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
Yay! I successfully completed my level 2 challenge for the Altenew Educator Certification Program and am soooo thrilled to move on to Level 3! Below is the Level 2 Honour Badge:
Alright... So Seasonal Scene Building doesn't mean what you think. The Seasonal Scene Building class at Altenew doesn't only focus on things like Christmas cards. It's really more about setting up scenes/backgrounds/focus. I however opted to use this opportunity to get my Christmas cards started... Shaker style! I haven't made a shaker card in quite… Continue reading Altenew Educator Certification Program (AECP) – Seasonal Scene Building
A beautiful anniversary card for a special couple. I love stencils as I find they're easier to control colour on for me. For some reason I've been hesitant to try new things with stencils, however as a part of Altenew's Celebration: Stencil Techniques class I've been pushed to try more. I'm very glad I did!… Continue reading Altenew Educator Certification Program (AECP) – Celebration: Stencil Techniques
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
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 ladies and gentlemen.... I am in the middle of a MASSIVE craft room cleanup! During this still ongoing clean up I've come across items that I either won't use or have duplicates of (mostly stamp sets) and must now purge them to help get my room organized - and hopefully stay that way. I… Continue reading Craft Room Cleanup Giveaway – Mystery Box Style!