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Stamped 3D card

Stamped 3D card

Alternative stamped 3D card     This weeks assignment was to make a stamped 3D card were we could only use stamps and dies, by coincidence I had bought a few stamp sets at a store in the next village that would be perfect for this   I used a 15 by 10,5 cm beige base card and i added a light grey mat that is 15,5 x 10 cm. Before I added the mat I stamped the holy random…

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Recycled fall card

Recycled fall card

  Recycled fall   Is there anything more beautiful then the colours of the leaves before they fall. I made this card with Autumn in my mind, I used several recycled materials in it. Some you normally wouldn’t use. It took a long time for the glue that I used to dry but I’m happy with the end result. I went into our garden to look for little useful items and found a little twig that was suitable. At that…

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DIY Stamps

DIY Stamps

  DIY stamps   There is nothing more fun then trying out things, especially when they turn out right. This was the case with these DIY stamps that I made for this weeks assignment of Hobby Alternatief I have always wanted to try to stamp with painters tape and now was the perfect time to actually give it a go. I used my acrylic blocks to wrap the painters tape around, making sure that the tape wouldn’t overlap itself. While wrapping…

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Design challenge: Unusual shapes

Design challenge: Unusual shapes

Design challenge: Unusual shapes     This week we received a sketch at Hobby Alternatief with, at least for me, unusual shapes, I don’t know if my college team members made cards like these before, but I haven’t. For this card, a real challenge for me, I had to sit down for some time and move the dies that I could use several times over the paper to get the best result. I had to do a lot of calculating…

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Flower Shaker Card

Flower Shaker Card

Flower Shaker Card   This weeks theme was to make a flower shaker card and as an example they showed us a video of Olga Direktorenko. Now I had seen that one before and already had it on my to try list, so I like this theme. I made a test card first with the top mat to thin so it didn’t look nice enough. I made that one in white with the flowers coloured with black sooth distress ink. So…

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Tarnished Foil

Tarnished Foil

Tarnished Foil This weeks theme for Hobby Alternatief was Tarnished Foil, I had no clue of what that was. I knew paper foil and I know metals can tarnish but I never saw it on paper so I went to youtube, My to go to place when I need to know something about techniques and “how to’s”. And with watching one video I knew what to make. Finally I could use one of my gears embossing folders and a few of my…

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Theme of the Week: Free Choice

Theme of the Week: Free Choice

  Free Choice Was this week theme for Hobby Alternatief I had a hard time with this one, I had so many idea’s in my head and didn’t know which one to choose 😏 When there is a theme it is much easier, but Free Choice, I already made 4 cards and the 5th was in the making and I just couldn’t choose. One of the founders told me that I had to have my blogpost ready so she could look…

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playing with ink

playing with ink

Playing with ink   For the Hobby Alternatief Blog we had to create a card from a given theme. For this week it was playing with ink, or actually making a background using ink. This whole week my fellow members have been posting their creations and when you take a look at that blog post you can see that all creations are different from each other. This friday it was my turn to show my creation and to write a blogpost…

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My recent activities

My recent activities

My recent activities   I know I haven’t been writing on my blog lately, mainly because I haven’t made many jewelry the past few months. I did however make a few greeting cards and a few boxes. And because this is my blog I decided to include my paper crafting. You can find all my late activities in 2 separate galleries one for the greeting cards and one for the boxes I have made so far. Thanks to the Jewelry Artisans Community  1 of…

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