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Diversity in card making

Diversity in card making

Diversity in card making I have been writing blogposts for Hobby Alternatief every week on Friday. I decided to write short updates here instead of the full translated posts. This time I have 3 blogposts for you to read.  I had a lot of fun using some diversity in the cards for these week, the first one is a card suitable for giving to a male, the second is for the ladies and with the third one I share a technique with…

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Greeting cards using butterflies, flowers and sketches.

Greeting cards using butterflies, flowers and sketches.

Greeting cards using butterflies, flowers and sketches. I had a lot of fun creating the 3 cards for these week, butterflies, flowers and sketches, the first 2 I love to use as embellishments for my cards and boxes. In the blocks below you can link through to the separate posts. For week 19 we had a sketch we had to use to create our cards from. I used 3 panels of coloured paper that I embossed and added a 3D…

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It’s a boy, paper craft flipbook

It’s a boy, paper craft flipbook

It’s a boy, paper craft flipbook I have been writing blogposts for Hobby Alternatief every week on Friday. I decided to write short updates here instead of the full translated posts. To mix things up I decided to make this a full post again this time. I have chosen this name for this post because I made this flipbook as a present for my supervisor when they where expecting their first son. My starting point for this flipbook where 5…

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Butterflies and doggies.

Butterflies and doggies.

Butterflies and doggies. I have been writing blogposts for Hobby Alternatief every week on Friday. I decided to write short updates here instead of the full translated posts. This time I have 3 blogposts for you to read. For week 14 I had the chance to test out a new reveal wheel die set I had bought, I added a stamped images of a girl with her dog to finish the card of. I liked this reveal wheel die set…

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Life got in the way

Life got in the way

Life got in the way It’s a been a while since I added new posts… sadly life and my health got in the way! I had just enough energy for my blogposts for Hobby Alternatief, but my blog posts here had to take a back seat … Therefore, many apologies! I will try to ad all the missing posts from the past weeks here too, only a bit different then usually. I will add the links to some of the…

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Up-cycled frame

Up-cycled frame

This weeks assignment for Hobby Alternatief was to make an up-cycled frame, I couldn’t find one I liked at home so I went to look for an alternative. By change I saved a template a few weeks ago on how to make one from a sheet of card stock, I just needed to find and adjust it to how I wanted

Wall decoration, or is it a card

Wall decoration, or is it a card

Wall decoration, or is it a card …. who is to say, it can be used as wall decoration, window decoration or a card. I made both sides the same, but I could have left the back blank so you have some space to write the greeting on. I have no idea how long it took me to make it, but most time went into gathering aal the dies I wanted to use, everything else was just cutting and pasting…

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DIY Calendar

DIY Calendar

Diy Calendar. Each year we received a calendar at work, sadly this year we didn’t get one. The one from last year went till Februari and because we really did ‘t get one I decided to make me one, at the same time it’s for my free choice week at Hobby Alternatief . It is pretty easy to make, you just look on the internet for a good template. I use the free templates from freeprintable.net a lot. They have…

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Pebble Art Stone

Pebble Art Stone

Pebble Art Stone. This weeks assignment for Hobby Alternatief was “pebble art stone” we didn’t have to use the real pebble stones, we where allowed to make some. So I went to look for an alternative. finally I choose to make this pendant. But let me start at the beginning.At first I wanted to buy some stone art clay, but forgot that I would have to use my hand working with it. Sadly my hand hasn’t healed enough yet for…

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Alternative for Mica

Alternative for Mica

Alternative for Mica Hello again, I’m a bit later then usually with translating my blogpost. I just spend the weekend in a small house on a vacation park with the other ladies from the design team from Hobby Alternatief, sadly 2 of them couldn’t make it. For this week I had to use Mica in my creation, which I don’t have so I went for an alternative. I used a double base card and cut the front at 1 inch…

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