woensdag 31 augustus 2011

Sketch #8 at Christmas Challenges with Sketches.

I was amazed by the wonderful and fantastic Christmas Cards that you all entered in the 
Sketch Challenge #7 at Christmas Challenges with Sketches.

We got some great feedback from some of you and the team talked about it and came to the choice to change a little in our prizes.
From this challenge on we will have some little changes that you can read about at the blog!

So now it's time to start with a brand new challenge and a new Sketch for you!
This week the sketch is made by Linda! She did a marvellous job on this one! I had a lot of fun with it! 
Thanks for making this superb sketch Linda!

On top of that we have a lovely sponsor again. 
This time it's

This online webstore is brand new and carries wonderful and lovely items that are so great to use on your cards as well! So please go over there and take a look at what she is having in store.
She is donating a wonderful prize wich you can find at the Challenge blog

Here is the card that I made for your inspiration:

I used these cuties from House Mouse

And they are colored with my Prisma Color Pencils
Design Papers: K&Company Juletide
Flowers from Stash
Pearl made with the Pearl Pen.
Text is Rub On.

Hope you come on over and join us in the fun!

With thanks to Feline Playful I'm entering this card into the following challenges:
Creative Card Crew - Anything Goes
Bearly Mine - Flowers Flowers Flowers
Partytime Tuesdays - PTT #31 Anything Goes

With Love

dinsdag 30 augustus 2011

Sharing good news!

I'm finally can tell you all some good news... a few weeks ago I was asked if I was interested in 
becoming a design team member for 
Inky Impressions
I love the images and I was so happy an honored with this request and I gladly accepted my place.

And today it's time for me to scream and shout all about it and share it with you... my dear friends!

There is a wonderful inspirational blog, and from half september you can find on every other Tuesday a tutorial or project made by me HERE on the other days of that week you will find wonderful tutorials or projects of my teamies!

Next to that we have a challenge blog were every week there will be a 
new challenge to join and fun stuff to win!

Keep an eye on my blog to see when I will post the first card with one of the wonderful and magical images of 

With love

zondag 28 augustus 2011

Happy anniversary!

My Mom and Dad had there 52 Wedding Anniversary last Thursday.
Can you imagine that.... 52 year of marriage... all the ups and downs, still in love with each other and ready for another lots of years.

I made this lovely card for them

This lovely couple is called Young Love by Mo Manning and available at Hobbystempels as a stamp!
I colored them with my copic markers for a change:
Skin: E000,50,21,R20
Hair: C0,1,3
Others: R81,83,85,89,B91,93,95,99,T1,6,G0000,G000,G21,24
E30,31,33,34,35,37,39, Y32,35,38, E40,42,43,44,47,49
Papers are from my stash from Tilda
Flowers are a dies by Magnolia

Made with the deepest love for my parents!


vrijdag 26 augustus 2011

Back to school...

I just can't help myself anymore... I'm totally fallen in love for the digital images of 
A day for daisies!
Really smitten on them.... they are so sweet and touching.... so when I saw that we at 
Totally Papercraft Challenge are having a Back to School theme for the challenge this week...
I knew this little guy was perfect for it.
He's called "I can read"

I colored the little guy with my pencils again. I don't use odorless terpentine of babyoil...
just keep adding layers of lots of different colors to get to this kind of coloring..

The girls of the team made another load of beautiful and fun cards for you and sinse
 we have two sponsors... it's an extra reason to go to your room and craft us a wonderful
 Back to school card!
Photobucket    and  

Wuth the help of Feline Playful I enter this card into the following challenges:
Fairy Tale - back to school
Inspire Me Fridays - always anything goes
Jellypark Challenges - punches and/or die cuts (letters)
Phindy’s Place - make own embellies (letters)
Poodles Parlour - anything goes
 Show and Tell  - Anything goes
Stamp Something - back to school somethings
Allsorts challenge blog - back to school

With love

zondag 21 augustus 2011

Birthday Hop for Christine of All That Scraps!

Today we are blog hopping to celebrate Christine’s birthday!  Christine is our wonderful illustrator of C.C.Designs and co-owner of All That Scraps. 

Happy Birthday Girl!!  

The hop starts at the All That Scraps blog HERE  If you have arrived from Pam Varnell’s awesome blog, you are in the right place.  We are so glad you hopped over to see Christine’s birthday eye candy.  

When I was asked to join the Digital DT of All That Scraps I was so happy that Christine wanted me in that team. Can you imagine the true happiness when some time later I was asked to join the Big DT of All That Scraps.
From the first time I saw the cute and sweet stamps that Christine designs I was in love with them. The broad variety of cuties is so big and they're  so fun to work with. And as owner and Designer of All That Scraps Christine takes good care of us girls!
Dear Christine, thanks for this fantastic chance you gave me, for all the sweet words, time off and support during my hard times. I wish you a long and healthy live and that we may work together for a long and happy time!!! Big warm birthday {Hug} 

Happy Birthday Girl!!

