Thursday, 2 August 2012

Elf & Happiness!

Gosh, it's been over a week since I last blogged or made a card - no I'm not secretly squirreling cards away to upload at a later date either, I simply have been doing other things!

I am however beginning to miss my cards, & the pull of new challenges is gradually drawing me towards my craft table once more!

So what have I been up to of late? Nothing too significant really, just spending family time with the boys before school goes back, running, playing tennis, gardening & painting the fence round the garden - a job from hell for sure!

My other bit of news is that Alan passed his driving test last Tues, so my car is no longer available to me - but it has it's advantages, I dispatch Alan with a shopping list as he heads off to save another journey!

Anyway, enough rambling and onto my card. Another Christmas one, & my Christmas stock is looking really healthy I have to say - pity I should be making cards needed for next week though rather than ones for 5 months away!

It's a Deacon Elf card from Bugaboo. The paper is an unknown individual sheet & colouring as always is with my Promarkers.

Winter Wonderland - Elves
Stella Says Sketch - Sketch 116
Christmas Cards All Year Round - Kids Christmas
CHCC - Ribbon
Crafty Catz - Glitter - On hat
Secret Crafter - Bright & Cheerful Jx


Claire said...

Great to see you back Janice and with a fab card too! Hugs, Claire x

Whisper said...

Oh what a sweetie and glad to hear Alan has passed his driving test - i bet it was expensive to put him on your car though !!!, Luv Sam x

Hazel said...

Lovely card with such a sweet image - love it - thanks for joining in my CHNC challenge 83 - hope to see you again soon. x

Oak Pond Creations said...

Excellent Christmas card. I just love this image and I really like how you've bordered each layer. These colors are wonderful and You're one card closer to being ready for Christmas. Thank you for the lovely comments on my blog. Happy Crafting.
<3 -Kim

Linny said...

Thank you for the lovely comment on my blog.
You make some really beautiful cards, just my style.
Also thank you so much for joining us at Secret Crafters saturday challenge. hugs Linda x

Doreen said...

This is such a gorgeous card ,love the image...fab

Linda said...

What a cute little card and I love the colours you have used. Thank you for joining us this week at Winter Wonderland love Linda

Cheryl First said...

Super sweet!
Thanks so much for joining the Stella Says Sketch Challenge this week over at Catch the Bug! Hope to see you again!

Cheryl First
aka Cafexpressions
DT Member for Bugaboo Stamp

Lisa Jane said...

Oh wow .. firstly - well done to Alan.. did he like the card you made.. and its great when you don't have to ferry them around.. but not so great when you have no car lol!!
love this cute little elf and the fab holly papers
Thanks for joining us at Winter Wonderland this week
Lisa x
ps have you seen this new challenge

Francesca said...

Very pretty card
Thanks for joining us at Secret crafter Saturday Challenge this week and good luck!


coops said...

so gorgeous janice.i love the image and fab papers :D
huge congrats to alan on passing his driving test too :D

xx coops xx

marion said...

What a cutie. HUgs, Marion

Catie Cuddles said...

Fab fab fab!
Love this cute image.
Thanks for sharing to CHNC and hope to see you again soon.
Catherine xxx

downrightcrafty said...

what a gorgeous creation, thank you so much for joining us at the Winter Wonderland
Hugs Kate xx
ps I have candy if you are interested and have not already joined me for my celebrations :)

downrightcrafty said...

oops forgot to say, thank you so much for sharing it with us at the Secret Crafter Saturday Challenge
hugs Kate

sammi said...

Cute, cute, cute! Fabulous take on the sketch! Good to see someone else doing a Christmas card for this challenge, too! Thank your for sharing your creation with us in our “Stella Says Sketch” challenge at Catch The Bug! We're so happy you played along! ~~Sammibug~~ DT Member For Bugaboo Stamps

CraftinGranny said...

Now that's one cute elf you've colored up and an adorable card. Perfect for the challenge at CCAYR this month. Thanks so much for joining us and we hope to see you back again soon. "Hugs"

Jodie Mackrell said...

adorable! thanks for playing this weeks challenge at Catch the Bug!

Jen Leeflang said...

What a little cutie!
Thanks so much for joining us on Bugaboo's "Stella Says Sketch" Challenge at the Catch the Bug blog. I wish you good luck and hope to see you enter the next challenge too!
luv'n huggz
Jen Leeflang
Bugaboo DT