Tuesday 31 May 2011

Passion For ProMarkers - Sporting Marvels

This week at Passion for Promarkers our theme is "Sporting Marvels"...well for a change i thought i'd champion the girls ...Gymnastics is my favourite part of the Olympics.... so i decided to use this adorable Gymnast from Digistamp Boutique :0)

I've kept the card pretty simple using papers from K&Co which i've had ages..the sentiment is Penny Black all finished with ribbon and pearls from my stash..the image is of course coloured with ProMarkers :0)

this week we are sponsored by Sugar Nellie 

and the winner will receive 4 MANGA stamps

i would also like to enter the following challenges

Digistamp Boutique - Use any of their images
Creative Card Crew - Anything Goes
Dream Valley Challenges - stamp something (sentiment)

hope you'll join in our challenge and thanks for stopping by

hugs Debs x

Tuesday 24 May 2011

Passion for Promarkers...2nd anniversary challenge

Woohoo everyone, we are super excited today as we are celebrating our 2nd anniversary.  Can you believe it’s been 2 years since Passion for ProMarkers started??!!? after a 6 month break team 1 is back and rareing to go but for this week both teams have created cards for our fantastic anniversary challenge :0).....

 Our challenge is a nice easy one for you “all the 2’s”.  Basically we want you to use two of things, i.e. 2 papers, 2 images, 2 colours, you get the drift.  Please can you tell us in your post what your “2’s” are.  Don’t forget to be eligible for our prizes this week you must use your promarkers or aqua markers.  As we have so many generous sponsors this week we are going to be very strict so please make sure you follow the theme. 
Here are the amazing prizes up for grabs:

** Letraset are offering 2 x stamping kits **
letraset promarker logo
** Whiff of joy stamps are offering a Nora & Ben “forever friends” stamp **
** Some Odd Girl stamps are offering 3 digis of winner’s choice **
some odd girl new logo
** Crafty Emma’s store is offering a £15.00 voucher for her online store **
Crafty Emma's store new logo
** Bearly Mine Designs are offering 4 digis of winner’s choice **
** The Emerald Faerie Garden are offering 4 digi images of winner’s choice **
** Joanna Sheen are offering a £10.00 voucher to their online store **
joanna sheen
** Pink Gem Designs are offering 2 digis of winner’s choice **
Some amazing prizes I’m sure you’ll agree.

so onto my card....

as you know i'm a big zombie fan and won the challenge last week over at The Burtonesque Dolls...the prize was these 2 teen Zombie images...Teen Zombie Miller who i've flipped and defo looks like he needs to feed his brain..maybe by reading books like Rio :0)......

hope you'll join in our super new challenge and hop over and check out the rest of the DT inspiration

hugs Debs x

Wednesday 18 May 2011

another Tilda...

back again...but ive gotta be quick so here goes...this is a card for my grandma - in - law :0)

papers are PM Capsule collection...pearl flourishes and lace are from Wild Orchid Crafts....and i've coloured this very pretty Tilda with Copics.....ive added stardust stickles and used a sparkly gel pen but i don't think it's showed up too well on the piccie

i'm entering the following Challenges

Just Magnolia - Make It Lacy
Magnolia Down Under - Favourite things - stickles/fairies and bling
Creative Inspirations - Lace and Pearls
Simon Say's Stamp - Sparkle and shine

Debs x

LOTV say it with Flowers...

First up...whoop whoop i won the zombie challenge over at The Burtonesque Dolls....i havn't won anything in ages so i'm doing a little happy dance :0)....think i may zombie a few more cards up in the future...but for today it's back to the norm....

I've made another easel card and box set....the image is of course LOTV..the papers are First Edition - Spring Feast and are very VERY yummy!!!.....i've kept the layout pretty simple just adding a few flowers from Wild  Orchid Crafts and using my MS border Punch...and of course the flowers have been given the stardust stickles treatment...and for this card i'm back to the ProMarkers (still my favourite)... :0)

i am entering the following challenges....

Truly Scrumptious - Anything Goes
A Spoonfull Of Sugar - Anything Goes
Crafts & Me - Anything Goes
Papertake Weekly - Bloom & Grow

I've a few finishing touches to add to a couple more cards so may pop back later...
Debs x

Monday 16 May 2011

A Sassy Zombie???......

Hi guys..well something completely different from me today ...not many people know but i'm a real zombie freak... and ever since i saw some of the original zombie style Sassy's in Krista's Etsy shop i've wanted to have a go..but i was a little scared...but here goes......

