Wednesday, 15 September 2021

Snowy Days Snowman

Good evening to all my lovely friends and  followers today is the launch of our September 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 August Design Team project  I used a lovely Stamp called  Snowy Days Snowman




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Card Recipe

7x7 Blank Card
Stamp is Snowy Days Snowman from All Dressed Up Stamps painted with Derwent Paint Pan paints
Brown Card is from Ross Papercraft Show
Papers are Maja Design A Gift for You When Snow is falling from Dies to Die For
Red Card a scrap from my box
Snowflake dies are all Marianne dies
Stitched Mod Rectangle dies are MFT
Calico Merry Christmas ribbon is from Crafty Ribbons
Brown pearls and Orange gems are both from my box
I used a DecoArt Snow Writer Pen on the ground, background and snowballs from Buddly Crafts 

I used my Derwent Paint Pan paints to colour this stamp a nice change from my Derwent Inktense Pencils

I hope you can find time during September to enter our challenge just remember to use an All Dressed Up Stamp if you do
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Have a  great week everyone  

Love and hugs Carole x

Monday, 6 September 2021

Polar Bear

Good evening  everyone today sees the lunch of our new challenge at Get Creative Challenge .The theme for this months  Get Creative challenge is Anything Goes . We also have three great sponsors for the September challenge





For my September Design Team card I used a lovely stamp from Star Stampz called Polar Bear

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Card Recipe


7x7 blank Card
Stamp is Polar Bear from Star Stampz painted with Derwent Inktense Pencils
Silver glitter card is from one of the Craft Shows from The Paper Man might be Harrogate
Blue paper is from a White Christmas 12x12 pad from The Works
Flock overlay mesh fabric is from Ross Papercraft show
Square Stitched Dies
Cross Stitched Dome die is from eBay several years ago
Round star die cut in half to make the silver dome
Pom Pom Twine is from Michaels in Florida
Christmas sentiment tags are Lili of the Valley stamps stamped with blue ink
Glamour Dust on the fur on her hat and coat

Well I hope you can take a look at this new Blog challenge we have some great sponsors. 
 Keep crafting. Love and Hugs Carole x

 


Wednesday, 1 September 2021

Melody

 Good evening everyone today sees the launch of our new September blog challenge at  Sheepski Designs   The  theme for this month is Boys n Girls Come Out to Play

For my Design Team card I used a beautiful stamp called Melody




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Card Recipe


7x7 Blank Card
Stamp is Melody from Sheepski Designs painted with Derwent Inktense Pencils
Purple and  Grey card are Pion from Craftezee closing down sale
Music paper is from a 5th Avenue Mellisa Frances pad I have had a long time
Square stitched dies
Frame and matching tag dies are from eBay
Ribbon is from Crafty Ribbons originally white and black and I inked it with Milled Lavender Distress ink to match
Button centre Flowers are from a Sassafras flower collection I bought in Hobby Lobby in Florida 
Twine is Brenda's Lace and Ribbon Specials now closed
Music charm is from my box may be from Whitby Crafts
Sentiment is a Lili of the Valley stamp from the Every things better set now only available as a digi set


I hope you can find time to enter our challenge just remember the theme this month is 
Boys n Girls come out to play





Have a lovely week 

Love and hugs Carole x



Sunday, 22 August 2021

Sending Love

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


Dream catcher 

Sending Love 
Skipping Girl 

For my Design Team card I used the adorable stamp  Sending Love









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Card Recipe

Blank birdcage card is from Craftwork Cards a long time ago sadly now closed
Stamp is Sending Love from All Dressed Up Stamps painted with Derwent Inktense Pencils
Papers are Pion Four Seasons of Fairies Spring Branches from Craftezee closing down sale
Pearl string I think is The Hobby House
Heart lace is from Dainty Crafts at Washington sadly also now closed
Oval wonky stitched die is a Creative die
Heart stitched dies
Sentiment is stamped with Milled Lavender Distress Ink and is from a Lili of  the Valley Postage stamp set
Flowers are Wild Orchid Crafts and Ross papercraft show the white stems are from my box.
Glamour Dust on the grey hearts


I hope you can find time to take a look at the new release stamps . Have a good week and stay safe. 

