Samstag, 26. Juli 2014

Layout with 7 Dots paper collection

Just another layout from our last days in Switzerland. The photo is made at the school playground and is a memory of the place where the girls liked to play.
I had no idea for a title. Maybe I shoul add the word "Remember" because it feels a little bit naked to look at this. ;-)

I used a paper collection "All I ever" from 7Dots Studio.

Thanks for visiting, have a nice and creative day!

Mittwoch, 23. Juli 2014

Sketch challenge on Paperdvizhnik

Hi there,

it's time for a new challenge on Paperdvizhnik. We have a great sketch for you.

Here is my take on the challenge.

It's about idleness and I got some inspirations from the FLOW Ferienbuch. This tiny little book is full of paper, sticker, articles and other inspirations with the theme vacation.

I used some beautiful paper from Pink Paislee/American Crafts and paper from the FLOW Ferienbuch.

This is the awesome sketch. №46 and you will have time from 22.07-11.08.

 I can't wait to see your creations! Thanks for visiting today!

Dienstag, 22. Juli 2014

File Folder - Wishes

Hi there!

I want to show you a file folder I made for Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L®

Did you see the file folders from Roben-Marie Smith? I love her work and felt inspired. I created a folder for wishes.

I didn't had blank folders so I decided to take a paper in A4 size as base, to fold it and then to use a sewing machine to close the paper on the sides.
For the background I used book pages and a piece of watercolor paper and adhered them with the E-Z Dots® Permanent - Refillable. I painted and splashed a bit and decorated a line with washi tape and Ribbon.

The swan is a drawing I did.
I adhered the swan with 3D Foam Squares to create a little 3D effect.
To adhere all paper stripes for the titles and embellishments together I used the E-Z Dots® Permanent - Refillable

It was a messy project and I loved the process. Thank you Roben-Marie for your inspiration and the fun!

Supplies from Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L®

E-Z Dots® Permanent - Refillable

E-Z Dots® Permanent - Refillable

3D Foam Squares

3D Foam Squares - White Mix

Other Supplies I used:

Book Pages
Watercolor Paper
Watercolor paint
Ribbon from Maya Road
Washi Tape
Sewing Machine

Thanks for visiting! Have a nice day!

Freitag, 18. Juli 2014

Tag Life

Hi there!

I want to show you a tag I made for Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L® using the Heart Designer Shapes as decoration embellishment.

I made a tutorial for you how I created this tag.

1 - Choose the dies Tag & Bookplates and Caged Bird from Sizzix and use your punching machine
2 - Punch the tag two times and cut one of them a bit smaller and adhere it with the E-Z Dots® Permanent - Refillable
3 - Tear out two small stripes of an old book page and adhere them also with the E-Z Dots® Permanent - Refillable
4 - Add a branch with a stencil and Modelling paste.
5 - Add some blue watercolor and splash a bit with red color.
6 - Use a heart from the 3D Foam Hearts and decorate it with glitter foil. Put it on your tag.

Add a title or a sentiment and some rub-ons for the finishing decoration.

Supplies from  Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L®

3D Foam Hearts

3D Foam Hearts


Other supplies:
Sizzix dies "tag & Bookplates" from Tim Holtz
Sizzix dies "birdcage" from Tim Holtz
Paper from Pink Paislee
Watercolor Paint
Stencil from Nathalie Kalbach
Modelling paste
Rub-ons from Kaisercraft
Glitter Foil from Zoom Creative

Thanks for visiting! I wish you a nice creative day!

Donnerstag, 17. Juli 2014

Pop & Colours 3

Hi there,

I'm so excited to be a part of the third adventure at Pop and Colours. Shirel invited me again as a teacher and I'm so happy to be in this great team with awesome talented ladies and friends. At this time the online classes will be again based on mixed media in english and french.

More about it here.

Dienstag, 15. Juli 2014

Go - Once Upon A Sketch

Hi there,

I want to show you my Layout for July I made for the Once Upon A Sketch challenge. The task is to be inspired by the theme number and to use the sketch and you have still two weeks to create something for it!

Here is my layout:

Come on and join us! I would love to see your scrapbooking pages there!

Material from Scrapbook Adhesives by 3 l I used:

Have a nice day and thanks for visiting!

Freitag, 11. Juli 2014

New mixed media monthly challenge blog

Hi there,

some days ago I discovered a new mixed media challenge blog. It's called "The mixed media monthly challenge" and the theme for July is "around the house".

