Hello! It's great to feel back to my old crafting self! The last card I made and posted this morning was definitely a great way to get my mojo back. For my secind post of the day, I'm sharing my inspiration for the latest Creative Fingers Challenge, sponsored by Tindaloo. This card started off as … Continue reading Mandala Magic!
Adam here with my creation using an adorable Hello Winter digi kit from Craftsüprint, this month’s sponsor for A Perfect Time To Craft Open Challenge blog. I created the backdrop using patterned paper and a stencil. I used transparent texture paste through the stencil then sprinkled chunky loose glitter on it. I think it creates … Continue reading Hello Winter, with Guest Designer, Adam Karle
Hello! In my last post, I made an extra large stepper card that used a whole sheet of card. I made mention that I had to create my own template because there didn't seem to be any templates available that utilised the whole sheet of cardstock. I was asked in my Facebook group if I … Continue reading Full Page Stepper Card Templates.
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! Some of you may already know that I established a Facebook Group called Cardmaking Tutorials, Support and Inspiration in February, last year. I'm happy to say that in only eleven months our membership swelled to over 20,000 members! For our upcoming first birthday, we are holding a group challenge and our sponsor CraftsUPrint has … Continue reading My Facebook Group Challenge And Freebie!
Hello! Just stopping by to quickly let you know that for a limited time Ericraft, in association with Kit & Clowder Facebook Group is giving this digital stamp away! To claim this stamp as your own, simply join Ericraft's Facebook Group, message Admin that you'd like to claim this image and it will be privately … Continue reading Ericraft Freebie And Sale!
Hello! Another challenge is underway over at Get Creative Challenges and this month I've created a one layer combination design, using Fabrika Fantasy's Earth Fairy. The theme for this challenge is lots of sparkle and shine, which gave me a great idea on how to color this image. Normally, watercolor is done with water and … Continue reading Sparkling Watercolors
Hello! Easter is getting ever closer and I wanted to share one more idea for a very quick, last minute Easter card. I've chosen to use a quirky Happy Bunny image from Bloobel Stamps. This image was something I thought would be really suitable for a card to give to a young adult, who's a … Continue reading A Happy Bunny Easter
Hello! Crafty Friends fortnightly challenge is currently focusing on the theme "New Beginnings" and I think I have just the card for a new beginning in a new home. This card was partially pieced together on the computer, using Photoshop Elements and a free program, Avery Design & Print. While most people are familiar with Photoshop, Avery Design & Print may be … Continue reading New Beginnings – Crafty Friends Challenge
When looking for a theme for a card, looking outside the generic scrapbooking and carding areas can hold some pleasant surprises. Some of the colouring pages out there now are stunning and would look great as a card feature or background. This feature image was from a stained glass painting book (see reference below) I … Continue reading Endless Possibilities