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
Hello! It's my turn in the Kitty Bee Designs spotlight and this month I've created a quick card with the digital stamp Cow Barely Over The Moon. I started by printing out the stamp onto XPress-it blending card and colored it with various brands of alcohol markers. I went over the moon with yellow Lyra … Continue reading Almost Over The Moon!
Hello! Today marks the start of the new challenge for March at A Perfect Time To Craft Open Challenge Blog, my very own! This month, I also announce the latest additions to the Challenge Blog's Design Team. They include two first timers to design teams and two seasoned veterans of the design team world, whose … Continue reading A Perfect Time To Craft March Inspiration
Hello! Today I'm here to remind you there's still time to take part in the current Creative Fingers Challenge. I've created something that's a little different as this month's challenge has a die for a prize. I've created two cards with just one die cut! To start these cards, I die cut a piece of … Continue reading Two Cards, One Die Cut
Hello! Another challenge is underway over at Creative Fingers Challenge and this month, our sponsor is Le Ann's World 101. I've chosen the cute Vivian to create a beach themed card. As always with digital stamps, I started by printing Vivian onto XPress-it blending card. I also compiled and printed a second image of complimentary … Continue reading Beachside Greetings
Hello! Today is the start of the 7th challenge held by Le Ann's World 101 Digital Stamps. As it's coming up to Halloween, I thought I would use Le Ann's World 101's Henrietta to create a cute October birthday card. We don't celebrate Halloween that much in Australia, even though the shops wish and advertise … Continue reading Magical Birthday Greetings
Hello! It's the start of another Creative Fingers Challenge and for this challenge, the design team has been given the freedom to create anything they want. Yippee! I've had three Simon Says Stamp Spring Flowers stamp and die sets for a while now and haven't used them. I thought it time to break them out … Continue reading Lots of Spring Flowers
Hello! It's the start of another Kitty Bee Designs Aloha Friday Challenge. For this challenge, with the theme of friendly faces, my inspiration uses a pretty precolored image by Fabrika Fantasy, called First Flower. As I didn't have to color the image, I set straight to work on creating the card around the printed image. … Continue reading A Framed First Flower.
Hello! It's the start of another Creative Fingers Challenge and we're lucky to have Goebie again sponsoring this challenge. For my inspiration, I've chosen their wacky Caterpillar to create a card that's great for encouragement and achievement. I started off by doing a web search for a caterpillar inspired sentiment. Not the usual place to … Continue reading Your Wings Are Ready!
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 a quick card I made for the new Creative Fingers Challenge. I've chosen to use a cute little digi set called Kitties from this month's sponsor, Maria Medal Illustrations. I had so much choice with this set that I couldn't decide which one of the kitties to use, so when in … Continue reading Kitty Litter – Creative Fingers Challenge #144
Hello! Today I'm joining Bloobel Digi Stamps and I've created a card using one of their new release digi stamps called Party Toot. To me, this party girl looked like she was one of the loudest at the party, both in sound and sight, so I decided to color her in some pretty loud colors … Continue reading Time To Party with Bloobel Stamps