Friday, 27 May 2016

Altenew + Tombow USA collaboration blog hop


Hello everyone! Today Altenew is teaming up with Tombow USA to bring you a fun collaboration blog hop! If you came here from Cynthia Banessa’s blog, then you are on the right track. Otherwise, go back to Tombow USA blog and start from there, as you won't want to miss anything!

For today’s hop I created a clean and simple card using products from both companies. I used beautiful flowers from Wild Hibiscus set and a masking technique to stamp my floral arrangement.

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Next I used Tombow bright brush pens to colour the images in. I wanted to get a softer watercolour look, so I blended the colours using an acrylic block as a palette. I brushed my markers across the acrylic block several times, added a little amount of water and painted my images using a water brush.

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To finish my card I added a hexagonal tag and used Majestic Bloom die set to cut the “thank you” sentiment out of black cardstock.


Giveaway:

To celebrate the collaboration blog hop, Altenew will draw two winners who will each receive a $30 gift certificate to their online store and Tombow USA will draw two winners who will each receive a $30 prize pack. Winners will be picked randomly from the comments across all of the blogs in the hop left by June 3rd and they will be announced on the Tombow USA and Altenew blogs on Saturday, June 4, 2016.

That’s it for me, your next stop on the hop is Lauren Fitzmaurice!

Thank you for stopping by and enjoy the rest of the hop!
Aga

178 comments:

  1. Those Tombow pens are amazing. Love the card.

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  2. That's beautiful and I will definitely be trying out my Tombow markers this way soon.

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  3. Love hibiscus flowers! Great idea to use the marker on the acrylic block for a more watered down effect! Super collaboration of both products

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  4. Lovely card! The black sentiment really works to offset the beautiful colors.

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  5. Love the card and how you used the markers!!'
    Great job!!!
    Betty

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  6. Your cards are always wonderful, Agnieszka!

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  7. What a gorgeous card. I love how you used those pens to color it too!

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  8. Stunning Aga! Happy to be your latest follower! Have a lovely day! Hazel xx
    My Card Attic

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  9. very beautiful - love how you added the sentiment
    thanks for sharing
    Barb Housner

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  10. Very beautiful Watercolor card.

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  11. Wonderful layout & color combo!

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  12. Gorgeous..an pity I can't pin it!!

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  13. I love the tombow markers, the colours are just beautiful

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  14. What a cool and simple design!

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  15. such a pretty card - and will have to get my Tombow markers out and give this a try!

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  16. Such a lovely card, Aga! Great colors.

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  17. Great card. The way you used black in the card gives a polished look.

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  18. Oh my, Aga, your card is just gorgeous. Elegant.

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  19. What a lovely card. Soft and pretty, just like spring.

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  20. Lovely card! LOVE the design ♥

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  21. Beautiful as always, Aga! I love this!

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  22. Fantastic card and beautiful coloring

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  23. Great projects on the hop...enjoying all the videos too!

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  24. Love this card -- all the cards have been so amazing.

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  25. Beautiful card and a wonderful way to use those markers and get more out of them! thank you!

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  26. Lovely coloring and design!

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  27. This is very pretty Agnieszka and the soft colouring of the flowers contrasts beautifully with the black die cut sentiment. x

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  28. Lovely arrangement on your card.

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  29. Lovely watercolor card. Another way to use the markers.

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  30. So pretty!!! I can't wait to try it out for myself

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  31. This is an awesome card!!! Thanks for the inspiration.....

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  32. Love the stamp sets you used. Wonderful watercolor look for your card.

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  33. Lovely coloring
    and a pretty
    design.
    Carla from Utah

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  34. So beautiful - love the delicate colors you used to make this card:)

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  35. LOveit! Another stamp set I have. Thanks for the inspiration!

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  36. love these stamps thanks for inspirational way to use my set

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  37. Hibiscus my favourite flower, might just have to do a bit of shopping. Lovely card

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  38. Beautiful card and one of my favorite flowers. Your card almost looks like a wood burning that you would color. So pretty.

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  39. Love what you did with the Wild Hibiscus stamp set. The watercoloring looks so soft.

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  40. Great project. Really like the hexagon tag

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  41. Love your design! The colors look so delicate and pretty!

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  42. OH my, what a pretty card :-)

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  43. Great card and love the soft colors. Thanks for sharing your technique.

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  44. Using the markers makes some beautiful, soft colors. I enjoyed seeing your card. Thank you.

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  45. Sweet card. I do believe I need some Tombows.

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  46. So very pretty. Beautiful coloring with the Tombow pens!

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  47. Very lovely. Love these pretty flower

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  48. These tombow markers are proving to be a must have in any stampers collection. Pretty card, thanks for sharing!

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  49. A really lovely, simple card--thanks for the idea!

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  50. A very different shape, but very effective, a lovely card

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  51. What a very modern-looking card. The hexagonal tag looks fabulous in the middle with the masked flowers around it.

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  52. Love how you did flowers behind a different shape.

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  53. Beautiful flowers. Love the idea

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  54. Beautiful flowers. Love the idea

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  55. Lovely card and I love the hexagonal tag.

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  56. Beautiful card!! Love the design and the soft colors☺️

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  57. So pretty! I love the watercolor look you achieved with these markers!

