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Wednesday, 29 October 2014

Moon of Wintertime

Hiya, thought I should get on with my Christmas cards, I just love this image by Elaine Cox, it's called Moon of Wintertime and you can get it from sweetpea stamps , I was lucky enough to win three images last month and this is one.

I coloured her with copics, lashings of glitter, paper is first edition, memory box holly border die, little blue gems on the flowers and paper flowers from Wild Orchid Crafts.
I'm entering this in the following;
Simon says stamp Anything goes
fab n funky Christmas
allsorts Christmas
crafty calendar Bingo (Blue,Die Cuts,Sparkle)
abc-challenge V Vibrant
Hugs Debs

Tuesday, 28 October 2014

Gigi Art Noveau from MoonFlower

Hi there, what a glorious day we are having today, lovely and warm like Spring,
I'm using a gorgeous new image from MoonFlowerDigistamps called Gigi art noveau



I coloured her with copics, use DCWV papers, birdcage die cut, bird charm, paper flowers from The Hobby House, glitter on the flowers and tiny pearls for the headband.
MoonFlower has a new facebook & Challenge site pop across to find a lovely giveaway.
I'm entering this in the following,
Tuesday throwdown All dressed up
The Pink Elephant Anything goes
crafty calendar Bingo (Blue, Die Cuts, Sparkle)
Hugs Debs

Wednesday, 22 October 2014

Day of the Dead Marie from Aurora Wings


What an amazing image I got to colour up this week, it's the new featured image from Aurora Wings, called 
Day of the Dead Marie and you can get it HERE it also comes in a png file.

If you want to see what my teamies did pop across to the showcase Blog and prepare to be amazed !


I coloured my image with copics, used a fine liner on her tattoo's, first edition papers, a new die I got from Sincerely Yours  last week that gives the effect of chicken wire, glitter girls black gem scroll, black ribbon, a hat pin I made myself and the flowers are from Wild Orchid Crafts, the leaves are a Marianne die.
I'm entering this in the following;
abc-challenge V=Vibrant
creative card crew Bows
craft your passion Bingo (Flowers,Gems,Die cuts)
totally gorjuss Show a feather
Hugs Debs 

Monday, 20 October 2014

Tumbelina from MoonFlower

Hi there I would like to share with you a lovely digi called Tumbelina from a new shop called MoonFlower Digistamps 
I have coloured her with copics, used first edition papers, Marianne scroll die, ribbon flowers and pearl flowers and drops,

MoonFlower have a  facebook page
and also a Moonflower Blog
I'm entering this in the following;
craft your passion Bingo (Flowers, Gems, Die Cuts)
inky impressions Anything goes
Suzy Bee's Anything goes plus pink
Sister act Anything goes
Hugs Debs

Monday, 13 October 2014

Aurora Wings Giveaway


Hi everyone over at AuroraWings showcase blog Mitzi is having a giveaway.
For a chance to win pop over to the Showcase blog HERE
Good luck
Hugs Debs

Friday, 10 October 2014

Young Witch with cat

Hi there, we have a really cute Halloween card this week, it's called Young witch with cat , It's from Aurora Wings and you can purchase it Here, if you want to see what the rest of my teamies made pop across to Aurora wings showcase blog  and see their wonderful creations.

 I've used a stepper card for a change, coloured the image with copics, used Spellbinders scroll dies, Basi Grey papers, flowers from WOC, Whimsy sentiment stamp, 3D laquer and Sakura pens on the gourds, and a brass spiders web charm
Purchase HERE

I'm entering this in the following;
papertake Anything goes
fairytale challenge Happy Halloween
crafty catz Autumn
papertake Anything goes
Stampavie Halloween
Hugs Debs

Friday, 3 October 2014

Trick or Treat Boys

We have a gorgeous new release from Aurora wings two super cute trick and treaters with there ghostly dog eating brain cup cakes and skull lollipops, you get your image Here and if you pop across to the Showcase blog you will be able to see all the wonderful creations from my fellow teamies.



