Friday 30 November 2012

Funky Inks Blog Hop.

Hi all,

Are you ready for a fun blog hop...............

The Fabulous talents of Funky Hand’s Anice and Tiddly Inks Christy have come together, along with their Design teams to have a little fun collaboration blog hop and showcase Anice's delicious papers with Christy's awesome images. 

You should have come to me from Dilyana's blog so If I am your first stop please check out the hop order below so you don’t miss any information that you need!

Digital crafting is so versatile and takes no space up at all in your crafting space. All your favourite papers never run out! With digital stamps you never miss a part out when stamping! It's perfect everytime and you can be as craetive as you want.

There's a lovely prize of a Funkyhand £20.00 voucher from Anice and Christy is offering a prize of a $20.00 Tiddly Inks voucher for downloads and a whole load of inspiration from 2 lovely design teams creativeness to share with you all.You have until 3rd December to join in.
For my card today I have used: papers from Funkyhand's Oh come all ye crafters Santa baby paper download,letters from a previous freebie funkyhand download,Tiddly Inks Winter Wryn with Snowman & Snowbuddy sentiment digital stamp, gems, Nellie Snellen doily die & Marianne designs snowflake dies.
So now please hop on over to Emmy's blog to see what she has to share with us all!! Remember to leave a comment on everyone's blog so that we know you've been to visit.

Enjoy the blog hop.

Love Debbie x

Wednesday 28 November 2012

Nutcrafters Numbers challenge


It's time for a new challenge over at Nutcrafters and it's Gemma's turn to host the challenge. The theme is: Numbers

Here's my card:
I've used a woodware number, freebie papers, freebie sentiment, gems, glitter and Nutcrafters 'Music in the air' digital stamp(promarkers.


I'm back from a lovely break at my Mum's house in Scotland.  She surprised me with a return ticket to give me a nice little holiday.  So we've been out for plenty of coffees and caught up with family.Really super time.  Bit of a long journey home today due to the flooding at Darlington area but the train got through just over an hour late.  Lots to catch up and it's arrived ...............................................................................It's my 40th birthday - Happy Birthday to me I'm  not having a nervous breakdown at all - it's just a number..... you never know my life may begin at 40 as they say - wishful thinking I know.  Have a super day everyone whatever you're doing.

Remember to pop over and join in with the challenge at Nutcrafters and see what the rest of the teamies have made.  My Guest DT is at an end after this challenge, I've had a super time and the Nutcrafters team are so welcoming.Thanks ladies.

Love Debs x

Wednesday 21 November 2012

Shaped Cards with Ruby's Rainbow

Hi all,

Well it's my turn to choose the theme for Ruby's Rainbow and it's Shaped cards so please feel free to pop over and join in with us.
I used: My craft studio Quintessentials-printed off a shaped patterned card and cut it out and scored it, spellbinders die,new Inkylicious stamps - black ink and distress ink, kanban with love & sister stamp and card candi.

Pop over and see what the rest of the team have made,you won't be disappointed.

 ooh-la-la-creations challenge 118-someone special
crafty cardmakers challenge-79-more than one punch and or die
oldie but a goodie challenge - anything-but-christmas - old cdrom, card candi, new stamps.

Sorry I've not been around much.Since we decided to put the house on the market life has got in the way - how dare it....  Myself and Shannen had a pamper afternoon at my new Sister in laws work which was fab lastThursday.I had my nails done and a spray tan in preparation for her and my brother in laws wedding on Saturday.  It was a lovely day.She looked gorgeous and Shannen was a bridesmaid and looked amazing. A tiring day and my body has paid for it since but it was worth it.  Really touching ceremony too.

Hope everyone is doing okay and plodding on.Big hugs to all my followers and for fellow bloggers who leave comments.

Love Debs x

A pillow gift box for Christmas

Hi all,

My first post of the day is to give you a reminder that the latest challenge over at Nutcrafters is still running.This is my midway post.  Katie chose the theme 'Christmas present'.  So here's a little something I made today:
I used: a pillow box I printed off from Mulberry Wood cdrom - cut out & folded, Nutcrafters image - promarkers and glitter, gems and twine.

allsorts challenge week-181-its-gift
cute card thursday challenge-243-starry-starry-night
abc christmas challenge -w-for-wrapping.
ladybugs crafts ink challenge - snowflakes
everybody-art-challenge 214-angels
The crafty pad - its-beginning-to-look-lot-like christmas

I'm going away up Scotland to stay with my Mum for a few days.She'd bought me a ticket as a surprise which is so kind.  I'll still manage a little blogging if I can.  I'll be back on Tuesday the day before my 40th - phew! I haven't forgotten about the candy I was putting up I'll get around to it soon I hope. Off to wok I go, then home to pack.

