Monday, 31 May 2010


Hi there, hope you've had a good holiday, my son and DIL have got home safe and I had a play this afternoon, used another one of my Sweet Pea Stamps this one is called Unregretable Pirate Life by Ching-chou kuik , I've used My minds eye papers, copics, Fiskars & Nestie , ribbon from stash, my son brought me some Pirate punches back from Disneyland in Florida when he went there for his honey moon about 18 months ago and this is the first time I've used them, i punched 2 little swords and coloured them, the skull and crossbones is also a punch that i made into a brad.
I'm entering this into the following:
Stamptacular On the beach
Have a good week
Hugs Debs

Sunday, 30 May 2010


Hi there, hope your enjoying your bank holiday weekend, we have rain for most off the weekend, hence the brolly card, hoping for better tomorrow, we have a car boot sale in the village that we might go to if its fine, last time a got a lovely unit with three draws in for my worktop, its already been painted matt white so ready to be altered.
Just waiting on me.
This is a LOTV stamp that I coloured with copics, used DCWV paper, nestie, EK and Martha Stewart punches,tag and brads from stash.
I used the Tutorial from the WOJ site, for the Dahlia flowers, designed by Bev Rochester.
I'm entering this in the following
LOTV Sketch
Cutie Sunday Freestyle
SSS Colours
OCC Sketch
Take care
Hugs Debs

Saturday, 29 May 2010

Rising Flame

Hi there, I treated myself to some Chingchou Kuiks stamps this week, they are gorgeous, this one is called Rising Flame and you can get them from Sweetpea stamps its really difficult to know which to get.
I coloured it with copics and chalk, also a bit of stickleing going on aswell. Paper is K&Co, used an EK punch and nestie, flowers,leaves, gems and ribbon from stash, I sprayed the flowers with copper Sticky fingers glimmer spray.
I'm entering this into the following:
My time to craft Vivid colours
C C C Favourite stamp.
I hope your enjoying your holiday weekend, we had rain all day today, my son and his wife arrived safetly last night, its soooo good to see them, they have gone bowling with some old school friends tonight so I managed a card, enjoy the rest of your break.
Hugs Debs

Thursday, 27 May 2010


Hello, the first time I've inked up this stamp, and I really love it, its a Penny Black unmounted, coloured up a dream with my copics, used my nesties, martha stewart border punch, ribbon from stash and green jelly tots.
I'm entering this for the Penny Black challenge that wanted to see DOTS, I used the sketch from Card Patterns which was gorgeous this week.
I'm really looking forward to the weekend my son and his wife are coming for the Bank holiday weekend I hav'nt seen them for over three months thats the longest time ever. I neeeeeed to do a bit of mothering lol.
hope to be back tomorrow.
Hugs Debs

Tuesday, 25 May 2010

ICS No 68

Hi there, what gorgeous weather we are having, it was a bit cooler today with a sea breeze, perfect I could stand it like this for the rest of the year,
Its time for Dawns sketch over at ICS .
I made a big boob last week and sent Dawn the wrong photo to go on the blog.
We are being sponsored by the wonderfull Pixie Petals this week. AesaLina has the most amazing flower kits in her shop, some goreous vintage ones, and the winner this week gets to choose which colour Sweet sample pixie packet they would like.
You can do what you like with the sketch as long as its still visable.

I've used one of Pollycrafts Woodland Elves called Serenity (by the way there is a sale on at the moment), I coloured with copics a Sakura Stardust pens, mounted with nesties, used an EK border punch, Marianne Creatables Poinsettadie, brad and mini gems from stash.
I'm also entering this for CCC
Looking forward to seeing what you do with Dawns sketch.
Hugs Debs

Friday, 21 May 2010

Lilac Mono

Hiya back again, I forgot to post this one, I've been trying to get my shading a bit better with my copics, so I thought a mono picture would help. I really enjoyed colouring it, but I didn't think about my papers, its taken me longer to find the paper than it did to colour the image. lol.
Its a Penny Black stamp, Bazill basic card, Martha Stewart punch, I coloured some pearl hearts with my copics,used my nesties and thats that
Well its all arranged for tomorrow, were off to The Hobby House in the afternoon, can't wait, at least it will make the morning go quick at work.
I'm entering this for the following:
Pink Elephant Sketch
Spoonfull of Sugar Cute and Girly
Copic Creations Mono
Hope you have a great week end in our mini heatwave, I'm thinking I ought to dust the old barbie off.
Hugs Debs

