Thursday, 26 June 2014

Buttons, Bunting, Birthdays and a Blog Hop at MAWTT

Good morning my lovely crafty friends.
Hope you're having a wonderful week so far.
Not sure how much longer this fabulous weather is going to be with us so I have been making the most of it whilst I can :o)
So with that and the issues I've had with blogger recently - which I'm glad to say seem to have sorted themselves - I apologise if I haven't visited you recently - hope to have a mahooosive bloggy catch up over the next few days.

Anyway today I'm here to share my DT make for the new challenge over at


and this week is a really special week as we are celebrating our 5th Birthday and having a blog hop with lots of stunning inspiration and gorgeous prizes along the way.

And the theme for the challenge is


We have loads of fabulous sponsors this week too and one of them is the wonderful Hobby House

So I decided to use some very scrummy Hobby House products for my DT Make

Card Ingredients:
Image: Pre-coloured Die Cut Topper 'Elisabeth Bell - Quiet Moments'
Design Papers: My Mind's Eye
Martha Stewart Floral Lace Border Punch
The Hobby House Pearl String 
The Hobby House Mulberry Roses - 'Raspberry Cream' Embellishment Set
Memory Box Party Lanterns
The Hobby House Buttons - 'Raspberry Cream' Embellishment Set 
Satin Ribbon - The Hobby House 'Raspberry Cream' Embellishment Set
Sentiment: Craftwork Cards

Here are the Blog Hop Rules:

To be eligible for the Prizes you must visit all the blogs and collect a letter from each.  Then email Hazel at with the word you have made with 'Blog Hop Word' in the Subject Line.  
You must send the word to us to be in with a chance of winning!!!! 
Each DT Member will announce their winner on their own blog from the comments left.

You should have reached me from Janice's blog but no worries if you have got a little lost - here's the full blog order:

Before I go I better let You know which letter You need from me - can You guess?

Thanks for popping by to see me today - I always appreciate your support and love reading any comments you may wish to leave.

Oh I also need to let you know that I have a mystery prize on offer to 1 of my lovely followers that leaves a comment on this post - I'll give you a small clue - it will be a selection of scrummy Hobby House goodies :o)

Have a fab fun hop along to Karina .



Craftin Suzie (Susan Wykes) said...

Hi Debbie what a gorgeously pretty card! I am so loving how you did the bunting! So relieved Blogger is behaving again! Susan x

New Creations said...

Gorgeous card and beautiful colouring!!! Love the shades of pink and the perfect charm with those button buntings!!!
Congrats for 5th Blogaversary!!!

mixamatoasties said...

Gorgeous Debs.

Happy birthday to us! Cheers.

Susan xx

meg said...

love your hobby house topper the papers you chose work so well with her love your card

Hazel (Didos) said...

Happy Birthday to Us!! :)
WOW I adore the Button Bunting you have made thats brilliant!!! Thank You for taking part in the blog hop too, Love Hazelxx

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Love this image, I have the stamp. Gorgeous colours. Been a mix of weather here, some sun, lots of dull weather and some rain. Enjoy your sunshine x

ellyscard creatief said...

Beautiful card.Love the colors.
Gr Elly

KT Fit Kitty said...

Your card is beautiful and your colouring is gorgeous! I love your flowers, charm, and how you added the buttons to the bunting - fabulous idea! I think I'll borrow that one! Happy Birthday to MAWTT! I have enjoyed playing along in your challenges many times! Thank you for the fun blog hop and the awesome giveaway! Wishing you a joyful day!

Becky said...

What a lovely image and lovely card.

Wendy L said...

So gorgeous, I love the colours and design. Happy Birthday to us, xxxxx

Christine Harrop said...

I love Hobby House products and you have d done a great job with your card. Super image.

Claire Grantham said...

Karina, your card is absolutely beautiful, I love it! Cx

terriavidreader (IN-USA) said...

Lovely card.

Sarah said...

Such a beautiful card Debs. A sweet image to start with but all your finishing touches are just so perfect. Love the bird cage charm, it's delightful!! xx

Golden Goddess Designs said...

great project! thanks for sharing!

coldwaters2 said...

Wow Debs this is divine, I love that image, I have this stamp but she has been packed away with a lot of my craft stuff. Your colouring is excellent so is your choice of colours and design, awesome card.
lorraine x

Sue B said...

