Hello! Today I'm sharing my fourteenth card in my Personal Christmas Card Challenge, a challenge to see how many different ways I can use a seasonal looking background to create my Christmas cards. This card uses the Enchanted Garden Stamp set by Apple Blossom that was available with a magazine quite some time ago. This … Continue reading Gnomes For The Holidays, Card 14, Personal Christmas Card Challenge 2021
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Hello! Today I'm sharing my thirteenth card in my Personal Christmas Card Challenge, a challenge to see how many different ways I can use a seasonal looking background to create my Christmas cards. For this card, I've stamped and coloured the yeti monsters from the My Favorite Things Beast Friends Stamp Set (retired) and the … Continue reading A Monster of A Christmas, Card 13, Personal Christmas Card Challenge 2021
Hello! Today I'm sharing my next two cards in my Personal Christmas Card Challenge, a challenge to see how many different ways I can use a seasonal looking background to create my Christmas cards. This time, I've created two cards with the same theme, simply because I really didn't know what background I wanted to … Continue reading Lamps In The Snow, Cards 11 & 12, Personal Christmas Card Challenge 2021
Hello! Today I'm sharing my fourth card in my Personal Christmas Card Challenge, a challenge to see how many different ways I can use a seasonal looking background to create my Christmas cards. As with all my previous cards in this challenge, I've used the Time For Tea Designs Nordic Star Slimline Die as my … Continue reading Celebratory Penguins: Card 4, Personal Christmas Card Challenge 2021
Hello! MMedel Illustrations has joined the latest Creative Fingers Challenge and I got the opportunity to play with the sweetest Fairy Kids Digital Stamp Set. I started by digitally arranging several of the set's elements into a mini scene. But, before printing, I chose the die set I wanted to use in my project. After … Continue reading Fairy Wishes
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 has just got underway. For my inspiration, I chose a sweet Momma & Baby Penguin image from sponsor, Some Odd Girl to create a slimline scene card with a truly southern hemisphere perspective. As we all know, there are no penguins in the Arctic, almost all live in the southern … Continue reading A Southern Sky Christmas
Hello! It's the start of the June A Perfect Time To Craft Challenge and this month, we have the ever comical Dr. Digi as our sponsor! I just love his images and the lighthearted tone they bring to crafting. For my inspiration I've chosen to use one of Dr. Digi's colored images. The Toolshed Ted … Continue reading Going Potty At A Perfect Time To Craft!
Hello! It's time for another A Perfect Time To Craft Challenge and this month we welcome Dr Digi as our sponsor. I think he just has some of the best comical digital stamps available! For my inspiration, I've used Building Buddies and a simple clip art tree to create a scene that's overlaid onto a … Continue reading Santa’s Workforce and Coloring Over Embellishment Mousse
Hello! Today I'm sharing my inspiration for the start of another Creative Fingers Challenge. I'm also going to discuss a couple of issues cardmakers face when designing a card from scratch. My inspiration for these cards was this stunning artwork that I'd seen online by Heidi Willis. This piece just took my breath away with … Continue reading Magpie In Magnolias & Successfully Planning A Card Design
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!
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!