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…

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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,…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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,…

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Watercolour Thanks

This Card was made at 2am, during the Christmas holidays. I was browsing on my phone before I went to sleep…when the urge to play with a new technique hit me! So I got right up and made this card! I was inspired by a few posts I was reading, especially the latest CAS Mix…

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Watercolour shaker card

Now that my first self designed hand made shadow box cards are finally out on Etsy and DeWanda, just in time for Chinese New Year, I have a little time to “play” in a few challenges before the orders come flooding in (wishful thinking)… :).¬†I was¬†happy to be able to make another watercolour card with…

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