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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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every single day i try to do something for my shop. and it's feeling better and better getting more the look i wanted it to be. it's pretty dang hard to get that feeling birdie! TODAY my new ezine is coming out with more details about my secret workshop. if... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at REVolution
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{Denise, Margaret, Linda, Emmie, Elles et Moi} i am so freaking proud of these girls! as many of you know, i own a company called "Artifex Support", a company for secretarial services. now we also created Artifex Service, a company for customer care services, especially for publishers. and since we... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at REVolution
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Suzi Blu is one of my favorite mixed media artist. she's crazy. talented. crazy talented. she takes you with her on a journey in her mixed media fantasy world. she makes you believe you can create anything. and in fact. you can. she makes you feel ok with whatever you... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at REVolution
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so THIS lovely canvas is going to be the very very first workshop while the shop is still closed. so actually kinda a bit of a secret workshop. we'll sneak around in the shop, keep the lights dimmed and feel VIP-kinda workshop. it will be in September and i'm working... Continue reading
Posted Aug 25, 2014 at REVolution
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yes, running 2 business at a time, hiring 4 more new fulltime employees, starting a huge project in the office AND setting up a brand new shop, can be a bit too much. but i'm still marching. and i've just created my own brand new logo for the shop. REVLIE.... Continue reading
Posted Aug 24, 2014 at REVolution
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i love her. i just love her. she's so cute. don't you? oh this lovely art journal of mine is filled with so much different styles, techniques and things on my mind. so now it's a phase of girls. maybe they stay. maybe not. but it's all good. i just... Continue reading
Posted Aug 19, 2014 at REVolution
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so last week we came back from Spain (yes i seriously need to upload some lovely pics) and i had a week of drawing. crocheting. jump in the pool. drink cappuccino. draw some more. i took my gelato's and a lovely waterbrush with me. my Moleskine art journal. a pencil... Continue reading
Posted Aug 17, 2014 at REVolution
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{not all who wander are LOST} new art journal page for One Little Word. are you playing along yet? it seriously is so much fun to just get a word, and play with that word. what thoughts come to mind. what feelings. do you want to scrapbook, art journal or... Continue reading
Posted Aug 15, 2014 at REVolution
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back home after a lovely fun filled week in Spain. and it was so relaxed. drawing. coloring. reading. jumping in the pool to cool off. eating. drinking. sleeping. and repeat. the hotel was gorgeous. quiet. and relaxed. the beds not so. my goodness, they sleep on hardboard or something. the... Continue reading
Posted Aug 10, 2014 at REVolution
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it has been quit a while since i have made a new crochet pattern. you know life, webshop, companies, real shop, kinda got in the way. but things are turning out more fine each and every day. this cute crochet doll isn't finished yet. it's all in order of my... Continue reading
Posted Jul 28, 2014 at REVolution
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Wednesday July 16th, 2014. only 2 more days school left. Friday they only go to school till 10 am. to pickup their reports, and say goodbye to the teachers & their classmates. i was in a hurry so a really messed up bun this is. after i took them to... Continue reading
Posted Jul 20, 2014 at REVolution
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i have to be honest. i'm so upset by the horrible news a plane from Malaysian Airlines being shot down above Ukraine, that i haven't felt like updating AT. ALL. i keep reading and rereading the news article. getting sick to my stumach. so many innocent people. and CHILDREN. complete... Continue reading
Posted Jul 20, 2014 at REVolution
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and this is what Fibromyalgia is all about. my body is not working with me today. only just a year ago i would have been frustrated. angry. i felt like a looser. i'm young right? i can see woman my age doing things i'm simply to tired or not fit... Continue reading
Posted Jul 17, 2014 at REVolution
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Tuesday, July 15th, 2014 Tuesday is always kinda hectic in the morning. the muppets eat lunch at school, and i ALWAYS forget it to make it the night before. so in the morning when i get downstairs AARGHH. lunchboxes. so i'm like a sergeant drilling those kids to do what... Continue reading
Posted Jul 16, 2014 at REVolution
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Monday, 14th July, 2014 last week of school before the summer vacation starts! we Sanne & Ruben are getting more tired and every morning it's more of a struggle to get them out of bed. 4 more days little sweethearts of mine. 4 more days. so to school we go.... Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2014 at REVolution
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oh yes baby, the new word is up over at One Little Word. and this time lovely Ronda choose: EVOKE. what a word! i've created an art journal entry. it seems with these words i truly enjoy working in my art journal. working my way around the word. isn't that... Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2014 at REVolution
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so the second day is here! it's kinda fun to try to document it all. as if my kids weren't annoyed enough of me & my iphone glued to my hand :P Sunday, July 13th, 2014 i woke up early. due to a crazy bird screaming next to my open... Continue reading
Posted Jul 13, 2014 at REVolution
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my sweet friend Marty nominated me to join the "5 days in the life of" on Facebook. and everyday i have to nominate somebody else. i thought this was a lovely way to document 5 days in our life. so let's get this think rolling. day 1, Saturday July 12,... Continue reading
Posted Jul 12, 2014 at REVolution
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sstttt. should be in the office today. but checked it all, and there's no urgency to any of it, so i sneaked out and i'm secretly working on my new One Little Word. and it's a good one this month. it will go live July 15th, are you gonna play?... Continue reading
Posted Jul 7, 2014 at REVolution
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i can not believe this little sweetheart is turning 11 today. 11. eleven. e-le-ven. my god. where did the time go? well. i do know that. but seriously. next year she's in the last grade of her school and she'll go to 'highschool'. seriously. my little sweetie? {Sanne 1 day... Continue reading
Posted Jul 3, 2014 at REVolution
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working so hard on the shop and my other company Artifex Support and also setting up Artifex Service. it's taking so much of my precious time, but believe me, when it's there, it's there. i'm trying to get all the new gorgeous mixed media goodies in my webshop at the... Continue reading
Posted Jun 29, 2014 at REVolution
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to all of you who have sponsored me one way or another for my LadiesRun 5 km in Rotterdam on June 1st! Liesbeth was overwhelmed with the amount I was able to get to gether because of YOU guys: 2219,00 euro's (3022$!) seriously. i would never ever have imagined this... Continue reading
Posted Jun 24, 2014 at REVolution
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YES. the new word is up over at One Little Word! it's LIGHT this time, and how i love that word! i choose a gorgeous quote from Maya Angelou who sadly past away recently. "nothing can dim the LIGHT that shines from within". it's so important to me. especially now.... Continue reading
Posted Jun 16, 2014 at REVolution
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okay, i'm planning like a gazillion workshops for the shop. think: mixed media, scrapbooking, mini-albums, crochet, diy. are there any workshops (or teachers!) you would love to take? you can always email me, leave a comment to this post and let me know if you have any ideas. maybe, just... Continue reading
Posted Jun 12, 2014 at REVolution
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it is almost that time again! the 15th One Little Word will reveal the next word up! here's a little sneak in between. i am sure you wanna play along! go check my blog (and theirs!) on the 15th to play along! on the agenda today: this week is a... Continue reading
Posted Jun 12, 2014 at REVolution