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Thursday, 28 June 2012

Lions and Tigers and Bears Oh My!


Although there's no lions or for once bears lol!
Instead there is Jellybean the elephant from Whimsy and Timothy Tiger from High Hopes.
Papers are First Edition Daydreamer I think 'coz the front has fallen off.

Challenges:
MSE - Use a real rubber stamp

Warm and humid hugs
Debbie xx

PS the cat was fine at the vets although there was one dodgy moment when the tail started flicking and I thought she would be examining her teeth from the inside LOL!



Tuesday, 26 June 2012

Teddy Bo Tuesday



It's a new challenge at Teddy Bo today and the theme is Celebrations - I've aimed for celebrating summer although we've already had our quota of 3 rain free days this year lol.



Image: TEDDYBO_202
Papers: Cosmo Cricket - Odds & Ends
Tools: Whimsy Corner Dies, Woodware Postage Stamp Punch, Eyelets, Brads and Charms

Hop to the shop to check out the new images:



Challenges:
Allsorts - Dies to die for
Craft Your Days Away - Teddy bears
Di's Digi Designs - spotty and dotty
Emergency Crafters - summer sun
Charisma - Summer
Dutch Dare - summer fun
Lexi's - At the Beach

Hugs
Debbie xx
PS Wish me luck - I have the cat at the vets for her annual boosters this morning am going to find the welding gloves before I try and post her in her carry case lol!





Monday, 25 June 2012

Guardian Angel


Back to the embarrassing uninked pile today.
Tools: Joy Craft flower die, Cart-Us embossing folder, Martha Stewart beaded arcs punch
Pearls from Meiflower, Ribbon from Local Market


Challenges:

Slightly blind hugs
Debbie xx

I went to the opticians this afternoon and now have bifocal contact lenses - fingers crossed I will be able to see to read without Mr Tickle Arms - far away is deffo better lol!

Friday, 22 June 2012

Fairytale Friday Again!


Well we seem to have had our summer if yesterday was anything to go by and I have a haircut booked in for later so it's bound to throw it down again later......
I thought I'd use bright colours to cheer myself up a bit - am loving these papers just at the mo and they're digi so I can print as many as I like - bonus!

Image: Hermann Wants a Hug
Paper: Cosmo Cricket Odds and Ends
Flowers, gems & sentiment from stash

Tiddly Inks Birthday


This is an image I've had for absolutely ages and never used she's from Tiddly Inks.
I've given her purple streaks in her hair and digitally paper pieced her dress with Pink Petticoat paper in gimp.


Challenges:

Wednesday, 20 June 2012

Sadly Neglected


Um had this Bildmalarna stamp for ages and not inked it - found it in my new arrivals box.........
Papers are new (slap wrist) but they were on offer - Pink Paislee Stella Digipapers
Sentiment is Pink Gem


The layout is from the Critter Sketch challenge
I would like to enter Bunny Zoes Girls Girls Girls challenge

Tuesday, 19 June 2012

It's TUSAL Day


This is the first one from our new house and I treated myself to a new jar as well.
I think these had been priced incorrectly as its about 10 inches tall and was only £4.99.
I'm still stitching these roses although this is the last one and I'm determined to get them finished before the next update. I can't decide on either red or purple for the cushion backing fabric.

If you want to join in with the TUSAL or even want to know more about it you need to go to DaffyCat's blog - HERE
Stitchy hugs
Debbie xx

Teddy Bo Tuesday - Mid Challenge Reminder


Nip over to the challenge blog to have a nose at these fabby new images and the creations by other members of the team.
It's still team B at the moment so no make from me today and I'm still trying to get back in the swing of this blogging lark although I did rearrange my craft room yesterday so will get in there later once I've thrown hubby out for work.
Tall child is currently grounded and has had her Blackberry surgically removed as punishment - I've left it on the dining table to torture her Mwhahahahaha!!!

Nasty Mummy Hugs
Debbie xx

Monday, 18 June 2012

Wee Stamps Freebie


I have a couple of Wee Stamps digis but haven't got round to colouring them as yet.
These are the free ones with one of this months mags.


Paper: MME Fine & Dandy
Sentiment -Whimsy Stamps

I would like to enter:

Sunday, 17 June 2012

Happy Father's Day


My daughter doesn't call her step-dad Dad so his Father's Day card says hun which is what we both call him amongst other things :0)
The bear is part of a kit from The Clipart Fairy as are the letters which I just resized and cut out.

I would like to enter:

Hugs
Debbie xx

Friday, 15 June 2012

Fussy and Fancy Friday - Boy Attitude


It's time for a new challenge over at Fussy and Fancy Friday already!!!!
This time we want to see Boy Attitude or cards for men.


