Wednesday, 30 September 2009


Evenig all, I fancied a pastel xmas card tonight, my sister gave me this stamp at the weekend so I thought I'd ink it up, I've 3D the baubles and pressies and glittered them and were there should be snow I've used those mini gems, coloured it with copics, used K&Co paper, HOTP rub on three different snowflake punches that seem to sit together really well, and three little gems in the corner. I'm entering this card for the Stamptacular Sunday Challenge, which is "Tag your it" there are some fabulous DT cards over there just click on my link at the end of this post.
Got my MIL coming for tea tomorrow so I hope to be back on Friday, my this week is going as fast as last week, I would just like to thank everyone for the wonderful comments you have left me, take care.
Hugs Debs

Monday, 28 September 2009


Evening, hope you all had a great weekend, I had a lovely family meal on Sunday, life seems so rushed sometimes and it was great to sit and enjoy time with the family.
Inked up a stamp I brought ages ago and not got round to using yet its a daisy dandylion one. Used dovecraft paper, copics, nesties EK border punch and a bit of ribbon from my stash.
I'm not sure but I think I've got four challenges here, the lovely sketch is from Papertake,SCSC asked for animal antics, Charisma asked us to get sporty and Pink Elephant wanted a tag, punch and dots. I think I've filled everything there.
Hope to be back tomorrow.
Hugs Debs

Saturday, 26 September 2009


Evening, this makes 15 Christmas cards, quite chuffed really still loads left to do though.
This card is for 3 challenges, I've used the sketch from the Sugar Bowl and there please include this week was paper piecing, Daring cardmakers wanted Tartan, and Stamp something wanted our fave sketch .
I used a Sugar Nellie stamp coloured with copics, flock on the snowmans cuffs and trim, martha stewart snowflake punch that i glittered, fiskars border punch, white ribbon from stash, cuttlebug dot folder.
I think i like this tartan for xmas cards might use it again it was of a Joanna Sheen disc can't remember which one though.
Hope your having a good weekend, its been quite warm here today, had to pop into Skegness this morning and I cant get over how many holiday makers there is still about.
Have a happy Sunday
Just realised I'm not supposed to combine challenges for the Sugar Bowl. Ooooops

Friday, 25 September 2009


I found these papers whilst looking for some others and thought they matched this image.
They are from HOTP the image is a Sugar Nellie, coloured with Copics, used my Fiskars border punch, nesties, pearls and 2 flowers out of my goodie bag from Karen. I've used the sketch from Sunday Sketch and Stamp. It was really nice to use and will defo put it in my folder to use again.
Hope to catch up with jobs this weekend, its supposed to be nice weather and hubby is fishing on Sunday for the day so should get some me time.
I hope everyone thats going to Alley Palley has a great time and finds loads of goodies to buy, I went a couple of years ago and thought it was great, it's just to far for me to drive.
Hope everyone has a good weekend whatever your doing.
Hugs Debs

Thursday, 24 September 2009


Just thought I would post a picture of Mickey and Fern, My furbabes.
Hugs Debs

Tuesday, 22 September 2009


Hi, I've made a male card today, dont usualy make these by choice but Karen sent me some images in my prize and this was one of them, he's quite cute, I believe a Sugar Nellie.
This is for two challenges, the sketch is by A spoonfull of sugar, I didnt put the sentiment on the front though, CCC wanted us to show the inside as well, which I've done in a fashion but my photography is pants tonight.
Used Dovecraft masculine papers, EK punch, nesties, Sugar nellie, brads from stash.
Just a quickie tonight as I have some paperwork for work to do.

