Hello! Another Creative Fingers Challenge has just started and, for my inspiration, I've created a solely die cut slimline card, using just plain white cardstockand gold mirror board. I decided to create the front on a separate piece of die cut cardstock, rather than just adding my feature pieces directly onto the card base. I … Continue reading Simple Elegance, Using Mirror Card
Hello! Today sees another Creative Fingers Challenge getting underway with the awesome Conie Fong joining us as our sponsor. I chose Kimono Kayuki to make a sweet oriental themed, shaped card. It may look like a technically difficult card to put together but it was actually one of the fastest makes I've done in quite … Continue reading Asian Beauty
Hello! Another Creative Fingers Challenge has just started with Tindaloo as our sponsor. I've created a cute slimline card, using the cheeky Jingle Elf image. I started by downloading a free Christmas tree image I found online and overlaid the Jingle Elf image. I then printed the compilation onto X-Press It blending card. I also … Continue reading Jingle Elf
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! 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! Another Creative Fingers Challenge is now underway, with sponsor Tindaloo joining in. I love her images, especially the zentangle ones! I just wish I had time to make something with them for my inspiration. Sadly, this time, that just wasn't to be. I had to make a really quick birthday card so I decided … Continue reading A Stunning, Super Quick Make!
Hello! Today, for the start of the latest Creative Fingers Challenge, I've created a masculine card using lots of die cutting. Sticking with a blue and white theme, I used an old set of Stitched Diamond Layering Cover Dies (no longer available) that I've had lying around and never got around to using. I cut … Continue reading Big, Bold and Blue
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! It's great to feel back to my old crafting self! The last card I made and posted this morning was definitely a great way to get my mojo back. For my secind post of the day, I'm sharing my inspiration for the latest Creative Fingers Challenge, sponsored by Tindaloo. This card started off as … Continue reading Mandala Magic!
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!