Friday 28 August 2020

Wedding Card

 Good afternoon everyone today I;m sharing a Wedding Commission card I made recently It was quite a challenge a same sex marriage Things to be included they loved their fawn cat ,mad on gardening and one was very flamboyant oh and  had to include grey.

This is what I came up with 

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The Box

Card and Box Recipe

8x8 Blank Card
Stamp [s Purrfect together from All Dressed Up Stamps paintrd with  Copic pens
Heart embossed card is from Jelly Bean Crafts
Grey card my box
Square stitched dies
Heart Stitched dies
heart flourishes are Creative Expressions
Flowers are a mix of Wild Orchid Crafts Dainty Crafts and Ross Papercraft show
Grey heart are from the hearty flourish
Silver trim I bought in Birmingham indoor market last year when I went to the NEC craft show
8 x 8 Box is from Mad Hatter crafts
Love sentiment is Spellbinder

I hope you all have a great weekend and  I'm hoping things improve here its rained all day today 

Love and  hugs Carole x

Saturday 22 August 2020

House Plants

 Good evening everyone I hope you are all well and have had a good week My post this evening is to showcase the August 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

Little fishesHouse PlantsBeach Time
For my Design Team card I used the lovely House Plants

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Card Recipe

8x8 blank card cut with a Spellbinder Grand circle die to make the shaped card
Papers are from a Heartfelt Creation Wild wood collection pad cut with the Grand circles die and  a Grand scalloped circle die
Stamp is House plants from all Dressed up Stamps painted with Derwent Inktense Pencils
Leaf edge is made with a Hero Arts leaf die and Distress Oxide Iced Spruce
Lace is from my box from Brenda's lace and  ribbon specials now closed
Coloured Pearl string is from eBay
Butterfly is cut with a Martha Stewart Punch 
The sentiment is from a Tim Holtz Ideology Small talk pad

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

I hope everyone is keeping well ..
 Sending Love and  hugs to you all Carole x

Saturday 15 August 2020

Snowy Days Snowman

 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 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 August Design Team project  I used a stamp called  Snowy Days Snowman

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Card Recipe

7x7 Blank Card
Stamp is Snowy Das Snowman painted with Derwent Inktenxe Pencils
Papers are Blue Snowman paper is called Country Snowman from My Paper Studio that I bought last year at I think Hobby lobby in Florida
Kraft card is from Crafters Companion
Star sentiment die is a First Edition sentiment die set
Beaded berries are from eBay
Twine i think came from Whitby Crafts
Wooden bird is from my box might have come from Michaels in Florida
Square stitched dies
Twine from Brendas Lace and  Ribbon specials
Card candy Craftwork cards 

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

Have a great weekend  stay safe and  I hope you all  well
Love and  hugs Carole x

Saturday 1 August 2020


Good Morning everyone I hope that you are all well Today I'm sharing an All Dressed up Stamps Design Team card using a freebie stamps we are giving away over at Kit and Clowder I hope you can take a look
This is my Design Team card using Sunflower

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Card Recipe

7x7 Blank Card
Stamp is Sunflower painted with Derwent Inktense Pencils
Yellow card is from Michaels in Florida
Blue  paper is from a Hunkeydory Primrose Lane pad
Marble card is also Hunkeydory
Ovsl die is Spellbinder Floral Oval
Square stitched dies 
Picket Fence die is Crafty Sentiment Designs
Leaf die is Joycraft
Tall leaf die is Marianne 
Sunflowers are from my box 
Twine is Brenda's lace and  ribbon Specials now closed
Sentiment is from a magazine freebie

I hope you can pop over to Kit and  Clowder and  get this lovely stamp I really enjoyed using it Have a good weekend. Love and  hugs Carole x

I've entered this into Crafty Sentiments Design s Challenge