Saturday, 30 April 2011


I think I could get used to these long weekends, especially when the weather is so lovely, we went to get Hubbies birds today, a pair of grey zebra fiches a pair of black cheeked zebra's and a pair of chocolate bengalese finches. Next month were getting some canaries, there my favorite they sing beautifully.

Made this card last night using Gerry's Birthday from Prarie Fairy Designs isn't he the cutest, I coloured him with copics, used Sissex and My minds eye papers, LOTV sentiment stamp, paper mill star die cut and some old star buttons .
I'm entering this in the following:
Paper Sundaes Yellow and Die cuts
Sketch & Stash Sketch 6 buttons
Bunny Zoes one for the boys
Simon Says Anything goes
Crafts 4 Eternity Anything Goes
Alphabet Z = Zoo animals
Digi's with attitude Stars
Hope you enjoy the long weekend.
Hugs Debs

Thursday, 28 April 2011

ICS Blog Hop Candy Winner

Hiya, we had great fun at the ICSketches Blog Hop, the winners will be anounced today.
The winner of my candy is BECCY Well done Beccy if you email me with your address I'll post the Candy off to you.

Hugs Debs

Wednesday, 27 April 2011

An Ode to Mum

Hi there, this week at The Paper Shelter we have the theme "An Ode to Mum" so what a better way to tell Mum how much she means to you. The winner gets a $15 gift voucher if you use a Paper Shelter image.

I coloured with copics , made the large flower and used a rose at the bottom leaves are from a Marrianne Die cut, the letters are from a set of Go Create Dies, the papers are trimcraft. Ribbon and slider from stash.

I'm entering this in the following :

Card Makin Mamas Spring Colours

CCC May Flowers

Hugs Debs

Tuesday, 26 April 2011


Hiya, a friend wanted a Christening card for a little boy, so I made this cute little teddy one, you can't really see it but I've 3d the bear, that was coloured with copics, used pearlescent white, blue and patterned(HOTP) card, Nesties, Marrianne Die Doily, pearl brads, stick on pearls, dotty sheer ribbon and a little silver cross.

I'm entering this card in the following:

OCC Easel Card

Paper Sundaes Pearls & Die Cuts

Hugs Debs

ICS No 112

Hi, what a glorious bank holiday weve had, bit cold today but you can't complain wen it behaved for the weekend.
Fantastic sketch over at ICSketches this week.
Plus were lucky enough to be sponsored by Heather at Fresh Brewed Designs for 3 free digi's.

I coloured my image with copics used My minds eye papers, nestie and an EK punch.
I'm entering this in the following:
Cute Card Thursay No Text
Pink Gem Swirls
Make it Colourful Black hair
Hugs Debs

Saturday, 23 April 2011

Love Grows

Hi there, I hope your enjoying your long weekend, I can't believe I still have another day off!!!
My hubby has been fishing today but its been so hot in my Bat Cave I haven't been able to play yet. I creosoted the shed instead, hopefully later when it cools down a bit I'll get to play.

I made this card last night, its a LOTV stamp and sentiment, coloured with copics, Trimcraft Love Letters paper, Martha Stewart Heart border, nesties, flower punch, ribbon and bradsfrom stash.
I'm entering this into the following:
Papertake Weekly Spots n Stripes

Craft your passion Dots

Pink Elephant Colour scheme

Cupcake Lots of Layers

Card Makin Mamas Spring Colours

Fussy & Fancy Springtime

Marks Finest Papers Anniversary

The Sweet Stop Sketch
Hugs Debs

Wednesday, 20 April 2011

ICS Blog Hop

Hiya, well were all excited here at ICSketches this is our first ever Blog Hop.
Here is my candy that you could win, here are the rules.
1. Become a follower of ICSketches
2.We'd like to see what you do with the sketch
3.Be sre to visit all the DT'sBlogs and leave a comment on each, most of the DT have prizes.
Here is the order you need to visit

Here are our sponsors

3 Digi images

A New Pixie Cottage Stamp

5 Digi Images

1 Stamp from the New Release, 1 Sentiment and some Goodies

$10 Gift Voucher

2 Rubber Stamps

We are also being sponsored by Robyns Fetish the DT was also sponsored with some digi's.

I coloured it with copics, used Dovecraft papers, yellow ribbon and flowers from stash

Leave a comment below to be entered in my candy and leave a link on the ICSketches blog to your creation.

