donderdag 25 december 2014

Stampotique Stamp Storage

Just a quick picture to show you how I store my Stampotique Stamps. Found this little cabinet in a shop the other day after someone else told me about it. Couldn't resist buying one too :)

Art Journal Mixed Media Workbook

A few months ago Miranda Bosch-Thurlings published her first mixed media workbook. She asked me if I could make something for her so I did of course :)  Inspired by Teesha More I made this collage page in one of my big Art Journals. Hope you like it too. xxx

dinsdag 25 november 2014

Crafting weekend getaway! :)

Last weekend we went on a crafting weekend getaway with 7 creative ladies. We started with a lovely High Tea in a great shop / restaurant in the area called "De Schenkerij"

After that we went to our cottage where we would stay for 3 days. I think we brought ourselves enough craft supplies & food to stay at last 3 months hahahaha

dinsdag 11 november 2014

Keep Calm Canvas

Last Saturday I made this great canvas at the Craftorij, the original one, designed by Miranda is the one one the left. I changed it into colours which would better suit my kitchen and edited the text too. LOL

Found a nice place for it, on top of the frigde ;)

Work in Progress.

Stampotique November Challenge @ The Craftorij part II

These Art journal pages I made for the 2nd November Challenge at The Craftorij in Holland. I worked with the new Andy Skinner paints, ink, stencils, gesso, clear modeling paste, old paper, and of course some Stampotique stamps by France Papillon :)

woensdag 5 november 2014

Lost Coast LOVE

A page in Dyan's "perfect" big journal :)
The background for this Art Journal Page  I made with a small gelliplate, using it like a stamp, combining it with stencils and different tools. The "LOVE" stamp is from the Lost Coast Designs Dictionary words collection. I just love using this one LOL
The flowers on the right I drew myself  with white acryllic paint and a very thin brush with black paint for outlining them.

Stampotique November @ The Craftorij

These Art journal pages I made for the first November Challenge at The Craftorij in Holland. I worked with paints, ink, stencils, masks, gesso, modeling paste, old paper, markers and of course some Stampotique stamps :)

zondag 2 november 2014

SDC171: Favorite Colors

For Stampotique Challenge 171 I used all different kinds of techniques and media to create the background in some of my favourite colors. Stamps: My Heart by France Papillon and Unleash Yourself by Roc Nicholas. Thanks for watching! :)

woensdag 29 oktober 2014

SDC170: Ghouls and Goblins

For this weeks challenge at Stampotique I made an Art Journal page. I used the skull from Daniel's Halloween Cube to replace the head of the beautiful Angel with it. Also I added some Hearts,  the Freakin' people text and the pumpkins of course ;)

dinsdag 28 oktober 2014

Stampotique meets Andy Skinner ;)

Yesterday I made this beautiful ( If I may say so LOL) card on presentation board. The techniques for distressing are from Andy Skinner and the stamps I used are from Stampotique. I used 4 different ones, France Papillon's Barcode Text, French Journal Page and My Heart. Daniel Torrente's Lovely Winges. I hope you like it too, thanks for watching :)

vrijdag 17 oktober 2014

SDC 169 Pink, Purple and Black

This tag I created for the Stampotique Challenge at the Craftorij ( use a Quote)  and for the "Pink, Purple and Black " Challenge at the Stampotique forum. The stamps I used are 2 of my favourites, Daisy, Daisy and Frida. :)

woensdag 8 oktober 2014

Book Text Tag SDC168:

This tag I created for the Stampotique Challenge at the Craftorij ( use a tag)  and for the "book text" Challenge at the Stampotique forum.
The Background has (a bit hard to see) the big text journal page stamp from France and I wrote white book text on top of it and finished with the Fabulous stamp and using white embossing powder

woensdag 17 september 2014

Clean and Simple

For the 4th Lost Coast Designs Challenge I created this CAS card.
Using the Head in Hands stamp which I only stamped with black ink on Hazel & Ruby's tissuepaper. That's easy peasy isn't it ?  ;)

dinsdag 16 september 2014

The Craftorij's 4th Anniversary

This Art Journal page I made for a Stampotique challenge at The Craforij to celebrate their 4th anniversary. The background I made by using a mini gelliplate as a stamp together with acryllic paint and a lot of different tools and stencils.

Project Life Pocketpages

Two Project Life pocket pages I made using Amy Tangerine design paper. The first one in Black & White, goes back to the 60's showing me and my dad. The second page with al the lovely colours shows of course our beautiful granddaughter :)

dinsdag 9 september 2014

Round Robin Art Journal pages

Art Journal pages for a Round Robin I am joining this year, made with all kinds of different techniques and products. Two completely different styles, but actually, I am quite happy with the results (If I may say so LOL:)

vrijdag 5 september 2014

Art Journal pages with mini gelli-plate

A first attempt with a new bought mini gelliplate in my art journal. So fun to do, I just loved stamping with it! My new favorite tool :) :)
Work in Progress

dinsdag 2 september 2014

Project Life holiday album.

Working my way back through old holiday pictures, converting them into Project life style albums. Making one page per holiday to have as many as possible memories in one album. Here you see our 2002 holiday in Florida and 2003 in China.

zaterdag 30 augustus 2014

Craftorij Summer Challenge 2014

A few pictures of the Craftorij Summer Challenge reunion and the preperation for this fantastic day.

Preparing goodiebags with some of  the challenge hosts

Some of the beautiful artwork created by the participants of the challenge.
It was so nice to meet all the others in person and see all those beautiful works of art :)

zondag 10 augustus 2014

Art Journal page

As I love mixed media and art journals I made this Art Journal page to show you that Lost Coast Designs Stamps are not for card making only. I used 4 different Lost Coast stamps to create this page.
Of course I used one of the lovely new Manga Goth girl stamps as a focal point. For the background I used a Nellann Roberts stamp mat (which I stamped and then sprayed with some water to get a bit of a grungy look), the domino border and a dictionary "Love" stamp.

Binnenkort zijn de stempels van Lost Coast ook in Nederland verkrijgbaar, super!!!

vrijdag 8 augustus 2014

Album designed for private group

The other day I have been asked if I wanted to do a workshop for a group of crafty ladies to celebrate their annual gathering. Quite a challenge as there were ladies with pretty some mixed media experience. I designed an album using lots of leftovers from boxes, envelopes and cardboard. I even added an old small record in it.

We decorated the album with 7-Dots paper and some Tim Holtz embellishments & ribbon. As I forgot to take pictures of my own album ( it's still for display in the shop) I am showing you the pictures of one of the finished albums made by Coby, don't you just love it ?  

Round Robin artwork

Just a quick post to show you 2 more spreads I made for some Round Robin Albums.

The Craftorij Summer Challenge

Last months I have been very busy with the summer challenge at the Craftorij. We made an index card every day and here you see the results, all cards together. So that's what I have been doing lately :)

vrijdag 4 juli 2014

OMG it has been so long!

Hi  everyone,

I just noticed that it has been over 2 months ago since my last post. Things have been quite hectic over here so that's wht I didn't have time to post.
I haven't been doing nothing so now I am showing you a few indexcards I made for a Summer Challenge in Holland. We get a prompt every day and have to create something on an index card. I am sowing you only about 10 but I think I made about 35 cards now.

Prompt: Drops

Prompt: Food

Prompt: Alphabet

Prompt: Sun

Prompt: Your front door

Prompt: Monochromatic

Prompt: Use paper shred

Prompt: Use Washi tape

Prompt: Text Only

Prompt: Window/Windows