Tuesday, 21 December 2010

Passion For ProMarkers Mega Challenge Part 2....

Morning bloggers...i'm back with my card for the second part of our mega Christmas challenge at Passion For Promarkers The challenge runs until the 4th January when team 1 return and us girlies on team 2 have a 6 month break :0)...so onto my card...

the papers are basic grey and have been distressed and stickled....swirls are a Marriane die and the flowers are my EK retro punch..the border punch is MS, Sentiment is a digi from Pollycraft and of course i've coloured with ProMarkers....i adore this image..there is a set of 4 available in both rubber and digi from Debs Creations and this one is called "Ally and Beeble"...Debs is also having a DT Call at the moment which is open until Dec 31st :0)

im also entering the following challenges...

CES Challenge - Anything Goes
Allsorts Challenge - Anything Goes
Digital Tuesday - Let's Celebrate
Papertake Weekly - Anything Goes
Creative Craft Challenge - Anything Goes
so..i'm off for a little break now but will be back in the new year so thank you for all your support and comments and wishing you all a very merry Christmas..
Debs x

Thursday, 16 December 2010

Digital Delights Inspiration.....

Hiya!!...hope your all ready for christmas!?...at the moment i am forever picking baubles up as my kittens seem to think the tree is a playground and Leela has taken to climbing up the middle and knocking them off from the inside...she is such a naughty kitty!!

my parents have now arrived from Cyprus so my crafty time is very limited ..ive only one more DT project to share next week as we are all on christmas breaks now..but normal service will resume in the new year :0)...i don't think Dan feels this is necessarily a bad thing....but i misss my stuff :0(....so.....

Today im sharing another of the new release Little Dumplings from Digital Delights by Louby Loo...as i mentioned we have had a bit of a baby boom here of late and this was for my friend Hazel who had Lilly Kathryn last Tuesday the same day as my sis :0)..(btw Ryan is just gorgeous).......

ive also used the bow from the accessory pack to make her more girly...the papers are Trimcraft - Back to Basics ....coloured with ProMarkers...and everything else is from my stash :0)....so thats me done ..my post is scheduled for next week..if i get chance ill pop round and say hi..but for now im gonna get the kids ready for school then im offto work..and tonight i'm going to see Simply Red on their farewell tour....real excited :0)

Debs x

Thursday, 9 December 2010

Digital Delights DT Inspiration...

Hiya...today i have another Card to share using one of the new Release from Digital Delights by Louby Loo..."Little Dumpling with Stork"...we have had a bit of a baby boom here of late so these images have been just perfect!!..My Sister has finally had my little Nephew Ryan...weighing in at 10lb 1oz....bless her..she's only teeny tiny!!.....

ive kept it pretty simple again and this time ive used one of the new sentiments too....not too happy with the pic though it looks much better IRL...honest!!..well thats it for me til next week..must get back on with the house work!!...but before i go..a little picture the proud parents sent me..ill add more when i take some but i still have manflu at the mo :0(

Debs x

Tuesday, 7 December 2010

One For the Boys....

So...i have a severe case of man flu and my kittens have attacked the Christmas tree..so the lights don't work and there are baubles everywhere!!..but still i figured i'd share this card..just a quick one that i made for my friend at work....hope you likey...im off to take more tablets and try to make myself human again as its our works Christmas Dinner today..don't reckon i'll taste much of it though......

the image is Veronica Case..i've coloured this before but i'm much happier with her skirt this time!!...i have of course coloured with ProMarkers....and because its a mans card i've kept it simple :0)

