Hello! Another Creative Fingers Challenge has just started and, for my inspiration, I've created a solely die cut slimline card, using just plain white cardstockand gold mirror board. I decided to create the front on a separate piece of die cut cardstock, rather than just adding my feature pieces directly onto the card base. I … Continue reading Simple Elegance, Using Mirror Card
Hello! I'm sponsoring the latest Creative Fingers Challenge and three of my kits are up for grabs, and you can see my entire range here. Some of you may wonder why I chose the title of this post. If any of you actually own one of these birds, you'll know they're a stunning bird to … Continue reading Not Exactly Love Birds!
Hello! Today I have another reasonably quick make for the start of the latest Creative Fingers Challenge. It's approaching my old school buddy's birthday and I love to create something especially personal for her. But first, a little back story regarding the sentiment I've included. One day, on our lunch break at school, we were … Continue reading Shifting Gear!
Hello! Merry Christmas! Today I'm sharing my final 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. These cards were inspired by the red and black buffalo print often used in Christmas cards and were really … Continue reading Buffalo Plaid Inspirations, Cards 15 and 16, Personal Christmas Card Challenge 2021
Hello! My inspiration for the latest Creative Fingers Challenge and my ninth card in my Personal Christmas Card Challenge is a Card that allows the specialty papers shine, literally. I have a selection of rose gold metallic and mirror cardstock in my stash that never gets used. I like the colour but it never seems … Continue reading Letting The Specialty Papers Shine: Card 9, Personal Christmas Card Challenge 2021
Hello! Another Creative Fingers Challenge is underway and my inspiration is perfect for this Easter weekend. I decided to create a masculine and a feminine card using just the one stamp set. The masculine card has been made with autumnal tones, perfect for a southern hemisphere Easter while the feminine card has more of a … Continue reading Easter, in Autumn and Spring
As my inspiration for the latest Creative Fingers Challenge, I've created a tutorial on how you can make your own custom coloured, matching elements for your projects. Note: I used the Chameleon Pens range in this project but any alcohol pens will work equally well. Materials I used: Chameleon Pens: Burgundy (RD5), Tangerine (OR3), Green … Continue reading Making Perfectly Matching Elements
Hello, and Merry Christmas! Even though it's Christmas, I'm still taking part in another Crafty Christmas Club Blog Hop. What better day to be joining? This card was one of my last minute makes for this season and I used the inner dies from the Sue Wilson Mosaic Border Background Die Set. I use the … Continue reading Ornaments In Black and White
Hello! Today I'm sharing a super quick card as my inspiration for the last Creative Fingers challenge for 2020. For this challenge, I decided to create a completely stamp free creation. I bought the Altenew Copy Flannel cover die last year and missed the opportunity to use it last Christmas. I just had to make … Continue reading A Quick Christmas Bundle
Hello! There's a new Creative Fingers Challenge underway with sponsor, Jan's Digital Stamps. For my inspiration, I decided to do something a little different with digital stamps, turning them into glitter card silhouettes. We all know glitter card won't go through a printer so I came up with a way of easily adding the images … Continue reading A Golden Christmas
Hello! For this month's Crafty Christmas Club Blog Hop, I've chosen to make something a little more traditional, but with a modern twist. I taught myself parchment craft a long time ago in the mid 2000's and, every now and then, I like to revisit the parchment techniques, a bit like a trip down the … Continue reading Parchment White Work With A Modern Twist – Crafty Christmas Club Blog Hop
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