Sunday, 28 September 2014


Happy Sunday all and hope you are having fun
I've a couple of cards to share with you today and was hoping I might
manage another one but I've got some guests arriving shortly for 
a few days so that could crush my crafting time!

So here goes ... I think I've become addicted to word dies of late!

Oh so pleased with myself for managing another Christmas make!
Still a long way to go with them but I've made a start!

This card is to enter the
  Freshly Made Sketches Challenge  
Simon Says Stamp - Anything Goes (2nd entry)
Pixies Snippet Challenge as I've used a mini scrap of gold twine 
which I found lurking amongst my ribbons and a scrap of gold foil card 
to make the 'Merry' die cut from Clearly Besotted. which is double layered.

Card Recipe:
Stamps: Uniko Studio - Background Builders Christmas
Clearly Besotted: Christmas Sparkle (heat embossed in black)

 Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge Blog

A birthday card for a change but still loving the word dies!

This card is to enter:
Time Out challengesSTAMPING with the optional twist of APPLES
Addicted to Stamps & More: Clean & Simple

Card Recipe:
Stamps: Clearly Besotted - An Apple a Day (& matching die)
Clearly Besotted - Building Blocks
WPlus9 - Basic Birthday Banner Greetings
Clearly Besotted - 'Happy' Word die
Finally a good helping of glossy accents to 
make the apple ultra shiny

Ok I'm going to see if I've time for a quick bit of crafting before 
our friends arrived so I'll catch up with you all soon and
Thanks for stopping by.



  1. I love the word dies as well! Very pretty cards! Thanks for sharing one at FMS! And you are ahead of me in the Christmas card production! I need to get busy!

  2. These are awesome. I love those word dies, they just make the card! I love your design, so fresh and fun !

  3. hi Sarah! WOW, I luv this...gorgeous and stylish card! so glad you played along with Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge!

    sparkle & shine *~*

  4. Oh my, these are super. Love the combination of word dies and stamps. And just had a scoll down to, you have been a very productive lady of late - all gorgeous,

    Liz x

  5. Well I have to admit the addiction to word dies as well...there, I've said it! LOL! Love both cards! That tree is beautiful and I love the gingham with the apple! Thanks for taking the Time Out to play with us!

  6. Word dies are the best! And this apple cards is CAS perfection with fresh colours so perfect for an apple card. So pleased you joined us again at Time Out Challenges x

  7. Think I forgot to say thanks for also joining ATSM as well as TIME OUT!!!

  8. Two more great cards. I really need to get some word dies. Karen x

  9. Love both of these, Sarah! The gold word looks fabulous against the Christmas tree and I love your CAS apple card. The apple really pops against the green check - thanks for playing along with us at Time Out :)

  10. Great cards Sarah! Love those word dies! Love your take on the sketch! That Christmas tree is great! The black is so elegant! Thanks for joining us this week at Freshly Made Sketches!

  11. Such a yummy apple and perfect CAS design! Great to see you playing with us at ATSM. Come back next time, too! Hugs, Cornelia DT

  12. Both cards are brilliant and I'm so envious of you having that merry word die - sold out before I got to it!

  13. Thanks for stopping by my blog and leaving a comment.
    I love your cards and your blog so I am now your newest follower!

  14. Beautiful cards Sarah! Love that your snippet is a teeny piece of twine, every little bit helps!

    Hugs, Di xx

  15. Super cards, love them both!

    Warm hugs

  16. Wow, two great cards! I love the apple card for TIME OUT: the layout is just perfect and what a sweet apple! :) Thanks for taking TIME OUT and joining our challenge!

  17. Both of your cards are just fabulous! I love the Christmas one, it's so festive, so icy, so beautiful. The apple card is an awesome CAS card. I so love word dies too, they are so addicting and so fun. Hugs, Brenda

  18. Both cards are super. Love the elegant Christmas card. The little apple on the green gingham square is just fab! Thanks so much for playing along with ASM this week!

  19. I love that elegant Christmas card Sarah. I love your gold accents. The apple one just makes me so happy.

  20. Lovely! I only have a couple word dies, but I can see how they would be like potato chips!

  21. Two gorgeous cards. Love the elegance of the first and whimsical feel of the second. Thanks so much for playing with us at Time Out!

  22. beautiful cards Sarah, the Christmas card is realy fabulous.

  23. Love these Sarah, the apple looks really stylish, a bit Orla Kiely

  24. I love the first card and it has given me an idea or two for snowflakes. Those word dies are a nice size to work with. Hugs Mrs A.

  25. Two beautiful cards Sarah.I also love the word diestoo.... so versatile too aren't they :) Viv xx


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