Thursday, 12 June 2014

Keep it Clean and Simple at MAWTT

Good afternoon my lovely crafty friends.
Apologies for being a little late with my DT post for the new challenge over at 

but the honest truth is I seem to have lost my enthusiasm for blogging at the moment.
 I am still loving getting crafty and enjoy my time in my little crafty haven but when it comes time to do the posts I seem to run out of energy.

I also am very worried about a very good friend who's DH is very poorly at the moment and that puts life into perspective - you know who you are and that I am here for you :o)

So this week it's the turn of Team A to share some inspiration on the fabulous theme picked by our lovely leader Hazel


Here's what I came up with:

Card Ingredients:
Image and Sentiment: Woodware 'Bubble Bloom - Felicity'
Stamped and heat embossed

Please pop over to the main challenge blog to check out the gorgeous inspiration from my lovely DT buddies.

Challenges I would like to enter:

Addicted to Stamps and More - Clean and Simple
Crafting by Designs - Anything Goes
Penny's Paper Crafty - Anything Goes
Cards and More - One Layer Cards
Loves Rubberstamps - Clean and Simple
Card Mania - Flowers
Crafting from the Heart - Anything Goes
Sentimental Sundays - Anything Goes

Thanks for popping by to see me today and for all the lovely comments you have left recently - they really do cheer me up :o)

Enjoy the rest of the day.


Anonymous said...

Beautiful card Deb, it's funny how it takes something sad to make us realise what really matters, I guess it's just the way we're made!?

Thinking of you and your friend too xx

p.s. I feel like I have lost the will to blog, life's so busy! :(

Sarah said...

A great bit of CAS inspiration Debs, love that stamp!! I think that we all suffer lack of enthusiasm when the weather is better Debs as there is so much else to be done in "real life" xx

Sharon said...

This gorgeous Debs. The decoration of this flower is fabulous.
There are far more important things than blogging at times and your right - when friends are having a tough time it does put into perspective what's important.
Hugs Sharon. x

Sue said...

Your card is gorgeous Debs. I love the image and your have embellished it so beautifully.
Sending you big hugs Debs and my heart goes out to your friend and her hubby.
Sue xx

cotnob said...

This is a fabulous card Debs, I love all of the gems and sequins you have added.
I think the blogging and commenting gets to us all at times but without sharing there would not be much point would there and we wouldn't get to meet all of the other lovely crafty people.
Take care.

Hazel (Didos) said...

WOW Debs this is beautiful io love the simplicity of the card. I get a bit like that too with blogging, Love making then run out of juice to edit and post. Sending Love, Hazelxx

coldwaters2 said...

Hi Debs this is beautiful, love the image and all those wonderful gems it must have taken a lot of patience to have completed the design, I love the clean and simple style and this is a perfect example.
lorraine x

Wendy L said...

I really like this design, so pretty, xxxx

Tammy said...

This is gorgeous Debs, fabulous image and I love all of the bling! Perfect CAS card!
Hugs, Tammy

Tracey M said...

This is so beautiful, Debs! I love the gorgeous simplicity of it all and the buttons look amazing!

downrightcrafty said...

stunning Debs
Kate x

Debbie said...

Hiya Debbs
So very sorry to hear you are down at the mo, no surprise with a friend being poorly.
Don't forget Debbs, even thought I would be gutted if you didn't Blog as often as you do...Blogging should not be a chore, if it is you need to do it less! It's something you should enjoy, so only do what you think.
As for your Stunning card, I just love it. Those little gems on the circles are so beautiful.
It is just perfect. Debbiex

Janice said...

I did call by this morning Debs but there was no sign of this gorgeous card then. Love everything about this CAS creation, it's so pretty as are the gems/buttons used to decorate. Think you always have to put life ahead of blogging and if that means short and sweet posts so be it! I think a partial break does us all good from time to time. I know I have spells when cards appear, but they were scheduled weeks previous! Jx

susiestacey said...

Lovely card Debs. So many people are all blogged out at the moment it must be something in the air. Take care x Susan x

Wishcraft said...

Beautiful! Love this stamp, and love how you've used it too... I've got it, but think I've only used it once.

