Saturday 28 May 2011

A Little bit of shabby chic!!

Wow were did that fortnight go?!?!?! I really think I must be getting old!! either that or there is a serious problem with the time space continueum!!!! maybe I should call in Dr who (though he's not sexy David tennant anymore:( ) or maybe this is a case for the fringe division!!! Lol(wow I'm a geek!!) he he!!
Well this time over at Basicgrey Challenge we would love to see your shabby chic projects!!
I am soo in love with these sugar nellie adorable range!! this is flora and she is such a cutie patootie!! and an absolute dream to colour!!
Papers - Basic grey Cappella
Flowers and pearls - wild orchid crafts
Copics used - E0000, 000, 00, 51, 53, 40, BG, 0000, 10, 11, 70, 72 and a little touch of prisma pencils.
butterfly - bo-bunny gabrielle
sentiment - LOTV
Ribbon from stash
Don't forget to pop over to The basicgrey challenge blog here and check out the wonderful inspiration from my talented teamies!!
 I would like to enter this card into:
stamp something - use a sentiment
ceative card crew - anything goes
Truly scrumptious - anything goes
My mums crafts shop - fav colours (duck egg blue and brown)

Well thats all from me!! have a great weekend!
Jacqui P x

Tuesday 24 May 2011

pretty flower girl

Happy tuesday all!! I hope you are all safe and sound after those terrible winds yesterday!! apparently on the news it said that in our area (I live just outside dundee) we had winds of 108 mph!!!!! I knew they were the worst I had ever experienced!! It's utter carnage driving around the area, trees lying everywhere!! mind we must spare a thought for all the people affected by those terrible tornadoes in America!
Today I have a wedding card to show you! the image is by Mo Manning and she is a joy to colour!! as are all Mo's characters! she can be found here she also comes in a hair up version!
I have kept the layout simple as I wanted to show the pretty memery box paper to full effect!
Image- flower girl -mo manning
Colouring copics - E0000, 000, 00, 50, 51, 43, R20, V0000, 000, 01, 20
flowers - wild orchid crafts
Sentiment LOTV
Paper memory box gossamer
Ribbon from stash, I have also used MS crystal glitter on sash and basket ribbon and stickles diamond on flowers.
The challenges I would like to enter are:
Simon says stamp - sparkle and shine
papertake weekly  - pretty pastels
craft your days away - white plus one
well thats all for me today thankyou soo much for popping by today!! I really do appreciate it!!
Jacqui P x

Monday 23 May 2011

SOS!! Magnolia lovers please help! Re. stamp club summer 2011

Hi All, hope you had a great weekend!!
Just wondering if anyone has any info on summer stamp club? I am confused!!!!!( I know nothing new there)!!! Lol   I ordered club and I felt sure it was due, and thought it might be related to the new sweet rainbows release, but we normally get our club stamps before release!?! I want to order stamps but don't know whats in club! is mine missing? has anyone received theirs? if not when is it due? I notice on Magnolia site they are still accepting orders!!  ooooh me is soooooo confused!!!!
Any advice or info. would be really really appreciated!!
Jacqui P xx

Saturday 21 May 2011

cupcake girl

Good afternoon
Hope you all are having a fine weekend! I'm feelin a little lost today! my son joined the army cadets on thursday and they're off on a camp this weekend!! he may drive me nuts some most of the time!! Lol! but I do miss him when he's not around!!
Today I have a card to show you that uses a most adorable belles and whistles image of a girl with her cupcake!! I have made yet another easel card!! but to mix it up I made a circle one!! I am quietly pleased with the way it turned out!!

anf here is a slightly closer look at the front
I'm going to try a new way of listing deets!
Papers - rasberry road
image - belles n' whistles
flowers,crystals and seam binding - wild orchid crafts
swirls - magnolia do-hickey
sentiment - LOTV
Copics used - E0000, 000, 00, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44, 50, 51,53.  R20. BG0000, 10, 11, 70,72. G82, 85.
The challenges I would like to enter are:
Belles n' whistles - shaping up for may flowers
paper sundaes - birthday
papertake weekly - bloom and grow
totally papercraft - don't be square
Well that all from me today have a fab weekend !
Jacqui P x

