Thanks Mum, I turned out awesome!

A very quick post to share a quick card I made which I intend to give to my daughter’s friends. I think this has to be one of the fastest card I’ve made, from the time I thought about how to make it to the photography of the card, it took me all of 30…

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Addicted to Stamps and More – Make your Mark

Hi all! Its Wednesday so another challenge at Addicted to Stamps and More and this weeks theme is “Make Your Mark”. This is my favourite challenge theme as I love playing with my markers, watercolours and pencils. Today I decided to make a card using my Prismacolor pencils as its been awhile since I’ve coloured…

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Spring come back!

The weather here has been, is and going to stay, in the negative for awhile and its the coldest winter I’ve experienced since moving to Germany 5 years ago. Theres snow everywhere and while its beautiful, I am wishing Spring will come soon. I never really liked the heat, coming from Singapore, its probably a…

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The Sisterhood of Crafters – Frames!

Hi all! Hows the beginning of 2018 been for you so far? Its been hectic for me as we are still in the midst of moving houses. I am writing this post sitting on the floor in our empty, except for junk/not junk, former house as we still don’t have internet in our new house…

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Masculine 50th Birthday card

I don’t make many masculine cards and those I do are upon requests with a theme like hiking, golfing, wine… so I just create a digital image with my Silhouette Portrait and make a 3D card. But today I wanted to make a “normal” card which could be generic for any masculine birthdays and that…

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The Sisterhood of Crafters – Give Thanks

Hi fellow crafters. We have a new challenge starting today over at The Sisterhood of Crafters and our theme for the next fortnight is “Give Thanks”. So come join in and make anything showing Thanks, a Thank you card or something you are thankful for. I just got these stamps from The Ton and I…

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Just Stamping around

I just realised that I don’t do much simple stamping on my cards. Meaning I mainly colour my stamps with colour pencils, watercolours, marker pens, alcohol inks… so today I decided to make a card just by stamping inks onto it! I used Tsukineko’s Versa Magic dew drop inks to stamp my black card as…

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Watercolouring with Distress Oxide inks + Video

Sometimes you want to make a card that doesn’t take 2h but still comes out looking good, and with this card I think I managed to do just that. Apart from the drying time, I think it only took me 15 minutes to make, a personal olympic record in card making for me! And I…

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Easy watercolour flowers

My daughter and I have started an online beginner’s water colouring course with Yao Cheng on Creativebug. I really love Yao Cheng’s loose abstract way of painting botanicals, creating with emotions instead of trying to control every stroke, what I really needed to learn and now I’m helping my daughter adapt to that too!  Today…

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Stamping with a die cut + video

I wanted to enter the Altenew challenge with a large flower stamp outline that I could colour in, but realised I didn’t have any. Then I looked at my new Altenew layered floral cover die A and thought, hmmm… maybe I can stamp with it! So I tried it… and loved the result! Can you…

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