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I'm in the beginning stages of breaking into paper crafting, specifically cards. I have done a lot of scrapbooking and card making in the past, but had taken a break. I've always been into crafting in some sort of medium. I fine it to be a peaceful and rewarding use of time.

Seasonal Scene Building

Finished another of the Altenew Educator Certificate program courses, of part 1.  This class was presented by Nichol Magouirk and she demonstrated ways to create scenes for your cards: Seasonal Scene Building.   She presents so many great ideas.  I was inspired by her technique of building the image first […]

Let It Shine – Altenew

I’m wrapping up another Altenew class that is part of the Altenew Education Certificate Program.  This one is called “Let It Shine” and it was instructed by Ms. Glitter herself, Carissa Wiley.  There are six great instructional videos covering a range of ways to add sparkle and shine to your […]

Gnome-ing Again

I love these My Favorite Things gnomes.  I stamped a bunch out and colored them up. I hadn’t any actual plans for them, but they were fun to color.  Today I sat down and completed some card ideas with them.  When I make cards, typically, I try to stick with […]