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An Elegant Gift Card Set for Mom & The AECP With a Twist

My mother-in-law casually mentioned that she needed to refresh her note card stash. She used up most of her store bought note cards during the holidays. So I thought I would give her a set of handmade note cards. My MIL is quite an elegant lady and I know her preference is something simple yet… Continue reading An Elegant Gift Card Set for Mom & The AECP With a Twist

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What a Hot Mess! And the AECP Creative Watercolor Media Series

I really enjoyed the lessons in the AECP Creative Watercolor Media series, specially lesson 6, where the queen of rainbow cards, Laura Bassen, taught us how to "color" with re-inkers. https://youtu.be/L61hzp56mKU I do not have a wide variety of re-inkers but I thought that this same technique could also apply to the Altenew watercolor brush… Continue reading What a Hot Mess! And the AECP Creative Watercolor Media Series

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The AECP Color Your Day & The Border Builder for Stencils

Christmas holidays are here, and we are off to the beach! The thing I most love about living in a tropical climate is that it's almost always "beach weather". It's our family tradition to spend several days in our family beach house for long holidays. The photo below is my inspiration for the lesson Color… Continue reading The AECP Color Your Day & The Border Builder for Stencils

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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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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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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