Monday, February 14, 2022

Valentine’s Day card

 Hello there ! 

I played a little bit with papers to create a card for my hubby. Here is the result :

Only three dies, one paper pad and one ink to create this. 

Papers are from the DCWV Fairytale Dreams stack, with some Distress Tea dye ink by Tim Holtz on the edges. The central wreath+love die (Momenta) was cut three times in blue, green and pink papers and hand cut then glued. 

The circle is cut with a stitched circle die by and the corners with a heart corner die by Spellbinders. 

And I stamped the inside with hearts (Bo Bunny) and phrases (Altenew) with a dark blue ink.

I wish you all a lovely day, filled with time with your favorite people.. and crafting of course !

See y’a !

Sunday, October 17, 2021

Art Journal pages about death

 Hi there ! 

I know I told you I would post something soon... I swear I just blinked and it's already October !

So here I am, with a new addition to my Art Journal, inspired by Halloween season and a lost in my family :

I started by building the background with distress oxide ink in Bundled Sage by Tim Holtz and water, then using a round stencil with a Faber Castell purple pen to create the two circle, painted with a metallic purple paint by Art Anthology.

Using a purple ink by, I stamped the small leaves from Dearest friend set by Altenew and colored them in yellow with a gel pen. I added few drops of purple ink+water, before adding the text cut with a Cricut and the Plantin Schoolbook cartridge. The letter were ink with Carved Pumpkin distress oxide ink.

There is so many pages still blank in this journal ! Let's hope I will work faster to fill it...

Thank you for stopping by today. See you soon for another project...

Saturday, May 22, 2021

Almost a year !

Hello at least !

 It has been almost a year since my last post, and I'm so sorry I didn't write during this time...
Last year, we made a tough decision to go back to France, me and my daughter first, for educational purpose, so I left all my scrapbook stuff behind me. I packed everything, and at the end of the year my husband was able to join us, so our house was moved from Houston to the South of France with a late arrival end of January...
Since then I didn't have much to organize my scraproom, as I had a whole house to fit in an already furnished house, even now I just have a corner on my desk to create. But for the birthday of my oldest daughter, I wanted to create a card, so I reached out for some papers, stamp and Copics, and here is the result !

Papers are Recollections brand, stamp is a Gorjuss girl by DoCrafts, and markers are Copics. The design is not very intricate, I had to keep it simple because most of my stuff are still in boxes and my desk is cramped... Take a look :

I have now more time to organize all this (between my teenager daughter, husband, two dogs, and my psychologist/hypnotizer activities...), so I will soon (I hope) post new projects on this blog !

Thank you for stopping by today, I promise it will not be a year before I post the new one !
Have a great day !

Wednesday, July 1, 2020

Black n' Roses birthday card

Hello !

One last card before flying to France ! This is a birthday card with a lot of fussy cutting !

I made the envelope and the base of the card with papers from the Jet Black stack by DCWV.
I stamped and embossed the roses (Stampendous) with gold embossing powder. And I colored them with my Copic markers.

I stamped the flower bouquet twice, masking the first stamp with paper to overlap the other one.
I also had the perfect stamp matching the black paper for the sentiment !

I will have to shop a little to make some craft in France, so you will have the opportunity to see beautiful French collections ...

Thanks for stopping by and see you in a while...
Take care !

Monday, June 22, 2020

Cards for Kindness part 3

Hello everyone !

This is my third round of cards I made for the Cards for Kindness initiative by You can see the other there : round 1 and round 2.

This batch is made only with papers from the Happy Day stack by DCWV. The only addition to the paper is one happy birthday stamp for this card ;

Of course, I did some fussy cutting for the flowers, doilies and bows...

On the next, I used a edge scissors...

Those cards are pretty simple and quick to make. When you choose a paper pad, be sure to find some journaling cards or cutable elements in it so you will not have to buy some embellishments to complete your projects...

As I will soon travel to France, I think I'm done with cards for now. But be sure I will share with you my others if I'm making more before my departure.

You will find all the informations about Card for Kindness on this page.

Wish you a creative day !
See ya !

Sunday, June 14, 2020

Halloween layout

Hello there !

Today I'm sharing with you a layout made with a picture of me and my husband. That is a rare thing...because I'm the one taking picture...This one was taken on a cruise during Halloween week :

The papers came from an Halloween pad by Teresa Collins.  I was not a double sided paper, so I just used two different sheets for the teared paper.
I also cut the center frame with the skull from one of the sheet.

There are many embellishments on this layout... Metal flowers or doilies or leaves, stamped flowers, black bling, buttons, paper flowers...

I also stamped under the embellishments and distress almost everything with black distress ink. The metal embellishments and some of the flowers were paint in black or orange with Impasto paints by Prima, after applying a layer a gesso on them.

I do not have many pictures from Halloween to scrap, so I still have pretty old papers from like 15 years ago... But those are gorgeous !

I know it's not Halloween season (yet), but I'm trying to scrap all the picture I printed this year... and still trying to use my old stash ! I hope you like the result !

See you soon for another project...

Monday, June 1, 2020

Cards for Kindness - Part 2

Hi everyone !

Four more cards made for the Cards for Kindness initiative with another bright paper pad...

Those are paper only cards, made with the Coral and Navy stack by DCWV.

I did few hand cut for flowers and tags, but also use dies for two sentiments.

The thank you came from an old set by Sizzix, and the hello from a word dies set by Tim Holtz.

Such satisfying to use those pretty pad for a cause ! Let's see if I can make few more before sending everything...

See you soon for another project !
And take care...