Tuesday 22 December 2020

Christmas Snuggles

  Good evening everyone I hope you are all well and have had a good week 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

 Christmas Skate  

 For my Design Team card I used the lovely Christmas Snuggles

Card Recipe

MDF round 7 inch plaque from Walmart in Florida
Papers are Pion design Lets be Jolly from Crafteezee
Stamp is all Dressed Up Stamp is Christmas Snuggles painted with Derwent Inktense Pencils
Circle dies is Grand Spellbinder 
Pearl trim is from The Hobby House
Star dies are Marianne dies Holly die is Joycraft 
Bell die is Joycraft 
Ribbon my box
Sentiment tags are Lili of the Valley stamped with Peeled paint Distress Ink

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


Tuesday 15 December 2020

Little Skater

  Good evening to all my lovely friends and  followers today is the launch of our December 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 December Design Team project  I used a lovely Christmas Stamp called Little Skater

Close Up

Card Recipe

7x7 Blank card cut with a Go Create Frilly 10 die
Stamp is Little Skater from All Dressed up Stamps painted with Derwent inktense Pencils
Papers are Maja Design Winter Frost 12th of December from Dies to Die For cut with the same die
Ice Skate die is Joycraft
Small silver tree is from A Dress it Up button pack
Sentiment stamps are Lili of the Valley Christmas sentiment tags I think you can still get them as Digi stamps 
Edges inked with Aged Mahogany Distress Oxide Ink
bow and Bells embellishment I was given
Silver Stickles on her dress and the tiny snow flakes

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


Friday 4 December 2020

Merry and Bright

 Good morning everyone Today I'm sharing a card I made recently for a card swop over at Dies to Die For and Friends Facebook group The theme was Merry and  Bright and  they asked we also used some products we had bought from the Dies to Die for shop 

This is my card that I sent to my card buddy Anne

Close Up

Card Recipe

7x7 blank Card
Stamp is Merry and  Bright from All Dressed Up Stamps painted with Derwent Inktense Pencils
Papers are Maja Design Home for the Holidays from Dies to die for 
Kraft card is Crafter's Companion
Square stitched dies
Oval die is Gilded Oval from LDRS from Dies to Die for
Parcel die is Couture Creations
Twine is Brenda's lace and  ribbon specials now closed
Small Bells might be from Love and  Love Crafts had them ages
Star die is Marianne dies
Sentiment is Whimsy stamps from Dies to die for

I really enjoy these Card Swops nice making new craft friends I hope everyone is well and getting ready for Christmas  and keeping safe hugs Carole x

Tuesday 1 December 2020

Take to the Slopes

 Good morning everyone my post today is to tell you about a great freebie stamp currently on offer from All Dressed Up Stamps over on Kit and Clowder called Take to the Slopes

This is my Design Team card tusing this stamp to inspire you 

Close Up

Card Recipe

7x7 Blank card
Stamp is Take to the Slopes from All Dressed Up Stamps painted with Derwent Inktense pencils
Silver Glitter card is Crafters Companion from Craft Stash
Paper is from a pad called White Christmas from The Works great quality for the price
Scalloped edge oval die
Square stitched dies
Trees are a Marianne Die
Let it Snow sentiment is a Lili of The Valley stamp heat embossed with silver embossing powder
Ski and snowflake embellishments are from a Eno Craft topper set Skiing I was given 
Snow is made from a Decoart Snow Writer from Buddly Crafts
Silver glitter on the trees 

Took me quite awhile to make this as I had a cataract operation on the 21st November so I now have great vision in my right eye not good in my left so a bit of imbalance I am crafting in short spells expecting my other eye in about 4to 6 weeks but I have not had this kind of vision since my teens I’ve worn contact lenses for nearly 50 years .

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

Love and  hugs Carole