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Thursday, 1 December 2016

Christmas wrapping

Hi all,
It's the 1st of the month so
it's time again for a new challenge over at Sparkles Forum Christmas.

It's my turn to choose the theme this month which is:
'Anything but a card'
it could be wrapping paper, a tag, gift card, box, etc...

I decorated a gift bag and made a gift card holder too.

We have been sponsored this month by the lovely Caz, Thank you very much dearie.

Why not join in with us, we'd love to see what you've made. The other teamies have created some inspiring makes. Just click on the badge below.

Thanks for popping by to see what I've been up to. Have a lovely week whatever you're up to. I'm still up in Scotland until Sunday. I'm having a wonderful time it is home from home here. Thank you for your lovely comments as always. Take care.

Hugs Debbie xx

Thursday, 24 November 2016

Anniversary card

Hi all,

Well the good news is my test results are back and I don't have to have any treatment for my bowel cancel....whoopee!!!! The cancer was contained in the polyp they removed.  It took a few days for the news to sink in but I feel like a weight has been lifted at last. It's time my family and friends to have a break from worrying about me. I've got to go for regular check ups for both the Ovarian and bowel cancer but that's the easy part. Phew.....
Thank you for all your support and for hanging on in there with me while I've been going through all this. 

Anyway here is my card for today using one of my first Clarity stamp stencils which I go back to time and time again. I've also used the wee folk stamps and the letterbox letters.

I am going up to Scotland for a weeks holiday to my Mum and Step Dad's. I can't wait. It's been over 2 years since I last had a holiday up there but I'll try to keep popping into blogland while I'm there. I go on Saturday. 
Thanks for popping by and leaving such wonderful comments.

Hugs Debbie xxx

Monday, 14 November 2016

Christmas wishes

Hi all,
Apologies that it's been a couple of weeks since I last blogged. I've been feeling abit off colour and had a few relapses with my M.E. then my hospital appointment that I'd been waiting for was cancelled due to my specialist nurse being ill so I was gutted. These things happen I understand but I'd banked on getting my results after the tests I'd had in September. Anyway I go this Wednesday. 

I thought it was time I got cracking and made a few more xmas cards.
Here's a card I've made today using my new Indigo blu stamps. I ordered a lucky dip indigo blu bag from Hochanda for £25 (the contents were worth £85) and wow was I impressed. See my pictures below. I also bought a trailing flower bush so I could use my £10 voucher too. Bargains.



Thanks for popping to see me.
Hugs Debbie xxx

Tuesday, 1 November 2016

Holly and the Ivy

It's the 1st of the month so
it's time again for a new challenge over at Sparkles Forum Christmas.

It's the lovely Sandra's turn to choose the theme this month which is:
'Holly and ivy'

I used: a Sue Wilson holly die, 
a Sheena Douglass ivy stamp fussy cut,
a snowflake embossed background
and a Penny Black tree and sentiment stamp.
Why not get some of  your Christmas cards done and join in with us. The other teamies have made some beautiful creations. Just click on the badge below.

The prizes this time is from the lovely Sandra, so thanks again dearie.
Much appreciated.
allsorts challenge week-387-lets-make-start-on-christmas
crimbo-crackers challenge-118-die-cuts.
crafting by designs get-ready-for-christmas

Thanks for popping by to see what I've been up to. Have a lovely week whatever you're up to.

Hugs Debbie xx

Friday, 28 October 2016


Hi all,
I'm back again today to share a card I made yesterday for my friend sheila. It's quite different for me. Lots of ink, my Clarity stencil and stamps.Nice autumnal rustic colours.

Just a quick post today as I've been at hospital, thank you for your good wishes. So kind and thoughtful dear friends.We had a coffee beforehand then went for lunch and to a couple of shops as Shannen needed a few bits. I've not been home long so a cuppa and a rest is in order with my hubby and Hunter the dog.

Thanks for your lovely comments as always and for popping to see me.
Hugs Debbie xx

Thursday, 27 October 2016

Lots of pink!!!

Hello all,
How are we all doing this evening? Hope you're all well. Thanks for popping by to see me.
I made this card for my Mum a while ago now for Shannen to give her. I used my creative expressions stamp which I love and the background of roses is a clearly besotted stamp. 

It's all go here. My husband has been decorating the house bit by bit. The lounge and bedroom ceiling have been freshened up today. Busy busy. I've been crafting while he's been painting. I'm at the hospital tomorrow for my first appointment with Genetics, Shannen is taking me bless her. It's to discuss any tests and monitoring I may have to have due to the cancers in my family as well as my ovarian and bowel cancer. I get my Virtual CT test results next week to see How I'm doing. It's all appointments lately. Onwards and upwards eh...

Sending you all hugs
Debbie xxxx

Friday, 14 October 2016

Autumn colours

Hi all,

Thank you for visiting and all your lovely comments on my last post. You are so kind.
I've been playing with my inks and my friend's stamps again. All stamps are indigo blu. I did a resist back ground with their leaf stamp and white embossing powder.

Today I've been to my friend Julia's house for a cuppa and a catch up which was nice. She's not been keeping so well so it was nice to be able to get out and take her some flowers.