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revlie
the Netherlands
here's the deal: i create. a lot. i can't & won't choose. scrapbooking. crochet. sew. me: stubborn. talk too much. laugh too loud. chocolate. martini. sweet.
Interests: scrapbooking, chocolate, sewing, chocolate, crocheting, chocolate, anything crafty and some gooood chocolate.
Recent Activity
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training hard for my 5K to raise money for my sweet friend Liesbeth who suddenly lost her husband. i forgot to change my running music. All of me from John Legend came on. i broke into tears, but i kept running. not a pretty sight, but i'm not afraid to... Continue reading
Posted Apr 13, 2014 at REVolution
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As you can see in my previous post, my sweet friend Liesbeth Parlevliet suddenly lost her husband on March 23. Dennis & Suzanne lost their father. Last saturday we said goodbye, and it was heartbreaking. unbelievably sad. how on freaking earth could this be happening. but it was. on June... Continue reading
Posted Apr 3, 2014 at REVolution
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RIP Johan, 23 March 2014. mondaymorning one of my scrapbooking friends called me. we usually app. i was busy working and my first thought was: I AM WORKING!! but something forced me to pick up the phone. "hi, what are you doing" she asked. "well. working my ass off...". she... Continue reading
Posted Mar 27, 2014 at REVolution
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{my favorite designs. like. ever.} you already know these designs, available as prints & art journals, but I finally got around to order some cute postcards! these are on high demand, and finally I can tell you YES you can order them as postcards too! aren't these perfect for sending... Continue reading
Posted Mar 23, 2014 at REVolution
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two words this time for One Little Word! and go hop over to the One Little Word blog, because there are prices to win my sweet birdies! this is my first entry in my brand new big fat art journal. planning on filling the baby up. hugely. "be calm in... Continue reading
Posted Mar 15, 2014 at REVolution
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ohhhh it's like crazy. managing a company fulltime, take care of these 2 crazy muppets AND working on my new shop. it's like a bit crazy. but it gives me so much positive energy. my pain level is low these days. i might be running on adrenaline :) last night,... Continue reading
Posted Mar 13, 2014 at REVolution
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last week we had his final x-rays taken and this adventure is officially over! YEAH. he has a difference of about 0,5 cm (his broken leg is a bit shorter now), but that's nothing nature won't cure. lots of people are born with leg differences so we are not worried.... Continue reading
Posted Mar 12, 2014 at REVolution
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play alllll day long of course! and playing in the studio of one of my besties Birgit, is like heaven. the stuff. oh. she's got stuff. and we chat. and talk. and laugh. and eat. and drink. shame it's such a long way (2,5 hour in the car is TOO... Continue reading
Posted Mar 5, 2014 at REVolution
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oh my dear cuteness overload! finally had some time to order these amazing cute cards! they will be up in my shop this week. aren't they perfect for little newborns? little 'lift-me-up' for kids or friends? i thought so! and then my announcement. oh my goodness, most of you might... Continue reading
Posted Mar 2, 2014 at REVolution
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i suddenly was in this horror movie i never signed up for. Ruben broke his upper leg severly (if you look at his right leg, you see it bends in a strange way...). those 2 paramedics were FABULOUS. wow respect. two ambulance rides further, 4 hours of hell pain in... Continue reading
Posted Feb 25, 2014 at REVolution
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ohhhh those huge canvasses are like. big. fat. huge. giant. and i love making them, but they are overwhelming me at the same time. that said, i LOVE making them. but i have to take a pause after the one that's on the table now. because ohhh my plans my... Continue reading
Posted Feb 23, 2014 at REVolution
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yeah. mid night pics arent the best, but hey you get it right? working on a new mini-album and it is such a fun one, i'm thinking: tutorial! video! i'll do my best, you might like it no? the kids have a week off this week, and i'm trying to... Continue reading
Posted Feb 18, 2014 at REVolution
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the new word is up over at One Little word! this time it's CALM. do you need a little boost? a little get-you-going into scrapbooking, art journaling or mixed media? make sure to check out the One Little Word site and get inspired by so many lovely talented ladies. i'm... Continue reading
Posted Feb 15, 2014 at REVolution
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ohhhh Gelato's. they are my new best friend!! i had this background stamp with small squares, which you will not see any of in this layout, ha. but i just simply put my gelatos on in lines, sprayed with water, and stamped. addes some extra gelato goodness and water and... Continue reading
Posted Feb 13, 2014 at REVolution
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it really feels so good to be scrapbooking again. i know i know, i already told you that. but seriously it feels SO GOOD! it's not like i was totally done with it, but just letting it be for a year. or two. i just what i needed to get... Continue reading
Posted Feb 12, 2014 at REVolution
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i know i know, the picture doesn't do my big fat mixed media canvas any good, but i'm so happy for finishing it, and proud of it too! it's at Echtstudio now, a big beautiful woolstore and it's getting the attention it deserves there. must admit: i felt so sad... Continue reading
Posted Feb 11, 2014 at REVolution
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Ohhh my this huge canvas is almost finished! i'm working on the last little bits. I have to say i feel a bit down knowing that in a few days it will have a new home. but a beautiful home it is. and then i go onto the next big... Continue reading
Posted Feb 4, 2014 at REVolution
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wow. it's almost a year ago. when Ruben broke his upperleg horribly and had a long way to recovery. he had to go at least 3 times a week to fysiotherapy (for 1,5 hour each time) and everytime he had to cross his bounderies. screaming, yelling, crying. but he did... Continue reading
Posted Jan 28, 2014 at REVolution
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oh my arent' these sneaky pictures the best? last summer, kids in bed, checking my iphone, and find a pic like this. it just melts my heart. especially thinking how much fun they had doing this. and keeping it a secret for me. especially hard on Ruben, he still has... Continue reading
Posted Jan 27, 2014 at REVolution
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ohhh dreams are for chasing baby. and better: dreams are for catching too! making some huge progress and in the next few weeks & months you'll see what i'm constantly talking about. i can't share things untill they are totally 'finished' for me. but i just think it will bring... Continue reading
Posted Jan 22, 2014 at REVolution
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picture taken by my sweet & very talented friend & photographer Liesbeth from Fresco Fotografie. created with the Studio Calico kit, loving those cute little puffy hearts! used the wood rounds as a template to draw circles. made some lovely watercolors and just IMperfectly colored the circles. and then those... Continue reading
Posted Jan 20, 2014 at REVolution
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hello gorgeous birdies. ohhhh since i'm picking up scrapbooking again, i'm feeling so good about creating layouts again. it just was the right time i guess. i never felt guilty about quitting, but there always was this negging feeling i just wasn't 'done' with it. i just needed a break... Continue reading
Posted Jan 19, 2014 at REVolution
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yes. i missed a word up (nr. 78) :(. and it even was one of my precious friends Marsha. but i'll catch up to that one! and now the new word is up! this is my layout for Aspire. ohhh what a perfect word just right at this moment. i... Continue reading
Posted Jan 15, 2014 at REVolution
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ohh right now i'm making some dicisions and i let my heart speak. but most importantly this time i let my brain (and Arjans!) peek too. i'm in a process of change and really trying to find out what it is i want. some things are perfectly clear, like teaching... Continue reading
Posted Jan 13, 2014 at REVolution
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it's REVolution day and i am working on a big fat huge canvas. it's kinda intimidating how big it is, but i can handle it. making me feel proud & happy and that's what it is all about. life is good. paint is my bestie today. rev Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2014 at REVolution