Tuesday, 7 February 2023

Looking Good

 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.  They are now all available in the Etsy Store here



For my Design Team card I used the fab stamp Looking Good .




Card Recipe

7x7 Blank Card
Stamp is Looking good from all Dressed Up Stamps painted with Derwent Inktense Pencils
Pale Green and Coffee coloured card is from Michaels in Florida
Patterned card used around the edge of the image and in the flowers is from a Maja Design Sheet Denim Girl from either Crafteezee [now closed] or Dies to Die For . I love Maja Design papers but sadly I can now only find one place that still sells it in the UK unless I am lucky enough to spot some in a craft stash sale. 
Square stitched edge dies
Centre die is LDRS Creative Gilded Oval from Dies to Die For 
Creative Expressions Striped Nasturtiums flower die
Foliage die is Joy Crafts Vintage Flourishes Die
Happy Birthday Die is Press Cut
Pearl string The Hobby House around the edge of the stamp 
Small pearls my box a gift from a friend.


It would be great if  you can find time to take a look at the new release stamps . 

I hope you all have a great week . 

Love and hugs Carole 




Wednesday, 1 February 2023

Butterfly Girl

 Good evening everyone today sees the launch of our First challenge of 2023 at Sheepski designs the theme this month is Wings 

For my design team inspiration I used a lovely  stamp called Butterfly Girl




Card Recipe 

Shaped Card made from a Go Kreate Frilly die set I have recently bought in a Craft Stash sale
Stamp is Butterfly Girl from Sheepski Designs painted with Derwent Inktense Pencils
L:ayers and the stamp are also cut with the same Go Kreate Die
Sentiment  die is a Spellbinder die
Sentiment s a Lili of the Valley Stamp
Small Butterflies are cut from a butterfly spray die I have 
Larger butterflies are a Memory Box die and a Martha Stewart punch I've had for years from Michaels in Florida
Tiny gems my box and some glitter on the image











































Sunday, 15 January 2023

Jam Jars

Good evening to all my lovely friends and  followers today is the launch of our January  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 January   Design Team project  I used a lovely Stamp called Jam Jars





Project Recipe

MDF photo frame from Michael’s in Florida painted with grey Apple barrel Acrylic paint from Walmart
Stamp is Jam Jars from All Dressed Up Stamps 
Wooden love from eBay painted with Acrylic paint 
wooden hearts are from the Nec craft show
Blue.card my box 

I hope you can find time to enter our challenge this 




Sunday, 1 January 2023

Sunflowers

 Good evening everyone today sees the launch of our First challenge of 2023 at Sheepski designs the theme this month is Pick a Season 

For my design team inspiration I used a lovely Summer stamp called Sunflowers to remind me of sunnier days ahead.





Card Recipe 

Blank Card and mats made using Creative expressions Noble double stitched rectangle die
Sunflower paper is Pion
Stamp is Sheepski Designs Sunflowers painted with Derwent Inktense Pencils
Green card is from Michaels in Florida
I made the plant pot shape by hand and decorated it with twine 
Hessian Butterfly my box think it was from Poundland
Sentiment stamp is from Lili of the Valley Spring Sentiment stamp set think you can still get it in a Digi
Small square stitched dies
Edges inked with Forest Moss distress ink

I hope you can find time to enter our January challenge just remember the theme this month is Pick a Season



Happy Crafting 2023

Thursday, 15 December 2022

A Star Is born

 Good evening to all my lovely friends and  followers today is the launch of our December  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 December  Design Team project  I used a lovely Stamp called   A Star Is Born 
Its just such a great  Christmas Stamp  one of my favourite stamps and designs I have used many times.






Card Recipe


7x7 blank card
Stamp is All Dressed Up Stamps A Star is Born painted with Derwent Inktense Pencils
Card is Core' Dinations cardstock and Crafty Individuals Christmas Pad
Square Dies
Wooden stars eBay
Sentiment Stamp is Kasercraft Magic of Christmas set
Wooden Angel is from my stash might be Whitby Crafts now closed
Green Hessian trim from Jelly Bean Crafts
Tim Holtz distress tool for the edges from Michaels in Florida


Well I hope you can take a look and and join our new December Blog challenge.


