Inspired by…

So many things inspire me to make a card or paint. Nature, other people’s creations…and even once, a wall in a toilet in a mall!  Rarely though am I so moved by an image I’ve seen that I immediately sit down and create something. Well today’s card was that exception and here is the image…

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Two Tone layered stamping

I took another card making technique class at the Altenew Academy called “All About Layering” and I learnt the best way to stamp my layered stamps. I don’t have many as I prefer just stamping the outline and water-colouring, but the ones I have are not the easiest to stamp together, so this class was…

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The Sisterhood of Crafters – Poppy Field

Hi all, I’m back again today as its a new challenge over at The Sisterhood of Crafters and the theme for the next fortnight is “Poppies For Memorial Day”. As I was not brought up in the European culture, I had to look up why poppies are used as the memorial symbol for those who…

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Addicted to Stamps & More – Frohe Pfingsten!

Hi all, I’m back for the first of 2 posts today, you’re all so lucky aren’t you… :), and I’m starting with a watercolour card for the challenge over at Addicted to Stamps and More, and the theme is “Holiday”.  There will be a video at the end of the post to show how I…

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Unoriginal artist

This is going to be a very heavy post, loaded with photos and results of some soul searching. So you have now been warned and you continue at your own peril! First, the cards I made for the Twofer card challenge, where I had to think up of different ways to incorporate the same butterfly on…

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Peace Love and… Yoga

Since I started yoga a few years back with a beautiful, wonderful and kind Slovenian friend of mine, Nina, I’ve become much stronger and fitter than I ever was (not counting my school years…) Because of it, even at age 52, I’m now able to do TRX classes and I just started spinning classes too!…

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Creative with Stamps – Come play with us!

Hi all, its the 15th of the month so I’m sending out a friendly reminder that you can share your cards with us at Creative with Stamps, until the end of the month, if you have made a “Mother” themed card. I was a little enthusiastic about stamping the little flowers from Pink Fresh Studio’s…

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Altenew Academy Educator Certification Program

Hi all! I’m so proud to share with you that I’ve been accepted in the Altenew Academy Educator Certification Program and I’m so thrilled to be among the 80 or so members chosen so far! You should know by now that I love learning new techniques and new ways to improve my card making, so…

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The Sisterhood of Crafters – Magical

Hi all, I’m back again for my second post of the day to share our new challenge over at The Sisterhood of Crafters and Diane has chosen a Magical one! Its “Magical Fairy Garden” so use a fairy, or anything magical like a unicorn, rainbow.. gnome, etc… on your creations and play along with us! I…

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Addicted to Stamps and More – Anything Goes with Stamplorations

Hi all, its Wednesday and I’m back with another challenge over at Addicted to Stamps and More and the theme this week is “Anything Goes”! Its always a popular theme so I’m sure I’ll see many of you in the link up! I had alot of fun making this card for 2 reasons. The first…

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