Monday 22 February 2021

Heart You

 Good evening everyone I hope you are all well and have had a good weekend. My post this evening is to showcase the February 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 Heart You

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Card Recipe

7x7 Blank card
Stamp is Heart You from All Dressed up Stamps painted with Derwent Inktense Pencils
Cream card is Pion
Papers are also Pion Four Seasons of Fairies Autumn Bouquet
Square stitched dies
Lace is from my box and maybe from Brenda's Lace and  Ribbon Specials now closed
Large pre made flowers are from Michaels in Florida
Spray flower are from The Ribbon girl now closed
Small tiny cream flowers are Wild Orchid Crafts
Stitched Heart die
Heart and  bow dies are Memory box Precious Hearts
Sentiment is a LOTV stamp heat embossed with gold embossing powder

I hope you can find time to take a look at the new release stamps and  hope some of you managed to get Love Hearts free at Kit and Clowder.

I wanted to finish my post today and share with you the lovely Valentines card I received . Its a long time since I had a Valentine card from a young man !! So what a lovely surprise when I received this handmade card from my Grandson Miles who is 5.

The Inside

Have a great week hope you are all well stay safe. Love and hugs Carole x

Monday 15 February 2021

Flower Fairy

 Good evening to all my lovely friends and  followers today is the launch of our February 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 February Design Team project  I used a lovely Stamp called Flower Fairy 

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Card Recipe

7x7 Blank card
Stamp is Flower Fairy from All Dressed Up Stamps painted with Derwent Inktense Pencils
Blue card is from Ross Papercraft show
Paper is Maja Design Coffee In The Arbour Grandma's Old Porcelain Teacups from Dies to Die For
Dies are Spellbinder Grand Nestabilities Decorative Circles 
Spellbinder small Decorative Circles
Spray die is Marianne Leaf Frond/ Stem
Flower die is Creative Expressions Sue Wilson Striped Nasturtiums
Small Pink flowers for the centres are Wild Orchid Crafts I inked the yellow centres of the flower with green Distress Ink to match
Navy Cabouchon is from my box might be Printable Heaven
Sentiment Stamp is LOTV Fairy Wishes set its a stamp and no longer available 
Some clear Wink of Stella on her wings

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

Have a great week and stay safe Love and  hugs Carole x

Saturday 13 February 2021

Love Hearts

 Good evening  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 Love Heart

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

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Card Recipe

7x7 Blank Card
Stamp is Love Hearts from All Dressed up Stamps painted with Derwent Inktense pencils
Heart stamps around the stamp are from a LDRS set
Dark red card is Ross papercraft
Papers are very old from Crafters Companion Bo Bunni 
Stitched Heart dies
Love sentiment is from a Spellbinder With Love sentiment
Heart Flowers are Creative Expression Sue Wilson dies
Heart flourish die I bought from eBay
Small pearl beads my box they are Habico

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

Love and  hugs Carole 

Sunday 7 February 2021

Nativity Angels

 Good afternoon everyone today I'm sharing another Christmas card using a very old rubber stamp from LOTV but its one I still love. I painted it with the new Derwent Paint Pan sets that I mentioned in my last Blog post.

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Card Recipe

7x7 Blank Card
Papers are Pion Long Ago In Bethlehem 
Stamp is LOTV Nativity Angels rubber stamp but still available as a Digi painted with Derwent Paint Pan paints
Rectangle stitched dies are Lawn Fawn
Square stitched dies
Star die is Joycraft
Joy to the World sentiment is Whimsy Stamps
Other sentiment is LOTV they are rubber stamps that I have but they are available as a Digi 
Paris Blue Memento ink
Angel Button is a Dress it Up button from Minion of Craft
Gold star beads from my box might be eBay

Well I hope everyone is OK and keeping warm in this freezing weather we are having at the moment in the UK

Stay Safe everyone Love and  Hugs Carole x