Letting Go…

I’ve been away for a month, back in France, to resign from my old job in the aeronautical industry. I was on a sabbatical leave until now, you see, and since my company wouldn’t extend my leave (its only been 5 years…), I had to resign from the company I spent 21 years with. As…

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Shanah Tovah Umetukah

Hi all! It’s a “Holiday” theme at Addicted to Stamps and More and we would like to see any holiday theme card or images of your holidays in the link up.  As Rosh Hashanah is just in afew days, I though I’d make a Jewish New Year card to wish my Jewish friends and all…

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Pumpkin π

Hi all! Its the 1st of the month which means the beginning of another challenge over at Creative with Stamps, and the theme this month is “Pumpkin”. So I look forward to seeing all your wonderful creations featuring pumpkins and you have a whole month to create them! I love pumpkins, something about their full…

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New Design Team Member – a2Z Scrapbooking

Hi all, I’m back again today to share some very happy news with you. I’m now a design team member for the a2Z scrapbooking store! I was thrilled & so honoured when Cindy asked me to join the team of talented designers. Today is my first post on their blog and I  created a framable…

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Addicted to Stamps & More – Birthday celebration!

Hi all, we’re celebrating our 300th challenge post today & 6 years in existence over at Addicted to Stamps and More and we would love for you to join us! So make a birthday card & link up and you stand a chance to win a prize from our sponsors Happy Little Stampers.  You have…

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Addicted to Stamps & More – Stamp Collage

Hi all, I’m back today with a new challenge at Addicted to Stamps & More and the theme is “Make Your Mark”. We look forward to seeing your creations using markers, watercolours, colour pencils… anything you use to make YOUR mark in the gallery. As we are just past the middle of Kathy’s “The Daily…

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Being a perfectionist

When I started this painting a month ago, I was obsessed about learning how to get movement in my leaves by using shading and tones. I also thought it was time I stopped copying from my guidebook or other people’s drawings and learn to paint from a “live” subject (well my plant is a a…

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Altenew Academy Educator Certification Program

Hi all! I’m so proud to share with you that I’ve been accepted in the Altenew Academy Educator Certification Program and I’m so thrilled to be among the 80 or so members chosen so far! You should know by now that I love learning new techniques and new ways to improve my card making, so…

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The Sisterhood of Crafters – Magical

Hi all, I’m back again for my second post of the day to share our new challenge over at The Sisterhood of Crafters and Diane has chosen a Magical one! Its “Magical Fairy Garden” so use a fairy, or anything magical like a unicorn, rainbow.. gnome, etc… on your creations and play along with us! I…

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Creative with Stamps & More – Mother’s Day card & origins

Hi all.  Its the 1st of the month so another challenge begins at Creative with Stamps and the theme this month is Mother as Mother’s Day in most parts of the world is on May 13th, except the UK where it was on the 11th of March. We have a generous sponsor MHK Designs who…

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