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 Adventures Ahead Stamps/Dies/Stencils/More Collection Release Blog Hop + Giveaway

Hi Everyone and welcome back! Today I’m excited to share with you the new Adventures Ahead Altenew release and blog hop. This release has something that will surely inspire you from gorgeous hot air balloon and floral stamps to 3D embossing folders. Giveaway Prizes $300 in total prizes! To celebrate this release, Altenew is giving… Continue reading Altenew Adventures Ahead Stamps/Dies/Stencils/More Collection 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

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 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

Altenew Academy Zentangle Lessons 3-4

Hi Everyone, and welcome back! I’ve shared two other cards I created for lessons one and two (You can find lesson one HERE and lesson two HERE) from Altenew Academy, Zentangle For Cardmakers, taught by the incredible Amber Davis, and it’s now official … I’m obsessed! This card incorporates the Zentangles learned in lessons three… Continue reading Altenew Academy Zentangle Lessons 3-4

Altenew Academy Zentangle Lesson 2

Hi Everyone, and welcome back! Thanks for joining me for Altenew Academy‘s, Zentangle For Cardmakers, second lesson with Amber Davis. I cannot tell you how excited I am for this class! This lesson of the Zentangle cat-kins was so much fun to practice. I shared some basic tips I discovered after the first lesson, and… Continue reading Altenew Academy Zentangle Lesson 2

Altenew Academy Zentangle Lesson 1

Hi Everyone! Today I’m sharing a card I created as homework for Altenew Academy class, Zentangle For Cardmakers, taught by the fabulous Amber Davis. After only one class, I have to tell you that I already am obsessed with this new-to-me technique! Technique: This first lesson showed us the technique called aura in which you… Continue reading Altenew Academy Zentangle Lesson 1

Foil for Interest

Hi Everyone, and welcome back! Today I’m sharing a birthday card I created for my son who turned 17 last month. I cannot believe he has grown to be such an independent, condfident, kind, and smart young man. We are so very proud of him. Technique: Using Artist Markers to color foil for card interest… Continue reading Foil for Interest

Embossing on Vellum

Hi Everyone! If you’ve stopped by in the last week, you know I’ve switched it up a bit, but you also know I can’t stray too far from my Altenew obsession. So today I’m sharing homework from Altenew Academy Impressive Heat Embossing class taught by Svetlana Marchenko. Technique: Heat Embossing on Vellum  I’m not sure… Continue reading Embossing on Vellum