I know what you mean about blogging, I have times like that too... suppose it's only natural when you've been doing it a while. Hopefully it'll be fun again for you soon! Hugs, Lisa x

Marianne's Craftroom said...

I can see why you are sad at the moment. This is gorgeous, have almost bought this stamp a few times, very clever x

Sue B said...

Hi Debs… I'm sorry I'm a bit late commenting… I keep getting all my days mixed up this week.
I'm sorry that you are not feeling good hun… and I'm really hoping and praying that things go ok with your friend and hubby.
I love your card - it's SO beautiful… such a fab image and I love the buttons and pearls that you've used… really stunning design… CAS done to perfection!
Take care my friend
Sending lots of Love and hugs
Sue xxx

Lynsey said...

Hi Debs, this is such an elegant card!
Hugs Lynsey x

Sari said...

So beautiful and elegant card. Love the sentiment and colours you have used (and clitter on the edge). Thank you for joining Crafting From The Hearth, good luck.

Jane Savage said...

Really pretty, Debs! Love how you have used all those gorgeous embellies! Sorry to hear about your friends hubby. Hope everything will be OK!
Try and have a lovely weekend! xx

Pop's Cards said...

Beautiful creation sweetie, hugs Pops x

Hazel said...

Absolutely beautiful. I might just have to get that image, you've made a perfect bloom of it. Hazel L x

Michelle said...

This is such a beautiful and elegant card. I have this stamp and I love what you have done with yours. I never thought of putting flower embellishments into the circles :0) Thank you for joining us this week at Penny's Paper-Crafty - Michelle x

Julie Beech said...

I love this group of stamps from Woodware, there are so many ways to go with them. You did a great job with our one layer challenge. Thanks for sharing with us at Cards und More.
Jules GD :)

Christine L said...

Your 'Keep it Simple' card is FABULOUS Debs... love all the embellishments on the flower stem.

I do hope your friends DH is OK.. know the feeling of losing interest in blogging though.. and in my case, the garden calls!

Christine x

Sue said...

Wow, this is so pretty! Love how you used the pearls and buttons. Thank you for joining us at ATSM and we hope to see you again soon! :)

Carole said...

This is absolutely gorgeous Debs.
Thinking of you at this difficult time.
Biggest Hugs
Carole xXx

Donna Mosley said...

Beautiful card Debs, love the gorgeous image and all the pretty embellies.

Donna x

Blankina said...

Such an amzing pretty Cas card,love the pearls on the flower, so glad you have joined our Loves Rubberstamps challenge, please join our Sunday inspirational hop too,
Hugs Blankina

Deborah Frings said...

Absolutely stunning! I love the colours and all that texture with the buttons and pearls! Thanks so much for playing along with ASM this week!

mixamatoasties said...

Beautiful card Debs.

Sending you both love and hugs xxx

coops said...

so stunning debs.i love this beautiful design and fab detailing ;D

xx coops xx

Rebecca Bradshaw said...

This is beautiful, I really like these stamps and I love how you've embellished the image with those lovely pearls.

Pami said...

Hi Deb, sorry I am late commenting. I have just seen Claire's post, its just so awful and as you say puts all things into perspective. Sending lots of hugs to you.

Your card is beautiful, I love the design.

Pam x

Pami said...

Hi Deb, sorry I am late commenting. I have just seen Claire's post, its just so awful and as you say puts all things into perspective. Sending lots of hugs to you.

Your card is beautiful, I love the design.

Pam x

Deepti said...

This is gorgeous, I like the idea of using pearls on the stamped image. So unique :) thank you for sharing with ATSM !

Nikki said...

Gorgeous card. Great use of embellishments. Thanks for playing along at Loves Rubberstamps.


Marilyn said...

What a fabulous card and so clever with adding those gorgeous gems to the flowers.

Claudia said...

Hi Debs, your card is just amazing, great style with all the details you added with so much love.

We are very happy that you take part at the Cards und More Challenge. To participate in the draw of the prize and the Top 3, you have to follow the challenge rules. Unfortunately, you have joined more than 5 challenges simultaneously and cannot take part in the draw this time. I am so sorry. We would be delighted if you join in again next time :-)

Hugs Claudia