Mixed Media Fun

Hello! Today sees the start of the month long Creative Fingers Challenge. This month, there's a set of five stencils up for grabs! Accordingly, my inspiration is the end result of me brushing up on my mixed media skills. Unusually for me, I started by making some background papers. I just had the urge to … Continue reading Mixed Media Fun


Magnolias For Mother

Hello! It's the start of the May A Perfect Time To Craft Challenge and this month, we have two sponsors, Fred She Said and Artsystamper Digitals. For my inspiration, I've chosen to use Artsystamper's Magnolias, overlaying the outline onto a watercolour digital background from a background bundle from The Hungry Jpeg. I printed the image … Continue reading Magnolias For Mother

Santa’s Workforce and Coloring Over Embellishment Mousse

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

Magical Birthday Wishes

Hello! Another Creative Fingers Challenge is underway and it's sponsored by the awesome Michelle Tracey Art. My inspiration uses Sienna And The Deer Enchant The Garden to create a simple watercolour feature for a die cut, hinged card base. I started by printing the image onto suitable cardstock for use with my Zig brush markers … Continue reading Magical Birthday Wishes

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

Wishing Upon A Star

Hello! Another Kitty Bee Designs Aloha Friday Challenge is underway and this month the theme is "in the sky". My inspiration goes one step further, right into outer space, using Oddball Art Co's Lizzy Love. I started with a little digital manipulation by removing the white background and overlaying the image onto a blue ombre … Continue reading Wishing Upon A Star

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

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

Kitty Bee Designs’ Aloha Friday Challenge #109

Hello! Today I'm with Kitty Bee Designs' Aloha Friday Challenge #109, the last for 2017. Hasn't this year just flown by? I hadn't done any watercoloring lately so I thought I'd print this gorgeous outline image, called Christmas Post from All Dressed Up and try out my Kuretake Zig Clean Color Brush Pens on some … Continue reading Kitty Bee Designs’ Aloha Friday Challenge #109