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AECP: Create a Rotating Stamp Design

AECP: Create a Rotating Stamp Design

Today’s technique is going to blow your mind!
I have been a fan of the rotating stamp style, like Concord & 9th’s Turnabout ™ stamps, for a while now. It’s just so cool how you can turn the paper 90-degrees, stamp the same image, and end up with a filled-in design that looks like wallpaper or wrapping paper!

AECP: Double Stencil Technique

AECP: Double Stencil Technique

Let’s go next-level with stencils!
Stencils are pretty popular right now, and there’s so many ways you can use them. I was inspired by my latest Altenew Academy class to see what new and innovative way I could use them for my latest project.

AECP: Swatching Gray & Black Dye Inks

AECP: Swatching Gray & Black Dye Inks

No PINK was used in the making of this card! I know you don't believe me now, but by the time you finish this post and video, you'll see how it happened. I was really looking for an amazing mottled gray background for this project, we took a hard right turn - fast!...

AECP: How to Ink Smoosh & Emboss

AECP: How to Ink Smoosh & Emboss

What can you do with embossing powder?
I think our craft supplies are only limited by our imagination. All it takes is the willingness to try something that comes to mind in order to discover a really cool technique or effect

AECP & LCS: Alcohol Inks & Metal

AECP & LCS: Alcohol Inks & Metal

Alcohol markers – not just for paper!
Have you ever thought about experimenting with alcohol markers beyond paper? Unlike their water-based cousins, alcohol or solvent markers work on all sorts of semi or non-porous surfaces.

AECP & LCS: Garden Hello

AECP & LCS: Garden Hello

Do you get stuck trying to start a new project?
I know this is something many crafters struggle with – where to start? There are times that I don’t know where to start either, and looking at card after card on Pinterest doesn’t really help!

AECP: Make Shimmer Ink in Any Color

AECP: Make Shimmer Ink in Any Color

Make everything shimmer with one simple product!
If you’ve ever wanted to have shimmery inks in all sorts of colors, but couldn’t justify purchasing a whole bunch of specialty inks, then you’re going to love my project and video today.

AECP: Three Spacing & Alignment Tools

AECP: Three Spacing & Alignment Tools

Do you have a crooked eye?
If it seems like your elements end up crooked every time you glue something down, then today’s post is for you! Even if you have a pretty good eye, I’ve got some tips that might help your alignment skills even more!

AECP: Make an Awesome Multimedia Card

AECP: Make an Awesome Multimedia Card

Everyone appreciates a work of art!
Especially when it is custom made for them! That’s what every handmade card is – a custom work of art! One of the things I like to stress is that guys can appreciate a work of art too!

AECP Level 1 Roundup & BLOG CANDY!!!

AECP Level 1 Roundup & BLOG CANDY!!!

Five weeks can really fly by when you’re on task!
Five weeks – 10 classes – 10 projects and I’ve completed all of my Altenew Educator Level 1 coursework. I thought that we could take a look at this amazing body of work, and, why not celebrate with some BLOG CANDY!!!

AECP: Gatefold for the Guys

AECP: Gatefold for the Guys

Many crafters struggle with “masculine” design. Do you? I really do hear this one a lot. Everything from ” masculine cards are so hard “, to ” I just don’t know where to start (or stop) with a guy card.”. So, I was glad when…