Alright, so you always need birthday cards because quite frankly there's always a birthday right around the corner. I made this card, using a stamp set I've been DYING to use and thought it was perfect for a family member's birthday. After seeing the finished product I'll definitely be revisiting this for Mother's Day and… Continue reading Coming up Roses – birthday card!
Heat embossing is a technique that can be used to give a pretty simple and straightforward look or a very detailed and elaborate look. Either way, it adds shine and a bit of character to your card. In Altenew's Impressive Heat Embossing class, I learned a few new techniques and revisited some techniques that I… Continue reading Altenew Educator Certification Program (AECP) – Impressive Heat Embossing
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 2): HIS 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
I thought this would be a cute anniversary card. I absolutely love The Colorado Craft Company's Lovely Legs Stamp's... AMAZING! I Wanted to add a little more to it. So I opted to do a light heart stencil. I used Simon Says Stamp's 'Heart Layers' Stencil, The Stamp Market's Blending Brush and Altenew's Heart Beat… Continue reading Simple Anniversary 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
Two week old Twin girls need a warm welcome into the world. Although they shared the same womb that doesn't mean they need to share the same card! Card #1: Using Stampin Up's First Steps Stamp set, I stamped the tiny footprints and a beautiful sentiment using Versamark and heat embossed it all using Brutus… Continue reading Hello Baby Girls…
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!
So there are a few people i know having babies this year, so i though I'd give some baby cards a try. Featuring: - Stampin Up's 'First Steps' stamp set - Stampin Up's 'Little Elephant' stamp set - Spellbinders' 'Venise Lace' die set - Simon Says Stamp's Cardstock - Simon Says Stamp's Dye inks -… Continue reading Baby Boom!
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