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Ghosting with Distress Oxides – Video & Giveaway!

No this is not a post about seeing ghosts with distress oxides inks! LoL! If it was I wouldn't even try it! Its about how I created the background of my card by water stamping onto a card I previously coloured with Distress Oxide inks, the latest inks everyone is raving about. Tim Holtz Distress… Continue reading Ghosting with Distress Oxides – Video & Giveaway!

Cards · stamping · Watercolor

Happy Birthday!

So many of my friends are having birthdays this month that I'm struggling to keep up with the production! šŸ˜‰ But its so nice to start crafting daily again after such a long pause of... 10 whole days and my mojo is slowly coming back. This card was also made to celebrate the 3rd birthday… Continue reading Happy Birthday!

Cards · Die cuts · Marbling

Marbling

I went on a marbling high last night...I mean it literally, as I was playing around with making marble paper with nail polish! I had loads of fun but had to open the windows after a while!! Today's post will highlight a card I made marbling with shaving foam though. This is not my usual… Continue reading Marbling

Cards · Die cuts · Interactive cards · Marbling · Stencil

New Year’s Resolution

Its been awhile since I've made New Year's resolutions. I think its because IĀ either forgot what they were to begin with, probably the day after the New Year's Eve party..., orĀ because I didn't tell enough people what I was planning to do so I would be shamed into seeing it through! Well this year, I'm… Continue reading New Year’s Resolution

Cards · Die cuts · Interactive cards · Marbling

Bling bling

I'm finally able to blog today. I have missed it. I thought about it all through December, while I was frantically preparing orders I received for my shadow box cards, once I told people I had opened my Etsy store. I didn't expect so many orders, but I was obviously very pleased and excited. My… Continue reading Bling bling

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Learning German after 50

I grew up speaking English in Singapore and I studied Mandarin as a second language in school. When I was 25, I moved to France and managed to parler francais after 6 months. At 35 I started learning Spanish when I met my husband, who is from Madrid. So when we were ready to leave… Continue reading Learning German after 50