Saturday 29 February 2020

Christmas Bauble

Good morning everyone today I'm sharing a card I made a couple of weeks ago for the ladies at our craft group to make Its a Christmas Bauble Design made using mostly dies sorry bur the silver mirra card has not photographed  well .

Card Recipe

Circle shape card made from a 7x7 blank card using a Spellbinder Grand Dies
White card is Ross Papercraft
Silver Mirra Card is Jelly Bean Crafts
Poinsettia Die is Spellbinder
Holly Die is Creative Expressions
Happy Christmas Die came free in a magazine ages ago
Silver mesh ribbon is from Whitby Crafts
Frosted Berries eBay
Silver Twine Michael's in Florida

Well I hope everyone has a great weekend I'm finishing my post with a couple of photos of my trip this week with my Golden Girl friends to London to see the Tutankhamun Exhibition at the Saatchi gallery a fabulous exhibition and a great couple of days.

Love and  hugs Carole x

Saturday 22 February 2020

Prosecco Time

Good evening everyone I hope you are all well and have had a great weekend. My post this evening is to showcase the February new release stamps from All Dressed Up Stamps.. As always they are all fabulous design.  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

Cupids Heart

Love Potion
 Prosecco Time
Where with style 

This is my Design Team cvard using Prosecco Time

Close Up

Card Recipe

7x7 blank Card
 Papers are Maja Design Fika Lelas Cafe
Stamp is Prosseco Time from all Dressed Up Stamps painted with Derwent Inktensr Pencils
Die is LDRS Gilded Oval from Dies to Die For
Lace and organza trim was from Wild Orchid Crafts some time go
Flowers are Wild Orchid Crafts and  The Ribbon Girl 
Pearl Heart Brendas Lace and Ribbon Specials now closed
Resin Frame is from Jelly Bean Crafts at the NEC Birmingham
Sentiment stamp is Lili of the Valley
Some Wink of Stella on her dress

Well I hope you can take a look at these new stamps they are just great. Love and  hugs Carole x

Saturday 15 February 2020

My Valentine Forever7

Good evening to all my lovely friends and  followers today is the launch of our  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 February Design Team project  I used a lovely stamp called My Valentine Forever 
There are also more fabulous creations from the rest of the Design Team to inspire you all over on the Challenge Blog.

Card Recipe

7x7 Blank Card
Smooth White card Ross Paper craft show
Stamp is My Valentine forever painted with Derwent Inktenxe Pencils
Scalloped oval die to cut the aperture
Creative Expressions lattice heart A4 embossing folder
Flowers are Creative Expressions 
Lattice hearts are from a Joycraft Border die
Heart stamens I recently bought from Anne  Richardson De- stash site 
With love sentiment is Spellbinder 
Wooden hearts painted with grey Cracker Barrel Acrylic Paint from Walmart in Florida
Grey pearl hearts Jelly Bean Crafts

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

Enjoy the weekend Love and  hugs Carole x

Sunday 9 February 2020

Snowy Church

Good Morning everyone and I hope everyone is keeping warm and safe in the dreadful weather. Today I'm sharing a card I made on Thursday at the craft group I go to we used a lovely Lili of the Valley Christmas stamp Snowy Church

Card Recipe

6x6 Blank card
Stamp is Snowy Church from Lili of the Valley painted with Derwent Inktense pencils
Papers I think are from The Works
Die cut trees not sure of the make not my die
Merry Christmas sentiment from Hobby craft
Small die cut stars are cut from a Printable Heaven die 
Some white Wink of Stella on the snow

Enjoy the rest of the weekend its a perfect day to stay warm and craft !!  Love and  hugs Carole 

Tuesday 4 February 2020


Good evening everyone I hope everyone is enjoying the week.. My post today is to tell you about the free All Dressed Up Stamp called Cupid you can get free this week 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
Stamp is All Dressed up Stamps Cupid painted with Derwent Inktense Pencils
Dark Red Card is Ross Papercraft
Paper I think is from a very old Docrafts A4 pad
Heart stitched die
Square stitched dies 
Aged Mahogany distress ink on the edges of the heart
Floral heart and  flower dies are all Creative Expressions 
Small red roses Boyes Stores
Love sentiment is cut fro a Spellbinder with love sentiment die
Some clear wink of Stella on her wings

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