Hello everybody! I am happy to share my first project with you as part of the Hobby Alternatief Design Team! My first assignment is my interpretation of a card sketch. This card is an advanced level card, but I will also tell you alternative ways for some steps so that it is easier to do. … Continue reading A Peaceful Christmas
In the beginning, all the craft things fits in one large shoebox. Eventually, the addiction and obsession sets in because you just got to have all the ink colors and that stamp and that die too! And don't start me on paper! Does this sound familiar? If it does, then I may have a solution … Continue reading My inexpensive stamp and die storage
Hey everyone! A friend asked me to make a card for her father-in-law and his name is Ruud. So I thought of making him a card similar to a card I made a while back for my husband's grandfather. But as I started working on the card, I kind of consider this card version 2.0 … Continue reading This card is for RUUD!
Another non-traditional baby card! This marks my 5th baby card I've made this year, and one more on the way.... Anyway, let's first take a look at the card, shall we? Klik hier voor de Nederlandse versie. So I wanted to make a card similar to the Nienke card I made 4 months ago, but … Continue reading Mason’s Cloud card
In my last post I said how I'm at the point in my life where lots of friends and family are having babies. Well, here is another baby card! (And there's another card lined up to be made too!) So this time, I wanted to try that trending Eclipse Card technique. Here is what the … Continue reading Baby Eclipse Card
Before I write about the card, I want to let you know that I have joined a Design Team! The DT is for Hobby Alternatief, a Dutch craft store and blog. Since I'm new to all this and still learning about it, I can't tell you much more except that I will start writing blog … Continue reading For the Worldly Baby (and news!)
Hello whomever reading my blog! I haven't posted in a while, but I have good reasons for it. In December, my house got an extension in the attic that is called a dakkapel in Dutch. This translates to a dormer, which is a word I just learned about! Anyway, with my new dakkapel, my craft area has … Continue reading New Craft “Room”!
Today I'd like to share with you a birthday card I made for my son! My son Johan turned 5 in September and I wanted to make him a cute little card. There so much on this card, but it actually was not very hard to make. First of all, here is what the card … Continue reading Little boy’s birthday card
Today I'd like to share a tip on cutting thin intricate dies with the Cuttlebug WITHOUT using any shims (metal or chipboard), WITHOUT running it through the machine more than once!! This tip is only for the Cuttlebug because it's what I own. So let's get right into it! If you don't want to bother … Continue reading The Right Way to Use the Cuttlebug