Thursday 26 October 2017

Wedding Day Two

Good morning everyone I hope you are all looking forward to a lovely weekend I posted the first of these Wedding Cards a few days ago.So today I'm sharing the card I made for the Brides Grandmother.

I used another Lili of the Valley Rubber Stamp called Mr and Mrs sadly its now only available as a Digital Stamp

Close up

The Box

Card and  Box recipe

8x8 Blank Card 
Papers are Mr and Mrs from Best Creation Inc.
Stamp is Lili of the Valley Mr and Mrs painted with Derwent Inktense Pencils
Dies are Joycraft Heart border die 
Heart die eBay
Flower die is Poppy Stamps
Resin shapes Jelly Bean Crafts painted with Grey acrylic paint
Other flowers are Wild Orchid Crafts
Pink lace is Brenda's Lace and  Ribbon Specials Facebook shop
Pearl string The Hobby House
Sentiments made on the computer 
Box is from Mad Hatter Crafts
Pearl Hearts also Jelly Bean Crafts

Well I hope you like these cards I really enjoyed making them and I know they all had a fabulous Wedding Day. Enjoy the weekend love and hugs Carole x

Sunday 22 October 2017

Christmas Penguin

Good evening to all my lovely friends and followers tonight's post is to showcase the new release stamps from All Dressed Up Stamps for October  there are four new gorgeous designs just perfect for your Autumn /Christmas  cards.

So here they are and  you can buy them all now from the All Dressed Up Shop This is another fabulous release from Wendy and  again its very difficult to decide which I like the best..

Bushy Tail
 Christmas Hair Do
 Christmas Penguin
 Snowy Days

For my Design Team card I used the lovely Christmas Penguin hope you like it. I made a wooden Christmas wall plaque with this stamp for a change.

Close Up

Wooden Wall Plaque Recipe 

Wooden circle plaque from Wallmart in Florida painted with Snow White Acrylic Paint
Stamp is Christmas Penguin from All Dressed up Stamps painted with Derwent Intense Pencils
Stitched circle die from eBay
Star die is Joycrafts I cut two to fit the edge
Snow type paper overlay to cover the plaque from Ross Papercrafts
Paper is from a Frozen pad I bought in Poundland  For the money it is good quality 200gsm
Silver snowflakes and  the sentiment are from Hobbycraft
Twinklets and Winter Decor Snow by Leane Creatief to make the raised snow
Silver Ribbon to make the hanger is Tim Holtz from Michael's Florida

Well I hope you all like the new release there are more Design Team projects on the BLOG  if you want to take a look.

Wednesday 18 October 2017

Wedding Day

Good morning to all my lovely friends and followers I hope everything is well with you all. Today I'm sharing the first of two Wedding Card commissions I've made recently for a Wedding that took place on the 14th October The first I'm sharing is the card I made for the brides Dad and step Mum

I used a lovely Lili of the Valley digital stamp called Loved Up

Close up

The Box

Card and  Box Recipe

8x8 Blank Card
Creative Expressions Lattice hearts embossing folder
Heart embossing folder came free in a magazine ages ago
Digital Stamp is Lili of the Valley Loved up painted with Copic pens
Lace is Brenda's Lace and  Ribbon Specials Facebook shop
Pearl String is the Hobby House
Organza flowers are Wild Orchid Crafts
Heart corner die and  heart die are both from eBay
Sentiment was made on the computer
Pearl hearts my stash
Box from Mad Hatter Crafts
With Love die is Spellbinders

Well I hope that you enjoy my card I loved this stamp it looked so much better after I painted it I'll certainly use it again. Sending Congratulations  to Beth and Scott hope you had a great Wedding Day.
I'll post hte second card I made for her Grandma shortly 

 Love and  hugs Carole x

Sunday 15 October 2017

Little Skater

Good evening everyone I'm here this evening to launch out latest monthly challenge over at All Dressed Up Stamps Challenge Blog 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 card I used the lovely stamp called Little Skater There are also more fabulous creations from the rest of the Design Team to inspire you all over on the challenge blog

Close Up

Card Recipe

6x6 Blank card
Stamp is Little Skater from All Dressed Up Stamps painted with Derwent Inktense Pencils
Sparkle Grey card from some I had left from some Wedding Invites I made 
Papers are Lili of the Valley Snow Princess pad no longer available
Paper mesh overlay  looks like snow from Ross Papercraft
Circle die is Spellbinder
Snowflake border die is Joycraft
Eyelash trim around the image is from Crafty Ribbons
Pom Pom trim is from Michael's in Florida
Flowers are Hobby Lobby and Boyes Stores 
Berries are from eBay and a local garden centre
Silver Snowflake is from Hobbycraft
Small silver pine cones I got from Whitby Crafts
Small silver stars my stash
Sentiment is Whimsy Stamps Winter Letter Seals set

Well I hope you all have a great evening and  weekend and  can fund time to enter the challenge this month Love and  hugs Carole x

Thursday 12 October 2017

In The Pink Boobie Love and a Give Away

Good morning to all my lovely friends and  followers today is the launch of our new challenge over at In The Pink and  our theme this week is add a ribbon for Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
Our sponsor this time is

  Prize a £10 voucher

I was delighted to make this card as this is something very close to my heart as 20 years ago this month I was diagnosed with Breast Cancer it was a horrible time however I came through it with the great support from a Brilliant Consultant , My family, Wonderful Friends and  Work Colleagues who were all amazing. It gave me a very different outlook on life and  I now try to live life to the full and concentrate on the things that mean the most to me. I'm thankful for every day.
For my Design Team card I used a Saturated Canary stamp called Boobie Love if I remember it was a freebie given by Saturated Canary several years ago to celebrate Breast Cancer Awareness. I hope you like her.

Close Up

Card Recipe

7x7 Blank card
Grey card  from my box
The grey and pink heart scrapbook paper is from Essential Crafts 
The digital stamp is Saturated Canary Boobie Love it was a freebie many years ago and the shop is now closed..
Die is Spellbinder Floral Ovals
Organza trim was from Joann's craft shop in Florida
Grey pearl trim was from Hobby Lobby in Florida
Heart Banner die is Penny Black the pink banner was given to me by a lovely crafty friend and the grey one I cut with my own die
The flowers are Wild Orchid crafts, Live and Love crafts and Boyes Stores
The pink ribbon was from my box and  the Breast Cancer Sparkly logo was from a charity badge
The sentiments are from a Tim Holtz  Ideology Sticker book Small Talk
Pink pearls my stash


I have decided that I would love my card to go to someone who is currently battling or recovering from Breast Cancer. So if any of my lovely friends or followers know anyone who would appreciate this card to brighten their day, please either email me or leave a comment here with the details of the person and their address I am happy to post world wide . If  I get more than one request I will draw a winner. You have till the end of October to contact me  xx

I hope you can also enter our challenge this time and sorry my post is long but this is something I really care a lot about. Love and  hugs Carole x

Wednesday 4 October 2017


Good morning to all my friends and  followers. I hope you are all well and having a great week . Today I'm sharing some Christmas Angels I made a few weeks ago I bought the  die in a sale last January and  decided to have play with it.




Angel Recipe

Angels are cut from  a Marianne die Angel With Heart from Buddly Crafts
Gold and  silver Mirra card from Ross Papercraft show
White smooth card my stash
White net Boyes Stores
Tinsel my stash
Pearl string The Hobby House
Gold bells Whitby Crafts
Viva Pearl pen
Ribbon my box

Well I hope you enjoy these. I plan on making some more to use at Christmas on the tree and to decorate the table. Enjoy the rest of the week everyone Love and  hugs Carole x