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Birgit Koopsen
The Netherlands
Artist. Product Designer. Educator. Mixed-Media. Art Journaling. Photography. Color. Read. Travel. Good Food. Wife. Mom of 3. Happy. Positive. I design, I teach, I blog.
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Hi everyone and welcome to this very special edition of Crew Member Wednesday! Today is the 25ft post of my fabulous Art Crew (can't believe how fast that went) and that together with the fact that I just recently had... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at My scrappin' life
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It's Crew member Wednesday again and it's Karin's turn. This month she created some beautiful cards. I love the colors and how the combine with the lovely shiny gold! ****** For the love of layers.. Hi, It's Karin here! I... Continue reading
Posted Oct 11, 2017 at My scrappin' life
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Today Crew Member Hermien is sharing some beautiful pages in the little booklet she made for her august post. If you are interested in how she created the book you can read her post here. Last month she showed how... Continue reading
Posted Oct 4, 2017 at My scrappin' life
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Hi there and welcome to Crew member Wednesday again :) Today we have a beautiful post by Linda who made a hide and seek journal with loads of pockets. You just HAVE to watch the video to see a flip... Continue reading
Posted Sep 27, 2017 at My scrappin' life
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For my Mixed Media Art Crew I am looking for one new member to join the team in 2018! Every team member provides 1 project every 4 weeks to be shown on my blog (www.birgitkoopsen.com). My product designs for Carabelle... Continue reading
Posted Sep 25, 2017 at My scrappin' life
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Welcome to a new episode of Crew member Wednesday! Today it's Hermien's turn. Do you remember the fabulous little book she made last month? Today she is showing you how she has finished the insides of the cover with lovely... Continue reading
Posted Sep 20, 2017 at My scrappin' life
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It's Crew member Wednesday again and it's Karin's turn. She beautifully decorated a plastic cup with a lid to hold pens and markers that would normally ly around on her desk. What a clever and fun idea! ****** Hello it's... Continue reading
Posted Sep 13, 2017 at My scrappin' life
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From Tuesday November 7 to Thursday November 9 I will be teaching a 3-day! workshop in my studio. The workshop will be taught in English as there are 3 international sign ups already. During this workshop, I will share all... Continue reading
Posted Sep 11, 2017 at My scrappin' life
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Hello and welcome again to Crew Member Wednesday. Vacation is finally over and things are getting back to a normal daily routine. Good thing we have loads of pictures to relive our vacations. Femke used a Travelers Notebook to document... Continue reading
Posted Sep 6, 2017 at My scrappin' life
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Hello! It's Crew Member Wednesday again and today it's Marsha's turn with a colourful art journal spread. This month's theme was alphabet soup and I love how Marsha used scraps of text paper from a magazine as a base for... Continue reading
Posted Aug 30, 2017 at My scrappin' life
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Hello and welcome to Crew Member Wednesday! Today we have Femke with a beautiful scrapbooking spread in her art journal! I love how she uses her Dina Wakley Media Journal as a scrapbook combining mixed media with photo's and embellishments.... Continue reading
Posted Aug 23, 2017 at My scrappin' life
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Hello! Today's Crew Member project is a cute, colourful little mini journal made by Hermien. Such a clever idea to use hair bands to bind the little book and I love the stitching to around the pages!! ****** The theme... Continue reading
Posted Aug 16, 2017 at My scrappin' life
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Happy Wednesday and welcome to the blog! Today we have Linda with a beautiful mixed media collage piece. Don't you just love all those stitched layers and the cute tea bag labels she included?! Watch the video to see how... Continue reading
Posted Aug 9, 2017 at My scrappin' life
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Hello there! It's Crew member Wednesday already again and today Karin is back with one of her beautiful colourful art journal pages. Oh my, look at all the little details here! Follow along with Karin as explains how she created... Continue reading
Posted Aug 2, 2017 at My scrappin' life
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OK then! Here it is! A brand new workshop! Kick off will be in my own studio in Winsum, September 9. And I will also come to Wijchen (Gelderland) on September 23. In this workshop you will create a little... Continue reading
Posted Jul 31, 2017 at My scrappin' life
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Hey it's vacation!! At least here in the north of the Netherlands vacation started last weekend! Finally! I can't wait to start traveling, one of my favourite things to do. I hope I can find some time before I leave... Continue reading
Posted Jul 26, 2017 at My scrappin' life
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Last weekend I have been teaching at North East Art Workshops run by Sue Tucker. It was my 3rd time over there and I loved going back. What I really like about going to the same place to teach a... Continue reading
Posted Jul 22, 2017 at My scrappin' life
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Hi everyone! Welcome back to Crew Member Wednesday. This week it's Linda's turn and she is sharing a beautiful scrapbooking layout with you. I love the way she combined all the black and white with just one color! ***** Hello... Continue reading
Posted Jul 19, 2017 at My scrappin' life
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Hello and welcome to Crew Member Wednesday! Today it's Karin's turn with a bright and colourful art journal page. I totally love the cheerful, happy feel of this! ***** Hi, Karin here! I had a lot of fun creating this... Continue reading
Posted Jul 12, 2017 at My scrappin' life
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Hello and welcome to Crew Member Wednesday! Today we have Hermien with some cute little triangle gift boxes. How fun are these?!! Wouldn't you love to get such a lovely handmade gift? I would! ***** The theme of July is... Continue reading
Posted Jul 5, 2017 at My scrappin' life
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Black acrylic ink (I'm using Liquitex) has been one of my favourite products for a long time. I love all the different ways you can use it and I created several of my stamp designs with black ink. I haven't... Continue reading
Posted Jul 3, 2017 at My scrappin' life
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Hi there and welcome to Crew Member Wednesday! Today we have Linda with 2 summery canvasses. I love how she used clear heavy body gel medium with stencils and then used markers to color in the textured translucent flowers! *****... Continue reading
Posted Jun 28, 2017 at My scrappin' life
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Hello! It's Crew member Wednesday and Femke is here today with a beautiful scrapbooking spread in her art journal using the Punchanella stamp and the 2 Flowers stencil set. I love the soft feel of these pages created with watercolours... Continue reading
Posted Jun 21, 2017 at My scrappin' life
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Creative JumpStart is on Sale!!! If you're not familiar with CJS, it's a one-of-a-kind online event meant to kick your creativity into high gear in January 2017. It is also my 6th time with CJS and I can tell you... Continue reading
Posted Jun 16, 2017 at My scrappin' life
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Hello! It's Crew Member Wednesday again and today we have Karin with a beautiful art journal page using my A5 Dutch Tulips stamp, Dancing in the rain set and Triangle Mesh stencil. I love how Karin used the stencil to... Continue reading
Posted Jun 14, 2017 at My scrappin' life