Wednesday 14 December 2011

sugar bowl entry number 5....just!!

Just over 2 hours left to get your entries in to "The Sugar Bowl"'s my final effort :0)...I've used "those" scrummy papers again and the "Puss In Boots" stamp as i just love it so..I've flipped and rotated Cathy's sketch..hope you likey :0)

I've used flex and Promarkers to colour and added details with my gel pen..and I've tried to add fur to the putty cat..not sure how successful that was though.....

thanks again for stopping by
hugs Debs

Monday 12 December 2011

just a quickie :0)

Evening bloggers..just a quick post with another Christmas card :0)...

I love these papers but my favourite thing is the ribbon..and I've none left *sobs..hope my local craft shop get's some more.....I've distressed and stickled the edges and followed the sketch over at The Sugar Bowl (again!!)...the image is Sugar Nellie and she's called "Hello Little Robin" and is available from Funky Kits..she's coloured with Flex and Promarkers :0)...

I would like to enter the following challenges..
Creative Card Crew - Tis The Season
Sweet Stamin' Challenge - Things With Wings
Paper Sundaes - Anything Christmas

thanks for stopping by
Hugs Debs x

Sunday 11 December 2011

My First Dream Valley DT Card..And A Winner!!

Morning....:0)..I'm so excited to be sharing my first DT card as part of the Dream Valley Challenges team :0)..and we have a  nice and easy theme for you...

these yummy papers were also from some 12" x 12" papers possibly Bo Bunny??...again I've distressed and stickled all the edges and added ribbon from my stash and a few pearls ..the image is another super sweet Sugar Nellie stamp "Puss In Boots" and is available from Funky Kits...I've coloured with Promarkers..

I would like to enter the following challenges..
Colour Create - Red, White and Green
Papertake Weekly - Anything Goes
Cute Card Thursday - Anything Goes
CES Challenge - A traditional Christmas
One Stop Craft Challenge - Traditional Colours

so i popped everyone's name in hat and  the winner of my candy is.....Kym from Kym's Creations

please drop me an email with your details and i'll get it posted out :0)

thanks for stopping by and be sure to check out the rest of the super talented DT's gorgeous Christmas creations :0)
Hugs Debs x

Saturday 10 December 2011

A Very Sparkly Christmas......#2

OMG i am so in love with these papers..they are just so lush and super sparkly :0)'s a shame to cut into them really..i think i may have to buy more just to stroke lol...anyway here's my second special family card :0)

i've again used a super sweet SN stamp..she's called "Furry Friends" and is available from Funky Kits

I've followed Cathy's sketch (again) over at The Sugar Bowl and distressed the edges of my papers and added platinum stickles..for the large snowflakes I've used a Marianne die a small punch from hobbycraft and finished with flatback pearls...the ribbon is from my stash... hope you likey :0)

I would like to enter the following challenges...

Simon Says Stamp - Christmas Photo Inspiration
Saturday Challenge - Creatures Great And Small
Totally Gorjuss - Let It Snow
Allsorts Challenge - Use Two Colours
Stampalot Challenge - Bingo - Pearls, Stickles, Ribbon

and don't forget you have one more day to join in my mini candy

thanks for stopping by

Debs x

Friday 9 December 2011

A Very Sparkly Christmas......

Howdy Doody :0)..well... most of my orders are out of the way now... so I've finally started on my own Christmas cards!!..i only make half a dozen special cards so hopefully it'll not take long to finish them :0)...
this is the card I've posted out to my mum and dad in Cyprus....

hmmm..not sure there is enough totally adore this Sugar Nellie stamp..she's called "Crystal Flakes" and is available from Funky Kits

I've coloured her with Flex and ProMarkers and used a white and sparkle jelly roll for the details....the super delicious papers are Bo Bunny 12" x 12"...and as if it wasn't bad enough that i cut into them i then proceeded to attack them with my distress tool...and added a liberal helping of stickles...the ticket sentiment is by Whimsy Stamps and the ribbon is from my stash...I've followed the sketch over at The Sugar Bowl :0)

i would like to enter the following challenges...

Winter Wonderland - Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow....

Sugar Nellie are also giving away some only runs for 24hrs so be quick!!

thanks for stopping by and don't forget to enter my mini candy draw :0)

hugs Debs x

Wednesday 7 December 2011

news and a little candy.....

morning..some of you may have already noticed my new badge but i haven't had time to post my news....
I am delighted to say i am joining the super sweet Melly and her fabulous gang over at Dream Valley Challenges.... yay :0)

so to celebrate i'm giving away a little bit of something...
this gorgeous Festive Fairy Stamp from LOTV

all you need to do is leave me a comment and i will announce the winner in my first post this Sunday :0) need to advertise as I'd love it to go to one of my regular followers :0)

happy hump day!!

