Hi all! I'm writing a really quick post today to share a video with you on how I made this card shine, using embossing paste with Brushos and Glimmer spray! This is also the first card I'm making for a sick child as part of a program I just joined called Zippy Zebra's Smiles &… Continue reading Adding shine to Embossing paste + Video
This card was made to order to thank a very generous parent couple who have been providing free drinks to all our PTA events in school. It was hard for me to come up with a fairly neutral card which would be nice but not too feminine or masculine. And as they own a local… Continue reading Vielen Dank
Hi my crafty friends! I'm here today to remind you of our challenge over at Creative with Stamps where the theme is Leaves. There are 3 digi stamps from our generous sponsor Pattie's Creations up for grabs to a random winner, so do join in the fun! As I started intensive German lessons again (4h everyday)… Continue reading Reminder Creative with Stamps – Leaves challenge
Quite a few things inspired me to make this beautiful card using distress inks, a stencil and clear embossing paste. The first was Gayatri's gorgeous card she made as DT for the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday challenge. I loved the effect so much I had to try it myself. The second were the beautiful colours… Continue reading Easy Embossing Paste with Stencil technique + Video
Its 5h30 now as I write this and I'm awake cause I have a raging fever and I'm waiting for the meds to take effect so I can go back to sleep! Whats keeping me awake is also thinking of all the cards I want to make... so I can't be that sick after all… Continue reading I am an Artist!
While I was away, my kind neighbours looked after some Roses I recently bought when I was at a recent Rose fair here in Ulm, so I made a card with a rose on it to thank them for taking care of them so well. Thats the Ulmer Munster in the background, the cathedral which… Continue reading Vielen Dank
"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