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!
Hello! Today I'm sharing a super quick card as my inspiration for the last Creative Fingers challenge for 2020. For this challenge, I decided to create a completely stamp free creation. I bought the Altenew Copy Flannel cover die last year and missed the opportunity to use it last Christmas. I just had to make … Continue reading A Quick Christmas Bundle
Hello! Another Creative Fingers Challenge has just begun and Bugaboo has joined us this time! My inspiration uses three Bugaboo images in a simple slimline card. I used the Elf Peeker, the Santa Clause Peeker and the Snowman Peeker in miniature, measuring the apertures and sizing the images before printing. I also digitally erased a … Continue reading Cheeky Little Peekers!
Hello! It's the start of the November A Perfect Time To Craft November Challenge and this month, we have double the sponsors with double the prize choice. We welcome back Fred She Said and Artsystamper Digitals! I chose to use Artsystamper Digitals' Poinsttia Pair set to create some panels to put on the Paper Discovery … Continue reading A Christmas Screen
Hello! There's a new Creative Fingers Challenge underway with sponsor, Jan's Digital Stamps. For my inspiration, I decided to do something a little different with digital stamps, turning them into glitter card silhouettes. We all know glitter card won't go through a printer so I came up with a way of easily adding the images … Continue reading A Golden Christmas
Hello! For this month's Crafty Christmas Club Blog Hop, I've chosen to make something a little more traditional, but with a modern twist. I taught myself parchment craft a long time ago in the mid 2000's and, every now and then, I like to revisit the parchment techniques, a bit like a trip down the … Continue reading Parchment White Work With A Modern Twist – Crafty Christmas Club Blog Hop