A Very Simple birthday card for a friend. I wanted something masculine, and not overly complex. I've been eyeing this Reverse Confetti cover die in my stash for a while and figured if not now, then when? So I grabbed it... Not knowing what I was doing with it yet... And away I went.I started… Continue reading Very Simple Hex Birthday Card
I love watercolor. Am I really great at it? No.. But i love it! I was excited about Altenew's Irresistible Inking Techniques class as it had a few examples using water ink.. LOVE! I have quite a few September birthdays so I'm focused on getting those out the door. I knew I wanted to do… Continue reading Altenew Educator Certification Program (AECP) – Irresistible Inking Techniques
I absolutely LOVE the look of a clean and simple card. I have actually been trying to do more of my cards in that way... Doesn't always happen mind you. I learned some really great techniques in Altenew's Clean and Simple Boutique Cards class and I have made a few cards already, but my final… Continue reading Altenew Educator Certification Program (AECP) – Clean and Simple Boutique Cards
Masculine cards tend to be a struggle for me because the stereotypical image of a masculine card has cars and tools and it's really not the style of the guys I typically make cards for. I wanted a simple yet masculine card for a friend of mine with an upcoming birthday. I LOVE geometric shapes… Continue reading Altenew Educator Certification Program (AECP) – For The Guys
A super quick birthday card for a friend with some gold shimmer! I cut a panel from Simon Says Stamp's Cardstock in Schoolhouse Red measuring approximately 4x5.25 inches. I also cut a panel from some scrap patterned paper measuring approximately 3.75x5 inches. I took another piece of Simon Says Stamp's Cardstock and trimmed it down… Continue reading A Quick Birthday Card in Gold!
Alright... So there are A LOT of birthdays coming up...which translates to a lot of cards to be made. This time around I've opted to try Ranger's Transfer Foil with double sided tape for a simple yet shiny card. I think it turned out pretty well. I love the look of foil but haven't had… Continue reading Birthdays Galore!
I always struggle with masculine and gender neutral cards. This of course is most likely because the bulk of my stash is floral or more delicate in nature. Nonetheless men have birthdays too as do kids, teens.. Etc... So I'm working on mastering the art of less floral cards. Featuring: - Catherine Pooler Dye Inks… Continue reading A Few Masculine Birthday Cards
So I was looking to do something classy but Shiny for a couple of ladies celebrating their 80th birthdays. I opted for some flashy patterned paper while keeping everything else reletively simple. Featuring: - Concord and 9th’s 'Notable Numbers' Stamp and Die set - Recollections' 'Chateau' Paper Pad - Tsukineko's Versafine Onyx Black Ink -… Continue reading A Little Bit of Bling to Mark 80 Years Young!
A simple, yet sparkly birthday for a dear friend. I hope she loves it! Featuring: - Gina K Designs' 'All Stars' by Beth Silaika stamp Set - Colorado Craft Company's 'Birthday' Lovely Legs stamp set - Simon Says Stamp's Clear Embossing powder - Hero Arts' Sparkle embossing powder - Tsukineko's Versafine Onyx Black Ink
A few neutral Birthday Cards. I optedto play around with colour for the second and third card a bit to make things more festive! Featuring: - Avery Elle's 'Simple Sentiments' stamp set - Neat and Tangled's 'Wonky Chevron Cover Plate' - Brutus Monroe's 'Sterling' Embossing powder - Versamark Ink -Simon Says Stamp's Cardstock Featuring: -… Continue reading Happy Birthday