A Child is Born + Giveaway + Winner

I am really proud and happy to announce the birth of...a new shadow box card design! Those of you who know me must just have let out a breath of relief that I didn't have another child! Don't worry, I am happily in my "menopausing" stage and our kids are nowhere close to being parents! … Continue reading A Child is Born + Giveaway + Winner

Watercolour Thanks

This Card was made at 2am, during the Christmas holidays. I was browsing on my phone before I went to sleep...when the urge to play with a new technique hit me! So I got right up and made this card! I was inspired by a few posts I was reading, especially the latest CAS Mix … Continue reading Watercolour Thanks

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 … Continue reading Book Marks

Shadow boxes and more

I was at the Creative Fair in Stuttgart last week and came back with a ...Silhouette cutting machine! It cuts all shapes, even ones downloaded from internet and self drawn images! I bought it mainly for text, as I can never find the right text I want. But what I discovered I could do with … Continue reading Shadow boxes and more

Card making process

This card took me more than a week to finish. It is also only my third attempt, I think, of creating a mixed media card. The reasons it has taken so long are: 1-I had no idea what I wanted to do with it.                       … Continue reading Card making process

Learning German after 50

I grew up speaking English in Singapore and I studied Mandarin as a second language in school. When I was 25, I moved to France and managed to parler francais after 6 months. At 35 I started learning Spanish when I met my husband, who is from Madrid. So when we were ready to leave … Continue reading Learning German after 50

Calling All Sistah’s – August blog hop

1 in 8 women in the U.S. will develop invasive breast cancer in her lifetime, so CHECK YOURSELF & Schedule your yearly mammography! A fellow blogger, Michele Gross, of CAS-ual Fridays Stamps started an amazing campaign called "Calling All Sistahs", after her discovery of breast cancer. The idea behind it is to remind all women to do … Continue reading Calling All Sistah’s – August blog hop

Enjoy the little things

Since we arrived in Germany 3 years ago, this is the first time I've spent the whole summer at home,  and I enjoyed every minute of it! The kids were away in Spain for 2 weeks, so I did have a little "holiday" and partied like crazy! 🙂 Once they were back, after the cooking … Continue reading Enjoy the little things


Using many bright colours of the rainbow is not really in my comfort zone, but my hubby's Aunt Begonia, who is visiting from Spain with her family,  liked these colours and I wanted to make a card for her, as she is truly an amazing woman. She raised one blind son to become an independant, … Continue reading Rainbow