Monday, 2 May 2022

White on White Flowers

 Good morning  everyone today sees the launch of our new challenge at Get Creative Challenge .The theme for this months  Get Creative challenge is  Flowers

For my Design Team I made a white on white card using die cut flowers



 Card Recipe


7x7 Blank card
Smooth white card Ross Papercraft
Corner rounder
Spellbinder Floral Oval and Oval die to cut out the centre
Summer Border and Chloe stem dies are Memory box
 Flowers are Sue Wilson Striped Nasturtiums
Sentiment with butterfly came free in a magazine ages ago
Pearl String The Hobby House
Pearl roses Brenda's Lace and  Ribbon Specials Face book shop now closed

I hope you can find time to enter our challenge just remember Flowers are the theme




Sunday, 1 May 2022

Shopping in Yorkshire

  Good evening everyone today sees the launch of our May challenge on our blog at Sheepski Designs

The theme for this month is For the Girls

For my Design Team card I used a stamp called Shopping in Yorkshire



Card Recipe

Blank 5x7 deckle edge craft card from Mad Hatter Crafts at Ross papercraft show
Stamp is Shopping in Yorkshire from Sheepski designs painted with Derwent Inktense Pencils
Brown pearl card from Ross Papercraft show
Paper is Maja Design Candy Crush from Dies to Die For
Lace trim is from Brenda's Lace and  Ribbon Specials now closed.  I threaded the paper border from the reverse of the paper through the lace
Tags made from the same border 
Sentiment stamps are Lili of the Valley and from a Docraft stamp set
The small flower square embellishments I found in my box might have come from Florida


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


Hope you are having a great weekend 




 

 


Saturday, 23 April 2022

Happy Easter

 Good evening everyone I hope you are all well and having a good week. 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 beautiful 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 lovely adorable Happy Easter






Card Recipe

7x7 Blank card
Stamp is Happy Easter painted with Derwent Inktense Perncils
Paper is Pion design from Crafteezee now closed
Purple card is Martha Stewart from Michaels in Florida
Die is from eBay
Butterfly is from a Martha Stewart punch I bought many years ago from Florida when dies were popular
Ribbon is from Boyes Stores
Sentiment die is from Debbie Simpson craft stash sale
Small pearls cut from pearl string

I hope you can find time to take a look at the new release stamps . 

Have a  great week everyone  

Love and hugs Carole x











 


 

Friday, 15 April 2022

Summer Fairy

  Good evening to all my lovely friends and  followers today is the launch of our April 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


For my April Design Team project  I used a lovely Stamp called 
Summer Fairy Its just such an adorable stamp



Card Recipe

7x7 Blank Card
Stamp is all Dressed Up Stamps Summer Fairy painted with Derwent Inktense Pencils.
Square Stitched dies 
Circle dies are Spellbinder Grand Decorative circles
Circle dies are Spellbinder
Fern dies are Joy craft
Pink card is Martha Stewart from Michaels in Florida
Paper is from my box sorry no idea of the make
Flowers are Wild Orchid Craft roses and bead bunches are from The Ribbon Girl now closed
The sentiment stamp I was given recently 
Leaf shapes to decorate are from the waste from one of the Decorative circles.
Broken China distress ink on the edges and to stamp the sentiment


Finally I want to wish you all a very Happy Easter Weekend enjoy .



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



Friday, 1 April 2022

For you

 Good evening everyone today sees the launch of our April challenge on our blog at Sheepski Designs

The theme for this month is Lets Be Cute

For my Design Team card I used a stamp called For you





Card Recipe

5x7 scalloped card edges inked with Faded Jeans Distress Ink
Yellow card is reflections from Michaels in Florida
Papers are Maja Design White Daisies
Edges of the card and paper are distressed with a Tim Holtz distressing tool
Stamp is For You from Sheepski Designs painted with Derwent Inktense Pencils
Die is MFT mod rectangles
Flowers are Wild Orchid Crafts
Tags are made from the border of the paper and fixed with a Brad from my box it might be Docrafts
I think the Get Well Sentiment die was from a magazine a long time ago

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


Have a great weekend 




 

Tuesday, 22 March 2022

Spring Pony

 Good evening everyone I hope you are all well and having a good week. My post this evening is to showcase the March 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 beautiful designs.each month. So here they are and they are now available in the Etsy Store here


Spring Hair do 

field of flowers

Spring Pony

For my Design Team Card I used the lovely adorable Spring Pony




Card Recipe

7x7 blank card
Stamp is Spring Pony from All Dressed Up Stamps painted with Derwent Inktense pencils
Paper is Maja Design Coffee In The Arbour Grandma's old Porcelain teacups
Blue and pink card is Tim Holtz cardstock 
Square Stitched dies
flower border die is Memory box 
Grass die is Joycrafts
Pink velvet flower trim my box
Banner die is Joycraft
Letters are from a Presscut Happy birthday die
Pink pearls my box

I hope you can find time to take a look at the new release stamps . 

