Monday 31 May 2010

winner of candy and a new name... ive decided to go with "Freckles Place"..looked into it and its not trademarked so hopefully normal service can i decided to give the candy to the person who made me Laugh the most :-)..

and thats....

scrappyjacky  - who said....

Oh about 'more freckles than you'!!!!!!

please email me with your details and i'll get them posted out :-)


Saturday 29 May 2010

Ive Lost My Identity :-(!!!

O Dear...seems ive been a naughty girl...apparantly a lady  trademarked the name "freckleface" back in 2005...

so there you have it cant call me freckleface anymore :-(

for now if you link anything back to me just put Debs
i feel a competition coming on :-)

so im gonna offer up a little candy to someone that can find me a suitable title for my blog and maybe a new nickname...i mean there are so many Debbie's out there ;-)
feel free to add this to your sidebar and leave me a comment with any ideas!!

Fre....oops...Debs x ;-)

Totally Gorjuss - Wings - Challenge 32

Good morning after a couple of very hectic weeks im back with my DT Card for Totally Gorjuss and this week we would like to see "Wings" on your creations..the team have some fabulous creations to inspire you so hop on over and join in the fun :-)
Im also entering the following Challenges
Just Magnolia - Hot n spicy

Image - Magnolia (courtesy of Kaylou  - cheers chick)
Papers - Stampin' Up
Sentiment - Pollycraft
Coloured with the following Promarkers
Skin - Ivory, Blush, Dusky Pink, Coral, Pastel Pink & a white gel pen
Hair - Henna, Cocoa, Cinnamon, Caramel
Clothes - Buttercup, Pastel Yellow, Tulip Yellow & the stripes - Canary, Gold, Tulip Yellow, Caramel,Cinnamon, Cocoa
Wings - Ivory,Buttercup, Caramel - fished with some stardust stickles

thanks for stopping by...
Debs x

Thursday 27 May 2010


WHOOP WHOOP!!!...can you believe it..ive been offered another DT position by the super talented Sarah Hurley...her new craft CD-ROM, Woodland Whimsies, will be launching on the Create and Craft channel on 17th June at 12 noon - I hope you will tune in and show your support!!
I can scarcely believe my luck and cant wait to get started...

she's also looking for a few more peeps to join the can check out the details here

and heres me :-)

LOTV 3day Candy!!

Tuesday 1st June is the date for the fabulous new release from Lili of the Valley, there are 12 new designs – 4 Dressing Up Girls, 4 Boys, 2 Babies and 2 Get Well Designs, they will also be reducing Overseas Postage to £3.50 and orders of £25 will get free shipping from 1st June. As an extra special promotion the LOTV's Challenge Blog are giving away a whole set of the new release to offer as candy to one of their lovely followers, this candy is open from Thursday 27th May until Midnight on Saturday 29th May so you only have 3 days girlies.

Tuesday 25 May 2010

Passion for Promarkers Birthday Celebrations and EEEEK..EXCITING NEWS :-)

So today sees the first birthday of the  Passion for Promarkers challenge blog and boy have they got some serious prizes up for grabs!!!
just check this little lot out!!!

Joanna Sheen - £50 worth of Joanna Sheen branded stamps

Sugar Nellie - Complete set of 6 Mary Hall - Fairies stamps 

Secret Crafter - collection of Secret Crafter Manga stamps

Letraset - complete set of 148 Promarkers

Just Tracys - this set of Olivers Orchard stamps

The Craft Garden - £10 Gift certificate

Emma (DT member) - 5x Ronnie , digital images

Whiff of Joy - Little Doctor & Little Nurse stamps from the Get Well Collection

for your chance to win head on over  and check out this weeks challenge...

and the exciting news?!

can't believe i have kept it secret for soooo long!!!
i was sure i would explode!!

so without further ado....

....I've only been asked to join their seriously talented Design Team...hahaha...what's THAT about??!!
im sure before long they'll realise the mistake they've for now here's my first official DT card
please be gentle  :-)

Image - WOJ
Papers are Stampin' up
Flowers - stash and wild orchid crafts
Coloured with the following promarkers
Skin - Ivory, Blush, Dusky Pink, Pastel Pink
Top - Ivory, Vanilla, Saffron
Trousers - Caramel, Cinnamon, Cocoa, Henna
Hair - Vanilla, Sandstone, Caramel, Cinnamon
Shoes - Cinnamon, Cocoa, Henna
Basket and Flowers - Tan, Cinnamon, Vanilla, Saffron, Pear Green
Scarf and Bow - Caramel, Cocoa, Saffron
Details with Glossy accent

Phew.....what a long post!!!

