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
Alright....so like some of you I'm a bit of a stamp hoarder. I love buying stamps and thinking of all the amazing things I can do with them - as well as stencils, accessories, gels, inks, dies...and so on. And then I don't use them. So...I've decided to challenge myself. I'm going to create at… Continue reading Cardmaking Challenge: Using my Stash!
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…
Feeling a bit patriotic today... Happy Canada Day to everyone celebrating. For those south of the border July 4th is right around the corner so enjoy! I'm celebrating this year with a couple of simple cards. The first card is reminiscent of the Canadian flag, just a little more on the artsy side. I prepped… Continue reading Happy Canada Day!
Yes.. I know... More Birthday cards ? I have none in my stash as they constantly keeping flowing out. Anyway.. Another attempt to get ahead of the influx of birthdays. Featuring: - Colorado Craft Company's 'Lovely Legs Birthday' stamp set - PinkFresh Studio's 'Sweet and Simple' 6x6 Paper Pack - Simon Says Stamp's Cardstock -… Continue reading More Birthday Cards!
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've opted to enter the AAA Card Challenge #143 with the theme below: Corner with Optional Flower Twist. This is my entry using a beautiful floral stamp and heat embossing to enhance the details: Featuring: - Simon Says Stamp's 'Tilted Banner Sayings' stamp set - Simon Says Stamp's 'Spring Flower Burst' stamp set - Brutus… Continue reading AAA Card Clean and Simple Challenge #143 – Corner + Optional Flower Twist
With the desire to learn more, do more and be able to expand my business I submitted my work to be considered for the Altenew Educator Certification Program and they have added me to their next class! I'll be learning new techniques through their online classes and submitted my work for approval. Altenew offers a… Continue reading Altenew Educator Certification Program… Here I Come!
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!