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Twofer Pet challenge

Happy Monday everyone! Has your week started well? Mine has because I started crafting as soon as I got up! I usually clean the house on Mondays but as my mother in law is here and she likes to sleep in, I didn't want to disturb her with the vacuum cleaner... good excuse no? ;)… Continue reading Twofer Pet challenge

Cards · Distress Oxide inks · The sisterhood of crafters · Watercolor

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… Continue reading The Sisterhood of Crafters – Pink October

Breast Cancer prevention · Cards · Distress Oxide inks · wow embossing powder

Calling All Sistahs – Check yourselves!

Its that time if the month again ladies, time to check yourselves! Breast Cancer is not contagious, but you can catch it early… if you check yourself monthly and go for regular check ups. This reminder was started by the amazing Michele at CAS-ual Fridays Stamps, after she was diagnosed with Cancer. You can read her… Continue reading Calling All Sistahs – Check yourselves!

Cards · Stamplorations · Stencil

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… Continue reading Easy Embossing Paste with Stencil technique + Video

Cards · no line watercolouring · The sisterhood of crafters · Zig clean color real brush

The Sisterhood of Crafters – August Harvest challenge

Its time for another challenge over at The Sisterhood of Crafters Challenge blog. We had such a great response for last fortnight's challenge, and the winner has been announced here.  For today's challenge, you can link up your cards with a Harvest Hoe-down theme, so anything with tractors, scarecrows, apples, cornstalks, sunflowers... until the 20th… Continue reading The Sisterhood of Crafters – August Harvest challenge

altenew · Cards · Watercolor

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… Continue reading Ghosting with Distress Oxides – Video & Giveaway!

altenew · Cards · Die cuts · Stencil · Watercolor

Summer Staycation

Its August and the weather is still hot and humid in Ulm. I thought that since the good weather came quite early this year, that it would end just as quickly. Apart from a few days of below 15degC though, most days are in the high 20s sometimes even in the 30s! Obviously its nothing… Continue reading Summer Staycation