Saturday, 22 February 2020

Prosecco Time


Good evening everyone I hope you are all well and have had a great weekend. My post this evening is to showcase the February 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


Cupids Heart

Love Potion
 Prosecco Time
Where with style 




This is my Design Team cvard using Prosecco Time



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Card Recipe


7x7 blank Card
 Papers are Maja Design Fika Lelas Cafe
Stamp is Prosseco Time from all Dressed Up Stamps painted with Derwent Inktensr Pencils
Die is LDRS Gilded Oval from Dies to Die For
Lace and organza trim was from Wild Orchid Crafts some time go
Flowers are Wild Orchid Crafts and  The Ribbon Girl 
Pearl Heart Brendas Lace and Ribbon Specials now closed
Resin Frame is from Jelly Bean Crafts at the NEC Birmingham
Sentiment stamp is Lili of the Valley
Some Wink of Stella on her dress



Well I hope you can take a look at these new stamps they are just great. Love and  hugs Carole x



Saturday, 15 February 2020

My Valentine Forever7

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 February Design Team project  I used a lovely stamp called My Valentine Forever 
There are also more fabulous creations from the rest of the Design Team to inspire you all over on the Challenge Blog.









Card Recipe

7x7 Blank Card
Smooth White card Ross Paper craft show
Stamp is My Valentine forever painted with Derwent Inktenxe Pencils
Scalloped oval die to cut the aperture
Creative Expressions lattice heart A4 embossing folder
Flowers are Creative Expressions 
Lattice hearts are from a Joycraft Border die
Heart stamens I recently bought from Anne  Richardson De- stash site 
With love sentiment is Spellbinder 
Wooden hearts painted with grey Cracker Barrel Acrylic Paint from Walmart in Florida
Grey pearl hearts Jelly Bean Crafts

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

Enjoy the weekend Love and  hugs Carole x






Sunday, 9 February 2020

Snowy Church

Good Morning everyone and I hope everyone is keeping warm and safe in the dreadful weather. Today I'm sharing a card I made on Thursday at the craft group I go to we used a lovely Lili of the Valley Christmas stamp Snowy Church




Card Recipe

6x6 Blank card
Stamp is Snowy Church from Lili of the Valley painted with Derwent Inktense pencils
Papers I think are from The Works
Die cut trees not sure of the make not my die
Merry Christmas sentiment from Hobby craft
Small die cut stars are cut from a Printable Heaven die 
Some white Wink of Stella on the snow


Enjoy the rest of the weekend its a perfect day to stay warm and craft !!  Love and  hugs Carole 


Tuesday, 4 February 2020

Cupid

Good evening everyone I hope everyone is enjoying the week.. My post today is to tell you about the free All Dressed Up Stamp called Cupid you can get free this week from Kit and  Clowder This is the link to the Facebook page Kit and Clowder

This is my Design Team card using this gorgeous stamp


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Card Recipe


7x7 Blank card
Stamp is All Dressed up Stamps Cupid painted with Derwent Inktense Pencils
Dark Red Card is Ross Papercraft
Paper I think is from a very old Docrafts A4 pad
Heart stitched die
Square stitched dies 
Aged Mahogany distress ink on the edges of the heart
Floral heart and  flower dies are all Creative Expressions 
Small red roses Boyes Stores
Love sentiment is cut fro a Spellbinder with love sentiment die
Some clear wink of Stella on her wings


Well I hope you can visit Kit and Clowder and  get this fabulous freebie stamp . Love and  hugs Carole x





Saturday, 18 January 2020

In The Shed

Good morning everyone I hope you are all well . Today I'm sharing a card I made recently for a firends husbands 70th birthday He is a huge fan of his garden so I thought this very old Lili of the Valley Stamp In The Shed was just perfect.



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Card Recipe

7x7 Blank Card 
Stamp is Lili of the Valley In The Shed painted with Derwent Inktense Pencils
Papers are Lili of the Valley Country Gent Pad no longer available
Square stitched dies
Rectangle stitched dies
Fence die is Crafty Sentiments Designs
Seed Packet stamp is a very old Docrafts stamp
Kraft Card is Crafters Companion
Twine and wooden plant pot my box
Sentiment dies are Presscut and  numbers from a magazine free die
Card Candi Craftwork cards

Have a great weekend everyone Love and  hugs Carole x





Wednesday, 15 January 2020

Fairy Magic

Good evening to all my lovely friends and  followers today is the launch of our first  Monthly Challenge of 2020 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 January Design Team project  I used a lovely stamp called  Fairy Wishes 
There are also more fabulous creations from the rest of the Design Team to inspire you all over on the Challenge Blog.



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Card Recipe

7x7 Blank card cut with a Go kreate Frilly 10 die
Stamp is Fairy Magic from All Dressed Up Stamps painted with Derwent Inktense Pencils
Papers are Make and Create Pad Romantic Escape that I bought from the Works great quality and  price
The dies are Go Kreate Square Frame Frilly 10 dies
Butterfly die is from eBay and cut from Blue vellum paper
Paper beaded flowers are from Michaels in Florida
Beaded Stamens are from The Ribbon Girl now closed
The sentiment is Whimsy stamps button sentiment heat embossed with copper embossing powder onto blue vellum then backed with card
Gold seed beads ans  a small amount of Glamour dust on her wings


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

Enjoy the  week Love and  hugs Carole x






 

Monday, 30 December 2019

MDF Reindeer Scene

Good afternoon to all my lovely friends and followers I hope you have all enjoyed a very Happy Christmas
Today I'm sharing a special crafty gift I made for my Grandson Miles using an MDF Reindeer set I bought earlier in the year from Buddly Crafts