They are also showcasing another image Creepy brother and sister
 Here is trick-or-treat-boys-eating

I decided to make a bag with my image, I coloured it with copics, used a Sakura glitter pen on the cupcake and Glaze pen on the blood. The papers are from Bearly Mine , ribbons from stash, the hand and scull I bought from Tesco two years ago, Fiskars border punch, Go Create alphabet dies, spider charm from the Hobby House and I drew the spiders web with a black Glaze pen, the glass pebble I bought from a gypsy.
The facebook challenge this month is The colours of Halloween
The Aurora Wings challenge is All Gored Up
It would be great to see your projects.
I'm entering mine in the following;
charisma cardz Anything but a card
inky impressions Anything but a card
fab n funky Hallowen
crafty creations challenges Use orange
abc-challenge U=Unique
pile it on The witching hour/ Halloween

Hugs Debs

Sunday, 28 September 2014

Mo's Christmas


Hi there, I hope your all having a nice weekend with a bit of you time thrown in, we are having gorgeous weather here, it really is like the middle of summer, so what better way to cool down than make a Christmas card.
I felt I needed to reward myself since I managed to demolish one of my ironing piles, two more to go, and one that I keep hiding because it's clothes I don't like to iron. Do you do that, have clothes that are always last to get done because they are a pain to iron.

Anyway what better reward than an image from Mo's digital pencil. I colourd her with copics,
used Dovecraft papers. Robert Adams snowflake die, WOC flower ribbon, I really love this ribbon but didn't realise the net would melt when I heated my Frantage powder up, but I really love the effect it has left. birdcage die and flat back pearls, oh nearly forgot I distressed the edges with my scissors and a bit of distress ink, gathered twigs I think, 
Thank you for looking, I'm entering this in the following;
Simon says stamp Anything goes
inky impressions Anything goes
fab n funky Christmas
abc Christmas S=Something festive
Hugs Debs

Wednesday, 24 September 2014

Happy Kitty

Hi there, Mitzi has been busy again with Halloween in mind,
we have a wonderful image Happy Kitty, and this can be all yours free if you are a subscriber to the Aurora wings newsletter, you can sign up for it HERE
You can only get it if you subscribe, it will not be available in the shops. So get subscribing.
You can see the fantastic creations from my Teamies at the Aurora Wings Showcase Blog 

I've coloured with copics, used Bearly Mine papers, leaf swirl from Memory box, spellbinders circles,flowers from WOC, black gems and an old cat button from my stash.
I'm entering this in the following;
OSAAT Anything goes plus a flower
the sweetpea stampers All creatures great and small
chocolate coffee cards Dogs and Cats
alphabet challenge p for pretty petals
incy wincy designs Anything goes
everybody-art chocolate (she has a bucket full)
papertake Oh how cute
top tip Tuesday Kids
paper pretties Halloween/Fall
inky impressions Anything goes
Hugs Debs

Sunday, 21 September 2014

Meet Dragonfly

Hi there, I'm using a new digi from Ching Chou Kuik its called meet dragonfly , she has adorable eyes, and was a dream to play with, 
We had a huge dragonfly in our garden today, it was about 4 inches across, it was lovely to watch it flying about, tormenting the dogs, my hubby had been trout fishing and said the trout were going mad trying to get them of the surface of the water.

I've coloured with copics used Prima papers spellbinders ornate oval, oh by the way i found out if you spray your fancy dies with silicone spray before use they cut out perfect, Sue Wilson doily die, glitter girls gems flowers from WOC and a charm and ribbon from my stash.
I'm entering this in the following;
one stitch at a time Anything goes with a flower
emerald faeries Springtime
Stamping sensation Things with wings
artbymiran Anything goes
crafty catz Pretty woman
crafts 4 eternity My style
the sweetpea stampers All creatures great and small
alphabet challenge P for pretty petals
Hugs Debs

Friday, 12 September 2014

New Release from Aurora Wings

Hiya, Mitzi has given us a gorgeous new digi to play with, Zombie Puppy, he is so cute, you can see the other DT's projects at the Aurora wings showcase blog
I have used My Minds Eye papers, black cobweb ribbon, 3 dog bone charms, a little dog and bowl charm and Tim Holtz Die cuts. I coloured it with copics.

 You can buy the puppy  HERE.

You still have time to enter the Facebook Challenge the theme is Anything goes,
I'm entering this in the following;
the sweetpea stampers All creatures great and small
cute card Thursday Too cute

Hugs Debs

Tuesday, 2 September 2014

Another Sugar Nellie

Hi there, since looking through my Sugar Nellie stamp box I'm falling in love with them all over again, this is one of my favorites Leanne Ellis, Falling in love 

I coloured her with copics , papers are Santoro Mirabelle and First Edition, ribbon from stash, Marianne header die, memory box flower die, pearls and a pearl slider, spellbinder scallop rectangle, John Adams leaves die and a Tim Holtz sentiment ticket.
Why is it when you have a week of work it takes another two before your back in the swing of things. 
It seems to be taking ages for me to settle back into work I keep clock watching which is really bad as it makes the days drag, Oh well maybe tomorrow will be better.
I'm entering this in the following;
papertake weekly Anything goes
crazy challenge Three of a kind (flowers, pearls)
bunny zoes crafts Summer colours
Robyns fetish Use a digi
totally gorjuss Pearls
Hugs Debs

Monday, 1 September 2014

Background Tutorial



Hi there, Mitzi from Aurora wings has asked me to write up a tutorial for the background I have used on my box, it was just an old box my hubby kept his fishing floats in and was going to throw away.
I sprayed it all over with acrylic paint before decorating it.



