Friday, December 15

All I Want For Christmas Is Ewe

A couple of tags that I turned into cards...

Stamps - Kiss Me Quick / Dies - Kiss Me Quick Die Collection, Tag Along Die Collection & With All Your Heart Die Collection / Ink - VersaFine Onyx Black; VersaMark / Colouring Medium - FaberCastell Polychromos / Other - White Embossing Powder; Black Twine

I'm exhausted, having spent the day shopping at Lakeside, so I think I'll sign off now and have an early night, thank you for stopping by :)

Stephanie xx

Thursday, December 14

'Tis the Season to be Jolly

I don't know about you, but I'm certainly feeling very jolly, this really is my most favourite time of the year!! :D

Stamps - Gorgeous Gifts, Trimming The Tree & Little Llama / Gorgeous Gifts Die Collection & Trimming The Tree Die Collection / Ink - VersaFine Onyx Black; VersaMark / Colouring Medium - FaberCastell Polychromos / Other - White Embossing Powder

It's the children's last school day of the year, and my husband's last day of work until January 10th so I am happy happy happy and then some more happy!!

To all my fabulous, wonderful, fantastic blogland friends, have a fabulous, wonderful, fantastic day  *mwah*

Stephanie xoxoxo

Wednesday, December 13

It's Looking a Lot Like Christmas

Here are a few pictures of our decorated entrance hall, not long now until Christmas, I'm so excited!





Thank you for looking and have a great hump day :D

Stephanie xx

Tuesday, December 12

Merry Christmas

I have finished all my Christmas prep, I can't believe it myself but I'm feeling very satisfied!  Here are the last of my mass production cards, I just need to post them now...

Stamps - Happy Holidays, Christmas Pudding & Sentimental Type / Dies - Happy Holidays Die Collection & Christmas Pudding Die Collection / Pattern Paper - Echo Park / Ink - VersaFine Onyx Black; VersaMagic Red Magic & Tea Leaves

Stamps - Be Merry & Sentimental Type / Dies - Be Merry Die Collection / Pattern Paper - Echo Park / Ink - VersaFine Onyx Black; VersaMagic Red Magic, Spanish Olive & Tea Leaves

Presents are all wrapped and decorations are up, what will I do with myself now?! ;) haha

I hope you have a wonderful Tuesday!

Stephanie xx

Wednesday, December 6

If Friends Were Flowers

I took a little break from Christmas crafting...

Stamps - Pretty Pansies / Dies - Pretty Pansies Die Collection & Frame It Die Collection / Ink - VersaFine Onyx Black / Colouring Medium - FaberCastell Polychromos / Other - White Gel Pen

I had better get back to making my Christmas cards, I still don't have enough!

Stephanie x


Tuesday, December 5

Merriest Christmas Wishes

As Christmas gets closer and preparation time starts running out, my cards get a lot simpler! haha...

Stamps - Merriest Christmas & Bunting Basics / Dies - Bountiful Bunting Die Collection / Ink - VersaFine Onyx Black; VersaMagic Tea Leaves & Red Magic

I hope you have a great Tuesday! :D

Stephanie x

Monday, December 4

With Love From All of Us

Here's the card and matching tags I'm using for friends and family this year...

Stamps - Be Merry, Tiny Type & Say What? / Dies - Be Merry Die Collection & Tag It Die Collection / Ink - VersaFine Onyx Black; VersaMagic Tea Leaves, Spanish Olive & Red Magic / Other - Black Twine; Small Pegs

I'm usually not a Monday morning person but being in full Christmas decorating mode I'm up nice and early, full of enthusiasm, and ready to start on my garlands!

Hope you all have a wonderful week :)

Stephanie x



Sunday, December 3

Peace On Earth

I don't have many presents to get this year and I did a majority of my shopping online yesterday, so with the tree now up, I'm feeling rather happy with myself ;)

Stamps - Happy Holidays, Christmas Pudding, Banner Basics & Christmas Sparkle Too / Dies - Happy Holidays Die Collection, Christmas Pudding Die Collection & Banner Basics Die Collection / Ink - VersaMark; VersaMagic Tea Leaves & Red Magic / Other - White Embossing Powder

Stamps - Happy HolidaysChristmas PuddingChristmas Sparkle & Christmas Sparkle Too / Dies - Happy Holidays Die CollectionChristmas Pudding Die Collection & Tag Along Die Collection / Ink - VersaMark; VersaMagic Tea Leaves & Red Magic / Other - Gold Embossing Powder; Black Twine

Thank you for stopping by today and I hope you're having a peaceful Sunday :)

Stephanie xx

Saturday, December 2

Christmas Pudding

I've never been much of a fan of Christmas puddings, they're a tad rich for my liking but I think they're great on cards ;) lol...

