New Discovery – Shimmerz Paints!

Hi all! You know how I’m always looking for new products or new techniques to make my cards with, well today I’m so excited to share a range of products I just bought from Shimmerz Paints. They are a company that make watercolours, sprays and pastes, and so far I am incredibly happy with the…

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Sisterhood of Crafters – Oh Boy, what next…

Its a new challenge over at the Sisterhood of Crafters challenge blog and the theme this fortnight is “Oh Boy, what next…”.  Its a fun theme chosen by Agata, and you could make a card for a Boy or something masculine, or something fun, or a declaration of pregnancy, or…. its up to your imagination! I…

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Stencil Madness

Stencils are one of my favourite products to use as they are so versatile. They can be used as embossing folders, stamps, die cuts and just stencils! In this post I even created my own stencil from a cut file, as I wanted to join in the Stencil challenge over at Winnie & Walter’s 3rd birthday bash…

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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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To Have and to Hold

When it was certain that we were moving here from France, three years ago, I started gathering info on Ulm, the little city in the South of Germany where we would be moving to. During my on-line research, I met some wonderful people who spent time giving me information on the city, places to live…

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Mass production

Another good friend of mine is leaving Ulm as part of the yearly “migration”cycle that we expats go through. I had already made her a farewell card and a digital photo album of their 3 years here, but I decided to make her a bunch of cards she wanted to give to her customers in…

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Sending you Sunshine!

Yes we can finally say that from Germany, in the south anyway! After a rainy start, we now have sunny 30ºC temperatures. Luckily I have the forest in front of our house to shelter me during my daily walks with the dogs. Its so green and cool in there and with the birds singing their…

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Turning negative to positive

This is another post where I had to recover a mistake I made…and using positive and negative die cuts! I  have a Butterfly heart die from Memory Box that I love. Apart from the fact that its simply beautiful, its also very versatile. Here I’ve shown 3 ways you can use this die. The 1st…

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Pastel colours

Pastels are not my favourite type of colours, which is exactly why I had to try and make a card when the challenges over at Less Is More and Pinterest Inspired asked for cards with pastel shades on it! I just love a to try something new! I used Balzer Designs “mini bubble doily” stencil to…

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Strong Women

I spent Mother’s Day today making cards with my kids! It was really such a nice way to pass the day, teaching them to die cut with my Big Shot, stamping and adding embossing powders to heat emboss their sentiments! They learnt so quickly and really amazed me, especially with their stamping. I remember I…

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