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 April Card Kit

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

Simon Says Stamp March Kit – Card#3

Hi Everyone, and thanks for joining me for the third card from Simon Says Stamp’s March, 2018, card kit! (You can find card one HERE and card two HERE.) Once again, I can’t tell you how obsessed I am with the stamps from SSS and the Carta Bella paper and stickers. I used a modified… Continue reading Simon Says Stamp March Kit – Card#3

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

Easy Die Cutting Techniques

Hi Everyone, and thank you joining me again today! As you know, I’ve been participating in the Altenew Educator Certification Program, and this card is homework for the last class in the first level, Easy Die Cutting Techniques, taught by the fabulous Yana Smakula. Seriously, Yana is one of my favorite designers! You can find… Continue reading Easy Die Cutting Techniques

Angel’s Feathers

Hi Everyone! Thank you so much for stopping by the blog today. Sadly, I’m sharing a card I made for my good friend whose step-son passed away last week. It’s so difficult to create a sympathy card that truly shows how much you care for someone.  Many times in making a card, I think about… Continue reading Angel’s Feathers

Altenew Vintage Flowers

Hi Everyone! I hope you are well and staying warm in your part of the world. It is sooooo cold here in Ohio, but I’m staying toasty inside and enjoying  Altenew‘s All About Layering 1 class. Today I’m sharing my second layered floral card, and I also experimented with the new metallic shimmer ink sprays… Continue reading Altenew Vintage Flowers