Hello crafters! As part of the Hobby Alternatief (Alternative) design team, our focus is often about doing hobbies in alternative ways, ranging from using items for a different purpose to just different types of hobbies other than cardmaking. I also love to crochet, and this is something I taught myself. So today's post is something … Continue reading A ‘Royal Crown’ for Willie!
It's march and it is getting warmer. the earth is beginning to bloom, it's almost spring, and therefore I start to think about flowers! Today I have something nice for you to make that you can use to decorate your house with or just to play around. This is a paper dahlia and it took … Continue reading Yamaguchi Dahlia
Hello crafters! How have you been staying warm? I like to stay warm by curling up in my bed watching a show while crocheting. Or if I have to make a card, I'll work in my craft area with my handy little space heater. Crafting warms my heart too! Today I have something fun for … Continue reading A fun shaker birthday!
Good day! As always, thank you for your lovely comments on my last post. Before I begin, I would like to share a little joke. When I first got the assignment for this card, I asked aloud, "What's 'color resist'?" My husband replies, "Make a black and white card and say that you resisted using … Continue reading You can’t Resist this technique!
Hello everyone! Thank you for the nice comments in my last blog post. Last week, my husband went to America for a week for his work. I missed him very much, so I crafted a lot to pass the time! Today I would like to share with you a page I created for my art … Continue reading Art journal: Money money money!
As this is my first post for Hobby Alternatief in 2019, I'd like to wish you all a Happy New Year! The theme this time is Valentine since it's coming up sooner than you think! My card is not your typical red, pink, and hearts valentine for someone you love romantically, but an "Alternative Valentine" … Continue reading An Alternative Valentine
Merry Christmas everyone! Nice that you come to read my post on this Christmas time. I've been so busy that I barely have time to craft! And there are still many more days of partying to come! This time, I have made a baby card for a little girl named Lily. Although she is not … Continue reading Hurray, Lily is born!
It's the busiest time of the year! I've recently celebrated my birthday and we had a pakjesavond (Presents evening) party at our house this year. And there are only more festivities to come with Christmas and New Year along the way. So it's nice to make an easy card instead. So in this blog post, I … Continue reading Super easy Washi Tape card!
Do you have kids or grandchildren? And do you want to make cards with them? I do! Today I will show you how I make Christmas cards with my kids! Here is one of the ten Christmas cards we will be sending to family and friends. I made this together with my two kids, 4 … Continue reading Making Christmas cards with my kids