Beachside Greetings

Hello! Another challenge is underway over at Creative Fingers Challenge and this month, our sponsor is Le Ann's World 101. I've chosen the cute Vivian to create a beach themed card. As always with digital stamps, I started by printing Vivian onto XPress-it blending card. I also compiled and printed a second image of complimentary … Continue reading Beachside Greetings

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Magical Birthday Greetings

Hello! Today is the start of the 7th challenge held by Le Ann's World 101 Digital Stamps. As it's coming up to Halloween, I thought I would use Le Ann's World 101's Henrietta to create a cute October birthday card. We don't celebrate Halloween that much in Australia, even though the shops wish and advertise … Continue reading Magical Birthday Greetings

Christmas Candles

Hello! Today I'm sharing my inspiration for the new A Perfect Time To Craft Challenge. This month, sponsor Sparkle and Sprinkle has allowed me to play with the Fred She Said Christmas Candles set, available in their Etsy store. The Christmas Candles set comes with precolored images as well as outline images. I created a … Continue reading Christmas Candles

Just A Garden Nap

Hello! It's my time in the Kitty Bee Designs Spotlight and this month I've created something a little different to feature Kitty Bee Designs' sweet Sleepy Little Love Bug. To start this card, I found a simple "blue to green" image online (a background screen for a smartphone!) and adjusted the color to create a … Continue reading Just A Garden Nap

A Stunning Blueberry Fairy

Hello! Today I'm sharing my Creative Fingers Challenge "mid challenge" inspiration. I have fallen in love with these greyscale images by Christine Karron. They give absolutely stunning results with such little effort. I began this card by printing the Blueberry Fairy image onto XPress-it blending card, sizing it to roughly to fit onto a 5.25"×6.5" … Continue reading A Stunning Blueberry Fairy

Ericraft’s Unicorn Beanie

Hello! Today I'm sharing the latest release digital image from Ericraft, called Unicorn Beanie. This image is only available for a limited time so I thought I'd show how easy it is to use for a quick girl's birthday card. I started by printing the Unicorn Beanie image onto XPress-it blending card. I also printed … Continue reading Ericraft’s Unicorn Beanie

A Christmas North Wind Fairy

Hello! It's the start of another Creative Fingers Challenge and for this challenge we have an amazingly talented artist, Christine Karron, as our sponsor. I've chosen to use a beautiful greyscale image called North Wind Fairy and, by using some traditional Christmas colors, I've turned this into a card suitable for Christmas. Being a greyscale … Continue reading A Christmas North Wind Fairy

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

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

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!