Hello! My inspiration for the new Creative Fingers Challenge highlights the lovely Chinese Cranes image from sponsor, Lemon Shortbread in an oriental inspired creation. I printed the Cranes onto regular cardstock and decided to do a little "old school" crafting. I coloured the whole image with Tombow markers and a Dove Blender Pen, something I … Continue reading Tastes of the Orient
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! Today sees the start of the latest Kitty Bee Designs Aloha Friday Challenge that has a "in the garden" theme. My inspiration features the Purple Pansies digital kit by Fred She Said. This card is yet another I've created with digital elements on my computer. Starting with a blank file, I layered the background … Continue reading A Cup Full Of Pansies.
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
Hello! Today, I'm very excited about the start of the latest A Perfect Time To Craft Challenge because today is the day I am taking over as Design Team Leader. I've been really up in the clouds since I found this out! I've been lucky enough to take over from Michelle and I can only … Continue reading Up In The Clouds!
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.
Hello! Today I'm sharing, what will sadly be my last inspiration design for Le Ann's World 101. I've had a blast working with her great digital stamps over the past few months but life has thrown me a very unexpected, but exciting opportunity. I've decided to grasp it with both hands and it will take … Continue reading The Sweetest Of Nectars
Hello and Merry Christmas! Each year Creative Fingers Challenge says thank you to our sponsors and this year, I'm sending a special thanks to Goebie, using the Hedgehog With Mustache digital stamp set. This set not only has the hedgehog images that I used in this post earlier this year, it also has a winter … Continue reading Creative Fingers Thanks Goebie Designs
Hello! It's my final inspiration post of 2018 and I've created a simple, last minute masculine card, using Jethro's Christmas image available in Le Ann's World 101's Etsy Store. My design started with coloring the image with both Chameleon Pens and Sharpie Ultra Fine Tip Markers. I then used Chameleon Pencils and Lyra Rembrandt Colored … Continue reading Looking Just Dapper This Christmas!
Hello! Wow, it's December already and it's time for my inspiration for the last challenge of 2018 over at Le Ann's World 101's blog. My inspiration this month uses the sweet Christmas Girl and Tree image, available now at Le Ann's World 101's Etsy Store. For this card, I've kept things relatively simple, printing the … Continue reading A Cute Christmas Wish.
Hello! Today I'm with Get Creative Challenges for the start of their final challenge for this year. This month's theme is "anything but a card" so I thought making a calendar stand would be great for my inspiration and would make a cute little Christmas gift as well. To start off, I die cut my … Continue reading Too Sexy… in the Outback!
Hello! I'm back yet again for my final card of this week, this time with Le Ann's World 101 and the start of the latest challenge. I've chosen a sweet image called Daisy to create a Scandinavian inspired Christmas greeting. I started by sizing and printing Daisy onto XPress-it blending card and colored it with … Continue reading Daisy Dressing The Tree