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

Altenew Travel Journal

Hi Everyone, and welcome back to my craft room! Today I’m sharing a Travel Journal I created as a challenge project for Level II of the Altenew Educator Certification Program using Tim Holtz’ idea-ology small Collection Folio. I often create my own mini-albums from start to finish, but I thought it would be fun to… Continue reading Altenew Travel Journal

A Pop Of Color!

Hi Everyone, and thanks for stopping by the craft room! Today I’m sharing homework for Altenew Academy class, Color Your Day, taught by the awesomely talented Therese Calvird. Technique: Find inspiration in color from the world around you! I was inspired by natural linen curtains I have in my family room for this card. As… Continue reading A Pop Of Color!

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

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

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