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Wednesday, 27 April 2011

SWALK card

Hi,

Here's an Easel card I finished putting together this morning.  SWALK images are so sweet.This is one of my favourites.
I am entering it in the following challenges:
Crafter's Companion Monthly Challenge - aqua and brown.
Simon Says Stamp Challenge - anything goes.
Party Time Tuesdays Challenge - anything goes.
The Paper Shelter Challenge - Ode to Moms (for Mother's Day)
 I used: Swalk Cdrom 2-papers, Swalk stamp-With Sympathy, Marianne creatables flower dies.
Hope you're having a good day.
Love Debs x

Tuesday, 26 April 2011

Check out Enfys Polkadoodles giveaway!

Hi all,

Hope you've all had a lovely Easter weekend, I've been catching up on a few chores and eventually got my garden all weeded and looking much nicer.  No wonder my arm is sore but hey no pain no gain, glad to get it done.!!!  

Make sure you pop over to Enfy's blog to check out the fab Polkadoodles giveaway.  Just leave a comment  and she'll draw the winners on Sunday 1st May.  Here's what you could win....
Enfys is a super talented lady so don't forget to check her blog out.
That's all for now as I need to order my food shopping online - no peace for the wicked!
Have a super day.

Love Debs x
 



Saturday, 23 April 2011

Happy Easter Weekend!!!!!

I thought it would never arrive.  The Easter eggs have been on the shelf for 3 weeks, Shannen demolished hers pretty fast, I couldn't wait any longer so my Minstrels egg was shared - yes shared with my lovely hubby last night while having a cosy night in watching a film. Hope you're all having a lovely weekend so far and enjoying this beautiful weather,  it's been that warm the flip flops are out which means painting the old toe nails, have to make my feet presentable...... Had a nice morning in town yesterday, it's amazing how retail therapy can help me to craft.  No crafty buys, just a few essential items of clothing and jewellery, yet it helped my dilemma for a card for a man.  So without further ado:
This is for a neighbour in hospital who loves shooting.
I've used:Just Inklined digi stamp-Willy the kid, gold mirror board, Earth love - Cosmo cricket papers, string, sentiment and coloured with promarkers.
I'm entering this card in the following challenges:
Ladybug Crafts Ink challenge blog-anything goes
I Love Promarkers Challenge Blog-anything goes
Delicious Doodles challenge blog - anything goes

Take care.

Debs x

Monday, 18 April 2011

What a beautiful day!!!!!!!!

Another gorgeous day - how lucky are we getting all this sunshine.  Been at my Dad's today with my daughter to help do some cleaning for him, it was lovely to catch up and have a cuppa together.  It's lovely going back to the farm - home from home.... Busy day, but I still had time to finish the card I'd started last night.






This a sketch for the Sugar Nellie Challenge blog that you have to follow.
THEME – PURPLE & GREEN.







I used the two Sugar Nellie stamps I had luckily won
from them a couple of months ago, cute stamps-'Ella's umbrella & Splish Splash' so I just had to get them them out and get colouring with my promarkers and sakura pens.I also used glitter for the splashes and the puddle, purple ink blended onto a scalloped frame,Forever friends paper pack, mirror board,card, gems and candy.  I am entering it in the following challenges:
The Sugar Bowl -Sketch,theme-purple&green.
Sarah Hurley Challenge Blog-April showers.
Stamp Something Challenge-April Showers
Cute Card Thursday-Weather inspired.
See you soon.
Love Debs x

Saturday, 16 April 2011

LOTV challenge & ABC challenge

Hi,

Hope you are all having a lovely weekend.I made a card to enter in the lili of the valley thursday challenge, the theme is 'Happy Birthday' and the ABC challenge the theme is 'Sugar and Spice'.
I used: LOTV Tea & Chat cute square image,SWALK backing paper, Purple & white card for matting and layering,Polkadoodles flowers, Purple candy, Kanban Stamp Sentiment.
Hope you like it.
What a lovely day it's been. I've been doing a little bit of gardening, 2 loads of washing and cleaning up- such a busy bee.  Doesn't the sunshine make you smile!!!!!!!!!!!
Have a lovely weekend.
Love Debs x

Monday, 11 April 2011

Moving along with the times challenge!

