Wednesday, 28 August 2013

The Crafter's Cafe Challenge Blog #26

Hi there, this week at The crafter's cafe the theme is
"EMBOSSING dry or wet" 
We are being sponsored by lacy sunshine and she very generously gave the DT some images to play with
I chose Catleya Tangleberry isn't that a marvelous name.

I used both dry and wet embossing on this card.
I popped the lilac paper through an embossing folder then the raised section I wet embossed with kaleidoscope embossing powder. I also embossed the bird and mushroom.
I'm entering this in the following;
oldie but a goodie challenge Embossing (Old embossing powder)
everybody-art-challenge Butterflies (On the embossed background)
stampin for the weekend  Butterflies (On the embossed background)
Hugs Debs

Paper Shelter Challenge, Lace and Pearls

Hi there, what a great theme this week at The paper shelter it's
they are lovely embellishments to use, one of my faves.
I used The Beautiful Mermaid for my card,
coloured with my copics, I used Basic grey papers, spellbinders, Memory box flower die, Lace and Pearls

Don't forget if you play with a Paper Shelter image you have a chance of winning this gift voucher, it's worth $30. If you play with a different brand then you have a chance of winning three digis of your choice.

I'm afraid it's short and sweet today, got a thumping head.
I'm entering this in the following;
top tip tuesday Use your initials D=Die cuts S=shells
created with love Anything goes
pile it on challenge Use DP
crazy 4 challenges Use Animals (Hope a crab and starfish count)
pink gem challenge "B" Beach scene
patties creations Anything goes
Hugs Debs

Friday, 23 August 2013

Friday Sketch Challenge #50

Hi there, it's time for the reminder card at friday sketch challenge and the lovely Janine designed our sketch.
We are being sponsored by flonz craft for $20 gift certificate

I used Jules from saturated canary that I coloured with my copics and paperpearls, distress ink round the edge, My Nesties, where would I be without them, Basic Grey papers, a selection of paper leaves and roses.
Were having brilliant weather here in the UK, but I can't believe how quick the nights are drawing in, it was dark for 9.00 last night, but we had a beautiful red sky. I keep forgetting to take a photo of it.
I'm entering this in the following;
paper-crafting journey Anything goes
paper pretties Girly girl
craft your passion Summer Flowers
crafty calendar Anything goes
patties creations Anything goes

I havn't put a picture of my gorgeous grand daughter Amelie on for a few weeks, she was 3 months old this week and here is a picture of her with my son her Daddy, I must say she is a proper Daddies girl as soon as he walks into the room she smiles, personally I think she is looking very much like her lovely Mum.

Back Soon
Hugs Debs

Friday, 16 August 2013

Make it crafty DT

Hi there, one of my favorite digi shops is make it crafty , they sell the most amazing images, also they are very big in tutorials, with you tube video's and ebooks, all the DT's are so talented and also very helpful.
Well make it crafty are looking for a group of like minded people that would like to DT for there Facebook page, I wouldn't dream of applying for the proper DT as I'm still very much learning to master my copics, but I feel I could maybe chat on facebook, with the lovely followers,
The piece I made for you above is using cobblestone-path I coloured with my copics, used First edition papers and bazill cardstock with a memory box die.
Below I have put together a few of my .make it crafty cards so you can see a selection of their digi's.

I'm entering the top card in the following:
crafts 4 eternity Summer Sun
dutch dare Back to school
fab n funky Looks like Summer
Try it on Tuesday Create a scene
stamp with fun Summer
Hugs Debs

Wednesday, 14 August 2013

The Crafters Cafe Challenge Blog

Hi there, two posts today, think i might have to go and sit in a dark corner for a
Our theme this week at TCCCB is 
"At the Beach"
and our lovely sponsor for this week Meljens designs gave the DT some images to play with, thank you.

I chose Seafaring Seagull Frame that I coloured with copics and sakura glitter pens, used DCWV papers, a ships wheel charm and some tiny shells and starfish I've had forever.
Looking forward to seeing what you come up with , you have seven days to get your entries in.
I'm entering this in the following;
cards for men Heavy metal (Charm)
pile it on Outdoors
oldie but a goodie Male card
Hugs Debs

The Paper Shelter Ribbon

Morning all, hope your all well and happy, if not we have a great challenge for you at The paper shelter this week, it's all about ribbons, 
"Use that Ribbon"
now that's sure to cheer you up.

I chose Vintage Seamstress to colour up, I used my copics as usual and I've just had a count up and I actually used 5 different ribbons, thick cream, pull up cream, tape measure ribbon and two on the bobbins,
the papers are new leaf from first edition, a heart doily i coloured with pink distress ink,paper flowers and leaves from my stash and some brand new never been out the box before dies the dress dummy and cotton bobbins.
Don't forget if you play with a Paper Shelter image you have a chance of winning this gift voucher, it's worth $30. If you play with a different brand then you have a chance of winning three digis of your choice.

I'm entering this in the following;
Tuesday throwdown Pastel rainbow
challenges 4 everybody Anything goes
Robyns fetish challenge Lots of layers
card mania challenges Fave embellies (Ribbon)
Hugs Debs

Friday, 9 August 2013

Friday Sketch Challenge #49

Welcome to the reminder card for friday sketch challenge #49 this lovely sketch was designed by Shirley
I've only just noticed I forgot to put my 3 pearls on the side, must of been a senior moment, you will just have to imagine they are there.
I used an emerald-faeries digital stamp coloured with copics, First edition New Leaf paper, Fiskar border punch, Spell binder Foliage swirl, Marrianne Butterfly die, ribbon and pearls
I really love this image must use it more often.
We are being sponsored by flonz craft for this chalenge, and you have seven days left.
I'm entering this into the following;
papertake weekly Anything goes
crafts and me Anything goes
Creative inspirations Something old (Digi) Something new (Butterfly Die)
cute card thursday Dieing to punch
stamping sensations things with wings + a touch of vintage.
Hugs Debs