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  58. The stamp set you used is beautiful! And I love the hexagon in the middle!

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  59. I love the clean look of the card.

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  60. Terrific use of color! The sentiment is very cool! :)

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  61. ★☆★☆ Love the coloring you did ★☆★☆

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  62. Great design.I enjoyed your coloring

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  63. So, so PRETTY! You really blow me away with your cards recently!! My favorites!

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  64. Perfect, lovely and soft and pretty.

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  65. Such a lovely design with that geometrical element, love it! The colours are lovely and soft, too!

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  66. Very beautiful card ! Those markers are incredible ! Thanks for sharing and for the chance to win.

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  67. Fab card with a lovely LO, Aga!

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  68. BEAUTIFUL card Aga!!!
    LOVE the DELICATE colours and design ... I confess that I would really struggle to add put things on top of my colouring but your hexagon sentiment panel really does look great => THANK YOU for sharing your CREATIVE INSPIRATION :)

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  69. Beautiful. Thanks for your inspiration!

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  70. What a lovely design and soft colors!

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  71. Your card is very beautiful!!

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  72. Absolutely lovely card, love the delicate look of it. Thanks for sharing your talent!

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  73. A lovely little thank you card anyone would love to receive!

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  74. LOVELY frame of flowers for you THANK YOU!

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  75. I love the mix of colors you used, giving it a sort of intentional messy but soft look. Very nice.

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  76. Quite elegant....love the look! Took a peek at your quilling too - awesome - will be following you! Thanks for the inspiration
    Paper Hugs,
    Jan

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  77. A beautiful card. I like the colors you used.

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  78. One of my favorite stamp sets, I love the bright colors you used to color those flowers!

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  79. Lovely card! I like seeing how so many in the hop are using the Tombow markers to watercolor. I'll try them too.

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  80. Awesome card! These two companies have some of my fav products.

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  81. "Clean and simple".... well, I'd love to be able to create such a "simple" card ! Your card is great, really great. The colors are so delicate, a beautiful card.

    Isabelle Baudin

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  82. What a great design and I love the soft colors!

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  83. Love the blend of soft floral with the geometric shape and black.

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  84. Love your amazing design and great colors! Fabulous!!!

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  85. So pretty and uniquely yours! Thanks for sharing!

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  86. Love the soft look you did.

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  87. Your creative card collaboration is just lovely! The soft colors created with the Tombow markers and contrasting shapes of the Altenew stamp sets adding great interest! What an enjoyable design!

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  88. I love the dimension and color on this card! Beautiful!

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  89. Beautiful card! Great colouring! Love that stamp set. :-)

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  90. Beautiful card Aga! Love the soft colouring. Thanks for the inspiration.

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  91. Love how you put the sentiment right in the middle of image. I love the boldness of it.

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  92. Lovely! I love how you added the sentiment! TFS!

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  93. What a lovely card. Your watercoloring is beautiful.

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  94. What a lovely card. Your watercoloring is beautiful.

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  95. Love your color choices on your card!!

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  96. Wonderful card! I might have try the brush pens!

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  97. This is such a beautiful card. I don't have ANY Tombow pens yet, they look amazing though.

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  98. Pretty card! Love the colors!

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  99. Love the soft colors. Very pretty card.

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  100. What a beautiful card. Thank you for sharing

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  101. Beautiful card.The soft look you achieved with the Tombow markers is a winner in my opinion..well done!

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  102. Wonderful card. Love how the black sentiment makes the water coloured flowers pop.

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  103. WOW... absolutely gorgeous thank you card. LOVE your background.

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  104. I love the "clean and simple" card...Beautiful

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  105. So fabulous, love how you have the flowers surrounding the centre piece!

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  106. Have used Tombow markers for years, but new to the Altenew inks and stamps - love both! TFS a great card and showing a new technique!

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  107. Amazing card! Amazing pens ^^ Thanks for sharing

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  108. Love the design and colors.

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  109. Gorgeous card; the pastel colours are perfect for these images! I have a handful of Tombow markers (and an ever-expanding wishlist of both markers and Altenew products!), so I'll definitely be taking a cue from you and trying your technique! Thank you for the marvelous inspiration!
    ~carol

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  110. I love the way you've arranged the flowers around the center panel. And the colors are wonderful.

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  111. Lovely card!! So beautiful how you arranged the flowers behind the sentiment!!

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  112. Such a lovely and inspiring card! Thanks so much for sharing it!

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  113. Very nice card. Love the way the sentiment is layered in the center. Thanks for sharing!

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  114. I love this idea for a card!

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  115. Nice watercolor look. Thanks for sharing!

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  116. Beautiful card. I love the colors.

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  117. Fabulous colouring, beautiful cards, so much inspiration.

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  118. What a beautiful stamp and beautiful card.

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  119. Always love your CAS designs! Really love how you framed the sentiment.

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  120. Love how simply wonderful a card can be...

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  121. Gorgeous and so super lovely - I love that geometric shape over the softness of the beautiful flowers!! Fantastic card!!

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  122. Beautiful card!! Love the clean and simple design!! Awesome!!
    -Berina
    Moxie Craftie

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  123. Beautiful card! Love tombow products! Thanks for sharing!

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  124. Beautiful card, thanks for sharing.

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  125. Thank you for your video!! Love your cards!!

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