This is what I made for you...

I choose to work with Swiss Pixie Birthday Gretel
I stamped her on Kraft Cardstock and colored her with my pencils.
Balloons are made with C.C. Cutters Balloons
Butterflies are made with C.C. Cutters Butterflies
Text is AmyR Magical Wishes sentiments
on a tag cut out with my silhouette.
Liquid Pearls White Opal on the butterflies and dots on the tag.
Others from Stash!

Dear Christine... enjoy the rest of the Blog Hop!

Your next stop on the hop is Pam Sparks’s fabulous blog. 
Enjoy the hop and thanks for stopping by!

Tracy Clemente
Ria Van Son
Pam Varnell
Marion E
Pam Sparks
Amy Young
Rachel Schneider
Tori Wild
Mandi Lee
Lesa Rapp
Janneke de Jong
Leann New
Amy Rysavy

Please take the time to leave a comment at the blogs of all the ladies, I know they would appreciate it a lot!

Thanks to Feline Playful I enter this card into the following challenges:
Allsorts - #117 You've been Framed
Crafty Calendar-  August: Hot Colours!
Craft Your Days Away- #27 Cup Cakes
Designed 2 Delight  -  Anything Goes
Ellephantastic  - August: Add some layers Till 2nd Sept
Simply Stamping Challenge - #21 Punch it Up

With love

zaterdag 20 augustus 2011

Brand new Digital stamps at All That Scraps!

From tomorrow there are some fabulous new digital stamps in store at 
All That Scraps!

And today I like to show you two lovely Naughty and Nice girls!
Naughty Devil Birgitta is ready to tease you while Angel Birgitta is trying to keep you on the right track...

The wonderful sentiment is also available from Tomorrow.

Angel Birgitta

They both colored with my copic markers
Design papers are Kaisercraft After 5
Hearts made with C.C. Cutters Heart and Scalloped heart
Flowers can be found HERE
Rhinestones from stash.

Gift box is made from a template from the Scor-Pal Book by Kitty Franken and a little adjustment by myself.

And here is Skull Birgitta!

I colored Skull Birgitta with my copic markers this time.
Design Papers are My Minds Eye Stella Rose
The big skull is from Grunge board by Tim Holtz
Sentiment and ribbon from stash..

Hope that you love those cuties too... they are so useable for many occasions... Have fun!

With love

vrijdag 19 augustus 2011

Christmas in August at TPS

... and lovely House Mouse Stamps at Hobbystempels!

But first of all I want to share some good news with you all! 
I've been back for the results to the hospital... and they declared that I'm clean from the malignant cancer...
I will stay under control for 10 years... but for now... I'm clean.
The one that is left in the upperleg... is non-malignant.. and will be under control as well.
So I almost did a happy dance on one leg (If I could).
Now it's time to start building up and Enjoy the future again!
A big thanks for all the sweet words again this past week!

So back to the Friday Ritual...

This week the theme is odd but fun challenge at Totally Papercraft Challenge blog!
Christmas in August!

And this cutie House Mouse Stamp @ Hobbystempels is perfect for it!

Again I used my Pencils to color it!
Papers are a K&Company Paperbloc Juletide
Others from stash.

Oh Almost forgot to tell you that this week Karen Doodles is our Fab. Sponsor and she is giving away a great great prize!

So hurry over to the blog and join the fun again!

With thanks to Feline Playful I'm entering into the following challenges:
ABC Christmas Challenge - Christmas - Quote (card of mouse)
Stampin' Royalty - sketch*
Aud Sentiments Challenge - "Merry Christmas" on your card somewhere
Craft Us Crazy- Anything goes in August (Again) 
Crafty Sentiments - No Sentiment
Do You Stack Up? - Thank You
Christmas Stampin' All Year Long - must be Christmas - non-traditional
Crafty Hazelnut's Christmas - must be Christmas -  #34 Christmas Birthday or Anything goes

woensdag 17 augustus 2011

Sketch challenge at All that Scraps

 Today the theme of this weeks challenge is a great sketch that is made by our team girl Janneke.
At All that Scraps Challenge blog you can find this fabulous sketch!
Thank you Janneke, it was so much fun to work with it! I decided to give this sketch a little twist...
Here is the card that I made with it!

