Wednesday 29 August 2012

Ruby's Rainbow challenge 36 - No Images just words


It's Silvi's turn to chose a theme for Ruby's Rainbow and I just love sentiments.
So looking forward to all your creations.
Used freebie paper pack from Simply cards and papercraft mag, freebie sentiment, Nelli snellen die used to cut and emboss, leaves - Marianne english rose die for leaves, flowers and pearls.

This card was made for one of Shannen's friends last week.She was 17.

Joanna sheen challenge - totally sentimental
Paperplay challenge week-34-sentiment as main image focus
stampin for the weekend Challenge-16-pearls-and-swirls

Have a lovely day whatever you're up to and remember to pop over to Ruby's Rainbow to see what the rest of the DT have made.

Love Debs x

Tuesday 21 August 2012

Krafty monochrome card

Hi all,

I had a whole day of no laptop all of Sunday so no blogging - due to me going to my Dad's to stay overnight.It didn't actually bother me surprise surprise. Had a lovely time doing a few jobs around the house for him and we had lots of quality time together which was great.  I forget how peaceful it is on the farm - bliss.Came home and they were digging up parts of the pavement and filling them in - what a racket.  I nearly turned around and went back......  Here's a card I've put together:
I used lots of kraft card, tree embossing folder for the background - no papers, vintage photo distress ink, polkadoodles sentiment, Nutcrafter's cute square digi's (coloured using promarkers) - very sweet, string and gems.

nutcrafters challenge-24 - embossed backgrounds (tree embossing folder)
my mums craft shop challenge 70-kraft it
charisma cardz challenge-32-monochrome
willow sketchie challenge - sketch and or kraft card or paper.
totally gorjuss challenge-145-strings-things

Hope you all had a lovely weekend.  Off for a rest now.

Love Debs x

Saturday 18 August 2012



Well as I never made it to my Dad's today it's been a rest day for me as well.Managed some crafting though and hubby said no cooking tonight as he was treating us to a takeaway. Bless him. Here's my Housemouse card following the sketch over at Fetch a sketch.
I used: freebie fancy pants papers, Housemouse decoupage and sentiments from my stash.

fetch a sketch challenge-30
incy wincy designs - beach days
crafty catz weekly challenge-146-animals
oldie but a goodie challenge - friends(old - decoupage, new-papers, & sentiment stickers)

Have a nice night.

Love Debs x

Anything Goes at Get Funky

Hi all,

It's my turn to show you what I've been making for this month's
 Get Funky 'Anything Goes' challenge.  
All the papers,big flower template and pre-coloured digi stamps are from Wishes and Kisses Papercraft Factory cd, used english rose die to cut the rolled roses, swirl die, glitter,ribbon and gems.

To join in the challenge all you need to do is use 1 Funky Hand product whether it's a backing paper, digi image etc. 

If you don't have any FUNKY HAND Products then Anice has made a Funky freebie for you to use.
Remember if you don't have a blog you can still join in with us and enter by posting a picture of your creation on our Facebook page which you'll be able to link too using our linky tool or you can email a picture to us.
 Remember to pop in regularly to see what the rest of the funkettes have to share with you.
So get creative and join in.

Hope you're all having a nice Saturday, I'm off to my Dad's either today or tomorrow to catch up with him.Thanks for popping by and for all your lovely comments.

Love Debs x

Friday 17 August 2012

Lots of yellow


I'm back after being fed and watered.  Popped to get my hair trimmed yesterday at last - I feel much tidier now.  Also popped with hubby to see my crafty friend Sheila to drop in her craft goodies and some bits for her to try out.  My card today was made for a close family friend up in Scotland who is very special to us all.  Fancied using some freebie paper I'd had a while and a few ideas I'd seen in my cardmaking and papercraft magazine last month.
I used freebie paper pad, white sakura pen for faux stitching, 2 ribbons, gems, Sheena's little bit sketchy flower stamped and embossed with white embossing powder, fine liner pen and computer sentiment.

songbird challenge-1-anything-goes.
simon says stamp and show - challenge-favourite technique - heat embossing
party time tuesdays-garden delights
chocolate coffee cards challenge-19-emboss.
craft punked week-33-flower-power

I'll be back tomorrow with my Get funky  DT card.

Have fun.  Off for a rest and to watch Anice on Create and craft.

Love Debs x

Funky Hand Shows

Hi all,

I'm a bit late getting going this morning but I wanted to give a massive shout out to watch Anice from Funkyhand on Create and Craft today.She was on at 10 and then 2pm.Fantastic cd deals so have a rest and tune in if you can for some fab demos.

I'll be back soon to post a card, time for lunch.

Love Debs x

Wednesday 15 August 2012

Ruby's Rainbow Butterflies Challenge 35

Hi all,

It's challenge time over at Ruby's Rainbow  and it's............
so here's my DT card:

 I used: Bo Bunny papers and cut out the butterflies too, Papermania urban butterfly stamp coloured with distress ink&pan pastels, doily distressed, doily die, lace and 'made with love' charm.

So come on over and join in with the challenge and see the rest of the teamies creations too. A big welcome to our new teamies - Ellie and Helen.

allsorts challenge week-167-going-around-in-circles.
totally papercrafts challenge-120-frame it
paperplay challenge week-32-shaped-card
trimmies craft challenge-167-add-charm
totally gorjuss challenge-144-lacy-lacy
sweet stampin challenge - things-with-wings.

