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!!
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!!
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!
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!
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!!
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
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!!
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!!!
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!!
Jacqui P xx

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!!
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!
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!
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
Jacqui xx