Showing posts with label Jannet Blay. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Jannet Blay. Show all posts

2 Oct 2018

Snow White



Hello, Snow White is visiting the Indigoblu Blogtoday, I hope you will pay her a visit. She would love to see you!

It now seems that the splint for my arm was not the right treatment! The ultrasound has found three different and what the dr called very complicated problems. I need to see a specialist, and of course the waiting lists are several months long! I am managing to craft just a little at a time, thank goodness I can, as otherwise I would go bonkers!

Some good news a magazine contacted me and they think my “Actually I Can” canvas has a very positive message and they want to feature it in their magazine next month. So glad they liked it,  not everyone did!
I would like to enter Snow White into the following challenges.

Artistic Stamper Inktober
Altered Eclectics Anything Goes

Hugs xx

4 Sep 2018

Trust Canvas New Indigoblu Stamps!


Hello, and I hope you are well. 
Have you seen the stunning new Indigoblu stamps yet? I am over on the blog today with a step by step using Willow and Fox on a mixed media canvas.Hope to see you there!

I would like to enter this into the following challenges

Artistic Stamper Round and Round I have a lot of round nature items on my canvas. 

Crafteezee Anything Goes 

That’s Crafty Animal Magic

2 Sep 2018

Guest Designer at Stampng Sensations


This month I am a guest Designer at Stamping Sensations for their September Challenge. 

Thank you for stopping by, and have fun creating!

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges.

Artistic Stamper Round and Round my bubbles are round!

Crafteezee Anything Goes 

Happy Little Stampers Watercolour Challenge I created my background with watercolours. 

Penny Black Make it Feminine

27 Jul 2018

Craft Stamper September Issue



I am thrilled to say that this is a sneak peak of my card in the September issue of Craft Stamper Magazine. Lots of 
Gorgeous Seaside projects inside. 



 You can find a copy of the magazine at www.craftstamper.com to buy subscriptions, www.mags-uk.com for single print copies, digital copies from www.pocketmags.co.uk 
Overseas subscriptions are available too!

Lots of thunder storms and rain here yesterday, it maybe getting cooler.....

Thank you for stopping by  xx

22 Jun 2018

Papercraft Magazines


Hello how are you today? I hope you are ok. I have recently been very lucky to have  a couple of my cards in Papercraft magazines.This bear one is in Papercraft Essentials. He is having a jolly time celebrating someone’s birthday!



My seahorse card is in a fairly new magazine called Love Cardmaking  It comes with free stamps and dies every month. I used lots of glass bead gel on this card to try and give a shimmery undersea look.

I am currently working on some special Alice in Wonderland whatnots for July! 

It looks like it will be a sunny weekend coming up, I hope you have a lovely sunny time.

Thank you so much for visiting today xx


5 Jun 2018

Buzzy Summer Days


I am over on the Indigoblu Blog today with a Summer Days 3d scene.  I hope to see you over there.

Thank you so much for visiting. I would like to enter this into the following challenges.
Craft Stamper Anything Goes
Stamping Sensations Anything Goes
Crafteezee Summer

2 May 2018

May Craft Stamper


The fab May issues Craft Stamper  is going to be in the shops this Friday.I am thrilled to have one of my cards included  in this issue. My very talented friends Elizabeth Robinson  Jenny Marples  and Tracy Evans, have features in this months magazine so it will be a brilliant one as always! 

Many thanks to Trish Latimer for including me.

If you can’t get to the shops you can purchase it from www.craftstamper.com to buy subscriptions, www.mags-uk.com for single print copies, digital copies from www.pocketmags.co.uk 
Overseas subscriptions are available too!


Here is a sneaky peak of my card.

Thank you for visiting, wishing you a very happy upcoming bank holiday weekend xxx


10 Jan 2018

Fiskarettes Design Team Reach For The Stars


I am very happy and honoured to reveal today that I have joined the talented Fiskars UK Design Team. I will be creating with them for the next 3 months. I have been crafting since I was old enough to use scissors, and I have always used Fiskars scissors and trimmers. I have found them to be of the highest quality and never let me down.

My first project for Fiskarettes UK is ‘Reach For The Stars”

I painted the box frame in a metallic white paint and punched stars out of masking paper and placed them over the top. I then painted over the frame in blue paint, and when dry I  removed the stars.

