Monday, 6 July 2020

Air Fairy

Goof morning everyone my post today is to tell you about a new Design Team I have joined . Its called Get Creative Challenge and I will be making a project every other month for them. I have been looking for something since Crafting by Designs closed as I do miss making projects for them I may look for something else as this is only bi monthly. Looking around so many are asking for videos.


For my first Design Team project I used a lovely stamp from our sponsor Fabrika Fantasy called Air Fairy


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Card Recipe

Card shape made with a Go Kreate Frilly die 10
Stamp is Air Fairy from Fabrika Fantasy painted with Derwent Inktense pencils
Papers are Maja Design Enjoying the Outdoors Flourishing
from Dies to Die for
Dusty Concord Distress Ink
Flowers are made with a Creative Expressions Sue Wilson die Nasturtium I used the solid layer and inked the edges
Stamens are from The Ribbon Girl now closed
Sentiment tags are Lili of the Valley stamps 
Pearls brad  and flower button my box

Well i hope you can take a look at this new Blog challenge as I'm looking forward to being part of The Pink Team Love and hugs Carole x





Thursday, 2 July 2020

Sweet Pea

Good evening everyone tonight I'm sharing a card I made recently for a card swop over at Dies to die for and  Friends . My swap partner was Sandie Dunne who lives in Southern Ireland  and my card took 5 weeks to arrive I was really panicking I thought it was lost forever . So tonight I am finally able to share it 




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Card Recipe

7x7  blank card
Stamp is Stamping Bella Sweet Pea I bought from Dies to die for and  painted with Derwent Inktense Pencils
Papers are Coffee in the Arbor White Daisies also from Dies to Die for 
Oval Stitched die is Crestive Designs die 
Sentiment is a postage stamp die 
Sentiment is Lili of the Valley
Lace is from my box maybe from Whitby Crafts a long while ago
Faded Jeans  Distress Oxide ink 
Sun die is MFT I think
White flower is from Hobby Lobby in Florida
Other flowers are a local shop Boyes stores
Small hearts are from a Joycraft die

I really enjoyed this Craft Swop and thanks to Dies to Die for and  Friends for organisng it.I hope everyone is well and  keeping safe Love and  hugs Carole x
















Monday, 22 June 2020

The First Dance

Good evening everyone I hope you are all well and have had a good week My post this evening is to showcase the May new release stamps from All Dressed Up Stamps.. As always they are all fabulous designs.  I'm always amazed how Wendy can always keep coming up with more and more fabulous designs.each month. So here they are and they are now available in the Etsy Store here


And Relax
For my Design Team project I used The First Dance


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 Card Recipe

7x7 Blank Card
Stamp is The First Dance from All Dressed up Stamps painted with Derwent Inktense Pencils
Papers are Maja Design Coffee in the Arbour from Dies to Die for
Dies are wonky stitched rectangle from Creative Dies
Sue Wilson Nasturtium flower die
Stitched heart die
Hearts are cut from a Joycraft edge die
Organza flower is from Wild Orchid Crafts 
Lace is from Brenda's Lace and  Ribbon special shop now closed
Pearls my box 
The small rose stamp around the image is from a All Dressed Up stamp set Looking Gorgeous
Sentiment stamp is Lili of the Valley



Well I hope you can take a look at these new stamps they are just great. 

I hope everyone is keeping well ..Stay safe in these strange  times and Keep Crafting
 Sending Love and  hugs to you all Carole x



 






Monday, 15 June 2020

Princess For A Day

Good evening to all my lovely friends and  followers today is the launch of our Monthly Challenge  over at All Dressed Up Stamps . Our theme as always is Anything  Goes as long as you use an All Dressed Up Stamp in your design. If you have just discovered these stamps and don't have any there are some fab Freebies HERE to get you started.

The prize for the winner is three digital stamps of their choice and we also pick a top three one of whom is asked to be a Guest Designer the following month.

For my June Design Team project  I used a stamp called  Princess For A Day





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Card Recipe

7x7 Blank Card
Stamp is Princess For a Day from All Dressed up Stamps painted with Derwent Inktense Pencils
Pink paper is from A Blooming Flowers pad from The Works
Gold sparkle card is from Lime Tree Crafts
Stitched square die, Star stitched die and a postage stamp die to make the castle shape
Banner die is La La Land
Hinges are a Joycraft die
Small hearts are painted with Stickles Gold glitter glue
Sentiment stamp is Lili of the Valley heat embossed with gold glitter embossing powder
Glitter window I found in my box 


I hope you can find time to enter our challenge just remember to use an All Dressed Up Stamp if you do.