Love Debs x

Wednesday 14 November 2012

Nutcrafters GDT

Hi all,

Well how is everyone? Hope you're okay no matter what you're up to. It's time for a new challenge over at Nutcrafters and it's Katie's turn to choose the theme which is:

 A Christmas Present

So if you can have a present on your card or if you had time, creating a gift bag/box or even a gift tag.
 I decided to decorate a gift bag and make it look like a present. Rem,ember to check out the rest of the teamies creations.

I used freebie Humphrey pink snowflake paper, recycled ribbon from around a birthday cake, kraft bag and tag, snowflake tonic punch, snowflake embossing folder, snowflake charm, bakers twine, Nutcrafters - cutie pies winter collection digi stamp - coloured with promarkers and sakura gel pens 

Hopefully this posts while I'm at my voluntary.  Been cleaning madly over the last few days getting the house ready to sell - have found muscles I never knew existed.  Enjoy your day.

Love Debs x

Friday 9 November 2012

Christmas is all about the kids!

 It's my turn to share  my card for this months challenge theme set by Amandawhich is:

Christmas is all about the kids.

The lovely Anice has prepared a fab funky freebie if you don't own any Funkyhand goodies. The only challenge rule is that you use at least one Funkyhand product. So show us what you can make as there is a prize of any download from Funkyhand.

I decided to do a card:

I used papers from trad ole christmas papers download and cut it into a strip then scored the paper on a score board then glued the join together and attached some die cut snowflakes.

I printed out the Funkyhand Santa digital stamp from the oh come all ye crafters digital stamps download and coloured it with promarkers, added glossy accents for his glasses and plenty of glitter.

Just a little bit of inking around the paper edge, some bakers twine,  typed a sentiment and card candi and it was all done.

There's still a couple of days left before the end of the challenge so we'd love to see what you've created.Remember to check out what the rest of the funkettes have created over the last month  over at Get funky.  Also there's lots of ideas of how we've used the new downloads over at Funkyhand.
Love Debs x

Wednesday 7 November 2012

Ruby's Rainbow DT card - Birds

Hi all,

It's time for a new challenge over at Ruby's Rainbow and the theme is BIRDS.  So here's my card:
I used papers and shrunk down some papers to make toppers from My Craft Studio cdrom, white netting, gems, flower die - Marianne designs and alphabet stamps.

The crafty pad challenge-195-anything-goes
natalie and amy - colour-me-happy (pink,black,white)
lexi's creations challenge-77-special birthday (Mum)
trimmies craft challenge 179-birthday

When this goes live I'll be on my way home from a night away for my 19th Wedding anniversary.Doesn't time fly. Nice to get away and spend some time with my lovely hubby.

Don't forget to pop and see what the rest of the design team have created at Ruby's Rainbow.

Love Debs x

Nutcrafters Midway post -Ribbon and/or twine

Hi everyone,

Here's a reminder of the challenge over at Nutcrafters and there is great prizes and freebies on offer too. So come and over and share your beautiful creations with us.
Here's my midway card:
I used from my stash - freebie paper,gems,foam stars,star charm,glitter,sentiment,ribbon & bakers twine, nutcrafters stamp -promarkers used and snowflake and star embossing folder.

totally papercrafts challenge-141-twinkle-twinkle-christmas
dream valley challenge 44-glitter-and-bling
sweet stampin challenge - all-that-glitters
ribbon girls november-card-challenge-add sparkle(glitter, gems,charm)
ooh-la-la-creations challenges-c for christmas

Thank you once again for all the lovely comments you leave me - what would I do without my blogging friends.
Have a nice day and stay cosy.

Love Debs x

Sunday 4 November 2012

Kraft card -Christmas

Hi all,

Just a quick post this morning as I'm popping to my crafty friend Sheila's soon but I've been making a christmas card this morning so here it is:
I used kraft card, mariannes snowflake die, papers and stamps all from Polkadoodles.Gems from stash.

polkadoodle week-43-christmas-card-and-add-kraft
divas by design challenge 59-feeling-festive
christmas stampin challenge-35-anything-goes
oldie but a goodie challenge -spots-and-stripes - old tree and sentiment stamp, new papers & kraft card won.
moving along with the times - stitch-up

I'll pop back later hopefully as it's time I was going.

Have a super Sunday.

Love Debbie x

Thursday 1 November 2012

Sparkles Christmas DT card

Hi all,
It's challenge time over at Sparkles forum christmas challenge and the theme is:

Contemporary Colour Combo

Here's my card:
I used one of the NEW Funkyhand stylish-tree downloads, Marianne Designs xmas tree die, glossy accents, faux stitching, card candi, computer sentiment,postage die and gems.

The sponsors for this months challenge are:
Di's Digi downloads
Also pop over to Funkyhand

and check out the fabulous downloads and digi stamps, there's lots of inspiration from the talented funkettes.

holly jolly christmas challenge - O christmas tree
Crafty Ann's challenge 77 - Christmas in October
52cct october-embellishment-challenge-die cuts or punches(xmas tree die used)
j and c creations october challenge contemporary christmas

Have a super day whatever you've up to and welcome to a few more followers - I feel very honoured that you're following me.

Love Debs x

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