The Sisterhood of Crafters – Hot Air Balloon

Hi all, I’m here today to share a new challenge we’re having over at The Sisterhood of Crafters and for the next two weeks, our top sistah Darlene has chosen the theme “Something you might find in the SKY”. When I saw this theme, it was a no brainer for me and I reached straight…

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Unoriginal artist

This is going to be a very heavy post, loaded with photos and results of some soul searching. So you have now been warned and you continue at your own peril! First, the cards I made for the Twofer card challenge, where I had to think up of different ways to incorporate the same butterfly on…

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The Sisterhood of Crafters – CAS

Hi All! Its time for another challenge over at The Sisterhood of Crafters challenge blog and the theme this month, chosen by our Sistah Nancy, is a favourite of mine, Clean and Simple or CAS! Most of the cards I make are relatively clean looking without much layers, but they are rarely simple to make…at…

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Paper Piecing with Background die

I’m getting back in to my groove now, crafting almost everyday and blogging more often, and learning new techniques! Its been awhile since I’ve come across a new to me technique and I found this one over at The Flower Challenge blog, where this month’s theme is Paper Piecing. I’ve never heard of it and…

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I am an Artist!

Its 5h30 now as I write this and I’m awake cause I have a raging fever and I’m waiting for the meds to take effect so I can go back to sleep! Whats keeping me awake is also thinking of all the cards I want to make… so I can’t be that sick after all…

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Watercolour shaker card

Now that my first self designed hand made shadow box cards are finally out on Etsy and DeWanda, just in time for Chinese New Year, I have a little time to “play” in a few challenges before the orders come flooding in (wishful thinking)… :). I was happy to be able to make another watercolour card with…

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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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Kisses Birthday card

I made this card late one night, when my daughter came to me and asked for a birthday card for her friend, who was having her birthday the next day! And oh by the way, can she have a card with lips on it! So I left my comfy spot on the sofa and made…

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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…

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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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