Altenew Educator Certification Program (AECP) – Beautiful Details

Alright - the Beautiful Details class for me was the most intimidating and challenging class in the Altenew Educator Certification Program to date. I'm not a really good artist and I don't sketch or use coloured pencils and this class has a lot of that in there. I've been on a vellum kick as of… Continue reading Altenew Educator Certification Program (AECP) – Beautiful Details

Coming up Roses – birthday card!

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!

Altenew Educator Certification Program (AECP) -Magical Marker Techniques

Alcohol Markers....well....yeah. I'm in no way an ARTIST especially with markers and/or crayons. I can't draw, sketch or colour to save my life! I can do some really basic things with these mediums, so I was nervous when i started Altenew's Magical Marker Techniques class. But It's part of the level 2 for the Altenew Educator Certification Program… Continue reading Altenew Educator Certification Program (AECP) -Magical Marker Techniques

A Few Masculine Birthday Cards

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

The struggle with a simple note card!

I have had these dies foe quite some time now and for some reason i struggled with this card a bit. I started it with the flowers and scoring details but for some reason it felt like something was missing.. Enter some vellum leaf details and boom! Done! Featuring: - Pink Fresh Studio 'Noteworthy Frames'… Continue reading The struggle with a simple note card!

Paint Splattered Stamp Rose – ‘Hello’ Card

I love most layered stamps and i really love those paint splattered or more modern/off centered layered stamps. I opted to use some bold Colours to accentuate the fact that it doesn't line up as well as some glitter for a smidge of accent. And in order to avoid covering up the image i used… Continue reading Paint Splattered Stamp Rose – ‘Hello’ Card