Hello! It's the start of another Creative Fingers Challenge and I'm back as sponsor. Woo hoo! For my inspiration. I've used my It's Christmas Topper sheet (cup1167808_100289) and rather than just trimming around the Rectangle edge of the original base layer, I've cut it using the Phil Martin Charmed Ovals Die Set. I also cut … Continue reading It’s Beginning To Look Like Christmas!
Hello! The Creative Fingers Challenge is back after a brief northern summer break and my inspiration for the new challenge is also my first Christmas card for 2022. I must admit it takes me a while to get into the swing of making Christmas cards again. I find my mojo needs a little encouragment before … Continue reading Christmas Roses
Hello! The August A Perfect Time To Craft Challenge has just opened and this month, we're joined by CraftsÜprint as our sponsor. I've even thrown in a few of my CraftsÜprint kits as prizes this month. For my inspiration, I chose to make up one of my own kits, the Magnolia Dreaming Outline Topper, cup1163036_100289. … Continue reading Magnolia Dreamings
Hello! I'm sponsoring the latest Creative Fingers Challenge and three of my kits are up for grabs, and you can see my entire range here. Some of you may wonder why I chose the title of this post. If any of you actually own one of these birds, you'll know they're a stunning bird to … Continue reading Not Exactly Love Birds!
Hello! I'm sponsoring over on the Creative Fingers Challenge again! This time, my inspiration features the two single sheet, card topper pages available over on CraftsÜprint, part of my Blue Flowers Collection range. My first card uses the Blue Flowers topper page #1 (cup1152827_100289) as intended. I cut the base and several flower layers from … Continue reading Memories Of Porcelain
Hello! It's the start of another Creative Fingers Challenge and I'm sponsoring! Woo-hoo! I create easy to use digital elements and recently started making them available over on the CraftsÜprint website. I've always dabbled in digital design and used it in my cardmaking and papercraft and now I share my simple to use creations for … Continue reading Hello Cockie!
Hello! I've had a horrid time recently with illness and I haven't been up to crafting for weeks. While it was lovely to finally feel well enough to sit at the craft table, I felt like I'd completely lost my mojo. I decided to try and get back into the swing of things by playing … Continue reading Tropical Thanks
Hello! Today I'm sharing my inspiration for the February instalment of A Perfect Time To Craft Challenge. This month, we have the awesome CraftsÜprint as our sponsor and they have provided some beautiful kits and digital stamps as our prizes. I used the Oriental Butterflies topper page to create a stunning 5"×7" card. This kit … Continue reading Oriental Butterflies
Hello! Today I have another reasonably quick make for the start of the latest Creative Fingers Challenge. It's approaching my old school buddy's birthday and I love to create something especially personal for her. But first, a little back story regarding the sentiment I've included. One day, on our lunch break at school, we were … Continue reading Shifting Gear!
Hello! As quick inspiration for the latest Creative Fingers Challenge, I've made a Christmas card using elements from a CraftsÜprint kit (cup1068647_16). Instead of creating the intended square card from the kit, that costs more for me to post, I've printed just a few of the elements and reworked them into the slimline design. I … Continue reading A Red Cardinal For Christmas
Hello! It's time for another Creative Fingers Challenge and, for my inspiration, I couldn't resist using another CraftsÜprint kit to make, what turned out to be, a stunning card. This kit (cup1086863_425) makes up a 5"×7"-ish, top folding card with a printed insert and a decoupagè feature on the front. It's so ornate that all … Continue reading A Beautiful Birdhouse
Hello! Another Creative Fingers Challenge is underway and, as inspiration for this challenge, I've used another kit from my sponsor, CraftsÜprint. My parents are celebrating their 64th wedding anniversary next week and I had to make something a bit special for such an awesome milestone. This kit is quite a big one and heavy on … Continue reading Fussy Cutting Can Be Fun!