Unlit


Lit




Reindeer Scene Recipe

MDF set is by Dutch Doobadoo from Buddly Crafts
Papers are Maja Design Joyous Winter Days
Santa Sleigh die is Joycraft
Flock fabric for the snow is from Ross Papercraft Show
Ribbon my box
Bells are from Live and  Love Crafts now closed
Lights are from eBay


Finally a photo of Miles at his Christingle Service at their local church on Christmas Eve





Have a very Happy New Year and the very Best of Wishes to you all for 2020

 




Sunday, 22 December 2019

Meowy Christmas




Good evening everyone I hope you are all well and have had a great weekend. My post this evening is to showcase the December 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

For my Design team card i used the adorable Meowy Christmas 

Close up 

Card Recipe

7x7 blank card
Stamp is All Dressed Up Stamps Meowy Christmas painted with Derwent Inktense Pencils
Papers are Do crafts Little Robin paper pad
Wooden Holly an d Button are from the same range
Frosted Berries from eBay
Gingham ribbon my box
Square stitched die and  star die

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

Enjoy the lead up to Christmas  everyone Love and  hugs Carole x






Sunday, 15 December 2019

To have and to hold

Good evening to all my lovely friends and  followers today is the launch of our 100th 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 December Design Team project  I used a lovely stamp called To Have and to Hold
There are also more fabulous creations from the rest of the Design Team to inspire you all over on the Challenge Blog.






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Card Recipe

8x8 Blank Card
Stamp is To Have and to hold from All Dressed up Stamps painted with Derwent Inktense Pencils
Antique Lace Cream card is from Lime Tree Crafts
Love heart die war fro eBay
With Love sentiment die is Spellbinder
Heart die is Joy craft 
Embossing folder is Creative expressions Lattice hearts
Pearl string the Hobby House
Flowers from Wild Orchid Crafts not sue=re if they still sell these 
Pearl Hearts Jelly Bean Crafts
I think the pearl leaves are The Ribbon Girl not certain



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

Enjoy the  week Love and  hugs Carole x


Wednesday, 4 December 2019

Pearls in her Hair and Rudolph

Good morning everyone today sees the launch of our new monthly Anything Goes Challenge over at Crafting By Designs . It is also a very sad post as this is not only our last post of 2019 but our last challenge post for sometime .The Admin and  Design Team are taking a long break and  may come back at sometime in the future Its very sad as this was my first Design Team and  I have loved all the five and a half years I have been on the team such a fantastic friendly and  supportive team

We have four great sponsors this month


Prize - $8 Gift Certificate to shop

We R 3 

Prize - $15 Gift Certificate to shop




Prize - $10 gift certificate to shop 


For my Design Team cards I used images from Oddball Art Rudolph and A Day for Daisies Pearls in her Hair



Card Recipe

Stamp is A Day for Daisies Pearls in my hair painted with Derwent Inktense Pencils
Spot papers are a 12x12 scrapbook sheet I bought in Michael's in Florida no make on it
Burgundy card is from Ross Papercrafts
Dies are Spellbinder Opulent Ovals 
Flower die was an eBay find
Birdcage die is Joycraft
Ribbon is Martha Stewart 
Pearl String is The Hobby House
Charm is from my stash
Pearl flowers are Brenda's Lace and  Ribbon Facebook shop
Sentiment tags are Lili of the Valley
Viva pearl pen


Card Recipe

Shaped card is made with a Go Create die Frilly 10
Papers are from a Lili of the Valley Pad no longer available
Stamp is Rudolph from Oddball Art painted with Derwent Inktense Pencils
I cut the trees from the toppers that come in the paper pad
The sentiment is a Lili of the Valley Stamp and  I heat embossed it with silver embossing powder
Silver bells and twine to finish

Well I hope you can enter our last challenge our challenges have always been so popular with lots of crafters. I will certainly miss making my Design Team cards .

Enjoy th week everyone Love and  hugs Carole x



Sunday, 1 December 2019

Christmas Bauble and a freebie at Kit and Clowder

Good evening everyone hope everyone is enjoying a nice weekend. My post today is to tell you about the free All Dressed Up Stamp called Christmas Bauble you can get free this weekend from Kit and  Clowder This is the link to the Facebook page Kit and Clowder

This is my Design Team card using this gorgeous stamp




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Card Recipe

7x7 blank Card
white card
Stamp is Christmas Bauble painted with Cop[c Pens
Embosses Snowflake card is from Jelly Bean Crafts
Frame die is from eBay
Bauble does are Joycraft
Lace ribbon is from Hobbycraft
Sentiment is Lili of the Valley heat embossed with silver embossing powder
Lots of i on this card

Well I hope you can visit Kit and Clowder and  get this fabulous freebie stamp . Love and  hugs Carole x




Friday, 22 November 2019

Christmas Skater



Good evening everyone I hope you are all well and have had a great weekend. My post this evening is to showcase the November 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


Christmas Bunting
 Christmas Skater
 Woof Christmas
For my Design team card i used the adorable Christmas Skater




Close Up





Card Recipe

7x7 Blank Card
Stamp is All Dressed Up Stamps Christmas Skater painted with Derwent Inktense Pencils
Silver Mirra Card 
Papers are Maja Design Winter Days Blizzard from Crafts U Love
Oval scalloped Edge die
Ice skate die is Joycraft
Poinsettia die is Spellbinder
Holy die Joycraft
Frosted Berries from eBay
Toboggan is MDF painted with Snow White Acrylic paint 
Sentiment is Lili of the Valley heat embossed with silver embossing powder
Tiny pearls my box.

Well I hope you can take a look at these new stamps they are just great I had a lot of fun making this  card 

Enjoy the rest of the week everyone Love and  hugs Carole x