thanks for stopping by

Debs x

Passion For ProMarkers Mega Challenge

Good morning crafters, we hope you are surviving the very cold weather we’re having at the moment.  It’s definitely the perfect weather for staying indoors and crafting!!  If unfortunately you do have to venture outside make sure you wrap up warm and take care on the icy roads and pavements!
We would like to stay a massive thank you for all your support for our blog hop and special challenge over the past 2 weeks.  It has been wonderful to visit all your blogs and see the fantastic talent and creativity around in blogland!  You certainly made it a blog hop to remember.  Please check back later this evening to find out if you are one of our lucky winners.  As we stated at the start of the challenge we unfortunately won’t be choosing any top 5 passionista as we will be too busy sorting out all the prize winners – I’m sure you’ll understand. 
Following on from our blog hop & special challenge we now have a Mega Christmas challenge for you which will last until January 4th 2011.  I’m sure you’ll agree that the design team deserve a little break to catch up on their last minute gifts and cards.  However to make up for the lack of challenges we again have some magnificent prizes up for grabs. 
Our theme for the Mega Christmas challenge is a nice easy one “anything goes”, just remember to use your promarkers or aqua markers to be eligible for our prizes.  Don’t forget you can enter as many times as you like and combine with any other challenges. 
So now for the exciting bit – the prizes! 
Letraset are generously offering a set of 40 promarkers in specific craft colours stored in two promarker wallets – fab eh!
letraset promarker logo
Simon Says Stamp are generously offering 3 x $10.00 gift certificates to their online store!
Just Tracy’s are generously offering a variety of prizes including 3 promarkers, a memento ink pad, 10 sheets of suitable smooth white paper and a stamp from their own range
JUst Tracys New Look 
Whiff of Joy Stamps are generously offering 1 stamp of winner’s choice
Whiff of Joy
Some Odd Girls are offering 3 digi images of the winner’s choice
if that wasn’t enough - they are also offering a 25% discount to everyone on any order placed on their site during the challenge period using code PRO25 (excluding sale items)!!
some odd girl logo

because its a long challenge you wont get to see my make for a couple of weeks as this week team 1 have worked their magic and team 2 are back in 2 weeks time with their inspiration...but please hop over and show some love :0)

Debs x

Saturday, 4 December 2010

Doh..Forgot the Friday Freebie

So Sorry peeps...i got buried under a pile of ironing yesterday and completely forgot to post the  Friday Freebie  so hop on over to the Digital Delights store and snag yourself this cute reindeer, also check out the new  releases  launched yesterday :0)

thanks for stopping by...back to tackling the kids rooms now....

Debs x

Friday, 3 December 2010

Wags n Whiskers - Snowflakes

Morning...well it's time for another challenge at Wags n Whiskers...this week Sharon chose a very apt theme of "Snowflakes"..lol...ive used the gorgeous Angelica and she is available to purchase here ....now this is a little bit of a different colour combo from me but i think it works....

papers are Dovecraft - Let It Snow, snowflakes are a mix of Marriane dies, white glitter Docrafts peel offs and smaal punch...Let it Snow sentiment is LOTV, Christmas Time stamp is Cats Life Press..ribbon and jewels are from my stash, ive distressed the edges and used Icicle Stickles...ive coloured with ProMarkers in coolgreys 1-5....

as always  one random participant will win a
Wags 'n Whiskers Rubber stamp of their choice.
And any entry using a Wags 'n Whiskers image on their card will be entered into a drawing for a free WnW Digital stamp of your choice!!
Therefore, anyone who uses a Wags 'n Whiskers image will be entered into both prizes of a rubber stamp and a digital stamp!!

im also entering the following challenges

ABC - I is for Ice and Snow
Allsorts - Monochrome
Colour Create - Grey, green & White (a real challenge thanks)
Ladybird Crafts Ink - Colour wheel - dont think ive made a green card before!! (my favs are purples and pinks)

finally a couple of piccies of our street :0)

thanks for stopping by...
Debs x

Thursday, 2 December 2010

Digital Delights - New release

The December new releases have arrived at Digital Delights by Louby Loo! This months releases are designed for new beginnings; homes, babies, cars and even the New Year!....seeing as everyone seems to be having babies (no nephew yet..he's staying nice and warm away from the snow)...i've opted to use "little Dumpling In Pram "....you can purchase a separate accessory pack with a rattle, train,teddy and even a bow so you can change the image to make it suitable for a girl too....

i love to keep my baby cards pretty simple and all ive used is a cuttle bug folder and some gingham ribbon...and ive coloured with promarkers....not sure where i got the sentiment stamp from.....and please hop over to the rest of the team to check out all the new release images

i would also like to enter it in the following challenge...
Crafty Sentiments - New Beginnings
thanks for stopping by..another snow day and maybe a little crafting is in order ;-)

