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.
Hello! Today I'm happy to announce I've joined the Get Creative Challenges design team. For my first challenge, with a theme of "lots of flowers", I've created a digital one layer card using QKR Stampede's Flower Bouquet image. I started by selecting a patterned paper for the background. I chose one from my favorite dot … Continue reading A Bright Birthday Wish
Hello! Today I'm joining in with Angie's Digital Stamps Challenge for the start of a new challenge. I've chosen to use one of Angie's cute digital stamps, called Horse and Foal. This card is a relatively simple make. I started by printing the horses onto XPress-it blending card, sized to fit my Poppy Crafts rounded … Continue reading Horsing Around With Angie’s Digital Stamps.
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…
Hello! Today I'm sharing my challenge inspiration for the latest Kitty Bee Designs Aloha Friday Challenge. For this challenge, with a theme of forest friends, I chose to work with a forest scene by A Day For Daisies, called Forest Friends. When I first saw this image, I immediately thought it would look good as … Continue reading A Woodland Watercolor
Hello! Wow, this month seems to have flown by for me, it's already time for another Kitty Bee Designs Spotlight. This month I've chosen to highlight Kitty Bee Designs' Birthday Bumble Bee. I wanted to feature some sort of honeycomb pattern into the design but I'm not normally a fan of the pattern. I did … Continue reading Kitty Bee Designs Spotlight – Birthday Bumble Bee
Hello! Easter is getting ever closer and I wanted to share one more idea for a very quick, last minute Easter card. I've chosen to use a quirky Happy Bunny image from Bloobel Stamps. This image was something I thought would be really suitable for a card to give to a young adult, who's a … Continue reading A Happy Bunny Easter
Hello! It's almost Easter so I decided to give you some inspiration for the season, creating a cute scene featuring Kitty Bee Designs' Sleeping Mushroom Rabbit, available from Kitty Bee Designs' Etsy Store. I started by printing Kitty Bee Designs' Sleeping Mushroom Rabbit onto XPress-it blending card and coloring it all with my Chameleon Pens … Continue reading Not Sleeping, Exhausted! Kitty Bee Designs Spotlight – April 2018
Hello! Today I'm sharing my Kitty Bee Designs Aloha Friday Challenge mid challenge inspiration. For this challenge, that has a theme of "in the garden", I've chosen to use a pretty floral bouquet image from Sweet Escape Digis' Etsy store. I began this card without any real direction in mind. I printed the flowers with … Continue reading Decorative Floral Bouquet Easel Card
Hello! Today I'm with Kitty Bee Designs Aloha Friday Challenge for some mid challenge inspiration. I'm sharing a card I've made with the Giraffes On Holidays Digital Stamp Pack from The Paper Shelter. As it's almost Valentine's Day, I wanted to create something that would be a great card for someone special. But, I also … Continue reading Kitty Bee Designs Aloha Friday Challenge is Back!
Hello! Can you believe we're already a month into 2018? For this month's Kitty Bee Designs Spotlight, I thought I'd make a cute Valentine's Day card, using Kitty Bee Designs' Cupid Couple Valentine Pandas. Starting with the digital image, I printed the Pandas onto Neenah Classic Crest Solar White cardstock and colored them with Chameleon … Continue reading Kitty Bee Designs Spotlight – Valentine Pandas
Hello! I have another great, cheeky design to share with you from Bloobel Digi Stamps. This one's called Balloon Flight and, when I saw this one, I immediately visualised her rising high, way above the clouds. We all seem to be getting less and less time in our day so, I thought I'd make another, … Continue reading Flying High, with Bloobel Stamps