Friday 31 January 2014

Forgotten Funky

Morning all,

It's the last day of the month and time for all of the fabulous Funkette's from Funkyhand to show off some new creations with Anice's older downloads. It refreshes our memories, and is a chance to showcase the beautiful papers, sentiments and flowers on this particular download - 'Paper Blossom'  Here's my card:

Paper Blossom

To make my card I printed lots of different papers off, 
used a new die from 'Crafts too', 
cut out the flower shapes to form a flower, 
made a mini rosette by using a strip of paper and 
cut out a sentiment from this download too.
Hope you likey.

Remember to pop over to Get funky and craft and see what the rest of 
the fabulous funkettes have made with this download.

digitally sweet challenge-73-anything-goes(funkyhand digital papers and sentiment)

Thanks for popping by.Remember to pop back tomorrow for a special Sparkles Christmas Post.

Hugs Debs x

Thursday 30 January 2014

Princess Stepper Card

Morning lovely Crafters,

It's Debbie here to do a quick post of what I've made this week. I really fancied doing a different shaped card for a change so decided on a A6 stepper card and I wanted to play with Funkyhand's Little-princess craft paper download and this is what I came up with.

Now I've never made these flowers before so here are a few pics of how I did them. I'd seen them being done on a the telly so wanted to have a go.

Cut a strip of paper and cut into it like a I have leaving a band at the top to glue.It's a fringe effect.
Roll it up from one end to the other then tease the fringed papers out and you're left with this funky flower. You've probably seen it before but I enjoyed trying something new.

Why not try something new with your lovely Funkyhand papers etc. Why not pop over to Get funky and craft and tell us what you've made lately with your funkyhand products and if we've inspired you to try something new. You can also leave us a link to your blog or pop it on our Facebook page.Come on everyone lets Get funky and craft.

See you all soon.
Debbie xx

Wednesday 29 January 2014

Clean and Simple time

Hi lovely crafters,

Well it's time for a little reminder about the ongoing challenge over at Nutcrafters.
The theme is Clean and simple.
So get out your crafting goodies and feel free to use a Nutcrafters-freebie image.There are some fab freebies there so why not use them as there are prizes on offer too. 
I used my ' 2 little dickie birds Nutcrafters stamp and decided to do a spot of watercolouring which I thoroughly enjoyed.Hope you like it. 

Remember to pop over and see what the rest of the Nutcrafters teamies have created.

dream valley challenge-74-no-designer-paper
sister act card challenge-41 - anything goes
4 krafty girlz challenges-anything goes
paper creators crafts challenge-19 anything goes

Have a lovely day whatever you're up to. I've got some sympathy cards to do as my Great Auntie has just passed away.Life can be so cruel... Thanks for making the time to pop and see me.

Hugs Debbie x

Wednesday 22 January 2014

Let's see a doily

Hi again,

It's that time again: a new theme for Ruby's Rainbow.  Helen has chosen the theme:
'Use a doily'
The backing card has been embossed,I folded 2 doilies in half and wrapped it around the card, inked with distress inks. The leaves are Marianne designs dies inked too.The flower is a few doilies inked and put together.Hope you like it.

We'd love to see what you make so pop over and join in with us.You'll see what the rest of the lovely teamies have made too.


I had a lovely morning out with Shannen yesterday, we went into Hull and did some shopping.I treated myself with my Christmas money to a new coat that actually fastens properly, a top and a few other bits and pieces.We had a super time and Shannen got a few tops in the sales too.It's nice to have some retail therapy, it certainly brightened my day.

Have a great day.I can feel a spot of crafting coming on now.

Love Debs x 

Clean and Simple

Morning Crafters,

It's time for a new challenge over at Nutcrafters and the lovely Jo, has chosen:
'Clean & Simple'

I used 1 of my embossing folders, I used a die to cut out the middle and the stamp I decided to use was 'Washing line' by Nutcrafters that I've had for ages and coloured it in with spectrum noirs.

