Monday, 4 July 2022

Red, White and Blue

 Good morning  everyone today sees the launch of July challenge at Get Creative Challenge .The theme for this months  Get Creative challenge is Red White and Blue

This is my Design Team design




Card Recipe

5x7 Deckled edge Kraft card from Mad Hatter Crafts 
Red card my box 
Blue card Ross Papercraft
White card is also Ross Papercraft embossed with a Crafts to You embossing folder
Banner die is MFT
Patterned papers are from scraps in my box
Stitched star die
Happy birthday die is a  Creative Expressions Sue Wilson die
Bakers Twine 

I hope you can find time to enter our challenge just remember Red,White and blue is the theme this month






Friday, 1 July 2022

Pressie Time

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

The theme for this month is Christmas In July

For my Design Team card I used a great stamp called Pressie Time



Card Recipe

7x7 Blank card
Stamp is Sheepski Designs Pressie Time painted with Derwent Inktense Pencils
Kraft card is Crafters Companion 
Blue paper is from a 12x12 pad I bought from The Works last year
Maroon card is from Ross papercraft
Square stitched dies
Present die is  Intricutz All Wrapped Up I bought from Craft Habitat at Harrogate Show
Tis the season sentiment die is First Edition 
Parcel button is from a Henbury Lane set from Docrafts
Twine my box
Card Candi is from Craftwork Cards now closed
Some frosted snow on his hat


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







I hope you are having a great week this is my first Christmas card for 2022. I need to get going now and make some more . Sorry I have been missing in Blogland but I have had a really busy few weeks since I got back from holiday .

Happy Crafting everyone sending love Carole






Wednesday, 22 June 2022

Little Petal

 Good evening everyone I hope you are all well and having a good 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 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 June new release stamp Little Petal



Card Recipe

7x7 blank card
Stamp is Little Petal from All Dressed up Stamps painted with Derwent Inktense Pencils
Lavender card from my box might be Ross papercraft
Gold glamour Dust card from Lime tree Crafts embossed with a Creative Expressions Daisy Lattice A4 embossing folder
Oval stitched die is a Creative Designs die
Lots of love sentiment die from a Craft stash sale
Square stitched dies
Butterflies are from a Martha Stewart punch I bought many years ago in Michaels in Florida
Pearl string 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








Wednesday, 15 June 2022

Summer Fayre

 Good evening to all my lovely friends and  followers today is the launch of our June 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 June Design Team project  I used a lovely Stamp called Summer Fayre
 Its just such an adorable stamp for a summer card




Card Recipe

7x7 blank card
Lavender card is Pion Purple
Papers are Maja Design Sofiera Royal Summer Residence from Dies to Die for
Stamp is Summer Fayre from All Dressed Up Stamps painted with Derwent Inktense Pencils
Square Frilly die is Tattered Lace
Square stitched dies
Flower die is Sue Wilson Creative Expressions Nasturtium die
Lavender pearls my box
The rose border is from the Maja Design sheet
Happy Birthday die is Presscut

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

Before  I go just wanted to say why I have not been on Blogger recently. We finally got to our apartment in Florida after three years. We were away for a month it was great to get some real relaxation and fabulous sunshine .
 
Keep crafting. Love and Hugs Carole x




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