You can find my tutorial over at Aurora Wings challenge blog please be gentle with me this is my first tutorial
Hugs Debs

Sunday, 31 August 2014

Luna competition

Hi there, there's a fun competition going on at the kitandclowder facebook page, it's bright coloured hair, you even get the image free from Polka doodles.
I coloured her with copics used first edition papers, Impresion obsession Bird die, oval spellbinder and  pom pom braid. Thank you Alyce for all your freebies and hard work with the colouring classes. 

I'm entering this in the following;
Stamping sensation Anything goes
Robyns fetish Use a Digi
Come and get it Things with wings
Cute card Thursday Anything goes
Hugs Debs

Friday, 29 August 2014

Desert Rose from Aurora Wings

Hi there, we are showcasing a gorgeous new image from Aurora Wings she is called Desert Rose and you can get her from  HERE. there is a discount code available until the end of August at either shop it's
"CRAFTINGFUN!)"
  if you pop over to AuroraWings showcase.blog you can see what my fellow teamies have made with this beauty.

I have coloured her with copics, and used chalk on the background, the papers are from K & Co, sissex swirl die, Marianne header die some gems a couple of leaf charms, chain and an old ear ring.

Skin- E11,E21,E00,E000
Skirt-YG00,YG21,YG23,YG25 G05
Top-YR21,YR 16, BG 09
Hair- C01,C03,C05,C07,C09




You still have until 31st August to enter our facebook challenge the theme is "Mermaid Madness"
I'm entering this in the following;
Tuesday throwdown Anything goes
Simon says stamp Anything goes
Stampavie CAS
inky impressions Anything goes
crafty creations challenges Old Ear ring
cute card Thursday Anything goes
fairytale-challenge CAS
Daring cardmakers CAS
Hugs Debs

Tuesday, 26 August 2014

DT Call for Sugar Nellie

Hi there, I notice they are having a DT call at Sugar Nellie ,
I have a soft spot for these stamps, they were my first stamp addiction, I got my box out the other night and to my amazement I have 36 stamps, after looking at them I fell in love with them all over again, I just had to have a play, so I made a couple of  Christmas cards.
I coloured them with copics used first edition and Bo Bunny papers, lashings of glitter Joy snowflake dies, Joanna Sheen banner, Sue Wilson Bow, Nellie Christmas tree.
I've used Snow Juggler    and the other has been retired from  funkykits 
  


So on to the important things...We do have some requirements for any newbies joining our team and if you feel you can meet the requirements then this may be for you!! 

 
  • You must be able to commit to a 4 month term initially - this will be reviewed at the end of the term 
  • You must be able to complete projects on time and add them to our DT page 
  • You must be post your project on your own blog each month 
  • You will make comments on the entries to the challenge on your allocated numbers each month 
  • You must be able to take a good photo of your project  
  • You must have an active blog and Facebook account - the DT stuff is managed on our Facebook page

We want newbies that love all things Sugar Nellie and they will be great at promoting the products through their own work.  So if you meet the requirements and are interested in joining the team then what you need to do to apply is follow the instructions below: 

  • make a card using a Sugar Nellie stamp (rubber or digi) 
  • upload it on the linky thing on The Sugar Bowl DT Call post
  • post your card on your own blog linking to the DT Call
  • display our DT Call badge on your post aswell 

This DT Call will close on 11th September 2014 and the successful applicants will be notified soon after this date in time to start with our challenge on 25th September 2014. 
Good luck.
Hugs 
Debs

Saturday, 23 August 2014

New Digi

Hiya, I thought I would share a new Digi company they are called PPinkydolls an Etsy shop, her images are gorgeous, this one is called Air Dreamer  she's so cute.
I'm on holiday this week, we haven't gone anywhere just need to get some maintenance done on the workshop and house, and it's much easier if the workshop is empty.
Also my Son and his family are moving house so I have a feeling we will be needed there, Babysitting duty (I hope) 
I coloured her with copics, used basic grey papers, Spellbinders and Joy Dies, some paper clay for the bird and fleur, paper flowers and Frantage sprinkled very liberally .


