Monday, May 2, 2016

Creating Christmas/Hanukkah with TLC

Welcome to the blog hop of

It is a part of the Create with TLC blog,
but here you find only Christmas,
Hanukkah or Kawanzaa ideas. We know
some of you create new cards and projects
all year long and hope you come
and visit us on this blog during the year to
see all kinds of new creations.

I hope you have arrived here from
and seen her beautiful creations.

Today I share some older creations with you
and a FREEBIE,so you can use it for your
own cards too.

Past December I have been playing with this
wonderful sentiment and I could even incorporate 
my love for coffee in this sentiment.
Feel free to grab the sentiment with a right mouse
click and save it to your own computer.

For my card i changes the image in color.
Ilied it better in brown.
Here a totally different card with the same image:

And for this one I played around with the 
image in photoshop.
The monorah is a jolee botique dimentional sticker.
The musicalbackground a piece of scrap paper.

Now just to show you,
there is also a holiday version of theis sentiment:
Hope this inspires you for your own cards 
and there is a lot more by the design team.

Please go and see what Ileana  has on her blog 
created for you.

Thank you for looking and have a creative day!







Sunday, May 1, 2016

Sunday Scrap Page: #60 Party

Here another page of my birthday celebration.
Ray and I took the kids and grandkids for a long
weekend to a fun park here in the Netherlands,called the Efteling.
We also rented a bungalow for all of us and we had a fantastic time.

For my page I used Club Scrap Lock & Key papers
and Michael Strong alphabet and frame stamps.

The ribbon and the gold flower are also from the
Club Scrap kit.
The frame stamp is embossed in copper on the red paper
and cut into several parts to connect all the photo's
with the same kind of elements.

The letters are embossed in white and punched out
with a handheld punch. The white flower is
frommy stash with inside the flower fromthe
frame stamp.

Thank you for looking.
Have a creative day!



Saturday, April 30, 2016

Mojo Monday 445: round version

Happy Saturday!
While I was making the square version of the
sketch, I already had an idea for the circle version!

You find all the details of this sketch challenge on

For my card I used:
circle and scalloped die by spellbinder
sizzix coffee bean embossing folder
coffee ring scrap paper by Moxxie
coffee cup rubber stamp by Michael Strong
and sentiment by Create with TLC

On the sentiment I added a tiny silver spoon with glossy accent.
It was a little carm,but i cut off the ring on top.

Thank you for looking.
Have a creative day!


Thursday, April 28, 2016

Mojo Monday 445

Today I looked at the Mojo Monday sketch
of this week and right away had an idea.

I chose to make the square card,but who knows,
I might give the round one a try to soon.

For the card I used Club Scrap Dahlia papers
and stamps:
In the kit i found a pre embossed piece of paper
and cut a 5 x 5 inch square piece and sprayd
this with purple distress ink.The lines of the flower
resisited the ink. I also splatteredsome waterdrops.

Next I used the matching stamp. Embossed this with black ink
and colored the flower with neon pink ink. Then cut out
the flower with scissors. 
The butterfly is cut out with a SU! die in black
and with a pencil I drew the outline on the orange
paper and cut it out and glued the two together.

The leaves are embossed in green and colored 
with neon green like I did with the flower.

Card for any occasion,
so I leave the sentiment for later.

Thank you for looking.
Have a creative day!


Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Club Scrap Dahlia Blog Hop

Welcom to the
Dahlia Blog Hop.

I hope you arrived here from
Jennifer's Blog
and see what beautiful art she made.

If you happen to loose your way,
you can always go to the the main
Club Scrap Blog
and see all the participants.

I start here today with a scrap page that I made for
a scrap sketch  challenge on the
Sketch-n-scrap Blog.
Yes, all the flowers make fun pages for girls,
but I think this one is perfect for boys too!
Here is my page with all the elements that are found in
 the Club Scrap April Dahlia kit:
the circles are cut outs and the sentiment strip too. I used the washi tape
that came with this kit and

the ribbed kraft circles with the hemp that came with it too.

 The butterfly is cut out with a die and I made some
instructions on my blog last Monday.
See here for instructions.
On top of the butterfly  I used the circles
 that also came with this kit.

Now a friend of mine asked me for some cards
and so I started to work and made it into a gift.
A bag with 4 cards and matching enveloppes.
First I share with you how I made the bag:
1. I used the 12x12 inch paper with the 2 borders.
I started by cutting of one of the borders.

2. I glued this border on the backside of the paper 
where the other border was on the other side.

3.I used the score board and made lines at 3 and 9 inch
on the vertical side of the bag.

4. An horizontal at 3 an 5 inch (just under the border).

5. Now we strt the folding. We start with folding 
the top border to the front.

6.Turn your paper over and fold the sides towards
the middle.

7.Tape this down with scotch tape.

8.Fold the bottom upwards on the line
you made before on the score board.

9. Open the bottom fold and push thou outside inward 
to have the fold lines line up with the fold.

10.Fold top and bottom flaps towards the center
and tape themalso down with scotch tape.

11. Fold the edges of the bag to help to formthe
corner creases. Now you can open the bag and
form it into its shape.

Punch holes into the side of the bag and 
into the tags. 

Tie a ribbon through the holes to formthe handle.
The two tags are tied onto the handle. You can move 
themapart to write inside.

Now you can add th cards inside.
These are the cards that are inside the box.

This card is made with a piece of the decorated
paper from the kit. Hardly anything else is needed.
I decorated it with a pice of ribbon, a paper
flower from my stasch and a cut appart
and button from the kit.

This sympathy card is stamped with the flower from
the unmounted rubber stamps.It is colored with 
brown pencil and on top a little gold glitter
glue. The splatter is also stamped with one of the stamps 
fro this kit.

Here I used the flower as a border to this lovely sentiment
fromthis Dahlia kit. The flowers and butterfly are
colored with pencil.

The last card started off with sprinkling
a little tangerine color burst on the white
panel.After spraying it with water and drying it
I stamped the flowers on top. Added a little 
color with pencil to the flower
and some sequins for the bling of the card.

Ok, now just one more!
Thanks Club Scrap for always knowing
what we need! Today I need orange paper
for in The Netherlands it is Kingday
and here is a card with apicture my DD took
of us today: yes we wearing a lot of orange.
Background is the stamped flower in versamark and
embossed with clear embossing powder. 
Then sprayed with orange distressink.
Also stamped with the splatter stamp in black.
It is a very cold day today with rain on and off,
but we are having fun!

I used the buttens and the cut apart flower circles
as embellishments on the card. The Sentiment is by


And for more inspiration hop over
asnd see what lovely artwork she has come up with.

Thank you so much for looking
ad all your wonderful comments.
Have a creative day!