Stunning Cosmos for Mother’s Day

Hi Everyone! Today I’m sharing homework for Altenew Academy class, With A Twist, taught by Therese Calvird. Therese shares a card technique she calls ‘faux embossing with die cuts’, and I applied that technique for this Mother’s Day card using Altenew’s Stunning Cosmos. Technique: Adhere stamped die cuts for an embossed look This card was… Continue reading Stunning Cosmos for Mother’s Day

Graphic 45 Floral Shoppe Card Set

Hi Everyone! Thanks for joining me today, and I apologize that I’ve been absent for a couple of weeks. It has been busy, busy in our house. I have been painting and working on cosmetic improvements in the basement (photos to be added in the project section soon), the lab puppy turned one year-old (and… Continue reading Graphic 45 Floral Shoppe Card Set

Simon Says Stamp March Card Kit – Card #4

Hi again Everyone! This is a quick post for Card number four from the Simon Says Stamp March, 2018, monthly card kit. (You can find my first card HERE, the second card HERE, and the third card HERE.) This card is the simplest yet with just papers, cardstock, and Carta Bella stickers from the kit… Continue reading Simon Says Stamp March Card Kit – Card #4

Simon Says Stamp March Kit Card#2

Hi Everyone! I’m back for the second day with a card from Simon Says Stamp March Card Kit. Again, I have to say that this month’s kit couldn’t make it any easier to create beautiful cards! The Carta Bella papers and stickers combined with Simon Says Stamp stamps and cardstocks make things quick and simple.… Continue reading Simon Says Stamp March Kit Card#2

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

Marbled Background Birthday Card

Hi Everyone! Today I’m sharing a special birthday card I made for my Mother-in-law using a gorgeous new background stamp from The Stamp Market, Marbled Background, with their Papillon layered stamp set. As soon as I saw this background stamp, I was running for my purse to grab the credit card and order it before… Continue reading Marbled Background Birthday Card