The Sisterhood of Crafters – Pink October

October is the month of Breast Cancer Awareness, and over at The Sisterhood of Crafters challenge blog, my “sistahs” & I are making it a “Pink October” challenge to support this very important theme. For our challenge, you just have to make anything pink! I’m hoping this month will remind you to get that all…

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Celebrate

Today is St Nikolaus in Germany. The kids leave their shoes out so that St Nikolaus can leave them a little gift of normally oranges, chocolates and peanuts! In our children’s school, the PTA helps St Nikolaus distributes these gifts the evening before. So last night I felt like a little German Elf distributing 200 little…

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Shadow boxes and more

I was at the Creative Fair in Stuttgart last week and came back with a …Silhouette cutting machine! It cuts all shapes, even ones downloaded from internet and self drawn images! I bought it mainly for text, as I can never find the right text I want. But what I discovered I could do with…

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Washi tape baubles

I know I have been MIA in the blogosphere lately but only because I have been busy creating cards…and Singaporean food!  But lets talk about the cards first. I’m going a little crazy cutting baubles with my Tonic Studio’s Rcocco’s die from layered washi tape. The sentiment above is from Penny Black and the self-adhesive…

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Christmas Poinsettias

This card is the result of many mistakes due to ignorance and impatience. Yet I think it came out nicer than I had planned! Proving once again that sometimes, good things can come out of our mistakes, if we persevere. I had just received this Poinsettia stamp from Stamplorations, and stamped it twice with my Misti,…

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Washi tape

I love washi tapes, who doesn’t? They’re an easy way to decorate a card and they’re really useful to keep a die in place on your paper while cutting it. My daughter uses it to decorate her phone charger to differentiate it from ours and decorate her school folders…and everything else! Washi tapes always make me…

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