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 August and the weather is still hot and humid in Ulm. I thought that since the good weather came quite early this year, that it would end just as quickly. Apart from a few days of below 15degC though, most days are in the high 20s sometimes even in the 30s! Obviously its nothing… Continue reading Summer Staycation
Just a quick post today as I'm actually on the road, in France, on our way to see some friends, who have a beach house in the South west of France, where we'll stay for a week. Its actually our first long vacation together as a family this year and we're already having a lot… Continue reading Be your own kind of Beautiful
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…
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!
The theme over at CAS Mix Up card challenge this month is to use Embossing pastes or gels and I have been thinking all month about how to make a card with it and still have it clean and simple. And today it suddenly hit me... obviously before we had to leave for a day trip… Continue reading Mixed media CAS card
After a making a bunch of CAS (clean and simple) cards, I suddenly got the urge to make a card completely different than what I'm used to, but which I love seeing other talented card makers create. This was inspired by many sources. Firstly a random image in a magazine, Vivien's beautiful card in The… Continue reading Never will he forsake you…