Thursday, 30 October 2014

The Sugar Bowl Challenge

So you may have noticed i've been MIA pretty much most of this month...i've been a little under the weather but hopefully i'll be back on form in November!!

So today is challenge day over at The Sugar Bowl
and myself and the other sweeties have been very busy creating some fabulous projects to help inspire you..and the theme is "Anything Goes"...
1st prize is 4 digi's of your choice 
2nd prize is 2 digis of your choice
so all you need to do is create a project using a Sugar Nellie image...there are lots of gorgeous digi's and sweet rubber available over at Funky Kits...


I've used the gorgeous "Feed the Birds"




I've teamed her up with MME "Bluebell" papers from That Craft Place and a sentiment from my stash  ...all finished off with a few flat backed pearls and some doodling ....she's coloured up with the following Copic Ciao ...

Skin - E33, E11, E21, E51, R20
Hair and Dress - E35, YR23, Y17, YR31
Turquoise - BG09, BG15, BG34,

Looking forward to seeing all your creations

Hugs Debs x

Tuesday, 7 October 2014

Whimsy GDT - New Release Day 2

I am thrilled to join Whimsy Stamps as a guest designer this week to help showcase their October release! So without further ado …
Welcome to Day 2 of the Whimsy Stamps ...
2014 Holiday Release - Part 2
This week Whimsy is releasing 18 *BRAND NEW* red rubber stamps/stamp sets and 6 *BRAND NEW* coordinating die/die sets, and they will be available to buy from the Whimsy Stamps store and selected Whimsy Stamps retailers TOMORROW. Whimsy is thrilled to welcome Stephanne Maraver, Vicki Parson, Denise Griffith, Me, Donna Rudy and Crissy Armstrong as Guest Designers for this release. Yesterday we sneak peeked the new Crissy Armstrong, Art by Mi Ran, and SC Design products. Today we are excited to show you the brand new Meljen’s Designs, Time for Tea Designs, Elisabeth Bell and Raindrop Echo Designs stamps and dies being released this month. For a full reveal of these products, hop on over to the Whimsy blog! For today's project, I inked up ..... Meljen's Designs - Jingle Bell Owl



I've used my favourite Kaisercraft - Christmas Carol papers...the sentiment is part of the Rainbow Echo Designs "Simple Holidays" set, also from Whimsy...the holly details is a Cheery Lynn die and i've added a few red flat backed pearls.The stamps is coloured with the following Copic Ciao
Reds -R59, R29, R27, R22
Greens - G99, YG67, YG63

Fur trim on Hat - E53, E51, Blender, White Gel Pen, Clear Star Gel Pen
Bells - C7, C5, C3, Blender

Owl -W7, W5, E57, E31
Beak and Feet - YR16, Y17, Y15
PRIZE ALERT ... We have hidden a fabulous prize of a $15 GIFT CERTIFICATE at one of the stops on today’s hop! We will draw the lucky winner from the comments left here and on today’s design team posts (listed below), so be sure to visit everyone and leave a comment at every stop to be entered into the draw.
Be sure to visit the Whimsy blog again tomorrow for the release day grand hop! Thanks so much for visiting today. Happy hopping!

Monday, 6 October 2014

Whimsy GDT - New Release Day 1


I am thrilled to join Whimsy Stamps as a guest designer this week to help showcase their October release! So without further ado …
Welcome to Day 1 of the Whimsy Stamps ... 
2014 Holiday Release - Part 2
A few weeks ago Whimsy Stamps released Part 1 of their 2014 Holiday Collection. Today, the DT and GDT are extremely excited to start sneak peeks for the second part of their 2014 Holiday Collection! Over the next 3 days, myself and the team will reveal 18 *BRAND NEW* red rubber stamps/stamp sets and 6 *BRAND NEW* coordinating die/die sets. They will be available to buy from the Whimsy Stamps store and selected Whimsy Stamps retailers on Wednesday. Whimsy is thrilled to welcome Stephanne Maraver, Vicki Parson, Denise Griffith, Me :-), Donna Rudy and Crissy Armstrong as Guest Designers for this release. Today we are excited to show you the brand new Art by Mi Ran, Crissy Armstrong and SC Design stamps and dies being released this month. For a full reveal of these stamps, hop on over to the Whimsy blog!  For today's project, I inked up ..... Art by Mi Ran - Warm Wishes


I've used a mixture of papers and ribbon from my stash and coloured her up with the following Copic Ciao
Skin - E33, E11, E21, E51, R20
Reds - E47,R59, R29, R27, R22
Greens - G99, YG67, YG63
Hair - E49, E47, E57, E37
Background - B12, B00

I've also added a few liquid pearls and Gold Ice Stickles

PRIZE ALERT ... We have hidden a fabulous prize of a $15 GIFT CERTIFICATE at one of the stops on today’s hop! We will draw the lucky winner from the comments left on today’s design team posts (listed below), so be sure to visit everyone and leave a comment at every stop to be entered into the draw.

Sunday, 28 September 2014

That Craft Place - Shabby Chic

Morning peeps.....hope your having a lovely weekend....today we have a brand new challenge starting over at That Craft Place and we'd like to see your "Shabby Chic" projects..

