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Don’t Throw Those Magazines Away! AECP Layering Dies 3D & More

When I started cardmaking, my card designs were very basic and one-dimensional. I had very limited supplies - just pattern paper, paper trimmer, plain cardstock and a few ephemera pieces picked up from a local bookstore. My very first clear stamp was from Altenew. It was the Spring Daisy stamp set which I bought from… Continue reading Don’t Throw Those Magazines Away! AECP Layering Dies 3D & More

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Peel off your Mask! AECP Masking Unleashed

The Altenew Academy AECP Masking Unleashed series of lessons is truly inspirational! I learned so many new techniques using different masking mediums. This technique I am showing you today is a technique using masking fluid to create interesting elements for your projects. Masking fluid is usually used in watercoloring - to mask out elements that… Continue reading Peel off your Mask! AECP Masking Unleashed

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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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AECP Irresistible Inking Technique, Soft Ombre Inking & The August 2019 Altenew Inspiration Challenge

In one of my past AECP projects, I used a technique wherein you can achieve an ombre blended look on your one-layer stamps to give it more dimension. For this project, I did the same inking technique but on layering stamps. The AECP Irresistible Inking Techniques class teaches you several to ways to ink up… Continue reading AECP Irresistible Inking Technique, Soft Ombre Inking & The August 2019 Altenew Inspiration Challenge