Yeah what fun is it?!

For my Art Journal page I used cling film on my background together with watercolor paint and I used a knife to set/stamp the text lines for my journaling.
Yes and I had a lot of fun with it!

We can't be afraid of change. I found some thought in the www about "change" and it fits perfectly with my new situation and our move.

There is also a great giveaway package. Check it out!

Thanks for visiting today!

Sizzix NEWS

Hi there,

I have some Sizzix news for you.

Prima Marketing – Flora Grande collection giveaway – a chance to win a Big Shot and some of the range.

Prima Marketing – Interview with Tami who designed the Flora Grande collection, plus 12 free paper downloads and 4 project sheets using the papers and the new range

New collections out in July… You can see them

Tim Holtz®
Keep your crafting on trend with these contemporary and stylish new designs by Tim Holtz® for Sizzix®. Whether you love cardmaking, creating scrapbook pages or making handmade gifts for family and friends, this typically edgy Tim Holtz collection features the popular Sizzix dies including Bigz™ with a Texture Fades™ embossing folder, Sizzlits® Decorative Strip, the new Shadowpress™ Debossing Folders and a Bigz™ XL die. Featuring a stunning layered butterfly, beautiful confetti decorative strip, debossed sentiments and an impressive alphabet all on one die, this collection has everything you need to give your craft projects the edge!

Flora Grande by Prima Marketing Inc.
This truly is a match made in die-cutting heaven! Sizzix® and Prima Marketing Inc. ® have joined forces once again to bring lovers of craft the next stunning instalment of the Flora Grande range! This beautiful collaboration marries the grand and sumptuous style of Prima with the innovation and die-cutting possibilities of Sizzix to deliver a collection of dies that every crafter needs!

The designs feature elegant florals, wings and butterflies, beautiful ornate frames, funky and stylish lock and key sets as well as trendy heart style cogs! All are perfect for adding that romantic vintage touch to your craft projects. Plus with both Bigz™ and Thinlits™ on offer, you can use the dies for everything from embellishing clothing pieces to creating bespoke scrapbook layouts. Let your creativity blossom with these versatile dies!

Made with Love by Lori Whitlock
If you love to create cute handmade projects then this gorgeous collection by Lori Whitlock for Sizzix® is the one for you! Capture the hearts of your family and friends with the absolutely adorable owl in this range! Featured on a Bigz™ XL die to form an owl bag, you can embellish this woodland favourite in many different ways to create fun characters perfect for all of those special family occasions! Add texture to your papercraft projects using the Textured Impressions™ embossing Folder Set featuring dotty and floral all over patterns.  The collection also features a decorative flourish and a Thinlits™ die set featuring a wide choice of ornate labels for you to add that special touch to all your creations!

Have a nice day!

Donnerstag, 10. Juli 2014

Layout - This is now

Hi there!

Sometimes you have bad mood ;-)
This is the typical mimic of my daughter, when things do not go as she wants it. You know what I mean? I really always try to keep a straight face in this situations, but sometimes I can't. She is such a sweetheart and for this face I could only canoodle her.

Have a nice day!

Dienstag, 8. Juli 2014

New Collection from Lemon Owl

Take a look at this wonderful new collection Weekend Trip from Lemon Owl alias Tanya Batrak. This collection is really amazing and just so wonderful. You can win this collection pack as Giveaway on the Lemon Owl Website.

 I wish you (and me ;-)) good luck!

Sonntag, 6. Juli 2014

Sommerzeit mit dem FLOW Magazin

Hallo Ihr Lieben,

nachdem sich vor 3 Tagen das Flow Ferienbuch zu mir verirrt hat (nein, nein, es kam gewollt und gezielt ;-)), konnte ich den sommerlichen, inspirierenden Kärtchen nicht widerstehen. Und so ist dieses layout entstanden, schnell und unkompliziert.

Unterhalb des Fotos habe ich noch den tollen Branch/Leaves die von Sizzix verwendet. Dies luftet die doch relativ starre Anordnung der Bildchen etwas auf. 
Mit etwas Gesso, Distress Ink und Nähmaschine wird der vintage look etwas hervorgehoben.

Mein Favorit aller Adhesives ist der E_Z Dots Permanent Refillable von Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L® Dieser hat viele kleine Klebepunkte und ist ideal für ausgeschnittene oder ausgestanzte filigrane Dinge.

