When I started out making cards, it was just an outlet for my artistic cravings that was pent up in me for so long that I never even knew I had them! Since I started turning my card fanaticism into a tiny business though (only in size not in hours spent...), I have been confronted … Continue reading Artistic Compromise
I am really proud and happy to announce the birth of...a new shadow box card design! Those of you who know me must just have let out a breath of relief that I didn't have another child! Don't worry, I am happily in my "menopausing" stage and our kids are nowhere close to being parents! … Continue reading A Child is Born + Giveaway + Winner
Just a short update to announce that the winner of these tickets is a new Instagram follower, but a great supporter in real life of all my PTA activities @scarletrocket! Congratulations again Darcy! Hi everyone. The Creativ Fair in Munich is being held this year from the 24th to 26th February. It is Bavaria's largest … Continue reading Free tickets to Creativ Fair in Munich-Winner!
Hi, its the 17th of the month again and time for the "Calling All Sistahs" Cancer Awareness Blog hop! Michele Gross, of CAS-ual Fridays Stamps started an amazing campaign called “Calling All Sistahs”, after her own discovery of breast cancer. Because of the early detection, she recovered and started this monthly awareness campaign to remind all women to … Continue reading Breast Cancer Awareness blog hop
I love card challenges because they challenge me to try new techniques and keep my brain cells from dying too rapidly! This card layout took a while to come together in my mind, as I wanted to join in Winnie & Walter's 3rd year Birthday Bash, Pattern-making challenge...without any Winnie & Walter products! (My recent orders … Continue reading Geometric Marbling pattern
Yes... another post on marbling, and its not going to be the last, so bear with me! What can I say, I LOVE the look of marbling. I love that you can use it as a background to create a beautiful scene like my previous post here, or as a flower pattern in a die cut … Continue reading Hot Pink Marbling
I love trying new techniques, which is one of the reason I enjoy making cards so much as there are so many techniques to put ink on paper, who knew! This card was made using nail polish of all things. I first saw it over at Winnie & Walter's The Gossip Column with the amazing Taheerah … Continue reading Nail Polish Art
I was on a roll this week, with no kids and no outside commitments, all I did was make cards with my new stash received this week, learnt new techniques, and leave lots of love out in Blog land! I think I must have spent 10h a day just on card making activities...and I still … Continue reading Sparkly ombre background
Using stencil to create an emboss resist with an ombre background
One year ago today, I started seriously crafting and blogging about it! I can't believe its only been a year as I have learnt soooo much and come so far. I went from not even knowing what stamping or die cutting meant, to creating my own shadow box designs for my Etsy shop and registering … Continue reading 1st Year Anniversary GIVEAWAY!