Love and hugs Carole x




 

Sunday, 15 August 2021

Summer Fairy

Good evening to all my lovely friends and  followers today is the launch of our August 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 August Design Team project  I used a lovely Stamp called Summer Fairy
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Card Recipe


7x7 Blank Card
Stamp is Summer Fairy from All Dressed Up Stamps painted with Derwent Inktense Pencils
Paper is Pion Four Seasons of Fairies Summer Bells from Craftezee closing down sale
Card is also Pion Blue from Craftezee sale
Grand square stitched dies
Stitched circle dies
Spellbinder Grand Decorative Circles one
Pink Flowers are Wild Orchid Crafts
The rolled flowers are from a pack I bought in Poundland years ago 
( If you fancy having a go at making some rolled flowers I have a tutorial on here click My Tutorials )
Berries are from The Ribbon Girl now closed 
Get well Sentiment die from eBay or maybe a magazine I forgot I had it found at the bottom of my box 
Epoxy Brad is from Santoro
Some Glamour dust on the flowers
Tiny pink pearls my box

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


Have a  great week everyone and stay safe . 

Love and hugs Carole x






Sunday, 1 August 2021

Christmas Eve

 Good evening everyone today sees the launch of our new August blog challenge at  Sheepski Designs   The  theme for this month is Lets Be Cute

For my Design Team card I used an adorable Christmas stamp called Christmas Eve



Card Recipe

7x7 Blank Card
Stamp is Christmas Eve from Sheepski Designs painted with Derwent Inktense Pencils then Fussy Cut
Kraft Card is Crafters Companion
Papers are from a freebie paper pack from a magazine a while ago
Grand Square Stitched dies
Rectangle stitched dies are Lawn Fawn
Small gold star beads are from my box I think they are from eBay
Snow was made with a DecoArt Snow Writer from Buddly Crafts
Sentiment stamp is from the Magic of Christmas Set by Kaisercraft


I hope you can find time to enter our challenge just remember the theme this month is 
Lets be Cute


Have a lovely week 

Love and hugs Carole x




Thursday, 22 July 2021

Lily Pad Fairy

 Good evening everyone I hope you are all well and having a good week. My post this evening is to showcase the July 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



 

Lily pad fairy


For my Design Team card I used the adorable stamp  Lily Pad Fairy 


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Card Recipe

Blank 7x7 card with a third of the front removed
Stamp is Lily Pad Fairy painted with Derwent Inktense Pencils
Papers are Pion My Dearest Sophia from Craftezee closing down sale
Maroon card is from Ross Papercraft Show
Square stitched dies
Corner dies are Creative Expressions Heart Flower Set I bought in a craft stash sale
Pearl embellishments are from my box
Happy Birthday sentiment is Presscut


I hope you can find time to take a look at the new release stamps . Have a good week and stay safe. 

Love and hugs Carole x

 



Thursday, 15 July 2021

Dreaming of Summer

 Good evening to all my lovely friends and  followers today is the launch of our July 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 July Design Team project  I used a lovely Stamp called Dreaming of Summer  .




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Card Recipe


7x7 Blank card cut with a Go Create Frilly die
Stamp is Dreaming of Summer from all Dressed up Stamps painted with Derwent Inktense Pencils
Papers are Maja Design Coffee in the Arbour White Daisies
Go Kreate Frilly 10 die
Butterflies are cut from a Martha Stewart punch I bought many years ago in Michaels in Florida
Sentiment stamp is Lili of the Valley stamped with Paris Blue Memento Ink
Spellbinder die to cut the sentiment
Yellow pearl hearts are from Jelly Bean Crafts'
White heart button my box
Some Wink of Stella on the flowers and butterflies


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


Have a  great week everyone and stay safe . Apologies for any typo errors I'm typing and crafting one handed at present had an operation on my hand last Thursday so in plaster for 4 weeks then a splint for 8 weeks fortunately its my right hand and I'm left handed just trained hubby to use my cutting machine and to take photos for me . 

