Faux Stitching Technique - Doodle Style


Hi lovely crafty friends, today I have a super easy and cool technique to share, it's sort of fancy doodling, I've used this technique earlier, but I found another way to do the Faux Stitching technique which is sort of a combination between the Faux Stitching and free hand doodling and it's even easier to do.

The Latest Crafty News and Sales

Hello lovely crafty friends, just hopping in to tell you about some great new sales and freebies. I hope this list is helpful. Among the companies below are CraftStash and Tonic Studios UK both in the UK and they ship worldwide.


Be sure to visit the websites for any fine print, restrictions etc. Please let me know if you see any errors in the sale info! Affiliate links may be used at not cost to you. Thanks so much for your support! 




This is something super cool I have to share, one of my favourite tools is now also available in a left handed version. So yay for all lefties out there you'll love this!
Tim Holtz - Left Handed 7 inch/ 17.78cm Titanium Snips  
You can check them out at Tonic Studios USA   Tonic Studios UK and Scrapbook.com

And I've heard the Tim Holtz Glass Media Mat is also going to be available in the left-handed version, how cool is that. I'll keep you posted.

DIY Octagon Lantern Box - Tonic Studios Craft Kit 25



Hi lovely crafty friends, today I have Tonic Studios Craft Kit 25 for you with a fabulous colour scheme, I really love this months colours. And there is a box die in this kit with 3 ways to create a super cute box.

5 Ways To Use One Die - Tim Holtz Planks


Hi lovely crafty friends, today I have one of my favorite sort of dies, the Sizzix Bigz. They can cut lots of different materials, chipboard among them which is perfect as I love texture, saves a lot of time gluing layers together. Here I used the Tim Holtz Die Planks ( SBC | CST | CST ) a favorite among the favorites and I show how you can use it in 5 different ways with 7 card ideas.

Stencil & Stamp Layers Art Journal Page with Distress Oxides & Rubber Dance Stamps


Hi lovely crafty friends, today I have another art journal page for my mini album it's almost filled. I did some easy multi colour layering with Distress Oxide inks, Rubber Dance stamps and a Tim Holtz Stencil.

The Latest Crafty Sales & Deals

Hello lovely crafty friends, just hopping in to tell you about some great new sales and freebies. I hope this list is helpful.


Be sure to visit the websites for any fine print, restrictions etc. Please let me know if you see any errors in the sale info! Affiliate links may be used at not cost to you. Thanks so much for your support! 

Alcohol Markers On Yupo Paper, Super Cool Craft Hack



Hi lovely crafty friends, today I have a super cool technique to share with Nuvo alcohol markers on Yupo paper. And the result you get is amazing and it's super easy, you get all the fun and a result gorgeous with less mess, how cool is that.

Nuvo Aqua Flow Pens background With Masking Fluid Rubber Dance August Colour Challenge



Hi lovely crafty friends, today I have another project for the Rubber Dance Design team using the August Colour challenge colour scheme. I made a background with Masking Fluid and Nuvo Aqua Flow Pens, it's been a while since I used them so it was about time again:-)

Distress Oxide Watercolour Technique & Easy Texture with Rubber Dance Stamps Crafty Sisters YouTube hop



Hi lovely crafty friends, today I have something fun for you, this art journal page is made for the great Crafty Sisters YouTube hop with amazing sponsors and lots of prizes to win, I will tell you more at the end of this post.

Faux Stained Glass Effect With Alcohol Markers & Craft Kit 24


Hi lovely crafty friends, today I have something fun to share, a super cool faux stained glass effect and it's super easy to make. I used the die from Tonic Studios Craft Kit 24 and Nuvo Alcohol markers. The Craft Kit is only available for two more days and it has an adorable exclusive keyring and a gift voucher to celebrate two years of Craft Kits. So you better hurry if you want one you can check it out here

Oh my, it's Christmas in July, freebies & inspiration!

 Nuvo drops

Hi lovely crafty friends, today I have some inspiration from the Scrapbook.com blog, there are some great articles on the blog that you may like to check out. How to's, product information, tips & tricks and wonderful projects, you name it and it's there. You can check out the blog here

Textured Alcohol Ink Pearl Backgrounds



Hi lovely crafty friends, today I have some fun cards with the gorgeous alcohol pearls and an easy way to get some texture. I always love texture on my cards and other projects. For me it makes the cards come alive more. And another fun thing I noticed that people always want to feel the card when there is some texture, gloss or shiny thing on a card.

