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…

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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…

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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…

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Guest Designer CASology

I am so honoured to be a Guest Designer over at CASology. It is my first time so I was thrilled when Melissa asked me if I wanted to be a GD as part of the prize for having won their challenge with this card. The theme for this week’s challenge is Medicine and it…

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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.…

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Built from the Fire

Does a name build a person or does the person build the name? I wonder cause I was given the Chinese name, which I was told, means Phoenix. The legendary bird that is rebuild from the ashes. I have gone through some personal hardships and big changes in my life, but I always managed to rebuild…

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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…

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Altenew Perennial Beauty

All I want to do is make flower cards at the moment, can you blame me? With Spring in full spring, with buckets of rain to prove it, flowers are popping up everywhere, and even the week of snow didn’t stop them from covering the ground and bushes with gorgeous hues of pink, reds, purples, yellow… I just…

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Calling All Sistahs…Get em squeezed + winner!

Yup its that time of the month again! The time where we get together with our sistahs from around the world and remind you to do your monthly breast cancer checks or make that appointment for your yearly check. I know friends who haven’t had themselves checked for the last 3 years 😱 (you know…

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We’re still hot

When CASual Fridays Stamps 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,…

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