Sunday, 25 June 2017

Super Dad

OK this is my last Father's Day card for this year.
It is actually the one I made MY DAD, thats because he is my HERO
He looks nothing like this, well from the eyes down ha ha, 
I've used a Bloobel stamp called wonder moustache. Coloured with copics 
and Hampton Art Ki Celebrate paper pad. Crafter's companion letter dies.

I would like to enter this in the following;
crafty calendar  Boys will be boys
crafting when we can  Use an image
lil patch of crafty friends  Anything goes
Connie can crop.  It's a guy thing
Crafty awesomeness  Anything goes
crafty girlz Anything masculine
love to scrap  Boyz rule

Hope you have a great week
Hugs Debra

Monday, 19 June 2017

Tea Belly

Hiya, yes I'm still posting Father's Day cards, not many left I promise,
I love this Doctor-digi image called Weekend Walter 
those big furry slippers make me chuckle 
I coloured him with copics, paper out my scrap box again, but I must admit it has probably been there a fair few years.

I would like to enter it in the following;
Come and get it Fathers Day
glitter n sparkle  Father's Day
crafty girlz AG + Masculine
crafty purple frog Make it Manly

Hugs Debra

Saturday, 17 June 2017

Father's Day for Fishermen

Hiya, another Father's Day card from me, this one is using a fun image from Bloobel Stamps called 
big-fish, I coloured with my copics, and I'm not sure of the paper as I pulled it out of my scrap box, I really must try and use some of it , it's starting to overflow again.

I'm entering this in the following;
crafty calendar challenge Boys will be boys
crafting-with-friends. Anything goes
Patties creations For the boys
simply papercrafts Anything goes
craft rocket For the men/boys
creative knockouts. Anything goes
cards in envy Your the man

Hugs Debra

Friday, 9 June 2017

3K Celebration at Aurora Wings

Hi there, are you ready to PARTY if so then we have a full weekend for you Aurora Wings.
We are celebrating over three thousand members, how fantastic is that. 
Mitzi has worked her socks off to bring your new releases, freebies and competitions  galore, you won't be disappointed. Just pop over to the Facebook. page to play

I have used Wings and Petals, that I coloured with copics, K&Co papers Rebecca Seddon Fly high stamp, and some die cut butterflies.
I'm entering this in ;
Jo's scrap shack Anything goes
polkadoodles Anything goes
animal friends with wings (butterflies)
classic design team challenge  Anything goes
digi stamps 4 joy Anything goes + butterfly

I just loved the Pussy Willow sprite, I coloured her with copics used Maja Design Coffee in the Arbour papers , snipart smile,
and used a Joy mushroom die cut.
I'm entering this in;
crafting-with-friends  Anything goes
Jo's scrap shack Anything goes
polkadoodles.  Anything goes
2 cute ink.  Anything goes
Noor design-uk Summer

If you pop over to Aurora wings showcase blog you can see what my teamies have done.

Hugs Debra

Wednesday, 7 June 2017

New Hair Do

Hi there, we have a wonderful new release from All dressed up stamps 
I have used new hair do love this new image.

I coloured her with copics
Papers are Graphic 45 Die-namics Thanks die.
I'm entering this in the following;
card mania Buttons and or Bows
incy wincy designs Anything goes
crafting from the heart Anything goes
Hus Debra x

Sunday, 4 June 2017

Luka on his tractor

Hi there I was commissioned to make a card for a little boy that loves tractors, so I decided to use
Luka-on-Tractor-Digi-Stamp from la-la land crafts isn't he just the cutest.
The background is made up of a few dies out my collection. I coloured Luka with copics. 