Sentiment: Papermania Wellington Pack

Challenges:
DYSU - male cards
Charisma - male cards
Milk Coffee - embossing
Sassy Cheryls - birthday celebration

Friday Hugs
Debbie 


Fairytale Friday - Again Already



I've had this image printed off for ages and she finally worked her way to the top of the pile for my Fairytale Friday Card. As it's Team B's challenge I didn't have to follow the theme but you can find the details HERE
Bright and cheerful just like the weather :0)


Image: TEDDYBOBEA_099 - window to the world
Paper: Making Memories Raspberry Small Dots
Sentiment: Craftwork Cards
Coloured with Promarkers and Flexmarkers

Bright Pink Hugs
Debbie xx

Thursday, 14 June 2012

Belated Birthday


I should have made him white rabbit really as I'm late again - seems to be the story of my life just at the mo!
I blame it on only having the house to myself once in the last 3 weeks - it's driving me barmy to say the least.
Can't be doing with this talking to people during the day LOL!

Hugs
Debbie xx

Wednesday, 13 June 2012

Home Sweet Home


I made these a while ago from a free kit with Cross Stitch Crazy (I think)
and have only just found the photo on my phone.

Am sneakily finding things to give me chance to catch up.........
Debbie xx


Tuesday, 12 June 2012

Toppers for Boys


I thought I'd made my step dad's father's day card but could I find it??????
Love these Michael Powell squares quick bit of trimming and job's a good un.

Hugs
Debbie xx

Teddy Bo Tuesday


It's new release day at Teddy Bo today as well as Team B's challenge with a theme of make a card that includes a gift.

As I don't have a card to share I thought you might like to see a photo of my new spare room, something I haven't had since tall child was born...............


This is the view from the door - there is an alcove to the left with 2 tall drawer units in it - we were originally going to put our old wardrobe up in here but it's too tall for these new-fangled houses lol!

Furry Hugs
Debbie xx

Monday, 11 June 2012

D'Arcy Day



Image: DARCYSDIARIES_054
Starter: Green & Cream
Main: Birthday
Dessert: Ribbon (crafty ribbons)
Sides: Butterflies (woodware punch) & Pearls


Ooops had this saved as draft rather than scheduled - my bad  :0)
You still have a few days to enter the recipe challenge over at D'Arcy's diaries.
Not a colour I would normally use but rather a nice shade of green.
Naughty corner hugs
Debbie xx

Sunday, 10 June 2012

Father's Day


I always try to make my Father-In-Laws cards either Scottish or Isle of Lewis related or in this case both. The picture is of a place called Blackwood on the island.


The lettering and backing papers are both from the Clipart Fairy matted onto olive paper from the Papermill Shop.
Haggis flavoured hugs
Debbie xx

Saturday, 9 June 2012

Thank you fairy


I really haven't got back into the swing of blogging since the move so please accept my apologies.
The only boxes we have left to unpack now are the books and DVD's for the dining room as Ikea are taking forever to deliver our new bookcase.


My card today uses a beautiful fairy image from Fairy Doodler together with lots of dies and First Edition Daydreamer papers.

I would like to enter this into the DT call at The Squirrel and the Fox - the icy colours say winter to me.
Dilly Beans - Purple
Emergency Crafter - anything with wings
Little Miss Muffet - wings

Saturday Hugs
Debbie xx

Tuesday, 5 June 2012

Teddy Bo Tuesday


OK so Tuesday is nearly over but better late than never - you still have a few days to enter our Red, White, Blue and Bling challenge over at Teddy Bo.


As it's a team A challenge at the moment I was also supposed to use a new image but unfortunately I got in a bit of a muddle and used one from a previous release - I hope I don't get sacked.

Image: TEDDYBOBEA_127
Spotty paper: Papermania
Tag & Heart: Sizzix dies
Sentiment: Papermania

Furry Hugs
Debbie

New Crafty Space

 You may remember that I was evicted from the dining room table and closeted into the spare room when we put our house up for sale.

If you were wondering where I was we finally moved last Monday getting our keys at a very stressful 4:27 when the estate agent who was holding them was closing at 4:30 - fortunately hubby was waiting outside for the phone call so we didn't have a 20 mile trip to do in 3 minutes.




Anyhoo this was my old craft room and by the gods of decorating smiling on me I seem to have ended up with bedroom 3 in our new house mainly as it had a teddy bear border in it and I argued it would be used more than the proper spare room as we didn't want any visitors LOL!





 Desk corner with room to walk right round it
Sorry about the photo but it's a bit bright here today.
In case you were wondering the mini bags on the desk are from Tesco £1 each to support Alzheimers.
 Stash corner
Purple drawers - punches, embossing folders, thin dies and colouring things
White drawers - card blanks, paper pads, Sizzix dies
Cupboard  (formerly Abby's wardrobe) stamps, ribbon, card, glitter, fabric etc
Stitching and singing corner 
Patterns patterns and more patterns, knitting sewing cross-stitching
These mostly used to live in the  conservatory and more recently have been packed away in various boxes round the house.





The eagle-eyed amongst you will notice there are only 3 corners in my room - no I don't live in a really weird shaped house. The last corner is a bit of a not sure where this goes at the moment so we'll pile it up here and a rather fetching black bag of stuffing and odd stuff.

I'm really really spoilt but hubby said he was really fed up with my "stuff" or some other word beginning with S being all round the house and hey I'm not complaining.

Debbie xx
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