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Friday, 4 December 2009

2 Cards, 5 Challenges (I think) lol

Hi ya everyone, I hope you are well, I am trying to get through Christmas card making today, I wrote a load out last night and I am about 60 short grrr always the way eh! So I have made two this morning to get me started...

The first is for the Penny Black Challenge, where there is a fantastic sketch by Beth to follow. I also want to say a massive Thankyou to Jackie on the PB Dt I won Jackies Candy on the countdown to Christmas Hop and I was so thrilled, Thanks Muchly :O) I have made an easel card and used the sketch on the top part of it.
Card Recipe:
Inks: Memento Tuxedo Black, Stazon Jet Black
Paper&Card: DCWV, MME
Promarkers: Pastel Blue, Pastel Green, Cool Grey 1, Spice, Saffron, Cinnamon, Blush, Dusky Pink and Pastel Pink
Stamps: All Penny Black, You make me Smile. Let it Snow and A Merry Xmas
Embellies: Glamour Dust, Ribbon and Pearls.
Thanks for
The Second card I have made fits 4 Challenges, if I cannot combine any of these challenges please scrub me off :O) another easel card! lol only cos I had it precut and ready lol this card fits
Just Magnolia - Make a card for Someone Special
Simon Says Stamp - So Charming
Quixotic Paperie - Be Charming
Creative Card Crew - Christmas
Card Recipe:
Stamps: Edwin Sleigh Magnolia, Penny Black - Xmas Everyday
Papers&Card: DCWV, MME and Stampin Up
Embellies: Ribbon, Pearls, Papermania Gems, Charm,Glamour Dust, Xcut Punch, and Lace
Promarkers: Dusky Pink, Blush, Pastel Pink, Rose Pink, Pastel Blue, Cornflower, Blue Pearl, and Cool Grey 1-5
Inks: Memento Tuxedo Black, Stampin Up Taken with Teal, Stazon Jet Black, Versacolor Silver, Colorbox chalk Sky Blue and Royal Blue
Thanks for
Phew what a busy week it has been, I had to visit the hosp on weds evening as something wasnt right, and the pain I was in argh, thankfully baby is ok and I have to rest, overdoing it again, but I havent been doing anything!!! I think sometimes you underestimate how much the little things can wipe you out, plus if I dont clean noone else will, although hubby has since pulled his socks up lol, all I need is a little bell haha, I say jump he says "How High". My daughters Ukuelle concert was absolutely fantastic!!! we had a fabby time! so thats why I havent really been around I hope to visit you all a bit later!
I also recieved an award from Jo , hunny thankyou so much I am so sorry I havent acknowledged it before now! Thankyou muchly for thinking of
Thanks for stopping by have a fab


scrappyjan said...

HI Joey, Love the cards!! Beautiful as aways!! PLEASE take it easy sweetie.. Is your belly getting big?? hee heehee.... I love big round PG bellies..
Hugs, Janiel

pinky said...

Two gorgeous cards Joey, beautiful colourways. 60 short of my goodness, better get your skates on girl. Hmm I haven't even started to write mine and I usually have them done by the 1st December.

Lil Daffodil said...

Hi Joey,
This is a great easel card in gorgeous shades of blue. The papers and image are gorgeous.
Fiona x

Mandy said...

wow..two beautiful cards love both of them..hope your putting your feet up..
Mandy xx

Nicola said...

Wow your cards are stunning Joey. Such gorgeous images coloured to the "Joey" excellence standard, pretty papers, punch, ribbon and charm detail.
Nicola -x-

Jo said...

These cards are super Joey but they always are, I just love your work. I hope everything has settled down again now, take care of yourself and try and have a rest, it must be very difficult with Christmas approaching. Thanks for popping across to my blog, most appreciated. Hugs Jo x

Sandra said...

Wow! Wow! Wow! These easel cards are great! What a treat for whoever receives them. Love the colour combo and your colouring is flawless as ever.
Hope your pregnancy is going well. Glad to hear that you are taking things a little easier. If you don't have a little bell to hand whistling usually works too ;o)
Sandra x

Elaine Stark said...

Great cards, your colours are lovely and fresh and crisp. Elaine

Anonymous said...

Oh Wow Joey, these are so beautiful, Sue x

Kath said...

gorgeous cards the colours and your adorable images..thanks for joining in the fun this week at PBSC...hugs kath xxxx

Anonymous said...

