Wednesday, 29 April 2009

just ribbon

Hiya everyone, I'm on a double tonight, not wine unfortunetly lol, but challenges. Firstly Just magnolia, not sure how long I'm going to manage this challenge as at the moment I've only got three magnolia stamps, I think a little shopping trip is in the pipeline. This week they wanted us to use pink and green, well that is one of my fave colour combo's at the moment, it changes every month depending on what new papers I have, the second is a wonderful sketch from Raspberry ribbons, you really must pop over and take a look at the yummy ribbon kits they have, I've used K&Co paper, magnolia stamp, three different widths of ribbon layered on top of each other, I couldn't decide which colour so opted for all three,rest is from my stash. Hope to be back on Friday MIL is coming for dinner tomorrow night. Then its another long weekend, how I wish I could have Mondays off every week.
Bye for now

Tuesday, 28 April 2009

picnic basket

Evening, just another quicky tonight as i have an early start tomorrow
I've gone for spots and stripes for the papertake challenge
The sketch is from stamp with fun, and I loved it.
and lastly a new challenge for me our creative corner they wanted us to use our fave colours, I have quite a few but at the moment its muted green and pinks,
hope to have a bit more time tomorrow

Sunday, 26 April 2009

Giddy up

Evening, what a gorgeous day its been, but I managed to finish a card I started yesterday, its using a fantastic sketch by Caryn from a spoonfull of sugar.I've added a charm so it also counts for the Staptacular Sunday aswell. Just a quicky tonight as I'm trying to watch Best a mothers son. So goodnight. Debs

Friday, 24 April 2009


Hiya, well it seems absoutely ages since I've had chance to do a challenge, and Ive started with one of my favorite ones The Stampavie Challenge, there is a wonderful sketch from the talented Nancy, I loved it and the DT cards are to die for . I've used HOTP papers, my nesties the rest is from my (ever growing) stash.
Have a great weekend.
Hugs Debs

Sunday, 19 April 2009

three again

Hiya, I've done it again 3 challenges in 1 card, don't do it on purpose its just the way it happens.
the colour schemeis from Colour create , black, white and pink, the sketch is from My time to craft, this is my second card for this challenge, and lastly cute card thursday wanted flowers and theres a few on here. Bye for now.

WOJ/Elizabeth Bell Summer Kit Candy

Two lucky stampers have the chance of winning a complete set of the Summer Kit from Whif of Joy, makes your mouth water just thinking about it, if you can't wait you have until May 4th to pre-order. Katherinas candy is open until May 1st.Good luck everyone

Saturday, 18 April 2009

Two in one

Evening, hope your enjoying your weekend, I certainly am,this card is for a challenge set by stamp with stampavie the sketch was designed by Ria and it was very nice to work with. The colour scheme is from stamp something challenge they wanted us to use yellow, green and blue, I've used a RAM stamp of Lily and Milo hand in hand coloured with prismas, using mme papers.
Hope to see you tomorrow, be nice if its a bit warmer but at least its dry.
Hugs Debs

simon says

Hi, this challenge came at a good time, I needed a pot to put my paper stubs in as they were rolling around all over the place, so I had an empty gravy granuel tub so I wiped it out covered it with some K&Co papers cut some smaller pieces of coordinating paper and punched it with my Fiskars threading water punch. Stamped a Sarah Kay country girl and coloured her with my prsmas cut her out with my new nesties and then mounted her on the pot.Added a few flowers and Whala!
Hugs Debs

Friday, 17 April 2009


Hiya, this card is for Daring cardmakers challenge , their brief was games and toys for boys, well both my boys used to fish my hubby still does, gives me a day off, as we work together it can sometimes be a bit much being together 24/7 so the odd day fishing is a treat for us
this is another stamp from stamps away, again coloured with prismas, cant remember where i got my papers from and theres a fishing basket button in the corner. Hope you all have a good weekend.
Hugs Debs