I chose Windswept because when i very first saw her she reminded me of Tim Burton's Corpse Bride...tbh it's the first time she's seen ink because her hair scared me so!!.....in the end i don't think she turned out too bad??

i've followed the sketch over at the sugar bowl ...i've had another play with my copic ciao..i've no idea with the papers as ive had them so long...

i'm entering the following challenges

The Burtonesque Dolls - Zombie Creations
Make It Colourful - Dotty Background
Dream Valley Challenges - Old (papers etc) New (stamp)
Stamp Insanity - Monochromatic Masterpieces
hugs Debs x

Sunday 15 May 2011


ladies we are half way through our challenge at
we have a beautiful inspiration picture for you

now you can choose from the colour scheme or simply add flowers to your creations ...i've made a second card to give you some ideas :0)

as you can see i've simply used flowers and picked out the pink and green colours :0)

the papers are SU , flowers are from Wild Orchid Crafts and ive used various punches...the flourish is Prima which was from Joanna Sheen :0)

i would also like to enter my card in the following challenges

Stampalot Challenge - Magical Worlds
Creative Card Crew - May Flowers
Creatalicious - Flourishes
Papers Sundaes - Birthday Creations

and here's one last look at those yummy flowers

enjoy the rest of your weekend

hugs Debs x

Friday 13 May 2011


Heads up for all you Sassy fans...the fantastically talented Krista is giving away a 11x14 custom Character piece and a $20 gift certificate for her Etsy Shop....for full details head on over to her super inspirational blog :0)

this is just one of Krista's awesome designs

remember you've gotta to be in it to win it!!!

Debs x

LOTV and more....

well blogger seems to be behaving for the time being so i'm gonna add this card real quick!!...i've made a few this week but due to blogger problems have missed the challenges so  i'll save them for another day :0)..this one was an order for a lady at work..now this is one of the first LOTV stamps i purchased way back when and shamefully this is the first time i've used it....

the gorgeous papers are SU and ive used my nesties and a MS border punch..i also made a matching box :0)...i've coloured with promarkers and added a little glitter and glossy accents...

i'm entering the following challenges

Lili Of The Valley - Ribbon & Bows

thanks for stopping by
Debs x

Sunday 8 May 2011

LOTV Christening....

Hope your all having a fabulous weekend...May is a very busy month for me - 3 birthdays down already and another 4 to go!!...but today i'm sharing some Christening cards i made for someone at work..she wanted an Easel card in a box for her god-daughter and the same card to give the parents..i've used a super sweet LOTV stamp and my cuttlebug swirl embossing folder...ribbon is from my stash and ive punched a few flowers with my EK retro punch and added a few gems...ive coloured with PM's and added diamond stickles to the card edges....

i'm entering the following challenges

Papertake Weekly - Anything Goes
Fab n Funky - Put those papers away (no DP's)

Tuesday 3 May 2011

Thinking Of You...

just a quickie before i drop the kids off at school :0)..over at the SN Facebook group Fiona has set us the challenge of Squares using our scraps...so i just had another play with my copics :0)

i just love this image it's the first time i've inked him up it's called "Worried" by Kathy Hare and is available from Funky Kits

papers are all scraps..ive added a little faux stitching and some buttons :0)

i'm also entering the following challenges

Sketch and Stash - Free Choice Sketch
Crafts 4 Eternity - Anything Goes
By The Cute And Girly - Anything Goes

hugs Debs x

Monday 2 May 2011

A Crafty Kind Of Day....

So today i figured i'd set a bit of time aside to craft..we've been so busy with half term and then the Royal Wedding and bank holiday that my stash was defo feeling neglected!!....so today i inked up a LOTV stamp that i got ages ago and hadn't had chance to play with and had another go with my copics......hope you likey :0)

papers are buzzcraft and the swirl is a Marianne Die..I've also used my MS Border punch and added ginham ribbon from my stash...all finished off with a few stardust stickles, flowers and pearls...

I would like to enter the following challenges

Stamp Something - with wings
Stamp With Fun - Lace or Ribbon

thanks for stopping by
Debs x

The Sugar Bowl....

well just a quickie from me before bed....over at The Sugar Bowl they have a fabby sketch for you to follow ..i was going to use one of the newer Sassy's but this one is Milly's favourite and she insisted i use it :0)...only 8 but very bossy!!.... 

not sure what's happening to the pic's in blogger lately coz they are really clear on my pooter :0(

i think the papers were Bo Bunny but they are the last few scraps..."Bad Hair Day" is coloured with ProMarkers...and other than a little distressing and stickles ive kept it pretty simple..the flowers are an EK retro punch and ive used little button brads for the middles as this was the optional extra theme for the challenge....

I LOVE these sassy girls and their creator Krista has a fantastic blog full of inspiration....i've even taken some tips on doing Milly's hair...not totally tidy but good for a first attempt???

 i cant believe how quickly she is growing!!

well thanks for stopping by..your comments are always greatly appreciated :0)

Debs x

Sunday 1 May 2011

Bling It On...Challenge 3

Sooo...it was my turn to choose the challenge this month at Bling It On  and i went with this photo for your inspiration....
 you can use the colours of just have flowers on your projects.
The choice is yours.

We are sponsored this month by Meljen Designs who are offering 4 digital images to the winner.

The DT were supplied with a choice of images to use  and i went with "Daisy Pitcher"..i've kept this one pretty simple with just a little glitter to the edges and a glitter gel pen for that added bling :0)..ive used my embossing folders and coloured with ProMarkers..

hope your all enjoying the bank holiday weekend...
Debs x


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