Wednesday, 19 July 2017

A different use of stamps...

Hallo allemaal,

Hello everyone, 
Vandaag heb ik een setje van 3 ATC's om te laten zien. Met deze set wil ik laten zien dat je heel gemakkelijk een stempel kan aanpassen aan een ander formaat, simpelweg door alleen een gedeelte te gebruiken of zelfs een afdruk op maat te knippen.

Today I want to show you how to adapt a stamp to suit your projects simply by cutting or masking bits off. 
Zoals jullie misschien nog weten heb ik vorige maand deze kaart gemaakt:

You might remember this card that I made last month.

Met deze zelfde stempel (deze afdruk is één stempel behalve het woord Daydreams) heb ik nu een setje van 3 ATC's gemaakt. ATC's worden veel geruild en geswapt en hebben een afmeting van 2,5" x 3,5" precies ! In mm is dat 63.5 mm x 88.9 mm.

With this same stamp which is one image (apart from the word Daydreams) I made this set of three ATC's. 

en hier zijn ze afzonderlijk zodat je ze beter kan zien :

Here they are separately so you can see them better:

Op wit card stock heb ik acrylverf gebrayerd. Ik heb eerst geel, oranje, roze en blauw gebruikt en daarna wit eroverheen om het wat af te zwakken. Toen ik tevreden was heb ik het card stock in ATC's gesneden. Daarna heb ik met verschillende kleuren inkt die er mooi bij pasten (roze en grijs in dit geval) de achtergrond hier en daar bestempeld.

I started with brayering acrylic paint onto card; I used yellow, orange, pink and blue. I also used a little white over the top to tone it down a bit. Next I stamped the background with inks that went with the colour scheme. I used pink and grey Archival Inks. 
Op hetzelfde card stock met Memento Inkt de stempel 3 keer afgedrukt, het meisje en de bloemen ingekleurd met Copic Markers en uitgeknipt wat ik dacht leuk was op het ATC en dat opgeplakt. Hier en daar wat gedoedeld en als laatste woordstickers toegevoegd.

I stamped the stamp three times on white card stock and coloured the girl and one of the flowers three times, cut them out and adhered them onto the ATC's. 
Ik hoop dat ik jullie hiermee inspiratie heb gegeven om eens anders naar je stempels te kijken.

I hope I gave you some inspiration to look differently at your stamps. 
Ik heb de volgende materialen gebruikt:


Amsterdam Acrylverf
PaperArtsy ELB34
Carabelle 60309 - Une femme parmi des fleurs
Leuk dat je er weer was !

Thank you for stopping by today ! 

Tuesday, 18 July 2017

Kiss kiss

Hello everyone,

Today I have a postcard to share that I made for the  Visible Image DT

On a pink, yellow and orange gelliprinted background I stamped the mouth and heat embossed it with pink powder. I then used a black and white pen to colour the inside of the mouth and the teeth. 
The X's are also from the set with the lips which is called 'Dare to be different'. 
The sentiment which consists of three kisses was done with the new Alphabet set. 

I have used the following stamps:

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Monday, 17 July 2017

Brave wings

Hello everyone,

and welcome to my second inspiration post for Country View Challenges where the theme this month is 'Things with wings'. I made an art journal page :

I didn't take many photos as I got carried away, lol.  
I had the background ready as I always have a stack of gelli prints handy.

The girl ('word girl five' by StarTrish Design)  was coloured with Copic Markers and cut out... I did mask off the words inside her body as I prefer her without. 

I added stamping to the background (PaperArtsy) and some stencilling (Tim Holtz) and that was that. 

I put some washi tape down and added the girl (by Trish Latimer). Lastly I added the sentiment which is a 'small talk' sticker by Tim Holtz. 

That was it ! 

Thank you so much for stopping by today ! 

Sunday, 16 July 2017

Friends forever

Hello everyone,

I have a little art journal to share today. I love these little Kokeshi Dolls by Vera Lane Studio.

Of course I have used a gelli print. I seem to do nothing else these days... getting lazy ! 

The dolls were coloured with Copic Markers, cut out and adhered to the page. I also added some white pen details to them and the page and did some collaging. The words are from another set which is 'Helga's Hedgehog'. This is a very useful set as you always need words and there are lots in this set. 

 There are links to both sets below. 

Thank you for stopping by today. 

Thursday, 13 July 2017

Float like a butterfly with a NEW VIDEO !

Hello everyone,

When you read this I'll probably be on top of a mountain in Wales somewhere... lol. I did this page before we went on holiday and have also filmed the process.

So, if you want to know how I made this here's the link:

Enjoy ! 

Thank you for stopping by today ! 

Wednesday, 12 July 2017

Happy new home

Hello everyone,
Hallo allemaal,

and welcome to my blog where today I am sharing a card I made for Hobbycompleet de Duif.

en welkom op mijn blog waar ik vandaag een kaart heb om te laten zien. Ik heb deze gemaakt voor het dt van Hobbycompleet de Duif. 

This card was made using different pattern papers from the same pack. I stamped the yellow polka dot piece twice with a Katzelkraft swirl and then on another piece stamped the house, cut it out and adhered it to the panel on some Tim Holtz washi tape. The sentiment was typed on a piece of pattern paper and matted (as was the yellow panel) and adhered on top of the same washitape. 

Deze eenvoudige kaart is gemaakt met patroon papier van een 6 x 6 pack. Het gele polkadot papier is bestempeld met een Katzelkraft swirl en gemat op donker grijs papier. Het huis is op een ander patroontje gestempeld en uitgeknipt. Daarna is het op het paneel geplakt nadat ik een strookje washi tape had aangebracht. Hetzelfde washi tape heb ik ook gebruikt om de tekst op te plakken. Deze heb ik met een oude typemachine getypt op weer een ander papiertje en daarna op hetzelfde grijs gemat. 

The whole thing was then adhered to a white card. 

Het geheel daarna op een witte kaart geplakt. 

I have used the following stamps: 

Ik heb de volgende stempels gebruikt:

Thank you for stopping by today ! 
Leuk dat je er was vandaag ! 

Tuesday, 11 July 2017

Published again !

Hello everyone,

When Stampington contacted me because they wanted to feature me as guest artist in the Stampers' Sampler, I was over the moon ! And then I found out one of my cards would be on the front cover ! Yay.... and there's more... make sure to read on !

And when I finally got my hands on the actual magazine I was even more happy ! 

Look :

This was the start of the guest artist article. They have used cards I send in using mostly Katzelkraft stamps...

An occasional Tim Holtz dog... 

This series is the Wizard of Oz designed by Janet Klein and sold through Stampotique Originals. As you might know I have joined Janet's DT for VERA LANE STUDIO. So many nice digital images... Make sure to visit the Etsy shop HERE.

Here is the 'interview' ! 

A single card I entered for the pitcher challenge....

The sam here, this one ended up on the front cover ! 

And the last pitcher. 

And.... then there was another three pages with my other love : Vintage... 

Thank you so much Stampington, Stampers' Sampler and Gracy Wilkins ! 

Thank you so much for stopping by today !