The Sisterhood of Crafters – Poppy Field

Hi all, I’m back again today as its a new challenge over at The Sisterhood of Crafters and the theme for the next fortnight is “Poppies For Memorial Day”. As I was not brought up in the European culture, I had to look up why poppies are used as the memorial symbol for those who…

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Masculine Birthday card

I was invited at the last minute to have some cake at a really good friend of ours to celebrate his birthday, so I didn’t have much time to make a card. So I thought this would be a great opportunity to challenge myself to make it in 10 minutes, inspired by a challenge I…

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Sisterhood of Crafters – All About Christmas!

We have a new challenge over at The Sisterhood of Crafters challenge blog and this fortnight’s Agata is our host and she chose the them “It’s all about Christmas”, so join in with any Christmas themed card by the 24th of December. I have to say that this Christmas season is unusually hectic for me as…

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Watercolour layering + video

Hi all! Its officially Autumn here in Germany but the weather decided otherwise and we’re having a really sunny warm weekend! So I thought it was a great time to try a new to me water colouring technique called Watercolour layering. As you all know, I love trying new techniques so when I discovered this…

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Its summer in Ulm!

Yes! After the long cold winter, summer has come early to Ulm! Since the beginning of June, we have been having sun and temperatures up to 30deg C! I’m already so tanned just spending late afternoons swimming in our neighbourhood lake, after the kids come out of school. Heres a pic of me and the…

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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!…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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.                      …

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