Global Design Project #078 Sketch Challenge Oh do I have you all confused? It’s OK, it’s not the weekend yet!! I just decided to do my challenge post a couple of days early to surprise you. Make sure you visit the Global Design Project Blog to see the inspiration from their design team and the inspiration shared by fellow challenge entrants. This week it’s a deign challenge. Design challenges are great as you can flip them, rotate, do lots of… Read more »

Global Design Project #GDP076 It’s the weekend and I’m participating in the Global Design Project Challenge again. It’s case the designer this week and we’re casing the lovely Kylie Bertucci. Here’s the card we’re casing: Now I have a dear friend who is battling cancer and I try to send her a hand-made card each week. So I decided to use Kylie’s card as some inspiration. So here’s my card designed to lift her spirits; I did quite a bit… Read more »

It’s Saturday and I’m giving the videos a rest and participating in some challenges. Today’s is Global Design Project 074 Sketch Challenge. Sketch challenges are agreat as they have some flexibility in interpretation. Here’s the sketch: Make sure you visit the Global Design Project Blog to see the inspiration of the Design Team and the other participants in the challenge. If you visit their blogs, make sure you leave a comment as we all love comments. So here’s my card: I’ve… Read more »

Time for another Global Design Project 073 Colour Challenge and this week it’s a colour challenge which means if you win you’ll be a guest designer. I don’t enter to win but for the fun of the challenge. Here are this week’s colours: So, this was a bit of fun. Now I find Emerald Envy and Watermelon Wonder are quite intense colours and my ink pads are very ‘juicy’. So I usually have my Grid Paper handy and stamp off which means… Read more »

It’s the weekend which means I try to participate in some challenges. Today it’s the Global Design Project 072 Case the Designer. So this gorgeous project of Krista’s is inspiring us this week and hopefully you’ll feel inspired to join in too. CASE = Copy And Selectively Edit.   This means you can take the colours, the layout, the stamp set, the paper whatever you like and make it your own. So I loosely took the layout and this is what I… Read more »

Isn’t this a great challenge for this week’s Global Design Project 071 Theme Challenge ? I do love working outside my comfort zone at times. The project I have to share with you today, was actually part of my So In Love Bundle class just recently. I hope you pop on over to the Global Design Project to see the inspiration the Design Team have come up with as well at the inspiration shared by the other challenge participants. So, this is… Read more »

Today I’m participating in the Global Design Project 070 Sketch Challenge. Here’s the sketch which we are asked to interpret. I don’t tend to make many landscape cards and whilst I know I could have turned the sketch to portrait, I decided to stick with it. Now one set I bought and hadn’t stamped with was the Carousel Birthday stamp set. I’ve used quite a bit of the Cupcake & Carousel Designer Series Paper Stack (6″x6″), so decided to combine the… Read more »

Global Design Project 069 Colour Challenge This project is for the Global Design Project 069 Colour Challenge. Make sure you visit to see the inspiration provided by the design team and the other participants in the challenge. I CASed this from the Occasions Catalogue (page 50) and used it as part of the ESAD (Extra Special Australasian Demonstrators) Blog Hop last Sunday. You can see the original at the bottom of this post. I had so many comments on it and requests… Read more »

Today I’m sharing my card which I’ve made for the Global Design Project #050 Sketch Challenge. Sketches are great to use as it stretches the imagination. You don’t have to do it exactly the same as the sketch in that you can turn and twist the sketch. It’s there as an inspiration.. Here’s my card: I needed to make some male themed cards and decided to use the sketch for my inspiration. I just love this Woodland Textured Impressions Embossing Folder… Read more »

There is a very exciting challenge this week – casing the wonderful Tanja Kolar.  Tanja is a much loved member of the Global Design Project Challenge team. Here’s her challenge to CASE: Isn’t this a lovely card to CASE. Mine’s a little different and I hope you like it. I have continued with my Water Colouring and used Flirty Flaming with Emerald Envy. So the ‘bunch’ of flowers are stamped in Basic Black Archival Ink and coloured with Flirty Flamingo on… Read more »