die cuts, Heat embossing, Layering stamps, Metallix Gel, paper flowers, Stencils, Uncategorized

Celebration: Stencil Techniques

If you have not ever tried to experiment with stencils, I hope you decide to give them a try. Stencils usually have a low price point and can be used in a plethora of ways. From inks to embossing to mousse or a gel, the creative possibilities are endless. The challenge this time was to… Continue reading Celebration: Stencil Techniques

die cuts, Glitter, Layering stamps, paper flowers

Let It Shine

Let It Shine I loved making this card! In the Altenew Educator class, we learned about making our cards shine! Whether using glitter, foil, heat embossing, or glitter pens. It was a fun challenge to step up our stamping to make our cards shine. For this project, I chose to use the Altenew Build-A-Flower Begonia… Continue reading Let It Shine

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, dry embossing, foiling, paper flowers, stamped background

Old World Vintage Card

Old World Vintage Card Anything antique, vintage, old, you get the idea, but I absolutely adore it. So, when I participate in a card swap this month, the theme was Vintage. I have so many other dies and stamps I could have used, but I really wanted a simple vintage card. I started with a… Continue reading Old World Vintage Card

Layering stamps, paper flowers

Bright Rose Blossoms

Bright Rose Blossoms I'm still playing around with my layering stamps and I reached back for the Altenew Rose Blossom stamp set. I really wanted to create something slightly different than what I have done. I played with different color families and created tons of new rose blossoms and layered leaves using this stamp set.… Continue reading Bright Rose Blossoms

Heat embossing, Layering stamps, paper flowers

Cross Stitch Layering Flower

Cross Stitch Layering Flower Thank you so much for stopping by to check out another layering post. These layering stamps by Altenew are gorgeous! I can't get enough of them! Today, I wanted to share a simple card. Often, I have a lot of elements to the cards I make, but sometimes, you just want… Continue reading Cross Stitch Layering Flower

Heat embossing, Layering stamps

Layering Rose Blossoms with Champagne Embossing Powder

Layering Rose Blossoms with Champagne Embossing Powder Have you used any of the layering flowers yet? If you have been stamping for a while, more than likely you have dabbled with different layering stamp sets. One of my favorite stamp sets is the Altenew Rose Blossoms layering stamps. The Rose Blossoms stamps also have matching… Continue reading Layering Rose Blossoms with Champagne Embossing Powder