February has been branded as black History Month for as long as I can remember. But for me, it's every day of my life - learning about my history, well at least a part of it. There's been so much media over the last few years about the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement which really… Continue reading Black History Month – Card Inspiration
Another month means another challenge from PaperCraft Business Challenge! Looking for a way to keep track of your card challenges? Check out the Papercraft Business Challenge Planner! Are you ready to participate in the November 2020 - Challenge #33? The theme for Novembers challenge is "Christmas". The prize for this month is Magnolia Designs -… Continue reading Papercraft Business Challenge: November 2020 – Challenge #33
It's been a VERY long time since I've submitted anything for a card Challenge with the exception of my monthly Design Team submissions. I decided to give it another go when I saw Simon Says Stamp's Wednesday Challenge theme as 'Anything Goes'. This week the SSS DT are using Hero Arts Stamp's so I thought… Continue reading Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge – Anything Goes!
Hello!I'm sure you've seen all the drama happening in the world today - pandemic, injustice, riots and so much more. It breaks my heart to see how much hate there is in the world. Growing up I was always taught that people are equal no matter the colour of their skin, the God they pray… Continue reading Papercrafters Unite Against Racism Blog Hop!
June 12th is a date I will never forget. A few years ago - It's the day that I nearly lost my life - bleeding out internally - and the day that I learnt I lost the first of my twins. I had a rare experience - a Heterotopic pregnancy. For those rushing to "Google"… Continue reading A Really Rough Day – Anniversary of Loss
As a loyal Altenew customer they sent me a beautiful stamp set. I do intend to use this stamp set more than once! I really love the way my first project turned out! Interested in trying out some Altenew products? Check the product list below for a special 10% off link! I started with an… Continue reading A Beautiful Gift from Altenew
It's been a bit of a pause since I've posted anything here for the Altenew Educator Certification Program. The world is in a bit of chaos - First and foremost, let me say that I hope everyone is doing well in this difficult time and that I hope you all stay safe and healthy! During this chaotic… Continue reading Altenew Educator Certification Program – One-Layer Wonders
I LOVE the look of Alcohol Inks, but am always hesitant to use them. However, as a part of Level 3 of the Altenew Educator Certification Program I took Altenew's 'Rethink Reinkers' course which opened up my eyes to using Altenew's Artist Markers refills as alcohol ink for this beautiful card. I cut a panel… Continue reading Altenew Educator Certification Program (AECP) – Rethink Reinkers
As a part of Level 3 of the Altenew Educator Certification Program I'm challenging myself to try to fine tune some skills and try working with mediums that I'm not the most comfortable. I typically lean towards the standard ink and stamps, so I'm focusing on creating with watercolours and alcohol markers. This card leverages some… Continue reading Altenew Educator Certification Program (AECP) – Stunningly Simple Watercolor Techniques
So.. My first project for Level 3 of the Altenew Educator Certification Program and I opted to try my hand at Ink Blending & Copic Flicking from the Clean, Simple and Colorful Techniques class. I have started to appreciate the details that I see people add to their cards in a big way. I love… Continue reading Altenew Educator Certification Program (AECP) – Clean, Simple, and Colorful Techniques