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I do love these new word dies from Clearly Besotted Stamps, they arrived in the mail today.. so as soon as I got in from work, I was straight up the garden to try them out 😉

Because I made a circular meerkat card last night, I thought I would make another just for good measure Love


supplies list :-

  • Heavyweight White Cardstock 320gsm
  • Bazzill textured cardstock – bit of a robin egg blue colour
  • Tim Holtz Distress Inks : Salty Ocean, Peacock Feathers and Squeezed Lemonade
  • Stampin Up Daffodill yellow ink
  • Wink of Stella Clear
  • Hero Arts Mint Julep Ink
  • Clearly Besotted Good Times Stamp & Die Set
  • Clearly Besotted “Love” word die

Love 2

as always, thanks for popping in

Sarah 🙂

Paper Crafting

Simple Trick orTreat Holder

Just a quickie this evening 🙂

A simple trick or treat holder made from the left over pumpkin patterned paper, wee spot of glue a die cut cat and stamp!

This will hold a mini snickers, mars bar or milky way.. I will share the dimensions etc tomorrow night.

I used the Clearly Besotted Fright Night Stamp and die set 🙂

simple trick or treat holder


I also got my delivery of gorgeous vintage laces and trims from Etsy Store Lavish Laces..



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Happy Halloween Treat Bag

Happy Saturday everyone!!!

It’s a very happy Saturday here, the postie delivered the new stamps I bought from the September release overat Clearly Besotted Stamps

I picked up a few sets and matching dies, which I will share further down this post.

I made this little happy halloween treat bag this afternoon…

Happy Halloween


supplies list :-

  • Kraft Treat Bag from Hobbycraft
  • Papermania textured orange card stock
  • Black smooth card stock that I picked up from a Ross Papercraft crafty show
  • Stampin Up White Ink
  • Dried Lichen
  • Hero Arts Mid Tone Shaddow ink in Black, Cup o Joe, Butter Bar and Orange Soda
  • Clearly Besotted Stamp Set : Boo to You and matching Die set
  • Clearly Besotted Stamp Set : Fright Night
  • Clearly Besotted Die Set : Tag Along Die Collection
  • Stampin Up Dimensional Adhesive
  • Uniball Signo Broad White Pen
  • Tim Holtz Vintage Photo Distress Ink

Here are a few of the stamp and die sets that i bought…

This is the Boo to You stamp and die cut set.. the stamps are out of stock at the moment, glad I placed my order yesterday!!

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Then I got the fright night collection

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I also picked up the Tag Along set too.. the stamp set is sold out for this set too !!.. they really are that good!

Tag_Along_Copyright2_medium    tag_along_medium


and I just couldnt resist this set……squirrels!!!

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I’m going to finish off this blog post here and head back up the garden to create something else with my new goodies 🙂

Thanks for Popping over

Sarah 🙂

Arts & Crafts, card making, stamping

the note card series… day 2

Hurrah… day #2 of the same but different note card Series

If you missed day #1 .. click {{ here}} to see what i’m up to for the next 7 days 😉

Day #2 Hugs & Kisses

Hugs & Kisses


Supplies used:-

  • White Heavyweight Cardstock for the card base
  • Simon Says Stamp Birch Wood Veneer Paper 6 Pack
  • Stampin Up Dimensional Adhesive and White Embossing powder
  • Clearly Besotted Stamp Sets :  Building Blocks and You’re a Hoot
  • Hero Arts Mid Tone Shaddow Ink : Butter Bar
  • Studio Calico Wooden Heart
  • Distress Marker in Worn Lipstick(to colour the heart)
  • Glossy Accents (to stick the heart down)

Hope you enjoyed the card for day 2, thanks for joining me!


Arts & Crafts, card making, Challenge, stamping

Happy Anniversary Card

My final blog post for today 🙂

This is my card for the Online Card Classes Summer Camp 2 challenge #2 – here is the layout



and here is my take on the card layout.



supplies list :-

  • Woodgrain cardstock from Simon Says Stamp
  • Stampin Up Heart Punch
  • Basic Grey Hispter 6 x 6 patterned paper pack
  • Uniball Signo Broad White Opaque Gel Pen
  • Stampin up dimensional adhesive
  • Stampin Up White Embossing Powder
  • Versamark Ink Pad
  • Clearly Besotted Stamp Set Paired Up



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