Debs x

Wednesday, 1 December 2010

By The Cute And Girly - December Challenge - Children

Hiya..me again..almost finished all the DT stuff..then just a couple more orders to finish up :0).....and can you believe it's the first of December... which means it's time for another challenge at By The Cute And Girly...and this month the fabby Debby has chosen the theme of "Children".....we were lucky enough to work with some digi images from Fred She Said..so i made this shaker card (my first ever!!) with Mermaid Emma and accessories...

the papers have been sprayed with glimmer mist and everything else has had the stardust stickle treatment..perfect for any little girl me thinks!! :0)

i would also like to enter this into the Fab 'n' Funky Challenge - Birthdays

ive also made this..fingers crossed my nephew makes and appearance by Christmas!!

thanks for stopping by....hope you'll pop over and share some love with the rest of the DT and check out their fabby creations....

As always we have our regular monthly sponsors and we also have a new digital sponsor this month, Fred She Said! who also gave the design team some of her fab images to use on their projects.

So what's up for grabs this month??

Prize 1: $20 gift certificate from Simon Says Stamp.

Prize 2: £10 gift certificate from Joanna Sheen

Prize 3: $15 gift certificate to spend at Little Snippets 

Prize 4: $20 gift voucher to spend at Fred She Said


Debs x

Friday, 26 November 2010

Wags n Whiskers - bag, box or tag...

So...are you sick of me yet??!!...lol...another week has passed me by..will i ever catch up with the housework??!!...hope so it's only 2 weeks until my parents leave sunny Cyprus and come to stay for christmas!!....but it's almost time for a little break so after next week if im not round too much it's probably because my massive pile of ironing has collapsed and buried me...if im not back by the new year send in the rescue dogs :0)....anyways..onto this weeks challenge at Wags n Whiskers where this week we want to see your bags, boxes and tags....

ive used Nichola and she is available to buy in rubber here ..the box is a template that Kaylou directed me to and can be found here and it was incredibly quick and easy to make :0)....

as always  one random participant will win a
Wags 'n Whiskers Rubber stamp of their choice.
And any entry using a Wags 'n Whiskers image on their card will be entered into a drawing for a free WnW Digital stamp of your choice!!
Therefore, anyone who uses a Wags 'n Whiskers image will be entered into both prizes of a rubber stamp and a digital stamp!!

thanks for stopping by...
Debs x

Thursday, 25 November 2010

Digital Delights DT Card

Crikey..ive had such a busy week!!...DT work....card orders...still lots to finish up too!!...and its December next week!!..so today i have another Digital Delights card to share :0)..this little chap is called "Christmas Bongo"

and he's available to buy now from the  Digital Delights shop :0)

ive coloured with Promarkers and the papers were another gift from Kaylou..(cheers chick)...ribbon and buttons are from my stash ....

thanks again for stopping by...

Debs x

Wednesday, 24 November 2010

WOYWW and lots of cards!!!

Hiya..im a bit late with this as my camera battery was flat this morning!!....but figured i'd join in again with WOYWW...and im afraid the workdesk is just as messy as last week :0)...i'm not holding out for it to get any better either :0) at the moment im making a gift box..just need to decide which image im going to use......

last week i had a big pile of cards i was finishing off for a friend at work to send to her family in mexico..i dont normally share orders i do but figured whilst your here it would be rude not to!!...so here goes...i also want to point out that there was to be minimal embellies etc due to the weight/cost of sending them...ill add any challenges they fit under each card....

 ABC Challenge - I is for Ice and Snow
Crafts And Me Challenge - Dreaming of A White Christmas
Simon Says - Let it Snow
Digital Tuesday - Let it Snow
 Creative Inspirations - Red, Green and Gold
 Paper Sundaes - Sketch
Cards For Men - Christmas Cards

 I ♥ ProMarkers challenge - Anything goes with a bit of sparkle

Papertake Weekly - Cut it out (MS Border Punch)

A Spoon Full Of Sugar - Anything Goes
Fussy And Fancy - Christmas without Red or Green

Tuesday, 23 November 2010

Passion for ProMarkers Blog Hop......


