Altenew Educator Certification Workshop Part II

Hi Crafty Friends! Today I’m sharing all of the details from the Altenew Workshop I held last week to earn my Educator Certification. Can you believe that I was admitted into the program in the very first group of applicants? It’s been a long two year journey, but I finally completed everything required: 25 Altenew… Continue reading Altenew Educator Certification Workshop Part II

Altenew Educator Certification Workshop

Hi Crafty Friends! This is a short and sweet post to thank all of the wonderful ladies who participated in my Altenew Workshop today. We had a wonderful time creating two Altenew cards, and I could not have asked for a better and more engaged group! Gina, Mary Kay, Wanda, Ada, Joy, and Roseann; Thank… Continue reading Altenew Educator Certification Workshop

My Favorite Artsy Things of 2019

Hi Crafty Friends! Finally I have finished the list of My Favorite Artsy Things of 2019 with links. I’m so sorry that it took a few days! Also, I’ve attached the unedited video from last Thursday’s Live Facebook where I first shared all of my favorites. (Stay tuned for edited, shorter videos for each category.)… Continue reading My Favorite Artsy Things of 2019

Altenew Watercolored Festive Poinsettia

Hi Everyone, and welcome back! Today I’m sharing a card I created for Altenew Academy class, Let It Shine – Holiday Edition, taught by the fabulous Carissa Wiley. This actually is my final project for Level III certification before I have one more project to be an Altenew Certified Educator! Yay! It’s been two years… Continue reading Altenew Watercolored Festive Poinsettia

Altenew Snowflake Dies

Hi Everyone, and welcome back! Today I am sharing a simple, yet oh-so-pretty Christmas card using new Altenew dies. That’s it! No coloring. No inks. Just beautiful die cuts for a dimensional holiday card. I finished the Altenew Academy class, Easy As ABC, a while ago, and, although I create many cards using alphabet dies,… Continue reading Altenew Snowflake Dies

Happy World Cardmaking Day!

Hi Everyone and happy world cardmaking day! I hope you find some time to play in the craft room today, relax, and sip some coffee. That’s my kind of fun day! Today I finished my final card for Altenew Academy class Color Blending With Artist Markers taught by Kelly Latevola. I used the new Flower… Continue reading Happy World Cardmaking Day!

Altenew Academy Monoprinting Made Easy

Hi Everyone, and welcome back! I hope you are having a great week, and your summer is going well. We are crazy busy at our house as we pack and prepare my son to leave next week for his freshman year at the University of Tennessee. Go Vols! However, I have gotten a little crafty… Continue reading Altenew Academy Monoprinting Made Easy

Zentangles on Lavinia Stamps Scenes Part 1

Hi Everyone! Happy Saturday! Today I’m sharing the card we created together in Thursday’s Facebook live demo for 7 Kids Crafts in which we added Zentangles to Lavinia Stamps scenes. (If you need a refresher on creating the background with Distress Oxide inks, click HERE or HERE.) I have broken the video into two parts.… Continue reading Zentangles on Lavinia Stamps Scenes Part 1

Altenew Beautiful Peony Watercolor Eclipse Card

Hi Everyone, and welcome back! Today I’m sharing a card I created using Altenew Beautiful Peony stamp set from 7 Kids Crafts. I recently purchased Zig Real Brush Markers, and I’m still a beginner when it comes to watercoloring. However, I am loving the process and the beautiful effect when added to a stamped image… Continue reading Altenew Beautiful Peony Watercolor Eclipse Card

Altenew Academy Zentangle For Cardmakers Lessons 5 & 6

Hi Everyone, and welcome back! Today I have the final card for Altenew Academy, Zentangle For Cardmakers lessons 5 & 6, taught by the amazing Amber Davis of Notable Inc. I have to tell you that not only is Amber an amazing artist, but she is a kind and thoughtful person as well. Do you… Continue reading Altenew Academy Zentangle For Cardmakers Lessons 5 & 6