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Altenew Educators “Alphabet Name Game” Blog Hop and Linky Party + Giveaway

We have another fun Blog Hop with the Altenew Educators. This time we were asked to use a technique/style/tool that started with the letter of our first name. Since mine is Fiona I could have done foiling, fraying, folding (you get the idea) anyway I decided to use stamping Foam. I had recently been at… Continue reading Altenew Educators “Alphabet Name Game” Blog Hop and Linky Party + Giveaway

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Altenew Educator Instagram Hop – TEXT SAVVY

Hi! It’s time again for another Instagram Hop with the Altenew Educators. I really enjoyed working on this project because I was able to get out a heap of inks and also experiment with embossing on acetate. I have listed all of the colours that I used so that if you would like to create… Continue reading Altenew Educator Instagram Hop – TEXT SAVVY

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Altenew Educators “Anything But A Card” Blog Hop and Linky Party + Giveaway

It was wonderful to get involved with another Altenew Educator Blog Hop and our topic of “Anything But A Card” allowed me to go crazy with tag making! If you have been following the blog hop you have just seen Rachael Shedeed’s fantastic work, thanks for dropping by!  As you will see I have made quite… Continue reading Altenew Educators “Anything But A Card” Blog Hop and Linky Party + Giveaway

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Altenew Educators “Favourite Old/New Altenew Stamp” Blog Hop and Linky Party + Giveaway

As an Altenew Educator I was asked to be involved with their latest blog hop which was to highlight our favourite old/new Altenew stamp. If you have arrived here from Eva Bussom’s Blog, Pray Craft Repeat, you will already know just how many beautiful stamp sets Altenew have in their range. Altenew is giving away… Continue reading Altenew Educators “Favourite Old/New Altenew Stamp” Blog Hop and Linky Party + Giveaway

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Watercolor Basics & Beyond: Featuring Altenew Watercolor Pan Set

This is my fifth class that I have taken in Level 3. I undertook it because I wanted to learn more about watercolouring and just love the soft and intense looks you can create. When I began I like to consider all of the cards that I have previously made and try to produce something… Continue reading Watercolor Basics & Beyond: Featuring Altenew Watercolor Pan Set

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Stunningly Simple Watercolor Techniques

I have always loved the look of watercolor pictures so this was a unit of work that I enjoyed immensely. The card I ended up making used two techniques that were covered - Watercolor Ombré and Smooshed Backgrounds (which I used partly for my flowers). Since I have completed so many different courses with Altenew… Continue reading Stunningly Simple Watercolor Techniques

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Creative Colouring with Artist Markers

I love 💕 using alcohol markers. Recently I completed a class with Mindy Baxter and really enjoyed picking up some new tips and ideas for using Altenew’s Artist Markers. I used the packaging from the stamp set for inspiration and I really wanted to quickly get into some colouring! Masking paper was very useful to… Continue reading Creative Colouring with Artist Markers