Altenew: Beyond Basic Backgrounds

Altenew: Beyond Basic Backgrounds

Watercolor: You Can Do It! – Tony Couch I love the look of watercolor and so admire those with the gift of producing those ethereal, almost translucent floral wonders and don’t  get me started on the soft, barely there backgrounds. As a card maker primarily, I...
Altenew: Level 1 Final Challenge

Altenew: Level 1 Final Challenge

A well-tied tie is the first serious step in life – Oscar Wilde  I recently completed the course material for the Level 1 AECP and now it’s time to take on the “Final Challenge.” As with the previous supporting posts for AECP classes, we are asked to highlight...
Altenew: Easy Die Cutting Techniques

Altenew: Easy Die Cutting Techniques

Sunset is still my favorite color, and rainbow is second  – Mattie Stepanek A trio of cards for today’s post.  All three have a common color theme of rainbow, each celebrates die cutting techniques, and the three cards also share an overlapping design...
Altenew: Seasonal Scene Building

Altenew: Seasonal Scene Building

A candle loses nothing when it lights another candle – Thomas Jefferson Mixing it up from Altenew’s Seasonal Scene Building class lessons that focused on the Spring and Summer seasons,  I created a Christmas Holiday scene. Regardless of the season on...
Altenew: Irresistible Inking Techniques

Altenew: Irresistible Inking Techniques

What makes someone irresistible, is not their looks, but the way they can make your mind tickle, your heart race and your soul smile, all at once. ―  Drishti Bablani The irresistibly of this card is in its simple, graphic design. Easy to create and produce in...
Altenew: Celebration: Stencil Techniques

Altenew: Celebration: Stencil Techniques

The temple bell stops but I still hear the sound coming out of the flowers. – Basho It’s a little early for peonies here where I live but all you have to do is visualize these beauties to remember the sight and smell. In April or May I like take a drive up...

2019 © Deb Hurtig - All Rights Reserved