Saturday, 22 June 2019

Teepee Girl

Good evening everyone I hope you are all well and have had a great week. My post this evening is to showcase the June 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
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Teepee Girl


Pool Ready

 Key to the Door

 Billy Goat






For my Design Team card I used the fabulous Teepee Girl



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The Two Sides are Identical



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Card Recipe


Teepee shaped card is from Mad Hatter crafts at Ross Papercraft Show
Papers are from my box  I was given them so not sure of the make
Stamp is All Dressed Up Stamps Teepee girl painted with Derwent Inktense Pencils
Joycraft banner die
Dome shape cross stitch edge die is from eBay
Letters are from a Tim Holtz Label Letters pad I bought in Hobby Lobby in Florida
Wooden coloured hearts are from my box I think they came from Whitby Crafts ages ago.

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

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





























Saturday, 15 June 2019

Butterfly Wings

Good morning to all my lovely friends and  followers Today is the launch of a new 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 lovely stamp called  Butterfly Wings  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

Circle card is made from Spellbinder scalloped edge grand dies
Papers are Graphic 45 Bride and Baby Classic Collection
Stamp is Buterfly Wings from All Dressed up Stamps Painted with Derwent Inktense Pencils
Spellbinder Grand and standard scalloped edge dies
Lace Butterflies are from Brenda's Lace and Ribbon Facebook shop 
Sentiment is Lili of the Valley stamped with Paris Blue Memento ink I'm not sure if these are still available might be as a digi
Blue pearls are cut from some blue pearl string from Ross Papercraft show

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

Love and  hugs Carole x
 

Wednesday, 29 May 2019

Get Ready for Christmas

Good morning to all my lovely friends and followers its that Wednesday so the launch of a new weekly challenge over at Crafting by Designs

Our sponsor for this week is

We R 3 
     

  Prize - $15 gift certificate to the shop 


For my Design Team card I decided on something a bit different and used a lovely Topper called Snowman Wonderland.




Card Recipe

7x7 blank card
Topper is from We R Us Snowman Wonderland
Blue snowflake paper was free in a magazine last year,
Embossed Snowflake card is from Jelly Bean Crafts
Stitched Edge Square and circle dies
Tree die is Joycraft  Pine Trees
Sentiment stamp  is Lili of the Valley heat embossed with Stampendous detail white embossing powder I've noticed that they do have these clear stamps in the shop at present
Faded Jeans Distress Oxide ink on the edges of the trees
Some Glamour Dust on the Snowman Topper
Pearl Snowflake  is The Hobby House I bought them from Whitby Crafts ages ago

Well I hope that you can enter our challenge this time the Get ready for Christmas is always popular with our Followers I hope you can join us .

Enjoy the rest of the week Love and  hugs Carole x

 


Wednesday, 22 May 2019

Wild About Flowers

Good evening everyone I hope you are all well and are have had a great 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

Cup Cake

Popsicle Girl

Summer Tortoises

Wild About Flowers


For my Design Team card I used the fabulous Wild About Flowers



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Card Recipe

The card shape is made with my  new Go Kreate square frame frilly die 10 
Papers are Maja Designs Celebration -Congratulations from The Mad Scrapper
Stamp is Wild About Flowers from All Dressed Up Stamps painted with Derwent Inktense Pencils
Flowers are made using Dandelion stem die
Stamens are from The Ribbon Girl sadly now closed
Lace bows are from Brenda's Lace and  Ribbon Specials Facebook shop
Sentiments are Lili of the Valley sentiment tag stamps
Victorian Velvet Distrees ink


I hope you can find tome to enter the challenge this month have a great evening and week everyone Love and  hugs Carole x












Cute Just Got Cuter

Good morning to all my friends and  followers today sees the launch of a new weekly challenge over at Crafting by designs and  our theme for this weeks challenge is Feature a Creature.

We have a great sponsor this week


Prize - winner choice of 2 digi images

For my Design Team card this time I used the lovely stamp called Cute Just Got Cuter and  is a Freebie stamp on the all Dressed up Stamps Challenge blog.




