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Showing posts from March, 2016

Heartfelt Creations March Alumni Blog Hop!

It's time for the  monthly HC alumni blog hop!

Remember to leave a comment on as many of our blogs as you can to be in the running to win a $25 gift certificate from Heartfelt Creations. Hop starts 8 a.m. EST on Tues. March 29th and closes Fri. April 1st at midnight. The winner will be announced on Sat. April 2nd 2016. 

The winner of the blog hop will have 72 hours to claim their prize otherwise another name will be drawn.

Okay, so I am a teeny tiny bit obsessed with watercolors and Heartfelt Creations stamps are so perfect. This time 

I stamped the image using Lullaby Darlings PreCut Set on Canson Natural White Cold Pressed Watercolor Paper 300 gsm* with Old Paper Distress Ink. I masked the image first using Daler & Rowney Masking fluid and used the wet on wet watercolor technique to build the background. I am using Camel Student Water Color Tube* and Sakura Koi Water Brush*. Once the background was dry, I peeled off the masking fluid and painted the image. I also added some tree…

Debuting on Mudra Blog !

Hey guys,

I broke this news on my social media accounts a little while back that I will be working with a new company called Mudra Stamps based in India and I am so excited about it. I have been working with them offline for a little while now and absolutely love their dedication, designs and quality of stamps.

Also, since I am working not only as a designer but also a stamp coordinator, it is all the more exciting. I will be overseeing the designs from the scratch before they go into production.

So hop on to the Mudra Blog to check out the new release and the design team sharing fabulous cards. Here's a little peek at my card.

I hope you give these stamps a try and share your creations with us!

Prima Frank Garcia’s Mixed Media Album | Video Tutorial


I have a new video tutorial up on the PPS YouTube Channel. I have altered the Prima Memory Hardware Chipboard Album and in love with how it turned out.

Watch the tutorial and don't forget to leave some love and let me know that you want to see more of these tutorial :)

See you soon!

XOXO - Altenew Peony Bouquet!

I have a crazy schedule at the moment but I couldn't let go of the opportunity to play along Altenew's March Challenge. It's such a gorgeous inspiration picture. I picked up the colors from the inspiration and love how it turned out.

I stamped the gorgeous flowers and leaves from Altenew Peony Bouquet Stamp Set on Fabriano Elle Erre Binaco cardstock and colored using water soluble oil pastels, blending the colors with my finger. Then I fussy cut all the elements to arrange on the card. For the background, I scribbled the two shades of green water-soluble oil pastels onto white cardstock and lay Hero Arts Pebbles stencil on top. Then using a wet wipe, I went over the stencil to create the texture on the background. The wet wipe blended the open areas on the stencil leaving the crayon look on the negative portion. I stamped the sentiment from the Altenew Painted Greetings Stamp Set. Then using foam tape and liquid adhesive, I arranged the elements on the base and then mount…

Shaker Card + Ways to use acetate in your cards | Video Tutorial

For this month's video at the Pretty Paper Studio, I am sharing a start to finish video of how I make shaker cards plus there are bonus cards at the end to give you an idea on how to add acetate in your cards. I love the delicate look they add to the project.

Watch the video here to learn more!