Sunday, April 30, 2017

Altenew Card Class Day 4

Last day of class for Altenew's Celebration: Stencil Techniques class :( 
For Day 4 we learned a to ink blend with stencils over a watercolored background. Say what? This technique is new to me, but I will be trying it more!

I got creative with this card and cut out a portion of the flower image from the die cut of the Layered Floral cover plate - stretching those supplies!  And then I added some Wink of Stella to the flower for sparkle.

You can see some of the sparkle in this pic.

Loved this class and look forward to checking more out at Altenew Academy!

Thanks for visiting!

Ingredients: Altenew Halftone stencil, Floral Cover Plate Die B; PTI Boutique Borders: Mother

Altenew Card Class Day 3

I've had a busy weekend making mother's day cards featuring my new Altenew goodies for their Celebrations: Stencil Techniques class. For Day 3 we learned to stamp with our stencils. Being I only have one Altenew stencil (for now) I used my already well-loved Halftone stencil. I tried to use my Distress Oxide inks but wasn't having any luck so I went to my trusty Distress Inks and found success!

I love how this turned out! 

Thanks for visiting!

Ingredients: Altenew Halftone stencil; Gel-a-tins Spring garden; Paper Smooches Kinfolk

Altenew Card Class Day 2

Back with another card for Day 2 of Altenew's class Celebration: Stencil Techniques. Today's class is all about embossing pastes! Love! Laurel Beard showed us 2 techniques - today's card showcases ink blending over dried embossing paste. Cool.idea. I tried it with translucent embossing paste and was very pleased with the results! Here is my card:

I LOVE this Halftone stencil! When I saw it I knew I had to have it! I can easily say this is my fav stencil in my collection! 
I also carried the halftone theme and used Halftone Circles for the sentiment inside the card - see below:

Thanks for visiting!

Ingredients: Altenew Halftone stencil, Halftone Circles; STAMPlorations Framed Zinnia; Reverse Confetti Butterfly Dreams; SP&Co. Mother's Day

Altenew Card Class Day 1

I have fallen in love with Altenew! I have been watching this company a while and finally got my hands on some goodies and just in time for their latest class - Celebration: Stencil Techniques. For Day 1 of the class we learned to make stencils from our dies - love this idea. I have tried it with small images before, but for the class I used the sought-after Layered Floral Cover Die B. (I still have to get A!) I love how my card turned out - I used my new Distress Oxide Inks (another fun purchase!) to use with my stencil.  Check it out!

Thanks for visiting! More cards to come for this class!

Ingredients: Altenew Layered Floral Cover Plate Die B; PTI Wet Paint, Year Round Happiness; misc gems

Sunday, April 16, 2017

Happy Easter Card #2

Happy Easter! I'm back with another Easter card for the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge: Hip Hop.

It's not Easter without Peeps and that's what these bunnies remind me of!

Thanks for visiting!

Ingredients: Reverse Confetti Carton Cuties, Leaves cover panel; PTI Limitless Layers 2.5" Circles; Doodlebug miscellaneous pattern papers

Saturday, April 15, 2017

Happy Easter Card #1

Hello! Today's card is being submitted to the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge: Hip Hop!  

Thanks for visiting! Hoppy Easter!

Ingredients: Reverse Confetti HIPPITY HOPPITY, Confetti Cuts (sentiment), Leaves cover panel; PTI Limitless Layers 2.5"; Lawn Fawn Gnome Sweet Gnome (grass)