Im also entering it in the  LOTV challenge which is the fabulous sketch ive used :-)

Monday 24 May 2010

No Card..Just Apologies.....

No Card ....YET...sorry!!!...but watch this space ;-)
Firstly thankyou to everyone who sent birthday cards and wishes ...they much appreciated...
and secondly thought i'd share a couple of pictures of my beautiful sister..she got married in Cyprus and unfortunately i couldnt go but she had  a BIG party Saturday so ive hardly been sober!!

back tomorrow..WITH A CARD!!!...
Debs x

Saturday 15 May 2010

round and round.....totally gorjuss challenge 30

Good morning!!...time for another challenge over at Totally Gorjuss ...this week the theme is "round and round" so we want to see circles somewhere on your creations :-)
I've used some of my gorgeous new magnolia papers and teamed them with this fabulous digi by Mo Manning...ive coloured with promarkers and she's had the stickles treatment (stardust) her wings to add some sparkle..ive also added glossy accent to the bubbles...hope you'll come join in the fun...
im also entering her into a couple of other challenges...
Papertake Weekly Challenge - shiny/sparkly, special
Stamp Something - Celebrate Something
thanks for stopping by and have a fabulous weekend...Debs x

Thursday 13 May 2010

I ♥ ProMarkers and more....

Ayup :-)...back with another quick make ...i coloured this little chap from LOTV a few weeks ago and wasnt sure what to do with him..then i saw this fabby sketch over at I ♥ ProMarkers  and thought ..mmm..ive teamed him up with some of my new Stampin' up papers (double sided) and the sentiment is from my C.C. Designs spring kit...ive coloured with promarkers and added a little glossy accent...hope you also entering him to these challenges... Cute Card Thursday - someone special  and Stampavie and More - pink
now for tea then back to the grind ;-)
Debs x

Wednesday 12 May 2010

boyz to men....

Hiya!!..just a quickie (ive soooo much to do!!!)...thought id share a couple of my orders seeing as they fitted a few challenges ;-)
they are pretty simple but they are also "man" cards so i dont think they needed to be too fussy..
both are coloured with promarkers..papers are K&Co and Trimcraft ribbon and button are from my stash ..
cards for men - outdoors
stampin' for the weekend - a card for a male
cute card thursday - boyz to men

thanks for stopping by....Debs x

Saturday 8 May 2010

Totally Gorjuss Challenge 29 - pink and green

Morning (just)'s time for another challenge over at Totally Gorjuss ...and this week we have a colour combo of pink and green...we figured it would brighten your day - seeing as we've been having some really rubbish weather!! usual the rest of the DT have some gorgeous creations for you to check out :-)
ive used my new sugar nellie stamp, K&Co papers, stardust stickles and of course my promarkers...i will try an add the colours later..i mean i did make the effort this week to write them down but the PC is downstairs and i really cant be bothered to go up two flights of stairs to fetch them...very lazy i know - but it is the weekend!!! the big bow does look better IRL but hasn't photographed very well so you'l just have to trust me :-)...
hope you'l all join us again this week
Debs x

P.S....Candy has now been posted!!...sorry girlies for the delay :-)

Friday 7 May 2010

Tilda says it with flowers ....

Hiya!! :-)...missed me ?!..probably have been MEGA busy all week..mostly with card orders - im booked up know for the month...but i did manage to steal a little time to colour this little lady in :-)..i promise the card looks better IRL...with all the stickles on the distressed edges...wasnt sure i'd have time to post her..but Dan has taken Casey to A&E as it looks like he may have broken his finger at school - not that we knew about it til he got home - if it is broken there will be big trouble i can tell you!!!! - so here i point dragging both kids there..but i digress :-)'s my entry for two challenges... Passion For Promarkers where this week the theme is "gratitude" and also Crafty Card Makers - Distressing..ive coloured with promarkers and the papers are K& are from Wild Orchid Crafts and the sentiment was a free digi :-)..thanks for stopping by..Debs

ooh quick update..they just got back and it is broken..hope Dan calms down over the weekend!!

