Mermaid tunnel card

Hi all! I’m back today for a double post and the first is for Addicted to Stamps and More where the challenge is everyone’s favourite… “Anything Goes”! So I’m sure I’ll see many of you in the link up with your amazing cards. The idea to make a tunnel card came from Jennifer McGuire’s post…

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Why men shouldn’t write advice columns…

I found this funny article online when I was searching for a printed background for our new challenge that started today over at The Sisterhood of Crafters. The theme chosen by our “sistah” Vickie is… yes “Printed Page background” and I thought, well if I have to print a page, why not print something nice…

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AECP – Easy die cutting techniques

I’m home! After one month away in Madrid at my in-laws, its soooo good to be home, even though it’s still hot and humid here and I’m being bitten to death by mosquitoes… but its so nice to hang out with my friends at the lake again, and have all my crafting tools around me!…

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Creative with Stamps – Flag

Hello all and its already the 1st of July, well into the 2nd half of the year already! Where does the time go by? Its also the beginning of a new challenge at Creative with Stamps and the theme for this month is “Flag”. We have prizes from our sponsor Pattie’s Creations so we hope…

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Creative with Stamps – Terry on the Beach

Hi all, its the 15th of the month and I’m back to remind you of our challenge going on at Creative with Stamps where the theme is “Cute Animal”. I hope you’ve joined in the challenge with an animal themed project, and if not you have until the 30th to join in, and who knows,…

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The Sisterhood of Crafters – Animal crackers + video tutorial

I’m back again today to inspire you to join us at our challenge at The Sisterhood of Crafters where our sistah Terri has chosen to put Animals in the focus of our creations. You have until Sunday June 17th to link up your animal themed cards so you have plenty of time to join in…

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Espressoing my gratitude

I’m not a coffee drinker but my hubby loves it and for our housewarming, our friends bought us a Nespresso machine. We already had a coffee machine with an integrated grinder but as our new house has three floors & 2 kitchens (yes so much to clean…), I mentioned in passing to a girlfriend that…

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Inspired by…

So many things inspire me to make a card or paint. Nature, other people’s creations…and even once, a wall in a toilet in a mall!  Rarely though am I so moved by an image I’ve seen that I immediately sit down and create something. Well today’s card was that exception and here is the image…

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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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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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