Altenew Educator Certification Program (AECP) – Masking Unleashed

Masking is one of those techniques that sometimes you don't even realize you're doing. However, there are a ton of tricks that you can do with masking - some of which were new to me as I was going through the Masking Unleashed class as a part of the Altenew Educator Certification Program. Today's cards… Continue reading Altenew Educator Certification Program (AECP) – Masking Unleashed

Anniversary Card for a Wife

So... I was asked to make a nice card for someone's wife on their 40th wedding anniversary. Now... I went through elaborate card design possibilities... Inlay dies, watercolour, ink blending, etc., but ultimately I settled on a simple die cut with a stencil detail. Here's the kicker... I used alcohol markers! Now... I NEVER or… Continue reading Anniversary Card for a Wife

Tag! You’re It! – Papercraft Challenge #23 (New DT)

So I've been accepted by an awesome design team at Papercraft Business Challenge. It's a great monthly challenge for paper crafters and definitely a way for me to think outside my usual box. I'm beyond excited! One way to help keep track of dates for this as well as other challenges grab a Challenge Planner!… Continue reading Tag! You’re It! – Papercraft Challenge #23 (New DT)

Simple Anniversary Card

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

Altenew Educator Certification Program (AECP) – Celebration: Stencil Techniques

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

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)

Allsorts Challenge #518: Pretty In Pink / Watercooler Wednesday Challenge WWC220: All About Occasions/ Simon Says Stamp’s Wednesday Challenge SSSWC: For A Special Lady – Mother To Be Day

I wanted a cute Mother's Day card for a very good friend of mine who is expecting a baby. So I leveraged this week's folloqing challenges for aome inspiration: - Allsorts Challenge 518: Pretty In Pink - Watercooler Wednesday Challenge 220: All About Occasions -Simon Says Stamp's Wednesday Challenge Here is my entry: Featuring: -… Continue reading Allsorts Challenge #518: Pretty In Pink / Watercooler Wednesday Challenge WWC220: All About Occasions/ Simon Says Stamp’s Wednesday Challenge SSSWC: For A Special Lady – Mother To Be Day

Card Sketch Challenge: FMS377

I opted to give the Freshly Made Sketches Card Sketch Challenge a try this week. Sketch (FMS377) : My Submission, using MFT's Wildflowers Stamp Set (CS-331), Joy Claire's Hello Sentiments stamp set (CLR-02110), Simon Says Stamp's Dye inks (SSS), Nuvo Aqua Shimmer Glitter Pen, Memory Box's Dot Grid stencil and some embelishments.