Belli,Truly scrumptious

Evening I managed to do two challenges in one card tonight Belli wanted us to use dry embossing on the card I've managed two strips of cuttlebug embossing folders, Truly scrumptiouswanted us to use their sketch and something for a child, I can remember my two sons playing with their dinosaurs, I think they were called Dinobots half dino half robots, kept them amused for hours.
This stamp is from stamps away coloured with prismas, two cuttlebug embossing folders, papers from HOTP.
Back in a bit

just magnolia

Hi, I thought I'd have a go at the new challenge over at Just magnolia, there is a wonderful sketch by Donalda and the DT cards are truly amazing. My papers are from K&Co the image is coloured with Prismas. ribbon, brads and charm from stash. Hope to be back later tonight.

Tuesday, 14 April 2009

craftwork cards

Yippee, I've just found out I've won the candy from Craft work cards, just had to tell somebody, hubby thinks I've gone mad or madder than usual.
Hugs Debs


Evening I can't belive I've managed to make three cards in one day, well two and a half I'd already coloured one the night before, I'm really pleased with the way this one has turned out, I loved the sketch and will defo be using it again, it took quite a while to find the papers I wanted to use but ended up with my fave K&Co ones, the stamp is a R A M Lily -my little friend , I used my EK daisy punch, nesties and coloured with my prismas, brads and ribbon from stash.
Bye for now


Hi I'm sorry but this photo hasn't turned out very well at all. This card is for two challenges, Papertake wanted us to use pastels, I've used Brilliance Peacock inkpad and Dainty dragonfly stamps to make the background,I used another Stamptivity stamp for the bride a piece of blue voil tied around the side glued diamante's in two corners and glitter on the tiara. Cupcake wanted us to use just one layer which I've done here.
See you later.

Three again

Hiya I seem to be doing alot of three challenges in one card at the moment, mainly as I'm so short of time, but not today I've had the day off horay!!!! We have decided to have a few days of at home, can't remember the last time that happend, being self employed holidays are a few and far between. Anyway down to business the colour scheme green and yellow comes from another new challenge to me Simon Says, Spoonfull of sugar asked for punches and dies, I've used two EK punches retro and daisy flowers, Fiskars border punch and my labels nesties. The sketch is another one of the talented Becky from My time to craft and I used R A M Lily- springtime stamp coloured with my trusty prismas.Papers are from HOTP
Hope to be back later.

Monday, 13 April 2009


Evening, well I thought I would have a go at a new challenge site I found called Stamptacular Sunday, link at bottom of post, and they wanted us to include a bird on our card. So I used my Leanne Ellis stamp Talking to the birds, K&Co paper, ribbon fom stash and prima flower. I coloured her with my prismas and I went a bit over the top with my chalk, it isn't quite as dark as that in real life. Had a very relaxing day with family and friends, and to top it off we had a chinese for tea hmmmmmmmm I shall now drink at least 3 pints of water and be up all night weeing, but its worth Hope to be back tomorrow.

Sunday, 12 April 2009

Three in one

Hiya, this isn't a bad photo I cut the card wider at the top than the bottom so I could get a different shape for the Stamp Something Challenge they wanted as many shapes as poss on your card I only managed 3, but they are 3 pretty The colours Chocolate, coffee and cream came from Tab at Color create, very nice wallpaper Tab, and lastly Creative Inspirations wanted Scallops, First time I've joined in with this Challenge.
Used Sugar nellie custard, and panaci swirl coloured with distress ink . Hop every one is having a Happy Easter. Hope to be back on Tuesday.

Saturday, 11 April 2009

Raspberry ribbons

OK I'm sorry, a Christmas card at Easter I know, but I just got this stamp and I still havn't put my Chrissy stuff away, because I'm so scruffy, so I thought why not, then I thought if I do a couple of xmas cards a month it would be a good start to the xmas rush, we'll see i always start off with good This is a sugar nellie stamp coloured as usual with my prismas, this is the first time I've done the Raspberry Ribbon challenge, the sketch is gorgeous and the DT cards are brill, hope to be back tomorrow.

