Cards · Die cuts · Interactive cards · stamping

Create Kind Cards

Awhile ago, in my post "Artistic Compromise" here, many of you told me you sent your cards to some charities or homes. I have been thinking about this and would really like to do so but I couldn't really find places to send them to. So I decided to create an Instagram and Facebook page called… Continue reading Create Kind Cards

Cards · Die cuts · Heat embossing · Marbling · stamping

Perfect Cardmaking Formula

I'm pretty bad at layering cards. Throw in more than one die cut or an embossed background and I'm at a loss. Luckily I found Yana Smakula's video on her Perfect Cardmaking Formula. I like her clean elegant style so I think I will be using it quite often! I love that touch of gold… Continue reading Perfect Cardmaking Formula

Cards · Die cuts · stamping · Watercolor

My cup overfloweth…

I am truly lucky to be able to spend my days just drawing, painting and creating cards. I am blessed to have such a loving family that encourages and supports my passion. After I finished my orchid yesterday, my daughter told me that she was proud of me, cause she knew I couldn't draw to… Continue reading My cup overfloweth…

Cards · Die cuts · Stencil · Watercolor

Just one little Fri-die

I have this pile of gatefold cards I bought a year ago at a craft fair, with a fantastic idea of what to do with them, but obviously once I got home, I couldn't remember why I bought them! To make matters worse, they are shiny card stock, so not possible to do any blending or… Continue reading Just one little Fri-die

Cards · Die cuts · Watercolor

Smooshing Wooshing

There are a lot of techniques to make cards out there and I think I learn at least one new one a week! After I've learnt all of them, if thats even possible, I'm eager to see which style I settle in. For the moment I feel like I'm all over the place, as I'm always… Continue reading Smooshing Wooshing

Cards · Die cuts · Heat embossing · Interactive cards · Shadow box cards · Silhouette portrait · Watercolor

Inspirational Sources + prize winners

Its very rare that I make a card that is inspired by just me, myself and I. I think the only cards I make where I'm not (consciously) influenced by others are my shadow box cards. The other day, a friend asked me to make a card for his father's 75th and when he told… Continue reading Inspirational Sources + prize winners

Cards · Die cuts · Watercolor

Artistic Compromise

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