Saturday, March 24, 2018

DT team work March for Scrap FX Australia with video tutorial

Hello everyone,

after three weeks of illness I am back .....

I am having two art journals for you, one postcard and one page for the special photo

book of Joshua. I hope that I can inspire you a little bit with my dt team projects.

Slowly spring is beginning to catch on here, that led me to create a little bit with

bright colors. The month theme at Scrap FX  is: numbers and letters.

I used from Scrap FX:

Polygonic stencil

Script transparency

Loopy Script stamp

larger image Grunge Alphabet stamp

Buttons B Script stamp

John & Harry stencil SMALL

my art journal pages..

I also have a video tutorial for you ...over 
a new page for the photo book of Joshua.

These pages are 2D and easy to follow .
I played along with the new Distress Oxide and the special stamp paper from Ranger. 
Distress Oxide fossilized amber, mermaid lagoon, spiced marmalade. Archival Ink, monarch orange.

You are awesome...

And finally I made a postcard as inspiration...

Here is the Link to: scrap FX
Thank you so much for visiting.
Have a nice day.

Thursday, March 1, 2018


Hello, hello,

today I want to share with you my two new art journal pages.

Inspired from Rach0113 on YouTube.( I think her name is Rachel)

She publishes a new challenge once a week on YouTube,

The first challenge was " Flowers"

There is also a Facebook page under #Artful Evidence

which you can share your interpretation from the challenge.

The art journal page must be 6x6inch or 15 cm x 15 cm.

From my collection of children- fashion photography in black and white

I always wanted to make a small fairy-tale or whimsy cal art book.

I just needed this challenge to start my book.

Thanks Rach0113.

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I have to say that I am completely in love with these two pages

and I can already tell you that you will soon see more of this!!

Thank you so much for visiting and commenting.

xoxo Heike

artfulevidence. Rachels blog

facebook page Artful Evidence


More Than Words DT Art Journal March page

Hello everyone,

welcome to my new DT inspiration for the

 main challenge by More than Words.


Here is the link to the blog from: MTW

ATTENTION this is important:

We have new challenge rules...

I made for this challenge an art journal page.

I`m comfortable with who I`am.

Art journal-pages is something I do not show so often here on my blog.

But still I like it!! Maybe that`s because I use my art journal book to try out

new techniques.

Here is my creative challenge step:

I designed this page on Canson Acrylic paper 24 cm x 32 cm.

At first I draw four large circles and then four small circles.

I used for the green color Lindy`s spray: Cathedral Pines Green

and for the bordeaux/ purple color Lindy`s spray: Open Arms Armethyst.

For the two soft colors I used Jane Davenport watercolor set.

I also used the same color for the small circles, but here I diluted more water

so that it looks more transparent.

Then I scribbled around the circles with the Stabilo pen to get a bit of shadow

effect. I activated the Stabilo pen with water, afterwards I dried

the wet Stabilo color with a Heat Tool so that the color of the Stabilo pen

becomes waterproof.

I also drew lines with the ruler and a Posca black pen.

My next step was stamping with Archival Ink: Plum, Aquamarine and Olive

and stamps from Unity Stamp Company.

I wrote my quote with Indian Ink.

For the finale touch a little bit transfer folie in bronze from the

dollar store here in The Netherlands and Ecoline Nr.100 for splattering was used.

Bildergebnis für archival ink plum

Bildergebnis für archival ink olive
Bildergebnis für archival ink aquamarine
Bildergebnis für lindy's open arms amethyst

Bildergebnis für lindy's cathedral

Bildergebnis für jane davenport watercolor

My word inspiration comes from:

 I`m comfortable with who I am.

I have a healthy and happy family, a husband I love about everything.

I am healthy, too. I can make my day as I like. For that I am unspeakably

thankful and happy. I wanted to express this artistically on my art journal page.

Please my dear blog readers read the More Than Words challenge rules exactly

so you can make a chance of our awesome prizes.

Maybe you would like to join us this month?......

and you need more inspiration, no problem ....go to the blog from MTW

to admire all the DT work...... and maybe this is what you need

for inspiration to join us...I see you on the blog.

Have a nice day.


Scrap The Boy DT layout

Hello everyone,

welcome to the new challenge at Scrap The Boys...

Image may contain: one or more people and text

Here is the link to STB: scraptheboys

This month we have prepared a sketch for you,

and the design team has many different layouts to inspire you.

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Years ago we had the grandparents to visit and on one of these days we also did a bike

tour through the elementary school where the photo from Joshua is taken.

I used for this page: Lindy`s Spray and Embossing powder, ( Hag`s Wart Orange,

Hi Maintenance Magenta and Pumpkin Fiesta powder)

Graphic45 Stamps, Archival Ink Jet Black, Kaiserkraft Stamps,

Wood chipboard, Laces, Tim Holtz Washi Tape.

Bildergebnis für archival black jet ink
Bildergebnis für pumpkin fiesta embossing powder

 Bildergebnis für Lindy's Hi maintenance Magenta Starburst

Bildergebnis für Lindy's Hags Wart Orange

This is my Layout for you...

