Hello! It's the start of another Kitty Bee Designs Aloha Friday Challenge and this challenge's sponsor is The Paper Shelter. For this challenge theme of kiddy cards I've chosen to use a digital element kit, called Cool Lolly to create a quick and easy card for a young girl. I started by choosing the background … Continue reading Lots of Cool Lolly
Hello! It's the start of Kitty Bee Designs Aloha Friday Challenge and I've decided to use the digital image set called Giddy Up from Nitwit Collections to create my inspiration project. As this set comes with all precolored images, I've started by selecting the "burlap words" background paper from the set as my backdrop. I … Continue reading Giddy Up There!
Hello! It's the start of another Kitty Bee Designs Aloha Friday Challenge. For this challenge, with the theme of friendly faces, my inspiration uses a pretty precolored image by Fabrika Fantasy, called First Flower. As I didn't have to color the image, I set straight to work on creating the card around the printed image. … Continue reading A Framed First Flower.
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 is the start of another Kitty Bee Designs Aloha Friday Challenge. My inspiration uses a gorgeous digital image called New Baby from Polkadoodles. I printed the image onto XPress-it Blending Cardstock and colored it in pastel colors, using Chameleon Pens. I followed up by adding more contrasts in the shadow areas using my … Continue reading Welcoming A New Arrival.
Hello! Today I'm sharing my challenge inspiration for the latest Kitty Bee Designs Aloha Friday Challenge. For this challenge, with a theme of forest friends, I chose to work with a forest scene by A Day For Daisies, called Forest Friends. When I first saw this image, I immediately thought it would look good as … Continue reading A Woodland Watercolor
Hello! Today I'm sharing my mid challenge inspiration for Kitty Bee Designs' monthly Aloha Friday Challenge. I've chosen to make a sweet one layer card, using All Dressed Up's Jam Jars image. This image comes as a set of three jars in a single image but I decided my first task was to crop each … Continue reading The Flowers In Life’s Garden…
Hello! Today I'm sharing my Kitty Bee Designs Aloha Friday Challenge mid challenge inspiration. For this challenge, that has a theme of "in the garden", I've chosen to use a pretty floral bouquet image from Sweet Escape Digis' Etsy store. I began this card without any real direction in mind. I printed the flowers with … Continue reading Decorative Floral Bouquet Easel Card
Hello! Today I'm with Kitty Bee Designs Aloha Friday Challenge for some mid challenge inspiration. I'm sharing a card I've made with the Giraffes On Holidays Digital Stamp Pack from The Paper Shelter. As it's almost Valentine's Day, I wanted to create something that would be a great card for someone special. But, I also … Continue reading Kitty Bee Designs Aloha Friday Challenge is Back!
Hello! Today I'm with Kitty Bee Designs' Aloha Friday Challenge #109, the last for 2017. Hasn't this year just flown by? I hadn't done any watercoloring lately so I thought I'd print this gorgeous outline image, called Christmas Post from All Dressed Up and try out my Kuretake Zig Clean Color Brush Pens on some … Continue reading Kitty Bee Designs’ Aloha Friday Challenge #109
Hello! I'm with Kitty Bee Designs Aloha Friday Challenge #107 mid inspiration today and this time it's a color challenge. Considering the time of year it is, I decided to make a Christmas card with the autumn colors and I surprised myself by actually incorporating all the colors, mostly in my coloring of this stunningly … Continue reading Kitty Bee Designs Challenge #107
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