Another good friend of mine is leaving Ulm as part of the yearly "migration"cycle that we expats go through. I had already made her a farewell card and a digital photo album of their 3 years here, but I decided to make her a bunch of cards she wanted to give to her customers in … Continue reading Mass production
I decided to try my flower shading skills again to see if I have progressed, although I don't see why I would have, as I still haven't started my water colouring lessons that I have waiting for me on Creativebug! But there is this beautiful lily in my garden that has been calling out to me … Continue reading Watercolour cards
Yes we can finally say that from Germany, in the south anyway! After a rainy start, we now have sunny 30ºC temperatures. Luckily I have the forest in front of our house to shelter me during my daily walks with the dogs. Its so green and cool in there and with the birds singing their … Continue reading Sending you Sunshine!
The kids are back from their holiday in Spain and even though I am soooo happy to see them again after 2 weeks, they have thrown my crafting schedule (and every other schedule) out the window! There was also the yearly "Oath Monday" here in Ulm where, in the tradition of the constitution of the … Continue reading Purely die cuts
After a break of a month, my creative juices are flowing again and I'm back to making cards. Its such a calming activity isn't it, and its one of the rare activities I do where I am completely mindful of what I'm doing in the present moment. Doing daily meditations have helped me be aware … Continue reading Be Creative
This is a favourite exclamation of a friend of mine, who has made my moving to Germany, actually feel like coming home. She welcomed me here with open arms and as we have similar cultures, she's from Malaysia, which is similar to the Singaporean culture in many ways, and like me, she has lived outside of her … Continue reading You’re awesome!
I've just started on a 21 day meditation journey with Oprah and Deepak's "Getting Unstuck and creating a limitless life" to help me achieve my potential. Even though its only been 3 days, I have learnt so much. Like in today's centering thought "I always have access to my inner creativity", the notion that creativity … Continue reading Life is good
I visited the Tate Modern in London when I was there 1 month ago and among the amazing paintings there, this one was my favourite and I wanted to share it with you. Richard Hamilton's "The citizen". Its not cause he has such a hot bod (no really!), but because there is so much dignity … Continue reading Beauty from despair