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Saturday, 24 December 2011

Merry Christmas!!!!!!!!

Hi,

I've just popped on to wish all my lovely followers and blogging friends:


Have a super time over the festive season.

Thank you for all your help and support.  You've made my blogging time so much fun - getting mushy now so Off I pop the veggies are awaiting to be peeled and prepared and where are the troups - nowhere to be seen.  I shall round them up.

Lots of love Debs x

Friday, 23 December 2011

A card for Someone Special

Hi,

Well that's it - the presents were all wrapped yesterday and the food was delivered so that's me.  Whoop whoop!  I never thought I'd make it - phew.  Only the food prep tomorrow with the help of my little elves - that's the hubby and daughter ha ha!
Here's the card I made for my daughter:
What didn't I use on her card lots of fancy bits I know - White circle folded in half, dies - Nellies's multi frames (circle doily), Marianne designs snowflakes, flower - ribbon flora 3 and english rose. half a silver snowflake underneath tilda coloured with promarkers, gems and printed sentiment.  Lots of glitter too and snowflake embossing folder.  Pretty pretty for my girlie.  It was a gamble with her being 17 but she loved it.

Challenges:
Totally gorjuss challenge 111 - for someone special
Top tip tuesday challenge 65-Anything Christmas
One stop craft challenge week 162 - christmas sparkle
Sweet stampin challenge - its all sparkling - sparkle and bling
Incy wincy designs challenge 125 - circle cards
Marianne design divas challenge 6 - its christmas (Marianne designs snowflakes, flower - ribbon flora 3 and english rose .

Well that's all for now folks.... The ironing is awaiting.  Have a lovely night.

Love Debs x

Tuesday, 20 December 2011

Girly Winter wishes card

Hi,

Well I have just finished the last of my Christmas Cards - whoopie!  I have never crafted so much in my life.  Here's a card I did this morning using a digi from a voucher I won at Nutcrafters challenge blog.
I used a Nutcrafter's Winter Cutie Pie digi coloured with Promarkers, Cuttlebug snowflake embossing folder, mirror board, glitter, gems, english rose die, floral die, snowflakes die and doily die.

She's such a cutie isn't she.

Challenges:
Nutcrafters challenge 7 - winter wonderland
Sweet stampin challenge - its all sparkling - sparkle and bling
One stop craft challenge week 162 - christmas sparkle
Crafty calendar challenge cold and frosty
Do you stack up challenge 50 - winter

Back soon with another card.  Before I go can I welcome Doreen my newest follower.  A big thank you to everyone who follows me and pops by and comments from time to time I really appreciate it.


Love Debs x

Wednesday, 14 December 2011

Winter Wishes

Hi,

Well the old tummy is okay but still pretty breathless so what better way to take it easy than to craft - really need to finish the family xmas cards before weekend!  Here's a card I made for my Mum and her partner:

The photo is a little lop-sided - whoops.

I used: cuttlebug embossing folder, marianne designs snowflake die and doily die,mirror board, gems, ribbon and freebie paper.

Challenges:
Crimbo-crackers challenge 4 - embossing
Abc challenge - e for embossing
Papertake weekly - I'm dreaming of a white Christmas
Christmas blog challenge let it snow
Simply create too challenge 2 - embossing
Totally gorjuss challenge 110 let it snow

Well off I pop otherwise I'll never get going.Have a nice day everyone.

Love Debs x

Monday, 12 December 2011

Housemouse Christmas Decoupage card

Hi,

Well what a week last week was what with madly making xmas cards, visiting my Dad's on Friday to catch up with my Sister and family who were down for a friend's wedding.  I've never made so many cards..... have I finished er... no, have them all to write and a few more immediate family one's to make!  I got 3 lovely surprises on Friday from Challenge blogs I won 2 challenges with my friend door hanger at Nutcrafters and Stampin for the weekend - woo hoo and with my baby card I won at Tiddly inks with my baby stepper card - Wow!!!! Productive eh.
Here's the card I did for my Sister and brother-in-law:

I used Housemouse Christmas decoupage sheet, freebie papers, Marianne die for doily circle & snowflakes, kraft stepper card, lots of gems, shiny ribbon and a flower.

