altenew · Cards · Die cuts · Stencil · Watercolor

Summer Staycation

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


New Design Team Member – Creative with Stamps

I'm thrilled to announce that I am now part of the design team for the Creative with Stamps challenge blog! I was surprised and honoured when my new blogger friend, Monika, asked me to join the design team of the monthly challenge blog she started a year ago with her friend Lilian.  Even though they… Continue reading New Design Team Member – Creative with Stamps

Cards · hero arts · Watercolor

Guest Designer – a2z Scrapbooking blog + video

I am so thrilled to be a guest designer at the a2Z Scrapbooking blog today! Please go over and have a look. When Chark asked if I wanted to be their guest designer, I really couldn't believe it and was really honoured at being asked as the past guest designers who appeared on the blog… Continue reading Guest Designer – a2z Scrapbooking blog + video

altenew · Cards · no line watercolouring

No line Water colouring with Altenew Vintage Flowers + video

I'm in the midst of learning a few techniques, like making slider cards and creating galaxy backgrounds. Here are 2 backgrounds I created. 1st one is with distress inks and 2nd with watercolours. The 3rd was done by my 12 yr olds Ines who looked at my efforts and said: "Mum let me show you… Continue reading No line Water colouring with Altenew Vintage Flowers + video


Blogger Recognition Award

Its 5h30 in the morning again and this time I was kept awake by my hunger pangs. Following my fever last week I was hit with diarrhea, so I guess I finally got the dreaded stomach flu. I'm scheduling this post for tomorrow as I have one coming out later today so I hope by… Continue reading Blogger Recognition Award


The Sisterhood of Crafters Boys to Men challenge

Today is the 2nd challenge of July over at The Sisterhood of Crafters and the theme is "Boys to Men'. I am so glad I received my new MFT BB Party like a Pirate stamps & coordinating die-namics in time to make this slider card for my 2nd design team post with them. As this… Continue reading The Sisterhood of Crafters Boys to Men challenge

Cards · Die cuts · Watercolor

Watercolour Tissue art!

As most of you who follow me know by now, that I love learning new techniques! Apart from Jennifer McGuire from whom I've learnt tons of techniques, another blog I love where I've learnt many strange-to-me techniques, is the CAS Mixed Media card Challenge blog.  Making a clean and simple mixed media card is always a… Continue reading Watercolour Tissue art!