So what have I been up to: Monday was D-day for oven cleaning.  Stayed in pj's until it was steam cleaned within an inch of it's life.  It's sparkling - tiring though, not sure what my next cleaning stint will be.  Have to pace myself............... don't want to overdo it - ha ha.   Went out for coffee and a muffin yesterday with hubby which was nice. Not sure what the plan is today yet....bit of washing and crafting possibly.

Have a nice day.

Love Debs x

Sunday 12 August 2012


Hi all,

How is everyone?  Hope everyone's okay. Well I've had a quiet week, taking each day as it comes as my M.E has been playing up and slowing me down.Managed to do plenty of crafting of course. Our main computer has crashed - argh..... and all my pics of my cards etc are not backed up - so cross with myself.I'm hoping there might be a way to retrieve them but who knows.....  Note to self - back up everything!!!!!!  I've had a nice time embossing this morning so here's another christmas card to add to my collection.
I decided to do a monochrome card using gold and brown, quite different for me.

I used - kraft card, xmas tree - snowflake-swiss dots embossing folder. gold card, gold pen, card candi, tag and vintage photo distress ink.

my mums craft shop challenge 69-christmas-in-august
Crimbo crackers challenge-21-tall-and-thin
christmas blog challenge - photo-inspiration
the secret crafter saturday challenge198 - Gold, Silver or bronze
christmas card challenge-week-37 - Texture
holly jolly christmas challenge - inspirational-photo

Enjoy what's left of your weekend.

Love Debs x

Monday 6 August 2012

Butterflies Tag


Hope everyone's had a nice weekend - fab weather here in East Yorkshire..... Had a lovely day out on Friday with Shannen, it was her first day off for a couple of weeks so we had a splurge.  Let's just say new shoes, a trip to Dunelm to get 2 lots of new bedding, bathroom bits and bobs, then a trip to The Range and a new whopper of a picture - teal flower - gorgeous, flowers for both bedrooms, new Fiskars blade and a mag.  Needless to say my credit card is still lying down in a dark room.  Met my Sister and family for lunch there too as they were on a quick visit down here. Great day out.Here's my tag:
I used: butterfly shape from My Craft Studio disc, Papermania urban butterfly stamped with versamark and a pink pan pastel sponged over, Sentiment - Nutcrafters Sentiment set 1,pearls, ribbon and butterfly stamp from stash.

Nutcrafters challenge-23-butterflies-and-bows ( Used Nutcrafters Sentiment set 1)
sweet stampin challenge - books-text.
crafty catz weekly challenge-144-pink.
incy wincy designs challenge sugar-and-spice-and-everything-nice
no matter which challenge 1 anything goes and blog hop
dutch dare card challenge 176-bugaboo-anything-but-card - Tag

I fancied doing something different and I hope you like it.  Can I say a big hello to my new followers and to my existing followers, thank you for joining me and leaving lovely comments.

Off I pop to craft some more.

Love Debs x

Thursday 2 August 2012

This month's FunkyHand challenge!

Hi all,

It's my turn to show you what I've made for Jackie's challenge this month which is 
"Just a number!
It's okay to use text but no images this time.Anice has prepared a fabulous Funky Freebie so if you don't have any FunkyHand products grab this now and join in.
The only rule is to use at least 1 FunkyHand product to have a chance of winning this months prize of a fantastic download.
 I used papers and numbers from the new Wishes & Kisses cd for both the card and the rosette, a die. ribbon, gems, fine liner for faux stitching and decided to have a play with paper folding and it worked - I love it when that happens.
 I've got a few 18th birthdays coming up this year as my daughter turns 18 so decided to get a head start.  Oh to 18 again....

Remember to check out all the Funky inspiration from the rest of the FunkyHand team over at Get Funky .

Love Debbie x

Wednesday 1 August 2012

Sparkles Christmas Challenge 19 -Punch it


Another month has passed and here I am again with my DT post for Sparkles forum christmas challenge.

The theme is...... Punch it.  Here's my card:
Inside & Out
I used  versamark to stamp the trees (papermania stamp) then coloured with pan pastels, background - lighter pan pastels, Fancy Pants backing paper used inside & out, Sentiment same paper pack, gems, Tonic snowflake punch and ribbon offcut.

Our sponsors this month are:

Ruby's Rainbow Challenge 34 -Anything but a card

Hi folks,

Hope you're all okay and whatever you're doing today enjoy it!

It's time for our latest challenge over at Ruby's Rainbow.  The theme is Anything but a card. So I have made a Wordbook using the fantastic Funky hand - Wishes and kisses cd. 
It's a fabulous cd and this is one of my samples I made for Anice to show on Create & craft.From the cd I used backing papers, digi stamps and added my own ribbons,  dies and the alphabet letters (previous funky hand download)
The wordbook I've made is a way of remembering my wedding day back in 1994 and our honeymoon in Blackpool. 
Here's the inside of the book.

So young! Sorry about the picture overload.  So come on everyone join in with us over at Ruby's Rainbow and see what the rest of my teamies have created.

Hooked on craft challenge 23 - Let's celebrate ( my wedding day)
Sparkles forum challenge -34-wedding
J and C creationschallenge - anything-goes

Hugs Debs x

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