Sunday, December 18, 2022

Hanukkah irisfolding

Hello Crafty Friends,

Tonight is the first night of the Jewish holiday Hanukkah.
Of course I made a card and for this I took out an old
irisfoldingtemplate and made this card:

and used this template:

Feel free to safe the template to your computure.

The papers I used are some old design papers by Stampin'Up!
and a sentiment from the set Happy Hanukkah Collection.

The gemsones are SU! Blue Adhesive - Backed Gemes.

Wishing you all a wonderful and Happy Hanukkah!
May the light give you peace and be happy with  your family.

Creative greetings!


Tuesday, December 13, 2022

December Coffee Card Christmas Challenge - Snowman


Hello Coffee and Crafty Friends,

Today I made the last card for this year for the
I was inspired combining Tim Holtz dies and thinlits after
seeing his Sizzix Holiday Remix last Saturday. You can see
the rewind HERE.

This is the coffee and snowman card I came up with:

So here is the litst of the materials I used:
Fresh Brewed Bigz Die (for the cup)
Christmas Cutouts (for the sentiment)
Snowman Papercut Christmas
Holiday Greens mini (greens on top of the cup)
Design paper from my stash.

And for the inside I stamped a sentiment from the
set Bold Tidings - mini.

Thanks for looking and
caffinated crafty greetings,

Friday, December 2, 2022

Postcodeloterij Christmas cards


Hello Crafty Friends,

December is here and a festive month.
 So here are some Christmascards. I made them with wrapping material.
I got these ceremic Dutch Houses (with a tea light inside) from
the Postcodeloterij (that is a Dutch Lottery). These houses came in 
boxes with the house printed on the outside. So I cut these out and used them
to make cards. Here are a few samples:

Here you see the box and the first two cards.
Card #1
Just an easy card to start. Design paper in the background,
ribbon around the cut out Dutch house and finished.

Card #2
Design paper in the background (Action)
and the stars are cut out with thinlits.
The sentiment is a stamp by Tim Holtz.

Card #3

Design paper in the background and the tree was insired
after seeing the Tim Holtz Holiday Hoopla last week.
You can see it HERE too.
The tree is from the set Bottlebush Trees CMS455.
The Dutch sentiment says: Happy Holidays.

Card #4
This card is also a little inspired by Tim's Holiday Hoopla.
Background design paper and snowman is from Tim's
Sizzix set Papercut Christmas 2 and the circle is 
from the set Vintage Labels.
Here the Dutch sentiment says Happy Holidays and 
Happy New Year.

Card #5

Now I came up with an easel card fully decorated with a
star background (stencil), more bottlebush trees
and cute hand cut gingerbread men. The stamped 
santa head is from my stash.

This is how the card looks sideways.

Now I have tree houses left to use for more cards.
Hope to see you soon again!

Thank you for looking
and have a wonderful crafty day.

Friday, November 18, 2022

Coffee Lovers Blog Hop - last day!

Hello Caffinated Crafty Friends,

Today is the last day of the
Do not forget to go to the main blog
and see how you can win prizes!!

Today is also Black Friday and so these
cards came into my mind:

The sentiment was first and I made it on the computer.

The stamps are from The Greeting Farm
and the background paper is from my stash.

The girl is colored with copic ciao markers
and the coffee cups are stamped on black paper
and embossed with white embossing powder

For this card i used stamps by Concord & 9

Hope you all have a wonderful Black Friday
and do not buy too much :-)

Thanks for looking
and have a caffinated creative day!

Thursday, November 17, 2022

Coffee Lovers Blog Hop - Day 5, 6 and 7


Hello caffinated creative friends,

Here another day of the Coffee Lovers Blog Hop.
For my American friends it is Thanksgiving today,
but here in The Netherlands it is a cold and rainy
normal Thursday.

These are the cards I made for the last few days. Two I have posted to 
my instagram account - 4hetty - for I had no time to post here.
Instagram is quick and easy.

This is #457 on the linky party
and I used papers and dies from Funky Fossil Designs.
The snowflakes are dies from Stampin'Up! and the
gingerbreadman is a stamp from my stash from the dollar store.

This is card #539 in the linky party and used the Tim Holtz
coffee cup die with Funky Fossil Designs papers.
The stamps are from the Nordic Noel stampset.

And now for today's card:
The background of this card #636 is made with a pumpkin embossing
folder with a touch of orange ink on the pumpkins.
The girl is a stamp from the set She is fierce by
Funky Fossil Designs, as well as the cup from the
Layering Cup die set.
The sentiment is made with the computer.
The gold embossed pumpkin stamp is by Michael Strong.

When you open the gold ribbon on the handle of the cup,
 there is the wish for a  Happy Thanksgiving.

Thank you for looking
and I hope you all have a wonderful Thanksgiving
with your family and/or friends.

Monday, November 14, 2022

Coffee Lovers Blog Hop - Day 3 and 4

 Hello Caffinated Creative Friends,

Today card 3 and 4 for the 
The card for day 3 is the one with the piggies
and I shared it yesterday on Instagram,
but as both cards are made with Funky Fossil Designs,
I thouht I share them both in this post.
For this card I used
leaves and flowers from my stash.
The sentiment is made with the computer,

For todays card I used the same design paper
as above as well as the layering cup dies.

But different stamps:
Cat Capers and Let's Party for the cats.
For the sentiment I used Festive Phrases.

The cats are colored with copic ciao markers.
The Santa hat is from my stash.

Here the inside of the card.

Please do not forget to check out the 
Coffee Loving Cardmakers blog (link above) for 
all the info about the hop and the lots of prizes
 there are to win!

Thank you for looking
and have a caffinated creative day!

Saturday, November 12, 2022

Coffee Lovers Blog Hop - Day 2

Hello Caffinated Crafty Friends!

Have you checked out the 
with all the info about the coffee hop??
I hope you did, because there are many prizes to win!!

Today I will explain to you how I made
the rocking card.

Of course I made a new one and for this card I used Tim Holtz
papers and stamps and also some by Echo Park.

This is the base of the card. The largest scallop circle die
(or largest circle die if you do not like scallop) and two smaller
circle dies. You see for the base 2 colors and one in design paper.

The largest circle is folded in half so the card can stand.
You can write inside or on the back.

If you like to decorate with a ribbon, do it before
sticking the 2nd layer. 
Glue the two smaller circles on top of each other.

Now we add the two smaller circles to the scalloped one
by adding glue or tape only to the bottom half of the
back of the green circle.
Now the base of the card is ready to decorate.

On a seperate piece of paper I stamped the images I wanted to use
and colored them with copic ciao markers. I am still waiting to get
my Tim Holtz color pencils. 
Cutting and punching out the images and using them to decortate
the middle panel.

Hope I have inspired you to enter the Coffee Lovers Blog Hop.
Thank you for looking and 
have a caffinated creative day!