I'm entering this in the following;
Come and get it  Anything goes
pink gem For the boys/men
crafty calendar Boys will be boys
my time to craft Down on the farm
Connie can crop It's a guy thing
cute as a button For the boys

Hugs Debra x

Thursday, 1 June 2017

ADU FaceBook challenge

Hiya, well it's June already and that means a new facebook challenge at All Dressed UP and the theme this month , if you haven't already guessed is
I chose my fave copic colour scheme YG

I have used Dino he is just so cute.
the papers were free with Making Cards magazine
We would love to see your creations this month, just go to the pinned section on the ADU page.
I'm entering this in the following;
everybody-art  Anything goes
cardz 4 guyz Fave colour combo
digi choosday Anything goes
Through the craft room door Anything goes
artistic inspirations Anything goes
cards in envy Fave colour combo

Hugs Debra

Sunday, 21 May 2017

Mother's Day

I've been doing a bit of housekeeping on my computer ( definitely not my house) and I found a card I forgot to blog for Mother's Day.
The stamps were a freebie of a magazine, I used first edition papers, bird cage charm, pearls and flowers from my stash, I coloured the image with copics. 

I would like to enter it into the following;
crafty calendar Flowers
craft for the craic Anything goes
fussy and fancy Pink, pearls and posie
qkr stampede. Things with wings

Hugs Debra x

Tim Holtz Father's Day

Hiya, well I actually got started with my Father's Day cards, I thought I would share this one with you. I've gone all Tim Holtz, I bought a set of three of Tim's dies so I cut one out to try as you do and thought Wow that makes a great stencil, so the paper is a cheapy from The Works, but the quality is totally amazing so thick, and I stenciled with a bit of Black Soot distress ink.

I coloured with copics
W03,05,07 R95
C03, 05
the eyes and teeth are 3D lacquered,
hope you have all had a productive weekend, I had to work until 4 yesterday
then this morning I had a ride out to see Mum and Dad, and a play this after, 
so a really nice day.
I'm entering this in the following;
crafty animals  Anything goes
colour crazy challenge Anything goes
crafting with an attitude  Anything goes
pile it on Animal and/or Spring garden
Hugs Debra

Monday, 15 May 2017

GDT at Aurora Wings

Hi there, I feel honored to be a guest designer for this months challenge at Aurora wings challenge
And the theme is " My Secret Garden" 
What better image than a Pansy-Sprite 
The walls of the garden were made using structure past and a Dd stencil, once dry i coloured it with distress inks, the wrought iron gates are a die from Crafter's Companion called grand-entrance ,I cut it from black card and then highlighted areas using Peablo silver gilding wax,  the flower paper behind my Sprite is from Graphic 45 called Mon Amour collection

I coloured her with copics
I would like to enter into the following;
crafty calendar  Flowers
simply create too. Use a Digi
cardz 4 galz Add texture (structure paste)
craft rocket  Fantasy

It would be great if you could join us at the challenge
Hugs Debra

Thursday, 11 May 2017

New Dies and an Old favorite

Hi there, well I should be making my Fathers Day cards for the shop, but I'm playing instead.
I bought a few new dies at the weekend and I've used the Memory box Splashing Puddles and
 Die-namics Hello, the stamp is a really old one from Whimsy Animals called Frog.
He has got the cutest little face, I've been trying to organize my stamps and I had forgotten all 
about this one, I also found the Turtle and Duck so you may see those soon. 

I coloured him with copics

I would love to enter this in the following challenges
cute card Thursday  Punches/Dies
2 crafty critter crazies.  Anything goes
crafty animals.  Anything goes
lets create challenges. Make your own background
naughty or nice Share a smile

Hugs Debra

Sunday, 7 May 2017

Strawberry Patch, new release

Hiya, I hope your all well, I'm hopefully on route home, I went to the Newark sincerely yours craft fair today, I might have a bag or two of crafty goodies as well, i best sneak them in through the back door as Hubby says if I take much more upstairs he will have to reinforce the floor.
At least the new images from All dressed up stamps don't weigh anything. lol,
I'm using Strawberry Patch, such a cutie.

