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

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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

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

Sparkling Watercolors

Hello! Another challenge is underway over at Get Creative Challenges and this month I've created a one layer combination design, using Fabrika Fantasy's Earth Fairy. The theme for this challenge is lots of sparkle and shine, which gave me a great idea on how to color this image. Normally, watercolor is done with water and … Continue reading Sparkling Watercolors

I’m Late, I’m Late…

Hello! Today I'm happy to be joining A Perfect Time To Craft Challenges and for my inspiration, I've created a masculine belated greeting card, using an image called "I'm Late" by sponsor, Ericraft. I began the card by printing my elements out. I printed the "I'm Late" image onto XPress-it blending card, sizing it to … Continue reading I’m Late, I’m Late…

Winter Woolies In The Winter Chill

Hello! Today I want to share a card I've made with a great, newly released digital image from Ericraft Digital Stamps, called Winter Woolies. This new release is only available for a limited time so I feel really fortunate to be able to create with it. Considering the title of the image, I decided to … Continue reading Winter Woolies In The Winter Chill

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

Speedy One Layer Digital Card.

Hello! For the start of another Creative Fingers Challenge, I wanted to again share a quick way of digitally making cards. This technique speeds up the process by digitally layering the card front so that it's ready to just color. To create a card this way, you first need a digital image, either a digi … Continue reading Speedy One Layer Digital Card.

Sparkling Emilee – Kitty Bee Designs Spotlight

Hello! It's time for my monthly spotlight with Kitty Bee Designs and this month, I've created a sweet birthday card for a younger recipient, using Emilee the Elephant, now available in a clear stamp! This was a relatively straightforward card to make, with some coloring and die cutting. I started off by printing the digital … Continue reading Sparkling Emilee – Kitty Bee Designs Spotlight

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