Wednesday, 24 July 2019

Peace on Earth Angel

Good morning to all my lovely friends and followers its that Wednesday so the launch of a new weekly challenge over at Crafting by Designs our theme for this weeks challenge is Get Ready for Christmas .This is our penultimate challenge before our Design Team Summer break

Our sponsor this week is



Prize - 3 digi images

For my Design Team project I used a lovely image called Peace on Earth Angel



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Card Recipe

Stamp s Peace on Earth Angel from Color Of Love painted with Derwent Inktense Pencils
Papers are from a pad called Frozen I bought from Poundland
Dies are Go Kreate Square Frame Frilly 10
Star with Swirls die is Joycraft 
Sentiment stamps are Lili of the Valley Christmas tags still available as digis
Pine Needles Distressed Oxide ink
Pink pearl star my box
Glamour dust glitter on the Angel 

Well I hope that you can enter our challenge this time the Get ready for Christmas is always popular with our followers I hope you can join us .

Enjoy the rest of the week Love and  hugs Carole x




Monday, 22 July 2019

Fruitti Tutti

Good evening everyone I hope you are all well and have had a great weekend. 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




For my Design Team card I used the fabulous Fruitti Tutti



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Card Recipe

7x7 blank card
Stamp is Fruitti Tutti from All Dressed Up Stamps painted wit Derwent Inktense Pencils
Card is Cream Antique Lace pearlescent card from Limetree Crafts
Stitched square dies
Banner die is Joycraft 
Frilly edge die is from eBay 
I cut the sun die with double sided sticky paper on one side of the card then added the glitter
The Flamingo stickers were a recent purchase from Michael's in Florida on my recent holiday
Sparkle gem is from The Hobby House
Sentiment is from a Tim Holtz Small Talk Sticker Pad Snarky from Hobby Lobby Florida


Well I hope you can take a look at these new stamps they are just great I had a lot of fun making this  card 

Enjoy the rest of the week everyone Love and  hugs Carole x




Monday, 15 July 2019

Little Butterfly Girl

Good evening to all my lovely friends and  followers Today is the launch of a new 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  Little Butterfly Girl There are also more fabulous creations from the rest of the Design Team to inspire you all over on the Challenge Blog.





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Card Recipe

7x7 Blank card
Stamp is Little Butterfly Girl from All Dressed Up Stamps painted with Derwent Inktense Pencils
Papers are Green Lili of the Valley from the Timeless Victorian Pad no longer available.
Rose patterned paper is Lemoncraft House of Roses from Crafteeze
Chipboard frame is from Live and  Love crafts now closed
Flowers are Wild Orchid Crafts
Butterflies are cut from a Maja Design sheet
Happy Birthday sentiment is Presscut
Some Wink of Stella on the butterflies

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


Before I go I just want to let you all know the reason I've not been around for a number of weeks. I've been away for five weeks in Florida at our apartment We had a good time and  had the family with us for part of the time and Miles celebrated his fourth birthday while we were there and  has since had another party with his friends .so I'm finishing with a few photos of our holiday


Chef Mickeys Breakfast at the Contemporary Resort Disney World




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Miles 4th Birthday 



Our Favourite night out Drinks and  Dinner at Winter Park




Shopping at Michael's



I'm going home Grandma on a big plane
 


Well I hope I haven't bored you with these photos but thought you would like to see why I have not been around .Have a great week everyone Love and  hugs Carole x



Saturday, 22 June 2019

Teepee Girl

Good evening everyone I hope you are all well and have had a great 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
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Teepee Girl


Pool Ready

 Key to the Door

 Billy Goat






For my Design Team card I used the fabulous Teepee Girl



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The Two Sides are Identical



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Card Recipe


Teepee shaped card is from Mad Hatter crafts at Ross Papercraft Show
Papers are from my box  I was given them so not sure of the make
Stamp is All Dressed Up Stamps Teepee girl painted with Derwent Inktense Pencils
Joycraft banner die
Dome shape cross stitch edge die is from eBay
Letters are from a Tim Holtz Label Letters pad I bought in Hobby Lobby in Florida
Wooden coloured hearts are from my box I think they came from Whitby Crafts ages ago.

Well I hope you can take a look at these new stamps they are just great I had a lot of fun making this Teepee card 

Enjoy the rest of the weekend  everyone Love and  hugs Carole x





























Saturday, 15 June 2019

Butterfly Wings

Good morning to all my lovely friends and  followers Today is the launch of a new 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  Butterfly Wings  There are also more fabulous creations from the rest of the Design Team to inspire you all over on the Challenge Blog.






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Card Recipe

Circle card is made from Spellbinder scalloped edge grand dies
Papers are Graphic 45 Bride and Baby Classic Collection
Stamp is Buterfly Wings from All Dressed up Stamps Painted with Derwent Inktense Pencils
Spellbinder Grand and standard scalloped edge dies
Lace Butterflies are from Brenda's Lace and Ribbon Facebook shop 
Sentiment is Lili of the Valley stamped with Paris Blue Memento ink I'm not sure if these are still available might be as a digi
Blue pearls are cut from some blue pearl string from Ross Papercraft show

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

Love and  hugs Carole x
 

Wednesday, 29 May 2019

Get Ready for Christmas

Good morning to all my lovely friends and followers its that Wednesday so the launch of a new weekly challenge over at Crafting by Designs

Our sponsor for this week is

We R 3 
     

  Prize - $15 gift certificate to the shop 


For my Design Team card I decided on something a bit different and used a lovely Topper called Snowman Wonderland.




