Altenew Modern & Edgy Stamps/Dies/Stencils/Embossing Folders Collection Release Blog Hop + Giveaway

Hi Everyone, and happy Altenew release day! I am so thrilled to share several projects with you featuring new products from the Modern & Edgy Collection. How pretty is this card? I love all of the dimension created with the Diamond Cover Plate Die combined with the Meadow Builder Stencil and the Modern Hello Sentiment… Continue reading Altenew Modern & Edgy Stamps/Dies/Stencils/Embossing Folders Collection Release Blog Hop + Giveaway

Altenew Build-A-Flower: Fashion Monger Dahlia Release Blog Hop + Giveaway

Hi Everyone! I hope you are well, and enjoying the summer. It is so hot in Tennessee right now, but that’s given me lots of crafty time. So I’m not complaining. LOL! Today I’m so excited to participate in the Altenew Fashion Monger Dahlia Blog Hop, and I’ve created this lovely mixed media, mini slimline… Continue reading Altenew Build-A-Flower: Fashion Monger Dahlia Release Blog Hop + Giveaway

Altenew Craft-A-Flower: Daffodil & Glitter Cardstock Release Blog Hop + Giveaway

Hi Everyone, and welcome to our Altenew Craft-A-Flower and Glitter Cardstock Release Blog Hop! The new Daffodil die layering set is so pretty, and I love what the other designers created. I used the gorgeous new Glitter Cardstock with the previously released Craft-A-Flower Anemones to create a wedding or engagement card, and I think it… Continue reading Altenew Craft-A-Flower: Daffodil & Glitter Cardstock 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

Oh Baby! Slimline Shaker Card

Hi Crafty Friends! I hope you and your family are doing well, and that you’ve found some crafty time for yourself. Did you join us a couple of weeks ago for this fun Facebook Live demo where we created this Oh Baby! slimline shaker card with new Catherine Pooler products? I think this turned out… Continue reading Oh Baby! Slimline Shaker Card

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

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

Brayer Ink Backgrounds

Hi Everyone! Thanks for stopping by! Today I’m sharing a card I created as homework for Altenew Academy’s Irresistible Inking Techniques with Sara Naumann. I used Altenew’s Winter Rose layered stamp set, and I adore the ageless look of this set. It was designed after vintage printed fabrics. Technique So for one lesson, we learned… Continue reading Brayer Ink Backgrounds