Crafty Sales, New Products & freebies


Hello lovely crafty friends, just hopping in to tell you about some great new sales and freebies. I hope this list is helpful. Among the companies below are CraftStash and Tonic Studios UK both in the  UK and they ship worldwide.


Be sure to visit the websites for any fine print, restrictions etc. Please let me know if you see any errors in the sale info! Affiliate links may be used at not cost to you. Thanks so much for your support! 

They opened the Vault at Tonic Studios, did you miss out on previous Tonic Studios Craft Kits, now is the time to pick your favorite among the kits that are still available. Shop here for  Tonic Studios UK and here for Tonic Studios USA

Easy Birthday Cards, Quick & Fun Birthday Cards With Tonic Studios Craft Kit 24



Hi lovely crafty friends, today I have more cards ideas with Tonic Studios Craft Kit 24 ( TONICUK | TONICUSA ) This time I only used the paper pack, circle dies and stamps from the exclusive set. And I did a lot of folding making good use of the double sided paper from the pack. 

Crafty Sales Christmas In July

 Christmas in july
Hi lovely crafty friends, just hopping by with the latest crafty sales news, over at Scrapbook.com there is BIG sale going on, it doesn't matter if you are naughty or nice it's Christmas in July and you can be your own Santa:-) 
you can find out more here

Distress oxide Spray Ink Swipe & Rubber Dance Stamps



Hallo lieve knutsel vrienden, vandaag heb ik weer een bladzijde voor mijn mini album met Rubber Dance stempels en en een leuke techniek met Distress Oxide Inkt Sprays.

Hi lovely crafty friends, today I have another page for my mini album with Rubber Dance stempels and a fun technique with Distress Oxide Ink Sprays.

The Latest Crafty Sales, Freebies & New Releases

Hello lovely crafty friends, just hopping in to tell you about some new sales and a great freebie. I hope this list is helpfulCraftStash and Tonic Studios UK are both in the UK and they ship worldwide.

Be sure to visit the websites for any fine print, restrictions etc. Please let me know if you see any errors in the sale info! Affiliate links may be used at not cost to you. Thanks so much for your support! 



The new Tonic Studios Craft Kit #24 is out. This kit is available the whole month of July or until it's out of stock. It's available in both the UK and the USA and here are the links to the kits Tonic Studios UK & Tonic Studios USA

9 Different Ink Smooching Techniques from Basic to Brand New Techniques



Hallo lieve knutsel vrienden, vandaag heb ik heel veel verschillende voorbeelden met ink smooshing technieken. Een super leuke manier om kleur aan te brengen op je papier. Ik heb de gewone ink smooching techniek gebruikt maar ook een paar nieuwe manieren.

Hi lovely crafty friends, today I have lots of different examples with ink smooshing techniques. A super fun way to add colour to your paper. I used the regular ink smooching technique but also a few new ways.

Tonic Studios Craft Kit 24 products Birthday Cards

Tonic Studios Craft Kit 24 products Birthday Cards

Hallo lieve knutsel vrienden, vandaag heb de eerste kaarten met Tonic Studios Craft Kit 24 voor jullie. Het kleurenschema is super vrolijk want het is feest, de Craft Kit bestaat 2 jaar en dat moet gevierd worden. Met een zeer goed gevulde kit mag je deze maand meefeesten met Tonic Studios.

Hi lovely crafty friends, today I have the first cards with Tonic Studios Craft Kit 24 for you. The color scheme is super cheerful because it is a party, the Craft Kit has been around for 2 years and that must be celebrated. With a very well-stocked kit you can party along with Tonic Studios this month.

Crafty Sales & Great Deals

Hallo lieve knutsel vrienden, ik heb weer wat nieuwe aanbiedingen voor jullie gevonden, ik hoop dat je hier iets aan hebt. De meeste sales zijn in de USA, behalve CraftStash en Tonic Studios UK beide in de UK, ze verzenden beide ook in Europa.

