Always look on the bright side of Life

Hi all! Its nice to get back into crafting more regularly again and even though it took a while for me to find my creative mojo, it’s back and I intend to cultivate it again. I know that the more I do, the more the ideas come so I’m not worried. Its more difficult for…

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Clean and Simple Encouragement card

Hi all! Its Wednesday so another challenge starts at Addicted to Stamps and More and this week’s challenge theme is “CAS” – Clean and Simple. So lots of empty spaces on your card and not too many layers! I know its not simple for most, me included, so I hope my attempt will inspire you…

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New Inks from Spectrum Noir

Hi all! Its been a while I know, but I’m finally finished with my German certification exam (I’ll know my results in September…) so I now have a little more time to craft. In 2 weeks time, when the kids go back to school, I’ll have even more time, in-between my new job, of course,…

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May your dreams bloom and grow

Hi all! Its Wednesday, which means another challenge begins at Addicted to Stamps and More. This week, the challenge theme is “Make Your Mark”, and as a colourist, this is my favourite them of course.Today’s card is coloured with colour pencils from Spectrum Noir called Colour Blend, following a free tutorial from Kit and Clowder.…

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Blossoming Bouquet

Hi all, its Wednesday, so another challenge begins over at Addicted to Stamps and More and this week’s theme is “Make Your Mark”, so bring out your pens, markers, colour pencils, watercolours… and show us your wonderful creations! I coloured this gorgeous Peony(?) stamp from Crafters Companion called Blossoming Bouquet, using my new Aqua water-based markers…

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Watercolour Kingfisher – Photo tutorial and giveaway

Hi all! What are you all doing today? I’m going to try and start painting again after a break of 10 whole days!!! Mind you I have been painting, but on my cards, using stamps and not freeform. In fact, since I’ve become a Brand Ambassador for Spectrum noir (no I cannot say that too…

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Deep Blue

Hi all! Its Wednesday today so another challenge starts at Addicted to Stamps and More and this week we have a beautiful photo board to inspire you. How will you interpret these dreamy images?I decided to try and reproduce the top right-hand image of swirling waters using my new Spectrum Noir water reactive ink pad…

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Zentangle Garden and Video

Hi all! Today I’m very excited to share something I’ve never done before…Zentangling! Do you know what “zentangling” or rather drawing Zentagles is? If you don’t, neither did I before I took the “Zentangle for Cardmakers” course by Amber Davis at the Altenew Academy.I don’t even know how to doodle, or rather I never doodled,…

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Creative with Stamps – Cute Animals

Hi all, its the 1st of the month and I’m back to inspire you to join us for a new challenge at Creative with Stamps and this month’s theme is “Cute Animals”. You have until the end of the month to share your animal cards with us and make us go “awww…so cute” and maybe…

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The Flower Challenge Guest Designer

Hi all! I’m thrilled to be featured as a guest designer this month over at “The Flower Challenge“! I love making flower cards and this challenge has always been a favourite of mine as soon as its started, so when Viv asked me to be a guest designer this month, I was touched and honoured.…

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