This card was the March challenge for the ‘Simply Create Too’ Design Team. The theme was to create a shaped card.
During Lockdown I thought that I would also improve my wirework skills. I haven’t concentrated on them for a while, so it was time to learn something new.
It’s been a while, but I’ve finally finished another Altenew Academy class ‘Easy Die Cutting Techniques’ by Yana Smakula. This class covers everything from the basic use of dies with stamps to some more advanced techniques.
I am pleased to say that I’m now part of the Get Creative Challenges Blog Design Team. It is an interesting blog, all about promoting the use of digital stamps. There is even a monthly challenge that anybody can join in, no matter what their skill level is.
‘Seasonal Scene Building’ is an interesting mix of a class from Altenew. The tutor Nichol Magourik, brings a different way to use techniques that you may already be familiar with. I found myself thinking a lot during the class, that I had never thought of doing that before.
My books finally arrived so that I could start learning seed beading properly. I am very much a book learner, with videos coming a close second.
I have decided that I should be making cards too, as well as concentrating on seed beading. I normally do my Altenew course but thought …
After the success of the first kit I did, I decided to have a go at another kit in my stash. The Penelope Necklace and …
First off, seed beading is something that has never really appealed to me before. It always looked so fiddly and time-consuming. Yes, I know that’s …
I decided to continue learning new techniques with polymer clay. Marbling looks confusing but is actually quite straight forward. I thought I would use my scrap clay to practise with, hence the unusual colour choices. My go-to clay is Sculpey Premo, but I suspect this technique will work with any polymer clay.