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!
Hello! It's my turn in the Kitty Bee Designs Spotlight and this month, I decided to make something a little different. I'm not usually one to try out a carding trend but this one just looked like a bit of fun. This style of card is known as an impossible card and was much easier … Continue reading Kitty Bee Designs Spotlight – May 2018
Hello! Today is the start of another Kitty Bee Designs Aloha Friday Challenge. My inspiration uses a gorgeous digital image called New Baby from Polkadoodles. I printed the image onto XPress-it Blending Cardstock and colored it in pastel colors, using Chameleon Pens. I followed up by adding more contrasts in the shadow areas using my … Continue reading Welcoming A New Arrival.
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! 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! 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! 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
Hello! Today I'm sharing my Kitty Bee Designs Aloha Friday Challenge mid challenge inspiration. For this challenge, that has a theme of "in the garden", I've chosen to use a pretty floral bouquet image from Sweet Escape Digis' Etsy store. I began this card without any real direction in mind. I printed the flowers with … Continue reading Decorative Floral Bouquet Easel Card