Since I started making cards 6 months ago, my inspiration and teachers have all been the different artists I come across in Blogland. Seeing all your incredible creations out there really motivate me to use new methods...and obviously products! This card was no exception. I have never made a card with a background die as … Continue reading Thanks
I love making cards with butterflies. Its amazing and inspirational to me, that they start out as squirmy little slugs, before they one day just metamorphose into gorgeous butterflies. Its my favourite comfort line to my daughter when she's feeling awkward with her body...but then I guess all teenage girls are in a hurry to become … Continue reading Blossom like a butterfly
When it was certain that we were moving here from France, three years ago, I started gathering info on Ulm, the little city in the South of Germany where we would be moving to. During my on-line research, I met some wonderful people who spent time giving me information on the city, places to live … Continue reading To Have and to Hold
I'm always on the look out for new techniques to create art and I just found the strangest one yet...using SHAVING FOAM! I discovered it over at The Male Room challenge blog and there are some handy videos showing you how to do it too. I do wonder though how it was invented. Probably some … Continue reading Shaving Foam Art!
I didn't plan on making a shabby, maybe chic, card today and its not my normal style either. But I wanted to combine three challenges, using the colours in House of Cards, the sketch in Mojo Monday and using a doily for DiesRUs. So this is what it ended up looking like, and I was … Continue reading Shabby.. chic?
I needed a quick birthday card for a friend as Facebook forgot to remind me that it was her birthday the day before... 😉 and I was taking her out to lunch as a treat. I usually take a long time to make a card as I like playing with inks, stamps...but I didn't have … Continue reading 5 minute card
There is a very talented 16 year old violinist called Mathea Goh, who also happens to be my niece :), who has just won a prestigious award in Singapore! This award is given yearly to a violinist or string player who has shown a consistent track record of outstanding musicianship and performance. I am so … Continue reading Make a joyful noise!
1 in 8 women in the U.S. will develop invasive breast cancer in her lifetime, so CHECK YOURSELF & Schedule your yearly mammography! A fellow blogger, Michele Gross, of CAS-ual Fridays Stamps started an amazing campaign called "Calling All Sistahs", after her discovery of breast cancer. The idea behind it is to remind all women to do … Continue reading Calling All Sistah’s – August blog hop
Since we arrived in Germany 3 years ago, this is the first time I've spent the whole summer at home, and I enjoyed every minute of it! The kids were away in Spain for 2 weeks, so I did have a little "holiday" and partied like crazy! 🙂 Once they were back, after the cooking … Continue reading Enjoy the little things
A fellow blogger, Michele Gross, started an amazing campaign called "Calling All Sistahs", after her discovery of breast cancer. The idea behind it is to remind all women to do their monthly self exams and yearly mammograms. I was so inspired by her positive attitude and her great idea, that I too wanted to remind … Continue reading Kick Cancer’s Butt