Showing posts from April, 2018

Junk Journal Cover for Scrap FX Australia

Hello everyone, after my city trip to Rome, (what a beautiful city to visit), it is my turn to inspire you to work with the fantastic new Junk Journal from Scrap FX Australia. Here is the link to Scrap FX:  .scrapfx. My choice was the laces Junk Journal to work with. Beautiful DIE cut elements on the sites and a beautiful paper composition. Here is my cover: I deliberately kept my cover decoration very minimalistic, to bring out my beautiful vintage background. I used for this cover from Scrap FX: Street Art 2018 Year Pack and for my insert: Learning to Fly Scribble Butterfly Apartments stamp Art Phrase stencil I also used: Distress Ink: tea dye, ground espresso, gathered twigs, vintage photo and walnut stain. Distress Oxide: vintage photo and broken china. Ranger perfect pearl gold. Ranger ultra thick embossing powder. Ranger emboss it. Heindesigns Germany Sternenstaub embossing powder Pastell Türkis. Schmincke goldocker acr

13arts challenge layout

Hello everyone, today I have for you a layout which I have created for the current challenge at 13arts. They have a beautiful mood board with rich colors. Here is the mood board for you: Here is the link to 13arts :  13arts A few months ago I started with a new scrapbook layout series: "women around the world.This challenge mood board got me back to create a new layout. Thank you Anguree for your inspiration and for the mood board. At the beginning of my new series, I still glued young women faces on my layouts, but I quickly came to the conclusion that it looks good but not good enough for me. I wanted to tell stories  and stories are not on model faces but only on older ladies. There is nothing more beautiful than a happy old face. I`ve always thought that getting older has something positive. Since I crossed the 50 years mark, I feel relax and positive too!! Now my life is filled with happiness, love and respect for each other. I also know that

April DT layout for Scrap FX Australia with video tutoria

Hello everyone, and welcome to my April DT post for Scrap FX Australia. Here is the link to:  .scrapfx. Fallen by an April rainstorm and dying on the grass whispered the tulip her secrets like glass wind-chimes. ( Heike) this quote written by me inspired me for a mixed media layout with a tulip photo. The Dutch national flower. At the moment April lets see what April has to offer:  Storm, sun and rain also a little bit of snow. I love this month: so much energy from mother nature. April is also the birthday month of our second son Joshua, my lovely mother-in-law and our king. So much to celebrate but anyway... here is my page... I used for this layout the products from Scrap FX Australia: Boho Arrow Border Polygonic stencil Art Phrase stencil Lace A Loops stamp Harlequin Stamp Grunge Alphabet stamp Fancy Feather stamps Buttons B Script stamp Round & Round stamp Captured Memories MINI also the products: watercolor pa

More Than Words April challenge DT layout

Good morning my dear blog readers and welcome to my second post for today. on the challenge blog from More than Words is the new challenge now online.. Here is the link to:  morethanwordschallenge I would like to invite you to be creative with us. We have an interesting challenge for you with the theme: Nature and Animals...                                                                                                                Here are our rules: Please, read the rules exactly to be eligible for one of our prizes.                                           Our Prizes: Magenta, Pion Design, 2Crafty, Lindy`s, 49 and Market and and and... For this challenge I took a photo of our Africa trip. Wild beast of Africa.... I used for my mixed media  layout : Prima marketing paper, fairy rhymes collection BoBunny, noteworthy. Scrap FX Australia chipboard, Nature Lindys Spray, Yellow Rose of Texas, Freaky Franken Lime, Bells of Ireland Green.

Scrap The Boys April DT member work ...

Hello and Happy Easter my dear blog readers, now it is April... time flies so fast... in my garden spring is slowly starting, and when I do a hike in the woods with our dog at midday, you realize how much power the sun is already having. The birds are singing and also the first bumblebees and butterflies are flying... The outdoor activities can start... such as cleaning the garden furniture...grrrr But before I start cleaning the garden furniture...I would like to show you my new DT member layout for the April challenge by Scrap The Boys. Here is the link to the blog from :  scraptheboys. This month we have the theme "geometric shapes on the layout"                                                         I think this is a great challenge that actually asks for a 2D layout to bring the geometric shapes to the foreground!! I used Cocoa Vanilla Paper "love always" also distress ink in mustard seed and faded jeans, posca black and w