Monday, January 26, 2009

Australia Day

Happy Australia Day everybody - chill and enjoy.

I'm having a very quiet day - DH is in Darwin working - so I think I'll play with Cricut for a wee while.

Will be going to the fireworks in the city tonight with DD, DSIL and DGD #1. Should be interesting - DGD has never seen fireworks before!!

Back with some projects soon.

TTFN Jane xx

Saturday, January 17, 2009

Another Card

Next card uses a double sided paper, same pattern, opposite colours, so easy to work with and
no worries about matching - takes a lot of the hard work out of it.
Can't remember what company it is - it has been in my stash for quite some time!!!

The flowers are Lulu, absolutely gorgeous, love the dotty flowers especially, and they come in an amazing array of colours - blues, greens, pinks, browns, black, white, purple - wonder why they didn't do them in red?
Does anybody else find the same problem - red flowers are really hard to come by - I mean really red RED flowers - they always seem to be a strange shade of pink.
I'm still trying to find a true red flower...

Thanks again for dropping in.
Love Jane x

Saturday, January 10, 2009

Card 2

Quick post tonight - another card this time using Rusty Pickle paper - the sentiment is Inkadinkadoo - love their stamps.

Thanks for dropping in - off to bed
TTFN Jane xx

Tuesday, January 6, 2009


I've been dabbling in cards again!! LOL

Gives me a chance to catch up with Cricut projects - Club is in three weeks, already!!

Over the next few days I will post some of the cards I have been doing for Jen's BRAK - quick and easy, great for using up all the scraps of paper from projects, that you just can't bring yourself to throw away.

Flowers, ribbons, buttons, etc from stash. I've also started doing a wee bit of decor on the inside of the card.

Totally stolen this idea from all you wonderful card makers out there. Does make a difference doesn't it - thank you.

Well, that's all for now, thanks for dropping in - take care.

Love Jane xx

Monday, January 5, 2009


The beautiful Carole, over at Paper Arts, has given me an award, which I accept with delight.
Carole creates wonderful cards with her Cricut and is a design team member for Bitten By The Bug, if you haven't been to her site yet pop over now to see some of her work at
Thanks again Carole xx
However, as always there are rules - I have to list 5 addictions and 5 favourite bloggers to whom I present the award.
Here goes:-
1 Coca Cola - it's the ONLY thing I drink - literally!!
2 ribbon...
3 Stamps - Acrylic and wood
4 Paper
5 Shopping
And I am pleased to NOT list an addiction that would have been there six weeks ago ........... smoking.
I am so proud of myself. After smoking for a lifetime (36 years to be precise) I have to admit I started when I was 11 !!!!! It was the 70s - way cool (NOT) then.
I can see you all doing the math as to my age - 47 in two weeks!!
Anyway, I can now call myself a non smoker - I don't smoke!!!! I just pray that's it and I don't relapse. I have heard of so many people stopping for years, and then suddenly starting again.
Wish me luck.
Now to 5 favourite bloggers - this one is hard. There are so many sites I visit on a daily basis - forgot to add that to my addictions - No 6 = blogging.
1 Curt is inspirational. He creates the most beautiful cards and makes it look so effortless. He visits my little blog often and is always full of encouragement and friendly banter.
2 Carole is gorgeous. Her creations are truly wonderful and I visit regularly to see what she has been up to back there in the UK.
3 Peet makes the most awesome cards in the world. Her colour combinations are always perfect. I remain in awe of her work. I visit regularly, and she never runs out of ideas, amazing.
4 Kathleen is on our design team here at Scrapbooks From The Heart and she makes the most beautiful layouts - stitching is always involved. She has the most adorable little boy, and I have been watching the antics of daddy building his first cubby - too cute.
5 Christine - what can one say. She has the most artisitc eye and all her creations, cards, layouts and OTP, are stunning. When you visit her site, scroll back to her archives and wallow in the eye candy.
Well, there we have it. I could have put loads more names here, next time.
Off to their sites to let them know. Cards to post tomorrow.
Night night Love Jane xx

Thursday, January 1, 2009

Happy New Year

Welcome 2009!

It's been pretty hectic, hasn't it. Didn't realise it had been that long since I posted. But, we've had a lovely festive season.

This is my New Year card this year. Nothing too fancy, quick to produce and send out, but reasonably effective too.

Have been up to lots of projects during the holidays, and my New Years resolution is to post on a more regular basis - watch this space! Hee hee
So here's to a guid New Year to all my visitors and families - long may your lum reek!!
Take care, thanks for dropping in
Love Jane