Lamps In The Snow, Cards 11 & 12, Personal Christmas Card Challenge 2021

Hello! Today I'm sharing my next two cards in my Personal Christmas Card Challenge, a challenge to see how many different ways I can use a seasonal looking background to create my Christmas cards. This time, I've created two cards with the same theme, simply because I really didn't know what background I wanted to … Continue reading Lamps In The Snow, Cards 11 & 12, Personal Christmas Card Challenge 2021

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Letting The Specialty Papers Shine: Card 9, Personal Christmas Card Challenge 2021

Hello! My inspiration for the latest Creative Fingers Challenge and my ninth card in my Personal Christmas Card Challenge is a Card that allows the specialty papers shine, literally. I have a selection of rose gold metallic and mirror cardstock in my stash that never gets used. I like the colour but it never seems … Continue reading Letting The Specialty Papers Shine: Card 9, Personal Christmas Card Challenge 2021

Celebratory Penguins: Card 4, Personal Christmas Card Challenge 2021

Hello! Today I'm sharing my fourth card in my Personal Christmas Card Challenge, a challenge to see how many different ways I can use a seasonal looking background to create my Christmas cards. As with all my previous cards in this challenge, I've used the Time For Tea Designs Nordic Star Slimline Die as my … Continue reading Celebratory Penguins: Card 4, Personal Christmas Card Challenge 2021

A Simple Candle Garland: Card 2, Personal Christmas Card Challenge 2021

Hello! Today I'm sharing my second card in my Personal Christmas Card Challenge, a challenge to see how many different ways I can use a seasonal looking background to create my Christmas cards. This card is relatively straightforward and uses mostly dies, with a little heat embossing thrown in. I started by using the Time … Continue reading A Simple Candle Garland: Card 2, Personal Christmas Card Challenge 2021

It’s All About The Numbers.

Hello! As my inspiration for the newest Creative Fingers Challenge, I've created a masculine birthday card that was inspired by something I saw on Pinterest. Even though I've basically C.A.S.E.D this design, I've made numerous changes to mix things up bit. Firstly, I used numbers instead of letters and highlighted the age with glitter cardstock … Continue reading It’s All About The Numbers.

Riding High

Hello! I've just finished a card for my dear ol' Dad for Father's Day this year. No, I'm not months late, Aussies celebrate Father's Day on the first Sunday in September!😂 My Dad was quite the horseman in his younger days but I've only recently found out just how good he was. So, for this … Continue reading Riding High

A Cheery Santa!

Hello! The December A Perfect Time To Craft Open Challenge is up and running! This month, we're joined by Dr Digi and I've chosen one of his pre-coloured images to create a totally digital scene as my inspiration. I decided I would create all my elements on the computer, one of my favourite ways to … Continue reading A Cheery Santa!

A Golden Christmas

Hello! There's a new Creative Fingers Challenge underway with sponsor, Jan's Digital Stamps. For my inspiration, I decided to do something a little different with digital stamps, turning them into glitter card silhouettes. We all know glitter card won't go through a printer so I came up with a way of easily adding the images … Continue reading A Golden Christmas

Double Dutch Fold Card Tutorial with 5″×7″ Template.

Hello! We've been given yet more creative freedom for the latest Creative Fingers Challenge. Again, I thought I'd create yet another tutorial, this time for a 5"×7" Double Dutch Fold Card. This card design isn't new but no matter how hard I searched, I couldn't find a 5"×7" card template. I love making cards that … Continue reading Double Dutch Fold Card Tutorial with 5″×7″ Template.

Magnolias For Mother

Hello! It's the start of the May A Perfect Time To Craft Challenge and this month, we have two sponsors, Fred She Said and Artsystamper Digitals. For my inspiration, I've chosen to use Artsystamper's Magnolias, overlaying the outline onto a watercolour digital background from a background bundle from The Hungry Jpeg. I printed the image … Continue reading Magnolias For Mother

Masculine Black and Gold

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

Magpie In Magnolias & Successfully Planning A Card Design

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