Hi guys! Today I have a special blog post. It’s a collaboration among a few German crafters. We “found” each other mainly via Instagram and decided to exchange a few cards amongst each other and feature them on each other’s blogs.
Even though some of my fellow crafters might have written their blog posts in German, I encourage you to check them out because they are crazy talented and their cards should transcend the language barrier 🙂
Here’s the list of the participating ladies with links to their blogs and
- Birka * Biiirka *
- Nina * Engelchensbastelstube *
- Anika * Anikarten *
- Lisa * Lisamused *
- Jessa * Jessafeig *
- Wiebke * wiwicard *
- Sonja * Sonjakstampart *
- YOU ARE HERE —> Julia * thenewjulia *
- Tanja * tkn15 *
- Julia * mimizukupapeterie *
My card took me forever to make. Not only was I struggling with the intricate die cut, I didn’t really think through the entire design before I started so I created a lot of food for my wastebasket. The end result, however, I am more than pleased with.
I think I had the most trouble with the soft water colored background on the white panel. I usually overdo it with the color and there is no softness to it, so I’m always rather jealous of the wonderful Laura Sterckx who manages to create those effortlessly. But I was also pleased as punch to finally use the tag die from Pretty Pink Posh. I had ordered it quite some time ago and now I finally had the chance to use it.
Now that you have seen what I created for my fellow participant in this project, here is the card that I received from the wonderful Sonja Kerkhoffs of The Art of Stamping. I absolutely love this cute elephant from Wplus9 and not only that, she even included a shaker!
The sentiment is German and says “I’m your biggest fan”, which made me blush furiously. Sonja herself is such an accomplished artist (check out her jaw-dropping coloring videos!) that I’m a huge fan of hers! I guess we’ll have give each other autographs (eg. signed cards) 🙂 And the background, the sky, was done with her new Copic Airbrush system – which means I can look forward to many more cards on her blog with this technique … oh, I’m so excited for her!!
Thank you so much for stopping by today. I hope you’ll check out the projects that the other ladies created because they are simply fantastic and I’m sure you will find a ton of inspiration.
I’m also sending this card off to the following challenge: Simon Says Stamp “Anything Goes”.
Have a fantastic day!