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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

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Level 2 Assignment – 4 Masculine Cards and an Upcycled Project

I have had the most fun completing this course and I would highly recommend you to also have a go as well. There have been lots of tips and techniques that I have learnt and also met some of the nicest people. (It’s a shame that they are on the other side of the world!)… Continue reading Level 2 Assignment – 4 Masculine Cards and an Upcycled Project