Monday 10 November 2014

Follow me canvas

Hello evryone! November is here and this time it will be canvas themed. I found my inpiration in this art white fields and they are so versatile that you can go on with creating for hours. Well her is my firs november canvas: Follow me!

I used a Canvas Corp canvas where you can find lots of sizes of them and burlap as well. For the heart I used a base of cardboard covered with Canvas Corp papers. I have to say they are very good for distressing and I found surprising especially the Blue and Ivory Mini Dot Reverse paper beacause when you blend the ink on it the white doots go brown but the blue color resists and creates a very cool effect. The other two papers are from the same brand: the Tan and Ivory Ribbon Stripe and the Black and White Diamonds. The embellishments are from 7Gypsies: the mini key, the vintage pin, the optical lens and the industrial gears.

The background is created with a generous base of white acrylic.  The branches are made as always with Tattered Angels High Impact paint thet stays glossy and resistant. Everything is completed with accents of Glimmer mist and straining of Glimmer Glazeboth from Tattered Angels. The corners of the canvas are stamped with the 7Gypsies stamp Abundance (maybe a coincidence ;-)) from the Christmas Greeting set.

This time I wanred to complete the branches with the Canvas Corp wire from the Walldeorative hardware box. I added the Black Imapct paint also here to make them more creepy and less wirely...I love how they continue to expand the canvas project out of it's space...

I hope you like this canvas because more are just about to follow. Have a nice day! 

Sunday 23 March 2014

Easter fairytale egg

Hello! Here is my new project - a gothic fairytale easter egg. I used many Canvas Corp products that offer versatility and a great base for further ideas. I covered an egg with Canvas Corp canvas.

I just teared it into stripes and glued them on. Several touches of distressing make the defference: the Canvas Corp string and wire for stitches, the distressing with Color Box Mix'd Media inxs (Leather and Jasmin), some crackle paint on the egg and on the  Sizzix Movers & Shapers Magnetic Die Set 2PK - Mini Butterflies Set as well. The bottom of the egg is the burlap flower from CC and I also put a little jasmin ink on it. In my oppinion it looks like moss right from the woods. I love it. For the embellisments I decided to make some space for (broken) buttons (already necessary part of my projects), / Gypsies pins, Canvas Corp clips. I finished with colored normal pins, wire and the black butterfly with Tattered Angels  Glimmer Glaze Nori and High Imapct mixed media pait Antique Gold.

I love it on my mini pedestal and I hope it has the look of a magic egg right out of a fairytale.   

Some more eggs are waiting to come..... 

Saturday 15 March 2014

U shine like a star

Hello everyone! I'm here sharing my latest  LO. For this one I decided to use as the central element the  Sizzix Bigz Die - Stacked Stars.  I embossed the stars with Sizzix Textured Impressions Embossing Folders 2PK - Basket Weave & Honeycomb Set to give them  little dimension. The paper is from  Canvas Corp  - Black & White Ribbon Stripe - I absolutley love these papers because they perfectly complete my style! I covered it with some bandages and texture paste and some crackle paint.

 Of course I love my black branches for my Gothic Fairytale style, so I decided to use this time the High impact  Tattered angels Paint to make them. I actually use a toothpick to make them and it was simple and quick and they look a bit 3D as well! Let me mention that I used the High impact paints also for the word shine. I simply wrote the letters on an acetate, combining two colors: Platinum and Antique Gold.

I hope you like it! See ya soon!

Monday 13 January 2014


Hello everone! A new LO in my gothic fairytale style. Many 7 Gypsies elements like the paper, the litle key, the dome studs. I think they are perfect for my style. The paper has a very versatile style and I made a hidden pattern with some white paint. I also used the Sizzix Bigz Die - Garden Greens to contour the photo and I painted them black with the Tattered Angels High impact mixed media paint and I used the same paint in the Antique Gold color for the drops.

 I hope you like it and found some inspiration!

Friday 15 November 2013

Doubleside Christmas Ornament

Hello! Here we are, getting close to Christmas and of course to msking beatiful decorations for this season!!! Well, let's get started with a doubleside decor: Here it is:

I decided for a combination of the frosty blue and the warm red in a clean white background. I obviously used some Sizzix dies. In fact Sizzix has a huge range of Christmas dies and one is more beatiful and attractive than other!!! I think I have to make a loooot of projects to use them all! I think they have really a fairytale ingrediend and are perfect for me.  This time I opted for the Brenda Walton collection. Beside a marvelous die you get you also have a gorgeous storage box which is lovely!!! This ornament has the

Reindeer die cut

on the inside and the

Snowflake ornament die

on the back. Well, there is no really a front and the back because in any way it turns the eyes get a Christmasy atmosphere :-)

Do you want to make it? Here the video tutorial for you!

I hope you'll make it. See you soon!

Sunday 27 October 2013

Halloween pumpkin tutorial

Hello everyone! We have a few days left to realize something more for Halloween. I want to inspire you with my Halloween pumpkin. I actually started to make these pumpkins last Halloween and I thought it's time to share the tutorial so you can make them. They are great like home decor but you can also think about them as a lovely gift for someone you just want to surprise in this fall time.

You'll see that it's easy to make this beauty. In the end you'll just have to find an appropriate pedistal to make it even more suggestive and attractive. Here is the tutorial:

The intresting past is that when you finish the base of the pumpkin you can dress it in any style you prefer. Here are some examples I've made last year:

There is something else I wanted to share:  if you want to know about the latest SIZZIX offers, news, blog posts, shows, exclusive free papers and projects you can sign up for the Sizzix Newsletter . You'll always find plenty of inspiration and professional support!!!!! It's really a great opportunity!

I hope you'll have a great Halloween and you'll make your own pumpkin. I guess for me is already time to focus on .... CHRISTMAS!!!!! YEAH!!!!!!

Friday 11 October 2013

Sizzix October releases....

I just wanted to let you know that


has some super attractive releases in October:

Tim Holtz Christmas
Get in the festive mood and give your Christmas crafting projects the edge with the latest collection by Tim Holtz® for Sizzix®. With his trademark grungy style, Tim is back with another addition to his Alterations™ range with this Christmas themed collection of dies and embossing folders.  The collection boasts a wide range of Bigz™ dies featuring all of the designs you would associate with Christmas including a snowman, stars, presents with bows, Christmas bells and candy canes!

Shabby Chic
Get the Shabby Chic look with the latest collection by Sizzix®. Create those beautiful, distinctive designs with this classic collection of dies which features everything from ornate frames and stylish bird cages to elegant flowers, vines and flourishes.


Flip Its and Stand ups
This gorgeous new collection from Stephanie Barnard is sure to make your papercraft projects stand out from the crowd all year round. The Flip-its & Stand-Ups Cardmaking collection contains many die designs from flowers, hearts, birds and more to help create stunning dimensional projects with beautiful details.

I'll be back soon with a new tutorial... Stay tuned!