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 8”x11” Majestic Bouquet Stamp Set Release Blog Hop + Giveaway

Hi Everyone and welcome back! I am excited to share a pretty watercolor card today using the fabulous new 8” X 11” Majestic Bouquet Stamp Set from Altenew. This was the first time I’ve tried the Altenew Watercolor Brush Markers, and I have to tell you how much I truly loved them! I have had… Continue reading Altenew 8”x11” Majestic Bouquet Stamp Set 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

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 Watercolored Festive Poinsettia

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

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

Faux No-Line Coloring

Hi Everyone, and welcome back for my second post today! This card completes all of the level II classes for Altenew Academy’s Educator Certification Program, and is homework for Polychomatic taught by one of my favorite instructors, Nina-Marie Trapani. Technique: Use pastel artist markers with pale ink stamping for a faux no-line effect. I was… Continue reading Faux No-Line Coloring

Watercolor with Shimmer Sprays

Hi Everyone! It’s crazy busy here as usual! We’ve been visiting colleges with my son who’s a junior, and it’s a very exciting time for our family. However, there hasn’t been much time to craft lately. Thank you so much for sticking with me and sharing all of this craziness with me. Today I’m sharing… Continue reading Watercolor with Shimmer Sprays

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