I am currently a Design Team member over at the Papercraft Business blog. It's my first ever DT position and I am privileged to be chosen and to be working with such a great team led by the wonderful and supportive Lisa Walsh. I encourage you to join in on the August 2019 challenge over… Continue reading Join the fun at the Papercraft Business Challenge!
Hi! I've been absent from my blog for awhile now as I just got back from a month long vacation visiting family in Spain. I must admit it's been a little hard getting back into the groove of things 😉 The project I want to share with you today is from the Altenew Academy Celebration:… Continue reading AECP Celebration: Stencil Techniques & Using Embellishment Mousse on Stencils
I have to admit, I'm not too fond of making sympathy cards (I'm sure I'm not alone in this), not only because of the reason behind making one but also the challenge of designing one. In my mind, it has to be Clean & Simple using subtle colors. I thought I'd challenge myself with this… Continue reading Holographic Dragonfly Sympathy Card / A Blog Named Hero June 2019 Challenge
Sun & Moon, Happiness & Longing, Yin & Yang -- opposites do make the world go round. This was the inspiration for my project. The Altenew Academy class Easy Ink Blending by Amy Lee taught me the basics of ink blending and it was this class that the idea of using a mask to ink… Continue reading AECP Easy Ink Blending / Sun & Moon
I absolutely love the look of alcohol ink backgrounds, but no matter what I do, I could never get it to work out for me. It's a good thing I didn't throw out these "failures" because now I found use for them - the die-cut inlay technique! Here are a few tips for inlaying intricate… Continue reading It’s a Fine Line between Success and Failure! – Concord & 9th Fine Line Florals
One of the things I like to do when I have some free time is to go to an office supply store. I love to look around and see what ordinary and seemingly mundane office supplies there are to use on my cards. In one of my browsing sessions, I chanced upon black smoke acetate… Continue reading Black Smoke Acetate Galaxy Cards & AECP For the Guys
Last night I watched the wonderfully talented and kind Jennifer Mcguire show us how to use the Gina K wreath builder on stencils. I was, as usual, blown away by her creativity. I do not own a wreath builder stencil to recreate the technique. There are a lot of tutorials on YouTube to DIY one,… Continue reading Father’s Day card & Create your Own “Wreath Builder” for Stencils