Archive for the 'Paper' Category

• One of my favourite… stationery shops

I read about Paperchase in London on several blogs, and had the opportunity to visit one last year. Then I was visiting London with my 6 year old nephew, so couldn’t browse very long in the shop. This year I got a second chance when I was in London with Eline. Oh boy I think […]

7 Comments October 12th, 2012

• DIY stationary set

Via the website of Isthar Olivera I participated in a stationary swap. I made this set with a stamped little notebook, heart stickers, self made envelopes and stamped coordinating paper. It’s easy to make your own envelopes, especially if you use the template I made. Just print the template on sturdy paper and cut out, […]

1 Comment July 18th, 2012

• DIY Party favor bag with free printable

With a piece of A4 paper and double sided tape or glue, you can simply make your own party favor or present bags. For the occasion I made a free printable from a piece of Japanese newspaper. To even get you started faster, I will give-away 5 sets of 10 paper doilies, 13m of 6mm […]

18 Comments July 4th, 2012

• Fabric covered Moleskine notebook

With a few pieces of fabric, embellishments and some left-over Vliesofix (Bondaweb) you can create the most fun personalized notebooks. [Scroll naar beneden voor de Nederlandse beschrijving] Materials: Vliesofix Fabric Moleskine notebook Hema notebook Multi purpose glue, glue dots and double sided tape Thin robe or yarn Embellishments You start with measuring a piece of fabric […]

4 Comments June 13th, 2012

• ‘Liefs uit Holland’ labels

Liefs uit Holland - labels

I made these labels as examples for a workshop I will host this summer at the Landidee lezersdagen. If you would like to join one of the workshops on July 14th or 15th, please visit the Landidee lezersdagen website for further details, costs will be €3,50 per person (including materials, fair entrance not included). The […]

3 Comments May 22nd, 2012

• Envelope ‘art’

The present I made and wrapped with self-made wrapping paper, I have send by post to my friend. Of course the envelope got a special treatment as well :-) I used the Russian doll stamps designed by Eline. And printed a free paper pattern of Fifi Mandirac on sticker paper and cut the bunting from […]

2 Comments March 9th, 2012

• DIY wrapping


For the notebook with the fabric cover, the wrapping was handmade as well. I stamped a piece of kraft paper with stamps from the Eline’s Huis and Eline’s Winterhuis series. I used the doily from the Cross stitch set with white opaque StazOn ink, the ‘Roses are red…’ text stamp from the Butterfly set and […]

2 Comments February 22nd, 2012

• DIY paper balls


These paper balls are inspired on this design by Heather Bailey. I made it a bit easier by creating a printable PDF template, you can print directly on the stock paper. I made two sizes: large for a ball with a diameter of approximately 17 cm and a small one for a ball with a […]

6 Comments December 10th, 2011

• Butterfly paper garland


Last night I was struck by some creative inspiration. I think you will recognize the urge to try it immediately. Back in December last year, Fifi Mandirac offered as an advent one PDF paper design each day. I printed them on plain paper and cut butterflies from it and sandwiched them with glue on a […]

1 Comment July 5th, 2010