I'm entering this in the following;
the sweetpea stampers Embossing (Frantage)
top tip Tuesday Anything goes
papertake weekly To die for
creative card crew Embossing (Frantage)
inky impressions Anything goes
Hugs Debs

Friday, 15 August 2014

Aurora Wings, Sea Turtle Kiss

Hi there, we have a new release for you today, from Aurora Wings showcase this one is called
 "Sea Turtle Kiss" one of the Mer Tots collection


I coloured the image I had flipped, with copics, airbrushed the backgound using my copics, the papers are from MicheleRDesign seascape instant download my printer is running low on ink and the papers came out this beautiful lilac colour instead of a minky brown, but I really liked it so decided to use them, I teamed them with Bazill sparkle card, Memory box heart die, spellbinder ovals, a castle charm, organza netting, pearl heart slider, pearl heart, perfect liquid pearls and some flowers from my stash.

You can buy this gorgeous Sea Turtle Kiss image at the
If you pop across to the Aurora wings showcase blog you can see all the other gorgeous creations from my fellow DT's , come and join us at our Facebook page

I'm entering this in the following;
Bunny zoes crafts Summer colours
love to create (The Little Mermaid) inspired by song , book or film
Stamping sensation Anything goes
the squirrel and the fox Anything goes
crafty calendar challenge Anything goes
my time to craft Unusual hair colour
Hugs Debs

Monday, 4 August 2014

Some exciting Aurora Wings news

Hi there, I have some really exciting news to share with you today.
Yay I'm now one of the new team of ladies on the Aurora Wings Showcase Blog
I absolutely love these images and I feel so proud and honored to be on the team,
what it involves is we get to play with all the gorgeous new images as they are released, he he, my dream job.

The first image Mitzi has given us is "The Secret" two gorgeous little mermaids whispering secrets, it makes me think of my wonderful sister, so if you can't resist it you can buy it from 


Isn't it gorgeous and It was a dream to colour, I used copics, cream bazill basics, Graphic45 By the Sea papers, Spellbinders oval, Marianne shells, starfish,and anchor, shaped flourish, Tim Holtz swirl, The Hobby House crystals, some gold chain on the anchor and pearl drops in the hair.



The challenge this month is to use a "Sprite" these are adorable little flower people, but I must warn you they are very addictive . We would love to see your lovely creations on our Facebook page don't be shy.
I'm entering mine into the following;
Emerald Faeries Pearls and swirls
Stamping sensation Anything goes
Allsorts Favorite things (Mermaids)
Crafty calendar Anything goes
Fairytale Sun, Sea Beach
CRAFT Wish you were here
Inky impressions Anything goes
Simon says Anything goes

Hugs Debs





Wednesday, 30 July 2014

The Crafters Cafe Challenge use a digi

Hiya, well another roasting day here, I'm so pleased I invested in a fan for my Cave,
I'm afraid this is my last challenge with The Crafters Cafe, I've really enjoyed my time there.
For this challenge it's
Use A Digi
so a great one to finish on, we are sponsored by Doctor-digi and the image I have used is Davey-Dunderton
I coloured him with copics, used My Minds Eye  paper Stamps Away alphabet stamps, nestie and a scull charm.


I'm entering this in the following
the pink elephant Anything goes
the squirrel and the fox. song or movie (Get it on}
crafty catz weekly Anything goes
fairytale Use a digi
inky impressions Anything goes
simon says stamp Anything goes
Hugs Debs

Sunday, 20 July 2014

Aurora Wings,Christmas

Hi there, having a really pleasant weekend after a mega stressful week at work, I can almost feel myself relax, if you know what I mean.
What better way to relax than to do a bit of colouring, I'm using one of my new addictions Mistletoe Fairy from the Big Eyes collection, by the talented Mitzi at Aurora Wings 


I decided to make an easel card as I haven't done one for a while.
I used K & Co Papers, Ranger Liquid Pearls white opal for the mistletoe berries, Pearl and stars from The Hobby House, Joy snwflake dies, Marianne Poinsetta die and Spellbinder circle and ovals, the ribbon is from my bit box and the sentiment is a HOTP. 