Copic pot

Hi there, hope your looking forward to the weekend, the weather man says its going to be the hotest day of the year, pity I have to work in the morning.
I've made this for my RV copics to live in, its an old gravy pot, I covered it with K&Co paper, ribbon and flowers from stash.
I'm entering this for the following:
LOTV Sketch
Quixotic Quote/sentiment
Sir Stampalot Butterfly and Blossom
See you later.
Hugs Debs

Thursday, 20 May 2010


Hi there, this is a gorgeous stamp to colour, I really enjoyed it. the stamp is one by Olivers Orchard, I coloured it with my copics, mounted with nesties, the paper is by Making Memories called Funky Vintage, ribbon from stash. The little doggy is also part of the stamp set. I'm hopefully of to The Hobby House on Sat, sooooo excited. I've got a huge shopping list ;o)
I've got my Mother in law coming for dinner tonight so thought I would post this in my dinner hour, really dont know what to cook though.
I'm entering this into the following:
OCC Lets hear it for the boys
Allsorts Birthday
CCC The great outdoors
Have a good night
Hugs Debs

Wednesday, 19 May 2010


Hi there, wow it as been gorgeous here today, only one jumper and no coat . Had chance to play last night, I was supposed to be going out but our car's broke and in the garage so I made this instead. I coloured my magnolia with copics ( the photo hasn't come out very well it s a bit pinker than this in real life) used my nesties, martha s punch, papermania paper, the gems, ribbon, and brads from my stash , the vellum is really old so I'm using that as my unused stash for the ABC challege.
Just Magnolia one for the girls
Cupcake Blooming charming
Pollycraft summer blooms
papertake say it with flowers
Sir stampalot butterfly & blossom
Stampavie flower power
ABC unused stash
Take care

Tuesday, 18 May 2010

ICS no 67

Hi there, and welcome to ICS no 67, Dawn has provided us with another great sketch this week.

and we are being sponsored by MELJENS they have some awsome designs. I have used Firefly Fairy isn't she just te cutest fairy out there.

I coloured her with copics, 3D her wings with velum and glitter and gems, tho gloss bowl is also 3D and I've covered it in 3D laquer. Paper, ribbon and brads from my stash.

I'm also entering this card into the following challenges:
Dare U 2 Digi Anything goes
Looking forward to seeing what you do with the sketch.
Hugs Debs

Monday, 17 May 2010

Sweet friend

Hi there, I thought I'd use my Whiff of Joy stamps for this card, Simon Says gave us a great sketch and asked for WOJ if you had any. I coloured him with copics, the flowers are handmade and the ribbon is from my stash. I'm entering it into the following:
SSS Sketch
Color Throwdown colour scheme
Quixotic DIY Flowers, how does your garden grow.
Hugs Debs

Sunday, 16 May 2010

Umbrella Ted

Hi, hope you've had a lovely weekend, mines been different, we spent all day yesterday helping a friend cut down her conifer hedge it was 30ft high in places and about 30 yards long, there was quite a few of us and we had a great barbeque aswell, didn't get home till after midnight. Then today I've been on my own for the most part, I must admit i really enjoy my own time, I dont often manage it but, yes , a great weekend.
I even managed to get a card made, this is for my nephew Ian, the Stamp is an old Joanna Sheen, coloured with copics, think the papers are vintage papermania. Martha Stewart border punch and brads from stash.
I'm entering this for the folowing:
Posh Designs Sketch
Just Cute Bears Recipe
Allsorts Birthday
Cute Card Some one special
Hope to be back tomorrow,
Hugs Debs

Wednesday, 12 May 2010


Hiya, I just love this image he is sooo cute, I'm entering him into the following:

Colour Create Circles was the option and the colours Khaki, aqua,brown and cream.

OCC great sketch

SophistiCat Colour scheme

I've coloured him with copics then mounted him onto a couple of circles cut with nesties, I think the paper is Making memories, ribbon and brads from stash and a couple of cork washers off my sister.
Take care
Hugs Debs

Tuesday, 11 May 2010


Hi, hope you are well, this card has made me feel all summery with its colours, right cheered me Its a pollycraft image,coloured with copics, nesties, Martha Stewart punch, K&Co paper, bazill,cotton flowers, buttons ribbon and gems from stash.
Just a quicky tonight as I want to get to bed before midnight for a change,
I'm entering this for the following:
My time to craft Too Cute
Papertake Weekly Shiny/Sparkly/Special
Cupcake Craft Buttons
Pink Elephant Recipe
Pollycraft Sketch
Take care
Hugs Debs

