Sisterhood of Crafters – Oh Boy, what next…

Its a new challenge over at the Sisterhood of Crafters challenge blog and the theme this fortnight is “Oh Boy, what next…”.  Its a fun theme chosen by Agata, and you could make a card for a Boy or something masculine, or something fun, or a declaration of pregnancy, or…. its up to your imagination! I…

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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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And so the adventure begins…

Yes its Graduation time and even though my kids are still a few years away from graduating from high school, some of my friends have their children graduating this weekend. As our kids attend the International school here, those graduating, even the Germans, will probably be leaving Ulm. They will go to a university somewhere…

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Sparkly ombre background

I was on a roll this week, with no kids and no outside commitments, all I did was make cards with my new stash received this week, learnt new techniques, and leave lots of love out in Blog land! I think I must have spent 10h a day just on card making activities…and I still…

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Water colour Thank you

I made some thank you cards for one of my customers using a water colour wash background technique. I’ve been dying to try it out and finally put brush to water using Stampin’Up inks and normal acrylic paints. I followed this technique by Scraps and Stamps and even though my result is nowhere as nice as hers,…

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1st Christmas card!

Its only October but I decided I would have to start making Christmas cards if I want to have enough to give to friends AND have enough to sell them at my first market participation! Yes, I will be testing my cards out to see if they are good enough to be sold in a…

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Breast Cancer awareness month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which is an annual campaign to increase awareness of the disease. Everyone should check themselves monthly, (men too as breast cancer do strike men) and if you would like to know how to check yourselves, click here. I have been making many magnectic cards and ribbons to give to friends…

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Watercolours with Zig markers

I have heard so much about these Zig Clean color real brushes from fellow bloggers who do amazing watercolor creations with them, that I was over the moon when I got them for my birthday last month! As I am not a natural painter, I found this video from KWerner design really helpful, and in the…

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Thanks

Since I started making cards 6 months ago, my inspiration and teachers have all been the different artists I come across in Blogland. Seeing all your incredible creations out there really motivate me to use new methods…and obviously products! This card was no exception. I have never made a card with a background die as…

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