Monday 30 December 2019

MDF Reindeer Scene

Good afternoon to all my lovely friends and followers I hope you have all enjoyed a very Happy Christmas
Today I'm sharing a special crafty gift I made for my Grandson Miles using an MDF Reindeer set I bought earlier in the year from Buddly Crafts



Reindeer Scene Recipe

MDF set is by Dutch Doobadoo from Buddly Crafts
Papers are Maja Design Joyous Winter Days
Santa Sleigh die is Joycraft
Flock fabric for the snow is from Ross Papercraft Show
Ribbon my box
Bells are from Live and  Love Crafts now closed
Lights are from eBay

Finally a photo of Miles at his Christingle Service at their local church on Christmas Eve

Have a very Happy New Year and the very Best of Wishes to you all for 2020


Sunday 22 December 2019

Meowy Christmas

Good evening everyone I hope you are all well and have had a great weekend. My post this evening is to showcase the December 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 adorable Meowy Christmas 

Close up 

Card Recipe

7x7 blank card
Stamp is All Dressed Up Stamps Meowy Christmas painted with Derwent Inktense Pencils
Papers are Do crafts Little Robin paper pad
Wooden Holly an d Button are from the same range
Frosted Berries from eBay
Gingham ribbon my box
Square stitched die and  star die

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

Enjoy the lead up to Christmas  everyone Love and  hugs Carole x

Sunday 15 December 2019

To have and to hold

Good evening to all my lovely friends and  followers today is the launch of our 100th Monthly Challenge over at All Dressed Up Stamps . Our theme as always is Anything Goes as long as you use an  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 December Design Team project  I used a lovely stamp called To Have and to Hold
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

8x8 Blank Card
Stamp is To Have and to hold from All Dressed up Stamps painted with Derwent Inktense Pencils
Antique Lace Cream card is from Lime Tree Crafts
Love heart die war fro eBay
With Love sentiment die is Spellbinder
Heart die is Joy craft 
Embossing folder is Creative expressions Lattice hearts
Pearl string the Hobby House
Flowers from Wild Orchid Crafts not sue=re if they still sell these 
Pearl Hearts Jelly Bean Crafts
I think the pearl leaves are The Ribbon Girl not certain

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

Enjoy the  week Love and  hugs Carole x

Wednesday 4 December 2019

Pearls in her Hair and Rudolph

Good morning everyone today sees the launch of our new monthly Anything Goes Challenge over at Crafting By Designs . It is also a very sad post as this is not only our last post of 2019 but our last challenge post for sometime .The Admin and  Design Team are taking a long break and  may come back at sometime in the future Its very sad as this was my first Design Team and  I have loved all the five and a half years I have been on the team such a fantastic friendly and  supportive team

We have four great sponsors this month

Prize - $8 Gift Certificate to shop

We R 3 

Prize - $15 Gift Certificate to shop

Prize - $10 gift certificate to shop 

For my Design Team cards I used images from Oddball Art Rudolph and A Day for Daisies Pearls in her Hair

Card Recipe

Stamp is A Day for Daisies Pearls in my hair painted with Derwent Inktense Pencils
Spot papers are a 12x12 scrapbook sheet I bought in Michael's in Florida no make on it
Burgundy card is from Ross Papercrafts
Dies are Spellbinder Opulent Ovals 
Flower die was an eBay find
Birdcage die is Joycraft
Ribbon is Martha Stewart 
Pearl String is The Hobby House
Charm is from my stash
Pearl flowers are Brenda's Lace and  Ribbon Facebook shop
Sentiment tags are Lili of the Valley
Viva pearl pen

Card Recipe

Shaped card is made with a Go Create die Frilly 10
Papers are from a Lili of the Valley Pad no longer available
Stamp is Rudolph from Oddball Art painted with Derwent Inktense Pencils
I cut the trees from the toppers that come in the paper pad
The sentiment is a Lili of the Valley Stamp and  I heat embossed it with silver embossing powder
Silver bells and twine to finish

Well I hope you can enter our last challenge our challenges have always been so popular with lots of crafters. I will certainly miss making my Design Team cards .

Enjoy th week everyone Love and  hugs Carole x

Sunday 1 December 2019

Christmas Bauble and a freebie at Kit and Clowder

Good evening everyone hope everyone is enjoying a nice weekend. My post today is to tell you about the free All Dressed Up Stamp called Christmas Bauble you can get free this weekend from Kit and  Clowder This is the link to the Facebook page Kit and Clowder

This is my Design Team card using this gorgeous stamp

Close Up

Card Recipe

7x7 blank Card
white card
Stamp is Christmas Bauble painted with Cop[c Pens
Embosses Snowflake card is from Jelly Bean Crafts
Frame die is from eBay
Bauble does are Joycraft
Lace ribbon is from Hobbycraft
Sentiment is Lili of the Valley heat embossed with silver embossing powder
Lots of i on this card

Well I hope you can visit Kit and Clowder and  get this fabulous freebie stamp . Love and  hugs Carole x