Lil' old Me

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West Midlands, United Kingdom
I am a full-time working mum who works shifts with a son Richard aged 23 and a daughter Emma aged 21. I have been married to my lovely Husband Paul for 26 years. My passion in life, besides my family, is papercrafting, especially cardmaking, although I "dabble" in scrapbooking. I was introduced to Jewellery making in 2012 and found another addiction :) I have been cardmaking since 2006. I am also a bit of a tigger freak!

Friday, 1 October 2010

Two challenge cards and pics of my new craft room

I have made these two cards earlier on this week but forgot to blog them :(


This first card is made using the sketch on Sugar Bowl which is also to incorporate "birthday" in your project. I was asked to make an A5 card for order for friend at work which I have to say I was struggling with until I saw the sketch and thought it would be perfect rotated and with sentiment and flowers added to embellish.

Image:
Gorguss Girl by Sugar Nellie
Papers:
Sentiment:
Made on PC
Medium:
Promarkers and chalk ink
Tools:
Cuttlebug
Large scallop oval nesties
MS Deep edge punch
Others:
Flowers from Wild Orchid Crafts
Pearls made using My Paperworld Lilac pearl pen from Secret Crafter




My second card I made for my friend's daughter's birthday later this month. The card was a bit of a "play" to use my new lacy scallop circle nesties and Doily border die from Magnolia :)

As this week on Just Magnolia is "Anything Goes", it fits perfectly LOL

Image:
Magnolia
Papers:
Sentiment:
Made on PC
Medium:
Promarkers & TH Distress ink
Tools:
Cuttlebug
Lacey scallop circle nesties
Dohickey Doiley border die from Magnolia
Others:
Pearls made using My Paperworld pink pearl pen from Secret Crafter
Little gems from stash



These are two pics of my new craft room. I was previously in a conversion of the garage that my hubby did for me but as the room was quite big and my 16 year old son needed a bigger bedroom, he has moved into there and I have been temporarily "camped out" in the dining room. It has been very hard to craft with things stored in boxes but as my son "moved" last weekend then we started on his old bedroom for my craft room. I painted it on Monday night and went shopping to Ikea on Tuesday for the storage. Found some fabby 2x2 Expedit units (I had 3 of them) and boxes for them. As I have a stinking head cold my lovely hubby put the units together last night and he and my son moved everything upstairs with me supervising where everything needed to go. Just the blind to be fitted on the window then all done. I now have my desk for crafting on and the surface of the units hold my printer, scanner, hard drive and Cricut.

Very happy (if poorly) Jane :)



5 comments:

downrightcrafty said...

Love the cards, but have to say love the colour of those walls delish. Thank you for your comment, loved colouring angel boy he was a joy to use can't wait to play some more

Hugs Kate xx

Helen said...

Gorgeous cards Jane - both so pretty!
I am so jealous of your new craft room - it looks fabulous...love how the colour on the walls matches your blog! lol
Helen x

Lilian said...

Your cards are so lovely! I am loving the look of the new dies :) It's getting harder to resist buying them.
Beautiful craft room - thanks for sharing. Thanks for joining the Sugar Bowl Challenge! Happy weekend!

majo said...

Love the card verry much. And the room is verry pretty. Greetings Majo

~Denise Lynn~ said...

Beautiful card! Thanks so much for joining in with our Anything Goes challenge over at JM this week! :) Love your craft space Jane!