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

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 Snowflake Dies

Hi Everyone, and welcome back! Today I am sharing a simple, yet oh-so-pretty Christmas card using new Altenew dies. That’s it! No coloring. No inks. Just beautiful die cuts for a dimensional holiday card. I finished the Altenew Academy class, Easy As ABC, a while ago, and, although I create many cards using alphabet dies,… Continue reading Altenew Snowflake Dies

Happy World Cardmaking Day!

Hi Everyone and happy world cardmaking day! I hope you find some time to play in the craft room today, relax, and sip some coffee. That’s my kind of fun day! Today I finished my final card for Altenew Academy class Color Blending With Artist Markers taught by Kelly Latevola. I used the new Flower… Continue reading Happy World Cardmaking Day!

Alcohol Ink Background With Lavinia Stamps

Hi Everyone! I hope you are having a great weekend! Were you able to join us Thursday evening at 7 Kids Customers Create Facebook page for a fun evening of alcohol inks and Lavinia stamps? I created this whimsical card, and below you can find the short and sweet edited version of this demo. Please… Continue reading Alcohol Ink Background With Lavinia Stamps

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 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