Saturday, 28 April 2012

Morning Cup

Morning all...

As we share all things crafty, my other half is heading to the dentist to get a tooth pulled... no guess where I would rather be.. mmm... lets see.. dentist V's craft room.... Yay, craft room is my winner!!!! I am physically feeling quite ill for him... poor baby..

Anyway I made a quick trip to good ole' Spotlight for ribbon to finish these 'tea-rific' cards. They were made using the fabulous Stampin' Up! Morning Cup Stamp Set. This set offers heaps of inspirational card making ideas.. topped with some glossy accents I thought they looked quite cute. The coffee rings were done by rubbing the ink pad on one of my perspex blocks, lightly squirted water using a mini mister, and stamped with a tea cup and voila... instant coffee rings... the little droplets were done using one of the French Foliage Stamps.

I would simply die if these were on one of my tables though.. My boys think I am obsessive compulsive when it comes to using coasters. If they want to rattle my cage, they would wait till I am watching and pretend to put a glass or cup on our new coffee table... then they wait for the onslaught! Typical males!!!!

Well have to wrap it up now as I need to pick up my son. Till next time..

Enjoy your cuppa..
Luv Deb x

Stampin' Up! Products
Coming soon...

Friday, 27 April 2012

Totally Tool

Hi my Friends,
I had a wonderful day today roaming Unley Rd with my gorgeous Sister Rob.... sooooo love quality sister time... anyway we visited all the fabulous shops.. had coffee and visited the lovely Kylie from Kaisercraft... and simply could NOT resist buying some stamp sets. All in all, a great day was had by all... except for my other half who was home nursing a toothache (dentist trip tomorrow!!!) I am safe to say (he never reads my blogs..) it was a 'man' toothache.. the worst toothache EVER!!!! If you happen to read this honey, only joking... hee hee... I love you xxx

Anyway, back to business... and speaking of men.. this card was made using Stampin' Up's Totally Tool Stamp Set. Awesome stamp set for the handy men in your lives.. stay tuned for the rest of 'The Tools'..
To the lovely ladies at Aldinga... hope you are all having a ball!!! This card wood... err... would suit any of your men..

Well, till next time,
Happy Crafting!!!
Luv Deb x

Stampin' Up! Products

Paper - Cardstock Whisper White, Certainly Celery
Ink - Basic Black, Basic Grey, Chocolate Chip, Old Olive
Stamp Set - Totally Tool
Other - Stampin Dimensionals, Snail Adhesive. Big Shot, Sponge

Other Products

Paper - Core'dinations Cardstock Neutrals
Embossing Folder - Craft Concepts Woodgrain
Punch - Martha Stewart
Other - Brads, Silver Gel Pen, Sanding Block

Tuesday, 24 April 2012

Butterfly Album

Hi Fellow Crafties...

I wanted to share my 'homework'.... I am fortunate enough to work in a craft shop (Riot Art & Craft) and every couple of weeks we are set a challenge... this weeks is anything 'Butterflys'. We are only able to use stock that we sell in store... mmm... its such a chore... not!!!  Anyway, we sell cute little chipboard albums and just had a new range of scrapbook pads. Perfect timing for the challenge. I used some of my favourite family pics... including my 'furies' Max (dog) & Kiara (princess kitty)...

Well, that's just a glimpse of my wonderful family... I'm extremely blessed.

I might have to buy another chipboard album... it was so much fun to do. The next version will be a completely blinged, embossed, stamped and bejewelled version... one where I get to play with all my toys at home...

Have to go to work now...

Enjoy your day
Luv Deb x

Saturday, 21 April 2012

The Tea Box

Howdie Ho Fellow Crafties...

One last post for the night...

This little box was made using the leftover bits... as you all can see... didn't quite get to doing cards...
Anyway, just wanted to share 'The Tea Box' before I hunt and gather more food for my son... gotta love a 14 year old that is literally a bottomless pit!! The words 'I'm hungry' constantly ring...

Till next time,
Luv Deb x

Tea For Two

Hi my Friends...

...back again... the cats been fed... the boys have been fed... and all is good in the world... & I've been busy!!!
The first stamp set off the ranks is the new Stampin' Up!  'Tea Shoppe' stamp set, as featured in the new mini Autumn Winter catalogue.. sooo much more still to come...