Monday 3 May 2010

Ok no card today..just evidence that i really sat next to Ade what was the most surreal night/morning!!..yes we didnt get in until 4:30!!!
so..Hubby's band..well i say band it's him and Scott and sometimes Alan...were invited to play the aftershow party for Wath folk we winged free tickets to watch the show..and the headline act was "the bad shepherds" - Ade's band...and they were we moved on to the aftershow gig..we saw them sat in a corner quietly eating pizza and Scott went over to ask them to sign his thing they had asked them to fetch their gear round and give them a performance..i seized my opportunity and plonked myself next to Ade..shamefull i know ..but then he kept asking me stuff..and i was so shy...i went all "i carried a watermelon" on him and just babbled..but as you can see thats me in the white top :-)...watching the lads play...i should give a shameless plug here too and mention they are called "the Barsteward Son's Of Val Doonican"..they have a web page and several song on you tube if you want to check them out!!..i highly recomend "falsh"..but steer clear of the gerbil song if you are easily offended!!! have been WARNED!!!

Saturday 1 May 2010

Crafty Sentiments

Just a entry to the Crafty Sentiments challenge..where they have a fabby sketch to follow :-)..they are also having a blog hop so why not pop over..but be quick - it finishes tomorrow!!

Image - C.C.Designs
papers are PM i think
coloured with promarkers :-)

Candy Winner


firstly thankyou to everyone who entered and for all the lovely comments you left....but i wont waffle on too much although i must say im rather proud of the fact i managed to do a piccy of the random thingy as its not just the screen shot in windows vista..grr

so the winner of all this gorgeous stuff is

drum roll please......

congratulations Lindsey.... its you!!
please email me with your details and ill get it posted out asap :-)

now as i mentioned in my candy post i was fast approaching 10,000 which i have smashed so thankyou very much everyone for your continued support
to celebrate i am offering a little something extra
this sweet little guy from LOTV :-)

isnt he adorable
i have decided that so many of you wonderful people took the time and effort to comment that i would chose one of you guys...

and the lucky winner is ....

thats you Suzanne

here's what Suzanne had to say....

wow this is the best sort of candy! its my wedding anniversary on 1st may, could it be my lucky day lol my fingers are crossed! thanks for the chance to win. 

woo hoo happy wedding anniversary hon..please email me your details and ill pop him in the post :-)

i will redraw the prizes next saturday if they have not been claimed
thanks to all that have taken part
you can email me at
Debs x

By The Cute And Girly - May Makes...

Wow..i can hardly believe's the 1st of May already!!...where on earth is the year going???..i hope everyone has lots of lovely things planned for the BH weekend..Dan is gigging again this weekend and im quite excited as they are playing the aftershow party for Ade Edmondsons band - The Bad shepherds - at a folk festival sunday night doubt ill be too starstruck to my projects...this month over at By The Cute And Girly ...we had some fabulous creations last month and i hope youll join us again for this months challenge which is "Celebration"...ive opted for a birthday card with a lovely digi image provided by stitchy stamps...and ive also used one of mo's didgi's to create a hanging gift box (ive place a link to the tutorial in my sidebar)..its the first time ive made one and my friend loved it..i got her fave wine, chocolate and a gift voucher for her birthday :-)..please pop on over and check out my fabulous teamies work ... im also going to link mine to some other challenges beneath each piccy...

For my card i have used PM capsule papers which have been distressed ..ive then added some stickle around the edges and to the tips of her wings and flowers in her hair..i then went over this with some glossy accents..the flowers are from mt stash and ive coloured stitchy's fab image with promarkers
im entering my card over at creatlicious challenge - something with wings and flowers

for the box i followed the template using a metalic brown card stock then added some K&Co papers which i have also distressed..ive punched and layered the flowers and added some flat back PM pearls and of course a little glossy aceent to her shoes..again ive added stickles to the distressed edges
and id like to enter my hanging gift box in the following challenges
Fussy and Fancy - birthday with a swet treat (hope the choccy counts)
digital tuesday Challenge - anything but a card and mo's fabby digi image
A Spoonfull of Sugar - 3D something
Quixotic - How Distressing

thanks for stopping by and ill be back later to announce the winner of my candy.....Debs x


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