Sketch Saturday

Hiya this card is for the Sketch Saturday Challenge, although I must say it doesn't feel like a Sat more like a Sunday, as I havn't been to work today, great, the sketch and Dt cards are brill you will have to take a peek. I've used Giddy up from sugar nellie coloured with Prismas, K&Co papers and three gems from my stash,

Whiff of joy

Well what a treat i had today, I went to see Jill at my most favorite craft shop The Hobby House, I could spend all day there they make you so welcome and they also now stock Whiff of joy stamps, so I had to treat myself. I got this willow one she is quite big, but lovely. I also got some new K&Co paper which is what I've used on this card, I coloured her with my prismas and found a bit of lace I've had for ages.

Back later


Wednesday, 8 April 2009

Papertake and Stampavie

I brought this stamp, Edwin with mushrooms , of ebay a couple of weeks ago it was such a bargain but this is the first chance I've had to ink him up, and he's lovely.The baking paper is from Debbi Moore, I've coloured it with my Prismas and added a bit of 3D laquer to thmushrooms and wings This sketch is by Dawny at Papertake and I love it, you should see the DT cards (Brill) The colour scheme is from Stamp with Stampavie and again the DT cards are so inspiring. Oh also I was really pleased tonight when i noticed I'd won the Creative Belli Challenge and I'm to be a guest designer on April 22nd.
There challenge this week is to make something with cello bags!.
See you Friday I hope

Tuesday, 7 April 2009

colour create, mojo monday

Evening, I quite enjoyed making this card, not my usual colours I must say but I really like them . The colour choice came from Colour create, I didn't quite manage any stitching though. The sketch came from Mojo Monday and a very lovely one it was too. The DT cards were equaly amazing.Well must go my program has just started. See you Friday night hopefully.

Monday, 6 April 2009

Sketch Saturday

Hiya, well I started this card last night, but my sister gave me a paper rack yesterday, and it took ages to transfer all my stash over, but at least i can see what I've got now and at the moment its all colour coordinated , not sure how long that will last I'm such a scruffy
this card is for sketch saturday, Tracie has done a great job with the sketch and all the dt cards are brill.
I used my new Mary Hall stamp and added 3d laquer to the ballons, cake and candles. The papers i got free in SCPC magazine.
See you later

Saturday, 4 April 2009

just for fun

Hiya, well I must be having a senior moment tonight, I got half way through my card for the Whif of Joy challenge and realised I was doing last weeks challenge, but I carried on anyway as its my friends bday next week and I needed a card, I've never used brown and lilac together before and I really like it, see you tomorrow.

Friday, 3 April 2009

Belli, sweetnsassy

Hiya, another stamp from the amazing stamptivity, I've coloured him with my prismas and added 3D laquer to his nose, shoes and flower but it doesn't show up so good with my night time photo's, I've done this card for the Belli challenge which was April fools day, and also for the sweet n sassy blog hop sketch challenge.

ABC Heart

Evening, I just love my new stamps from Stamptivity, I have used this one for the ABC challenge this week which is H for hearts .

Wednesday, 1 April 2009


Hiya, I was so pleased this morning my new stamps from Stamptivity arrived, i only ordered them on my lunch break on Monday, what brill service. As soon as I saw this stamp I new it would be perfect for my eldest sons birthday, he loves mystical things and used to do role play where he was a wizard, So with it being his Bday this month I thought why not, he also loves comic books so last year he got a spiderman card, you wouldn't think he is 29 this year lol .The sketch I've used is from Sketch and Stash and of course the new is my stamp, the old is my DCWV papers I've had for ages some of them are just for stroking. I coloured him with my Prismas , the swirl top left was from a HOTP set of swirl stamps, i did his wand with Debbi Moore metal magic and used a bit of Glamour dust on the edges of the paper.
Hope to be back on Friday.