Have a great week stay safe and  I hope you all  well
Love and  hugs Carole x















Saturday, 13 June 2020

And Relax

Good afternoon everyone I hope that you are all well Today I'm sharing an All Dressed up Stamps Design Team card using a freebie stamps we are giving away over at Kit and Clowder I hope you can take a look
This is my Design Team card using And Relax





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Card Recipe

7x7 Blank Card
Stamp is And Relax from All Dressed Up Stamps painted with Derwent Inktense Pencils
Paper are from a Heartfelt Creations Pad Wildwood Cottage Collection 
Square stitched dies
Rectangle stitched dies are Lawn Fawn
Tag die came free in a magazine
Flower die is Creative Expressions Sue Wilson die
Sentiment die is a Lili of the Valley stamp and heat embossed 
Twine is from Walmart in Florida 
Pearls my box


Well I hope you can pop over to Kit and  Clowder and  get this lovely stamp I really enjoyed using it Have a good weekend and stay safe Love and  hugs Carole x
 
































Saturday, 6 June 2020

Lazy Afternoon

Good evening everyone today is my sons birthday and  I'm sharing his birthday card with you all I used an old Lili of the Valley stamp called Lazy Afternoon.



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Card Recipe

7x7 Blank Card
Stamp is LOTV Lazy Afternoon painted with Derwent Inktense Pencils
Maroon card is Ross Papercraft
Kraft card and  diamond pattern paper are both Crafters Companion
Square stitched die 
Banner dies MFT
Hessian trim from Hobby Lobby in Florida 
Coloured twine is Brenda's lace and  ribbon specials Facebook shop now closed
Button from Whitby Crafts
Tag sentiments are Lili of the Valley
Dream sentiment is also Lili of the Valley

Well that was a challenge started using the new blogger version but got half way through and it kicked me out and  the new version does not save . I have also not worked out how to enlarge the photos I will keep going with it but beware everyone make sure if you use the new version keep saving

Enjoy the weekend everyone stay safe Love and  hugs Carole x




















Friday, 22 May 2020

Love My Home

Good evening everyone I hope you are all well and have had a good week My post this evening is to showcase the May new release stamps from All Dressed Up Stamps.. As always they are all fabulous designs.  I'm always amazed how Wendy can always keep coming up with more and more fabulous designs.each month. So here they are and they are now available in the Etsy Store here



A Little Note


For my Design Team project I used Love My Home and  made an MDF Wall Hanging for a change



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Wall Hanging Recipe

MDF heart from The Works painted with Apple Barrel Granite Grey Acrylic paint from Walmart in Florida
Stamp is Love my home from All Dressed up Stamps painted with Derwent Inktense Pencils
Die is MFT Stitched Mod rectangle die
Small house die cut was a gift from one of my blog followers 
Banner die is Penny black
Paper is Maja Design Nyhaven Townhouses from Dies to Die for
Sentiment strip is from the same sheet
Navy Felt flower is from Michaels in Florida ages ago
Gingham Ribbon is from my box
Wooden Lovw sentiment ant wooden hearts are painted with English Navy Apple Barrel Acrylic paint from Walmart
Faded Jeans Distress Oxide ink on the edges

Well I hope you can take a look at these new stamps they are just great. 

I hope everyone is keeping well ..Stay safe in these strange  times and Keep Crafting
 Sending Love and  hugs to you all Carole x



 




Friday, 15 May 2020

Little Flower Fairy

Good evening to all my lovely friends and  followers today is the launch of our Monthly Challenge  over at All Dressed Up Stamps . Our theme as always is Anything Goes as long as you use an  Dressed Up Stamp in your design. If you have just discovered these stamps and don't have any there are some fab Freebies HERE to get you started.

The prize for the winner is three digital stamps of their choice and we also pick a top three one of whom is asked to be a Guest Designer the following month.

For my May Design Team project  I used a stamp called Little Flower Fairy



The Inside




The Outside


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Card Recipe

Trifold card is made from a Dutch Doobadoo Magnolia stencil from Buddly Crafts 
Lavender card is from Michaels in Florida
Papers are from a Make and Create pad from The Works called Delicate Vintage
Dies are Spellbinder Labels Fifteen die
Rose die inside came free in a magazine
Flowers are Sue Wilson Nasturtium dies
Sentiment stamp is Lili of the Valley postage stamp
Lace is from my box


I hope you can find time to enter our challenge just remember to use an All Dressed Up Stamp if you do.

