Alcohol markers, die cuts, Heat embossing, simple cards, Uncategorized

Thanks and Gratitude

Hello! Welcome back to another day of crafting! Thank you so much for joining me today. I am wishing you all a blessed week and Happy Thanksgiving! Today, our theme is Thanks and Gratitude. First, I am so thankful for my many blessings. I am also thankful to each of you who stop by to… Continue reading Thanks and Gratitude

Acetate, die cuts, dry embossing, Heat embossing, Interactive Card, Layering stamps, paper flowers, Shaker Card, simple cards, stamped background, Uncategorized

AECP Level 3 Challenge

Hello! Welcome back and thanks so much for joining me! I have made it to my AECP Level 3 Challenge! Woohoo! If this is your first time visiting, I am in the process of getting an Altenew Educator Certification and have been going through their 3-Level program. If you are an avid crafter and have… Continue reading AECP Level 3 Challenge

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, paper flowers, Stippling, Uncategorized, Watercoloring

Tattoo Stippling Technique

Hello! Welcome back for more stamping! Today's card features a tattooing and art technique called stippling. I had already known about stippling, but did not realize at some point it was used in tattooing. I took a class offered by Altenew called Transcending Tattoo Techniques presented by Jaycee Gaspar. I learned a lot from this… Continue reading Tattoo Stippling Technique

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, Glitter, Interactive Card, Layering stamps, Shaker Card, spinner card, stamped background, Uncategorized

Cards in Motion

Hi there! Thanks for stopping by to see this fun, interactive card. It features a shaker window and a spinner feature for double the interaction! I learned how to create my own version of this after participating the Altenew Cards in Motion class. It was so much fun! There were many great tips and tricks… Continue reading Cards in Motion

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, Fussy cutting, Heat embossing, Layering stamps, paper flowers, stamped background, Stencils, Uncategorized

Magical Marker Techniques

Hello! Welcome back to another day of techniques. Today we are focusing on marker techniques. Another class I took from Altenew was Magical Marker Techniques. I learned how to take my artist markers to a new level while creating cards. A few of the tips I learned from this class are the following: using metal… Continue reading Magical Marker Techniques

die cuts, dry embossing, Glitter, Heat embossing, Layering stamps, simple cards, Uncategorized

Impressive Heat Embossing

Hello everyone! Thank you for joining me again today for another card technique. Our focus will be on Impressive Heat Embossing. I still remember the first time I saw heat embossing in action. I was a brand-new crafter at my friend, Paggy's house. She was teaching us different techniques and heat embossing was the one… Continue reading Impressive Heat Embossing

die cuts, Glitter, Heat embossing, Nuvo drops, paper flowers, simple cards, stamped background

Color Your Day

Color Your Day Card Challenge Hello! Welcome back to another day of card making! In today's post, we are going to explore color and a great formula for using color in our cards. I took the Altenew Educator course called Color Your Day. In this class, I learned all sorts of tips and techniques when… Continue reading Color Your Day