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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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Resisting colours

Resisting colours

Resisting colours cards. This weeks assignment was to make something with the resisting colours technique, I like playing with colours and have made a few cards before using this technique so this time I made 2 cards.These cards are pretty easy to make, even for beginners and don’t take much of your time. For both cards I used a white base card, 1 with a blue mat and 1 with a pink mat. Then both an other mat, this time a white…

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Sketch: A star and washi tape

Sketch: A star and washi tape

Sketch: A star and washi tape. The past months you have seen several creations made with a sketch to work from, well it’s that time again, this time we had to use a star and washi tape. But first I want to wish everybody a happy new year, I hope this year will bring you all good health, joy and happiness.Also I want to thank you all for visiting my blog and website the past year. The card I made…

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An origami pinwheel card

An origami pinwheel card

An origami pinwheel card I decided to make an origami pinwheel card for this weeks challenge. I had to think long on how to do it and started looking on Youtube for examples, and I finally came up with an idea for the Christmas origami challenge. The folding of this pinwheel is very straight forward, I will ad a video so you can follow the steps to create one. For the origami pinwheel card part I have chosen a 15 by…

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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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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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Diamond pop up card.

Diamond pop up card.

  Diamond pop up card   Sandie from Hobby Alternatief showed us through the chat a YouTube where Demo Donna showed a diamond pop up card being made. I have made a few cards similar like this one earlier, but this one is different and I thought it would be fun to make something like that again. Not like the one in the video of course, would be difficult too because I don’t have most of the materials Donna used….

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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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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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Updating my galleries

Updating my galleries

Updating my Galleries I know I have neglected my website and my blog for a while and I sincerely apologise for that, I will try to update again more frequently. Saying that, today I decided to start updating my photo albums again. I added all my paper craft creation photo’s till Februari, there where so many that I had to make a new page. These are the 3 pages of my galleries that got updated today. You can visit them by…

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