Color Your Day

The Color Your Day class was very impressive. This is my last class for the AECP Level II. Sometimes when making a card I get stuck with how much color and what colors. This class centered around how to alleviate those challenges. The Color Wheel is a great start, but I centered in on theContinue reading “Color Your Day”

Mood Colors

I just took the Altenew In the Mood for Color class. This class was creating cards that convey different moods. Instead of just having a particular color I tried to do a card with different colors, but conveying similar moods. Overall, the blues were supposed to be calming, and the blue green was relaxing. ThereContinue reading “Mood Colors”

Coneflower

I just took the Beyond Basic Backgrounds class as as part of the Altenew Educator Certification Program. Many cool ways of adding to the cards by backgrounds. I initially made an alcohol background, but decided to make a smaller background as the focal point. I stamped the sentiment and cut the Yupo to get theContinue reading “Coneflower”

Sweet Nothing

I took the Masking Unleashed class as part of the Altenew Educator Certification Program. I’m pretty impressed with Masking, I didn’t think I would be, it takes a little extra time, but it really improves the look. I used the Sweet Nothings stamp set by Altenew. Stamped the Flower and Sentiment in Altenew Sea GlassContinue reading “Sweet Nothing”

Level 2 – Magic Marker Techniques

I took the Magic Marker Techniques Class by Altenew for my certification. I had no idea so many ways they could be used. Since I love working with Alcohol Inks, I specifically gravitated toward the alcohol markers. I really like the way they show up on the vellum. To make the background I scribbled severalContinue reading “Level 2 – Magic Marker Techniques”

Heat Embossing

I recently took the Impressive Heat Embossing class for the Altenew Educator Certification Program. It was impressive. I have always liked embossing, but this class showed a lot of different ways, that I can’t wait to try. I used a dark card, and embossed with Versamark Ink. This created a darker tone on tone look.Continue reading “Heat Embossing”