Thursday, 22 October 2020

Look at Me

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


Look at me

Hello Mr Squirrel
Ski Season 

Little Pumpkin

For my Design Team card I used the lovely Look at Me



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Card Recipe


7x7 Blank card
Stamp is Look at Me painted with Derwent Inktense Pencils
Papers are Pion Designs Our Furry Friends Collection Bundle of Joy
Kraft card is Crafters Companion
Stitched square dies
MFT Mod rectangle dies
Tag die
Giggle ticket is from a Tim Holtz ticket pad I bought at Hobby Lobby in Florida years ago
Hessian twine flower was from Michael's in Florida
Wooden love sentiment from eBay
Flowers are from Dainty Crafts Washington now closed and  Wild Orchid Crafts
Milled lavender Distress ink on the edges

Well I hope you can take a look at these new stamps they are just great. 

I hope everyone is keeping well ..
 Sending Love and  hugs to you all Carole x







Friday, 16 October 2020

Little Pumpkin

 Good afternoon everyone my post today is to tell you about a great freebie stamp currently on offer fro all Dressed Up Stamps over on Kit and Clowder called Little Pumpkin.

This is my Design Team card to inspire you 


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Card Recipe

7x7 Blank card
Stamp is Little Pumpkin from All Dressed Up Stamps painted with Derwent Inktense pencils
Paper is Pion Design Summer Falls Into Autumn October Harvest
Orange card my box
Square stitched dies
Frilly edge die is Tattered Lace design
Leaf die is from Magnolia Doohickey set Leaf and  scroll
Metal leaves and  the round button are from my box might have been Whitby Crafts 
The pumpkin shaped handcrafted button I bought in Covent Garden Market 
Forest Moss Distress Ink on the edges 
Fall Sentiment I found on Pinterest as I had nothing suitable in my sentiments 
Green twine was from Brenda's Lace and  ribbon specials now closed

Well I hope you can visit Kit and  Clowder and get this great stamp Have a lovely weekend and stay 
safe 

Love and  hugs Carole 







Thursday, 15 October 2020

Dino

Good evening to all my lovely friends and  followers today is the launch of our 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 stamp called  Dino





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Card Recipe

Card shape is made using a Dutchdoobadoo stencci I think came from Buddly Crafts
Stamp is Dino from All Dressed Up Stamps painted with Derwent Inktense Pencils
Stitched circle dies
Star die is Joycrafts
wooden tree is from my box sorry I cannot remember what make they are I've had them ages
Twine is from My box from The Ribbon Girl and Brenda's lace and  ribbon specials both now  closed
Sentiment tag is a Lili of the Valley Christmas tags I think they are available still as a Digi 
The Christmas lights are Docrafts 
Small green gems my box
Some white Wink of Stella on his hat and  pompom
Teal Green card from Michaels in Florida Green and Red card my box 
Dinosaur paper is Pinterest


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

Have a great week Love and  hugs Carole x





Sunday, 4 October 2020

All of Us

Good morning to all my friends and followers today I;m sharing  a card using one of the new 2020 Christmas stamps from Lili Of the valley called All of Us I do love snowmen and  really enjoyed painting this card



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Card Recipe

7x7 Blsnk Card
Stamp is All of Us from Lili of the Valley painted  with Derwent Inktense pencils
Kraft card is Crafters Companion 
Papers are from a magazine Freebie 
Square stitched dies 
Rectangle stitched dies
Wooden sentiment is from Hobby Craft as are the small wooden trees
Small snowy pine cones are also from hobby Craft
Frosted berries are from eBay
Twine behind the cones and berries is from Walmart in Florida
Small Holly leaf die is Joy Craft
Ground Expresso Distress Ink around the edges of the image 


Well I hope  everyone is having a great weekend despite the rain . I also need to apologize  to you for being a bad blogger recently However I hope to get time soon to start commenting again I miss all your fab designs.
We had a great time last weekend when our Grandson and  his Mum and Dad came to stay it was the first time we had seen them since February and Miles has grown so much the cuddles with him were very special after such a long time 

Love and hugs Carole  xx






Tuesday, 22 September 2020

Little Dancer

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



Fairy Butterfly Wings





For my Design Team card I used the adorable Little Dancer



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Card Recipe

7x7 blank Card
Stamp is Little Dancer from All Dressed up Stamps painted with Derwent Inktense Pencils
Pink card is from my box
Papers are Make and Create Flowers Blooming from The Works
Scalloped Oval dies 
Square stitched dies
Flower dies I bought in a craft de stash sale might be Creative Expressions
Pearl String and Pearlsleaves are the Hobby House not sure they still do these leaves I bought them originally from Whitby Crafts
Sentiment stamp is from Lili of the Valley not sure if they might have it as a Digi 
Lace is from Brenda's Lace and  Ribbon specials now closed

Well I hope you can take a look at these new stamps they are just great. 

I hope everyone is keeping well ..
 Sending Love and  hugs to you all Carole x





Tuesday, 15 September 2020

A Star Is Born

 Good evening to all my lovely friends and  followers today is the launch of our 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 September Design Team project  I used a stamp called  A Star is Born





C;ose up




Card Recipe

7x7 Blank Card
Stamp is A Star is Born painted with Derwent Inktense pencils
Square Stitched dies
Star circle die I bought from eBay
Blue card is from Michaels in Florida
Star paper is from a Paper Addicts pad Yuletide Wishes I was given as a gift
Sentiments are Lili of the Valley and  Whimsy Stamps
Angel button is from a Dress it Up button pack
Bark heart is from Live and  Love crafts ages ago now closed
Small star die cuts around the image

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

Have a great week Love and  hugs Carole x








Monday, 7 September 2020

Happy Snowman

 Goof morning everyone my post today is my second  Design Team card for Get Creative Challenge The theme for this months challenge is Black and one other colour not as easy as it sounds.

