A Pot of Poinsettias

Hello! The November A Perfect Time To Craft Challenge has begun and my inspiration uses the Red Christmas Poinsettia Pack from sponsor, Fred She Said. I've always wanted to create a "flower pot" card but I struggled to find any templates online that fit with my perceived idea of making one. I searched for a … Continue reading A Pot of Poinsettias

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Asian Beauty

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

Jingle Elf

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

Butterflies And Bugs

Hello! It's the start of the July A Perfect Time To Craft Challenge and, this month, we're joined by Ching-Chou Kuik! For my inspiration, I've teamed two pre-coloured Ching-Chou Kuik images to create a tri-window slimline card. I thought the Two Lady Bugs and the Monarch Butterflies would work perfectly together. Unusually for me, I … Continue reading Butterflies And Bugs

Burning Your Sausage!

Hello! The June A Perfect Time To Craft Challenge is now open with Dr Digi and Stampers Delights joining us as sponsors. For my inspiration, I've used Dr. Digi's BBQ Bill image to create a simple card that still has a wow factor. I started by printing the image, adding a greeting and a cheeky … Continue reading Burning Your Sausage!

Charming Dahlias

Hello! Today sees the start of the May A Perfect Time To Craft Challenge and, this month, I've created a relatively quick digital design using the Dahlia Garden digital set from sponsor, Fred She Said. I decided to create my card front on my phone, using the Adobe Express: Graphic Design free app. I just … Continue reading Charming Dahlias

From Start To Finish in Under 15 Minutes, A Step By Step Guide To Using Avery Design & Print Software.

Hello and Happy New Year! I almost didn't get a chance to join in with Creative Fingers Challenge this week. I just couldn't find the time to sit in the craft room and enjoy myself. So, instead of trying to rearrange my time to make something using a traditional handmade card method, I turned on … Continue reading From Start To Finish in Under 15 Minutes, A Step By Step Guide To Using Avery Design & Print Software.

Buffalo Plaid Inspirations, Cards 15 and 16, Personal Christmas Card Challenge 2021

Hello! Merry Christmas! Today I'm sharing my final two cards in my Personal Christmas Card Challenge, a challenge to see how many different ways I can use a seasonal looking background to create my Christmas cards. These cards were inspired by the red and black buffalo print often used in Christmas cards and were really … Continue reading Buffalo Plaid Inspirations, Cards 15 and 16, Personal Christmas Card Challenge 2021

Thank You Tindaloo!

Hello Every year, over on Creative Fingers Challenge, we say a special thank you to our sponsors. This year, I get to say a special thank you to fellow design team member and artist, Hilde from Tindaloo. Along with being a lovely person, she is a unique artist and a friend. For my inspiration, I … Continue reading Thank You Tindaloo!

Glowing Tindaloo Candles: Card 6, Personal Christmas Card Challenge 2021

Hello! Today I'm sharing my sixth card in my Personal Christmas Card Challenge, a challenge to see how many different ways I can use a seasonal looking background to create my Christmas cards. This card is also my inspiration for the start of another Creative Fingers Challenge with Tindaloo Digital Stamps as our sponsor. As … Continue reading Glowing Tindaloo Candles: Card 6, Personal Christmas Card Challenge 2021

Snowman With A Heart – Personal Christmas Card Challenge 2021

Hello! The new Creative Fingers Challenge is open and we've super excited to be sponsored by one of our own, Tindaloo! This year, I've decided to set myself a bit of a challenge, to see how many different ways I can use a seasonal looking background to create my Christmas cards. These dies are so … Continue reading Snowman With A Heart – Personal Christmas Card Challenge 2021

Fairy Wishes

Hello! MMedel Illustrations has joined the latest Creative Fingers Challenge and I got the opportunity to play with the sweetest Fairy Kids Digital Stamp Set. I started by digitally arranging several of the set's elements into a mini scene. But, before printing, I chose the die set I wanted to use in my project. After … Continue reading Fairy Wishes