Wonderful Wednesday Colouring with Stamplorations

Hi all, Its the 2nd Wednesday of the month so I’m guest designing for another Wonderful Wednesday colouring post over at Stamplorations where we show off share our colouring skills on the wonderful products from Stamplorations, to show you the many versatile ways they can been used. As usual, I made 3 different projects ranging from…

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Faux Impasto oil painting

For those of you who are following me, you know I took afew oil painting lessons in Madrid during my vacation last month. I’ve been wanting to try this medium for a year now but put it off as I heard it was really difficult. So being in a country for a whole month, that…

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Creative with Stamps – Reminder Reindeer challenge

Hi all. I’m back today to remind you about our on-going challenge at Creative with Stamps and the theme is Reindeer. So create any Reindeer themed card, and as long as there is stamping somewhere on it, you’re welcome to link it up here, and you might be the lucky winner of 3 digi stamps…

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New Discovery – Shimmerz Paints!

Hi all! You know how I’m always looking for new products or new techniques to make my cards with, well today I’m so excited to share a range of products I just bought from Shimmerz Paints. They are a company that make watercolours, sprays and pastes, and so far I am incredibly happy with the…

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Adding shine to Embossing paste + Video

Hi all! I’m writing a really quick post today to share a video with you on how I made this card shine, using embossing paste with Brushos and Glimmer spray! This is also the first card I’m making for a sick child as part of a program I just joined called Zippy Zebra’s Smiles &…

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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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Easy Embossing Paste with Stencil technique + Video

Quite a few things inspired me to make this beautiful card using distress inks, a stencil and clear embossing paste. The first was Gayatri’s gorgeous card she made as DT for the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday challenge. I loved the effect so much I had to try it myself. The second were the beautiful colours…

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Mixed media CAS card

The theme over at CAS Mix Up card challenge this month is to use Embossing pastes or gels and I have been thinking all month about how to make a card with it and still have it clean and simple. And today it suddenly hit me… obviously before we had to leave for a day trip…

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Book Marks

My sis posted a book club thingy on Facebook the other day. If you liked her post, you send your favourite book to someone she lists and you in turn get books from stangers around the world! I sent someone “The Four Agreements”. Its one of my favourite books and I wish I had discovered it…

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Shiny Holly

Here in Germany, people are already starting to make hundreds of Christmas cookies so that they will be ready for the start of Advent, which is the first of the four Sundays before Christmas, so 27th November this year. I will try to make cookies this year too, but gluten free ones! So anyone who…

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