ICS no 66

Hello its sketch time at ICS and Dawns given us a brill one, Remember you can twist, flip ,rotate anythig as long as the sketch is still visable.
I've used my Penny Black Toads for this one, with K&Co paper, Bazill, nesties and ribbon from stash, hope you find time to play along with us this week.
Im also entering this into the Daring Cardmakers challenge that wanted us to use green for their emerald challenge.
Take Care
Hugs Debs

Saturday, 8 May 2010


Hi there, hope your having a great weekend,were off out for the day tomorrow so hope it stops raining for a few hours at least.
This image is from Busy Beauties Boutique, I've coloured her with copics and used mini gems on her dress, papers are out my bit box, thought I really ought to tackle that ever growing pile, I think its in competition with my ironing pile.
I'm entering this for the following:
No time to stamp Female
Creative Card Crew April Showers
Creative Inspirations Colours
Pixie Cottage Sketch
Take care TFL
Hugs Debs

Friday, 7 May 2010


Hiya, well its Friday night ready for the weekend and its raining, so it looks like I may have to play instead of gardening. This colour scheme is not one I would normally use but hey you never know if you don't try. I've coloured this lovely little Mum to be with copics, nesties,ribbon, lace and flowers from stash. I'm entering this for the following:
ROP colour scheme
Everybody art pastel colours
Stamptacular Sunday celebration for mums
Pink Elephant Mommy I Love You
No time to stamp Mother
Hope you have a good weekend
Hugs Debs

Spesch Blog Candy

Trace over at Spesch Stamps is giving away this gorgeous candy, its to celebrate the launch of her website.
All you need to do is post a link to her candy its open untill 15th May the same day as her release date for her website.
Pop across and take a sneaky peak at some of her gorgeous designs.
Hugs Debs

Thursday, 6 May 2010


Hello, I've finally coloured my LOTV image, I stamped it out a few weeks ago and its been on my shelf waiting to be coloured. Not sure why its taken so long cause I really enjoyed doing it. I used my copics, K&Co paper, stickles on the flowers, a glaze pen on the ponies eyes and apples, the ribbon and flowers are from my stash. I'm entering this for the following:
Allsorts Animal
Spoonfull of Sugar Furry Friends
Everybody Art Pastel colour
Cupcake recipe
Hope to be back tomorrow
Hugs Debs

Wednesday, 5 May 2010


Hi there, hope every one is well, I've got this lovely image from Spesch Digi Stamps Trace has some great images there, this one also has a huge flower behind her but I cut that off this time.
I coloured it with copics, used Bazill and some real old HOTP paper think its called citrus pad, used a fiskars border and EK punch. The flowers are HOTP and i used a big brad that i coloured orange with my copics. I'm entering this for the following:
Cute & Girly Celebrations
Sketch & Stash Sketch, old paper
Pollycraft here comes the sun
Simon Says Birthday
Belli Birthay
Well I don't know about Where yoou live but its been absolutely gorgeous here, sun shining but with a bit of a breeze so as not to be too hot, I would love it like this all year round but hubby said its a bit too windy for fly fishing, guess you can't please every one
Take care
Hugs Debs

Tuesday, 4 May 2010

ICS no 65

Hi there, bit of a change this week at ICS Dawn thought it would be nice to have a colour scheme to use and I must say I really enjoyed it.

We are being sponsored by again this week by the wonderful Kirsty over at Some Odd Girl the winner will get 3 free images

I have used Rochin Kody, coloured with copics and K&Co Papers
Looking forwardto seeing what you come up with.
Hugs Debs

Monday, 3 May 2010


Hi there, hope you had a great bank holiday, the weather here was very windy, so we went for a walk on the beach (as you do in a gale) it certainly blew the cobwebs away, we really don't use the beach often enough, I always love it once I get there.
I made this card this evening its for one of my dearest friends Babs, she is actually 22 years older than me , but age doesn't seem to matter when you meet a soul sister, I love her to bits.
I've used a magnolia stamp, coloured with copics, used my nesties , paper ,ribbon and slider from my stash, flowers were made from EK punches and gems.
I am entering this for :
Just Magnolia sketch
SCSC friendship
Whoopsi Daisy as you like it
Stamp with fun Friends
Charisma cardz girly/ handmade flowers
well of to bed now work in the morning night night.
Hugs Debs

Saturday, 1 May 2010


Hi there hope your enjoying the long weekend, I had to work for a couple of hours this morning and now thats ituntil Tuesday yipee,
here is a card i made last night, I'm quite pleased with the effect the frame is made from a square of paper you can get a link from Project Tuesday.
I've used a Magnolia image coloured with copics, my minds eye papers and some ribbon and brads from my stash, I'm entering this for the following:
Papertake Do soething different
LOTV Summer
Have a great weekend
Hugs Debs