Cards · spectrum noir · Versafine Inks · Watercolor

Cute critter card

I'm not a "cute" type of person. I preferred climbing trees when I was younger instead of playing with dolls, although I did love those paper dolls you dressed up by changing the paper dresses that stayed on when you folded the tabs...remember those? I don't remember fawning over cute animal images and I had… Continue reading Cute critter card

Cards · prismacolor pencils

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… Continue reading How far I’ve come

Cards · Colour pencils · Stamplorations · Stencil

Vielen Dank

This card was made to order to thank a very generous parent couple who have been providing free drinks to all our PTA events in school. It was hard for me to come up with a fairly neutral card which would be nice but not too feminine or masculine. And as they own a local… Continue reading Vielen Dank

Cards · hero arts · Stamplorations · wow embossing powder

Reminder Creative with Stamps – Leaves challenge

Hi my crafty friends! I'm here today to remind you of our challenge over at Creative with Stamps¬†where the theme is Leaves. There are 3 digi stamps from our generous sponsor Pattie's Creations ¬†up for grabs to a random winner, so do join in the fun! As I started intensive German lessons again (4h everyday)… Continue reading Reminder Creative with Stamps – Leaves challenge

altenew · Cards · Derwent graphik line painters · Distress Oxide inks · Watercolor

Water colouring with Derwent graphik pens + Video

Hi all! As promised here's a post & video to show you how I use my new toys, the Derwent Graphik line pens, to watercolour my flower stamps on a dark distress inked background. I also compared these markers with other pigment/dye ink markers I have. AND I just received the whole 20 colour box… Continue reading Water colouring with Derwent graphik pens + Video

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 · Colour pencils · Heat embossing · Stamplorations · wow embossing powder

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… Continue reading Vielen Dank