Always look on the bright side of Life

Hi all! Its nice to get back into crafting more regularly again and even though it took a while for me to find my creative mojo, it’s back and I intend to cultivate it again. I know that the more I do, the more the ideas come so I’m not worried. Its more difficult for…

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Stretch Your Stamps

Hi all! Its the 15th of the month which means another challenge starts at “A Blog named Hero”, the challenge blog of Hero Arts. The theme this month is “Stretch your Stamps”. This means we would like to see you use your stamps in another way than it was meant to be used.I have to…

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Clean and Simple Encouragement card

Hi all! Its Wednesday so another challenge starts at Addicted to Stamps and More and this week’s challenge theme is “CAS” – Clean and Simple. So lots of empty spaces on your card and not too many layers! I know its not simple for most, me included, so I hope my attempt will inspire you…

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New Inks from Spectrum Noir

Hi all! Its been a while I know, but I’m finally finished with my German certification exam (I’ll know my results in September…) so I now have a little more time to craft. In 2 weeks time, when the kids go back to school, I’ll have even more time, in-between my new job, of course,…

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May your dreams bloom and grow

Hi all! Its Wednesday, which means another challenge begins at Addicted to Stamps and More. This week, the challenge theme is “Make Your Mark”, and as a colourist, this is my favourite them of course.Today’s card is coloured with colour pencils from Spectrum Noir called Colour Blend, following a free tutorial from Kit and Clowder.…

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Masculine Birthday card

Hi all, it’s Wednesday and time for another challenge over at Addicted to Stamps and More. This week, we have an interesting photo board to inspire you for our photo inspiration challenge! I look forward to seeing what you will make out of it.I was inspired by the wood panels and the roundness & wooden…

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Christmas in July

Hi all, its the 15th of July and we’re celebrating “Christmas in July” over at A Blog Named Hero! I started seeing this theme around the cardmaking world but never knew why people had it so I decided to ask our challenge blog organiser Linda and she sent me this link. So people actually do celebrate…

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Little Hummingbird

Hi all, its been a while I know, but my daily intensive German classes coupled with my new job plus going back to fulltime parenting, albeit to teenagers(!), is throwing off my regular schedule and I’m having a hard time adjusting to my new routine. But my German classes will end in a month when…

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Laugh Often Love Much

 Hi all, its Wednesday, so another challenge starts at Addicted to Stamps and More and this week its “Anything Goes”, so make anything you like, as long as there’s some stamping on it!I used my new never been used before stamps from Crafters Companion and my watercolour marker from Spectrum Noir, to create this card. With…

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Hang In there

Hi all! its the 15th of the month which means a new challenge starts over at Hero Arts challenge blog “A Blog named Hero”! This month our theme is “Sympathy”. Unfortunately, we all need afew sympathy cards from time to time and today I made one for a fellow card design teammate who lost a…

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