hugs Debs x

Tuesday 6 December 2011

Passion For ProMarkers - Mega Challenge

Morning bloggers and a big welcome to my new followers *waves* :0)...
...This week we are launching our very special Mega Christmas challenge over at Passion For ProMarkers...which will last until January 3rd 2012. 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 “celebrations”, so basically we want to see your creations for any type of celebrations, including birthdays. However as time is precious for our DT at this time of year we are limiting the number of entries you can make to just 3 for this month long challenge. Please remember to be eligible for our prizes you must use your promarkers, flex markers, tria markers or aqua markers.
So now for the exciting bit – the prizes!
Letraset are offering 1 amazing prize of 3 new packs of promarkers (metallics set, contemporary xmas set, modern xmas set)

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Whiff of Joy Stamps are generously offering 1 stamp from their sentiment collection

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Pink Gem Designs are generously offering 4 digi images of winner’s choice


Joanna Sheen are generously offering 6 packs of promarker fine liner sets

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DigiStamp Boutique are generously offering 6 digi images of winner's choice

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Saturated Canary digis are generously offering 2 digis of winner’s choice

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bugaboo stamps are generously offering 7 digis (which we are going to split into 2 prizes)

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Tickled Pink stamps are generously offering 2 digis of winner’s choice (from Lil Lolita, Lil Lad and Lil Pinkette ranges)

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Crafts & Me are generously offering 6 digis of winner's choice


wow what a load of fabby prizes..i wish i could enter!!......

so here's my final card for this term ..

the fabby image is bugaboo..coloured with PM's with a little extra glitter detail with my gelly roll pen :0)
 So to re-cap the challenge will run until 3rd January 2012 and you can enter a maximum of 3 times.....We can’t wait to see your creations and look forward to visiting your blogs...and don't forget to pop back in 2 week’s time to check out team 1’s gorgeous selection of cards....

i'm also entering the very first challenge at Hotshot Craft Blog where the challenge is to use PM's- thanks for the heads up Sarah :0)
thanks again for stopping by

hugs Debs x

Thursday 1 December 2011

Bling It On..Christmas

Hi bloggers..i'm back today with a new card for this months challenge over at  Bling It On which is a nice and easy one for you "Christmas"..the DT were lucky enough to be given some images from our sponsor this month "Kenny K" to play with...

now TBH i'm not very happy with my colouring on this..i have raging man flu ..which we all know is WAY worse than a if and when i'm feeling better i'm going to have another stab at it :0)...papers are docrafts and the image "Reindeer" is coloured with ProMarkers...i hope you'll join in our Christmas challenge...please stop by to check out the rest of the DT's work :0)

thanks again for stopping by..

hugs Debs x

Tuesday 29 November 2011

Passion for Promarkers - A Sketch

morning i'm back with my DT card for Passion For Promarkers where this week the lovely Tracy has designed a sketch for us to follow :0)

and here's my take on it...

another pretty simple card from me..just a little embossing and a few snowflakes....the sweet Molly Bloom image is of course coloured with ProMarkers :0)

hugs Debs x

Monday 28 November 2011

another quickie...

hokey coke..another quick share before I miss The Sugar Bowl Challenge :0)

another Christmas order..coloured with Flex & PM's :0)

I'm entering the following challenges..

The Sugar Bowl - sketch (2nd entry)

thanks for stopping by..
hugs Debs x

Tuesday 22 November 2011

Saturated Canary Challenge..Autumn Colours

ok just a quickie from me...i made this card for the SC Challenge but then wasn't sure if it was "autumny" (*word?)...enough..but here goes :0)

I've ditressed the paper edges and added stickles...and just a little hand stitching ... coloured with promarkers...hope you likey :0)

Im entering the following challenges

Saturated Canary - Autumn Colours
Dream Valley - Stitching

Passion for Promarkers - Swirls and Sparkles

Morning..time to share my card for this weeks challenge at Passion For Promarkers where this week the lovely Michele has set the theme of "Swirls and Sparkles"....and this weeks winner can win a stamping kit from Letraset

I've coloured this gorgeous SN stamp "Crystal Flakes" available from Funky Kits

the papers are last years ..i think DCWV.....with added ice gold stickles.....
I've followed the sketch over at The Sugar Bowl which add the optional theme of "Ice and Snow"..and coloured with Pro and Flex markers...

I would like to enter the following challenges..

CES Challenge - Snowflakes
Fab 'n' Funky - Baby Its Cold Outside

thanks for stopping by
hugs Debs x

Sunday 20 November 2011


so my friend has been asking me for months...and months... if i would make her a bookmark when i had a "spare minute"...well that was never going to happen..well not any day soon...commissions...dT know how it is...but this week it was her birthday so i figured i would pull my finger out and get one made...i dusted off Miss Anya and decided to play with my copics too :0)...

i've added a few punched flowers and some crystal swirls and decided to make a matching notebook :0)

I just love these papers combined with the Kraft card..i have lightly distressed the edges and adde some stickles :0)..the sentiment is a Tim Holtz ticket that i have trimmed down

i really enjoyed taking the time out to make something different but for now i'm back to the xmas cards..