Have a  great week everyone  

Love and hugs Carole x


Tuesday, 15 March 2022

Easter Bunny

 Good evening to all my lovely friends and  followers today is the launch of our March 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 March Design Team project  I used a lovely Stamp called Easter bunny   Its just such an adorable Easter stamp


Card Recipe

7x7 Blank card cut with a go Create Frilly 10 die
Stamp is Easter Bunny from All Dressed up Stamps painted with Derwent Inktense Pencils
Papers are Pion Scent of Lavender
Lavender car is also Pion from Craftezee closing down sale
Flowers are Wild Orchid Crafts and The Ribbon Girl 
Go Kreate Frilly die 10
Spellbinder Labels Eighteen die
Happy Easter Stamp is Lili of the Valley
Milled Lavender Distress ink
Small bow and lavender silk flowers are from a very old packet from Docrafts 

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




Monday, 7 March 2022

Jo's Daffodils

 Good morning  everyone today sees the lunch of our new challenge at Get Creative Challenge .The theme for this months  Get Creative challenge is  Anything Goes /Green

For my Design Team card I used a lovely Daffodil Flower Stamp from Sheepski Designsand made an Easter card.  



Card Recipe

7x7 Blank Card cut with a Go Kreate Frilly 10 die
Stamp is Jo's Daffodils from Sheepski Designs painted with Derwent Inktense Pencils
Green card my box 
Flower papers are from a Hunkeydory Primrose Lane paper pad
Go Kreate Frilly 10 Die
Banner die is MFT cut to fit
Flowers are Wild Orchid Crafts 
Green sprigs from my box not sure of the make as I was given these in various colours
Easter sentiment is a Lili of the Valley Stamp stamped with green ink 
Peeled paint distress ink on the edge of the image


Well I hope you can take a look at this new Blog challenge we have a small prize this time for the winner 
 Keep crafting. Love and Hugs Carole x


Tuesday, 1 March 2022

Cornflowers

 Good evening everyone today sees the launch of our March challenge on our blog at Sheepski Designs

The theme for this month is Flowers

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



Card Recipe

7x7 Blank card
Stamp is Cornflowers from Sheepski designs painted with Derwent Inktense Pencils
Dark blue card is from Ross papercraft show
Blue flowered paper is Maja Design Denim Girls Love my Jeans form Crafteezee Closing down sale
Square stitched dies
Tattered Lace square velvet ruffle edge die
Blue Cabouchon is from Printable Heaven
butterflies are cut from a Martha Stewart Butterfly punch I bought in Michaels in Florida many years ago 
Small butterflies cut from a butterfly spray die I have
Sentiment is from a Lili of the valley Spring Sentiment stamp set. Stamped with Memento paris Blue ink
Tiny ivory pearls my box
Some Wink of Stella on the ribbon

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






    



Tuesday, 22 February 2022

Bunny Hearts

 Good evening everyone I hope you are all well and having a good week. My post this evening is to showcase the February 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 beautiful designs.each month. So here they are and they are now available in the Etsy Store here


Kitty Hearts 


Heart Balloons 


Bunny Hearts  


For my Design Team Card I used the lovely adorable Bunny hearts





Card Recipe

7x7 card cut with a Go Kreate Frilly die
Stamp is Bunny Hearts from All Dressed up Stamps painted with Derwent Inktense Pencils
Papers are Maja Design Vintage Spring Basics 10th of April
Go Kreate Frilly10 die
Sentiment die is from a Docrafts Butterfly Kisses set I bought in a Craft Stash sale recently.
Heart Banner die is Penny Black
Small pearl hearts were a gift from a friend
Crisp organza ribbon my box might be Boyes 

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


Have a  great week everyone  

Love and hugs Carole x



Tuesday, 15 February 2022

A Star Is Born

 Good evening to all my lovely friends and  followers today is the launch of our February Monthly Challenge over at All Dressed Up Stamps our first in 2022 as the Design Team took a break in January. 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 February Design Team project  I used a lovely Stamp called  A Star is Born Its just such an adorable stamp and it proved a great choice as a friend of mine has just had a new Great Grandson.




