OMG!! Chuffed to bits!!!!!!!!!!

Well Im a really happy bunny today.Front cover on Craft Stamper.Never in a million years did I expect that to happen. My postie has just delivered my copy and I nearly frightened him half to death!!! poor man!!!lol
I did manage to have a sneak peak yesterday when The Stampman's came and I could see my card shining through the grey plastic cover, sorry Jill I just had to open it!! LOL !Though five 5 mins before that VIX had texted me to tell me,but she didnt tell me about the cover!!!So I was in absolute SHOCK!!


Card below:made by Sophie Dolphin age 10

Simon Says-Childrens Challenge
I just had to post this card made by Sophie for a school competition.Yes she loves easels too!!The competition was to make an Easter bonnet or card and to add something to show what Easter is really about. Anyhow,poor thing had to stand up in assembly yesterday and talk about it!!! lol and she is going to enter it into her first ever challenge HERE

Bye for now

Love Debbie xxx
UPDATE: Can I thankyou all for all your lovely comments.They really do make my day xxxx

Beautiful Alluring Ladies

Mor....ning!!!
This has to be an extremely quick post because Im due at work in 25 mins!!(Though I think this can be classed as work too!!!)LOL
This is an absolute gorgeous sheet to work from By Tracey Coates For The Stampman.(Tracey you've cracked it again!!)
I Love it. Well its certainly got my head spinning with ideas!!! Oh dear, I think its going to be another thing that keeps me awake.So no doubt I'll be up early again tomorrow itching to play.(matchsticks at the ready!!!) There are hundreds of things you could do with the dress.

Here I stamped the dress and lady with black memento and when dry i stamped over with the circles stamp using Brilliance Moonlight white.(Great for the shimmer).Her skin was coloured with copics. I did actually make the smaller flower at the left hand side for the dress, though it didnt balance(that will be another card!!!) I also used The Cuttlebug folder Spots and Dots which is perfect for this.
I cant wait to use the lips and ive painted the eyes ready for a card.

SH......ITarki Mushrooms!!!! is that the time!!!!lol
Must dash
Have a fab weekend
Love Debbie xxx

A Birthday Butterfly easel card.

Morning All.
Well I lost all track of time making this card ,I was so engrossed with it. I was in a world of my own(nothing new there!!) Absolute heaven!!Hubby had gone to watch Manu v Liverpool at Old Trafford and kids were happy,so off I went to play not having a clue what I was going to do.
Anyhow this is what emerged and yes another easel im afraid,although Ive never tried a Butterfly version.
I think I used just about everything from Nesties,cuttlebug folders,Martha Stewart punches and cuttlebug butterflies and basic grey papers and of course new Distress ink Victorian Velvet(Love love this colour!)Oh yes and two woodware punches for the flowers which I scrunched up and inked the edges with distress ink.












So thought I would enter a few Challenges


Magical Crafts Fortnight Challenge-Easter/Spring

Thankyou so much for taking time to look.

Bye for now

Debbie xxx
If you would like to know how I made this card please go HERE for the tutorial.

Great Show today

Hi all
Well what a great day ive had today.Ive always loved helping at Harrogate and today was even better as I had a nice surprise at 8AM this morning as the man himself was in the back of the car (Mr Stampman)!!!
He doesn't normally come (well not when Im there as I think he has enough of me through the week!!!LOL) so it was lovely to see him there! and of course Jill and Caroline who is lovely too and is always so bubbly. It really is great to work with them all.
Anyhow Im home now and my feet are still throbbing!!Tea was made by my gorgeous hubby bless him!!! and wine was poured but all I wanted was a cup of tea!!!lol but the wine is flowing now!!
Anyway I wasn't going to blog tonight as I have nothing to show really, but I want to mention the sheet below.This is one of the new sheets from The Stampman's range 'Aspects of Design' designed by Tracey Coates and please go HERE to look at one of the cards. Isnt it just fab.It was made by VIX.
What a fab job Vix has done and Im so jealous because she has got them before me!!!!!lol no envious!! ha
No really Vix it's so stunning what you have done.



and this is what I bought (when I was let loose!!They really do know me!!)You know me and my charms.I lurrrve them!


To see the the other new sheet please click HERE
Bye for now and if you get chance to go to Harrogate tomorrow go it's a fab show.
Debbie xxx

I wish...........!!

Quickie post today!
Here's a birthday for someone I know!That's all I can say!!lol
Im also entering it into The Flutterby Wednesday Challenge
Mojo seems to have left me at the moment!!! So hopefully it will return soon.

Bye for now?????

Debbie xxx

Sh'easel's at it again!!!

My English Rose
Here's the Mother's day card for my mum.
This Tilda really reminds me of her I dont know why! and the colours Ive used are so her!She's just phoned me to say thankyou for it. Thankfully she loved it!!!
Ive used Basic Grey papers 'Porcelain' .Nesties Circles and labels. I stamped Tilda on watercolour paper and painted with New distress ink 'Victorian Velvet'. For the rose backgound I used my Cuttlebug and the roses folder.
Hope you all have a fab weekend.
Bye for now
Debbie xxx

Happy Mother's Day

Here's the last of the cards I made using the seven Gypsy Papers.I did well to make so many out of 2 pieces of 12x12.I think ive sneaked some Basic Grey in here too.
Again I have used Hero Big and small flowers and the Bold flourish stamp which is just Fab!!!
Nesties as usual and my mini sewing machine and bits of idealogy




Im entering into a couple of challenges
Simon Says -Mothers day


Cupcake Craft Challenge-Flower Power


Crafty Cardmakers-a Feminine Celebration this week sponsered by The Stampman


Everybody Art Challenge- Paper,Flowers,Buttons

Stamp with fun-Spring


Bye for now.Still have another Mother's day card to make and with this lovely weather I just want to be out!!!!!!!!!!!!

Debbie xxx

Just saying Hello

Oh no not another one!!!!yes sorry folks ,fraid so!! I just lurve them.
I find i just do them automatically now. Easels that is!!! and still got more on the go.

Again ..i have used all Hero stamps Bold Flourish,Engraved flower and Messages.

Also Shrink plastic, 7 gypsy 12x12 paper bits of ideology,Nesties,micro beads and Brushed Corduroy.

Have a fab weekend

love Debbie xxx

Just Because

Hi
Another quickie today.Busy Spring cleaning!!!
Here I have used a Hero stampset Big and small flowers and nesties and some 12x12 7 Gypsies paper which is from stash.(I'm doing well in using my papers!!!Think Im going to have replemish soon!!!lol)

Iam entering this into A spoonful of sugar challenge 'Beads'
and Allsorts Challenge 'Mothers'

Bye for now

Love Debbie xxx