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
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
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 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
Hi Everyone! Happy Mother’s Day! I wanted to get these cards posted earlier, but I had several that needed to be completed. So I was down to the wire, and just finished taking photographs last night. I stamped all of these cards with WPlus9 Summer Blooms, Whimsy Alpha, and Strictly Sentiments 4 using Altenew Crisp… Continue reading Happy Mother’s Day!
Hi Everyone! I hope you are all well, and (if you live in the north) you are staying warm. It’s gotten cold with a smattering of snow here in Ohio. So I’ve stayed home the last few days to craft and order exciting new products. I can’t wait to share everything! I created this card… Continue reading Happy Birthday!
Hello! Today I’m sharing the third (and I think the last) installment for the Closing 2016 series. You can check out the other two posts Here and Here. These cards were created using one of the cutest and easiest card kits ever from Simon Says Stamp‘s December kit release. Most of the effort simply involved… Continue reading Closing 2016: Simon Says Stamp