Hello! As quick inspiration for the latest Creative Fingers Challenge, I've made a Christmas card using elements from a CraftsÜprint kit (cup1068647_16). Instead of creating the intended square card from the kit, that costs more for me to post, I've printed just a few of the elements and reworked them into the slimline design. I … Continue reading A Red Cardinal For Christmas
Hello! As my inspiration for the newest Creative Fingers Challenge, I've created a masculine birthday card that was inspired by something I saw on Pinterest. Even though I've basically C.A.S.E.D this design, I've made numerous changes to mix things up bit. Firstly, I used numbers instead of letters and highlighted the age with glitter cardstock … Continue reading It’s All About The Numbers.
Hello! I've just finished a card for my dear ol' Dad for Father's Day this year. No, I'm not months late, Aussies celebrate Father's Day on the first Sunday in September!😂 My Dad was quite the horseman in his younger days but I've only recently found out just how good he was. So, for this … Continue reading Riding High
Hello! We have another Creative Fingers Challenge underway and my inspiration is a masculine card for my Dad's upcoming 96th birthday, as you can probably already tell! As we all know, masculine cards are notoriously hard to make so, this year, I decided to focus on my Dad's "young at heart" nature as my inspiration. … Continue reading 96 Candles
Hello! Creative Fingers Challenge has a new challenge under way and for my inspiration, I've started my Christmas cards nice and early, for a change! I've used a cute gingerbread house from sponsor, LCWaterworth to create a topper sized to fit a 5"×7" card. I started by cropping the grey outline image from the card … Continue reading Yummy Christmas In July.
Hello! It's the start of another Creative Fingers Challenge and, this time, we're joined by Bugaboo! For my inspiration, I've used Bugaboo's Funky Flower Blocks, printing them onto XPress-it Blending Cardstock and colouring them with Chameleon Pens. I don't use their blending system with the colourless blending cap all that often but, for this image … Continue reading Beautiful Bugaboo Blocks
Hello! It's time for another Creative Fingers Challenge and, for my inspiration, I couldn't resist using another CraftsÜprint kit to make, what turned out to be, a stunning card. This kit (cup1086863_425) makes up a 5"×7"-ish, top folding card with a printed insert and a decoupagè feature on the front. It's so ornate that all … Continue reading A Beautiful Birdhouse
Hello! Today, for the start of another Creative Fingers Challenge, I want to share how I created my own layering stencil with a nesting die set. I saw some companies selling layering stencil sets a while back, where there were several stencil pieces that can be fitted together to allow stencilling of the same basic … Continue reading Layered Tulips and DIY Layering Stencils
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