used is the lovely  "Mistletoe" which can be purchased here she's a sassy one!! Lol!! the DP is the gorgeous basic grey jovial! the first layer is spotty and there is oodles of glitter on image for the sparkle!! I coloured this cutie with my ever faithfull copics, her fur is all glittered flock. the poinsettias I made with a Marianne Die - serrated poinsettia and cut them out of velvet paper,  and a couple of pearl brads .the band around the card is also velvet paper and satin ribbon. the sentiment is whimsy stamps. a few crystals and bobs your uncle!!
Thats the challenges sorted!! now over at  KKKG  and Donna at  bearly mine crafts   want to see a couple of my best cards!! so I hope I have picked the right ones!!!

Of course I had to use one ao my all time Fav. Kenny K images "trouble".
 I wanted to include a distressed card!
I also wanted to show this next card because I was chuffed with the airbrushed sky and snow!!!

Well one can only try!! keep your fingers crossed for me!!!
hugs
Jacqui P x

Wednesday, 17 November 2010

Pammy's stocking - mark 2!

'evening all
I feel like henny penny today!! "the sky is falling!!" well the roof feels like it's about to blow away!! now those of you who are masochistic enought to visit me regularly will remember I had a leak last month!! well this months saga thanks to stewart milne "luxury" houses, is that in all this wind the slates are moving and rattling!   and It sounds like a demon is rattling the roof!!! guess who watched "paranormal activity a couple of days ago!!!" Ooooooh yes I slept about 5mins last night!!!!
anyway on to todays challenges over at Mo's digital pencil the challenge is to use vellum or acetate.and over at paper sundaes we have to use at least two of the toppings from the list of ribbons, punches, embossing and the colour blue! I think I  have managed all of the above!!

 'aint she sweet!!!
I really love this little characture! she really loves her Christmas stocking!! Bless!! Lol!!
Jus wook at her wittle face!! he he!!
so I have coloured her with my copics BV0000. 000. 00. 02. and 04 and BG0000. 000. and 01 and G21. 82 and 85. the DP is  Bo bunny. the poinsettia I die cut out of white and green vellum,(I embossed the veins) with a pearl brad in the centre and a touch of organza ribbon!! ooh and her lace and the poinsettia are highlighted with diamond stickles and the fur on the stocking is glitter flocked!
Thank peeps
hope the roof is still on in the morning!!
Hugs
Jacqui P xx

Monday, 15 November 2010

blue christmas!

It'll be a blue christmas.......
Oh heck another christmas song stuck in my head!!! he he
Well I've been waiting to post my LOV challenge entry because although it's anything goes, I wouldn't have felt right entering anything but their lovely images!! I am fairly new to their company but have fallen in love!! to the point that I waited up till midnight to get some of  the new girly stamps and sentiments and I was waiting eagerly for them to arrive and do my entry with them,.. but boo sucks royal mail have had a "re-organisation" !!!!!!!!! in our local sorting office and post is arriving really late!!! my poor son's birthday was last tuesday and one of his main presents was a pre-order of a new game that he should have recieved by last tues at latest.. today is the following monday and still no game he is really upset!!
anyway that is my moan done!! Lol !!so I have entered a lovely christmas card which also fits in with WOC challenge of a blue christmas!
WOW computor just crashed must be sick of my moaning!!!
So I coloured image with my copics, a bit of glitter on gabriels wings and some flock on wee larry the lamb!! the DP is hop off the press which I have had for an age!! the flower  is Wild orchid crafts where else!! a snowflake and some bling and we're done!!
Thanks for popping by!!
hugs
Jacqui P x

Sunday, 14 November 2010

yummy christmas cupcake!!

