Tuesday, 28 September 2010

Passion for Promarkers - Challenge 71 - Vintage/Shabby Chic

Crikey it soon comes round to Tuesday doesnt it!!??...which means only one thing... its time for another challenge at Passion for ProMarkers ...this week the lovely Sue has chosen the theme of Vintage/Shabby Chic...one of my favourite things :0)...this weeks winner will win a £10 voucher for Joanna Sheen ...

now onto my card :0)
the papers are a mixture of SU and Pink Paisley...ive faux stitched the blue background by pricking the paper then going over with a white gel pen but the rest is my own hand stitching ...ive also distressed all the edges to give it a shabby feel...the flowers are from Wild Orchid which ive glittered.. finally i added a bit of lace and a few pearls..the image and sentiment are both LOTV...hope you likey

i promise the lace is white IRL...lol..its just i took the piccie late at night :0)

i would like to enter my card in the following challenges

Moving Along with The Times - To Do List - 2 patterned papers, Glitter, Some leaves
Creative Card Crew - Bloomin' Marvelous
Debs x


Monday, 27 September 2010

Reminder....

Reminder....

just to remind you that there is still time to get your kids entered in for our candy :0)....they dont need a blog you can post on yours and just add their name to the linky :0)....ournew challenge goes live Friday so we look forward to all the fabulous creations




and your first mission ....should you choose to except it is to help us spread the word throughout blogland!!....
im sure most of you have fabulously crafty children who would love to join in and win some fabby prizes along the way...the "missions" will run on the first of each month so the children have plenty of time to create something..it will be open to all types of craft as long as it fits that months theme and they dont even need their own blog ...they can use their grown up helpers or email their creations...we are also offering a little pre challenge candy so hop on over to Messy's Mini Missions to check out the details..
we already have some amazing sponsors but are looking for more so if you feel you can help please email me at messyminimissions@sky.com

Friday, 24 September 2010

Wags n Whiskers - challenge 33 - Diamonds And Pearls

Are we all ready for the weekend then???.....i cant wait... the kids are off to the outlaws tomorrow so were going to friends for food and copious amounts of alcohol....happy days....and it's only 4 weeks now to my jolly yayyyyy....:0)
So today sees another challenge over at Wags n Whiskers and the lovely Emma has set us the theme of "Diamonds & Pearls"...ive used this gorgeous digi "" and she's also available in good old rubber...:0)
the papers are MME (i think)...ive stamped the edges with distress ink and coloured the image with my ProMarkers of course there is a generous helping of stardust stickles too :0)


Remember that you must use a Wags 'n Whiskers stamp to be entered into the drawing for ONE FREE WAGS 'N WHISKERS STAMP OF YOUR CHOICE!!

im also entering the following challenges

Charisma Cardz Challenge - Anything goes
Delightful Challenge - Make it Sparkle
Digital Tuesday Challenge - It's all about the Girls
A Spoonfull Of Sugar - Anything goes

Tuesday, 21 September 2010

Passion for Promarkers - Challenge 70 - Make Your Own Flowers

Crikey this month is just flying by!!...apologies if ive not been around much lately..were still working hjard at getting Messy's Mini Missions up and running...dont forget we have some fabby candy up for grabs and if your children dont have a blog you can post the details on yours and still add their name to the linky :0)..but now onto this weeks challenge over at Passion For ProMarkers  
 im sure your all aware that our Uber talented teamie Michelle make the most amazing flowers all by herself!!...so this week she has decided to put us all to the test with the theme "make your own flowers"...ive used my two EK punches and layered and scrunched them adding a little glimmer mist :0)and a pearl in the centre...i really enjoyed this and think i may do it again!!



 the lucky winner of this weeks challenge will win a 5 pack of AquaMarkers from our very own Crafty Emma's new store...



i can guarantee they are very addictive and ive used mine again this week...



the papers are basic grey "Urban Prairie" which i also got from Emmas store and she has a fabulous sale on at the moment!! and ive added old paper distress inks to all the edges then distressed them all and everything has had a generous helping of glimmer mist ive also added a little glossy accent to the bow and some of the flowers :0)

im also entering the following challenges

Basic Grey - Sketch and papers
Allsorts Challenge Blog - use at least 3 punches - 2X EK Flowers and MS border
The ABC Challenge - Distressing
Totally Gorjuss - Wild Thing
Just Cute Bears -Punch it (though i did use the week befores photo inspiration forgetting it finished sunday..ooops!!