Card Recipe

7x7 blank card
Topper is from We R Us Snowman Wonderland
Blue snowflake paper was free in a magazine last year,
Embossed Snowflake card is from Jelly Bean Crafts
Stitched Edge Square and circle dies
Tree die is Joycraft  Pine Trees
Sentiment stamp  is Lili of the Valley heat embossed with Stampendous detail white embossing powder I've noticed that they do have these clear stamps in the shop at present
Faded Jeans Distress Oxide ink on the edges of the trees
Some Glamour Dust on the Snowman Topper
Pearl Snowflake  is The Hobby House I bought them from Whitby Crafts ages ago

Well I hope that you can enter our challenge this time the Get ready for Christmas is always popular with our Followers I hope you can join us .

Enjoy the rest of the week Love and  hugs Carole x

 


Wednesday, 22 May 2019

Wild About Flowers

Good evening everyone I hope you are all well and are have had a great week. My post this evening is to showcase the May 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

Cup Cake

Popsicle Girl

Summer Tortoises

Wild About Flowers


For my Design Team card I used the fabulous Wild About Flowers



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Card Recipe

The card shape is made with my  new Go Kreate square frame frilly die 10 
Papers are Maja Designs Celebration -Congratulations from The Mad Scrapper
Stamp is Wild About Flowers from All Dressed Up Stamps painted with Derwent Inktense Pencils
Flowers are made using Dandelion stem die
Stamens are from The Ribbon Girl sadly now closed
Lace bows are from Brenda's Lace and  Ribbon Specials Facebook shop
Sentiments are Lili of the Valley sentiment tag stamps
Victorian Velvet Distrees ink


I hope you can find tome to enter the challenge this month have a great evening and week everyone Love and  hugs Carole x












Cute Just Got Cuter

Good morning to all my friends and  followers today sees the launch of a new weekly challenge over at Crafting by designs and  our theme for this weeks challenge is Feature a Creature.

We have a great sponsor this week


Prize - winner choice of 2 digi images

For my Design Team card this time I used the lovely stamp called Cute Just Got Cuter and  is a Freebie stamp on the all Dressed up Stamps Challenge blog.




Card Recipe

6x6 blank card
Papers are Lili of the Valley, Turquoise card is Tim Holtz
Stamp is Cute Just Got Cuter from All Dressed up Stamps painted with Derwent Inktense Pencils
Paws Ribbon  ribbon and The Fait Par Moi ribbon is from  Crafty Ribbons shop not sure if it is still available I've had it a while
Banner die is La La Land
Stitched rectangle die is Lawn Fawn
White wooden dog from Whitby Crafts.  I gave him a cute little check coat and  blue collar !!
Grey heart pearls and  black pearls my stash



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Well I hope you can find the time to enter this weeks challenge Enjoy the rest of the week Love and  hugs  Carole x




Wednesday, 15 May 2019

Sassy

Good morning to all my lovely friends and  followers This is the launch of a new 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 May Design Team project  I used a lovely stamp called  Sassy There are also more fabulous creations from the rest of the Design Team to inspire you all over on the challenge blog.





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Card Recipe

7x7 Blank Card
Stamp is Sassy painted with Derwent Inktense Pencils
Papers are Maja Design Fika I bought them some time ago from Live and  Love Crafts
Purple card my stash
Die is LDRS Gilded Oval from Dies to Die For
Stitched square and heart dies
Flowers are Wild Orchid Crafts, The Ribbon Girl and  Boyes Stores
Organza ribbon is from Walmart in Florida 
Pearl hearts are Jelly Bean Crafts
Milled Lavender Distress ink


I hope you can take a look at the challenge and maybe join us this month Have a great week everyone Love and  hugs Carole x





Sunday, 12 May 2019

A Little Gift

Happy Sunday everyone I hope that you are all having a lovely weekend. Today I'm sharing a card I made recently at the Craft Group I go to . We used a Lili of The Valley Stamp called A Little Gift to make this pretty Christmas card
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I did enjoy making it as its ages since I have had the time to use my own Lili of the Valley Stamps





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Card Recipe

6x6 Blank Card
Stamp is Lili of The Valley A Little Gift painted with Derwent Inktense Pencils
Papers are Little Red Robin from Docrafts
Stitched square and circle die
Tree die is not mine sorry not sure of the make
White/Silver  flock to make the snow is from Ross Papercraft
Wooden star and wooden sentiment are both from Ross Papercraft
Forest Moss Distress ink and  Glamour dust on the trees
Green twine 

Well I hope you enjoy my LOTV card and  the rest of the weekend Love and  hugs Carole x