Whimsy July Paper Door

Hi Everyone! Welcome back to the craft room! Today I’m sharing a card I created using the Whimsy July Paper Door card kit. Have you seen this yet? Oh…my…goodness! These kits always are packed with goodies, and this month’s is full of pretty things: Beaucoup Bouquet floral stamps with matching dies, Distress Inks, a paintbrush,… Continue reading Whimsy July Paper Door

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

Enjoy the Journey

Hi Everyone, and welcome back to the craft room! Have you seen the new Whimsy Paper Door June card kit? This is the first month I’ve ordered it, and I am so excited to share the this card with you! The kit is full of goodies including: 6×6 specialty cardstocks, exclusive stamps and dies, twine,… Continue reading Enjoy the Journey

Whimsy Seashell Background Stamp

Hi Everyone, and welcome back! Well, it’s finally summer in Ohio, and this weather has me dreaming of the beach. So I’m bringing it to you with some gorgeous new stamps and dies from Whimsy Stamps all inspired by the magic and beauty of the seas. Do you ever see a stamp, die, or stencil… Continue reading Whimsy Seashell Background Stamp

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

Stunning Cosmos for Mother’s Day

Hi Everyone! Today I’m sharing homework for Altenew Academy class, With A Twist, taught by Therese Calvird. Therese shares a card technique she calls ‘faux embossing with die cuts’, and I applied that technique for this Mother’s Day card using Altenew’s Stunning Cosmos. Technique: Adhere stamped die cuts for an embossed look This card was… Continue reading Stunning Cosmos for Mother’s Day

Simon Says Stamp March Kit Card#2

Hi Everyone! I’m back for the second day with a card from Simon Says Stamp March Card Kit. Again, I have to say that this month’s kit couldn’t make it any easier to create beautiful cards! The Carta Bella papers and stickers combined with Simon Says Stamp stamps and cardstocks make things quick and simple.… Continue reading Simon Says Stamp March Kit Card#2