Hello! It's the start of another Creative Fingers Challenge and I'm back as sponsor. Woo hoo! For my inspiration. I've used my It's Christmas Topper sheet (cup1167808_100289) and rather than just trimming around the Rectangle edge of the original base layer, I've cut it using the Phil Martin Charmed Ovals Die Set. I also cut … Continue reading It’s Beginning To Look Like Christmas!
Hello! It's the start of another Creative Fingers Challenge and I'm sponsoring! Woo-hoo! I create easy to use digital elements and recently started making them available over on the CraftsÜprint website. I've always dabbled in digital design and used it in my cardmaking and papercraft and now I share my simple to use creations for … Continue reading Hello Cockie!
Hello! Another Creative Fingers Challenge is underway and my inspiration is perfect for this Easter weekend. I decided to create a masculine and a feminine card using just the one stamp set. The masculine card has been made with autumnal tones, perfect for a southern hemisphere Easter while the feminine card has more of a … Continue reading Easter, in Autumn and Spring
Hello! For my inspiration for the latest Creative Fingers Challenge, I thought I'd share another tutorial, this time a double! To see these techniques in action, just click this image to see the video. I should point out early that absolutely any cover dies will work for this combined technique. I have had these dies … Continue reading Blending Oxides, Using Glycerine + Faux Die Cut Inlay
Hello! We've been given some creative freedom for the latest Creative Fingers Challenge so I decided to do some die cutting and foiling. I love foiling but I'm a little lazy at times when it comes to dragging out my Minc machine. There are several different methods to add foil to your die cut projects … Continue reading Easy Foiled Die Cuts
Hello! My inspiration for the latest Creative Fingers Challenge is a classic masculine card. I hadn't done much stamping lately so I decided to break out the staming platform and embossing powder to see what I could come up with. I arranged a classic balloon stamp (from a really old magazine stamp set) and a … Continue reading Masculine Black and Gold
Hello! Another Creative Fingers Challenge is underway and my inspiration uses our sponsor Bugaboo's Gus - Hiding Eggs to create a quick Easter card. I started by creating a background, using The Hungry Jpeg's Easter Clip Art Set, that I could overlay the Gus png file directly onto. I added two cheeky rabbits to look … Continue reading Gus Is Getting Robbed!
Hello! Today I'm sharing my inspiration for the start of another Creative Fingers Challenge. I'm also going to discuss a couple of issues cardmakers face when designing a card from scratch. My inspiration for these cards was this stunning artwork that I'd seen online by Heidi Willis. This piece just took my breath away with … Continue reading Magpie In Magnolias & Successfully Planning A Card Design
Hello! Today I'm sharing my card made with one of Ericraft's latest digi stamps, called Unicorn Onesie. I made a card recently with the Ericraft Unicorn Beanie image and I thought they made a great set. With that in mind, I decided to color the Unicorn Onesie in similar colors as I colored the Unicorn … Continue reading The Onesie Goes Retro!
Hello! Today I'm sharing my inspiration for the new A Perfect Time To Craft Challenge. This month, sponsor Sparkle and Sprinkle has allowed me to play with the Fred She Said Christmas Candles set, available in their Etsy store. The Christmas Candles set comes with precolored images as well as outline images. I created a … Continue reading Christmas Candles
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, 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