Anyway, I got a bit excited when I saw this tutorial... had to give it a go before any cards were attempted. If this takes your fancy check out the link for instructions..

If you have a mother who loves drinking tea, who has everything... not sure what to get her for Mothers Day.. this is the most awesome pressie... filled with her favourite tea. Give it a go!! A bit of advice when cutting this little baby out... measure twice, check again, & again... then cut.. Think I was having a blonde moment when I was cutting the box out... lets put it this way... 3rd time lucky...

So, stay tuned my friends, more Tea for Two coming soon... speaking of tea... I can hear the kettle calling...

Till next time,
Luv Deb x

Stampin' Up! Products

Paper - Cardstock Very Vanilla, Certainly Celery, Designer Series Paper Everyday Enchantment
Ink - Certainly Celery, Real Red
Stamp Set - Tea Shoppe
Other - Stampin' Dimensionals, Snail Adhesive

Other Products

Other - Paper Flowers, Rhinestones, Ribbon, Tea Bags of Choice...

Love Sent Blossom

Hi Fellow Crafties,

How awesome is it when you get new Stampin' Up! supplies!!!!! I want to try them all... NOW!!! ...but the hardest decision... which one first??? I guess with Mothers Day just around the corner, the 'Boys' cards will just have to wait... for a bit.

This is the first in the Mothers Day line up... if you haven't used the build a blossom stamp set & matching punch... get on to it. Very cool indeed!!!

Well, have to take a break for a while from my Mothers Day Mission... the cat is impatiently waiting for more food... Ive just fed her a whiting fillet as I have run out of bickies for her... fat guts is still hungry so I'm off to the shops....

Will chat again soon... hopefully with more things to share...

Enjoy your day
Luv Deb x

Stampin' Up! Products.

Paper - Cardstock Whisper White, Certainly Celery, Melon Mambo, Designer Series Paper Brights.
Ink - Certainly Celery, Melon Mambo
Stamp Set - Build a Blossom
Punch - Blossoms Petal Builder
Other - Stampin' Dimensionals, Snail Adhesive, Mini Glue Dots

Other Products

Stamp Set - Kaisercraft
Other - Ribbon, Button

Friday, 20 April 2012

French Foliage

Hi all...
Just returned home from watching Battleship... awesome movie... great night out with my son & other half... now... with cuppa in hand, I thought I would quickly show you a couple of my latest cards... while on the subject of boys...

These cards were done using the Stampin' Up! French Foliage Stamp Set. Looooove this set.. I'm thinking of heaps of cool things to do with this baby!!!

Now card #2...

Well, Its getting late, time for some zzzzz's

Till next time, keep craftin',
Luv Deb x

Stampin' Up! Products

Paper - Cardstock Whisper White, Chocolate Chip
Ink - Chocolate Chip, Crumb Cake, Sahara Sand
Stamp Set - French Foliage
Other - Stampin' Dimensionals, Snail Adhesive, Aqua Painter

Other Products

Stamp Set - Kaisercraft
Embossing Folders - Tim Holtz
Other - Ribbon, Brads

Thursday, 19 April 2012

Thinking Frogs

Hi All,
Well... this is just a quick blog to share the card I make for a friend of my other half... just to send warm wishes and friendship... all I can say is 'go the eyelash goggle eyes!!!' Gotta love 'em.. It was a card to simply to put a smile on their faces... and simply make them feel good... Hope it worked...

Well my friends... my Stampin' Up! order is waiting for my undivided attention... I can hear the voices calling from the box...

Will chat soon.... very soon...
Luv Deb x

Stampin' Up Products

Paper - Cardstock Whisper White, Old Olive, Designer Series Paper Brights
Ink - Old Olive
Other - Stampin Dimensionals, Snail Adhesive, 3.5cm Round Punch

Other Products

Stamp Set - Kaszazz, Kaisercraft
Punch - Small Daisy, Oval
Embossing Folder - Tim Holtz

Sunday, 15 April 2012

Simply Scored Scoring Tool

Hi Fellow Crafties...
If you havn't already checked out the new Autumn Winter Mini Catalogue, go put the kettle on... make your self a cuppa... sit back and check it out (to view, click on the catalogue to the right...)

