Lots of Spring Flowers

Hello! It's the start of another Creative Fingers Challenge and for this challenge, the design team has been given the freedom to create anything they want. Yippee! I've had three Simon Says Stamp Spring Flowers stamp and die sets for a while now and haven't used them. I thought it time to break them out … Continue reading Lots of Spring Flowers

Splashing Some Color Around

Hello! It's my turn in the Kitty Bee Designs' Spotlight again and I've created a fun card, using Kitty Bee's Painter Bunny and lots of color. I started off by printing the Painter Bunny onto XPress-it blending card. I extended the grass line all the way across the panel with a Chameleon black detail pen … Continue reading Splashing Some Color Around

A Framed First Flower.

Hello! It's the start of another Kitty Bee Designs Aloha Friday Challenge. For this challenge, with the theme of friendly faces, my inspiration uses a pretty precolored image by Fabrika Fantasy, called First Flower. As I didn't have to color the image, I set straight to work on creating the card around the printed image. … Continue reading A Framed First Flower.

Rainbow And Unicorn Wishes

Hello! Today, I'm sharing my inspiration for the start of a new Creative Fingers Challenge. I've chosen to use a stunning image from sponsor, Rick St. Dennis, called Unicorn "Arco Iris" to create a simple card with lots of color and bling. To start, I sized and printed the Unicorn onto XPress-it blending card. I … Continue reading Rainbow And Unicorn Wishes

Going Potty Over Shaped Cards

Hello! Today I'm sharing my inspiration for the new Get Creative Challenge that has a theme of shaped cards. I chose to create a card that features the garden shed image from Twinkle Lane Designs. To start this card, I printed the garden shed onto Neenah Classic Crest Solar White cardstock. I used my free … Continue reading Going Potty Over Shaped Cards

Speedy One Layer Digital Card.

Hello! For the start of another Creative Fingers Challenge, I wanted to again share a quick way of digitally making cards. This technique speeds up the process by digitally layering the card front so that it's ready to just color. To create a card this way, you first need a digital image, either a digi … Continue reading Speedy One Layer Digital Card.

Sparkling Emilee – Kitty Bee Designs Spotlight

Hello! It's time for my monthly spotlight with Kitty Bee Designs and this month, I've created a sweet birthday card for a younger recipient, using Emilee the Elephant, now available in a clear stamp! This was a relatively straightforward card to make, with some coloring and die cutting. I started off by printing the digital … Continue reading Sparkling Emilee – Kitty Bee Designs Spotlight

Under The Sea, With Kitty Bee

Hello! It's the start of another Kitty Bee Designs Aloha Friday Challenge and this challenge has a fun theme of "under the sea". I thought it was a good opportunity to play with a reasonably new technique to make an underwater background, where Distress Oxide inks are smooched onto glossy cardstock. I followed this My … Continue reading Under The Sea, With Kitty Bee

Your Wings Are Ready!

Hello! It's the start of another Creative Fingers Challenge and we're lucky to have Goebie again sponsoring this challenge. For my inspiration, I've chosen their wacky Caterpillar to create a card that's great for encouragement and achievement. I started off by doing a web search for a caterpillar inspired sentiment. Not the usual place to … Continue reading Your Wings Are Ready!

Kitty Bee Designs Spotlight – May 2018

Hello! It's my turn in the Kitty Bee Designs Spotlight and this month, I decided to make something a little different. I'm not usually one to try out a carding trend but this one just looked like a bit of fun. This style of card is known as an impossible card and was much easier … Continue reading Kitty Bee Designs Spotlight – May 2018

Welcoming A New Arrival.

Hello! Today is the start of another Kitty Bee Designs Aloha Friday Challenge. My inspiration uses a gorgeous digital image called New Baby from Polkadoodles. I printed the image onto XPress-it Blending Cardstock and colored it in pastel colors, using Chameleon Pens. I followed up by adding more contrasts in the shadow areas using my … Continue reading Welcoming A New Arrival.

Sunset, With A Cuppa.

Hello! It's time for another Creative Fingers Challenge and my inspiration for this challenge is a masculine card that has a real Australian influence. I started the card by creating the background with a simple watercolor scene that showed a large water hole, sandy plains and a distant mountain range. I used Ranger Distress watercolor … Continue reading Sunset, With A Cuppa.