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!
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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!
Hello and Happy New Year! I almost didn't get a chance to join in with Creative Fingers Challenge this week. I just couldn't find the time to sit in the craft room and enjoy myself. So, instead of trying to rearrange my time to make something using a traditional handmade card method, I turned on … Continue reading From Start To Finish in Under 15 Minutes, A Step By Step Guide To Using Avery Design & Print Software.
Hello, have I got a blog post for you today! I've discovered the perfect way to create my own metallic cardstock in absolutely any colour I want. Sure, we can buy cardstock with a beautiful metallic shine but it tends to be just gold, silver and a few pastel colours. And, most of those bought … Continue reading DIY Metallic Cardstock And Embellishments
As my inspiration for the latest Creative Fingers Challenge, I've created a tutorial on how you can make your own custom coloured, matching elements for your projects. Note: I used the Chameleon Pens range in this project but any alcohol pens will work equally well. Materials I used: Chameleon Pens: Burgundy (RD5), Tangerine (OR3), Green … Continue reading Making Perfectly Matching Elements
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! We've been given yet more creative freedom for the latest Creative Fingers Challenge. Again, I thought I'd create yet another tutorial, this time for a 5"×7" Double Dutch Fold Card. This card design isn't new but no matter how hard I searched, I couldn't find a 5"×7" card template. I love making cards that … Continue reading Double Dutch Fold Card Tutorial with 5″×7″ Template.
Hello! For my inspiration for the latest Creative Fingers Challenge, I thought I'd share another tutorial, this time a double! To see these techniques in action, just click this image to see the video. I should point out early that absolutely any cover dies will work for this combined technique. I have had these dies … Continue reading Blending Oxides, Using Glycerine + Faux Die Cut Inlay
Hello! We've been given some creative freedom for the latest Creative Fingers Challenge so I decided to do some die cutting and foiling. I love foiling but I'm a little lazy at times when it comes to dragging out my Minc machine. There are several different methods to add foil to your die cut projects … Continue reading Easy Foiled Die Cuts
Hello! For my inspiration for the latest Creative Fingers Challenge, I thought I'd do something a little different and create two quick cards using dies. Many of you have probably seen the triple layer stamping technique that's been around for a while now (two good tutorials for this technique can be found here and here). … Continue reading Faux Triple Layer Cards
Hello! Today I'm sharing my latest mini kits that are now available on my Craftsüprint page. These topper sets have been made with a sweet graphics kit from The Hungry Jpeg, naturally called Space Travellers. These kits are super easy to print, cut out and assemble with just the most basic cardmaking supplies. To coincide … Continue reading DIY Action Wobbler + Space Traveller Topper Kits
Hello! Recently, I've been working on a new and innovative way to work with two of the sponsors of my A Perfect Time To Craft Open Challenge blog and my Facebook group, Cardmaking Tutorials, Support and Inspiration. I've been playing around with graphics kits from The Hungry Jpeg to create a few cards. Instead of … Continue reading Blooming Mystery Watercolor Card Set.