For the hills I used the circle punch and folded them in half and overlapped them, adhering them together.I covered the hills in texture paste before painting them.

I used invisible thread to hang  one of the glittery stars from the inside top of the frame

The lovely girl Stamp is drawn by the amazingly talentedPhyllis Harris and made by  Unity Stamps 


Thank you for visiting and Happy 2018 xx


I would like to enter “Reach For The Stars” into the following challenges
Country View Challenges Anything Goes 

1 Jan 2018

Happy 2018 !

Wishing all of my friends and fellow crafters a very happy and above all a healthy New Year.I have some exciting news to share sometime in early January about my crafting adventures....
I also hope to be doing some giveaways on my blog in the new year, so please sign up to be kept updated on the latest news.



2 Oct 2017

November Craft Stamper



It is always a huge honour to be published in Craft Stamper! I am thrilled to share a sneak peek of my “Everything Will Be Ok” card which is in the fabulous November issue. I used a gorgeous Phyllis Harris  Stamp, I love her art!


It looks like it is going to be another fantastic Craft Stamper issue!

You can get a copy of the magazine at  www.craftstamper.com or buy subscriptions, www.mags-uk.com for single print copies, digital copies from www.pocketmags.co.uk 

Thank you xx


18 Sep 2017

Alice In Her Garden



I am thrilled and honoured to say that lovely Indigoblu invited me to stay on their Design Team for another year. They are all such lovely and talented ladies and gent.They have been very kind and understanding as I have developed another  serious health problem, and I am currently boggled eyed with strong painkillers! 

Can you spot a shrunken Alice taking a stroll in her colourful and beautiful garden above?

I painted the inexpensive wooden frame with Grandmas Teacup. When the paint was dry, I dabbed Snow White paint onto the numbers stamp, and I randomly  stamped it around the frame.



For the background, I cut a piece of Watercolour card to fit inside of the frame.I mixed Grandmas Teacup, Iced Gem, and Olive paints with some water to give it the fluidity of Watercolours. I spritzed the paper with water and added the washes of colour. When it was still wet I sprinkled the lovely luscious powders over the top.I also used paint to stamp "Kindness Matters" from the Mindfulness stamp set.


I used paints instead of inks to stamp the flowers over the background.I also stamped some on another piece of card for cutting out.

I used Stazon to stamp Alice and the bees onto shrink plastic, and shrunk them.Alice is of course used to shrinking! I adhered the bees to some twisted wire.

After adhering the background inside of the frame, I added some Coarse texture paste inside the bottom of the frame. It held the flowers both stamped and pressed, bees and of course Alice in place. When dry I painted over the texture paste with Olive paint.

I added  some more flowers to the front of the frame.  I stamped and coloured a beautiful butterfly, and sat her in the top left corner of the frame, where she could  oversee events.


You could also apply these steps to easily create a greeting card instead of a framed picture.

Please visit the Indigoblu blog to see what the rest of the talented Design Team have created

Products used


I would like to enter this into the following challenges.
Craft Stamper Anything Goes with Stamping

6 Jul 2017

Die Cut Essentials Magazine

I picked up Die  Cut Essentials today, and they have kindly included my bendi card, which I made with the Freshwater Die set, and stamps. As usual I created the background with watercolours, I love watercolours!


This is a lovely lake close to where I live. Let's hope the sunny weather continues...

If you have a Hobbycraft store near you they are selling 5 x 7 cards at half price, they have a few other bits of pieces in their clearance section  but you need to delve in to search for them! They seem to sell more toys than craft products now and hardly any stamps or accessories at all!

Thank you for visiting xx

I would like to share this with the following challenges.



Simon Says Summer Sunshine

17 Jun 2017

Magical Fairy Book

 
Inside the magical Fairy world!

 
I used a Tando Creative Mini Printer Tray for my Magical Fairy book. As I was going to use Watercolours,I put a coating of gesso onto the pieces first.

 
I stamped Lavinia Stamps onto shrink plastic and shrunk them down, so they would be just the right size to sit happily in the printer tray.

 
The front cover, the fairies are happily sitting in the Enchanted Forest.They are wondering where all the other fairies are.....

 
The inside front cover.

 
Here are the fairies!

