Category Archives: Birthday

Birthday cards.

Re-Inker Techniques: Creating An Alcohol Ink Background With Foil

I started a new class today at Altenew Academy called Rethink Re-Inkers.   It honestly never occurred to me that when I purchase the refill bottles for the Altenew Artist Markers I was actually getting quite a bit for my crafting dollars.  These refills are bottles of beautifully colored alcohol inks and there are a… Read More »

Simon Says Stamp August Card Kit With Watercolor Markers Technique

I love it when I go to the door and there is a craft kit sitting on my porch just waiting for me.  Today was that day!  The new Simon Says Stamp August Card Kit arrived today and it is another fabulous kit. These kits never disappoint.  This kit has a beautiful background stamp called… Read More »

Altenew Educator Certification Program Level 1 Final Project Challenge

Boy do I have a lot to share with you today! As you know, I have been participating in Altenew’s Educator Certification Program.  This has allowed me (or should I say, given me the excuse) to take 10 classes in their Altenew Academy.  I had actually completed 2 other classes prior to being accepted into… Read More »

Die Cutting And Ink Blending Techniques

More die cutting and ink blending techniques? YOU BET!! I’m having so much fun playing around with techniques that I haven’t had time for in the past year+, I can’t seem to stop playing! I created 3 cards today using a combination of die cutting and ink blending techniques.   I tried to create a… Read More »

You Matter And You Are Picture Perfect

Stampin’ Up! came out with a 6 x 6″ set of designer papers that look like photos.  Essentially, they are photos turned in to designer paper. They used the brightest, happiest colors for these papers too.  They are truly Picture Perfect!   The the washi tape actually has little silver embossed stars on it and… Read More »