Month: November 2014

Mid Month Challenge Inspiration!

Have you had a chance to participate in our challenge this month? Many of you have, but if you are still looking for ideas, here is a little mid month inspiration…two mixed media projects… Gloria Deena  Digital stamp image Christmas Deer and Gnome(Tomte) has been used in both projects. You can join in the BUTTON CHALLENGE HERE. Have a great weekend!! Deena

Illustration Projects

I’m sorry I haven’t posted in a while, but I haven’t been idle, I’ve been busy drawing and exploring the fun world of surface pattern design! I have really been enjoying playing with pattern design and I’m forming new ideas and creating some illustrated projects in Corel Painter. Forest Friends Winter Gathering   Merry Christmas Birdie This little Forest Friends Winter Bird is the newest addition Digital Stamp Image now available in my ETSY SHOP too! What would you create with him?

Last Chance Savings on Artistic designs for hearts and homes at Society6!

Last chance to get these great savings at Society6! ENDS TONIGHT at midnight Pacific time…  **free shipping and sale do not apply to rugs, framed art prints and stretched canvases Now is a great time to shop for the holidays! My personal favourites are the totes this year for gift giving. But you will find art prints, clocks, phone cases, duvet covers and cards, and I have many new patterns to choose from!  My family have already put in their requests! 🙂

November Challenge: Button Up!

The WINNER  of our OCTOBER CHALLENGE is Nancy in Iowa! Congratulations Nancy, please e-mail me at with your 2 Image choices from my  A Creative Need SHOP! This month’s CHALLENGE just might help you use up some of those buttons that you hoard! Yes, you know who you are!  The ones with bags and even boxes full of cute buttons! Well, what are you waiting for…this one’s for you!! Let’s BUTTON UP this November challenge! You can add your LINK HERE. Here with some inspiration for you; our lovely designers using ACN’s brand new Christmas Digi Stamp Deer and Gnome (Tomte)… Larissa   Peggy   Did you know that the TOMTE /gnome is a mythological creature from Scandinavian folklore  associated with the Christmas season?  He is usually depicted as  no taller than three feet, with a long white beard and colorful clothes.  It is known as a gift bearer and is considered the Swedish and Norwegian version of Santa Claus! Have fun with this month’s challenge! Add your project link to the CHALLENGE PAGE. Thanks for stopping by!  Deena

Design Team Call for Monthly Challenges

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 …