Irresistible Inking Techniques – AECP

This is my last class for Level 1 of the Altenew Academy – Irresistible Inking Techniques. I went through the entire course – watched the videos, and analyzed the the inspiration projects, but then I went back and read the first line of the course introduction; “Stretch the purpose of your ink pads! Learn howContinue reading “Irresistible Inking Techniques – AECP”

Easy Die Cutting Techniques – AECP

Here are my cards for the next class. This class is about adding detail and dimension with die cuts. I love using die cuts to create cards. This is one of my favorite techniques to use, so when this class came along, I had a hard time deciding what to make, as I had soContinue reading “Easy Die Cutting Techniques – AECP”

Season Scene Building – AECP

So I went way out of my comfort zone on this one. I use alcohol inks to create my landscape. I’m new to alcohol inks but I really like how these turned out. This class is about creating a scene and not necessarily a landscape scene, but a table top scene or even a backyardContinue reading “Season Scene Building – AECP”

Celebrations Stencil Techniques – AECP

Here are my cards for the next class – Celebrations Stencil Techniques. This class taught me some new techniques to use with my stencils and I utilize 2 of them for these cards. Supplies Altenew Dye Inks in Pink and Yellow Shades Tranquility Rose Stamp & Die & Coloring Stencil Bundle Mega Hydrangea Stencil WhiteContinue reading “Celebrations Stencil Techniques – AECP”

Let it Shine – AECP

Here are my cards for the next class – Let it Shine. This class was about adding some shine to your card, and you can really add it anywhere. The project inspirations in this course really show so many ways to add some shine – banners, sentiments, or adding some subtle shimmer your your coloredContinue reading “Let it Shine – AECP”

Sympathy Card – Stamping on Black Cardstock

Welcome back, all. I really like the design of this card with the black on black. The distress oxide inks make it easy to stamp on the black cardstock, as they’re more of a pigmant ink. I used a layering stamp, which I had to dry in between layers, so there was a bit moreContinue reading “Sympathy Card – Stamping on Black Cardstock”