Challenges:
 Paper sundaes challenge 99 - anything christmas
Joanna sheen challenge - Christmas Wishes
Dream valley challenge 22 - christmas
One stop craft challenge week 61 - traditional christmas colours
Ces challenge 65 - traditional christmas

Well it's been a day at home today.  I was supposed to meet up with the M.E group but I've been awake most of the night coughing and spluttering and with a tummy bug so I've been resting as I'm shattered and not much go in the old body today.  At least I've had a chance to sit quietly and write a few cards.

Have a nice evening.

Love Debs x

Monday, 5 December 2011

Snowflake door hanger

Hi,

2 visits in 1 day what on earth has got into me?  Just a quick post this time.  I'd been mulling over how to do a layout of a card and then I got a lovely comment from Lou showing the door hangers she'd made and I had a light bulb moment - it doesn't happen often - and I remembered I had some from a prize I'd won so why not use them so here it is.Thanks Lou!
I used a blank door hanger, Nellie's die to decorate the circle, papers & sentiment - freebie Creative cardmaking magazine, digital stamp - freebie from Nutcrafters a while ago- coloured-promarkers, Marianne's Creatables snowflake die, gems, card candi, ribbon, buttons, bakers twine and lots of glitter too.

Challenges:
Nutcrafters challenge 6 - make christmas card or project for a friend
Stampin for the weekend challenge 21 - friends
2 sisters challenge 68 - punches and or dies (used dies)
Do you stack up - challenge 48 - ribbon or anything you can tie (bakers twine tied)
Craft your days away - challenge - 34 - buttons or bows (both)
One stop craft challenge 160 - let it snow

Christmas cards are still waiting so off I pop.

Love Debs x

Challenge 12 Midway Extra - Fetch a Sketch!

Here is my project for the Midway Extra following the Sketch from Fetch a sketch:


Remember we are we being sponsored by:



There is still time to join in the challenge the closing date is Sunday 11th December at 12 Noon.- so come on crafters show us what you can make!


I decorated a gift bag using: freebie papers from an old Creative Cardmaking mag for the backing paper and the borders and also the number 17,vintage photo distress ink of course I can't live without it and Tiddly inks digital image Kellie coloured with promarkers.

This gift bag is for my daughter's friend's birthday on the 12th December.

This is sadly my last post as Guest designer for Fetch a sketch so a big thank you to Ruth and Jenny - I have had a ball. Thank you for giving me this wonderful chance.

Challenges:
Just Tracys Crafts December Challenge - Celebration - 17th birthday
Divas by design challenge.blogspot.com 16 - anything goes
Fab n funky challenge 101 - anything goes
Charisma cardz challenge 47 - seeing spots - spotty papers
Cute card thursday - challenge 193 - its just number - 17th birthday
Hot shot craft - first challenge - use promarkers (used on digital image)
Tiddly inks challenge 74 anything goes

That's it from me for now.  Waiting for my food shopping to arrive, dusting to do and must get cracking on with my Christmas cards - aah lots to do....... Have a great day.

Love Debs x

Friday, 2 December 2011

A card for Someone Special

Hi,

I know I'd said I'd be back with a pic of my birthday goodies but where did the time go?  Here's my picture!
Lots of House mousey goodies from my crafty mum in law, Nellie die (one I hinted at), bracelet from hubby, slippers and a Special Mum plaque from my daughter , a top from my sister,  money from my Mum and my step dad, money from my Dad and a gorgeous scarf from my Dad's partner.How lucky was I.  Notice I did a picture only of crafty goodies - priorities!  Had lunch out too-yummy.

Had a great crafty day yesterday here's a card a did for my daughter's friend who's 19 tomorrow:
I used: Pre-coloured image and sentiment from 'Double Sprinkles of Kraft' cd rom (polkadoodles),freebie papers,Marianne creatables dies - flowers and swirls, papermania border, kraft card and lots of gems.

Challenges:
Totally gorjuss challenge 108 - sparkle - used lots of gems
Willow sketchie challenge - willow sketchie challenge - anything goes
Marianne design divas - sparkle and shine, used gems for the sparkle and Marianne Dies - Ribbon floral 3(swirl) & English rolled rose
Crafty purple frog challenge - for someone special
Divas by design challenge 16 - anything goes

Well that's me for today - wheelchair needs cleaning, craft room looks like a bombs dropped and washing to sort.

Have a nice evening.

Love Debs x