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Its summer in Ulm!

Yes! After the long cold winter, summer has come early to Ulm! Since the beginning of June, we have been having sun and temperatures up to 30deg C! I'm already so tanned just spending late afternoons swimming in our neighbourhood lake, after the kids come out of school. Heres a pic of me and the… Continue reading Its summer in Ulm!

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Easy flower water colouring method

First of all, let me make it clear that I am no expert in water colouring, having only just started. So the following tips I am giving is not advice from a specialist, just a way I found to do some easy water colouring on the flower stamps I have that might help you start… Continue reading Easy flower water colouring method

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And so the adventure begins…

Yes its Graduation time and even though my kids are still a few years away from graduating from high school, some of my friends have their children graduating this weekend. As our kids attend the International school here, those graduating, even the Germans, will probably be leaving Ulm. They will go to a university somewhere… Continue reading And so the adventure begins…

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“Let there be Peace on Earth

... and let it begin with me." I've started listening to Oprah's & Deepak's meditation experience "Creating Peace from the Inside out", while I craft and this phrase stuck with me. With so much suffering being caused & felt in the world, if each of usĀ tried to create Peace within ourselves first and foremost, we… Continue reading “Let there be Peace on Earth

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Congratulations Mathea & Maddy!

I'm heading off to Italy now, right after I write this post, to watch my talented nieces play in a violin competition in Fermo, Italy. They have flown all the way from Singapore, with their parents (my brother & my sil), to take part in this prestigious competition, and for me they are already winners.… Continue reading Congratulations Mathea & Maddy!

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Calling All Sistahs – Check yourselves!

Its the 17th of the month and time to check yourself as a preventive measure against breast cancer! Together with the other Sistahs at the Calling All Sistahs blog, we remind you every month to take the time to do this very important gesture, one that could save your life! The stamps and dies used… Continue reading Calling All Sistahs – Check yourselves!

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Grey & Yellow

Heres another CAS card I made especially for a challenge. This time its for Less Is More who's theme is... Grey & Yellow. I used Hero Arts Color layering Hydrangea bundle and stamped the base layer with Stampin up Daffodil Delight and the second layer with Momento London Fog. I went over with my Zig… Continue reading Grey & Yellow