AECP Seasonal Scene Building

Here’s a one-layer card using Altenew’s Garden Grow and Wood Pallet stamp sets. The whole card front is attached to the orange base with fun foam. The sentiment is popped up with foam squares. You can make a one-layer card by masking items so that some appear in the foreground and some in the backgroundContinue reading “AECP Seasonal Scene Building”

AECP Easy Ink Blending Techniques

The paper you use for Ink blending can make a big difference. I have found that the smoother the paper, the easier it is to blend ink. I use Strathmore Bristol Smooth. The paper can be found at most craft supply stores. All the products I used for this card are from Altenew. I usedContinue reading “AECP Easy Ink Blending Techniques”

AECP Clean and Simple Boutique Cards -2

Here’s the 2nd card. This card was made with Altenew’s DEAREST FRIEND stamp set. Before I used my Misti stamp positioning tool to stamp the image with VersaMark ink (any embossing ink will work), I dusted my paper with anti static powder. I heat embossed the image with Altenew’s Antique Silver embossing powder. I usedContinue reading “AECP Clean and Simple Boutique Cards -2”

AECP Clean and Simple Boutique Cards -1

Today I’m posting 2 cards. Here’s the first one. The 2nd card will be in a separate post. The flowers are from the Altenew WATERCOLOR WONDERS stamp set. All inks are from Altenew, also. I used Frosty Pink for the first layer of the large flower. After I inked the stamp, I misted it withContinue reading “AECP Clean and Simple Boutique Cards -1”

AECP – All about Layering 1

This is the first card I have made for the Altenew Educator Certification Program (AECP). In the class we learned how to use the layered stamp sets. I used the Watercolor Wonders set. I started by stamping the bottom layer piece (lightest blue) using Eastern Sky, then added the 2nd and third layers using UltramarineContinue reading “AECP – All about Layering 1”

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