Stamps - Christmas Pudding & Sweet Little Sentiments / Dies - Christmas Pudding Die Collection & Tag It Die Collection / Ink - VersaFine Onyx Black & VersaMagic Gingerbread, Red Magic & Tea Leaves / Other - MISTI; Black Twine; Fine Iridescent Glitter; Small Tags

Must dash, I'm putting up the Christmas tree today and my excitement level is through the roof!  Expect lots of tree pictures very soon! haha!

Hope you have a wonderful weekend you lovely lot :D

Stephanie xoxoxo

Friday, December 1

Have A Sweet Christmas

I'm sorry for constantly mentioning it, but I really am tickled pink to be able to craft at leisure again!  The last few years, personal crafting became something I had to fit in around work crafting which took away the joy I usually get from it.  I'm having so much fun Christmas crafting this year, here are the cards, tags and treats I've made for Jasmine's classmates...

Stamps - Sweet Christmas / Ink - VersaFine Onyx Black; VersaMagic Gingerbread, Midnight & Red Magic / Other - MISTI; Berisfords Ribbon

 Stamps - Sweet Christmas / Dies - Sweet Christmas Die Collection, Tag It Die Collection & Tag Along Die Collection / Ink - VersaFine Onyx Black; VersaMagic Gingerbread, Midnight & Red Magic / Other - Black Twine

 Stamps - Sweet Christmas, Banner Basics & Tiny Type / Dies - Banner Basics Die Collection / Ink - VersaFine Onyx Black; VersaMark; VersaMagic Gingerbread, Midnight & Red Magic / Other - MISTI

 Stamps - Sweet Christmas / Ink - VersaFine Onyx Black; VersaMagic Gingerbread, Midnight & Red Magic / Other - MISTI

  Stamps - Sweet Christmas / Dies - Sweet Christmas Die Collection & Tag It Die Collection / Ink - VersaMagic Gingerbread, Midnight & Red Magic / Other - Black Twine

Thank you very much for looking, I'm so happy to have you stop by :)

Stephanie xxx

Thursday, November 30

December Release Sunny Days

Last post of the day and last set to showcase, this one is called Sunny Days...

 
Stamps - Sunny Days & Sincerest Thanks / Ink - VersaFine Onyx Black; VersaMagic Mango Madness, Pumpkin Spice, Gingerbread, Jumbo Java, Tea Leaves & Spanish Olive / Other - Inkadinkadoo Stamping Mask Paper

Stamps - Sunny Days & Sending Sunshine / Ink - VersaFine Onyx Black; VersaMagic Mango Madness, Thatched Straw, Gingerbread, Jumbo Java, Tea Leaves & Spanish Olive / Other - Inkadinkadoo Stamping Mask Paper

Stamps - Sunny Days & Sending Sunshine / Dies - Frame It Die Collection / Ink - VersaFine Onyx Black; VersaMagic Aspen Mist & Niagara Mist / Other - Inkadinkadoo Stamping Mask Paper

Stamps - Sunny Days & Tiny Type / Dies - Sunny Days Die Collection / Ink - VersaMark; VersaMagic Mango Madness, Pumpkin Spice, Gingerbread, Jumbo Java, Tea Leaves & Spanish Olive / White Embossing Powder

If you subscribe to all of our social media, then I fear you have been bombarded today...apparently showing too much all at once is not a very effective marketing strategy, but that is Clearly Besotted all over hahaha!

We have a stamping demonstration video up on our Facebook page and a giveaway will go up later today so please head on over if you are not already sick of us today haha!

Thanks a million as always - you are fabulous :D

Stephanie xoxo

December Release Pure Poppies

This is my penultimate post of the day and I'm promoting Pure Poppies (see what I did there? Love a bit of alliteration tee hee)...

Stamps - Pure Poppies & Fabulous Fuchsias Too / Ink - VersaMark; VersaMagic Pink Grapefruit, Red Magic & Spanish Olive / Other - MISTI; White Embossing Powder; Twine

Stamps - Pure Poppies & Sincerest Thanks / Pure Poppies Die Collection / Ink - VersaFine Onyx Black; VersaMagic Pink Grapefruit, Red Magic, Tea Leaves & Spanish Olive / Other - MISTI

Stamps - Pure Poppies & Fancy Sayings / Dies - Pure Poppies Die Collection / Ink - VersaMark; VersaMagic Pink Grapefruit, Red Magic & Spanish Olive / Other - White Embossing Powder; Twine

One last post to go, you've come this far, why not stick around a bit longer? haha!

Stephanie xxx

December Release Puppy Planner

I am not a planner person, most of the time I don't even know what day it is, so I haven't done this set much justice...

Stamps - Puppy Planner & Best Birthday / Dies - Lawn Fawn Stitched Rectangles / Ink - VersaFine Onyx Black / Colouring Medium - FaberCastell Polychromos / Other - Twine

Our Planner series is quite popular but we have run out of animals beginning with the letter 'p', any suggestions? ;) haha!

Thanks for sticking with me this far, not many more to go, I promise!

Stephanie xx