Hi Everyone, and welcome back! I hope you are having a great week, and your summer is going well. We are crazy busy at our house as we pack and prepare my son to leave next week for his freshman year at the University of Tennessee. Go Vols! However, I have gotten a little crafty… Continue reading Altenew Academy Monoprinting Made Easy
Hi Everyone, and welcome back! I hope you are having a great week, and the weather is nice where you live. It’s lovely here in Ohio. Today I am sharing the gorgeous Picket Fence Studios Botan Peony stamp I purchased from 7 Kids Crafts, and, honestly, it’s one of my favorite stamps of all time!… Continue reading Picket Fence Studios Botan Peony Watercolor
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
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
Hi Everyone, and welcome back to the second day of Whimsy Stamps’ July release week. I am just as excited to share this gorgeous new Flower Puffs background stamp as I was yesterday for the new Bold ABC dies. (You can see yesterday’s card HERE.) Also, this card has a sentiment from the new Beaucoup… Continue reading Whimsy July Release – Day 2
Hi Everyone, and welcome back! I’m on a roll with two days straight of posts! LOL! Today I’m sharing homework for Altenew Academy class, In the Mood For Color, taught by the wonderful Stephanie Klauck. This class focuses on colors and the moods or emotions associated with them, and how we can connect those feelings… Continue reading Color My Mood!
Hi Everyone, and thanks for joining me today! Today’s card is homework for Altenew Academy class, Beautiful Details, taught by one of my favorite artists in the cardmaking world, Marika Rahtu, from Me and Minime Crafting. Marika has inspired me since I first started stamping, and her work is breathtaking. Needless to say, this class… Continue reading The Beauty Is In the Details
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
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
Hi Everyone! Thanks for joining me again today! I am pretty excited to share with you an epiphany I had earlier. As you know, I’ve been accepted into the Altenew Educator Certification Program, and I’m learning a lot in the academy classes. Well today, as I watched Easy Ink Blending Techniques with Amy Tan, I… Continue reading Layers, Layers, Layers!