Here's mine :-)



This "Gorjuss" rubber stamp is called Ladybird....I've stamped her straight onto my DP's in Rich Cocoa memento ink.....the border is part of the stamp set and has been stamped with the same ink...the papers are "Simply Gorjuss" - neutral - and have a lovely vintage feel....ive added lots of little deatils with this...the hearts are from the same paper pack and i've added a little pearl peg, a "Gorjuss" bow and I've coloured a white rose with my PM's to match...the little paper butterflies are a MS punch...the papers have been roughed up with a distressing tool then added some diamond stickles...then finally i've added those beautiful pearl swirls...the image has been coloured with a mix of copic ciao and Promarkers and i love the different tones from the printed paper....Here's a list of the colours I've used :-)

Skin Tones - E33, E11, E21, E51, R20
Hair - E49, E47, E57
Grey's on dress - W7, W5, W3
Browns on dress - Shale, Tawny Owl, Tan

You'll find all these and much more at the TCP facebook shop

links of note

https://www.facebook.com/groups/756886094323719/ Ditzie Digi Design's inspiration 



I'd also like to enter the following challenges

Crafty Girls - Anything Goes
Crafting From The Heart - Anything Goes
Cute Card Thursday - Dies and Punches
Crafty Catz - Anything Goes / Birthday



Thanks for stopping by

Hugs Debs x



Thursday, 25 September 2014

The Sugar Bowl is back!!!

Whoop whoop...are we all excited to see the return of the Sugar Bowl... home of the Sugar Nellie challenges??....I'm especially excited as i'm joining the DT....eeeep!!!....


So myself and the other sweeties have been very busy creating some fabulouus projects to help inspire you..and the theme is "Anything Goes"...
1st prize is 4 digi's of your choice 
2nd prize is 2 digis of your choice
so all you need to do is create a project using a Sugar Nellie image...there are lots of gorgeous digi's and sweet rubber available over at Funky Kits...


I've used "Cherry Cupcake"



I've teamed her up with the Dovecraft "Tea House" papers and a sentiment from my stash and the gorgeous ribbon is from That Craft Place...all finished off with a few flat backed pearls and Diamond Stickles on the wings....she's coloured up with the following Copic Ciao and ProMarkers...

Skin - E33, E11, E21, E51, R20
Hair - E35, E49, YR23, E57, E47
Turquoise - BG09, BG15, BG34, G00
Pink - Burgandy, Antique Pink, Dusky Rose, Budding Rose(ltd)


I'd like to enter the following challenges

Crafting From The Heart - Anything Goes
Simon Says - Anything Goes
Stampavie - Birthdays
Papertake Weekly - Oh How Cute


Looking forward to seeing all your creations

Hugs Debs x


Monday, 15 September 2014

All Dressed Up - Favourite Colours

Afternoon crafty peeps :-).... It's challenge time over at All Dressed Up and this week it's nice and easy...we want you to create something with your favourite colour or colours....

I've coloured up the gorgeous Festival Lily


My favourite colour is turquoise and I've matched Lily with my most favouritist papers ever - MME  - Stella and Rose - Hattie ...I have about 6 sheets left in the pad and nearly cried when i cut into them..lol.....the flowers are from a couple of punches...which i think were from hobbycraft...and Lily is coloured with the following Copics

Skin - E33, E11, E21, E51, R20
Hair - E55, YR23, Y17, YR31
Dress - B39, BG09, BG15, BG34, G000 (usually use BG10 but it's ran out!!)
Butterflies - G000, BG34, YR31, Y17

I've also added a little sparkle with my clear star gelly roll pen 
Don't forget you must use an All Dressed Up image and there are a couple of freebies over on the challenge blog and in the facebook group to get you started :-)

Can't wait to see what you all create 

I'd also like to enter the following challenges

Pile It on - Flowers
Artistic Impressions - Anything Goes/ Add some bling
Crafting From The Heart - Anything Goes
Creatalicious - Flower Power
Hobby Book - Girly
Divas By Design - Anything Goes
Crafty Girls - Anything Goes


Hugs Debs x


Saturday, 13 September 2014

That Craft Place - Sentimental

Morning crafty peeps....we have a new challenge for you today over at That Craft Place and it's a nice easy one for you.... "Sentimental" ... just add a sentiment...see easy peasy :-)

I've coloured up the gorgeous Sugar Nellie rubber stamp "Delia" available from Funky Kits



As usual i've kept it all simple with just some added doodling....papers are yummy Prima Free Spirit from TCP...the sentiment is Kaisercraft...and I've added 3 flat backed gems for a little sparkle :-)

I've coloured Delia in the following Copic Ciao

Skin - E33, E11, E21, E51 and R20
Hair - E35, YR23, Y17, YR31
Dress -  Green - G07, G14, YG06, YG03
Dresss - Orange - YR07, YR16, Y17
Dress, Wings and grounding - Lilac -BV23, BV02, BV31

You'll find all these and much more at the TCP facebook shop

links of note

https://www.facebook.com/groups/756886094323719/ Ditzie Digi Design's inspiration 


I'd also like to enter the following challenges

Stamping Sensations - Things With Wings
Cute Card Thursday - Too Cute
Allsorts - Sugar and Spice

look forward to seeing what you guys create

Hugs Debs x

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