Hi Welcome to my blog

I've been wanting to do a blog for a long time and now I'm finally doing it, so here goes...

Tuesday, 28 December 2010

Bring on springtime...

Hi everyone,
Hope you all had a good Christmas, I've now packed my christmas craft stash away till next year, so bring on springtime.
Here is my latest card, the sketch if from Whiff of joy ,it's nice to do something other than christmas colours.
The image is Elizabeth Bell digi stamp I coloured with copics and prisma pencils, the ribbon was from Birmingham rag market,  the papers are from forever friends springtime pad. The flowers from wild orchid crafts

I have entered my card into the following challenges..
sew many challenges  Anything goes
digi doodle shop best Anything goes
Simon says Anything goes
Whiff of joy Anything goes
Kenny K Distressing

Well, thanks for looking and see you soon.
Deb x

Thursday, 23 December 2010

2 New challenges

Hi everyone.
Is anyone fed up with the snow yet? Luckily I'm not back at work now till 3rd Jan so I'm just relaxing and enjoying the snow, however, my little yorkies are not too keen,
Anyway, here is my entry for the sunday sketch and stamp challenge and papter take 'anything goes' challenge, Here is another Magnolia Tilda card for you, Again I have used the most delish papers from fairy flora range, the large flower spacer which I love was from the nec.
Well, this is going to be my last post now before Christmas so I would like to wish you all a very merry Christmas and a happy new year.
Deb x

Tuesday, 21 December 2010

Just Magnolia Sketch

My card today is the gorgeous Tilda, It is my entry for the just magnolia challenge, sketch by Mina.
I came across the most delish papers from prima I think,  called fairy flora, I coloured my topper with polychromos pencils blended with sansador and copics. The sentiment is from Lili of the valley, the ribbon threader is a Martha Stewart punch, the flowers are from wild orchid crafts , all the other bits n pieces were from the nec back in november.
Many thanks for looking
Deb x

Monday, 20 December 2010

Totally Gorjuss

Hi, I have another card to share with you, The lovely gorjuss girls stamp, I have entered in the gorjuss girls challenge 'someone special' , this is for a good friend of mine. I have coloured the imaged with prisma pencils, the flowers are from wildorchidcrafts,  I can't remember where the paper is from I've had it quite a while. The sentiment is from lili of the valley and the swirls are dies by marianne.
Thanks for looking.
Deb x

Tuesday, 14 December 2010

So many Christmas cards......

I have made so many christmas cards this year , I really love Mo Manning digi stamps, this little dog is one of my favourites.
I have coloured him with polychromos pencils blended with sansador.  The flowers are from wild orchid crafts which I have glittered with stickles.  The swirl is a marieanne die, The sentiment is done on my pc.
Thanks for looking, I have a few more Christmas cards to post in the next few days.

Saturday, 11 December 2010

My first Hanglar Stanglar card

Well Ive managed to get hold of some christmas hanglar stamps, they are very sought after stamps so I was really pleased to find them. I have coloured the image with polychromos pencils blended with sansador. The christmas lyric stamp is from magnolia, I have distressed everything with Tim Holtz ink.  The flowers are from Wild orchid crafts and Ive used stickles glitter glue on the to make them stand out.  The branches are martha stewart punch.
Thank you for visiting
Hugs Debbie

Monday, 18 October 2010

Wild orchid craft challenge 8 PASTELS...

Here is my entry for wild orchid crafts challenge. I love their flowers, I have a huge amount  and I can't stop buying them. The colours are beautiful.
This card is for a friend of mine, I used hunky dory card with wild orchid flowers, butterfly and leaves are  martha stuart punches,  simple card but elegant. Thanks for looking.

Sunday, 17 October 2010

I'm back... Gorjuss challenge 52 pink

Hi sorry I've not been around for a while, I have made loads of cards for customers but I always forget to take photo's, Anyway I'm going to try and keep my blog updated and post more cards.
So here is my entry for the Gorjuss challenge 52 PINK...
The stamp I used is from lili of the valley, I have coloured it in with poloychromos pencils and used a little glitter on her hood, die cut flowers are from marianne, papers are from tim holtz, roses are from wildorchidcrafts.
Thanks for looking.

