Tastes of the Orient

Hello! My inspiration for the new Creative Fingers Challenge highlights the lovely Chinese Cranes image from sponsor, Lemon Shortbread in an oriental inspired creation. I printed the Cranes onto regular cardstock and decided to do a little "old school" crafting. I coloured the whole image with Tombow markers and a Dove Blender Pen, something I … Continue reading Tastes of the Orient

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Thinking of You

Hello! Today sees the start of another Creative Fingers Challenge with our sponsor, Meadow Haven. I've chosen to use their Heart of Gold image to create a card that could be used for a number of occasions, from sympathy to support during a tough time. This card was relatively easy to to make. I started … Continue reading Thinking of You

Sparkling Watercolors

Hello! Another challenge is underway over at Get Creative Challenges and this month I've created a one layer combination design, using Fabrika Fantasy's Earth Fairy. The theme for this challenge is lots of sparkle and shine, which gave me a great idea on how to color this image. Normally, watercolor is done with water and … Continue reading Sparkling Watercolors

Sunset, With A Cuppa.

Hello! It's time for another Creative Fingers Challenge and my inspiration for this challenge is a masculine card that has a real Australian influence. I started the card by creating the background with a simple watercolor scene that showed a large water hole, sandy plains and a distant mountain range. I used Ranger Distress watercolor … Continue reading Sunset, With A Cuppa.

A Woodland Watercolor

Hello! Today I'm sharing my challenge inspiration for the latest Kitty Bee Designs Aloha Friday Challenge. For this challenge, with a theme of forest friends, I chose to work with a forest scene by A Day For Daisies, called Forest Friends. When I first saw this image, I immediately thought it would look good as … Continue reading A Woodland Watercolor

Card 2, Altenew Inspiration Challenge, December 2016

Hello again! This card is my second entry into this month’s Altenew Inspiration Challenge. If I had to give this card a title, it would be "the card that nearly wasn't" as there were several times I nearly discarded it in the making process. This entry was inspired by the August monthly challenge colours. They're such a classic … Continue reading Card 2, Altenew Inspiration Challenge, December 2016