Addicted to Stamps & More – Birthday celebration!

Hi all, we’re celebrating our 300th challenge post today & 6 years in existence over at Addicted to Stamps and More and we would love for you to join us! So make a birthday card & link up and you stand a chance to win a prize from our sponsors Happy Little Stampers.  You have…

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How far I’ve come

Today’s card is a personal landmark for me of how far I’ve come in my colouring capabilities since I started 6 months ago. I’m not celebrating the technical skills I’ve learnt, but rather the confidence I now have when I hold a pencil in my hand. The confidence to let myself go and be freer…

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Vielen Dank

While I was away, my kind neighbours looked after some Roses I recently bought when I was at a recent Rose fair here in Ulm, so I made a card with a rose on it to thank them for taking care of them so well. Thats the Ulmer Munster in the background, the cathedral which…

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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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Colouring with Zigs & Prismacolor

I made these 2 cards late one night when inspiration hit me just before I was going to bed. I get most of my inspirations at night so I end up sleeping too late and then I’m tired the whole day and lose my mojo… Why can’t I wake up in the mornings and cry…

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Books & Book Marks

Going on holidays is nice…except I can’t craft! 😉 So after a long break, I started reading again. That was also quite necessary as I am now running an English book club at the local International Women’s Academy here in Ulm! The IWA is like a community centre I guess, with courses in everything you…

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We’re still hot

When CASual Fridays Stamps came out with this stamp, I knew I had to have it! This was so appropriate for what I’ve been going through the last year. Although I’m right in my menopause stage, I’ve never felt so young and creative, even when I was young(er)! Having pre-teens in the house help a lot,…

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One stamp 3 ways – Hero Arts Fuschia

I can’t help it, now that I’m no longer afraid to use my colour pencils or watercolour, I just can’t stop colouring my flower stamps that were beckoning at me for so long to play with them. So this is not going to be the last of what I will now call, my “2017 Flower…

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Create Kind Cards

Awhile ago, in my post “Artistic Compromise” here, many of you told me you sent your cards to some charities or homes. I have been thinking about this and would really like to do so but I couldn’t really find places to send them to. So I decided to create an Instagram and Facebook page called…

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I did it! No line colouring with Prismacolor

After a week of intensive daily online drawing lessons, I decided it was time to try colouring those beautiful flower stamps I have… and I did it! I managed to colour a flower and make it RESEMBLE a flower! Woohoo! I am so happy and proud of myself. I now truly believe that anyone can…

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