altenew · Cards · Colour pencils · Die cuts

Stamping with a die cut + video

I wanted to enter the Altenew challenge with a large flower stamp outline that I could colour in, but realised I didn't have any. Then I looked at my new Altenew layered floral cover die A and thought, hmmm... maybe I can stamp with it! So I tried it... and loved the result! Can you… Continue reading Stamping with a die cut + video

Cards · Colour pencils · Heat embossing · Stamplorations · wow embossing powder

Vielen Dank

While I was away, my kind neighbours looked after some Roses I recently bought when I was at a recent Rose fair here in Ulm, so I made a card with a rose on it to thank them for taking care of them so well. Thats the Ulmer Munster in the background, the cathedral which… Continue reading Vielen Dank

Cards · Colour pencils · Heat embossing · stamping · Watercolor

Colouring with Zigs & Prismacolor

I made these 2 cards late one night when inspiration hit me just before I was going to bed. I get most of my inspirations at night so I end up sleeping too late and then I'm tired the whole day and lose my mojo... Why can't I wake up in the mornings and cry… Continue reading Colouring with Zigs & Prismacolor

Cards · Colour pencils · Die cuts · mixed media · stamping · Stencil

Books & Book Marks

Going on holidays is nice...except I can't craft! ­čśë So after a long break, I started reading again. That was also quite necessary as I am now running an English book club at the local International Women's Academy here in Ulm! The IWA is like a community centre I guess, with courses in everything you… Continue reading Books & Book Marks

Cards · Colour pencils · Heat embossing · stamping · Watercolor

We’re still hot

When CASual Fridays┬áStamps came out with this stamp, I knew I had to have it! This was so appropriate for what I've been going through the last year. Although I'm right in my menopause stage, I've never felt so young and creative, even when I was young(er)! Having pre-teens in the house help a lot,… Continue reading We’re still hot

Cards · Colour pencils · stamping · Watercolor

One stamp 3 ways – Hero Arts Fuschia

I can't help it, now that I'm no longer afraid to use my colour pencils or watercolour, I just can't stop colouring my flower stamps that were beckoning at me for so long to play with them. So this is not going to be the last of what I will now call, my "2017 Flower… Continue reading One stamp 3 ways – Hero Arts Fuschia

Cards · Colour pencils · stamping

I did it! No line colouring with Prismacolor

After a week of intensive daily online drawing lessons, I decided it was time to try colouring those beautiful flower stamps I have... and I did it! I managed to colour a flower and make it RESEMBLE a flower! Woohoo! I am so happy and proud of myself. I now truly believe that anyone can… Continue reading I did it! No line colouring with Prismacolor