Inspirational Card Sketches DT

Hiya, I'm so excited!!!!!!! I entered the ICS DT call..... guess what? I only got in :)
I couldn't believe it as the other entries was fantastic, it certainly finished my weekend off on a high. I'll be working with the wonderful sketches by Dawn, great name for this challenge as she truly is inspirational, as are the other DT members, I'll pop a list on my side bar tonight, I just couldn't wait to tell you so I'm posting this in my dinner break.
Be back later.
Hugs Debs

Monday, 21 September 2009

Lilac snowman

Hi, sorry I havn't been about for a few days but my Son and DIL paid for us to go away for the weekend , it was fantastic, but pretty hectic as I had loads to do at work before I could leave.
Thought I'd try this gorgeous sketch from Friday Sketchers , I've used one of my prize images from Karen at ICS, I won one of the challenges a couple of weeks ago, I know I couldn't beleive it either, its a Sugar Nellie stamp and I've coloured it with copics and glittered the snowmen, used Craft creation papers and some paper lace that I've also glittered, I cut down a cuttlebug snowflake and used some brads from my stash, quite like this colour scheme for Christmas.
Might have some news for you tomorrow!!!!!
Hugs Debs

Tuesday, 15 September 2009


Evening, wow how these weeks are flying by at the moment.
For this card I used the lovely sketch from Sunday Sketch and Stamp, it also fits in with the Anya challenge that gave us pink, white and a colour of your choice, I used orange as I'm trying to experiment with different colour combinations at the moment and this is a bit different to me.
The papers are from MME, Anya stamp coloured with Copics, EK Border punch and Nesties, WOJ sentiment, pearls on her jacket and crystals on the scallop edge.
You can't tell with my rubbish photo but I've 3D the umbrella. I donated loads of my cards to my local saint barnabas hospice for their sale the other day and they raised £40 I was so chuffed. If you have any cards you dont know what to do with Saint Barnabas hospice or charity shops would be over the moon to receive them as they are charity run and need every penny they can get, they do such a marvelous job.
Hugs Debs

Monday, 14 September 2009


Hi, Ive used the gorgeous sketch from Stamptacular Sunday Challenge, used my lili of the valley stamp coloured it with my copics and a bit of glitter, EK border punch and nesties, paper was a gift so I'm not sure what make it is. I also used aHOTP big brad with a rub on greeting.
I nearly put the heating on tonight its really cold and windy here, but I couldn't do it not in September so I put a cardi on instead, at least it will save the gas. Hope you are having better weather than us.
Hugs Debs

Sunday, 13 September 2009


Its my nephews birthday this week, hes a bit of a clown so I thought I'd make him this card. Its a stamptivity stamp with bazill cardstock ribbon and buttons from stash.
The sketch is from sketch sat, teenage boys was the theme from Saturday challenge and colour throwdown wanted orange, ruby red and cocoa.

Friday, 11 September 2009


Evening, I can't believe its the weekend again, where do the weeks go ? never mind the weeks where has this year gone, my son and DIL got married on Sept 20th last year and its almost there 1st wedding anniversary, so I've made them this card to celebrate, not very lovey but they dont like anything sloppy.
Its made using the Sugar Bowl sketchand the "please include option" is pink and brown.
I used K&Co papers with distress in around the edges, I've also used two of the manga kids and coloured them with copics, matted them with my nesties, used prima flowers and brads ad ribbon tape from my stash. Oh yes I almost forgot i embossed the circle with a cuttlebug folder.
Hope you have a great weekend.
Hugs Debs

Thursday, 10 September 2009


Sorry about the wonky photo, not quite sure what I was doing tonight.
This is for the Penny Black challenge Hearts Desire, I dont have that many PB stamps not sure why cause I love em. This is one of the transparent ones. I also used thesketch from Create 4 fun first time I've joined this challenge, and I love the sketch.
PB stamp coloured with copics used my nesties for matting rest from stash.
Bit of a quicky tonight
PS. just noticed I forgot to put my ribbon on doah! not a good night tonight.


Hiya I made this card last night but it was just to late to put it on the blog, so I'm doing it on my dinner hour instead. This lovely little Ted is one of the liy of the valley new stamps isn't he tooo cute. I've coloured him with copics and a bit of glitter, K&Co paper, scrap of glitter card for te snowflakes that were cut with a MS punch , edge cut with a fiskar threading water punch and the matting is cut with my label nestie.
I'm entering this for two challenges, the sketch is from ICS and i love it ideal for the larger image not to fussy, and also for ABC D is for die cuts.
Must go now back to work, hope to be back later.

