Two Cards, One Die Cut

Hello! Today I'm here to remind you there's still time to take part in the current Creative Fingers Challenge. I've created something that's a little different as this month's challenge has a die for a prize. I've created two cards with just one die cut! To start these cards, I die cut a piece of … Continue reading Two Cards, One Die Cut

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A Christmas Pine Tree Fairy

Hello! It's certainly been a busy week for me and today, I'm sharing my inspiration for the start of a new Creative Fingers Challenge. I've been lucky enough to get yet another chance to color a beautiful Christine Karron image, called Pine Tree Fairy. I really can't believe how easy these images are to work … Continue reading A Christmas Pine Tree Fairy

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

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

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