Copics I used
Skin-E000, E00, E21, E11, R20
Bow and dress R81, R83, R85
Mistletoe and eyes- YG21, YG03, YG25, YG05
Fur- YG0000, YG00


I'm entering this in the following
crafting at the weekend Anything goes
4 krafty girlz Anything goes
aud sentiments challenge Christmas in July
CRAFT Christmas
charisma cardz Anything goes

Hugs Debs

Wednesday, 16 July 2014

The Crafters Cafe Birthday Challenge

Hiya, hope your all well, and getting plenty of crafting done.
We have a great easy theme for you this week at The crafters cafe it's
"Birthday"
So chance to catch up with all those birthdays you have coming,
We are sponsored this week by sassy studio designs and they generously supplied us with Disney Fan
I coloured her with copics used HOTP papers, EK swirl  punch, Happy birthday die black and red gems and a scrap of ribbon from my bit box,



It's forecast a heatwave here for the next few days, followed by thunder storms, 
whenever it's that really hard rain with big splashes it reminds me of when I was a child and my Mum would say "It's colouring book time" so maybe this weekend it will be digi time. lol
I'm entering this in the following;
fussy and fancy All about the girls
simon says stamp Spots and dots
tuesday throwdown vacation (Disney land)
incywincy designs ribbon
lexis creations Black white plus one other
Can't wait to see what you do.
Hugs Debs

Monday, 14 July 2014

Aurora Wings Mushrooms

Hi there , a couple of firsts for me today, first is a new to me company Aurora Wings that sells the most amazing digital images you could wish for, I was certainly spoilt for choice , in fact I went back twice and bought some more. lol.
This one is from the Sprites collection called Mushrooms .
The second first was to try and use Frantage mmm not sure about that, far to random for my brain to take in, I'll let you into a secret I've had this tub of Frantage for about a year and not touched it, but I dropped a pen on my image and it was the only thing I could think of to save it.

 I used the following copics
Skin--E000.E00.E21.E11.R20
orange mushroom--YR14.YR18.E15.E18
Green mushroom--YG03.YG63.YG67.G99
Yellow mushroom--Y15.Y17.Y18.Y38.E15.E18
Caps--W1.W2.W3.W5
Ground--YG93.YG95.G99

I used Bo Bunny Autumn song paper,spellbinder oval scallop, tim Holtz distress ink and ticket, paper Autumn flowers and a clock die cut.
I'm entering this in the following;
crafty creations challenges Lets Party
cute card Thursday Pretty papers
charisma cardz Anything goes
fussy and fancy All about the girls
craft your passion Citrus, tropical colours
Thats it for me today, see you on Wednesday
Hugs Debs

Wednesday, 2 July 2014

The Crafter's Cafe Challenge, Red, White & Blue

Hiya, are you enjoying the sunshine if you have some where you live, we are having a gorgeous week, it's so good not having to get togged up to walk the dogs.
A great challenge at The Crafter's Cafe this week, it's a colour scheme, Red White & Blue.
We are being sponsored by lacysunshine this week and I have used Wilkes the Pirate and Parrot Whiskey
isn't he the cutest little Pirate ever?


I coloured him with copics, used first edition papers, memory box cloud die, Hobby House Pearls and a sentiment rub on.
I'm entering this in the following;
inky impressions Red, white and blue
the stamping boutique Red, white and blue
creative card crew Masculine
papertake weekly Anything goes
Tuesday throwdown Anything goes
Hugs Debs


Wednesday, 18 June 2014

The Crafters Cafe Distress it Challenge

Hiya, we have a great challenge this week at The Crafters cafe it's
"Distress It"
and we are being sponsored by qkr stampede
they kindly gave me Cowboy Bath to play with, isn't he great?
I coloured him with copics, used Bo Bunny papers that I distressed with ink, used a spellbinder square nestie, Tom Holtz ticket and I made the fleur's with paper clay that I distressed with ink.


I,m entering this in the following;
paper pretties Summer fun
inky impressions for the boys
oldie but a goodie masculine
love to create Anything goes
Hugs Debs

Thursday, 5 June 2014

The Crafter's Cafe, Masculine Challenge

Hi there, I know I'm late with my post again, there just doesn't seem enough hours in the day.
My Mother in Law is making steady progress she's on her seventh week in hospital now following her strokes, I can't believe what a fighter she is, and the nursing staff are amazing.
The theme this week at crafters cafe is 
"MASCULINE"
perfect timing for your Fathers Day cards.
We are being sponsored by Bugaboo stamps and i have chosen Johnny Cool for my card.
I've coloured him with copics, 3D laqured his sunglasses, used spellbinder nesties and the Paper mill star dies, I think the sentiment stamp is a Woodware one, I've no idea as they are all mixed up, lol 
Love to see your entries this week you have a week to get them in.


I'm entering this in the following;
charisma cardz Fathers day
creative knockouts die cut/punch
CRAFT Father's day
crafts4eternity For the boys
stampin for the weekend Anything goes
fabnfunky challenges Father's Day
Hugs Debs