Altenew Build-A-Flower: Wild Rose Release Blog Hop + Giveaway ($200 in total prizes)

Altenew Build-A-Flower: Wild Rose Release Blog Hop + Giveaway ($200 in total prizes)

Hello, crafty friends! Welcome to Altenew’s Build-a-Flower: Wild Rose Blog Hop and Giveaway!!! Thanks to my friend, Natasha Davies, for sending you over to my blog. For the complete list, please visit the Altenew Blog. You can find all the newest and latest from this link .

If you’re a lover of wild roses, this set will hit the mark! This stamp set features a beautiful wild rose with cupped semidouble flowers. The flower image includes an outline layer and three coloring layers for the petals and the stamens. There is also has a branch bearing five leaves with an outline layer and three coloring layers. Eight uplifting sentiments and a couple of mini flower clusters finish off the set. Take a look at this beautiful stamp and die set!

BUILD-A-FLOWER: WILD ROSE STAMP AND DIE BUNDLE

HANG IN THERE


BUILD-A-FLOWER: WILD ROSE STAMP AND DIE SET, ESSENTIAL SENTIMENT STRIPS DIE, MASKING PAPER, ROSE GOLD EMBOSSING POWDER, CARIBBEAN SKY DYE INK, LAPIS LAZULI WASHI TAPES, BRAD, VERSAMARK INK, NEENAH SOLAR WHITE CARDSTOCK, BLUE AND ORANGE CARDSTOCKS
  1. Stamp the floral image using Carribean Sky dye ink. Stamp the image again on masking paper and fussy cut the image.
  2. Mask the stamped image and stamp the floral image twice. (The image that was stamped first will be the one that will appear in front.)
  3. Add strips of the Lapiz Lazuli washi tapes to act as a border.
  4. Layer orange cradstock under the stamped image.
  5. Die cut the sentiment 5 times and adhere on top of each other.
  6. Add versamark ink to the brad and emboss with Rose gold embossing powder.
  7. Assemble the card.

I know this is a layering stamp set but I wanted to show you that you do not have to use all the layers. The outline stamp is a beauty in itself! I wanted to add a gold brad on the top right for an accent but didn’t have one so I added clear embossing ink to the surface of a silver brad then heat embossed it with Rose Gold embossing powder. By adding a strip of orange at the bottom, the sentiment on the left, and the orange flap with a brad on top, a visual triangle was created which is pleasing to the eye. The rules/guidelines in scrapbooking can definitely be used in cardmaking to create a cohesive look 🙂


HERE FOR YOU


BUILD-A-FLOWER: WILD ROSE, ESSENTIAL SENTIMENT STRIPS DIE, LAPIS LAZULI SLIM WASHI TAPE, MASKING PAPER, CARIBBEAN SKY AND PERSIAN BLUE DYE INKS, EMBOSSING PEN
  1. Stamp the outline stamp using Carribean Sky dye ink. Mask the stamped image and stamp again to create a background.
  2. Stamp the layered stamps following the guide exept for the 1st stamp so that the lightest part will remain white.
  3. Continue stamping all the layers then add gold dots by using an embossing pen and Rose Gold Embossing powder.
  4. Create a striped background using washi tape for the sentiment.
  5. Die cut the sentiment 5 times and adhere on top of each other.
  6. Assemble the card using foam squares and adhesive.

For higher contrast, I used complementary colors. The stamped flowers were layered on the left side with foam squares and to balance it out, I added the sentiment on the right side.


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 09/07/2021 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 09/09/2021.

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Next up is Preeti Chandran. Thank you so much for dropping by and don’t forget to leave a comment to get a chance to win a prize from Altenew! Until my next post! Stay safe and happy crafting!

Altenew Craft Your Life Project Kit: Lush Garden Release Blog Hop + Giveaway

Altenew Craft Your Life Project Kit: Lush Garden Release Blog Hop + Giveaway

Hello, everyone! Welcome to the second Craft Your Life Project Kit Release!!! If you just came from Erin Thompson’s blog, then you’re on the right track. For the full list, kindly visit the Altenew Card blog. This is another beautiful set that everyone should have. Take a look at what’s included in the Craft your Life Project Kit: Lush Garden!

CRAFT OUR LIFE PROJECT KIT: LUSH GARDEN

For this release, I wanted to create something different from my usual vibrant cards. Lately, I’ve been drawn to CAS cards with very light and muted colors and lots of white space. Here are three cards that I made with these ideas in mind.