I coloured her with copics
I would like to enter this into the following;
Cute card Thursday Anything goes
crafty creations Anything goes
colour crazy Anything goes

Hugs Debra

Monday, 1 May 2017

A World in Bloom ADU facebook challenge

Hi there, yep it's that time of the month again, how fast has this month gone, we had some awesome entries into last months challenge, and I think this month is going to be huge. The theme is;
🎕"A World in Bloom"🎕

I've used Pretty-bonnet isn't she sweet.
I coloured her with copics
The Doily and snip art frame are from Craft box
Papers are first edition Spring fever , assorted flower and butterfly dies, glitter card and gems from my ever growing stash, (I was sat wondering the other day if it will ever go down at all, then the post man came so I guess not in the near future.)
Just pop over tour All Dressed Up facebook page to enter.
I'm entering this in the following;
crafty friends Anything goes
Di's digi designs Anything goes
colour crazy Anything goes
crafting-with-friends Anything goes
polkadoodle Anything goes
Hugs Debra

Thursday, 20 April 2017

Flora 2 from Aurora Wings

Hiya, I hope you all had a wonderful Easter break, we are having the whole week off, to continue with the bathroom fiasco. We now have a floor, shower and toilet, YAY, such bliss I have never taken so long to have a shower before. so once the radiator and basin are in place we can decorate and put some floor covering down.
Mitzi has produced yet another master piece, we have  Flora-2      and you can get her from     Here     
You can see all my teamies works of art at Aurora wings showcase

I coloured her with copics
Lilac glitter, Nitwit papers, Pearl scrolls from creative expressions, ribbon flowers from Mia and strip pearls from The Hobby House
I'm entering this in the following;
crafty creations Anything goes
crafty gals corner Embellish it
Creative moments Anything goes/Spring
Simon says stamp Showers or flowers
Stampavie Spring
creates and makes Anything goes/Spring
digi choosday Anything goes

Hugs Debra

Tuesday, 18 April 2017

Daz's Birthday

Hi there, I thought I would share my sons Birthday card, Daz is at University studying Science, so I have chosen mad-scientist-tobie from Some odd girl and also Indigoblu chemistry-lab 
It was a real fun card to make just like Daz. 

I coloured with copics
Y18,YR64, V17 B02 
his glasses and vials were also 3D laquered
I would like to enter this in the following;
crafting from the heart Anything goes
dragonfly dreams Anything goes
dragonfly journeys Hip to be square
colour crazy Anything goes
Hugs Debra

Friday, 7 April 2017

Spring Walks from All Dressed Up Stamps

It's time for a new release over at All dressed up stamps, and I got to use the wonderful
such a lovely image, makes you feel like going for a walk yourself.

I coloured with copics

The papers are by First Edition Fly Away
The stamp edge effect die is from China,the birds are from Impression Obsession Sea Birds, and the clouds are also from  Impression Obsession and called Clouds, I had these card blanks given to me they are about six and three quarter inches, a great size I think I might cut my 7" down a bit.
I'm entering this into the following:
colouring in scrapland Girl Things
color-inspiration-monday Anything goes
crafting from the heart Anything goes
dream valley challenges   4 legged friends
creates and makes Anything goes (Springtime)
Hugs Debra x

Veil of Petals

Hiya, I hope your having a better week than me, we decided to revamp our bathroom, take out the bath and have a stand alone shower, what a mistake, when we took the tiles of the plaster came of with them, we lifted the vinyl floor and the floorboards were rotten so we have no floor, so as I sit here I have no bath or shower no sink and no toilet, the plumber informed me he will be back on Saturday to get the sink plumbed in. At least my Dad had an old chemical loo he used for camping that we could borrow, never again will i suggest renovating, lol.
Still at least I had a lovely new image from Aurora wings to play with, this one is called
Veil-of-Petals  isn't she just gorgeous.

