Altenew Educator Certification Program (AECP) – Stunningly Simple Watercolor Techniques

As a part of Level 3 of the Altenew Educator Certification Program I'm challenging myself to try to fine tune some skills and try working with mediums that I'm not the most comfortable. I typically lean towards the standard ink and stamps, so I'm focusing on creating with watercolours and alcohol markers. This card leverages some… Continue reading Altenew Educator Certification Program (AECP) – Stunningly Simple Watercolor Techniques

Papercraft Challenge #25: ‘Anything Goes! ‘ – (January 2020)

A new month means a new challenge from Papercraft Challenges! The theme for the month of January is 'Anything Goes!'. For this month's challenge I opted to submit a Simple watercolour piece that I made as a masculine Christmas card. I started off with Altenew's Modern Poinsettia Stamp set. I prepped a piece of Simon… Continue reading Papercraft Challenge #25: ‘Anything Goes! ‘ – (January 2020)

Altenew Educator Certification Program (AECP) – Color Your Day (2)

So...level 2 of the Altenew Educator Certification Program focuses a lot on Color. The Color Your Day class is one fine example of that. There are a lot of different components of this class, but one lesson focuses on challenging yourself to use a different medium than you're used to. I typically use ink...dye ink… Continue reading Altenew Educator Certification Program (AECP) – Color Your Day (2)

Altenew Educator Certification Program (AECP) – Creative Watercolor Media

I LOVE the look of watercolor, always have. Am i good at it? not really....but it doesn't mean I can't improve. I took Altenew's Creative Watercolor Media as a part of the Altenew Educator Certification Program. It's a good class! There were some very interesting techniques and it opened my eyes up a bit on… Continue reading Altenew Educator Certification Program (AECP) – Creative Watercolor Media

Welcome Baby – Squirrel Style!

A friend of mine wanted a 'Welcome Baby' card to give to someone, but his request was that it feature a Squirrel. Yes...a squirrel. Well....I accepted that challenge! I started with Pinkfresh's 'Squirrel Friends' stamp set...which isn't specifically for babies, but it's got a couple of really cute Squirrels in there 🙂 I started off… Continue reading Welcome Baby – Squirrel Style!

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

Thinking of you…

Working on a few 'Thinking of You' cards. I LOVE the Miss Ink's 'Magnolia Sympathy' Stamp set.. I love the shape of the flowers. I've been using the single blossoms on envelopes and have bern dying to use the full stem... So I finally did on the first card below. I felt the Magnolia looked… Continue reading Thinking of you…

Mother’s Day is around the corner… Here come the cards

Mother's day is just around the corner. So i made a few lovely (if i do say so myself) cards. Featuring: - The Colorado Craft Company's 'Tired as A Mother' stamp set - Distress Oxide Inks - Simon Says Stamp's Dye inks - Simon Says Stamp's 'Clear Fine Detail' embossing powder - Recollections' Silver Embossing… Continue reading Mother’s Day is around the corner… Here come the cards