I see you on the blog from Scrap The Boy.
xoxo Heike

Monday, February 26, 2018

Today is a hot chocolate kind of day and live-love-surf Scrap FX Australia DT work with video tutorials.

Hello everyone,

this is my second post in February for Scrap FX Australia.

I made a mixed media layout and of course my site

for Joshua `s photo book.

I also made two video tutorials for you.

As I have already explained in one of my last post,

 This year I will try to reduce my paper stock.

I found on pintrest a photo with two cup of hot chocolate, yummy, yummy

and this awesome design paper from the dollar store here in The Netherlands

give a great combination together.

At the moment we have a lot of nights with minus degrees.

Even during the day it is so could that you need gloves. So I think the hot chocolate

fits not only the design paper but also our weather here in The Netherlands.

But anyway .....

Here is what I used for my layout from Scrap FX Australia:

Harlequin Stamp

Harlequin Stamp

Little Men

Little Men

Don't Bug Me

Don't Bug Me

Here is the link to Scrap FX Australia: .scrapfx.

Today is a hot chocolate kind of day...

I also used:

13@rts  clear gesso, mist chalk dark brown, mist pearl old gold, mist pearl turquoise light,

chalk black, chalk white, ink Ayeeda gold.

Prima modeling paste, glas glitter copper.

LaBlanche stamp. Gouache nature umbra. Distress ink Ranger gathered twigs.

Archival ink coffee, Embossit Ranger. Wow vintage peacock embossing.

Lindy`s guten tag teal embossing. Ultra thick white embossing Ranger.

Stampendous shabby blue embossing. Deco ART glass pearl. Ranger heat tool.

And now my my layout for Joshua`s photo book in the size DIN 4.

I used a photo from Joshua in South Africa, Jeffreys Bay.

A must see place for surfers.

I started making a photo book for my son Joshua in December last year.

Every month I have a tutorial for this special project. These pages are simple,

quick and easy for beginners.

As decoration I use only chipboard from Scrap FX Australia.

Here is what I used:

Wanderlust Arrow

Wanderlust Arrow

Mobile Phones

Mobile Phones

Live Love Surf

Live Love Surf

Arrows stamp

Checkerplate stamp

Here is my layout:


This is what I used for the background.

Canson Acrylic paper, Ecoline 522, 100, 259. Amsterdam Acrylic 384,

Distress Ink, crushed olive and Distress Ink , black soot from Ranger.

StazOn jet black Ink, Posca black pen, Indian Ink, UHU glue pen, Transfer foil,

Dylusion stamp from Ranger, Prima black gesso, Tacky glue, black cardstock.

If you are interested in how I made the layouts...

Here are my videos ...

So my dear blog readers this was all I wanted to share with you.

Maybe you would like to come back next post and get inspired.

Until then all the best for you.


Thursday, February 15, 2018

Abstract Scrapbook Layout for Scrap FX Australia with Video tutorial

Hello everyone,

welcome to my new Design Team inspiration

for the Company: Scrap FX Australia.

Here is the link to the blog from Scrap FX: Blog

Scrap FX Australia is a chipboard company with high quality chipboards,

stamps, stencil and silhouette.

I made for the February month an abstract scrapbook layout on Kraft paper

in black and white.

What do I call abstract scrapbooking (ASB)?

Well, first of all there are NO 3D flowers on the layout but

chipboards, iron wire, sewing thread and as well cut photos.

For me the background work is the most important aspect of ASB

I see my abstract scrapbook page as a further processing of the photo.

In the best scene of the words: so the photographer and the scrapbooker stand side by side,

to create a work of ART together.

I create my ASB on monochrome paper, so that the background becomes more effective.

Just as when you will start painting on white canvas. I applied the colors with the

paletknife. Also you can use other mediums such as: modeling paste, crackle paste,

embossing powder etc etc etc.... Stencils or stamps can be used as tools.

Glitter, micro beads and art stones are a nice finish touch.

 But anyway here is my layout...

I used:

13@arts clear gesso, Prima Marketing black gesso,

WOW embossing powder, Ecoline white,

Prima Marketing art stones, Powertex 3D balls,

Tacky glue, Ranger Heat Tool, LaBlanche flower stamp,

Posca white pen, Ranger ultra thick embossing powder in black,

7 Dots studio sticker, Ranger emboss it dabber, Unity stamp company stamp set keep wild,

Kraft paper 30 cm x 30 cm, decorative laces, black glass glitter.

Also the products from the Scrap FX Australia store.

Here is the link to the store from Scrap FX: store

Harlequin Stamp

Lace A Loops stamp

Grunge Shape set

Grunge Shape set

Grunge Shape A

Grunge Shape A

Grunge Shape D

Grunge Shape D

For all who are interested to see how I made my ASB layout,

here is the video tutorial.

Thank you so much for visiting ....
Have a nice day. 

DT team work March for Scrap FX Australia with video tutorial

Hello everyone, after three weeks of illness I am back ..... I am having two art journals for you, one postcard and one page for the sp...