Friday, 17 September 2010

Wags n Whiskers - challenge 32 - happy birthday

hello chaps!!...im back for another fabulous challenge over at Wags n Whiskers .....this week the lovely Sharon would like to see all your fabby birthday cards :0)..ive opted for a boys card this week as i really wanted to use these new Bo Bunny papers...the image i have used is called "Shoot the Puck" and is available in both digi and rubber 


The winner of this challenge will win a FREE Wags 'n Whiskers Stamp of their choice!!
Just remember, you must use a Wags 'n Whiskers image (digi or rubber) to be entered into the drawing for the free stamp.

thanks for stopping by
dont forget if you have any crafty children to check out mine and Kaylous
 new challenge blog  Messy's Mini Missions

Debs x


Tuesday, 14 September 2010

Passion for Promarkers - Challenge 69 - Photo Inspiration

morning all :0)...i'm still very busy with the new project...fingers crossed all will be revealed later on this week :0) ...today im sharing my card for our new challenge at Passion For ProMarkers where this week the fabulous Julie has given us this photo as inspiration


our fabulous sponsor this week is "Sugar Nellie" at Funky Kits 


 the prize is 3 stamps of the winners choice ..if only i could enter!!
all the DT have used their super sweet stamps this week so hop over and check them all out :0)
mine is called "shaken not kissed" by Diane Duda and ive followed this weeks sketch over at The Sugar Bowl with the added extra of buttons


the papers are Kanban and PM which i have inked and distressed, ive also added stardust stickles (shock horror..lol)..ive added some swirls with a Marriane Die then punched and layered some flowers again inking the edges and adding a few stickles...

thanks for stopping by and please keep an eye out for my news later in the week :0)

Friday, 10 September 2010

New Kids On The Blog.......

Reminder....
So as you all know ive been rather busy of late preparing something new :0)....ive also drafted in my bezzy mate Kaylou ....all our kids are very crafty and childrens challenge blogs are few and far between...they do enter the grown up challenges but dont always get the recognition they deserve....so we decided to do something about it!!....and can finally reveal our brand new challenge blog for kids....




and your first mission ....should you choose to except it is to help us spread the word throughout blogland!!....
im sure most of you have fabulously crafty children who would love to join in and win some fabby prizes along the way...the "missions" will run on the first of each month so the children have plenty of time to create something..it will be open to all types of craft as long as it fits that months theme and they dont even need their own blog ...they can use their grown up helpers or email their creations...we are also offering a little pre challenge candy so hop on over to Messy's Mini Missions to check out the details..
we already have some amazing sponsors but are looking for more so if you feel you can help please email me at messyminimissions@sky.com
and finally
a big shout out to Sarah Hurley for sponsoring our first challenge and also creating our fab new badges....
thankyou Sarah :0)

Debs x


Wags n Whiskers - Fall Colours

OK where did this week go??!!...honestly ive been so busy this week trying to organise a little something new ( i say I.. but... i have roped the very talented Kaylou into it too)....but you'll have to wait for that ..just a little longer anyway....but for now you will have to be content with my DT card for the new challenge over at Wags n Whiskers where this week the totally fabulous Lacey has chosen the theme of "Fall/Earthy colours"...ive used  "Love You Sis" which is available as either a digi stamp or good old rubber if you prefer :0)


this image is so sweet and i loved colouring it in and i decided to make an easle card...
ive used PM papers, promarkers to colour and added a little glossy accent to their wellies :0)..flowers and ribbon are from my stash ...

