Altenew, Handmade Happiness Hop

Blended Metallic Birthday Card: CASE the Fellow Creator Handmade Happiness Hop

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

AECP, Altenew, Happy Little Stampers Challenge

Color Me Happy: AECP Polychromatic Class and the HLS Watercolor 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

AECP, Altenew, Courtney's Blog Hop

Mirror Magic: AECP Magical Markers Technique & Use it Up Blog Hop

Welcome! If you are following the Use it Up or Dig it Out blog hop, you have just come from Marla Harris YouTube channel. Due to the state that we all seem to find ourselves in, I now have the time to do the stuff I have been putting off doing. One of these things… Continue reading Mirror Magic: AECP Magical Markers Technique & Use it Up Blog Hop

AECP, Altenew, ATSM

Botanical Painting with Stamps: AECP In the Mood for Color & the ATSM Challenge

I just love the tranquil color palette of this ATSM Photo Inspiration challenge. The Altenew AECP In the Mood for Color taught by Stephanie Klauck is the perfect set of classes to take for these type of challenges. In the class, I learned how colors can depict different moods and how I can apply it… Continue reading Botanical Painting with Stamps: AECP In the Mood for Color & the ATSM Challenge

AECP, Altenew

AECP Impressive Heat Embossing: Faux Batik Technique

When I was still single, I owned a chain of boutique clothing stores called "Island Spice". The store specialized in tropical/resort clothing. I had about six stores at its peak but unfortunately I could not compete with the big box brands that were then starting to come into the market. The year I closed it… Continue reading AECP Impressive Heat Embossing: Faux Batik Technique