Altenew Academy Watercolor Basics and Beyond / Video

Hi all, today I’m excited to share a card I created after taking the “Watercolor Basics and Beyond” course at the Altenew Academy. I made a video to show you my painting process and you can find it at the bottom of my post. As I passed my Level 2 assignment and went up to…

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Home decor project for Altenew Academy Assignment

Hi all. Today’s post is a special one, as it is for my level 2 assignment for Altenew’s Educator Certification program. If I pass this assignment, I will go onto the last level and finally finish the program… and hopefully be certified! So for this assignment, I’ve been asked to create a home decor and…

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Growing as an artist

I just started a 100-day grateful painting challenge to improve as an artist and try to find my style and voice along the way. As I am also listening to Oprah & Deepak’s free 21-day meditation on “Manifesting Grace Through Gratitude”, I’ve combined my challenge to express what I’m grateful for each day. You can…

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The Ton Blooming Peony Garden – Watercolour pencils

Hi all! Its Wednesday so another challenge starts at Addicted to Stamps and More and this week, the theme is “Anything Goes”, which is usually a favourite with all of you, so I look forward to seeing many of your creations in the challenge gallery! For this challenge, I decided to use my Spectrum Noir…

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Hero Arts Poppy Background

Hi all, I’m over at the a2z Scrapbooking blog today, for the last time, to inspire you to join us in this month’s challenge. Yes, I am leaving the design team of a2z, to go on to other projects but I want to thank all my fellow DTs, especially Cindy,  for all their kindness and…

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Altenew Academy Color Your Day

How’s everyone on this wonderful Saturday morning? Here in Germany, the sun is coming out after a full week of non-stop rain and cold and the temperatures are rising at last… at least for the weekend anyway. I was never a fan of the heat until I came to Germany, now I just long to…

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Altenew Academy “With A Twist”

If you haven’t noticed, I love taking creative classes. At the moment, I’m enrolled to no less than 5 art classes, 3 online and 2 in real life! I have a thirst for learning new things that’s unquenchable at the moment. 😉 I’m also listening to podcasts while I’m making my cards, painting, or when…

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Altenew Blooming Bouquet

Hi all, its Wednesday, so another challenge starts at the Addicted to Stamps and More challenge blog! This week it’s “Make Your Mark” so bring out your pencils, pens, markers, watercolours… anything that will leave a mark on your project, and link it up here. I used my favourite colouring medium, my watercolours of course,…

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Altenew Academy Beyond Basic Background

Hi all, after a 6-month break, I’m back into trying to get my Altenew Academy Certification. I’m more than halfway into my level two and I “just” have another 15 or so courses to finish! 😉 Today I attended the online course at the Altenew Academy called “Beyond Basics Background” by the very talented Lydia…

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a2z Scrapbooking Anything Goes challenge

Hi everyone! I’m over at the a2z Scrapbooking blog today to inspire you to join us in our “Anything Goes” January challenge with this baby card I made for a friend. Up for grabs is a free digital image from the a2z Scrapbooking store or a $15 gift voucher to spend at the store if…

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