So why not pop over and join in with us and see what the rest of the teamies have created. There are freebies to use and prizes to be won.

 Main Prize

To spend in the Nutcrafters store...
Remember you have to use a Nutcrafters image to qualify for this prize!!

2nd Prize
2 Digi stamps or 1 stamp sheet of your choice from Nutcrafters...(subject to availability) 


I want to say a big thank you to my new follower Mary.Great to have you dearie.

Did you all have a lovely weekend? I had a lovely visit from my crafty friend's Sheila and Tom.They'd come to see our new home and to catch up over a few cuppas. It was a lovely afternoon.

Have a nice day whatever you're doing.

Hugs Debs x

Wednesday 15 January 2014

New Home card

Hi all,

How are we all doing? Keeping cosy and crafting lots I hope.Well that's what I've been doing!

It's midway through our current Nutcrafters challenge and it's 'Anything goes.' Here's a card I did a bit ago but haven't had chance to blog it.
Here I made a shaped new home card with Nutcrafters 'Surprise Visit' digi 
stamp.I saw this shape on Pinterest ages ago and felt like having a go.

Remember there are prizes on offer so why not pop over see what the rest of the teamies have made and join in.

Apologies for my lack of blogging this last week. I'm on some new medication for my fibramyalgia and M.E to help the pain but it's been leaving my with less energy than normal and feeling so fatigued.Feeling much brighter today and managed to get on top of some paperwork since moving.Think I've rung most companies to give my new address. Such a paliver.

Hope you all have a lovely day and I'll try and get around you all again to say Hi.I will try and post some candy soon.

Love Debs x

Wednesday 8 January 2014

Film or song title

Two posts in 1 day what is the world coming to!

For my 2nd post it's time for the 1st challenge from Ruby's Rainbow and it's the lovely Shaz's turn to choose the theme 'Film or song title'.

Hubby came up with the song 'Happy Together' by 'The Turtles.'

I used a heart die, Anna Griffin embossing folder, paper from Pink Petticoat & embellishments.

So why not join in with us and pop over to see what the rest of the lovely teamies have made.


Just had a lovely couple of days catching up with my Mum and my Step Dad Bob from Scotland.Had plenty of cuppas out yesterday and a little bit of retail therapy - well, it would be rude not to. The day was finished off nicely with a fab meal out and a couple of glasses of wine. She loved our new home and it put her mind at rest that we were settled in.They went back home yesterday.

Have a nice day.
Love Debs x

Anything goes


It's challenge time over at Nutcrafters, it's the 1st challenge of 2014 and it's Helen's turn to choose the theme which is 'Anything goes'

I used some papermania papers from my stash, Nutcrafters 'Happy Days' free digi stamp,computer typed sentiment and some paper streamers from the left over slivers of card.Why not join in:

Main Prize...

To spend in the Nutcrafters store...
Remember you have to use a Nutcrafters image to qualify for this prize!!

2nd Prize...
2 Digi stamps or 1 stamp sheet of your choice from Nutcrafters...(subject to availability)

so we'll look forward to seeing your creations.Pop and have a look at what the rest of the teamies have made.

Ali-craftt-monthly-challenge-8-anything goes
delicious doodles challenge-69-layer-up
crafters cafe blog challenge-45-anything-goes
papertake weekly - anything goes

Thanks for popping by.
Debs x

Wednesday 1 January 2014

More than 1 fold

Happy New Year to you all. Here's hoping 2014 will be a good one for us all!!!!

To start the year off it's time for the 1st challenge of the year over at Sparkles forum christmas and the lovely Helen has chosen 

'More than one fold'
I decided to make a gift wallet which has 2 folds as well as adding a rosette which has many!

We'd love you to pop over and see what the rest of the teamies have made to inspire you.

As always there is a prize from our lovely sponsor:
Di's Digi
Di's Digi Downloads $10 voucher
I'll look forward to seeing your makes.


Thanks for popping by, have a super day.

Love Debs x

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