Hug in a Mug

Hi all. I’m sharing a card I made with Sugartree digital stamps over at the a2z Scrapbooking blog today. This image is only one of 13 images and sentiments that can be found on this digital stamp set. Interested to see how I got it so shiny? I tell on in my post over at…

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AECP – Relax, and go with the flow

Today’s card is my assignment, at the end of the Level 1 of Altenew’s Educator Certification program, to see if I can implement techniques I learnt from 3 of the courses out of the ten I took onto one card. This card will also determine if I can go on to the Level 2 of…

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Why men shouldn’t write advice columns…

I found this funny article online when I was searching for a printed background for our new challenge that started today over at The Sisterhood of Crafters. The theme chosen by our “sistah” Vickie is… yes “Printed Page background” and I thought, well if I have to print a page, why not print something nice…

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Foil Flowers

Its time for another challenge at Addicted to Stamps and More and this week’s theme is “CAS”. You have until Tuesday 10pm Australian Eastern time to link up your Clean and Simple cards with us. I made a very quick & simple card following the tips from Altenew Academy’s “Clean and Simple Boutique Cards” course,…

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Let It Shine!

After breaking open my new “Glow in the Dark” WoW embossing powder yesterday for my galaxy card here, I couldn’t stop playing with it and decided to see if I could fill a whole card with the fluorescent look! To go one step further, I wanted the card to be fluorescent during the day as…

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AECP – Seasonal Scene Building

Whew, I’ve made it to the end of the 1st level of my Altenew Education Certification Program! Actually not “phew” at all as I SO enjoyed every single day of it. Learning new techniques everyday, creating something from what I learnt, & “teaching” it (well, sharing my method of making it here), is one of…

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Faux Impasto oil painting

For those of you who are following me, you know I took afew oil painting lessons in Madrid during my vacation last month. I’ve been wanting to try this medium for a year now but put it off as I heard it was really difficult. So being in a country for a whole month, that…

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Black is the new… Black

Today’s cards are 2 of the cards I made yesterday after learning so many ways to create masculine cards from Altenew Academy’s “For the Guys” course. One of the inspiration cards in the course was a pop art card, which led me to think of making this card. I  used my Shimmerz “Licorice Stick” Dazzlerz…

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For the Guys

After all the flower cards I’ve been making this week, it was good to do the “For the Guys” course in Altenew Academy’s Educator Certification Program today & make some masculine cards. Like many of you, I find it hard to do cards for the men and boys in our lives, but after finishing the…

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AECP – Let It Shine!

When I first started card making 2 years ago, a fellow crafty friend told me my signature was having some form of heat embossing on my cards. I didn’t realise it but it was true…and that was when I stopped heat embossing as I realised I needed to diversify. 2 years later, my signature today…

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