Monday, October 29, 2012

A pearly card...


I am entering this in the challenge on 
1. Simon Says Stamp and show- 'Just add pearl'.

Collage - Hampton Art
Background text - Hero Arts

Saturday, October 27, 2012

It's autumn here...

... and I needed a small gift!
I LOVE these stamps, anyway, and autumn has such beautiful colors, who
does not get inspired by that?


All the coloring has been done with PanPastel! I'm happy with it now..
It started off with this nearly finished card, I wasn't too happy with it (I didn't like the composition - it needed something more), so as I was looking at it, I suddenly had this 'brilliant' idea of combining a gift and this nearly discarded card.

I am entering this in the following challenges:
1. Simons Says Stamps - autumn leaves
2. The Artistic Stamper - the natural world
3. Visible image -  inspired by autumn


Thursday, October 25, 2012

Using PanPastel..



... and this beautiful stamp from PSX. It's retired, but I could kindly borrow
it from Eileen... yes, she really sent it to me, and I sent it back to
her after playing with it. THANKS again Eileen!

I am entering this in the challenge on 
1. Pan Pastel UK - 'animals

Skinny for a colorswap...



All Art Journey, except the text which is from Stampington.

I am entering this in the challenge on
1. The Play Date Cafe #155

Monday, October 22, 2012

NEW Magenta stamps / Nieuwe Magenta stempels

Supplément Automne 2012 / Fall 2012 Supplement

Beautiful new stamps ! 
Prachtige nieuwe stempels ! 

Saturday, October 20, 2012

Friday, October 19, 2012

Lovely mail ! / Leuke post !

This week I received the set and 2 stamps from the Artistic Stamper challenge blog, I won it in the September challenge. They are gorgeous!
Deze week viel het op de deurmat, de gewonnen op de Artistic Stamper challenge blog, deze prachtige set en 2 losse stempels:


Monday, October 15, 2012

Butterflies, Birds and Bees...

.. is the challenge on the Stamp Man challenge blog.

Butterfly - Stamp Camp
Background stamp (ferns) - Stamp Camp
Text - Hero Arts

Saturday, October 13, 2012

My first real try coloring with ...

... pearlized watercolor paints. I must say that I'll have to practice/play
with it to make the most of it, as it is not as transparent as
watercolor paints!

 It does give the project a nice shine!


Friday, October 12, 2012

I did a swap..

.. with die amelie from Von Pappe II in Austria! Look what I swapped with her! I was in LOVE with those autumn ATC's as soon as I saw them on her blog. She's glad, I am glad! We also swapped some papers, I sent her some dutch bookpages, I got some beautiful pages from her, is it German?, think so!
Go have a look at her wonderful blog, she makes such gorgeous ART!


Thank you soOOOo much, die amelie! I am so glad we did this swap! 
I really enjoyed it!!! 
xxx Until next time xxx  

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

A postcard...

 I am entering this in the challenge on Artful times - postcards

Saturday, October 6, 2012

Le temps ...

 I bought some nice maskingtape on an event last week, it's from Kadocato... a new shop from a stamping friend, Patricia!  It's transparent, and so useful in collages as well!  
Vorige week op een beurs in Hardenberg stond ik onverwacht voor de stand van een stempelvriendin, Patricia van Kadocato, ze heeft een winkeltje met masking en andere tape. Ga maar gauw een kijkje nemen... Het is transparant, dus ook leuk te gebruiken in collages.

I am entering this in the challenge 'white out' on A Blog NamedHero.

STAMPS USED:  (click on pictures)

Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Vintage Christmas Card / Carte de Noël à saveur vintage

My first post for Magenta is on the Magenta blog!
Even my french improved in a few days... LOL

When I first saw this beautiful stamp of the girl at the piano, I didn't know it was a Magenta stamp!! Yes, I bought it second-hand! 
I (still) LOVE it!
 I had the urge to stamp it with Distress Ink #wallnut stain, and then blend the lighter parts with a waterpen from the stamped image itself.
It turned out as I hoped it would! I added a little blue with a watercolorpencil, to add some interest. 
I stamped the stars and scribbled frame with the same distress ink! 

This might be my first christmas card for 2012! hehe

If you want to see the full card, please vist the Magenta blog,
there's also gorgeous challenges you can join!