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 Build-A-Flower: Indian Lotus Release Blog Hop + Giveaway

Hi Artsy Friends, and welcome to the blog! Are you hopping along with the Altenew Build-A-Flower Indian Lotus Blog Hop today? I am thrilled to participate as a guest designer for the first time EVER with one of my favorite stamp companies! This gorgeous layered floral stamp set includes motivational sentiments to encourage and promote… Continue reading Altenew Build-A-Flower: Indian Lotus Release Blog Hop + Giveaway

Lavinia Stamps Craft Haul April 2021

Hey Crafty Friends! I hope you are well, and enjoying nice springtime weather in your area. I was live on YouTube last week with the new Lavinia Stamps release. Just in case you missed it, I thought I would share it here. Enabler Alert: This entire new release is now available in the Joggles Mixed… Continue reading Lavinia Stamps Craft Haul April 2021

Altenew Educator’s Insta Hop

Hello Artsy Altenew Friends! Today I’m sharing a mixed media slimline card I created for today’s Instagram Hop featuring Altenew Certified Educators. I began by cutting black watercolor cardstock to slimline size. One of my favorite mixed media techniques is to lightly use embossing ink on a small area of a background stamp, and use… Continue reading Altenew Educator’s Insta Hop

Altenew Educators Style It With Stencils Blog Hop & Linky Party + Giveaway

Hi Everyone, and thank you so much for hopping along in today’s fun Altenew Educator blog hop! You probably arrived here from the fabulous Nicole Watt and the next stop will be the talented Teri Wilson. I am so excited to be a part of this amazingly talented group of people, and today we are… Continue reading Altenew Educators Style It With Stencils Blog Hop & Linky Party + 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 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

My Favorite Artsy Things of 2019

Hi Crafty Friends! Finally I have finished the list of My Favorite Artsy Things of 2019 with links. I’m so sorry that it took a few days! Also, I’ve attached the unedited video from last Thursday’s Live Facebook where I first shared all of my favorites. (Stay tuned for edited, shorter videos for each category.)… Continue reading My Favorite Artsy Things of 2019