Card Recipe

7x7 Blank card
Stamp is A Star is Born from All Dressed up Stamps painted with Derwent Inktense Pencils
Blue card is Pion Design
Papers are Maja Design Vintage Baby from Craftezee closing down sale 
Stitched square dies
Circle die is Spellbinder
Star circle die I bought from eBay a few years ago
Pearl Trim is from Hobby Lobby in Florida 
Stitched Flower dies I bought from a Craft Stash sale a while ago not sure of the brand
Its a boy tag from the Maja papers
Pearl stars were a gift from a Friend

I hope you can find time to enter our first challenge for 2022 just remember to use an All Dressed Up Stamp if you do
.
Have a  great week everyone  

Love and hugs Carole x


Tuesday, 1 February 2022

Wild Rose Heart

 Good evening everyone today sees the launch of our February challenge on our blog at Sheepski Designs

The theme for this month is Use Some Red

For my Design Team card I used a beautiful stamp called Wild Rose Heart




Card Recipe

7x7 Blank Card
Stamp is Wild Rose Heart from Sheepski Designs painted with Derwent Inktense Pencils
Dark Red card is from Ross Papercraft Show
Cream card is from Lime Tree Crafts
Aged Mahogany Distress ink on the card and heart edges
Frilly Heart die I bought from eBay last year I liked them as they are a similar design to some Tattered Lace Velvet Ruffle square and circle dies I have already
With Love sentiment is a Spellbinder die
Heart spray die is a Creative Expressions Sue Wilson die
Dark red organza flowers are from Boyes Stores
Rolled flowers are from Poundland
Pink pearls my box
Hearts are from the Heart Spray waste
Some Wink of Stella on the centre of the Wild Roses


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


Have a great week Love and  Hugs Carole x


Sunday, 16 January 2022

Cogs

 Good morning everyone my post today is to launch the new challenge at Get Creative Challenges You will remember that in my last post I told you all that the challenge was closing . However since then one of the lovely ladies on the Design team has agreed to run the challenge . It is launching today with an Anything Goes this is the link if you want to join us Get Creative Challenge.

For my Design Team card I made a man card using some metal cogs and hessian. Its a bit different so hope you like it.





Card Recipe

Blank DL Card
Brown card is from Ross Papercraft
Map paper is from my box sorry it was an odd sheet so no idea the make 
Brown hessian trim from Jelly Bean Crafts 
Metal Cogs are from Michaels in Florida
Happy Birthday sentiment is a Sue Wilson die from Creative Expressions




I hope you can take a look at the challenge it would be nice to support my Design Team colleague who has stepped in the keep the challenge going . Hope you all have a great week. Love and hugs Carole x






Monday, 3 January 2022

Celebrate New Year

 Good evening  everyone today sees the lunch of our new challenge at Get Creative Challenge .The theme for this months  Get Creative challenge is New Year's. 

For my January 2022 Design Team card I used dies to create a New Year card



Card Recipe

I cut a 7x7 card to make the rectangle shape card to fit the rectangle dies
Gold Mirra card from The Range
Charcoal Grey Mirra card Jelly Bean Crafts 
Rectangle dies are Creative Expressions Sue Wilson dies Double Pierced Rectangles I bought recently from a de stash sale
Balloon die came free in a craft magazine a long time ago
Alphabet and number dies are Tonic dies
Gold star beads I bought from eBay
Gold twine my box
Other stars are the waste from a Christmas Tree die I have 

Well I hope you can take a look at this new Blog challenge 

Sadly since posting this I have been informed that the Get Creative blog challenge is closing down Unfortunately  the lady who runs it has some health issues and is unable to continue .
 
Keep crafting. Love and Hugs Carole x





Saturday, 1 January 2022

Bob

 Good evening everyone today sees the launch of our first Challenge of 2022  on our  blog at Sheepski Designs

The theme for this month is Squares

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




Close Up



Card Recipe

7x7 Blank Card
Stamp is Bob from Sheepski Designs painted with Derwent Inktense Pencils
Blue card is Ross papercraft
 Red paper is from an old Lili of the Valley pad
Square dies
Happy birthday die is Presscut
Number die is Tonic dies
Banner die is MFT
Blue metal cogs are from Michaels in Florida
Red and  white twine my box
Some Broken China Distress ink on the edges
Clear Wink of Stella on the Screws and  Door

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



Wishing you all a very Happy New Year and the very best of wishes for 2022

Love and hugs Carole x