Wednesday 31 July 2019

Snowman Wonderland Topper

Good morning everyone its Wednesday and the launch of our month long Anything Goes Challenge over at Crafting by Designs . This is our last challenge before our Design Team Summer break we are not back now till the !st September,

We have two great sponsors this time

Prize - $6.00 voucher to store

We R 3 

Prize - $15 gift certificate to store

For my Design Team card I used a Snowman topper from We R 3 which I have used before but I liked it so much I decided to give it another outing. I don't use toppers very much but I do like this one a lot.

Card Recipe

7x7 Blank Card
Topper is Snowman Wonderland from We R 3
Papers are from two old Lili of the Valley Frosty Christmas pads no longer available
Kraft card is Crafter's Companion
Circle dies are Spellbinder
Border die is Joycraft  
Blue bakers twine
Snowman charm is from my box 
Wooden Christmas sentiment is from Ross Papercraft 
Clear Wink of Stella on the snowman and  background

Well lots of time to enter our challenge this time so hope you can join us over the summer break See you all in September with our next challenge// Love and  hugs Carole x

Monday 29 July 2019

Christening Day

Good morning everyone hope everyone is well. Yesterday we went to a lovely christening for one of my friends Great Grandson Henry Arlo we had a great afternoon after a beautiful christening ceremony.
My friend asked me a while ago to make a special christening card for her so as the day is over now I'm sharing it with you
I used what I consider to be the best stamp ever for a christening card by Lili of the Valley so here it is

The Card

The Box

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Card and  Box Recipe

8x8 Card
8x8 box from Mad Hatter Crafts at Ross papercraft
Stamp is Baby Christening from Lili of the Valley painted with Derwent Inktense Pencils this stamp is still available but only as a digi
Lattice heart embossing folder is by Creative expressions 
Pearl card is from Lime tree crafts blue card is from Michael's in Florida
Heart dies eBay 
Heart Spray Flourishes are Creative Expressions
Heart Banner die is Penny black
With love die is spellbinder
Flowers are Dawn to Dusk crafts and  Wild Orchid Crafts
Pearl string Ross paper craft show
Christening postmark stamp s from Lili of the valley not sure if its in digi 
Other personal sentiments made on the computer 

Finally finishing with a photo of the Baby Henry Arlo and  his Great Grandmother yesterday what a sweetie and  such a good boy during the christening ceremony/

Enjoy the rest of the week everyone just hope the sun decides to shine again so dull here today Love and  hugs Carole x

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

Close up 

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

Close up

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