Hi Crafty Friends! I am so glad that you’ve joined us today to give thanks and celebrate the heroes helping us to stay healthy and safe during these difficult times. My favorite quote from Mr. Rogers is, “… Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping.” Isn’t that fitting for today?… Continue reading Altenew Educators “Giving Thanks” Blog Hop and Linky Party + Giveaway
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
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
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
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
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
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!
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
Oh my goodness! Use code BLAST for 25 percent off the entire 7 Kids Crafts store excluding new arrivals, preorders, clearance and digital stamps. Guess what is included? Picket Fence Studios Botan Peony! Seriously, I think this is one of my favorite stamps of all time! Also in store and on sale: Life Changing Blender… Continue reading 7 Kids Crafts Sale!