In August I was the lucky winner of the amazing Tara Orr 's giveaway. I won the most amazing amount of stash, amongst it this little Bo Bunny album
Not being American I felt I wanted to alter it so I made it into a little wedding album with photo's from my son's wedding. I had great fun creating the backgrounds with paint, mists, inks, stencils and stamps. I am not really a great scrapbooker but I did enjoy embellishing the pages, here are some of them:
Today it is my turn to present a project over at the Snazzy's DT blog. This month we are featuring Kaisercraft products. If you want to see how I made this and see some other cool projects by my fellow team members, please head over there by going to Snazzys Design Team Blog
Well today is my big day (don't ask, it's one of those with a zero in it)...
I want to say a big thank you to all my blogging and facebook friends who sent me good wishes from all over the world. Thank you also for all the beautiful cards!!! (you know who you are).
I could not resist though showing this wonderful surprise package that arrived to day in the mail from my dear friend Cindy
Is n't it amazing?
While working on some bigger art projects which I cannot yet show, I have been relaxing doing some crafty Christmas projects in between.
All stamps from Waltzing Mouse.
The strips to make the stars with come from Vivi Gade. A tutorial of how to do these, can be found here
This time of year always seems to bring out the card maker in me. I just love making different kinds of Christmas cards. Usually I don't really like what I call "cute" cards, but I could not resist these new digi stamps from Mo Manning. Papers are Vivi Gade and Pion Design.
As you can see the main image is like a large tag that slides inside it's holder. When you pull it out you see the Christmas sentiment (Waltzing Mouse).
Here is another sample with the same idea.
Here finally is a simple easel card using the same stamp
Autumn seems to be the time for birthday or so it seems.
Here is another card for a crafty friend whose birthday is coming up soon.
All images(apart from the central sentiment one) are either hand drawn or die cut. I let myself be inspired by the awesome American illustrator Tasha Tudor.
Here is a picture of the inside of the card
This is a gift card for a blogger friend. I am also putting it in for Waltzing Mouse challeng 68.
Can you tell I like WM stamps? Though I have to say only the little tag has a WM stamp on it, the others are all stamps I had in my stash already and I can never remember where they were from....
The papers are old Graphics 45 bits that were still lying around. I think they are both from the Botanica bella range though the green may have been from the Renaissance collection.
This week the challenge at the WM challenge blog is to create an ornament of some sort.
As I have fallen in love with Scandinavian style Christmas things I made this Danish woven paper heart.
Papers are from Vivi Gade and the stamps from Waltzing Mouse.
Last week I was really lucky as I was picked the winner which meant I could choose a set of WM stamps. How lucky was that!
Just got a whole lot of new stamps from a brilliant place called the Stamp Smith. This is the image that I first saw on Docraft and really liked. I asked the friend who has used it in an ATC, where she got it. Well she borrowed it from a friend who got it from ebay as a one off. But.... it had a title. I googled the title, and hey presto found the site. They have great stamps and offer a really friendly fast service. I highly recommend them!
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