My daughter and I have started an online beginner's water colouring course with Yao Cheng on Creativebug. I really love Yao Cheng's loose abstract way of painting botanicals, creating with emotions instead of trying to control every stroke, what I really needed to learn and now I'm helping my daughter adapt to that too! Today… Continue reading Easy watercolour flowers
I wanted to enter the Altenew challenge with a large flower stamp outline that I could colour in, but realised I didn't have any. Then I looked at my new Altenew layered floral cover die A and thought, hmmm... maybe I can stamp with it! So I tried it... and loved the result! Can you… Continue reading Stamping with a die cut + video
Its time for our 3rd Encouragement challenge over at Casual Fridays Calling All Sistahs challenge blog, where any style of cards are welcome, as long as its a card to lift someone's spirit, and this wonderful mood blog should help you to do so! I was inspired by the hot air balloon and the blue… Continue reading Calling All Sistahs – July Encouragement Challenge
Its that time if the month again ladies, time to check yourselves! Breast Cancer is not contagious, but you can catch it early... if you check yourself monthly and go for regular check ups. This reminder was started by the amazing Michele at CAS-ual Fridays Stamps, after she was diagnosed with Cancer. You can read… Continue reading Calling All Sistahs – Check Yourselves!
While I was away, my kind neighbours looked after some Roses I recently bought when I was at a recent Rose fair here in Ulm, so I made a card with a rose on it to thank them for taking care of them so well. Thats the Ulmer Munster in the background, the cathedral which… Continue reading Vielen Dank
I am so happy and proud to announce that I am now part of the Design Team for a great Challenge blog called The Sisterhood of Crafters! Woohoo! I was in the car on my way to France for our first beach vacation in 3 years, when I received the email from Darlene to inform… Continue reading Sisterhood of Crafters Challenge – Where in the World
I made this card for my kids favourite teacher, who left the school to further her studies at Harvard. I wanted to make a card that resembled her, bright, cheerful, young and enthusiastic about teaching! So Ms Martinez, I hope you liked it! I first stamped the pretty lotus from CAS-Usual Fridays Mon Ami set… Continue reading Wishing You Happiness