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
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
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
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.
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
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