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Wednesday, 27 June 2012

Fetch a Sketch's 1st birthday blog hop!!!

Happy 1st Birthday Fetch a Sketch,

Can't believe it's a year already.  Ruth and Jenny do some amazing sketches for us to follow and a challenge every two weeks.  Congratulations ladies on a fab first year. If you've not been by to Fetch a sketch where have you been!  Sketches really do make a difference to my cardmaking and also to scrapbooking. So without further ado here's the sketch I chose to follow and my card:

I used papers from FunkyHand's new cdrom 'Wishes & kisses', girl with balloon & happy birthday tag digi stamp from Jellypark, dies,  paper border,button, twine and gems

The order of the blog hop is:
Me 
Lou 
Ruth 
All you have to do to be in with a chance of winning a prize is to leave a comment on each of the blogs above.Next stop is Fliss.
The closing date for comments to be left is Tuesday 3 July at 12noon GMT  The winners will be announced on Wednesday 11 July.

Challenges:

Happy hopping!

Love Debs x



Sunday, 24 June 2012

Sketch time

Hi all,

Hope you're all having a lovely Sunday, the sun is shining here and I've been craftng after doing my jobs of course!!!! I wanted to follow the sketch over at fetch a sketch as it's lovely.So here it is:
I used, Freebie papers, krsft card, co'redinations, kaiserkraft stamp, gems, Nellies multi frames die and a button.

Challenges:
fetch a sketch challenge-26-midway-extra-challenge-25
allsorts challenge week-160-any-die-will-do - Nellies multi frames die
paper-crafting journey challenge-feeling-krafty.
divas by design challenge-40-to-die-for - Nellies multi frame die

Have a great day.

Love Debs x

Saturday, 23 June 2012

Good luck card

Hi all,

Been busy in the craft room this afternoon in between ironing - well I had to as I'd stripped the bed this morning and my sheets were in the ironing pile still - whoops and I cooked a gammon roast tea -yum..... It was nice to see the sunshine today and lots of wind - good for the washing!  So I haven't been playing all day for once.  Here's my card:
I used papermania capsule collection papers, Nutcrafters Book lover Cutie Pie digi-promarkers, freebie sentiment,gems and used a paper tag template - another freebie.

Challenges:
nutcrafterschallenge-20-spots and or stripes
creative card crew challenge-13-easy-as-1-2-3 - 1 image, 2 papers and 3 gems
delicious doodles challenge-22 -1-2-3-recipe - 1 image, 2 papers & 3 gems
do you stack up challenge-77-inspired-by-movie - St.Trinians
fab n funky challenge-126-polka-dots

That's all for now, time for a cuppa and a film.Have a good night.

Love Debs x

Wednesday, 20 June 2012

Ruby's Rainbow DT card Challenge 31

Hi,

It's that time again, time for the latest Ruby' s Rainbow challenge.The theme is ' Black, white & 1 other colour.  I chose red as my other colour. I hope I'll see you over there.  Remember to check out my other teamies as they are so talented.  I'm hoping that this has posted while I'm out.  Here's my card:
I used:
Papermania Capsule collection papers, Kanban poppies stamp - coloured with promarkers and paper pieced, ribbon, gems and freebie sentiment.

Challenges:
di's digi designs challenge - were-going-spotty-and-dotty.
Allsorts challenge-159-paper-piecing
creatalicious challenge-35-anything-goes
wags n whiskers rubberstamps challenge-81-paper-piecing

Very different type of card for me regarding the image, not sure how I feel about it but I fancied a change.

Have a nice day whatever you're up too.

Love Debs x

Sunday, 17 June 2012

Another Father's Day card

Back again,

No posts for 5 days then 2 in one day - don't worry I'm sat down resting as I can't believe it either.Very unusual and productive.  I've been crafting away all week since I got back home.  The more regular I craft the quicker I seem to make my mind up what I want to make.  It doesn't always work out like this but most of the time it does.  I even managed a bit of gardening too - so it's much tidier and the weeds are out at last. Here's the card I made yesterday for Shannen to give to her Dad:
I used my Docrafts cdrom - forever friends to put the topper together, paper - same cdrom, dots embossing folder, new buttons, card candi, gems, bakers twine and spanner charm.

