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.
Hello! Today I'm happy to announce I've joined the Get Creative Challenges design team. For my first challenge, with a theme of "lots of flowers", I've created a digital one layer card using QKR Stampede's Flower Bouquet image. I started by selecting a patterned paper for the background. I chose one from my favorite dot … Continue reading A Bright Birthday Wish
Hello! Today I'm joining in with Angie's Digital Stamps Challenge for the start of a new challenge. I've chosen to use one of Angie's cute digital stamps, called Horse and Foal. This card is a relatively simple make. I started by printing the horses onto XPress-it blending card, sized to fit my Poppy Crafts rounded … Continue reading Horsing Around With Angie’s Digital Stamps.
Hello! Today is the start of another Creative Fingers Challenge and for this month, I've used a sweet circus scene from sponsor Le Ann's World 101, called Circus Friends. This image is quite detailed so I started by printing it as large as my generic large oval frame die would allow, without it interfering with … Continue reading In The Spotlight…
Hello! Today I'm sharing my challenge inspiration for the latest Kitty Bee Designs Aloha Friday Challenge. For this challenge, with a theme of forest friends, I chose to work with a forest scene by A Day For Daisies, called Forest Friends. When I first saw this image, I immediately thought it would look good as … Continue reading A Woodland Watercolor
Hello! Wow, this month seems to have flown by for me, it's already time for another Kitty Bee Designs Spotlight. This month I've chosen to highlight Kitty Bee Designs' Birthday Bumble Bee. I wanted to feature some sort of honeycomb pattern into the design but I'm not normally a fan of the pattern. I did … Continue reading Kitty Bee Designs Spotlight – Birthday Bumble Bee
Hello! It's time for another Creative Fingers Challenge and my inspiration is a fun card incorporating Goebie's Hedgehogs with Mustache. This is a great digi stamp set, containing five different images that can be used throughout the year and even for Christmas. I started by printing two of the hedgehogs onto XPress-it blending card, sizing … Continue reading Hedgehog Roll
Hello! Today I'm sharing my mid challenge inspiration for Kitty Bee Designs' monthly Aloha Friday Challenge. I've chosen to make a sweet one layer card, using All Dressed Up's Jam Jars image. This image comes as a set of three jars in a single image but I decided my first task was to crop each … Continue reading The Flowers In Life’s Garden…
Hello! Easter is getting ever closer and I wanted to share one more idea for a very quick, last minute Easter card. I've chosen to use a quirky Happy Bunny image from Bloobel Stamps. This image was something I thought would be really suitable for a card to give to a young adult, who's a … Continue reading A Happy Bunny Easter
Hello! It's almost Easter so I decided to give you some inspiration for the season, creating a cute scene featuring Kitty Bee Designs' Sleeping Mushroom Rabbit, available from Kitty Bee Designs' Etsy Store. I started by printing Kitty Bee Designs' Sleeping Mushroom Rabbit onto XPress-it blending card and coloring it all with my Chameleon Pens … Continue reading Not Sleeping, Exhausted! Kitty Bee Designs Spotlight – April 2018
Hello! I've just been asked a really good question about online crafting forums and, as the timing of this question was quite fortuitous, I thought I'd write a quick piece to share this information further. Along with a good friend, I recently established a Facebook group specifically to link up experienced craters with the less … Continue reading Facebook Is Now A Craft Room…
Hello! Today, I'm sharing a quick card I made for the new Creative Fingers Challenge. I've chosen to use a cute little digi set called Kitties from this month's sponsor, Maria Medal Illustrations. I had so much choice with this set that I couldn't decide which one of the kitties to use, so when in … Continue reading Kitty Litter – Creative Fingers Challenge #144