Magnolia Dreamings

Hello! The August A Perfect Time To Craft Challenge has just opened and this month, we're joined by CraftsÜprint as our sponsor. I've even thrown in a few of my CraftsÜprint kits as prizes this month. For my inspiration, I chose to make up one of my own kits, the Magnolia Dreaming Outline Topper, cup1163036_100289. … Continue reading Magnolia Dreamings

Mixed Media Fun

Hello! Today sees the start of the month long Creative Fingers Challenge. This month, there's a set of five stencils up for grabs! Accordingly, my inspiration is the end result of me brushing up on my mixed media skills. Unusually for me, I started by making some background papers. I just had the urge to … Continue reading Mixed Media Fun

Not Exactly Love Birds!

Hello! I'm sponsoring the latest Creative Fingers Challenge and three of my kits are up for grabs, and you can see my entire range here. Some of you may wonder why I chose the title of this post. If any of you actually own one of these birds, you'll know they're a stunning bird to … Continue reading Not Exactly Love Birds!

Butterflies And Bugs

Hello! It's the start of the July A Perfect Time To Craft Challenge and, this month, we're joined by Ching-Chou Kuik! For my inspiration, I've teamed two pre-coloured Ching-Chou Kuik images to create a tri-window slimline card. I thought the Two Lady Bugs and the Monarch Butterflies would work perfectly together. Unusually for me, I … Continue reading Butterflies And Bugs

Burning Your Sausage!

Hello! The June A Perfect Time To Craft Challenge is now open with Dr Digi and Stampers Delights joining us as sponsors. For my inspiration, I've used Dr. Digi's BBQ Bill image to create a simple card that still has a wow factor. I started by printing the image, adding a greeting and a cheeky … Continue reading Burning Your Sausage!

Memories Of Porcelain

Hello! I'm sponsoring over on the Creative Fingers Challenge again! This time, my inspiration features the two single sheet, card topper pages available over on CraftsÜprint, part of my Blue Flowers Collection range. My first card uses the Blue Flowers topper page #1 (cup1152827_100289) as intended. I cut the base and several flower layers from … Continue reading Memories Of Porcelain

A Stunning, Super Quick Make!

Hello! Another Creative Fingers Challenge is now underway, with sponsor Tindaloo joining in. I love her images, especially the zentangle ones! I just wish I had time to make something with them for my inspiration. Sadly, this time, that just wasn't to be. I had to make a really quick birthday card so I decided … Continue reading A Stunning, Super Quick Make!

Charming Dahlias

Hello! Today sees the start of the May A Perfect Time To Craft Challenge and, this month, I've created a relatively quick digital design using the Dahlia Garden digital set from sponsor, Fred She Said. I decided to create my card front on my phone, using the Adobe Express: Graphic Design free app. I just … Continue reading Charming Dahlias

Big, Bold and Blue

Hello! Today, for the start of the latest Creative Fingers Challenge, I've created a masculine card using lots of die cutting. Sticking with a blue and white theme, I used an old set of Stitched Diamond Layering Cover Dies (no longer available) that I've had lying around and never got around to using. I cut … Continue reading Big, Bold and Blue

Hello Cockie!

Hello! It's the start of another Creative Fingers Challenge and I'm sponsoring! Woo-hoo! I create easy to use digital elements and recently started making them available over on the CraftsÜprint website. I've always dabbled in digital design and used it in my cardmaking and papercraft and now I share my simple to use creations for … Continue reading Hello Cockie!

Mandala Magic!

Hello! It's great to feel back to my old crafting self! The last card I made and posted this morning was definitely a great way to get my mojo back. For my secind post of the day, I'm sharing my inspiration for the latest Creative Fingers Challenge, sponsored by Tindaloo. This card started off as … Continue reading Mandala Magic!