Saturday, 26 February 2011

Paper Piecing at The Sugar Bowl

Howdy doody!!..just a quickie from me today it's my entry to The Sugar Bowl )and SN facebook (paper piecing) challenges....

so i followed the sketch at The Sugar Bowl where the optional theme is to keep it Clean & Simple...




papers are MME..coloured with promarkers and ive used the gorgeous Simply Sassy - Spread your Wings...available at Funky Kits ....

i'm also entering it in th e following challenges
Totally Paper Crafts - Paper Piecing
Fussy and Fancy - Paper Piecing

thanks for stopping by

hugs Debs x

Tuesday, 22 February 2011

A Couple of Quick Man Cards....

Just a quickie from me today and two male birthday cards i made for an order....
first up is the fabulous Mae Western from Kenny K...ive distressed the papers and added platinum stickles...ive kept it very simple just adding a star punch and some twine :0)



and next up is a Veronica Case image again keeping it simple with just a little faux stitching...


both have been coloured with Promarkers and i would like to enter the following challenges....

Passion For ProMarkers - One for the Boys
Paper Sundaes - Masculine Colours
Crafty Catz - One for the Men
Totally PaperCrafts - Do it with Digi's
A Spoonful of Sugar - Birthday Wishes

i'm also entering the top one into the copics/promarker challenge over at The Outlawz where they are having a weeklong hoedown


thanks for stopping by :0)
hugs
Debs x

Sunday, 20 February 2011

DD's Birthday Card...

So..it's Milly Moo's birthday on Tuesday (8 going on 18) and as usual i had very specific orders from her...she chose the image and the colour scheme and has been overseeing my work to make sure it's up to scratch!! ...and here's the finished result...:0)



apologies for the dodgy angle but i kept getting a loy of flare from all the stickles (stardust of course..lol)

and obligatory close up...again a little wonky :0)


the papers are new..First Edition Premium - Love letters...they've all benn distressed and stickled...ive also used a MS lace heart border punch..ribbon from my stash and flowers, pins etc are from Wild Orchid Crafts...the leaf punch is a lso MS and ive coloured this  Sweet Pea - Ching-Chou Kuik - Spring Luna Stamp with ProMarkers...and again picked areas out with stardust stickles....

and i'd like to enter the following Challenges....

Wild Orchid - Sketch
Cute Card Thursday - Shiny happy cards - Charm, stickles...
Crafts 4 Eternity - Hearts, Glitter, Pins
One Stop Craft Challenge - Birthday Card (DD's)
Make it Colourful - Smooth colouring gradients (my first time entering this and very scary!!)
Bunny Zoe's - Flowers

  

thanks for stopping by...hugs Debs x

Friday, 18 February 2011

Wags n Whiskers - Use Your Punches

Morning...back again...this time with our new challenge over at Wags n Whiskers ...this week Darlene has challenged us to use our punches :0)..so a nice easy one....


ive used Tiny Dancer for the first time and i must say she was a joy to colour ...you can purchase her in both digi and rubber..here ......and a close up...


now unfortunately the sentiment didnt print quite right but i didnt have time to do anything about it before this post ....the papers are again Tea House from dovecraft..yummy...wasnt sure about the butterfly but its stuck down now so hey ho!!...and ive used my MS border punch , leaf punch and EK Retro Flower punches theres also a smaller leaf which i think is hobby craft....all finished off with a few pearls and plenty of stardust stickles..and of course she's coloured with Promarkers... :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, 17 February 2011

Bling It On!!!!

just a little announcement..
whoop whoop...doing another happy dance :0)..i'm delighted to be joining


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so make sure you come join us and check out our launch and very first challenge on March 1st!! ..when the new design team will have some fabulous inspiration for you..:0)




hugs Debs x

A couple of cards..

Hiya...feeling a little better today so managed to get a couple more cards finished up.. these are for Kaylou's eldest 2 who share a birthday on Saturday...but ive managed to fit a few challenges in along the way :0)




ive used some yummy new papers by dove craft called Tea house which i thought went perfectly with this sweet LOTV image :0) ive used loads of stardust stickles and promarkers...the sentiment is also LOTV and the flowers are from Wild Orchid Crafts..:0).. i followed the sketch over at Stamp With Fun...and it also fits the following challenges..
Papertake Weekly - putting on the glitz - stickles
Fussy And Fancy - Sweet Treats

next up i had a go at a twisted easel card and played with my aqua markers again...it was a bit of a pain to photograph though...





again i have more new papers...First Edition - Dessert Blooms..and the image is a gorgeous SN Simply Sassy -Luv a Latte..it's the first time i've inked her up :0)....the swirly bit is part of a larger one which ive chopped up and was from Joanna sheen but other than that ive kept this pretty simple..hope you likey

and im entering the following challenges..
Sketch N Stash - Sketch, new papers and stamp
Passion For Promarkers - Coffee and Cream..ok a little pink crept in ..sorry..you can chuck me out if you like..lol
Paper Sundaes - choose your toppings - Lace, Flowers, Distressing..and a ickle bit of pink..
The ABC Challenge - old fashioned - pearls, lace and distressing
Truly Scrumptious - Swirls and Pearls
Creative Inspirations -Plain and Simple

and thats it folks!!..
thanks for stopping by
hugs
Debs x

Wednesday, 16 February 2011

Man Fluenza...

hi guys..well it's silly o clock in the morning and i cant sleep because of this rotten man flu :0(...so figured i'd share a couple of my recent orders..not something i often do but just wanted to prove despite feeling like death i've managed to do a little crafting..lucky for me they wanted things pretty simple..so dont look too closely :0)..






and finally another diary for my friend at work :0)



i'll be back with some DT stuff later in the week..but thanks for stopping by..

Hugs
Debs x

Friday, 4 February 2011

Wags n Whiskers - Sketch

Morning...back again...this time with our new challenge over at Wags n Whiskers ...this week we have a fabby sketch to follow.... 


...ive stamped up Lacey and she is available to purchase here and the good new's is that all the fairies are also now available as digi's :0)....so..the papers are old ones that i dug out i think they are trimcraft?....ive used my MS border punch and added some ribbon from my stash...coloured with ProMarkers with a few stickles for her wings....



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, 3 February 2011

Doing a Happy dance .. :0)

yay..i can finally announce that im now part of the talented DT over at Deb's Creations ...whoop whoop :0)...and this is my first project using "The Larakins" from the Emerald Faeries range over at Deb's Store...there's normally another little fairy hanging on but i had to chop him off to fit on the box....(it was painless honest!!)..this week Deb Challenged us to create a fry box..a first for me and i found a really simple template here...
hope you likey :0)




not sure on the papers but ive used my Marrainne Swirly Flourish Die and MS leaf punch..then added a few flowers, flat back pearls and stickles...the image is coloured with ProMarkers

i'm also entering the following challenges
I Love Promarkers - Anything goes
Sarah Hurley Challenges - Die Cuts
My Time To Craft - flourishes
thanks for stopping by

hugs
Debs x

Tuesday, 1 February 2011

DT CALL.....

Morning...no card today ...but i thought i'd let you know of a few DT Calls....

first up as you know i co-run Messy's Mini Missions with my bestest Kaylou and we are looking for two talented children to join our team...details can be found on todays challenge post .


also the super sweet Melly is looking for DT members to join her team at Dream Valley Challenges 
and finally 
there is a new monthly challenge starting up called Bling it On..who are also on the search for a Design Team..

hugs Debs x

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