Monday, 5 August 2013

Time for Thanks at Cutie Pies

Good morning. 
Hope you had a lovely weekend - most of mine was spent with the family - my scrummilicious Grand-daughter Lola Arizona was at her Daddy's for the weekend and it was so lovely to see her - I will share some photos from the weekend at the end of this post.

So it's the start of a new week and also the start of a new challenge over at 

and this fortnight we would like to see your uber cute makes on the theme of


Here's what I did:

Image: Nellie Snellen 'Sweet Elin's Flower' - MCH
Colouring Medium: Copics
No Design Papers!!!
Background created using Centura Pearl cardstock embossed with Crafter's Companion A4 embossing folder - freebie with E-Bosser - edges inked with Worn Lipstick Distress Ink
Middle panel embossed with Spellbinders M-Bossability embossing folder and inked all over with Worn Lipstick Distress Ink
Spellbinders: Romantic Rectangles
Memory Box: Lorelai Outline Leaf - MCH 
Martha Stewart: Butterfly Punch
Pleated Satin Ribbon, Adhesive Pearls and Flowers from stash
Glamour Dust on wings
Sentiment: Stampin' Up

Our sponsor this week is the fabulous:

Offering 1 lucky winner:
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Please pop over to the main challenge blog to check out the gorgeous cute inspiration from my Cutie DT buddies.

Challenges I would like to enter:
Ladybug Crafts - Something Floral
Cards Galore - BINGO (Sentiment, Die Cuts, Embossing)
Sweet Pea Stampers - Embossing Wet/Dry or Both
C.R.A.F.T - Monochromatic
Craftin Boutique - Anything Goes
Cute Card Thursday - Anything Goes
Totally Gorgeous - Anything Goes with Pearls
Hanna and Friends - Anything Goes
In the Pink - Hot Pink
Sarah Hurley - Texture and Dimension

As promised here as some family photos from the weekend:

Thanks for popping by to see me today - I really appreciate your visit and always look forward to reading any comments you may wish to leave.

Have a fabulous day.


Avril Ann said...

Fabulous card Debs, love everything about it, you and I have had similar weekends then, have 4 of my 6 grandchildren here for the weekend, Adam 6months is teething, so there were lots of cuddles, Sinead the only girl and 15 had a girly day out with me, was fabulous, your grandchildren are beautiful hun xxxx

Claire said...

Super card hun, love the colour and the gorgeous image and all the pretty embellies. Lovely family pics of the grand children too. Have a lovely day. Hugs, Claire x

Judith said...

I love you're pretty pink card Debs - its just gorgeous -as for those babies - how beautiful they all are - but it's just as well you got a new one because those "old" babies are growing up so fast!! hugs Judith x

Trimgym said...

Lovely creation, thank you for joining us at CRAFT Challenge. Don't forget to check back on Thursday to see if you have won or if you have been chosen in our Top3. Also don't miss out on challenges and freebies on my digistamp blog.


Donna said...

Gorgeous card Debs and so pretty in pink, lush detail too! :) Donna ♥ x

PS: Fab pics of the family...too cute!

Craftin Suzie (Susan Flynn) said...

Fabulous card Debs so love the pink! Your pictures are wonderful they are so cuuuuuute! Susan x

Hazel said...

Love the family photos. Gorgeous pink card. Thanks for sharing this for The Sweet Pea Stampers embossing challenge - Hazel, Design Team x

Sarah said...

A wonderful pink confection!! Aahhh, what lovely littleys!! xx

Ira Huberts said...

So sweet in pink, lovely cards Debs, really sweet! Also love your family photos, they're a darling looking bunch! Hugs, Ira xox
Ira’s Crea Corner

sharon said...

What a sweet card loving the pink, what beautiful kiddies, hanks for playing along at CRAFT challenge. Sharon x

Kym's Crafty Cards said...

You have made a wonderful pink fairy card here. Thanks for taking part in the Sweet Pea Stampers Challenge this month of “embossing - wet or dry or both” and best of luck. We hope to see you back again very soon. Best wishes, Kym, Sweet Pea Stampers Design Team xxx PS The photos are gorgeous. Hope you all had a lovely time

coldwaters2 said...

WOW Debs this is absolutely beautiful, that colour pink really shows up it looks a lovely shade, the image is a delight, the embellishments and card design are all top notch
lorraine x

Chrissy said...

Such a pretty card Debs, beautiful.Love your colouring and love the pink..gorgeous...and fabulous family photos too..


Lisa Jane said...

your card is so pretty and what fab pics

Vicky said...

I love it hun...and such gorgeous photo's too..:o)

biggest of hugs Vicky xx

Danni said...

Super cute and sweet card! Lovin' all the pink! Fun photos too!

Janice said...

Pretty in pink, this is so lovely Debs, as are those great photos, Jx

Sue - bearhouse said...

Such a pretty card Debs. I love the sweet image, gorgeous shades of pink and wonderful embossing.
Thank you for sharing your adorable photos :)
hugs Sue xx

Josie Smith said...

Gorgeous card and colors. I love all the pink!!

Josie Smith said...

Gorgeous card and colors. I love all the pink!
My personal blog:) !!!
Thank you for joining in the fun at Craftin' Boutique:) !!!

susiestacey said...

Gorgeous card Debs, love the SN stamp and the gorgeous pink too. Sweet photos x Susan x

Wishcraft said...

Aww such lovely photos of your grandchildren - so cute! Gorgeous card too, love all the pretty pink and that sweet fairy :o) Hugs, Lisa x

Debbie said...

A gorgeous card Debs, love the colours and the sweet little image. Great family photos too. xx

paper fun said...

Super Sweet card. I love all the sweet flowers on your gorgeous card.

Thanks for joining us at The Sweet Pea Stampers.


downrightcrafty said...

this is beautiful
Hugs Kate xx

Pop's Cards said...

Good morning sweetie I love this, fabulous colours and design, huggles Pops x x x

cotnob said...

This is fabulous Debs, lovely pastel pinks and adorable image.
Lovely family photographs, it looks like they all had such fun.

Christine L said...

Hi Debs...

Oooh what a gorgeous pink fairy... love the image and your fab colouring... and wow to the not using papers.... the embossed background is perfect!

Thanks for sharing at In The Pink... good luck!

Christine x

Christine said...

Lovely PINK cute card.. the kiddos look cute

Thanks for sharing with us at ITP chall this time.
smiles Christine C x

Lisa xx said...

such a pretty card Debs xx gorgeous photo's too......the little lady looks like she is doing well, they don't stay tiny for long do they xx

Tammy said...

Awww your card is so sweet Debs, I love that image and all of the pink tones! All of your grandchildren are sooo adorable!!
Hugs, Tammy

Sheryl said...

This is amazing Debs! Your colouring and embellishments show case the image perfectly. Great to have you with us at CRAFT this week.
Hugs Sheryl xx

Carol C said...

Beatiful card Debs, the colours are gorgeous and the image is super cute :D Thanks for joining us at Sarah Hurley Challenges this time, Carol xx

Granmargaret said...

Lovely card Debs. Thank you for joining the embossing challenge at Sweet Pea stampers. Hope to see you again next time.
Thank you for sharing your lovely family photos.

christine3m123 said...

Hope you spotted the Perfect Pinkie choice today Debs..

Christine x

DeBe said...

This is just so cute! (as are your children!)Thank-you for joining us at the Cards Galore Bingo Challenge, Denyse x

Anonymous said...

They are all soooo gorgeous, how big they've got (time flies!)

Jaine Drake said...

Beautiful beautiful card. I love the stamp and the little roses are adorable. Thanks for entering the challenge with Sarah Hurley this time.