Sunday, September 23, 2018

Sukkot 2018

Tonight the festival of Sukkot
(Feast of Tabernacles or Feast of Booths)
is starting and many Jewish friends have
build their own Sukkah (booth) and those who have
not will visit people who have to fullfill the obligation
of sitting in one and say the special blessings.
You find info about this Jewish Holiday HERE.
The background of my card is made with these
stencils by Tim Holtz and distress oxide inks.

Next stamped with Jewish stentiment in black.
It says: chag sameach, meaning happy celebration.
This stamp is from Zum Galli Gali Rubber stamps.

For the words here I used letter dies and leaves
and beam die by Tim Holtz.
I colored the paper with the same colors of distress
oxide inks that I used for the background panel.
The stamp of the Sukkah is also by

The inside of the card is first printed with the
computer and  then decorated with some
left over images.
Thanks for looking
and enjoy sitting in the Sukkah!





Thursday, September 20, 2018

Wild about coffee!


Working on some cards and projects
for the next blog hops.

This card combines the two:
Coffee and Club Scrap's digital Tapestry kit.

All papers are Club Scrap.
The lion is made with my new
lion die and the cup is a die too.



Hope you like my sentiment.
I made it as a freebie for you:
so maybe it inspires you
to make a card for the
National Coffee Day.

Thanks for looking
and have a creative day!



Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Yom Kippur

Tonight is the start of the Jewish High Holiday of
Yom Kippur or Day of Atonement. 
You can read about it  here.

This holiday starts with a meal tonight and after
that you fast for 24 hours until breaking the fast
tomorrow evening.

So i wish all my family and friends well over the fast
and may you all be inscribed in the book of life.


Before breaking the fast you hear a last tone
of the shofar (ramshorn): Tekiah Gedolah!


I made the sentiment in photoshop and printed 
this in word, before making the card.
Then I colored the card with stencils
and distress oxide inks leaving
the place of the sentiment white.

On another piece of paper I stamped the 
shofar stamp (Zum Gali Gali) in 
chocolate brown and cut it with a circle die.
After adding a few gemstines I added the 
stamped image with foam tape to the card.

For the other card I used the same technique,
just another image.

Here you see the Tim Holtz stencils used.

The image is colored with zig markers 
and a watercolor brush and is an oldie from

Thank you for looking
and keep calm and forgive.



Sunday, September 16, 2018

Lions for my grandson

Yesterday I went to a craft show with a friend
and found this wonderful set of dies.
As my grandson is a big fan of lions, I had
to have this die set and here are my first creations.

Marianne Design Die - Eline's Lion and Tiger


For this card I used some design jungle paper
for the background.

And I had this fun die and stampset from 
Stampin'Up! called Tropical Chic.

I also made this bookmark
for when you start learning to read
you need one.

Thanks for looking
and have a creative day!




Friday, September 14, 2018

Limited Runs Progressive Challenge

I played again for the 
progressive challenge.
This time you could use any of the stamps.
In the nick of time i made these cards
for the challenge was over September 13
and only now I have time to post them on
my blog.

I choose to use the brainbird image for my card.
I made the orange birthday card with the little birdies
peeping through the holes and some punched out
balloons and tree branches.

Then I made this totally digital image
in combination with images from

I printed the images and made it into a card.
I printed it twice, so I could cut out the bird and added
it on top with foam tape.

This is the inside of the card with one of the left over
little birds and a Simon Says Stamp sentiment stamped.


Thank you for looking
and have a creative day!



Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Twinsitting

Goodmorning!
Today we are twinsitting.
(like every Tuesday :-) )
And when I noticed the freebies on the
I had to create this fun card.

All images on this card are by CTLC.
I made this card in photoshop.
You find the 2 bears here
and the sentiment is from my
CTLC sentiment collection.

And I also found this sentiment
and this is so true.
 I have to use it on a scrap page I think!

So good morning from all of us 
and have a great day!


Sunday, September 9, 2018

Shana Tovah!


Tonight the Jewish New Year 5779 is about to start
and so to all my family and friends around the world:

Raymond and I wish you a New Year filled with
health, happiness, creativity and peace 
for you and your family.

To learn a bit more about Rosh Hashanah
(the Jewish New Year) you can go HERE.
And all the symbols like the apple and honey, the shofar
and more can be found HERE.

Shana Tovah!