Hi,

Another card made for a friend of my daughters who turns 18 tomorrow. I have followed the sketch set by Moving along with the times  to do this card. Shannen is pleased with it so I hope her friend likes it.
Here is the sketch:

I used: white and pink card, silver mirror board, Kate knight papers, crafters companion SWALK 2 stamps coloured with promarkers, hunkydory sentiment, flowers cut with Marianne Creatables flower die, rolled flowers from fellow blogger Jane gems, white ribbon and die cut numbers.
That's all for today, cuppa time.
Take care
Debs x

Sunday, 10 April 2011

Zing into Spring with Get Funky challenge

Back again, I'm on a roll - won't last.......At the Get Funky challenge they are following  the theme - zing into spring, so lots of bright  spring colours so I thought I'd have a go and make a word book for it as well as have a card organized for my daughter's friend's birthday in May - organized for once.




I used Funky Word book Cd-rom, book rings, bird&sentiment - my minds eye sticker, flowers-polka doodles, ribbons, gems, craftwork card candy, LOTV cute square, hunkydory die-cut sentiment and a little paper frame from my stash. I really had fun putting it together and looking for embellishments.
Hope you like it
Love Debs x

Two cards made this week!

Another beautiful day so the washer is working overtime and one load is already on the washing line - such a busy bee. Here is a card I made in the week for a friend's birthday, it's quite a different style for me - it took me a while to decide what I wanted to use on it, there was something not quite right until I tried a big flower with the sentiment and I was happy with it.
Papers - Earth love-Cosmo Cricket
Paper punched ribbon, green ribbon,
creatables die cut shapeon green card.
Prima blue flower
Hunkydory sentiment.
Here's another card that I made for my nephew's 7th birthday.
LOTV cute square, blue and black card stock, spotted papers-freebie old creative cardmaking magazine, blue buttons and blue ribbon. The sentiment is a digi stamp from My Craft Studio and I personalised it.

Have a lovely Sunday.Relaxing day crafting I feel.  Had family over both Friday and Saturday night for tea so tonight it's just us.Took a little too much on I think.Had my appointment at the hospital on Friday morning to see if there is anything they can do for my M.E, waited over a year for an appointment so was a little anxious having to go over everything that's been going on for the last 13 years.Good news though it's definately Chronic fatigue syndrome(M.E), they're going to discuss my case and offer me some therapy - really pleased.Enough of my babbling, need to get the washing out.
Take care.

Love Debs x

Monday, 4 April 2011

Paperplay Challenge card/LOTV challenge/One stop craft challenge

Hi,

Had a nice day crafting today.  Just a quick post as I've got a cuppa waiting. 
I've used some freebie papers from Papercraft Essentials magazine, LOTV tea & chat cute square, flower die, button die, mirror board, pink card, lace, papermania 'just for you' stamp.
I'm entering this card in the following challenges:
lili of the valley thursday challenge - theme - Spring.
paper play challenge - theme - for Mum.
one stop craft challenge theme - spots.
Hope you like it, it's for a friends birthday.
See you soon.
Debs x

Sunday, 3 April 2011

Happy Mother's Day!!

I hope you are all having a lovely Mother's Day.Family are so important to me as they are to you all.Anyway onwards and upwards.  Here's a card I made for my Mum-in-law, my first ever stepper card.
What did I use?
I used a template from my My craft studio encyclopedia cd-rom, main backing paper from there too,green card, another paper from curio paper pad,flower fairy chipboard topper and sentiment(freebie from Cardmaking and papercraft), green ribbon, green gems,verse, flower made from a die and buttons.  Quite a different card from me, I did a nice meal for her last night and she opened her card and liked it.  She's another fellow card maker, in fact it's down to her that I'm a crafter too.

I am entering this in the following challenges - Moving along with the times challenge the theme is 'more than 1 fold and Sarah Hurley challenge the theme is Mum's the word.
Off I go to craft now until I get a call from my daughter that she needs a lift home from work and a cuppa and cake on the way home.
Love Debs x