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Thursday, 2 December 2010

Godelieve Tijskens is doing it for the BIRDS


Here we are again, another month another challenge this time from another very talented designer whom I met through Chris a little over 3 years ago when I first started blogging.

Godelieve is from Belguim and not only is she a busy mum and a creative artist she is also a talented photographer and has used one of her photos which she took yesterday morning of this gorgeous Robin in 2 of her Artist Trading Cards she has created for us this month.

Godelieve also sent us the picture of her Robin and gives all our lovely members and readers permission to use it in their art work or on their Christmas cards.
Thank You Godelieve. xxx


Her Bio

My name is Godelieve Tijskens.
I’m living in a small village in Belgium, with my husband. We have two grown sons. One of them needs special care, and is living with us. He takes a lot of our time.

After doing several other crafts, such as knitting, embroidery and sewing, I started making cards.

I love to use stamping, several styles and techniques but often my cards are quick and easy. Distress inks, Ecoline inks and heat embossing are some of my favorite things in card making these days.

I’m a design team member of Art Journey and Darkroom Door.
My work has been published in Craft Stamper Magazine and Art Specially Magazine.

I also like photography, sometimes I use my photos on cards.
I show my work on my stamping blog

http://stampingmathilda.blogspot.com

and my photography blog http://in-close-up.blogspot.com

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Pop on over to Godelieve's blogs, you will be glad you did.... you will be so inspired and her work is top notch.


Someone else wanted to get in the picture today I wonder who that could be???

Her first time she met the snow.




If you are wondering why I have put a pic of Mimi right in the middle of Godelieve's Bio and challenge its because I uploaded it and tried to move it BUT couldn't and then tried to delete it BUT couldnt....lol.so your stuck with her... can anyone guess what she is thinking??? Photo taken by Jordie my GGD.


NOW
Back to the challenge.... here is Godleieve's lovely Robin pic for you plus her fab Artist Trading Cards that are up for grabs.




Here Godelive has used both Crafty Individual and Darkroom Door stamps plus one of the cuttlebug folders in her creations.













A huge thank you now for Heather our November guest desiger.
If any of you have not yet received all of your swaps I can only apologies yet again... I have just spent 1 month and 2 days in bed... knocked off my feet with not just one virus but 2 ....oh!!!!! I don't do anything by halves... lol.... I have never been sooooooo physically ill apart from the time I was 6mths pregnant and had bronchial pneumonia.... This is how bad it has been ......I have not even been well enough for my pals Chris and Debbie to visit me and be able do Crafty stuff with them....SORRY Chris and Deb.... I will make it up to you when I am out of my sick bed. I have lost some weight though so something good has come out of this hahaha.
I hope to get MY Nov ATC's made this weekend....so anyone who has not yet had time to complete Heathers Masculine challenge there still time to get them in and due to the bad weather and mail I am going to leave Novembers challenge open until the end of December along with Godelieve's BIRD challenge, please send them in together, no problems.
A HUGE thank you to my GGD Jordie who has been staying here with me to take care of US.....us... being Marley, Mimi and Me....all of this in between doing her college work too. THANK YOU.... you are and ANGEL xxx

Take care and happy crafting to you all, don't forget to wrap up well.
Chriss xxx

9 comments:

Jingle said...

Beautiful work!

froebelsternchen Susi said...

fabolous!

Cynthia Schelzig,Cynnie said...

Godelieve is so talented....her bird cards are gorgeous,,I agree.
Your dog shot in the snow is priceless....just love it! toooo cute. mmmmm a whole yard full of sugar:)

Godelieve said...

Mimi is SUPER cute! Such a fun picture :)

Electra said...

I laughed so hard when I saw Mimi, I think I pulled a muscle.
These ATC's are beautiful. and what a wonderful theme. Count me in!

Sheila MJ said...

I love these ATcs, and they are all so differnt. I have made and posted my ATCs today - I took the opportuniy to make five ATCs all unique, not my usual variations on one design. Merry Christmas to you all.

Palma said...
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tinylou said...

hey Chriss
do we have a january challenge?

heres hoping?
x

Ana (Anrilla) said...

oh!! the bird is loveee, Its cute!!