This month's challenge on the Happy Little Stampers blog is Watercolor with the optional Bling! You can interpret bling in many ways, I chose to add the bling on my cards by watercoloring with Nuvo Shimmer Powders. I love this product because its sooo easy to use and adds so much shine and shimmer to… Continue reading Shimmy on the Shimmer! A Happy Little Stampers Watercolor Challenge
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
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
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. 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 pens.… Continue reading What a Hot Mess! And the AECP Creative Watercolor Media Series
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
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
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!