samedi 30 avril 2022

Girls just wanna have fun...

Hi everyone!
It's the second half on the Dream Factory and I want to remind you of our current challenge.
This month we have two movies...

Two is a Family and/or Bad Moms

The topics are:
Father's Day and/or Mother's Day - or simply masculine and/or feminine

My first card was for Father's Day, for the second one I chose the Mother's Day/feminine theme. 
To dress the girls I used the paper piecing technique (patterned paper for the one on the left and a scrap of homemade background for the girl on the right) - everything else I colored with watercolors. 
I backed the girls with pink cardstock and glued them to patterned paper, which I then adhered to a blank card. 
Hope you like it.

Have Fun!! 

Linked up with:
Shopping Our Stash - What a Difference You've Made In My Life (Mother's Day)
DL.ART - Mother's Day
Krafty Chicks - All Occasions
The Creative Crafters - Anything Goes

Stamps: Uptown Girls - Victoria & Juliette (Stamping Bella)
Inks: Onyx Black (Versafine)
Patterned paper, watercolors,

mardi 26 avril 2022

Katzelkraft - La nature est une symphonie

Hi everyone!
It's Katzelkraft day. This week I made a tag, using various stamp sets from Katzelkraft. 

The tag is cut out from one of my gel press experiments. 
I stamped the lace border on an different gel print, cut it out and adhered it to the bottom of the tag.  
Just above it, I stamped a small doodled border and highlighted it with white dots.  
I stamped the bird, butterfly, lily of the valley and text on the tag. Stamped the bird, butterfly and lily of the valley again on card stock. Colored the bird and butterfly with shiny metallic watercolor paints and the lily of the valley with alcohol markers. 
I cut out parts of the lily of the valley bouquet and adhered them to the already stamped flowers. Cut out the bird and butterfly and glued them on as well. Finally, I tied a piece of raffia to the tag.

Get a better view of the shimmering colors on this short video... 

Hope you like it. - See you next Tuesday with a new Katzelkraft inspiration! ;)

I used:

...just click on the images to go to the store and see them in full size.

Linked up with:
Tag along with Isa - #TAGALONGLIVE04 - Shimmer and Wings
Allsorts - Something beginning with "B" (bird, butterfly, borders)
Get Creative - Springtime
Country View - Spring is Coming
A Place to Start - Anything Goes
613 Avenue Create - Anything Goes


Stamps: All Katzelkraft, except for the lace border at the very bottom of the tag, which is by Artemio
Inks: Picked Raspberry and Chipped Sapphire (Distress Oxide); Onyx Black (Versafine); Shark Tooth White (Atelier);
Gel press, acrylic paints, shiny water color paints, raffia,

samedi 23 avril 2022

May your season sparkle

Hi everyone!
Today starts a new challenge at 52 Christmas Card Throwdown.
We close out the month with a technique challenge...

Emboss Resist

I stamped the beautiful snowflakes from Katzelkraft with Versamark on Bristol paper and heat embossed them with white embossing powder. I then sponged the sheet with Peacock Feather (Distress Oxide) and punched out a large snowflake (Stampin'Up) which I backed with silver glitter paper. 
The tiny snowflakes, as well as the sentiment are from Stampin'Up too. 

Let's have a closer look at the punched out snowflake...

Have Fun!

Linked up with:
Tag along with Isa - #TAGALONGXMAS - Use a gradient effect on your cards
Happy Little Stampers - April Christmas Challenge + optional: Glitter
The Holly and Ivy Christmas Challenge - Anything Christmas Goes
Happy Little Stampers - Anything Goes with Dies


Stamps: Bigger snowflakes (Katzelkraft); tiny snowflakes and sentiment (Stampin'Up);
Inks: Peacock Feathers (Distress Oxide); Onyx Black (Versafine); Versamark;
Dies: Stampin'Up
Embossing powder, silcer glitter paper

mardi 19 avril 2022

Katzelkraft - Cluck! Cluck! Cluck!

