This Brutus Monroe card inspiration is all about how to add a "glow" to your card designs using any watercolor medium. But for maximum effect I would suggest using a very pigmented waterbased medium like the Brutus Monroe Sparkle Aqua Pigments. A little drop of this goes a long long way! Here is the card… Continue reading Let it Glow with Brutus Monroe!
I have been a subsriber to the Hero Arts My Monthly Hero Kit for almost 2 years and I love their kits! I did subscribe to card kits from other companies but I didnt find it as appealing as the Hero Arts Kits. I love their kits because its focus is on stamps and dies… Continue reading My Monthly (Hero) Mash-up! A Blog Named Hero May 2020 Challenge
Hi and welcome! Over at the Handmade Happiness FB group, we have a wonderful hop called CASE THE FELLOW CREATOR organized by Courtney Kreeber, an amazing cardmaker. For this hop, I will be CASE-ing Danielle Brown. She has a wonderful blog called Parenting and Papercrafting. She is a talented papercrafter - her style is clean… Continue reading Blended Metallic Birthday Card: CASE the Fellow Creator Handmade Happiness Hop
Hi! It is time for another ATSM CAS challenge. My card making style is definitely not a CAS style and I do admire those that can easily make one without having to want to add more to it. I guess in the back of my mind, if I make something too simple, it might not… Continue reading Simply Special! Three Techniques to Step Up your Solid Image Stamps – An Addicted to Stamps CAS Challenge
The Papercraft Business Challenge this month is Anything Goes! So it's a perfect opportunity to showcase the Brutus Monroe Die of the Month. This month's die is a unique one -- a Ferris Wheel! As many countries around the world are still on lockdown - we can only sit at home and dream that we… Continue reading Its Fun at the Fair! Brutus Monroe May Die of the Month & the Papercraft Business Challenge
One of my happy places is my craft desk. I have a few happy places - our family beach house, family farm, a bookstore, my bed (haha) and my craft desk. Lately, for obvious reasons, I have been spending a lot of time at my craft desk. I join card challenges, take coloring classes, all… Continue reading Color Me Happy: AECP Polychromatic Class and the HLS Watercolor Challenge
Hi! It's time again for the next ATSM: Make Your Mark challenge. My inspiration for you is a card I made using colored pencils to add oomph! to the image. I was inspired by the recent class of Altenew, the AECP Beautiful Details class, given by Marika Rahtu. This is one not to be missed,… Continue reading Oomph! The AECP Beautiful Details & ATSM Make your Mark Challenge