Hello! It's my turn in the Kitty Bee Designs Spotlight and this month, I decided to make something a little different. I'm not usually one to try out a carding trend but this one just looked like a bit of fun. This style of card is known as an impossible card and was much easier … Continue reading Kitty Bee Designs Spotlight – May 2018
Hello! It's time for another Creative Fingers Challenge and my inspiration for this challenge is a masculine card that has a real Australian influence. I started the card by creating the background with a simple watercolor scene that showed a large water hole, sandy plains and a distant mountain range. I used Ranger Distress watercolor … Continue reading Sunset, With A Cuppa.
Hello! Today I'm joining in with Angie's Digital Stamps Challenge for the start of a new challenge. I've chosen to use one of Angie's cute digital stamps, called Horse and Foal. This card is a relatively simple make. I started by printing the horses onto XPress-it blending card, sized to fit my Poppy Crafts rounded … Continue reading Horsing Around With Angie’s Digital Stamps.
Hello! Today is the start of another Creative Fingers Challenge and for this month, I've used a sweet circus scene from sponsor Le Ann's World 101, called Circus Friends. This image is quite detailed so I started by printing it as large as my generic large oval frame die would allow, without it interfering with … Continue reading In The Spotlight…
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! It's almost Easter so I decided to give you some inspiration for the season, creating a cute scene featuring Kitty Bee Designs' Sleeping Mushroom Rabbit, available from Kitty Bee Designs' Etsy Store. I started by printing Kitty Bee Designs' Sleeping Mushroom Rabbit onto XPress-it blending card and coloring it all with my Chameleon Pens … Continue reading Not Sleeping, Exhausted! Kitty Bee Designs Spotlight – April 2018
Hello! Today, I'm sharing a quick card I made for the new Creative Fingers Challenge. I've chosen to use a cute little digi set called Kitties from this month's sponsor, Maria Medal Illustrations. I had so much choice with this set that I couldn't decide which one of the kitties to use, so when in … Continue reading Kitty Litter – Creative Fingers Challenge #144
Hello! Today I'm joining Bloobel Digi Stamps and I've created a card using one of their new release digi stamps called Party Toot. To me, this party girl looked like she was one of the loudest at the party, both in sound and sight, so I decided to color her in some pretty loud colors … Continue reading Time To Party with Bloobel Stamps
Hello! Christmas is just days away now and for Chalk n Stock's final challenge for 2017, I've created a card with Bugaboo's cute little moose. This card is a fairly simply make, technique wise, with only some basic techniques used. I began by printing the Bugaboo Moose onto Neenah Classic Crest Solar White cardstock, to … Continue reading Chalk n Stock Challenge December 2017
Hello! Today is the start of Creative Fingers last challenge for this year. My inspiration for this challenge is a quick Christmas card, just perfect for a last minute make. My feature image is a gorgeous, already colored tree scene by Wink Wink Ink, called Christmas Peace. Normally, I color my own images but when … Continue reading Creative Fingers Challenge #141
Hello! Today I'm with Chalk n Stock Challenge for the start of another anything goes challenge. This month I've chosen to use a wintery penguin image from Bugaboo. After printing my image, I colored the penguin with multiple brands of alcohol markers. I also printed two sheets of matching blue digital snowflake patterned paper to … Continue reading Chalk n Stock Challenge November 2017
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