Over at Passion for ProMarkers challenge this week we are celebrating the change of design teams with a blog hop.....I’m sure you are as excited as we are as there are lots of lovely goodies up for grabs!!.. :0)  
We also have a few new faces on the design team so I hope you will leave them a nice comment to welcome them..... 
Firstly if you’ve arrived here from  Caryn's blog  then you are in the right place, if not return to the challenge blog and start your hop again.  Our blog hop challenge will last for 2 weeks so you have plenty of time to enter your card (or cards) and hop around the whole design team. 
Our challenge theme for the next two weeks is “old & new” i.e. a brand new stamp/digi with old papers etc.....as for me ive used my new magnolia papers which i just love!!...and i've used an old Magnolia Stamp.....:0).....don’t forget to use your promarkers or aqua markers to be included in our prize draw....
so here's my card ..... 

As you’ve read on the challenge blog the design team are also offering some candy of their own, so please leave me a comment on this post and I will randomly draw a winner for a promarker prize courtesy of Letraset. 
You also have a “mystery word” to find and my contribution is the letter “I”.  Make a note of my letter and then proceed to Denise for the next part of the hop.  If you get lost on the hop at all just return to the challenge blog for full directions. 

So what fabulous prizes do we have up for grabs for our blog hop challenge???....

Letraset are offering a full set of Aqua Markers to one lucky winner *woohoo*.
letraset promarker logo
Wendy at The Secret Crafter is offering a Basic Grey ‘Oliver’ paper pad
Secret crafter
Emma at Crafty Emma’s Store is offering a 12 pack of Aqua Markers
Crafty Emma's store new logo
Sally-Ann from DigiStamp Boutique is offering 6 digi images from her shop
DigiStamp Boutique logo
I hope you will be able to join in with our challenge and also have fun taking part in our blog hop.  Don’t forget you need to “hop” on over to Denise now and leave her a comment and collect your next “mystery” letter.  Have fun and good luck!

Debs x

Monday, 22 November 2010

Baby, Baby!!

Hiya..so this is one of many baby cards i will be making over the coming weeks!!...my sisters baby is due at the weekend..2 of my friends are due too and im just waiting to find out if Kaylou's sister has had a pink or a blue one!!...some of you may have noticed this on my WOYWW last week and its all finshed up now :0)..so here it is along with matching gift box....

ive no idea what the papers are they were from my local craft shop ages ago along with the ribbon...ive faux stitched around the papers with white gel pen...image is LOTV with just a few stardust stickles...ive used a lacey border punch too for the box lid to make it even more girly :0)....hope you likey...

im also entering the following challenges.....
Crafty Cardmakers - Containers/Fancy Envelopes
CES Challenge - Lovely Lace (hope the punch counts??)
Charisma Cardz - Challenge - Baby's

Friday, 19 November 2010

Friday Freebie at Digital Delights

It's Friday Freebie time!!.....Just Visit DIGITAL DELIGHTS by LOUBY LOO SHOP and click on the Freebie section to pick up this fab freebie.....STUCK UP THE CHIMNEY SANTA 

Every week we will have a character, accessory or sentiment designed to compliment many of our images....and if you missed last weeks don't worry its now available to buy :0)

Debs x

Wags n Whiskers - Lavender and Lace

oooh..four days in a row!!..bet your all sick of me..lol....(and my work desk isnt any tidier!!)... this time im sharing my card for this weeks Wags n Whiskers challenge....dont for get that we have some new challenges rules and that we have now opened up the challenges to ALL stamps!! 
This weeks theme was set by the lovely Vicky...and she has set the theme "Lavender and Lace"....i must admit it was nice NOT making a christmas card :0)......

ive used one of the recently released fairies and she is called "Lacey" and is available in rubber here....the papers are PM Capsule Collection....i embossed and sanded some core'dinations white wash card to add a little texture..ive also used my EK Retro Flower punches and MS Border Punch...all finished off with stickles and a few flat back pearls..there is some lace there too running through the middle...and ive coloured my image with promarkers..

and this weeks prize???....
one random participant will win a
Wags 'n Whiskers Rubber stamp of their choice.
And any entry using a Wags 'n Whiskers image on their card will be entered into a drawing for a free WnW Digital stamp of your choice!!
Therefore, anyone who uses a Wags 'n Whiskers image will be entered into both prizes of a rubber stamp and a digital stamp!!

ive also managed to tie this into a few challenges....
Stampavie and More - Monochrome


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