Tag Archives: atlantic hearts sketch challenge

Quick and Easy Fall Card With Sunny Studio Stamps and Patterned Paper

Many of the stamp sets that you can purchase today are outline stamps and they require that you love to watercolor or use alcohol markers or colored pencils.  We all tend to have a favorite medium of choice for these images. Sometimes, I just want to stamp the image and get my project done.  I have a few… Read More »

Single Layer Cards Using Catherine Pooler’s Fun Forest Stamp Set

I have only purchased one or two new fall stamp sets this year.  I had purchased a couple sets last year that I didn’t use enough, so I decided that I didn’t need more fall sets until the ones I have got plenty of use. I decided to experiment with two card sketches today.  I was playing with… Read More »

Use Your Patterned Paper To Make A Quick and Easy Layered Card!

I have been using my patterned paper stash like there is no tomorrow.  I probably shouldn’t word it that way given that it is still 2020! I actually took yesterday off from all creative endeavors.  I was honestly exhausted from participating in a 3 day virtual crop event.  I create 10 scrapbook layouts, participated in 5 Zoom sessions… Read More »

3 Ways To Use Clear Block Stamping To Add Quick Color To Your Cards

The Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge for this week is a classic sketch.  It used to be my go-to card layout.  I varied it by changing where I placed the squares on the card, but I have made many cards with this favorite sketch!   I actually have a video to share with you today to show you how… Read More »

How To Make A Sketch Challenge Your Own Design

Sketch challenges are great when you need inspiration or when you are stuck in a designing rut.  They are even useful when you just want a challenge creating something you wouldn’t have created without the challenge put before you. Some sketch challenges expect you to follow the sketch exactly, while most say it’s okay to flip it, rotate… Read More »

Create A Quick Card Background With Washi Tape

Two challenges, a great card sketch, a video, and an easy background technique.  That’s what I have for you today!   I’m using this week’s Atlantic Hearts Sketch to complete my card today. You can see that there is a strip detail behind the rectangle panel and the focal image.  There are numerous ways to add those stripes… Read More »

Fixing Card Mistakes and Creating A Card You Like!

The video for today started out to be a quick card video to share a cute layout with this week’s Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge.  It ended up being a video about how I fixed a card that I wasn’t crazy about when I was finished! I have a cute card to share that I ended up really liking!… Read More »

Create A Quick Picnic Themed Card With A Card Sketch Challenge

Today’s card is a quick and easy card with a Picnic Theme and I used this week’s Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge to create my layout. I’ve also used Catherine Pooler’s brand new A Tisket, A Tasket 6 x 6″ patterned paper along with a stamp set from Woodware Craft Collection called Beetle Flower.  This is my very first… Read More »

Stencil Technique: Dry Brush Glaze Background Technique

Have you tried pastes and glazes yet?  It’s one fun new mediums that have become trendy these days.  If you are like me, you have a few from several different companies.  You have glazes, pastes, glimmer pastes, mousses, glitter glazes, gessos, modeling paste, embossing pastes…am I right? The truth is that they all work about the same and… Read More »

Quick Card: Birthday Card With Altenew Layered Cupcakes Using A Template Trick!

Have you seen the Altenew Layered Cupcake stamp set? It’s not a new set. It’s been around for a while and I consider it a good staple for any craft stash.  It’s perfect for any holiday, but most especially for birthdays. I’ve had this stamp set for a while and I finally rediscovered it in my stash!  It’s… Read More »

Poppin’ Patterned Paper And A Fun Layout

Catherine Pooler’s latest release is wonderful.  It’s Let’s Party theme is just what we all need to bring some sunshine to our creations.  She usually releases a fun set of 6 x6″ patterned paper with her new releases and she did it again this time.  I LOVE the Poppin’ patterned paper.  It’s bright, colorful, and just fun! I… Read More »