Hello! Another Creative Fingers Challenge is underway and, as inspiration for this challenge, I've used another kit from my sponsor, CraftsÜprint. My parents are celebrating their 64th wedding anniversary next week and I had to make something a bit special for such an awesome milestone. This kit is quite a big one and heavy on … Continue reading Fussy Cutting Can Be Fun!
Hello! I've been feeling a little loss of mojo lately. I start a project and and quickly feel like it's just not working for me. I don't mind admitting that when I get this way, I use someone else's creative genius to try get my creative juices flowing again. I also find it fun sometimes … Continue reading A Sweet But Simple Mother’s Day
Hello! Another Creative Fingers Challenge is underway with the awesome Bugaboo as our sponsor. Life has been pretty hectic lately so I decided to make a digital background for the Stella Birthday Fireman Call digital stamp I was using for my inspiration. I downloaded a hanging plaque, floor boards and two fire clip art images … Continue reading Burning The House Down, Quickly!
Hello! Another Creative Fingers Challenge is underway and my inspiration is perfect for this Easter weekend. I decided to create a masculine and a feminine card using just the one stamp set. The masculine card has been made with autumnal tones, perfect for a southern hemisphere Easter while the feminine card has more of a … Continue reading Easter, in Autumn and Spring
As my inspiration for the latest Creative Fingers Challenge, I've created a tutorial on how you can make your own custom coloured, matching elements for your projects. Note: I used the Chameleon Pens range in this project but any alcohol pens will work equally well. Materials I used: Chameleon Pens: Burgundy (RD5), Tangerine (OR3), Green … Continue reading Making Perfectly Matching Elements
Hello! Bugaboo is back as sponsor of Creative Fingers Challenge and my inspiration uses the silhouette image called Love Blocks - Day After Forever. This is a great image for Valentine's creations but I wanted to expand its use to birthdays as well. I just printed it large enough for a rectangular die to cut … Continue reading Dancing with Orbs
Hello! It's a new year and it's time for another Crafty Christmas Club Blog Hop. I'm always running late with my Christmas cards so, this year, I'm starting early. By the time Christmas rolls around, I could be just about finished! This card is a really quick and relatively simple make when you have the … Continue reading Glittery Baubles
Hello! Another Creative Fingers Challenge is starting and the team has been given creative freedom for their inspiration. As the prize for this challenge is a die set, I decided to make a "die only" card. I started by choosing the Mama Elephant Money Envelope Die Set as my base for my feature elements. I … Continue reading Vellum Cherry Blossoms
Hello! Creative Fingers Challenge is back after the Christmas break and for the first challenge of 2021, we've been given free creative licence. I have so much in my stash from decades ago that never gets used so this card started with a paper doily bought about 15 years ago, when I first started making … Continue reading It’s Still All Black and White!
Hello, and Merry Christmas! Even though it's Christmas, I'm still taking part in another Crafty Christmas Club Blog Hop. What better day to be joining? This card was one of my last minute makes for this season and I used the inner dies from the Sue Wilson Mosaic Border Background Die Set. I use the … Continue reading Ornaments In Black and White
Hello! Every year, over at Creative Fingers Challenge, we say a special thank you to our sponsors. This year, I'm saying a special thank you to Bugaboo Stamps. Not only have they supported the Creative Fingers Challenge, they've been an awesome support of my challenge blog as well. This year, I needed a Christmas card … Continue reading A Bugaboo Christmas Thank You
Hello! The December A Perfect Time To Craft Open Challenge is up and running! This month, we're joined by Dr Digi and I've chosen one of his pre-coloured images to create a totally digital scene as my inspiration. I decided I would create all my elements on the computer, one of my favourite ways to … Continue reading A Cheery Santa!