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
Hello! Today, I'm please to announce I've joined Kindred Stamps as a guest designer. I have had the opportunity to work with one of their latest releases, "Holidays Are A Nightmare". I am also able to offer my readers a Kindred store discount, but more about that later... I am discussing all three cards in … Continue reading “Holidays Are A Nightmare” – Kindred Stamps Guest Designer + Blog Hop
Hello! Today I'm joining the Kitty Bee Designs' blog hop featuring their latest release digi images. I've been lucky enough to play with the totally (not) scary Dracula Panda and Doctor Panda, both from the new Kitty Bee release. If you've just come from Julie of Crazy Crafting Squirrel, you're on the right track. This … Continue reading Kitty Bee Designs Blog Hop + Blending Distress Oxides *With* Distress Inks Tip
Hello! I have an upcoming 25th birthday in my family and I wanted to create something really unique. I didn't have anything particular in mind so I decided to let the challenges available dictate the card's direction. Cas-ual Fridays have a Tic Tac Toe challenge. I have never attempted one of these before. Choosing which … Continue reading One Layer Stenciling
Hello! I've been stuck thinking of this month's Altenew Inspiration Challenge and I've decided to try another card using the challenge colours. I also decided that this time I would use the extra theme of white on white that Altenew also added to this month's challenge. While I still can't bring myself to use white … Continue reading Distress Ink Resist
Hello! I'm becoming very grateful for card challenges. Rather than wondering what to create, I can now just read the challenge themes and wait for inspiration to arrive. This week I've taken inspiration from four challenges. I chose to use the MFT Sketch Challenge #334 design, Time Out Challenges #84 quote, Less Is More Challenge's theme and finally, AAA Cards Challenge #91 3rd birthday … Continue reading Shimmering Chrysanthemums
Hello! I I've been concentrating so hard on my cards lately that, today, I just wanted to unwind. I didn't want to think too hard on design or technique, I just wanted to create. To keep my thinking to a minimum, I decided to use multiple card challenges as my inspiration. I used the design … Continue reading Adore You Flowers