Wednesday 18 May 2011

Here comes summer! - Mo's challenge, guest designer call

Or should it be, was that summer!!! Not feeling much like summer here in Dundee at the mo!! heavy showers and blustery winds!! isn't that a great word !! Blustery!! makes me think of Winnie the Pooh!!
Well this week over at Mo's digital challenge it is the second week for the Guest design team call!! and it's "here comes summer!"
I have made a folded back card

I thought this wee lass was very reminiscant of Summer in her pretty little shorts and t-shirt with her big bucket of blueberries!!! Mmmm I should say healthy blueberry smoothie but It's gotta be blueberry muffins!!! Mmmmmm. So of course the image is blueberry girl and can be found here I have coloured her in with my copics, the DP is magnolia, the flowers and pearls are wild orchid crafts, the sentiment is Lili of the valley, and the ribbon and lace is from my stash!
the challenges I would like to enter are
Mo's digital challenge - here comes summer
cute card thursday - distressing
Stamp something - anything goes
Well thats all from me peeps! thankyou so very much for stopping by today!
Jacqui P x

Saturday 14 May 2011

A mix and match - Basicgrey DT

Happy Saturday all!!
This week over at basicgrey challenge we would like to see you mix and match you BG products! I will not lie I found this a challenge!! (and I can't win the fab prize!! Boo hoo!!) but of course it wasn't until I had finished that I looked at all the faberoony inspiration from the rest of my teamies, and had more ideas!! D'oh (note to self, check out teamies creations when struggling!!!) of course you can use any basic grey products, and they are vast these days, buttons, rub-ons, bling, ribbon to name but a few!! of course I didn't think of any of this!! double d'oh!!!! 
So I have used this adorable sugar nellie image, coloured her with my copics, the Basicgrey papers I finally decided on were periphery and marjolaine. I have used some scrummy flowers and pearls  from wild orchid crafts, I distressed the metal corner with some crackle paint, the lace die is  die-namics, the sentiment is LOTV and ribbon is from my stash!
 don't forget to pop on over to the Basicgrey challenge blog and see the fab inspiration that I was too daft to take advantage of!! you wont be sorry!!
Well have a wonderful weekend!!
Jacqui P xx

Wednesday 11 May 2011

princess Tasha!! Mo's Guest DT call!

Happy mid week!! Well makes a change from wednesday!
Today I have an adorable little monster...ummm...sweet little ballerina!! Lol to share with you all!!
Isn't she just tooo perfect!!! she can be found here!

  I thought the sentiment very appropriate!
Yup we've all been there!! I had to throw this exact same strop just last week!! ROFL!!
Well the challenge this week over at mo's digital challenge was monchromatic so I went for.... you guessed it Pink!!! this challenge is also for a chance to be a guest Design team member!!! OH PLEASE!!!!! I'LL BE GOOD PROMISE!!!!! I wanted this guest position sooooo bad It took be the best part of a week to finish this card!!! and then I'm not sure if I overcooked it a little? but I have to try!! Oops nearly forgot the deets!! the image is the adorable two Tasha and can be found here she has some cute friends also!!! She has been coloured in with my trusty copics, the DP is magnolia, sentiment is by cc designs, flowers and crystals, Wild orchid crafts, ribbon and charm from my stash!
Well keep your fingers crossed for me!!
Jacqui P x

Monday 9 May 2011

sweet Teddy Bea!!

