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 … Continue reading Blossoming Bouquet

Beautiful Magnolias

I stamped these beautiful Magnolias from The Ton almost 2 months ago, to watercolour them, but never found the right time and state of mind to do them till now. Then I was preparing a card for our "Anything Goes" challenge at Addicted to Stamps and More, and I don't know why, but knowing the … Continue reading Beautiful Magnolias

Watercolouring with Distress Oxide inks + Video

Sometimes you want to make a card that doesn't take 2h but still comes out looking good, and with this card I think I managed to do just that. Apart from the drying time, I think it only took me 15 minutes to make, a personal olympic record in card making for me! And I … Continue reading Watercolouring with Distress Oxide inks + Video

I am an Artist!

Its 5h30 now as I write this and I'm awake cause I have a raging fever and I'm waiting for the meds to take effect so I can go back to sleep! Whats keeping me awake is also thinking of all the cards I want to make... so I can't be that sick after all … Continue reading I am an Artist!

Trompe l’Oeil

"Trompe-l'œil is an art technique that uses realistic imagery to create the optical illusion that the depicted objects exist in three dimensions." - Wikipedia. OK... my card is not that sophisticated, but I was going for that effect! I used to think using design paper on hand made cards was "cheating", and so I put away … Continue reading Trompe l’Oeil