Tuesday, 3 August 2010

Kenny K... challenge 4

Hi everyone..
This is my latest entry for the Kenny K challenge 4 'on the dark side'. I just love all of the images from this very talented artist and also, you can download a free digi stamp every month..
I have coloured the images with polychromos pencils which I love. The flowers and charm are from my own stash.
Can't wait for the next challenge..

Sunday, 18 July 2010

Iv'e been a busy bee....

Iv'e been busy with my new joanna sheen cd and the new images from krafty girlz which are my favourites at the moment, Iv'e also found a lovely image from mo manning... so here they are, all coloured in with my new polychromos pencils apart from the joanna sheen cards which I had from her new cd, hope you like them...

Monday, 12 July 2010

Kenny K's Krafty Girlz 1st Challenge 'Pastels'

Ooooh I found these digi stamps from kenny k, Luv, luv luv these digi stamp girly's. I purchased 4 altogether and here is just one of them for now called 'ALL THAT'.. I have used pastel papers and flowers, printed her out on inkjet shrink plastic and made some charms. Coloured her in using polychromos pencils.

Sunday, 11 July 2010

Just Magnolia Challenge, week 63 ..A recipe

Here is my entry for this weeks recipe challenge, 3 flowers, 2 papers 1 ribbon...Done !
 Ive made a start on my christmas cards...

New Joanna Sheen cd puppies & kittens

Soooo adorable, my favourite cd so far by joanna sheen. Here are some cards I have made using this cd.

Monday, 21 June 2010

I'm Back...

Sorry it's been a while since my last blog, I have been practicing colouring with my new prisma pencils trying to get the shading correct. Iv'e also been playing with shrink plastic.
Here are some of my magnolia tilda cards, hope you like them...


Sunday, 9 May 2010

Mo Manning freebie stamp

This lovely digi stamp was a freebie kindly gven to all Mo Manning's facebook followers.
A bit like me on  sunday morning !!

Saturday, 8 May 2010

Nitwits & Princess Tilda...

Well my two fave's at the moment are nitwit papers and princes tilda so I've combined the two again...

Sunday, 2 May 2010


Hi, hope you're have a good day, I have made a couple of new cards using downloaded papers from nitwits which has to be my favourite digital scrapbook site. The papers are just lovely, Ive added my new stamped images from Magnolia.

Saturday, 1 May 2010

Once upon a time....

Hi, hope you are having a nice bank holiday weekend.  Here is one of my new magnolia stamps, got to be my favourite so far.

Thursday, 29 April 2010

New card.. Wedding Tilda

Hi everyone, here is one of my new gorgeous stamps, Wedding Tilda. Ive gone for brown, cream & pink, with some delicious flowers from wild orchid crafts. Hope you like ...

Monday, 26 April 2010

Love, love , love Magnolia Tilda...

Hi everyone,
Well I can't seem to stop stamping Tilda  LOL... I have ordered a couple of new magnolia stamps but I'm still waiting for them to arrive, so in the mean time here are 3 cards I have done using the tilda stamps I already have...Hope you like them.

Saturday, 17 April 2010

Tilda dome card...

Thought I would have a go at making a dome card, really easy to do, This is the 2nd on I have done and thought I would use Tilda on this one. I don't normally do yellow colours but with a touch of pink and a lovely spring day I think it works quite well.

Thursday, 15 April 2010

Lili of the valley challenge 51...

Hi everyone
Couldn't resist this challenge, I adore lili of the valley stamps. This is one of my favourites I thought I would enter into the challenge. I decided to do peach, pink and brown which I thought matched quite well.

Wednesday, 14 April 2010

Treated myself to new stamps....

Hi everyone,
Treated myself to couple of new magnolia stamps today so couldn't wait to play, here are a few cards I have done this week, I'm trying to get the hang of distressing the edges of the paper with distress inks, I love that shabby look.
Well thanks for stopping by and look forward to the weekend. xx

Thursday, 1 April 2010

New cards

Hi everyone, well as you can see I havn't blogged for a while I've had lots of orders to do... I make and sell quite a few cards and I always forget to take a pic of my finished cards, but I've remembered this time, so here are a few Ive recently made.
P.s, had a fabulous time at the NEC picked up lots of bargains and I lurrvvv the magnolia stand.