I’m OWL Yours

HAPPY VALENTINE’s DAY!!! This will be the first of 2 posts today because I LOVE all of you faithful followers that take the time to stop by each time and I just want to shower you all with crafty goodness today! So for my first post, I would like to share a card I made…

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Stretch your supplies

There’s a new card challenge run by the amazing Darnell called Twofer Card Challenge where you have to make two different occasion cards using the same stamps and dies. I love this challenge as it enables me to use the same stamp or die set more than once without being repetitive. As I normally only…

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Creative with Stamps – Reindeer

Hi all. Theres a new challenge over at Creative with Stamps and for the next month, the theme is Reindeer! So come join us with any of your creation featuring reindeers and some stamping and you could win 3 digital stamps from our sponsor Pattie’s Creations! I used one of Pattie’s digi images called Reindeer…

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The Sisterhood of Crafters – Pink October

October is the month of Breast Cancer Awareness, and over at The Sisterhood of Crafters challenge blog, my “sistahs” & I are making it a “Pink October” challenge to support this very important theme. For our challenge, you just have to make anything pink! I’m hoping this month will remind you to get that all…

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Vielen Dank

This card was made to order to thank a very generous parent couple who have been providing free drinks to all our PTA events in school. It was hard for me to come up with a fairly neutral card which would be nice but not too feminine or masculine. And as they own a local…

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Inlaid delicate die cutting tutorial

My head is soooo tired from attending intensive German classes every day. I have 4h every afternoon and I come home completely frustrated after having to figure out the German grammar. I was fluent in French in 6months, although thats probably due to the fact that I was only 25, and I didn’t really have…

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Water colouring with Derwent graphik pens + Video

Hi all! As promised here’s a post & video to show you how I use my new toys, the Derwent Graphik line pens, to watercolour my flower stamps on a dark distress inked background. I also compared these markers with other pigment/dye ink markers I have. AND I just received the whole 20 colour box…

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Watercolouring with Distress Oxide inks + Video

Sometimes you want to make a card that doesn’t take 2h but still comes out looking good, and with this card I think I managed to do just that. Apart from the drying time, I think it only took me 15 minutes to make, a personal olympic record in card making for me! And I…

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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…

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Sisterhood of Crafters Challenge – Where in the World

I am so happy and proud to announce that I am now part of the Design Team for a great Challenge blog called The Sisterhood of Crafters! Woohoo! I was in the car on my way to France for our first beach vacation in 3 years, when I received the email from Darlene to inform…

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