Remember that you must use a Wags 'n Whiskers stamp to be entered into the drawing for ONE FREE WAGS 'N WHISKERS STAMP OF YOUR CHOICE!!

im also entering the following challenges
Delightful challenges - Ribbon and colour scheme
Crafty Sentiments -  use a digi
CES Challenges - floral frenzy

thanks for stopping by..and hope you'll join us for our challenge :0)

Debs x

Tuesday, 7 September 2010

Passion for Promarkers - Challenge 68 - Sweet Treats

Morning all...time for another challenge at Passion For ProMarkers and this week teamie Emma would love to see all you "Sweet Treats"...our fabulous DT have some gorgeous creations to share so hop over and take a look...this week you have the chance to win a $10 Voucher from Simon Says Stamp


this week ive used another of my LOTV stamps..it was one of the first i bought but im ashamed to say its the first time ive inked it up!!....papers are Basic Grey - Sugar Rush ribbon and pearls from stash and ive used my EK retro punches for the flowers of course the stardust sticles and glossy accent also made an appearance... :0)


i would also like to enter the following challenges

A Spoonfull of Sugar - Animal Crackers
Stamps R Us - card for a childs birthday
thanks for stopping by

Debs x


Saturday, 4 September 2010

Living in a Material World.....

"Living in a material world and i am a material girl"...sorry think i was a little off key there..lol...i reckon that song will be going around in my head all day :0)....anyhow today i have a card that is just for fun...i dug out Miss Anya coz i havent inked her up in ages and had a mooch around blogland..and heres what i came up with...


ive paper pieced her top and fabric pieced(??!!) her some cute little denim shorts and matching bow for her head band.....by cutting up some old denim jeans....she's coloured with promarkers and ive added some glossy accent too...


ive also hand drawn some stitching on the paper and stamped some messy stitches onto some denim too...i just wish i had a sewing machine coz i would have loved to fray the edges a bit etc...ive kept it pretty simple just adding a few gems :0)

im entering my card in the following challenges

Fab n Funky - Living in a Material World
Cute Card Thursday -Material Girl
Charisma Cardz - Inspired by a song (Madonna - Material Girl)
Oh Alice - What makes YOU shine or sparkle - Karaoke and shopping!!!!

thanks for stopping by..hope you have a fabby weekend..

Debs x

Friday, 3 September 2010

Wags n Whiskers - Sparkle

Crikey it seems like ages since the last Wags n whiskers   challenge!!....but the bloghop was amazing and the new fairy release images are just soooo gorgeous...so much so that ive used the final one for todays challenge chosen by teamie Tracey...this week we want to see lots of sparkle on your cards...mine is even sparklier (word??) IRL.. as ive added lots of my fave stardust stickles :0)....this little cutie is called Hannah and she's soooo adorable :0) and you can purchase yours here ...




the papers are some MME freebies the flower and pin (which ive added extra beads to) are from Wild Orchid Crafts and ive coloured with promarkers..i really hope you'll join us..and dont forget to check out the rest of the DT's awesome cards :0)

Remember you must use a Wags n Whiskers stamp to be eligable for the prize of one free WnW stamp of your choice :-)

im also entering my card in the following challenges

Papertake Weekly - just the one (ribbon, pin, flower)
I ♥ Promarkers - Myths and Magic
Wild Orchid Challenge - Make it Sparkle
Oh Alice - Girly Theme
Simon Says - Pearls and Lace
Stamp Something - Something Cute

and finally...this stamp really reminds me of Milly when she was very very little...



awwwwwww!!!!

Debs x


Wednesday, 1 September 2010

By The Cute And Girly - September Challenge - Indian Summer

WOW can you believe another month has gone by and were getting ever closer to christmas...but at By The Cute And Girly this month the lovely Carol has chosen the theme "Indian Summer"...so we can hang on to the warmth and bright colours just a little longer - even if it is just in blogland !!!....:0) as usual the rest of the Dt Girls have some fabulous inspiration for you so pop on over and take a look.....

For my Project a drew a little inspiration from blogland...from the lovely Lorraine who had created a wonderful gift set so i just had to have a go....i followed the tutorial by Jackie Topa  ...and it was much easier than i thought and i will defo be making some more!!
the instructions can be found Here

 
firstly i made some simple cards....


and matching gift tags


also a couple of bag-a-lope gift bags


and finally i covered a notebook to match




i then set about making the storage box



and the finished project..


i have altered it slightly from the original design and ive also kept the outside very simple..i think next time ill decorate that too :0)

i would also like to enter the following challenges...
Allsorts challenge   - Park Inspiration
My Time To Craft - In The Garden

hope ive given you some ideas...Debs x

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