Freitag, 9. Dezember 2016

Moments

Welcome scrappy friends!


The year 2016 is almost over and we are short before christmas.

There is always a colourful hustle and bustle as well as calmness and reflectiveness.
We use also the time to look back on our most beautiful memories .


I used this beautiful chipboards from Scrap FX


some details please






I wish you shining moments, beautiful memories of the past and joy
for the coming year!
Many thanks for your visit!
 Kerstin

Sonntag, 4. Dezember 2016

Three haselnuts for Cinderella

Welcome!

today a new inspiration for a very romantic home decor piece. Do you know the beautiful winter fairytale '' Drei Haselnüsse für Aschenbrödel''?

It's a great tradition to see this fairytale on TV to the christmas eve, a wonderful childhood memory for me and passed from generation to generation.
Even as a child I loved the owl 'Rosalie' and thatswhy I used a shadow frame for a 3D winter landscape together with three silver haselnuts and not to forget the glass shoes.


  It's a shadow frame (size 36 x 42 cm) with a winter theme.
A decopage paper as background and highlighted with texture snow and glimmer effects.

 Frame was painted with white acrylic and crackle paint from DecoArt,
a brown crackle stamp and some varios shades of distress brown.

Added some snowflake stamps with embossing powder, beautiful lace pieces, wooden plates and the words - Follow your heart. 


 The wonderful feather owl was a gift from a friend 
and I think in this landscape she has find the right place.





 Challenges

crisp and cold


Home decor - Wintry theme

CCB Christmas where you are
it's a great family tradition here in Germany to see this beautiful romantic christmas fairytale
on christmas eve 24th of December,
 it helps to shorten the time for children till the handing out of presents

CCB December 2016 Challenge
I used a hazelnut branche from nature
and inked it with silver spray

Many thanks for your visit!
I wish you all a beautiful holiday time!

Happy crafting!
xx Kerstin xx

Donnerstag, 1. Dezember 2016

Dear Santa

Welcome !

December again the last month of the year, where all the time has gone?
Christmas is coming and high time
to write a thick wish list to Santa Claus.




This month we have a wonderful moodboard again at Scrap Africa


some details as inspiration



 

My  teamies at Scrap Africa have come up with many inspiring and different  versions 

May the spirit of the season 
bring you happiness and joy!

Happy crafting!
Kerstin

Samstag, 26. November 2016

The Ice Queen

Welcome!
In an enchanting world of candle light, there 
is a place where young and old can meet for a fairytime 
to simply enjoy a wonderful atmosphere.
A magical winter world with some dancing ballerinas like snowflakes
blue, frosty and cold
The Ice Queen


 Scrap FX products


I used some old bookpages, maybe from an old fairytale book ? 
No you cannot destroy it, old newspaper pages also worked
simply roll up and stick together
as a wonderful 3D frame

- Magic is believing in yourself -


for the words a black embossing powder wiped with silver acryl paint


if you can do that, you can make anything happen

Insiration Challenges

More than words Special
old- leaves die
new - Scrap FX stencil
borrowed - ice flowers
blue color shades
 Mixed Media Place Nov.

Berry bleu 71 + Navy is my neutral

Thanks for stopping by!

Happy weekend!
Kerstin

Freitag, 25. November 2016

Enchanting Fantasy for Scrap FX

Welcome!
Now is the best time again for fairytales, with elves, fairies, flowers and butterflies 
they make it possible to create a magic world and transfer 
not only kids but also adults into the land of dreams.


 Scrap FX products


some details


I used the beautiful silhouette butterfly as background (cut in two parts)
very filigree and a good contrast to the mixed media background, 
which was made with some fluid acrylic paints (green, blue, lavender) 
added some stars and butterflies stamps


first I used black magic embossing powder and then for the lower range 
a metalic blue pearl paint


a half golden lace flower as skirt and painted with some acrylic colors

Inspiration
Prima PPP November

Happy crafting!
Kerstin

Donnerstag, 24. November 2016

GD Stamps and Stencils

Welcome Everyone!

I was so pleased to be asked to join you all 
as a Guest Creative Guide here at Stamps and Stencils.

This month the challenge theme is "Tags, Bags & Boxes"
I decided to make a tag in vintage style, Mixed Media ART
 a little christmas inspiration for you.

 

For the background I used a wonderful deer stamp, an old bookpage, glimmer mist sprays
and a metallic acrylic paint, not to forget a distress ink (Walnut Stain from Ranger)
for an altered effect.


 on the left corner you will see a christmas lantern 
( it's a foil chip from Tatterd Angels), painted with Snow Tex  from DecoArt
together with a pom pom ribbon.
On the upper egde a icecicle die with textured paper.
With two little tags  To - From
 and small silver bells I finished my gift tag.

Many thanks for stopping by!
Happy crafting!
Kerstin


Sonntag, 20. November 2016

Light and Shadow

Welcome friends!

 Rain and Sunshine
zum heutigen Tag möchte ich euch ein neues Art Journal Projekt vorstellen 
besinnlich und otimistisch

die Augen sind der Spiegel zur Seele, so sagt man doch?
und deshalb habe ich versucht, ein weinendes und ein strahlendes Auge zu zeichnen,
das zusammengesetzt ein Gesicht bildet
und aus dem Buch herausschauen soll


die dunklen und die hellen Seiten,
Momente im  Leben


ein Mix aus dunkleren Distressfarben, 
Vergänglichkeit und das Tempo unserer Zeit,
bei dem man das Gefühl hat, immer nur hinterher rennen zu müssen
oder manchmal nur daneben zu stehen, um dem Wahnsinn 
zuzusehen

 und ein Lieblingsspruch von mir 


 die helle Seite ist noch etwas verhalten sonnig,
 ich denke, das könnte auch etwas mit meiner inneren Einstellung zu tun haben
denn von 'heute bin ich weise '
 bin ich noch ein ganzes Stück weit entfernt ;-)
aber beide Seiten reichen sich versöhnlich die Hand!

Ich wünsche euch einen entspannten Sonntag!
xx Kerstin xx
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