Never stop Exploring

Hi all, I’m on the a2z Scrapbooking blog today to showcase the latest Hero Arts stamp I got from their Etsy boutique here. I really love this stamp set as it will make great masculine cards either for a graduation, farewell or retirement. It also reminds me of our wonderful visit to the Grand Canyons…

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Sisterhood of Crafters – Cozy Plaids

Hi all! Its the 2nd Wednesday of the month so another challenge begins over at The Sisterhood of Crafters and our sistah Diane has chosen the theme “Cozy Plaids”, so you have until Sunday 23rd September to share any creations with plaids on them! I almost opted out of this challenge as I didn’t have…

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Inspired by Jean Haines

The other day at my local art store, I discovered that they now offered art books in English, & when I was excitedly perusing through their books, I was drawn to Jean Haine’s book called “Atmospheric Flowers in Watercolour”. When I opened it, I yelled (in my head)”Eureka”! This is how I want to paint!…

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AECP – Loose & free Polychromatic freesias

Well its the 6th of September and I didn’t accomplish my personal challenge to finish the Level 1 & 2 of my Altenew Educator Certification Program at the Altenew Academy by the end of August, as I still have 4 more courses to do. Nevertheless I’m not disappointed at all, as the saying goes: “Reach…

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Shanah Tovah Umetukah

Hi all! It’s a “Holiday” theme at Addicted to Stamps and More and we would like to see any holiday theme card or images of your holidays in the link up.  As Rosh Hashanah is just in afew days, I though I’d make a Jewish New Year card to wish my Jewish friends and all…

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Pumpkin π

Hi all! Its the 1st of the month which means the beginning of another challenge over at Creative with Stamps, and the theme this month is “Pumpkin”. So I look forward to seeing all your wonderful creations featuring pumpkins and you have a whole month to create them! I love pumpkins, something about their full…

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AECP – Impressive Heat Embossing

The title of my post today is what I hopefully accomplished on my card after watching the 6 videos at Altenew Academy’s “Impressive heat embossing“course, today. I used to be known for my heat embossing when I started making cards but just the basic heat embossing to use as a resist for watercolouring or ink…

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The Colour of Passion

… and I’m not talking about the telenovela. I just took another on-line class at the Altenew Academy called “In the mood for Color” and it reminded me that colours can evoke feelings and communicate a silent message. So I tried to apply it to today’s card, and I hope that even without looking at…

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AECP – Masking Unleashed!

Hi all! I’m here today to share a card I made after attending the “Masking Unleashed” class taught by Svitlana Shayevich for my 2nd level of the Altenew Educator Certification Program.  Before I took this online course at the Altenew Academy, consisting of 6 wonderfully instructive videos, I only knew of 2 ways of masking.…

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AECP- Creative Watercolor Media

A very short post today just to share a card I made after completing the Creative Watercolor Media course at Altenew Academy. As I have been water-colouring for 6 months now and I’ve watched TONS of videos on this subject, I did not expect to find anything new to me in this course. But surprise…

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