Saturday 31 December 2011

Happy, healthy and creative 2012

Good evening everybody, 

I thought lets put a quick note on my blog to finish 2011. The last few months were very busy, with all kinds of creative things but no time for my blog. Never the less, it has been a good and creative year. I wish everybody a happy, healthy and creative 2012.  Always see the positive things in life, have a great evening with your loved ones and family and hope to see all your creativity next year. 

Kisses, Channa

Wednesday 7 December 2011

December 5th card challenge!

Good Morning all, 

2 Days ago it was the 5th of december meaning that the new card challenge for get creative is up. 

so here is your challenge

So maybe you have started shopping for those Christmas presents 
or maybe you have already started wrapping them....
Keep some of that wrapping paper and ribbon because

your challenge is to make a Christmas card out of those supplies!

I have not done anything with presents yet this no christmas paper in the house. I remembered that i kept some paper from a gift i got last year. Lucky me!

And i made a christmas tree out of ribbon and put some gems at the end so the tree would show. 

Have a good day!

Wednesday 2 November 2011

Mirror mirror on the wall.......

Good afternoon, 

November is here.........where does the time go. It's been a busy month at get creative with our challenges, over 13 challenges with a great response. I just opened my new shop and it took some time to up load all my different crafts.  But all worthwhile because the response has been great. Today i will show you some items in my store........mirrors. Everybody knows the mirrors from Ikea and a lot can be done with them. 

Mirror, mirror on the wall.......

This "bird cage"mirror is decorated with fabric, lace around the edges, ribbon around the mirror and a lot of embellishment. 

These two mirrors above are decoupaged with a napkin, lace around the edges and decorated with several embellishments.  And the black lace one is sold!

This mirror is for the holiday season, decorated with scrapbook paper of webster's pages and with lace around the edges. The poinsettia and christmas trees are die cuts. A nice decoration for christmas. 

Well this is it for me today, i need to make some cards ASAP. 
have a good day!

Monday 31 October 2011

Extended!! Get creative

Good afternoon ladies, 

The month of October has been a great success for get creative.  We have had an amazing amount of entries on our card challenges. And ............ we are extending the entries until the 5th of November. So check out all the great challenges below ( click on the name underneath the photos)
 For those who have entered already, we thank you very very much. 

Here are the challenges:

And the final surprise challenge

Good luck to you all!!
Have a great day, Channa

Monday 24 October 2011

Great success!

Good morning all,

It's the day after the bazaar and i am exhausted. But it was all worthwhile,because the bazaar was a great success. There were a lot of people, including the little ones and it was a great day. There were plenty of different stands with all different items, baby clothes, gifts, crafts etc.... it was all very beautiful. Here are some pictures of the day including my new employee......

My employee for the day!

Our crafts & pieces stand!

These were the hanging decorations. The little man on the right hand corner was also sold seperate as christmas decoration and all was sold out .

All and all a great day, now i have to return to a massive pile of dishes that was left for me from the party. 

I wish you all a great day!

Saturday 22 October 2011

Autumn friend's corner

Good afternoon everybody, 

Long time, no hear from me??? I can explain, i have been in holland for more than two weeks. Visiting family and friends, and my main reason for always going in October is my Grandma's birthday. She turned 93 years old this year! Yes, 93!!! wow!! Right? during my stay i was also a craft factory. Before i left i signed up for a stand at the Autumn bazaar at the Friends corner in glyfada, greece. The bazaar is tomorrow from 10am - 3pm. Believe it or not, but i sold all my cards a few days before i signed up. aaaaaaaaaaaahhhhhhh, stress. So i managed to make 70 different cards, for x-mas, birthday's etc etc and many many more things. So i will give you a preview now, if you are in greece and you are up for it, come and visit the bazaar. They have a lot of activities for children, while parents can walk around. 

This is a pimped up box!

and this is a tea box

As i said this is just a preview... i made many more things and i will post it this week.

I have to go because i need to cook for a lot of people tonight. My husband had his nameday this week and he is celebrating it tonight. ( lucky me!!!)

Have a good evening, hope to see you tomorrow if you are in greece!!


Monday 3 October 2011

Get Creative challenge: Any shape but square!

Good morning Ladies, 

Here is my card challenge for the month of october: 

Any shape but square! My challenge is simple ........ or maybe not? i want you to make a card in any shape or form  but square. Most of our cards are always square, but there are so many other options. 
Here are my cards to give you some inspiration.

Round shape card? 

Or maybe this shape?

So get started and upload your cards on Get Creative

The lucky winner will win this Christmas kit. 
It includes, paper, stamps, brads and several other embellishment all for Christmas!

Good luck!

Saturday 1 October 2011

Cheers! happy card making day

Good afternoon everybody, 

Happy card making day!  I wish you all a great month.........and at get creative we have some great challenges for you in store. All designers have their own card challenge this month so have a look. 

To celebrate this card making day i will start with a tag/card/gift bottle i made last month. 


The tag


Cheers and have a nice evening!

Tuesday 20 September 2011

September 20th, card sketch

Good evening ladies, 

First of all i need to apologies for not posting anything..........i have been very busy with baptism orders the last few weeks. It keeps me busy...........and i forget that i have to make cards or other creations for my blog. 

It's the 20th of September already and that means a new sketch challenge of Get creative!! 
This is the sketch. Please make sure to pass by the site to get some inspiration. All the lovely ladies have made some beautiful cards. 

I made my card with a double purpose, 1 for the design team and for my husband. A colleague was getting married and they needed a card where they could put money inside. So i made a pocket card.

Thank you all for passing by and have a good evening!

Tuesday 6 September 2011

Get creative: Lace, lace, lace!

Good evening to you all,

It's the 5th of September and that means the new Card challenge for get creative!

September 5th card challenge

lace lace lace......
your challenge is to make a card with some lace on it!...
the lace can be fabric or paper entirely up to you...
just get creative with lace!!

This is my take on the challenge. 


When the front is unfolded a surprise will apear..........


Close up from the inside

My lace is around , as a border and on top of the card.

Close up of the rose tassels
The roses are glued on to a black bead. 

Thanks for stopping by and good night!

Tuesday 30 August 2011

Magnolia's for August

Good morning all, 

It is the 30th of August, and life is starting to come back to Athens, Greece. I always say that it is the best month to be in town. No people, no noise and a lot of parking spaces. As it was so quiet i made some time to make my monthly Magnolia cards. Nothing special, but always cute!!

Wishing you a great day.

Just want to say....

Up Up Up and away.............

How are you doing? 

As the holidays are now over i will be posting a lot more creations starting from September. 

Thanks for stopping by and have a great day!!


Monday 8 August 2011


Good morning all, 

Just 2 different cards that i made to enter in a design team but no luck. I love them both, i used paper from webster pages and bo bunny. Both companies are my style! I like flowers on my cards, and i try not to stuff my cards too much, but it is hard because there are so many nice embellishments. 

The doily is made from a product of cheery lynn designs. There products are really nice. 

Thanks for stopping by!