Hello, I hope you're having a happy holiday season so far. It always seems to be a mad rush at this stage, regardless of how much prep work we do. Each year, Creative Fingers Challenge ends the year with a thanks to it's sponsors. This year, I've chosen to created a sweet card using a … Continue reading Creative Fingers Christmas
Hello! Today is time for mid inspiration with Kitty Bee Designs' Aloha Friday Challenge #105. The theme this challenge is for "Kiddy Cards" and I thought I'd make a special Christmas card for a young recipient. I've always tried to make cards for children more tactile than I would for an adult, with lots of … Continue reading Kitty Bee Aloha Friday Challenge #105
Hello! Dry embossing with dies is not a new technique but it can be one of the most frustrating. Getting that perfect impression can be awkward. Today, I want to discuss the basic technique, as well as addressing some of the issues that can arise when aiming for that perfect impression. The Basics Dry embossing … Continue reading Dry Embossing, Using Dies + Tips to Help Along The Way.
It's time for Altenew's February Inspiration Challenge and this month's colours are always a challenge for me. Pink is far from my favourite colour, but I know it has a prominent place when making floral cards. In my perfect world every flower on the planet would be either purple or blue. Think about that for a second, … Continue reading Pink Peony Bouquet