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

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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

Lots of Spring Flowers

Hello! It's the start of another Creative Fingers Challenge and for this challenge, the design team has been given the freedom to create anything they want. Yippee! I've had three Simon Says Stamp Spring Flowers stamp and die sets for a while now and haven't used them. I thought it time to break them out … Continue reading Lots of Spring Flowers

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

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.

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!

Sunset, With A Cuppa.

Hello! It's time for another Creative Fingers Challenge and my inspiration for this challenge is a masculine card that has a real Australian influence. I started the card by creating the background with a simple watercolor scene that showed a large water hole, sandy plains and a distant mountain range. I used Ranger Distress watercolor … Continue reading Sunset, With A Cuppa.

In The Spotlight…

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…

Kitty Litter – Creative Fingers Challenge #144

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

Creative Fingers Challenge is back!

Hello! Today, I'm with Creative Fingers Challenge Blog, for their first challenge of 2018. This month has an anything goes theme and all entrants will be in the running for a lovely wafer die. For my inspiration card, I've chosen to do some stamping and coloring. I decided to try out my new Altenew Frosted … Continue reading Creative Fingers Challenge is back!

Creative Fingers Christmas

Hello, I hope you're having a happy holiday season so far. It always seems to be a mad rush at this stage, regardless of how much prep work we do. Each year, Creative Fingers Challenge ends the year with a thanks to it's sponsors. This year, I've chosen to created a sweet card using a … Continue reading Creative Fingers Christmas

Creative Fingers Challenge #141

Hello! Today is the start of Creative Fingers last challenge for this year. My inspiration for this challenge is a quick Christmas card, just perfect for a last minute make. My feature image is a gorgeous, already colored tree scene by Wink Wink Ink, called Christmas Peace. Normally, I color my own images but when … Continue reading Creative Fingers Challenge #141