i'm also entering the following challenges

Fussy and Fancy - Make a gift / Anything but a card
Totally Gorjuss - Go swirly whirly
Sweet Stampin' - A birthday something

thanks for stopping by
hugs Debs x

Tuesday 15 November 2011

Passion for Promarkers - White On White and a Mini DT Call

Morning all :0)..well Tuesday soon came around again!!..and this week it was my turn to choose the theme at Passion For Promarkers..WOW.."White On White"..we are sponsored again this week by Digi Stamp Boutique.. the winner will receive 6 digi images of their choice

I've kept my card really simple just using embossing folders then adding some stickles for an extra bit of sparkle..the image is LOTV..mounted on a cheery lynn doily die....the large snowflake is a Marianne Die the smaller one is a punch :0)...coloured with flex and Promarkers ...
this week we are also holding a MINI DT CALL which you can check out HERE

thanks for stopping by

hugs Debs x

Thursday 10 November 2011

Daydream Believer

well..i'm on a roll this week...this is a just because card because i need a break from xmas orders :0)..she's a gorgeous S.W.A.L.K. stamp that i purchased in the summer and she's called "Daydream Believer"

I've used some scrummy Jillibean Soup papers - Dutch Mustard and i've coloured with ProMarkers and Copic Ciao ... I've followed the fabby sketch over at Stampin' For The Weekend ....buttons are from my stash :0)

i would like to enter the following challenges
CES Challenge - Inspired by a film/song - Daydream Believer :0)

right then...back to those xmas cards!!..

Hugs Debs x

Wednesday 9 November 2011

Creative Inspirations GDT Card

Whoop whoop... i was asked by the wonderful Shell to be a Guest Designer over at Creative Inspirations this week ...and of course i jumped at the chance :0)...this weeks theme is "Stitching"...rather than Faux i wanted to add some proper stitching this time...i don't have a sewing machine so it was lovingly done by hand :0)

this gorgeous image is a Saturated Canary Digi by the super talented Krista and she's called  " Violet, A Ragamuffin"...just adorable :0)

I've coloured with Pro and Flex Markers and added a little glitter with a gelly roll pen :0)..the yummy papers are lush and I've nearly used them all now *sobs*...the flowers are EK success punches and the swirl is a Marianne Die..ribbon and pearls are from my stash :0)

i would like to enter the following challenges

Truly Scrumptious - Bingo (glitter/glimmer, punch/diecuts, ribbon)
Charisma Cardz Challenge - Cutesy (entry 2)

thanks again for stopping by
hugs Debs x

Tuesday 8 November 2011

Passion for Promarkers - Kraft and one other colour

Well today I have a well earned day off so i shall mostly be colouring in!! ...happy days :0)....and can anyone else believe were in did that happen???..not long til xmas and I haven't thought about shopping yet...anyway's..onto today's card...this week at Passion For ProMarkers  the super talented Julie has set the theme of "Kraft and one other colour"....this week we are sponsored by  Some Odd Girl and one lucky winner will receive 3 digi images of their choice

i so adore this sweet SN image...she's called "wish upon a star" and is available from Funky Kits

the papers are more yummy "First Edition".. I've followed the sketch over at The Sugar Bowl and added a few hand stitches..... I've coloured with ProMarkers and I've attempted to add extra pleats to her dress and for a first attempt I'm quite pleased :0)

I'm also entering the following challenges...
The Sugar Bowl - sketch (theme patchwork)
Charisma Cardz Challenge - Cutesy

thanks again for stopping by

hugs Debs x

Monday 7 November 2011

A Little Bit Of Sparkle

Evening bloggers...just a quick share..another order..this time for an 18th birthday :0)

the paperss have been distressed and i've added stardust stickles..i've coloured with Promakers and also added extra sparkle with a gelly roll pen although the pic doesn't show this up too well :0(.....

i would like to enter the following challenges..
I Love Promarkers - Glitter & Glitz
Creative Inspirations - Lashings Of Sparkle

thanks for stopping by
Debs x

Tuesday 1 November 2011

Passion For ProMarkers - At The Zoo

back again :0)...this time with my DT card for Passion For ProMarkers where the theme this week is "A Day At The Zoo" we want to see animals you would find at the zoo..Lions & Tigers and Bears--oh my!!
this week we are sponsored by Joanna Sheen and the lucky winner will receive a £10.00 voucher to spend in her online store :0)

so onto my card....

this gorgeous SN stamp is called "Little Bear" and is available from Funky kits

the papers are left over from last year and are Dove Craft....i have distressed the edges and added stickles....the snowflakes are a Marianne Die..sentiment is LOTV..the image is coloured with PM's and i've tried to add a little texture to the fur with a white gel pen...

don't forget to check out the rest of the DT's work..

I would like to enter the following challenges

Make It Colourful - Create Texture
Ladybug Crafts Ink - Non traditional or distressed xmas
thanks for stopping by

Debs x


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