Altenew Educator Certification Program (AECP) – Level 1 Final Project Part 1: Her Cards

I've finally competed the level 1 courses of the Altenew Educator Certification Program and have now moved onto the Final Challenge of Level 1. This by no means is a simple challenge but it was very useful as it helped to push me a bit more with my card making. I've made sets of cards… Continue reading Altenew Educator Certification Program (AECP) – Level 1 Final Project Part 1: Her Cards

Altenew Educator Certification Program (AECP) – Irresistible Inking 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

A Quick Thank You

I love giving thank you cards that I've made. I feel like it shows that I cared enough to spend time to make the card. I'm always looking for quick cards that I can make in a pinch when needed. This is one of those for sure. I started off using Altenew's Thank You Builder… Continue reading A Quick Thank You

Altenew Educator Certification Program (AECP) – Clean and Simple Boutique Cards

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

Altenew Educator Certification Program (AECP) – All About Layering 2

I've had Altenew's Handpicked Bouquet stamp set for a while and I absolutely love it. It's a really great Layering stamp that is a large floral piece. This makes it easier to Stamp without taking away the beauty of the stamp. As sad as it is there will always be a need for a Sympathy… Continue reading Altenew Educator Certification Program (AECP) – All About Layering 2

AAA Card Clean and Simple Challenge #143 – Corner + Optional Flower Twist (Entry 2)

I've opted to enter the AAA Card Challenge #143 with a seco d card using the theme: Corner with Optional Flower Twist. This is my entry using a beautiful floral stencil: Featuring: - Simon Says Stamp's 'Bouquet of Roses' stencil - Hello bluebird's 'Send Flowers' stamp set - Tim Holtz's Distress Oxide for Ranger -… Continue reading AAA Card Clean and Simple Challenge #143 – Corner + Optional Flower Twist (Entry 2)

A Little Bit of Bling to Mark 80 Years Young!

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!

AAA Cards CAS Challenge #142 – One layer Black and White Card (DT) – Second Entry

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

AAA Cards CAS Challenge #142 – One layer Black and White Card (DT)

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)

Cut and Emboss Kindness Card

Another Card to show you care! I've always liked these cut and emboss folders. I mean seriously how great is it to do two things at once? Well... It mostly did two things at once. I found that it embossed great, but the cut part wasn't as clean. Human error? Maybe. I'll definitely try it… Continue reading Cut and Emboss Kindness Card