Altenew Craft Your Life Project Kit: Seasonal Blooms Release Blog Hop + Giveaway

Hello Artsy Friends! I am beyond thrilled to participate in the premier of Altenew’s Craft Your Life monthly project kit! There are so many crafty goodies in this kit, and I can’t wait to see what your favorite is. Introducing Altenew’s first-ever Craft Your Life Project Kit! This exciting monthly package that is sure to… Continue reading Altenew Craft Your Life Project Kit: Seasonal Blooms Release Blog Hop + Giveaway

Altenew Craft-A-Flower: Daffodil & Glitter Cardstock Release Blog Hop + Giveaway

Hi Everyone, and welcome to our Altenew Craft-A-Flower and Glitter Cardstock Release Blog Hop! The new Daffodil die layering set is so pretty, and I love what the other designers created. I used the gorgeous new Glitter Cardstock with the previously released Craft-A-Flower Anemones to create a wedding or engagement card, and I think it… Continue reading Altenew Craft-A-Flower: Daffodil & Glitter Cardstock Release Blog Hop + Giveaway

Altenew Exotic Garden Stamps/Dies/Stencils/Embossing Folders Collection Release Blog Hop + Giveaway

Hello again Everyone, and welcome back! Today I am beyond thrilled to be a guest designer for Altenew’s May, Exotic Garden, release. I created four cards to share with you, and I can’t wait to hear what you think. Also, I created a quick video of the process. (Stay tuned for a full-length video of… Continue reading Altenew Exotic Garden Stamps/Dies/Stencils/Embossing Folders Collection Release Blog Hop + Giveaway

Altenew Educator’s Insta Hop

Hello Artsy Altenew Friends! Today I’m sharing a mixed media slimline card I created for today’s Instagram Hop featuring Altenew Certified Educators. I began by cutting black watercolor cardstock to slimline size. One of my favorite mixed media techniques is to lightly use embossing ink on a small area of a background stamp, and use… Continue reading Altenew Educator’s Insta Hop

Altenew Educators Style It With Stencils Blog Hop & Linky Party + Giveaway

Hi Everyone, and thank you so much for hopping along in today’s fun Altenew Educator blog hop! You probably arrived here from the fabulous Nicole Watt and the next stop will be the talented Teri Wilson. I am so excited to be a part of this amazingly talented group of people, and today we are… Continue reading Altenew Educators Style It With Stencils Blog Hop & Linky Party + Giveaway

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