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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Breast Cancer Awareness blog hop

Hi, its the 17th of the month again and time for the “Calling All Sistahs” Cancer Awareness Blog hop! Michele Gross, of CAS-ual Fridays Stamps started an amazing campaign called “Calling All Sistahs”, after her own discovery of breast cancer. Because of the early detection, she recovered and started this monthly awareness campaign to remind all women to…

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Sparkly ombre background

I was on a roll this week, with no kids and no outside commitments, all I did was make cards with my new stash received this week, learnt new techniques, and leave lots of love out in Blog land! I think I must have spent 10h a day just on card making activities…and I still…

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Celebrate

Today is St Nikolaus in Germany. The kids leave their shoes out so that St Nikolaus can leave them a little gift of normally oranges, chocolates and peanuts! In our children’s school, the PTA helps St Nikolaus distributes these gifts the evening before. So last night I felt like a little German Elf distributing 200 little…

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Calling All Sistah’s – August blog hop

1 in 8 women in the U.S. will develop invasive breast cancer in her lifetime, so CHECK YOURSELF & Schedule your yearly mammography! A fellow blogger, Michele Gross, of CAS-ual Fridays Stamps started an amazing campaign called “Calling All Sistahs”, after her discovery of breast cancer. The idea behind it is to remind all women to do…

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Don’t stop believin’

I love this song by Journey, I’m actually listening to it now while I write this post! Thanks to the musical series “Glee”, my kids know it too, along with other greats from the 80s and 90s. I really love it that our kids enjoy the songs we used to love…and I try to enjoy the…

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Life is good

I’ve just started on a 21 day meditation journey with Oprah and Deepak’s “Getting Unstuck and creating a limitless life” to help me achieve my potential. Even though its only been 3 days, I have learnt so much. Like in today’s centering thought “I always have access to my inner creativity”, the notion that creativity…

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Resist techniques

My creative block could not Resist against this new technique I learnt! This came from the Resist challenge on SimonSaysStamp Monday challenge. Since I didn’t understand this technique either, I surfed Pinterest and WOW!, there are so many ways to use this technique. I started out with the easiest called Emboss resist, using embossing powders…

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