Category Archives: Paper Craft Crew

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 using the Altenew… Read More »

Watercoloring With A Template

One of the lessons in the recent Altenew Academy watercoloring class that I just took involved watercoloring with a template. The instructor used a word script die and a silicone embossing pad on the die cutting machine to create an impression with the die instead of cutting the paper out.  Then she watercolored in the impression created by… Read More »

Paper Craft Crew Tic-Tac-Toe Challenge With A Catherine Pooler Bundle

This week’s Paper Craft Crew Challenge is a Tic-Tac-Toe challenge.  You pick 3 features in a row, column or diagonal and create a card with those 3 elements. I selected the Bundle, Metallic and Favorite Color elements from the first column on the left. For my bundle, I used two stamp sets from the new Catherine Pooler Designs… Read More »

Watercolor Classes Day 1

I’m taking a watercoloring class this week.  I’ve taken several classes that teach various watercoloring techniques to use with my stamps and stash. Imagine my surprise when I discovered that we would not be using stamps…NOPE!  We are sketching stuff out.  YEP! I am bravely sharing my homework. Be kind.  Remember that this is my first time trying… Read More »

Unleash Your Inner Beast

How cute is this sentiment?  Unleash your inner beast! I purchased this stamp set from My Favorite Things (MFT) a while ago and I’ve been looking for an excuse to make a little card with it.  This is called Fierce Friends and it is really adorable. My daughter just got a kitten from a shelter, so this seemed… Read More »