Cards · The Ton stamps · Watercolor

Watercolour layering + video

Hi all! Its officially Autumn here in Germany but the weather decided otherwise and we're having a really sunny warm weekend! So I thought it was a great time to try a new to me water colouring technique called Watercolour layering. As you all know, I love trying new techniques so when I discovered this… Continue reading Watercolour layering + video

Cards · The Ton stamps · Watercolor · Zig clean color real brush

Smell the Roses

I bought three rose plants during the last Rose festival in Ulm that smelt so delicious and plan to plant them in the garden of our new house when we move next year. Strangely enough, all through summer their scent was hardly noticeable, even with my nose right up their buds (get it? ūüėā)... Anyway,… Continue reading Smell the Roses

altenew · Scrabook · Watercolor · Zig clean color real brush

Back to Scrapbooking

4 years ago I decided to start a scrapbook for my best friend of 25 years, as a going away present to her, when I left France to come to Germany. That was my first contact with the paper crafting world. I remember going to a scrapbook course and everyone knew what they wanted to… Continue reading Back to Scrapbooking

altenew · Cards · no line watercolouring

No line Water colouring with Altenew Vintage Flowers + video

I'm in the midst of learning a few techniques, like making slider cards and creating galaxy backgrounds. Here are 2 backgrounds I created. 1st one is with distress inks and 2nd with watercolours. The 3rd was done by my 12 yr olds Ines who looked at my efforts and said: "Mum let me show you… Continue reading No line Water colouring with Altenew Vintage Flowers + video

Cards · Die cuts · Watercolor

Watercolour Tissue art!

As most of you who follow me know by now, that I love learning new techniques! Apart from Jennifer McGuire¬†from whom I've learnt tons of techniques, another blog I love where I've learnt many strange-to-me techniques, is the CAS Mixed Media card Challenge blog. ¬†Making a clean and simple mixed media card is always a… Continue reading Watercolour Tissue art!

Cards · Colour pencils · Painting · Watercolor

1st Painting Lesson

The last time I took a painting class, it was in school where I tried to make an apple look more than a round object with a twig on the top...and I failed miserably. Since then, I have always considered myself useless at creating anything with a pen, brush, crayons or anything else where my… Continue reading 1st Painting Lesson

Cards · Heat embossing · Watercolor

Water colour Thank you

I made some thank you cards for one of my customers using a water colour wash background technique. I've been dying to try it out and finally put brush to water using Stampin'Up inks and normal acrylic paints. I followed this technique¬†by¬†Scraps and Stamps and even though my result is nowhere as nice as hers,… Continue reading Water colour Thank you