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Wednesday, August 06, 2014

Alie's Wonderful Works of Art - Part 3

Hey everyone,

Welcome to the 3rd Spotlight on Alie and this group of stamps. She's made a fantastic bunch of creations using the designs that I sent her way. It's been a joy to see what she came up with from tea bag labels, to alarm clocks, canvases and cards. All inspired and emotion-filled pieces of art. I hope you've enjoyed these galleries as much as I have. I definitely intend to invite her back again to design with a new batch of my stamps or stencils. A BIG thank you to Alie :D

If you would like to check out her blog here is the link: http://aliehoogenboezem-devries-atc.blogspot.nl

Alie is also on Pinterest: Alie Hoogenboezem-de Vries

Alie's creations with my stamps can also be viewed in my Pinterest Board: Designs by Ryn - Guest Designers. I've recently created a Designs by Ryn Pinterest account.

Alie's Gallery

A large square card sprayed with Dylusions Ink Sprays and a lot of water. Stamped the text on the left and the girl on the right. Filled the card with raindrop stamps. Coloured them with simple coloured pencils and a golden gelly pen. Made details on the outsides with a permanent marker and a white gelly pen. Glued the card on a lilac card.

Used stamp from Designs by Ryn:

  • Raindrop Set - Art.nr. CM-T10

Text stamp: Kaiserkraft

Girl: De Stempelwinkel

Dylusions Ink Spray on craftsheet, moved the cardstock over it, with this result. Splashed some waterdrops over it. Stamped the fish with Jet Black Archival as well as the rising bubbles. With bleach and a pencil, I decoulered the fish. Details in the bubbles with a golden gelly pen and circles with golden paint and a bottle cap.

Used stamps from Designs by Ryn:

  • Betta - Art.nr. CM-S3
  • Rising Bubbles - Art.nr. CM-T8

Text stamp: Lili of the Valley

Coloured the background with different colours of Bister and water. Stamped the mermaid in the left corner and the sea shell in the right corner with Stazon Midi brown. Coloured with Distress Inks and waterpen. Used a paper with a punched circle to colour the sun. Stamped the birds, the text and one raindrop, almost on the hand of the mermaid.

Used stamps from Designs by Ryn:

  • Left Corner Mermaid - Art.nr. CM-M4
  • Raindrop Set - Art.nr. CM-T10

Birds: De Stempelwinkel

Shells: Art Journey

Cut a tag out of a piece of cardstock. Coloured the background with orange and green, with the use of a stencil. Sprayed some white Dylusions Ink Spray on top. Stamped the leaves, birds and text. Coloured the leaves with orange and a white gelly pen. Draw black outlines with a permanent marker and glued the tag on yellow cardstock and finally added some ribbon.

Used stamp from Designs by Ryn:

  • Leafy Branch - Art.nr. CM-F15

On a piece of paper I used Kuretake Markers and water to let the colours flow. After drying I stamps the rising bubbles and the frontside of Betta the fish. Splashed a bit of waterdrops on the coloured part. On a beige card I also stamped the fish. Glued the coloured part on the beige card. Coloured the fish with a waterpen and Distress Ink. Stamped the text on the beige card and also the leaves in the corner. Coloured the leaves with the Kuretake Markers and sprayed water on it. Details with a white gelly pen.

Used stamps from Designs by Ryn:

  • Betta - CM-S3
  • Rising Bubbles - CM-T8

A very small canvas, sprayed with Dylusions Ink Sprays. A Dutch text stamp in the middle and leaves and sea bubbles. Coloured the stamps with colour pencils, white and golden gelly pen.

Used stamps from Designs by Ryn:

  • Sea Bubbles Set - Art.nr. CM-S15
  • Leafy Branch - Art.nr. CM-F15

Dutch text: Different Colors

An old alarm clock. Dismanteled the clock. Used the original front...it was glossy, so I used Alcohol Inks and Blending Solution. Stamped the rising bubbles on it. On other paper I stamped the fish and coloured it with Kuretake Markers and water, cut it out and glued it on the background. Reassambled the alarm clock and this is the result.

Used stamps of Designs by Ryn:

  • Rising Bubbles - Art.nr. CM-T8
  • Betta fish - Art.nr. CM-S3

A Bit About the Artist

Just in case you missed Part 1 of Alie's Spotlight, here's a little bit about her...

"Alie Hoogenboezem-de Vries, almost 61 years, woman, happily married since 41 years, mother, grandmother of 3, and staff of 2 cats...and stampaddict! My stamping life started in 2009, very carefull, with little material and just a few stamps. But since then stamping became a real passion! I'm not a real technique stamper, I "just go with the flow"...Sometimes an idea comes into my head...and it always becomes different than I had thought. But most of the times I sit down, look around and get inspired by a colour or a stamp. And just start a creation, wondering when it's finished that it looks how it looks...I mostly love to make cards or other creations, without pressure, but with loads of feelings.

And of course I like to visit blogs and Pinterest and enjoy the work of so many awesome stamping ladies (sorry guys...I rarely see you :-)). This year I won the Dutch poster contest from the Art Specially Event...to my surprise. That was a touching moment...that the judges had chosen my stamped card as the best of all the entries. But in the last years I also was asked 3 times to be guestdesigner at De Stempelwinkel and at Our Creative Corner. At this moment I'm a member of the Stampinback.nl designteam.

I really was honoured that Ryn asked me to be a Surprise Guestdesigner...and had lots of fun, creating with her gorgeous stamps, "Designs by Ryn". All the stamps are so detailed and unique... And I hope, you can enjoy my makes! Ryn, many thanks for this great opportunity...it was my pleasure to play with your lovely stamps! And of course I will use them over and over again after this!!

Kindest regards,

Alie :-)"


Thanks so much for stopping by. I would love to hear how you liked these creations by Alie and I'm sure she would too :) Until next time,




  1. Thanks Ryn for your generous offer to be Guestdesigner. It was a real pleasure to play with your stamps!

    Thanks for everything...you know what I mean :-)

    But.....I'm not on Pinterest anymore....

    All the best, kindest regards, Alie :-)

    1. Hey Alie, thank you, thank you, thank you :D You're art has been a great addition to this space. I noticed your pins on Pinterest too. Many thanks! Sorry to hear that you are not keeping your account anymore. We'll keep in touch. Xoxo

  2. What a wonderful selection of creations, how clever of Alie to give us so many ways of using your great designs Ryn. x

    1. Hey Pat. Thank you for your lovely comment. I'm really glad to hear that you found her art inspiring too.

  3. Lovely projects, Alie! You've been very busy :) Love all the textstamps, and your projects match them so well! Can't point out a favourite! The clock? If you're feeling blue? Let your light shine through? Or the mermaid... luckily I don't have to choose a favourite. Thanks for the inspiration!

  4. All works are fantastic. Especially I like the alarm clock.

    Greets Carola

  5. Totally fabulous works by Alie - and yes, that clock is stunning!
    Alison x


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