Its summer in Ulm!

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…

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Mixed media CAS card

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…

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Never will he forsake you…

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…

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Books & Book Marks

Going on holidays is nice…except I can’t craft! 😉 So after a long break, I started reading again. That was also quite necessary as I am now running an English book club at the local International Women’s Academy here in Ulm! The IWA is like a community centre I guess, with courses in everything you…

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Just one little Fri-die

I have this pile of gatefold cards I bought a year ago at a craft fair, with a fantastic idea of what to do with them, but obviously once I got home, I couldn’t remember why I bought them! To make matters worse, they are shiny card stock, so not possible to do any blending or…

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Stencil Madness

Stencils are one of my favourite products to use as they are so versatile. They can be used as embossing folders, stamps, die cuts and just stencils! In this post I even created my own stencil from a cut file, as I wanted to join in the Stencil challenge over at Winnie & Walter’s 3rd birthday bash…

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Breast Cancer Awareness blog hop

Hi, its the 17th of the month again and time for the “Calling All Sistahs” Cancer Awareness Blog hop! Michele Gross, of CAS-ual Fridays Stamps started an amazing campaign called “Calling All Sistahs”, after her own discovery of breast cancer. Because of the early detection, she recovered and started this monthly awareness campaign to remind all women to…

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I, like, totally love you

When I saw this sentiment I thought immediately of my teenage daughter. Born to a Singaporean mother (me) and Spanish dad (my dear patient hubby), raised in France and now living in Germany, she somehow managed to speak and behave like an American teenager! Like what the…!!! She does attend an International school here, but her…

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Calling All Sistahs Cancer Awareness

I’m honoured to be back in the blog hop to create awareness for early cancer detection. Start 2017 with a resolution to give yourself monthly self breasts examinations, it could save your life! This month, Pretty Pink Posh is collaborating with Casual Friday Stamps and we each got a pocket of pretty pink sequins to…

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