vrijdag 26 augustus 2016


Not long ago we went to Crete for Summer Vacation. We had a wonderful time, and I am still enjoying all the pretty things I saw there, looking back and watching my photo's again and again. So, today I share some of the photo's to give you a peek at Crete!

Pomme Granate in the garden.

A little Church just near the road.

Grapes in the garden.

Elounda Bay, love the color of the water!

Our view from our appartment.

This is what we saw from our little terrace.

My husband an I on the boulevard.

Thank you for your visit!

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woensdag 3 augustus 2016

Distress Ink Lifting

A while ago I watched one of Jennifer McGuire's awesome video's were she showed a fun technique wich she called : "Distress Ink Lifting".
I loved it to try this technique myself. And I have to say: it worked well!
So, this technique is recommended!
And here is my result.

I added some shine on the flowers, you can't see it in the photo, but it gives just that little extra.
I recommend a visit of Jennifers blog to see and hear her explanation of this technique:
Hope you liked your visit here!

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dinsdag 5 juli 2016

Birthday card

Recently I made a birthday card with the purple-grey color combo.

It has stamps from different brands on it. The tag stamp and the leaves stamp are Hero Arts. The sentiment is Simon Says Stamp. The flower stamp is Impression Obsession. The flowers are stamped on watercolor paper and colored with Distress Inks.
Hope you enjoyed your visit here!

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zaterdag 18 juni 2016

Faux Metallic Stamping

Today I like to share a card I made with a technique seen on Jennifer McGuire Ink blog. It is called:" Faux Metallic Stamping".

You first have to stamp your image with Versamark ink and clear embossing powder. After heat embossed it you have to color the images with a Versamark pen. Then you add perfect pearls and whipe away the extras.

Doing so you get that metallic look!
Fun, isn't it?!
You can find Jennifers blogpost here:
Thanks  for visiting!

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donderdag 9 juni 2016

Sunny days

We enjoy some wonderful sunny days here in the Netherlands. Love it! And love ice cream. Couldn 't resist to make an ice cream birthday card!

Made the glass with ice cream using my Cricut machine. Then added the word "happy" cut from green glitter paper with a Simon Says Stamp die. The frame die is also SSS. And the stamped word too.
Thanks for visiting!

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vrijdag 27 mei 2016

Wedding Anniversary

We needed some wedding anniversary cards lately. I really love making them! This one I made this week using stamps and my Cricut machine.

First stamped a beautiful pattern with a background stamp by Impression Obsession. CC 228 Crochet. Then cut a heart shape out of it with my Cricut. The swallows are stamped with a stamp by Stempelmakerij de Voet. Its dutch. And the sentiment is dutch for congratulations. And finaly the flower is cut with the Cricut.
Thank you for visiting.
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zondag 22 mei 2016

Just for you.

Happy sunday! I like to share a card I made a while ago.

The stamped image is by Magenta. Heat embossed it with Pearl embossing powder from WoW. Colored it with Distress Inks. And the sentiment is Hero Arts.
Thanks for visiting!
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