In the catalogue you definately have to check out the Simply Scored Scoring Tool... if you want to see it in action click on the video link below...

Please don't hesitate to contact me if you with to purchase any of the items any of the catalogues. The Simply Scored Scoring Tool is a must have to all cardmakers & scrapbookers..
I have so much more in store for these little rosettes.... one of the many things you can make so easily with the Simply Scored Scoring Tool!

Well, my craft room awaits... I have a few guilt free hours till the boys come back from Karate... nothing like a bit of power crafting... with a nice glass of red... what more can a craft addict want... mmmm... counting down the days for my Stampin' Up! order to arrive... heaps of male cards to come. Stay tuned!!!

Keep Crafting... and more importantly laughing....
Luv Deb x

Stampin' Up! Products.

Paper - Cardstock Whisper White, Tempting Turquoise, Designer Pattern Paper Bright
Ink - Real Red
Other - Sponge, Stampin Dimensionals, Snail Adhesive, Simply Scored Scoring Tool

Other Products

Stamp Set - Kaisercraft
Other - Buttons

Saturday, 14 April 2012

Triple Treat Flower

Hey Fellow Crafties,

Well all I can say is there is never enough hours in the day to do the thing you would love to do... so many cards to make... sooooo little time!!!
Gotta say I LOVE this stamp... its so versatile.... this little baby is not going back in the stamp drawer just yet!! Its extra cool when used with my all time favourite Stampin' Up! colour Rich Razzleberry.
Any excuse to drag it out.

You may possibly hear from me again today... tea is cooked... washing done... mmmm... still have bathroom to clean... errr. lets see... big dilemma... cleaning bathroom V's quality time in the craft room... mmmm... tough decision!!!

Anyway... create away, be inspired!!!
Luv Deb x

Stampin' Up! Products

Paper  - Cardstock Whisper White, Rich Razzleberry, Pattern Designer Series Brights
Ink - Rich Razzleberry
Stamp - Triple Treat Flower
Other - Stampin Dimensionals, Snail Adhesive

Friday, 13 April 2012

Lovely as a Tree

Hi Crafties...

Still on the subject of colouring in... this card was done with the Stampin' Up! Lovely as a Tree stamp set... this is more my kind of colouring in... it was done with my Derwent Watercolour Pencils. Looove them!!!!

Well Dad, when you read this... no, its not going to be your Fathers Day card... where's the fun in that... I want your card to be a surprise... hee hee...

I know with Mothers Day round the corner I should be doing Mothers Day cards... yes... they are coming, but till then I wanted to do a few 'Man' cards... can't forget the boys in our lives!
I have some new 'Boy' Stampin' Up! stamps sets on the way... bit excited!!
Stay tuned..

Enjoy the Day...
Luv Deb x

Stampin Up Products

Paper - Cardstock Whisper White
Ink - Basic Black, Old Olive
Stamp Set - Lovely as a Tree
Other - Aqua Marker, Stampin Dimensionals, Snail Adhesive, Sizzex Big Shot

Other Products

Paper - Asst Papers
Embossing Folder - Couture Creations - Royalty
Other - Brads, Derwent Watercolour Pencils

Taming Tilda

Hi fellow crafties..

Well, I had to do it see what all the fuss is about with 'Tilda'... not sure if I would rush out and buy more stamps but still had fun... lovin' the whole colouring in thing though... might try a few different versions of her still... who can resist that cute face...

Anyway... I can hear the house work calling.. till next time, have fun!!!

Enjoy your day,
Luv Deb x

Monday, 9 April 2012

Ornate Blossom

Hi all...

Hands up to those who have eaten waaayyyy too much chocolate... mmmm... well that's what Easter is all about... don't feel guilty... enjoy!!!
Anyway, I sat down last night pondering what to make... this is what I came up with...
I chose the paper first as I loved the colour combo and quite randomly found a couple of stamps I haven't had a chance to play with yet and made 2 very simple cards... just needed a bit of mindless crafting..

Well, back to work tomorrow... hopefully will be back soon with more ramblings and creating....

Hope you all had a wonderful Easter...
Luv Deb x 

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