Hello! It's the start of another Creative Fingers Challenge and for this challenge we have an amazingly talented artist, Christine Karron, as our sponsor. I've chosen to use a beautiful greyscale image called North Wind Fairy and, by using some traditional Christmas colors, I've turned this into a card suitable for Christmas. Being a greyscale … Continue reading A Christmas North Wind Fairy
Hello! Today I'm happy to be joining A Perfect Time To Craft Challenges and for my inspiration, I've created a masculine belated greeting card, using an image called "I'm Late" by sponsor, Ericraft. I began the card by printing my elements out. I printed the "I'm Late" image onto XPress-it blending card, sizing it to … Continue reading I’m Late, I’m Late…
Hello! Today I want to share a card I've made with a great, newly released digital image from Ericraft Digital Stamps, called Winter Woolies. This new release is only available for a limited time so I feel really fortunate to be able to create with it. Considering the title of the image, I decided to … Continue reading Winter Woolies In The Winter Chill
Hello! Today, I'm sharing my inspiration for the start of a new Creative Fingers Challenge. I've chosen to use a stunning image from sponsor, Rick St. Dennis, called Unicorn "Arco Iris" to create a simple card with lots of color and bling. To start, I sized and printed the Unicorn onto XPress-it blending card. I … Continue reading Rainbow And Unicorn Wishes
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! Today is the start of another Kitty Bee Designs Aloha Friday Challenge. My inspiration uses a gorgeous digital image called New Baby from Polkadoodles. I printed the image onto XPress-it Blending Cardstock and colored it in pastel colors, using Chameleon Pens. I followed up by adding more contrasts in the shadow areas using my … Continue reading Welcoming A New Arrival.
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, I hope you're having a happy holiday season so far. It always seems to be a mad rush at this stage, regardless of how much prep work we do. Each year, Creative Fingers Challenge ends the year with a thanks to it's sponsors. This year, I've chosen to created a sweet card using a … Continue reading Creative Fingers Christmas
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
Hello! It's my turn over at Kitty Bee Designs' Team Spotlight and this month I thought I'd get tropical. I've created a "frog party" to highlight Kitty Bee Designs' Hip Hop Froggie, who looks like he's having so much fun. To get this design to work, I had to first start with the card itself. … Continue reading DT Spotlight – Hip Hop Froggie
Hello! Recently, I have had several cards "on the back burner" that just wouldn't come together, at least to my satisfaction. They are the cards where the idea is sound but, no matter what I try, they just don't look right. This is one of those cards. I bought a sheet of car stickers, thinking they … Continue reading On A Street With No Name