Mmmm!!! christmas and food my two fav things!! Lol
I have seen these Meljens designs around for a while now, but only recently took the plunge and bought a few digi's, now I am hooked!! they are such fun to colour!
This weeks challenge over at Meljens  blog is food!
this gorgeous cupcake is coloured with my copics, the icing is glittered with martha stewart crystal clear glitter. the DP is basic grey eskimo kisses and the holly is anna griffin!
Thanyou for popping by today!!
Hugs
Jacqui P xx

Saturday, 13 November 2010

lovely hanglar christmas card

Hi All!
Feels like i've been a bad blogger this week!! totally lost my mojo over the last 10 days or so!! I think it's slowly on the mend though!!
So this is the first time I have entered the Lovely Hanglar  only challenge. I am also a Cute card Thursday virgin and this week it is anything goes!!and lastly totally gojuss which is traditional christmas colours!  so here goes!!!
I have used this lovely Hanglar christmas girl stamp! coloured with my copics in traditional red and green. this is the first time i have paper pieced, with the flags! and I am really pleased with the effect! the challenge  was to use punches and dies! I have used both.  The ribbon threading is from the martha stewart ribbon punch and the swirl is a magnolia do-hickey die! the flowers are wild orchid with a little bit of stardust stickles. a few gems and a cuddly buddly sentiment and i'm done!!
Thanks so much for looking in today!
hugs
Jacqui P xx

Tuesday, 9 November 2010

Monday, 8 November 2010

Let it snow!!!

O.K. I'm back in christmas mode!!!
Do you know what?!? I actually started to think about digging out my cupid tilda to start on valentines cards today!!!! I think I am starting to be all christmased out!!.... NOT!!!
So this week over at  paper Sundaes the challenge is Let it snow! hence the title!! and over at Totally Tilda the challenge is silver and blue and of course our lovely Tilda's!
I totally love this Tilda!! she must be a strong lass though!! Lol.
I have coloured her with my copics! I have glitter flocked the tree for snow. the flowers are wild orchid crafts, and I have cut the snowflakes with marianne D's.
Thanks for looking in today!
Hugs
Jacqui xx

Saturday, 6 November 2010

just magnolia - anything goes & a spoonfull of sugar relish to embellish

evening peeps!!
This week over at ju Just magnolia it's the monthly challenge anything goes!! and over at a a spoon full of sugar it's relish to embellish! I thought I would give you all a break from my Christmas mania! with the lovely bubbling Tilda!
So I have coloured Tilda with my copics. added plenty of glitter, and highlighted the bubbles with glossy accents. the butterflys and swirl are magnolia do-hickys and WOC cherry blossoms!! the DP is magnolia. a few crystals and bob's your uncle!!!
Thanks for stopping by
Hugs
Jacqui xx

Wednesday, 3 November 2010

Christmas again!!

Good morning!
just a quickie today!
This week over at  Just magnolia is a sketch. and over at Wild orchid crafts challenge is a classic christmas!
I am loving these new christmas stamps from magnolia!! is it just me or are they getting better all the time!! I coloured this little cutie with my copics. the DP is magnolia, the flowers are  WOC and the ribbons and charm from my stash! short and sweet today!
Thanks for popping by!!
Hugs
Jacqui x

Sunday, 31 October 2010

HAPPY HALLOWEEN!!!!

'evening peeps!
Happy Halloween!!!
Wow two posting in one day!! you lucky ducks!! he he!!
Well the trick or treaters have been!! and the cupboard is bare!!! this is the first year that my son Logan hasn't even been tempted to trick or treat! but he had more fun scaring the little ones who came to the door and giving out treats this year!! bless him!
So I thought I would honor the holiday by entering the Totally Gorjuss challenge which is Ooooo Spoooky!!!!
Not that I think this cute little greetings farm witch is toooo spooky. more like a friendly witch if you ask me!! she has been coloured with my copics! the DP is ancient I have no idea where it's from i'm afraid! the ribbon is ribbon oasis and the buttons are from my stash!!
Well that's all from me tonight, I'm off to sit on my doorstep and hope Edward cullen (or emmet or jasper or for that matter even carlisle!!) or any sparkly vampire to pass by for halloween....... it's not classed as being a cougar... because.. they're ancient.......aren't they....? he he
hugs
Jacqui x

one for the guys!!

