Hello! My inspiration for the new Creative Fingers Challenge highlights the lovely Chinese Cranes image from sponsor, Lemon Shortbread in an oriental inspired creation. I printed the Cranes onto regular cardstock and decided to do a little "old school" crafting. I coloured the whole image with Tombow markers and a Dove Blender Pen, something I … Continue reading Tastes of the Orient
Hello! It's the start of the August challenge over at Get Creative Challenge and my inspiration features the Merry Christmas Tree from sponsor Drawn By Krista. Before I printed the image onto kraft cardstock, I quickly changed the colour of the pot from black to brown. I then used my laser printer onto the card … Continue reading A Krafty Metallic Christmas.
Hello! I was one of the very first to receive the brand new release from Chameleon Art Products, their new water based fineliner range. These fineliners will be released in September 2019. I jumped in the deep end and purchased the full 48 pen set because I desperately needed a fine tipped set of pens … Continue reading Chameleon Fineliners, An Early Review.
Hello! The latest of our monthly challenges is up and running over at A Perfect Time To Craft Open Challenge. This month we have the amazing The Hungry Jpeg as our sponsor and they have generously supplied complete graphics kits for our prizes. These kits come with lots and lots of high resolution images, ready … Continue reading My Magnolia Blooms
Hello Fellow Crafters! This is Adam here to share a fun summer card using The Hungry JPEG - Little Ocean Creatures Kit for the August A Perfect Time To Craft challenge. Must say I found this kit exceptionally fun to use. I decided to use the colored digis and added some coloring using colored pencils. … Continue reading Little Ocean Creatures with Guest Designer, Adam Karle
Hello! Today, I'm sharing my mid challenge inspiration for the current Creative Fingers challenge. This time I've used Christine Karron's Rosehips Fairy to create this 5.5"x6.75" card. As with my previous inspiration project, I've printed the image onto X-Press It blending card and coloured it with Chameleon Pens. I've then fussy cut the image and … Continue reading Rosehips and Fairies
Hello! it's the start of a very special Creative Fingers Challenge that will run for the next four weeks. This challenge is sponsored by the awesome Christine Karron and, as always, she has created some stunning pieces to colour. I've used one of the images from the Fairy Faces Five Pack as my inspiration, called … Continue reading A Fairy In The Wind
Hello! Recently, I've been working on a new and innovative way to work with two of the sponsors of my A Perfect Time To Craft Open Challenge blog and my Facebook group, Cardmaking Tutorials, Support and Inspiration. I've been playing around with graphics kits from The Hungry Jpeg to create a few cards. Instead of … Continue reading Blooming Mystery Watercolor Card Set.
Hello! It's the start of my latest challenge over at A Perfect Time To Craft Open Challenge. This month I have two new team members to introduce, Robin Francini and Adam Karle. Both of these team members have heaps of cardmaking experience and both are a fantastic addition to the already talented design team. You … Continue reading Charlie’s Mouse Catcher with Guest Designer, Adam Karle
Hello! Today, I'm sharing my inspiration for the start of the latest Creative Fingers Challenge. I chose to create a card using the Dancing Sunflower image from sponsor Lemon Shortbread as the feature image. I started by printing the image onto Neenah Classic Crest Solar White cardstock and added a single base layer of colour … Continue reading A little Ray Of Sunshine.
Hello! Today sees the start of another Creative Fingers Challenge and my inspiration uses the Gus Fish Whisperer image from sponsor, Bugaboo, to create a Father's Day card for my Dad. I decided to create this card using earthy tones so my first choice was to print Gus onto kraft card. Once printed, I started … Continue reading The One That Didn’t Get Away.
Hello again! Today, I'm sharing my inspiration for the start of the latest Get Creative Challenge. For this creation, I've used the lovely "Eireanne" image from sponsor, The Love Of Color. I wanted to let this image dominate my 5.25"x6.5" card so, to do that, I decided to print the "Eireanne" image as large as … Continue reading A Little Bit Of Mysticism