Category Archives: Challenges

Playing With Altenew Artist Markers

I created this flower on Friday to participate in the Flower Challenge.  Their challenge was to create a floral card with an older stamp and/or die.  I pulled out the Artistic Dahlia stamp that I had purchased from Hero Arts some time ago and never got around to using.  I bought it to practice coloring… Read More »

Paper Craft Crew Holiday Challenge

This week’s Paper Craft Crew is a Holiday Challenge! I gleefully pulled out a few of my favorite things…my favorite poinsettia stamp from Catherine Pooler’s Tis The Season Winterhaven Collection and the Merry Christmas Layered Word Die from her Home For The Holidays Collection.  I stamped everything in Versa Mark ink and added Brustus Monroe’s… Read More »

Less Is More: Clean And Simple Christmas Cards

I have a video for you today to show you how I created 3 clean and simple (CAS) one layer Christmas cards using the same basic layout for all 3, but each uses a different coloring medium. I am participating in this week’s Less Is More Challenge which is Old Holiday.  They are also having… Read More »

Reverse Masking To Create A Single Layer Card

I decided to participate in this week’s Less Is More challenge.  It’s a clean and simple challenge and this week the theme said Recipe Dimension. I interpreted that to mean that I was to use a recipe card sized layout. I created a beautiful card that did just that.  But make sure you compare it… Read More »

World Card Making Day: Altenew Forever and Always With Ranger Markers

Thank you for joining me today on World Card Making Day! I’m celebrating by crafting all day and sharing my creations on YouTube and my blog!  I’m delighted that you are joining me.  I’m also celebrating by participating in some challenges today at The Flower Challenge.  They are celebrating their second birthday and the challenge… Read More »

Alcohol Ink Background With Alcohol Lift Ink

Wait!  What?! I create an alcohol ink background and then I use a special ink to lift some of it off my background? That’s what I said! If you follow me, you know that my latest class is all about re-inkers and I just fell in love with the re-inking techniques that I’ve been doing… Read More »