Author Archives: sterkeurs

January Color Challenge: Arctic pastels

As you may know, I live on the “Wet” Coast of Canada in Vancouver where we typically don’t get a lot of winter snow and ice. We do ski, so I get up to the local hills, but there aren’t … Continue reading

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December Color Challenge: Scandinavian Christmas

I find this time of year a bit overwhelming. There is a lot on the to-do list and I am NOT a decorator. I struggle with getting the boxes of decorations out and trying to put it all together to … Continue reading

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November Color Challenge: Sparkly Neutrals

I have a love/hate relationship with the holidays. It comes from the anticipation of not enough time, high expectations and somehow feeling that whatever I am doing is never enough. I’m working hard to focus on the simple things and … Continue reading

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October Color Challenge – Pumpkin Blush

It is the time of year when colours are most vibrant: orange pumpkins, red and yellow leaves with hints of dark brown. If you look carefully, however, you can also see some more muted tones of pumpkin blush and rose … Continue reading

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September Color Challenge: In between seasons

We are so lucky to live in a part of the world where fall is most beautiful. The air is crisp and fresh, but the sun is still shining and there is a warm sweet scent in the air. My … Continue reading

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Colour Challenge: Washed out Summer

Happy end of summer everyone! Although I’m sad to see the days getting shorter and the nights getting chillier, we have had such a great summer with beautiful weather and lots of time outside. For this month Colour challenge, I … Continue reading

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August Template Mash-up Challenge: Watery Background

If you follow my pages here at Designer Digitals (or on Instagram) you’ll know that I am all about beach right now. I think almost every page I’ve done in the past few weeks, outside of PL catch-up, has been … Continue reading

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Color Challenge: Lavender Fields

As we celebrate the end of school this week and welcome the warm lazy days of summer, I have been reminiscing about this time last year when we were walking through the lavender fields in the south of France. We … Continue reading

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June Template Mash-up Challenge: Aim High

Spring is always a hectic season for us with three kids in three different team sports plus school track and field and the usual commitments. Between the three of them they have over 14 practice/game times in addition to about … Continue reading

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Color Spots Challenge: Fresh Spring

I find the colours at this time of year so spectacular in my part of the world.  Now, I know nothing about flowers or plants, but there is something about the zillions of shades of green with vividly coloured flowers … Continue reading

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