As you can see I cut out the circle part of the sketch, just a little twist!
I used two Sweet  November Fairwees Emaline and Mia
Text stamp on front: AmyR Magical Wishes
Text stamp inside card: Sweet November Have A Fairy Happy Birthday stamp
I colored them with Twinkling H20.
Papers: My Minds Eye: Life of Party
Spellbinders Circles and Labels Large
Little Rhinestones from Stash
 Silver filigran corners on front
This card is also into the following challenges:
Anything Goes Challenge - Happy Birthday/Celebration
Bearly Mine - Bring On The Bling (H20)

 Hope you have as much fun with this sketch challenge as I had in making this card. Don't forget to comment on the great cards my teamies made on the Blog.
with love

Sketch #7 at Christmas Challenges with Sketches.

While writing this post I realized that tomorrow it's D-Day for me. I have to go the the hospital and get the results of the tests on the removed bone tumor. I have all the confidence that it will be not to heavy malignant... I just need to keep believing that. I will hear more about the tumor that had to stay in and the procedure with that one... but most of all... I will be allowed to get back on my feet with lot's of practice.
Oh I can't tell you how much I'm looking forward to this day!!!
Anyway can you imagine it.... today Sketch #7 will go up @
Christmas Challenges with Sketches.

And this time we have another great sponsor:
Janneke made this creative sketch for us. Janneke... thanks a lot.. it was great fun to work with it!
And with help of my children I was able to make a card with it while being on bedrest.
And while I was surfing the internet to find challenges to enter in I found this wonderful site with digital stamps
A Day for Daisies. I just fell for these sweet and cute stamps... and used one on this card 

Digital image: Christmas Pixie 2 by A day for daisies
Colored with Copic Markers
Skin: E0000,000,00, E93,95
Hair: E30,31,33,35,37,39
Others: R20,22,24,27,29,59, YG63,76, G21,94,99,
Y26,21, YR30,31, Y32,35,38
C0,1,3, W0,1,3,5,7,

Design Papers: Bo Bunny Christmas Papers
Pearl, Swirl and flower from stash

This card is also into the following challenges:
A Spoonful Of Sugar - #162 Anything Goes
City Crafter Challenge - #70 Scrap Happy (use up scraps)(old papers)
Try It On Tuesday  -  Anything Goes
Creative Craft World - For a Child
Sir Stampalot - Whatever you fancy

Hope that you all come over to the challenge blog to see what a great work the other girls made for your inspiration!

With Love


zaterdag 13 augustus 2011

Digi Review School Emma with Pencil by All that scraps.

Did you like School Emma that I showed you yesterday? Well today it's time to show her with a cute Pencil in her hands...

As you can see I choose a totally different color theme for this one... 

School Emma with Pencil is colored with Copic Markers
Skin: E000,50,21, E93
Hair: E99,97,Y21,11
Others: BG01,05,07, E30,31,33, Y32,35,38, RV10,11,13, C0,1,3, T1
glued at the back of a chipboard heart that is covered with DP.
Design Papers are a gift from one of my lovely girlfriends as get well gift!
Ribbon and flowers from stash

This card is also into the following challenges:
Bloggers Challenge - back to school
Cardmadfairy's Digi Days Challenge  must use a digi - summer holiday
Daring Cardmakers - kawaii inspriation

Well... so far some reviews on Digital images... stay tuned because there are some brand new ones in the make!!!
Thanks for stopping by again and leaving a lovely comment.
With love

vrijdag 12 augustus 2011

Review Digital Image School Emma

It's almost the time of year that school is going to start again. So that it a great moment to remind you that
C.C. Designs @ All That Scraps has some great Digital images for this occasion.

Today I will show you School Emma

She is colored with Copic Markers
Skin: E000,50,21 and R22,20
Hair: E33,35,57,59
Others: YG0000, 00, 01,03,05,93,95,97  Y32,35,38
Papers: Basic Grey Marjolaine paper pad 6"
Flowers from stash
Text font: EcolierCP

At the All that Scraps Blog you will find more samples with School Emma! Please go by to check them out and give them a compliment.

With Love


New stamps at Hobbystempels and challenge at TPS.

Yes, like the new hit from Kate Perry says TGIF!!!!!

And to my great joy there is a new brand in store at Hobbystempels, this week there are stamps in store of Mo Manning (stampingbella). I have a soft spot for those cute and lovely stamps of Mo!
So I decided to combine one of the new stamps, Lacie with Icecream with the new challenge that is up and running at 
Totally Papercraft Challenge Blog!

This week the theme is: Food and Drinks!! 

As you all know I'm totally into coloring with copic markers and I negcleted my pencils totally.
It was so bad that I even couldn't find the stroke to get back to bright colors again. But after some internet surfing and making little trials on paper I found my groove with the pencils again!

I decided to keep the card very clean from embellishments... I wanted all the attention to go to the stamp!

Papers are My Minds Eye Lime twist
Brads are from stash.

This card is also into the following challenges:
AiFactory -  Anything Goes
Craft Us Crazy - Anything goes in August
Cute Card Thursday -Clean & Simple
Rainbow Lady's - Island paradise
Stampin' B's- A card with clouds on it (they are really there but hard to see on the photo)
Freshly Brewed -less than 3 embellishments

Oh did I mention that we have a one of our great (regular) sponsors to sponsor us again this week?

