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MFT Sketch Challenge #524 January 18, 2021 - A quick-ish card for the current My Favorite Things Sketch Challenge. When I can’t decide on a colour scheme I just go with a rainbow. Pulled out some older products from My Favorite Things and the silhouette stamps lend themselves perfectly to the rainbow scheme. This was also a great way to include more than […]
Inspired by…Cele-bear-ate January 13, 2021 - A quick blog post today as I’m trying to get this entered before the deadline for the current Inspired by Challenge – Cele-bear-ate. I wanted to use up some of my patterned paper so took this opportunity to do just that. My inspiration was simply the bear and using the stripes and lines from the […]
AAA Birthday – Game #21 – A Stencil Background January 4, 2021 - Welcome to a new year…2021…and a new round of monthly challenges. Congratulations to our guest designer this month – Melanie. Pop over to the AAA Birthday blog to see what Melanie has designed for her guest spot for this months challenge and be inspired by the rest of the Design Team cards. We also welcome […]
Color Hues Card Challenge #9 – Red and Grey January 3, 2021 - Another challenge card…this time to enter into the Color Hues Challenge #9.
The Library Challenge #74 January 1, 2021 - Over at The Library Challenge the current challenge is to pick any book cover from the last three years and using the cover, title or story of a selected book as inspiration. I used the colour scheme (red, white, blue and gold) and the stars as my inspiration.
Inkspirational Challenge #229 – Something in your home December 30, 2020 - I am entering this card in the current Inkspirational Challenge #229 and the theme is something in your home. For the last two Christmas’s I’ve had a summer themed Christmas tree (see picture below) as we are in the southern hemisphere and I want to reflect the season. This year I added some cross stitched […]
Wishing you a Sunshiny Christmas December 18, 2020 - Living in the Southern Hemisphere we…usually…have a hot Christmas. Here is my take on a summer themed Christmas card.
AAA Birthday – Game #20 – Twinkle December 7, 2020 - Welcome to the last challenge of 2020…we’ve all faced different challenges this year so I hope this theme gives you a chance to have a play with glitter, stars or anything that puts a “TWINKLE“ in your eye. Congratulations to our September Animals and Critters challenge winner Claire. Pop over to the AAA Birthday blog […]
Challenge Card – The Card Concept #145 December 7, 2020 - This is my entry for current The Card Concept challenge. I decided to try a Mixed Media style after watching some YouTube videos by Creations CeeCee and incorporated texture paste, watercolour and doodling. I was inspired by the baubles, the colour scheme (Is that navy in one of the candles?) and the filigree pattern. I […]
AAA Birthday – Game #19 – For a Child November 2, 2020 - I’m back for this month challenge over at AAA Birthday after having a crazy last month…family matters have to take precedence but after a number of weeks out of my craft room I have realised how much making cards and crafting fills my almost empty reservoir up! This month I went all girly with my […]
Color Hues Card Challenge #4 October 26, 2020 - Here’s another new to me card challenge – Color Hues – The card challenge. For this challenge we have to use Blue and Orange. I’ve decided to start on my Christmas card production although this could be used for birthdays too…or any celebration for that matter.
New challenge blog – Let’s Squash it! October 26, 2020 - I’ve just come across a brand new card challenge blog called Let’s Squash It!!– It’s all about using your embossing folders. The 1st challenge is to use Geometric embossing folders and metallic.
AAA Birthday – Game #17 – Animals and Critters September 7, 2020 - And there we go…another month gone by already. So many stamp sets to choose from made this months theme hard for me, but I finally decided to go for simple. This stamp set from Concord and 9th made it easy and then the next decision was colour! You can’t go wrong with a rainbow colour […]
The Flower Challenge #47 – Add Sparkle August 21, 2020 - I am entering this card in The Flower Challenge #47. It’s tricky to photograph sparkle so scroll down to the close up photos to get a better idea.
Inkspirational Challenge #219 – FACE August 15, 2020 - I am entering this card in the current Inkspirational Challenge #219 with the theme of face. I have three super cute giraffe images from A Day for Daisies and as they are digital I can resize them. I enlarged this one so it took the central feature of the card.