Monday, 7 September 2009


Evening, I absolutely loooooove this stamp, its one of the new range from Liy of the valley, your spoilt for choice there are loads to choose from.
I used my fave K&Co papers,cooured with copics, matted with nestie and bazill,EK punch flowers and a couple of prima's, brads are fom my stash I didnt have any gold chain so i coloured a piece of silver with my copics.
This card is for the Sketch and stash challenge, a great sketch I will certainly be using it again.
Hugs Debs

Sunday, 6 September 2009


ICSketchers are on the look out for three new DT members if you pop over to ICS it will tell you all you need to know.

They have given us a lovely sketch, I used a new stamp from Lily of the Valley coloured it with my copics, matted it with nesties used a Martha stewart border punch, threaded a bit of white ribbon through the top and used a Hero Arts cyrstal snowflake.
Thought I'd do a Christmas card it always creeps up on me and I'm up all night doing rush jobs that I'm never happy
Good luck to everyone that enters the challenge
Hugs Debs


Evening, I had a little play this after, instead of tidying, I've been dying to ink this stamp up, I ordered it to make my sister her birthday card but unfortunetly it didn't arrive in time. I've used K&Co papers , copics, nesties, prima flower and brad from stash, the otherflower I punched from my EK retro daisy. This sketch is from sketch saturday,and it is also 21cm x 15cm as in the option, Stamp something wanted your fave stamp and something punched , my new stamps are always my fave, Copic Creations wanted your fave colour cominations mine areYG0000, YG00,YG03, YG23 and B0000,B00, B32, B23 although I am very new to copics so it will probably change with each card i make.
Bye for now


Morning, thought I'd quickly post this challenge this morning before I carry on trying to put some order back in my Bats Cave. I found a corner last night and had a little play, but I can't for the life of me find my glitter glue, can remember moving it but not sure where, had to pinch some of hubbies wood glue,rofl,
Did three challenges on this card used the sketch from SS and only just realised it was supposed to be a birthday card for Heidi, sorry Heidi how about an early Christmas card instead, that'll teach me to right everything down and not just the sketch. CI wanted Blue/Brown love this colour combo but not to sure for a Chrissy card. PE gave us a recipe 2 squares, 1 ribbon and something that sparkles.
Used a Sugar Nellie stamp coloured with Copics, MME papers, brown Bazill, nesties, MS snowflake punch and glitter, ribbon and gems from my stash.
Have a fun sunday might be back later, depends how good I am at organising,
Bye for now

Tuesday, 1 September 2009


Hiya, hope you all had a good bank holiday, the weather in Skeggy is brill with a bit of wind to keep you cool, we have a bypass round our village now so we dont see or hear any of the holiday traffic, it is fantastic. Didn't get hardly any crafting done, Hubby treated me to some new units for my Bats Cave, they are double kitchen units with no legs which makes them just the right height to sit at. I'm still waiting for my worktop to arrive so everything is in boxes. I have a 3 meter wall and hes put a double unit either end and then a worktop will go across the top and i have a knee hole in the middle, I'll take a photo when its tidy.
This card is for FS its a great sketch and they wanted blue/orange as the colour theme, I knew which papers to use straight away as I've picked them up a few times this month then put them down again, they are from MME used one of my girlz from sugar nellie and cooured her with my copics (just ordered the new pastel ones, hijacking the postman till they arrive) matted with the nesties and used EK flower punches and pearls.
Got to pick my MIL up from the Humber Bridge tonight, going to see my sister tomorrow and then MIL is coming to us on Thursday so I proberbly wont get back her till Friday, unless my worktop comes and then I'll be arranging my stash. Must get back to work now I seem to have waffled on a bit. lol.
Hugs Debs