How's everyone this fine monday morning?
The card I have for you today was made using the super cute Teddy Bea digi which can be found here 
 another wonky picture!! hey ho!!
Yes another easel card! Lol! I have coloured Bea with my copics, the DP's are Again Rasberry Road, the flowers are prima, as are the pearls and lace, the sentiment is LOTV, the ribbon from stash.
The challenges I would like to enter are:
Teddy Bo - easel
CLP - sketch
Sweet stampin challenge - childhood memories (swing!)
Well thats all for now! have a great week!
Jacqui P x

Saturday 7 May 2011

totally paper piecing tilda

Happy Saturday !!!
Wow did it rain last night!!! It woke me up and I thought a plane or something was about to crash into the house!!!! (possibly not helped by being half asleep!!)
Another last minute this one I'm afraid but I just had to squeeze this card into the Totally Tilda challenge!!
Aren't these papers fab!!!! They're from.....hmmm do I want to share this jem of information? anyway I have paper pieced Tilda's dress, the flowers are Wild orchid crafts, as are the metal corners, both of wich I have added a touch of white crackle paint to. I have made an easel card, the base cardstock is bazzil and the sentiment is LOTV....Ok I'll share!!! these papers are more from my new absolutely fav range Rasberry Road!! and they are Digi's so instant gratification!! here is a pic of whole easel card.
Oh Lord I wish I was a better photographer!!
The challenges I would like to enter this card into is:
Totally Tilda - Paper piecing
Simon says stamp -  Paper piecing
Just Magnolia -  Anything goes
Totally Papercrafts - Recipe -one image, two papers, 3 embellishments
Craft your days away - dance/music DT
thanks for popping by hope you all have a fab weekend!
Jacqui P x

Friday 6 May 2011

Hmmmm I'm a little worried!! .. and a wee bit of candy!!

Now I know we pays our money and takes our chance with the magnolia stamp club, but I have become so addicted to these little cuties that I can't risk not ordering it!! Lol!! and of course the only one I have missed in the last couple of years was the "you are so sweet!!" D'oh!!! I had to go and buy them ALL!!!   and the last few releases have been sooo very cute!!


I found this sneak peak on one of the magnolia designers blogs!!

Hmmmmm..... now what card would this be used for..... "happy birthday scruffy"... "I love you now have a bath"...."see I  told you if you don't wash you'll attract flies!!" .... Am I the only one?
I would love to hear your thoughts!! and your card suggestions
Light bulb moment!!!
I am going to give a wee candy to the funniest card suggestion!!! No mr Random thingy just whichever makes me laugh most!!!
Not a huge one, but it's just a bit of fun!
Included are some pretty organza butterflies
some metal corners
3 of my super duper swarovski decorative  pins
and a couple of swarovski charms, 1 flower, 1 AB heart
I will post worlwide just leave your funny suggestion and a comment!
Jacqui P x

Thursday 5 May 2011

A last minute just magnolia/hanglar

Hi All
Just a quickie today I am running late for just magnolia and I missed it totally last week.
Really not happy with this pic,  may have to replace it at some point! This wee cutie is from the sailor kids set at hanglar, and is a new favourite of mine. I have coloured her with my copics, the fab DP is a Rasberry Road digi paper, the gorgous flowers are wild orchid as is the metal corner. I made the decorative pins my self with swarovski crystals and pearls the doily mat and lace border are die-namics which I got from my mums craft shop.
The challenges I would like to enter are:
Just magnolia - buttons bows and bling
Papertake weekly - anything goes
Lovely hanglar only - favourite stamp
Well that it for today! thanks for looking in!
Jacqui P x

Sunday 1 May 2011

Believe in you Dreams!!

A very happy Sunday All!!!!! and what a beautiful day/weekend it is!!! as I sit in my craftroom the sun is starting to set and the birds are singing!!! BLISS!!
The card I am showing you today stars another of my current fav's beautiful tilda!!
And she really is beautiful!! I have coloured her with my copics, she is mounted onto my new doily die which I bought from Joanna sheen not many places ypu can still get such service and free P&P!!! the DP is basicgrey Cappella, I have used wild orchid crafts flowers! and I'm waiting very excitedly as I have placed an order for some of the new roses!!! yippee!! the adhesive pearls and the little pearl heart are also WOC and another of my fancy pins!!
The challenges I would like to enter this card into are:
sweet Stampin challenge - try something new - threading ribbon through slider to make a ?bow/decoration
Cute and girly - anything goes
paper sundaes - fav hair colour E40 -44
Well thats all from me!
Have a fab bank holiday peeps!!
Jacqui P x