PinkFresh Studios – August 2022 Beautiful Backgrounds

I’m happy to be entering this inspiration challenge for PinkFresh Studios. The background I chose was the foil Geo Arch. A specific color scheme was required for this challenge. I used the foil on a Sweet Mango 4.25 x 5.5 cardstock. This foil went on perfectly the first time. I was pretty pleased. I usedContinue reading “PinkFresh Studios – August 2022 Beautiful Backgrounds”

Psalms 46:10

“Be still, and know that I am God” This has always been a comforting verse for me. The power in the verse was for me to take a breath and know that God is near. However, learning that “Be still” means “Let Go” in the original Hebrew meaning, makes it even more powerful. Since I’mContinue reading “Psalms 46:10”

August 2022 Inspiration Challenge with a fun birthday card

Hello crafty friends. I’m submitting a card for the August 2022 Inspiration Challenge. As soon as I saw the red, my first thought was the cubed stencil from Altenew. I just love red, and I thought that with a geometric pattern in the background, I would pair it with some gold and shine. Who doesn’tContinue reading August 2022 Inspiration Challenge with a fun birthday card”

Altenew AECP Level III – Final Project – Layered Cupcake Workshop

I did it, finished, pushed myself, went out of the box, and even did a Workshop. This Altenew Educator Certification Program (AECP) was one of the best to learn how to take your love of making cards to the next level or two or three. Perhaps one of the best parts of this program wasContinue reading “Altenew AECP Level III – Final Project – Layered Cupcake Workshop”

January 2022 Altenew Inspiration Challenge

I decided to start entering these, forcing me to up my designs. This month’s challenge was to create a card off of the picture below. I used the following for this project: Altenew Greenwood Flowers Layer StencilAltenew Ink: Baby Pink, Pinkalicious, Razzleberry, Forest Glades, Shadow Creek, Mountain Pine, Warm Sunshine, Autumn Blaze, FirebrickAltenew Hello DieSizzixContinue reading “January 2022 Altenew Inspiration Challenge”

Bible Heroines – Abigail

I Samuel 25 This is one of my favorite women in the Bible. We are told that she is beautiful and of good understanding 1 Samuel 25:3. However, her husband Nabal was just the opposite. He was rich, but harsh and evil in his doings. After Samuel had died, David left and went down toContinue reading “Bible Heroines – Abigail”

Stencils and Texture

Another class down for the AECP Level III. I took Nicole Watt’s Stencils Unleashed: Advanced Stencil Techniques. This class did not disappoint. She had a section on adding texture with paste through stencils. I chose to do a card based on that theme. This is really easy and adds a lot to the card. IContinue reading “Stencils and Texture”

Creative Coloring

Another class down and one of my favorites. Creative Coloring with Erum – Advanced Techniques. Erum is such a wonderful artist, and her gift of coloring is very evident in this class. Some people just have the gift of inspiring others. I decided to try one of her techniques of stamping layers and then usingContinue reading “Creative Coloring”