afternoon everyone!!
hope you all had a lovely lie in today!! I hate the dark evenings in the winter! but have to admit I lurve the extra hour in bed in the morning!!.... well for a few days anyway, then you get used to the time change and your just left with the dark evenings!! sigh!!!
Well this week over at  KKKG's it's my favourite!! anything goes!! and over at paper sundeas the challenge is for the boys.
I have used this fab image from the Kenny K  shop golfer guy!! I have coloured him with my copics. the D.P is heidi grace the sentiment is craftwork cards and the buttons are from my stash!!
Thankyou for looking in!
Hugs
Jacqui x

Friday, 29 October 2010

Pammy's stocking - fa la la la la!!


goodnes I really am in christmas mode at the moment!!
I find it really hard to craft in this weather!! I had to have all the lights including my beloved ottlight on all day it's been so gloomy!!
I am entering this card  into 2 challenges Mo's Digital pencil challenge which is choose a season! and I chose christmas what else!!! and  totally gorjuss  which is sparkly!!
The image I have used is called pammy's stocking and she is beautiful!!
For a change I have used a lot of pink!!! .... o.k. stop laughing now!!! I have coloured with my copics, the flowers are prima, the sentiment is whimsy stamped on to tim holz ticket die, a few pearlsand designer pin the DP is heidi grace. the whole caboodle has been given a sprinkle of glitteyr flock!
Thankyou for visiting me today!!
hugs
Jacqui x

Thursday, 28 October 2010

Kenny K challenge - 2x2

Wow it's been an immensly rewarding couple of days for me in blogland!!!
Again thankyou to everyone who has visited and those that have been kind enough to leave such lovely comments!! I truly appreciate it!!
This week over at KKKG  http://kennykkraftygirlzchallenges.blogspot.com/  the challenge is to use two of things!
I did this card a little while ago now and she is perfect!
I used the lovely uptown angel image and coloured her with my ever faithful copics. I have used 2 DP's which are american crafts and 2 lots of doubled prima flowers attached with 2 brads!! so I think this covers the 2 criteria Lol!!! I like the bright and breezy feel of this card! especially now with winter looming so real!! but hey! winter means christmas!! alway look on the bright side!!! Oh my goodness I've gon' don' it again!!! another song stuck in my head for the day!!! Lol!!!
Thanks for looking in!
Hugs
Jacqui xx


Wednesday, 27 October 2010

Wow Thankyou!!

Can I just begin this post by saying a really big thankyou to Christine!! not only for her great advice, and kindness, but for giving a shoutout for my blog on her great blog http://nanaseaside.blogspot.com/ I have been overwhelmed by the generous response of all the bloggers who have visited me today and left their kind words! you all have really made me very proud and very happy!!!
So I'm sending you all
Bear hugs!!!!
Thankyou again
Hugs!!
Jacqui xx


Sunday, 24 October 2010

pretty pink baby Tilda

Pretty in Pink!
Am I showing my age!!! Lol! wow I used to Luuuurve all those brat pack films!!
So I am going to combine 3 challenges today! over at just magnolia  http://justmagnolia.blogspot.com/  the challenge is pink! and at Wild orchid crafts http://wildorchidchallenge.blogspot.com/  it's pastels!! and at totally tilda  http://www.totallytilda.blogspot.com/ it's pink and pearls.
Isn't she just adorable!! Is it just me or do stamp companies sometimes make it impossible for you to see how lovely the stamp is with huge watermarks?!? This stamp was one example, It wasn't until I saw a card with it on that I realise just how cute she was!
So I have coloured her with my copics, on this card I used distress stickles, the jury is out on these stickles! I found them really difficult to use, I couldn't get any out, then half the bottle would sploosh out!! how's that for a technical term!! sploosh!!!! Lol and I know they're meant to be a more subtle glitter but they hardly glittered at all!! and we all know I like me a bit of bling!!! the 2 white doilies i puched with a martha stewart corner punch on a circle! the flowers are all wild orchid crafts the leaves and dragon fly are magnolia die cuts! I love the little dragonfly
As you can see I have used 2 and 3d it! Oh and the embossing on the sentiment is cosmic shimmer true white embossing powder! thought I would mention that as it is the best white embossing powder I have found!!
Thankyou for looking in
Hugs
Jacqui x

