Hello! It's my time in the Kitty Bee Designs Spotlight and this month I've created something a little different to feature Kitty Bee Designs' sweet Sleepy Little Love Bug. To start this card, I found a simple "blue to green" image online (a background screen for a smartphone!) and adjusted the color to create a … Continue reading Just A Garden Nap
Hello! Another challenge is underway over at Get Creative Challenges and this month I've created a one layer combination design, using Fabrika Fantasy's Earth Fairy. The theme for this challenge is lots of sparkle and shine, which gave me a great idea on how to color this image. Normally, watercolor is done with water and … Continue reading Sparkling Watercolors
Hello! Another month has flown by and it's time for my Kitty Bee Designs Spotlight. This month I've created a card using two of Kitty Bee Designs Panda images, Doctor Panda and Lantern Panda. When I saw the Lantern Panda, I immediately thought of Florence Nightingale, so I added Doctor Panda to create a simple … Continue reading Feeling Better Already!
Hello! It's the start of Kitty Bee Designs Aloha Friday Challenge and I've decided to use the digital image set called Giddy Up from Nitwit Collections to create my inspiration project. As this set comes with all precolored images, I've started by selecting the "burlap words" background paper from the set as my backdrop. I … Continue reading Giddy Up There!
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.
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
Hello! Crafty Friends fortnightly challenge is currently focusing on the theme "New Beginnings" and I think I have just the card for a new beginning in a new home. This card was partially pieced together on the computer, using Photoshop Elements and a free program, Avery Design & Print. While most people are familiar with Photoshop, Avery Design & Print may be … Continue reading New Beginnings – Crafty Friends Challenge