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Hi Everyone. Happy Thursday. I have the second card that I created from the Muse class across at Altenew. I really enjoyed this class. You can check out the first card that I made at this link. When I was looking through the inspiration photos that Carissa shared - I fell in love with this amazing cake. Now.... my regular blog readers will know that pink... and purple.... are NOT colors that I generally gravitate to. However, there was something about this particular photograph that had me enraptured! I love the ombre from the deep rich purple/brown to the palest... Read more →


Hi Everyone. Happy Tuesday, I have just a couple more classes to take before I have to take the final for my Altenew Educator Certification Program. I passed level 1 and level 2 and am now working on level 3. One of the classes that I elected to take was Muse. What a great class. I think this was my favorite class so far. I often have brain freezes when it comes to layout and colors and Carissa does an amazing job of explaining how to find inspiration in so many areas. Not only does she talk about it -... Read more →


Hi Everyone. Happy Saturday. It's the fabulous Stephanie's turn to host our Addicted to CAS challenge this week and this is her code word: I hope you will join us and play along this week. If you do, and you are chosen as the winner, the fabulous Kylie has a wonderful GC for you to her online store! If you are looking for some inspiration, you have to look no further than the fabulous creations from our design team - including our Guest Designer - Claire. Her fabulous card made me LOL! I decided to go with a masculine theme... Read more →


Hi Everyone. Happy Sunday. It's the fabulous Laurie's turn to host our Paper Players challenge this week and she has a challenge that is REALLY close to my heart :-) This challenge could not have come at a better time! I was finishing up my Altenew Educator Certification Program Level 2 final and needed to make a card to work with my home decor project. You can imagine how happy I was when I saw Laurie's challenge. Florals. Clean and Simple. Oh! Yeah! Perfect to finish off my AECP project. Let's begin with the card and work backwards. Those of... Read more →


Happy Sunday and Happy Mother's Day to all of you Moms out there :-) It's the fabulous Claire's turn to host our Paper Players challenge this week and she has a color challenge for us: I have to tell you... this color scheme scared the heck out of me! :-) they are such bright colors and the thought of putting pumpkin and strawberry together threw me completely. So, imagine my surprise when I realized I had such fun working with them! Although my flowers might not be the most conventional - I still like how bright and sunny and cheerful... Read more →