"Making the simple complicated is commonplace; making the complicated simple, awesomely simple, that's creativity." - Charles Mingus


donderdag 25 mei 2017


De twee weken van de TIME OUT Challenge zijn weer voorbij gevlogen, dus hebben we vandaag weer een nieuwe challenge voor je! Als uitdaging hebben we de woorden: "Flowers and Friends make life a garden" voor je. Dit is wat ik ervan maakte:
The two weeks of the TIME OUT Challenge are gone so quickly, so we have a new challenge for you starting today! The challenge this time is to be inspired with the words: "Flowers and Friends make life a garden" . This is what I made:

Om allerlei spulletjes netjes op te ruimen in mijn hobbykamertje gebruik ik veel postdozen; van die dozen die als brievenbuspakketje nog net (of net niet) in de brievenbus passen.
Maar die dozen zijn natuurlijk saai wit, dus vrolijk ik er steeds een op, zodat ik lekker vrolijk en geïnspireerd word als ik ze zie. Ik had net op tijd de gele en bruine Distress Oxide binnengekregen die ik had besteld, dus die moesten uitgeprobeerd worden! Dit is wat ik er deze keer van maakte:
To keep my craftroom organised I use a lot of postboxes; the kind that (should or not) fit trough the mailbox. But those boxes are dull white, so I make them look cheerfull by stamping and stencilling, so I feel happy and inspired when I see them. Just in time the yellow and brown Distress Oxide arrived that I ordered and I just had to try them!  This is what I made of one of the boxes:

De zijkant:
The side:

Gebruikte materialen:
Used materials:
Stempels: Stamplorations
Stencils: Stamplorations
Inkt: Versafine Onyx black, Distress Oxide Fossilized amber, Vintage Photo, Iced spruce en Broken china
Overige: Postdoos, gesso en kwast, waterpen, blendingtool, Spectrum Noir Sparkle clearpen

Je hebt twee weken de tijd, dus waarom neem je niet wat TIME OUT en doe met ons mee? Wie weet zien we jou dan terug als Gast Designer, net als Michelle deze week! En je maakt kans op een 15 dollar voucher van STAMPlorations!
You have two weeks to enter in our challenge, so why don't you take some TIME OUT and join us? Maybe we will see you back as Guest Designer, just as Michelle this week! And you could be the winner of a 15 dollar voucher from STAMPlorations!

Creatieve groetjes,

Met deze doos doe ik mee bij:
I am entering this box at:
STAMPlorations Mixed Media challenge: May
STAMPlorations: Never Ending Anything Goes Challenge 
Happy Little Stampers Mixed Media Challenge: Splats
Double D Challenges: Flowers Galore
Just add Ink: #360 Just add...two (Flowers and watercolour)

28 opmerkingen:

sandie zei

This is such a lovely idea Gerrina, and I can see how these tops inspire you-I should do the same, my craft space is a mess. I love the mix of colours and all those splatters-gorgeous use of the stamps x

Darlene zei

What a fabulous idea and you did an awesome job on the inking! Thanks so much for joining in the fun at our Double D ‘Flowers Galore’ challenge! We hope you’ll come back often.

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Marjan Küppers zei

Leuk idee, zo zijn ze veel leuker om naar te kijken ook. Mooi, lekker zonnig! past goed bij deze dagen :)

Anita in France zei

Beautiful, Gerrina ... a field of sunflowers, guaranteed to raise a smile and be inspiring ... such a wonderful idea for storing crafty stash! Hugs, Anita :)

Lynn zei

Love those fun sunflowers. So beautiful.

Caroline Cards zei

De doos is leuk gepimpt met mooie bloemen! Leuk idee trouwens....
Het raam van woensdag is ook heel mooi.
Alvast een fijn weekend!
groetjes, Caroline

Maxine D zei

What a wonderful idea to use the mail boxes, and this one is s pretty now you have stamped it!

Florence zei

What a great idea. Lovely flowers. So pretty. Have a wonderful weekend.
Hugs Flo x

Jill Vickers zei

Love this Gerrina - I can definitely see how having a beautiful creation like this in your craft room would bring you inspiration :) Have fun with your new Distress Oxides - I can't wait to see how you create with them!

aussie aNNie zei

Beautiful designed creation, very creative, for our current challenge, lovely colours too...hope to see you next challenge.. Double D Challenges{DT aNNie}

I Card Everyone zei

Gerrina, you are oh so clever!!! really beautiful - so much better than the original! Thank you for your sweet welcome to the team this Time Out! xx

Lisa Kind zei

What a creative way to brighten up those drab boxes! This is so pretty! Who wouldn't want something cheery like this in their craft room?

Veerle zei

Dat ziet er prachtig uit Gerrina. Fijn weekend, groetjes Veerle

Nicole Parmentier zei

Leuk idee om je spullen te bewaren in zo een gave gepimpte doos. Het ziet er vast heel gezellig uit in jou knutselkamer!

Nonni zei

What a great idea to decorate your organizing boxes and make then unique -this one is full of your personality! I hope you like the oxide inks -I haven't tried them but have understood they are amazing. :)

Joyce zei

This is so beautiful. Love how you have filled the entire space--makes me feel immersed in a field of pretty flowers.

Stephanie Lanzalotto zei

This is wonderful Gerrina. I love the idea of making your storage boxes "happy" boxes to inspire you. I love those sunflowers and the gorgeous background you've set them in.

Kathy Krug zei

Fabulous project. Thanks so much for sharing it with us at Double D Challenge Blog. We hope to see more of your designs in future challenges.
Kathy DD DT

KimB zei

This is just lovely Gerrina. The bright flowers are delightful and instantly brought a smile to my face! Thanks for joining us at Just Add Ink this week.

Shona Chambers zei

This is such a cool idea Gerrina and way more exciting than just covering it with paper etc!! Your flowers are gorgeous and love the hint of blue with the stencil in the background. I can just imagine all your beautiful boxes on a shelf. I'm so very glad you joined us at Just Add Ink this week!!

Cheetarah zei

Prachtie zomerse thema en wat een goed idee om die dozen te gebruiken voor storage! Is zeker wel vrolijker zo :) Groetjes, Cheetarah

Greta zei

Very artistic & beautiful!

Amy A zei

What a great idea! Such a pretty and striking box! Thank you for playing along with us over at the STAMPlorations Monthly Mixed Media Challenge.


Asmah Zainal Abidin zei

The idea is superb Gerrina and I think it is also a great way to present someone as a gift. Thank you for your participation and support at STAMPlorations May Mixed Media Challenge and see you again soon :)
Hugs and smiles,
STAMPlorations Mixed Media Design Team
Qinaahana Arts & Crafts {My Personal Blog}

Amelia Breytenbach zei

Oh wow this is beautiful, absolutely love this – your box is gorgeous. Thanks for sharing with us at Double "D" Challenge .
Amelia (Double "D" Challenge Design Team)

Sanna Lippert zei

what a clever idea! love your storage box! Thanks for joining in with us at the STAMPlorations Mixed Media Challenge!!!

Susanne Rose zei

Wonderful work!!! Thank you for joining us over at the STAMPlorations Mixed Media challenge. xx Susanne.

Linda zei

What a clever little project ..... love the flowers. Thank you for playing along with the HLS Mixed Media Challenge xx

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