Donnerstag, 6. März 2014

A little bit Steampunk and hot love

I want to share with you three layouts for Scrap FX!
The first one I have used the wonderful tree!
Oh I´m so in love with this tree and it fits perfect to my photo!
I have just painted my background with some colors and gesso, also on the tree.  Then I put some golden color on the keyholes and the clock.





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When I saw the Thermometer in my package I thought, Oh my god, what to do with it?
 I want to give it another way.
So I took this photo.
First I have sewn on the background, then put accents with red color. As below by the arrow.
The thermometer is painted in red and blue.




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Steampunk Love!
Normally, as you know, Steampunk is  a lot of color and all possible and impossible things.
I wanted to create a very simple and clear Steampunk layout. Take a look:





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and Sticker form Tim Holtz
Thanks everyone for visiting today!


Samstag, 4. Januar 2014

Everything has an End

 I hope you had a great Christmas time and a lot of love in your house.
For the christmas card it´s a little to late, but the gift bags are for the whole year :-)
I´m really glad that the 2013 comes to an end! It was a very stressful year, full of disease, grief, despair and worry.
People like to say, everything has a reason why things happen .  And I often hear me say this sentence .  But sometimes when you have no more time to think about the reasons, because everything is going much too fast, and a horror follows the other, you can not hear it ! You want only that it comes to an end .
Sure it’s always nice to scrap the good side of life. But even the bad times want their place in our memories and remind us of what we have left behind us . What we have already achieved .
This year reminds me that we are held together despite all the worries , our love has grown and how incredibly important family is! That it is important to forgive not only others, but also ourselves.
We are good, even when we make mistakes .  Parents can not be perfect.  Parents can make mistakes.  People are allowed to make mistakes. Because only from our mistakes we learn.
The steampunk heart was perfect for my layout! It symbolizes the pain and loss in my heart. One half symbolizes the heart attack of my father and my fears of losing him. The other half is for my daughter. She broke up with a very painful way of us and went to live her ​​father. The dark background represents the sorrows, disease and unrest. The photo shows that we never lose our sense of humor.







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That´s one of my christmas cards. I love to play with the Christmas word tree stamp! At first I embossed it with the green glitter Embossing powder from Tim Holtz. Than stamp with black over it.




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Theses are my two Gift bags.






Wish you all a fantastic, health, creative, successful and satisfied new year!

Mittwoch, 4. Dezember 2013

Blog Hop! Scrap FX & Scrapbook Creations

Another month, another blog hop! This time Scrap FX and Scrapbook Creations have partnered up to bring you this very special chipboard Christmas celebration! But before we get onto the actual hop, let me show you this! 





What is this, you ask? THIS is the prize you could win (a pack of delicious ScrapFX goodies and a digital SC subscription), if you join in and play along. It's easy enough to be in with a chance to win-- simply comment on my post, click on the next blog in the list, comment on their blog hop post, and repeat until you've completed the entire list! (Make sure you do check out the inspiration--it's all brilliant!) (The blog hop ends next Wednesday, 11 December, at midday Australian Eastern Daylight Savings Time. For my US friends this is actually a Tuesday, December 10th end date so be aware of that.) 

And this are my creations for you:








And here is the hoping List:


Mittwoch, 30. Oktober 2013

Wings for friendship

We have a new sketch and Mood Board Challenge on the Scrap FX blog! Please play with us!

You will have until Friday November 15 to upload your newly created projects for this challenge to our Facebook page or here with a link if you don’t do Facebook (or both if you’d like) to be in the running for a guest spot right here on the        ScrapFX blog!!  We can hardly wait to see what you all come up with.



I feel so inspired that I have made this two things.

With this LO I try to say, what my heart is feeling. Don´t think to much with my brain and go straight. Be strong hold on to my dreams.
The words are the beginning… my minds is my story. And if I can give it a chance, the words become wings.
Beautiful words and inspiration for us all to let go and be free.
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With the canvas I tried to show my thoughts about friendship. Friendship always needs something to grow. Every friendship needs something different.
And a friendship is never black or white. A friendship also needs wings, and give wings. And a friendship that give wings, never ends.
Even if you never see each other. The wings are in your heart. This symbolizes the clock stamp.

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Mittwoch, 16. Oktober 2013

That´s my outing! I´m a clock-freak!


I want to be open with you. I´m a clock-freak! Oh yes! My grandmother has already collected watches, my mother has collected watches and I, yes I also collect watches! But I do not collect them as jewelry, like my mother before me, I love to put them on my Mixed Media projects! What is not less crazy, ha! ;-)
It was a crazy fun to play with the new clock stamp from ScrapFX!

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Here you can see the white stamp of dandelions.  That´s avery little but much pretty impression.

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When I use the clock stamp, I try my old but lovely technique, to stamp with another stamp on it.
This gave the black effects on it.
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I love mail art. It is such a wonderful contrast to the electronic post!
I used the clock stamp again. The color is a dark red acryl ink. At first I put gesso on my envelope, with a old book page. Than stamp on it with the dark red acryl ink and distressed and color it with Distress Stain form Tim Holtz. After drying I stamp again with withe gesso on it.

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