Well I hope you will join our fun challenge again HERE and give my lovely teamladies a comment as well on their beautiful work they made!

With love

woensdag 10 augustus 2011

New challenge at All that scraps blog!

It's Wednesday so that meands it's time for a new challenge at
All That Scraps Challenge Blog!

This weeks theme is to make you own paper buttons. So I started to make my own buttons... let them to dry while taking my afternoon nap... woke up and found that the buttons were take by the two kittens. They had heaps of fun with them!!! Well at least I know that they were appreciated!
So I skipped the idea to start over again... and made some more simple buttons on the card! 

Litlle flags that are sewed are made with the Sew Easy set
Little flag banner are just hand cut and made by me.
Buttons are made with Spellbinder Circles

This card is also into the following challenges:
Divas by Design - #8 Birthdays
Paper Shelter Challenge - #26 stitching
Stampavie and More- #149 girlie
A Spoonful Of Sugar - #162 Happy Birthday
Anything Goes Challenge - Happy Birthday/Celebration
Crazy Amigo Challenge - Anything goes (open until Aug16)
Paper Minutes -  #173 Turquoise/Dark Pink/Lime
Tuesday Throwdown - Birthday

So I hope that you come over and see what the challenge team as sample cards for you and join the fun challenge again this week!

With love

vrijdag 5 augustus 2011

Second review day on digital stamps by All That Scraps.

Ok... like I promised yesterday... here is a new sample card with another cute stamp that can be used for Halloween!
Please Welcome Honey Mad Scientist and her attributes
  Honey beaker and eyeballs she playes with!
Text stamp is from AmyR Mixed Messages Sentiment Stamp Set.

Honey Mad Scientist is colored with Copic Markers
Skin: E000,50, 21
Hair: E18,19,17,15,13
Clothes: E70,71,74,77,79, YG01,03,05, C0,1,3
Beakers: B0000,000,00,21,  E30,31,33,34,35,37
Eyeballs: YG11,13,17,  C0,1,3, Red multiliner
Papers from my dear friend Janneke
Others from stash.

This card is also into the following challenges:
Fabulous Friday - color in an image
Floweret - school
Phindy’s Place - anything goes
Stamp Something - use a digi

Also today the Digital team has more cards for your inspiration that can be found HERE.
Stay tuned for more upcoming new stamps from All That Scraps!

With love

Holiday Challenge at Totally Papercrafts challenge

Well... it's Friday again... and I'm so so happy that I was able to do a little crafting while having bedrest.
My kids prepared lots of things around my bed to help me make this card.
I was so so so happy when I finished it...

And I made this beauty for the new challenge that is on at Totally Papercraft Challenge Blog!

I want to thank my sweet crafting family over there for doing the comments for me on all the entries and for the huge support and warmth they gave me these weeks. 
I got cards, presents and wonderful emails to pull me through!
Girls, you are amazing and I'm so glad and proud to be on your team.
Thanks a million!

This week the theme of the challenge is Holidays! Well... there is one thing that we all do when we have a holiday... right making photo's...

I made a turned easel card.
Stamp is by My Favorite Stamps: A la Mode: Picture Perfect Stamp
Text stamp by Amy R at All that Scraps
Colored with Copic Markers
Papers: MME Go Lucky 6"pad
MS Border punch at sale HERE at Hobbystempels.
Butterflies dies by C.C. Designs at All that Scraps
Pink flowers from stash
Little roses HERE

Now it's your turn to go over to the Totally Papercrafts Challenge Blog see the magnificant work of my teamladies and join the fun!

This card is also into the following challenges:
Mami Doodles  - flowers
Our Craft Lounge - shaped card (not square or rectangle)
Raise The Bar - anything goes
Stampin For The Weekend - spots and dots
 Stempelsonnen Challenge -  bon voyage

Warm hug

donderdag 4 augustus 2011

Review Digital Images at All That Scraps.

Today it's time to review some digital images.
 Here is the first set of Digital images that are great for coming Halloween!

Today I show you a card with a great and Gothic image from C.C. Design. 
She is called Goth Girl.
She is a digital image and comes with lot's of cute company images like a skull, bat and spider.

Papers and Spider web are a gift from my  best friend Janneke!

I colored Goth girl with my copic markers:
Skin: E000,E50,E21.R22.R20
Hair: E42,43,44,47,49
Dress: R02,YR14,YR04,YR07,YR18
Wings: W00,0,1,3,5,7

Skull colored with E40,42,43,44

Please come back tomorrow to see what the next review Halloween Digital image will be.
And please go check out the All That Scraps Blog for more examples by the great Digital team members!

With love