Hi all! I'm so proud to share with you that I've been accepted in the Altenew Academy Educator Certification Program and I'm so thrilled to be among the 80 or so members chosen so far! You should know by now that I love learning new techniques and new ways to improve my card making, so… Continue reading Altenew Academy Educator Certification Program
Hi all! I'm here today to share this month's challenge theme at Creative with Stamps and its "Heart", as its the month of St Valentine's! We have a wonderful new sponsor for our challenges and they are MHK Designs digital stamps. Do go over and see all the wonderful images they have as they specialise… Continue reading Creative with Stamps – Heart
Hi everyone. As promised, here is the video to show how anyone can do these water-coloured roses that are so trendy this year, using a stamp as a guideline! I have been using The Ton's Terrasse Rose background stamp as its just perfect for this, and also because I haven't learnt to paint anything but… Continue reading Easy Watercolour Roses video
Its time for another challenge over at The Sisterhood of Crafters Challenge blog. We had such a great response for last fortnight's challenge, and the winner has been announced here. For today's challenge, you can link up your cards with a Harvest Hoe-down theme, so anything with tractors, scarecrows, apples, cornstalks, sunflowers... until the 20th… Continue reading The Sisterhood of Crafters – August Harvest challenge
No this is not a post about seeing ghosts with distress oxides inks! LoL! If it was I wouldn't even try it! Its about how I created the background of my card by water stamping onto a card I previously coloured with Distress Oxide inks, the latest inks everyone is raving about. Tim Holtz Distress… Continue reading Ghosting with Distress Oxides – Video & Giveaway!
I'm in the midst of learning a few techniques, like making slider cards and creating galaxy backgrounds. Here are 2 backgrounds I created. 1st one is with distress inks and 2nd with watercolours. The 3rd was done by my 12 yr olds Ines who looked at my efforts and said: "Mum let me show you… Continue reading No line Water colouring with Altenew Vintage Flowers + video