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Monogram Baby Cards & The AECP Level 1 Final Challenge

I am on my final challenge for Level 1 in the Altenew Educators Certification Program (AECP) and I'm excited to take up the challenge and show you what I've learned. For this challenge, I am to create one set of Masculine cards and one set of Feminine cards using at least three techniques I learned… Continue reading Monogram Baby Cards & The AECP Level 1 Final Challenge

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Papercraft Business Challenge #24 – Not just a Card!

This month's Papercraft Business Challenge #24 is all creating something to give as a gift and not just a card! I've always been a "crafty" person. When I was a kid, I would take fabric scraps from my mother's sewing shop and sew dresses for my Barbie dolls. I even made pillows and bed quilts… Continue reading Papercraft Business Challenge #24 – Not just a Card!

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AECP Easy Die Cutting Techniques – Inlaid Die Cutting*

I took inspiration for this project from a lamp in my in-laws home. I liked the deep contrast between the background and the flowers. I thought that the inlay technique I learned from the AECP Easy Die-cutting class would be perfect for this! I took black cardstock and created my own background pattern using the… Continue reading AECP Easy Die Cutting Techniques – Inlaid Die Cutting*

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Papercraft Business Challenge #23 – Hero Arts Very Merry Tags!

This month's Papercraft Business Challenge #23 is all about tags! I made a series of "winter inspired" tags using my collection of Hero Arts stamps and dies. If you have read my past blogs, you will know I subscribe to the Hero Arts My Monthly Hero Kits. What I love about these kits is that,… Continue reading Papercraft Business Challenge #23 – Hero Arts Very Merry Tags!

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AECP Seasonal Scene Building Oversized Scenes / A Traditional Christmas

Its that time of year, when the "ber" months roll around, to start thinking of Christmas cards. For this AECP Seasonal Scene Building project, I took inspiration from those vintage cards, you know the ones with traditional scenes, mostly done with some gold foiling details. For this card, I was inspired by the Advent Wreath… Continue reading AECP Seasonal Scene Building Oversized Scenes / A Traditional Christmas