Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Altenew Academy Project #7...

Hi! I am almost done with my cards for the first level of Altenew Educator program. I have had a blast doing my classes and learnt a lot. This is the latest card I made and I can see so many little tips and tricks that I picked up.

This card is based on the Easy Ink Blending Techniques by Amy Lee. I think it my favorite till date. It actually came together very fast and I absolutely love it!

I started with a white card base. I blended some Peach Perfect ink in a circular motion. I also added a touch of Mango Smoothie to brighten the color. I then added splatters with gold acrylic paint and Jet Black ink. While the base was drying, I stamped and die cut the little buds image from the Striped Florals set. My original idea was to use only one or two images. But when I started arranging the die cuts I realized they made a gorgeous wreath. The sentiment is from the Birthday Greetings stamp set. This set is fast becoming my go-to set for birthday cards! I heat embossed the sentiment with some gold EP. I also pressed the buds on the Versamark pad and heat embossed them with the Enchanted Gold EP . 

I arranged the die cuts over the blended area and then glued them down taking care to bend the paper slightly to give it more dimension. The sentiment strip was popped up on foam tape and mounted over the wreath. Here is a closer look at the card.

And a tilted view to show off the lovely sparkle.

Entering it in the following challenges.

Color Throwdown #485:

Simon Says Wednesday Challenge - Floral Frenzy:

Allsorts Challenge Week #459 - Bring On The Bling:
I used metallic gold and glitter EP.



  1. LOVE this, Nandini!! The inking and use of image are superb! The way you used one small iamge is fabulous! Well done! Bravo!!

  2. A pretty creation for our 'Bring on the Bling' theme at Allsorts this week, many thanks for joining in.

    B x

  3. Lovely card, great design
    Thank you for sharing at Allsorts "Bring On The Bling" challenge this week and good luck x Susan x

  4. Lovely project! Thank you for entering our bling challenge at Allsorts this week.

  5. What a fabulous CAS design! I'll bet the added sparkle is so much more of a WOW factor IRL! Thanks so much for rockin' the Color Throwdown colors this week!

  6. Oh I love how you've made a floral wreath, fabulous card.
    Thank you for joining us at Simon says Stamp Wednesday Challenge.

  7. Great colours! I love this.