Have a great week stay safe and  I hope you all  well
Love and  hugs Carole x





Friday, 1 May 2020

A Little Note to Say

Good afternoon everyone I hope that you are all well Today I'm sharing an All Dressed up Stamps Design Team card using a freebie stamps we are giving away over at Kit and Clowder I hope you can take a look
This is my Design Team card using A Little Note to Say




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Card Recipe

7x7 Blank card
Stamp is A Little Note from All Dressed Up Stamps painted with Derwent Inktense Pencils
Kraft card is Crafters Companion
Papers are from a Craft Sensations pad Nature Blue
Square stitched dies
Heart banner is a Penny Black die
Banner die with Lili of the Valley sentiment stamp is MFT
Flowers are Hessian flower Ross Papercraft , 
Other flowers are The Ribbon Gir and Wild Orchid crafts
Cabochon button is from Michaels in Florida many years ago

Well I hope you can pop over to Kit and  Clowder and  get this lovely stamp I really enjoyed using it Have a good weekend and stay safe Love and  hugs Carole x
 


Wednesday, 22 April 2020

Hang In There

Good evening everyone I hope you are all well and have had a great weekend. My post this evening is to showcase the April new release stamps from All Dressed Up Stamps.. As always they are all fabulous design.  I'm always amazed how Wendy can always keep coming up with more and more fabulous designs.each month. So here they are and they are now available in the Etsy Store here



This is my Design Team card using Hang in There




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Card Recipe

Heart shape card made from a Dutch Doobadoo heart stencil
Stamp is Hang in There from All Dressed up Stamps painted with Derwent Inktense pencils 
Papers are Grey spot Best Creations Inc Mr&Mrs from Hobbycraft
Pink spot is from a Make and Create Romantic
Escape Pad from The Works
Heart stitched die
Cloud dies are Memory Box
Wood love sentiments painted with Cracker Barrel Grey Acrylic paint
Silver trim is from Michaels in Florida
Grey pearl hearts are from Jelly Bean Crafts

Well I hope you can take a look at these new stamps they are just great. 

I hope everyone is keeping well ..Stay safe in these strange  times and Keep Crafting
 Sending Love and  hugs to you all Carole x



Wednesday, 15 April 2020

Clunk Clunk

Good evening to all my lovely friends and  followers today is the launch of our  Monthly Challenge  over at All Dressed Up Stamps . Our theme as always is Anything Goes as long as you use an  Dressed Up Stamp in your design. If you have just discovered these stamps and don't have any there are some fab Freebies HERE to get you started.

The prize for the winner is three digital stamps of their choice and we also pick a top three one of whom is asked to be a Guest Designer the following month.

For my April Design Team project  I used a fun  stamp called Clunk Clunk



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Card Recipe

7x7 Blank Card
Stamp is Clunk Clunk from All Dressed Up St,amps painted with Derwent Inktense Pencils
Teal card is from Michaels in Florida
Red check paper is Craftwork Cards
Largr banner die I bought from eBay the narrow banner die is MFT
Blue metal cogs are from Michaels in Florida last year
Twine to make the knot is Brendas lace and  ribbon specials now closed
Happy birthday die is Presscut
Number 5 die is Tonic Studio

I made this into an age 5 card as I have a couple of five year old birthdays coming up 

I hope you can find time to enter our challenge just remember to use an All Dressed Up Stamp if you do.

Have a great week stay safe and  I hope you all  well
Love and  hugs Carole x







Thursday, 2 April 2020

A New Adventure

Good afternoon everyone hope that  you are all well today I'm sharing a card I have made recently for my cousin and  his wife who moved to a new home last Friday
I've used a Lili of the Valley stamp I have had for ages called  A New Adventure I think its still available as a digi



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Card Recipe

7x7 blank card
Blue card is Tim Holtz
Spot card is The Hobby House
Kraft Card is Crafters Companion
Stamp is LOTV A New Adventure painted with Derwent Inktense Pencils
Square Stitched dies
Wonky Stitched squares are Creative Dies
The fence die I think is Tonic I bought it in a destash sale
Sentiment is from a LOTV stamp set Spring Sentiments
I made the house from square stitched dies
Card Candi is Craftwork Cards
Twine Brenda's lace and ribbon specials now closed

Really enjoyed making this especially the little house sentiment Stay safe everyone,  keep crafting and  sharing Sending love and  hugs Carole x