Hello! Today sees the start of the final Creative Fingers Challenge for this year. As my inspiration, I've chosen the cute Le Ann's World 101's Chelsea digital stamp to use in a digitally created scene. I started by opening one of Harper Finch Designs New Year Sparkle patterned paper pack to use as the wallpaper … Continue reading An Antique Christmas…
Hello! Wow, it's December already and it's time for my inspiration for the last challenge of 2018 over at Le Ann's World 101's blog. My inspiration this month uses the sweet Christmas Girl and Tree image, available now at Le Ann's World 101's Etsy Store. For this card, I've kept things relatively simple, printing the … Continue reading A Cute Christmas Wish.
Hello! Today I'm sharing some Christmas inspiration over on the Le Ann's World 101 blog, featuring the cute Santa's Helper image. I started my card by printing the Santa's Helper image onto XPress-it blending card and die cutting it, using Frantic Stamper's Rectangle Tangled Frame Die Set. I colored the image with my Chameleon Pens … Continue reading Santa’s Helper, Shining Bright.
Hello! Today I'm here to remind you there's still time to take part in the current Creative Fingers Challenge. I've created something that's a little different as this month's challenge has a die for a prize. I've created two cards with just one die cut! To start these cards, I die cut a piece of … Continue reading Two Cards, One Die Cut
Hello! Another challenge is underway over at Creative Fingers Challenge and this month, our sponsor is Le Ann's World 101. I've chosen the cute Vivian to create a beach themed card. As always with digital stamps, I started by printing Vivian onto XPress-it blending card. I also compiled and printed a second image of complimentary … Continue reading Beachside Greetings
Hello! Today is the start of the 7th challenge held by Le Ann's World 101 Digital Stamps. As it's coming up to Halloween, I thought I would use Le Ann's World 101's Henrietta to create a cute October birthday card. We don't celebrate Halloween that much in Australia, even though the shops wish and advertise … Continue reading Magical Birthday Greetings
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! Today I'm sharing my inspiration for the new Get Creative Challenge that has a theme of shaped cards. I chose to create a card that features the garden shed image from Twinkle Lane Designs. To start this card, I printed the garden shed onto Neenah Classic Crest Solar White cardstock. I used my free … Continue reading Going Potty Over Shaped Cards
Hello! It's the start of another Kitty Bee Designs Aloha Friday Challenge and this challenge has a fun theme of "under the sea". I thought it was a good opportunity to play with a reasonably new technique to make an underwater background, where Distress Oxide inks are smooched onto glossy cardstock. I followed this My … Continue reading Under The Sea, With Kitty Bee
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! Who doesn't love ink blending when using distress inks? They mix beautifully, making new colours as they blend. I laid down Picked Raspberry, Blueprint Sketch and Chipped Sapphire distress inks onto two pieces of cardstock, using a mini blending tool. One piece of card was already cut to fit the centre of the 5"×7" card front. Inking the … Continue reading Navy, Pink and White + Make Your Own Antistatic Bag
Hello! Are you all hopping around madly, getting ready for the Easter break? I've made a quick Easter card this week that I don't think I could have made any brighter. The background paper is my first attempt at a rainbow plaid. I wasn't comfortable using post it tape to make my inked stripes, so, for this … Continue reading Enlarging A Stamped Image For A Perfect Fit.