I just realised that I don't do much simple stamping on my cards. Meaning I mainly colour my stamps with colour pencils, watercolours, marker pens, alcohol inks... so today I decided to make a card just by stamping inks onto it! I used Tsukineko's Versa Magic dew drop inks to stamp my black card as… Continue reading Just Stamping around
Today will be the first in my series of ways to use water coloured Galaxy backgrounds on my card. The reason why I'm doing this is because I practised painting galaxies last month with my new Winsor & Newton paints and they were so sad just lying around feeling neglected and lifeless... (Get it? Lifeless...Galaxies...… Continue reading Galaxy background card 1
Today was the last day of school for the kids and they had an assembly to say goodbye to teachers and friends who are leaving. This year it was harder for my daughter as she had to say goodbye to her Israeli and Danish friends, friends she has known and loved for the last 4… Continue reading Auf Wiedersehen
"The time has come, for closing books and long last looks must end.. how do you thank someone who has taken you from crayons to perfume..." Who remembers that movie and that amazing song! I'm listening to it now and it still does something to me... Yes its the last week of school and as… Continue reading To Sir with Love
I attended a friend's wedding this weekend and it is so nice to have 1.Young enough friends & 2. Friends who still believe in marriage! ( I guess those 2 go together...). During the marriage we were asked to write notes they would read 1 year later and I was struggling to try and write… Continue reading With this ring I thee wed…
"Trompe-l'œil is an art technique that uses realistic imagery to create the optical illusion that the depicted objects exist in three dimensions." - Wikipedia. OK... my card is not that sophisticated, but I was going for that effect! I used to think using design paper on hand made cards was "cheating", and so I put away… Continue reading Trompe l’Oeil
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!