Love and hugs Carole x




























Monday, 5 July 2021

Ocean View

 Good evening  everyone today sees the lunch of our new challenge at Get Creative Challenge .The theme for this months   Get Creative challenge is Anything Goes with a  twist show water. We also have three great sponsors for the July










For my July Design Team card I used a lovely stamp from Sweet n'Sassy called Ocean view






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Card Recipe


7x7 Blank Card
Pink and Turquoise card are both Pion
Papers are Pion seaside Stories from Craftezee
Stamp is Ocean View from Sweet N'Sassy called Ocean View painted with Derwent Inktense Pencils
Square stitched dies
Frame die I bought from eBay a while ago
Sun Die is MFT
Cloud die is Joycraft
The sentiment is from the same Pion papers
Card candi is Craftwork cards now closed

Seeing all your comments about this card reminded me of this photo on me sitting in a similar chair to this in Key Largo Florida Happy Days and holidays 




Well I hope you can take a look at this new Blog challenge we have some great sponsors. 
 Keep crafting. Love and Hugs Carole x












Thursday, 1 July 2021

Huddle

 Good evening everyone today sees the launch of our new July blog challenge at Sheepski Designs for theme for this month is Celebrations

For my Design Team card I used a fab Christmas stamp called Huddle





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Card Recipe

Slimline blank card I made from the stitched die
Stamp is Huddle from Sheepski Designs painted with Derwent Inktense Pencils
Blue paper is from a 12x12 White Christmas pad from The Works
Silver glitter card is Crafters Companion
Stitched edge and postage stamp slimline dies are from eBay
Snowflake die is a Marianne Die
Sentiment tags are Lili of the Valley heat embossed with silver embossing powder
Silver tree is Button Up I bought from Whitby Crafts ages ago
Wink of Stella on the fur and  pom poms


I hope you can find time to enter our challenge just remember the theme this month is Celebrations

Have a lovely week 

Love and hugs Carole x








Tuesday, 22 June 2021

Ship Ahoy

 Good evening everyone I hope you are all well and having a good 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



For my Design Team card I used the adorable stamp  Ship Ahoy. 



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Card Recipe

7x7 Blank Card
Stamp is All Dressed up Stamps Ship Ahoy painted with Derwent Inktense Pencils
Pink card is Pion Design
Papers are Pion Design Seaside Stories Summertime and Cut Outs all from Crafteezee closing down sale
Square Stitched dies
Square Ruffle edge die is Tattered Lace
Lace shell trim is from Brenda's lace and ribbon specials now closed
Resin shell and star fish charm are both from my box
Sentiments and cut out tickets are form the same Pion collection
Pink pearls and  twine my box

I hope you can find time to take a look at the new release stamps . Have a good week and stay safe. 

Love and hugs Carole x










Tuesday, 15 June 2021

Christmas Skate

 Good evening to all my lovely friends and  followers today is the launch of our June 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 Christmas Skate  .




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Card Recipe

7x7 blank Card
Stamp is Christmas Skate from All Dressed up Stamps painted with Derwent Inktense Pencils
Kraft Card is Crafters Companion
Red Card my Box
Blue Snowflake paper is from a 12x12 pad from The Works called White Christmas great value and quality at £3
Stitched square dies 
Wonky stitched edge rectangle dies are MFT
Skate die is a Joycraft die
Wooden red glitter buttons are from Hobby Craft
Red gingham ribbon my box might be Boyes stores
Wooden Merry Christmas is from Hobby Craft
 Red wooden star from Ross papercraft show
Wink of Stella on her pom poms and ear muffs 


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

Sorry I've been missing this last week had a really lovely week away with the family at a beautiful  cottage at Robin Hoods Bay great to spend a whole fun week with our five year old Grandson . The weather was just perfect we were so lucky . I'm finishing with a couple of photos of Miles on the pirate boat at Whitby







Have a great week stay safe 
Love and  hugs Carole x