Hello! The November A Perfect Time To Craft Challenge has begun and my inspiration uses the Red Christmas Poinsettia Pack from sponsor, Fred She Said. I've always wanted to create a "flower pot" card but I struggled to find any templates online that fit with my perceived idea of making one. I searched for a … Continue reading A Pot of Poinsettias
Hello! Today sees another Creative Fingers Challenge getting underway with the awesome Conie Fong joining us as our sponsor. I chose Kimono Kayuki to make a sweet oriental themed, shaped card. It may look like a technically difficult card to put together but it was actually one of the fastest makes I've done in quite … Continue reading Asian Beauty
Hello! Another Creative Fingers Challenge has just started with Tindaloo as our sponsor. I've created a cute slimline card, using the cheeky Jingle Elf image. I started by downloading a free Christmas tree image I found online and overlaid the Jingle Elf image. I then printed the compilation onto X-Press It blending card. I also … Continue reading Jingle Elf
Hello! It's the start of another Creative Fingers Challenge and I'm back as sponsor. Woo hoo! For my inspiration. I've used my It's Christmas Topper sheet (cup1167808_100289) and rather than just trimming around the Rectangle edge of the original base layer, I've cut it using the Phil Martin Charmed Ovals Die Set. I also cut … Continue reading It’s Beginning To Look Like Christmas!
Hello! The August A Perfect Time To Craft Challenge has just opened and this month, we're joined by CraftsÜprint as our sponsor. I've even thrown in a few of my CraftsÜprint kits as prizes this month. For my inspiration, I chose to make up one of my own kits, the Magnolia Dreaming Outline Topper, cup1163036_100289. … Continue reading Magnolia Dreamings
Hello! Today sees the start of the month long Creative Fingers Challenge. This month, there's a set of five stencils up for grabs! Accordingly, my inspiration is the end result of me brushing up on my mixed media skills. Unusually for me, I started by making some background papers. I just had the urge to … Continue reading Mixed Media Fun
Hello! I'm sponsoring the latest Creative Fingers Challenge and three of my kits are up for grabs, and you can see my entire range here. Some of you may wonder why I chose the title of this post. If any of you actually own one of these birds, you'll know they're a stunning bird to … Continue reading Not Exactly Love Birds!
Hello! It's the start of the July A Perfect Time To Craft Challenge and, this month, we're joined by Ching-Chou Kuik! For my inspiration, I've teamed two pre-coloured Ching-Chou Kuik images to create a tri-window slimline card. I thought the Two Lady Bugs and the Monarch Butterflies would work perfectly together. Unusually for me, I … Continue reading Butterflies And Bugs
Hello! I'm sponsoring over on the Creative Fingers Challenge again! This time, my inspiration features the two single sheet, card topper pages available over on CraftsÜprint, part of my Blue Flowers Collection range. My first card uses the Blue Flowers topper page #1 (cup1152827_100289) as intended. I cut the base and several flower layers from … Continue reading Memories Of Porcelain
Hello! Today sees the start of the May A Perfect Time To Craft Challenge and, this month, I've created a relatively quick digital design using the Dahlia Garden digital set from sponsor, Fred She Said. I decided to create my card front on my phone, using the Adobe Express: Graphic Design free app. I just … Continue reading Charming Dahlias
Hello! Today, for the start of the latest Creative Fingers Challenge, I've created a masculine card using lots of die cutting. Sticking with a blue and white theme, I used an old set of Stitched Diamond Layering Cover Dies (no longer available) that I've had lying around and never got around to using. I cut … Continue reading Big, Bold and Blue
Hello! It's the start of another Creative Fingers Challenge and I'm sponsoring! Woo-hoo! I create easy to use digital elements and recently started making them available over on the CraftsÜprint website. I've always dabbled in digital design and used it in my cardmaking and papercraft and now I share my simple to use creations for … Continue reading Hello Cockie!