Hello! The August A Perfect Time To Craft Challenge has just opened and this month, we're joined by CraftsÜprint as our sponsor. I've even thrown in a few of my CraftsÜprint kits as prizes this month. For my inspiration, I chose to make up one of my own kits, the Magnolia Dreaming Outline Topper, cup1163036_100289. … Continue reading Magnolia Dreamings
Hello! Another Creative Fingers Challenge is underway with the awesome Bugaboo as our sponsor. Life has been pretty hectic lately so I decided to make a digital background for the Stella Birthday Fireman Call digital stamp I was using for my inspiration. I downloaded a hanging plaque, floor boards and two fire clip art images … Continue reading Burning The House Down, Quickly!
Hello! Another Creative Fingers challenge is underway with sponsor, Ching Chou Kuik. As my inspiration, I've created a simple card with plenty of visual impact. I started by printing the Peoney Kimono Maiden onto grey kraft card and coloured it with Caran d'Ache Luminance pencils. Once I'd finished colouring, I simply die cut the image … Continue reading Simple Elegance
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! It's the start of another Creative Fingers Challenge and I had so much fun using the cutest Angry Owl image from sponsor Some Odd Girl. The look on this guy's face just makes me smile. I started by doing a little digital layering. I overlaid the png image onto a digital watercolour background from … Continue reading Getting Old and Grumpy
Hello! Today sees the start of another Creative Fingers Challenge and my inspiration uses the Gus Fish Whisperer image from sponsor, Bugaboo, to create a Father's Day card for my Dad. I decided to create this card using earthy tones so my first choice was to print Gus onto kraft card. Once printed, I started … Continue reading The One That Didn’t Get Away.
Hello! It's the start of our latest challenge over at A Perfect Time To Craft Open Challenge and this month we're lucky to have Morgan's Art World as our sponsor. The team has created some awesome inspiration for this month's challenge and you can see it all here, in this month's challenge post. While you're … Continue reading Pretty In Pink.
Hello! Today I'm sharing my inspiration for the latest Creative Fingers Challenge. Our sponsor is Morgan's Art World and I've chosen to use their "August Vase" image to create a one layer CAS card. Believe it or not, one layer CAS cards always fill me with dread. There's just no room for error when you're … Continue reading Morgan’s Vase
Hello! Today I'm sharing my inspiration for the start of the latest Creative Fingers Challenge. I needed to restock my cards with a new sympathy card. I thought I'd create the card before I actually needed one for such a sad occasion. I never feel like making cards at those times... 😔 I chose to … Continue reading Foiled Elegance: Coloring Foiled Images
Hello! Today sees the start of another Get Creative Challenge and I've been so fortunate to be able to make this card using an image from a great new and upcoming designer. Charlie's Stamps has just some of the best digital images that I have seen in quite some time. She's just an awesomely talented … Continue reading Cat, Chasing Birds!
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 and Happy New Year! Today I'm with A Perfect Time To Craft Challenge and, for the start of their latest challenge, I'm sharing a card I made using the lovely Fuchsia image by Digistamps4Joy. When I first saw this image, my mind immediately went to the hanging baskets full of these flowers that were … Continue reading Some Stunning Fuchsias