Blossoming Bouquet

Hi all, its Wednesday, so another challenge begins over at Addicted to Stamps and More and this week’s theme is “Make Your Mark”, so bring out your pens, markers, colour pencils, watercolours… and show us your wonderful creations! I coloured this gorgeous Peony(?) stamp from Crafters Companion called Blossoming Bouquet, using my new Aqua water-based markers…

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Altenew Academy Color Your Day

How’s everyone on this wonderful Saturday morning? Here in Germany, the sun is coming out after a full week of non-stop rain and cold and the temperatures are rising at last… at least for the weekend anyway. I was never a fan of the heat until I came to Germany, now I just long to…

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Altenew Academy “With A Twist”

If you haven’t noticed, I love taking creative classes. At the moment, I’m enrolled to no less than 5 art classes, 3 online and 2 in real life! I have a thirst for learning new things that’s unquenchable at the moment. 😉 I’m also listening to podcasts while I’m making my cards, painting, or when…

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Altenew Blooming Bouquet

Hi all, its Wednesday, so another challenge starts at the Addicted to Stamps and More challenge blog! This week it’s “Make Your Mark” so bring out your pencils, pens, markers, watercolours… anything that will leave a mark on your project, and link it up here. I used my favourite colouring medium, my watercolours of course,…

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Happy New Year 2019!

Its already another new year and another year that went by so fast that I feel like it was just yesterday I was saying the same thing about the year before. Did it go by so fast that I regretted not living it enough though? To that I can resolutely say a huge “No”! I…

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Merry Christmas!

Hi all, I’m taking a little break from cooking for 20 people tonight 😱… to share this card with you and wish all those who celebrate it a very MERRY CHRISTMAS! I hope you are all having a relaxing time with those you love and maybe even having some free time to craft! I’m over at…

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Watercolour Christmas Wreath

Hi all! I’m back today for the first of three posts to inspire you to start making your Christmas cards if you haven’t started, or share more ideas if you’re running out of ways to make them! My first card is for our “Make Your Mark” challenge over at Addicted to Stamps and More, so get…

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Mistletoe Coffee

You know the rare times (for me at least) that you create something and its exactly the way you saw it in your mind? Well this one layer card is EXACTLY how I pictured it and you can’t imagine how pleased I am with myself!😊 Doesn’t mean that I don’t like everything I do, they often…

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Soft Blooms

Hi all, Its Wednesday so you’re in for a card marathon treat! 😅 For the first of 5(!) cards I will be sharing today is a relatively simple watercolour flower card I made for our challenge over at “Addicted to Stamps and More” where we have a beautiful photo Inspiration for you. I hope this inspires…

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Thankful for…

Its been a great week! The house is (relatively) clean, I’ve been exercising, I spent a wonderful day yesterday just with my daughter… and I finally finished painting 75 cards for a German charity!  I feel like I really accomplished stuff this week and it feels so good. So I guess that’s my recipe for…

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