Hello lovely crafty friends, just hopping in to tell you about some new sales and a great freebie. I hope this list is helpful. CraftStash and Tonic Studios UK are both in the UK and they ship worldwide.

Be sure to visit the websites for any fine print, restrictions etc. Please let me know if you see any errors in the sale info! Affiliate links may be used at not cost to you. thanks so much for your support.  



Shop today through Thursday and get FREE STANDARD shipping on any order of $50 or more! Simply enter coupon code SHIPJULY9 during checkout and all standard shipping costs will be removed from your order. For all other shipping options (International, Postal, Expedited), enter code FIVEJULY9 at checkout to receive $5 off your order of $50 instead! Coupons expire July 18th at 11:59 PM MST. Click here to go to Scrapbook.com

Easy Art Journaling Distress Oxide Ink Background & Layered Tim Holtz Butterfly



Hallo lieve knutsel vrienden, heb ik weer een art journal pagina voor mijn mini album. De achtergrond is gemaakt met Distress Oxide inkt en ik heb de Tim Holtz vlinder gebruikt en verschillende lagen om de vlinder nog mooier te maken.

Hi lovely crafty friends, today I have vandaag heb ik another art journal page for my mini album. The background is made with Distress Oxide ink and I used the Tim Holtz butterfly and different layers to make the butterfly even prettier.

Fun ways to use Nuvo Drops & Stickles at Scrapbook com



Hallo lieve knutsel vrienden, vandaag heb ik iets leuks voor jullie, ik heb een blogpost gemaakt voor Scrapbook.com met Ranger stickles en Nuvo drops. Ik laat hierin verschillende technieken en manieren zien om te werken met deze super leuke producten.


Hi lovely crafty friends, today I have something fun for you, I made a blogpost for Scrapbook.com with Ranger stickles and Nuvo drops. In it I show different techniques and ways to use these super fun products.

Easy Art journal Page with Layered Distress Oxide Ink Stamping & Rubber Dance Stamps



Hallo lieve knutsel vrienden, vandaag heb ik weer een pagina voor mijn mini album om te laten zien. Ik heb Pick a number van Rubber Dance Stamps gebruikt.

Hi lovely crafty friends, today I have another page for my mini album to show you. I used Pick a number Rubber Dance Stamps. 

7 Ways to use one Background Die



Hallo lieve knutsel vrienden, vandaag heb ik verschillende manieren om een achtergrond stans te gebruiken, met alleen cardstock. Ik speel een beetje vals door drops en wat inkt te gebruiken maar het grootste deel is cardstock, dus geen gekleurde achtergronden.


Hi lovely crafty friends, today I have I have different ways to use a background die with cardstock only. I sheet a little by using drops and a bit of ink but the main part is cardstock, so no coloured backgrounds.

Crafty Sales, Great Deals, New products, Freebie & Giveaway

Hallo lieve knutsel vrienden, Ik heb weer wat nieuwe aanbiedingen voor jullie gevonden, ik hoop dat je hier iets aan hebt. De meeste sales zijn in de UK en USA, behalve CraftStash en Tonic Studios UK beide in de UK, ze verzenden beide ook in Europa.

Hello lovely crafty friends, just hopping in to tell you about some new sales and a great freebies. I Hope this list is helpful. New are CraftStash and Tonic Studios UK both in the  UK and they ship worldwide.

Be sure to visit the websites for any fine print, restrictions etc. Please let me know if you see any errors in the sale info! Affiliate links may be used at not cost to you. thanks so much for your support.  





This weekends bundle SALE is all sparkling stars and stripes inspired worthy of the occasion. You can check them out here at Tonic Studios USA 
At Tonic Studio UK the SALE is called Celebration Bundle SALE.

Alcohol ink Pearl background Touring Mallorca



Hallo lieve knutsel vrienden, vandaag heb ik een kaart gemaakt speciaal om iemand te bedanken die mij en mijn nichtje de mooiste plaatsen van Mallorca heeft laten zien.

Hi lovely crafty friends, today I have a card especially to say thanks to someone who showed me and my cousin the most beautiful places on Mallorca.

Flat Fold Shadow Box Cards Tonic Studios Craft Kit 23


Hallo lieve knutsel vrienden, vandaag heb ik weer wat voorbeelden met de Tonic Studios Craft Kit. Ik heb met de shadow box stans een kaart gemaakt die je plat kunt vouwen zodat je hem met de post kunt versturen.