Card Recipe

6x6 blank card
Papers are Lili of the Valley, Turquoise card is Tim Holtz
Stamp is Cute Just Got Cuter from All Dressed up Stamps painted with Derwent Inktense Pencils
Paws Ribbon  ribbon and The Fait Par Moi ribbon is from  Crafty Ribbons shop not sure if it is still available I've had it a while
Banner die is La La Land
Stitched rectangle die is Lawn Fawn
White wooden dog from Whitby Crafts.  I gave him a cute little check coat and  blue collar !!
Grey heart pearls and  black pearls my stash



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Well I hope you can find the time to enter this weeks challenge Enjoy the rest of the week Love and  hugs  Carole x




Wednesday, 15 May 2019

Sassy

Good morning to all my lovely friends and  followers This is the launch of a new 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 May Design Team project  I used a lovely stamp called  Sassy 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
Stamp is Sassy painted with Derwent Inktense Pencils
Papers are Maja Design Fika I bought them some time ago from Live and  Love Crafts
Purple card my stash
Die is LDRS Gilded Oval from Dies to Die For
Stitched square and heart dies
Flowers are Wild Orchid Crafts, The Ribbon Girl and  Boyes Stores
Organza ribbon is from Walmart in Florida 
Pearl hearts are Jelly Bean Crafts
Milled Lavender Distress ink


I hope you can take a look at the challenge and maybe join us this month Have a great week everyone Love and  hugs Carole x





Sunday, 12 May 2019

A Little Gift

Happy Sunday everyone I hope that you are all having a lovely weekend. Today I'm sharing a card I made recently at the Craft Group I go to . We used a Lili of The Valley Stamp called A Little Gift to make this pretty Christmas card
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I did enjoy making it as its ages since I have had the time to use my own Lili of the Valley Stamps





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Card Recipe

6x6 Blank Card
Stamp is Lili of The Valley A Little Gift painted with Derwent Inktense Pencils
Papers are Little Red Robin from Docrafts
Stitched square and circle die
Tree die is not mine sorry not sure of the make
White/Silver  flock to make the snow is from Ross Papercraft
Wooden star and wooden sentiment are both from Ross Papercraft
Forest Moss Distress ink and  Glamour dust on the trees
Green twine 

Well I hope you enjoy my LOTV card and  the rest of the weekend Love and  hugs Carole x




Wednesday, 8 May 2019

Birthday Balloons

Good morning to all my friends and  followers today sees the launch of a new weekly challenge over at Crafting by designs and  our theme for this weeks challenge is Girls.

We have a great sponsor this week

  
Prize - winner choice of 3 digi images

I do enjoy using Sheepski Designs images and for my Design Team card this time I used the lovely stamp called Birthday Balloons.



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Card Recipe

7x7 blank Card
Stamp is Birthday Balloons from SheepSki Designs painted with Derwent Inktense Pencils
Papers are from a Flowers Blooming 12 x 12 paper pad from The Works. Great quality double sided just £3
Square stitched dies
Wonky rectangle stitched dies.
Heart shape die and  flower die are both from eBay
Lavender vellum paper from Lime Tree Crafts
Happy Birthday die is Presscut
Pink pearl flowers I cut from some pink pearl flower string.
Some Wink of Stella on her nail, bracelet and  the balloons

Well I hope you can find the time to enter this weeks challenge I know a lot of you enjoy making girly cards

Enjoy the rest of the week Love and  hgus Carole x









Wednesday, 1 May 2019

Winter Winds Enchantress

Good morning everyone its Wednesday so  the launch of our new monthly challenge at Crafting by Designs our theme as always is Anything Goes

Our two great sponsors for this months challenge are


Prize - winner choice of 3 digi images
Do you have a sense of humor? Are you looking for a cute stamp? Then, we are the company for you! QKR Stampede is the somewhat cute somewhat quirky rubber and digital stamp company. We showcase the artwork of Ken Herrod, who had a unique, somewhat quirky style with lots of humor and character. You are sure to get a chuckle out of our stamps! We have been offering our unique stamps and supplies to the craft industry for over 15 years. At QKR Stampede our images are available as un-mounted, natural red rubber stamps OR as digital stamps! If QKR Stampede Stamps aren't exactly what you are looking for, don’t miss out on the sister companies: Eureka Stamps, Biblical Impressions Rubber Stamps, or the 


Prize - winner choice of 3 digital images

For my Design Team card I decided to use a great stamp from Lacy Sunshine called Winter Winds Enchantress and  really love colouring her.






