woensdag, april 09, 2014

It's working....

Hello!

No I did not fell off the earth ...but after 2 weeks of computer issues (installing a new windows version and a new security program to avoid virusses and other annoying spam stuff) I am able to use my desktop computer again. Blogging on my smartphone is extremely time consuming and Blogger on my tablet was not working great. The last few weeks were quite frustrating....

But I am back....I did make cards but lost a few photos while we installed the new windows version; grrrr. And the cards are already sent....

But I have a card to share with a matching envelope:)

Spring colors:



And washi tape....



And my favorite stamp set from PTI. Here is my card:


With this card I am playing along at the Dutch Card Lovers challenge. We're supposed to make a card with a matching envelope. I used the same stamps on my envelope and used washi tape in matching colors. I hope you like it...

It's good to be back :)

Till soon!
Stella


Supplies

Paper: Bazzil Cardshoppe cardstock from Bij Oma Dee
 and patterned paper from Echo Park Splendid Sunshine
Stamps and dies: PTI Mini Blooms stamps and dies
Ink: SU ink Night of Navy and Daffodil Delight, 
Memento Rose Bud and Bamboo Leaves
Other: Washi tape, felt, ribbon and sequins from my stash









dinsdag, april 01, 2014

Lift Challenge #63 Guest Designer

Hello!

I am honored to be the Guest Designer of the current Lift Challenge!
This time we are supposed to lift this card:




I came up with a card in neutrals and blue and added some accents in neutral colors. And couldn't resist a touch of dark blue with my heart cut from felt.





Here is my card:




Till soon!
Stella


Supplies:

Papers and stitched ribbon from Tilda "The seaside life"
Sentiment stamp from PTI "Happy Hexagons"
Ink: SU Night of Navy 
Hempcord from bij Oma Dee
Wooden stars from Xenos
The button was a gift from one of my sisters 
Felt and trim on top of my card from my stash 


vrijdag, maart 28, 2014

Hexagons

Hello!

With a a very long weekend and lots of fun things on my planning I almost forgot to post a card for one of my favorite challenges. This week is filled to the brim and I hope to be back to blogging again when I am back home tomorrow. Before I leave today to spend time with one of my sisters I found a bit of time to share my card.

The current challenge at the Lift Challenge is based upon this card:




And I came up with this: shades of blue, green and yellow.




And to add a bit of contrast a small touch of orange: Here is my card:



Till soon!
Stella

Supplies:

Papers: Bazzil cardstock by bij Oma Dee, Patterned paper from SU "Gingham Garden" 
Stamps: SU Six Sided Sampler and coordinating punch, sentiment from PTI Happy Hexagons
Ink; SU Night of Navy and Daffodil Delight, Memento Teal Zeal.
Other: Sequins, white button, twine, ribbon , wooden heart and washi tape from my stash.
Dimensional tape and glue dots.

dinsdag, maart 25, 2014

Going green

Hello!

After two busy weeks it's time to share a bit of what has been keeping me busy. First I'll share a card I made for a challenge, second is a card which I did not post in time. Argh!!! And at last a bit of what kept me busy.

I made another card for the Festive Friday challenge; based upon this photo inspiration:


I got carried away by the snowflake and green.... I made a card with bright green cardstock, vellum, a lot of heat embossing, my favorite Papertrey Ink stamp set (In the meadow),  some silver twine and bling:




My second card was made for the previous challenge at the City Crafter challenge. We were supposed to use garden elements. I made a card and wanted to submit it last night but the linking up was already closed. I assumed that I was in time.  Have to check it better... I made this card:




And now what kept me busy.......Two weeks ago we became the proud owners of our own vegetable garden. It's about 100 square metres so lots of space. And work That's were my boys come in :) There is a lot of digging to be done, we need a new  fence, Marcel is making a design for all the vegetables and fruits we want to plant. We also need a little shed there so Marcel is designing that too.. It has been my wish for a long time to have my own vegetable garden. It is located nearby; only a 6 minutes bike drive. My expectations are not too high. We have to get started and maybe next year there will be enough "harvest" to make more home made jams and eating my own vegetables.
Here you have a peek of how it looked two weeks ago;




The garden in front of the photo is our garden. It ends after that big black piece of plastic which is covering the garden during winter against excessive weed. Which means less weeding in spring:). There is a path in between and after that is the next garden of someone else. The bushes is front are raspberries and blackberries. I'll keep you posted of the progress

And I will be back soon; have a great day!

Stella

zondag, maart 23, 2014

Spring is in the air

Helloooo!

Geesh it has been more than a week since I've been here.  It has been busy with lots of fun things and I will post a bit more than usual in the upcoming days to share what kept me busy

But first a set of two cards that I made for the current challenge at Crazy for CAS. I am playing along again and so proud to be the winner of one of the challenges in February with THIS card.

The challenge is based upon this photo inspiration:




I used a stamp set I bought a few years ago and until last night I only used one of the border stamps of this set.  And i made two cards: one with mainly pink and one with mainly yellow.  The pink card is my favorite:)


Here they are:






This is my favorite:)




Hope to visit you soon; sorry for not being around lately
Have a great day,
Stella



Supplies

Bazzil Cardstock from bij Oma Dee
Stamps  from Waltzingmouse;  Pic-nic-patterns and Papertrey Ink Wonderful Words baby
SU ink Daffodil Delight, Memento Rose Bud,  Papertrey ink Spring Moss and Sweet Blush

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