Masking Paper

Hi Everyone and thanks for joining me in the craft room again today! I need to tell you that I have a love/hate relationship with masking techniques. Can I get an Amen? You already know what I mean, right? I adore the artistic layers masking creates in stamped images, but the fussy cutting, product choice,… Continue reading Masking Paper

YUPO Stencils

Hi Everyone and welcome back! I’ve finished the first level in Altenew’s Educator Certification Program and started the classes for the second level. This card is my submission for Altenew Academy class Beyond Basic Backgrounds taught by the wonderful Lydia Evans. I fell in love with Lydia’s card, and mine is very similar in style… Continue reading YUPO Stencils

Eclipse Birthday Card

Hi Everyone, and thanks for joining me again! I have been so inspired lately by all of the cards created by the amazing Altenew design team, Jennifer McGuire, and many others using Altenew’s bold alphabet dies. I finally broke down and ordered my own set last week, and I am so excited! Today I’m sharing… Continue reading Eclipse Birthday Card

Easy Die Cutting Techniques

Hi Everyone, and thank you joining me again today! As you know, I’ve been participating in the Altenew Educator Certification Program, and this card is homework for the last class in the first level, Easy Die Cutting Techniques, taught by the fabulous Yana Smakula. Seriously, Yana is one of my favorite designers! You can find… Continue reading Easy Die Cutting Techniques

Seasonal Scene Shaker Card

Hi Everyone! I’m back again today sharing another homework assignment for Altenew Academy. As you know, I’ve been busy in the Altenew Educator Certification Program, and I created this card for Seasonal Scene Building with Nichol Magouirk. Technique: Seasonal Shaker Card I think one of the most important aspects of building a seasonal scene is… Continue reading Seasonal Scene Shaker Card

Fabulous Glitter Elements

Hi Everyone! Hopefully you are stopping by for the second time today as this is my second post! I couldn’t wait to share this pretty birthday card I created for my friend (and doubles as homework for Altenew Academy class Let It Shine taught by Carissa Wiley). Technique: Adding shine to your cards with glitter.… Continue reading Fabulous Glitter Elements

Clean and Simple Boutique Card

Hi Everyone! Thank you so much for stopping by today! This post will be short and sweet, because I’ve got a clean and simple card for you. This card is homework for Altenew Academy’s Clean and Simple Boutique Cards taught by Jennifer Rasa. The concept behind boutique cards is that they are simple, but beautiful… Continue reading Clean and Simple Boutique Card