Challenges:
crafty catz weekly challenge-137-embossing.
craft punked week-24-fathers-day
crafts 4 eternity challenge 76-dashing-dads
paperplay challenge week-24-for- a - man(with twine)
do you stack up-challenge 76 -boys-men
crafty creations challenge-174-how-charming.
forever friends challenge 38-fortnightly-challenge - anything goes

You'd have laughed when I started this post earlier I was laid on the sofa having a rest with a heat pad and a blanket on when the phone rang..... I couldn't get out of the blanket, things dropped on the floor etc - what a sight.  Couldn't stop giggling.

Well off I pop for a nice cuppa and abit of cutting out.

Love Debs x

Happy Father's Day

Hi all,

Happy Father's Day!  I have had a lovely morning doing a little bit of shopping then I met my Dad for a coffee and cake at Costa - yum, to give him his pressies.  It was so nice to catch up and to treat him as he's so good to us, like most Dad's are.  He loves his animals especially whippets so here's the card that I made:
I used: main topper from a hallmark program I have - love a good verse, pic - from an old whippet calendar, freebie papers and card candi.

Challenges:
fab n funky challenge 125-fathers-day
trimmies craft challenge159-fathers-day
charisma cardz challenge-23-male-cards
card makin mamas challenge-47-fathers-day
fussy and fancy challenge-65-boy-attitude
cards for men challenge-12-fathers-day

I'm still trying to catch up on your blogs - apologies that it's taking a bit longer. I'll be back later.

Love Debs x


Tuesday, 12 June 2012

I'm back!

Hi all,

I did arrive home on Saturday afternoon but it's taken me until now to do a post.  Had a really lovely break away and caught up with family and a good friend.  It was so nice.  Good to be home though and my hubby has been busy finishing off the painting in the bedroom, cleaning the windows inside and out, cleaning the paintwork and cleaning the house and washing.  Obviously need to go away more often!!!!!   Have felt abit ropey since I got home but I'm getting there now.  Busy cracking on with Father's day cards for family - flying by the seat of my pants as usual but I seem to work better under pressure.  Here's a card a made today with some new digi's from Nutcrafters that I bought with the gift certificate that I won last month.
I used:
Nutcrafters digi stamps - Just married & bits from the sight-seeing digi, coloured with promarkers,
free papers - old creative cardmaking magazine,
grey co'redinations,
buttons, gems, lace made into a bow, flowers - stash and faux stitching on papers and just married label.

Challenges:
nutcrafters - challenge 19 - new beginnings (Just married-new life together)
crafts and me challenge-87-lace
incy wincy designs - use-more-than-one-digi (used 2 digi's)
cutie pie challenge-20-real-or-faux-stitching (on the border and the just married label etc..)
by the cute and girly challenge-cute-as-button
papertake weekly 3-2-1 challenge - 3 buttons, 2 gems and 1 image

Please hang in there with me as it might take me a bit of time to get around you all to visit but I'll get there.Enjoy the rest of your day.

Love Debs x


Wednesday, 6 June 2012

Ruby's Rainbow Challemge 30 -Tag

It's that time again for Ruby's Rainbow DT card, the challenge is make a tag or anything with a tag on it, so please pop over and join in and see what the rest of the DT have made.  Here's my tag:
 I 've always wanted to make a wine bottle tag which was a piece of card which I printed a backing sheet onto it, die cut the circle and decoupages the bottle onto it with another tag from my stash, distress ink, string and a button. Think this was from a Craftsuprint sheet in my stash.

Challenge:
crafty card makers challenge 69-distress it

While you're reading this I'm hoping this will publish while I'm in Scotland.. It was a manic few days over the weekend but finally packed on Sunday and raring to go.  Have a lovely week.

Back at the weekend.

Love Debs x

Friday, 1 June 2012

Sparkles Christmas Challenge - Monochromatic

Hi all,
It's time for Challenge 12 over at Sparkles forum christmas challenge.  Monochromatic is the theme for this month.  The sponsors for this month's challenge are:
                                                                www.joannasheen.com

                                                             
Here's my Dt card:
I used Papermania paper pad, papermania stamps, gold embossing powder, doily die, gold mirror board, card candi, gold ribbon and bell.

Love embossing, really pleased with how it turned out and it didn't take long at all.

Challenges:
52 Christmas card throwdown - embellishment challenge-5 - dry or heat embossing
charisma cardz challenge-21-bling
Oldie but a goodie challenge - anything-goes (old papers and stamps, new bell, ribbon and embossing powder.

Have a great day.

Love Debs x