Another Reindeer On My Carpet!

Hello! Today I'm sharing another one of Ericraft's Christmas digital stamps called Reindeer Laying Down. I made another card using the Sitting Reindeer recently and decided to create this card using the same methods, in essence, turning them into a matching pair. I started this card in the same way as my other card that … Continue reading Another Reindeer On My Carpet!

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An Antique Christmas…

Hello! Today sees the start of the final Creative Fingers Challenge for this year. As my inspiration, I've chosen the cute Le Ann's World 101's Chelsea digital stamp to use in a digitally created scene. I started by opening one of Harper Finch Designs New Year Sparkle patterned paper pack to use as the wallpaper … Continue reading An Antique Christmas…

A Cute Christmas Wish.

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.

Snowmen Take Selfies Too!

Hello! It's the start of the latest and final 2018 A Perfect Time To Craft Challenge. This month, I've created a card using Sheep Ski Designs' Snowmen Selfie image and a die set I've had for ages and never used. To start my card, I first measured the inside aperture of all three dies in … Continue reading Snowmen Take Selfies Too!

Get That Reindeer Off The Carpet!

Hello! Today I'm sharing one of the latest images from Ericraft Stamps, simply called Reindeer. I decided to create a digital background to set my Reindeer on so that I could color the reindeer by hand once printed. I started by creating a blank digital file in my photo editing software and layered two patterned … Continue reading Get That Reindeer Off The Carpet!

Too Sexy… in the Outback!

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!

CAS Purple Poppies

Hello! It's the start of the November A Perfect Time To Craft Challenge and for my inspiration I've made a CAS style card, using our sponsor, Morgan's Art World's Poppies. Being a CAS card, minimalism is the key to a successful design. I started by adding the Poppy image to the bottom left corner of … Continue reading CAS Purple Poppies

Rainbow And Unicorn Wishes

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

Your Wings Are Ready!

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!

The Flowers In Life’s Garden…

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…

Enlarging A Stamped Image For A Perfect Fit.

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.

Pencil Colouring, Using Vaseline

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