Thursday, 4 August 2022


 

Hello everyone and welcome to the August 2022 Bold & Beautiful Release Blog Hop! If you came here from Jenny Martin’s blog, then you are on the right track. Otherwise, go back Altenew Blog and start from there, as you won't want to miss anything!

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 08/10/2022 for a chance to win. Altenew will draw 10 winners randomly from the comments left on each stop of this blog hop and announce the winners on the Altenew Winners Page on 08/11/2022.

 
Be bold and be beautiful! This release includes fabulous florals, a geometric background, and even a set of sentiments perfect for the bibliophile in your life! We know you will love creating all kinds of inspiring projects with the stamps, dies, stencils, and embossing folders in this release. It's time to get crafty!
 
For today’s blog hop I created a simple card using the newly released Arch of Flowers Stamp Set. I stamped it on the top and bottom of my card with Obsidian Pigment Ink.

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To finish my design I used Tropical Garden Artist Alcohol Markers Set E and Sunshine Valley Garden Artist Alcohol Markers Set F to colour my images in. I added some tiny details and my sentiment.

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That’s it for me, your next stop on the hop is Bobby Hagen.

Here is the full line up for the blog hop today.


Thanks for stopping by today!
Aga

Tuesday, 12 July 2022

Altenew July 2022 Marvelous Monthly Series Release Blog Hop + Giveaway


Hello everyone and welcome to the Altenew July 2022 Marvelous Monthly Series Release Blog Hop! If you came here from Berina Rajakumar’s blog, then you are on the right track. Otherwise, go back to Altenew Card Blog and start from there, as you won't want to miss anything!

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 07/18/2022 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 07/20/2022.

For my today’s card I used the beautiful Craft Your Life Project Kit: Always Sunshine.

I stamped my flowers with Permanent Black Crisp Dye Ink onto my card base to create a floral background. Next I used markers from Tropical Garden Artist Alcohol Markers Set E and Sunshine Valley Garden Artist Alcohol Markers Set F to colour my images in.

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To finish my card I added a circle sentiment from Circled Sentiments Stamp Set.

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That’s it for me, your next stop on the hop is Laurie Patterson.


Thanks for stopping by! 
Aga

Friday, 1 July 2022

Altenew July 2022 Summer Sunshine Collection Release Blog Hop + Giveaway


Hello everyone and welcome to the Altenew Summer Sunshine Collection Release Blog Hop! If you came here from Michelle Burnier’s blog, then you are on the right track. Otherwise, go back Altenew Blog and start from there, as you won't want to miss anything!

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 07/17/2022 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 07/19/2022.

For today’s blog hop I created a monochromatic CAS card using the newly released Monsteras and Quotes Stamp Set and coordinating dies. It’s a great stamp set that has 3 sizes of monstera images and 18 encouraging quotes. I stamped my leaves with black ink and used green markers to colour them in.

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I cut my images using coordinating dies and combined them with Mega Alphabet A Die and leafy branch from Just Leaves Die Set. I added sentiment from the set to finish my card.

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That’s it for me, your next stop on the hop is Angela Brennan!

Here is the full line up for the blog hop today. 

Thanks for stopping by today!
Aga

Tuesday, 21 June 2022

Altenew June 2022 Fine & Dandy Collection Release Blog Hop + Giveaway


Hello everyone and welcome to the Altenew Fine & Dandy Collection Release Blog Hop! If you came here from Bridget Casey’s blog, then you are on the right track. Otherwise, go back Altenew Blog and start from there, as you won't want to miss anything!

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 06/27/2022 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 06/29/2022.

For today’s blog hop I created a CAS card using the newly released Fancy Enjoy Die and Charming Foliage Die Set.

I started by using a patterned paper from Celebrations 6x6 Paper Pack as my background, I simply added some black ink splatters for more interest.

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Next, I die cut the beautiful "enjoy" die to create black, bold statement and I combined it with two branches from Charming Foliage Die Set. I die cut them out of white cardstock and used green markers to colour them in.

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That’s it for me, your next stop on the hop is Natasha Davies!

Here is the full line up for the blog hop today. 

Aga

Sunday, 12 June 2022

Altenew June 2022 Marvellous Monthly Series Release Blog Hop + Giveaway



Hello everyone and welcome to the Altenew June 2022 Marvellous Monthly Series Release Blog Hop! If you came here from Maryam Perez’s blog, then you are on the right track. Otherwise, go back to Altenew Card Blog and start from there, as you won't want to miss anything!

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 06/18/2022 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 06/20/2022.

For my today’s card I used the beautiful Build-A-Garden: Nature's Magic set.

I stamped my flowers with Permanent Black Crisp Dye Ink onto watercolour paper and used Watercolor 36 Pan Set to colour the images. Next I used a coordinating die to cut the flowers out.

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I combined them with leaves from Leaf Clusters Stamp & Die Bundle and added all of them to a background created with Feeling Dotty Stencil and Tropical Forest Crisp Dye Ink Oval Set.

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That’s it for me, your next stop on the hop is Sande Woodson.


Here is the full line up for the blog hop today.