Flower With A Twist – AECP Level 2 Post 1

So, I am beginning my AECP Level 2 with an awesome class called ‘With A Twist’ taught by the amazing Therese. I really enjoyed this class; it was packed full of inspiration & ideas on how to look at your supplies/techniques in a different way. I decided to use my Mega Bloom stencil with some…

Creating Handmade Card Gift Sets – AECP Level 1 Assessment

I’ve loved completing all of the AECP Level 1 classes and the past couple of weeks I’ve been working on my end of level assessment! The main brief for this is: Create a masculine leaning card gift set with 6 or more cards Create a feminine leaning card gift set with 6 or more cards…

Scene Building – AECP Level 1 Post 10

Hey Crafty People! This is the last post before I do my assessment for Level 1 and I must admit I have been putting this one off on purpose; I have never made a scene card, so I was a little bit nervous to tackle this one. As is the case with most things we…

Let It Shine! – AECP Level 1 Post 9

As the title suggests this one is all about different ways to add some glam to your cards with an injection of sparkle & shine! I knew exactly what I wanted to make for this class because I had the gorgeous Exotic Garden large stamp sitting on my desk begging to be played with! I…

Irresistable Inking Techniques – AECP #8

Hey Crafty People! Today I want to talk all about using your ink pads in a wider variety of ways.Those bright, luscious colours you get from your Crisp Dye Ink are perfect for stamping, but they can be used in so many other amazing ways too!! Once you start exploring these different ways, you open…

Celebration Stencils – AECP Post #7

Today is my 7th post for my AECP Level 1 and I’m going to be focusing on stencils in this post. This class was, again, packed with both new ideas and reminders about older ones so there was LOADS to sink my teeth into!!! I decided to play around with a couple of the techniques…

Easy Die Cutting – AECP Post 6

Hey Crafty People! Wow, things have been crazy busy these last few weeks! Obviously the world seems to have turned upside down, and we are all just trying to get through this in the best ways we can. From our point of view that means Homeschooling our two daughters, which is taking up a lot…

For The Guys – AECP Post 5

Hello Crafty People This is my 5th post for my Altenew Educator Certification Programme and this time I’m focusing on ways to create masculine cards for all those men in your lives. I find it much harder to create masculine cards, but that doesn’t mean that I don’t need them. I was really inspired by…