AECP, Altenew

Let’s Get Inky! Level 3 Altenew Educators Certification Program Finals

Hi everyone! Last April 10, 2021, was my first ever virtual cardmaking class for the Altenew Educator's Certification Program. This was the final requirement for the certification. This blog post is to document my process of planning and teaching the workshop. TWO MONTHS BEFORE CLASS: I submitted a Lesson Plan to the AECP coordinators of… Continue reading Let’s Get Inky! Level 3 Altenew Educators Certification Program Finals

AECP, Altenew

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

AECP, ATSM

Oomph! The AECP Beautiful Details & ATSM Make your Mark Challenge

Hi! It's time again for the next ATSM: Make Your Mark challenge. My inspiration for you is a card I made using colored pencils to add oomph! to the image. I was inspired by the recent class of Altenew, the AECP Beautiful Details class, given by Marika Rahtu. This is one not to be missed,… Continue reading Oomph! The AECP Beautiful Details & ATSM Make your Mark 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