STAY STRONG


I love the flowers from the Lush Garden Stamp and Die Set. First, I created a light watercolor wash on watercolor paper then I stamped the flowers using Versafine Onyx black then layered the Iceberg and Volcanic Lake dye inks. These were die cut. The sentiment was stamped on black cardstock using Versamark Ink and embossed with Pure White Embossing Powder.

I purposely kept the colors light, muted and sweet.


JUST FOR YOU


For this card, I wanted to use the coordinating Lush Garden 3D embossing folder to complement the flowers. The letterpress paper really brings out the beautiful design of this embossing folder!!! I simply added some light blue touches of color to the background then layered the stamped image on top. Sentiment Strips 2 was used for the sentiment. This is a simple card with lots of texture and white space. <3


HELLO


Here’s another simple card to make. I used the Simon Hurley stamping foam to get an impression from the Lush Garden 3D embossing folder. Take note that this will be printing the mirror image of the embossing folder. I inked up the foam with distress oxide inks and stamped the image onto Neenah Solar White cardstock. The Waterbrush Hello die was used to die cut the word and was layered on top of 4 more Hello die cuts for added dimension.


GIVEAWAY PRIZES


$300 in total prizes! To celebrate this release, Altenew is giving away a $50 gift certificate to 2 lucky winners and a $ 25 gift certificate to 8 winners! Please leave a comment on the Altenew Card Blog and/or each designer’s blog post on the blog hop list below by 08/18/2021 for a chance to win. Altenew will draw 10 random winners from the comments left on each stop of this blog hop and announce the winners on the Altenew Winners Page on 08/20/2021.

Thank you so much for dropping by!!! Next up is Tina Smith. Please make sure you leave a comment to get a chance to win a prize from Altenew. I truly love reading your kind words. If you haven’t yet, hope you can follow me on Instagram @mylittleatticstudio. All of my latest works are posted there. Until my next post! Keep on crafting and stay safe, everyone!

ALTENEW BUILD-A-FLOWER: FUCHSIA

ALTENEW BUILD-A-FLOWER: FUCHSIA

Hi everyone! Welcome to Altenew’s Build-a Flower: Fuschia release! You have arrived from the blog of the amazing EMILY MIDGETT. Just in case you are lost, the master list will be at the end of this blog post and at the Altenew Card Blog where this stamp set release is being hosted. Take a look at this beautiful stamp and die set!!!

BUILD A FLOWER: FUCHSIA

Below are 2 samples of cards I made for this stamp set using the stamp layering technique and the no line watercolor technique.

SMILE BIG CARD

MATERIALS:

I decided not to use the stems for this flower and just use the flowers, buds and leaves to create a focal point. The mid-century frame die was used to create a frame using white cardstock. Two of them were layered to add more rays. The flowers were then stamped using the different layers then the flowers were arranged using adhesive and foam tape for dimension.

I always die cut scratch paper to act as a template when lining up the die with the stamped image to make sure the white outline around the image is uniform.

The sentiment from the Circled Sentiments was stamped using the Obsidian pigment ink then embossed with clear embossing powder.

CONGRATULATIONS CARD

MATERIALS:

I had a booboo 🙁 After carefully stamping and masking my card front, I didn’t realize that the magnet of my Misti somehow had ink underneath it so when I lifted it from the card front, this was what I saw. 🙁

So instead of starting all over again with stamping and masking, I just decide to cover up the area with a watercolored sentiment strip. 🙂

I chose to make a simple no-line coloring card front by stamping the images using Distress Ink Antique Linen then colored them in with Altenew’s watercolor brush markers. A few of the flowers were stamped then the rest of the cardfront was filled with leaves. The stems were painted freehand after stamping the leaves randomly. The flower was masked so that I could layer one on top of the other.

I also inked the edges of the card front and sentiment strip with Versmark Ink and then heat embossed with Rose Gold embossing powder to add a touch of shimmer at the edges of the card.

Since I had extra flowers and leaves, I decided to fussy cut them and adhere them to the card front with foam tape for better balance and to add more dimension.

To celebrate this release, Altenew is giving away a $30 gift certificate to 6 lucky winners! Please leave a comment on the Altenew Card Blog and/or Altenew Scrapbook Blog for a chance to win.

We’ll 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 blogs on 10/7/2019.

Thank you so much for dropping by!!! I appreciate all your heartwarming comments here and on IG. Your kind words continue to inspire me to create more. ❤️ Next up is the amazing Caly Person. Hope you can follow my IG & FB accounts for future paper crating projects. Have a wonderful week ahead! ❤️

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