Keep crafting. Love and Hugs Carole x






Wednesday, 7 December 2022

Sparkle

Good evening everyone I hope you are all well and having  a good week. 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 beautiful designs each month.  They are now all available in the Etsy Store here


For my Design Team card I used the fab stamp sparkle This is so versatile can be used for all sorts of occasions.




Card Recipe

7x7 blank card
Stamp is sparkle painted with Derwent Inktense Pencils
Papers are Pion Winter Wonderland Warm Hearts
Card is Pion Purple iv
Square stitched dies
Spellbinder Opulent Ovals 
Stars are from a MFT Die-namics die stacking stars
Large star die is Joy crafts
Mesh ribbon from my box 
Small paper bow from a Memory Box die Precious Stars
Sentiment stamp is from an old Lili of the Valley stamp set



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

Hope you all have a great week . 

Love and hugs Carole 




Thursday, 1 December 2022

Mini Tree

 Good evening everyone today sees the launch of our December challenge at Sheepski designs the theme this month is Tis The Season 

For my design team inspiration I used a lovely Christmas stamp called Tis The Season



Card Recipe 

7x7 card

Stamp is Sheepski Designs Tis The Season painted with Derwent Inktense pencils.

Black velvet card is jelly Bean Crafts

Patterned paper is from The Works a Christmas pad I bought last year

Die is MFT wonky stitched edge rectangle

Stars are both from my box

Sentiment is from  First Edition set

Card candi from Craftwork cards now closed


I hope you can join our challenge this month 


Keep crafting love Carole x


Sorry about the format on my blog posts today my laptop was hacked last weekend so I have had to write this on my iPad which does not like blogger at all. Get my laptop back tomorrow so hopefully the next posts will be back to normal 



Christmas Bear

 Good morning everyone today is the start of the Advent giveaways over ot Kit and Clowder . All Dressed Up Stamps are starting the giveaways today with a beautiful stamp called Christmas Bear .

This is my All Dressed Up Stamps Design Team inspiration




Card Recipe

Card made with a Go Create die as are the card dies

Stamp is Christmas Bear from All Dressed Up Stamps painted with Derwent Inktense Pencils 

Paper is from  pad from The works 

Maroon card is Ross papercraft

Heart Banner die is Penny Black

Sentiment tag stamps are Lili of the Valley stamps but I think you can still get them as digits

Twine my box

Heart button is from Walmart in Florida on my recent trip


I hope you can all find time to visit Kit and Clowder and pick up this great stamp .

Happy Crafting love Carole x





Tuesday, 15 November 2022

Mistletoe Kisses

 Good evening to all my lovely friends and  followers today is the launch of our November 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 November  Design Team project  I used a lovely Stamp called Mistletoe Kisses
Its just such a great  Christmas Stamp .



Card Recipe

7x7 Blank Card
Stamp is Mistletoe Kisses from All Dressed Up Stamps painted with Derwent Inktense Pencils
Papers are Green  Maja Designs Christmas Season Hang the Mistletoe and Patterned is Pion Winter Woodland Frosty days from Crafteezee now closed 
Square stitched dies 
Oval Scalloped edge dies are MFT 
Mistletoe die is from eBay
Sentiment is Whimsy stamps from a set I bought from Dies to Die For
Frosted Berries are from eBay
White bells are from The Works
Wood button Whitby Crafts a long time ago now closed
Ribbon was from my box .


Well I hope you can take a look and and join our new October Blog challenge.


Keep crafting. Love and Hugs Carole x




Monday, 7 November 2022

Santa Post

 Good evening everyone I hope you are all well and have had a good 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 beautiful designs each month.  They are now all available in the Etsy Store here

                                                                                   




  


For my Design Team card I used the lovely Santa Post




                                                                    Card Recipe


Card shape is made using a Grand Decorative circle Spellbinder die
Stamp is Santa Post from All Dressed Up Stamps painted with Derwent Inktense Pencils
Maroon card is Ross papercraft
Blue paper is from a Christmas pad I bought at The Works last year 
Lamppost die is Joycraft
Small Tree die I bought from a craft stash sale so no idea of the make
Sentiment Stamp is a Whimsy Stamp from Dies to Die For
Star Dust Stickles on the image ,trees and  Lamp post
Silver envelope charm my box
Twine from Brendas lace and  ribbon specials now closed



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

Hope you all have a great week . 