I have coloured her with copics, used perfect pearls, papers are DCWV, some old paper flowers from my stash that matched perfectly, center jewels from The craft box and the gold leaves I've had for years I believe they are from Artos

I would like to enter this in the following;
Artistic inspirations Anything goes
cards in envy Flowers and Fantasy
crafty cardmakers Spring into Spring
addicted to stamps Anything goes

Hugs Debra

Saturday, 1 April 2017

Tra La La April Challenge

Hi there, where did March go? I can't believe we are on the April Facebook challenge,
if you pop to this All Dressed Up page and click on pinned posts you can join in.
The theme for April is "Feature A Creature" 
As you can see I'm still trying to catch up with my Christmas Cards this is number 11

You can get this image from the All Dressed Up Etsy Shop
I coloured it with copics used MME and Dovecraft papers and a few gems from my stash.
I do hope you will come and join us. 

I'm entering this in the following;
a snowflakes promise Anything goes
fairytale-challenge Cards with Animals
seasons greetings Anything goes
the holly and ivy Anything goes
Christmas with the cuties Must be Red and Green
Gem of a challenge Furry Friends
crafty hazelnuts christmas Anything goes
just-add-ink Just add critters
Hugs Debra x

Friday, 24 March 2017

Lady Blossom from Aurora Wings

Hiya, we have another two new releases for you today,
 I have coloured up Lady-Blossom she is so gorgeous, and I decided to turn her into my
Mother's Day card, I just know she will love it.

I coloured her with copics;
Y23, B91,93,95
Gold Liquid Pearls
the paper is from the Works, only £3 for 12x12 pad and the paper is so thick, great quality,
the stamp is from Me to You
The frame is from Crafter's Companion Downton Abbey range
The flowers are from The craft box and my stash

The other new release is Spring-Sprite I just didn't get time to colour this one up,
she would make a great Easter card with her Bunny ears.

I'm entering this in the following;
Aud sentiments Any sentiment except Birthday
craft rocket Make it feminine
crafty-girls-creations Anything goes
Creative knockouts Spring is on the way
cute card Thursday Spring fever

Thank you for looking
Hugs Debra

Friday, 17 March 2017

Week 10 Christmas cards

Hi there, well I'm on week 10 , so only one week behind at the moment, will have to try and play catch up. I'm so pleased I joined this group, who would have thought I would have 10 Christmas cards made already for this year.

This is a really old image from Sweet Pea Stamps I believe, I coloured it with copics and sparkle pens, with a bit of glitter on the snowflakes, the back ground is a piece of paper and I stamped snowflakes around the edges (free Stamp) using flutterglue and then rubbed silver leaf into it, the die is by Amy Designs and called Ice Crystal, I must  say it is one of my favorite dies, I cut it in black then rubbed a bit of silver gilding wax around the edges, I finished it off with some aurora crystals,
the eyes were 3d laquered.

I'm entering this in the following;
Christmas card challenges Photo inspiration
12 months of christmas Christmas Angels
alphabet challenge Anything with wings
crafting-with-friends Anything goes
jingle belles rock Bling on the Holidays
aloha Friday Things with things
Thanks for looking
Hugs Debra

Friday, 10 March 2017

Crimson Blossom from Aurora Wings

Hiya, don't faint but two posts this week, both with new releases.
This one is by Aurora wings and called Crimson Blossom.

Coloured with copics 
the background is made up of Brusho's gold ink and an embossing folder
with a few red gems from my stash.
The other is called Dark Angel, I haven't had chance to play with this one yet, but I will.
She is gorgeous

If you pop over to the showcase blog you can see all the amazing works of art my teamies have made but none of them would be possible without the amazing Art work from Mitzi, her drawings are totally out of this world, please go to her website and see her art HERE

I'm entering this in the following;
Artistic inspirations Anything goes
my creative scoop Anything goes
get creative Use Red plus one other colour
Simon says stamp Monday Create your own background
Thanks for looking
Hugs Debra