Hi everyone!
It's Katzelkraft day. I didn't make a lot of Easter cards this year....

I just love the fun animals of the "La ferme des animaux" stamp set and especially the goose with her puzzled expression! As you can see, she is quite surprised that it's Easter again....
I stamped the background with a chicken and egg from Heindesign in neon colors. On top I glued a black Polaroid die cut and added the chicken, eggs and goose.
The text in the small speech bubble is handwritten: Easter again??? The triple "Cluck" is from Stampin'Up

I hope you like the goofy goose as much as I do. - See you next Tuesday with a new cat power inspiration! ;)

I used:

...just click on the image to go to the store and see it in full size.

Linked up with:
Papercraft - Animals (on the Farm)
Sparkles Monthly - Use Animal Print
Double Trouble - Frame it
Unicorn Challenge Blog - Include an Animal
Ike's World - Anything Goes / Animal / Crazy Critter
613 Avenue Create - Anything Goes
A Place to Start - Anything Goes

Stamps: Goose (Katzelkraft); Chicken and egg (Heindesign); Cluck (Stampin'Up);
Inks: Neon stamp pads (DecoTime); Onyx Black (Versafine);
Dies: Deco Time

samedi 16 avril 2022


Hi everyone!
New Saturday and new challenge at 52 Christmas Card Throwdown
The theme of this week is


Unfortunately, I have no stamps at all on this subject! Since I was also a little short on time stickers came to mind. 
After a little search, I actually found what I was looking for! Making the card was a breeze and thus I have yet contributed a bit to the theme... :)) Hope you like it anyway, even if I have done nothing really special for it!

Linked up with:
Krafty Chick - Christmas
Fab 'n' Funky - Feature a Creature
Creative Fingers - Anything Goes

No stamps, no ink - just stickers!

vendredi 15 avril 2022

Lucky Me

Hi everyone!
Today starts our new challenge at the Dream Factory
This month we have 2 movies to choose from:

Two is a Family and/or Bad Moms
The keywords are:  Father's Day and/or Mother's Day - or simply masculine and/or feminine

I was inspired by "Two is a Family" as well as the colors of the poster. 
Using a piece of gel print for the background and two stamps from AALL&Creat, I created this cute Father's Day card. I thought the little girl as well as the saying from Stampin'Up would fit the theme perfectly! What do you think!

Plötzlich Papa   +  Bad Moms
                                        Two is a Family             Bad Moms
                                           in two words: clumsy and tender         Actually not bad at all, just exhausted and on edge. 

Maybe you want to play with us... 

Have Fun!!

Linked up with:
Craft Rocket - For the Boys/Men (I made a Father's Day card)
A Place to Start - Anything Goes
613 Avenue Create - Anything Goes
Creative Knockouts - Anything Goes


Stamps: AALL&Create #480 and #493; Sentiment (Stampin'Up);
Watercolors, Gell press,

jeudi 14 avril 2022

Thank You

Hi everyone!
I want to remind you about our California Poppy Day challenge at the Day of the Month Card Club...

I love poppies! They seem so strong through their colors and yet they are so fragile and ephemeral!

A very simple card I made with the same set as this one. The text that serves as a background for the flower is from La Fourmi (stamped with Bermuda Bay). I stamped the flower, colored it with watercolors and then added green and black splatters to the panel. I then tore the edges down to the size I wanted. For the panel behind the text I used the larger flowers and the colors Pumkin Pie and Pear Pizzazz. The small sentiment is from another SU set.

Linked up with:
Inkspiration - Photo Challenge
Challenge Up Your Life - Kleckse/Splatters
Try it on Tuesday - Say it with Flowers
Dragonfly Dreams - Spring/Easter



Stamps: All Stampin'Up; script (Fanfreluche Design)
Inks: Bermuda Bay, Pear Pizzazz and Pumkin Pie (Stampin'Up); Onyx Black (Versafine);
Glitter foil