Thursday 22 October 2020

Look at Me

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

Look at me

Hello Mr Squirrel
Ski Season 

Little Pumpkin

For my Design Team card I used the lovely Look at Me

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Card Recipe

7x7 Blank card
Stamp is Look at Me painted with Derwent Inktense Pencils
Papers are Pion Designs Our Furry Friends Collection Bundle of Joy
Kraft card is Crafters Companion
Stitched square dies
MFT Mod rectangle dies
Tag die
Giggle ticket is from a Tim Holtz ticket pad I bought at Hobby Lobby in Florida years ago
Hessian twine flower was from Michael's in Florida
Wooden love sentiment from eBay
Flowers are from Dainty Crafts Washington now closed and  Wild Orchid Crafts
Milled lavender Distress ink on the edges

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

Friday 16 October 2020

Little Pumpkin

 Good afternoon everyone my post today is to tell you about a great freebie stamp currently on offer fro all Dressed Up Stamps over on Kit and Clowder called Little Pumpkin.

This is my Design Team card to inspire you 

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Card Recipe

7x7 Blank card
Stamp is Little Pumpkin from All Dressed Up Stamps painted with Derwent Inktense pencils
Paper is Pion Design Summer Falls Into Autumn October Harvest
Orange card my box
Square stitched dies
Frilly edge die is Tattered Lace design
Leaf die is from Magnolia Doohickey set Leaf and  scroll
Metal leaves and  the round button are from my box might have been Whitby Crafts 
The pumpkin shaped handcrafted button I bought in Covent Garden Market 
Forest Moss Distress Ink on the edges 
Fall Sentiment I found on Pinterest as I had nothing suitable in my sentiments 
Green twine was from Brenda's Lace and  ribbon specials now closed

Well I hope you can visit Kit and  Clowder and get this great stamp Have a lovely weekend and stay 

Love and  hugs Carole 

Thursday 15 October 2020


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 October Design Team project  I used a stamp called  Dino

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Card Recipe

Card shape is made using a Dutchdoobadoo stencci I think came from Buddly Crafts
Stamp is Dino from All Dressed Up Stamps painted with Derwent Inktense Pencils
Stitched circle dies
Star die is Joycrafts
wooden tree is from my box sorry I cannot remember what make they are I've had them ages
Twine is from My box from The Ribbon Girl and Brenda's lace and  ribbon specials both now  closed
Sentiment tag is a Lili of the Valley Christmas tags I think they are available still as a Digi 
The Christmas lights are Docrafts 
Small green gems my box
Some white Wink of Stella on his hat and  pompom
Teal Green card from Michaels in Florida Green and Red card my box 
Dinosaur paper is Pinterest

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 week Love and  hugs Carole x

Sunday 4 October 2020

All of Us

Good morning to all my friends and followers today I;m sharing  a card using one of the new 2020 Christmas stamps from Lili Of the valley called All of Us I do love snowmen and  really enjoyed painting this card

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Card Recipe

7x7 Blsnk Card
Stamp is All of Us from Lili of the Valley painted  with Derwent Inktense pencils
Kraft card is Crafters Companion 
Papers are from a magazine Freebie 
Square stitched dies 
Rectangle stitched dies
Wooden sentiment is from Hobby Craft as are the small wooden trees
Small snowy pine cones are also from hobby Craft
Frosted berries are from eBay
Twine behind the cones and berries is from Walmart in Florida
Small Holly leaf die is Joy Craft
Ground Expresso Distress Ink around the edges of the image 

Well I hope  everyone is having a great weekend despite the rain . I also need to apologize  to you for being a bad blogger recently However I hope to get time soon to start commenting again I miss all your fab designs.
We had a great time last weekend when our Grandson and  his Mum and Dad came to stay it was the first time we had seen them since February and Miles has grown so much the cuddles with him were very special after such a long time 

Love and hugs Carole  xx