Sunday 16 December 2012

Christmas Cards

Oh My Goodness, where has December gone?
The kids break up on Friday for the holidays, and thankfully I've not got much left to do/buy/organise/wrap etc, just need to have the big clean and keep the washing up to date and hopefully we're all set.
I'd like to take this opportunity to let everyone know that I won't be sending Christmas Cards this year, all the ones I've made are pretty much on display at The Papeterie, and I've been so busy with other work that I haven't had any time to make some. I also feel it would be a bit of a cop out if I sent shop-bought cards, so this year I've decided to make a donation in lieu to Mrs Murray's Cat & Dog Home in Aberdeen. 
But I did have a couple of commissions to make for one of the other mums at school, giving you a wee bloggy wave Lindsay :)
She wanted me to make cards for her 2 best friends and their families, so here's the first one...
 The tag is removable (see bottom photo), here's a better pic to show all the glamour dust...

 This pic shows the greeting tag removed...

Materials list:
Henry in Christmas Bauble digi stamp from Whiff of Joy
printed onto Diamond White cardstock from The Papeterie
Coloured with Promarkers: Umber, Burgundy, Crimson, Cardinal Red, Burnt Orange, Coral, Sunkissed Pink and Flexmarkers: Amaranth Red, Blue Grey 4, 3, 2, 1
Kraft tag diecut using Tim Holtz Tag & Tie Alterations die and stamped with Hero Arts CL630 Miracle of the Holidays stamp set
red lacquer and white cardstock from The Papeterie
White cardstock embossed with Spellbinders Holiday Magic M-Bossabilities folder
red satin ribbon, snowflakes punched from glitter paper with Martha Stewart snowflake punch, adhesive gemstones

Right, I'd better get on with my online shop for this week, need to get some goodies for the kids christmas parties. Back soon with the other card commission :)
Debz x

Sunday 9 December 2012

16 sleeps

Just over a fortnight to go until the big day and I'm just about organised - how are all of you getting on? I have all the presents either bought or ordered, and I'm hoping to wrap them all this week. 

The tree went up last weekend and the outdoor snowman went up during the week...
Yesterday we popped out to my mum and dad's so the kids could send their letters to Santa up the lum (we don't have a chimney, so its a special treat for them)

Well there's no rest for the wicked, especially at this time of year - but I'll be back again soon with some exciting news :)
Debz x

Monday 3 December 2012


Sorry folks, been a busy couple of weeks - up to my oxters in xmas shopping and prepping for the kids school fayre. I'll be back this week with some pics of what I made for the fayre, but in the mean time I had better announce the winner of the Flexmarker giveaway...
Firstly can I just thank everyone for taking the time to enter and leave a comment on my Letraset blog post - remember the craft design team a couple of times every week with inspiration featuring new products and products that are on special offer. 
I'd also like to remind you to check out the Letraset Advent Calender - there's a special discount every day, so remember to check back daily.

So, I've entered all the info, and mr has selected number 37 which is Paula Ponton (PEP), congratulations Paula, please email me with your choice of pack and your address and I'll arrange for it to be posted out to you.

Debz x

New Baby 1

My boss at work, and friend Charlotte recently had her first baby so I had a few baby cards to make, on for Charlotte and her husband James,...