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 the start of another Creative Fingers Challenge and we're lucky to have Goebie again sponsoring this challenge. For my inspiration, I've chosen their wacky Caterpillar to create a card that's great for encouragement and achievement. I started off by doing a web search for a caterpillar inspired sentiment. Not the usual place to … Continue reading Your Wings Are Ready!
Hello! Today I'm sharing my mid challenge inspiration for Kitty Bee Designs' monthly Aloha Friday Challenge. I've chosen to make a sweet one layer card, using All Dressed Up's Jam Jars image. This image comes as a set of three jars in a single image but I decided my first task was to crop each … Continue reading The Flowers In Life’s Garden…
Hello! Are you all hopping around madly, getting ready for the Easter break? I've made a quick Easter card this week that I don't think I could have made any brighter. The background paper is my first attempt at a rainbow plaid. I wasn't comfortable using post it tape to make my inked stripes, so, for this … Continue reading Enlarging A Stamped Image For A Perfect Fit.
Hello! I recently made a card where I blended economy coloured pencils using baby oil. I was asked what other oils could be used instead and I made the comment that Vaseline petroleum jelly would also work as a blender. I prefer to use Vaseline to blend cheaper pencils, so I thought I would make a piece to … Continue reading Pencil Colouring, Using Vaseline
Hello, happy weekend! Today's card is a test of blending coloured pencils with, of all things, baby oil! When I researched my Prismacolor Pencils I mentioned in my last post, I discovered so many ways to blend pencil. I also discovered that not all pencils blend well with the same blending solution, mainly because of the composition of … Continue reading Magnolias… In Baby Oil
It's time for Altenew's February Inspiration Challenge and this month's colours are always a challenge for me. Pink is far from my favourite colour, but I know it has a prominent place when making floral cards. In my perfect world every flower on the planet would be either purple or blue. Think about that for a second, … Continue reading Pink Peony Bouquet