 
And the deers, and horses, and don't forget the hare..

 
Or the unicorn,

 


 
I added glass beads on the sides of the book and painted over them with Indigoblu  Iced Gem Paint


Thank you Fairy much for visiting me today xx

I would like to share this into the following challenges.

Artistic Stamper Winged Things

Penny Black Anything Goes


Craft Stamper Anything Goes

7 Apr 2017

Spring Fawn



 

I enjoyed making this Springtime background to compliment the lovely Lavinia Stamps.The mother and fawn are enjoying  a spring time wander in the forest.

Is anyone going to Ally Pally this weekend. I am looking forward to going and seeing all the lovely crafty whatnots. I will take photos to share!

Thank you so much for visiting today.

I would like to enter the following challenges

12 Mar 2017

Indigoblu Samples


 

Some more Samples for the Indigoblu  Shows on Hochanda TV.

 

Thank you for visiting, I hope you will enjoy  the shows today.

 

10 Mar 2017

Indigoblu on Hochanda TV

 

I have been busy making some samples for Indigoblus's Shows on Hochanda TV this weekend.I used the Mr Darcy Stamp Set to make this wedding card.

Details of the shows 


SKY 663 (24/7)  FREEVIEW 85 (24/7)  FREESAT 817 (24/7)

8pm tomorrow evening and 9am, 12pm, 4pm, and 7pm on Sunday


Lots of new products and demos to enjoy!


I will be posting more Indigoblu makes tomorrow.


Thank you so much for visiting.


I am also entering this card into the following fun challenges.


Craft Stamper Anything Goes

Oh la la Embossing 

Addicted to Stamps Pastel Colours

15 Jan 2017

Meet Me Under The Stars

I am starting the fourth week with this rotten virus,it seems to be doing the rounds and just wont go away! Today I was able to play with my new Lavinia Stamps which I had for Christmas, aren't they lovely!

I used watercolours to create the background, and I flicked white acrylic paint with some irresdescent medium mixed into it for the stars.

I stamped and fussy cut the foxes and used 3D sticky pads to adhere them to the background.

Thank you so very much for visiting me today, I hope you have escaped this virus!

I have entered this into Lavinia Stamps Starry Night Challenge on Facebook

I would also like to enter It into the following challenges.

Craft Stamper Anything Goes

Artistic Stamper Anything Goes

Artistic Inspirations Anything Goes

Happy Little Stampers Watercolours

 

29 Dec 2016

What a Surprise!

I discovered today that my little Christmas box (3 inch square) won the Readers Challenge in Papercraft Inspirations! I gave this box to my Mother for Christmas and filled it with lip balms and little chocs.

I made the box some time ago with some beautiful Forest Magic stamps which came with the magazine. I wrote a few words about it here.

My talented friend Sandra's gorgeous card was published too!

Thank you so much for visiting. May you have many happy days in 2017!

18 Dec 2016

A Breath of New Year Air

I made a much smaller bauble than this one for The Craft Stamper Christmas Decoration Art Call, and I was so lucky to have it selected for publication. So I thought why not make a larger and different one to see in 2017! I made this especially for Indigoblu, and you can see lots of other wonderful projects by the Indigoblu International Design Team here.

I found a box of inexpensive baubles in Hobbycraft which separated in half. Which are just perfect for this project.

I began by stamping the dog from the Indigoblu Clumber Park Stamp set, and fussy cut him. Being sure to leave tabs under his feet as these will be pushed into the snow later.

I die cut 2017 from Shrink Plastic and shrunk it with a heat gun, but this can also be done in an oven.

I mixed texture paste and Unicorn sparkles together and spooned it into each side of the bauble. I had gathered some thyme from the garden and used this as winter trees,

I stood the dog into the back half of the bauble a long with some thyme.

I hung the 2017 onto the trees branches, and added a dab of glue to help keep them in place.

I stood the New Years tree into the snow in the front half of the bauble. When both sides were dry I pushed them together, and hung it with a white ribbon.

Thank you so much for visiting me today : )

I would like to enter this into the following challenges

Craft Stamper Snow and Ice

Vintage Journey Winter Magic

Southern Ridge Christmas and New Year

Studio 75 Christmas Decoration

Love to Create Anything Goes

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