Gerry van der Velden

  • IT’S kinda LAME, let’s DO IT ANYWAY!

    year in review

    Hi lovely crafty friends, today I have something I have never done a top 3 best watched videos of the year. So I thought why not just let’s try this and I will just see what you think. NUMBER 3 This video was a collab video I did with the lovely Justine Hovey. She’s a […]

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  • I have a SECRET to share and a PEEK BEHIND the SCENES

    secret to share

    Hi lovely crafty friends (AKA CFF’s = Craft Forever Friends), today I have a little secret to share😱 And I am going to take you behind the scenes! Are you ready for a little tour, come on let’s go!  I hope you are not shocked as I say I actually don’t have a craft room. […]

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  • Extra Special Christmas Cards For Your Favorite People Part 2

    stunning cards for favorite people green

    Hi lovely crafty friends, Christmas is approaching fast, time flies when you are having fun, right:-) I have some more cards to share with super cool layering techniques. I made them especially for my favorite people, my mom and my sister this time. Last week I shared so extra special Christmas cards for my nieces. […]

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  • Extra Special Christmas Cards For Your Favorite People Part 1

    Christmas cards for favorite people

    Hi lovely crafty friends, making Christmas cards is always something special. No matter if you like sparkle, glitter or not, they are different than the cards we make throughout the year. Wether you are bulk card maker or not, I bet you have some people who get an extra super pretty card. Of course I […]

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  • Tips On How To Stay Motivated In Crafting

    how to stay motivated

    Hi lovely crafty friends, I think we can agree we are facing the weirdest time ever, it affects all of us and how do we deal with that. It can be quite a challenge to stay motivated in everyday life as well as in crafting. Let me share a few things I have found helpful […]

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  • How to make stunning foiled Christmas cards

    foiled Christmas cards

    Get your instant festive look with gorgeous foiled details for your Christmas cards. These will look amazing in any house with the Christmas lights on.  (All supplies are linked to different stores at the end of this post in the thumbnails. The different stores are also linked behind the product name. Among them are affiliate […]

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  • Rainbow Coloured Cardstock and Mini Squares

    tiny squares

    Rainbows always spark the imagination and is a great way to go if you can’t pick colours. Adding the mini squares to the background is fun to do and you can create different looks too. Because simple is actually pretty cool.  (All supplies are linked to different stores at the end of this post in […]

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  • Circles and Stripes Inside Out

    circles and stripes

    Hi lovely crafty friends, circles are kind of magical and work well with many designs. Here are a few easy ways to use circles on your projects with just cardstock giving you a super pretty result. (All supplies are linked to different stores at the end of this post in the thumbnails. The different stores […]

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  • Keep it Simple Stacked Circles and Squares

    Stacked Circles and Squares

    The dies I have used for these cards are called stacked tiles, so stacking them was kind of obvious, right. Using monochromatic colours or lots of different ones will give you cool designs either way! Stack just circles or just squares or mix and match, there are lots of options to combine. (All supplies are […]

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  • Striped backgrounds with circles and squares

    striped coloured backgrounds

    Coloured stripes are a great way to make a pretty background, to use up loads of scraps and create some interest for your backgrounds from scratch. For these cards that the base with some added circles and squares, super simple but with a great effect.  (All supplies are linked to different stores at the end […]

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  • Super Simple way to Glam up your Vellum

    glam up your vellum

    Hi lovely crafty friends, today I am using one product that often gets overlooked by me or ends up at the bottom of the pile and it’s such a shame.  The product I’m talking about is so versatile and very affordable and probably in every crafters stash. (All supplies are linked to different stores at […]

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  • Easy Cards To Show Support During Crazy Times

    wishing well cards & tickets

    Hi  lovely crafty friends, in these strange times more than ever we all can use some extra support, now we have to keep a distance from friends and family or can’t visit them at all. This is a time where we want to show our loved ones that we are thinking about them, by sending […]

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