Altenew Craft-A-Flower: Dendrobium Orchid Release Blog Hop + Giveaway ($200 in total prizes)

Altenew Craft-A-Flower: Dendrobium Orchid Release Blog Hop + Giveaway ($200 in total prizes)

Welcome to my blog, my crafty friends! If you just came from my friend, Colleen Balija, then you’re on the right track. For the full blog hop list, please visit the Altenew Card Blog. Take a look at this beautiful Craft-a- Flower: Dendrobium Orchid!!!

Here are two cards that I made using this layering die set.


SENDING HEALING HUGS


CRAFT-A-FLOWER: DENDROBIUM ORCHID, DECK PLANKS 3D EMBOSSING FOLDERS, DOTTED STARBURST DEBOSSING COVER DIE, SENTIMENT STRIPS 2 STAMP, PURE WHITE EMBOSSING POWDER, WATERCOLOR BRUSH MARKERS, VERSATILE VASES DIE
  1. Create different watercolor washes of increasing intensity for the different layers of the flowers, stems and leaves.
  2. Die cut the different parts of the orchids, leaves and stems and layer on top of each other with adhesive. Add streaks to mimick veins of petals.
  3. Emboss letterpress paper using the Deck Planks 3D embossing folder and add color and shade using watercolor.
  4. Create a debossed card panel using the Dotted Starbust Debossing cover die.
  5. Stamp and emboss the sentiment on black cardstock.
  6. Assemble the card using foam squares and adhesive.

I love creating floral arrangements so I enjoyed making this card. The embossing folder gave some texture to the vase.


STAY STRONG


CRAFT-A-FLOWER: DENDROBIUM ORCHID, ORGANIC LINEN 3D, SENTIMENT STRIPS 2 STAMP, PURE WHITE EMBOSSING POWDER, GOLDEN WASHI TAPE, WATERCOLOR BRUSH MARKERS, VERSATILE VASES DIE
  1. Create different watercolor washes of increasing intensity for the different layers of the flowers, stems and leaves.
  2. Die cut the different parts of the orchids, leaves and stems and layer on top of each other with adhesive. Add streaks to mimick veins of petals.
  3. Emboss letterpress paper using the Deck Planks 3D embossing folder and add color and shade using watercolor.
  4. Emboss teal cardstock using Organic Linen 3D embossing folder.
  5. Add gold washi tape strips to teh border of the embossed panel.
  6. Stamp and emboss sentiment using Pure White Embossing powder.
  7. Assemble the card.

I love how these cards turned out and enjoyed arranging them like there were real flowers.


GIVEAWAY PRIZES


$200 in total prizes! To celebrate this release, Altenew is giving away a $50 gift certificate to 2 lucky winners and a $20 gift certificate to 5 winners! Please leave a comment on the Altenew Card Blog and/or each designer’s blog post on the blog hop list below by 09/13/2021 for a chance to win. Altenew will draw 7 random winners from the comments left on each stop of this blog hop and announce the winners on the Altenew Winners Page on 09/15/2021.

NEXT UP: Joylita Dsouza. Thank you so much for dropping by! Let me know which card you like more in the comments section below and get a chance to win a prize from Altenew! Hope you can follow me on IG @mylittleatticstudio for my latest creations. Stay safe everyone and take care! Happy crafting!

Altenew Craft-A-Flower: California Giants Release Blog Hop + Giveaway

Altenew Craft-A-Flower: California Giants Release Blog Hop + Giveaway

Hello, crafty friends! Welcome to my blog! If you just came from Joy Baldwin, then you’re on the right track. For the complete hop list, go to the Altenew Blog. Take a look at this beautiful craft-a-flower die set!

CRAFT-A-FLOWER: CALIFORNIA GIANTS


SENDING HEALING HUGS



CRAFT-A-FLOWER: CALIFORNIA GIANTS

I used watercolor paper to create this flower so that I can play with monochromatic shades of blue. The ombre background was created using Distress oxide inks Tumbled Glass, Salvaged Patina and Salty Ocean. The Garden Trellis Cover die added more texture to the background. To finish off this card, I embossed the sentiment from the Sentiment Strips 2 stamp set. I used cool colors for this card so that everything will blend well together.


