guy cards, Ink blending, Layering stamps, Masking, simple cards, Uncategorized

Majestic Mountains – Simple Card

Hello! Welcome back to my card making blog! Creating one card at a time to send smiles to others. Today I'm featuring a simple card that won't create a lot of bulk when mailing. This is perfect for a guy thank you card. I know typically I make ones with tons of flowers and when… Continue reading Majestic Mountains – Simple Card

die cuts, Heat embossing, Ink blending, Layering stamps, paper flowers, simple cards, stamped background, Stencils, Uncategorized

Double Background Card

Hey y'all! Thanks for stopping by today to learn how to step-up your backgrounds for cards. This is a super easy, fast card to make when you're in a hurry. Let's look at how to create quick backgrounds with background stamps and stencils. Cut a 130lb heavyweight cardstock base to 4.25" by 5.5".Score and close… Continue reading Double Background Card

die cuts, Glitter, Heat embossing, Ink blending, Stencils, Uncategorized

Stenciling Unleashed

I love using stencils on projects! Stencils are a cost-effective way to create beautiful cards. For this project, I learned from an Altenew class how to take stencils to the next level. I created these two different cards by stacking different stencils. Let's get into how I made these. For the first card panel, I… Continue reading Stenciling Unleashed

Acetate, die cuts, Heat embossing, Ink blending, Layering Dies, Layering stamps, Masking, paper flowers, Stencils, Uncategorized

Layering Dies

Welcome back to another fun day of crafting! I am EXCITED to share with you this pretty card featuring techniques I learned from the Altenew Layering Dies Class. There are a few fun elements of interest in this card, so let's get started with how I made it. First, I knew I wanted to have… Continue reading Layering Dies

Fussy cutting, Heat embossing, Ink blending, Layering stamps, paper flowers, simple cards, Stencils, Uncategorized

Layering Flower Stamps

Hello! Thank you for stopping by my blog. It has been a little while since I last posted anything. Life has been busy! I'm back, though, with this sweet and simple card. I passed all of my Altenew Level 2 challenges and have moved up to Level 3 Altenew Educator Certification program. Woohoo! The card… Continue reading Layering Flower Stamps

die cuts, Glitter, Heat embossing, Ink blending, Layering Dies, Layering stamps, Masking, paper flowers, stamped background, Stencils, Uncategorized

AECP Level 2 Challenge Part 2

Hey hey! Welcome back! Thanks so much for stopping by! In my previous post, I broke down my Altenew Educator Certification Program Level 2 Challenge into two different parts. Today, I will be focusing on part 2 of this challenge. From part 1, I had to create four masculine cards to be a set. For… Continue reading AECP Level 2 Challenge Part 2

Alcohol markers, die cuts, Fussy cutting, Heat embossing, Ink blending, Layering stamps, Masking, stamped background, Stencils, Uncategorized

AECP Level 2 Challenge Part 1

Masculine Card Set Hello everyone! Welcome back to more crafting! So thankful you have joined me again! This post is all about completing my Altenew Educator Program Level 2 Challenge. I'm breaking this into two parts so that it is not too long. If you are a crafter, whether seasoned or just beginning, joining the… Continue reading AECP Level 2 Challenge Part 1

Fussy cutting, Glitter, Ink blending, Layering stamps, Masking, paper flowers, stamped background, Uncategorized

Masking Unleashed

Hi everyone! Welcome back to another day of card techniques. Today we will look at masking to create a scene. Let's jump right in to this card. First, using the Altenew All the Hearts die, I die cut a heart from masking paper. Then, using the negative piece, I taped it down to a white… Continue reading Masking Unleashed

Alcohol markers, die cuts, Ink blending, Layering stamps, paper flowers, simple cards, stamped background, Uncategorized, Vellum

Beautiful Details

Hello! Welcome back to another fun day of card making! The focus for today's card comes from my Altenew Educator class about Beautiful Details. I truly enjoyed this class! The tips from the lesson I will be focusing on for this card will include the following: using artist markers for the ink, use 2nd and… Continue reading Beautiful Details

Heat embossing, Ink blending, simple cards, stamped background, Uncategorized, Vellum, Watercoloring

Polychromatic

Hi everyone! Welcome back to another day of creating cards! The next class I took in the Altenew Educator Program was called Polychromatic. There were so many wonderful tips in this class on adding color or leaving it simple by creating a monochromatic card. The three points from the different lessons I will be using… Continue reading Polychromatic

die cuts, dry embossing, foiling, Glitter, Heat embossing, Ink blending, Layering Dies, Layering stamps, Nuvo Gel, paper flowers, simple cards, stamped background, Stencils

AECP Final Challenge – Level 1

I loved having this project to challenge me for the final portion of my Level 1 Altenew Educator Program. The task was to create a masculine set and feminine set of cards along with packaging. The cards in each set had to coordinate and had to have coordinating packaging. The twist: I had to use… Continue reading AECP Final Challenge – Level 1

Heat embossing, Ink blending, simple cards

Irresistible Ink Blending

I have long loved mountain scenes in paintings and photos. There is something so majestic and serene when I look at a mountain scene. When I was trying to do an ink blending technique to create a water color scene, I knew exactly the stamp set I wanted to use for this card. I chose… Continue reading Irresistible Ink Blending

die cuts, Heat embossing, Ink blending, Layering stamps, stamped background, Uncategorized

For the Guys

For the Guys Hey y'all! Thanks so much for stopping by to view this post about cards for the guys. One of my challenges for the Altenew Educator Program was to create a card specifically with the guys in mind. This made me look harder at the Altenew stamps I had on hand and what… Continue reading For the Guys

die cuts, Ink blending, Layering stamps, Stencils

Stenciled Ink Blending

Stenciled Ink Blending Hello! Thank you for visiting my blog! I am part of the Altenew Educators Certification Program and one of the classes we are taking is Easy Ink Blending Techniques taught by Amy Lee. If you are new to ink blending or want new, easy ink blending tips, this is a great class!… Continue reading Stenciled Ink Blending