Tuesday, 7 March 2017

New release from All Dressed Up Stamps

Hi there,
we have some new releases from All Dressed Up Stamps
I am showcasing this beautiful image called Feeling spoilt 

I coloured her with copics
The dress is paper pieced using the same paper as the flowers,
Papers are from first edition.
Sue Wilson Flower dies
Marrianne scroll die
sequins from stash.
What a wonderful image to use on your Mothers Day card.
I'm entering it in the following;
Artistic inspirations Anything goes
cards in envy Keep it simple
crafting from the heart Anything goes
the paper nest dolls Anything goes
dragonfly dreams Girly plus die cut/punch
Thanks for looking
Hugs Debra

Wednesday, 1 March 2017

3,2,1 Challenge at All Dressed Up

Hi there, can you believe it's March already?
Where is this year going?
Well it means it's time for a new challenge at the All Dressed Up Facebook page
you can find it HERE
This month we have a recipe 3 2 1 for you,
thats 3 of something, 2 of something else and 1 of the last thing,
I have used 3 Butterflies, 2 Flowers and 1 Ribbon.

I have used Birthday-butterfly
coloured with copics
Paper, ribbon and gems from stash, Sue Wilson flower die, 

I'm entering this in the following;
Tuesday throwdown Things with wings
crazy challenge We love animals
digi choosday Anything goes
crafting from the heart Anything goes

Hugs Debra

Friday, 24 February 2017

Two new releases from Aurora Wings

The wait is over.
Aurora wings have not one but two new releases how fantastic is that.
We have this super cute Crocus Sprite

I coloured in copics
Paper from Couture Creations
SnipArt, Flowers and coubachon from craft box
cheesecloth pearls and roses from my stash

The second is Hyacinth Sprite
Coloured with copics
Papers are from K&Co, pearls and flowers from stash.

Please pop over to Aurora wings showcase and see the amazing work my teamies have done

creative inspirations Petals and Pearls
Simon says stamp Anything goes
Tuesday throwdown Favourite Embellies (Pearls and flowers)

Friday, 17 February 2017

Week 7 Christmas card

Hi there, here is week 7 of my Christmas cards, I might do this one again in green I think,
it was quite quick to do.

Coloured with copics, used Debbi Moore papers, glitter, red ribbon layered with white lace, a little wooden tree that I coloured with my copics and a die cut corner.

I'm entering this in the following;
alphabet challenge Y=You choose
fussy and fancy Ribbon and lace
Winter Wonderland Anything goes Tribute challenge
Christmas card challenges Photo inspiration
crafting-with-friends Anything goes

Hugs Debra

Monday, 13 February 2017

Week 6 Christmas card

Hiya, well I'm still up to date with my Christmas cards, it was a bit close this week, but just managed it, makes a Change from Mother's Day cards, lol.

I've coloured the wreath with copics, used K&Co papers and some pearls.
I'm entering this in the following;
crazy challenge colour palette
Christmas card challenge Anything goes or photo challenge
12 months of Christmas link up. Anything goes/ humour
crafty friendsAnything goes

Hugs Debra

Tuesday, 7 February 2017

All Dressed Up New Release

Hiya, it's time for the New release at All dressed up stamps and I am using
"Be mine valentine"

I coloured him with copics and used Bo Bunny Smoochable collection papers.
I'm trying to sort out the storage on my hundreds of stamps, I'm starting with sentiments as they are the ones frustrating me most, I'm laminating A4 card and having one sheet per theme, so all the Get wells and Birthdays will have there own page, then I'm storing them in an A4 plastic box, I hope it works out, as at the moment I spend more time looking for things than I do actually crafting.

