maandag 17 augustus 2015

Experiment and explore!

Hi Bloggers!

I already said it in my last post, I’m not productive at all this summer! So many project in my head, but nothing coming out of my hands…  I did take some time to experiment and explore, to make my current hobby even more interesting and self-made, Curious?! I just made my first batch of paper, whoo hoo!! I had so much fun, mixing the paper, putting my hands in the paper sludge, I just felt like a little child again, haha! 
I didn’t have a decent sized scoop window, so I made a tiny one with two little frames from Ikea and it worked very well, so I’m now on the lookout for some bigger frames and I have to figure out how I can give my paper a nice color although I like the grey!!
I also booked a couple of lessons in bookbinding so I can bind my home-made paper, really looking forward to that!! And… I have to prepare my very first Mixed- Media workshop in September. Yes, you read that correctly, I’m teaching a MM workshop! Really looking forward to that ass well! And if it turns out to be a success, I’ll be teaching more in the near future! So, if you’re interested, don’t hesitate to contact me!
Well, that’s it on this rainy Monday, until next time!! 

zondag 2 augustus 2015

New demo coming up!

Hi Hi!It’s been a while again but hey, we’re having some sunshiny days here in Belgium so I have to enjoy these rare moments!! :-)
So… not much production going on, except for some preparation work for my next demonstration. Cindy is the owner of olleke bolleke candyshop and the craftshop Vele Groeten in Sluis (NL). She asked me if I would like to demonstrate the Tim Holtz Distress Inks on the night market. I love distress inks, I love demonstration, I love meeting people, I love sharing and teaching techniques so I didn’t have to think about my answer.. Of course I would like to demonstrate!!

For this demo, I made some different cards with the distress inks and I “dressed” my cards with stamps from Joy Crafts, Marianne design and Nellie Snellen, all Dutch brands! I really had fun going back to basics with my inks, I forgot how much fun it was playing with them!  I also prepared some cards for the make & take that I’ll be hosting that same evening, so I’m really looking forward to it!!

Here are the pics of my demo- boards, what do you think?! And look at that advertising flyer, so cool to see my name on there, think I’m going to frame it
:-) See you Tuesday??!!