Never stop Exploring

Hi all, I’m on the a2z Scrapbooking blog today to showcase the latest Hero Arts stamp I got from their Etsy boutique here. I really love this stamp set as it will make great masculine cards either for a graduation, farewell or retirement. It also reminds me of our wonderful visit to the Grand Canyons…

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AECP – Seasonal Scene Building

Whew, I’ve made it to the end of the 1st level of my Altenew Education Certification Program! Actually not “phew” at all as I SO enjoyed every single day of it. Learning new techniques everyday, creating something from what I learnt, & “teaching” it (well, sharing my method of making it here), is one of…

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Newborn baby card

I’m on holiday in Madrid at the moment & I spent the last week showing my cousin & her family around town, eating & drinking till late into the night (early in the morning actually…) and attending my first art classes! After 6 months of being self taught, I took the opportunity of being in…

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The Sisterhood of Crafters – Animal crackers + video tutorial

I’m back again today to inspire you to join us at our challenge at The Sisterhood of Crafters where our sistah Terri has chosen to put Animals in the focus of our creations. You have until Sunday June 17th to link up your animal themed cards so you have plenty of time to join in…

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Coffee & Spanish fish stew

It’s my hubby’s birthday today and I wanted to make him a card that contained his favourite things and since last year I gave him a card with a guitar on it, this year it has coffee with the intensity of my lust love.  I’m not a gushy person when it comes to expressing my…

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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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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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