Thursday 22 July 2021

Lily Pad Fairy

 Good evening everyone I hope you are all well and having a good week. My post this evening is to showcase the July 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


Lily pad fairy

For my Design Team card I used the adorable stamp  Lily Pad Fairy 

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Card Recipe

Blank 7x7 card with a third of the front removed
Stamp is Lily Pad Fairy painted with Derwent Inktense Pencils
Papers are Pion My Dearest Sophia from Craftezee closing down sale
Maroon card is from Ross Papercraft Show
Square stitched dies
Corner dies are Creative Expressions Heart Flower Set I bought in a craft stash sale
Pearl embellishments are from my box
Happy Birthday sentiment is Presscut

I hope you can find time to take a look at the new release stamps . Have a good week and stay safe. 

Love and hugs Carole x


Thursday 15 July 2021

Dreaming of Summer

 Good evening to all my lovely friends and  followers today is the launch of our July 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 July Design Team project  I used a lovely Stamp called Dreaming of Summer  .

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Card Recipe

7x7 Blank card cut with a Go Create Frilly die
Stamp is Dreaming of Summer from all Dressed up Stamps painted with Derwent Inktense Pencils
Papers are Maja Design Coffee in the Arbour White Daisies
Go Kreate Frilly 10 die
Butterflies are cut from a Martha Stewart punch I bought many years ago in Michaels in Florida
Sentiment stamp is Lili of the Valley stamped with Paris Blue Memento Ink
Spellbinder die to cut the sentiment
Yellow pearl hearts are from Jelly Bean Crafts'
White heart button my box
Some Wink of Stella on the flowers and butterflies

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

Have a  great week everyone and stay safe . Apologies for any typo errors I'm typing and crafting one handed at present had an operation on my hand last Thursday so in plaster for 4 weeks then a splint for 8 weeks fortunately its my right hand and I'm left handed just trained hubby to use my cutting machine and to take photos for me . 

Love and hugs Carole x

Monday 5 July 2021

Ocean View

 Good evening  everyone today sees the lunch of our new challenge at Get Creative Challenge .The theme for this months   Get Creative challenge is Anything Goes with a  twist show water. We also have three great sponsors for the July

For my July Design Team card I used a lovely stamp from Sweet n'Sassy called Ocean view

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Card Recipe

7x7 Blank Card
Pink and Turquoise card are both Pion
Papers are Pion seaside Stories from Craftezee
Stamp is Ocean View from Sweet N'Sassy called Ocean View painted with Derwent Inktense Pencils
Square stitched dies
Frame die I bought from eBay a while ago
Sun Die is MFT
Cloud die is Joycraft
The sentiment is from the same Pion papers
Card candi is Craftwork cards now closed

Seeing all your comments about this card reminded me of this photo on me sitting in a similar chair to this in Key Largo Florida Happy Days and holidays 

Well I hope you can take a look at this new Blog challenge we have some great sponsors. 
 Keep crafting. Love and Hugs Carole x

Thursday 1 July 2021


 Good evening everyone today sees the launch of our new July blog challenge at Sheepski Designs for theme for this month is Celebrations

For my Design Team card I used a fab Christmas stamp called Huddle

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Card Recipe

Slimline blank card I made from the stitched die
Stamp is Huddle from Sheepski Designs painted with Derwent Inktense Pencils
Blue paper is from a 12x12 White Christmas pad from The Works
Silver glitter card is Crafters Companion
Stitched edge and postage stamp slimline dies are from eBay
Snowflake die is a Marianne Die
Sentiment tags are Lili of the Valley heat embossed with silver embossing powder
Silver tree is Button Up I bought from Whitby Crafts ages ago
Wink of Stella on the fur and  pom poms

I hope you can find time to enter our challenge just remember the theme this month is Celebrations

Have a lovely week 

Love and hugs Carole x