Cards · Colour pencils · Heat embossing · stamping · Watercolor

We’re still hot

When CASual Fridays Stamps came out with this stamp, I knew I had to have it! This was so appropriate for what I've been going through the last year. Although I'm right in my menopause stage, I've never felt so young and creative, even when I was young(er)! Having pre-teens in the house help a lot,… Continue reading We’re still hot

Cards · stamping · Watercolor

No line with line colouring

Is it no line colouring if I draw a line around it after I'm finished? Ok for all those who follow my blog who don't make cards and have no idea what I'm talking about, just skip to the nice pictures below! 😉 For those who do make cards and want to know what no line… Continue reading No line with line colouring

Cards · Colour pencils · stamping · Watercolor

One stamp 3 ways – Hero Arts Fuschia

I can't help it, now that I'm no longer afraid to use my colour pencils or watercolour, I just can't stop colouring my flower stamps that were beckoning at me for so long to play with them. So this is not going to be the last of what I will now call, my "2017 Flower… Continue reading One stamp 3 ways – Hero Arts Fuschia

Cards · Heat embossing · stamping · Watercolor

Spring is here!

Everyone is yelling it at their top of their voices here in Germany, and everywhere else where they might be lucky enough not to have anymore snow. There's a great Spring coloured post by my friend Dalit over at her blog My Piece of Craft where she showcases some ways to decorate a Spring table with… Continue reading Spring is here!

Cards · Heat embossing · Watercolor

If at first you don’t succeed…

A year ago, when I first started card making, I was so taken by Kristina Werner's card I saw here, that I bought Zig Clean Color Real Brush Markers and copied her card. It looked so easy... until I tried it of course! The result was so disappointing that I never tried to watercolour flowers again.… Continue reading If at first you don’t succeed…

Cards · Die cuts · stamping · Watercolor

My cup overfloweth…

I am truly lucky to be able to spend my days just drawing, painting and creating cards. I am blessed to have such a loving family that encourages and supports my passion. After I finished my orchid yesterday, my daughter told me that she was proud of me, cause she knew I couldn't draw to… Continue reading My cup overfloweth…

Cards · Colour pencils · Painting · Watercolor

1st Painting Lesson

The last time I took a painting class, it was in school where I tried to make an apple look more than a round object with a twig on the top...and I failed miserably. Since then, I have always considered myself useless at creating anything with a pen, brush, crayons or anything else where my… Continue reading 1st Painting Lesson