Category Archives: Tools and Accessories

Altenew Educator Certification Program: Level 2 Project

My task for the final project for the Altenew Educator Certification Program for Level 2 is to create a home décor project and a coordinating card.  I was also encouraged to include a video. I had so many ideas of home décor projects that it was really hard to decide which one to choose.  I… Read More »

You Can Find Party Panda’s At What Will You Stamp?

Have you seen the Party Pandas stamp set yet? It’s adorable and it is this week’s featured stamp set at the What Will You Stamp Challenge blog. I was invited to be the Guest Designer for the week which I am thrilled about!  They have a talented group of designers and I was excited to… Read More »

Embossing With Layered Thinlit Dies

Today I discovered that I’ve been spelling Thinlits wrong.  I’ve been spelling it with an “e”.  Go figure!   Why has no one corrected me?  I hope that error has not been driving you crazy for the last 5 years!  So sorry if it has.  The future will be better. On to my card…today is the… 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 »

Practicing Layering Multi-Step Stamps

There is no doubt that multi-layer stamps add dimension and beauty to almost any project. What is a multi-layer stamp? It is a stamp set that takes 2 or more stamps layered on top of each other in different colors or shades of a color to create a complete image.  They are simply beautiful. One… Read More »

Ink Blending With My Favorite Things

Taking classes, learning about new tools and techniques, and then practicing those new skills is one of my favorite things to do.  I spent my afternoon just stamping and blending inks.  It was so relaxing! I was browsing the My Favorite Things stamping site and found a new sketch challenge that just went up this… Read More »