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Card Recipe

7x7 Blank Card
Papers are Natures Blue from Craft Sensations by Graffix
Stamp is Lacy Sunshine Winter Winds Enchantress painted with Derwent Inktense Pencils
Scalloped Oval die
Glamour Dust glitter on the edge of the oval and  the stamp
Flock fabric as background is from Ross Papercraft
Pearl snowflakes are The Hobby House from Whitby Crafts a while ago
Sentiments are from Lili of the Valley Simple Festive Greetings stamp set heat embossed with Stampendous detail white embossing powder
Cream Viva pearl pen

Well I hope you can enter this months challenge we look forward to all our entries Enjoy the rest of the week everyone .Love and  hugs Carole x



  









Saturday, 27 April 2019

Summer Breeze

Good evening to all my lovely Friends and  followers tonight my post is to alert you to a free All Dressed Up Stamp from Kit and  Clowder The details are below.


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This is my Design Team card using this very lovely stamp 



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Card Recipe

7x7 Blank Card
Papers are Lili of the Valley Country Lady now retired
Image is Summer Breeze from All Dressed up Stamps painted with Derwent Inktense pencils
Chipboard frame is by Wycinanka and  I bought it from Live and Love Crafts sadly now closed
Organza ruffle trim is from Walmart in Florida
Lace butterfly is from Brenda's Lace and  Ribbon Specials Facebook shop
Pearl string from my box
Small flowers made using a petal die I bought at Dawn to Dusk Crafts at Ross Papercraft Show
Small lace hearts cut from a piece of lace trim I bought at Dainty Crafts Washington
Stitched square dies from eBay
Sentiment is Lili of the Valley Postage stamp set sadly no longer available
Some clear Wink of Stella on the Stamp and  Flowers

I hope you enjoy using this very lovely stamp and there is also a discount if you want to buy any more of these beautiful stamps from the ETSY shop

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








Wednesday, 24 April 2019

Get Ready For Christmas

Good morning to all my lovely friends and followers  its Wednesday so the launch of our new weekly challenge over at Crafting by Designs . Our theme for this weeks challenge is Get Ready for Christmas this is our first for this year. We will have one every month now till December

Our sponsor for this weeks challenge is


Prize - $8 gift certificate to store


For my Design Team card I used a gorgeous stamp called Holly Dance




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Card Recipe

7x7 Blank card
Papers are Little Red Robin Docrafts and Lili of the Valley Woodland Wishes no longer available
Stamp is Holly Dance from A Day for Daisies painted with Derwent Inktense Pencils
Square ans  Circle stitched dies
Holly die is Joycraft
Holly leaves are from Wild Orchid Crafts
Frosted Berries are from eBay
Holly shaped button was from Whitby Crafts 
Sentiments are Lili of the Valley Christmas tag stamps
Green twine Brenda's Lace and  Ribbon specials Face book Shop 
Clear Wink of Stella on the wings  and berries

I hope you can pop over and  take a look at our challenge this week and  kick start those Christmas cards. Enjoy the rest of the week everyone Love and  hugs Carole x







Monday, 22 April 2019

Wedding Balloon

Good evening everyone I hope you are all well and are have had a great Easter . My post this evening is to showcase the April 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 fabulous Wedding Balloon





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Card Recipe

Heart shape card made from a Dutch Doobadoo stencil
Stamp is wedding Balloon from All Dressed up stamps painted with Derwent Inktense Pencils
Paper is Maja Design Summer Basics
Hearts are cut from part of a Heart corner die I have 
Grey pearls string I bought from Hobby lobby in Florida
Flowers are from The Ribbon Girl, Ross Papercraft and Wild Orchid Crafts
Hickory Smoke Distress Ink on the edges
Some Wink of Stella accents on the Bride, Words ,Ribbons and  Banners  
Wooden Love sentiment from eBay painted with Dolphin Grey Apple Barrel Acrylic paint from Walmart in Florida
Grey Pearl Hearts Jelly Bean crafts

I hope you can take a look at these new stamps they are all so lovely . I hope that you have all had a great Eater Weekend enjoying the fabulous weather .  Love and  hugs Carole x