Sunday, 23 September 2012

Thank You!

Good afternoon. What a damp miserable day it has been all day - so the best course of action was to hide away in my lovely little crafty haven and have a good old crafty play :o)

I was sooooo very very lucky this week to have won these scrummilicious goodies:

Helen's 4th Blogoversary Candy

 Lisa's 4th Blogoversary Candy - £20 voucher from Natalie & Amy's
Here's what I bought :o)

And finally this adorable stamp from LOTV from the mini blog hop that I won at Fleur's blog

 So I'd like to say a mahoosive THANK YOU to you all for your very kind generosity :o)

I had a little play with the Sheena Douglass Silhouette Grasses stamps I got  from Natalie & Amy's and here's what I came up with:

 I started with a plain piece of white card and inked it with Fired Brick, Dried Marigold and Frayed Burlap Distress Inks - I like these rich Autumnal colours - and then spritzed it with some water.
 Then I stamped the corner swirl image from the set using Flitter Glu and added some Gilding Flakes.
I also stamped the main floral image and one of the sentiments from the set using the Frayed Burlap Distress Ink.
I added a few Martha Stewart punched butterflies - coloured with the Distress Inks and a few adhesive pearls added to the centres.

The background for the image topper was made using co-ordinating cardstock panels embossed with my favourite butterfly embossing folder and my new Couture Creations 'Tied Together' embossing folder with a little scrummy gold ruffled edge ribbon.
Sentiment - Creative Expressions

Challenges I would like to enter:

Crazy Challenges - Thank You card 
Totally Gorjuss - Thank You
Heck of a Challenge - Anything Goes
Dilly Beans - Autumn Colours
Bearly Mine - Fall Colours
Loves Rubber Stamps - Make your own Background
Papertake Weekly - Autumn Theme/Colours
Paperminutes - Autumn

Right I'm off to make Cottage Pie and Yorksyum Puddings (that's what Jack used to call them when he was about 2 years old and it has stuck in our house lol!!!) for tea, then settle down to watch some X-Factor and Downton Abbey this evening.

Thanks for your visit.
Catch ya laters.


Lisa said...

Hi Debs, Wow it must have been your lucky week :-) That will keep you busy for a while. I love the gorgeous goodies you got from Natalie and Amy's.

Beautiful card! I love the gorgeous autumn colours.

Lisa x

Mummy lade said...

wow, looks like you had a lucky streak =)

coldwaters2 said...

Hi Debs congratulations on your wins and I must tell you that I totally adore your beautiful card the colours are fabulous so are the soft images super work.
lorraine x

Chrissy said...

Gorgeous card Debs, love the colours and lovely sentiment..beautiful...and what a lucky streak you have had, wonderful goodies, have fun..


McCrafty's Cards said...

Congratulations on your wins, Gorgeous card I like the colours the verse and the butterflies, Thank you for joining in our 1st challenge at Heck of a challenge this month, Good Luck.
Kevin xx

cotnob said...

Gorgeous card Debs, lovely Autumn colours. It is your lucky week - perhaps you should buy a lottery ticket!
Thank you for joining us at Bearly Mine Designs.

Vicky said...

Gorgeous card sweetie I love the colours. Well done for winning all that yumminess, you deserve it shug.

Lotsa hugs Vicky xxx

Dora said...

Wow Debs, your card is just stunning, love the colours and everything about it... congrats also on your wins :D You lucky girlie :D xx

Holly AKA KopyKat said...

This is so beautiful, congrat's on all your fabulous wins!!! Thanks so much for playing with us over at Loves Rubberstamps!!!

Holly AKA KopyKat said...

This is so beautiful, congrat's on your wins! Thanks for playing with us over at Loves Rubberstamps!!!

Jenn Borjeson said...

Absolutely gorgeous, love the colors. Thanks for joining us at Dilly Beans. :)

Ellen said...

Wonderfully inspiring!

Sue said...

Gorgeous Card - Love those colours - Thanks for joining us at Dilly Beans this week

Carola/Schokofee said...

Really beautiful!
Thanks for joining paperminutes!

Sue said...

Oh this is gorgeous Debs… what a wonderful sentiment… and those colours… you are so good with the distress inks… it's a beautiful card hun!! :-)
Wasn't Downton fab!
Big Hugs
Sue xx

Natascha said...

Wow, what a lovely card. Thank you so much for joining us at Bearly Mine Challenge this week. Good luck!

Hugs, Natascha

Lorraine A said...

WOW !! you lucky girl !! :-) have you bought a lottery ticket ?? this is definitely your lucky week !! :-)
Gorgeous card Debs :-) beautiful colours and details :-)

thanks for joining us on the Papertake Weekly Challenge :-)
Lols x x x

Anonymous said...

Wow!! Gorgeous card Debs!The colours are so beautiful together.
Well done on your wins!

Susie Little said...

So funky! Thank you so much for playing along at Natalie & Amy's xx

Helen said...

Wow - you have had a lucky week!
Love the card...the inky colours are gorgeous!
Have fun playing with all those yummy goodies!
Helen x

Laura Love said...

Wow! This is just stunning! You did an awesome job creating the background and those colors are gorgeous! Congratulations on all your wins!! Looks like you got some really awesome things! Thank you so much for joining us at Loves Rubberstamps this week!

Kati said...

Fantastic colors! Thanks for showing it for paperminutes.

Bea und Doreen said...

your card is amazing and you are really a lucky person ;)
Big hugs
Doreen xx

Kat said...

Beautiful card Debs. Love the colours you've used and the lovely embossing. Thanks for joining us at TG this week.

Congrats on your wins, must have been your lucky week!

Kat x

Patricia Garcia said...

Love your Thank You card...Thanks for joining us this week at Totally Gorjuss!!