Love and hugs Carole x






Tuesday, 1 November 2022

Conversation

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

The theme for this month is Gems,Glitter ,Sparkles

For my Design Team card I used a great stamp called Conversation and made a star shape card.




Card Recipe


Star shape card is made with a Dutch Doobadoo stencil
Papers are Pion from Crafteezee 
Stamp is Conversation from Sheepski Designs painted with Derwent Inktense Pencils
Circle dies are Spellbinder 
Sentiment I made on my computer
Gold metal stars are from eBay
Wooden love sentiment is from my box think they came from eBay
Glitter on the wings and moon is Glamour Dust


I hope you can find time to enter our November challenge just remember the theme this month is Gems, Glitter and Sparkles



Happy Crafting Everyone

Saturday, 22 October 2022

Toad Stall

Good evening everyone I hope you are all well and have had a good weekend. My post this evening is to showcase the October 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.  They are now all available in the Etsy Store here


Rocking Horse 


For my Design Team card I used the lovely Toad Stall




Card Recipe

8x8 card cut to make the shape using a Go Kreate Frilly 10 die
Stamp is Toad Stall from all Dressed Up Stamps painted with Derwent Inktense Pencils
Papers are Pion Summer Falls into Autumn Falling Leaves from Crafteezee now closed also cut with the Go Kreate die
Leaf die is a Marianne die
Crochet flower and Button from my box not sure about the flower but the button is from Whitby Crafts now closed
Sentiment stamp is Lili of the Valley cut with a stitched circle die
Some Forest Moss distress ink on the edges of the image


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

Hope you are all having a great week . 

Love and hugs Carole x


Saturday, 15 October 2022

Christmas Penguins

 Good evening to all my lovely friends and  followers today is the launch of our October 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 October  Design Team project  I used a lovely Stamp called Christmas Penguins 
Its just such an adorable Christmas Stamp .







Card Recipe


Slimline card made from the Slimline largest die
Stamp is Christmas Penguins from All Dressed Up Stamps painted with Derwent Inktense Pencils
Slimline dies are from eBay
Pale blue paper is Pion 
Pink card is from Michaels in Florida
Broken China Distress ink on the edges of the image
Sentiment is from a Whimsy Stamp set Holiday Circle Pennants From Dies To Die For heat embossed with silver embossing powder
Silver Tree is  Button up from Whitby Crafts ages ago I only have one of these left now 
Silver stars are cut  from a string of silver stars from my box
Silver stickles on the pom poms


Well I hope you can take a look and and join our new October Blog challenge.


Keep crafting. Love and Hugs Carole x






Saturday, 1 October 2022

Bit Batty

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

The theme for this month is Autumn Things

For my Design Team card I used a great stamp called Bit Batty and made a Halloween card



Card Recipe

Black scalloped edge DL card is Docrafts
Stamp is Bit Batty from Sheepski Designs painted with Distress Ink 
stamped onto Orange textured paper from my box
Mat is Dark Grey Mirra card but has not shown up well on the picture
Embellishments are from a Halloween set I bought a lot of years ago in Michaels in Florida
Ribbon is from my box 



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





 Happy Crafting Everyone  



  

Thursday, 22 September 2022

Sledging Time

 Good evening everyone I hope you are all well and have had a good weekend. My post this evening is to showcase the September 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.  They are now all available in the Etsy Store here


Deer Hug

 Sledging Time      

For my Design Team card I used the lovely Sledging Time



)Card Recipe

7x7 Blank Card
Stamp is Sledging Time from All Dressed Up Stamps painted with Derwent Inktense Pencils
Kraft Card is Crafters Companion
Paper is Maja Design Christmas Season Mail the Post Cards from Crafteezee
 MFT inside outside rounded corner die
Square stitched dies
Sentiment die is First Edition
Twine my box
Red bells are from The Works
Card Candi Craftwork Cards


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

Hope you are all having a great week . 

Love and hugs Carole x