Rosehips and Fairies

Hello! Today, I'm sharing my mid challenge inspiration for the current Creative Fingers challenge. This time I've used Christine Karron's Rosehips Fairy to create this 5.5"x6.75" card. As with my previous inspiration project, I've printed the image onto X-Press It blending card and coloured it with Chameleon Pens. I've then fussy cut the image and … Continue reading Rosehips and Fairies

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Blooming Mystery Watercolor Card Set.

Hello! Recently, I've been working on a new and innovative way to work with two of the sponsors of my A Perfect Time To Craft Open Challenge blog and my Facebook group, Cardmaking Tutorials, Support and Inspiration. I've been playing around with graphics kits from The Hungry Jpeg to create a few cards. Instead of … Continue reading Blooming Mystery Watercolor Card Set.

Pretty In Pink.

Hello! It's the start of our latest challenge over at A Perfect Time To Craft Open Challenge and this month we're lucky to have Morgan's Art World as our sponsor. The team has created some awesome inspiration for this month's challenge and you can see it all here, in this month's challenge post. While you're … Continue reading Pretty In Pink.

Rock On!

Hello! Today I'm sharing another inspiration make for the new Creative Fingers Challenge. This challenge is sponsored by Some Odd Girl and I've chosen Rockin Kody to create a masculine card for the younger generation. My entire card front was designed on my computer. I started by opening a digital patterned paper, called Mix Up, … Continue reading Rock On!

Creating A Punched Edge Easel Card.

Hello! Today sees the start of my latest challenge at A Perfect Time To Craft Challenge and for this month, I'm pleased to announce we have a brand new sponsor, craftsÜprint! They have been very generous in supplying some great kits for the team to play with and I've been amazed at how varied their … Continue reading Creating A Punched Edge Easel Card.

A Shiny New Ball…

Hello again! My second card today shares inspiration for the start of Kitty Bee Designs' Aloha Friday Challenge that has a theme of "shiny". I took a little creative license with this theme and incorporated a few different shiny elements. I chose to use this image from sponsor Dr. Digi, called Cricket Derek, to create … Continue reading A Shiny New Ball…

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

A Perfect Time To Craft March Inspiration

Hello! Today marks the start of the new challenge for March at A Perfect Time To Craft Open Challenge Blog, my very own! This month, I also announce the latest additions to the Challenge Blog's Design Team. They include two first timers to design teams and two seasoned veterans of the design team world, whose … Continue reading A Perfect Time To Craft March Inspiration

Just A Reminder…

Hello! It's my turn in the Kitty Bee Designs Spotlight, my first for 2019. I've used their cutest ever, Post It Notes Panda stamp to create a quick, cheeky birthday card. I started by stamping the image onto XPress-it blending card with black Memento dye ink and colored it with Chameleon Pens and a yellow … Continue reading Just A Reminder…

Sands In The Hourglass

Hello! Today I'm sharing my inspiration for the start of the latest Kitty Bee Designs Aloha Friday Challenge that has a theme of drinks. Sparkle 'n' Sprinkle have kindly sponsored this challenge and I couldn't resist using their Beach Friends digital stamp kit. I started by printing the image and one of the matching sentiments … Continue reading Sands In The Hourglass

It’s All About The Golf!

Hello! Creative Fingers Challenge has a new challenge underway and this month we have Bugaboo as our sponsor. I've created a masculine card for a golfer, using Frame It - Gus Golf image. I started by printing my image and a simple sentiment onto XPress-it blending card and colored it with Chameleon Pens. Once finished, … Continue reading It’s All About The Golf!

Old Roses For A Friend.

Hello! It's the start of the first Creative Fingers Challenge for this year and I chose to play with the "Old Roses Frame" from our sponsor, Morgan's Art World. I started by printing the Old Roses Frame image after adding a simple sentiment to it in the Avery Design Pro free program. I was easily … Continue reading Old Roses For A Friend.