Altenew Educators “Giving Thanks” Blog Hop and Linky Party + Giveaway

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

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

Altenew Academy Monoprinting Made Easy

Hi Everyone, and welcome back! I hope you are having a great week, and your summer is going well. We are crazy busy at our house as we pack and prepare my son to leave next week for his freshman year at the University of Tennessee. Go Vols! However, I have gotten a little crafty… Continue reading Altenew Academy Monoprinting Made Easy

Altenew Ornate Foliage Take 2

Hi Everyone! Today I’m sharing the completed card we created together during Saturday’s live Facebook demo with 7 Kids Crafts. This card is take two from the Altenew Ornate Foliage layered stamp set. Did you see the first card I shared on Monday? You can find all of the details HERE. How amazing that you… Continue reading Altenew Ornate Foliage Take 2

National Scrapbook Day Dahlias

Hi Everyone! Guess what I finally made time to do on National Scrapbook Day? Yup, I spent the entire day in the craft room after several weeks of home remodeling. We are in the final stretch in preparing for Sam’s graduation from high school, and there have been many painting and cleaning projects (pictures to… Continue reading National Scrapbook Day Dahlias

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!