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:
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
Monthly Mystery Box Giveaway Alert! Alright ladies and gentlemen.... I am still working on my MASSIVE craft room cleanup and have come across several items that I will not be using. As mentioned in my last giveaway I will be selling some of the items in my Etsy store to help finance my habit and… Continue reading Monthly Mystery Box Giveaway!!!
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
I've entered the AAA Cards CAS Challenge this period with a second entry. Not only am i entering the challenge, I'm throwing my hat into the ring for their DT (Design Team) member search. I would love to be a part of a design team. Will i get picked? Maybe not.. But i love what… Continue reading AAA Cards CAS Challenge #142 – One layer Black and White Card (DT) – Second Entry
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
As my card making journey continues I'm finding that I'm liking my more clean and simple cards more than the ones that arw a biy busier. Now.. That's not to say that I'll only make clean and simple (CAS) cards...as there's definitely still room for things a bit busier (which i still love). Either way,… Continue reading AAA Cards CAS Challenge #142 – One layer Black and White Card (DT)
School is out FOREVER! Or at least for the summer. Here are a couple of graduation cards that are simple and perfect for high school, college or university grads! Featuring: - Sunny Studio's 'WooHoo' stamp set - Simon Says Stamp's Dye inks - Simon Says Stamp's Cardstock Featuring: - Simon Says Stamp's + Z Design's… Continue reading Graduation Time!
A couple more Wedding cards...After all wedding season has begun! Featuring: - 'Bloomin Heart' Die by Sizzix for Stampin Up -Simon Says Stamp's 'Quilted Hearts' Background stamp - Gina K Designs Cardstock - Brutus Monroe's 'Gilded' embossing powder - Versamark Ink Featuring: - Kaisercraft's 'Damask' Embossing folder - Layering Oval Framelits by Sizzix for Stampin… Continue reading More Wedding Bliss…