Oh this is gorgeous Debs… I really love the image and the papers and embellies are a perfect match… what a fab idea to do button bunting… it looks awesome!!
Hope you are well hun
Hugs Sue xx

Carole said...

Loving the colours in your card Debs, and that image is so sweet
Carole xXx

Tammy said...

Gorgeous card Debs! I love that image, your beautiful colors and that fabulous bunting!!
Hugs, Tammy

Anonymous said...

Gorgeous card Deb, love the button bunting, clever idea! xx

Shell Shearer Swinscoe said...

Gorgeous creation, love the colours & those buttons look fab!
Hugs Shell xx

Hazel said...

Gorgeous and I love the bunting made with buttons and flowers! Hazel L. x

Wishcraft said...

Gorgeous design and details, love that sweet image too... fab card hun :o) Hugs, Lisa x

Christine L said...

Lovely card Debs.... it's a gorgeous topper cut with a fabbie die... and I love how you've created the button bunting!

Have a good weekend..
Christine x

Unknown said...

How very pretty, Debs, love the warm, rich colours and sweet image. The birdcage makes a fine adornment on your fab card. Hugs, Ira x
Ira’s Crea Corner

Debbie said...

Such a beautiful card.Your cards etc never fail to inspire me.Love this topper.I am trying to catch up with my commenting after being away.apologies for not being around much.Hope you're well.Big hugs x

Teresa said...

Beautiful card and great blog hop - thankyou!

Lisa J said...

Gorgeous Card and I love the colours you used. Great Choice of image too!!

Little K Smith said...

Such a pretty card Debs, a darling image and I love the delish colours too!
Have a lovely weekend :)

Janice said...

How sweet Debs, a gorgeous card with an adorable image and a fab button bunting, ever so pretty, Jx

Unknown said...

Debs this is stunning, love the warm feel of this card and the gorgeous image :) Wishing you a lovely weekend xxx

cardmakingisfun said...

Great idea with this bunting :)it looks great. I love the Elisabeth Bell image and colours of your gorgeous card. Happy birthday! Hugs, Diana

catherine said...

Such a fabulous project for the birthday celebrations and thanks for such a great blog hop too
x catherine

Sue said...

This is gorgeous Debs. I love the sweet image, pretty colours and such beautiful detailing too.
I hope you are having a good weekend.
hugs Sue xx

Donna Mosley said...

Stunning card Debs, gorgeous image an details. The bunting looks fab.

Donna x

Donna said...

Wow Debs, this is such a pretty card and your colouring is amazing. Such cute detail too! :) Donna ♥ x

Keep It Sweet and Simple said...

Hi Debs, thanks for your lovely comment. You've obviously come through your crafting blip - your work is always gorgeous and an inspiration. I will crack on, and may even give those Christmas projects a try. It would be nice to get my glitter out ;-)
Love your card - fabulous use of those pretty, buttons.
Caroline xxx

Carmen said...

I love your bunting how very creative to create it with the buttons LOVE IT.

Rebecca Bradshaw said...

This is gorgeous, I love the colour scheme and the button bunting is a beautiful idea!

KraftyKoolKat said...

Your card is so gorgeous Debs, it is a lovely image and you have done it proud with your fantastic colouring and gorgeous layout.

Unknown said...

Great card i love this image and your colouring is amazing. thanks for a fun hop x

Paddington fan said...

A great card, love the image and those beautiful mulberry roses and your great button banner!! Congrats to everyone at MAWTT on your birthday and here's to many more!! Love Jacky x

Unknown said...

Hi Debs, what a sweet image you've used and that is one gorgeous card!

Happy 5th birthday to us!!


Ella's Design said...

Gorgeous card, Debs! Love the muted colour tones, sweet Elisabeth Bell image and such pretty embellishments!
Happy 5th Birthday MAWTT and fingers crossed for the hop! Lisa x

Whisper said...

Oooo what a stunning creation and am loving how you have made the banner out of buttons - can't believe i have missed this ??, Luv Sam x

Debbie said...

Hi Debs, your card is so adorable.Loving this image and all the finishing touches.Take care.Hugs Debbie x

Jessi said...

This is absolutely stunning and the colours and coloring is so fab!

Leeann said...

Beautiful card! I love the colors and the button bunting!

Thanks for the hop and congrats to MAWTT!

Marianne said...

Gorgeous card. Love the pretty colour scheme and the fun button bunting.

Katie L Oakley said...

Love this, vintagy feel card but modern at the same time :) Happy birthday to you all xxx