Monday, 29 December 2014

Get Creative Challenges Number 5

Good Morning
Its still bitterly cold outside and still treacherous on my estate
where I live....the roads are like ice skating rinks!
Still enjoying the time off ...cosied up we dogs and watching crappy movies on tv....

Anyway its time for a new challenge over at 
Theme for this fortnight is
Ingredient Challenge - Use 2 printed papers, 3 brads or buttons & ribbon!
Wonderful sponsor this week is 
who are offering 3 beautiful images

I got to use the gorgeous Eleanor & Pickles - Decking the Halls

Image is coloured in with ProMarkers
Backing papers are from Stamping Up
Buttons and bow from my own stash
Sentiment from Crafters Companion

Am entering my card into a challenge 
Cute card Thursday - anything goes

Hope you can join us in this weeks challenge!
Happy Crafting
Debby xxx

Sunday, 28 December 2014

Glitter N Sparkle DT - Challenge 117

Well...all that fuss for that one day and in the blink of an eye its over!  Hope everyone had a great Christmas ...I know I did ...there's just something really magical with spending it with your loved ones.
Santa didn't bring me any crafting goodies this year but what he did bring me was front row tickets to go and see the fabulous Peter Kay in Phoenix of my all time favourite shows...I seriously love Peter Kay so this present from my eldest daughter is just the best!....who needs any crafting goodies when I get to see him!
Enough rambling ....its a Sunday again...the last one of the year !  So that means one thing and thats its a new challenge over at
Challenge 117 - Anything Goes!
Sponsors this week are;
Crafty Sentiments - 3 images
QKR Stampede - 5 images
The Stamping Boutique - 3 images or 4 if using one of their images
Eureka - 5 images
Sentimental Susan - 5 images
As always great sponsors with fab prizes up for grabs xx

My image used this week is of my favourite animal and the digi comes from the very fabulous
utterly cute image to work with 
Coloured image in with my Promarkers
Backing paper is from Best Creation Inc...bought from my local craft shop in Elsecar
Sentiment is from my own stash as are candy and the bow...really need to start using my Bow Maker!

Am entering my card into 

Heres wishing you all the very best for a very Happy New Year - let there be good times for all in 2015!

Happy Crafting,
Debby xxx

Sunday, 21 December 2014

Glitter N Sparkle Challenge 116

Good Afternoon
the last Sunday before the Big Red Man drops down our chimney pots loaded with the goodies!
And that means its the last Challenge before Xmas 
over at 

Challenge 116
Theme this week is 
Traditional Christmas Colours

The wonderful sponsors this week are:
Sassy Studios  - 4 digis
Fitztown - 3 images
Inky Impressions - $10 gift certificate
A Day for Daisies - $12 gift certificate
As always great sponsors and prizes, worthy of entering!

The image I got to use this week is from
A Day for Daisies - Snowball Sam

Coloured image in with Promarkers and also used Spectrum Noirs
Xmas sentiment is from Crafters Companion
For my background "papers" well its not card its a piece of material I picked up from a local haberdashery store that I came across when out with my daughter.  It was perfect choice for the image.
Am entering my design into the following challenges:

As this will be the last time I blog then I wish you all a very Happy Christmas!

Debby xxx

Sunday, 14 December 2014

Glitter N Sparkle - DT card

Good morning all ...challenge time again over at
Our wonderful sponsors this week are:
Dis Digi Stamps - $12 gift certificate
Stitchy Bear - $10 gift certificate
Bugaboo - 7 images
Digi Stamps 4 Joy - 5 images

Image I got to use this week is from Digi Stamps 4 Joy
Tis the Season
Its a really adorable image and I loved working with it

Image coloured in with my promarkers and used one or two of my spectrum noirs
and I glittered the image to within an inch of its life!!
Glitter paper from my own stash
Tonic Trellis die used
Sentiment from Crafters Companion

As always entering this card into
Divas by Design - Seeing Red
A Gem of a Challenge - Anything Christmas
Tuesday Throwdown - Family Christmas
Through the craftroom door - Anything goes
Holly Jolly - Anything Christmas Challenge

Hope you can join us in this weeks challenge!

Happy Crafting
Debby xx

Tuesday, 9 December 2014

Get Creative Challenge - DT card

Oooops am so late with this post this week ....days and weeks are flying by like a whirlwind and trying my hardest to get through all my orders for Christmas and holding down a full-time job are beginning to take its toll!  So looking forward to the 20th December as it will be my last day of work and the start of a 2 week break...I will be that mad woman running around the shops last minute being chucked out of shops at closing time Xmas Eve (like I always do!)...Last Minute Lil should be my name!!!
Anyway enough rambling...onto this weeks Challenge over at

Fab sponsor this week is...
The Stamping Boutique who is offering 2 images for the winner & 3 if the winning entry uses one of their images!

The image I used for this weeks Challenge is
Image coloured in with the trusty old Promarkers
Background papers are from my own stash and for love nor money can remember where I got them from.  Used new Christmas card candy and snowflake punch is a Martha Stewart one.
Sentiment is from Stamping Up

Will enter my card into a couple of challenges too:
A Gem of A Challenge - anything Christmas
Crafty Catz Challenge - Snowmen
C.R.A.F.T Challenge - Christmas

Off back to the craft desk to crack on with these orders
Happy crafting
Debby xx