Creative with Stamps – Cute Animals

Hi all, its the 1st of the month and I’m back to inspire you to join us for a new challenge at Creative with Stamps and this month’s theme is “Cute Animals”. You have until the end of the month to share your animal cards with us and make us go “awww…so cute” and maybe…

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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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Addicted to Stamps and More – Make your Mark

Hi all! Its Wednesday so another challenge at Addicted to Stamps and More and this weeks theme is “Make Your Mark”. This is my favourite challenge theme as I love playing with my markers, watercolours and pencils. Today I decided to make a card using my Prismacolor pencils as its been awhile since I’ve coloured…

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Happy Birthday!

So many of my friends are having birthdays this month that I’m struggling to keep up with the production! 😉 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…

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“Let there be Peace on Earth

… and let it begin with me.” I’ve started listening to Oprah’s & Deepak’s meditation experience “Creating Peace from the Inside out”, while I craft and this phrase stuck with me. With so much suffering being caused & felt in the world, if each of us tried to create Peace within ourselves first and foremost, we…

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No line with line colouring

Is it no line colouring if I draw a line around it after I’m finished? Ok for all those who follow my blog who don’t make cards and have no idea what I’m talking about, just skip to the nice pictures below! 😉 For those who do make cards and want to know what no line…

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Kisses Birthday card

I made this card late one night, when my daughter came to me and asked for a birthday card for her friend, who was having her birthday the next day! And oh by the way, can she have a card with lips on it! So I left my comfy spot on the sofa and made…

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Shaving Foam Art!

I’m always on the look out for new techniques to create art and I just found the strangest one yet…using SHAVING FOAM! I discovered it over at The Male Room challenge blog and there are some handy videos showing you how to do it too. I do wonder though how it was invented. Probably some…

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5 minute card

I needed a quick birthday card for a friend as Facebook forgot to remind me that it was her birthday the day before… 😉 and I was taking her out to lunch as a treat. I usually take a long time to make a card as I like playing with inks, stamps…but I didn’t have…

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Happy Birthday!

Today’s my son’s 13th birthday! He’s a “teen”ager now, although I think the symptoms start at 10 nowadays…, and we received a letter from the German Health authorities who suggested we bring him to a (free) consultation to a psychologist, as this is a hard time for children, it seems.  Incredible! I know from experience…

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