Penguin Birthday Card

Penguin Birthday Card

This card actually started with the background. To create it I stamped a big wallpaper stamp with oxide inks and spread the colour out with water. I really love the big pattern in subtle colours. Off course I couldn’t resist the spltters of water so remove some of the colour. I then stamped the little […]

Happy Christmas

Happy Christmas

Okay, Christmas is over…, but only just. So here come some more Christmas cards. For this CAS design I used stamps from Paper Smooches and Charlie und Paulchen. I stamped in Versafine onyx black ink and heat embossed it a clear mat embossing powder. I love the look! Blue makes a nice pop of winter […]

Winter And Sweaters

Winter And Sweaters

Last year I fell in love with Newton Nook’s winter critters in sweaters. They are sooo adorable! And they don’t have to make a Christmas card. So I ordered them with the coordinating dies and can’t get enough of them. For this card I chose the fox. I started with the silver panel on which […]

Snow White

Snow White

Snow White is this wednesdays challenge by SSS. It inspired me to create this snowfall card.   I had already made the snowflake. It was a die cut from patterned paper on which I added inks in blue and silver and played around with adding clear embossing powder between the inking. This pearled up beautifully […]

Colourful Easter Eggs

Colourful Easter Eggs

So here comes my first card for Easter! To start with, I stamped the Easter eggs in old paper Distress Ink on some watercolour paper. This ink colour is really light, which makes it great for no-line colouring. I used Inktense pencils and water for my colouring. The blue background was done with broken china […]

The Magic Of Winter

The Magic Of Winter

I am so excited to be guest designing for the Challenge Up Your Life blog today. Challenge #58 is a colour challenge: I often struggle with colour challenges and it took me a few tries to come up with something I was happy with. But that is what a challenge is all about. And this […]