Our sponsor for this months challenge is




For my first Design Team project I used a lovely stamp from our sponsor called Happy Snowman


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Card Recipe

7x7 Blank card
Stamp is Happy Snowman by Drawn by Krista and coloured with Copic Pens
Snowflake embossing folder
Stitched square edge dies 
Round stitched edge dies 
Star circle die is Joycraft
Tree die is also joycraft
Criso white ribbon was from Hobbycraft
Merry Christmas star button I think came from Crafty Ribbons
Glamour Dust on the Snowman's Hat ,Scarf and  Buttons
Assorted Gems and  Pearls are from my box

Well i hope you can take a look at this new Blog challenge  Love and hugs Carole x













Friday, 28 August 2020

Wedding Card

 Good afternoon everyone today I;m sharing a Wedding Commission card I made recently It was quite a challenge a same sex marriage Things to be included they loved their fawn cat ,mad on gardening and one was very flamboyant oh and  had to include grey.

This is what I came up with 




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The Box


Card and Box Recipe

8x8 Blank Card
Stamp [s Purrfect together from All Dressed Up Stamps paintrd with  Copic pens
Heart embossed card is from Jelly Bean Crafts
Grey card my box
Square stitched dies
Heart Stitched dies
heart flourishes are Creative Expressions
Flowers are a mix of Wild Orchid Crafts Dainty Crafts and Ross Papercraft show
Grey heart are from the hearty flourish
Silver trim I bought in Birmingham indoor market last year when I went to the NEC craft show
8 x 8 Box is from Mad Hatter crafts
Love sentiment is Spellbinder

I hope you all have a great weekend and  I'm hoping things improve here its rained all day today 

Love and  hugs Carole x






Saturday, 22 August 2020

House Plants

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


Little fishesHouse PlantsBeach Time
For my Design Team card I used the lovely House Plants





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Card Recipe

8x8 blank card cut with a Spellbinder Grand circle die to make the shaped card
Papers are from a Heartfelt Creation Wild wood collection pad cut with the Grand circles die and  a Grand scalloped circle die
Stamp is House plants from all Dressed up Stamps painted with Derwent Inktense Pencils
Leaf edge is made with a Hero Arts leaf die and Distress Oxide Iced Spruce
Lace is from my box from Brenda's lace and  ribbon specials now closed
Coloured Pearl string is from eBay
Butterfly is cut with a Martha Stewart Punch 
The sentiment is from a Tim Holtz Ideology Small talk pad

Well I hope you can take a look at these new stamps they are just great. 

I hope everyone is keeping well ..
 Sending Love and  hugs to you all Carole x







Saturday, 15 August 2020

Snowy Days Snowman

 Good evening to all my lovely friends and  followers today is the launch of our 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 stamp called  Snowy Days Snowman




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Card Recipe

7x7 Blank Card
Stamp is Snowy Das Snowman painted with Derwent Inktenxe Pencils
Papers are Blue Snowman paper is called Country Snowman from My Paper Studio that I bought last year at I think Hobby lobby in Florida
Kraft card is from Crafters Companion
Star sentiment die is a First Edition sentiment die set
Beaded berries are from eBay
Twine i think came from Whitby Crafts
Wooden bird is from my box might have come from Michaels in Florida
Square stitched dies
Twine from Brendas Lace and  Ribbon specials
Card candy Craftwork cards 


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

Have a great weekend  stay safe and  I hope you all  well
Love and  hugs Carole x
 





Saturday, 1 August 2020

Sunflower

Good Morning everyone I hope that you are all well Today I'm sharing an All Dressed up Stamps Design Team card using a freebie stamps we are giving away over at Kit and Clowder I hope you can take a look
This is my Design Team card using Sunflower



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Card Recipe


7x7 Blank Card
Stamp is Sunflower painted with Derwent Inktense Pencils
Yellow card is from Michaels in Florida
Blue  paper is from a Hunkeydory Primrose Lane pad
Marble card is also Hunkeydory
Ovsl die is Spellbinder Floral Oval
Square stitched dies 
Picket Fence die is Crafty Sentiment Designs
Leaf die is Joycraft
Tall leaf die is Marianne 
Sunflowers are from my box 
Twine is Brenda's lace and  ribbon Specials now closed
Sentiment is from a magazine freebie


I hope you can pop over to Kit and  Clowder and  get this lovely stamp I really enjoyed using it Have a good weekend. Love and  hugs Carole x

I've entered this into Crafty Sentiments Design s Challenge
 


Wednesday, 22 July 2020

The Mermaid Gang

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

 Summer Trainers

The Mermaid Gang


For my Design Team card I used the lovely The  Mernaid Gang

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Card Recipe

7x7 Blank Card
Stamp is The Mermaid Gang from All Dressed Up Stamps painted with Derwent Inktense Pencils
Silver card is Crafters Companion
Blue card from Michaels in Florida 
Paper is Heartfelt Creations Wildwood Cottage Collection pad
I inked the area around the stamp with Bubble wrap and Distress Ink
Dies are Grand circle Dies Spellbinder 
Corner bubble dies are Joy Craft
Stitched square dies
Ceramic fish was from Whitby Crafts ages ago
Star fish charm my box
Silver sparkle gems to make to pothole studs


Well I hope you can take a look at these new stamps they are just great. 

I hope everyone is keeping well ..
 Sending Love and  hugs to you all Carole x