Montag, 25. Mai 2015

Update porch construction / Shabby Chic Garden Bench

Hello my crafty friends

Today i like to give you a little update about our new veranda / porch construction and my recently Chalky Finish refreshed garden bench

January 2015

March 2015

April 2015

May 2015

Along the way i've pimped an old garden bench with 
DecoArt Americana Decor Chalky Finish Paint

The lovely *green* bench before

Roughly sanded

Decoupage paper

I hope you enjoyed

Thanks for reading and leaving your always appreciated comments


Mittwoch, 13. Mai 2015

DecoArt Tutorial - Rusty Canvas

Hello, my crafty friends 

Imagine - Create - Discover 
Rusty Texture

If you *click* the button below, you'll find my newest tutorial
*Butterfly Man - Rusty Canvas

Have fun!


Sonntag, 26. April 2015

Mister Cards

Happy Sunday, crafty friends

Today  i want to get you inspired with two cards and different backgrounds

           Left card:                                                                           Right card:
           Speciality stamping paper                                                 Speciality stamping paper
           DecoArt Media Modeling Paste black                              DecoArt Texture Glass
           Distress Ink Vintage Photo                                                Distress Ink Black Soot
           Stencil                                                                                Stencil
           DecoArt Media Mister Red                                                DecoArt Media Mister Yellow

Thanks for watching


Donnerstag, 2. April 2015

DecoArt Tutorial - HOME Canvas Series

Hello, my crafty friends 

Welcome spring with a fresh idea and create a nice canvas series with me

Gather some embellishments ( i used neutral colours) - four canvas

and ..of course...a view DecoArt Media products

Now you just have to click the button below, to find your way to the tutorial

Have fun!!


Sonntag, 22. März 2015

Springtime - Update

Happy springtime, crafty friends (:o)

I know my blog seems to be abandoned but there is, as always, a lot going on behind the curtains.

I'm working on a view projects. Some are finished and other hopefully can be shown soon but i have a sneak for you

One of my favorite: Layering Antiquing Creams

Collage on canvas

Creepy stuff in a rusting modus

My first string puppet

A little gift for the mother of my daughter - in - law

My grandchildren

November last year, we've cut down 4 old tree's, because they all were growing too close.
Now we're having much more light and less moss
Nov 2014


That's all for today

Thanks for reading (:o)


Dienstag, 10. Februar 2015

Vintage Cards - Bright Colours

Does vintage and bright go together?

I recently spend some money for new LaBlanche stamps via HSE24, which are sold out now, as 

I've cloned some of Blanche card - examples, you'll find here
 You can buy a lot DecoArt Mediums at her shop

I've stamped on white 300g cardstock with Memento ink

Simple splashes 

Here you see all my backgrounds

Don't forget to spray your flowers

As i promised... vintage and bright

Happy crafting!
Thanks for your appreciated comments