CRAFT A FLOWER: CALIFORNIA GIANTS LAYERING DIE SET AND GRADIENT CARDSTOCK BUNDLE

You get a 5% discount when purchasing this bundle!


GIVEAWAY PRIZES


$200 in total prizes! To celebrate this release, Altenew is giving away a $50 gift certificate to 2 lucky winners and a $20 gift certificate to 5 winners! Please leave a comment on the Altenew Card Blog and/or each designer’s blog post on the blog hop list below by 8/13/2021 for a chance to win. Altenew will draw 7 random winners from the comments left on each stop of this blog hop and announce the winners on the Altenew Winners Page on 08/15/2021.

I hope you liked this card that I created for the CAF series. Next up is Preeti Chandran. Thanks so much for dropping by! I truly appreciate all your wonderful comments. <3 Take care and stay safe!

Altenew Craft-A-Flower: Poppy Release Blog Hop + Giveaway

Altenew Craft-A-Flower: Poppy Release Blog Hop + Giveaway

Hello, my dear friends! Welcome to the Altenew Craft-A-Flower: Poppy blog hop!!! If just came from the amazing Tenia Nelson, then you’re on the right track. For the complete details, make sure to drop by the Altenew Blog I’m so happy that Altenew created a layered die for this flower. Isn’t it gorgeous?

CRAFT-A-FLOWER: POPPY LAYERING DIE SET
CRAFT-A-FLOWER: POPPY LYAERING DIE SET AND GRADIENT CARDSTOCK BUNDLE

Below are two cards that I created using this wonderful die set.


WE RISE BY LIFTING OTHERS


MATERIALS: Craft-a-Flower: Poppy Layering Die Set, Better Together 2 Stamp, Striped Circle Stamp, Copic Markers, Rose Gold Embossing powder, Neenah Solar White CS, Pure White Crisp Embossing Powder

I wanted to let the flowers pop so I chose a dark-colored cardstock. Because I didn’t have the right shades of cardstock, I just colored the die-cut petals using Copic markers YR07, BG01 and BG06.

The centers and the stems were embossed using Versamark Ink and Rose Gold Embossing Powder. I added white lines for visual interest which will lead the eyes to the flowers. These lines and the sentiment were stamped with Versamark Ink and embossed using Pure White crisp embossing powder.


SENDING WARM BLESSINGS


MATERIALS: Craft-A-Flower: Poppy Layering Die Set, Warm Blessings Stamp set, Rose Gold Embossing powder, gold, teal, purple and orange cardstocks

Here’s another card I made using an unusual combination of colors– purple, teal, shades of orange and gold. The cardstocks were die-cut and assembled to create the poppy flowers. I used gold cardstock for the leaves, stems and centers of the flowers.

For added layering, I used foam squares. I also cut the upper portion of the card front based on the position of the flowers then added foam squares for added interest to the card.

The sentiment was stamped with Versmark Ink and embossed using Rose Gold Embossing Powder. This sentiment strip was then lined with teal cardstock to create a border for added contrast to the background.


GIVEAWAYS


To celebrate this release, Altenew is giving away a $30 gift certificate to 2 lucky winners! Please leave a comment on the Altenew Card Blog by 11/12/2020 for a chance to win. 

Altenew will also draw a winner to receive a $15 gift certificate from the comments left on each designer’s blog on the blog hop list below. All winners will be announced on the Altenew Winners Page on 11/16/2020.

I hope you liked the cards I made for this hop. Try using unusual colors the next time you create a card. It’s fun and it will bring out your creativity. Next stop is my talented friend, Terri Koszler. Thank you so much for dropping by my blog. Don’t forget to leave a comment and get a chance to win a prize from Altenew! I truly enjoy reading all your wonderful comments. You can also follow and leave a comment on Instagram @mylittleatticstudio. Till my next post. Happy crafting and stay safe everyone!


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