One Little Word & 12 Tags of 2015

One Little Word & 12 Tags of 2015

One Little Word, or OLW, is a word which you choose to be your “companion” for one year. The idea comes from Ali Edwards, and during the past years, it grew to be a wonderful group of creative people who support each other on Facebook. My word for this year is “Forward”. In 2014 I

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Happy Birthday, Papa! Mojo Monday 380

Happy Birthday, Papa! Mojo Monday 380

Yesterday was my Dad’s birthday, so the current Mojo Monday sketch came at the perfect time. As a little eye-catcher I chose one of my vintage images, a sweet cutie There used to be a doggie sitting next to the boy, but I had to cut him off because he didn’t really look good on

Je suis Charlie

Je suis Charlie

It is just sad.

That there are people who use their belief as a justification for suppression or even murder.

Religion is about believing. Sure, there are sacred writings in almost every religion. But do we have to interpret them literally? Of course not.
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Winterish wreath made of old CDs

Winterish wreath made of old CDs

As you might guess from my projects, I love recycling and repurposing, making everyday-stuff into something new. I have a gazillion old CDs which I saved for “the light-bulb moment”, and it came last week*. Why not make a cool wreath? (*this tutorial was first published in 2011) I guess this wreath would look great

Nutella – Creamy Ice Bits

Nutella – Creamy Ice Bits

Merry Christmas, everyone! We spent a wonderful Christmas Eve with our family, including some carol singing and a festive dinner. My selfmade Nutella Ice Bits were such a success that I simply HAVE to share the recipe with you:

My Christmas Cards 2014

My Christmas Cards 2014

Last Christmas, I gave you a card…” Just like last year, my Christmas cards feature images extracted from my Mom’s collected vintage postcards (plus some images from The Graphics Fairy). How do you like them?

Tag You’re It #6

Tag You’re It #6

And another challenge! Again, I found it on the Paper Playful List. Our grandma had her 85th birthday, so the inspirational card of the TYI Challenge #6 was the perfect impulse to create this card: Thanks for the great Challenge!

Joschka, the best cat

Joschka, the best cat

Some weeks ago, our cat Joschka had his 12th birthday. He has been a member of our family since 2002, and I guess we’ve taken thousands of photos of our furry friend. He even appeared as the Cover Boy Cat in the “Literary Cat Calendar”…

Anke as a child

Anke as a child

Analog goes digital: All my childhood photos are classic paper prints, meticulously sorted in big photo albums and slowly fading because “acid free” did have no meaning back then.