Month: October 2014

Thankful Cards for Fall

A Couple of new Autumn designs are available as instant downloads in my Printable Cards Shop on Etsy. I designed these using art from my original watercolors.  Thank you cards are needed in abundance at this time of year…we all have something to be thankful for don’t we? Fall Wreath  Thank You Cards Birdhouse Autumn Thankful Cards

Yellow and Orange Craft Challenge Inspiration

Hello friends! How is your October going so far?  It’s bee a bit difficult for me, as I’m suffering from some very bad allergies. However, the weather has been nice, warmer than usual for this time of year, and I’ve been out walking and enjoying the crunch of leaves under my feet, and I am appreciating all the beautiful Fall colours! Today we have a couple of inspiration pieces for you to help inspire your creativity and hopefully entice you to join in our OCTOBER CHALLENGE!  It’s a color challenge, so all you have to do is create something with YELLOW AND ORANGE as your main colours. On a sad note, we are saying goodbye to one of our Design Team members… Gail has to step down from the team for a time, as she is moving…and we all know how much work packing up a house that you’ve lived in for years, involves!  She hopes to be back in the New Year though, as soon as things settle down, so keep your fingers crossed that all …

Design Team Call

I would like to invite 2-3 new members to our A Creative Need team! DESIGN TEAM CALL: If you are interested in designing cards, journal pages, scrapbook pages or other crafts with A Creative Need digital stamp images I would love to hear from you! Digital, hybrid, and traditional designers are welcome! What would be asked of you… Create and post 1 project (card, scrap page, journal page etc.) on the first Friday of each month on your own blog using the A Creative Need images provided to you, in keeping with the ACN challenge of the month. E-mail me a photo of your creation so I can post it here on the ACN blog, on the first Friday of each month. Provide links to the monthly images and to the A Creative Need shop in your project post. Invite others to come and play in our ACN monthly challenge. Add the A Creative Need badge and link to your blog sidebar. Have fun! What you would receive as a DT member… 2 free images each month (provided to …

September Winner

Since I’m a bit late this month with announcing our winner for September’s challenge I thought I’d post it separately here. I apologize for my tardiness! Our WINNER for SEPTEMBER’S pattern/textures Challenge is…TANVI! She made this lovely textured multi media tag… CONGRATULATIONS Tanvi, please e-mail me at with your 2 digital images choices from my SHOP.

Yellow and Orange Challenge Inspiration

Our sweet design team member GLORIA has a lovely piece of art to share with us all today.  She apologizes for the delay, but I think it was certainly worth the wait don’t you?!   I hope it will help inspire you to join us for the YELLOW and ORANGE OCTOBER CHALLENGE.   She has used the ACN CHICKADEE digi stamp and doubled them up so it looks like they are kissing! So sweet in these vibrant yellow and orange hues. Be sure to check out the CHALLENGE PAGE and submit your own creative work! I can’t wait to see what you will do! Have a creative day! Deena

October Challenge and Inspiration

OCTOBER CHALLENGE: Yellow and Orange  Happy Colours for a change of Season! I hope you will all be as inspired by these colours, as I have been.  Just walking around our neighbourhood I am enjoying the mix of golden yellow and beautiful warm oranges and reds that our once green leaves are turning into. You can join in the challenge along with us by clicking HERE. Here is some inspiration for you before you go…   Gail has made this beautifully coloured sympathy card using A Creative Need SUNFLOWER WREATH.   Peggy has created this lovely card with A Creative Need image CHICKADEE. She used a cracked glass technique…so COOL!   Larissa is sharing this lovely thank you card…  and I have a small watercolour sketch to share… Come and share your Yellow and Orange creations! Be inspired by your surroundings, take a walk and bring your camera and let your ideas take shape! Have a creative day! Thank you for sharing your time with me, I hope you enjoyed your visit! Deena