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 happy to announce I've joined the Get Creative Challenges design team. For my first challenge, with a theme of "lots of flowers", I've created a digital one layer card using QKR Stampede's Flower Bouquet image. I started by selecting a patterned paper for the background. I chose one from my favorite dot … Continue reading A Bright Birthday Wish
Hello! Today is the start of another Creative Fingers Challenge and for this month, I've used a sweet circus scene from sponsor Le Ann's World 101, called Circus Friends. This image is quite detailed so I started by printing it as large as my generic large oval frame die would allow, without it interfering with … Continue reading In The Spotlight…
Hello! Today I'm sharing my Kitty Bee Designs Aloha Friday Challenge mid challenge inspiration. For this challenge, that has a theme of "in the garden", I've chosen to use a pretty floral bouquet image from Sweet Escape Digis' Etsy store. I began this card without any real direction in mind. I printed the flowers with … Continue reading Decorative Floral Bouquet Easel Card
Hello! Today, I'm with Creative Fingers Challenge Blog, for their first challenge of 2018. This month has an anything goes theme and all entrants will be in the running for a lovely wafer die. For my inspiration card, I've chosen to do some stamping and coloring. I decided to try out my new Altenew Frosted … Continue reading Creative Fingers Challenge is back!
Hello! I have another great, cheeky design to share with you from Bloobel Digi Stamps. This one's called Balloon Flight and, when I saw this one, I immediately visualised her rising high, way above the clouds. We all seem to be getting less and less time in our day so, I thought I'd make another, … Continue reading Flying High, with Bloobel Stamps
Hello! Today I'm joining Bloobel Digi Stamps and I've created a card using one of their new release digi stamps called Party Toot. To me, this party girl looked like she was one of the loudest at the party, both in sound and sight, so I decided to color her in some pretty loud colors … Continue reading Time To Party with Bloobel 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! A popular colouring trend is no line colouring but it's usually done by stamping images with a light coloured ink. Today I'm showing how tracing around a stencil, and a little imagination can give a similar outcome to the stamped version. Tim Holtz stencils are always great to have in your stash and this year's … Continue reading No Line Colouring, Using A Stencil
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