We’re halfway through our spectacular backgrounds theme at Cupcake Inspiration Challenge. You can find the first card I made for the challenge here. For that card I played with alcohol inks for the first time to create the background. This card’s background is also a first for me – the first time using Brushos! It’s very fun to … More CIC 453 | Spectacular Backgrounds Reminder | Crafty Sentiments Designs
I’m a day late sharing this card, but better late than never! The latest Cupcake Inspiration Challenge is all about creating spectacular backgrounds and I decided to have a play with alcohol inks for mine. I got my first alcohol inks in a card kit several months ago, but this is the first time I’ve … More CIC 453 | Spectacular Backgrounds | Crafty Sentiments Designs
We’re having a blog hop to celebrate the August release at Craftin Desert Divas! This is day two of the hop – you can find day one here and go to the beginning of day two here. There are so many cute new stamps – both digital and physical – as well as dies and … More Craftin Desert Divas August Release Blog Hop
I often see people asking which are better – Distress Oxides or Distress Inks. It’s not an easy thing to answer. For one thing, it’s very subjective. What you prefer to use is really up to you. It can also be very situational – sometimes the Oxides are the better choice, sometimes the Inks. And, … More TMR 92 | Wild And Free
If you love shine you will adore the latest Love From Lizi cad kit. It’s full of silver and gold, lots of foil and wonderful shininess. It’s a beautiful kit but I think the heatwave had sapped my crafting mojo a bit because I did struggle a little with the ten cards for this kit.
The Cupcake Inspiration Challenge is back! Did you miss us? We took a couple of weeks off for the summer, but now we’ve returned and have a new challenge starting. We have a theme for this challenge, and it’s ideal for this time of year – back to school! Newton’s Nook is sponsoring us, and … More CIC 451 | Reach For The Stars | Back to School Theme
I was definitely feeling bright and colourful when I created the background for this card. It was somewhat influenced by some other ink blended cards I did recently. I really like the colour combination of these Distress Oxides, and have had a lot of fun playing with them. I don’t have many, but the more … More Sasayaki Glitter | Midsummer Night’s Dream | Video