Saturday, 23 October 2010

Mo's digital pencil challenge - fall colours and paper sundaes for some one little

Wooo Hoooo!!
What could be better! it's a beautiful sunny autumn day here in Scotland sat in my craft room crafting and twilight is on the tv!! yes I am a saddo Twilight Fan Lol!!!
So I thought I could combine two challenges today! Mo's challengehttp://mosdigitalchallenge.blogspot.com/  and paper sundaes! http://papersundaes.blogspot.com/2010/10/paper-sundaes-challenge-40-for-someone.html
This little cutie reminds me of my boy when he was little, he loved his  "cuddlies"
I have coloured him with my copics and he is mounted onto cloud 9 DP with just a few buttons from my stash!
Thanks for looking in!
Have a great weekend!!
Hugs
Jacqui x 

Friday, 22 October 2010

kenny K challenge - sketch

Holy cow batman!!!
Another sketch!!!
Wow they say it's good to face your fears!!! Lol. So here goes!!
This week I couldn't resist this saucy minx called misletoe!!
She is a real joy to colour!! but then so are all Kenny's images!! whilst colouring her and all day after, I couldn't stop singing "santa baby"  and it's only october!!!! Aaarrrgggghhh by december I'm going to be all christmased  out!!!! he he !!  me never!!! I wish it could be christmas every day!!! ..... Oh No another christmas song to be stuck in my head!!!
Anyway to the fun stuff!! I coloured her with my copics her outfit is BG10,11 and 13 now BG 10 is one of my fav colours but i tend to forget about it a lot!! If i want a pale aqua I go for the old BG0000 etc and then when i dig out my BG10 I always think wow!! why dont I use you more often!! Anyway i'm waffling (as usual!! Lol) the DP is anna griffin, the flower is from my stash.
Thanks for looking in today!!
Hugs
Jacqui x

Thursday, 21 October 2010

just magnolia - a sketch

Quick someone tell Santa I'm being a very good girl with my posts!! Lol
over at just magnolia there is a lovely sketch by Dawny P.
As my silly internet is being uber grumpy at moment this entry is again by the skin of my teeth!!
I adore this tilda and even though she is a christmas stamp, i think she goes perfectly as a birthday image as well!!
As usual I have coloured with my copics the DP is anna griffin and the lace and sentiment is from my stash!!
Well short and sweet!
Thanks for stopping by!!
Hugs
Jacqui x


Tickled pink stamps challenge - sketch and totally gorjuss Pink!!

Pink!!!
 I love pink!! so its great to combine 2 challenges into my fav colour!!
This month over at.. or should I say down under at tickled pink they have a sketch! and over at totally gorgeous the challenge is pink.
for these challenges I have used Kraftin' Kimmies, goldilocks! I am fast becoming addicted to these quirky stamps!!
I have coloured as usual with my copics, the flowers are wild orchid crafts, mounted onto basic grey DP from the bittersweet collection. the sentiment comes with the stamp. a bit of bling and Bob's your uncle!!
Thanks for popping by today
Hugs
Jacqui x

Wednesday, 20 October 2010

colour me copic - clothes


Good afternoon all!!
 I haven't been posting as often as I would like lately! my internet has been seriously dodgy lately!!
I'm just about on time for this weeks copic creations challenge! by the skin of my teeth!!
The challenge is shading in clothes! and there's a great tutorial by Elaine Hughes! check it out on http://colormecopic.blogspot.com/
The image I have used is a kenny k!! called trouble!! I have coloured her with my copics, her hoody has been done with warm greys! I really love the finish you get with these greys! the heart I amde myself using sizzix primitive heart die and glitter!! she is mounted onto sei cardstock!!
See you soon!!
hugs!
jacqui x