Hi lovely crafty friends, today I have some more examples with Tonic Studios Craft Kit. I made flat fold cards with the shadow box die so they are easy to send with snail mail.

Alcohol Ink Jungle Theme Cards 3 ways Easy to Advanced



Hallo lieve knutsel vrienden, vandaag heb ik kaarten met jungle als thema en een achtergrond met alcohol inkt. De leuke textuur van de alcohol inkten vond ik erg leuk om met bladeren te combineren.

Hi lovely crafty friends, today I have cards with a jungle theme and an alcohol ink background. I found the fun texture of the alcohol inks combined great with the leaves.

Tonic Studios Craft Kit 23 Shadow boxes



Hallo lieve knutsel vrienden, vandaag heb ik weer wat voorbeelden met de Tonic Studios Craft Kit. Ik heb twee shadow boxes en wat tips om papier te besparen en trucjes om de box eenvoudig in elkaar te zetten.

Hi lovely crafty friends, today I have some more examples with Tonic Studios Craft Kit. I have two shadow boxes and some tips to save paper and tricks to easy assemble the box.

Easy Mixed Media Cards with Shimmer Powder & Masking Fluid


Hallo lieve knutsel vrienden, vandaag wil ik jullie eenvoudige Mixed Media kaarten laten zien met Shimmer Powder & Masking Fluid. En ik heb de Textured Flowers en Arty Hearty stempels van Rubber Dance Stamps gebruikt.

Hi lovely crafty friends, today I want to show simple Mixed Media cards with Shimmer Powder & Masking Fluid. And I used Textured Flowers and Arty Hearty Rubber Dance Stamps.

Latest Crafty Sales Update

Hallo lieve knutsel vrienden, Ik heb weer wat nieuwe aanbiedingen voor jullie gevonden, ik hoop dat je hier iets aan hebt. De meeste sales zijn in de UK en USA, behalve CraftStash en Tonic Studios UK beide in de UK, ze verzenden beide ook in Europa.

Hello lovely crafty friends, just hopping in to tell you about some new sales and a great freebies. I Hope this list is helpful. New are CraftStash and Tonic Studios UK both in the  UK and they ship worldwide.

Be sure to visit the websites for any fine print, restrictions etc. Please let me know if you see any errors in the sale info! Affiliate links may be used at not cost to you. thanks so much for your support.  





You don't want to miss this at Scrapbook.com the 7 sizzling days of summer sale with some really cool products for amazing discount prices. You can check it out here

Faux Layered Background Die



Hallo lieve knutsel vrienden, vandaag heb ik twee kaarten met een techniek om met een achtergrond stans een gelaagde stans look te maken.


Hi lovely crafty friends, today I have two cards with a technique to make a layered die look with one background die.

Easy Scenery Stamping & Dreamy Sky with Distress Oxide Inks & Rubber Dance Stamps


Hallo lieve knutsel vrienden, vandaag heb ik weer een pagina voor mijn mini album met Rubber Dance Stempels. Je kan er natuurlijk ook een kaart van maken.

Hi lovely crafty friends, today I have another page for my mini album with Rubber Dance Stamps. you can turn this into a card too of course.

Christmas Card ideas Tonic Studios Craft Kit 23


Hallo lieve knutsel vrienden, vandaag heb ik de nieuwe craft kit van Tonic Studios #23 alweer. En het thema is zoals je al kunt raden aan de kleuren merry and bright, alles Kerstmis.

Hi lovely crafty friends, today I have craft kit by Tonic Studios #23 already. And the theme is as you can guess by the colours merry and bright, all Christmas.

New Crafty Weekend deals



Hallo lieve knutsel vrienden, Ik heb weer wat nieuwe aanbiedingen voor jullie gevonden, ik hoop dat je hier iets aan hebt. De meeste sales zijn in de UK en USA, behalve CraftStash en Tonic Studios UK beide in de UK, ze verzenden beide ook in Europa.

Hello lovely crafty friends, just hopping in to tell you about some new sales and a great freebies. I Hope this list is helpful. New are CraftStash and Tonic Studios UK both in the  UK and they ship worldwide.

