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!

Simon Says Stamp April Card Kit

Hi Everyone! Today I’m sharing the first five cards I’ve created from Simon Says Stamp’s April Card Kit, Beautiful Day. I can’t even tell you how much I adore this set! Seriously, this has to be one of the best! It included a large stamp set (of butterflies – my favorite!), butterfly stencil, Distress Oxide… Continue reading Simon Says Stamp April Card Kit

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

Eclipse Birthday Card

Hi Everyone, and thanks for joining me again! I have been so inspired lately by all of the cards created by the amazing Altenew design team, Jennifer McGuire, and many others using Altenew’s bold alphabet dies. I finally broke down and ordered my own set last week, and I am so excited! Today I’m sharing… Continue reading Eclipse Birthday Card

Easy Die Cutting Techniques

Hi Everyone, and thank you joining me again today! As you know, I’ve been participating in the Altenew Educator Certification Program, and this card is homework for the last class in the first level, Easy Die Cutting Techniques, taught by the fabulous Yana Smakula. Seriously, Yana is one of my favorite designers! You can find… Continue reading Easy Die Cutting Techniques

Marbled Background Birthday Card

Hi Everyone! Today I’m sharing a special birthday card I made for my Mother-in-law using a gorgeous new background stamp from The Stamp Market, Marbled Background, with their Papillon layered stamp set. As soon as I saw this background stamp, I was running for my purse to grab the credit card and order it before… Continue reading Marbled Background Birthday Card