Hello! Today I'm sharing my next two cards in my Personal Christmas Card Challenge, a challenge to see how many different ways I can use a seasonal looking background to create my Christmas cards. This time, I've created two cards with the same theme, simply because I really didn't know what background I wanted to … Continue reading Lamps In The Snow, Cards 11 & 12, Personal Christmas Card Challenge 2021
Hello! We have another Creative Fingers Challenge underway and my inspiration is a masculine card for my Dad's upcoming 96th birthday, as you can probably already tell! As we all know, masculine cards are notoriously hard to make so, this year, I decided to focus on my Dad's "young at heart" nature as my inspiration. … Continue reading 96 Candles
Hello! Creative Fingers Challenge has a new challenge under way and for my inspiration, I've started my Christmas cards nice and early, for a change! I've used a cute gingerbread house from sponsor, LCWaterworth to create a topper sized to fit a 5"×7" card. I started by cropping the grey outline image from the card … Continue reading Yummy Christmas In July.
Hello! Another Creative Fingers Challenge is underway and my inspiration is perfect for this Easter weekend. I decided to create a masculine and a feminine card using just the one stamp set. The masculine card has been made with autumnal tones, perfect for a southern hemisphere Easter while the feminine card has more of a … Continue reading Easter, in Autumn and Spring
Hello! It's the start of July's A Perfect Time To Craft Challenge and me this month we have two sponsors, Charlie's Stamps and Bugaboo! For my inspiration, I've chosen Bugaboo's Stella Tidbits Heaven image to make a quirky little card. I started by printing the Stella Tidbits Heaven image and the matching quote onto regular … Continue reading Move Over God!
Hello! My inspiration for the latest Creative Fingers Challenge is a classic masculine card. I hadn't done much stamping lately so I decided to break out the staming platform and embossing powder to see what I could come up with. I arranged a classic balloon stamp (from a really old magazine stamp set) and a … Continue reading Masculine Black and Gold
Hello! Another Creative Fingers Challenge is underway and my inspiration uses our sponsor Bugaboo's Gus - Hiding Eggs to create a quick Easter card. I started by creating a background, using The Hungry Jpeg's Easter Clip Art Set, that I could overlay the Gus png file directly onto. I added two cheeky rabbits to look … Continue reading Gus Is Getting Robbed!
Hello! Today I'm sharing my inspiration for the start of the April Get Creative Challenge. For this card, I've chosen the pre-colored Geisha image, called Japanese Lady from Ike's Art. I've always loved using pre-colored images as my features because they give me lots of time to work on the rest of my card design. … Continue reading Sweet Geisha Girl
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!
Hello! Le Ann's World 101's first challenge for 2019 is underway and my inspiration uses Spring Bouquet as the main feature. It's such a lovely image and I wanted to highlight it with a simple shaped card. I started by printing the Spring Bouquet image onto XPress-it blending card and colored it with Chameleon Pens. … Continue reading A Sweet Spring Bouquet
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! Another Kitty Bee Designs Aloha Friday Challenge is underway and this month the theme is "in the sky". My inspiration goes one step further, right into outer space, using Oddball Art Co's Lizzy Love. I started with a little digital manipulation by removing the white background and overlaying the image onto a blue ombre … Continue reading Wishing Upon A Star