Tastes of the Orient

Hello! My inspiration for the new Creative Fingers Challenge highlights the lovely Chinese Cranes image from sponsor, Lemon Shortbread in an oriental inspired creation. I printed the Cranes onto regular cardstock and decided to do a little "old school" crafting. I coloured the whole image with Tombow markers and a Dove Blender Pen, something I … Continue reading Tastes of the Orient

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A Krafty Metallic Christmas.

Hello! It's the start of the August challenge over at Get Creative Challenge and my inspiration features the Merry Christmas Tree from sponsor Drawn By Krista. Before I printed the image onto kraft cardstock, I quickly changed the colour of the pot from black to brown. I then used my laser printer onto the card … Continue reading A Krafty Metallic Christmas.

Rosehips and Fairies

Hello! Today, I'm sharing my mid challenge inspiration for the current Creative Fingers challenge. This time I've used Christine Karron's Rosehips Fairy to create this 5.5"x6.75" card. As with my previous inspiration project, I've printed the image onto X-Press It blending card and coloured it with Chameleon Pens. I've then fussy cut the image and … Continue reading Rosehips and Fairies

A little Ray Of Sunshine.

Hello! Today, I'm sharing my inspiration for the start of the latest Creative Fingers Challenge. I chose to create a card using the Dancing Sunflower image from sponsor Lemon Shortbread as the feature image. I started by printing the image onto Neenah Classic Crest Solar White cardstock and added a single base layer of colour … Continue reading A little Ray Of Sunshine.

The One That Didn’t Get Away.

Hello! Today sees the start of another Creative Fingers Challenge and my inspiration uses the Gus Fish Whisperer image from sponsor, Bugaboo, to create a Father's Day card for my Dad. I decided to create this card using earthy tones so my first choice was to print Gus onto kraft card. Once printed, I started … Continue reading The One That Didn’t Get Away.

A Little Bit Of Mysticism

Hello again! Today, I'm sharing my inspiration for the start of the latest Get Creative Challenge. For this creation, I've used the lovely "Eireanne" image from sponsor, The Love Of Color. I wanted to let this image dominate my 5.25"x6.5" card so, to do that, I decided to print the "Eireanne" image as large as … Continue reading A Little Bit Of Mysticism

Pretty In Pink.

Hello! It's the start of our latest challenge over at A Perfect Time To Craft Open Challenge and this month we're lucky to have Morgan's Art World as our sponsor. The team has created some awesome inspiration for this month's challenge and you can see it all here, in this month's challenge post. While you're … Continue reading Pretty In Pink.

Rock On!

Hello! Today I'm sharing another inspiration make for the new Creative Fingers Challenge. This challenge is sponsored by Some Odd Girl and I've chosen Rockin Kody to create a masculine card for the younger generation. My entire card front was designed on my computer. I started by opening a digital patterned paper, called Mix Up, … Continue reading Rock On!

Magical Birthday Wishes

Hello! It's time for another Creative Fingers Challenge and this fortnight, our sponsor is Milk Coffee Stamps. I've chosen to use their sweet Fairy Tiffany digital stamp printed onto some grey kraft cardstock. I recently invested in a set of Caran d'Ache Luminance pencils after seeing them reviewed and saving for months to buy them. … Continue reading Magical Birthday Wishes

Hello There!

Hello, it's my turn in the Kitty Bee Designs spotlight again. This month I've chosen the adorable Emilee the Elephant & Ladybug stamp to colour on grey kraft card. I just love how the image pops off the darker coloured cardstock and that effect was super simple to achieve. I simply stamped the image with … Continue reading Hello There!

A Shiny New Ball…

Hello again! My second card today shares inspiration for the start of Kitty Bee Designs' Aloha Friday Challenge that has a theme of "shiny". I took a little creative license with this theme and incorporated a few different shiny elements. I chose to use this image from sponsor Dr. Digi, called Cricket Derek, to create … Continue reading A Shiny New Ball…

Thinking of You

Hello! Today sees the start of another Creative Fingers Challenge with our sponsor, Meadow Haven. I've chosen to use their Heart of Gold image to create a card that could be used for a number of occasions, from sympathy to support during a tough time. This card was relatively easy to to make. I started … Continue reading Thinking of You