Altenew Craft Your Life Project Kit: Seasonal Blooms Release Blog Hop + Giveaway

Hello Artsy Friends! I am beyond thrilled to participate in the premier of Altenew’s Craft Your Life monthly project kit! There are so many crafty goodies in this kit, and I can’t wait to see what your favorite is. Introducing Altenew’s first-ever Craft Your Life Project Kit! This exciting monthly package that is sure to… Continue reading Altenew Craft Your Life Project Kit: Seasonal Blooms 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

Altenew Beautiful Peony Watercolor Eclipse Card

Hi Everyone, and welcome back! Today I’m sharing a card I created using Altenew Beautiful Peony stamp set from 7 Kids Crafts. I recently purchased Zig Real Brush Markers, and I’m still a beginner when it comes to watercoloring. However, I am loving the process and the beautiful effect when added to a stamped image… Continue reading Altenew Beautiful Peony Watercolor Eclipse Card

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 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

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

The Beauty Is In the Details

Hi Everyone, and thanks for joining me today! Today’s card is homework for Altenew Academy class, Beautiful Details, taught by one of my favorite artists in the cardmaking world, Marika Rahtu, from Me and Minime Crafting. Marika has inspired me since I first started stamping, and her work is breathtaking. Needless to say, this class… Continue reading The Beauty Is In the Details

Angel’s Feathers

Hi Everyone! Thank you so much for stopping by the blog today. Sadly, I’m sharing a card I made for my good friend whose step-son passed away last week. It’s so difficult to create a sympathy card that truly shows how much you care for someone.  Many times in making a card, I think about… Continue reading Angel’s Feathers