Zurück zu Flow.... das Ferienbuch ist das erste was ich von Flow bekommen habe und es gefällt mir ausserordentlich, denn die Artikel und das Material in ihm, haben mich inspiriert. Und genau das ist es was ich mir auch gewünscht und erhofft hatte. Nun freue ich mich so richtig auf die nächste Ausgabe des Flow Magazins!

Dank Euch für's Reinschauen, habt einen schönen Sommertag! ;-)

Freitag, 4. Juli 2014

DIY - Sticken auf Papier / Paper Stitching

Hi it's time for another project I made for Do It Yourself. For the tutorial in english version please use the translator. Thank you!

Das Kombinieren von verschiedenen Techniken und Medien ist kreativ, macht besonderen Spass und bringt Abwechslung. Wie wäre es mit einer Kombination aus Sticken auf Papier für den Bereich Scrapbooking und Cardmaking?

Mein Projekt heute ist eine Karte, die mit verschiedenen Papieren und Nadel und Garn kreiert wurde.
Im ersten Schritt werden ein paar Papiere ausgewählt, die im Farbton zusammen harmonieren. Es können verschiedene Papiere miteinander kombiniert werden, man sollte jedoch darauf achten, dass die letztendliche Dicke nicht zu stark ist, sonst lässt sich die Nadel nicht mehr so leicht durchstechen. 

 Es gibt zwei Möglichkeiten das Motiv aufzutragen. Entweder man nimmt den Bleistift und zeichnet das Motiv, hier ein Vogelkäfig, leicht vor. Nachteil ist der, dass die Bleistiftstriche hinterher eventuell noch sichtbar sind, aber vorsichtig wegradiert werden können. 

Oder man zeichnet das Motiv auf ein dünnes Stück Papier vor und legt dieses dann auf beim Vorstechen.

Bei der Wahl vom Faden sind die Möglichkeiten frei. Es kann Stickgarn oder Nähgarn verwendet werden und die Farbwahl kann beliebig sein. 

 Nun kann das Motiv mit der Nadel vorgestochen werden. Je feiner die Abstände, um so filigraner wird das Sticken. Zu eng aneinander dürfen die Löcher jedoch auch nicht liegen, sonst kann es passieren, dass das Papier an diesen Stellen reisst.

Jetzt kann das Sticken beginnen. 

In meinem Fall passierte an einer Stelle etwas was ich als „Segen im kreativen Prozess“ bezeichne. Im Faden bildete sich ein Knötchen den ich in meinem Motiv einbaute. Mut zum Imperfekten.

Das Motiv sieht nun so aus.

Nun kann die Karte noch etwas verschönert werden mit zusätzlichen Motiven, Titel etc. und ein zusätzliches Hintergrundpapier als Klappkarte gefaltet werden.


Nadel & Faden
Papierreste, Buchseite
Pink Paislee - Papier „Cottage Farm Collection“
Ikea – Vogelmotiv
Scrapbook Adhesives by 3l - E-Z Dots® Permanent - Refillable

Hier noch eine weitere Inspiration, ein Stickmotiv Blume auf einem Layout.
Here is another inspiration of a little stiched flower on a layout....


The little bee is a sketch I made. I splashed a little bit with watercolor paint.

I used some flowers from Prima Marketing and Ribbon from Maya Road. To adhere all together I used the E-Z Dots® Permanent - Refillable from Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L®

Have a nice day!

Donnerstag, 3. Juli 2014

Birthday Decoration

Hi there,

today we have a birthday girl and it's a tradition that I create/decorate the birthday number for the birthday girl. Each number is special and unique for the birthday child and they love it!

At each birthday the number is the center on the gift table and today we celebrate the fifth birthday of my oldest daughter. Happy Birthday sweety! How time flies ...

 We are celebrating today, have a nice day too!!!

Dienstag, 1. Juli 2014

Tag with Sizzix

Hi there,

today I want to show you a tag "all will be good" on which I used some beautiful dies from Sizzix UK.

I used the great Movers and Shapers tag & bookplates set from the Tim Holtz ALTERATIONS. This set comes with a tag die and two different book plates and circles for the tag.

The bee is a drawing of myself and my favorite motive this summer.

I hope you like these dies like I do. If so you can find these products on the Sizzix UK page and also a lot of other wonderful things.


Adhesives E-Z Dots® Permanent - Refillable, Crafty Foam Tape - White from Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L®

Thanks for visiting today!