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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The Sisterhood of Crafters – Magical

Hi all, I’m back again for my second post of the day to share our new challenge over at The Sisterhood of Crafters and Diane has chosen a Magical one! Its “Magical Fairy Garden” so use a fairy, or anything magical like a unicorn, rainbow.. gnome, etc… on your creations and play along with us! I…

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Rubber band card

I’m always trying to find out how to make CAS cards which have a maximum of technique concentrated in a small area. I’m in admiration of those who succeed to make clean and simple cards but are spectacular at the same time. One place I know I can find CAS cards with mixed media techniques…

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Two with One

I made these two cards with one stamp set to play along at Twofer Card challenge. This challenge is fun as you have to think of two different ways to use the same stamp set. For today’s card, I used the Fresh Cut Poppies from The Ton as I wanted to play along at their…

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