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For The Guys

For The Guys

Today's focus, as the title says, are masculine cards. I often hit the wall when it comes to masculine cards. Somehow I just cannot get enough inspiration and I am almost never satisfy with the way they look. Well, I should say not anymore! With this lesson from Altenew I am more and more realizing [...]

Easy Ink Blending Techniques

Easy Ink Blending Techniques

And, finally continuing with the Altenew Educator Certification Program (AECP) and this is class No. 4. Today, as the title says, is all about ink blending. Before I move to ink blending, I would like to mention that that there are a lot of different inks on the market today with different properties and purposes. [...]

All About Layering 5

All About Layering 5

Today is the last day for "All About Layering". This final class about layering stamps is phenomenal. It is hosted by Lydia Evans and she created some fantastic and totally different cards in this class. I will most definitely use some of the great tips and ideas that she taught in this class in the [...]

All About Layering 4

All About Layering 4

Hello again. I hope all is well! I am entering All About Layering 4 and I am super exited to say that this course is fun!! For day 5 my project inspiration is, again, a card created by Lydia Evans. I really like her design and decided to do something similar. And, here is what [...]

All About Layering 3

All About Layering 3

And moving along with another level of layering. This class is called "All About Layering 3" and today's project inspiration is a card created by Lydia Evans. This card features Garden Hydrangea Stamp & Die Set by Altenew. After I chose my supplies and cut the paper to size, it was time for fun! I [...]

Day two with two cards

Day two with two cards

Howdy, Today I have two cards ready for you. Both of them are inspired by the cards created by Nicole Picadura and let me show you how I created them. The first card is all about simple and clean layering . There is not a lot of difficult techniques, it is just simple stamping direct [...]

Simple & Elegant

Simple & Elegant

I am absolutely positive that most of you have used the phrase "Less is More" many times in your life, and this card definitely reflects that. I have been in that mood myself for quite some time and I am trying to find more and more ways to achieve a "wow" factor with my designs. [...]

Poinsettia Greeting Card

Poinsettia Greeting Card

Holidays are just around the corner and there is no flower that is more festive than a poinsettia for Christmas. For the believers, this is the flower that symbolizes the Star of Bethlehem which led the Wise Men to Jesus; For the Aztecs it symbolized purity and in today's language of flowers, red, white or [...]

Woodlands San Francisco

Woodlands San Francisco

Yay! The order for Woodlands Market in San Francisco is finally ready! For all of you who are close to the Financial District and/or Folsom St. in San Francisco can now find my brand new designs at this location. Available to purchase on Friday November 6, 2020. Just wanted to mention that these designs are [...]

At Brand New Location!

At Brand New Location!

Hello my lovely Marin people! I am so beyond happy to announce that my cards can be purchased at the Curate Studio in San Anselmo. Please stop by this wonderful, brand new shop located at 562 San Anselmo Avenue in San Anselmo, CA. You can find so many unique gifts for the upcoming holidays, for [...]

Happy Holidays!

Happy Holidays!

Hello everyone! It has been some time since my last post and a lot has happened in my personal life since then, all good stuff, not to worry... I have just been very busy. And speaking of busy, orders for the holidays have officially begun. For all the Marin folks my cards can be purchased [...]

Thank You, Woodlands!

Thank You, Woodlands!

As of 2020 I am officially selling my designs at the Woodlands Market in San Francisco, Woodlands Market in Tiburon and Woodlands Garden in Kentfield, CA. I am so blessed and honored be able to create for such an upscale store. If you are interested in buying and seeing my products, you can definitely do [...]

For limited time only…

For limited time only…

A couple of weeks ago  a friend of mine took me to a little gift shop in Berkley. This store was filled with old school ornaments, candy, toys and they even had greeting cards from the '70's. It felt like I traveled several decades back in time!  In this amazing shop I was so happy [...]