I'm entering this in the following:
Cardmadfairy's Recipe

Card Makin Mamas Spring Colours

Incy Wincy Bright & Bold


The Paper Shelter #10

Hiya, here we are again, Wednesday already, but we have a long weekend this week, need to work for a few hours on Monday morning but the rest of the time is ours, not got much planned. My Hubby is building an aviary, almost finished just a bit more wiring to do, the birds arrive on the 30th so just in time. The theme this week at The Paper Shelter is Inspired by Nature I chose this gorgeous image called Studies of a Witch, coloured with copics, Kay&Co papers, leaves from stash and the berries are beads coloured with copics.

If you want to be in with a chance to win the $15 gift voucher you need to use a The Paper Shelter image. Can't wait to see what you come up with.

I'm entering this in the folowing:

Raise the Bar Treemendus

Hugs Debs

Sunday, 17 April 2011


Hi there, hope you've had a good weekend, I had to work unfortunately, its hard to get motivated when the weather is so beautiful outside, I got finished early though and managed to get the car washed.
Made this card last night, it's a LOTV stamp and sentiment, coloured with copics and loads of glitter, Marianne swirls with gems, Trimcraft Love paper, and a butterfly brad from stash.

Its my eldest sons birthday today (can't show you his card as its a DT one) and he's 31, can't believe how quick time goes!!!

I'm entering this in the following:

Simon Says 4 a Child

LOTV Happy Birthday

Remember we are having a Blog Hop On Wed 20th April at ICSketches

See you then

Hugs Debs

Tuesday, 12 April 2011

The Paper Shelter #9

Hi there, what a great response we had last week at The Paper Shelter with our anything goes theme, I hope you like this week as much, Kevin has designed our first sketch, I think he's done a brilliant job and I had great fun with this one.
I chose this little Punk Girl coloured her with copics, used papermania papers, creative inspirations embossing folder, pink and black card, safety pins and a white gel pen
If you want to be in with a chance to win the $15.00 gift voucher you must use a Paper Shelter image.

I'm entering this in the following:
Simon Says For a child

CCC Embossing

Crafty catz Embossing

Fairytale Happy Birthday

Hugs Debs

Monday, 11 April 2011

ICS No 110

Hi there, we've had a great weekend, almost Summer weather never mind Spring, but now its gone and spoiled it by raining, although my Dad will be pleased as his water butts are almost empty, can't please every What a great sketch we have over at ICSketches this week. We are also being sponsored by DZDoodles and the DT got some lovely images to play with.
I chose this beautifull rose, coloured with copics, papers, my new nesties I got from the NEC last month and I got the sentiment years ago not sure where from, but how true is that, I am truly blessed wth some wonderful supportive friends, had a bad year and they are always there for me. Thank you girls x

I'm entering this in the following:

DYSU Yellow

Crafts 4 Eternity Photo inspiration

CCC May flowers
Hugs Debs

Wednesday, 6 April 2011

The Paper Shelter #8

I hope this post arrives my internet has been playing up all day, and i've used that schedule post thingey, that I really don't trust. Hi there, this week at The Paper Shelter the theme is "Anything Goes" so let your imagination wander and see where it takes you. If you use a Paper Shelter image you get put in the draw to win a $15 gift certificate. The Paper Shelter now do some gorgeous 6"x6" papers to download, you really ought to pop across and take a peek. I chose "Cockatoo Rules" isn't he great? coloured with copics, K&Co Papers, a bit of black card with a few eyelets in, and an EK punch.

Looking forward to seeing what your imagination comes up with.

I'm entering this in the following:

Fussy & Fancy Feather/Zip

Make it coourful Bright colours

Hugs Debs

Monday, 4 April 2011

ICS No 109

Hi there here is our sketch at ICSketches this week, isn't it great. We are also being sponsored by the wonderful Sassy Studio Designs the winner gets 4 fee digi's. All you have to do is make a card or other project using the brill sketch above and then link back to ICS

We were very generously given some digi's to use this week.I chose this sassy lady coloured her with copics , Sakura Pens and glitter, Glitter card, Trimcraft paper and perfect pearls.

I'm entering this into the following.

Craft your passion Anything Goes

Charisma Cardz Bling & Sparkle

Don't forget to check back tomorrow to see who the new DT is going to be.

Hugs Debs