Splashy Mix January 2021

I am so happy to were selected for the Splashy Mix Challenges Design Team, as part of the brand new Paper Craft division! https://splashymixchallenge.blogspot.com/p/design-team.html This is the Splashy Mix Moodboard for January 2020: For this challenge I used a photograph of my friend, Miché and I. In our original vacation plans, we were going to … Continue reading Splashy Mix January 2021


“Make Today Matter” #183

What an honor to join Scrapping4funChallenges as a Design Team member! This is my first project on the team: I used a printable image called "Holly Painted Love" from our lovely Sponsor, Polka Doodles. Please visit their website: https://www.polkadoodles.co.uk Find this specific image at: https://www.polkadoodles.co.uk/holly-painted-love-digital-papercrafting-download/?fbclid=IwAR0pm8gtCPpVFusLQQXxylCMGh9MtJYSmTPYns_PckYFxupBCS5zH7HYUKE This is such a beautiful image. I really love it. … Continue reading “Make Today Matter” #183

“Where flowers bloom, so does hope” #176

I am so excited to join the Design Team at Through The Purple Haze Challenges! This is the challenge for January 2021: I used paper from Stamperia's Provence paper pack to make a card according to the color palette. I added elements from Penelope Dee's title pages. I lifted the 'polaroid flower' image and the … Continue reading “Where flowers bloom, so does hope” #176

“Very Much Merry”

For my December Studio Tekturek Design Team project, I made my very first digital Christmas card! I used Studio Tekturek's Very Much Merry digital products and created the card by using both Adobe Photoshop and Corel Draw. This collection by Studio Tekturek has some definite Christmas vibes! It really gets you in a "Very Much … Continue reading “Very Much Merry”

The Crafter’s Café Challenge #256

This is my December 1st 2020 Design Team Project for The Crafter’s Café Challenge Blog. I used the "Magical Mermaid Doll" digital stamp by My Besties. I am totally in love with the images at the My Besties Shop: http://www.mybestiesshop.com https://www.mybestiesshop.com/store/p9588/Magical_Mermaid_Instant_Download_Digi_Stamp_~__%22_Mermaid_Doll_12_by_The_Artist_Sherri_Baldy.html I colored it digitally, using Adobe Photoshop. I then printed the image on photo … Continue reading The Crafter’s Café Challenge #256

Durban Adventure with my Bestie

These photographs were taken in Durban, South Africa on 23 and 24 May 2013. My Bestie and I celebrated the 21st birthday of our friendship with an awesome vacation! We stayed at ATKV Natalia, where we had access to a private beach. But we didn't spend too much time on the beach, because we had … Continue reading Durban Adventure with my Bestie

The Crafter’s Café Challenge #247

This is my second Design Team Project for The Crafter’s Café Challenge Blog. The theme for this fortnight is: "Male, Young or Old." I used the digital image, "Relaxing Guy" by Bugaboo Stamps. Thank you, Bugaboo Stamps. I printed and colored the image. The jean paper is from De Art Studio's Denim & Bling-collection. I … Continue reading The Crafter’s Café Challenge #247

Update on The Crafter’s Café Challenge #246

This is an update on the birthday card mentioned in a previous post: https://hettiescrapbookingfrom.home.blog/2020/07/01/the-crafters-cafe-challenge-246/?fbclid=IwAR0TeCARAVEPqVGzz9YVWxdVyj-rvRuGIIOl0pDM2w7jWnsHJv_rUihZDa4 This is my sister in law, Niki, opening her birthday card on her 12th birthday: She was very happy with the card!

The Crafter’s Café Challenge #246

This is my first Design Team Project for The Crafter's Café Challenge Blog. I used the digital image "Bumble Bee Blossom" by Sheepski Designs. Thank you, SheekSki! My 11 year old sister in law actually colored this picture. She turns 12 on 7 July 2020 and I plan to give this card to her for … Continue reading The Crafter’s Café Challenge #246

Daddy’s Little Helper

Photograph taken: August 1986 Location: Farm Tierkop, Kuruman Hills, Northern Cape, South Africa Photographer: My mother (Alta du Plessis) Layout done: 29 June 2020 In South Africa, Father's Day was celebrated on 21 June this year. I did this layout for Bee Crafty Scrap's "Father Competition". I scrapped a photograph of my father and I. … Continue reading Daddy’s Little Helper