Wednesday 1 August 2018

Three Wise Men and Ruby Sweet

Good morning to everyone its the first Wednesday in August so has to be our extremely popular Anything Goes monthly challenge over at Crafting by Designs This will be a bumper challenge as it runs till the 4th September it is a our only challenge this month as the Design Team are having a summer break and  we will not be back again on the 5th September.

So for our bumper challenge we have four sponsors  this month each giving a great prize.

Prize - winner choice of 3 digi images

                                             Prize - winner choice of 3 digi stamps

                                                   Di's Digis 
Prize - $12 voucher to store


                                      Prize - $25 gift certificate to store

For my Deign Team cards I used Designs from Eureka Stamps Three Wise Men and from Polkadoodles Ruby Sweet '

Three Wise Men


Entering this into Winter Wonderland Christmas Blog Challenge Christmas gifts

Ruby Sweet

Close Up

I;m entering this into Polkadoodles Challenge

Card Recipes

Three Wise Men

6x6 Blank Card
Stamp is from Eureka Stamps not coloured. I used the black and white image which is already pre shaded
Black Mirra Card from Jelly Bean Crafts
White card embossed with a Die'sire dots embossing folder
Stitched circle die
Memory box dies are Stitched Curves and Village border( I cut the pine trees off as I didn't think they looked quite right in the dessert !!)
Stars are a MFT Dienamics die
Gold elastic twine from my box
The small gold stars are from eBay they are beads.
Sentiment stamp is Lili of the Valley a recent purchase from Hochanda with the other LOTV new Christmas sentiment stamp set

Ruby Sweet

7x7 Blank Card
Papers are Maja Design Sofiera Enjoying the Fragrance
Stamp is Ruby Sweet coloured with Derwent Inktense Pencils
Die is LDRS Gilded Oval from Dies to Die For
Flower die is Memory Box Luxe Poinsettia dies
Pearl String and pearl flowers are The Hobby House from Whitby Crafts
Ruffle trim I bought in Walmart in Florida
Sentiment is from LDRS All Dressed Up Stamps Looking Gorgeous stamp set. I used the die to cut it out.
Pink Pearls my box

Wow that was a long post. I do hope that you can enter the challenge there is loads of time till the 4th September to add your lovely makes especially as its Anything Goes.
Enjoy the rest of the week and remember our next challenge is not till 5th September. Love and  hugs Carole x 


  1. Two equally lovely cards Carole, the Little Miss on the second looks pretty in her pink dress but it's the first that is my fav today, stunning.

    B x

  2. Great cards Carole, so pretty and you always use such pretty lace.xx

  3. Two super cards Carole...I love the black and white...really stands out and good for male recipient too. ....but...I also love that pretty image you have coloured so well and made into a very pretty and girlie card with your fabulous flowers and adornments. Thank you for your comment on my blog....good to know that those that have been with me a while are finding the same blog land slump as keeps us going eh!! Hugs xx

  4. These are absolutely gorgeous in their own right! Love the monochrome Christmas card and the beautiful delicate colours in the Ruby sweet card.
    Linda xxx

  5. Two fabulous cards, love the nativity scene and the gorgeous pink card

  6. Wow! Two amazing creations my friend! I just love that the Christmas is done with the black and white concept! Your second design is so frilly and gorgeous with the pinks and lace!! Such amazing details!! HUGS

  7. Two gorgeous cards and love the designs. Hugs, Carol S.xx

  8. Two lovely and very different cards Carole
    I have the die with the houses and would never have thought to use it on a Christmas card... thanks for the inspiration!
    Anne x

  9. Two gorgeous cards Carole, fab designs on both cards and love the girly card so pretty x

  10. Gorgeous cards, love the design on the 3 wise men one. Emma

  11. OMW Carole, two gorgeous cards, beautiful details.
    Hugs Pam x

  12. Wow Carole, wonderful use of lace and pearls and two fabulous designs.

    Hugs Diane

  13. Such a cute card! Thanks for joining Polkadooldes crafting Challenge - and good luck

    Siv DT

  14. Great cards! I especially like the Eureka 3 wise men. Thank you for sharing the Christmas message.

  15. Hi Carole.
    You have two beautiful cards here.
    Your Christmas themed Three Wise Men would be perfect for Rudolph Days which is currently running till Aug 7st.
    This is a lovely card with great dies and a wonderful Wise MEn image.

    The second card is so light and frothy and pretty Great image and love that frothy ribbon.

  16. Hi Carole, I see you entered over at Rudolph Days Challenge. Good to see you there with this great card. Could you just mention that you are linking to the Rudolph Days Challenge, anywhere on your it is part of the rules. Thanks, Carole.

    Thanks for taking part in the July Rudolph Days Challenge.

  17. Hi Carole, two beautiful cards, love the Christmas card in monochrome with a touch of gold, Ruby looks so pretty with all those flowers and ruffles... hope you are enjoying your summer and aren't suffering with the extreme heat we are hearing of down under.. Have a wonderful week... Megan

  18. Two beautiful cards Carole. Love the silhouetted houses and wise men.
    Thanks so much for joining us at Winter Wonderland. Hope to see you again soon,
    Lou DT xo

  19. Gorgeous cards!
    Love the way you coloured the sweet girl and I love that flourish flower die. The three wise men card is a perfect Christmas card. I love the simple beauty of this and the two colours are gorgeous.


Thank you for taking time to comment on my Blog I do appreciate all your comments Love and Hugs Carole x