I'm entering this into the following;
 incy wincy designs Love
crazy challenge Romance
Come & get it Valentine
Pile it on Hearts on fire
crafty calendar Love is in the air
crazy 4 challenges Animals
Hugs Debra

Friday, 3 February 2017

Week 5 Christmas card

Hi there, well here is card 5, I feel so chuffed that I've got this far and not missed a week.
Last week my card got picked to be in the top 11 of January's cards from the facebook group I'm in, so I'm even more pleased about that, it also got picked  in the top 3 for abc christmas 

If any one knows where I bought this image from could you let me know so I can credit the company, I have a feeling it was Make it Crafty, quite a plain one, but I love his face.
It was coloured with copics, Paper from PaperArtsy, Laser cut Son and a few gems.
I'm entering this in the following;
abc Christmas challenge C for Creatures
crafty catz Male card
fairytale-challenge Cards with Fun
crafting-with-friends Anything goes
jingle belles rock Snowflakes
crimbo-crackers Something Cute
12 months of Christmas link up Something amusing
Hugs Debra

Wednesday, 1 February 2017

Amore, All Dressed Up Facebook Challenge

Hi there, are we all feeling romantic?
We have a new challenge starting today
What a great excuse to get your Valentine card made.
Once made enter them into the pinned post at the top of the All dressed up facebook page

I have used Amore from the Etsy shop
Coloured with copics
Papers, red ribbon, gems and a couple of silver hearts.

I'm entering this in the following;
artistic inspirations Anything goes
dream valley All about love
pink gem Hearts &/or Flowers
Di's digi designs Allabout love
Tuesday throwdown Love Notes

Hugs Debra

Friday, 27 January 2017

Mixed Media Christmas card No 4

Hiya, I can't believe I'm still on it, Christmas card number 4, had a play at mixed media again, 
I saw some lovely projects online where people had used "Art stones" to create texture, so I ordered some, but they didn't get here in time for my card, so I used some tiny polystyrene balls that had fell out of an old bean bag, this worked great until I decided to blast the ink with my heat gun to dry it off and .......the balls started to melt, ha ha well it all adds texture right.

Hope you like it.
I'm entering it into the following challenges;
creative artiste mixed media Anything mixed media
a bit more time to craft Anything goes
alphabet challenge W=Winter Walk Hopefully see a few snowflakes on your journey
Daring cardmakers More off (hopefully get some snow this year)
fairytale-challenge Colourful snowflakes
abc christmas A=Anything goes B=Blue

Hugs Debra

Saturday, 21 January 2017

3rd Christmas card so far

Well I'm on a roll with my Christmas cards, that's three weeks and three cards made.
I know its a little unconventional  but I have quite a few boys in the family and they like a bit gruesome, so this fits the bill, I might do it again in purple. 

The image is from Bloobel Stamps and is called Ogre
I coloured with copics, stuck a pom pom on his hat, the text is a rub on 
papers are Dovecraft, red gems and a crystal snowflake.

I'm entering him into the following;
alphabet challenge W Winter Walk (but I wouldn't want to meet him)
colour crazy challenge Anything goes
crafting-with-friends Anything goes
creative corner Very funny
CRAFT Christmas

Hugs Debra

Saturday, 14 January 2017

2nd Christmas card

Hi there, my new year resolution to make 1 Christmas card a week for the next year has now lasted longer than my diet. Doh. But we wont say anymore about that, as its not a failure if you don't give up trying, and I must say I'm very trying.
This is a freebie from a magazine,(Practical publishing) you got the embossing folder and cute little animal and text stamps, another quicky.

I coloured the cuties with spectrum noir, 3D Laquered the ice puddle, glittered the snowflakes and coloured the igloo with  B000 copic pen.
Hope you are having a good weekend, I have the day to myself tomorrow, so I'm not quite sure what to do with myself.........only joking I have plenty of things I want to try out in my Bat Cave, I keep watching all these cool tutorials on you tube but don't have time to try them for myself so tomorrow is going to be 

I would like to enter my card into these challenges;

Brown sugar Anything goes
crafting-with-friends Anything goes
Patties creations Use an animal image
Hannah and friends Christmas Animal
creative knockouts Anything goes
ABC Christmas challenge A Anything goes
Hugs Debra x