Be sure to visit the websites for any fine print, restrictions etc. Please let me know if you see any errors in the sale info! Affiliate links may be used at not cost to you. thanks so much for your support.  
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CraftStash based in the UK has my favorite products and they have great deals.

- - - About CraftStash: Save 20% off your first order when you sign up to the CraftStash newsletter. Plus get free delivery on all orders over €40 for the Netherlands, Germany, Ireland & Scandinavia, $85 for Canada, over $70 for the US & over £15 for the UK!- - - 


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Here's a Great Deal at CraftStash this multibuy offer on Ranger Distress products. I love distress inks, they are so versatile, you can check it out here. (Expires 13 june 2019)




You can check out the my new video about the Distress Oxide Sprays here if you need some inspiration

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At Scrapbook.com is a big theme at the moment with lots of great products for summer and beach projects. Check the Summer theme out here and you can find the Beach theme here. Only this weekend 




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 nuvo stone drops



I love Nuvo products and as promised I would keep you posted about the new stone drops. They are available now at Scrapbook.com and they are gorgeous. They go fast because they are fabulous:-) you can find them here!


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Another great deal at Scrapbook.com my favorite Distress Oxide inks are on SALE. You can check it out here.


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Also at Scrapbook.com fabulous Sizzix bundles, die cutting machines with a complete package of craft goodies. If you are in the market for a die cutting machine, you can take a peek here.


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The new Tonic Studios Craft Kit #23 is out. This kit is available the whole month of May or until it's out of stock. It's available in both the UK and the USA and here are the links to the kits 

Here's a little peek at the gorgeous colours scheme and fun products. We are heading towards Christmas:-)

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And there are also some great sales at Tonic Studios USA and Tonic Studios UK
right now they have Summer tool Sale.
Tonic Studios tools are among the best in crafting and they are definitely my favorite.
this whole month




With With the tim holtz mini Guillotine, retractable craft pick and Nuvo Media Spatulas to name a few of my favorites. You can check it out here for Tonic Studios USA and here for Tonic Studios UK.

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it's almost weekend and that means another weekend bundle sale at Tonic Studios USA and Tonic Studios UK



You can check it out here for Tonic Studios USA and here for Tonic Studios UK.
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They are still Spring Cleaning at  Tonic Studios USA and Tonic Studios UK with the warehouse clearance. A good time to snoop around the great deals.



You can take a peek Tonic Studios USA and here for Tonic Studios UK.

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It's Spring and that's a great time for weddings. Do you need some inspiration? Then you would definitely like to check out the Free Printables & Inspiration section at Sizzix

 Wedding Inspiration

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It's a Jungle out there at Sizzix.com, you can find inspiration more freebies and fun ideas with a jungle theme, check it out here




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And we are heading towards Father's Day, so you may like to check out the Hub for inspiration, you can do that right here.



With more inspiration, ideas, video's and freebies.

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If there is anything you like, have fun shopping or getting those freebies!
And as always have a great day and make sure to keep on crafting

7 Ways To Use Distress Oxide Ink Sprays without Spraying


Hallo lieve knutsel vrienden, in deze blogpost ga ik het hebben over Distress Oxide ink sprays. Dezelfde super leuke inkt als de stempels dozen maar dan als spray. En ik heb 7 manieren, eigenlijk 8:-) om ze te gebruiken zonder the sprayen.

Hi lovely crafty friends, in this blogpost I am going to talk about Distress Oxide Ink Sprays. The same super fun ink as the Oxide ink pads but then as a spray. And I have 7 ways, actually 8:-) to use them without spraying.

Tonic Studios Craft Kit 21 products available separately



Hallo lieve knutsel vrienden, vandaag heb ik een post helemaal over de producten uit de Tonic Craft Kit 21 die los te verkrijgen zijn. Naast de exclusieve producten die alleen in de kit zitten zijn er ook verschillende producten zoals papier en kleurproducten en gereedschap los te koop. Ik heb ze allemaal op een rijtje gezet met links zodat ze makkelijk te vinden zijn.

Hi lovely crafty friends, today I have  a post all about the products from the Tonic Craft kit 21 that are available separately. In addition to the exclusive products that are only included in the kit, various products such as paper and color products and tools can also be purchased separately. I have listed them all with links so that they are easy to find.