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Wednesday, 25 May 2011

60th Birthday card

Hi,
It's been a busy day today what with being at my voluntary for a couple of hours making a lovely stir fry and a banana split then we ate it for lunch.   It's a tough job but someone has to do it!!!!  They're such a talented group.  Then I had my shopping delivered  and the washing - a woman's work is never done...  BBQ tonight - no wonder the sun has gone in.  I don't know about you but I find Barbie's harder work, to-ing and fro-ing. Give me a roast any day.  I have some news I came in the top 3 of the Get Funky and Craft challeng blog, with my hand bag,  Really chuffed and another blinkie in the side bar.
Here's a card a made for a lady from the voluntary class - she had a big 60th party and I had a lovely time.....


I used my dress kanban stamp and paper pieced it onto some hunkydory paper, backing papers & flowers - SWALK cdrom and hunkydory, blue and cream card, hunkydory sentiment, 60 peel off with a gem on it-need some bling, Craftwork candy and cream ribbon.  This is one card I was quite pleased with.  i just love the soft colours.
I am entering this card in the following challenges:
Wee Memories Challenge blog-stamp it.
Fussy and Fancy challenge - a recipe: 3 papers,2 embellishments,ribbon.
Crafts 4 Eternity challenge blog  - Embellishment recipe - flower, ribbon, bling.
Papertake Weekly Challenge blog - Pastel colours.
Enjoy the rest of your day.

Love Debs x

Crafts 4 Eternity challenge blog

Tuesday, 24 May 2011

A card for a 16 year old.

Hi,

It's been a week since i last posted but I've been beavering away making some cards and trying to be good and resting the old arm too. It's alot better and I've even managed a couple of meals out to family which was a welcome break from the house.A little shopping too for the garden.  I love being in the garden especially when it's a lovely sunny day.
Anyway here's my card:
I used Crafters Companion SWALK cd rom for th backing papers and to make the flowers with flower die cuts, peel off - 16, SWALK 'My Sister' stamp coloured with promarkers and sentiment from 'Friends like you, Happy Birthday - Kanban stamp, candy coloured with a promarker.
I am entering my Oval Easel card into the following challenges - I know it's another oval shape but it was requested by my daughter for her friend's card:
Crafters Companion monthly challenge - Girl's birthday.
CES challenge 37 - Embellish it - 3 different types of embellishments(flowers, candy and a gem on the number 16).
My Mums Craft Shop challenge 6 - Anything but square.(oval easel card)

See you soon.

Love Debs x

Sunday, 15 May 2011

Butterfly Door Hanger

Happy Sunday to you all,

I was having abit of time to myself yesterday and I thought I'd make something other than a card.It's my first door hanger..... Hope it's okay.  Another first was using printable acetate - I'm getting adventurous, don't know how long it'll last but I had great fun. If I can't do much around the house then why not craft!!!!  That's my moto anyway.

I used: Polkadoodles Sugar Birdies cd-rom - paper and butterflies,a piece from a chipboard album, printable acetate, glitter, gems, ribbons, book rings and a black liner pen.
I am entering it in the following challenges:
Polkadoodles challenge - menu choice - I chose  Pink, butterfly, ribbon and gems.
The Paper Shelter.challenge-13 - black, white + one ( I chose pink).
Sarah Hurley challenges-39 - butterflies/things with wings.

That's the sun out so I shall shout my hubby and get some help to hang the washing out. Have a lovely day.

Love Debs x

Friday, 13 May 2011

Flowery Easel card

Hi,

Due to the blogger having a problem today, yesterdays post has disappeared so I am having to re-do it.  I felt like I'd lost a leg not being able to blog today.....
Anyway down to business.  I had a good day with my arm yesterday so I had a lovely few hours crafting.Crafting was my therapy for the day.  I'm glad I made use of my time as my bad arm is back.    Typical.  Anyway here's my Easel card. 

I entered this card in the following challenges.Thank you for the lovely comments I received yesterday.
Polkadoodles week-18-challenge - Easel card.
Moving along with the times challenge - 2 b's - blue, bling, buttons.
Crafty Sentiments challenge - buttons.
Paper Play Challenge - Summer.

I used Yellow and blue card, image and flowery backing paper, flowers and sentiment from Polkadoodles Sugar Birdies Cd-rom, bling and buttons.
That's all for today.

Love Debs x

Sunday, 8 May 2011

Get Funky Challenge

Hi,

Sorry I've not posted for a while but my arms let me down this time - unreliable body.Just another M.E symptom so I've been trying to rest my right arm especially which has meant calling on the family to help.  My daughter has been a great help ironing and doing little bits around the home and my husband has been fantastic too- hanging the washing out under my supervision,cooking etc....  Bless them, fancy having me in a Supervisory role.......  Challenging for them!!!  So this is my first day trying a little bit of crafting.  I've been dying to play.  Thought I had recovered - silly me.  So if I'm not posting you know why!!!!!!!!  RESTING !!!!

Anyway onto this month's challenge at Get Funky Challenge blog.  The theme is SPOTS AND STRIPES and you have to use one funky hand paper etc.  So I made a little handbag.  I've not used many templates but thought I'd give it a try.

I used: My Craft Studio Encyclopedia cd-rom- handbag template,Funky Hand Papercraft Factory -Dreams come True cd-rom for the papers, flower die, candy,tag,ribbon and a spotted button.
Hope it's okay.  Just wanted to do something other than a card for a change.
Happy Sunday to you all.
Love Debs x