Hi Joey!! WOW! What gorgeous creations!! I so love the images and the blue snowy tones!! Beautiful easel creations hun!! HUGS

Anne said...

Absolutely STONKING Joey!!! What a superb LO and your colouring is amazing!

Now, seriously, you need to put your feet up and STOP rushing around. You look after yourself and that little pudding of yours!!
Hugs xxx

Sparkle said...

These are just darling! That Edwin is so cute.

Jane said...

Wow Joey these are so gorgeous!!! Love the colours and papers you've used, really scrummy, and your colouring and details are fabulous! hugs, Jane xx

Anesha said...

Two stunning card, just love the papers in the second one. Images are beautifully coloured. Anesha

Lorraine A said...

Fabulous cards Joey :-) I love em both :-) As for having 60 cards to make ,,,, do what I do ,,, buy charity cards and sell yours to raise money for the charity ,,,,, stress free and everyone happy ! :-)

Thanks for joining the Simon Says charming Challenge :-)
Lols x x x

Biscuitlid said...

just so gorgeous Joey.

Sorry to hear you had to go to the hospital, so so so glad you and bubs are ok. Rest as much as you can lovey, don't worry about the cleaning, (hard I know!) just rest

Christine said...

Gorgeous cards Joey love em both hope your keeping well???

hugs Christine xx

Jodi said...

So good to hear from you Joey!! I just love both of your cards! How cute and adorable they are! I love to create easel cards too! These colors have got to be my most favorite for the season!
Jodi =)

Judy's Crafty Moments said...

Gorgeous easel cards!!! Stunning :) I love the papers and colours and everything!!! Now don't go stressing yourself about 60 cards!! Just do what you can...the shops are full of them for the rest...your health is more important!!! Lecture over ! LOL!!
HUgs Judy xx

Shelly said...

Hi Joey, lovely to hear from you, thanks for stopping by my blog! Love BOTH these fab card, gorgeous colours on the PB card, I have this stamp but never thought of using those colours! Love the magnolia one too! Glad to hear all is ok with the baby, hope you're putting your feet up now!
Winter hugs, Shelly ;)

Lynda said...

Wow Joey what a pair of fabulous cards - you always put so much detail into them.

Love Lynda xxx

BA said...

hi joey!
how are you? hope your kids are well
your cards are absolutely gorgeous, love the colours
have a wonderful weekend too
xoxo BA

Danni said...

These are both so wonderful!!

Chris Olsen, Glowbug said...

These are both so gorgeous Joey!! LOVE the easel style and the colors are my fave!! Cute images. These are beautiful all the way around!!!!

debby4000 said...

Oh WOW they're both stunning, abosolutely gorgeous.

CraftyC said...

These are both fantastic cards Joey, I love easel cards and the colours are stunning. Hope you have a peaceful weekend!

Tasha said...

Hey hunny both of these are stunning! I love the colour combos and the fab layouts! Awewsome easel card too! Great papers

Im so glad everything is ok, now look after yourself and stop over doing things! (said in my best bossy voice!)

love tasha xx

Riet said...

So beautiful card Joey, i love the image and colours.
So gorgeous papers.

Hugs Riet.x

Danielle said...

Oh wow Joey, these two cards are stunning! You are the master easel card maker! Both are coloured so beautifully and used with gorgeous papers! LOVE THEM!!!
Hugs, Danielle
ps. I hope you're resting up and feeling better!

Emma Lockley said...

hi Joey, both of these easel cards are gorgeous, congrats on winning the pb candy!
love emma xxx

Annchen said...

They are both so wonderful. Love the papers and colours

Dena said...

Joey, I love your cards! These are both sooo cute. I really must try that sketch up top, it is awesome! Hugs, Dena

Iris said...

Gorgeous card, absolut amazing, brilliant art work.

Thanks for joining the Simon Says Stamp Challenge.

Iris and the DT

Julie said...

Two fab cards Joey, love the colours and the papers, great work

Paula said...

Wow this is fabulous Joey such a lovely image and fantastic detail as always. Thanks for taking part in the Creative Card Crew Challenge.
Paula xxxx

Donalda said...

Oh this is just a beautiful card hon. Thanks so much for joining us at Just magnolia